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Pacific World Appointed as Official DMC Partner for ibtm china

August 11, 2016

Pacific World Appointed as Official DMC Partner for ibtm china

Pacific World (, the leading global DMC and Event Management company, has once again been appointed as the official destination management partner for ibtm china this year which is set to take place in Beijing (7th & 8th September, 2016).

As the official DMC Partner, Pacific World will be responsible for facilitating all onsite logistics at the show including Hospitality staff at each hotel, airport transfers, ground transfers and pre tours for the Hosted Buyers, entertainment during the ibtm China Welcome Party.

Patricia Silvio, Global Marketing Manager, Pacific World comments, “Pacific World and ibtm events have developed a close relationship through the 12 years that we have worked together to deliver DMC services for the flagship event in Barcelona; ibtm world. We have been expanding this partnership across the Pacific World global network and for second consecutive year we are the official DMC for ibtm China”.

“We are delighted to be the official partner. We have been operating in the China market for over 35 years and have seen the industry expand at an incredible pace.

“ibtm china have become a key industry event for us and once again we will be exhibiting at this year’s show. It is an ideal platform for us to showcase our products and services to the meeting planner community as well as managing various aspects of operations onsite again this year.”

During ibtm china, Pacific World Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong will showcase what’s new and trendy for meetings, incentives and events. For more information, please visit

Selina Chavry Appointed Pacific World Global Managing Director

October 13, 2015

Selina Chavry Appointed Pacific World Global Managing Director

Pacific World ( the integrated global DMC and Event Management organisation, which operates in 30 countries, announced today extension of its leadership with the appointment of Selina Chavry as Global Managing Director, based in Singapore.

Concurrently, Pacific World announces a new phase of development into Latin America, North Europe, the Mediterranean, India and China in the coming months, together with investment in the Event management space globally.

Selina Chavry, was previously Regional Director, Asia for Pacific World. Over the past 15 years, she developed her career in the Business Events industry in London, Sydney and Singapore. She has a track record of building market leadership through innovation in the Events, DMC and Strategic Meetings Management areas in various parts of the world.

In parallel, Herve Joseph-Antoine takes the role of Chairman for Pacific World and expands his responsibilities within Pacific World parent company Hotelbeds Group as Regional Managing Director Asia Pacific, Destination Management.

Selina commented, “I am really excited to take the lead of Pacific World. In the past 4 years, the company has transformed to a top global and forward-thinking market player. Together with Herve, we want to continue leading the way. Constantly challenging our business models is a must in an industry that is transforming so much.

Herve commented, “Selina is a well-respected, high-caliber and next generation leader of our industry. She is bringing a set of new ideas and a track record of making transformation happen. She is the best leader to drive the new expansion we are investing into new major geographies and stronger event management capabilities.

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Pacific World expands into the Philippines

February 7, 2015

Pacific World expands into the Philippines

Increasing support in the leading emerging destination in Asia

Februray 2015 – Pacific World (, the integrated global DMC and Event Management organisation, announced today the opening of a new partnership in the Philippines. With this expansion, Pacific World now operates in 30 countries and over 100 destinations around the world and has the widest and most comprehensive presence of any DMC business in Asia.

Pacific World Philippines is a commercial partnership between Pacific World and leading local DMC, Blue Horizon Travel & Tours, Inc. Both companies have joined hands to combine Pacific World’s global experience and standards with Blue Horizon’s local expertise and knowledge in order to provide clients with expert services supported by local experience in the destination. Pacific World Philippines will operate from a central office in Makati, Metro Manila, and also has operational support from offices located in Cebu, Boracay and Bohol.

Harsha Krishnan, Strategic Development Director at Pacific World commented, “The Philippines has been a big gap in the Asian presence of Pacific World and we are pleased today to be able to fill it with the support of Blue Horizon Travel & Tours, Inc. With this expansion Pacific World will have added capabilities to deliver a one-stop solution for all our clients across Asia.”

Gregor Zajc, MD Blue Horizon Travel and Country Director, Pacific World Philippines mentioned, ”We are proud to open the Philippines to global meetings, incentives & events clients, through the launch of Pacific World Philippines. The Philippines is a land that is still relatively un-discovered and has much to offer, from stunning venues and properties in Manila that are exceptional value-for-money, to cultural and social experiences that can add an unforgettable touch to any incentive program.”

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August 31, 2012


Pacific World, the leading MICE* business in Asia and Europe has appointed Gill Dewar as Sales Representative for South Africa. The new appointment supports Pacific World’s drive to strengthen their sales force and expand its current Events Management and PCO* centres across the globe.

Pacific World has recently extended its business reach into Southern Africa, covering Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe from South Africa and Namibia offices.

Gill Dewar will be focusing on bringing Pacific World DMC*, Event Management and PCO expertise to South African market. Commenting on her new appointment, Dewar said, “I am excited about re-establishing the excellent existing reputation that Pacific World has in the South African MICE market and to introducing clients to the recently expanded Pacific World portfolio. There is a need for DMC diversity and variety in the industry and the new portfolio will definitely ensure this.”

Dewar has been working in the MICE industry since 1995 and prior to joining Pacific World, she was the MICE Product Manager for Tourvest Travel Services (Seekers Travel and American Express Travel Services). She has a track record of delivering excellent destination knowledge as well as maintaining excellent supplier and client relations.

Founded 32 years ago, Pacific World now covers 15 countries and over 30 destinations including Spain, Portugal, Greece, Scotland, South Africa, Namibia, China, India, Hong Kong, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.

Pacific World has long-lasting experience managing large complex logistics combined with creative programs. As the official agency for important trade fairs and conferences such as EIBTM (Barcelona, around 15,000 delegates), they are responsible for managing accommodation, transportation and other destination logistics.

Pacific World strives to ensure operational excellence in order to meet the needs of its clients and bring “the art of destination management” to the entire world.

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