David Udell Group President for Asia Pacific of Hyatt Hotels gives us a look into the unique world of Hyatt hospitality. Their approach to capture an audience through emotional and personal connection has been a key strategy to a successful market.
This week we explore the unique and historical tramways of Hong Kong. Over a century old these double decker trams still offer the cheapest and greenest way to get around the city. Emmanuel Vivant, CEO of RATP Dev Transdev Asia & Managing Director of Hong Kong Tramways shares the evolution, challenges and importance of the HK Tram.
Douglas Young the hand of god, or rather Hong Kong's G.O.D. - part Bed Bath and Beyond, part designers dream den, with an aesthetic flair akin to a Wong Kar-wai film. Young talks to Biz Leader about the tribulations in touting this quintessentially Hong Kong brand and on their overseas expansion plans.
Weber Lo, Hong Kong’s Citi Country Officer and CEO talks with us about the banking industry in Hong Kong and how Citi bank stands globally. He also gives personal advice about working in the industry and how to excel in your career.
Luen Thai went from a humble shipping concern into a real estate, energy, sashimi and luxury bag behemoth. CEO Henry Tan shares insights into the family business - how they manage corporate and family lines with such a wide portfolio.
Christie’s Head of International Asian Art Jonathan Stone has witnessed a remarkable evolution in art auctions - from a veritable British monopoly to one now populated by the global elite. Stone delves into how Chinese collectors are reshaping the auction space, with both buyer and sellers quickly adapting to ever accelerating changes faster than you can say, “going once, twice, sold.”
This week we talk with Jennifer Cronin, Vice President Sales and Marketing of Marco Polo Hotel, an Asia Pacific focused company with multiple hotels across Hong Kong, Philippines and China. Jennifer explains how the economic gravity is definitely shifting towards China and that’s where she wants to focus in on bringing a new type of luxury hotel.
Karen Reddington is the President of Asia Pacific Division of FedEx Express. Hear how small and medium businesses can gain access to key geographies and markets, enabling them to get an opportunity to grow their business easily and efficiently. Karen also explains some of the latest trends in the market and gives us an insiders look into logistics.
Stella Kwan is the Managing Director of the popular tourist attraction Ngong Ping 360. In this episode hear Stella discuss how she constantly adapts to customers' changing needs in Hong Kong’s dynamic and competitive tourism industry while keeping herself and staff motivated.
Andrew Cowen is Chief Executive Officer for HK Express, Hong Kong’s first low-fare airline. Smith explains his approach to strategic direction for the airline, leading and growing the team through the transition from a full service carrier to a LCC and how HK Express stands up in this competitive industry.