TTG Asia
Asia/Singapore Tuesday, 31st January 2023

No sound of music in the hills

Alas, if Switzerland is not able to find the solution to fill up the hotels in the mountains, its tourism industry will retreat as...

Experiences the new frontier

Airbnb was the epitome of sharing economy cool when it first started out, but it has lost its founding aspirations as it increasingly turns...

2019 travel trends in pictures: how Instagram inspires and changes travel

As 2018 came to a close and year-end holiday travel hit a global high, I was treated to a non-stop visual feast of travel...

Bored with unique experiences: how the phrase loses its meaning

Unique experiences. Two words that invoke anticipation, excitement, wonder – but why oh why am I so bored with them? The race in travel &...

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...

Data’s the new black for travel

Data needs to be combined with the human touch to deliver the best of the man-machine symbiosis...

Pragmatism, not paranoia, key to SE Asia tourism revival

The South-east Asian travel industry could take a lesson from Thailand's incident with Covid in Rayong the past week, where the 31-person Egyptian military...

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....

Don’t remind me of your crisis

Every other day since November, I have been receiving ‘Bangkok Demonstrations’ update from Bangkok-based DMC Destination Asia and regular ‘Situation Update: Thailand Political Developments’...

Grab the opportunity now

Since the mid-’90s, the clarion call to travel agents has been – and still is – for them to embrace technology. So I could...

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