Press Room

2021

Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau Rolls Out its Business Events Strategic Marketing Plan

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MyCEB recently launched its strategic marketing plan for Malaysia’s business events industry with a time frame from 2021 to 2030, to achieve its goals and position Malaysia, as a choice...

China May Day Holiday Forecast Data Shows up to 200 Million Tourists set to Travel

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Trip.com Group, a global travel services provider, has released its forecast data for the upcoming May Day holiday in mainland China showing, up to 200 million tourists, will be on...

Keynote Speakers Wanted for Business Events around Australia

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Business Events Perth is offering up to AUD25, 000 to help secure extraordinary keynote speakers for national business events anywhere in Australia. For a limited time, Western Australia’s convention bureau...

International Travellers Get Medical Coverage on Covid-19 during Stay at Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts in Asia Pacific

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Shangri-La Group now extends the programme of covid-19 medical coverage at no additional charge for international guests in its properties located in Southeast Asia, Australia, Hong Kong and Japan. The...

Vancouver Convention Centre Opens a Community Vaccination Site

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The local community can now receive their covid-19 vaccination at a new vaccination clinic located in the Vancouver Convention Centre’s East building.  The venue has partnered with the Government of...

Singapore Introduces SG SafeEvents Certification for the MICE Sector to Prepare Resumption of Activities

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The certification programme based on Technical Reference 84 developed by the Singapore Standards Council, is the first of its kind for enterprises in the country to achieve, competitive edge in...

TCEB Launches ‘MICE Winnovation’ a Suite of Tech Solutions for MICE Entrepreneurs to go Digital

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The bureau is offering support to Thai MICE entrepreneurs through this programme, to embrace digital innovation and technology solutions in all aspects of event management for the purpose of business...

UAE, Jordan and Netherlands to Tackle Challenges in Water, Energy and Food Security Together

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Three of the countries are working to spotlight water, energy and food security.  The trilateral endevour will culminate in a high-level Water, Energy and Food Summit in January next year...

Physical Trade Fairs Return with Messe Frankfurt’s Success in Asia and France

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After a successful new start in China, Messe Frankfurt has held physical events in Japan and France. The regional Beautyworld Japan Fukuoka trade fair and Texworld Evolution Showroom Paris made...

Venues an Important Infrastructure Asset in the National Economic Recovery of the Country – Business Events Council Malaysia

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Business Events Council Malaysia chairman Alan Pryor, has urged the Malaysian government to continue active engagement with the business events industry to revive the Business Events sector in the economic...

Resort Provides Land to Feed Rescued Elephants in Koh Samui

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The elephant sanctuary, Samui Elephant Haven is struggling to feed its herd of 21 elephants in the wake of the dramatic downturn in tourist numbers to the island due the...

Melbourne Convention Bureau Expands Digital Presence in China

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MCB has launched new in-language content in its website, specifically translated for Chinese MICE professionals.  Through the website together with China’s video hosting service YouKu and WeChat, MCB aims to...

A Fashion Show with a Difference – Glass Maze was Set Up for FENDI’s Spring Summer 2021 Haute Couture Collection

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Event organisers have to think outside the box to create captivating shows and still follow safety measures during these times of covid-19. Bureau Betak, a special events company for luxury...

Monaco Making a Gradual Economic Recovery – Revives MICE in the Principality

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The Principality’s convention bureau had seen some changes in its management just prior to the pandemic, with Christine Barrabino now heading the bureau and Sarah Rico as the deputy manager....

AIME 2021 Cancelled Due to Implications of COVID-19

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 Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) has announced today (January 25) that the event, as well as the online in March,  will not take place this year owing to...

IAAPA Expo Asia 2021 Moves to Shanghai

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The global association for the attractions industry announced the IAAPA Expo Asia 2021 will take place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from August 10 to 13. It was originally planned...

Fire Destroys The Andaman, a Marriot Luxury Collection Resort in Langkawi

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The property which caught fire twice was said to have started in the kitchen of the resort and spread to the main building.  Fire gutted part of the five-star Andaman...

Singapore to Host the Special Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum

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The global meeting of top decision makers from business and government to civil society will take place from May 13 to 16 in Singapore which makes it, the second time...

British Super-Model Naomi Campbell Appointed Magical Kenya International Ambassador

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The Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife of Kenya, has announced English supermodel Naomi Campbell to become Magical Kenya International Ambassador. In a statement, the Ministry says Campbell, 50, will help...

ICCA Has a New Team in Amsterdam

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After an extensive executive search conducted by an external firm, ICCA has announced the following appointments. Caroline Stanners has taken up the newly created role of chief business development officer....