Established in 1997, the major section of
the ASIATravelTips.com / TravelNewsAsia.com website is the
Latest Travel News which is updated daily
free RSS Feed and a free
email service, ensuring that you are kept
constantly updated with all the latest travel industry
news covering hotels, airlines, MICE, sport tourism and so much
ASIATravelTips.com / TravelNewsAsia.com was the first website
in the world to provide a Daily Travel News Email
service about the markets in Asia Pacific, Australasia
and the Middle East. Launched in 1997, our
Latest Travel News Daily Email goes out to over 35,000
subscribers, daily Monday to Friday.
We also produce hundreds of in-depth and exclusive HD video
interviews with Ministers, MDs, CEOs, SVPs, VPs, GMs from within the exciting world of
travel. In addition to the interviews, ASIATravelTips.com / TravelNewsAsia.com produces
HD videos of hotels, as well as still photography from many of the
leading events from within Asia Pacific as well as from further
afield. Read about our:
Steven Howard - Editor / Founder
Our editor (and founder), Steven Howard, worked for two of the
largest banks in the world before entering the travel industry in
Asia over 20 years ago.
Steven has been Publisher of ASIA Travel
Trade magazine - the oldest travel trade magazine in Asia, and
Frequent Traveller magazine - the leading corporate consumer travel
magazine in Asia.
He has also worked as Group
Publisher of Panacea Publishing Asia, managing well known regional
such as Mix! - Asia's Creative Meetings Magazine, Business Traveller China and Business Traveller Asia
Steven is also a professional photographer and videographer.
Not only has he conducted well over over five hundred (500) exclusive video interviews
with Ministers of Tourism from different countries, CEOs, MDs and
other leading figures from within the travel and aviation
industries, but has had his photography published in magazines
around the world, and even a movie!
He has a passion for travel, cycling, sports
in general, as well as the immense benefits that sport tourism can
bring to a destination, both in the short and long term.
Being a firm believer that 5-star
does not always mean best, he loves to discover new places,
hotels, ideas and concepts, and to share those finds with readers.
Never one to shy away from getting his hands dirty, he is as
happy sat in the cold rain taking pictures of an event, as he is
sipping the finest wines, whiskies and Champagnes in the executive
floor of a true 5-star hotel.
Steven Howard Loses Right Eye in Freak Accident in Thailand.
Future Changes to ASIATravelTips.com /
Over the years it has been pretty difficult keeping abreast
with all the tech changes related to websites, especially in the
mobile and social media side of the business. When we started,
things like WordPress, Joomla, FB and Twitter did not exist. Our goal at the
beginning was to do the travel news alongside direct hotel reservations
as well as useful tips on the best bars, restaurants and
hotels etc from within Asia Pacific. We were amongst the first to
do that, and were very successful. Now however, the direct hotel
reservations have been cut entirely, and we no longer update the
'tips' side of the website as our main focus is travel news - both
industry and consumer, but mainly industry - from airlines and aviation in general, to
hotels and industry events. Out goal is to soon switch the domain
www.asiatraveltips.com to just
entirely so that there is less confusion. How we are going to do
that, and what will be dropped added or changed is still to be
decided. In the meantime, thank you for visiting and we hope you
find the website useful.
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