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Australia MICE recovers while Victoria faces further lockdowns

The return of business events in Victoria has been dealt another setback with harder lockdowns imposed this week as a second wave of Covid-19...

Covid-19 a positive agent of change: China MICE leaders

Regional industry leaders on the keynote panel of Monday’s Virtual IT&CM China and CTW...

Global Sources Online Show debuts with a strong showing

More than 800,000 page views from over 140 countries and regions have been recorded...

China’s MICE, business travel rebound underlines need for human connection

China’s corporate travel and MICE sectors are recovering at a steady clip, buoyed by...

Osaka’s Itami Airport completes four-year renovation

Osaka International (Itami) Airport reopened its north and south terminal buildings on August 5,...


Lure of the unusual

The desire for unique business event venues is intensifying, fuelled by factors such as a hunger for authentic experiences and greater demand for smaller, more focused gatherings. Aventri’s vice president-channel and partner management, Brad Langley, tells more

Finding fresh focus

Edward Liu, group managing director of Singapore-headquartered Conference & Exhibition Management Services (CEMS), relates how the company stayed on top of disruptions brought about by Covid-19 and shares its strategies moving forward

Defined assurance

Travel and activity disruptions during the onset of the pandemic have highlighted the vulnerability of events. Kevin Stevens, head of industry practices, Chubb Asia Pacific tells Karen Yue that event cancellation risks can be managed, and it is up to organisers to determine how they want it done

Primed for a strong return

Even as travel freezes, Sentosa Development Corporation’s CMO Lynette Ang has ensured the island remains top of mind among travellers and business partners


The coronavirus pandemic has brought global travel to a halt, but nearly three in four frequent flyers (71%) are ready to return to travel...
A new SAP Concur-commissioned study revealed that the potential economic loss across Asia-Pacific due to inefficient finance and administrative processes could amount to US$21.5...

Asia and EMEA to lead recovery of business travel sector: FCM...

A majority of organisations will take a phased approach to resuming domestic and international...

94% of NZ companies keen to meet in next 18 months:...

New Zealanders are optimistic and keen to get back to the meeting room, with...

Editor's Pick

Five tips to maximise available technology for virtual events

Todd Nash, chief information officer at Uniplan, offers several ideas on how to better leverage technology when it comes to providing remote support for a client's virtual events

A time to journey within

There are activities that cannot be replaced by virtual alternatives, like hugs, handshakes and...

Changes in the wind

A host of changes to the way top achievers will be rewarded through memorable trips and destination experiences will set in when incentive travel awakens from its present hibernation.

A breath of fresh air

Incentive travel will return with intimate groups, wellness activities and outdoor pursuits. Here are some ideas to get started

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