TravelRave 2013 is where industry professionals will meet, connect and share their insights over 5 days of world-class events. Last year’s showing brought in more than 10,700 delegates from across the globe and this year’s promises to be even more exciting. With the chance to discover new business opportunities and gain fresh insights into the dynamic and ever-evolving scene of Asia’s tourism industry, this is the Asian travel festival of 2013 you don’t want to miss.View the TravelRave 2013 line-up
Celebrating Asia’s travel and tourism industry
Asia-Pacific has taken over the United States as the world’s second-largest travel market last year… Future consumers are more likely to come from China or India… [and] with investors from within and outside Asia gradually expanding their footprint in the world’s largest and most populous continent, it is clear why the economic forecast for Asia is looking so rosy… It is therefore vital for tourism businesses to understand the unique needs of these travellers to effectively capitalise on the opportunities these groups of travellers present.Read More
Leveraging technology to enhance the travel experience
The biggest recent influence on how we consider, choose, book and review our travel options is without question technology. [It] has revolutionised global tourism and as the technology trend continues to develop, so will the opportunities for travel service providers around the world...Read More
Time to invest in Asian tourism opportunities
It is no secret that China and India have been growing steadily, gradually attracting investment in the booming travel and tourism industry over the years…but it is the emerging markets in Asia where investors are eyeing fantastic returns on investment, fuelled by the ever-increasing demand for domestic and intra-regional travel...Read More
Launching low cost carriers in emerging Asia: Is now the time?
Budget airlines now account for 24.9% of Asia’s total passenger traffic, up from 19.1% in 2011 and 9% in 2006, according to consulting firm UBM Aviation... This burgeoning LCC market is set to continue benefitting from Asia’s sustained tourism growth over the coming years. Companies and destinations [need to] shape the appropriate strategies to gain significantly from the growing Asian market... To do so, however, will require in-depth and local knowledge of Asian consumers and markets...Read More
Asian tourism set to grow
Asian tourism is set to grow at between 4 and 6 per cent this year… Travel experts are singling out Indonesia as the next big market for tourism… visitors will likely opt for the more "localised" experience, and industry players are expected to raise the bar on the service front... [with] more travellers looking to the Internet to customise their trips.Read More
Harnessing the Best of Asia’s Travel Industry
According to the UNWTO, [Asia] will increase its global market share of international tourist arrivals to 30 per cent in 2030 … Mr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the UNWTO said, “TravelRave is an innovative initiative and a perfect platform to leverage the dynamism of Asia’s tourism. According to our long term forecast, Asia will be the fastest growing region for international tourism within the coming two decades and TravelRave enables the sector to harness this vast growth potential."Read More
Investment Opportunities in Asia's Booming Travel Industry
Southeast Asia has already registered a 13 per cent increase in foreign arrivals for the first two months of 2012, One of the factors contributing to the increased domestic and regional travel in the Asia Pacific is the burgeoning middle class and higher disposable incomes… [Across Asia]…billion-dollar investments are catering to the increasing affluence of Asian travellers. .... It is clear that investors from within and outside Asia are gradually expanding their footprint in the world's largest and most populous continent.Read More
Asia primed for travel industry boom
UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) [reports expect] Asia-Pacific to receive an estimated 397 million tourists per year by 2020 with an annual growth rate of more than 5% compared to the world average of 4.1%.
… in order to continue to draw visitors to Asia and “cater to their evolving needs” it is also important to constantly develop innovative tourism products and create new and unique experiences to Asia.
Responding to the changing attitudes of travellers
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, discusses the changing face of travel and the importance of festivals like TravelRave with Travel Daily Asia… “New technology affords more power to the consumer, with potential tourists enjoying immediate access to information on destinations and companies worldwide. Moreover, tourists increasingly rely on independent reviews when researching trips, requiring companies and destinations to continuously meet, and exceed, the growing expectations of their customers.”Read More
Share ideas, gain invaluable insights and foster new ties with a diverse range of professionals from across the travel industry. Who knows what greatness may arise. All this at multiple events under one festival. Read on for what to expect.
The 6th edition of AOA is the only event of its kind that provides aviation industry insiders exclusive access to exciting new growth and partnership opportunities in the region’s aviation sector, particularly within emerging markets such as Myanmar, Indonesia and Brunei.Who Should Attend
Airlines, airports, tourism authorities, MRO, OEM, GDS technology providers, aircraft lessors, investment banks, online travel agencies, ancillary revenue product providers and more.Why You Should Attend
More than 300 CEOs and senior-level aviation executives will be engaging in strategic discussions on new partnership opportunities and emerging markets, innovation for sustainable growth, distribution and e-commerce strategies, among others.
Created and spearheaded by the Singapore Tourism Board, this 4th edition will continue to gather the leading minds of the Asian travel and tourism industry. It aims to inspire purposeful dialogue on key challenges faced by the industry and forge collaborations in response.Who is Attending
This by-invitation-only Summit will be an intimate, two-way conversation among eminent business leaders and C-suite executives who have strong interests and key stakes in the development of the travel and tourism industry in Asia.
“The Trade Show for the Asian Travel Market”, this 3-day B2B travel trade show and convention is organized by Messe Berlin and features a full range of travel products and services, along with conferences, workshops and seminars that focus on key issues facing the industry.Who Should Attend
This is where buyers from the MICE, Leisure and Corporate Travel markets meet and network with international exhibitors across the travel sector, including prominent hotel groups, tourism boards, leading travel companies, and emerging SMEs from Asia and beyond.Why You Should Attend
With more than 750 international exhibitors in one location, ITB Asia is a key knowledge platform for industry leaders to network, gain business insights, and generate genuine business leads.
Organised by the Singapore Tourism Board, the Singapore Experience Awards (SEA) is the most prestigious awards show honouring outstanding individuals and organisations from Singapore’s tourism industry. Held in conjunction is the Singapore Experience Conversation (SEC), an exclusive forum gathering industry trailblazers for an open dialogue on the inspirations and challenges of designing experiences in an ever-changing consumer landscape.Who Is Attending
Key tourism players (local and international) from the Attractions, Business Travel and MICE (BTMICE), Dining, Education, Entertainment, Healthcare, Hospitality and Retail industries are specially invited to celebrate quality product and service delivery while creating distinctive and compelling experiences.
Into its 9th year, WIT is a next generation conference focused on the digital travel space in Asia Pacific.Who Should Attend
Chief executives, travel marketers, online travel players, technology providers and professionals, entrepreneurs, investors – anyone who wants to know what’s new in the online travel space.Why You Should Attend
Focusing on thought, personality and purpose around travel distribution, marketing and technology in Asia Pacific, the event attracts the most diverse and highest level community of professionals who are shaping the future of travel in the digital age.
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