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The Okura Tokyo welcomes guests again

The new flagship hotel of Hotel Okura, The Okura Tokyo, has opened its doors after four years of rebuilding works; the original Hotel Okura Tokyo opened in 1962 and closed on August 2015. A total...

Helen Chiou takes up country director China post

BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E) has appointed Helen Chiou as its leader for China. Based in Shanghai, Chiou will serve as China’s country director and is responsible for continuing to provide best-in-class service to...

Lovell takes mantle as GM of Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast

Hard Rock International has appointed Clinton Lovell as the general manager for its newest hotel in Malaysia - Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast. With more than 20 years of hospitality industry experience, Lovell is responsible...

Incentives moving on with cautious steps

Economic concerns are causing corporates to approach their future incentive travel plans a little more carefully

Michael Gaehler joins Six Senses Uluwatu, Bali as GM

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas has appointed Michael Gaehler as the general manager of Six Senses Uluwatu, Bali. A seasoned professional, Gaehler brings more than 33 years of experience within the high-end hospitality sector, and...

GBA developments get Guangzhou MICE players upbeat about 2020 business

Business event players in Guangzhou – part of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA) – are spirited about 2020 prospects as Terminal 2 of Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport opens, making the lucrative Chinese...

South Jeolla Province aspires to be a retreat-style MICE destination

South Korea’s South Jeolla Province (Jeollanam-do) has identified five locations that best reflect the destination's natural resources and wellness attractions as part of plans to transform into a retreat-style destination for small- and medium-sized...

Partnership, unique experiences part of RuMa’s MICE action plan

The new RuMa Hotel and Residences in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is leveraging its membership with Leading Hotels of The World to gain greater visibility in the global MICE space and developing destination-specific experiences for...

CWT M&E projects growth in 2020 despite challenging headwinds

CWT Meetings & Events (CWT M&E), the global meetings and events division of CWT, revealed in its 2020 Future Trends Report that the US$840 billion meetings industry is poised for an 8% growth in...

Oakwood Premier Melbourne to rise in 1Q2022

Oakwood has made its foray into Australia's luxury hotel and serviced apartments segment with the signing of Oakwood Premier Melbourne. Scheduled to open in 1Q2022 within a 40-storey tower, Oakwood Premier Melbourne will be situated...