Recommended readings and interesting links on tourism & hospitality marketing and sustainability. Feel free to contact us if you would like to add a resource. 

COVID 19 and sustainable tourism: Information resources and links
How to practise responsible tourism during COVID-19

Sustainable Hospitality
Hotel Kitchen
Green Destinations | Destinations Training Course, Incheon 2018 – Green Destinations
Compare Hotels – Choose the most Sustainable – Glooby
Blockchain Technology and Its Uses in the Hospitality Industry |
Chengdu Declaration on ‘Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals’, 13/9/17
Nudging A tool for sustainable behaviour?  Dec. 2014
Ethereum Project

Hospitality Marketing – Attracting, Managing and Retaining Clients
The best marketing automation software for hotels
10 Luxury Hotel & Resort Marketing Strategies
Chinese Tourists Are Taking Over the Earth, One Selfie at a Time – Bloomberg
Hotel guests from Asia-Pacific want to improve their lives. Here’s how you can help.
The Hospitality Talent Gap – China Business Review
Hiring at your hotel: The six best traits of successful hotel staff – SiteMinder
Attracting and Retaining Millennials in the Competitive Hospitality Sector
Social media’s effect on hotel pricing power felt in Asia-Pacific
8 tactics you need to include in your 2018 hotel marketing plan – SiteMinder
Technology Finally Convinced Mandarin Oriental to Launch a Loyalty Program – Skift
HNN – Analysts talk Marriott’s new brand overlap
The Best Hotel Rewards Programs 2018 – The Points Guy
China’s travel market tears into 2016 – WIT

Hospitality HR – Attracting, Managing and Retaining Clients & Talents
ICON Hotel A Hong Kong tourism success story: teaching hotel the industry derided has spearheaded change and earned a top ranking | South 
Building a future for women in hospitality – Glion Blog | Glion Institute of Higher Education
Hospitality industry faces new threats – HR in ASIA

History of Hospitality in Asia
Les grands hôtels en Asie – Quand le luxe standard fabrique la ville – Éditions de la Sorbonne
Thierry Sanjuan (dir.), Les Grands Hôtels en Asie. Modernité, dynamiques urbaines et sociabilité
Exciting new developments in Seoul, Hub – THE BUSINESS TIMES
Trends Reshaping China’s Hospitality Industry | Faithful+Gould | Asia Pacific
Independent Hotel Trends 2018
Imperial Hotel Tokyo | Film and Digital Times
The Peninsula Hong Kong (1928), Hong Kong | Historic Hotels of the World-Then&Now
Where to Stay in Japan: Lodging Tips – SmarterTravel
Where to Stay in Thailand: Lodging Tips – SmarterTravel
Where to Stay in Indonesia: Lodging Tips – SmarterTravel
Mandai Project – Singapore’s home, sanctuary and heritage.
Ambassador Group
History of casino – Asia Casino Gaming
Asia’s Casinos In 2017: Macau’s Winning Streak Goes On While The Philippines Weather Tragedy
The Magnificent Adventures of Captain Nair | Hotels | Personalities
Singapore’s Raffles Hotel: A look at the iconic landmark through the years, Business News & Top Stories – The Straits Times
Bond of Brothers — the First Asian Hotel Chain |
Hotels in Cambodia Phnom Penh – Guide for foreigner
Why the Indonesian Tourism will Get a Boost with The Mandalika Project and why you should invest in it Now !

Strategic visions and operational challenges
Hotel Asset Management – Horwath HTL Asia Pacific
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts – Bringing Asian Hospitality To The World
8 Things You Should Know About Hospitality Industry In Asia
10 Of The Best Luxury Hotel Brands In The World
Lessons for hoteliers on trends in food and beverage – eHotelier
New, stricter rating system for hotels
Ces surprenants concepts hôteliers envahissent Paris et ringardisent Airbnb –
New Hospitality Concepts To Be Introduced to Asia – INDESIGNLIVE SINGAPORE | Daily Connection to Architecture and Design
Luxury hotels are swapping glitz for experience, say AHEAD Asia awards judges
How Asia’s hospitality industry can stay relevant in this competitive digital age – WIT
Chinese hotel brands expand overseas but face challenges on the way | By Stuart Pallister – Hospitality Net
Hotels in 2017: Challenges and opportunities – AMEInfo
Why China? A study of why foreign hotel companies are rushing to develop new luxury hotels in China
Marriott Aims To Cut Commissions For Online Agencies | Hospitality Ireland
One Unhappy Hotel Left Starwood Overnight – One Mile at a Time
Etiquipedia: Etiquette and Japanese Omotenashi
12 Tips for Chinese Business Etiquette and Culture
Scenarios after the passage of the Tourism Law in China | Welcome Chinese
Hotel chains: survival strategies for a dynamic future | Journal of Tourism Futures | Vol 3, No 1
Business Sense: Lodging Econometrics’ 2018 Development Update | Hospitality Design
A Place for Everything and Everything in Its Place: The Application of Feng Shui to Hotels » Boston Hospitality Review | Blog Archive | Boston University

Globalization and Localization
Asia-Pacific : Marriott Hotel Development
AccorHotels Development In Asia Pacific
JLL HotelDestinations-APAC-May-2017
Marriott International to open 80 hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific in 2017 | Hotel Management
What is it about Asian hospitality that makes it so special?
The World’s Biggest Hotel Chains Planning Major Expansion in Asia; China Hotel Industry is the Certain Winner / HOTEL Asia Pacific / December 2003
Hygge – An Example Of Hospitality Across Cultures ||Hospitality Job Portal|Tourism Careers
Meliá Hotels International accelerates its growth in Asia Pacific to reach 45 hotels in the region | Meliá Hotels International
Asian hotels bring their brand of hospitality to the West | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post
Banyan Tree et AccorHotels annoncent un partenariat stratégique | AccorHotels
Accor and Banyan Tree Hotel Partnership Could Be a Very Tricky Maneuver – Skift
Hyatt History
Ambassador Group
Le Peninsula Paris capitalise sur ses origines asiatiques

Asian Hospitality MICE
The top 50 meeting hotels in Asia Pacific unveiled | Marketing Interactive
Unequal cities of spectacle and mega-events in China
China takes lead in billion-dollar MICE boom | Shanghai Daily
The Sky’s the limit: Meetings & Conventions Asia

Other ​Links and Files
Trends reshaping China’s hospitality industry
Trends Reshaping Asia’s Hospitality Industry
Savills World Research Asia Pacific – Briefing Hotel sales & investment, Nov. 2017
Savills World Research Asia Pacific – Singapore Hotel Market Perspectives
Sabre – The 2017 Smart Decision Guide to Hotel Property Management Systems
State of the Hotel Industry in Asia Pacific – Fastbooking, 2017
Segittur – Smart Destinations Report 2017
​Sabre – the Polarization of Asian Travellers
Hospitality in Asia: Hotels and Startups are Reinventing Accommodation 
The Future of Hotel Distribution in Asia: the Opportunities 
Asia Pacific Sustainability Data Trends Report – Nov. 2017, Horvath
2018 travel and hospitality industry outlook – Deloitte
Digital Disruption of the Hospitality Industry – 2017, Meltwater
Tourism & Hospitality in India – IBEF, Jan. 2018
China’s Hospitality Industry – Rooms for Growth 
UNWTO/GTERC – Asia Tourism Trends 2017 Edition
The mega trends in the Asia Pacific Hospitality Industry – Nov. 2016
8 Things You Should Know About Hospitality Industry In Asia – 2015​