MEHK offers more experiential rewards
Meetings and Exhibitions Hong Kong (MEHK), a division of the Hong Kong Tourism Board, has upgraded its Hong Kong Rewards! programme for 2017/2018, this time with more enriching experiences for event delegates.
Stars align for Philippines to win feng shui congress
The International Feng Shui Association (IFSA) has confirmed its next convention in Manila, the Philippines. Taking place November 18 and 19 this year, the International Feng Shui Convention is expected to attract 200 attendees.
Millennials want sharing economy: CWT
The growing number of millennials joining the workforce in China and their keen interest in sharing economy travel products will require changes to corporate travel programmes, opined leaders at Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT).
China needs strategic growth: Grimmer
In setting the stage for last week's IT&CM China Keynote Session and panel discussion on the Future of MICE in China, keynote speaker and moderator, Gary Grimmer, CEO of GainingEdge, said the destination was "waking up" and "the whole game and competitive environment in Asia will change".
Business goals, knowledge exchange key in association meeting courtship
Second- and third-tier cities making a bid for association meetings must play up their key industries and benefits these economic pillars can bring to related trade associations, said destination representatives.
Trump's travel ban turns off association meetings
The implications of US president Donald Trump's efforts to ban travellers from seven Muslim-majority countries are being felt in the associations sector, with organisers looking at alternative locations for their meetings.
Mandarin Oriental, Macau offers Meetings with More
Mandarin Oriental, Macau has launched Meetings with More, which bundles meetings with pampering breaks and room perks.
Mind Your Meeting at The Slate
The Slate resort in Phuket is offering the wellness-focused Mind Your Meeting package for new group meeting requests.
Millennials launch new network in meetings industry
A network has been launched to connect young professionals from across the spectrum of the business events industry, foster active learning and advocate for the sector.
Adelaide welcomes largest incentive group
When a group of 3,000 Chinese incentive delegates visits Adelaide this June, South Australia will receive its first Asian incentive group of this scale and an estimated A$11.2 million (US$8.58 million) boost to its visitor economy.