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GC Asia 2008

Deal struck with online travel company ZUJI.

Games Convention Asia (GCA)

GC Asia Conference (GCAC)

September 18-20, 2008

SINGAPORE, July 24th, 2008 – Leipziger Messe International, the organizer of Games Convention Asia 2008 (GCA 2008), today announced a partnership with ZUJI, the Asia-Pacific region’s most comprehensive online travel company.

“As a leading online travel site, we offer not only travel destinations, but also key regional events that are related to our market’s niche,” said Philip Ho, General Manager of ZUJI Singapore. “Games Convention Asia is one of the must-attend events in the Asia-Pacific region, especially for today’s young urban professionals, which are one of ZUJI’s key target audiences.”

“To have ZUJI as an affiliate partner is a strategic move since ZUJI’s target demographic of 25-45 year old professionals are also the primary market for the video game industry” explained Joerg Zeissig, Managing Director of Leipziger Messe International. “This is a partnership where the leading online travel site in Asia-Pacific is working together with the best video game convention in Asia-Pacific to drive market growth for both the travel and video game segments.”

Taking place at the Suntec International Convention & Exhibition Centre Singapore, GCA 2008 is the only convention for the Asia-Pacific region covering interactive entertainment, infotainment, edutainment, hardware and technology for both the industry and consumers. Under the theme “Inspire Yourself,” the second GCA is expected to attract around 100,000 visitors from the Asia-Pacific region, Europe and North America.

For more details please visit GCA’s official website at: www.gc-asia.sg.

About ZUJI

In 2005, 2006 and again in 2007, ZUJI has been awarded as Asia Pacific’s ‘Best Online Travel Agent’, as voted by the readers of TTG travel magazines in Asia Pacific. It was also awarded as the ‘Best Online Travel Agency’ in 2007 during the TravelWeekly (Asia) Industry Awards 2007 ceremony. The agency gives travellers in Asia Pacific access to a choice of over thousands of hotels with traveller reviews, 400 airlines as well as offering thousands of cruises, car hire, attraction bookings, package tours and other travel products and tools online. ZUJI has teams and travel websites in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, Korea (‘Nextour’), New Zealand, and India (‘Travelocity India’), as well as many ‘Travel Partner Network’ sites throughout Asia Pacific. ZUJI is owned by Travelocity®, an international leader in online travel. ZUJI on the internet: www.zuji.com.

About Games Convention Asia / GC Asia Conference

Games Convention Asia (GCA) is the "Digital Media Gateway of Asia." Described as the only event in the Asia-Pacific region enabling the interactive entertainment and digital media industries to network and interact with publishers, developers, distributors and corporate clients while showcasing their latest products and services to the public, GCA serves as the platform for Asian publishers, developers and distributors to present their work on an international level. The conference also acts as an entryway for companies seeking to enter the Asian interactive entertainment market. GC Asia and GC Asia Conference on the internet: www.gc-asia.sg.

Media Contacts:


Red Dawn Communications

Florence Ang / Ian Purnomo

+65 6222 4704



Leipziger Messe

Nancy Pfaff, Press Officer

+49 (0) 341 678 8186


North America

Sean Kauppinen

+1 415 955 8500


Contact for GCA

Joerg Zeissig, Managing Director LMI Asia

+49 (0) 341 678 7900


Contact for GCAC

Sponsors, speakers and participants:

Frank Sliwka, Conference Director

+49 (0) 341 678 8288



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