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Sydney just got even better: funding available now

Brought to you by Business Events Sydney Looking for a reason to host your next team incentive or corporate event in Sydney?  Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has launched a new funding programme, The Sydney Meetings Fund...

Ascott announces leadership appointments

The Ascott Limited is strengthening its top leadership team with new C-suite appointments. These appointments will bolster and capitalise operations, commercial, strategic planning, and hospitality design efforts. Lee Ngor Houai has been appointed as chief...

SIA, Air New Zealand extend joint venture alliance

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Air New Zealand will be reauthorising their joint venture alliance for another five years until March 2029. The extension, subject to regulatory approval, will see both airlines operate a total of...

Dao by Dorsett AMTD Singapore welcomes new GM

Ken Yong has been named general manager of Dao by Dorsett AMTD Singapore. In his new role, Yong aims to revolutionise the hotel's operations and guest experience through innovative technology integration while maintaining a high...

Ammarawadee Cheowit joins NH Boat Lagoon Phuket Resort as GM

Minor Hotels has appointed Ammarawadee Cheowit as the general manager of NH Boat Lagoon Phuket Resort, the first NH Hotel brand in Thailand and Asia. Previously general manager at OZO Chaweng Samui, she brings over...

ICC Sydney reveals six future trends and Gen Z’s dynamic influence in latest report

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has outlined six trends shaping the future of events and conventions, as well as found Gen Z to be highly engaged and represented at events, in its latest...

Malaysia’s MICE business booms amid the ringgit’s record fall

Business events players in Malaysia have experienced a surge in enquiries and bookings for events since the beginning of February, driven by the significantly weakened ringgit against the US dollar and Singapore dollar. Last week,...

AVIAREPS and Shanghai government roll out new B2B travel platform

AVIAREPS, an international representation, marketing and communications company for the travel industry, has teamed up with the Shanghai Municipal Government, to launch SmoothTravel, Shanghai’s official online B2B travel platform. SmoothTravel serves as the official gateway...

Singapore’s Grand Copthorne Waterfront enters a new flow

Grand Copthorne Waterfront in Singapore recently completed a top-to-toe facelift costing over S$40 million (US$29.7 million), and is ready to begin a new chapter with refreshed meeting facilities and wellness experiences. At the forefront of...

FCM Asia’s corporate travel revenue surges 44 per cent

For 1H2023 ending December 31, 2023, Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) reported a noteworthy achievement of an A$106 million (US$69 million) underlying profit before tax (PBT). The corporate sector drove this success, with underlying corporate...