By browsing on our website, you are agreeing to our cookies policy.


The airport and travel retailer member associations in Asia Pacific are urging governments and policymakers to enact a simpler, harmonised approach for travel health checks and regulations to encourage passenger confidence to fly again as borders progressively reopen. 

Marriott International recently announced its plans to further expand its portfolio across Asia Pacific, targeting to open its 1000th property in the region late this year.

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, is set to expand its hospitality education business in the kingdom with a unique joint venture offering experiential training in Italian, Japanese, and Thai cuisines – plus exclusive incubation services for food and beverage startups – in a state-of-the-art facility in Bangkok.

Marriott International recently announced it has signed 22 new hotel agreements in South Asia – comprising India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Nepal – in the past 18 months, expecting to add more than 2,700 rooms to its fast-growing portfolio.

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has recently completed the first stage of its most significant technological transformation project to date – including investing in the latest cloud-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Data Management software.

Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd.’s (Shangri-La) increased hiring activity since March of this year reflects the company’s expansion plans across Asia and Middle East.

ITB Asia is back and on track for a physical event from October  27-29  at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, in Singapore. The annual three-day B2B trade show and convention is designed to connect the key travel industry leaders in the region from the MICE, leisure, corporate travel and travel technology segments.

ILTM Asia Pacific will be a virtual event this year, postponing the face-to-face event until 2022 and taking place online from 20 - 22 July. 

Cross Hotels & Resorts, one of Southeast Asia’s most forward-thinking hospitality management company, is pleased to announce that Harry Thaliwal has been elevated to the lead role of CEO with immediate effect.

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has celebrated two decades of professional excellence in Asia, as it marks the 20th anniversary of the launch of its first regional office in Bangkok, Thailand, when it was an emerging travel destination.