This Week's Updates

Singapore welcomes Egyptian incentive groups

SINGAPORE – Egyptian manufacturing company, Al Aman, arrived last Friday in Singapore for a three-day incentive tour, determined to continue its long-awaited...

How planners can fire up participants’ passion

Successful MICE planners know that, these days, business events are no longer confined within the four walls of a venue. Away from the expert panels and...

Mega budget for Singapore

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s astounding S$10.9 billion (US$7.79 billion) overall budget deficit to boost the economy and help businesses tide through the COVID-19...

IBTM Asia Pacific 2020 postponed

SINGAPORE - Reed Travel Exhibitions has postponed the inaugural edition of IBTM Asia Pacific in Singapore to 13-14 April 2021. The event was to be held at...

Planner's Portfolio

Taking the emotion out of negotiations

TEXAS – Taking a step back from a contentious negotiation and trying to change your focus and perspective can help take the temperature down a notch or two,...

Is it time to start designing millennial-style meetings?

PENANG – Millennials and Gen Z are big on experience, have shorter attention spans, and seek greater purpose in everything they do.

How to use Instagram to research and promote meetings

Launched in 2010 by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, Instagram, the photo- and video-sharing social networking site, at first was just for iPhone users and was...

8 steps to strategic meeting planning for associations

Many associations are defined by their meetings.

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Hotels

Loyalty pays

Hotel profitability is very much dependant on customer loyalty and according to recent figures from Roiback, a specialist in the management of the direct channel of hotel sales, a loyal and regular customer can spend 67% more than a new one. A loyal guest allows the hotel to reduce the acquisition cost if the customer reserves through the direct channel instead from another platform.
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Hot Ideas

  • Hotel ride gets royal kickstart in Thai jungle

    BANGKOK – Guests at the renowned Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort in Northern Thailand are in for an exhilarating ride around the Kingdom’s ancient jungle and beyond, after the hotel introduced new, unique transportation – two Royal Enfield Classic 500 sidecars.
  • Mornington’s Spoils Of Land

    Away from the slick sights of Melbourne, the surrounding Victoria region has long provided many alluring day-trip experiences for locals who enjoy its scenic bay beaches and some of the best Australian produce from boutique wineries and growers.
  • 5 creative transportation ideas for your next event

    ASIA – How individual attendees and groups get from point A to point B during the course of a multi-day meeting is an important, if less heralded, aspect of the event experience. Even a single nightmare cab or bus ride can cast a pall over the entire program.

On The Move

Grand Park City Hall appoints Jeane Lim as new GM

SINGAPORE – Grand Park City Hall, the flagship property of Park Hotel Group, has announced the appointment of Jeane Lim as the hotel’s new general manager.
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