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In the largest single asset transaction of 2018, and the largest ever in Perth, the brand new Westin Perth has been acquired by Malaysia’s YTL Group in a deal negotiated by JLL
Features
Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, announced it has discontinued all use of trans fat in its food and beverage operations, benefiting the health of its guests and cooperating with
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Hilton hotels throughout Malaysia announces the launch of its new meeting package in order to help meeting professionals increase productivity and attendee satisfaction. The Bringing Ideas to Life meeting package in line with
Hotel Operators
When Ashley Monteiro opened his latest hotel, AHA Smartstay, his background as a hotel wholesaler and specialist in online booking systems gave him a crucial insight into exactly what his new property would
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Outrigger Enterprises Group today announced the brand’s official name change to Outrigger Hospitality Group in unison with a company-wide initiative that restructures its multi-branded portfolio and further solidifies its position as a
Features
Backpackers aren’t usually the focus of tourist boards around the world, as governments often prefer to focus on visitors who are perceived to spend more and contribute more to the local economy.
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Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced record organic rooms signings in 2018, the company signed management and franchise agreements for 816 properties, comprised of 125,000 rooms, while opening nearly 500 properties comprised
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Precious few hotels are also a museum, but as I crossed the six-lane road to Bangkok Publishing Residence, a building that doesn’t look anything like a hotel, I was about to enter
Features
For the third year running, I had the honour of being invited to be one of the speakers at the Thailand Tourism Forum, 2019 which was organised by Thailand’s American Chamber of
Features
Marriott International today announced that, as of this month, it has successfully trained 500,000 hotel workers to spot the signs of human trafficking in its hotels and how to respond if they
Features
It’s New Year 2019 and TripAdvisor has released its annual travel trends report, based on findings culled from over 23,000 study participants in 7 regions and 33 different markets. Among the
Features
Sukamal Mondal has been General Manager at the Shama Lakeview Asoke for a little less than a year, having previously managed the Shama Sukhumvit Bangkok and the Oriental Residence Bangkok. Sukamal has now
Features
By Giovanni Angelini, Jan 2019 The world as we know it is about to change and as we enter the "Industrial Revolution 4.0", hospitality leaders have to equip themselves with
Chef of the Month
“I always aim to make every dish the best I’ve done ever, so it is hard to pick favourites. I leave that to the guests. My part is to bring something new