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Potato professionals to converge in Adelaide come 2023

Adelaide, South Australia has been named host city for the 2023 World Potato Congress (WPC), the first time this significant biennial business event has...

CTW China 2020 announces industry poll and refreshed conference format

Community-led corporate travel conference CTW China is inviting industry players to have their say...

Pullman Adelaide’s function space undergo major refurbishment

An A$1 million (US$678,400) refurbishment of the top floor function and events space at...

Corporate travel to Hong Kong down as security concerns rise

Travel restrictions to Hong Kong as a result of the continuing civil unrest has...

Indonesia’s MICE stakeholders urge elevation of business events sector in tourism...

The Indonesian trade is calling for a stronger, more prominent position of business events...


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 &, 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.

Conquering new horizons

Instead of keeping the brand legacy of Buffalo Tours Asia and Olympus Tours Americas,...


Concerns over personal safety while on the road, as well as frustration that some companies seemingly put self-interests ahead of employee needs, are some...
Events management software company Cvent released the inaugural Asia edition of the Cvent Planner Sourcing Report, in response to growing sourcing volume and MICE...

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...

Moderate growth and optimistic industry outlook for 2020: AMEX M&E

Reports of economic and political instability have not dampened the outlook of the meetings...

CWT M&E projects growth in 2020 despite challenging headwinds

CWT Meetings & Events (CWT M&E), the global meetings and events division of CWT,...

Editor's Pick

The South-east Asia Special: Vietnam

Several Vietnamese cities, especially Danang, are climbing up the ranks, thanks to a huge government effort and various investments

Forward together

Five MICE associations in South-east Asia have taken the first big step forward to build a sustainable business ecosystem.

The South-east Asia Special: Brunei

Brunei’s destination specialists face numerous hurdles in their quest for inbound business events, but they are not giving up.

A new side to Malaysia

There’s room for everything here. Desaru knows it’s a standout choice, and is getting a move on the regional MICE market

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