Posts Tagged “Asia”

David Newington Now Commercial Director APAC At AirPlus International

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David Newington Now Commercial Director APAC At AirPlus International

    After six years as Australia Country Manager, David Newington has been appointed Commercial Director APAC at AirPlus International.   In his previous role, he was responsible for leading the company’s operations, client service, and business growth in Australia and played a key role in the success of AirPlus in the region. Based in…

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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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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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Australian Corporate Travel Platform Travelport Locomote Expanded To Asia

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Australian Corporate Travel Platform Travelport Locomote Expanded To Asia

  Author: PASA   In exciting industry news this week, Australian corporate travel platform, Travelport Locomote has expanded its services to Asia, with UOB Travel Planners becoming its first client in the market.   From this week, the Singaporean corporate travel agency will have full access to Travelport Locomote’s range of module powered workflows and…

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Skiddoo chooses Amadeus to offer travellers the cheapest fares, fast

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Skiddoo chooses Amadeus to offer travellers the cheapest fares, fast

    Every second counts when it comes to shopping for travel online. Offering customers the widest range of air deals at the best possible prices, fast, is the mission of growing Australian-based online travel agency Skiddoo, and its new partnership with Amadeus delivering on that goal.   Skiddoo went live in April with Amadeus’…

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Global travel technology leader bolsters commitment to boost travel innovation

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Global travel technology leader bolsters commitment to boost travel innovation

Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous country, boasts almost 90 million air passengers and will reach the same number of smartphone users by 2019[1].   Holding considerable standing as a travel destination and with huge potential as a source of outbound tourism, the Indonesian travel industry must embrace technology innovation if it is to unleash…

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