Hilton – APAC travelers appreciate work from anywhere while discovering new work-life rhythms | Panda Anku

hilton – SINGAPORE – The pandemic has redefined travel, and Hilton (NYSE:HLT), a leading hospitality company, presents its latest survey results1, Travel Trends show how the last two years have not only transformed the way people travel, but also why. Findings showed that the lines between work and personal travel are increasingly blurring – with vacation time increasingly being added to work trips. This signals the need to establish new rhythms of calm and reconnection, and emphasizes why where you stay matters now more than ever.

“Our study shows that not only is business travel being extended for additional downtime, but leisure travel also needs to be flexible and connected enough to allow for an element of remote working or working from anywhere,” he said ben georgeSenior Vice President and Commercial Director, Hilton, Asia Pacific. “More than ever, the focus is on the stay itself and the overall offer of the hotel experience. When you need to create an inspirational presentation on the go, it depends on where you are – the setting, the food and the amenities make all the difference.”

Blurring boundaries between work and life

The rise of remote working during the pandemic has accelerated an always-on culture, leading to a greater desire and need among employees to disconnect from constant video conferencing and the incessant ping of messaging apps.

43% of Indonesian and Malaysian travelers say they want a break from work, but among them, 95% and 81% still spend some time on work while traveling with family.

Busy respondents off Singapore (66%) and Australia (64%) can’t seem to switch off their work mode, although they would like to.

There’s also the added stress of guilt that comes with answering work emails while on vacation, according to half of respondents Indonesia (59%), Australia (58%), Malaysia (57%) and Singapore (54%).

Work remotely from stunning locations

At the same time, there is an increasing preference among travelers to make the most of the remote working flexibility that more companies are now offering. Across the region, employed respondents would choose to work in some form while traveling India (98%) at the top, followed by Thailand and Indonesia (95%), Malaysia (81%), Singapore (65%) and Australia (64%).

This corresponds with longer stays in hotels, which provide an ideal environment to work from anywhere if preferred. Hilton booking data showed an average length of stay increase of up to two days from 2019 to 2022 Asia Pacific-With Singapore and Bangkok take the lead after five or four days.

WFH: Work by Hilton

Hilton Singapore OrchardExecutive lounge

Guests can enjoy a well-connected stay Hilton Singapore Orchard. In addition to the close proximity to the city center, a number of award-winning restaurants and a wide range of meeting and event spaces, guests staying in the executive rooms and suites have access to the executive lounge with private meeting rooms. at Hilton Bengaluru Embassy Manyata Business Park and Hilton Garden Inn Bengaluru Embassy Manyata Business Park, Guests receive direct access to a state-of-the-art convention center, a collection of five distinct dining experiences, a rooftop swimming pool and a spacious fitness center. Just a stone’s throw from a variety of shopping and entertainment venues, these hotels make unwinding after work a breeze.

For travelers who like to mix work and play, check in at HiltonSydney for a smooth stay Central Business District. Modern touches include spacious workstations – equipped with ergonomic Herman Mueller Chairs and desks – and lounge access for Executive Suite guests. Wellness needn’t take a backseat here, as visitors can relax with a range of wellness facilities when Zoom fatigue gets real. Target aching shoulders with a relaxing hot stone massage Alysium Day Spa or achieve your exercise goals with a fully equipped gym and exercise classes at Fitness First Pitt Street Platinum located within the building.

Enhance your virtual background with stunning views from the iconic Waldorf Astoria Bangkok. Located in the heart of the business district, you can work in elegant spaces or meeting and event spaces, complemented by the most graceful service. Unwind with a pampering session at Waldorf Astoria Spa or lounge by the outdoor pool on a floating cabana and watch the world go by. As the sky fades into twilight, dive in Bangkok’s sky-high bar scene with a bespoke cocktail in hand at The Loft – you’re officially out of the office.

Waldorf Astoria Bangkok_Swimming Pool Night Hotel Waldorf Astoria Bangkok – Swimming Pool Switch off? It matters where you stay.

While travel has always been a route for adventure, respondents expressed a desire to stay home and relax — rather than embark on more strenuous activities.

Across all APAC markets surveyed, respondents chose sitting by the pool or beach, booking a relaxing spa treatment and taking a nap as one of their favorite activities when having time to themselves while on vacation2.

Whether that’s a mindset nurtured by years of multiple lockdowns, or fatigue from the stressors and uncertainty of the pandemic, it’s clear that well-being is a priority for the 2022 traveler to navigate from Pressure to be relieved, to always be on. This underscores the importance of thinking about where you stay—where guests are taken care of so they can focus on what matters most: whether it’s working, relaxing, or enjoying the best of both worlds.

Enjoy the stay: For the overworked soul at ROKU, learn to enjoy the stillness KOTO, LXR Hotels & Resorts – with activities such as stargazing in summer, floating meditation in an elegant onsen thermal pool or a trip to the luxury spa at the foot of North Kyoto.

Fancy something to calm your nerves? Dive into the Aqua wellness center – the first of its kind at the Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi – for deep relaxation. The spa features a hydrotherapy pool set on Maldivian waters designed to relieve tension and increase circulation while boosting immunity and improving sleep quality for the restless traveler.

Waldorf Astoria Maldives – Aqua wellness center

Waldorf Astoria Maldives – Aqua wellness center

Or do a digital detox and enjoy a relaxing stay at the beach Konrad Baliknown for its holistic wellness experiences such as sunrise meditation and sound healing therapy – to help you establish rhythms of calm and find harmony between work and life in the new normal.

Hilton Honors Members After back-to-back conference calls, unwind with a 90-minute indigenous spa treatment Conrad Maldives Rangali Islandor soothe your muscles with a revitalizing 60-minute beachside massage Hilton Hua Hin Resort & Spa – courtesy of Hilton Honors Points redemption that enables travelers to combine business and leisure to enhance their stay with just one click in one app.

Check out Hilton Global Trends Report 2022 here. To start planning your next vacation and redeem exclusive rewards, visit Hilton.com and log in Hilton Honors to enhance your stay.

footnotes

The survey was conducted with nearly 6,000 respondents Singapore, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and India

Of the 12 activities, sitting by the pool or beach ranked #1 (19%), spa treatments #3 (15%), and napping #4 (14%). A romantic dinner with a spouse/partner comes second with 17%.

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Daphne Tan

hilton – Asia Pacific

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