This Week's Headlines

PICC obtains green light for expansion plans

The government-owned Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) is set to become the country’s largest convention and exhibition venue when it completes its expansion in...

Perth is raring to go, buoyed on the back of Dreamtime...

Leveraging on her hosting of Tourism Australia's signature incentives showcase Dreamtime this week, Perth...

Photo of the day: Marriott runs in support of local communities...

Marriott International held its sixth annual Run to Give charity run across 120 locations...

Beyond Asia: IBTM World; Business Events Luxembourg; and Casa De Campo

TTGmice's weekly round-up of MICE developments outside of Asia-Pacific.

Bali finally gets her own CVB

The Bali administration, in conjunction with several private companies in the Indonesian province, has...

Q&A

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.

Conquering new horizons

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

Intelligence

An independent research commissioned by CWT has revealed that homelife deterioration and pressure on colleagues are the two biggest worries that affect frequent business...
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...

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...

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...

Editor's Pick

The South-east Asia Special: Thailand

Thailand’s tireless investment in MICE heartware and hardware is raising her appeal for international business events

The South-east Asia Special: Myanmar

This emerging nation holds enormous opportunities for the MICE sector, and is playing all the right cards to garner interest.

The South-east Asia Special: Singapore

The city-state’s MICE sector is thriving thanks to several recent high-profile events. We share how it stays ahead of the competition

Cultivating future talents

CVBs and private sector players in South-east Asia are rolling out their own career development opportunities to overcome a shortage of specialised MICE academic courses

Case Studies

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