ITB Asia sold out

September 6, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Singapore

SINGAPORE, 5 September 2017: Messe Berlin Singapore, organisers of ITB Asia 2017,  says booth bookings are sold out ahead of its milestone show, this October, that marks its 10th anniversary. ,

The show continues its strong Asian backing with 60% of exhibiting companies coming from the region.

It will be held 25 to 27 October at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Read more

13th Travel Expo in Vietnam

July 13, 2017 by  
Filed under Events, News

HO CHI MINH CITY, 13 July 2017: The 13th edition of International Travel Expo (ITE) Ho Chi Minh City 2017 will take place at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre 7 to 9 September.

Themed ‘Your Gateway to Tourism in Asia’, the event will offer international and regional buyers, suppliers, trade professionals, tourism and travel organisations opportunities to meet and exchange information and network.

Local media quoted Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism director, Bui Ta Hoang Vu, saying ITE HCM City 2017 expects a 20% increase in international travel agencies. Read more

eTravel World at ITB China 2017

March 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Events, News, North Asia

SHANGHAI, 28 March 2017: eTravel World will be a dedicated area at ITB China connecting established, start-up online focussed and travel technology companies with buyers looking for technology solutions.

eTravel World China is part of the inaugural ITB China due to be held in Shanghai, 10 to 12 May.

Trade visitors will be able to source innovative products and apps for tour operators, the hospitality industry and destinations at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Conference Centre. Read more

Maritime week in Singapore

March 8, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Singapore

SINGAPORE, 8 March 2017: Sea Asia 2017, ASEAN’s top maritime exhibition, is gearing up to host more than 16,000 people from over 80 countries, 25 to 27 April in Singapore.

Taking place as part of the 12th Singapore Maritime Week (22 to 28 April), it will opened by Singapore’s Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport, Khaw Boon Wan.

Singapore Maritime Foundation chairman, Andreas Sohmen-Pao, said: “The maritime industry has always played a vital role in Singapore’s economy and by attracting companies and talent, we will continue to build on the strong platform that has been established over the past decade.” Read more

ITB Berlin declares full house

March 8, 2017 by  
Filed under EUROPE, Events, News

BERLIN, 8 March 2017: ITB Berlin opens today with all 26 halls fully booked, according to show owner, Messe Berlin.

The world’s largest travel trade show opens with around 10,000 exhibitors from 184 countries and regions.

Botswana, the official partner country, sets the tone with an opening call to embrace sustainable tourism. Read more

IMPACT goes karting

December 7, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Thailand

NONTHABURI, 7 December 2016: IMPACT Exhibition Management Co Ltd launched, last week, “IMPACT Speed Park” a new go kart facility that it hopes will attract more visitors to the vast exhibition complex.

Located at Muang Thong Thani’s lakeside zone, the project has 30 electric karts from SodiKart, a company that specialises in leisure karts.

IMPACT Exhibition Management Co Ltd managing director, Paul Kanjanapas, said IMPACT Speed Park will become a new attraction for visitors to IMPACT Muang Thong Thani. Read more

Consumers chase TITF bargains

February 18, 2016 by  
Filed under Events, News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 18 February 2016: The 18th edition of the Thai International Travel Fair opened, Wednesday, attracting consumers who were keen to snatch up tour packages and airline deals valid throughout this year.

This year’s show featured more fare discounts than ever as airlines begin to pass on the benefits of lower fuel prices to consumers.

The fair continues to Sunday, 21 February, at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, but consumers had already snatched up many of the best discounts, offered by airlines , by the close of business on the first day. Read more

Exhibition seminar heads for Chiang Mai

December 17, 2015 by  
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BANGKOK, 17 December 2015: Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau says it has won the hosting of the “UFI Open Seminar Asia 2016” bringing the event back to Thailand in the space of five years.

The event will be held 25 to 26 February, 2016, at the Shangri-La Hotel in Chiang Mai.

Event topics will focus on “Digital Disruption” and the roles and the impact of digital marketing on the international exhibition industry. Read more

Shake hands share heads

October 30, 2015 by  
Filed under Events, News, Technology

DUBLIN, 30 October 2015: A Dutch start-up Shake-On launches its smart bracelet at one of the world’s biggest technology exhibitions, next week,  that will attract 30,000 attendees.

It is the first event, worldwide, to use the smart bracelet, Shake-On, that allows visitors, exhibitors and organisers to pass contact information at the shake of the hands.

The information transfer is automatic between two people, wearing bracelets when they shake hands.

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