Global Tourism Plastics Initiative Welcomes 26 New Signatories

[29 Nov 2020] The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative has welcomed 26 new signatories, including businesses and organizations from every part of the global tourism value chain. Led by the World…

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GHM Appoints Ilkin Ilyaszade as Vice President of Operations and Pre-Opening Services

GHM has appointed Ilkin Ilyaszade as Vice President of Operations and Pre-Opening Services. In his new role, Ilkin will oversee the development new properties such as The Chedi Aquarius Koh…

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GHM Appoints Pissawan Srisakul as Director of Technical Services

GHM has appointed Pissawan Srisakul (Jin) as Director of Technical Services in charge of design. From her base in Bangkok, Jin will create sophisticated visual experiences for GHM. Jin’s resume…

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Hong Kong – Singapore Air Travel Bubble Suspended at Last Minute

UPDATED at 17:05 Bangkok time on 21/11/20: After the original article was published about Hong Kong travellers being required to take an additional COVID19 PCR test on arrival at Changi…

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Richard Thomson to Join Air New Zealand as Chief Financial Officer

Air New Zealand has appointed Richard Thomson as Chief Financial Officer. Mr Thomson, a former employee of Air New Zealand, has been Chief Financial Officer of publicly listed Metlifecare for…

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Ashley Lai Returns to Thailand as GM of Sheraton Samui Resort

Marriott has appointed Ashley Lai as General Manager of the Sheraton Samui Resort in Thailand. Ashley, a graduate of the University of Hawaii has worked with Marriott International for over…

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Airbnb Survey Reveals 90% of Thais Find ‘Work-Cations’ Appealing

According to a recent YouGov survey commissioned by Airbnb, 87% of Thai people find the concept of an extended work-cation appealing, the most of any country surveyed in Asia Pacific….

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Ovolo Hotels Removes Meat from All Restaurants, Bars and Room Service

Rather than offer guests a choice, Ovolo Hotels has taken the unusual decision of making all of its restaurants, bars, and food services vegetarian for an entire year, effective today,…

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