Digital Innovation Asia (DIA) has partnered with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and invite you to Digital Innovation Asia Awards, Digital Aid Asia, Blogger Match-Up Asia, Speak-Up Asia, and the China Boot Camp in an effort to increase relevance to the industry when it comes to digital innovation in travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region.
Located alongside, the Digital Innovation Asia events are deliberately timed to lead into and support the PATA Annual Summit (PAS) end of April, and follow TTM+ in June.
Digital Innovation Asia 2013 starts on April 23 with the China Boot Camp, helping travel companies understand the Chinese travel market, and how to market to affluent Chinese consumers. On June 10-12, Digital Innovation Asia continues in Bangkok, after Thailand's tourism trade show TTM+ in Bangkok, the World Islamic Tourism Mart (WITM) and Malaysia International Tourism Exchange (MITE) in Malaysia, and the World Economic Forum East Asia in Myanmar. On June 10th and 11th, the first ever Blogger Match-up in Asia and DIA's flagship digital innovation summit Speak-Out Asia will be hosted at lebua Hotel at State Tower. On June 10, the inaugural DIA Awards will be hosted at Bed Supperclub in Bangkok in the evening.
Relevant and interested organizations and individuals are invited to contact DIA organisers for speaking engagements and sponsorship opportunities. Bloggers and media professionals are invited to apply for accreditation privileges. Nominations for the DIA Awards are also welcomed and are free to submit.
Digital Innovation Asia is endorsed and supported by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Association of South East Asian Nation (ASEAN), the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO), the Tourism Technology Association (TTA), the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the International Federation of IT in Travel and Tourism (IFITT), and the International Association of Travel and Tourism Professionals(SKAL).