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Seoul extends hand of consideration to Muslim and Indian travellers

Seoul Tourism Organization (STO) is taking steps to ensure Muslim and Indian vegetarian travellers are well taken care of as the city starts to look more seriously at growing business event arrivals from Malaysia,...

Former CVB chief strikes out on his own with Kuching-based consultancy

Former managing director of Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB), Mike Cannon, has set up his own consultancy business in Kuching, Sarawak to primarily represent organisations based in Australia and New Zealand keen on targeting business...

Photo of the Day: The Habitat Penang Hill bags ad award at BE@Penang conference

A print advertisement artwork that captured the lush greenery of Penang Hill and a sole canopy walk in the heart of it all won the most number of votes from delegates attending BE@Penang conference...

Lexis Suites Penang

Standing a 10-minute drive from Penang airport is the Lexis Suites Penang with 222 keys. Being the closest hotel – just 7km – to the Bayan Lepas industrial area, it attracts corporate travellers and corporate companies in Penang that require a beachfront venue suitable for retreats, family day activities, teambuilding programmes or conferences.

Beyond Asia: Municon Conference Center, Bologna Exhibition Centre, and Caesars Forum

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

TTGmice goes on festive break

TTGmice will be taking a break from December 18 after a fruitful year.

PCEB muscles up with ambassador programme

In 2018, Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) will be introducing a conference ambassador programme to generate international business events leads and international specialised conferences. The ambassadors will comprise local and international association leaders who...

TCEB packs on digital tools for organisers, event attendees

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has launched two new mobile applications, Smart BIZ Event and Smart BIZ Organizer, platforms which aim to connect Thailand with event organisers and event attendees globally. The Smart BIZ...

Evenesis goes to Indonesia; reveals upcoming tech solutions

Malaysian event technology specialist Evenesis is expanding its footprint to Indonesia by opening a sales representative office in Jakarta in January 2018. Its CEO and founder, Yusno Yunos, told TTGmice that the company has already...

Business events seen as an enabler of environment conservation

Operators of two of Penang’s most prominent natural attractions are banking on the city’s fervent courtship of business events to help conserve the destination’s natural environment. In an interview with TTGmice, Katherine Chua, managing director...