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Asia Now 2008 Roadshow

Amalia Meliti / Nathalie Pilovetzky
Tel: 212-633-2047

Third annual roadshow cities to feature travel agent workshops and
seminars in Houston, Phoenix, Jacksonville and Stamford

New York City, New York - February 25, 2008 - Asia Now announces its third annual Discover Asia Now Roadshow and Workshop series designed to educate travel professionals about travel to Asia and the wide range of travel services and options the region offers.

The Discover Asia Now 2008 workshops will be held in the following cities:

  • March 18 - Houston (Texas)
  • March 19 - Phoenix (Arizona)
  • March 26 - Jacksonville (Florida)
  • March 27 - Stamford (Connecticut)

During the workshops, travel professionals will have the opportunity to attend a seminar about travel to Asia, including informative presentations on each of the Asia Now partner countries and a panel discussion about promoting and selling travel to the region. The seminar will be followed by a tradeshow where travel professionals can meet and network with leading suppliers to Asia, including airlines, hotel groups, tour operators and wholesalers and discuss their new program offers and services. The workshop will conclude with an Asian themed dinner featuring presentations on new and upcoming tourism developments in Asia and the Interactive Asia Now Gameshow Challenge. During the Gameshow travel agents will test their knowledge about travel to Asia and compete for exciting prizes!

Travel agents must register by March 10, 2008 to attend the workshops. To register and obtain more information about the workshop program and location, travel agents can visit

Asia Now is a partnership between key Asian tourism organizations working together in a concerted effort to bring awareness to the entire region and promote the exciting and diversified appeal of each destination. The Asia Now Partners include China National Tourist Office, Hong Kong Tourism Board, Japan National Tourism Office, Korea Tourism Organization, Macau Government Tourist Office, Singapore Tourism Board and Tourism Authority of Thailand.

Information is provided as a courtesy to users of this website. Though the JNTO endeavors to ensure the information is accurate, users of the information are to act on such using their own judgement and at their own risk. Neither the JNTO nor any holder of copyright to the information shall be held responsible in any way whatsoever for any loss or misunderstanding, either direct or indirect, that is incurred as a result of utilizing the information.

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