This Week's Headlines

New Zealand National Party proposes Back to Business plan

The New Zealand National Party has released a detailed Back to Business plan to support the ailing tourism, hospitality and events sectors in the...

NSW’s business events industry gets multi-million-dollar injection

New South Wales (NSW) has announced a massive shot in the arm worth more...

Zeno unveils Mission Zero to reduce environmental impact of business travel

Serko Limited, a company dealing in travel and expense management for business, has launched...

IWG expands footprint in Singapore; eyes SE-Asia expansion

IWG, a provider of flexible workspaces, has officially opened a new Regus centre in...

Gold Coast to welcome a new event venue next year

Artesian Hospitality will be opening an international mega lifestyle and entertainment rooftop precinct –...

Q&A

Rebuilding Thailand inside and out

Chiruit Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya, president of Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), sheds light on how the organisation has been strengthening the foundations of the Thai MICE industry in preparation for recovery

Building a lasting legacy

Amelia Roziman, the new CEO of BESarawak, shows why she's the best woman for the job through her grit and tenacity, and shares plans in motion that will build a bigger and better business events industry in Sarawak.

Wings of constant change

Given the extended period of this new reality, Florence Chua, PCMA's managing director APAC, shares her thoughts on how the pandemic has fundamentally impacted the way business events professionals engage with their audiences, and how the association is preparing to tackle the challenges that lie ahead

Full speed ahead

Kai Hattendorf, managing director & CEO, UFI, strongly advocates for governments to be the catalyst in safely restarting their country's business events, and lists the non-exhaustive initiatives the association has put in place to help achieve this

Intelligence

The number of Chinese consumers against the idea of travelling amid a pandemic has fallen, and a majority welcomes destination promotion content, noted Dragon Trail International’s fourth semi-annual China Traveler Sentiment Report.
Nearly two-thirds of Asia-Pacific business travellers surveyed are raring to go for professional and personal reasons, but they also want flexibility from employers on...

76% of business travellers say business travel helps them perform efficiently:...

While virtual meetings and remote work are here to stay, business travel and face-to-face...

Sustainability remains a priority for exhibition industry: UFI

UFI has released a new report on the status of sustainability in the exhibition...

Editor's Pick

Reworking travel risk management

Constantly-changing travel restrictions and a lack of a standardised approach to entry requirements have dealt travel managers a tough hand, giving them increased responsibilities...

Making positive changes

Kyoto is pulling out various stops to ensure she retains her appeal as an interesting and culturally-rich business events destination, while adapting to hosting online and hybrid events in the interim.

Small victories

Small, local in-person business events are returning in Hong Kong, with confidence fuelled by national vaccination progress, improving Covid-19 containment and relaxed social distancing measures, discovers Prudence Lui.

All work and all play

Workation is trending now on the back of rising remote work, growing hunger for a proper vacation and stronger desire for work/life balance.

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