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Thaifex open for business

May 27th, 2016
Open for business

Thaifex-World of Food Asia 2016, “Asia’s leading food and beverage show”, has opened its doors at Impact Exhibition and Convention Centre, and Michael Dreyer, managing director and vice president, Asia-Pacific, at organisers Koelnmesse said, “This year’s show is our most impactful one yet. A larger exhibition space accommodates for the largest gathering of international and local

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Destination Laos

Feb 26th, 2015
Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao in Luang Prabang

Belmond rebrands its Orient Express properties and looks to MICE development in Laos, writes Elizabeth Kerr Photos: Belmond As modern communications technology has, in many cases, drastically reduced the time, money and space needed for corporate events, fewer and fewer annual general meetings, stockholder summits and management conferences are opting for traditional 500-room hotels for

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites will cater to rise in Bangkok medical tourism

Jan 28th, 2015

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a management agreement with Prime Living Soonvijai Co. Ltd, to develop Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bangkok Soi Soonvijai in Bangkok, Thailand. The 200-room property will offer a competitive priced mix of rooms and suites designed to “create a homely residential environment to meet the needs of travellers staying for

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Marriott to reach one million rooms in 2015

Jan 20th, 2015

Continuing its trajectory of rapid global growth and creating opportunity, Marriott International, Inc. annouced that it expects its portfolio of hotels either open or under development to surpass one million rooms by the end of the year. When open, the hotels under development will have generated more than $50 billion in real estate investment globally

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Cocoon yourself in indulgence

Jan 12th, 2015
Otterbach-ADA_Gruppe-Schiefer_4c copy

Small gifts let guests know their hosts really value and appreciate them. Hoteliers will therefore find something special in the indulgence products of the new ’Cocooning Line’ from ADA Cosmetics International. How important are the little indulgences in the hotel room or bathroom to a hotel guest? The fact is that they are greatly appreciated.

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Let there be light

Jan 11th, 2015
Hong Kong-based Hokare offers a wide range of cordless
lighting solutions
including table lamps,
illuminated buffet display and LED
candles for hotels,
restaurants, spas and function rooms

From the largest bespoke installation to the smallest table lamp, the hospitality lighting industry has never been as innovative, creative and lucrative, writes Daniel Creffield Is the primary objective of hospitality lighting to provide light? Of course it is, but when the light source is also a thing of beauty, it begins to have another

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A fizz for all seasons

Jan 11th, 2015
Mumm champagne

Champagne is increasingly being seen as an ‘everyday’ drink in the region rather than a purely celebratory beverage, writes Zara Horner Although ongoing economic uncertainty is seeing sales of Champagne stagnating in Europe, demand for the luxury wine is growing across Asia. While this is partly down to a strengthening financial picture across the region,

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Made in China

Jan 11th, 2015
Foie gras et mais, truffe d'ete Rougie HK

French foie gras producer sets up shop in China, Michael Taylor writes Around 80% of the foie gras consumed in Asia is sourced from France, it is now believed. The big exception is China, where the importation of French foie gras is not allowed, despite years of lobbying by the French government. To get around

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Sugar rush

Jan 11th, 2015
Crunchie and milk dessert from Dining Concepts

While health is increasingly as issue for Asian consumers, pleasure is still the priority when it comes to desserts, writes Jane Ram Fashions come and go in desserts as with everything else. Asia’s sweet tooth seems almost insatiable, although some conscientious chefs are trying to save sugarheads from themselves by making healthier desserts. Butter, sugar

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Training in loyalty

Jan 11th, 2015
Picture: Glion

It’s common for more junior staff to switch properties or groups for relatively small pay rises and the promise of a promotion, whether they are ready for a more senior role or not. Does offering training programmes help to retain staff? Industry leaders provide an insight Time to walk the walk René J.M. Schillings, TOP

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