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Don’t Know Where Your Advertising Money Goes?
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“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
Are Hotel Brand Standards Out of Touch with the Markets they Serve?
Hotel Operations
Brand standards for global companies like Marriott, Accor, Hilton, IHG and Shangri-La, while necessary for ensuring brand and service integrity, might be proving to be one of the biggest challenges as these brands
Chef of the Month: Cheng Kam Sing
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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
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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
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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
Travel Costs 30 Years to Present; Now Everyone Can Fly So What’s Next?
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When I first came to Thailand more than 20 years ago, it seemed that very few Thais traveled abroad. If they did, it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and nothing like the current situation
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Avani: Minor Group’s Fast-Growing Star Performer
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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
Human Resources: Do What Counts Instead of What Gets Counted
Hotel Operations
People are the most important part of the hospitality business. In fact, people are the most important part of almost ANY business – but I still see many companies making some critical errors when
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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
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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
St. Regis Anticipates 271 Rooms and 170 Residences in Muscat
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Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Alfardan Group to introduce the iconic St. Regis brand to Oman. Expected to open in 2022, the 271-room St.
How Hotels Increase ROI with TripAdvisor’s Sponsored Placements
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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
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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
Is a Hospitality Degree Worth It?
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Tourism contributes up to 10% of the world’s work force according to UNWTO, explaining why many undergraduate and graduate schools are offering hospitality degrees. However, unlike engineering where practical skills taught in