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Virtual IT&CM Asia, CTW APAC returns in September

Double-bill trade event, IT&CM Asia and CTW APAC, will return this year from September 28-30 in a virtual format amid ongoing travel restrictions. Delegates to the three-day event will be able to enjoy 24-hour access...

Computer modelling experts head to Brisbane in 2025

Some of the world’s top brains in engineering, science and mathematics are slated to meet in Brisbane for the Asia Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics (APCOM) come 2025. Taking place at the Brisbane Convention &...

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre strengthens digital capabilities

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) has unveiled an interactive virtual tour, the latest engagement tool available on the venue's website. The interactive virtual tour offers an overview of the Centre with the option...

Thailand plans to waive quarantine for vaccinated visitors from October

Thailand is considering scrapping its mandatory quarantine for vaccinated visitors to its capital Bangkok and other top tourist destinations from October, as it looks to rebuild its coronavirus-battered tourism industry. Among the 10 provinces planned...

Photo of the day: PCEB shares positive results at first official event

In 2020, Penang recorded a total of 156 events with 19,283 participants and 48,963 room nights, despite the halt on international travel and limitations for business events. This announcement was made by the Penang Convention...

TTGmice goes on Vesak Day break

TTGmice will be taking a break on Thursday, May 13, in lieu of Vesak Day in Singapore.

Adelaide Oval welcomes a boutique hotel

Oval Hotel, Adelaide is Australia’s first stadium hotel and one of only a handful of hotels in the world aligned to a sporting stadium. The luxury boutique hotel offers 138 rooms, spanning two wings that...

Noor Ahmad Hamid to exit ICCA

ICCA's regional director for Asia-Pacific, Noor Ahmad Hamid, will leave his role on June 4, 2021, after having spent 12 years serving the association, supporting its members across the region's meetings industry, and lifting...

Expedia sells Egencia to AMEX GBT

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has entered a binding deal to acquire Egencia, Expedia Group’s corporate travel arm. As part of the transaction, Expedia Group would become a shareholder in, and enter a long-term...

EEAA calls for immediate extension of Business Events Grants Program

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has called upon the Commonwealth Government to extend the money available under the Business Events Grants Program to the industry immediately. Claudia Sagripanti, EEAA's chief executive said...