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Recent safety scares unlikely to deter business events travel

Safety and security may be fresh on the minds of the public following the tragic shootings in Christchurch and the Ethiopian Airlines flight crash in recent weeks, but this has not dampened the outlook...

Asian meetings industry shows growing strength and resilience

The inaugural China Business Event Federation (CBEF) Forum, organised by the two-year-old association in conjunction with IT&CM China, reaffirmed the growing power of Asian association meetings and corporate incentives. STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)...

New low cost flights stoke M’sian incentive interest in secondary Chinese cities

Interest in China for incentive trips from Malaysia has intensified following the launch of a four-times-weekly service from Kuala Lumpur to Tianjin by AirAsia X in December 2018. Malaysia’s longhaul budget carrier has also beefed...

Centara gets creative with business events servicing

Centara Hotels & Resorts wants to shake up the business travel landscape by introducing a fresh approach to meetings and incentives servicing. The Thailand-based hotel operator this month began rolling out its New Agenda: Meetings...

Myanmar’s Memories Group courts Chinese ‘super travellers’ with new DMC, hotel brand

Myanmar’s recent easing of visa requirements for Chinese travellers has triggered arrivals growth, spurring newly established DMC Memories Travel to pursue the country’s corporate and luxury segments, tapping on its proximity to China. Cyrus Pun,...

Photo: Grooming next-gen leaders of the meetings industry

The Future Leaders Forum, a joint initiative of IMEX, MPI and MCI held in conjunction with IT&CM China, is a yearly platform to help undergraduates succeed in the meetings industry. The one-day event comprises an international university challenge, industry expert updates and networking opportunities.

Beyond Asia: MECC Maastricht, Cheshire’s Brilliant Science and Dubai Business Events

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

Rosewood Hong Kong now open

Rosewood Hong Kong has opened within the Victoria Dockside district. The hotel offers 322 guestrooms, sized upwards of 53m2, and 91 suites, starting at 92m2. There are 18 signature suites, including the 1,000m2 Harbour House...

New executive chef cooks up fresh culinary direction for Six Senses Singapore

Six Senses Singapore has appointed Ian Mancais as executive chef to oversee all F&B operations at Six Senses Duxton and Six Senses Maxwell.

Hospitality veteran joins Edsa Shangri-La, Manila as resident manager

Edsa Shangri-La, Manila has named Chi Angeles-Ofiana its resident manager. Ofiana brings 26 years of solid experience in hotel operations, having began her career at the Makati Shangri-La, Manila in 1993, followed by stints at...