Hot Ideas

Bali Zoo goes excitingly into the night

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | April 23, 2019
A new night programme offers visitors a chance to hand-feed the animals and dine in the wild.

The Beautiful Event

by Jonathan Vatner | January 24, 2019
How top designers create stunning experiences

Enticing planners and attracting events to your city

by S. S. Yoga | December 18, 2018
What can destinations do to entice MICE planners to hold their events there?

The Power of the Welcome Email

by Amy Gitchell | November 06, 2018
For association events, a friendly welcome can make a big impression.

Danang is the new darling

by Naomi Neoh | May 24, 2018
Spurred by global events and investments, this Central Vietnam city attracts incentive groups with its rich history and nature.

How to Use Your Smartphone to Relax

by Matt Alderton | January 23, 2018
Learn how your smartphone can help you unplug (ironically) from the day's stresses.

A Sprinkle of Disney Magic

by Brooke Thio | December 15, 2017
Whether for work or play, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort is the place for truly unique, impactful, and hassle-free events.

Where more than the sun, sand and sea beckons

by Lee Xin Hui | October 01, 2017
Angsana Bintan offers varied dining options, flexible spaces, and meaningful experiences anchored on environmental protection.

Putrajaya’s Pull Factor

by Lee Xin Hui | July 10, 2017
It’s known as the federal administrative centre of Malaysia, but the city, south of Kuala Lumpur, is quickly becoming a firm favourite with event planners and incentive groups.

Day or Night; Sky’s The Limit

by Lee Xin Hui | September 01, 2016
Create a lasting impression with your events by tapping on The Venetian Macao’s myriad venues, dining and entertainment choices.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts enhances MICE appeal with its Sustainable Meeting Practices programme

by Brooke Thio | June 29, 2016
Starwood offers a multitude of ways to help you organise socially responsible meetings with its Sustainable Meeting Practices.

Weekly Updates

Q2 growth propels Thailand into MICE spotlight

International Congress and Convention Association names Thailand the top MICE destination among ASEAN countries.

New planning tool for incentive groups in Melbourne

The tool includes incentive ideas in and around the city of Melbourne.

Iloilo City hotels to boost Philippines capacity amid MICE boom

Local hotels stand to benefit the most, even though many are struggling to keep pace.

Singapore and Malaysia suspend rail-link project

The current suspension will last until September 30, 2019.

On the Move

New GM leads Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral

After 15 years with international hotel chains in China, Vietnam and Thailand, this marks the French national’s first role in Malaysia.

A new GM for Mandarin Oriental Taipei

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei has tapped hospitality veteran Karan Berry as its new general manager.

Grand Copthorne Waterfront Singapore names new GM

Millennium Hotels and Resorts has appointed Farid Alain Schoucair as the new general manager of Grand Copthorne Waterfront Singapore, with effect from March 12.

Gerd Kotlorz named new GM at Marriott’s Phuket resort

Gerd Kotlorz has taken up the helm as general manager of Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach.