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    [Intelligence] Increasing security concerns present challenges and opportunities for travel managers

    With global travel facing an ever-growing number of security threats, corporate travel buyers are dealing with a growing number of traveller concerns, and are struggling to adopt the tools necessary to address them.


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    ICC Sydney achieves gold environmental rating

    ICC Sydney has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold rating, in recognition of the centre's approach to sustainability.


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    Meet and be well at Shangri-La Singapore

    Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore has launched a wellness Meet Well, Be Well package for corporate guests.


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    Pan Pacific to bring serviced suites to Indonesia

    Pan Pacific Hotels Group (PPHG) has announced its first serviced suites property in Indonesia, slated to open in the capital city by 2020.


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    Flight Centre snaps up two NZ travel firms

    The Flight Centre Travel Group (FLT) has fully acquired two travel businesses in New Zealand – the leisure-focused Travel Managers Group (TMG) and corporate travel management company Executive Travel Group (ETG) – for an undisclosed sum. The deals are expected to formally settle during 1Q2018.


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    Event planners urged to engage on digital and physical level

    Speakers at the Singapore MICE Forum cautioned that simply adopting digital services is no longer enough to build a successful and standout event.


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    Malaysia gets its first business events alliance

    In partnership with key industry partners in the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) precinct, the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) has established the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Business Events Alliance (KLCC BEA) to drive business events to the destination.


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    Hainan does more to win international events

    Hainan is stepping up its game to attract more international business events to the island and participated at its first Singapore MICE Forum (SMF) last week to engage with local and international buyers.


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    PCMA buys ICESAP to develop Asia-Pacific agencies

    US-based Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has acquired Singapore-based Incentive, Conference & Event Society Asia Pacific (ICESAP).


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    JTB and partners produce new drum show to enliven evening tour experiences

    Hoping to provide more evening entertainment options in Tokyo for corporate groups and foreign visitors, Japanese drum and dance ensemble Drum Tao, JTB Communication Design, and Shinagawa Prince Hotel, Tokyo, have partnered to produce a new non-verbal performance.


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