Hotel Tech: Identify the next disruptive

August 9, 2017 by  
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HONG KONG, 9 August 2017: Hotel Technology Conference, organised by Questex Hospitality Group  announces its return to Hong Kong, 7 September, at The Mira Hong Kong.

Every year, over 120 hotel IT leaders make Hotel Tech their preferred platform for peer sharing, innovation, and planning purposes.

Specialised experts and delegates from across the region gather to exchange insights on the adoption of technologies in the hotel industry. Read more

Asia Connect reinvents core event

March 14, 2017 by  
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SINGAPORE, 14 March 2017: After 10 years and 20 Asia Connect Conferences across Asia, the revitalised Asia Connect will see a few firsts in its next edition.

Recognised for bringing together global hospitality and tourism leaders to connect with new customers and future partners, this year’s event will be held at Marina Mandarin Singapore, 25 to 26 May.

The new edition conference will include a wider scope to address the entire tourism ecosystem; a lively and innovative ‘Three-In-One’ format; and the inaugural Asia Connect Customer Experience (ACCE) Tourism Awards. Read more

Sri Lanka shines at AHTIC event

December 1, 2016 by  
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COLOMBO, 1 December 2016: The first Asia Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference (AHTIC) concluded at the weekend having attracted  Asia’s leading hotel investors from 19 countries.

They discussed investment potential in Sri Lanka and other destinations around the Indian Ocean from Mauritius and the Seychelles to Malaysia and Vietnam.

Data from ForwardKeys demonstrated that Sri Lanka has achieved a 12% growth in visitor arrivals by air during the past year, more than double the growth rate of that achieved by the Asia Pacific region as a whole. Read more

Sri Lanka boom faces challenges

December 1, 2016 by  
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COLOMBO, 1 December 2016: Advance flight bookings to Sri Lanka, during the next five months are up 1.3%, ahead of where they were at the same time last year.

The booking trends were highlighted in a ForwardKeys presentation, Tuesday, at the Asian Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference in Sri Lanka.

But the figures prompted a down-to-earn warning that Sri Lanka’s spectacular visitor growth looks likely to stall. Read more

AHTIC draws investors to Colombo

November 25, 2016 by  
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COLOMBO, 25 November 2016: An independent report on Sri Lanka’s tourism prospects by one of the world’s leading providers of global business intelligence confirmed the Indian Ocean island currently offers some of the region’s best opportunities for investment.

The report by Euromonitor International remains critical of infrastructure shortcomings and notes airport capacity is lagging behind demand and telecom connectivity is still a problem.

But overall the report notes that the government is addressing the issues and realises the golden opportunity that tourism offers the island. Read more

Hotel summit back in Hong Kong

August 26, 2016 by  
Filed under Hospitality, News, North Asia

HONG KONG, 26 August 2016: The Hotel Management Asia Summit, organised by Questex Hospitality Group, is set to welcome hotel executives from both corporate and property levels, 8 September at The Mira, Hong Kong.

HMA provides a one-stop platform for senior hoteliers to strategise and engage in tactical discussions on topics such as anticipating game-changing travel trends in the future.

Other topics include short to medium term success strategies amidst turbulent economy and managing performance expectations in adjustment periods to leveraging pricing best practices for maximum yields. Read more

Manila launches hospitality event

January 29, 2016 by  
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SINGAPORE, 29 January 2016: Sphere Conferences hosted its inaugural Hospitality Investment Conference Philippines (HICP), 27 to 28 January in Manila.

Focusing on the Philippines’ industry overview, branding and marketing, development trends and considerations, the event attracted a packed house at the Fairmont Makati, Manila, Philippines.

Department of Tourism backed HICP 2016 with the intention of making it the archipelago’s leading platform to address opportunities and challenges facing the burgeoning hospitality industry in the Philippines. Read more

Myanmar hosts hospitality event

June 10, 2015 by  
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SINGAPORE, 1O June 2015: The 3rd annual Myanmar Hospitality and Tourism Conference opened in Nay Pyi Taw, Tuesday, with more than 200 delegates from 15 countries according to the organisers, Sphere Conferences.

Supported by Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, and jointly-organised by Sphere Conferences and the Myanmar Tourism Federation, MHTC 2015 is the country’s only dedicated conference for hospitality professionals based in the Asia Pacific region.

The event, hosted at the Kempinski Hotel will close later today, 10 June.

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Myanmar shifts conference venue

March 27, 2015 by  
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SINGAPORE, 27 March 2015: Myanmar’s Hospitality and Tourism Conference has moved venue from Yangon to the capital Nay Pyi Taw.

The organisers, Sphere Conferences, said they were complying with a request from the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, to host the event in Nay Pyi Taw.

Dates have been postponed to 8 to 10 June.

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