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Corporate travellers seek easier booking process, but industry adoption is slow

Speakers and buyers at the ACTE Summit in Singapore on Tuesday shared that corporate travellers are growing to expect the business travel booking experience to rival that of consumer travel booking. Lena Khoo, regional travel...

TTGmice bags fifth PATA Gold Award for travel journalism

A cover feature on the use of technology to enhance the delegate experience at business events, published in TTGmice's June 2017 issue, has won the PATA Gold Award 2018, Travel Journalism – Industry Business...

Japan ranks highly on incentive destinations for Malaysian companies

Outbound Malaysian agents big on incentives to Japan have seen a year-on-year increase in incentive groups, citing support from Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) and the overall attractiveness of the destination as key draws. Rosli...

VDE to better connect event suppliers and planners in Vietnam

An innovative online platform that aims to elevate Vietnam’s event planning has been crowned a finalist in a regional tourism start-up competition. The brainchild of Ann Naomi Nguyen – who spent eight years working in...

A Hilton will rise in Hiroshima come 2022

Hilton Worldwide Holdings is in discussion with the government of Hiroshima Prefecture to build the city’s first international brand-name hotel, complete with extensive meeting facilities, in an effort to encourage more business events to...

IBTM World 2018 names Duncan Wardle first of three keynote speakers

Duncan Wardle, one of the primary creative forces behind The Walt Disney Company, will feature as a keynote speaker at IBTM World 2018, taking place in Barcelona from November 27 to 29. He is the...

Beyond Asia: The Coralarium, Hilton Apodaca, and European Cities Marketing Spring Meeting 2019

Here’s TTGmice’s weekly round up of MICE developments outside of Asia-Pacific.

The Sebel expands in Perth

Following the signing of an agreement with Singapore-based ZACD Group, another hotel has joined AccorHotels' Sebel network in Australia. The Sebel West Perth Aire Apartments adds 64 new studio apartment style rooms to Perth’s accommodation...

Libre Resorts opens in Lijiang

The second upscale hotel in Libre Resorts' portfolio, Libre Resorts Lijiang, has opened in China's Yunnan province. The resort features 455 premium deluxe rooms and 86 luxurious villas. Amenities include an all-day dining restaurant, a...

Scot Toon takes up Asia MD role at Pavilions

The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has appointed Scot Toon as managing director Asia. The New Zealander first joined The Pavilions in January 2018 under a project capacity as director operations, where he was responsible for...