Enchanted Kingdom celebrates 22 years

The country ‘s most loved theme park, Enchanted Kingdom (EK), will reach a milestone 22 years this October 22 and its management has already come up with a month-long celebration for its visitors to enjoy while in the park grounds. After the media launch and Kapuso day last October 7 where teleserye fans of GMA Channel 7more

ITB Asia announces partnership with KTO

ITB Asia has secured a major partnership with Korea Tourism Organisation of Singapore (KTO). The memorandum of cooperation with the event organizer, Messe Berlin (Singapore), looks to boost Korea’s appeal as a key destination place in Southeast Asia. “Korea’s first-class transport infrastructure, world-class readiness, as well as the popularity of Korean pop culture and fashionmore

IT&CM Asia 2017 localizes preview reception in Bangkok to woo Thai buyers

BANGKOK – IT&CMA, together with the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), put together a special preview roadshow for local Thai buyers in Bangkok, Thailand, on 18 July 2017 to showcase the upcoming leading MICE and Corporate Travel event centered in the Asia-Pacific. The event venue and reception was generously sponsored by the new Bangkokmore

IT&CMA and CTW celebrate two milestones

 IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific celebrate its 25th and 20th anniversary respectively this 2017 with an ultimate throwback to the evolution, milestones, and good times since IT&CMA first started in 1993 and CTW Asia-Pacific in 1998. The MICE trade show that debuted in Hong Kong was an event driven to develop the Asia-Pacific MICE market regionally andmore

ITB Asia 2017 sees successful buyer programme partnerships following increased involvement of exhibitors

Singapore – ITB Asia, “Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show”, has seen successful buyer programme partnerships for 2017 following the increased involvement of exhibitors this year, with 90% of recommended buyers targeted to attend the event. This year there has been an increase in the number of hotel groups participating in the buyer’s programme, including Carlson Rezidormore

Siblings bag titles at the Lakambini ng Las Casas pageant

Photos by Czarina Geronimo BATAAN – Two of the top three places in the first ever search for Ms Lakambini ng Las Casas beauty pageant were won by two sisters. Diana Velasco was crowned Lakambini ng Las Casas 2017, Dianne April Pangilinan was 1st runner up​​ as Reina del Oriente, while Diana’s older sister, Donnamore

CTW Asia-Pacific celebrates 20th year in corporate travel conference

CTW Asia-Pacific 2017 will mark the 20th edition of the leading corporate travel conference to be held in Bangkok from 26 to 28 September this year. The event promises 3 intensive days of learning from the year’s most relevant topics, peer-to-peer engagement & networking, and bountiful business & sourcing opportunities. Not missing out on the joyful revelrymore

IT&CMA 2017 on track to stellar exhibitor participation

IT&CMA’s consistent delivery of quality buyers has driven increased demand for exhibition space. Exhibiting NTOs and CVBs have reported requests from their private sectors for more slots under national pavilions. Taiwan pavilion has expanded by 100%, Macao expects more than 30 private sector co-exhibitors, one of its largest contingents ever, while Chiangmai and Lanna have come together to commit a whopping 200sqm. Theymore

Muslim millennial travel report to be launched at ITB Asia 2017

ITB Asia, Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show, has extended its partnership with CrescentRating to deliver another exclusive insights programme into the multi-billion dollar Muslim travel market. According to findings from the MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2017, the most comprehensive research on the Muslim travel market, the sector will continue to grow at amore

First ever ITB China, a great success

The first ITB China ended as a success. The three day B2B event from May 10 to 12 proved its importance in being China’s new marketplace for the travel trade industry. The estimated figures given by the organizers of ITB China/ MB Exhibitions Shanghai is a total of 600 exhibiting companies from nearly 70 countriesmore

Fully booked premiere: ITB China debuts in Shanghai

  Over 10,000 pre-scheduled appointments between exhibitors and hosted Chinese buyers secured prior to the show – Partner destination Europe – travel leaders to share latest ideas at ITB China Conference – 700 buyers from more than 300 companies   Shanghai/Berlin, 10 May 2017 – The ITB brand has finally arrived in China: Around 600 companies,more

ITB Asia sees strong exhibitor demand ahead of 10th anniversary show

    Singapore, 03 May 2017 – Celebrating its 10th anniversary as ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’, ITB Asia 2017 is celebrating its milestone year with a flying start as the trade show sees a surge in exhibitor demand from industry heavyweights as well as the travel technology sector.   Organised by Messe Berlin (Singapore), the showmore

Countdown to the first ITB China conference

Leading travel organisations and tourism officials active in the Chinese market will be congregating this year for the first ITB China, to be held from 10 to 12 May at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Conference Center. The ITB China Conference will form a key element of the new B2B trade show. Co-hosted by TravelDaily, the 3-daymore

Meituan-Dianping will host speed-dating event during ITB China

  Berlin/Shanghai, 6 April 2017 – Meituan-Dianping will host a speed-dating event on the first day of ITB China (10 to 12 May 2017), the new marketplace for the Chinese travel industry, to meet destinations, travel service and travel technology provider from all over the world to seek potential partnership. The event will enable buyers to establish valuable linksmore

Madrid Fusion Manila 2017 rocks on in Year 3

  Madrid Fusion Manila (MFM) 2017 continues to bring in delegates and food connoiseurs eager to watch and learn from award-winning and Michelin-starred chefs, renowned speakers in the culinary world; and discover the latest food trends and newest ingredients in both East and West at the premiere food festival in the region. Exploring the culturalmore

JinJiang International Hotels become the Official Hotel Partner of ITB China

Berlin/Shanghai, 3 April 2017 – JinJiang International Hotels announces that it has become the official hotel partner of the first ever ITB China, which will take place from 10 to 12 May 2017 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Conference Center.  “We welcome JinJiang International Hotels as the Official Hotel Partner of ITB China and look forwardmore

CTW China 2017 advocates more cohesive and supportive corporate travel community

 The third CTW China takes off today with the introduction of its new mentorship programme that facilitates expert delegates to connect with other practitioners in the vocation throughout the event. With deliberate interaction and socialisation activities built into their 3-day programme, a key benefit for all delegates will be the takeaway of collective wisdom ofmore

11th IT&CM China 2017 opens March 21

A selection of hand-picked international buyers and media began their IT&CM China 2017 experience with a 4-day, 3-night pre-show tour to Istanbul sponsored by Turkish Airlines. The trip that began on 17th March gave delegates the opportunity to sample Matbah – the traditional flavours of the Ottoman Palace cuisine, as well as walk the streetsmore

Building the bridge between East and West – ITB China 2017 kicks off with exclusive preview

  “Building the bridge between East and West”, an exclusive ITB China preview event with more than 60 journalists from China and 15 other countries just kicked off today at the Jin Jiang Tower in Shanghai. Three months before the official opening of ITB China, the new marketplace for the Chinese travel industry, experienced industry professionals shared andmore

Miss U bets take to the ramp in Davao

Miss Universe pre-pageant road tour reached a climactic conclusion Thursday night as 29 contestants duked it out in a spectacular fashion show at a jampacked SMX Convention Center in Lanang district, Davao City. In a stirring show of extraordinary competitiveness, the delegates from across the globe donned colorful native Filipino dresses designed by couturier Renemore


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