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CINZ appoints Lisa Hopkins as new CEO

by Meetings and Conventions Asia | December 03,2019
AUCKLAND – Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) has announced the appointment of Lisa Hopkins as its new chief executive. She assumes her post on Feb 3, 2020, and will be based in Auckland.

Viewpoints

The rise of unchartered territories

by Yuji Andreas Wendler | April 02,2019
Yuji Andreas Wendler, managing director at Germany-based team travel international, shares why second-tier — or even third-tier — destinations don’t necessarily need to be second best when it comes to incentive travel.

A world of discoveries

by Esther Faith Lew | January 07,2019
Keep pace with Director Datuk Tan Kok Liang of Borneo Trails Tours & Travel and discover the appeal of Kota Kinabalu and its surrounds as a popular incentive travel destination.

Gone Fishing!

by Esther Faith Lew | October 01,2017
SingEx navigates undiscovered territories with new-to-market events and a catalystic approach towards progamme design and content curation, shares Aloysius Arlando, CEO, SingEx

Management

The future of incentive travel rewards

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | November 29,2019
NEW YORK – Budgets are expanding for incentive programmes, and companies are appreciating the "soft-power" objectives programmes deliver -- aiming, for instance, to build engagement and retain employees -- as well as the traditional goal of meeting and exceeding sales targets. Those positive findings are among the key takeaways from the 2019 Incentive Travel Industry Index, a collaboration between Society of Incentive Travel Experts, the Incentive Research Foundation, and Financial and Insurance Conference Professionals.

One size doesn’t fit all

by Esther Faith Lew | May 28,2018
Long seen as a role for generalists, event planners are gaining recognition as specialists with unique skill sets. Meetings & Conventions Asia takes a look at talent development and evolving industry requirements.

Top 25 Cost-Cutting Tips

by Sarah J.F. Braley& Michael C. Lowe | February 17,2016
Simple ways to save on meetings and events

On the Move

CINZ appoints Lisa Hopkins as new CEO

AUCKLAND – Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) has announced the appointment of Lisa Hopkins as its new chief executive. She assumes her post on Feb...

Hospitality veteran Joey Pather joins Galaxy as SVP of MICE Sector

MACAU – Galaxy Entertainment Group has announced the appointment of industry veteran Joey Pather as the senior vice president of MICE Sector.

Wellness Tips

How to avoid catching a cold on a plane

NEW YORK – Winter is coming. As the sun starts to set earlier and winter coats come out of hiding, fears of catching a cold resurface. According to Heathline,...

How meeting planners can reduce stress with mindfulness

NEW YORK – Meeting professionals have a lot on their plates. Managing budgets, along with constant travel and tight deadlines, were key factors in CareerCast...