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Communications, Creative, Digital, Idea

Status QUO 4 out now

Does the cost of innovation pay off for hospitality brands? Do hotel guests crave more comfort or more creativity? And are they really willing to pay a premium for a novel experience? Find out in the latest issue of Status QUO, available now... More

November 12, 2014 by QUO

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Brand Strategy, Creative, Digital

A Thai-infused brand brought to life online

A THAI-INFUSED BRAND BROUGHT TO LIFE ONLINE The recently reimagined MANATHAI hotel brand has a new website, which provides users with intuitive navigation and an immersive online experience. In creating the site, the aim of QUO’s digital t... More

October 14, 2014 by QUO

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Brand Strategy, Creative, Digital

The Difference a Brand Makes

A QUO-BRANDED RESORT TAKES HOME TWO PRESTIGIOUS WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS   With its revolutionary take on the Maldivian luxury resort experience, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi has walked away from the 2014 World Travel Awards with two outstanding accolad... More

September 25, 2014 by QUO

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Idea, Our People, Tourism

“A New Phuket” tourism forum on 12th September

Phuket has evolved into a mainstream, mass-market destination; the island’s beaches have undergone extreme makeovers; and more dramatic changes are on the horizon. Join David Keen, CEO of QUO, as he leads a discussion on visionary destination b... More

August 25, 2014 by QUO Admin

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Advocacy, Tourism

TAMING TOURISM

HOW UNESCO HELPS WORLD HERITAGE SITES FIND THE BALANCE BETWEEN PROMOTION AND PROTECTION.  In 1997, the Old Town of Lijiang in China's Yunnan province was granted UNESCO World Heritage inscription. This beautifully well- ... More

August 05, 2014 by Bek van Vliet

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Tourism

THE GREAT BURMESE GOLD RUSH

THE RECENT SURGE IN TOURISM NUMBERS TO THE ONCE FORBIDDEN MYANMAR HAS OPENED UP RICH POSSIBILITIES FOR HOTEL COMPANIES, BUT IS THIS REALLY THE LAND OF MILK AND HONEY? For so many years the pariah of the Western wo... More

August 01, 2014 by Mark Bibby Jackson

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Strategy, Tourism

IT'S MORE FUN IN THE PHILIPPINES

Q WHAT WERE YOUR THOUGHTS WHEN YOU FIRST SAW THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE PHILIPPINES’ NEW TOURISM SLOGAN: ‘IT’S MORE FUN IN THE PHILIPPINES’?  Francis Gotianun, Assistant Vice President, Filinvest Hospitality: I thou... More

July 17, 2014 by Orion Ray-Jones

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Strategy, Tourism

HIRE EDUCATION

INDONESIA hopes to be the head of the class in hospitality schools, raising the bar on employee talent throughout Southeast Asia. Indonesia is planning to spearhead the development of the travel- trades skills across Southeast Asia by stren... More

June 30, 2014 by Greg Lowe

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Brand Strategy, Research, Strategy, Tourism

SMALL WONDER

CAN INTERNATIONAL BRANDS EXPAND INTO AN INDONESIAN MARKET DOMINATED BY LOCAL LOW-COST CHAINS? AND CAN THESE BUDGET HOTELS EXPAND INTO AN INTERNATIONAL MARKET DOMINATED BY THE MAJOR PLAYERS?  INDONESIA'S value hotel sec... More

June 27, 2014 by Greg Lowe

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Idea

HOME SWEET HOTEL

A guest coumn by Bill Barnett, Managing Director, C9 Hotelworks  RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES TAGGED WITH HOTEL BRAND NAMES CONTINUE TO GROW AND EVOLVE AS THE TOP-END MARKET SHIFTS FROM THE BEACH TO THE BIG CITY.  One of my... More

June 20, 2014 by Bill Barnett

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