TO DISCUSS YOUR PROJECT OR LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SERVICES:

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Bali Tourist Numbers Narrow Phuket Gap

Category: Tourism, Posted:30 Oct 2009 | 07:17 am

In the battle of Asia's two premier destination resorts Bali is closing the gap on Phuket in international tourist arrivals. For the period of January through August 2009 Bali achieved 1.4 million which was in increase of nearly 13% from 2008.
Phuket tallied in at just over 1.8 million which was a decrease of 10% from 2008. It's important to note that both figures are only international arrivals, and Bali and Phuket have significant domestic arrivals.
Coming from the HICAP Hotel Investment Conference in Hong Kong two weeks ago and looking at market wide data, what is clear is out of all of the regions leisure markets Bali is the only market currently showing positive gains year on year in terms of occupancy and average room rate. At the same time for CBD/gateways it's only South Korea in the black on the numbers game as well, with the continued economic situation still hitting travel numbers.

Other News

Read more

Project Rattan Focused On Restoring Thai Craft

Category: , Posted:20 Sep 2020 | 08:52 am If you find yourself in Bangkok from now until the end of December, you should take some time and visit Australian designer Patrick Keane’s Project Rattan exhibition at River City. Project Rattan is an exhibition of furniture design featuring Thai craftsmanship and aimed at restoring local artisans to create international level products. The exhibit is […]
Read more

Condo Hotels and TPO’s Hitting Bangkok

Category: , Posted:20 Sep 2020 | 08:47 am Bangkok’s hospitality market is set rapid growth in the emergence of condo hotels and third party management operators (TPO’s). The trend is best seen with the recent launch of The Wyndham Queen Convention Centre Hotel and Residences in Bangkok operated by Kew Green Management Company Thailand. Kew Green has seven properties in the pipeline in […]
Read more

The Hotel Business Plan – Why It Must Die (and soon)

Category: Opinion, Posted:18 Sep 2020 | 17:26 pm As I madly type away on the keyboard of my MacBook Pro, thousands of dumbstruck hoteliers across the world are slaving away in a blurring succession of days and nights in the mindless pursuit of completing an ignominious document known as The Hotel Business Plan. It’s Friday and I’m over-caffeinated, so hang on tight. Wait, […]