Philip Niemann

Group Vice President - APAC at Duetto

Philip NiemannPhilip is the Group Vice President - APAC. Over the last decade, he has held revenue leadership roles in property, corporate and area capacities in resort and city locations. Most of his time was spent in Australia, Thailand, and Singapore, where he executed revenue management for both independent luxury boutique hotels and large multi-branded chains including Starwood and IHG. While of German heritage, Philip was born and raised in Singapore and holds a Bachelor of Science from the Cornell School of Hotel Administration.
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What is your take on the coronavirus and its impact on our industry?

For those that have been around long enough, the nCoV outbreak is a dejavu of what we went through during SARS in 2003. The difference here is that with improved technology, a heightened level of connectivity and mobility, and our changing reliance on each other as an interconnected society, the impact of the virus is more widespread than some would have previously predicted - but this does not mean we need to panic.