This Week's Headlines

Event organisers keep close eye on Wuhan flu development

Two event organisers with upcoming projects in Greater China are keeping close tabs on the rapid development of the novel coronavirus which has spread...

Asian airports implement stringent health checks as coronavirus spreads

Asian airports and health authorities are on high alert as the number of people...

Wuhan goes into lockdown as coronavirus death toll hits 17

Chinese authorities have closed off the Chinese city of Wuhan, which is home to...

Indonesia lays out big event, development plans for Labuan Bajo

Indonesia is planning to host the G20 and ASEAN summits in Labuan Bajo in...

Goa looks beyond beaches to grow tourism

Goa is looking to promote its rich and diversified tourism products and offerings beyond...

Q&A

Keep the love coming

Travellers are staying away from Australia due to global media coverage of its raging bushfires but Chris Schumann, owner of Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, stresses that the destination will need tourists more than ever in its recovery.

Sourcing at its finest

Christopher Lee, co-founder of Venuexplorer, started out wanting to make life easier for event planners when searching for a venue. Now the executive vice president APAC of HotelPlanner & Meetings.com, Lee shares how his venture has led to an invaluable acquisition, and the rise of unusual event spaces.

A role model for sustainability

Chooleng Goh, general manager of The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok, walks the sustainability talk and flies the sustainability flag high. She shares with Rachel AJ Lee her motivations, next upcoming project, and recent TCEB appointment as sustainability champion.

Connecting the dots

Frustrated with pains in event venue and talent sourcing, Adam Tan decided to provide the solution himself and founded Singapore-based multi-resource platform Effro to connect planners with quality talents and services.

Intelligence

The Air Monitor 2020 – published by American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) – predicts that political and economic uncertainty across the globe will...
An independent research commissioned by CWT has revealed that homelife deterioration and pressure on colleagues are the two biggest worries that affect frequent business...

APAC business travellers put personal safety above all else: SAP Concur

Concerns over personal safety while on the road, as well as frustration that some...

MICE opportunities abound in Asia: Cvent report

Events management software company Cvent released the inaugural Asia edition of the Cvent Planner...

Amadeus predicts five tech trends for business travel in SE Asia

‘Super apps’, voice-enabled bookings and 5G roll-out will have a significant impact on business...

CWT: Positives outweigh negatives at work when travelling for business

Research by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, shows that business travellers feel that...

Editor's Pick

Down the heritage track

Cultural tours to experience Macau’s rich heritage are on the rise but careful development is needed for MICE groups to benefit from them.

Strategic good

Pan Pacific Hotels Group’s commitment to inclusive hiring is winning over its staff, improving loyalty and retention rates, and inspiring its CSR chief to do even more to help those who need support.

No fee, more gains?

A free association for corporate travel managers has been formed, challenging the traditional paid membership model. Find out if this idea is sustainable

Stronger together

Please tell me about the core work of the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association...

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