Travel News Asia has become one of the first
travel industry news outlets to start offering
subscribers its Daily Travel News service via WhatsApp.
Established in 1997, ASIATravelTips.com /
TravelNewsAsia.com was the first website in the world to offer a
Daily Travel News email service for the Asia Pacific, Australasia
and Middle East markets.
Today, with the oldest online travel
industry news archive for those regions, the company
is embracing the popularity of WhatsApp to make it easier for
subscribers to receive the news in a simple and refreshing format.
Steven Howard, Founder and Managing Director of
TravelNewsAsia.com, said, "When we started sending out the latest
travel industry news by email in 1997 we were the first to offer
such a service, but times have changed, and while many of us still
use email I know I personally would prefer to receive the latest
travel industry news via WhatsApp instead, so that is what we are
now offering. There are advantages to the new system. For example,
the sender and receiver must have each other's telephone number in
their phone to be able to receive the WhatsApp, and this reduces
the number of fake subscriptions etc. It is also fast and very easy
The WhatsApp service is available to all current
and new subscribers. If you would like to learn how to subscribe
to the free Latest Travel News Daily WhatsApp service, please send
email or a
"We have never sold our mailing list, and we are
one of the very few media outlets that promises to never send any
unsolicited emails to our subscribers - all they receive from us
is the latest Daily Travel News service, that's it. This
philosophy of protecting our subscribers is extremely important to
me and will continue with this new WhatsApp service,"
Steven Howard added. "With WhatsApp technology there is
nowhere to hide, each WhatsApp subscriber knows exactly where the
message has originated from, so we cannot say one thing and
do another. I like that, and I think our subscribers respect that
The company indicated that it also has plans to
launch an app, but details and timing of the launch have not yet
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