Reflecting On 2011 …
2011 has been a winning year for Exo though not without its testing times. The most important factor is that as a company and as individuals they have succeeded. As a Vietnam DMC and a Thailand DMC much growth has occured. The achievements are testament to the work of each individual.
Exotissimo Travel – Asia DMC continues to create one-of-a-kind experiences in Asia to excite, challenge and enlighten travelers, and can proudly testify to incorporating philosophies of sustainable tourism into their programs. Approaching 20 years of experience in the travel and MICE industry, Exotissimo is the leading DMC in Asia with experienced MICE departments in each of the destinations served. Able to tailor any program or event, Exotissimo can create exclusive and unforgettable incentives.
Exciting options make Japan a hot MICE destination for 2012
Japan is continually growing in popularity as a MICE destination and 2012 will be no exception as Exotissimo Travel delivers an enticing selection of MICE opportunities at a time when the country’s government is set to renew a focus on the market. As a MICE destination Japan offers an excellent array of accommodation, superb transport network, a mesmerizing selection of teambuilding activities and an amazingly diverse landscape in which to host any event. A country that seamlessly blends the ultra modern with age-old traditions, many new initiatives are being introduced to attract planners, especially to the capital of Tokyo. A capital city that boasts more Michelin star restaurants than the whole of France with the picture perfect Mt Fuji looming in the background, Tokyo offers intriguing exercises including sumo lessons and sword fighting exhibitions.
Other memorable encounters include; learning the art of sushi making during a private cooking lesson; spending the night with maiko in the geisha district; hiking to the summit of Mt Fuji and an afternoon of sake tasting with a Japanese master.
Japan is the envy of other Asian countries for their choice of high end hotels delivering outstanding accommodation and meeting facilities. Exo can also make arrangements for the attendance of ASIMO, the world’s most advanced humanoid robot. From this futuristic encounter it is possible to spend the following day in the serenity of a Buddhist temple lodge to experience the diversity of culture within Japan.
2011 saw Exotissimo run a series of applauded FAM trips, covering Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Indonesia. Each trip showcased the understanding Exo has developed in delivering immersive and experiential tours. They provide unique opportunities for travel agents to familiarize themselves with Exo’s work ethics, tour guides and the delivery of their product. Also encompassing hotel inspections, the trips gave a thorough cross examination of Exo’s products.
New Dedicated MICE Brochure
2011 saw Exo launch their inaugural MICE brochure, a 48 page guide detailing their MICE services in the region they work. A reflection of their ground-breaking services offered in all areas of the travel industry, the brochure reveals an array of creative opportunities available through Exo for MICE groups travelling to Southeast Asia and Japan.
The brochure also details a selection of inspirational activities offered and exclusive benefits along with a case study for each country. 2012 will also see the launch of a new dedicated MICE website.
New Products & Exo Touches
The past year has been very exciting where product development is concerned. They have continued to work creatively and in a diverse fashion to cover more activities and destinations. They endeavor to discover and tread in unexplored regions such as Phong Nha in Vietnam, an area with recently discovered cavernous systems. They also introduced a number of food based tours including the very popular ‘Hanoi Street Food Tour with Food Blogger‘.
Myanmar continued to find fortune and fame as a travel hotspot in various media throughout 2011. They also witnessed this growing trend and introduced the Myeik Archipelago to their portfolio of tours.
2011 also saw their develop specialist tours with new partners. Across Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar, they now offer exclusive experiences with photography experts primed to show how best to capture Asia through the lens.
Would you like to receive more information about Japan, Vietnam, Thailand and East Asia? Contacts us and we will be happy to put you in touch with our Asia DMC.