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MeetingsIn announces exciting partnership with the top three Destination Marketing Companies in Asia AOS, Destination Asia and Diethelm Events affiliate with MeetingsIn to assist and support small meeting and event planners Scottsdale, Ariz. (January 31st, 2011) MeetingsIn, a leading service provider for those planning small meetings, announced a partnership with the leading DMC’s in Asia; AOS, Destination Asia and Diethelm Events. This partnership will provide meeting and event planners the most efficient end to end full service resource in the small meetings market. The affiliation will provide MeetingsIn users the best choice in DMC’s with unsurpassed reputations, products and services from all over Asia, as well as access to all the meeting planning tools and resources available to the professional, more experienced planners - but in an uncomplicated and user friendly way. Planners, regardless of their level of experience, will be able to search and select several venue options and with one click send out multiple RFPs. Ian Quartermaine, MeetingsIn CEO and Founder said “We are delighted that the three leading Asia Pacific DMCs have all agreed to join our rapidly growing affiliation that targets the small meetings and event market. MeetingsIn has generated a great deal of interest in private label sites from associations, corporations, CVB’s as well as national and regional tourism organization wanting to reach this small meetings market.” He continued, ” With the recent addition of over 10,000 hotels and venues globally, as a result of our partnership with StarCite, this has made MeetingsIn a powerhouse in the small meetings space, which is 70% of the world’s meeting and events market. In this instance small is definitely big” AOS, Destination Asia and Diethelm Events now have the ability to reach the extremely important small to mid size meeting market and showcase their products and services to this segment. They are able to offer a full service portfolio ensuring each event is unique and memorable!. This powerful combination of online meeting planning and destination services will be at the fingertips of all those planning small meetings for up to 250 people. We can help the less experienced and untrained planner create the perfect event.


About MeetingsIn MeetingsIn is a user friendly, global Web-based resource and RFP generator for those planning or hosting small meetings and events while at the same time providing meeting facilities direct access to this growing $650 Bn Meeting and Events market with no fees or commissions. Starting in 2011, MeetingsIn supplier search and eRFP functionality will be powered by StarCite. MeetingsIn is a privately held company based in Scottsdale, AZ. For more information please visit www.meetingsin.com About Destination Asia Destination Asia is the Far East’s leading Diversified Travel Organization boasting separate Meetings & Event Management and DMC divisions. Introducing new offices in Singapore, Malaysia and Japan, Destination Asia now features 29-offices in the following eleven Asia countries. Thailand, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos and Burma. We have a dedicated Business Solutions management team in each of our Destination Asia offices who will be in charge of all aspects of your event or meeting. As a highly respected meeting planner and event creator in the Far East since 1996, there is hardly a destination in Asia where our team does not reach. www.destination-asia.com About Diethelm Events Diethelm Events, part of the Diethelm Travel Group (DTG) has over 50 years experience of providing full travel services within the region. DTG is a subsidiary of Diethelm Keller Holding (www.diethelmkeller.com), headquartered in Zurich, a closely held family company principally owned by fourth generation descendants of the founders. Our extensive network has fully licensed and insured offices in Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam and has a worldwide reputation as a first-class travel service provider. DTG employs over 600 multi-lingual staff and serves hundreds of quality tour operators across the globe. About AOS Asian Overland Services Tours & Travel Sdn Bhd, better known as AOS, is a Malaysian company with more than 33 years experience in the leisure and incentive sectors of tourism. Started in 1976 with a staff of five, AOS today is a leading and reputable inbound operator with over 130 committed and dedicated staff members and its own fleet of vehicles. Being in the business for such a long time AOS leverages its experience and expertise to be a specialist in providing high quality tour services, interesting and fun programs with eco and nature tours from leisure to adventurous levels, along with tailor-made and incentive programs to suit the different client requirements. With its own fleet of vehicles AOS provides quality transportation and transfers at competitive rates. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur and branch offices are conveniently located in strategic cities such as Langkawi, Penang, Kota Kinabalu, and Kuching Sarawak to facilitate and provide personalised and truly unique and memorable Malaysian experience service to all clients. http://www.asianoverland.com.my/


MeetingsIn and Top 3 Asia DMCs