This Week's Headlines

Tech adoption crucial for TMCs

The pandemic has catalysed technology upgrades and adoption among TMCs that are looking to be better ready for the return of business, observed industry...

Live exhibitions are here to stay: UFI

Exhibition visitors and exhibitors overwhelmingly prefer live events, according to the first edition of...

Melbourne’s scientific sector scoops up two conference wins

The Australian city of Melbourne has won host city bids for the International Mass...

A recovery dream yet fulfilled

Early predictions by industry observers that meaningful travel would come into favour as tourism...

ICCA Congress gets creative to engage global audience

With the members of International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) convening this year remotely...

Q&A

High hopes for Asia

The dampening of global travel has only festered a craving in Europe for business travel to Asia. DMC and PCO 8th Wave’s managing director, Kristina Forssell, shares more about this building demand

Breaking into a digital stride

Informa Markets' event director, tech, media & entertainment events, Ivan Ferrari shares how it was like to transform ConnecTechAsia2020 into the online platform it is today, and how several new exhibitors were snagged along the way

Rising to the challenge

PCMA's managing director APAC Karen Bolinger reiterates why the association's role is important in this current climate, and goes in-depth about its myriad trade efforts in helping MICE professionals focus on the future

Moving with courage and curiosity

While Royal Cliff Hotels Group is taking a different approach to charm domestic event buyers, CEO Vitanart Vathanakul continues to lead his teams on innovation and diversification to be ready for a rebound in international business

Intelligence

Half of APEC's (Asia Pacific excluding China) meeting planners surveyed by Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International’s travel programme, are planning to continue with offline events...
Fifty per cent of organisations have begun travelling again, but with stipulations, according to the third phase of the State of the Market survey by...

Live events preferred but online content poses competition: UFI, Explori study

An ongoing Global Recovery Project research conducted by Explori, UFI and the Society for...

APAC business travellers prioritise personal safety over business needs: SAP Concur

According to new research commissioned by SAP Concur in May-June 2020, travel will continue...

Editor's Pick

Cruising in a changed world

Several cruise lines that deal with corporate accounts in Asia are using this hiatus to shore up their offerings and prepare for event cruising post-pandemic.

Clean lines

Cruise companies typically invest large amounts into hygiene, safety and environmental processes even without a pandemic to prod them along. These companies reveal how their commitment remains strong, having enhanced their processes.

A pirouette of vitality

New Zealand is still navigating through Covid-19 waters, but the energy put into getting the MICE sector going is intoxicating

Back on the move

Taiwan gives a peek into what she’s doing to resume business events during these challenging times, without solely banking on the return of international travel

Case Studies

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