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137 Pillars names Anne Arrowsmith corporate GM

Anne Arrowsmith has been promoted to corporate general manager for 137 Pillars Hotels & Resorts, which owns and manages two luxury properties in Thailand. In her new role, Arrowsmith will oversee all aspects of operations...

Sri Sutra Travel debuts multiple online booking platforms

Malaysia-based Sri Sutra Travel is set to launch this May a series of booking platforms aimed to help government bodies, corporate organisations, commercial businesses and travel trade in their travel product acquisition. Known as CorporateBizTravel,...

Singapore’s Ministry of Law announces temporary Covid-19 bill

Singapore's Ministry of Law has announced its intention to introduce a Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) Bill. The Bill will enable companies’ whose businesses have been adversely affected by Covid-19 to seek relief from fulfilling their contractual...

A splash of local flavour

Experiencing the destination while building team spirit can be easy. We show you how with this selection.

Virtual meetings are here to stay, even after Covid-19

With event organisers turning to technology and online solutions to avoid disruptions caused by Covid-19, suppliers say hybrid and/or virtual meetings are trending and will fuel their development even when the industry recovers. Commenting on...

Phuket readies for lockdown; MICE industry to get support

Phuket's announcements over the past weekend have most of its hotels considering temporary closures, as the destination's land and sea borders have been sealed off, with a looming cessation of air transfers from April...

Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore raises the meeting bar for Gen Y professionals

As more Gen Y employees enter the workforce and leadership positions, their preferences are influencing the way business meetings and travel are conducted, and the soon-to-open Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore was constructed with this...

UFI delivers educational sessions and talks online

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic that is keeping exhibition industry professionals apart, UFI – the global association for the exhibition industry – has launched “UFI connects”, a series of online sessions. Organised by the...

Sindhorn Midtown Hotel Bangkok opens

Sindhorn Midtown, the flagship property of Thai-inspired hospitality brand Siam Sindhorn, has opened in Bangkok's Langsuan neighbourhood. Spread across two towers are 344 hotel rooms and suites, alongside 49 serviced residences. F&B offerings include Tr.EAT, an in-house...

Better together

Rod Cameron, executive director, Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC), calls for associations to make use of reserves to keep as many jobs as possible, as well as focus on knowledge sharing to tide through this period