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    Bumi Surabaya grows venue inventory for meetings

    Bumi Surabaya, a five-star city resort in East Java's capital, has opened three new meeting rooms and is planning to add another four this year to better position itself against the competition.


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    CWT posts solid earnings for 2016

    Global travel management company, Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), has broken the US$2 billion new business sales barrier.


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    Tokyo wins bid for SIGGRAPH Asia 2018

    Tokyo has been selected as the host for the 11th edition of the computer graphics and interactive techniques conference SIGGRAPH Asia next year.


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    [REVIEW] 5.8 Undersea Restaurant, Hurawalhi Island Resort, Maldives

    5.8 Undersea Restaurant draws its name from its location at Hurawalhi Island Resort, where it sits 5.8m below sea level. Its unusual concept and location naturally lend a luxurious vibe to any private events without requiring further embellishment, and is a dream venue for planners with deep pockets.


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    Sanghamitra Bose leads Singapore's American Express Global Business Travel

    American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has announced the appointment of Sanghamitra Bose to the position of general manager, Singapore, placing her in charge of setting the company's strategic direction in the city-state.


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    Six industry experts combine forces as Advantage Consultants

    Six professional industry consultants have come together to take a new collaborative approach to solving business solutions for destinations, venues, individuals and event companies.


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    Quick take-up for inter airport South-east Asia 2019 at end of this year's edition

    Mack Brooks Exhibitions Asia, organiser of inter airport South-east Asia, has reported that half the available space at 2019's edition has been booked, barely two weeks since the conclusion of this year's event.


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    [PERSPECTIVES] Dynamic rates empower hotels, not corporate end-users

    With major hotel mergers allowing already massive chains to gain even greater negotiating power over room rates, it is vital that corporates take enhanced steps to ensure that any arrangements made between them and their travel accommodation providers need to be in their utmost interest.


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    Saipan confident that new integrated resort will boost MICE arrivals

    The Micronesian island of Saipan will welcome its first integrated resort, Imperial Pacific Resort Hotel Saipan, this year, a development expected to raise the destination's appeal for business events.


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    Kenes Group expands in Asia-Pacific

    Kenes Group, a PCO and AMC, has announced four new offices in Asia-Pacific through partnership agreements with specialised agencies.


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