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Industry heavyweights gather at ITB Asia

Industry heavyweights gather at ITB Asia

ITB Asia has revealed it will be adding new conference sessions to this year’s show that will take place in Singapore in October.

These include panel discussions on ‘Loyalty Programmes’, ‘Boutique Hotels’, ‘Women in Action’ and a ‘Business Travel Plenary Session’.

Organised by Messe Berlin (Singapore), ITB Asia is held from 19-21 October in Suntec Singapore Exhibition & Convention Centre, and promises a powerful speaker line-up for all four sessions which will take place across the three days of the show.

The conference programme is already the show’s largest line-up to date, with the addition of the inaugural TTG Travel Agent Conference, the Asia for Asia Conference organised by Singapore Tourism Board, as well as the second instalment of the successful ITB Asia Association Day.

“The conference component has always been a key element of ITB Asia’s knowledge-sharing platform and this year’s programme is all set to be even bigger and better with over 3000 minutes of high powered content, about 40% more compared to 2010,” said Nino Gruettke, Executive Director of ITB Asia.


ITB Asia is a unique international platform that unites the travel and tourism industry to exchange valuable insights and business leads; attracting 6,605 attendees and 720 exhibitors from over 60 countries in 2010.

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A distinguished line-up of travel industry professionals, senior executives from renowned travel companies, and hoteliers representing Asia & Australasia’s leading hotels, as well as media from 60 countries are expected to attend this prestigious ceremony when winners will be recognized for their outstanding achievements.