This Week's Headlines

Jakarta hotels put on brave front amid post-election unrest

After riots erupted in Central Jakarta on May 21 and 22 in protest of president Joko Widodo's re-election, tourism stakeholders are keeping their chins...

Royal Caribbean unveils latest ship, promises another option for MICE planners...

Royal Caribbean launched Asia’s largest ship, Spectrum of the Seas, earlier this week on...

Grab moves deeper into the corporate travel, events space

Grab for Business is enlarging its role beyond ground transportation and will roll out...

Capella Singapore reports rise in US meetings, updates MICE products

Corporate meetings from the US at Capella Hotel Singapore have risen a year on...

Busan boosts MICE portfolio with three upcoming entertainment venues

The South Korean city of Busan will welcome three new arts and entertainment facilities...

Q&A

Food waste for thought

Benjamin Lephilibert, managing director of LightBlue Environmental Consulting, talks about his zero food wastage movement and how he is teaching younger generations to tackle this global issue

Growing Louis T into the corporate space

Shaped by ever-changing market demands and destination challenges, Asia’s business events scene is evolving faster than ever. Mikael Svensson, senior vice president of hospitality management company Louis T Collection, shares his projections and the changes he thinks it’ll bring

Tech improvements and their impact on business trips

Engineering MNC AECOM has more than 87,000 employees in more than 150 countries and many active travellers in the region. Its regional procurement and travel lead, Asia-Pacific, Kelvin Li, predicts the number of business trips will fall in five years’ time.

Age no barrier for this hotel chief

With 14 years of experience with Marriott International under her belt, the young Ashley Lai is relishing in her new role as general manager of the Courtyard by Marriott Siem Reap Resort – the brand’s Cambodian debut.

Flying for the long haul

Laurence Chin, country manager of Singapore for United Airlines, shares with TTGmice about the airline's recent flight addition between Singapore and San Francisco, as well as future United Polaris lounges in Asia-Pacific

Intelligence

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has launched its meal expense whitepaper, Savings for Cravings, which examines tactics and policies that optimise what is...
As economic growth continues to sweep across the Asia-Pacific, more and more companies are expecting their corporate travel managers to contribute to their business...

PCMA Foundation-funded study reveals booking trends of large-scale, urban convention attendees

In a study collaboratively commissioned by Hilton, NYC & Company and PCMA Foundation, it...

Tokyo is APAC’s top city for bleisure

Tokyo has come out tops as the best bleisure city in a survey of...

Global airfares expected to fall in April: CWT

CWT Solutions Group forecasts global average ticket prices (ATP) for air bookings will drop...

Reviews hold sway even over business travel: Airplus

No less than 97% of Indian business travellers and 95% of Chinese business travellers...

Editor's Pick

Catch up with Anne-Marie Quinn

The dynamic founder and managing director of Adelaide-based All Occasions Group divulges how she keeps her passion alight

Iain Bitran: Forming connections

Iain Bitran, executive director of the International Society for Professional Innovation Management, talks about knowledge legacies and the importance of working with a reliable, relevant convention bureau

Clark means business

The city’s beehive of construction activities has reached frenetic proportions, paving the way for it to become one of the Philippines’ most sought-after MICE destinations

Loud and serious about legacies

Bragging is frowned upon but association chiefs are realising that there’s a critical need to shout about the extensive public good their organisations are doing to clearly convey the legacies left behind by their work

Ishwar Gilada: Fire in the heart

Ishwar Gilada, president of the AIDS Society of India, isn’t limiting his association’s work within the Indian border. He tells what has been done and what more will come

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