Travel Insights


Trade Talk: James McBride of NIHI Hotels
A Q&A with the group’s Managing Partner and CEO on helping local communities, the new KODI brand, and upcoming resorts in Indonesia and Co...
Trade Talk: Saurabh Prakash of Millennium Hotels and Resorts
The company’s Group Senior Vice President, Commercial shares his insights on pandemic recovery, MHR’s virtual hotel in the metaverse, an...
Trade Talk: Nils-Arne Schroeder of Hilton
Hilton’s Vice President for Luxury and Lifestyle in Asia Pacific speaks about new initiatives, sustainability goals, and hotels in the pip...
Trade Talk: Rajeev Menon of Marriott International
A Q&A with the hospitality giant’s President for Asia Pacific (excluding Greater China) on post-Covid trends, strategies for driving loyal...
Trade Talk: Girish Jhunjhnuwala of Ovolo Hotels
The group’s Founder and Executive Chairman tells us about its core identity, global expansion plans, and a recent pledge to go fully veget...
Trade Talk: Bart Buiring of Marriott International
The Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Marriott’s Asia Pacific division shares his insights on new properties in the pipeline, global su...
Trade Talk: Dean Winter of Swire Hotels
The group’s Managing Director tells us about recent developments at its properties, updates to the guest experience, and an exciting range...
Trade Talk: Paul Hsu of Elite Concepts
The Founder and Executive Director of the Hong Kong–based dining and entertainment brand reflects on the past 30 years and shares a few hi...
Trade Talk: Marcel Kloet of The St. Regis Bali Resort
The ultra-luxe retreat’s recently appointed General Manager tells us about his career, helping employees in a time of crisis, and brand-ne...