Check-in Asia Trend

Since 2007, Check-in Asia has partnered with leading brands from across Asia’s travel, tourism, hospitality and lifestyle sectors.

We have also penned travel articles, destination content and hotel reviews for Travel + Leisure, Luxe Guides, CNN Traveller, Condé Nast Traveller (UK, US & India editions), Elite Traveller, Zagat, Business Traveller, Smart Travel Asia,, Centurion, New York Times, Forbes Travel Guide, DestinAsian, Travel Weekly, ASTA Network, Jing Travel and Skift.

Here are some of our selected timeline highlights:

December 2017

Our 10 Key Trends in Asian Travel & Tourism report is published


December 2017

Head to China’s northeast coast for an onsite content project with
Shangri-La Hotel Tianjin

November 2017

Curate the English-language content for MY Kempinksi Experience Greater China magazine

November 2017

A coveted backstage pass enables us to report backstage at the Victoria’s Secret show in Shanghai for Vogue Australia

October 2017

Our Scribes of the Orient team collaborates with EyeforTravel to produce the Chinese Travel Consumer 2017-2018 report

October 2017

Create Bali, Shanghai and Hainan Island destination content for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants’ Bringing Boutique Bliss to Asia campaign

October 2017

Review Capella Shanghai, The St. Regis Shanghai Jingan, Naked Castle Moganshan and W Shanghai – The Bund for the 2017 DestinAsian Luxe List

September 2017

Jump on a Shanghai motorcycle sidecar for a multimedia content project with Insiders Experience and lifestyle magazine City Weekend.

August 2017

Research and write a report on Pakistan’s travel tourism economy for Mintel

July 2017

Partner with Condé Nast Traveller and the tourism boards of Tokyo and Oita in Japan to create content for the Discover the Hidden Landscapes of Japan campaign

May 2017
Complete an on-site content project for Park Hyatt Hangzhou

January 2017

We are part of a select group of travel industry contibutors to The Polarisation of Asian Travellers White Paper

December 2016

Produce a Check-in Asia infographic showcasing our tourism content, marketing and research projects in 2016

October 2016

Review Wanda Reign on the Bund, Alila Anji, CHAO Beijing, Park Hyatt Hangzhou and The Parisian Macao for the 2016 DestinAsian Luxe List

September 2016

Produce the New Era of Diversity in the Route-to-Market in Asia white paper and online content for DKSH

August 2016

Create web and EDM content and media collaterals for the redesign of
The Peninsula Beijing

May 2016

Fly to Hainan Island, China’s tropical vacation getaway, to produce an on-site content project for the Grand Hyatt Sanya Haitang Bay resort

April 2016

For the fourth consecutive year, we curated the content for Streets of Asia, Condé Nast Traveller’s 14-nation Asia travel and lifestyle supplement.


March 2016

Craft online content for a series of traditional Songkran experiences at
The Peninsula Bangkok

February 2016

Research  and write a report on Japan’s travel tourism economy for Mintel

January 2016

Produced the script for a 150th anniversary video for the
Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels

December 2015

Collaborate with Condé Nast Traveller  and Tourism Philippines to write ad content for UK travellers

November 2015

Create the web and mobile content for The Peninsula Hotels’ festive season programme

November 2015-Present

Curate online content, social  media and press collaterals for Marco Polo Hotel
Hong Kong

August 2015

Editorial management for Connecting Asia and the World, a 150th anniversary business publication for DKSH

July 2015

Research  and write a report on Malaysia’s travel and tourism economy for Mintel

May 2015

Check-in Asia is a guest speaker at the launch of Travel Massive Shanghai

February 2015

Produce media content for a Pilingpalang and Walt Disney Company partnership to create a Mickey Mouse-inspired homeware collection ahead of the opening of the Shanghai Disney Resort

November 2014

Moderate a Chinese Outbound Travel seminar in London for China Daily

October 2014

Undertake a speaking tour for The New Chinese Traveler in Beijing and Suzhou, and host an author lunch at M on the Bund in Shanghai

October 2014

Begin producing quarterly updates for Shanghai’s hottest events, new openings, chic shopping and dining for the Seasonal Cities app

September 2014

Our book The New Chinese Traveler: Business Opportunities from the Chinese Travel Revolution is published by Palgrave Macmillan

August 2014-Present

Create a diverse array of online and offline brand content, speechwriting and EDMs for The Peninsula Hotels head office in Hong Kong

July 2014-Present

Define the brand messages, craft hotel profiles and produce Taipei history, culture and cuisine portraits for Amba Hotels & Restorts

May 2014-Present

Create a diverse array of hotel, spa, stay and dining content for Mandarin Oriental Shanghai, Pudong

April 2014

Team up with online hotel booking service HRS to analyse business travel developments and trends in China, Japan and South East Asia.

September 2013

Produce a series of Hangzhou destination vignettes for Four Seasons Hanghzou at West Lake resort and Four Seasons Magazine

March 2013

Research and write features for Jones Lang LaSalle’s Retail Cities in Asia online publication

July 2012-Present

Produce press collaterals for Club Med Yabuli ski resort, Club Med Guilin and Club Med Joview launch in China

October 2011

Write a series of press releases for the opening of Waldorf Astoria Shanghai
on the Bund

August 2011

Travel to Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Hiroshima for the Japan: Endless Discovery
content campaign with the Japan National Tourism Organisation and Turner
Commercial Productions

January 2011

Check-in Asia opens its first South East Asian base in Kuala Lumpur

August 2010

Produce Citi People, a quarterly staff magazine for Citibank in China

March 2010

Research the history of Shanghai’s iconic Peace Hotel and develop a hotel timeline for the hotel’s high-profile reopening by Fairmont


Produce destination content for the twice-yearly Shanghai, Beijing and Singapore Culture & Shopping Guides distributed through luxury hotels in each city

April 2007

Our parent company Scribes of the Orient is founded in Hong Kong and Shanghai