Wimintra J. Raj
Wimintra is the founder and Editor in Chief of Hotelintel.co, A Political Science graduate, who falls in love with hotels. When she isn't writing, she is speaking at industry events.
Don’t Know Where Your Advertising Money Goes?
“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half,” said John Wanamaker, a public figure and marketing pioneer. The problem that John so adeptly identified
Chef of the Month: Cheng Kam Sing
Chinese native, Chef Cheng Kam Sing has been a resident of Thailand since 1989, and with his impeccable Cantonese cooking credentials he was immediately sought after by the best-known and most reputable Chinese
The Conversation: Branding from an Owner’s Point of View
Last month, Hotelintel.co invited brands to talk about just how important branding is (See Here). One of the comments we had in response was that “marketing and branding people care far more
What Wellness & Spas Forget When it Comes to Breasts
If you have breasts you will know how sensitive they can be. And if you don’t have breasts, you’ll just have to imagine how sensitive they are. Breasts are made of
In-Room Bartender - Oakwood's Latest Offer
Hotel Operations
We are familiar with 'Happy-Hours' being part of club benefits, and some hotels and resorts offer Happy Hours as an attraction around prime leisure times, but Oakwood Premier AMTD Singapore has taken this
Avani: Minor Group’s Fast-Growing Star Performer
Avani Hotels & Resorts currently operates 29 properties in Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe – but don’t take our word for it because the brand’s expansion since inception in
Chef of the month : Pim Techamuanvivit
Chef of the Month
Nahm at COMO Metropolitan Bangkok, one of the first Thai restaurants to be awarded with a Michelin star, has welcomed Pim Techamuanvivit to head up its kitchen, the news of which has resounded
Hotelier of the month : Girish Jhunjhuwala
Hotelier of the Month
Hong Kong born Girish Jhunjhuwala or 'Girish J', started in the family watch-making business in Hong Kong. As portable tech devices that could potentially reduce the popularity and need for wrist-watches started to
'Brands That Stick' - Fourth Hotelintel.co Forum Draws Biggest Gathering Yet
The latest Hotelintel.co annual forum took place last Wednesday, 2nd October, at Gaysorn Urban Resort, Bangkok, providing a large audience with a chance to learn a whole lot more about branding from
'Standard' International Hotels Make a Move in Asia
Since Standard International announced its major investor 'Sansiri' , all eyes are on what the next move will be for this untraditional hotel brand that is known to surprise.Hotelintel.co had the opportunity
How Hotels Increase ROI with TripAdvisor’s Sponsored Placements
Every day, millions of travelers visit TripAdvisor looking for a place to stay. There are currently 1.4 million hotels, B&Bs, and specialty lodging on TripAdvisor, and hotels can take full
Challenges PR Professionals Face
We recently took a look at the question of why hotel PR professionals fail to their news published, but now it’s time to see the other side of the story and find
Chef of the month : Songpol Kittikhunwatchana
Chef of the Month
Chef Songpol Kittikhunwatchana began his career at the Grand Hyatt Erawan, Bangkok as an 'Event Trainee' after having graduated from Le Cordon Bleu school. He worked his way up from there and now
A.I. Smart Recommendations Optimize Hotel Operations Driving Better Guest Experience
It’s easy to think of Artificial Intelligence having four key components; Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Speech, and Image Processing. Each of these key components may have one or several technology subsets