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Friday, September 28, 2018

Abbot Point Australia - Filipino Seaman Crew Change Guide & Information

Abbot Point Australia
Source: Maritime Safety Queensland
The port of Abbot Point, situated 25km north of Bowen, is owned by Adani and operated by Abbot Point Bulk Coal, a subsidiary company of Glencore. Annual capacity for the port is currently 50 million tonnes per annum.

The port has one off-shore berth serviced by a conveyor system 2.75km from the stockpiles and a ship loader with a loading rate of over 6000 tonnes per hour.

Port Procedures and Information for Shipping – Abbot Point - See Maritime Safety Queensland

Port Name: Abbot Point
Country    : Australia

Abbot Point Kilometer Map: Nearest Airport Options

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Fastbooking and Triptease Reveal the Fundamentals of Guest Behaviour and Web Optimisation in the Asia Pacific

New white paper explores parity to personalisation and how they can be used to maximise direct bookings.

Fastbooking, leading-edge e-commerce solutions specialist for independent hotels and regional chains and Triptease, award-winning provider of industry-leading Direct Booking Platform, today announces the release of their joint white paper, "Maximise Conversion by Understanding your Guest." This white paper provides an in-depth view of the Asia Pacific online booking market, based on close analysis of approximately 500 Fastbooking hotel chains. It also aims to help hoteliers to understand the fundamentals of guest behaviour and web optimisation in the Asia Pacific.

This report provides a comprehensive understanding of:
  • The importance of parity
  • Learning from guest behaviour to optimise your website
  • How booking engine conversion rates and booking value are impacted by lead time
  • How guest booking behaviour varies by device

From our findings, hotels in Asia Pacific are undercut 30-40% of the time have a 31% lower rate conversion on their website. That's a huge swathe of revenue missed out if hotels do not tighten up on parity. 

Getting familiar with your website performance data is key to the process of optimising your site and driving direct bookings. This will also allow you to tailor compelling content to the guests most likely to convert.

Fastbooking and Triptease will also be sharing best practices to hoteliers on 18 October 2018 @ Google Asia Pacific. Complimentary registration online at

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Ultimate Local Indulgence in Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po

Discover Hong Kong's living culture through the lens of an award-winning videographer.

Sham Shui Po – Man Fung Building
Behind skyscrapers and shopping malls, there is another world to explore in Hong Kong. Look beyond the established attractions to Sham Shui Po -- an eclectic neighbourhood where every street corner exudes the sheer essence of daily lives.

You can happily lose yourself for hours in the enticing bustle of Sham Shui Po. But the experience is now compressed into a fascinating two-minute time-lapse video Immerse Yourself in Sham Shui Po like Locals Do. The local resident and award-winning videographer Alex Rodriguez has been invited by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) to present Sham Shui Po's best-kept secrets from the perspective of a gaai fong (local inhabitant).

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Explore the Wonders of Hong Kong from sky100 with the Opening of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link

The Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (XRL) will open on 23 September, connecting Hong Kong to China's 25,000-kilometre trans-national high-speed rail network. This vast network offers direct trains to 44 destinations across the mainland, including six short-haul destinations in Guangdong Province, and 38 long-haul destinations such as Beijing, Shanghai and Changsha.

Located just 10 minutes' walk from XRL's Hong Kong West Kowloon Station, and only two stops from Hong Kong International Airport via the Airport Express Link, sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck (sky100) is the natural first stop for both inbound and transit visitors. Situated directly above Kowloon Station, sky100's superb accessibility makes it the perfect choice for kick-starting a Hong Kong adventure or as the final stop before continuing a multi-destination rail journey across China.

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Yodi Insigne
Yodi Insigne is one of those delusional sorts who imagines himself a useful contributor to the greater blogosphere (Well, that's what he's trying to accomplish).

He started blogging for three reasons:

1. He always felt he has something important to say,
2. Books can make him cry, and cliff jumping can make him high,
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