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Montieth Illingworth on reigniting business and innovation
Montieth Illingworth, chief executive officer, and global managing partner at Montieth and Company catches up with Asia Gaming Brief editor Felix Ng on what companies need to be doing as the pandemic starts to move behind us.
With vaccines starting to roll out globally, companies, including ones from the gaming industry are looking at reigniting their businesses. Now's not the time to cut costs, but rather, invest in growth.
Mario Hardy talks about tourism recovery in Asia - AGB
Dr Mario Hardy, CEO of the Asia Pacific Travel Association (PATA) talks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about his organization’s forecasts for tourism recovery in Asia. While at present, he sees the recovery at the medium to severe level of a three-stage scenario, there are bright spots, such as domestic tourism spending in the Philippines.
Chris Rogers on the silent victim of covid-19 - AGB
Chris Rogers, who recently has started focusing his time on environmental sustainability for integrated resorts, shares his thoughts on the state of the industry, as well as some of the unfortunate outputs of the global pandemic on global landfill and waste.
Alex Czajkowski explains how he plans to use live video to win customers - AGB
Alex Czajkowski, an igaming marketing expert based in Asia, discusses the rise of live video - not just for the live dealer and proxy betting, but for unparalleled customer service.
Gary Bowerman talks about Asia’s tourism recovery prospects - AGB
Gary Bowerman, tourism industry analyst and director of Check-in Asia, speaks with Asia Gaming Brief managing editor Sharon Singleton about prospects for tourism recovery in 2021, how governments are seeking to boost domestic travel to plug the gaps and the challenges of getting regional airlines flying again.
Sameer Barde talks online rummy in India - AGB
Sameer Barde, chief executive officer of The Online Rummy Federation sat down with Asia Gaming Brief managing editor Sharon Singleton to discuss the outlook for his industry in India. Barde related that online rummy is growing at a remarkable pace in the subcontinent, but still faces challenges. The largest of the concerns is the movement in some high population states to try to ban online gaming, including rummy which has already been ruled legal by India’s Supreme Court as a skill game. The effort to educate both the public and policymakers about rummy’s status as a skill game must continue, he says.