This Week's Headlines

Hilton rolls out programme to cater to rising demand for sustainable...

The demand for meetings with eco-friendly and sustainable elements, such as organic food and environmentally friendly amenities, are on the uptick in Asia-Pacific. One of...

New Ritz-Carlton Langkawi seeks to increase corporate segment

The Ritz-Carlton Langkawi is pulling out all stops to increase its share of business...

Singapore’s new Oakwood Premier plays up the soft side for today’s...

As companies shrink expatriate packages along with overseas posting duration, long-staying corporate guests are...

Business on the rise for new convention centre in Kolkata

The recently-inaugurated Biswa Bangla Convention Centre (BBCC) in Kolkata, India, has reported a healthy...

Marriott International raises US$421K for charities in the Asia-Pacific

Marriott International's Run to Give Hotel Charity Runs have collectively raised close to US$421,000,...

Q&A

Honing in on South Korea

Wyndham Hotel Group launched four hotels in South Korea this year, three of which are in Jeju. David Wray, vice president, development & acquisitions for the company's South East Asia and Pacific Rim operations, tells Karen Yue why

A test of manpower for Macau

Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM)'s executive director, Irene Lau, tells Prudence Lui...

Faith in the future

Two decision makers from Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group talk about their latest property developments...

Sustaining communities, filling bellies

Gino Tan, Pan Pacific Hotels Group's area general manager, Singapore and Pan Pacific Singapore's...

The designer draw

Design Hotels, head of travel trade relations, Henning A Schaub takes Karen Yue behind...

Intelligence

The meetings & events industry can be optimistic about growth prospects next year, driven by increased competition in the supply chain for market share,...
Time spent in transit is the most challenging aspect of business travel, according a new report released today by the GBTA Foundation. The work...

Delegate health at events growing in priority: IACC survey

IACC has released its Trends in Nutrition & Delegate Wellbeing survey report, and results reveal...

Meetings & events industry costs on the up, trends to watch...

The overall cost per attendee per day for meetings and events around the globe...

The impact of millennials on corporate travel and expense

Within the past year, millennials (born 1981-1997) surpassed baby boomers (born 1946-1964) as the...

Increasing security concerns present challenges and opportunities for travel managers

With global travel facing an ever-growing number of security threats, corporate travel buyers are...

Editor's Pick

Theme Bonding

Here are some fun teambuilding exercises – that can be conducted in theme parks around Asia – for corporate groups

How much is it worth?

It is extremely difficult to put a monetary value to how much a country’s business events industry contributes to its GDP.

One minute with Alasdair Davidson

Alasdair Davidson returns to the Alila family as general manager of Alila Solo in Indonesia. He was last general manager of Odin Hospitality in Hokkaido, Japan

Going for more growth

Arrivals from India have been climbing steadily, thanks to the stable rupee, friendlier visa polices, and new destinations.

Over coffee with… Vidya Hermanto

The corporate incentive management division in Panorama JTB Tour was recently rebranded to Orange. Its managing director talks about what has changed and what her future plans are.

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