Introducing New Initiatives And A Well-Rounded Programme
IT&CM Asia and CTW Asia-Pacific 2022 returns with the first hybrid event in Bangkok, Thailand from 20 – 22 September 2022 and set to go virtual from 20 – 28 September 2022. Bringing back face-to-face business meets, engaging opportunities and more at the in-person event, with added knowledge and networking access exclusively during the virtual networking event.

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ABOUT IT&CMA AND CTW ASIA-PACIFIC
Incentive Travel & Conventions, Meetings Asia (IT&CMA) and Corporate Travel World (CTW) Asia-Pacific is Asia-Pacific’s Only Doublebill Event in MICE and Corporate Travel. Both events have been co-locating since 2004, offering its delegates an unparalleled platform to do business, learn and network with industry players from around the region and beyond.

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Say No to Racism

Manta Rays, Whale Sharks and Turtles
When I was talking to Outrigger Maldives Maafushivaru Resort marine biologist Lynn Kessler last week, she described the sites around the resort as “crazy good” for spotting manta rays. Lynn does a lot of underwater data collection on manta rays, whale sharks and turtles. Marine conservation journalists interested in visiting Maldives and writing about Lynn’s work should contact me.

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Also lifting an US$10,000 health insurance requirement, thus welcoming all travellers with proof of either a certificate of vaccination or a pre-arrival negative RT-PCR or professional ATK test result.
Thailand’s entry requirements from 1 July 2022
This information has been updated on 24 June, 2022.
The following rules will be in effect from 1 July, 2022, with specific requirements for vaccinated and unvaccinated/not fully vaccinated travellers from all countries/territories with scheduled arrivals from this date.
Pre-arrival requirements

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The state-owned airline of the Kingdom of Bhutan has appointed TAL Aviation Germany as General Sales Agent (GSA) in Germany.
Flights with Drukair (IATA code KB) can now be booked through TAL Aviation Germany. TAL Aviation Germany’s sales office in Frankfurt is responsible for ticketing and planned sales activities in Germany.

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Seasoned professional brings to the role more than 30 years of experience leading luxury and iconic properties.
Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has appointed Mr Gilles Cretallaz as its new Chief Operating Officer, effective 10 June 2022.
Replacing Mr Lim Boon Kwee, who retired from the position in May after almost nine years of service with the company, French national Mr Cretallaz brings to the role more than 30 years of experience leading luxury, renowned, and iconic hotels for the Accor group across Turkey, China, and Southeast Asia.

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