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ITB Asia Unveils Latest Conference Theme: “Bold Thoughts, Bold Moves”
ITB Asia, ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’, is set to deliver another year of thought-provoking and inspiring content to industry practitioners as part of its conference programme. Themed ‘Bold Thoughts, Bold Moves’, the conference will bring together thought leaders from across the MICE, Leisure, Corporate, and Travel Tech sectors for high-level discussions on the trends that are galvanising change in the travel industry.
ITB Asia introduces new Buyers Elite Partner Programme
ITB Asia, ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’, has introduced a new Buyers Elite Partner Programme (BEPP). Under the new initiative, with every partner that recommends 15 successful buyers to attend the show, ITB Asia will provide complimentary hosting.
ITB Asia returns with its highest ever number of participating National Tourism Organisations (NTOs)
ITB Asia is back and with four months to go before it opens its doors on 16 October 2019, it is already attracting unprecedented exhibition demand from National Tourism Organisations (NTOs) and Regional Tourism Organisations (RTOs).
Singapore Airlines: history of success
Singapore Airlines is the national airline of Singapore, was established on May 1, 1947. Its original name is Malayan Airways. In 1972 after separation from “Malaysia-Singapore Airlines”, the airline has got the name Singapore Airlines, which is up to nowadays.
Yakutia airline may expand the geography of flights to Asia
Yakutia airline expects to begin the implementation of new flights to the countries of Southeast Asia, the general director of the airline, Vladimir Gorbunov, told reporters.
Vietnam Airlines to Move Moscow Operations to Sheremetyevo
Vietnam Airlines will move its Moscow operations from Domodedovo to Sheremetyevo airport starting July 2, Asia Travel Tips informs. The move to Sheremetyevo International Airport will facilitate Vietnam Airlines’ cooperation and partnership with Russia’s major carrier Aeroflot, as the two airlines target to begin codesharing on domestic routes in Vietnam and Russia, and expand their cooperation across several areas of the business. The airline will move its entire operations without any interruption to flights.
Intourist has launched the sale of package tours to Iran
Tour operator Intourist began selling package tours to the Iranian destination. They offer several excursion tours on the basis of regular transportation with departure from Moscow. According to ATOR, a little later, excursion tours for regional cities will also be on sale. At the moment, Iran is not considered as a very popular destination in the world.
How does Kazakhstan attract foreign tourists?
The head of state Nursultan Nazarbayev pays special attention to the development of tourism in Kazakhstan. Tourism has become one of the 6 drivers of national economy diversifying in the framework of Modernization 3.0. And under the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan has been created a Project Office.
Middle East & Africa trends the focus for WTM London day three
Gastrodiplomacy in Jordan, plans for Expo 2020 in Dubai, opportunities in Africa and the latest travel trends for the region were all hotly debated topics in the Middle East & Africa Inspiration Zone on Day Three of WTM London – where Ideas Arrive. Increased security, rising demand and growing competition in the Middle East and Africa region is opening up tourism, according to Euromonitor’s Travel Trends research.
ITB Asia 2018 finishes on a high with record-breaking numbers
Singapore, Friday 19 October 2018 - ITB Asia, ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’, wrapped up on a high today as the annual event achieved record-breaking numbers. Held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore between 17 – 19 October 2018, the three-day conference and exhibition recorded an impressive 25,000 business appointments this year.
Three new hotels will be opened in Singapore
Tailor-made experiences await families, business travellers, groups and couples at the new gateway and getaway in Sentosa. Far East Hospitality, Singapore's leading operator of hotels and serviced residences, today announced that the Village Hotel at Sentosa and The Outpost Hotel will open Q1 2019.
ITB Asia 2018 kicks off highly-anticipated event with a record-breaking number of exhibitors
Under the overarching theme, “Travel Reimagined”, top industry leaders will deliver insights on the key trends provoking disruption across the travel industry and how brands are innovating to stay competitive. The expected over 1,000 exhibitors and over 1,000 buyers will be able to appreciate the exciting exhibition event and conference programme
ITB Asia 2018 will reimagine travel with an extensive conference programme of 200 speakers
Singapore, 17 September 2018 - ITB Asia, ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’, will bring together 200 speakers delivering over 200 hours of discussion to offer a well-rounded experience where industry leaders will network and discover the future of travel. Under the conference theme ‘Travel Reimagined’, ITB Asia 2018 will showcase an extensive programme of key presentations and discussions by industry heavyweights from the travel and tourism sector
AI, biometrics and blockchain set to dominate discussion at ITB Asia 2018
Singapore, 4 September 2018 - ITB Asia, ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’, will focus on the interdependence of travel and technology this year, under the overarching conference theme of “Travel Reimagined”. Key leaders in travel and tech will provide profound insights on the major trends provoking disruption across the travel industry
What will be the autumn-winter tourist season? Forecasts and prospects will be discussed in Astana
On the eve of international day of tourism, on September 26, tourist exhibition Astana Leisure 2018 will be opened in "Korme" Exhibition Center in Astana. Special attention will be paid to two top directions - medical tourism and spa treatment.
US$180 billion Muslim Travel Market set to dominate ITB Asia 2018
By 2020, it is expected that there will be 156 million Muslim travellers, growing nearly 30% since 2016. By 2026, the estimated total purchase by Muslim travellers is expected to rise to US$ 300 billion, which is more than double in volume over a decade. Muslim travel is thus an important focus for ITB Asia this year as key players in the travel and tourism space are demanding insights and best practice in marketing destinations, and how to better connect with Muslim travellers.
Record number of buyers set to attend ITB Asia 2018
Singapore, 30 July 2018 – ITB Asia, ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’, has seen a record number of buyers registering for this year’s show with nearly 1,000 approved buyers set to attend, a 12% increase on last year. Hosted at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Marina Bay Sands, the conference will take place from 17 - 19 October 2018.
Disruption and innovation set to be the focus of ITB Asia 2018 keynote sessions with a stellar line up of speakers
Singapore, 17 July 2018 - ITB Asia, ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’, has announced this year’s impressive line-up of keynote speakers. Under the overarching conference theme of “Travel Reimagined”, key industry leaders will be providing insights on the major trends provoking disruption across the travel industry and how they are innovating in order to stay ahead.
ITB Asia sees record number of new exhibitors for its 11th show in Singapore
ITB Asia, ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’ is already exceeding expectations on exhibitor numbers, recording a 20.8% increase in new exhibitors signing up for the show, versus the same period last year. This comes after the enormous success of last year’s 10th anniversary show which saw record-breaking numbers with 113 countries exhibiting at the event.
Russia and Kazakhstan agreed to cooperate in the field of tourism
“New possibilities of development of tourism between Russia and Kazakhstan were discussed in Astana at the forum of interregional cooperation of the two countries with the participation of heads of state”, - said the press service of the Federal Tourism Agency on Wednesday.