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Malaysia to host 2020 International Conference on Isotopes & Expo

Malaysia has won the bid to host the 10th International Conference on Isotopes & Expo (10ICI), the first time a South-east Asian country is hosting it. The five-day event will be held in Malaysia's capital...

Marriott expands South Asia footprint with Samhi Hotels

Marriott International has signed a five-hotel conversion deal with Samhi Hotels to grow its upper-midscale tier Fairfield by Marriott brand in India. The addition of these properties will add a combined total of 583 new...

Frasers Hospitality expands Japan portfolio

Frasers Hospitality, a member of Frasers Property Group, has invested S$250 million (US$188 million) to develop two new serviced residences in Tokyo's Ginza and Akasaka districts. Capri by Fraser, Ginza / Japan, to launch under...

Parkroyal Penang unveils updated hardware

The Parkroyal Penang Resort on Batu Ferringhi beach has completed its RM55 million (US$14 million) renovation, and has launched a new logo identity marking a new chapter for the resort. The refurbishment was done in...

ITB China 2018 introduces Business Travel Day

ITB China will debut the inaugural Business Travel Day on May 17 this year, offering corporate travel managers in attendance panel discussions among industry experts, practical workshops and networking opportunities. Topics include how to balance...

Beyond Asia: Mandarin Oriental, Viña del Mar, Hotel Park – Urban & Green, and...

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

Four Points Pune has a new general manager

Sanjay Keswani has been appointed general manager of Four Points By Sheraton Hotel & Serviced Apartments, Pune. In his new role, he will be spearheading various specialised functions of the hotel and will be responsible...

AMEX GBT makes move on Hogg Robinson Group

Global travel management company American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has announced that it will acquire Hogg Robinson Group (HRG) PLC, a global B2B services company specialising in travel management. The combined acquisition is expected...

One Farrer pushes past medical tourism branding to draw corporates

Despite its original positioning as a hotel optimised for medical conferences and patients, One Farrer Hotel & Spa is breaking into the social and corporate sectors with its unique event spaces. “Initially, it was challenging...

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