Routes Asia, which is held in a different location each year, brings together airlines, airports and tourism authorities to discuss air service strategy and future networks. Half of the region’s new air services are connected to meetings at the event.
As the only route development event dedicated to the Asia Pacific region, Routes Asia 2023 will facilitate conversations that will drive recovery and future growth for Asia’s route networks.

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Thailand has an opportunity to become a major destination for Russian travelers as 435,000 tourists are predicted to visit in 2022, according to GlobalData
The number of Russian tourists visiting Thailand is projected to significantly jump from 10,000 visits in 2021 to 435,000 in 2022, according to GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company notes that tourism ministers in Thailand must now ensure they can capitalize on this demand by increasing direct flights from Russia and ensuring aspects such as card payments can be accommodated across tourist hotspots.

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Sindhorn Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Adrian Rudin as its new general manager, with regional responsibilities as Vice President Operations, South East Asia for Kempinski Hotels.
Rudin joins the Bangkok hotel from Beijing, where he has worked for the last decade, launching the new hotel brand NUO and, in his capacity as Vice President Asia for the Kempinski group, overseeing the opening of Kempinski Bali, Singapore, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Jinan and Guangzhou, as well as Sindhorn Kempinski Hotel Bangkok and Universal Beijing Resort’s – NUO hotel and Universal Grand Hotel.

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Dusit’s vision to deliver wellness beyond the spa results in new exciting and meaningful experiences at Dusit Thani Hua Hin in Thailand – and the global, group-wide rollout continues
An integrated fitness and wellness centre, wellness videos on demand, and a range of complimentary activities – such as yoga on the beach, exhilarating body combat sessions, and guided meditation – are just a few of the highlights.

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Especially in Asia and America, significantly more people are planning business trips abroad, says Petra Hedorfer, head of the German National Tourist Board. Matthias Schultze, Managing Director of the German Convention Bureau, adds that mice providers expect growth in the coming years, across all formats.

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Focus on B2B customers and new dates: Tuesday, 7 to Thursday, 9 March 2023 – Big platform for the host country Georgia – Partner event Berlin Travel Festival will augment the leisure fair BOAT & FUN BERLIN in November 2022
Messe Berlin is planning a number of important changes next year to mark the first in-person edition of ITB Berlin since the pandemic began. Instead of running from a Wednesday to a Sunday, ITB Berlin 2023 will take place on three successive days, from Tuesday 7 to Thursday, 9 March.

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