NEWS: Luxperience appoints China rep

Luxperience has appointed Beijing African Center (BAC) to help recruit delegates for this year’s business exchange in an effort to engage the growing luxury travel market in China. This year’s show will take place at Australian Technology Park in Sydney from September 6-9, 2015 and will feature Asian markets as significant contributors, as both exhibitors and buyers. BAC joins other worldwide agents in North and South America, UK, Europe, India and South East Asia. Beijing-based BAC is a full service organisation specialising in trade relations, public […]

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NEWS: InterCon Fiji is ‘China-ready’

In a pro-active response to industry market trends, InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa has rolled out a ‘China-ready’ program to prep staff in how best to cater for Chinese travellers. The resort aims to promote awareness and important of the Chinese travel market, and best practices of satisfying Chinese guests to deliver a wonderful Fijian holiday. ‘China-ready’ training encompasses an overview of China, Chinese traveller profiles and characteristics, and basic Chinese language classes. “We’re thrilled to launch the ‘China-ready’ program to raise awareness about the importance of […]

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NEWS: Chinese incentives on the rise in Oz

Australia is building a reputation as the incentive destination of choice for business events groups from North Asia, with the number of incentive bookings on the rise, particularly for large delegations from China. The latest Tourism 2020 progress report for the business events sector reveals Australia welcomed 893,000 international business event delegates for the year ending September 2013, with a total expenditure of $13 billion. Chinese delegates represented nine per cent of visitation and 11 per cent of expenditure. Tourism Australia managing director, John O’Sullivan, […]

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NEWS: UAE’s largest ever incentive group arrives

The first of 14,500 Chinese delegates from direct selling and marketing company, Nu Skin Enterprises, descended upon Dubai this week as part of the  UAE’s largest ever corporate incentive program. The Dubai Convention and Events Bureau (DCEB), a division of the Department of Commerce and Tourism Marketing (DTCM), won the bid for Dubai to host the Nu Skin incentive mega-group in January 2013, fending off fierce competition from Macau, Seoul in South Korea and Singapore. The sizable Chinese delegation is arriving in seven waves, with one wave averaging […]

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