This Week's Headlines

China reduces quarantine for international travellers

China has reduced the quarantine period for international travellers, its National Health Commission announced on June 28, 2022. Overseas travellers will now quarantine at a...

Air New Zealand introduces new Dreamliner cabin

Air New Zealand will soon be able to offer a new Business Premier Luxe...

Gold Coast sees surge in enquiries from Asia

The Gold Coast is receiving a surge in enquiries from Asian markets, and seems...

Interest in corporate trips to Japan from Indonesia soars

Outbound incentive travel to Japan has been steadily rising, notice travel agents based in...

PPG strikes passenger services deal with HKIA

Plaza Premium Group (PPG) the global airport hospitality services provider, has revealed that it...

Q&A

Steven Zhang, CEO of Trip.Biz, and vice president of Trip.com Group, provides an insight into China's domestic corporate travel market behind closed borders, and how the pandemic has brought about a change in customers realising the true value of travel management companies (TMCs)
Andy Sharpe, founder & CEO of global people engagement company SongDivision, strongly believes in the benefits of coming together to create music, and is using it to bring teams together both in-person and virtually

Event Technology

Gevme launches a new omnichannel platform

Singapore-based events technology company Gevme has rolled out an all-in-one omnichannel events platform featuring their flagship Virtual Event Builder 2.0. The new platform aims to...

Jublia releases improved event app

Singapore-based event networking platform Jublia has released an upgraded version of its event app,...

Strong return of in-person events drives AV1 expansion

AV1, an Australia-based business events production specialist, is expanding following a record month in...

EventX acquires land in The Sandbox

Asia-focused event technology company EventX has acquired an undisclosed amount of virtual land on...

Intelligence

Trip.com Group's corporate travel arm, Trip.Biz, has released a whitepaper delving into the trends defining the reviving corporate travel management sector in mainland China. According...
A new study by SAP Concur has found almost nine in 10 businesses (86%) across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) say their companies are actively considering...

In-person engagements with clients crucial for business recovery: Marriott

A new Asia Pacific survey by Marriott International revealed that over 81% of respondents...

Traveller well-being tops priorities for corporate travel programmes: BCD Travel

Travel buyers feel that traveller satisfaction and well-being is the second most important travel...

Editor's Pick

Taiwan gets smarter

Digital transformation has been central in Taiwan’s business events strategy during the absence of international events, placing the destination in a stronger position to compete for new-generation events.

Australia’s recovery campaigns see returns

Australia’s strategy to keep the marketing lights on, even as the industry experienced its darkest times at home in prolonged restricted conditions, 
seems to be paying off.

Corporate travel update: A new dawn

Covid-19 has raised the importance of risk mitigation ahead of cost savings, and ensuring suppliers deliver services that meet increasing sustainability, social and environmental concerns.

Bejewelled retreats

Palawan is seeing a spike in corporate interest for incentives and teambuilding as international borders have opened, and its coveted destinations are ready to get back to business.

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