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The Athenee Hotel Remains Open for Guests
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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
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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
What Have We Learned From this Fast-Spreading and Deadly Outbreak, COVID-19?
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Article by Giovanni  Angelini A pandemic is the most serious destabilizer, by any standard, on the hospitality industry and the most severe damage it can do to put our business to a halt.
Olympics Postponed: What It Means for Hotels
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On Tuesday 24th of March, the Covid-19 pandemic won out. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the International Olympic Committee agreed to postpone the Olympics to no later than summer of 2021.
Minor Hotels’ Global Response to the Covid-19 Crisis
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Minor Hotels, whose global brands include Anantara, Avani, Oaks, Tivoli, Elewana Collection, and NH Hotel Group, is reacting to the unfolding coronavirus pandemic in destinations all over the world. In Thailand, hotels in
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Anantara Hotels & Resorts Continues the Effort to Help Elephants
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March in Bangkok used to be known for the ‘Elephant Polo’, an annual gathering of those who enjoy the sport and love animals mix with the fashionistas and socialites of Bangkok to help
Bill Bensley: Design, Environment, and Hotels He Won't Touch
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Bill Bensley has been creating amazing sustainable designs in the hospitality industry for more than thirty years, making his mark through remarkable projects in more than 40 different countries. California born and Harvard
Impact of Epidemics and Pandemics on Hospitality
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Article by Giovanni Angelini Recent Epidemics and Pandemics ; SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) 2003, origin; Guangzhou-China. No. of worldwide cases; 8,098, No. of casualties;774 (9.6%), H1N1, pdm09 Virus (Swine Flu)
Do We Need to Reinvent the Hospitality Conference?
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In the light of concern over Covid-19, ITB Berlin has been cancelled, and closer to home, SEAHIS in Bangkok has been postponed until September. In the sphere of employment, I take the view
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Five Ways to Create Exceptional Service for Your Guests
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Without a doubt, hotels aim to impress their guests whichever way they can, from personalized embroidered pillowcases to Hermès toiletries. However, it takes a lot more than mere material gimmicks to make a
All the Solo Ladies: Women-Only Floors Turns into Women-Only Hotels
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Solo travel has been trending in recent years, with many tourists choosing to fly half way across the world on their own to be immersed in exotic cultures. But traveling solo can sometimes
Build Your Dream Hotel for Just USD 2 Million
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If you’ve been dreaming of owning a hotel, but you’re not sure where to start, wouldn’t it be great to get a clear set of answers from someone who can
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Rosewood Launches Ultra-Lux Residence in Hong Kong
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Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has announced today, its ultra-luxury residence in its home city 'Hong Kong' Located in the multi-use Rosewood Tower in Tsim Sha Tsui and the Kowloon waterfront, this 186 key
Marriott International Expects 515,000 New Keys
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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