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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 capture greater interest from corporate incentive and meeting groups from...

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

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, is recognising six companies for their sustainable exhibiting best practices within the scope of the 2018 UFI Sustainable Development Award. The chosen companies are: Design and Display...

Premium Economy seats gain popularity with business travellers in Singapore

Global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel, and travel commerce platform Travelport, have found that premium economy is the fastest growing cabin segment for business travellers in Singapore. An analysis of over 1.3 million bookings...

PCMA-ICESAP makes two new APAC appointments

PCMA-ICESAP (Professional Convention Management Association - Incentive Conference & Event Society Asia-Pacific) announced that it has appointed Antonio Codinach as regional business director - APAC to replace the outgoing Nigel Gaunt. Codinach joins PCMA-ICESAP this...

RedDoorz expands into the Philippines; launches new property category

Online budget hotels booking platform RedDoorz has expanded into the Philippines – its third market in the South-east Asian region – after Singapore and Indonesia. The company will be investing US$5 million into the Philippine...

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

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

Priority Pass surpasses 1,200 milestone

Priority Pass, the airport experiences programme, has announced that its members now have access to more than 1,200 lounges, dining and spa experiences globally. From June 2017 to June 2018, Priority Pass added 141 new...

New executive pastry chef joins ICC Sydney’s culinary team

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has welcomed a new executive pastry chef, Jerry Lagudas. Bringing more than 20 years’ experience to the table, Lagudas will be leading eight talented pastry chefs and apprentices. He...

Martens promoted to corporate director of operations at Centara

Centara Hotels & Resorts has recently promoted David Martens to corporate director of operations Hua Hin, Krabi and Samui. In this new position, Martens will oversee multiple property’s operations in Hua Hin, Krabi and Samui....

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.