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Tourism & Culture May 24, 2019

Grasping the opportunities brought about by Japan’s touristic boom

With more than 40 million travellers expected to visit the country in 2020, Japan’s tourism sector is living an incredible surge. On the back of such extraordinary numbers, Japan Hotel REIT Advisors...

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Tourism & Culture May 23, 2019

Latif Group expanding its offerings in Egypt

We speak with Nasser Abdel Latif of the Latif Group about the company’s plan to add several properties to its portfolio in Egypt (which includes the award-winning Rixos Sharm el Sheikh and Rixos...

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Tourism & Culture May 22, 2019

Egoth plays a big role in the tourism sector

EGOTH operates several internationally iconic hotels spread across Egypt – in Luxor, Aswan, Cairo, Giza, the Red Sea and Alexandria – and owns three hotel institutes in Alexandria, Luxor...

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Tourism & Culture April 23, 2019

Sixty years of the Hilton effect in Egypt

The Hilton was one of the first foreign hotel chains to enter Egypt, paving the way for many others to follow suit. In this interview, Mohab Ghali discusses the Hilton’s socio-economic impact...

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Tourism & Culture April 14, 2019

Private sector investments in the hospitality sector to increase as a show of confidence in Egypt’s appeal as a 365-day destination

Latif Group, in line with the widespread development of tourism-related infrastructure, is planning to add several properties to its portfolio in Egypt, which includes the award-winning Rixos Sharm...

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Tourism & Culture November 19, 2018

Singapore Tourism Board: Passion Made Possible

The Singapore Tourism board (STB) is the lead development agency for tourism, one of Singapore’s key economic sectors. Together with industry partners and the community, it is working to shape...

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Tourism & Culture November 15, 2018

Banyan Tree: Global growth stemming from ASEAN

Founder and Executive Chairman Ho Kwon Ping of Banyan Tree Holdings speaks to the increasing importance of tourism throughout ASEAN and how far the luxury brand has come using its Singaporean base to...

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Tourism & Culture November 14, 2018

Singapore: a standout destination in the world’s most flourishing tourism region

In 2017 ASEAN attracted 125 million international visitors, making it one of the fastest-growing tourism regions in the world. The culturally-diverse, food-haven metropolis of Singapore is...

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Tourism & Culture November 12, 2018

Marina Bay Sands: an unrivalled integrated resort for MICE events

Whenever Singapore is mentioned, one would often associate it with its multi-cultural cuisine unparalleled shopping experiences and tall skyscrapers. But the bustling city is also a growing...

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Tourism & Culture November 11, 2018

Marina Bay Sands: the face of Singapore to the world

Marina Bay Sands is Singapore’s most iconic destination, offering guests the world's largest rooftop infinity pool, award-winning dining, and a wide range of shopping and entertainment options....

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Tourism & Culture November 08, 2018

“There is an emotional connection here that cannot be found with any other hotel”

The Worldfolio talks with Bipan Kapur, General Manager of Shangri–La Hotel, Singapore.

 

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Tourism & Culture October 31, 2018

Tourism, the Singaporean way

Singapore-based COMO Holdings is a diversified lifestyle company, with hotels and resorts around the world. In this interview, Olivier Jolivet discusses the competitive advantages of Singapore as a...