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Indonesians' hunger for APAC holidays stronger than ever | TTG Asia — March 27, 2017

Singapore, Malaysia, Japan and South Korea continue to reign among the top destinations for Indonesian outbound travellers while interest in Australia is on the rise, observe industry members at the ASTINDO Fair in Jakarta last weekend....

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TAT rolls out Good Host training for tourism suppliers | TTG Asia — March 27, 2017

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a Good Host Programme to raise awareness and hospitality standards among tourism stakeholders in the country. The Good Host Programme provides extra training for public and private sector employees through seminars that impart new ways of improving tourism products and services. Knowledge sharing and practical training will also be used to teach participants on how to impress visitors and exceed their expectations about Thailand and its offerings....

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Social Media ROI Helpful Secrets for Hotels | Are Morch – Hotel Blogger & Social Media Manager — March 27, 2017

One of the most common questions or challenge we experience today from small Hotels and businesses is How do we measure Social Media ROI?'....

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Confessions of an airline miles hunter: Building Mileslife is harder than a self-drive in Western Africa | Web In Travel (WIT) — March 27, 2017

He says his hardest trip ever was a self-drive in Western Africa. Over a month, he crossed three countries. Road conditions were terrible and he kept hitting police checkpoints everywhere and at each point, he never knew if he would be arrested or released....

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The press release is dead | eHotelier.com — March 27, 2017

Or at the very least, it should be. Based on my more than 12 years of experience in the hospitality industry, the press release is the least effective public relations tool, and one that all marketers should be eliminating immediately from their media relations toolbox....

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Marriott's 3-year plan includes 300,000 new rooms | Hotel Management — March 26, 2017

NEW YORK - It's been just over 180 days since Marriott International acquired Starwood Hotels & Resorts, but the world's largest hotel company is not wasting any time. Marriott's three-year growth plan, announced at its recent meeting with security analysts and institutional investors at the New York Marriott Marquis, includes opening approximately one hotel every 14 hours around the world....

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Trump Hotels Want to Get Bigger, No Matter the Conflicts | skift.com - Hotels — March 26, 2017

The Trump organization is clearly profiting off of the president's position and power. It is a shame, both for the presidency, and for the brand long term....

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Paphos claims cheapest short break crown | Travel Weekly (UK) Blog — March 25, 2017

Eastern European cities are no longer the cheapest places to take a short break, a new study shows....

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The Making of a Movement: Skift Details the Complete History of the Boutique Hotel | Hosp. Tech Matters - A Blog by Alice — March 24, 2017

This week, Skift launched one of their largest projects, The Complete Oral History of Boutique Hotels. Nearly 40 years after the birth of the boutique hotels movement in the U.S., more than two dozen founders and key players tell Skift's Hospitality Editor Deanna Ting how it all happened in this 60,000 word deep dive into how rethinking hotels transformed the way we travel....

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Marriott is tops for the Asia Pacific hotel pipeline | Hotel Management — March 24, 2017

According to the latest Lodging Econometrics Asia Pacific Construction Pipeline Trend Report, the total regional pipeline (excluding China) has 1,554 hotels with 312,766 guestrooms, down 2 percent by hotels year-over-year....

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