Articles tagged “Philippine Airlines”

Inside the 5 Families Who Hold a Tight Grip on Philippines Tourism

Inside the 5 Families Who Hold a Tight Grip on Philippines Tourism

Maria Stella F. Arnaldo, Skift

A handful of families in the Philippines controls 70 percent of the country's tourism industry, owning key travel infrastructure such as airlines, hotels, resorts, shopping malls, and tourist attractions. Is that tight control a formula for future success?

4 weeks ago

Lessons From a Destination’s Crisis Recovery in Asia

Lessons From a Destination’s Crisis Recovery in Asia

Raini Hamdi, Skift

It's understandable that Sri Lanka wants arrivals to return to pre-Easter bombing levels soonest. The challenge is knowing what measures are needed, amid the sense of urgency that can cloud the mind.

1 month ago

New Philippine Airlines President Will Battle Budget Carriers’ Agility

New Philippine Airlines President Will Battle Budget Carriers’ Agility

Maria Stella F. Arnaldo, Skift

No doubt Philippine Airlines' call centers will be more cost-efficient and friendly, given its new president's extensive background on this. But it will take more than that to beat those agile low-cost carriers.

2 months ago

Philippine Airlines Makes an About-Face on New Leadership

Philippine Airlines Makes an About-Face on New Leadership

Maria Stella F. Arnaldo, Skift

This is quite a communications blunder. A premature announcement of a leadership change last week had to be corrected after the PAL board met Monday. In short, the PAL chairman's daughter, Vivienne Tan, won't be leading the airline after all. Maybe someday.

3 months ago

Philippine Airlines Names Tycoon’s Daughter New Chief

Philippine Airlines Names Tycoon’s Daughter New Chief

Maria Stella F. Arnaldo , Skift

No one should be surprised that Vivienne K. Tan has taken over the top post, but it could've been done more stylishly. Aside from the boardroom drama, PAL is interesting to watch as it undergoes an internal shake-up led by a new younger chief. And — at last — a female airline chief.

3 months ago

Philippines Could See Japanese Tourism Boost From This All Nippon Airways Deal

Philippines Could See Japanese Tourism Boost From This All Nippon Airways Deal

Maria Stella F.Arnaldo, Skift

A much improved PAL catches the eye of ANA, which aims to expand in Asia. The Philippine industry hopes it will greatly improve the slower growth in arrivals being seen from Japan.

8 months ago

Japan’s ANA Mulls Buying a Stake in Philippine Airlines

Japan’s ANA Mulls Buying a Stake in Philippine Airlines

Cecilia Yap, Bloomberg

Philippine Airlines needs the funds to compete, while All Nippon Airways must expand beyond a graying Japan. A potential deal isn't surprising for the two carriers, which already codeshare between their countries.

8 months ago