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Brand USA to roll out agency training programme in South-east Asia Gracia Chiang, reporting from ITB Asia, October 31, 2014
BRAND USA will intensify its focus on South-east Asian markets next year, with a new travel agency training platform being the linchpin of its efforts.

Industry starts to smash legacy ways to attract, retain Millennials Raini Hamdi, reporting from ITB Asia, October 31, 2014
LEGACY human resource practices of hotel and tourism companies are starting to unwind, as findings show most Millennials in the industry are unlikely to stay with their company for the next three years.

Meta-search sites muscle in on OTAs, traditional players Gracia Chiang, reporting from ITB Asia, October 31, 2014
META-search sites are muscling in on OTAs and other traditional players, and pundits expect the disruption in travel distribution to continue with the end winners and losers being anybody's guess.

BA kicks off A380 service to Singapore with Gwyneth Paltrow Sim Kok Chwee, Singapore, October 31, 2014
HOLLYWOOD celebrity Gwyneth Paltrow lent star power earlier this week to the launch of British Airways' thrice-weekly Airbus A380 service from Heathrow to Singapore, which is now the fifth destination to be served by the world's largest passenger aircraft after Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Los Angeles and Washington.

Dynasty is TTG's Innovator Gracia Chiang, reporting from ITB Asia, October 31, 2014
DYNASTY Travel Singapore yesterday scooped up TTG Asia's inaugural Innovator Award for its efforts in driving staff mobility and efficiency with a new iPad mini booking system, which runs on proprietary software and integrates both front and back end, and with CRM.

South America attracts Asian interest Hannah Koh, reporting from ITB Asia, October 31, 2014
SOUTH American destinations are seeing efforts to tap Asians pay off, even though accessibility remains an issue.

Europe has Singaporeans going for the rail thing Kathy Neo, Singapore, October 31, 2014
RAIL tours in Europe are becoming popular with Singaporean travellers, according to Singapore-based Deks Air Travel & Tours, the general sales agent (GSA) for DB Bahn, Germany's national railway company.

STB arms stakeholders with know-how for experiential events Paige Lee Pei Qi, reporting from ITB Asia, October 31, 2014
SINGAPORE is kicking off a series of seminars and interactive masterclasses for MICE industry stakeholders from early next year, aimed at arming them with the expertise and know-how to make events more experiential for meeting delegates.

Khiri Travel appoints Indochina regional director and Sri Lanka general manager Bangkok, October 31, 2014
Khiri Travel has announced the appointment of Jack Bartholomew as regional director for Indochina, while Ruben Derksen will become general manager of Khiri Travel Sri Lanka.

New Philippines campaign music to young ones and ‘young once' Hannah Koh, reporting from ITB Asia, Singapore, October 30, 2014
THE Philippine Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) officially launched Visit the Philippines Year 2015 in Singapore at Conrad Centennial Singapore on Tuesday evening, marking the first unveiling of the campaign outside the Philippines.

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