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Phuket’s MICE market worth THB 10.9 billion

The MICE market of Phuket nearly doubled in year-on-year growth in 2017. The revenue from this segment rose from Thai Baht 5.9 billion to Thai Baht 10.9 billion. The average spend per person is Thai Baht 13,000.       …

Local Oklahoma tourism is on rise

State officials of Oklahoma explain that tourism is a growing economic force of this state. Maria Gus, Bartlesville’s Convention and Visitors Bureau Director stated that Bartlesville has sensed this financial boom. Thanks to tourism this year. Hotel occupancy in Bartlesville …

Bangkok ranks top in Asean

The rating, which assessed social and environmental sustainability strategies, along with industry supplier support, and Convention Bureau strategy and initiatives. Also, it praised Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB)’s performance as a top scorer compared to convention bureaux in other …

Sarawak’s Big Win at the Prestigious BrandLaureate CSR BrandLeadership Award 2018

The Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) has been awarded the BrandLaureate CSR BrandLeadership Award 2018. The prestigious ceremony took place at Kuala Lumpur’s Majestic Hotel where SCB’s team and its convention ambassadors that have contributed to the sector were present to …

Monterey County launches initiatives to ensure sustainable tourism

The Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau (MCCVB) has launched two initiatives that will ensure that Monterey County is one of the world’s leading sustainable destinations by both setting ambitious goals and measuring long term impacts.   The first is …

  • 23rd EMITT Exhibition Istanbul to be held from Jan. 31, 2019

    Published on : Friday, January 4, 2019

    East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition (EMITT) is one of the largest tourism exhibitions in the world, which will be held between Jan. 31 and Feb. 3, 2019. The exhibition will host about 60,000 visitors from 90 countries.   …

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  • Dubai inaugurates the largest record-breaking 57th ICCA Congress

    Published on : Friday, January 4, 2019

    The 57th ICCA Congress, one of the important events in the international association meetings industry calendar, has started in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with over 1,150 senior meetings industry professionals as well as association meeting planners from 75 nations in …

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  • Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau gets a new MD

    Published on : Friday, January 4, 2019

    Corinne Menegaux has been appointed as the new Managing Director of the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau. A graduate of ESSEC Business School, Corinne MENEGAUX has built her career in the professional and public trade show sector.   Corinne Menegaux …

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  • ITB Asia comes to an end at a high note

    Published on : Friday, January 4, 2019

    ITB Asia 2018, ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’, signed off with record breaking numbers. The three-day conference and exhibition was held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 17 – 19 October 2018.   ITB …

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  • 51% British holidaymakers take two or more holidays each year

    Published on : Friday, January 4, 2019

    Research released at World Travel Market London shows that 51 per cent British holidaymakers are taking two or more holidays in a year.  About 20 % of them take three or more trips.     British holidaymakers took about 106 …

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  • Seoul grabs 40 international conference wins so far this year

    Published on : Thursday, January 3, 2019

    From January to October 2018, Seoul successfully secured 40 international conferences, which is estimated to bring more than 35,000 international delegates to the city over the coming years. Of the 40 international conferences, 12 are considered large-scale conferences (i.e., conferences …

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  • Korea Secures World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Published on : Thursday, January 3, 2019

    Korea has once again successfully won a bid to host a large-scale conference – the 31st World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. The event will take place in Seoul for five days, sometime in late September to early …

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  • Regional Tourism Convention of Australia lures record number of attendees

    Published on : Thursday, January 3, 2019

    Taking place in the Tweed this week, the rising number of attendees for the 2018 convention shows a nation-wide trend towards greater inclination in boosting the regional tourism sector of Australia.   In recent years, the industry has highlighted the …

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  • InterContinental Hotels Group sets foot in Udaipur

    Published on : Thursday, January 3, 2019

    InterContinental Hotels Group® is opening a Holiday Inn hotel in Udaipur which will be operational by 2022. It has signed an agreement with Bhumika Enterprises Private Limited to open a 195 room hotel which will be Udaipur’s first Holiday Inn …

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  • The states general of the green economy at ecomondo

    Published on : Thursday, January 3, 2019

    At the opening of Ecomondo e Key Energy, there will once again be the appointment with the States General of the Green Economy, promoted by the National Council of the Green Economy and in collaboration with the Italian Ministry for …

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  • Connecting Dots, ACE OF M.I.C.E Exhibition to boost networking potential in Istanbul

    Published on : Thursday, January 3, 2019

    The sixth edition of ACE of M.I.C.E. Exhibition by Turkish Airlines to be held on 20-22 February 2019 at Istanbul Congress Center (ICC) – Istanbul, Turkey will see around 250 exhibiting companies from across 30 countries. More than 200 international …

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  • Korea Brings 20th International Microscopy Conference to Busan

    Published on : Thursday, January 3, 2019

    The International Microscopy Congress 2022 (IMC20) will take place from September 25 – 30, 2022 in Busan, South Korea. Approximately 3,000 delegates from 37 countries around the world are expected to attend the congress. The event will include a simultaneous …

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  • MICE holds great potential for Africa’s tourism industry

    Published on : Tuesday, December 25, 2018

    Earlier this year, Rwanda was ranked by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) among the most popular conference and events destinations of Africa. ICCA ranked Rwanda, and specifically Kigali, third continentally, for its capacity to accommodate international meetings and …

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  • The residents of Migori praised on adding Thimlich Oinga on World Heritage List

    Published on : Monday, December 24, 2018

    Migori residents have praised the United Nations for adding Thimlich Oinga, the 16th century archaeological site to the World Heritage List. The news came at the time of the 42nd World Heritage Committee meeting on Friday under the United Nations …

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  • Meetings Reach New Heights at Four Seasons hotel Hong Kong

    Published on : Monday, December 24, 2018

    Take meetings to a new level with the Peak Suite Meeting Package. The newly renovated top-floor venue at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong affords guests panoramic views of the Peak and Hong Kong skyline in a private, intimate environment.   For …

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  • Sarawak’s Big Win at the Prestigious BrandLaureate CSR BrandLeadrship Award 2018

    Published on : Monday, December 24, 2018

    The Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) has been awarded the BrandLaureate CSR BrandLeadership Award 2018. The prestigious ceremony took place at Kuala Lumpur’s Majestic Hotel where SCB’s team and its convention ambassadors that have contributed to the sector were present to …

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  • China-Thai agreement targets MICE business

    Published on : Thursday, June 2, 2016

    The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the China Chamber of International Commerce on May 28, aimed at attracting more MICE travelers from China — its biggest source market. Thailand attracted roughly 1 million visitors …

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  • Thailand-China ink deal across MICE platforms

    Published on : Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    Aimed at attracting more MICE travelers from China, the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the China Chamber of International Commerce on May 28. Notably, China is Thailand’s biggest source market. Under the terms of …

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  • Oman set for major boost in MICE sector with the opening of Oman Convention Bureau

    Published on : Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    Oman is set to become a major regional centre for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions  following the establishment of a new Oman Convention Bureau by the Ministry of Tourism, Oman.   Explaining the new initiative, Salim Al Mamari, Director General …

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  • Oman committed to enhance its MICE sector

    Published on : Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    Oman is set to become a major regional centre for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) following the establishment of a new Oman Convention Bureau by the Ministry of Tourism, Oman. Explaining the new initiative, Salim Al Mamari, Director General …

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