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Monkeypox spreads but WHO says mass vaccinations not needed

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on May 23 that mass vaccinations are not needed against the monkeypox outbreak that has spread beyond Africa. Latest...

BCEC reports strong demand for in-demand events in months ahead

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) will host a total of 16 conventions during...

CTM acquires Safe2Travel

Global provider of travel solutions Corporate Travel Management (CTM) has completed the acquisition of...

FHA tradeshow to be held annually from 2022

Informa Markets has announced that FHA-Food & Beverage will become an annual event following...

MCEC unveils new video series featuring its event experts

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) has released the first in a series of...

Q&A

While Hilton has braced its team for a rapid tourism rebound once the conditions are right, the pace of recovery today in some parts of Asia-Pacific has come as a surprise, reveals Ben George, senior vice president & commercial director for the region
The business climate is improving as borders reopen, and René de Monchy, Tourism New Zealand’s chief executive, is certain that business events will help ignite the country’s recovery, with a projected rebound to pre-pandemic levels by 2024

Event Technology

Interprefy brings translated captions and subtitles to business events

Interprefy has launched its new AI-driven live captioning technology for multilingual meetings, webinars and conferences. The new technology will provide scalable and automated live translation...

Mark Breakspear leads Interprefy’s push into audiovisual market

Remote simultaneous interpretation (RSI) platform, Interprefy, has created a new division aimed at providing...

Accor sharpens hybrid meetings solution across the Pacific

Accor has launched ALL CONNECT, a hybrid meetings concept supported by a range of...

From brick-and-mortar to metaverse

Even as tradeshows, corporate meetings and exhibitions make a face-to-face comeback, the popularity for...

Intelligence

As travel resumes, travellers can expect to face a broader set of risks, beyond those associated with the pandemic, according to BCD Travel’s latest...
Two-thirds of venues say they will recover to 2019 meeting revenue levels in 2022 or 2023, with Danish and Australian venues predicting the fastest...

GBTA notes double-digit surge in business travel since February

Business travel is surging forward, international travel is returning, and despite new challenges, industry...

Business travel to play a central role in the future of...

American Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT) and cultural analysis firm CULTIQUE, have teamed...

Editor's Pick

Catch up with Inaho Hamaguchi

The Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau (TCVB) staff member is one of the few certified Digital Event Strategists in Japan. She recalls her pursuit of the Professional Convention Management Association certification

The tides are turning

The Philippines is brimming with optimism as travel restrictions to the country have finally been lifted, opening the door wide for international business events and bringing relief to the battered hospitality sector.

18 Inspiring rewards

Incentive travel has made a comeback, with island buyouts, adrenaline-fuelled activities and the promise of fresh sunshine. TTGmice reporters sniff out some of the most exciting rewards available on the market.

Incentive travel update: Incentive cravings

With travel becoming the forbidden fruit for many, the value of incentive trips has sky rocketed over the past two years, observes Aoife Delaney, president for the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence.

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