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Asia/Singapore Saturday, 20th April 2024

Time to shine Group turns 25 this year, and is one of the world’s leading online travel agencies with more than 45,100 employees and 400 million members. Jane Sun, CEO, shares how the company pulled through the pandemic and how the forward-looking company is forging ahead with AI

Magic of stories

Weaving stories into hotel design has allowed American architect, and interior designer, Bill Bensley, to present a unique stay experience for guests that also conveys the history of the place and people

Catalysing Cambodia’s new tourism future

The pandemic has brought Cambodia's tourism players together and highlighted the value of a single voice via the Cambodia Tourism Federation (CTF), allowing them to work better with the authorities towards travel and tourism recovery as well future developments, reveals Luu Meng, CTF president, master chef and Almond Group CEO.

Primed for a strong return

Even as travel freezes, Sentosa Development Corporation’s CMO Lynette Ang has ensured the island remains top of mind among travellers and business partners.

Sense of a woman

The poster girl for Asian female success in a male- and western-dominated industry, Rainy Chan, regional VP and GM of The Peninsula, Hong Kong, tells Raini Hamdi why intuition, passion, patience and loyalty are still the backbone of success

Calculated moves

Yuthachai Charanchitta, owner and CEO of Onyx Hospitality Group, is eager to grow his company, which will expand from 44 properties now to 54 by 2025. But he has chosen to take a calm and tailored approach to development to ensure only worthy partnerships are forged

Planting seeds of change

If Arthur Kiong, CEO of Far East Hospitality, could shape Singapore’s tourism future, he would model it after a specialist sushi bar with limited seats and exquisite fare served by master chefs who can command top rates. And he is starting to turn this dream of tourism for the high-yielding few into reality, starting with his own hotels.

The new frontier of air travel safety

Digital health passports like HealthCert by VFS Global and Accredify deliver an added layer of security to travellers, giving impetus to tourism recovery. Jiten Vyas, regional group chief operating officer – Australasia, China, Africa and Europe & CIS at VFS Global tells Pamela Chow more

Back to business

Tourism is stirring back to life, and Cambodia Airports has thrown its full weight behind the kingdom’s efforts to regain visitors. Chief commercial officer Stephen King sheds light on the organisation's approach to new markets, airport expansion, marketing plans and the country's rebound

Time for harvest

IHG did not hit pause when travel was forced to do so in the past two years. The chain enriched its brands portfolio, transformed its loyalty programme, enhanced digital capabilities, reduced the cost base, and more, details Kenneth Macpherson, CEO of Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa

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