NEWS: Event planners on high alert

Recent air disasters and terrorist attacks are putting travel and event managers on high alert. The world of corporate travel was significantly tightened following the September 11 terrorist attacks in the U.S. to ensure the safety of travelling employees. Recent airline disasters and new terror attacks are again seeing a significant focus on the sector. Travel management companies are reportedly ensuring that those travelling for business or to attend meetings are doing so with all the necessary tools possible to ensure that they remain safe. […]

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NEWS: Pacific World expands into the Philippines

Pacific World this week announced the expansion of its portfolio into the Philippines after entering a commercial partnership with local DMC, Blue Horizon Travel & Tours, Inc. Pacific World Philippines will operate from a central office in Makati, Metro Manila, and also has operational support from offices located in Cebu, Boracay and Bohol. Pacific Word’s strategic development director, Harsha Krishnan, said the new partnerships combines Pacific World’s global experience and standards with Blue Horizon’s local expertise and knowledge. “The Philippines has been a big gap in the Asian presence […]

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