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Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Centre turns into temporary COVID-19 hospital

The Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Centre at Phnom Penh, Cambodia have turned into a temporary COVID-19 hospital with nearly 1800 beds to accommodate patients infected with the deadly coronavirus. Prime Minister Hun Sen’s eldest son Hun Manet, who is …

Darwin Convention Centre shares some ‘Top End’ magic

Darwin Convention Centre has collaborated with award-winning Darwin aerial photographer and artist Paul Arnold to offer a series of complimentary virtual backgrounds created from the limited ‘Elevated Collection’. From the floodplains of Kakadu and Cape Hotham to the shoals of …

Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre launches 360-degree promotional video

The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre has produced an interactive and immersive new 360-degree video to enable prospective clients to embark on a virtual site inspection and see the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) from a whole …

Malta Tourism Authority introduces new MICE Business Scheme

The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) has decided to increase its support for MICE business to the Maltese Islands with a new MICE Business Scheme designed to incentivise foreign corporate clients and associations to choose Malta and Gozo for their events …

Glasgow becomes first convention bureau to join ‘Tourism Declares’ initiative

The Glasgow Convention Bureau (GCB) recently announced that it has become the first convention bureau in the world to join Tourism Declares a Climate Emergency. Launched in January 2020 as a voluntary initiative to align tourism and travel with the …

  • Dubai Association Centre sees a strong recovery and growth

    Published on : Wednesday, October 21, 2020

    Dubai Association Centre (DAC) is poised to see a strong uplift in new licensed associations through the rest of 2020, having supported its registered associations through the global Covid-19 pandemic. And with the challenges faced globally putting a renewed spotlight …

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  • Edmonton Convention Centre will be temporarily occupied by vagabonds

    Published on : Sunday, October 18, 2020

    Recently the City of Edmonton made it official that they will end the problem of homelessness by offering all homeless people to stay in the Edmonton Convention Centre in the city’s downtown. This will be used as a temporary accommodation …

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  • IEG Italian Exhibition Group relaunches their special edition

    Published on : Thursday, October 8, 2020

    IEG Italian Exhibition Group is ready and waiting on the starting blocks with SIGEP 2021, the Artisan Gelato, Pastry, Bakery and Coffee Trade Show which it will be relaunching with a special edition: SIGEP EXP – The expanded edition” scheduled …

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  • Madeira and Porto Santo are now exempted from travel restrictions

    Published on : Tuesday, October 6, 2020

    The golfers from Scotland finally got the news they have been waiting for after its government announced that the award-winning islands of Madeira and Porto Santo are now exempt from travel restrictions, meaning travellers will no longer need to self-isolate …

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  • Abu Dhabi steps in top international rankings as a business events destination

    Published on : Monday, October 5, 2020

    Abu Dhabi has ranked in two new significant business events-related achievements, after the Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau (ADCEB) unveiled news that the UAE capital has climbed business destination rankings compiled by two prestigious organisations. Both the Union of …

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  • MICE Connect Africa initiative launched by Sluxia

    Published on : Thursday, October 1, 2020

    Sluxia, the organisers of the Africa MICE Forums recently launched the MICE Connect Africa initiative, a day of virtual speed dating to re-discover and explore different MICE products from across Africa that is already or still open for business. The decision …

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  • The Convention Centre has been recognised as Best Venue in the C&IT Virtual Awards

    Published on : Thursday, October 1, 2020

    The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) has won the award for ‘Best Venue’ in the supplier category at the C&IT Awards 2020. As The CCD celebrates its tenth year in operation alongside the tenth anniversary of the prestigious C&IT Awards, …

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  • Chengdu International Environmental Protection Expo is the first expo to be held in China

    Published on : Thursday, October 1, 2020

    The demand for green technologies is constantly growing in China, as emerged clearly at the 16th edition of the sector’s largest expo, Chengdu International Environmental Protection Expo (CDEPE) the first green expo to be held live in Western China. After …

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  • HML introduces subsidy scheme to boost MICE

    Published on : Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited (“HML”) today said it welcomes the announcement that the Hong Kong SAR Government will launch the Convention and Exhibition Industry Subsidy Scheme (“Subsidy Scheme”) on 3rd October 2020.  HML Managing Director Ms …

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  • Seamless Philippines’ 2020 edition will take place online

    Published on : Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    On 30 September & 1 October, Seamless Philippines’ 2020 edition will take place online, bringing together the entire Philippines’ commerce & finance ecosystem to innovate, transform and disrupt. On the morning of 30 September, Mohamed Keraine, Managing Director – Head …

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  • SAHIC Virtual Conference 2020 is going to enlighten Latin American and the Caribbean community

    Published on : Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    The Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference for Latin American and the Caribbean community will hold its annual event virtually this October 5-6 starting at 08:00 am EST. Supported by the effort of sponsors and team, SAHIC is committed to promoting …

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  • Africa Travel Week amplifies ILTM Africa experience for 2021

    Published on : Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    “Luxury doesn’t necessarily have everything to do with the amount of money something costs, but really the quality of the experience that is offered.” That’s the word from luxury travel expert and host of Africa Travel Week’s (ATW) recent virtual …

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  • Travel Forward Virtual starts its registration for this year

    Published on : Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    Travel Forward Virtual has opened registration for this year’s virtual conference and exhibition with the event themed around the tagline of “Resilience, Innovation, Response”. Digital attendees will be able to access TF Virtual conference programme and meetings with Travel Forward …

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  • World Travel & Tourism Council unveils new report for future travel industry

    Published on : Monday, September 28, 2020

    The World Travel & Tourism Council [WTTC], today unveils a new report that explores the implications of the trends for each of four key Travel & Tourism stakeholders: travellers, businesses, workforce, and communities. WTTC, which represents the global Travel & …

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  • Virtual PATA Travel Mart 2020 welcomes over 1,000 delegates

    Published on : Friday, September 25, 2020

    Virtual PATA Travel Mart 2020 (Virtual PTM 2020), organised in conjunction with the Sichuan International Travel Expo (SITE) with the support of the Leshan Culture, Radio, Television and Tourism Bureau and powered by official virtual partner Dragon Trail Interactive, attracted …

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  • Meet in Reykjavík has joined forces with Promote Iceland

    Published on : Friday, September 25, 2020

    Meet in Reykjavík, the official convention bureau for Reykjavík city and the capital area, has joined forces with Promote Iceland. According to an agreement between  Reykjavík’s city council executive committee, Promote Iceland and Icelandair,  Meet in Reykjavík will be operated  …

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  • Reed Exhibitions announces leadership change at Reed Midem

    Published on : Friday, September 25, 2020

    Paul Zilk has decided to step down from his role as President/CEO of Reed MIDEM, an international organiser of business events for the real estate and entertainment industries.  Zilk will be succeeded by Michel Filzi, who is President/CEO of sister …

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  • Africa Travel Week (ATW) partnered with Invest Africa

    Published on : Friday, September 25, 2020

    In a strategic move to drive business opportunities within the travel and tourism sector, Africa Travel Week (ATW) has partnered with Invest Africa, a leading pan-African business platform promoting trade and investment in Africa. The alliance provides a strategic platform …

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  • Italy’s conference and events industry association presented its sixth Italian Survey of Conferences and Events

    Published on : Wednesday, September 23, 2020

    During the web talk Rethinking the future? Italy’s conference and events industry association Federcongressi&eventi presented its sixth Italian Survey of Conferences and Events, the industry’s only study, which has monitored its performance every year since 2015. 2019 data from the …

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  • PlanetIMEX is going to happen in this October

    Published on : Wednesday, September 23, 2020

    “This is the time for facts, not fear. This is the time for science, not rumours. This is the time for solidarity, not stigma. We are all in this together.”  Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation, …

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