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The Lux Collective appoints new chief sales and marketing officer

Jeremie de Fombelle has been named as The Lux Collective’s chief sales and marketing officer. With over two decades of leadership and operational experience in luxury hospitality management, he will focus on awareness-driving strategies for...

Positive outlook for exhibitions industry in 2023: UFI

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has released the 30th edition of its flagship Global Exhibition Barometer research, where the results highlight the quickening pace of the industry’s recovery in 2022 and...

Makoto Yamashita helms as GM of ASAI Kyoto Shijo

Dusit International has appointed Makoto Yamashita as pre-opening general manager of ASAI Kyoto Shijo and area general manager – Kyoto, Japan. Bringing more than 30 years of marketing and operational experience to the role, he...

VTIC and MCEC join forces to support business events

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) have created a new industry partnership to support the tourism and business events sector, and its role in attracting national and...

Australian convention centres lobby for a united industry voice

The Australian Convention Centre Group (ACCG), comprising representatives from the nation’s leading convention and exhibition centres, have passed a resolution to support the amalgamation of relevant industry associations, in the interest of the broader...

BESydney kicks off 2023 with a fresh set of bid wins

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has secured several international bid wins over the festive season that will bring in an additional A$13 million (US$12 million) in direct expenditure to the local economy from 2023 through...

MEETINGS 2023 opens hosted buyer applications

Hosted buyer applications have opened for MEETINGS 2023, the first time the event will be hosted in Wellington, New Zealand from June 21-22, 2023. Organised by Business Events Industry Aotearoa (BEIA), MEETINGS 2023, the event...

Phuket Hotels Association re-elects senior leadership team

The Phuket Hotels Association, a non-profit organisation representing 80 of the island’s hotels and resorts, has reappointed its senior leadership team. Following a recent election, Bjorn Courage, who also serves as general manager of the...

Onyx Hospitality Group announces new appointments

Onyx Hospitality Group has reinforced its expansion plan with a number of strategic promotions to achieve the group’s core business objectives. Chutima Fuangkham Kennedy is the new promotion – vice president, marketing, and has been...

Time for South-east Asian MICE industry to shine

The disruption of business events in China for more than three years has led many European and US organisers there to deploy their resources elsewhere, particularly to South-east Asia, creating a prime opportunity for...