TTC launches e-learning platform for agents; in line with STB’s push

TTC launches e-learning platform for agents; in line with STB’s push
The TTC Agent Academy e-learning platform will showcase the company’s family of brands. Photo Credit: Daviles/iStock

The Travel Corporation (TTC) has launched an e-learning training initiative on the back of Singapore Tourism Board’s call to embrace technology to facilitate skills upgrading and learning, according to Robin Yap, TTC Asia President.... READ MORE


Insights from Sojern
Insights from Sojern

Sojern, the world’s leading performance marketing platform for travel brands, has analysed travel behaviour in order to understand travel intent for Q2 2016 and look forward into Q3 and beyond.... READ MORE

Asia Pacific bucks trends for Hawaii
Asia Pacific bucks trends for Hawaii

Following the Q1 2016 Global Travel Insights report that revealed Honolulu as the top five list of long-haul trips for Asia-Pacific travellers, Sojern looked deeper at Asia-Pacific’s interest in Hawaii as a vacation spot in order to understand the major travel trends for the tropical destination.... READ MORE

Planning the spontaneous
Planning the spontaneous

Because my trips involve months of travel, lots of uncertainty and I have only the vaguest notion of when I will be home again, my preparation is different from the traveller who is away a matter of weeks. My trips are a project: I go with the intention of bringing back the experience for a book. This is the opposite of a vacation, which is the pursuit of pleasure.... READ MORE

One for all, all for one in the emirates
One for all, all for one in the emirates

Something of an accidental tourism industry leader, H.E Mohammed Khamis Al Muhairi left his native Dubai to study in the United States, before taking a u-turn to pursue a Masters degree in tourism in Spain.... READ MORE

From the Poles to Papua to voodoo, Silversea seeks excitement
From the Poles to Papua to voodoo, Silversea seeks excitement

Once upon a time, there was an Afrikaans boy living in landlocked Kimberley in South Africa’s Northern Cape, who dreamed of travel. Today, Conrad Combrink has the cruise industry’s dream job – scouting new destinations and designing itineraries for Silversea Expeditions.... READ MORE

Where to, next?
Where to, next?

As an avid traveller, Terence Mak, CEO of located-based marketing platform WhereisWhere, often wondered about where to go during his travels.... READ MORE

Contiki ticking the boxes with a new generation
Contiki ticking the boxes with a new generation

Contiki has been specialising in the business of group travel for 18 to 35 year olds since 1962, well before the advent of the current generation of young travellers. This travel company may be 54 years old, but it still knows how to get down with the kids.... READ MORE