Leading specialist tour operator Trails of Indochina have announced the appointment of industry veteran John Watson to the role of chief executive. Founder and owner of Trails of Indochina, John Tue Nguyen, said: “I am delighted that John is joining us. His background in general management and sales and marketing in leisure travel, plus his extensive network in the industry, will strengthen our company.”
Asia Pacific is set to dominate both the inbound and outbound tourism sector over the coming decade, with China leading the way. Delegates at the Asia Luxury Travel Market also argue China is now the second largest market for global consumer brands having surpassed the USA in the last 12 months.
Asia Luxury Travel Market, the region’s leading event exclusively for the luxury travel industry, took place in Shanghai from 15th - 18th June for the third consecutive year, with exhibitors describing it as “the best yet”. The three day event brought together the top 300 Asian luxury travel buyers from 19 countries, close to 280 exhibitors from 36 countries and over 100 media from 11 countries.
Global experts on customer relationships, leadership and branding are headlining a conference addressing challenging economic times at Asia Luxury Travel Market (ALTM) on Monday 15th June. ALTM is the region’s leading showcase for the luxury travel industry taking place at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre from June 15-18.
Asia Luxury Travel Market (ALTM), the region’s most anticipated luxury travel event, begins in seven weeks at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre.The leading luxury travel industry event in Asia, now in its third year, is being held from June 15-18 and is the sister event of the highly successful International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) held annually in Cannes, France now entering its eighth year.
The Asia Luxury Travel Market got off to a glamorous start with reigning Miss World treating attendees to a sneak preview ahead of Thursday evening, when she will be Guest of Honour at the inaugural World Travel Awards Asia and Indian Ocean Ceremony.