This Week's Headlines

Marriott going strong in APAC

Marriott International will be growing its Asia-Pacific footprint with plans to open 100 properties across the region this year. In 2020, the company celebrated its...

MCEC welcomes events as capacity increase is approved

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is now able to host events at up...

Association stakeholders offer real solutions to tackle 2021 head-on

Association heads have deployed several methods to ensure continuity during this pandemic, such as...

AIME cancels 2021 edition

The Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) has cancelled its 2021 event, which...

Malaysia’s convention centres eager to work with gov’t on vaccinations

The Malaysian Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (MACEOS) wants to be...

Q&A

The future that is hybrid events

Hybrid events have established itself as the way forward for the MICE industry. Veemal Gungadin, CEO of GlobalSign.in, takes a closer look at the industry's inevitable transformation and digital progress, and shares his outlook for the near future

Practicing sustainability during a pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic is testing business commitment to sustainability, as tighter hygiene standards lead to a spike in single-use packaging, sterilisation and waste production. Kevin Teng, executive director of sustainability, Marina Bay Sands, shares how the integrated resort is pulling off its balancing act

Taking the world by virtual force

Engaging the global community in full force, ILTM goes one step farther this year with the ILTM World Tour, an international meet-and-greet spanning three weeks. Alison Gilmore, its portfolio director, gives a teaser of the event

Evolving with the times

Aux Media Group recently unveiled its Aux Immersive Studio, an environment that merges physical and virtual events through Extended Reality (XR) technology and game engine systems. Its chief executive, Choong Chyi Kei, shares more about how the events company warmly embraced the technology wave brought about by Covid-19

Intelligence

A revival in Asia-Pacific's (APAC) business travel will vary across sectors and will accelerate revenue diversification and digitisation in the industry, according to executives...
According to the 2021 Global Meetings and Events Forecast from American Express Meetings & Events, a division of American Express Global Business Travel (GBT),...

Half of APEC’s planners keen on in-person meetings

Half of APEC's (Asia Pacific excluding China) meeting planners surveyed by Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott...

Corporate travel segment demonstrates slow and steady rebound: FCM

Fifty per cent of organisations have begun travelling again, but with stipulations, according to...

Editor's Pick

Stepping forward

This is how Accor continues to evolve to ensure it remains a strong contender for business events.

Swiss bliss

The safe, compact country offers a bevy of enticing incentive reasons.

A safe way to meet

ICC Sydney rebuilds confidence in events with an industry-leading health and safety framework.

Domestic courtship

As global travel remains subdued, Koh Samui’s hoteliers strive to capture local bookings.

Case Studies

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