Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Toilet Tourism Awards Now Open

Entries for the inaugural Toilet Tourism Awards organized by MyTravelResearch.com, close on 15 June 2017. The finalists of each category will be announced 22 June 2017 at the Travel and Tourism Research Association international conference in Quebec, Canada. “It’s time for destinations to smell the roses. Great toilets drive visitation,” says Bronwyn White, tourism strategist [...]

WTTC Tourism Leaders Show Support for Bangkok’s ‘Green Lung’

About 100 attendees from the World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit in Bangkok will plant more than 300 mangrove trees in Bang Krachao, Bangkok’s ‘green lung’ across the Chao Phraya River from Klong Toey, to draw attention to environmental issues and the continuous pressure to develop the area. Gerald LawlessThe greening effort on 28 [...]

Khiri Travel Indonesia Announces New Ecotourism Experience in Kalimantan

Orangutan and sun bear rehabilitation, wild life spotting and learning about tropical forest ecology, are all part of a new 6D/5N trip to East Kalimantan, created by Khiri Travel Indonesia. After arrival in Balikpapan by air (there are direct flights from Singapore), highlights of the trip include boat rides through mangrove forests, hikes in majestic [...]

Outrigger Enterprises Group Appoints Phuket MICE Account Director in Singapore

PHUKET, THAILAND – Outrigger Enterprises Group has appointed Anjela Wong as Account Director, Singapore/Southeast Asia, for Outrigger Resorts. Her main task is to drive MICE business for the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort. She commenced her role on 15 April and is based in Singapore.  Ms Wong will also represent the Outrigger brand at large, [...]

Creating Loyalty in Travelling Millennials

Millennials don’t like being overtly marketed too. However, they are not averse to marketing messages, but only if those messages are delivered in the right format. Millennials react well to influencer marketing. Sell to them by educating them, not just by describing your product. These are some of the insights on travel consumers in the [...]

Outrigger führt Bestpreisgarantie ein

Honolulu, Hawaii – Der Outrigger Enterprises Konzern verkündet die Einführung der Bestpreisgarantie: ab sofort profitieren Besucher aller Outrigger Hotels, Apartments und Resorts von der Niedrigpreisgarantie. Sollten Gäste innerhalb von 24 Stunden nach Buchung dasselbe Angebot zu einem günstigeren Preis auf einer US Webseite finden, erhalten diese nicht nur den Differenzbetrag zurück, sondern auch einen zusätzlichen Nachlass [...]

Report: Understanding the Coming Generational Changes the Key to Future Tourism Success

New study shows some East-West convergence among Gen Z digital natives and rapid changes of the demographic guard across all generations The travel industry is seeing a new convergence between young Asian and Western tourists’ travel expectations and consumption patterns. Digital and mobile are creating a shared generational experience, most notably in Generation Z, people [...]