Thursday . April 27 . 2017
         
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TTG Asia ASEAN 50th Anniversary Special Supplement
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Finding a balance with alternatives FEIZAL SAMATH
While the trade wants to see a destination marketing strategy that will move demand in tandem to room inventory growth, the NTO says the answers lies in its non-traditional marketing plans.
 
 
Perak's budding tourism ambitions S PUVANESWARY
Perak is all fired up with a new campaign to woo international tourists and make tourism a major economic generator for the state.
 
 
Preserving for posterity RACHEL AJ LEE
A round up of the 37 sites in South-east Asia that sport the UNESCO World Heritage label. Plus, agents weigh in on the state of tourism at these sites and other locations they think should make the cut
 
 
Paying the price at national parks SIRIARPA KAMJAN
Park officials and tour operators are at odds over what constitutes ‘fair' admission charges.
 
 
Making it home sweet home TTG ASIA REPORTERS
As vacation rentals make inroads into Asia, agents believe this sharing economy space can be good for tourism - but proper regulations are a must. By Raini Hamdi, Barathi Narayan, S Puvaneswary and Rosa Ocampo
 
 
Sun shines on smaller beaches XINYI LIANG-PHOLENSA
With the growing international connectivity into southern Thailand, European visitors are seeking out lesser-known beach destinations and booking later than ever before.
 
 
Which ITB to go to? PRUDENCE LUI
First it launched an Asia edition and now, a China edition of ITB. While Messe Berlin believes there is no confusion, the reality is tradeshow-fatigued exhibitors will have to think carefully where they should put their money.
 
 
Making 70 the new 50 RAINI HAMDI
Best Western International turned 70 years last year. David Kong, who has helmed the chain since 2004, will navigate it through the fast-changing industry in a fresh five-year term from this year. Raini Hamdi interviews the president/CEO on the sidelines of the recent International Hotel Investment Forum in Berlin
 
 
5 make-or-break factors for rail success in APAC: Amadeus
Amadeus has identified five make-or-break factors which have the potential to shift the future prospects for rail in Asia-Pacific.
 
 
Hyatt and Miraval playing the long game TRENT MUNDAY, REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT, MANDARA SPA
Earlier this year, Hyatt Hotels announced that it had acquired Miraval, one the leading destination wellness resorts in the US.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Editor's pick >
   
Perak's budding tourism ambitions

by S Puvaneswary

Finding a balance with alternatives

by Feizal Samath

Making it home sweet home

by TTG Asia reporters

Preserving for posterity

by Rachel AJ Lee

Paying the price at national parks

by Siriarpa Kamjan