PHIST 2021- Sustainable Asia RE-defined

PHIST 2021- Sustainable Asia RE-defined

PHIST Main Event -


Ho Kwon Ping, Founder and Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings and Laguna Resorts and Hotels; Jesper Palmqvist, Area Director Asia Pacific, STR; Anthony Lark, President, Phuket Hotels Association; Matawee Mujchapan, Operations Manager, Centara Hotels & Resorts; Nikhom Jensiriratanakorn, Director, Horwath HTL; Marcia Yu, Senior Investment Manager, IFC (International Finance Corporation); Aliza Napartivaumnuay, Co-Founder and CEO, Socialgiver; Matthew Carlisle, Singapore Operations Manager, XCO2; and Student Presenters, Asian Institute of Hospitality Management (AIHM)/La Roches. 


Eric Ricaute, Founder & CEO, Greenview, and Bill Barnett, Managing Director, C9 Hotelworks 

Event Highlights 

Organized by Phuket’s travel industry the virtual event hosted speakers from across the region who did a deep dive into topics such as present-day tourism trends and learn how the impact of the ongoing pandemic and beyond will undoubtedly change the travel and tourism universe we have come to know. PHIST (Phuket Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism) has established itself as a leading forum in Asia for sustainable tourism, environmental education for hotels as well as advocacy in best practices and education.

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