This Week's Headlines

Longhaul buyers look beyond mainstream Asian destinations

Longhaul demand for Asian incentive holidays is spreading beyond the usual favourites to destinations such as Vietnam and Myanmar, according to buyers at IT&CM...

Corporate groups look to Japan as a learning destination

A rising number of unique learning opportunities for business groups is stimulating interest in...

Travel managers come up with solutions to tighten belts

In the face of rising airfares and room costs, travel managers are turning to...

Business events a catalyst to quicken Kamaishi’s recovery

Iwate Prefecture’s Kamaishi, which was devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami...

Agents devise alternative solutions to deal with peso depreciation

As the Philippine currency sinks in value to 54.1 pesos against the greenback –...

Q&A

Serious plastic dreams

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) [HML] started a war against the use of plastics on July 1, pledging substantial reduction in the use of plastic products across its operations and at client events. Managing director Monica Lee-Müller tells us more about the initiative

The shape of things to come

Eric De Neef, the new executive vice president, global chief commercial officer, of Radisson Hotel Group shares more about the hospitality group's plans over the next few years, and how it is planning to cater better to the ever-growing business events market

Fast tracking business events standardisation in China

Jack Yao, secretary general, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Commercial Sub-council and vice president, Chinese Business Event Federation (CBEF), shares how the government and private sector are working together to accelerate development and professionalise the industry.

A renewed commitment

John O’Sullivan, Tourism Australia’s managing director, shares more details about how the organisation will be using its new bid fund, and how this will help the destination stay ahead of their competitors.

Wrapping corporate incentive experiences in virtual gift boxes

Xoxoday's co-founder Sumit Khandelwal shares how corporate gifting has evolved to feature more strongly unique destination experiences.

Intelligence

In a new study published by Routes, organiser of aviation network development conferences and events, the Asia-Pacific dominates the top 100 busiest routes by...
Business travellers in Singapore have rated Tokyo and Bangkok as their top business and leisure travel destinations, in a study conducted by YouGov for...

Demand for inflight Wi-Fi driving airline loyalty in Asia-Pacific

Over three quarters (78%) of passengers would more likely rebook with an airline if...

Space sold at Asian trade fairs in 2017 grows faster than...

UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has released the 14th edition of...

AMEX GBT reports complex pricing landscape ahead for buyers

The Hotel Monitor 2019, published by American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), finds that...

Buoyant global economy to drive up air travel, hotel prices in...

Travel buyers can expect rising travel prices, more technology-driven personalisation and the continued ascent...

Editor's Pick

Move at a steady clip

Manila is changing its marketing tack, and trying to improve its offerings to regain its standing as a top business events destination.

A quiet confidence

With upgrades, infrastructure and new experiences in place, Gold Coast believes it has everything an event planner needs or wants.

Honest to goodness ideas

TTGmice reporters pick out teambuilding ideas across Asia that fulfil CSR objectives

Where’s the love?

Community-based tourism activities can make a corporate event more rewarding, both for the attendees and host community. But why are corporates eschewing this opportunity?

Over coffee with Didier Scaillet

SITE’s new chief excellence officer reveals how he plans to extend the organisation’s reach and relevance, and the digital transformation he is determined to bring about.

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