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    Majestic conferencing in Rajasthan's Pink City

    Taj Hotels' Jai Mahal Palace Jaipur, a 270-year-old Indo-Saracenic structure once open only to those on the Maharaja's guest list, is now availing a Conference Special Package to planners.


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    Australia, Japan narrow gap with Singapore as best expat locations

    Singapore remains the world's most liveable locations for Asian expatriates, but the gap separating it from Brisbane, Sydney and Osaka is closing due to air pollution, according to the latest Location Ratings survey published by ECA International.


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    Indian MICE players unnerved by new alcohol ban

    The Indian Supreme Court's move to ban sale of liquor at establishments within 500m of state and national highways in a bid to curb drunk driving, is expected to dent business events in the country where land scarcity in the city centre has driven larger, newer venues to be developed close to highways.


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    Reed Exhibitions Greater China names new COO

    Reed Exhibitions Greater China has promoted Josephine Lee to the role of chief operating officer. She was previously the company's executive vice president and prior to that, its senior vice president.


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    UBM SES undergoes a shuffle at the top

    UBM SES (formerly Singapore Exhibition Services) has announced that Lindy Wee, who has held the chief executive role since January 2015, will be stepping down and continue to serve as a non-executive director.


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    Singapore to host Sibos in 2021

    Sibos has announced that Singapore will be the host city come 2021.


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    Melbourne Convention Bureau publishes 2017 Planners Guide

    The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) has released the Melbourne Planner's Guide 2017, its annual free flagship publication for meeting planners and event organisers.


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    [Q&A] It's a complex world

    Janet McNab has to fill 4,400 rooms daily and 15,500m2 of meeting space, and manage hundreds of staff to deliver two different brand experiences. Raini Hamdi finds out how the managing director of the largest Sheraton and the largest St Regis in the world – Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel Cotai Central, and The St Regis Macao Cotai Central – does it


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    Sabah ups PCO quality with first training programme

    A three-day Professional Conference Management (PCM) programme will be held in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, from April 26-28, 2017.


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    TCEB spices up Thailand again for business events

    The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is returning the Spice Up Thailand campaign for the fourth consecutive year, adding new privileges for domestic business event travellers and targeting delegates from Asia, especially CLMV countries.


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