ACTE Corporate Travel Day in ITB Asia

17 October 2019

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Travel Buyers:
You have complimentary access to ACTE events, including full access to ITB Asia, 16-18 October 2019. To register, scroll to the bottom of this page and sign in!

Travel Suppliers: If you would like to get a 3 Day Trade Visitor Pass for 16-18 October 2019, ACTE is glad to offer you a 50% discount. The discount code is:  TV-ACTE50To register, please follow this linkThe manual to redeem the 50% discounted ticket is available here.

Venue: Level 3, Begonia 3011, Sands Expo & Convention Centre

As Asia’s leading destination for business, leisure and entertainment, Marina Bay Sands is home to multiple unique and vibrant attractions and a creator of world-class experiences for our guests. From breath-taking hotel rooms and suites, to extensive and highly flexible event spaces, world-class dining, entertainment, and shopping, guests are able to enjoy the best we have to offer in a single destination.

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09:00 - 09:30 | Registration & Networking

09:30  - 09:40 | Welcome & Opening Remarks

Leigh Bochicchio, Executive Director, ACTE
John Holden, Regional Director, Asia, ACTE

09:40 - 10:55 | Booking Tools and Technologies: One Size Does NOT Fit All in Corporate Travel

Sanghamitra Bose, General Manager Singapore and Thailand, American Express Global Business Travel
Dr. Carl Jones, Vice President, Head of Travel Development, APAC and Greater China, SAP Concur

10:55- 11:15 | Coffee & Tea Break

11:15 - 12:30 | Are You Ready for Destination X? How to Win Traveller Trust and Loyalty in the Post-booking Ancillary Game
Destination X is the largely untapped and dynamic destination services marketplace. The market for travel activities is set to reach $183 billion by 2020. At the same time, the number of travel bookings through mobile phone is increasing. Are corporate travellers prepared as they arrive in Destination X? Are their ancillary needs met? Learn how Travel Managers can provide a seamless and truly stress-free experience for their corporate travellers through mobile technology. This session will reveal:
 - 8 key trends related to the challenges and opportunities in the Destination X  marketplace;
 - Real traveller problems/challenges and possible solutions; and
 - Mobile technology’s role in ancillary destination services and how it can help meet employee travellers’ demands for personalised, easy and instant access to destination services.

Edgar Vega, Commercial Head of APAC - Mobile, Amadeus

12:30 - 13:30 | Networking Luncheon

 13:30 – 14:45 | The Sharing Economy

Alvan Aiau Yong
, Regional Lead, Airbnb for Work

14:45 - 15:05 | Coffee & Tea Break

15:05 - 16:20 | Education Session 4

16:20  - 16:30 | Closing Remarks

Leigh Bochicchio, Executive Director, ACTE
John Holden, Regional Director, Asia, ACTE

16:30  - 17:00 | Closing Reception




Become a member of ACTE today and receive up to 30% off the non-member registration rates.

All prices below are in USD

ACTE Corporate Buyers & GOV/NGO's/Faculty Pricing: 


  • $0*


  • $99

Supplier Pricing: 


  • $105


  • $150

Processing Fee: $10
Cancellation/No Show (Buyer) Fee: $25
Cancellation Fee (Others): $25
Transfer Fee: $25
Administration Fee: $25

*Registration fees for ACTE events are now included as an enhanced membership benefit for business travel managers. This offer extends to all existing travel manager members and any new travel managers who join ACTE in 2019. A nominal non-refundable processing fee $10 is required at the time of registration and membership must be valid throughout the event date(s). Corporate buyer members who cancel their registration less than 7 days prior to the forum or who are no shows will be charged a $25 cancellation fee.


ACTE invites qualified bloggers, journalists and reporters for news dailies, financial publications, business travel publications, and broadcast media to submit a registration request for press credentials expressly for the purpose of editorial coverage. Press credentials limited to two per media outlet. Advertising sales staff may not register as press. To submit your request for a complimentary press registration, contact us.

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