Here's TTGmice's weekly round-up of MICE developments outside of Asia-Pacific.
JW Marriott debuts in Oman
JW Marriott has debuted in Muscat, situated in the heart of the capital’s new business hub, and directy linked to the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre precinct.
JW Marriott Muscat offers 304 guestrooms and suites, many offering views of Omanâ€™s wadis, and valleys flowing with water. Event planners may avail the more than 2,500m2 of event space on-site, encompassing two ballrooms and six meeting rooms.
Other amenities on-site include an executive lounge, spa, fitness centre, three outdoor swimming pools, a tennis court, and a multipurpose court for basketball, volleyball or badminton. There are also five F&B options on site, such as the all-day dining Kitchen 7, to the Pink Salt grill.
Routes Europe 2021 flies to Lodz
The third-largest city in Poland, Lodz, has been selected as the host for the 16th European Route Development Forum next year.
Routes Europe 2021 will be held on April 26-28, 2021 at Expo-Lodz. The event will be hosted by Lodz Airport, supported by its partners, the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency and Civil Aviation Authority.
Routes Europe will provide a platform for Lodz to raise awareness and demonstrate the significant market opportunity that Central Poland offers to Europeâ€™s airlines.
Cape Town ICC appoints new CEO
The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) in South Africa has appointed Taubie Motlhabane (pictured) as its new CEO.
Motlhabane possesses 29 years of experience in both the private and public business sphere, where previous roles have included time as executive director of Tshwane Convention & Visitor Bureau, and business tourism manager for South African Tourism.