Wimintra J. Raj
Wimintra is the founder and Editor in Chief of Hotelintel.co - A Political Science graduate, who fell in love with hotels. When she isn't writing, she is speaking at industry events.
Hotelier of the Month: Anne Arrowsmith
Hotelier of the Month
Anne Arrowsmith is a British hotelier who has been with 137 Pillars Hotels & Resorts since 2016. She initially served as General Manager at the award-winning luxury all-suite 137 Pillars House Chiang Mai,
Chef of The Month : Jordan Brogan
Chef of the Month
Jordan Brogan started his career in the naughties, splitting his apprenticeship between Sydney's Sofitel Wentworth, and the famous Baroque Bistro located in Sydney's historic 'The Rocks' district. He has spent over a decade
Bill Barnett’s Top 5 Post-Crisis Hotel Development Trends
Features
The current crisis is unprecedented, even for someone who’s seen it all before. Bill Barnett, Founder and Managing Director of C9 Hotelworks, has over 30 years’ experience in the Asian hotel industry,
The Amazing Duck Egg Marketing Caper - How to create a WANT in the Luxury Sector
News
I'm a member of a group for my university alumni where people can promote their business in the hope that we can help each other buy and sell. The reality is, you see
What Will Happen to the Culinary Scene When We Re-Open?
Food and Beverage
This is the first time in my life when I see fine dining do delivery, and five star restaurants let loose on their dress code. The world is changing so quickly that everyone
Five Great Tips to Keep Hoteliers Healthy During COVID-19
News
The life of hoteliers is nothing but colorful. You are up when everyone else is asleep, and sleep while everyone is awake, while some of us might not have had any sleep at
Will Travel and Tourism Contribute Positively to Our Futures? Thoughts from Soneva Founder and CEO Sonu Shivdasani
Features
Soneva is 25 years old this year, and while 2020 hasn’t been much of a year for celebration so far, Founder and CEO Sonu Shivdasani can still find cause for optimism. “This
Five Things to Consider Before Using an International Brand to Manage Your Property
Features
Thinking of running a hotel and considering having an international brand to manage your property? These are some things that you should consider before making that decision. Revenue Generation vs. CostYou want a
Hotelier of the Month : Eric Hallin
Features
Swedish veteran hotelier Eric Hallin has become the face of 'Old School' hospitality for many across Asia. Growing up in both Africa and Europe, attending both the University of Malawi and the University
Accor Brings Entertainment and Education to #AllatHome Guests
News
Taking the worldwide lockdown response to new levels of creativity, Accor has launched a new global digital entertainment campaign to help those who find themselves #ALLatHome This #ALLatHome social media campaign allows people
The Athenee Hotel Remains Open for Guests
Features
During this difficult time where many visitors to Thailand are stranded with no flights to return home, this luxury hotel in the heart of Bangkok remains open as the place to accommodate those
TripAdvisor to Support Partners as CEO Forgoes Salary
News
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
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
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