Read us | Listen to us | Watch us | Join Live Events | Turn Off Ads | Live |

Click on your language to translate this article:

Afrikaans Afrikaans Albanian Albanian Amharic Amharic Arabic Arabic Armenian Armenian Azerbaijani Azerbaijani Basque Basque Belarusian Belarusian Bengali Bengali Bosnian Bosnian Bulgarian Bulgarian Catalan Catalan Cebuano Cebuano Chichewa Chichewa Chinese (Simplified) Chinese (Simplified) Chinese (Traditional) Chinese (Traditional) Corsican Corsican Croatian Croatian Czech Czech Danish Danish Dutch Dutch English English Esperanto Esperanto Estonian Estonian Filipino Filipino Finnish Finnish French French Frisian Frisian Galician Galician Georgian Georgian German German Greek Greek Gujarati Gujarati Haitian Creole Haitian Creole Hausa Hausa Hawaiian Hawaiian Hebrew Hebrew Hindi Hindi Hmong Hmong Hungarian Hungarian Icelandic Icelandic Igbo Igbo Indonesian Indonesian Irish Irish Italian Italian Japanese Japanese Javanese Javanese Kannada Kannada Kazakh Kazakh Khmer Khmer Korean Korean Kurdish (Kurmanji) Kurdish (Kurmanji) Kyrgyz Kyrgyz Lao Lao Latin Latin Latvian Latvian Lithuanian Lithuanian Luxembourgish Luxembourgish Macedonian Macedonian Malagasy Malagasy Malay Malay Malayalam Malayalam Maltese Maltese Maori Maori Marathi Marathi Mongolian Mongolian Myanmar (Burmese) Myanmar (Burmese) Nepali Nepali Norwegian Norwegian Pashto Pashto Persian Persian Polish Polish Portuguese Portuguese Punjabi Punjabi Romanian Romanian Russian Russian Samoan Samoan Scottish Gaelic Scottish Gaelic Serbian Serbian Sesotho Sesotho Shona Shona Sindhi Sindhi Sinhala Sinhala Slovak Slovak Slovenian Slovenian Somali Somali Spanish Spanish Sudanese Sudanese Swahili Swahili Swedish Swedish Tajik Tajik Tamil Tamil Telugu Telugu Thai Thai Turkish Turkish Ukrainian Ukrainian Urdu Urdu Uzbek Uzbek Vietnamese Vietnamese Welsh Welsh Xhosa Xhosa Yiddish Yiddish Yoruba Yoruba Zulu Zulu

ITB Asia 2008: In Brief

itbbackground
itbbackground
Written by editor

Opening times:

Web in Travel (WIT):
21 October from 9.00am to 6.00pm
22 October from 10.15am to 6.15pm

ITB Asia Exhibition:
22 October from 10.00am to 6.00pm

Opening times:

Web in Travel (WIT):
21 October from 9.00am to 6.00pm
22 October from 10.15am to 6.15pm

ITB Asia Exhibition:
22 October from 10.00am to 6.00pm
23 and 24 October from 11.00am to 6.00pm

ITB Asia Convention:
23 and 24 October from 9.00am to 11.00am

[email protected] Asia:
(The Association of Corporate Travel Executives)
23 and 24 October from 9.00am to 11.00am

Venue:
Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Center

Suntec level 6, halls 601, 602, 603:

o ITB Asia Exhibition

Suntec level 2, theatre:

o ITB Asia Convention
o WIT (Web in Travel)

Suntec level 2, room 203:

o [email protected] Asia

Registration:

Trade visitors:
Online: www.itb-asia.com/registration
Until October 15, 2008

Pick-up at: ITB Asia Registration Counter, Suntec level 1, starting October 21, 2008

Onsite: ITB Asia Registration Counter, Suntec level 1
21 to 24 October from 8.00am to 5.00pm

Admission charges:
Trade visitor pass registered online in advance: US$80

Trade visitor pass registered onsite: US$120

Badge permits:

– access to the trade show floor on all three show days
– attend ITB Asia Convention (Oct 23 & 24) free of charge
– enjoy special discounts at our partner conventions of WIT and ACTE (www.itb-asia.com/convention )
– participate at selected functions and networking events

Registration:

Journalists:

Before October 10, 2008
Online: www.itb-asia.com/press under “accreditation”

Onsite: October 21 to 24, 2008 from 8.00am to 5.00pm at the Media Registration Counter, Suntec level 1 main lobby

Regulations and Visas:
Prior to travelling to Singapore, please verify if you are in need of a visa or other pre-travel arrangements in order to have a smooth entry.

Online: www.itb-asia.com/travel

Exhibitor Search
www.virtualmarket.itb-asia.com

Or: www.itb-asia.com/visitorcentre > “exhibitorsearch”

Media Center and Suntec level 2, room 209
Electronic Press Office
October 21 to 24, 2008
with W-LAN facilities:
Opening hours: 9.00am to 6.00pm
Tel. local line: 6825 4607
Tel. international line: (+65) 6825 4608
Fax international line: (+65) 6825 4609

Press conference room:
Suntec level 2, room 208,adjacent to the media center

Important dates:

October 22, 2008

– 8.30am Access to Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Center level 2

– 9.00 to 10.00am: Inauguration Ceremony
Suntec level 2, theatre. Followed by

– 10.00am Ribbon Cutting
Suntec level 6 (entrance of hall 602) and

– 10.00 to 11.00am, Guided Tour of ITB Asia (for VIPs)
(starts in front of hall 602, Suntec level 6)

– 11.15am to 12.30pm, Opening Press Conference
Suntec level 2, press conference room 208

– 6.30pm to 22.00pm, ITB Asia 2008 Welcome Dinner Reception – “Singapore Ignites”
Marina Bay Floating Platform (Dress Code: Smart Casual)

October 23, 2008

– 07.00-10.00pm, Colours of Asia – Dinner Hosted by Park Hotel Group (for buyers and media)
Grand Plaza Park Hotel City Hall

– 10.00pm-late, TTG Asia Late Night Function
Marina Mandarin Hotel

Press contacts:
Astrid Ehring, Press Officer ITB Asia and ITB Berlin
Email: [email protected]
Ken Scott, ScottAsia Communications
Email: [email protected]
Sarada Chellam, ICON Communications
Email: [email protected]

Information Counter Suntec:
Suntec, Level 1

Business Center:
Suntec, level 2 (Adminstration Office)
Operating hours: Mon to Fri 9.00am to 5.30pm
Fees incurred to the attendee requesting services

Banks:
DBS Bank / ATM, Zone: Tropics, Unit No.: # 01 – 054
HSBC Bank / ATM, Zone: Entertainment Centre, Unit No.: # 01 – 154
POSB bank, Zone: Tropics, Unit No.: # 02 – 003 / 005 / 007
Standard Chartered Bank, Zone: Entertainment Center, # 02 – 108 / 110 / 112

ATM:
DBS ATM, Zone: Entertainment Center, level 2
DBS ATM, Fountain Terrace, Basement 1
OCBC ATM, Fountain Terrace, Basement 1
OCBC ATM, Zone: Entertainment Center, Unit No.: # 02 – 105A
Standard Chartered ATM, Zone: Entertainment Center, Level 2
UOB ATM, Fountain Terrace, Basement 1
UOB ATM, Zone: Entertainment Center, Unit No.: # 02 – 105B
Fountain Money Changer, Zone: Tropics, Unit No.: # 01 – 052
Silver River Money Changer, Zone: Entertainment Center, Unit No.: # 02 – 105C

Post Office:
Suntec City Post Office & SAM, Zone: Tropics, Unit No.: # 03 – 001 / 003

Courier service:
Suntec City Post Office & SAM, Zone: Tropics, Unit No.: # 03 – 001 / 003

Telecommunications:
Chills Cafe (Internet), Zone: Tropics, Unit No.: # 02 – 165 / 167 / 197 / 199
CitiLink, Zone: Tropics, Unit No.: # 02 – 092
Cost Tyre Telecommunication, Zone: Tropics, Unit No.: # 02 – 038
Nokia Service Center, Zone: Tropics, unit No.: # 02 – 056 / 058 / 060
Samsung Mobile World, Zone: Tropics, Unit No.: # 02 – 001R / 001S
Singtel, Zone: Tropics, Unit No.: # 02 – 001Q
SKY VOICE by Wireless Shop, Zone: Tropics, Unit No.: # 02 – 010
SKYLET, Zone: Tropics, Unit No.: # 02 – 002B / C / D / E / F

How to get to ITB Asia:
Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Center
1 Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City, Singapore 039593

www.suntecsingapore.com/geninfo/how.

www.suntecreit.com/sunteccitymall/gettinghere

By public transport:
Nearest MRT station is City Hall > 10 min walk via underpass or take Suntec City Courtesy Shuttle Service from outside the City Hall Station entrance at St Andrew’s Cathedral, opposite Capitol Building

Shuttle Bus Service A, Mon to Sat (except Public Holidays): 7.30 to 9.30am

Shuttle Bus Service B, daily from: 11.00am to 10.30pm

Busses: 36, 97, 106, 111, 133, 501, 502, 518, 700, 857, 70, 70A, 97A, 133A, 162, 518A, 700A, NR1

Access Routes:
Raffles Boulevard (from Bras Basah Road)
Temasek Avenue
Rochor Road exit from East Coast
Expressway
Nicoll Highway
Accessible via 2 major expressways: East Coast Expressway
(ECP) and Central expressway (CTE) > Signages

Car Park:
In the Basement of Suntec City

www.suntecsingapore.com/geninfo/carpark

www.sunteccity.com.sg/retail/carpark

Accomodation:
For your reservation of hotel rooms at special ITB Asia rates please contact our booking office at [email protected] or call +65 6330 6856.

ITB Asia 2009:
21-23 October 2009

ITB Asia 2010:
20-22 October 2010

General Inquiries:
[email protected]

For further information:
www.itb-asia.com