What are the up-and-coming travel hotspots? How about…Bhutan? Plus, learn how Japan is recovering from the devastating earthquake and where the travel industry is headed in the next several years. And, if you’ve ever wondered where to find the best pizza or single-malt whiskey in Tokyo, you’re in the right place.
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Dasho Sangay Wangchuk, a member of the Bhutanese Royal Family, offers insight into his homeland and how this remote kingdom assesses its “happiness quotient.”
Costas Christ, editor at large for National Geographic Traveler, shares the latest sustainable trends and highlights from the WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards.
Jalsa Urubshurow, president of Nomadic Expeditions, talks about how to get the authentic, immersive travel experience in Mongolia.
James Hadfield, music and nightlife editor of Time Out Tokyo, reveals some of his favorite music venues in Tokyo, and tells us a little something about the over-the-top wedding industry in Japan…complete with faux churches.
Raymond Bickson, managing director & CEO, Taj Hotels, Resorts & Palaces, talks about the latest trends in the hotel industry and where he’s setting his sights next.
Christopher Nassetta, CEO of Hilton, reports on the next big destinations and what hotels are doing to improve the travel experience.
Shinji Nohara, The Tokyo Fixer, shares his favorite culinary finds in Tokyo, from craft brews to life-changing sushi, and tells us what it was like feeding Anthony Bourdain fugu for the first time
David Scowsill, president & CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council, explains why they chose Tokyo and the hard-hit Sendai as this year’s location, and what’s on the horizon for the travel industry.
Brett G. Tollman, CEO and president at The Travel Corporation, discusses tourism from a global perspective.
Rossi Ralenkotter, president & CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, talks about how the Vegas market has evolved over the years and what surprises people can find on and off The Strip.
Arnie Weissmann, editor in chief of Travel Weekly, shares some of the most intriguing travel hotspots he’s seen this year, including the surprising beauty of Bhutan and Nicaragua.
By Sarika Chawla for Peter Greenberg.com
Feature Image credit Mark Wexler