TODAY: Hotel market update on Taiwan, TRYP andAsia Pacific destinations dominate travel on Airbnb.
Hotel market update on Taiwan.
With increasing strained relations between Beijing and Taipei, Taiwan has been reducing its dependency on mainland China by improving its tourism relationships with other countries.
Though the number of Mainland Chinese visitors fell dramatically, the number of visitor arrivals to Taiwan decreased only modestly in the second quarter of 2017 to 2.6 million. Visa exemptions to Southeast Asian visitors, improved air connectivity, and promotions around the country’s tourist spots have expanded the scope and diversity of Taiwan’s tourism economy.
TRYP brand debuts in Dubai.
Global property developer The First Group has taken possession of its second hotel property, TRYP by Wyndham Dubai, marking another significant milestone in its portfolio development strategy, celebrates the opening of its second upscale hotel in Dubai, heralding the debut of the TRYP brand in the emirate.
Asia Pacific destinations dominate travel on Airbnb between June to August 2017.
Hospitality is an intrinsic part of Asian cultures and it’s no secret that travellers from around the world want to immerse themselves in these diverse communities, that’s why, nine out of the top 16 trending destinations globally on Airbnb between June and August, were in Asia Pacific countries. China led the top three cities to visit.
In addition, curious Asia Pacific travellers have also been busy exploring global neighbourhoods, with 7.5 million guest arrivals hailing from Asia Pacific.
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Swiss-Belhotel International is demonstrating its firm commitment to helping young people achieve sustainable goals through tourism education and career opportunities with long term commitment to training initiatives in Siem Reap.
What Do Guests Want From a Modern City Hotel?
Hotels that already benefit from a great location and good transport links in small and large cities have to think more creatively when it comes to giving guests things they can’t get from another hotel.
And it goes way beyond offering multiple charging sockets and fast, reliable wifi to upload all those holiday pictures onto social media before you fly home.
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How hotels can make an event perfect every timeIt is every meeting planner’s nightmare; hours spent arranging the perfect meeting or event but a technical hitch means that attendees walk away remembering the day for all the wrong reasons. Who can forget the failure of the torch to light at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony at Sochi? Certainly not an event or meeting planner.
For event planners, being able to anticipate each potential problem is a key characteristic. This is made easy when working with venues that are familiar, or people that are known.
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