Affordable hospitality ripe for the Philippines

By Bruce Musick, group CEO of Vanguard Hotels     The Philippines is an extraordinary market. For so long it was almost the forgotten country among the...

Walk Japan

Walk Japan, the pioneer of off-the-beaten-track tours of Japan, announces the launch of the Kumano Wayfarer. The latest in their series of Wayfarer Self-guided...

East of Suez

Foreign investors and tourists are beating a path to Myanmar’s door as democratic reforms make the country once again an attractive travel destination, Michael...

PATA challenges emerging destinations

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is looking for new and emerging destinations to take part in the PATA CEO Challenge 2015 for an...

Safety first

  By Markus Späni, principal expert application, Siemens Building Technologies Division     Reputation is a fragile thing. Years of hard work building a successful business and providing...

Being social

By Christian Lukey,head of hotel distribution, Amadeus Asia-Pacific   If you have not heard about the Kardashians, you might not be ‘keeping up’ on social media....

Saké looks west

As more people develop a taste for the rich complexity of the unique drinking experience that is saké, Robin Lynam asks who are the...

Vinyl resurgence

Designed with the city’s vinyl lovers and left-field dance music enthusiasts in mind, Potato Head Hong Kong’s new music room showcases state-of-the-art audio equipment...

Renovating history

Renovation is never easy, but when it’s being carried out on a multi million-dollar property that is hundreds of years old and a cultural icon… the...

Something different on the wine lists in Asia?

    Once ranked alongside the world’s greatest wines, Chianti has recently been shunned by collectors. Online fine wine seller, Liv-Ex founder Justin Gibbs says,  “We suspect...
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