Destination of the Month

Philippines - Catching more MICE

by Tara Sering | March 26,2020
Metro Manila, where the Philippines’ sprawling convention centres and international brand hotels are heavily concentrated, has always been the country’s favoured meetings and conventions site. As an option for large international conferences and gatherings, it relies on the scale of its infrastructure and, to a large extent, the charms of its onward destinations - mostly quaint coastal towns and white-sand islands surrounded by crystalline waters, an hour or so by plane.

Top Destinations

The Asia Pacific Regional Rotaract Conference 2020 (APRRC 2020)

by S S Yoga | March 30,2020

Penang will play host to the Asia Pacific Regional Rotaract Conference 2020 from 3-6 September. Organised by District Rotaract 3300 Malaysia, it is one of the largest annual Rotaract conferences hosted within the Asia Pacific. Members will share ideas to develop action plans and engage in cultural exchanges.

Bangkok - DMC update

by Tom Racette | March 26,2020
Bangkok retains its status as Thailand’s top destination for MICE, as the Thai capital continues to re-invent itself as a cosmopolitan and activity-based centre for meetings and incentives.

Iloilo, Philippines

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | March 26,2020
After years of operating under the shadow of tourism savvy and well publicised Philippine destinations such as Manila and Cebu, Iloilo in Eastern Visayas, is raring to occupy a vantage spot on the international meetings stage.

International Focus

Australia speeds up

A ramp-up of new flights, hotels, and exhibition and convention centres to woo groups.

Barcelona: Big on Congress

Consistency is the name of the game for this popular city that has delegates and tourists alike making a beeline for its shores. Barcelona led the way in 2013...

Surprising Switzerland

The happiest country on earth, per the latest World Happiness Report, Switzerland is sharing the joy with a growing number of visitors. In the first half of...

On Location

Countdown to the 2018 Winter Olympics

Pyeongchang gets ready for sports fans and corporate groups.

South Korea: Vital signs

South Korea’s kaleidoscopic landscape of contrasting cultures and vibrant modernity enrich the social and business experiences of delegates.

Onward Osaka

Known as the city of bright lights and the hub for trade and commerce, Osaka channels its innovative spirit into bold plans for MICE in the coming years.