PLANNING FOR 2019 & BEYOND Tour East (full-service destination management company operating exclusively B2B from 18 countries across the Asia Pacific region) conducted its 3rd annual global inbound (GIB) conference between 09-11th January 2019 at the Holiday Inn Silom Bangkok. This was the group’s 1st time for holding this large-scale event outside of Singapore, and Thailand was the chosen venue. The annual GIB conference is an important 3 day
THE YEAR OF THE PIG What's the Chinese zodiac sign for 2019? 2019 is known as the 'Year of the Pig', starting from 5th Feb 2019 (Chinese New Year) through to 24th Jan 2020. The pig is the 12th sign in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac signs. Years of the pig include: 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019 & 2031. What makes
YES, IT'S TRADE SHOW TIME IN BERLIN....AGAIN! How time flies! Once again we are planning ahead for ITB Berlin in March 2019. This year Select Representation has the following clients attending the show between 06 - 09th March: Maldives: Adaaran Resorts, Maldives, including the soon to open 5* luxurious Heritance Aarah. Thailand: Apsara Beachfront Resort & Villa (Khao Lak) & Deevana Plaza Krabi (Ao Nang - Krabi)
CHATUCHAK WEEKEND MARKET Looking for some retail therapy in Bangkok? Then a visit to the famous Chatuchak Weekend Market should be top of your list. Regarded as the largest market in Thailand (also known as JJ Market), it has more than 15,000 stalls, spread across 35 acres and divided into 26 sections, which range from clothing, food, art, homeware, antiques ....and much more.
SELECT REPRESENTATION PROMOTES TROPICAL ISLAND RETREATS Select Representation is delighted to be formally announced as the newest overseas sales & marketing office for Adaaran Resorts and Heritance Hotels & Resorts in the Maldives. Starting 01st September 2018, Select Representation will be responsible for growth and development of both brands (under Aitken Spence Hotels) in the Maldives for the UK, Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands and Finland.
5*LANDMARK HOTEL ON NORTH POINT WATERFRONT A stunning new landmark on the North Point waterfront, Hotel VIC on the Harbour, opens in Hong Kong on 16 July, 2018. Hotel VIC celebrates North Point as the soul of the city, inviting visitors to travel like a local and stay like a fashionista in a definitive Hong Kong neighbourhood brimming with undiscovered fashion, food and
INDIA, DO YOU LOVE IT OR HATE IT? A guide book simply can't describe the beauty, energy and serenity of India. This large, populous nation of 29 states offers a powerful mix of spicy cuisine, rich culture and passionate faith. From the Himalayan peaks in the north, to Indian Ocean coastline. An abundance of Mughal Empire landmarks to include Delhi’s Red Fort and
WHY CHOOSE SRI LANKA? Imagine long sandy beaches, plodding elephants and colourfully dressed women, picking tea while sharing the day's gossip; Sri Lanka is exactly how you pictured it. From it's ancient name, Serendib, comes our word serendipity, meaning 'happy and unexpected discovery' and there's no better way to describe it. Beaches: The south coast has Sri Lanka's finest beaches, with Beruwela being
MALDIVES ....TOP OF THE BUCKET LIST? Think desert island and barefoot paradise. Over 1000 tiny coral atolls make up the Maldives, with secluded island resorts and castaway retreats. Ideal for diving, the clear water is home to 3/4 of the world's reef fish species. Add seamless service, excellent watersports and a truly romantic feel and you've got the perfect tropical escape. Beaches: With
UK TRAVEL TRADE MEETS HONG KONG SUPPLIERS The Hong Kong Tourism Board’s annual Hong Kong ‘Travel Mission to the UK’ returned for its 28th year on 5th March 2018, at 155 Bishopsgate in London. This popular one day event, which has become a key feature in the travel trade calendar, was originally designed specifically for product and contracting managers from UK tour operators,