Exhibitor Press Conferences

2019 Press Schedule

TIME PROGRAMME VENUE

16 October 2019, Wednesday

08:45 – 09:30

Opening Remarks & Opening Keynote

*Note: Opening Keynote commences from 09:30 – 10:10 while VIPs proceed to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & VIP Tour

Level 3, Begonia 3010A/B

09:30 – 10:00

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & VIP Guided Tour

VIPs include:

  • Mr Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Ministry of Education
  • Mr Michael Müller, The Governing Mayor of Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany
  • Dr Christian Göke, Chief Executive Officer, Messe Berlin GmbH
  • Mr. Keith Tan, Chief Executive, Singapore Tourism Board

Foyer of Hall A, Level 1

12:30 – 14:00

Staying Relevant in a New Era of Travel with WorldHotels

WorldHotels unveils its key strategies and initiatives for 2019/2020, including its latest partnerships and developments in the luxury field, and its recent launch of WorldHotels® Rewards, a brand-new loyalty programme designed for business, MICE and leisure guests. Anticipate a preview of enhanced hotel guest experiences and its recent portfolio additions in key cities within Asia Pacific, such as Bali, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Guangzhou and Seoul. The latest travel trends that drive the hospitality industry will also be shared.

Spokesperson: Mr. Roland Jegge, President, WorldHotels

RSVP: Jayne Tan, jytan@worldhotels.com, before 9 Oct

Chinoiserie by Justin Quek

Address: 2 Bayfront Ave #B1-15, Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 018972

(Alternative meeting point: Level 3, Angsana 3F)

14:30 – 15:30

The Future is Global

New advancements in technology have revolutionised the way we cruise today. Journey with us to discover the space-age, cutting-edge features that will take prominence when Global Dream debuts in Asia, blending the state-of-the-art with the time-honoured tradition of exemplary service. Balancing the yin & yang of authentic Asian hospitality with ground-breaking technology, Global Dream will provide the perfect home-away-from-home for Asian passengers on their grand voyages across the globe to Australasia, the Baltic and Mediterranean in 2021.

Creating the ideal backdrop for such adventures, also take a first look at the newly launched hull artwork that will adorn Global Dream – a continuation of the epic love story between the now iconic mermaid and astronaut that helped launch the Dream Cruises’ brand.

Spokesperson: Mr. Michael Goh, President, Dream Cruises & Head of International Sales, Genting Cruise Lines

RSVP: Chelsea Lim, chelsea.lim@gentingcruiselines.com, +65 68329 608 before 16 Oct 2019, 12pm.

Level 3, Angsana 3F

17 October 2019, Thursday

12:00 – 13:45

(Registration starts from 11:30, session is followed by a luncheon)

Far East Hospitality redefines luxury in today's experience economy

Against the landscape of evolving expectations from a generation of travellers seeking experiential travel, Far East Hospitality shares its vision to shape the way new hotels in Singapore will be developed and positioned in decades to come.

The group will also be unveiling an exciting new brand and hotel that will open in Singapore next year.

Spokesperson: Mr Arthur Kiong, Chief Executive Officer, Far East Hospitality

RSVP: Dawn Teo, dawn.teo@havas.com, +65 9623 0369 & Nicole Tan, nicole.tan@havas.com, +65 9615 0920

Level 3, Angsana 3F

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