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...

Savoir-faire

The former French Indochina countries are starting to attract international investors, but they have a long way to go before they can challenge Thailand...

Thailand strikes back

Industry insiders are optimistic about the new year as tourists start to return following months of uncertainty in the Land of Smiles, Michael Taylor...

China Rising

Hotel operators need to differentiate their properties to stay competitive, Michael Taylor writes Domestic travel within China was strong last year, experiencing a 10% increase...

Stepping out of the shadows

Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam are slowly but surely finding their place in the sun, writes Michael Taylor. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)...

Potential Vs Problems

Imbalance in supply and demand create challenges for the hotel industry in Myanmar, writes Michael Taylor. More than one million travellers visited Myanmar in 2017, setting...

All hands on the design deck

More than the traditional run-of-the-mill hotel, Hotel G Singapore prides itself on being an affordable yet on-trend option for the design, food and style-conscious...

Exponential growth

Efforts to raise Malaysia’s tourism profile are bearing fruit, Michael Taylor writes. According to Tourism Malaysia, 25,948,459 foreign tourists visited the Southeast Asian country in...
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Malaysia Bounces Back

The government’s Malaysia Tourism Transformation Plan aims for 36 million tourist arrivals by 2020, Michael Taylor writes. The Malaysian tourism industry showed signs of recovery...

Incredible India!

Spiritual and medical tourism boost Indian growth, Michael Taylor writes. India’s tourism and hospitality industries are booming, fuelled by growing demand in two niche markets:...
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