TripAdvisor to Support Partners as CEO Forgoes Salary
TripAdvisor CEO Steve Kaufer sent a message to the tourism community to express his desire to support the industry through the crisis. Steve Kaufer, CEO and co-founder of TripAdvisor, said in his video
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China: Leading the Way Back to Normal?
In the context of Covid-19, China is important because China was first to face the virus, first to get the situation somewhat under control, and may be first to show the world what
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What Have We Learned From this Fast-Spreading and Deadly Outbreak, COVID-19?
Article by Giovanni  Angelini A pandemic is the most serious destabilizer, by any standard, on the hospitality industry and the most severe damage it can do to put our business to a halt.
An Expert Checklist to Help Your Hotel Survive Covid-19
The conversation
This pandemic has thrown up challenges we’ve never seen before. Thailand has endured flooding, political protests, natural disasters, economic crises, pollution, disease, and more, and has always taken pride in its resilience.
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Olympics Postponed: What It Means for Hotels
On Tuesday 24th of March, the Covid-19 pandemic won out. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the International Olympic Committee agreed to postpone the Olympics to no later than summer of 2021.
Minor Hotels’ Global Response to the Covid-19 Crisis
Minor Hotels, whose global brands include Anantara, Avani, Oaks, Tivoli, Elewana Collection, and NH Hotel Group, is reacting to the unfolding coronavirus pandemic in destinations all over the world. In Thailand, hotels in
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Authentic Chinese Food - Is There Real Chinese Food Outside of China
Food and Beverage
My first attempt at becoming an F&B expert was by trying to make Chocolate Martinis 'Great Again' - it got shot down very quickly by a real F&B expert
Prepare for the Recovery Stage
Hotel Operations
Cabin crew, prepare for landing! No matter where we land, we must be ready for an impact. And this is yet another article about Covid-19 for when it’s over. I have asked
Hotelier of the Month: Mark O’Sullivan
Hotelier of the Month
Irish-born Mark O’Sullivan has been at the helm of Avani+ Riverside and Anantara Riverside in Bangkok since 2018. Having graduated from Shannon College of Hotel Management, Mark began his career in Europe,
Kokotel’s Future Expansion to Receive Investment Boost from Japan’s Relo Group
Hospitality Investments
The holding company of Kokotel, Newlegacy Hospitality Pte. Ltd. in Singapore has received investment from the strategic investor, Relo Group, Inc., through its subsidiary, World Resort Operation, Inc. (WRO). The investment has been
Anantara Hotels & Resorts Continues the Effort to Help Elephants
March in Bangkok used to be known for the ‘Elephant Polo’, an annual gathering of those who enjoy the sport and love animals mix with the fashionistas and socialites of Bangkok to help
Centara Hotels & Resorts Aims to Become a Top 100 Global Hotel Group
Centara Hotels & Resorts reveals its ambition to add almost 2,000 new rooms across multiple markets in 2020 and to become a top 100 global hotel operator within five years. As part
Marriott International Opens Marriott Hotel and First Marriott Executive Apartments in South Africa
Marriott International today announced the opening of Johannesburg Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch and Marriott Executive Apartments Johannesburg Melrose Arch. The opening marks the debut of Marriott Executive Apartments in South Africa and the
Chef of the Month: Martin Becquart
Chef of the Month
Born in Laos, Martin Becquart grew up in the north of France, and has spent 25 years in the industry crafting cuisine that is heavily influenced by his passion for travel. The last