Asia’s Leading Independent Inbound Travel Operators Join Forces to Create a Powerful Marketing Alliance
Bangkok, Thailand (June 25, 2009): Asian Connections, a powerful new marketing alliance of Asia’s best independent inbound travel operators, was launched today in Bangkok, Thailand.The marketing alliance sees the collaboration of eight travel partners covering 14 key destinations throughout Southeast Asia and South Asia. Asian Connections offers a streamlined Asia-wide service for professional group travel arrangements, with one point of contact for most destinations throughout the region. Travel planners can expect unbeatable value and top level of reliability and professionalism. The alliance’s sales and marketing network covers all major markets across five continents and will be co-ordinated by a dedicated marketing staff
based in Asia.
The Asian Connections alliance includes the following members and territories:
· Asia world Enterprise – Thailand , Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos , Myanmar,Indonesia
· The DMC- Hong Kong , China , Macao
· Explore Himalaya – Nepal , Tibet
· Tours & Incentive travel – Malaysia
· World Express – Singapore
· Bhutan Travel Bureau- Bhutan
· Lanka World Travel – Sri Lanka
· Kipling Travels – India
(Pic) Mr. Suman Pandey (far right) with other alliance members
An MOU was signed by the members of the alliance during the launch. Mr. Suman Pandey,President of Explore Himalaya Travel & Adventure (the alliance’s member from Nepal),attended the meeting.Asian Connections will market spectacular travel opportunities throughout Asia for leisure andMICE groups, while building a robust buying network that will build new opportunities for its partners. The alliance’s sales and marketing roles will be coordinated by a dedicated staff to ensure clients enjoy a uniformly high standard of service. Each Asian Connections partner will retain their own independent identity and full control of their day-to-day business.Asian Connections covers the key Asian destinations, including Bali, Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia,China, Hong Kong, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.