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The Conversation: Maximize Your Spa Revenue
Spa and wellness tourism is growing at a faster rate than ever before, and hotels are eager to get a slice of the growing pie. But should you hire an operator, or go
How JW Marriott Bangkok Makes the Perfect Steak
Food and Beverage
Steaks and steakhouses are enjoying unprecedented popularity right now. According to TripAdvisor, more than half of Thailand’s top ten steakhouses are located in hotels. At the top of the list is Nami
Marriott Launches Home Rentals in Over 100 Markets
Homes & Villas by Marriott International, a project for individuals looking for their ideal residence, a home rental initiative offering 2,000 premium and luxury homes. No matter where they are in the
Is Asian Hospitality the Best in the World?
Hotel Operations
I work most of the time in this part of the world – Asia – and every time I interview hoteliers about what makes their hotel better than their competitors, they seem to highlight Asian
Up Close and Personal: Suppachai Rattanaopath
Suppachai Rattanopath is a young hotelier who has two missions in mind – not just to run his hotels but to change the way destinations are perceived. With a master’s degree in hospitality
InterContinental Shenzhen to Become the World's First 5G Smart Hotel
InterContinental Shenzhen to Become the World's First 5G Smart HotelInterContinental Shenzhen, Shenzhen Telecom and Huawei signed a strategic cooperation agreement to create the world's first 5G smart hotel. By introducing the hotel industry’
2019 Food & Beverage Trends That We Really Need to See
Some Food & Beverage Trends that we should follow this yearHave Some Sympathy for the Delivery GuyRemember, the delivery business is thriving because we have drivers doing the work we don't want to
Hotelier of the Month: Nick Downing
Perth, Western Australia, is often cited as the most isolated major city on Earth – a place which sits a very long way from civilization – so for Perth native Nick Downing, the journey to
Marriott International Sets Target of 1,000 Properties to Open by end of 2020
Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced its continued expansion plans in Asia-Pacific with its 2020 vision. The aim is to open 1,000 properties by the end of 2020, a nearly 40 percent
Kokotel Dominates the Economy Hotel Segment
Founded by Japanese entrepreneur ‘Rei Matsuda’, Kokotel opened its first property in Bangkok in 2016. Kokotel currently has 13 projects, including 5 under-development properties, in Thailand and Laos.Kokotel is a start-up to
Dusit and CPN  Unveil ‘Dusit Central Park’ in the Heart of Bangkok
Dusit Thani Public Company Limited and Central Pattana Public Company Limited (CPN) have officially revealed the details of their historic collaboration to create a new city landmark and transform Bangkok’s major Silom–
STR Sees Positive Outlook for Hanoi Hotel Industry
Rapid growth in international tourist arrivals to Vietnam has contributed to a positive short- to mid-term outlook for the Hanoi hotel industry, according to data and analysis from STR. During the first two
Marriott International Expects to Open More than 30 Luxury Properties in 2019
Marriott International, Inc. today announced it is projecting to open more than 30 luxury properties in 2019, furthering the company’s global perspective on luxury travel with its ensemble of eight distinct luxury
The Conversation :International Hoteliers - How to Adapt Across Cultures
Getting an overseas post is a major life event.  You’ve usually been offered such a position because you’ve excelled in your job and people have faith that you can be a