Articles tagged “bangkok”

Hotels

Marriott-TED Talks Partnership Steps Up Hotel Co-Marketing

Extending experiential programming to the youngest travelers is a smart move in more ways than one — and can build brand loyalty for years to come. Is this the new wave of marketing partnerships in hospitality?

Marriott-TED Talks Partnership Steps Up Hotel Co-Marketing

Tourism

Bangkok Welcomes First Tourists Quarantine-Free

Bangkok lifting the quarantine requirement for overseas visitors was an overdue step because Thailand needed to simplify the reopening process to attract the international visitors its economy needs.

Bangkok Welcomes First Tourists Quarantine-Free

Tourism

Thailand to Reopen Bangkok to Foreign Tourists in October

It's an excellent idea to open to vaccinated travelers, but Thailand also needs to make sure its residents are protected through an improved vaccination program of their own.

Thailand to Reopen Bangkok to Foreign Tourists in October

Tourism

Tourism-Dependent Thailand Sees Downgrade on Economy With New Covid Outbreaks

With its low vaccination rate, the last thing Thailand needs is a prolonged outbreak. With tourists shut out, the country's debts will rise and rise.

Tourism-Dependent Thailand Sees Downgrade on Economy With New Covid Outbreaks

Tourism

Finding the Right Formula for Promoting Luxury Pandemic Staycations in Asia

Asia’s luxury hotels are competing for staycations with ideas, not price. A valuable outcome will be a rise in partnerships as hotels tie up with various local companies to curate new experiences to entice locals.

Finding the Right Formula for Promoting Luxury Pandemic Staycations in Asia

Airlines

Thai Airport Group Expects Revenue and Passengers to Be Down by Half

Airports of Thailand thinks passenger numbers and revenue will fall by half this year. If a vaccine is made and ready for use by July next year, they could see air traffic volume being back to normal by October, 2021.

Thai Airport Group Expects Revenue and Passengers to Be Down by Half

Tourism

Thailand’s Lebua Hotels Plans Public Listing to Fund New Concepts and Overseas Expansion

Deepak Ohri positioned a brand on a global scale with just one hotel. The CEO of Lebua Hotels & Resorts thinks the time has come to grow the network. But each Lebua will be different. No doubt a common trait is that each will be audacious.

Thailand’s Lebua Hotels Plans Public Listing to Fund New Concepts and Overseas Expansion

Hotels

Accor Is Reviving the Orient Express — Just Don’t Expect a Train Carriage

Well over a hundred years since it began, the Orient Express is still synonymous with mystique and luxury. As a branding exercise, it makes perfect sense for Accor to capitalize on that in a stationary hotel setting.

Accor Is Reviving the Orient Express — Just Don’t Expect a Train Carriage

Tourism

Hong Kong’s Instability Is a Boon for Bangkok

The ongoing political instability in Hong Kong was bound to have ripple effects across the region. So far, Bangkok is emerging as one clear beneficiary.

Hong Kong’s Instability Is a Boon for Bangkok

Tourism

Bangkok’s Prolonged Haze Could Cost Millions in Tourist Dollars

Bangkok needs more than rainmakers to be treated seriously as the world’s top city destination, and to be a strong contender for medical tourists. Here’s what's choking the city and why it’s unhealthy for tourism.

Bangkok’s Prolonged Haze Could Cost Millions in Tourist Dollars