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Travel World Stunned Over ITB Cancellation

Category: Hotels. Posted: 29 Feb 2020 | 8:06 am

News just in that the iconic hospitality event ITB 2020 has been cancelled over concerns stemming from the global coronavirus outbreak.

SEAHIS and HICAP Update Conferences New Dates

Category: Hotels. Posted: 28 Feb 2020 | 6:00 am

One of Asia’s key hospitality events, the South East Asia Hotel Investors Summit (SEAHIS) 2020 has been rescheduled to later in the year.

Phuket Hotels and Tourism Coronovirus Update

Category: Hotels. Posted: 27 Feb 2020 | 10:50 am

In what is a continuing storyline on the global coronavirus crisis, the impact on Phuket tourism market is a creating challenging landscape.

Phuket Eateries Gain International Spotlight

Category: Tourism. Posted: 09 Feb 2020 | 6:03 pm

One of the more positive aspects of Phuket tourism has been broader attention to a new generation of eating establishments.

Hotel Crisis Management Issues

Category: Hotels. Posted: 09 Feb 2020 | 3:13 pm

As hoteliers and management chains globally are creating strategic action plans given the worsening novel coronavirus outbreak.

Phuket Coronavirus Tourism Impact By The Numbers

Category: Tourism. Posted: 31 Jan 2020 | 11:05 am

Taking lead in the news today has the World Health Organization declaring the coronavirus a global health emergency.

New C9 Report On Cambodia’s Coastal Gaming Boomtown

Category: Tourism. Posted: 29 Jan 2020 | 12:41 pm

How did a Cambodian coastal village transform into a megacity and now has developers asking what will come next?

Tanzania’s Bucket List Safari Destination Counters Overtourism

Category: Hotels. Posted: 28 Jan 2020 | 6:00 am

Despite the Serengeti safari market catering to high-end package tourism and relaying on DMCs, the upscale and luxury segment continue to produce premium rates.

Thailand Tourism To Take Massive Hit On China Virus

Category: Tourism. Posted: 27 Jan 2020 | 11:21 am

Making news today is a travel ban coming into effect in Mainland China for tour groups.

Bill Bensley Champions Hotel Sustainable Design

Category: Hotels. Posted: 24 Jan 2020 | 11:53 am

On Monday at the Thailand Tourism Forum 2020 in Bangkok global design icon Bill Bensley presented a White Paper on sustainable hotel design.

Bintan Hotel Report Talks Airlift

Category: Hotels. Posted: 24 Jan 2020 | 6:00 am

The Bintan storyline can best be summed up that limited accessibility remains a glass ceiling for island’s tourism demand growth.

New Khao Lak Hotel Report From C9 Hotelworks

Category: Hotels. Posted: 23 Jan 2020 | 10:00 am

Increasing hotel supply in Khao Lak with stable tourism growth reflects a destination market entering a new cycle.

Two Massive Condo Hotel Projects In Phuket's Layan Beach Area

Category: Real Estate. Posted: 11 Jan 2020 | 5:59 pm

On the northern side of Bangtao Beach next to Maan Tawan and nearby Banyan Tree Phuket is the upcoming Sunshine Beach development.

C9 Hotelworks New Phuket Hotel Report Released

Category: Hotels. Posted: 06 Jan 2020 | 11:45 am

Robust passenger arrivals in the second half of 2019 highlighted by growth in Indian tourists helped rebalance the island’s tourism sector according to the C9 Hotelworks newly released Phuket Hotel Market Update.

What’s Up For Phuket 2020

Category: Hotels. Posted: 31 Dec 2019 | 6:00 am

All too often I am approached and asked what’s going to happen to Phuket in the next year or even the next ten years.

C9 Hotelworks Releases New Niseko Report

Category: Hotels. Posted: 27 Dec 2019 | 4:25 pm

The alpine tourism market of Niseko Japan is poised for the new entry of the Park Hyatt Hanazono, which is clearly a gamechanger in terms of a year-round attraction for visitors.

Russian Flights To Surat Thani Commence

Category: Tourism. Posted: 27 Dec 2019 | 11:16 am

A new series of flights between Russia and Surat Thani kicked off yesterday 27th December on Nordwind Airlines.

SEAHIS Returns To Bangkok in May

Category: Hotels. Posted: 19 Dec 2019 | 9:07 am

The 2020 Asian hotel event calendar is filling up with hotel investment programs.

C9 Hotelworks Releases Samui Report

Category: Hotels. Posted: 18 Dec 2019 | 5:34 pm

Thailand’s resort island of Samui continues to see its tourism market remained challenged in what has added up to a two-year period of uncertainty.

Vietnam Condotel Guaranteed Return Default Shakes Industry

Category: Real Estate. Posted: 18 Dec 2019 | 6:00 am

What has long been predicted in Vietnam’s amped up condotel industry as unsustainable guaranteed returns has come home to roost.

HICAP Update Set For March 2020

Category: Hotels. Posted: 17 Dec 2019 | 6:00 am

Registration has opened for HICAP Update on 17th and 18th March 2020 in Singapore.

Direct Oman Phuket Flights Rolled Out

Category: Tourism. Posted: 15 Dec 2019 | 12:31 pm

Phuket’s Middle East airlift trajectory is rising on new service between Phuket and Muscat Oman.

Central Group Opens New Cherngtalay Mall

Category: Tourism. Posted: 12 Dec 2019 | 6:17 pm

Thailand’s retail giant the Central Group has opened a new community lifestyle mall named Porto de Phuket in the fast growing Cherngtalay area of Phuket.

Urgent Bangkok O Negative Blood Donors Needed

Category: Tourism. Posted: 07 Dec 2019 | 8:11 am

Well-known Phuket hospitality veteran Sue Ultmann is in urgent need of O Negative blood donors.

Change At The Top For Thailand’s Minor

Category: Hotels. Posted: 30 Nov 2019 | 10:53 pm

Dillip Rajakarier is set to assume the role of Chief Executive for Minor International on the 1stof January 2020.

Thailand Tourism Forum 9th Edition Registration Open  

Category: Hotels. Posted: 30 Nov 2019 | 6:00 am

Thailand Tourism Forum 2020 – The Big Bang – Epic Ideas, Scorekeeping and Straight Talk

Eva Air To Launch Direct Phuket Flights

Category: Tourism. Posted: 29 Nov 2019 | 6:00 am

Phuket’s direct international airlift is set to increase with non-stop flights from Taipei, Taiwan on Eva Air.

Upstart Pragma Hospitality Ink 6 Hotel Deal

Category: Hotels. Posted: 28 Nov 2019 | 6:00 am

Newly launched Thai hotel operator Pragma Hospitality has hit the market running.

Banyan Tree Rolling Out In Krabi

Category: Hotels. Posted: 27 Nov 2019 | 6:56 am

Luxury Asian-grown hospitality brand Banyan Tree is readying a new resort in Krabi.

Outrigger Laguna Phuket Expands MICE Facilities

Category: Hotels. Posted: 11 Oct 2019 | 6:00 am

Phuket’s great MICE hunt is seeing a number of hotels expand and add larger facilities for the growing segment.

Thai Hotel Brand Inks Deal In Asia’s Alpine Capital

Category: Hotels. Posted: 10 Oct 2019 | 9:05 pm

Thai-based Onyx Hospitality has signed a deal for a 126-key property in Japan which will be branded as Amari Niseko.

Vietnam Airlines To Fly Phuket To Ho Chi Minh City

Category: Tourism. Posted: 21 Sep 2019 | 3:15 pm

Vietnam Airlines will commence direct flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Phuket on October 27th.

A New Sri Panwa For The Hawaii Of China

Category: Hotels. Posted: 16 Sep 2019 | 8:55 am

Thai-listed development group Charn Issara PLC are set to manage a resort development in Hainan China under their Sri panwa brand.

Laguna’s Angsana Resort Opening Mega Conference Venue

Category: Hotels. Posted: 15 Sep 2019 | 6:00 am

Laguna Phuket’s Angsana resort is set to debut it’s new 1,500 square meter conference and exhibition space.

Posh Luxury Brand Aman Heads To Bangkok

Category: Hotels. Posted: 14 Sep 2019 | 9:08 am

A second Aman hotel in Thailand has been long awaited, and is now moving towards reality.

Centara Signs Three Mai Khao Phuket Hotels

Category: Hotels. Posted: 12 Sep 2019 | 6:38 am

Thai hospitality group Centara Hotels and Resorts has entered into agreements to manage three hotels on Phuket’s West coast in Mai Khao.

Two More Wyndham Hotels For Southern Phuket

Category: Hotels. Posted: 06 Sep 2019 | 6:00 am

Global hotel group Wyndham has announced two more Phuket pipeline hotels.

Indian Visitors To Phuket Climb Into Top 5

Category: Tourism. Posted: 03 Sep 2019 | 1:28 pm

The soaring number of Indian visitors to Phuket for the first seven months of 2019 propelled the market into the Top 5 for the first time.

Thanyapura Opening Second Property In Mainland China

Category: Hotels. Posted: 30 Aug 2019 | 7:50 pm

Phuket’s Thanyapura integrated sports and health resort is set to expand to a second property in Sanya, China.

Koh Samui Looks To The Sky For Answers

Category: Hotels. Posted: 29 Aug 2019 | 9:47 am

There is much to be said about the Thailand’s phenomenal rise in tourism over the past decade and that trend has eclipsed the borders of the Kingdom into other Southeast Asian countries like Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines.

Smaller, Cheaper Hotel Residences Flood Phuket Market

Category: Real Estate. Posted: 28 Aug 2019 | 3:38 pm

A continuing wave of developers bringing hotel investment grade real estate to the Phuket real estate market is escalating.

Thai Developer Sansiri Raises Stake In Standard Hotels

Category: Hotels. Posted: 26 Aug 2019 | 7:46 am

Thai-listed real estate group Sansiri has raised their shareholding in boutique hotel chain The Standard.

Okinawa Steps Up To Take On Bali And Phuket

Category: Hotels. Posted: 24 Aug 2019 | 12:06 pm

While Okinawa is often called the Hawaii of Japan, a changing Asian travelscape driven by low-cost airline carriers is seeing the resort destination attract a rising number of regional tourists.

Greater Pattaya Hotel And Tourism Event

Category: Hotels. Posted: 20 Aug 2019 | 9:29 am

On Thursday September 5th a hotel and tourism market update event covering Greater Pattaya will be held at the Holiday Inn Pattaya.

C9 Hotelworks Releases Koh Chang Tourism Update

Category: Hotels. Posted: 19 Aug 2019 | 1:57 pm

Despite being one of the country’s biggest islands in the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Chang has remained somewhat off the mass tourism development footprint.

Radisson Inks Deal For Mai Khao Phuket Hotel

Category: Hotels. Posted: 11 Aug 2019 | 6:00 am

The Radisson Hotel Group has signed a deal for a 222-key mixed-use hotel on Phuket’s west coast at Mai Khao.

Guidelines For Amnesty Program For Unlicensed Thai Hotels

Category: Hotels. Posted: 10 Aug 2019 | 4:24 pm

The Thai government has issued guidelines for unlicensed hotels under their amnesty program.

ACCOR Dives Into Serviced Apartments With New Brand

Category: Hotels. Posted: 09 Aug 2019 | 6:14 am

ACCOR has launched a new serviced apartment brand in Asia under the ‘Living’ moniker.

Future Of Retirement Real Estate In Thailand

Category: Real Estate. Posted: 06 Aug 2019 | 6:00 am

While a number of property offerings in Phuket, Hua Hin, Pattaya, Chiang Mai and more recently in Bangkok have promoted themselves as retirement-centric offerings, the jury is still out on the broad success of the sector.

Singapore Airlines Returns To Phuket

Category: Tourism. Posted: 04 Aug 2019 | 6:00 am

Leading global airline carrier Singapore Airlines has resumed direct flights between the resort island of Phuket and the Lion City.

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