The Tyranny of Old-School Hoteliers
Hotel Operations
Marriott, IHG, Hilton, Accor - there's a reason why brands like these are acquiring more and more hotel market share by the month, and why smaller brands are finding it harder and harder
Chef of the Month: Montri Jiratitkankit
Chef of the Month
Montri Jiratitkankit is a sous chef at The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok, with over 17 years’ experience leading renowned Thai kitchens in Thailand and around the globe, including winning Thai
Stelliers Announces Finalists for The Hotelier Awards
News
On the 3rd of July, Stelliers, the leading Hoteliers Awards platform were virtually announced its 2020 finalists This year’s edition commenced in February with applications being welcomed from 23 different markets across
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UK’s Kew Green Hotels Expands To South East Asia With Seven Properties In Bangkok
News
Kew Green Hotels, a hotel management company from the UK with over 55 hotels in its portfolio, is expanding into the South East Asia market through a joint venture with Siamese Asset. The
Hotelier of the Month: Milad Badri
Hotelier of the Month
Swedish national Milad Badri is currently Vice President of Operations for The Standard International, with responsibility for the management and operational strategy of all the brand’s properties in Asia and the Middle
The Vietage : Anantara Launches Luxury Train in Vietnam
News
The Vietage will depart for its inaugural journey on Wednesday 1st July 2020 This 12-seat reservation-only carriage is a new service introduced by Anantara offers memorable journeys between Anantara Hoi An and Anantara
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Hotelintel.co Acquires Global Travel Media Titles
Features
Publishers of the hospitality portal, Hotelintel.co, have acquired the Australian-based eGlobal Travel publication along with Destination Thailand from Stephen Morton’s Global Travel Media Company. The acquisitions will create a formidable travel
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Vietnam Tourism Ready for Take-off
Features
Before the world was hit by COVID-19, Vietnam was the fastest-growing economy in Southeast AsiaThe days of Vietnam evoking memories of war are fast receding. The Cold War is history, and the story
Hotel Indigo Larnaca, IHG Boutique Brand Opens its First Location in Cyprus
News
Hotel Indigo Larnaca is IHG's latest property opening up under IHG's boutique 'Indigo' brand in Larnaca, Cyprus. The hotel features 40 different bedrooms that overlook the stunning scenery of Larnaca city. Larnaca, with
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Up Close and Personal: Punsa Roengpithya
Up Close and Personal
Punsa Roengpithya is the owner of Holiday Inn Express Soi Soonvijai, which he built from the ground up on land his family owns. Having worked in the engineering sector, his strong background in
Airbnb CEO Is Wrong, But Don’t Dismiss His Words
Hotel Operations
The current situation described by Brian Chesky is one in which Airbnb will thrive. Airbnb co-founder and CEO, Brian Chesky, made headlines this week when he stated that “travel will never, ever go
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Who Made the Draft List of 15 Countries Allowed to Enter the EU
News
Brazil, Qatar, the US and Russia don't make the list EU officials have drafted a list of nations that are allowed to enter the EU from July 1st. The 15 nations includes ; Algeria,
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Marriott Appoints Brian King as  President of Caribbean and Latin America
Features
Brian King will take on his new role in January 2021 and will report to Craig SmithBrian King has been appointed President of the company’s Caribbean and Latin America region. Mr. King
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Asia's Most-Visited Island Destination Relaunches Tourism with its  ‘Imagine Phuket’ Campaign
News
Phuket has been one of the hardest-hit destinations in Thailand, and hotels have struggled to reopen. On the 10th of June 2020, Phuket Chamber of Commerce President Thanusak Phungdet told reporters that COVID-19
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