This Week's Headlines

Boy band to be Korea’s MICE ambassadors

The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) has appointed popular South Korean boy band, SHINee, as its Korea MICE Honorary Ambassador, a move it hopes will...

Thailand’s Kingsmen CMTI among six companies hailed by UFI for sustainable...

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, is recognising six companies for their...

PCMA-ICESAP makes two new APAC appointments

PCMA-ICESAP (Professional Convention Management Association - Incentive Conference & Event Society Asia-Pacific) announced that...

RedDoorz expands into the Philippines; launches new property category

Online budget hotels booking platform RedDoorz has expanded into the Philippines – its third...

Beyond Asia: Etihad Airways, 15th Metabolomics Society conference and Embassy Suites...

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

Global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel, and travel commerce platform Travelport, have found that premium economy is the fastest growing cabin segment for...
Globally, three in 10 business travellers are happy to sacrifice safety for hotel loyalty and rewards incentives, according to research commissioned by travel management...

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...

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...

Editor's Pick

Inspiring Entertainment – part 2

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

Yoshifumi Kitamura

Since organising his first international convention in 1998, the professor from Osaka has brought more than 25 major events in Japan to fruition. He now serves as a MICE ambassador for the Japan National Organization, among other association roles

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

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