More ammo post-IPO

Gordon Wilson, CEO, Travelport, is bent on providing travel agency customers worldwide with the broadest possible travel content - and he's got more ammunition after the IPO last September. He talks to Raini Hamdi

The family striker

In Asia, many hotel owners are starting to transfer the authority to their sons and daughters. How will younger-generation hotel owners in the region...

Strictly beachfront

Outrigger aims to be 'the premier beachfront resort brand in the world'. Bitsy Kelley, a member of the Kelley family which owns the group, and its vice president-corporate communications, tells how the family thinks and operates.

Life beyond Six Senses

Almost a year after Pegasus Capital acquired Six Senses Resorts & Spas, Timothy France catches up with its former founder and CEO, who is...

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

Developing future talent

Vish Jain, who heads a new centre at Boston Consulting Group that helps companies globally address their chief concern today – leadership and talent...

Fresh optimism

New Zealand’s 2025 tourism ambition is still in its infancy but Tourism New Zealand’s (TNZ) chief, Kevin Bowler, is reporting good progress. He tells Karen Yue what has been achieved so far

A Pier to depend on

He made Otis elevators a household name in Asia-Pacific. Can Pier Luigi Foschi do the same for Carnival Corporation, which wants a 50 per...

Out of the wraps

Veteran hotelier Edmond Ip arguably created the wave of contemporary China brands and is back to take his Zitan out of the wraps. Raini Hamdi talks to the vice chairman of Artyzen Hospitality Group.

Made in Singapore

After three decades of climbing the industry rungs, Kiong has reached the top spot as CEO of a hotel management group. Watch him build...

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