Nigel and water monitor splash (c) Matthew Wright

How One Photo changed the Philippines

In August, Joaquin and I were at Sheridan Beach Resort and Spa, Palawan, experiencing the famous underground river close-by and the eco-resort’s many other attractions.  On the last full day, we were picked up by a WWII jeep and driven a very bumpy 5 minutes along the beachside path to see for ourselves Palawan’s lush…

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SmartOtels at Thailand Travel Mart – TTM – Bangkok

Thailand Travel Mart Plus (TTM) – a very important regional travel trade event – started in Bangkok today and SmartOtels will be fully represented by Ally Pasaprates, until very recently a senior executive of a major hotel investment company and franchisee across several countries in South East Asia.  Ally has a strong background in sales,…