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Events of the future to encompass more advanced technology

While the future of the business events industry is undoubtedly human, the sector needs to be ready to integrate different types of new technology that can enhance attendees' experience in events going forward.

Thailand on track to reopen Krabi and Phang Nga to vaccinated foreign tourists from...

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has confirmed that plans to reopen Krabi and Phang Nga to fully vaccinated international tourists are set to start within this month. Krabi and Phang Nga are scheduled to...

Sustainability remains a priority for exhibition industry: UFI

UFI has released a new report on the status of sustainability in the exhibition industry, including results from surveys conducted by UFI research partner Explori. Even though the Covid-19 pandemic has severely hit the economy,...

Hubilo, Constellar Venues ink partnership

Hubilo Technologies, a virtual and hybrid event platform, has partnered with Constellar Venues (Constellar) to elevate hybrid event experiences in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. The partnership leverages Constellar’s partner networks in the APAC region,...

FCM partners HotelHub for Smart Booking Solution

FCM has partnered with HotelHub, a hotel technology solution provider for travel management companies (TMCs), to provide a global hotel booking and distribution solution for its travellers. The HotelHub platform aggregates hotel content from multiple...

Amelia Roziman helms BESarawak as CEO

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak and the Board of Directors of Business Events Sarawak (BESarawak) have confirmed Amelia Roziman's appointment as BESarawak's new CEO. In this role, Amelia has been tasked with...

St Regis debuts in China’s coastal city of Qingdao

The St. Regis Qingdao has opened within the Haitian Center in Qingdao, making it the first Marriott International luxury brand hotel in the north-eastern Shangdong region. Occupying the 58th to 78th floors of the 369-meter-tall...

Pascal Bertrand helms Anantara Iko Mauritius Resort & Villas

Anantara Iko Mauritius Resort & Villas has appointed a new general manager, Pascal Bertrand. Bertrand brings over 35 years of luxury hospitality experience from around the globe, having worked with international hotel brands globally. The French...

Club Med promotes Rachael Harding to CEO ESAP

Club Med has appointed Rachael Harding as the CEO of East, South Asia and Pacific, succeeding Xavier Desaulles, who led Club Med Asia Pacific Markets for the past five years. In her new role based...

Raffles Udaipur makes two pre-opening appointments

Raffles Udaipur, the brand’s first hotel in India, has made two new appointments – Abhishek Sharma as general manager, and Rajan Malhotra as director of sales and marketing. Abhishek has over two decades of outstanding...