Hereâ€™s TTGmiceâ€™s weekly round up of MICE developments outside of Asia-Pacific.
Hilton makes its debut in Serbia
The first Hilton in the country has opened in Serbia’s capital city, Belgrade. Offering 242 guestrooms including 19 suites, the new-build is situated in Old Town, near to Slavija Square.
For meetings and events, Hilton Belgrade’s function spaces include a pillarless ballroom which can host up to 520 guests, an outdoor garden space for 300 pax, a boardroom, and three meeting rooms.
Recreational facilities include the 24/7 LivingWell Health Club, which features a sauna, thermal baths, relaxation room and fitness room. There are three F&B options â€“ Two Kings Restaurant & Bar which serves up modern Serbian cuisine; the SkyLounge Bar & Dining on the rooftop which offers cocktails and Pan-Asian cuisine; and a bar in the lobby.
Massachusetts Convention Center Authority picks Arcadis to improve four venues
The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) has appointed Arcadis to oversee a capital improvements construction programme to enhance four of its facilities.
Arcadis will act as an extension of MCCA staff and lead construction management and administration activities to plan, initiate, manage, and execute capital projects at Bostonâ€™s John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, the Boston Common Garage, and the MassMutual Center in Springfield.
New three-year cycle for CONEXPO Latin America
CONEXPO Latin America first began as a biennial event in 2015, with the next show happening from October 2-5, 2019 in Santiago, Chile. After which, the show â€“ aimed at industry professionals involved in all segments of the construction industry â€“ will be changed to every three years.