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The Conversation: How Are Hotel Sales Teams Doing Today?
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With tourism on hold, it doesn’t mean that we will stop selling or discussing what we will do next. Asia relies on tourism and hotels in Thailand especially are facing challenging times,
Hoteliers Get Ready - Americans are Already Planning their Next Trip
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After six months of restrictions brought on by this global pandemic, a Hilton survey shows that 95% of Americans are missing travel right now. 188 million Americans already feel a ‘travel memory deficit,
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Nicholas Clayton – CEO Capella Hotel Group – on the Launch of Capella Bangkok
Hotel Operations
“The current climate is obviously not ideal" Right now might not seem the ideal time for the launch of a new Bangkok hotel, but Nicholas Clayton, Capella Hotel Group CEO, remains cheerfully undeterred.
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Hot Hotels Opening in Asia From 2020 to 2021
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The Chedi, Banyan Tree, Hyatt and Azerai have continued construction on their properties despite COVID-19 From a spectacular beach-front resort on a private island in the Maldives to a contemporary Khmer-French colonial inspired
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Hotels Should Capitalize on Signature Scents
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Hotels that use scent aim to capitalize on its ability to “cue memories and conjure up emotions”, according to Professor Basak Denizci Guillet, Dr Deniz Kucukusta of the School of Hotel and Tourism
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Chef of the Month : Luca Mascolo
Chef of the Month
Originally from the Italian medieval city of Barletta, Chef Luca Mascolo brings with him knowledge of traditional Italian cooking techniques and dishes which have melded together with what he has learnt through intensive
How to Build a Successful Hotel Brand
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Hilton, Marriott, IHG, Accor - There are a plethora of hotel brands that we all know. Brands come and go, some fall, some rise and a handful stay. Success is something that we
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Hotelintel.co Acquires Global Travel Media Titles
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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
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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
Marriott Appoints Brian King as  President of Caribbean and Latin America
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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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How Hotels Can Benefit from Revenge Spending
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Now that the world has experienced several months of isolation, restrictions, and all kinds of inconveniences caused by the global pandemic, there seems to be hope ahead as the economy starts to slowly
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How to Plan Virtual Meetings
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70% of meeting planners are shifting upcoming face-to-face meetings to a virtual meeting Face-to-face meetings have been replaced by virtual meetings due to Covid-19. Sometimes it feels like we have lost the true
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Thailand's Tourism Recovery Hinges on Domestic Travel
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Thailand's Biggest Tourism Forum “TTF2020 – Special Bangkok Edition” held today with record number of more than 1,500 participants. At the event, research from hospitality consulting group C9 Hotelworks and Delivering Asia Communications
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New Zealand’s Post-COVID Plan Shows How the World Might Look Next
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On June 8, 2020, New Zealand finally announced the end of all social distancing requirements and restrictions on businesses. “We are confident we have eliminated transmission of the virus in New Zealand for
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