This Week's Headlines

Pan Pacific builds market-specific strategies with brand refresh

As part of its global brand refresh, Pan Pacific Hotel Group (PPHG) will introduce market-specific strategies on top of a revamped logo and new...

Korea MICE Expo to make Incheon home for the next five...

Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) has signed an agreement with Incheon Tourism Organization to host...

Sunway Lagoon looks to medium-haul markets to beef up business

Sunway Lagoon is looking towards India and China as new possible targets for business...

IHG unveils new upscale conversion brand Voco

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has launched Voco, its new upscale hotel brand, alongside a...

Beyond Asia: Raffles Europejski Warsaw, United Airlines and The Private Suite,...

Here's TTGmice's weekly round-up of MICE developments outside of Asia-Pacific.

Q&A

Feeding the senses

Tahnya Butterfield, co-founder & chief experience designer of NOSHtrekker, talks to Karen Yue about the fine art of delivering unique destination experiences through food and storytelling

Preparations for the future

Paul Hutton, Hilton’s vice president, operations, South-east Asia, talks to Rachel AJ Lee about key meetings trends and the company's development plans for the region.

Reaching the world in our own backyard

Sophia Chong, assistant executive director of Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), tells Caroline Boey how the city is evolving as an international business events hub and gateway to China

There’s room for a fourth

Sammy Carolus, who's been with the Hyatt family for over 25 years, is now raising Hyatt's fourth baby in Bangkok. He speaks to Karen Yue about the new Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit.

Simplicity wins the game

Emmanuel Ebray, HRS Global Hotel Solutions' managing director for South-east Asia and South Korea, tells Karen Yue that for South-east Asian planners holding out for the Meetago solution, it is a case of good things come to those who wait

Intelligence

Globally, three in 10 business travellers are happy to sacrifice safety for hotel loyalty and rewards incentives, according to research commissioned by travel management...
Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) is an important component of the hospitality and tourism industry, and drives economic development in many destinations. Generating...

A new horizon in hotel sourcing

Hotel sourcing processes are undergoing seismic shifts, discover ACTE Research and HRS in a...

Hong Kong most expensive in APAC for business travel

Hong Kong is now the most expensive location for business travellers, having overtaken Tokyo...

Employer’s perception matters when it comes to bleisure trips: Egencia

According to the latest Egencia 2018 Bleisure Trends study, one in five global business...

APAC grows on rising demand in China, India and SE Asia:...

According to the Global Business Travel Forecast 2018 published by American Express Global Business...

Editor's Pick

Anna Case

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games has ended but it is still delivering benefits to the coastal city. Destination Gold Coast’s director – global business events tells how

Inspiring Entertainment – part 1

From a dramatic dance with water to comedic singing sommeliers, here are some of the most fascinating entertainment ideas for business events.

Get savings on corporate travel

A well-executed managed travel programme can save a business approximately 15 per cent on its travel spend in the first year. Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s Akshay Kapoor identifies five steps to achieving this precisely-managed travel programme

A family affair

Macau is making good progress in winning over corporates seeking wholesome fun for their staff events

Gaining a luxurious shine

Langkawi’s many magnificent hotels with interesting event options are attracting upscale meetings and events to the island.

Case Studies

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