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Asia/Singapore Sunday, 3rd March 2024

Elephantine achievement

We get mystery shoppers and qualified quality inspectors to audit our retail fronts and hotels – why not audit elephant camps, or for that...

New yardsticks: Goodbye volume; hello quality dispersal and spend

It takes two to tango, so (destination developers and marketers) have been shaping the narrative the right way themselves, through messages that inspire meaningful, immersive and sustainable travel.

Lean in and step forward, ladies

I firmly believe that success is not defined by gender but by the concerted effort we make to be the best that we can...

A premium economy ruse?

Airlines are already starting to charge for ancillaries and premium economy may be a way to push that pedal harder, ie, charge for everything...

Let’s catch ‘em all in tourism

Unless you live under a rock, it’s almost impossible to miss the hype Pokémon Go has unleashed around the world in the last two...

No to spoilt Millennials

That, to me, is the danger, that a few spectacularly spoilt Millennials become the standards by which the industry benchmarks the changes it has...

Digitalising travel: Dreaming of a streamlined travel future

I dream of the day I can travel anywhere without a physical passport, where my official travel document is available as a secure app – just as my Singapore identity card is – and my face or my palm is my access key.

A misunderstood generation

Millennials are a much-maligned and misunderstood generation. I’m saying this not because I myself and many of my colleagues and friends are millennials. For...

Delayed payments to hotels hosting OFWs woeful

Philippine hospitality, including hotels, are turning out to be one of the biggest casualties of the tourism lockdown the past nine months and counting....

Let the Maharaja go

India’s national carrier, Air India’s proposed disinvestment is lurking for a long time now. The heavily debt-ridden airline is finding no buyers, with its...

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