Travelport president and CEO Gordon Wilson, expands for TravelMole on what he recently was quoted as saying, "eNett is a significant element in realising Travelport's goal to redefine travel commerce, enabling a range of state-of-the-art and innovative alternative payment methods for B2B transactions which represent a considerable global market opportunity,"
Turkish Airlines has invested half billion dollars in marketing; new Istanbul airport will drive the airline's continued growth, as well as that of Turkish tourism, says President and CEO, Temel Kotil.
South East Asia’s largest airport, 6th globally, Changi Airport has been and continues to be a successful, well managed facility, since 1982. Vice President, Passenger Development Mr. Peh Ke-Wei, tells TravelMole about their real time customer feedback system, new terminal expansion and more.
Dr. Kelly Chairman Emeritus of Outrigger Enterprises Group, one of the fastest-growing, privately-held hospitality companies in the Asia Pacific, Oceania and Indian Ocean regions, updates TravelMole on their reorganization in Australia, his 40 year legacy and future aspirations for Outrigger, recent and new openings (we missed speaking about the new property opening in Maldives 2015) and more
At the annual get together with TravelMole Publisher, Brett Tollman, President & Chief Executive, of the Travel Corporation, talks about their new acquisitions, their global corporate management structure, sustainability program and a general update of their portfolio companies which range from luxury hotels and boutique river cruises, to independent holiday package companies and a variety of guided travel experiences.
While South Africa continues to be an innovative leader in tourism development, dealing with challenges as all destinations have, it is understandably being exasperated by current (April 2015) violence against and by immigrants. Tourism Business Council of South Africa CEO, Ms Mmatšatši Ramawela… the umbrella body for private sector in the South African travel and tourism industry meets with TravelMole Publisher at WTTC Summit in Madrid.
Representing all European national tourism offices, European Travel Commission (ETC), continues to promoting Europe internationally to consumers and the travel trade, as well as providing research about inbound tourism to Europe, Eduardo Santander, CEO of ETC meets up with TravelMole Publisher.
Three year old Urban Adventures is already nearing 100,000 bookings a year, Darrell Wade, CEO of four year old Peak Adventure Travel, holding company comprising of the world’s leading Adventure travel companies, some dating back to the 70s and 80s, such as Exodus, Trek America, Intrepid Travel, tells TravelMole. Hear Darrell’s general update about PEAK.
Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding merchandising technology has been adopted by over 100 airlines, Gordon Wilson, President and CEO of Travelport tells TravelMole, who also discusses progress with Air Asia on Travelport, as well as tapping into payment processing services with eNett and other partners, to the tune of nearly 500 million dollars thus far.
33% growth is unheard of, but that’s what Ireland experience in 2014 and looking to match this number for 2015, Tourism Ireland’s Central Marketing Director, Mark Henry, tells TravelMole. Good fortunes, good tourism management and marketing, simple things like packaging visitor routes, increased air capacity… and look out for gastronomy.