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ACTE Regional Conference 2018 underway at Pullman New Delhi Aerocity

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ACTE Global has kicked off its New Delhi Regional Conference at Pullman New Delhi Aerocity. Speaking at the event, Benson Tang, Regional Director, Asia, ACTE, said, “India is a locomotive for the growth of the global economy today. For us, India is a very important travel market. In 2017, we held 46 events and we held our global conference in Japan for the first time ever. One day we hope to bring it to India. I am happy to say that the Asian membership of ACTE has surpassed that of Europe. We now have 400-plus members in the Asian chapter. This year we will be having our global conference in Singapore in July.” Addressed by industry stalwarts, the full-day conference will delve deep into topics such as GDPR, Control and Convenience through Digitization and Artificial Intelligence, Benefits and Challenges of Mergers in the Global Hotel Industry, and Role of Digitization on Ground Support. ACTE Global is committed to educating the business travel sector on future innovation and best practices supporting the modern business traveller. As one of initiatives to drive educating the travel fraternity, ACTE, under its educational role, is progressing towards a new level of commitment to bring together information and knowledge sharing from buyers and suppliers, so they can help the industry in developing cohesive strategies in preparation for the ever-changing landscape of corporate travel.

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ACTE 1st Intellicon Regional Conference of 2017 underway

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ACTE first Intellicon Regional Conference of 2017 is underway at Le Meridien Gurgaon, Delhi NCR, that saw participation from 130 people.  A new concept for attendees, it offers a full-day of education sessions dealing with topics, which remain a challenge for the industry.  Benson Tang, Regional Director, Asia, ACTE Global, says, “India is a very important market; we will continue to spend our resources here. Next year we will try to bring our global conference here.”  Talking about the conference, he adds, “Intellicon means a world with intelligence, without intelligence we cannot have new business. Knowledge is the power, nothing more important than knowledge and knowledge needs to be transferred, we are here to have a day of knowledge transfer. Only with knowledge we can change the world. Travel policy and how we can make our world better all depends on education and knowledge.” While giving the keynote address for the event, Sunil Kumar, Global President, UFTAA and President TAAI enumerated trends in the travel trade, he said, “The travel industry is phenomenal in its size and design to consistently change, IATA has some stunning projections on the growing global industry. Worldwide jobs supported by aviation were at 58.1 million jobs, in 2013 this is expected to increase to 103.1 million jobs by 2032.  From 1914-2014, it has been 100 years in Air Travel and 65 billion passengers have flown. About 3 billion passengers are flown annually today. UNWTO predicts Indian Outbound has potential to grow to 50 million by 2020.” Elucidating on the trends that will drive corporate travel, he adds, “The Five C+ one C that will drive selling travel include: Contact (Easy access), Convenience, Content (information and …

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