It’s official — mining heiress and businesswoman Gina Rinehart is the richest woman in the world and the richest person in Australia.
So what would you tell her to do with all that wealth, fame and status? That was the final question posed to panelists for The X Factor in Tech track at Echelon 2012.
Featuring tech entrepreneurs like Carmen Benitez, president of Fetch Plus, Roshni Mahtani, founder and CEO of Tickled Media, Kristine Lauria, Digital Media Consultant at Mission Street Media and Girls in Tech CEO and Founder Adriana Gascoigne, the session was peppered with debate about gender stereotypes and women bringing the X-Factor to startups. Read more
For 24-hours from tomorrow morning, Tnooz THack will start in Singapore. It is a hacking event for developers taking place during the WebinTravel conference. THack is Tnooz’s unique event which brings together travel industry APIs and the development community to brainstorm and and create new digital travel products and web or mobile-based tools. This event is FREE for developers to attend and participate. THack Singapore is sponsored by Abacus and Expedia Affiliate Network and produced in association with WebinTravel. For further information, you can view it here.
When: Sunday to Monday, 16th-17th October 2011
Where: Siloso 4, Shangri-La Sentosa Resort, 101 Siloso Road (Map
There will be presentation of of entries at the WIT Bootcamp, Ballroom 2, Suntec Convention Centre on 17th Oct 2011, 11:45am
The Web In Travel Conference, along with the WIT Bootcamp: Entrepreneurship & Innovation returns for the another year. The Bootcamp will be on first day (schedule), while the conference will be held on second and third day (schedule) with a stronger focus on innovation, start-ups and new technology.
Topics such as Innovation Across Asia, New Ideas in User Interface and Design, Smackdown – A Battle between iOS, Blackberry and Android, and Old People Suck At Start-Ups will be discussed by representatives from companies as diverse as Qunar, Flextrip, GetFlight, Wego, Expedia, World Nomads and Everbread. Read more
Ten selected travel startups from Singapore, China, Australia, and the US will pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges at the Web in Travel Bootcamp’s Start-Up Gallery on 17th October.
The winner, the ‘Grooviest Start-Up’, will be announced two days later at the main Web in Travel Conference. The panel includes investors and business leaders from Southeast Asia, China, US, and Europe. Read more
This 3rd installment of WIT*E again promises to inspire and provide a session of mentoring opportunities by veterans and newbies to the travel and tourism industry. Read more
Web In Travel (WIT) is calling for submissions to its Start-Up Pitch which will be run as part of the 2009 conference taking place on October 20-23. Read more
The Web In Travel conference brought together an international crowd of participants in the travel industry, but it was really almost a gathering of friends. The travel industry is one of people and relationships, and an emotional one. From all parts of the travel supply chain, WIT, as it is affectionately known, saw hoteliers, global distribution systems and intermediaries like online travel agents and aggregators come together in Singapore again for the 4th WIT conference. Read more
Held in association with PhoCusWright Inc and in partnership with ITB Asia, Asia’s leading travel distribution, marketing and technology conference Web In Travel will be held for the 4th time this 21-22nd Oct in Singapore. WIT was launched in 2005 with the support of the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and the theme for this year is “Ideas. Execution. Action”. Read more