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Exclusive interview with Manfred Ehrenhofer of Sigma Vinum. In this interview, filmed at the Bangkok Wine Expo 2019 on 22 February, Manfred tells us more about his company, how many bottles of wine he produces annually, how many of them are exported, why he was attending the Bangkok Wine Expo for the first time, what he expects to get from the event, and much, much more.
Exclusive interview with Eva Moosbrugger of Schloss Gobelsburg Wines. Filmed at the Bangkok Wine Expo on 22 February 2019, Eva tells us more about her family's wine business, how many bottles they produce each year and how many of those are exported and to where. We discuss how the family would like to change the export business, what challenges it faces and what limitations there are with regards to the numbers it can produce. All that and much, much more.
Exclusive interview about yoo Hotels & Resorts' expansion plans in Asia Pacific and beyond. In this interview, Andrew Pang tells us why yoo has chosen Bangkok for their regional HQ, we discuss the company's expansion plans, why yoo feels it is the right time to launch a new hotel brand, how the two hotel brands under yoo differ, what targets the company has in terms of the number of properties in the region and globally within the next few years, and much, much more.
What plans does Austria have for the upcoming Bangkok Wine Expo 2019 which will take place at the Shangri-La Hotel on 22 February. Mr. Gunther Sucher, Commercial Counsellor at the Austrian Embassy in Bangkok, tells us how many wine producers from Austria will be participating this year, how that compares to last year and what they expect to get from the event. We also discuss Austrian wine in general, how much of it is exported, where most of the exported wine goes and how important the Thai market is to Austria's wine industry.
Why should people visit Austria when they travel to Europe and how does it compare to other popular tourist destinations in the region? How many visitor arrivals did Austria welcome in 2018, how does that compare with 2017 and what is the target for 2019? How many Thais travel to Austria every year and how long do they stay? These are just some of the many questions that Steven Howard of TavelNewsAsia.com puts to Mr. Gunther Sucher, Commercial Counsellor at the Austrian Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand.
The inaugural Bangkok Elephant Boat Race and River Festival will take place at the Anantara Riverside on 29-31 March 2019. What's it all about? Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com speaks to Tim Boda of Minor Hotels who unveils a lot of previously unknown details about this very exciting new event.
How's business at the most luxurious and newest hotel in Halong, Vietnam? Exclusive FHD interview with Mr. Roland G. Svensson, General Manager of the newly opened FLC Grand Hotel Halong in Vietnam. In this interview, filmed in the lobby of the hotel on 18 January 2019, Steven Howard asks Mr. Svensson how business has been in the very busy 7 days since the hotel opened.
How's Business at the St. Regis Astana? Exclusive interview with Mr. Luciano Sozzo, General Manager of The St. Regis Astana, one of the most luxurious hotels in Kazakhstan. In this interview, filmed in the Presidential Suite of The St. Regis Astana on 14 December 2018, Steven Howard asks Mr. Sozzo how business has been since the hotel opened in September 2017.
Looking Ahead with Air Astana - Exclusive interview with Mr. Richard Ledger, Air Astana's Vice President of Marketing and Sales. In this interview, filmed at Air Astana's offices at Astana Int. Airport on 14 December, Steven Howard asks about the airline's latest aircraft - the snow leopard. We discuss which routes the aircraft will be used on, what the livery means, and what timeframe the airline has to retire the aircraft that the Embraer E190-E2 will replace.
Exclusive media briefing by Air Astana's President and CEO, Peter Foster, OBE. In the briefing, which is completely unedited and includes the entire Q&A session from media attending, Peter tells us about the new Embraer E190-E2 which features a very special Snow Leopard livery, and he shares some previously undisclosed details of the new low cost airline that the company is about to launch. The briefing took place on 14 December 2018 in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Russian Helicopters completed its South Asian Heli Tour with a last stop at the Sepang F1 Circuit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Monday. The demonstration tour, which comprised of two civilian helicopters - an Ansat and a Mi-171A2, gave potential buyers, VIPs and select media, an opportunity to learn more about the aircraft and see them perform demo flights. Watch the press conference given by Andrey Boginsky, CEO of Russian Helicopters.
How's business at the Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur? Exclusive HD video interview with Vinod Narayan, Hotel Manager of the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur. In this interview, filmed at the hotel's very cool bar on 4 December 2018, Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com asks Vinod how business has been since the hotel opened just a few months ago.
Exclusive interview with Richard Allen, Group General Manager of Simpson Marine. In this interview, filmed on board a Monte Carlo Yacht MCY 96 which was at the Ocean Marina Pattaya Boat Show 2018 earlier this month, Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com asks how yacht sales have been this year when compared to 2017, which markets are doing well, which areas of ASEAN and Asia Pacific region hold the most opportunity for growth and what's holding those areas back.
Exclusive interview with Scott Finsten, Harbour Master at the Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Jomtien, Pattaya, Thailand. Scott also tells us about the state of sailing in Thailand, who is sailing - Thais or foreigners, what they are sailing, and how does he see the lifestyle / sport developing in the future.
Interview with Peter Jacops, Founding Member of Disabled Sailing Thailand. In this interview, filmed at the Ocean Marina Pattaya Boat Show on 2 December 2018, Steven Howard asks what Disabled Sailing Thailand is all about, why and how it was founded, what its expansion plans are, and what difficulties they have faced.
Exclusive HD video interview with Thanaya Pleenaram (Nana), Managing Director of Phuket-based Sky Marine Group. In this interview, filmed at the Ocean Marina Pattaya Boat Show on 2 December 2018, Steven Howard asks Khun Thanaya about her business which includes yacht sales, hull cleaning and maintenance, as well as luxury yacht charters.
Exclusive interview with Deiv Salutskij, Managing Director of Compass Edge Finland. In this interview, filmed in London on 5 November 2018, Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com asks Deiv to tell us how this year's business compares to 2017 and what plans Compass Edge Finland has for 2019 and beyond.
Exclusive interview with three of the top executives from Korean Air. In this interview, filmed at Korean Air's headquarters at Gimpo International Airport on 16 October 2018, Steven Howard asks Mr. Keehong Woo - Executive Vice President, Mr. Sam Noh, Senior Vice President & Head of Cargo Business Division and Mr. Bo-Young (Daniel) Song, Managing Vice President Passenger Network & Sales to tell us more about the airline and its plans for the future.
What is Korean food all about, and why has it not grown in popularity overseas as rapidly as some of the other cuisines from the region such as Japanese, Chinese, Thai and even Vietnamese? What is Soju, what differences are there between the different types and how do you drink it - cold or at room temperature, sip or down in one, what etiquettes are there? These are just a few of the questions Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com puts to Jaeyoung Lee, Executive Chef of the Four Seasons Hotel Seoul, on 16 October 2018. The interview is in both English and Korean. Steven's voice has been removed and you the questions inserted in text format with Chef Jaeyoung answering in Korean before the extremely talented Ms. Chaeri Jeong translates his answer into English for us all.
Closing press conference conducted by Mr. Andrew Herdman, Director General of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines, on 19 October 2018 about the resolutions passed at AAPA 62nd Assembly of Presidents in Jeju, South Korea..
Asia Pacific airline leaders have travelled to the popular tourist destination of Jeju Island in South Korea this week for the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) 62nd Assembly of Presidents. In this presentation, Mr. Andrew Herdman, Director General of the AAPA, gives a valuable insight into what is happening to both the passenger and cargo side of the business, how this year compares to last, what we can expect moving forward, and much, much more.
Mr. Walter Cho, Korean Air's President & COO, gave a very brief, but extremely inspiring speech to the 200+ VIP delegates attending the AAPA 62nd Assembly of Presidents in Jeju, South Korea on 19 October 2018.
Andrew Herdman, Director General of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA), giving the Opening Presentation at the AAPA 62nd Assembly of Presidents in Jeju, South Korea on 19 October 2018.
One of the panel discussions during the AAPA 62nd Assembly of Presidents in Jeju, South Korea was about the aviation industry meeting demand. Paul Steele, IATA's Senior Vice President and External Relations, was the moderator. He was joined by Rupert Hogg, CEO of Cathay Pacific, Robert Martin, CEO of BOC Aviation and Tan Sri Bashir Ahmad, Advisor of GMR Airports (former CEO of Malaysia Airports and President ACI Asia-Pacific).
World's Best Airport Hotel - Interview with GM of Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Singapore. How's business at the multi-award winning Crowne Plaza Changi Airport hotel in Singapore? Often voted the best airport hotel in the world, Steven Howard sits down with Bruno Cristol, General Manager of the hotel, to ask about the awards and why he feels the property is worthy of such an impressive and much sought after title.
Moxy Hotels are a relatively new brand within Marriott's rapidly growing portfolio and there are currently only three open in Asia - two in Japan and one in Indonesia. As Mr. Matthias Y. Sutter, GM of the JW Marriott Phuket, has firsthand experience working for the two hotels in Japan, we asked him to tell us more about the brand and what it stands for.
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Sustainable Tourism - PHIST Interview. What could the World Wide Fund for Nature, or WWF as it is more commonly known, possibly have in common with the hotel industry? In this exclusive interview with Maggie Lee, Market Transformation Manager at WWF Singapore, we ask Maggie about this, and much more.
The JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa was one of the very first major resorts to open on Mai Khao Beach on the north west coast of Phuket island, and this year celebrates its 16th anniversary. In the interview, filmed in a Royal Suite on 25 September 2018, we discuss which are the top five markets for the hotel and how that differs between green (low) season and the peak November - May season.
Exclusive HD Video interview with Mr. Bruno Cristol, General Manager of the multi-award winning Crowne Plaza Changi Airport hotel in Singapore. Often voted the best airport hotel in the world by frequent travellers, Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com sat down with Bruno on 28 September 2018 to ask him about the Crowne Plaza's green credentials.
Boracay is one of the most beautiful places on earth. The island has been a powerful magnet for both local and foreign tourists for many years, first mainly with backpackers and partygoers, but in recent years some luxury hotels have opened changing the demographics of the island's visitor arrivals.
Exclusive HD video interview with Eric Ricaurte, Founder & CEO of Greenview. In this interview, filmed at the JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa on 25 September 2018, we ask Eric for his thoughts on the inaugural PHIST (Phuket Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism) forum which was held at the resort on 24 September.
Exclusive HD video interview with Mr. Matthias Y. Sutter, General Manager of the JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa. In this interview filmed at the resort on Mai Khao beach in the north of Phuket, we ask Mr. Sutter about the different sustainable initiatives the resort is undertaking and what plans they have for the future.
In this interview filmed in the morning of 24 September 2018 before PHIST got underway, Steven Howard asks Anthony Lark, President of the Phuket Hotels Association, to tell us more about PHIST, how its success will be measured, why the event has been created, and whether they have ambitions for PHIST to become an annual event that attracts an even greater number of delegates from the Asia Pacific region, and if the dates for 2019 have already been decided. All that and much, much more in the video and podcast.
Diving in Phuket, Thailand - PHIST Interview with Sea Bees' Karen Lewis. Exclusive HD video interview with Karen Lewis, Sea Bees' Dive Centre Manager at the JW Marriott on Mai Khao Beach in Phuket, Thailand. In this interview, filmed sat on the beach on 23 September 2018, Steven Howard asks Karen about diving in the area. We discuss how diving in the green / rainy season differs from diving in the peak season, and what marine life divers can expect to see.
Exclusive HD video interview with Ms. Naphat Nutsati, General Manager of the new luxury 5-star Raya Heritage Resort in Chiang Mai, Thailand. In this interview, filmed at the resort on 18 September 2018, Steven Howard asks Khun Naphat about the property, the different suites, location and which luxury hotel consortium the property is about to join and why.
Exclusive interview with Khun Somyot Pokpong, Executive Chef of the newly opened Raya Heritage Resort in Chiang Mai, Thailand. In this interview, filmed at the resort on 17 September 2018, Steven Howard asks Chef Somyot what guests can expect from the F&B outlets at this luxurious Chiang Mai hotel.
Exclusive interview with Mr. Thomas Tapken, Managing Director of the Pattana Golf Club and Resort in Sriracha, Chonburi, Thailand. In this interview, filmed on the 27-hole Pattana Golf Course on 6 September 2018, Steven Howard asks Thomas about the property, the golf course and the exciting plans for the future.
In the Dell Precision 7730 Mobile Workstation two of the four SODIMM RAM slots are in the back and the other two in the front. In our second video we showed you how to access the two RAM slots in the back and in this video we show you how to remove the keyboard so that you can access the two RAM slots in the front.
In this second video on the Dell Precision 7730 Mobile Workstation we show you how easy it is to open the back of the laptop to install/change RAM and/or the harddrives. The Dell Precision 7730 has up to four M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD slots and all of them are very easily accessible under the bottom lid of the laptop. Two of the four SODIMM RAM slots are also at the bottom of the laptop while the other two RAM slots require users to remove the keyboard and access them that way (a new video on that will be uploaded soon).
Quick look at Dell's latest flagship laptop, the Dell Precision 7730 Mobile Workstation. This laptop is a beast! As with all Dell Precision mobile workstations, the 7730 can be fully customised to meet your exact needs and budget. The laptop comes with four M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD slots - although if you take the 4-cell battery option, rather than the 6-cell battery, you could choose to do away with one M.2 PCIe slot and opt to install a 2.5-inch 7mm HD instead. The Dell 7730 can also take up to 128GB of DDR4 SODIMM RAM in 4 slots.
Exclusive HD video interview with Mr. Anthony Cox, General Manager of the Danesfield House Hotel & Spa in Marlow, England. In this interview, filmed in the Oak Room of the hotel - a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World - on 10 August 2018, we ask Mr. Cox about the property's incredible history, how the renovation of a few years ago has been received and what plans there are for future renovations. You will learn about which markets the hotel attracts the most, what part visitors from Asia Pacific play in those figures and how the hotel is using technology. We also discuss RAF Medmenham, the hotel's highly respected F&B outlets, the spa, Tom Kerridge, and Marlow as a destination for travellers from within the UK and also further afield. All that and much, much more in the HD video.
Exclusive HD video interview with Mr. Simon Press, Reed Exhibition's Senior Exhibition Director - World Travel Market. In this interview, filmed at Reed Exhibition's offices in Richmond near London, England on 27 July, Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com asks what sellers, buyers, trade visitors and media can expect from this year's World Travel Market - or WTM as it is more commonly known.
Exclusive interview with Mr. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic. In this video, filmed on board an airBaltic Airbus A220-300 (previously known as the Bombardier CS300) at Farnborough Airshow 2018 on 16 July, Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com asks Mr. Gauss about the aircraft, why it is so popular, what makes it special and what plans they have for future orders.
The Antonov-124-100 is the world’s largest civil cargo aircraft and is capable of carrying up to 120 tonnes of super-heavy and oversized cargo. The aircraft has a pressurized cargo cabin with a total volume of 1050 m³. Multi-leg landing gears equipped with 24 wheels allow the Antonov-124-100 to operate the aircraft on unpaved runways as well as to change the angle of the fuselage to simplify loading operations. The Antonov-124-100 has two loading entrances, at the nose and tail of the aircraft, both equipped with expanding loading ramps. For loading of non-standard cargo the cabin is equipped with two electric winches of 3 tonnes traction each and 4 electric hoists of common carrying capacity up to 30 tonnes. Volga-Dnepr currently operates a fleet of 12 Antonov-124-100 aircraft, in addition to many other cargo planes.
CargoLogicAir Boeing 747-8F being loaded with a Jeep Wrangler at Farnborough International Airshow 2018 on Sunday, 15 July 2018. Launched in 2015, CargoLogicAir is the United Kingdom’s only maindeck freighter airline. Headquartered close to London Heathrow Airport and with its main operating base at London Stansted Airport, CargoLogicAir connects companies with prime export markets in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.
Is the Dusit Thani Bangkok closing or not? If it is closing, when will it close and is that date final - or could it change again? Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com sat down with Khun Titiya Xuto, Vice President Operations Thailand and General Manager of the Dusit Thani Bangkok, on 5 July 2018 to ask her these questions and many more.
Jake Needham, a successful American lawyer and screenwriter, is today one of the most popular writers of thrilling fiction novels in Southeast Asia. In the past eighteen years, Jake has published ten popular crime and spy thrillers which are set in three of the region's most exciting and colourful countries - Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand. In this interview, which took place on Friday, 6 July 2018 in a suite at the Dusit Thani Bangkok, Jake gives us a little insight into his career, books and love of the region..
Ms. Jidlada Polchangkwang of the R Photo Hotel and The River Hotel in Nakhon Phanom Thailand tells us about her two hotels. In this interview, filmed on 29 June 2018 after the Mekong Tourism Forum 2018, we ask Ms. Jidlada which markets are staying at her hotel, how the two hotels differ, what plans they have for the group's third hotel and when it will break ground and open, plus much, much more.
Thailand's Nakhon Phanom province will host the Mekong Tourism Forum 2018 from 25-29 June under the theme "Transforming Travel Transforming Lives".
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Exclusive HD video interview with Luc Bollen, General Manager of The Park Lane Hong Kong, a Pullman Hotel. In this interview, filmed in the new Executive Lounge of the hotel on 4 April 2018, we ask Mr. Bollen how 2017 ended compared to 2016. We discuss what impact opening an expanded and much nicer Executive Lounge has had on business, who is using the lounge and you will learn what exciting plans the hotel has to make it even bigger and better. Plus we talk about technology, the new room categories, RevPAR, occupancy rates and so much more.
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Videos from Mekong Tourism Forum 2018,
Videos from Sabre's Travel Technology Exchange (TTX) APAC 2016,
HD Videos from AAPA's 60th Assembly of Presidents 2016 in Manila,
from the ATF 2010,
Videos from the ATF 2011,
HD Videos from ATF 2012,
Videos from ATF 2013,
HD Videos from ATF 2014,
HD Videos from ATF 2015,
HD Videos from ATF 2016,
HD Videos from the Singapore Airshow 2010,
HD Videos from Asian Aerospace 2011,
HD Videos from Singapore Airshow 2012,
HD Videos from Farnborough 2012,
HD Videos from Singapore Airshow 2014,
Videos from the Hua Hin Kiteboarding World Cup 2010,
HD Videos from Hua Hin in August 2010,
HD Videos from Rest Detail Hotel in Hua Hin,
HD Videos from King's Cup Elephant Polo 2012 in Hua Hin,
HD Videos from JATA Tourism Forum & Travel
HD Videos from JATA Tourism Expo 2016,
HD Videos from Hong Kong Cricket Sixes 2012,
HD Videos from the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens 2010,
HD Videos from the 2010 Bintan Triathlon,
HD Videos from the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai,
HD Videos from WTM 2011 and
from Terengganu, Malaysia (2015) with much more on
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