Byline: The Nation.
Asian Connections Alliance, a marketing pact of independent Asian inbound travel operators, plans new strategies for 2010 to focus on the business-to-business (B2B) and MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) sectors.
The group prepares to offer additional advantages for clients, especially in term of attractive prices and incentive schemes.
It is developing online tools in the B2B sector for real-time confirmations.
"We foresee business picking up in 2010 in the regional, medium and long-haul markets. The average occupancy rate in most hotels will be higher. The numbers of arrivals in Thailand will correlate …