Luxurious Journey & Hospitality Discussion board 2015
ITB Asia, the “Exhibition for the Asian Travel Market”, has announced a partnership with DestinationElite to organize the exhibition’s first “Luxury Travel & Hospitality Forum (LTHF)”. DestinationElite is an online consumer facility for luxury travel, accommodations and experiences worldwide.
As a half-day industry conference, LTHF will be DestinationElite’s main annual event in Asia, designed to address trends in the premium travel and hospitality sectors. The industry briefing at ITB Asia 2015 will accommodate up to 100 people
DestinationElite members and 10 luxury buyers are mostly in Asia
Pacific region. For the first time at ITB Asia, there will also be a luxury zone in the exhibition area that has been specially designed for high-end exhibitors.
The eighth part of the leading regional trade fair, organized by Messe Berlin (Singapore), will take place from October 21 to 23, 2015 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Marina Bay Sands.
“ITB Asia has been the region’s leading travel fair for almost a decade
Now and our goal is to further expand and diversify our offer for all participants. Through our partnership with DestinationElite, visitors to the fair can gain a deeper understanding of the booming luxury travel and hospitality industry in Asia, ”said Katrina Leung, Managing Director of Messe Berlin (Singapore), organizer of ITB Asia.
DestinationElite will curate the content and identify and invite top-class speakers and moderators for LTHF. Mark Greedy, Founder and CEO of DestinationElite and Welf Ebeling, Director of DestinationElite and Managing Partner of DestinationElite Quality Assurance, are among the top-class speakers.
“DestinationElite was the online platform for the luxury travel and hospitality sector. I believe that this partnership with ITB Asia will help shed light on this lucrative industry and create an offline platform for buyers, exhibitors and luxury travel specialists, ”said Mark Greedy.
Visitors to ITB Asia 2015 can count on a large number of conferences
Announcements of partnerships with industry professionals such as the China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI) and the Center for Aviation (CAPA) to host forums and meetings at this year’s show. Attendees can expect to gain an in-depth understanding of China’s booming outbound travel market at the COTRI industry briefing and learn more about the latest change drivers that are critical to understanding the future of the aviation industry at the CAPA briefing.
Last year, ITB Asia attracted almost 750 exhibitors from 76 countries and 850 buyers from 62 countries. ITB Asia is a partner event of TravelRave, a mega travel and tourism festival week organized by the Singapore Tourism Board.
Further information on ITB Asia 2015 can be found at www.itb-asia.com
ONbfrom ITB Asia 2015
ITB Asia 2015 will take place October 21-23 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Marina Bay Sands. It is organized by Messe Berlin (Singapore) Pte Ltd and supported by the Singapore Exhibition & Convention Bureau. The event will be attended by hundreds of exhibiting companies from Asia Pacific, Europe, America, Africa and the Middle East, covering not only the leisure market but also business and MICE travel. Exhibitors from all sectors of the industry are expected, including travel destinations, airlines and airports, hotels and resorts, theme parks and attractions, inbound tour operators, inbound DMCs, cruise lines, spas, venues, other meeting facilities and travel technology companies.
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