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: Sanya Saengboon
Hotelier of the Month
With more than 40 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, Sanya Saengboon started working in this field at the age of just 17. Educated and trained at the Bristol Kempinski, Berlin, he has
Chef of the Month : Laurent Ganguillet
Chef of the Month
When Chef Laurent Ganguillet was handed a box of pastries at the age of eight, he decided that he would be a pastry chef. Graduated as a patissier - confiseur - glacier ( at
Up Close and Personal : Tari Savitri, Hotelier in a Diver's Paradise
Up Close and Personal
If you're a diver, chances are that that Raja Ampat or 'The Four Kings' is on your dive bucket-list. Raja Ampat is an archipelago of about 1500 islands in Indonesia's West Papua province.
Marriott International Expects 515,000 New Keys
Marriott International has had a bumper year when it came to signing new rooms in 2019, with 515,000 now in the pipeline to be opened. The company signed 815 new agreements, representing
Hotelier of the Month: Rocco Bova
It is not every day that Hotelintel.co ventures outside Asia Pacific, but an exception must be made for an exceptional General Manager. Rocco Bova is currently the man in charge of Chablé
Bushfire Impact on NSW Hotel Performance
Preliminary hotel performance data for December 2019 shows Sydney Drive Regional, a submarket within a two-hour-drive radius of Greater Sydney, has been greatly affected by continued bushfires in Australia, according to STR.     The
Chef of the Month : Kirk Westaway
Chef of the Month
We discover with this month's Hotelintel.co chef of the month that British is definitely not bland. Chef Kirk Westaway hails from South West Britain and has acquired his culinary 'chops' training under
Unique Hotels Worth Traveling For
Every hotel is unique – but you’ve heard all that before, and to truly find something unique and worth traveling for – well that doesn’t come around so often. Hotels want to create
Food & Beverage Trends 2020 : On or Off the Bandwagon ?
Food and Beverage
Profitable food and beverage outlets need help to make the bottom line. There are many creative food and beverage consultancy firms out there with lots of ideas to help a business grow but
Aman Launches its Fourth Resort in Japan with 'Aman Niseko'
Aman announce its fourth resort in Japan with the launch of Aman Niseko. Scheduled to open in 2023. Situated on the high slopes of Mt. Moiwa on an untouched nature reserve amidst the
The Conversation : The Future of Hotel Management Companies
The conversation
If you are a hotel owner looking for a hotel management company, the amount of potential hotel management companies you could choose from are enormous, ranging from big international brands to one-man-shows. If
The Greatest Asset is Not Your Room
While coffee machines, Dyson hair-dryers, Egyptian linen with obscenely high thread-counts, and all the creature comforts provided by hotels these days are great, some of the other tech that 'features' in properties can
5 Ways to Make the Most of Your TripAdvisor Listing
The holiday season is upon us, so that means it's time for you to step up your TripAdvisor game. Here's our 5 ways to help you make the most of your TripAdvisor listings,
Hotelier of the Month : Douglas Glen
Douglas Glen has been in the hospitality business for over 30 years, holding senior leadership positions during his extensive career predominantly across the global luxury sector. Douglas has successfully managed high-profile, five-star international