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Norwegian Cruise Line is the innovator in cruise travel with a 50-year history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising. Most notably, Norwegian revolutionized the cruise industry by offering guests the freedom and flexibility to design their ideal cruise vacation on their schedule.
Today, Norwegian invites guests to enjoy a relaxed, resort style cruise vacation on some of the newest and most contemporary ships at sea with a wide variety of accommodation options, including The Haven by Norwegian®, a luxury enclave with suites, private pools and dining, concierge service and personal butlers.
Recently, the line was named “Europe’s Leading Cruise Line” for the ninth consecutive year, as well as “Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Line” for the fourthtime and “World’s Leading Large Ship Cruise Line” for the fifth straight year by the World Travel Awards. Norwegian will introduce three new “Breakaway Plus” Class cruise ships through 2019 and has four additional ships on order for delivery beginning in 2022, with an option to introduce two more ships in 2026 and 2027.
ANA (All Nippon Airways) is Japan's largest airline which has been awarded a 5-star rating from Skytrax for six consecutive years. ANA was named ‘Business Airline of the Year’ and 'Best CSR Programme' at the Business Travel Awards 2018. Operating seven daily flights from Europe (London, Paris, Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf and Brussels) to Tokyo, ANA connects passengers with Japan’s largest domestic network and 42 international cities beyond.
ANA’s internationally renowned service is all by design. The ethos of ‘omotenashi’ (hospitality) brings care and attention to detail into everything it does, and has led the airline to prevail over its 5-star competitors, receiving ‘World’s Best Airline Cabin Cleanliness’ and ‘Best Airline Staff in Asia’ at the 2018 World Airline Awards.
Attraction World is the award winning, leading supplier of theme park tickets, excursions and experiences to the UK & Irish retail travel trade. We offer the best rates of commission and many exclusive tickets across an unrivalled product range of over 8,000 experiences in over 50 countries - guaranteed to have something for everyone!
With many money saving ticket options now available to pre-purchase, many of which are EXCLUSIVE when buying in advance, your customers will be spoilt for choice...and value. But the benefits of booking with Attraction World don't stop there. We also offer our whole attraction range via e-ticket, meaning your customers tickets are much more secure as they can simply print again if need be, along with a super low deposit of just £25 per person to secure their booking.
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At Avalon, we’re committed to providing our guests with exemplary service - from the small luxuries of complimentary Wi-Fi and gratuities, all the way to our incredible staterooms and award-winning VIP private home pick-up service.
In 2019, our fleet of suite ships will be sailing on more rivers than ever, from the Rhine all the way to the alluring Mekong. We’re proud to introduce a fantastic new cruise in India, where customers can absorb the sights and sounds of the Ganges river while sailing in five-star luxury and even visit the incredible Taj Mahal.
Back on board, we’ve introduced FlexDining - allowing guests to choose when and where they dine each day. Our new onboard Adventure Host is available to guide customers through morning stretches on the sun deck, arrange yoga sessions or provide guests with the equipment to enjoy an active excursion such as kayaking, cycling or hiking.
If that wasn’t enough, we’re also working hard behind the scenes to make booking an Avalon cruise an even better experience. With online booking capabilities and a login portal for our trusted agents, it’s now even easier to book your customers on one (or more!) of our fantastic river cruising experiences.
Brand USA (VisitTheUSA.com) is the destination marketing organisation for the United States of America. The mission of Brand USA is to encourage increased international travel to the United States and to grow America’s share of the global travel market by inspiring consumers and supporting the travel trade. In doing so, we aim to bring millions of new international visitors who spend billions of dollars in the United States. Brand USA will also provide useful information to international travellers on U.S. entry policies and procedures.
Bristol Airport is the South West’s gateway to the world, serving 126 direct destinations, with hundreds more accessible via frequent flights to major international hubs.
Bristol is home to easyJet and Ryanair bases, alongside year-round charter operations by Thomas Cook and TUI. Last year’s highlights included TUI’s launch of long-haul flights to Florida and Mexico on the 787 Dreamliner, new Thomas Cook destinations in Egypt, Bulgaria and Cyprus, and the return of British Airways to the region for the first time in a decade with summer services to Spain and Italy.
Investment in facilities, including an extended security search area, an enlarged immigration hall and a new car park reception centre, has helped Bristol Airport increase passenger numbers to more than eight million a year while maintaining strong customer satisfaction scores. Working with the travel trade remains a priority, with initiatives including a ‘hub’ incentive scheme and a dedicated Facebook group for local agents.
Come on in. To a world filled with possibilities. Where the bar is made of ice, and the top deck made of grass. Where you can visit a new destination every day and immerse yourself in each of them. A world where you’ll discover the
true meaning of nouvelle cuisine, and find its perfectly paired vintage. Where ‘me time’ is all the time.
From far-off cities to far-flung shores, our world is wonderfully diverse in every direction. With one of-a-kind shore excursions, longer overnight stays, stylishly designed staterooms that’ll make you feel right at home, and a host of exclusive extras – welcome to a different view of the world, and a sale that makes a world of difference too.
Cobalt Air launched in July 2016 and is now Cyprus’s largest airline.
Cobalt Air is a flexible ‘Next Generation’ airline, offering both a seat only Economy product and a full service Business product. Business class is currently offered on all Heathrow and Gatwick features a dedicated check-in area, fast track security, executive lounge access, priority boarding and disembarkation, priority baggage delivery, meals service and complimentary beverages.
Additionally we offer our market leading full-size business class seat with 40” pitch.
Cobalt Air was recently welcomed as a member of The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and has a full IOSA accreditation.
The company was recognised as the Best Start-up airline of the Year in the world 2017 by CAPA – The Centre for Aviation.
Cobalt Air currently serves 21 destinations and 12 countries from its home in Cyprus.
Established in 1866, DFDS are now Northern Europe’s largest shipping and logistics
Company, boasting 54 vessels, including 10 passenger ferries operating between the UK and Europe, alone.
The UK sailings from Dover to Dunkirk and Calais, Newcastle to Amsterdam and Newhaven to Dieppe offer up to 60 sailings daily, with more sailings to France than any other operator. DFDS also offer popular routes across Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea.
DFDS have been named the World’s Leading Ferry Operator 7 years running at the World Travel Awards.
Their excellence in customer service, Onboard facilities and growing online presence all contribute towards their success and development.
Ethiopian is an award-winning airline with a SKYTRAX World Airline rating of 4-stars. Other awards include TripAdvisor’s ‘Best Business Class in Africa and Indian Ocean,’ SkyTrax ‘Best Airline in Africa,’ and PAX International Readership Award for, 'Outstanding Food Service by a Carrier in Africa.'
Ethiopian, a Star Alliance member, also has the youngest fleet in the industry with aircraft an average age of 5 years.
On services from London Heathrow, Ethiopian operates the Airbus A350, a long-range, wide-bodied technically advanced jetliner. From Manchester, Ethiopian will operate the aviation industry leader, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Ethiopian operates a daily flight from London Heathrow to Addis Ababa, gateway to 60 African and 26 International destinations including Nairobi, Cape Town, Seychelles, Madagascar and Victoria Falls.
From 11 December, Ethiopian expands further within the UK with a 4 times weekly Manchester service to Addis Ababa, a key trade route for Northern businesses with interests in Africa.
Euronet Worldwide is an industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions. The Company offers payment and transaction processing solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers. These services include comprehensive ATM, POS and card outsourcing services, card issuing and merchant acquiring services, software solutions, cash-based and online-initiated consumer-to-consumer and business-to-business money transfer services, and electronic distribution of prepaid mobile phone time and other prepaid products.
Euronet's global payment network is extensive - including 37,383 ATMs, approximately 194,000 EFT POS terminals and a growing portfolio of outsourced debit and credit card services which are under management in 52 countries; card software solutions; a prepaid processing network of approximately 673,000 POS terminals at approximately 306,000 retailer locations in 35 countries; and a global money transfer network of approximately 324,000 locations serving 144 countries. With corporate headquarters in Leawood, Kansas, USA, and 60 worldwide offices, Euronet serves clients in approximately 160 countries. For more information, please visit the Company's website at euronetworldwide.com.
Since 1998, Exsus Travel has specialised in creating the best in luxury tailor-made holidays all over the world. Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2018, Exsus continues to grow, and now takes travellers to over 80 destinations on all seven continents. We can create exceptional bespoke holidays for each and every one of your clients, from classic honeymoons in Italy to immersive cultural experiences in Peru and epic wildlife adventures in Africa. Pioneering and passionate, our commitment is simple: to deliver first-class client service, every single time, and to hunt down the very best hotels and experiences in compelling, hypnotic locations. The result? Extraordinary and memorable holidays, which exceed all expectations.
The name Exsus comes from the Latin ‘exsuscitare’: to awaken, to excite, to breathe life into.
Together, Gold Medal and Travel 2 offer 80 years of expertise in providing tailor-made holidays for independent travel agent partners.
With an extensive portfolio range, we offer everything you could possibly need to create the perfect holiday, including; long haul getaways, cruising and touring options plus short haul and long haul luxury escapes - all specifically designed for your customers’ requirements. Our longstanding relationships with key suppliers such as airlines, hotel chains, car hire, cruising and touring companies, combined with the buying power of Gold Medal and Travel 2, ensures we can secure exclusive deals to showcase the most competitive prices in the market.
Not only that, in true Gold Medal and Travel 2 style, we thank our agent partners with an exciting variety of FAM trip opportunities, holidays, prizes and reward schemes. We also provide training programmes to help you gain additional knowledge and selling tips for those all important bookings.
Gran Canaria is like a miniature continent, alive with natural beauty, from the stunning dunes of Maspalomas to its volcanic interior.
Gran Canaria's perfect climate makes it a year round holiday paradise. This island offers superb luxury resorts as well as boutique hotels, all presented with high standards of comfort and service. For a completely different different experience, why not stroll through the cobbled streets of Vegueta, the old quarter of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria or climb the scenic roads in the serpentine twists up into the spectacular central massif. From this vantage point, you can see why UNESCO has declared almost half of the island as a Biosphere Reserve.
Travel, leisure, hospitality, tourism, luxury lifestyle. It’s global.
We specialise in executive recruitment for the travel, tourism, hospitality, luxury retail & Lifestyle sectors – throughout the world, thanks to our new APAC office in Hong Kong. We know the players and companies and invest time getting to know candidates and clients in equal measure.
By specialising, we stay firmly in our area of expertise, doing what we love. This ensures a swift, cost effective and perfect placement whether it’s permanent or interim. With so many new variables and shifting dynamics in the industry, now more than ever we understand that everyone needs a customised service.
When it comes to the travel and tourism industry trust us when we say we have been living and breathing it for long enough to know our way around. We recently celebrated our 23rd birthday and we have seen new opportunities consistently emerging in all sectors of the industry. We love change and there has never been a more exciting time for us to introduce you to our way of thinking about recruitment and our global approach.
We are founder sponsors of the everywoman in Travel Awards and proud signatory of the TTG LGBT Diversity Charter.
Holiday Extras is the UK market leader for travel add-ons, with over 4 million bookings made last year alone. We specialise in the essential extras that every traveller needs to travel better: airport parking, airport hotels, airport lounges, fast-track, car hire, airport transfers, travel insurance plus much more. We’ve been around for 35 years now, and every year we help millions of customers make their trip a better trip.
As well as being an innovative, tech-focused company Holiday Extras is also award-winning, most recently taking home the awards for ‘Car Hire Supplier of the Year’ and ‘Holiday Essentials Company of the Year’ at the 2017 TTG Travel Awards. 2018 also marked 12 years of Holiday Extras being in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For - a first in the travel industry"
Whatever your idea of holiday heaven is discover a fantastic choice of self-catering holiday accommodation across the UK & Europe with Hoseasons!
Our selection of accommodation is unrivalled with over 30,000 different places to stay - from sumptuous bubbling hot tub lodge retreats nestled deep in the forest to quirky beach huts with stunning sea views. Perhaps you’d like to escape to a beautiful cottage or stunning barn conversion, or take a break at a traditional seaside resort. And why not hop aboard a stylish boat for a weekend of navigating the waterways! Whatever your reason to getaway - families wanting to explore the great outdoors, romantic hideaways for two, friends taking some well-deserved time out together or perhaps to celebrate something special - a short break away with Hoseasons is perfect for any occasion.
Founded in 1919, The Italian National Tourist Board - ENIT -is responsible for promoting worldwide a unified image of the Italian tourist offer.
Enit carries out all the functions and tasks attributed to it by the law in pursuing its tourism promotion mission, among other things: it looks after the promotion abroad of the Italian tourist image and of the various types of national tourist offers, as well as the integrated promotion of tourism resources of the Regions, the Autonomous Provinces of Trento and Bolzano and, through them, the local authorities; it implements promotional strategies at national and international level and of information abroad in support of businesses in the marketing of Italian tourism products, in cooperation with other economic, cultural and environmental sector; it promotes the Italian brand in the tourist sector.
Our consumer website is www.italia.it
JCDecaux out-of-home media is located at the heart of the UK’s most important air and rail travel hubs, city centres, major routes and retail locations, reaching 90% of the UK population every two weeks. Proven effective at influencing consumer behaviour and decision-making, it provides fame, trust and familiarity for travel brands.
Research shows how JCDecaux media reaches potential travel brand customers at different stages on their path to purchase. Out-of-home media is in the right place for travel brands to guide this journey: 34% of those who think about holidays on their commute are influenced by OOH.
At the heart of our channels’ effectiveness is a detailed understanding, rooted in robust data and insight, of the audiences who see them daily. This enables us to create media strategies tailored to audience behaviour, attitudes and lifestyle, and our brand-safe digital channels provide flexible messaging that means additional resonance for recipients.
Jet2holidays is the UK’s second largest holiday operator, and the top choice for independent travel agents. We’re now celebrating 11 terrific years of selling our great-value package holidays you can trust! With over 40 of Europe’s best-loved beach destinations from a big choice of nine UK airports.
We wrap up return Jet2.com flights, a choice of 2-5 star hotels, 22kg baggage, transfers and ATOL Protection for just £60pp deposit*. Plus, 1,000s of Free Child Places* and free Resort Flight Check-In add up to even more great value.
Our choice of holidays just keeps on growing. We have seven specialist brochures that give a taster of each range: Summer Holidays, Winter Holidays, Family Holidays, Indulgent Escapes, On Tour and Jet2CityBreaks. Our latest addition to the line-up is Jet2Villas, which mixes the freedom of a villa holiday with package perks like our low £60pp deposit.
The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) promotes the beautiful Maltese Islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino throughout the UK and Ireland as well as other countries. The MTA offers comprehensive support to the trade through training events, a trade training site, newsletters, tailored support to trade partners and has a regular presence at industry events. The MTA also funds and organises an extensive advertising and PR schedule across all media touch points, including press trips to increase demand for the destination. MTA is a proud sponsor of the TTG’s LGBT forum since. Malta has been voted 1st out of 49 European Countries for LGBT tolerance for the last two years, by the ILGA (Europe). Malta is a safe year round destination with a very strong winter market.
Mauritius is a beautiful island escape in the Indian Ocean, famously described by Mark Twain as being what heaven was copied after. In 2018, Mauritius is celebrating its 50th Anniversary of Independence and with stunning scenery, world class resorts and fantastic air routes from the UK and Ireland, there has never been a better time to visit our island paradise.
As a family-owned company with a seafaring history that goes back over three centuries, we have a passion for exploring the world by sea. It’s a passion you can sense in the expertise of our captains and crews, in the elegant and innovative design of our ships, and in the breadth of our itineraries. And you can see it, hear it and taste it in everything we do on board, from the freshness of the cuisine to the richness of the entertainment, thanks also to our best-in-class partnerships, established to offer you the best experience. This passion is what drives our dedication to excellence, and our respect for all of our Guests. That's what makes us different and what makes every MSC cruise a truly unique experience.
Palladium Hotel Group is a Spanish hotel chain with over forty years of experience. Throughout its history, the company has been truly committed to international expansion, originality and development, integrating design, state-of-the-art technology and lifestyle innovations. The Palladium Hotel Group main mission is turning customers into fans.
Palladium Hotel Group has 44 hotels and more than 14,000 rooms in six countries: Spain, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Sicily (Italy) and Brazil and operates 9 brands: TRS Hotels, Grand Palladium Hotels & Resorts, Palladium Hotels, Palladium Boutique Hotels, Fiesta Hotels & Resorts, Ushuaïa Unexpected Hotels, BLESS Collection Hotels, Ayre Hoteles, Only You Hotels, as well as licensed brand Hard Rock Hotels, operating two properties in Ibiza and Tenerife.
The Palladium Hotel Group hotels are characterized by their philosophy of offering customers a high standard of quality in its products and services and excellent value.
Saga have been creating holidays and cruises exclusively for over 50s for more than 60 years, with incredible destinations, memorable experiences and fantastic value at the heart of what we do.
From relaxing hotel stays and scenic river cruises, to cultural escorted tours and memorable ocean cruises, our varied collection is a perfect choice for anyone over 50 and ideal for people travelling on their own.
Saga is now redefining travel for the over 50’s market, with exciting new destinations and two new build ships, Spirit of Discovery (2019) and Spirit of Adventure (2020). These ships will be the first of their kind; luxury small ships built for the UK market.
The future looks very bright for Saga and we look forward to you joining us on the journey.
Scenic and Emerald Waterways offer a complete ‘One-Stop Shop for River Cruising’ offering two complementary brands designed to make selling river cruising plain sailing.
Setting the standard for river cruising on Europe’s most iconic waterways, Scenic take what you would expect from a 5-star river cruise to another level, where even the luxuries guests would expect to pay for are included in the price. This year, Scenic Eclipse – The World’s First Discovery Yacht – sets sail on her maiden voyage, offering the ultimate in 6* luxury ocean cruising.
An Emerald Waterways river cruise combines comfort and innovation on-board our state-of-the-art Star-Ships. Our award-winning promise of Exceptional Emerald Value ensures everything our guests need is included in the price, from flights to all meals and exclusive excursions. This ethos has been recently applied to ocean cruising, as Emerald Waterways prepares to set sail along the Dalmatian Coast in 2019 with their first chartered luxury yacht.
We are one of the UK’s leading escorted holiday companies, with 40 years of experience and products that range from rail journeys and river cruises, to small-group adventures and trips exclusively for solo travellers.
We offer hundreds of carefully planned itineraries covering all seven continents, and each holiday comes with our award-winning Titan touches. Our unrivalled door-to-door transfers, airport meet-and-greet service and wide range of flight options help make each journey as seamless as possible. Once in the destination, expert tour managers keep everything running smoothly and a host of included excursions allow travellers to get the most out of every holiday with a truly unforgettable experience.
Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) is a statutory body of the Queensland Government and the state's lead marketing, destination and experience development and major events agency. In partnership with government, regional tourism organisations, industry and commercial stakeholders, the company aim to build Queensland's tourism and events industry to foster innovation, drive industry growth and boost visitor expenditure. Their mission is to deliver consumer-led, experience-focused destination communications to connect consumers with the amazing experiences to be had in Queensland, with the overarching vision to inspire people to experience the best address on Earth. Tourism and Events Queensland have a presence in 13 strategically important international markets including Greater China, Europe, the United Kingdom, Asia, India, the Americas and New Zealand.
Travelport is a Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment, mobile and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry. With a presence in approximately 180 countries, and approximately 4,000 employees, our 2016 net revenue was over $2.3 billion. Travelport is comprised of:
- A Travel Commerce Platform through which it facilitates travel commerce by connecting the world’s leading travel providers with online and offline travel buyers in a proprietary business-to-business (B2B) travel marketplace. Travelport has a leadership position in airline merchandising, hotel content and rate distribution, mobile travel commerce and a pioneering B2B payment solution that addresses the needs of travel intermediaries to efficiently and securely settle travel transactions.
- Technology Services through which it provides critical IT services to airlines, such as shopping, ticketing, departure control and other solutions, enabling them to focus on their core business competencies and reduce costs.
Holiday of a lifetime, every time.
Incredible destinations, unique experiences, Guaranteed Departures, early booking Price Promise, Price Match Guarantee and world-class tour managers are all what makes Travelsphere stand out in the escorted tours market.
Travelsphere has specialised in providing escorted tours across the globe for over 50 years, and they still love to share their passion with like-minded people. Travelsphere offers tours to over 60 global destinations including new experiences to the Galapagos, Patagonia and across Europe.
In Travelsphere’s latest brochure there over 150 unique tours, including 21 to Italy, where Travelsphere is the market-leading specialist.
All Travelsphere holidays include flights, many of them from regional airports, local transfers, accommodation, with customers being looked after by a Travelsphere Tour Manager along with gaining insights from local guides.
Travelling with Travelsphere means getting under the skin of a destination and sharing experiences in good company.
The Tunisian National Tourist office main task is promoting the destination in UK and serve the public by providing all the information they need when they consider Tunisia for holidays.
To achieve this goal, we have built up a strong partnership with all the Travel Trade community throughout roadshows, joint advertising marketing campaigns , fam and press trips to showcase all the aspects of Tunisia and pass on the message that it is a fun and reliable destination!
Tunisia represents the perfect good value all-inclusive beach and family holiday but is also worth visiting for its heritage, culture and history.
After years of absence, Tunisia has hit the ground running! All major Tour Operators have back and declared strong sales for 2018 and 2019 , they even have increased capacities!
The safety and security measures have dramatically improved within and around hotels and resorts which represent a strong pillar to rebuild faith and trust in Tunisia.
36 years of developing travel technology places Vertical Systems as one of the most established and robust businesses in the travel industry. The products have evolved from the initial TARSC platform, still recognised by thousands of travel agents today, to automation of the complete customer journey from first contact to final payment and beyond.
This year has been a pivotal year for Vertical Systems, with new products, new customers and partnerships including a new advertising inventory management system for airports, using state-of-the-art technology, which will complement our existing diverse portfolio.
Vertical Systems’ young, dynamic team continue to innovate and support the industry with its portfolio of products-and are proud to be a TTG Sponsor.
For more information please visit verticalsystems.co.uk/
The hip, urban heart of Florida’s Gulf coast beats in Tampa Bay. Bask in the warm sun, exciting fun, and rich culture that make Tampa Bay Florida’s most diverse vacation destination. Experience everything from heart-pumping thrills to waterfront sunsets. Savor local flavors from the country’s most creative chefs. Stroll the Tampa Riverwalk, which links restaurants, parks and cultural centers like gems on a string. Step into the past in Ybor City, where Cuban artisans hand-roll cigars as they have since 1885. Revel in the spirit of Gasparilla, Tampa Bay’s annual pirate-themed party and all the festivals that follow. Treasure awaits.
Get on the right track to Europe with Voyages-sncf, the European rail experts. Whether it’s a Eurostar service to Paris, a local train in Spain or Switzerland or an overnight journey between France and Italy, travelling by train is the perfect way to explore the Continent.
Since December 2017, it’s been possible to book even more tickets via our website for travel across Italy via the Trenitalia rail network, including Frecciarossa high speed trains. You can now access a wider range of Trenitalia fares including Super Economy, select from up to 4 on board classes of travel and print at home ticketing is also available. This year has seen the launch of the direct Eurostar service to Rotterdam and Amsterdam, providing a practical, comfortable and affordable alternative to flying between the UK and the Netherlands. Tickets are on sale now! Visit our website, www.voyages-sncf.eu, for product updates and to book.
Wendy Wu Tours is an award-winning tour specialist, offering a comprehensive range of escorted tours, private tours and tailor-made holidays to China, Southeast Asia, Japan, India and South America. Since Wendy’s first tour departed in 1994, they’ve been perfecting and diversifying their range of tours to capture the very essence of the destination, so you’re not just admiring the top sights but truly discovering them. Their guides are recognised as the best in the industry and they use their detailed expert knowledge and natural charm to create truly extraordinary on-tour experiences.
Their inspiring range of escorted group tours offer outstanding value – including all flights, accommodation, meals, excursions and entrance fees. They even include your visa – worth up to £200pp. As well as classic group tours, the company also offers more culturally immersive tours in their Immerse Yourself range, luxury journeys in their Exclusive Collection, tailormade holidays and river cruising holidays throughout Asia.