Neil Dwane, chief investment officer for equities for Europe at Allianz Global Investors, says the hotel and travel industry has the ability to compete with companies such as Airbnb.
Julian Persaud, regional director of Asia Pacific at Airbnb, discusses the regulatory challenges to home-sharing globally, plus the company's expansion in Asia.
Fastbooking will be the cornerstone of AccorHotels' strategy to develop its own web-direct transactions, says Jean-Luc Chretien, co-CEO of Fastbooking.
Collapsing tourist demand in Tunisia as a result of two terrorist attacks earlier in the year has led to the closure of 70 hotels.
Iran is prepping for a 'tsunami' of foreign tourists as the country implements a nuclear deal that would lift sanctions.
Iran's vice president told The AP his country is preparing for a "tsunami" of foreign tourists as sanctions against the country starts being lifted.
Archaeological council approved plans to increase ticket prices across the country's main museum and archaeological sites.
The West Kowloon Cultural District's difficulties have fueled questions on whether such a monumental enterprise ccan ever stimulate original art.
David Scowsill, president and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council, says China's growing middle class is fueling exponential growth in domestic travel.
Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, says the 510M Chinese who traveled during the holiday were a boon to the hotel industry.
Chris Babb, president and owner of The Group Tour Company, says the U.S. is ready to accommodate rising numbers of Chinese tourists which are expected to increase to 5 million a year in tandem with the “China-U.S. Tourism Year” in 2016.
Brett Tollman, CEO of The Travel Corporation, discusses the latest in travel trends such as airlines' promotion strategies and advance bookings.
Macau's strong activity over the Golden Week suggests that seasonal casino and gaming trends are intact, says Grant Govertsen, MD at Union Gaming Group.
Victor Chan, chairman of Hong Kong Hotels Association, says the number of mainland tourists and hotel occupancy was down in Hong Kong over Golden Week.
The revenue that Saudi Arabia generates from oil could be overtaken by tourism one day, according to tourism industry experts and economists.
Australia is to begin trialling some of the world's most advanced shark deterrent technologies in the next few months, the FT reports.
Clement Kwok, CEO of The Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels (HSH), outlines the importance of its flagship hotel in Hong Kong and explains whether he is worried about a slower-growing China.
Australia and NZ risk losing the race for big-spending Chinese holidaymakers, experts say.
Apart from being a safe destination, Monaco's location between France and Italy will help the country to attract more visitors from China, says Guillaume Rose, president of Monaco Tourism.
With the pope's visit expected to draw massive crowds, Airbnb gets new wave of first time users.