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Business optimism across Asia Pacific is down from its recent peak in the first part of 2018, according to global research from Grant Thornton’s International Business Report (IBR). However, the findings also reveal a split in outlook. Optimism is down in the established economies of China and Japan, while it is up in the emerging ASEAN region including Thailand. At a global level, business optimism stands at an all-time high during the first quarter of this year.
Grant Thornton reveals that the proportion of women in senior management positions in 2018 Thailand ranks third, highest after the Philippines and Indonesia, a result that appears to be continually improving.
Peter Bodin named Global CEO-elect and will lead Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL), the global entity of one of the world’s leading professional services networks with 47,000 people at member firms in over 130 countries.
On International Women’s Day, a report based on Grant Thornton’s annual survey reveals that the proportion of senior business roles held by women in the APAC has risen from 23% in 2016 to 25% in 2017.
IBR’s survey reveals that Thai business leaders’ confidence in Q4 of 2017 that the number has risen from 8% to 10%. In addition, 18% of business leaders are expecting that business will earn more profit and 36% believe that 2018 will see greater generation of revenue.
Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR) shows that almost all sub-categories for Thailand such as selling price expectation, export expectation, research & development and employment expectation dropped in Q4, but investment in plant & machinery increased.
The first Thailand hotel industry report by Grant Thornton in Thailand indicates 89% see technology and digital strategies as important, whilst almost 2 of 3 have a digital strategy linked to the overall business plan.
Grant Thornton’s survey of international business leaders in 36 economies found that 33% of respondents globally plan to make an acquisition over the next three years.
Grant Thornton in Thailand is a proud sponsor of the Thailand Triathlon and Cycling Team (TTCT)
Hotels are under pressure. Airbnb and other sharing economy providers are growing in popularity. More and more guests are booking through online travel agents (OTAs) that take substantial commissions. And when guests do arrive, they expect the same immediacy of service and control they get at home and at work through their smartphones.