Leading in stormy seas

Former airline executive Dane Cheng has his leadership skills put to the test, as he steps into the role of Hong Kong Tourism Board’s executive director just as the city is plagued by civil unrest and on the cusp of a global tourism meltdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Keeping it clean, not sterile

Strict health and hygiene measures will not spell the end of quality guest service and interaction, Thomas Meier, senior vice president, hotel operations, Asia of Minor Hotels, tells Karen Yue

Breaking down gender barriers

Oakwood appointed its first female regional general manager for Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand, testament to the company's continued commitment to grooming women for leadership roles. Oakwood Asia Pacific's Paul Stocker, tells Rachel AJ Lee more.

Pushing for change

Fazal Bahardeen, the founder & CEO of pioneering halal travel consultancy CrescentRating, is on a mission to raise awareness around halal tourism among industry stakeholders. He tells Karen Yue that the world is a more welcoming place today for Muslim travellers but several travel pain points still remain.

Earth Hour Special: The Travel Corporation’s sustainable tourism step forward

Sustainable travel objectives can be accomplished though memorable ways. Managing director Nicholas Lim tells Karen Yue how the company's TreadRight projects form a big part of his brands’ itineraries and the benefits they bring to communities and the environment.

Proudly independent

In a hotel landscape now ruled by giants, Thailand’s Royal Cliff Hotels Group is determined to stay independent in order to grow in her own way and at her own pace. CEO Vitanart Vathanakul shares his dreams and plans with Karen Yue.

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