Posts Tagged “Asia Pacific”

Australia On Target To Reach Ambitious Tourism Goals

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Australia On Target To Reach Ambitious Tourism Goals

  However, regional areas underperform capital cities, and staff shortages may hinder growth.   Australia is on target to reach its target of AU$115 billion in overnight spend in tourism by 2020,[1] led by a high performing hotel sector averaging occupancies close to 70% year round.[2] With the UNWTO reporting international arrivals to Oceania (including…

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AccorHotels Expands Luxury & Upscale Portfolio in Asia Pacific

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AccorHotels Expands Luxury & Upscale Portfolio in Asia Pacific

Sofitel Singapore City Centre – Pullman Shenyang   AccorHotels, the world-leading travel & lifestyle group, is strengthening its Asia Pacific presence in the luxury hotel space with six confirmed luxury and upscale openings in the next three months. The upcoming openings will see the expansion of the Sofitel and Pullman brands, which fall under AccorHotels’…

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Strength In Global Economy Means Higher Travel Pricing In 2018

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Strength In Global Economy Means Higher Travel Pricing In 2018

  According to the fourth annual 2018 Global Travel Forecast, travel prices are expected to rise sharply in the coming year, reaching nearly 4% increases in some sectors.   Released by Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, and the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association, The…

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CWT Appoints Michael Ryan MD For Australia & New Zealand

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CWT Appoints Michael Ryan MD For Australia & New Zealand

  Author: PASA Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has appointed Michael Ryan as Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand. Ryan will lead a team of nearly 280 people across six locations in Australia and New Zealand, and will be responsible for client satisfaction, client retention and new business.   “Michael’s customer…

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AirPlus International Spreads Its Wings to New Zealand & Celebrates 10 years in Australia

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AirPlus International Spreads Its Wings to New Zealand & Celebrates 10 years in Australia

    AirPlus International is now expanding its travel payment business to customers in New Zealand. The international provider of payments solutions for the day-to-day management of business travel has just commenced the pilot phase and is currently enrolling customers onto its platform.   New Zealand based companies will now benefit from a fully automated…

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Amadeus collaborates with Wingify to help Asia Pacific Online Travel Agents improve online conversion

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Amadeus collaborates with Wingify to help Asia Pacific Online Travel Agents improve online conversion

Author: PASA Today, online travel is bigger than ever, with 148.3 million travel bookings made over the Internet each year[1]. Despite the strong numbers, Online Travel Agents (OTAs) continue to struggle with turning ‘lookers’ into ‘bookers’. As the cost of acquiring new customers online continues to increase, it is critical that OTAs try and secure…

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