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Jakarta hotels put on brave front amid post-election unrest

After riots erupted in Central Jakarta on May 21 and 22 in protest of president Joko Widodo's re-election, tourism stakeholders are keeping their chins up and stepping up on safety and security until order...

Royal Caribbean unveils latest ship, promises another option for MICE planners in Asia

Royal Caribbean launched Asia’s largest ship, Spectrum of the Seas, earlier this week on Tuesday, marking the start of its Double Quantum Year in Asia. The cruise line’s first Quantum Ultra Class ship, Spectrum of...

Grab moves deeper into the corporate travel, events space

Grab for Business is enlarging its role beyond ground transportation and will roll out a corporate food delivery service by 3Q2019 to help corporate customers cater for in-house or off-site events and meetings. This will...

Capella Singapore reports rise in US meetings, updates MICE products

Corporate meetings from the US at Capella Hotel Singapore have risen a year on since the landmark meeting between US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on June 18, 2018. “The meeting...

Busan boosts MICE portfolio with three upcoming entertainment venues

The South Korean city of Busan will welcome three new arts and entertainment facilities – the Busan International Art Center, Busan Opera House and Busan Lotte Town Complex – by 2022. First to open in...

Destination International links arms with AACB

Destinations International, a global community of over 5,000 professionals from 600 destinations around the world, has signed an MoU with the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB). The MoU is the first stage in a...

Martin Sirk to lead Global Association Hubs Partnership

The Global Association Hubs Partnerships (GAHP) has appointed former ICCA head Martin Sirk to lead it into a new era as its international advisor, following the retirement of Hervé Bosquet. In his new role, Sirk...

Beyond Asia: Germany; Denmark; and Argentina

TTGmice's weekly round-up of MICE developments outside of Asia-Pacific

Radisson debuts in Hangzhou

Radisson Hotel Group has opened its doors to its first Radisson property in Hangzhou, Zhejiang. The upscale Radisson Hangzhou Qianjiang offers 186 guestrooms and suites, ranging from the 34m2 Superior Rooms to the 106m2 Executive...

Catch up with Anne-Marie Quinn

The dynamic founder and managing director of Adelaide-based All Occasions Group divulges how she keeps her passion alight