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September 6, 2013 Conferences No Comments Email Email

Express Ticketing is pleased to announce that the commitment of several preferred partners will add further power to their Independent Travel Group Business Forum being held in Hong Kong from 21-24 November.

The Travel Corporation has become a major event sponsor and will be hosting the awards dinner at the 360 degree view SKY100 restaurant. In addition, they will be showcasing the latest developments of four of their preeminent brands; Creative Holidays, Insight Vacations, Contiki and Trafalgar.

Sabre Pacific will sponsor the Welcome Function at the Woobar at W Hong Kong and a talk by social media marketing expert, Kim McKay.  Kim will present on the relevance of social media in the travel industry and will include practical implementation strategies for travel agents.

Qantas are sponsoring finance journalist Michael Pascoe who will deliver the “Power Up” keynote address and moderate the Talk Business discussion. Additional major air sponsors are Cathay Pacific and Virgin Atlantic.

The fourth annual ITG Forum is structured to ensure two-way dialogue and interaction through a program of expert speakers, panel discussions, hands on networking, 1:1 meetings between agents and partners, with time for networking and socialising.

Executive General Manager of Express Ticketing, Ari Magoutis said the support so far of more than 18 preferred air and land partners will add to the overall value and prestige of the Forum.

“Empowering today’s independent travel experts will be the emphasis of the Forum. The willingness of our sponsors to work with the ITG shows they share this goal and are as passionate about the future of the travel industry as we are” he said.

The forum and accommodation is at the 5-star W Hong Kong hotel in Kowloon.

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