New Zealand - Why New Zealand remains a leading conference destination

by Natalie Joy Lee | September 10, 2019
In 2018, New Zealand ranked 46th worldwide in popularity as a conference destination, according to the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), up five spots from 2017. Within the Asia Pacific region, it ranked in the 12th spot.

Singapore - Shining Up More Jewels

by Naomi Neoh | June 21, 2019
A pipeline of tourism developments and a new central business district could attract emerging industries for business events.

Macau - The game changer

by Catharine Nicol | June 20, 2019
Significantly reducing travel time from Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) to Macau, the new Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge is a smooth and stylish alternative to hopping aboard a ferry for Macau’s MICE market.

Hong Kong - The golden hour

by Catharine Nicol | June 19, 2019
New infrastructure ushers in a “new era of MICE travel” in Hong Kong

Thailand - A new chapter for the books

by Naomi Neoh | May 24, 2019
The cultivation and expansion of new industries is spurring new heights for business events.

Taiwan - A headstart in halal travel

by Naomi Neoh | January 08, 2019
A variety of halal-friendly restaurants, hotels and prayer facilities are catering to the rising demand from Southeast Asia.

Langkawi - Keep it coming

by Natalie Joy Lee | January 07, 2019
Burgeoning arrival numbers and an influx of international investors herald the arrival of Langkawi as Malaysia’s next tourism hotspot to keep a lookout for.

Japan - Indulge in fine tastes

by Brooke Thio | January 07, 2019
Kobe takes food, music and history enthusiasts on a pursuit of knowledge and pleasure.

Japan - Gunning for more

by Brooke Thio | January 07, 2019
Modern attractions and seasonal events keep Kobe exciting for visitors.

Langkawi - Nature’s escape

by Natalie Joy Lee | January 07, 2019
Langkawi’s natural beauty and host of unique experiences provide the perfect blend for incentive groups.

Taiwan breaks new ground

by Naomi Neoh | January 07, 2019
Inroads into Southeast Asia have yielded new growth in the incentives market.

Bali stays focused

by Catharine Nicol | December 01, 2017
Why GO? Looking to bounce back after the rumblings of Mount Agung, the destination counts on increased air connectivity and new hotels & resorts to drive its popularity for MICE groups.

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...

New Zealand Ups the Ante

Peter Jackson's Hobbit films -- filled with rolling green hills and untouched vistas -- brought New Zealand into the world spotlight. Now, a flurry 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.

The Bold and the Beautiful

Beijing shows us how a modern landscape co-exists with the old to create a dynamic tangent that boosts MICE tourism.