Nay Pyi Taw makes move on international business events
With many of Nay Pyi Taw's hotels and conference centres standing almost empty, Myanmar's Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has launched a series of initiatives to try and breathe life into them.
Delegates can now sail to ICC Sydney
Conference delegates can now hop on a boat to get to events at the International Convention Centre Sydney.
HRS welcomes new APAC management team in Singapore
HRS is expanding its reach globally with a new management team for Asia-Pacific, based in its regional headquarters in Singapore.
New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel powers up meetings
New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel has launched a Power Meetings package for planners.
It's Chiang Mai for ATF 2018
Come 2018, Chiang Mai will be an ATF host city for the first time, as part of a strategic decision in host country Thailand's ongoing push to develop the northern city as a MICE destination.
PCAAE strengthens support for association members
The Philippine Council of Associations and Association Executives (PCAAE) has mapped out plans for a learning, credentialing and career development centre, as well as a consulting unit.
Anthony Wong donates ICCA prize money to Orangutan conservation
Semenggoh Orang Utan Sanctuary received a sizeable donation from an Asian meetings market pioneer, for its conservation efforts of endangered Bornean Orangutans.
MICE, a new darling for ASEAN
The MICE industry is finally getting its attention at the regional level, with ASEAN member states placing increasing attention and rolling out concerted efforts to develop the sector further.
Tour East unfazed by resignations
Tour East Holdings does not see the departure of three of its senior management team as a blow, even though it risks losing accounts in the future as two of these leaders have joined competitor Diethelm Travel Group.
Meliá Hotels International takes digital route to attract bleisure travellers
Meliá Hotels International (MHI), which is opening six new hotels in China in the next three years, is speeding up its digital strategy to tap and seamlessly satisfy the needs of the increasing number of millennial bleisure travellers.