Tech Talk

Marriott announces data breach

by Meetings and Conventions Asia | April 07, 2020
WORLDWIDE - Last week, Marriott International announced that some 5.2 million guests’ information may have been accessed using the login credentials of two employees at a franchise property.

Integrated tech is still a dream in business travel

by Linda Fox | November 01, 2019
NEW YORK – An integrated business travel booking is still a dream, according to the majority of corporate travel buyers in a study.

Future-proof your meeting room

by YT Liang | September 24, 2019
NEW YORK – Clear and efficient communication is an essential competitive advantage in today’s corporate climate, and most of that communication occurs in meeting room environments.

Getting smart with meetings tech

by HARRIETTE WILMOTH, SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS | November 27, 2018
How to incorporate cutting-edge technology into your next event.

A new addition to Creative Technology

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | May 15, 2018
The supplier of specialist AV equipment expands with acquisition of Hong-Kong based Avollusion.
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Weekly Updates

Serviced residences see uptick in bookings

SINGAPORE – As more countries close their borders and urge people to stay home, serviced residence providers have reported an uptick in bookings.

MEETINGS 2020 postponed

AUCKLAND - Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) has announced the postponement of New Zealand’s annual business events industry tradeshow MEETINGS,...

Demolition works begin for Auckland’s SkyCity Convention Centre

AUCKLAND – Three months after a huge fire broke out on the roof of the SkyCity Convention Centre, workers have started demolition works on the US$700 million...

Virus threat hit Asian tourism hard

BEIJING – A deadly virus that has prompted travel restrictions in China is sending shockwaves through Asia’s tourism industry, which has become increasingly...

Wellness Tips

Coping with uncertainty

SINGAPORE - When COVID-19 is over and the world does recover from the economic impact, the travel industry is likely going to take a longer time to bounce back.

‘The storm will pass’: How to tackle fear and prepare the industry to hit the road running

SINGAPORE – For a highly social and connected industry as travel, the unprecedented scale of the coronavirus has not just jeopardised livelihoods – it has...

Catching better sleep

Having well rested guests is now a serious priority for Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas.

Disconnecting from technology

WORLDWIDE - Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has launched its Digital Wellness Escape, a luxurious retreat which encourages guests to escape from constant digital...