Press Room

2018

Amazing Thailand Countdown 2019 at ICONSIAM

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Tourism Authority of Thailand and ICONSiam has collaborated to organise a New Year celebration in a scale never seen before. Together with other partners, have mapped out a plan to...

Generosity of Cathay Pacific Passengers Make a Difference in Lives of Children around the World

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The Cathay Pacific Group and the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF Hong Kong) announced that a total of HKD11.7 million was raised from the Change for Good in flight...

Kuala Lumpur International Motor (KLIM) 2018 Show Fuels Motoring Excitement

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The motor show returned this year at a bigger venue of 50,000 square metres of exhibition space at the Malaysia International Trade and Convention Centre over a period of 10...

International Exhibitors Return to AIME 2019

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A series of international exhibitors are returning to showcase at the 2019 event. Leading the comeback are the Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and Dubai Business Events & Convention...

Free Independent Travellers Fastest Growing Sector in Asia – Survey by ITE Hong Kong Travel Fair

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More wealthy Chinese are now travelling abroad. China’s Xinhua News Agency reported 43 percent of Chinese tourists visiting France are free independent travellers which will rise to 50 percent in 2019 and 70...

Melbourne Hosts Business Events Australia Greater China Showcase

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Delegates from China visited an array of venues that are quintessentially Melbourne and located in close proximity of the city’s vibrant commercial business district.  Melbourne & Olympic Parks (M&OP), home...

New Infrastructures boost Travel Fair ITE Hong Kong’s Coverage on the Greater Bay Area

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The Greater Bay Area which is a Chinese government’s initiative to link cities of Hong Kong, Macau Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Fohsan, Zhongshan, Dongguan, Huizhou, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing into an integrated...

Norwegian Jewel Sails to Asian Waters for the Winter

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The ship has undergone a complete refurbishment with the most extensive enhancement project undertaken by the Norwegian Cruise line. Norwegian Jewels now offer a seven day cruise from Singapore, Kuala...

Buyers Preference Selection is Now Open for AIME

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The trade show has announced the launch of its meetings software for the 2019 event, which will carefully match 32 guaranteed pre-scheduled appointments (PSAs) between buyers and exhibitors. With meeting...

First Look at AIME 2019 Knowledge Program

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The education content of the new program has been elevated to focus on idea sharing that draws the community together to challenge the status quo.  Sponsored by Melbourne Convention Bureau,…

AIME 2019 to Increase International Buyer Attendance – the Refreshed Event to deliver the Largest and Most Diverse Group of Asia Pacific Based Buyers

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The Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) announced its commitment to bringing more quality buyers from across globe, with 60 percent originating outside of Australia. Four months before the...

The 14th International Travel Expo in Ho Chi Minh Concluded with Strong Support from Exhibitors and Buyers

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This year the show recorded 250 hosted buyers from 43 countries with more than 300 participating companies and brands.  Total number of meetings concluded was 7,646 and number of visitors...

2018 Busan MICE & Tourism Roadshow in Kuala Lumpur

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Busan is the second largest city in Korea.  The city is ranked seventh in the world and fourth in Asia by the Union of International Association (UIA) as a conference...

International Media Familiarisation Tour 2018 Organised by Thailand Convention Bureau (TCEB)

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This year TCEB showcased all the aspects of “Thainess” which highlights the national character of the people and culture of Thailand especially through service and hospitality.  The bureau also shared...

Leading Spanish Hotel Group Meliá Hotels International is committed to MICE

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Leisure at Heart, Business in Mind, is the Meliá Hotels International motto and it’s extended to the group’s MICE segment.  The company has developed and made available throughout Meliá Hotels’...

Making a Difference Raddsion Hotel Collaborates with SOS Children’s Villages International in a Heart Warming Initiative to Help Children’s Education

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Founded by Austrian philanthropist Hermann Gmeiner in 1949 in Imst, Austria, he was committed to helping children in need especially those who had lost their homes, security and families as...

Finnair – Flag Carrier of Finland Establishes itself as the Gateway between Europe and Asia

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In a conversation with Jonne Lehtioksa, the area vice president of Asia & Oceania, the commercial unit of Finnair at the ITB Asia 2018 in Singapore, he discussed with the...

Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show ITB Asia 2018 Wrap’s Up on a High Note

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This year ITB Asia 2018 welcomed new exhibitors as it unveiled its largest exhibitor showcase yet. This included Abu Dhabi, Botswana, Canton Sarajevo, Croatia, Fukuoka, Kansai, Mauritius, Mexico, Papua New...

ITB Asia 2018 Kicks Off with a Record-Breaking Number of Exhibitors

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ITB Asia opened its doors on Wednesday, October 17 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre of Marina Bay Sands in Singapore with over 1,000 exhibitors and 1,000 buyers - an...

IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2018 Brings Yet another Defining Event for MICE and Corporate Travel

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The show welcomed some 3,000 delegates including over 500 hosted buyers from more than 50 territories and countries over the course of the 3-day event from September 18 to 20....

AIME Launches New Exhibitor Model to Deliver Results

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New concept promises to streamline exhibiting experience  The Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) has overhauled the way that exhibitors take part in the event by focusing more on...

Courtyard by Marriott in the Heart of Siem Reap

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All year round visitors flock to the famed Angkor Wat temple located at the Angkor Archaeological Park - one of the world’s top UNESCO World Heritage Sites and for some...

Third Edition of the Incheon International Youth Media Conference in Korea

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Journalists from around the world mainly from Asia, Central Asia and Russia, gathered in Korea for the 3rd Incheon International Youth Media Conference with this year’s theme: Media and Peace. Incheon...

IT&CMA 2018 Confirms Strong Destinations Presence

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Larger representation is expected from Thailand, Philippines, Pattaya, India and Seoul, with a significant cluster of cities from Japan exhibiting and a number of independent pavilions.  This is riding on...

The 14th edition of the International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC) Returns

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Over 300 international companies and brands have confirmed to participate in the travel trade show, and it will also have the support of 300 hosted buyers from over 40 countries...

Marriott Establishes its Hotel Brand in Yogyakarta

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It opened last year with 347 guestrooms and suites, the hotel is the latest five-star property in Yogyakarta.  This historical city has over the years, seen an increase in the...

Malaysia is Hong Kong’s 8th Biggest Trading Partner

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In the first half of 2018, the total trade value is estimated to be over USD 13 billion with total export value to Malaysia at USD 2 billion; and total...

Global Business Events Market Looking at Malaysia as a Host for International Events and Preferred Incentive Destination

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The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre took the initiative under its KLCC BE Alliance programme, and invited two representatives from the United States-based Maritz Global Events to Malaysia.  This was for them...

SACEOS and UFI Sign MoU to Develop a Joint Asia Pacific Executive Development Programme

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The two associations aim to announce the launch of the joint Asia Pacific Executive Development Programme at the upcoming UFI Asia Pacific Congress 2019 in Japan. This programme is considered...

Greece’s Port City Thessaloniki to Host MCE South Europe 2018

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The 4th edition of the annual MICE B2B forum of MCE South Europe will take place from October 21 to 23. About 200 event  professionals from the MICE and tourism…

Jakarta to Host Tourism, Hotel Investment and Networking Conference (THINC) Indonesia 2018

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After a successful run for four consecutive years in Bali, the 6th edition of the conference will return to Jakarta due to the unpredictable and volatile nature of Mount Agung's...

MICE Experiential Visit of Korea

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Media professionals from Asia, Europe and United States invited by Korea Tourism for five days to tour Seoul, Incheon and Busan. The itinerary of the trip designed for the media representatives to visit...

TCEB Showcases MICE Ecosystem at the Thailand Incentive & Meeting Exchange (TIME) 2018

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This year is the third edition of TIME held, to focus on Thailand’s long haul MICE markets namely Europe, North America, and Oceania. According to the organiser TCEB, the event...

2018 Korea MICE Road Show in Kuala Lumpur

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Last year there was an increase in travellers from Malaysia to Korea. There were a total number of 16,416 incentive travellers from Malaysia to Korea which saw a jump of...

Seoul a Convention City

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Seoul is as an economic powerhouse of South Korea with some of the world’s largest companies found here. Just mention Samsung, LG or Hyundai Motors. However some people may not...

Taiwan’s Exhibition Industry Continues to Grow in 2018

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Several of Taiwan’s exhibitions are now ranked among the biggest in the world take for example: Computex Taipei; Taipei International Cycle Show; Taipei International Food Show; Taiwan International Fastener Show;...

Melaka’s Grand Dame Hotel Equatorial a Local Landmark

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The city of Melaka is known for its rich heritage and cultural diversity.  Just South of Kuala Lumpur and about two hours drive from Singapore; Melaka has always been famous...

Showcase of European Brands at 2nd Edition of EuroSphere for Southeast Asian Markets

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From left:  Delphine Rousselet, Director of EVBN, H.E. Bruno Angelet, Ambassador, Head  of Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam, Trang Le, President of the Vietnam International Fashion Week and...

Special Events and Program Schedule for Asian Attractions Expo 2018

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The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) invites attractions industry professionals from around the world to take part in professional networking opportunities and education programs during the Asian...

Wedding Venue – Aloft KL Sentral Grand Ballroom

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For the wedding occasion of Azydynia Rahim and Muhamad Nur Azmi, the happy couple chose to share their joyous moment with friends and relatives at the Grand Ballroom of the...

TCEB Goes on the Road to Market its Meet by Design Campaign

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First stop chosen was Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in a series of road shows organised by TCEB to build awareness of the campaign; as well as to engage with existing clients...

IAAPA Opens Regional Office in Shanghai – the Global Attractions Association’s First Mainland China Representative Office

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The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) announced the opening of a new regional office in Shanghai, China, expanding and enhancing the association’s programs and services in the...

11 Street an Online Marketplace Launches its Lunar New Year Campaign – Gong Xi Wang

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Korea’s largest online marketplace 11 street has launched its Lunar New Year shopping campaign in Malaysia. It’s no secret according to Bruce Lim, vice president of merchandising that, 11 street...

Escape from Your Routine and Spend an Afternoon at Saujana Hotels & Resorts – the Property has a Compelling Story to tell of its World of Hospitality

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Picture this, the property is set across a sprawling 160 hectares of open space of greenery with a golf course nearby and, located about half an hour from the city...

Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show Makes a Comeback in 2018

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The motor show is scheduled to be held from November 23 to December 2 at the newly opened Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in Kuala Lumpur.  The organiser,...

EPFIC 2018 Invites You to Meet in Hangzhou

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The 8th Expo Project Fair for International Cooperation is set to be held from June 25 to 27 in Hangzhou International Expo Center with the theme: Globalisation, Interconnection and Create....