This Week's Headlines

CTM acquires controlling stake in Lotus Travel Group

Corporate Travel Management (CTM) has taken its first steps into Asia with the acquisition of a majority stake in Hong Kong-based Lotus Travel Group...

CWT rolls out automated Price Tracking

Carlson Wagonlit Travel is rolling out Price Tracking worldwide, following a successful trial that...

SIA makes frequency changes to Los Angeles, San Francisco flights

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will be launching non-stop flights between Singapore and Los Angeles using...

Beyond Asia: Pearl Lounge, Rock and Roll Team Building, and Cebit...

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

Asiatravel suspends trading on SGX

Asiatravel.com Holdings has ceased trading after its controlling shareholder missed an important payment late...

Q&A

A renewed commitment

John O’Sullivan, Tourism Australia’s managing director, shares more details about how the organisation will be using its new bid fund, and how this will help the destination stay ahead of their competitors.

Wrapping corporate incentive experiences in virtual gift boxes

Xoxoday's co-founder Sumit Khandelwal shares how corporate gifting has evolved to feature more strongly unique destination experiences.

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

Intelligence

Business travellers around the world feel marginally safer in taxis than in ride-sharing services, according to research commissioned by global travel management company Carlson...
Global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel, and travel commerce platform Travelport, have found that premium economy is the fastest growing cabin segment for...

CWT: Three in 10 business travellers value hotel rewards over safety

Globally, three in 10 business travellers are happy to sacrifice safety for hotel loyalty...

WorldHotels’ reveals three overarching MICE trends for the year

Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) is an important component of the hospitality and...

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...

Editor's Pick

Over coffee with Jennifer Cronin

Wharf Hotel’s president talks about what to expect from their newest brand campaign, and shares what approach she is taking to ensure both brands – Niccolo and Marco Polo – reach loftier heights.

Bring on the fun

Meeting attendees are increasingly favouring unique programmes that not only check off all items on their business agenda but also feature fun, memorable experiences. Asia’s integrated resorts – packed with convention facilities, restaurants, shopping and entertainment – can easily bring on the fun for any serious business gatherings.

Catch up with Lilian Tawadros

Once drawn to the events industry by visions of endless parties, champagne and pretty dresses, this project manager (incentives) with Arinex Australia soon shed her rose-tinted glasses but fell deeply in love with the business all the same.

Vietnam looks north

China is grabbing more attention from Vietnam’s business events suppliers, as the market continues to feed strong footfalls to various cities across the country.

Engaging engagement

Corporate meetings are increasingly seeking audience engagement that extends beyond the meeting duration as well as deeper connections.

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