Kristin Mariano

Metro Manila, Philippines

About Kristin Mariano

Always on the lookout for great stories to tell.

Committee Member

TDs Inspiring Women in Travel Asia (IWTA)

Jul 2021 - Present • 2 years 9 months
Committee Member


Travel Daily Media (TD)

Mar 2018 - Present • 6 years 1 months
Writes B2B articles in the travel industry.

The Standard in Asia: Boripat Louichareon on crafting distinctive hospitality experiences

At the heart of The Standard’s success is its adept navigation of shifting consumer preferences, particularly the burgeoning demand from bleisure travelers seeking unique and unconventional experiences. The brand has carved its niche by embracing innovative lifestyle hospitality concepts, a move that resonates exceptionally well within the region. Brand TD has spoken with Boripat Louichareon, […]

Here’s how Cross Hotels & Resorts heralds a new face of hospitality in APAC

In a dynamic and ever-evolving industry, the key to success lies in adaptability and a commitment to reimagining strategies. Cross Hotels & Resorts has embarked on a transformative journey, taking a bold step toward redefining hospitality in the Asia-Pacific region. The comprehensive planning and development process left no stone unturned, from engaging panels of experts […]

DreamMaster on Crafting Unforgettable Sleep Experiences

As the self-proclaimed "Sleep Master," the brand has carved its niche in the competitive landscape of the hospitality industry. Suppharaj Chokwonganun, the Managing Director of Sleepwell Group, the visionary force behind DreamMaster, graciously shares the compelling origin story of their venture into providing mattresses for the hospitality sector.

Admiral Hotel Manila launched Once Upon A Filipino Christmas

Admiral Hotel Manila – MGallery ushers in the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony held last November 15, 2023, at its sophisticated Filipino-Spanish-inspired lobby restaurant, El Atrio Lounge. With the theme Once Upon a Filipino Christmas, this luxury boutique hotel is set to offer its guests an experience with a touch of Pinoy Christmas, […]

Sabre’s Beyond NDC Program: The Importance of Travel Servicing

We’ve all been there – the dreaded announcement at the airport: “Your flight has been cancelled.” In that instant, the well-laid plans for our journey can come crashing down like a house of cards. However, advancements in the travel industry are paving the way to mitigate the uncertainty caused by disruptions. Sabre’s Beyond NDC program […]

The Westin London City announces their new Residences

The Westin London City is pleased to unveil its new Residences. Nestled in the heart of London’s most coveted location, The Westin London City Residences offer an unparalleled living experience that seamlessly blends modernity, elegance, and breath-taking panoramas.  Each residence boasts three bedrooms, a balcony overlooking the river Thames, and a fully equipped kitchen with a choice between […]

Custard’s Top Hospitality Trends for 2024

From AI and weather patterns to experience-led packages and extended weddings – Custard’s top hospitality trends for 2024 explores some of the challenges and opportunities for the new year. Blame it on the weatherman With El Nino weather patterns back with a vengeance and the ongoing climate crisis reaching ‘global boiling’ point, unpredictable weather patterns are set […]

Philippines breaches 4.8M international visitor arrivals- DOT Chief

The Philippines has breached its target of 4.8 million international visitor arrivals before yearend, Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco announced Tuesday (Nov. 28).   The tourism chief shared the good news during the DOT’s 1st Philippine Golf Tourism Summit held at Grand Hyatt Manila that gathered tourism and golf industry leaders and […]

BWH Hotels Expands in Vietnam with Signing of BW Premier Collection Hotel in Quy Nhon

BWH℠ Hotels (BWH), the leading global hospitality network comprising WorldHotels™, Best Western® Hotels & Resorts and SureStay Hotels®, has announced the signing of The Sailing Quy Nhon, BW Premier Collection by Best Western, a stunning new high-rise hotel that will introduce the company’s elevated standards of international hospitality to an exciting, up-and-coming destination on Vietnam’s […]

The Islands of Tahiti: Responsible Travel and Giving Back To The Destination

Cultural Immersion With a Purpose Beyond the turquoise waters and sandy shores, The Islands of Tahiti offer a rich cultural experience intertwined with community well-being. Responsible travellers can engage in authentic experiences that directly contribute to the livelihoods of local communities. For example, visitors can support local artisans by purchasing handmade crafts, ensuring that each transaction becomes […]

Study reveals best European capitals for bachelor/-ette parties

London, Prague and Sofia are the top European capitals for stag and hen dos, a new report has found. Britain’s capital also has the best-rated nightlife. Skopje in North Macedonia, which features in the top ten capitals in Europe for bachelor and bachelorette parties, has the most affordable accommodation of all. This is all according […]

Three quirky travel experience suggestions for 2024

Arizona’s desert city, Scottsdale, is ideal for those looking to gain out-of-the-ordinary lifelong skills and experiences. In this unique setting framed by the Sonoran Desert, guests can learn the ropes of authentic cowboy culture at Arizona Cowboy College. Choosing between one-day to week-long sessions, guests will rope, ride and round up cattle in the desert alongside […]

Park Inn by Radisson North EDSA Delights Guests with “Ang Diwa ng Pasko” Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Park Inn by Radisson North EDSA recently held its Christmas tree lighting ceremony, “Ang Diwa ng Pasko,” on November 15, 2023. The well-attended event captivated its guests with the hotel’s festive atmosphere depicting the Filipino spirit of Christmas. The highlight of the ceremony was the lighting of the Christmas tree with traditional and locally produced […]

FCM sees global seat capacity soar in 2024

Q3-2023 continued the trend from H1-2023, signalling a levelling of rapid travel growth from late 2021. Whilst travel demand was growing and positive, the increases have moderated for a third quarter, according to FCM Consulting’s latest Global Quarterly Trend Report. The key outtake showed that Q1-2024 is forecast to be +71.8 million (+5.3 per cent) […]

Hungary’s first Radisson-branded hotel opens in Budapest

Radisson Hotel Budapest BudaPart, the first upscale Radisson branded hotel in Hungary opens its doors in the vibrant Újbuda district where the young fashion set, students, and creative locals gather to embrace local café culture or meet along the peaceful banks of Lágymányos bay. The newly built hotel serves both as a comfortable retreat as […]

PH promotes Mindanao’s halal cuisine and culture

  In a bid to further showcase Mindanao as a destination that is ready to offer a multi-dimensional tourism experience, the Department of Tourism gathered members of the diplomatic corps and some members of the international community to experience the region’s halal cuisine and culture on Tuesday (Nov. 22) at Dusit Thani Manila, Makati.   […]

The most affordable ski resorts in 2024

With the cost of a ski holiday to Europe reaching up to GBP1,980 per person including lift passes and rentals, it’s important to pick a resort that fits your budget.  To help narrow the search, travel insurance experts PayingTooMuch have looked at 30 popular locations based on factors like the average cost of hotels, a ski pass, and […] Group forms partnership with China International Culture Association Group has signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding with the China International Culture Association to promote inbound tourism. Mr James Liang, Co-founder and Chairman of Group and Mr Bo Sun, Chief Marketing Officer of Group, were present at the signing ceremony. The Nihao! China campaign, launched by China International Culture Association, aims to foster […]

Top 10 best and worst UK airports for cancellations

Travel insurance experts Loveit Coverit analysed major UK airport data provided by the Civil Aviation Authority to find out which UK airports had the highest and lowest rate of cancellations between the months of June and August of 2023. The data includes major airports that scheduled more than a thousand flights during that period. Top 10 worst […]

Accor Reveals 2024 Wellness Travel Trends

Many of Accor’s luxury and lifestyle brands and hotels are setting the trends with extraordinary wellness experiences. From athlete-inspired wellness to social well-being, Emlyn Brown, Global Senior Vice President of Well-Being Strategy, Design, Development, Accor, offers a glimpse into the transformative trends set to shape the sector in 2024. Discover below the group’s revealed list of top […]
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