ITE & MICE Hong Kong welcomesPRIORITY PASS as Official Airport Lounge Access Sponsor TKS, organizer of the international ITE & MICE travel expo held annually in Hong Kong, is pleased to announce PRIORITY PASS as Official Airport Lounge Access Sponsor for ITE & MICE Hong Kong 2015!
Priority Pass, the leading international airport VIP lounge access program, gives its members access to over 700 airport lounges in 400 cities in 120 countries, with no limitation on air ticket class, choice of airline and frequent flyer scheme.
At the travel expo this year, Priority Pass will outline its portfolio of services and highlight its worldwide facilities to delegates. The company will also present a seminar previewing industry research and provide special offers to all ITE & MICE participants, from exhibitors to visitors attending on the trade and public days.
In addition to inviting business opportunities from ITE & MICE exhibitors, buyers and regional trade visitors, Priority Pass will appeal to public visitors who are frequent travelers! According to a survey conducted by ITE & MICE, 59% of public visitors took 2 to 4 overseas holidays in the past year, a further 16% had 5 or more; and 25% went to other continents or Western Asia for their longest holiday during the last year.
Mercedes Ho, General Manager for Priority Pass in the Asia Pacific region said: “Priority Pass is the ultimate product for frequent travelers who demand unique and indulgent experiences in stylish, safe and exclusive surroundings. This is the first time that we have attended the show and our involvement demonstrates our commitment to the APAC market where we have expanded our lounge coverage by a significant 22%.”
“We are pleased that Priority Pass has accepted our invitation to be the Official Airport Lounge Access Sponsor! Our participants, who include travel trade and enthusiasts, can readily appreciate the big advantage of a versatile membership of international airport lounges!” said KS Tong, Managing Director of TKS.
The previous ITE & MICE event drew from 47 countries and regions, 650 exhibitors with 85% from abroad, 12,308 buyers and trade visitors with 26% from abroad and 75,300 public visitors with 83% preferring FIT / private tours. Similar numbers are anticipated at ITE & MICE this year.
ITE & MICE 2015 will be held from June 11 to 14 this year at Halls 1A to 1E at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, with the first two days exclusive to trade visitors and the last two open to the public. Travel Photography, Overseas Wedding & Honeymoon, Cruise, Wellness & Medical Tourism, Study Tours and Sport Tourism are the highlighted travel themes.
Organized by TKS Exhibition Services Ltd., ITE & MICE which co-locates leisure focused ITE and ITE MICE, is supported by the China National Tourism Administration, the Hong Kong Tourism Board, the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong and Macau Government Tourist Office, travel agent trade associations and event industries from Hong Kong and the region.
For expo’s details and market news, please visit www.itehk.com, while the website for public, www.travelexpo.com.hk will be available in mid May. For enquiry of exhibiting and visiting, please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org contact the Organizer, TKS at (852) 3155 0600.
About PRIORITY PASS
Priority Pass (www.prioritypass.com) provides frequent travelers with airport lounge access, irrespective of their class of travel, airline flown or existing membership in an airline loyalty program. Launched in 1992, Priority Pass now offers more than 700 airport lounges worldwide in 400 cities in over 120 countries.
Priority Pass is part of the Collinson Group, a global leader in influencing customer behavior to drive revenue and value for its clients. The group offers a unique blend of industry and sector specialists across four core capabilities: Loyalty, Lifestyle Benefits; Insurance and Assistance. The Collinson Group has in excess of 25 year’ experience, with 28 global locations, servicing over 800 clients in 170 countries, employing over 1,500 staff, managing over 20 million end customers.
Founded in August 2004, TKS Exhibition Services Ltd. organizes International Travel Expo Hong Kong (ITE) in Hong Kong and the only MICE Travel Expo (ITE MICE) in Pearl River Delta. In recent years, ITE Hong Kong has undergone substantial developments and now firmly established itself as among Asia's leading international travel fairs. ITE & ITE MICE covers a substantial market like Hong Kong and also the fast growing markets of China and Asia, that brings direct contact not only with travel trade but also corporate buyers, that combines effectively professional and public days, each of which with its own success! Website: www.itehk.com
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