Steady business growth to spur modest rise in hotel prices in 2020

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | August 13, 2019
Hotel prices in key cities will see only modest rises next year, restricted by a global supply boom and dampened demand, a report by American Express Global Business Travel (AMEX GBT) found.

Hyatt Regency in Bangkok announces fresh MICE offerings

by Meetings and Conventions Asia | August 13, 2019
Fresh from its grand opening late last year, Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit has announced a slew of new facilitates dedicated to MICE.

Mooncakes with Manchester United as Bonvoy Moments kick off in Singapore

by Chris Dwyer | August 06, 2019
It's probably safe to say that it was the first time that former Manchester United and England captain Bryan Robson had made mooncakes. As the footballing legend joined the chef from Wan Hao, a Chinese restaurant at the Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza, a small audience of diehard United fans could barely believe their luck.

Raffles Hotel Singapore’s updated spaces reflect tradition and modernity

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | July 16, 2019
The iconic retail and lifestyle component reopens with co-working, contemporary art and events among new highlights.

Hilton takes the stress out of meetings

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | July 16, 2019
Meetings at participating Malaysia properties have rolled out a flexible meetings package in line with sustainability, healthy eating and mindful breaks.

Ritz-Carlton opens in historic Chinese city of Xi’an

by Matt Alderton | July 16, 2019
The Ritz-Carlton, Xi'an has 283 rooms and over 30,000 square feet of meeting space.

A wellness oasis springs up in bustling Bangkok

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | July 09, 2019
Mövenpick has opened a 293-key resort with its own adjacent wellness clinic for preventive healthcare treatments.

Make it whimsical with a summer garden party

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | July 09, 2019
Grand Hyatt Seoul has launched several outdoor events ideas for event planners.

Hyatt, BTG Homeinns unveil new hospitality brand

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | June 25, 2019
The upper-midscale brand caters to business travellers in key gateway cities such as Shanghai and Beijing.

Radisson flags sustainability agenda across resorts in Asia

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | June 25, 2019
Resorts in Bali, Maldives and Vietnam tackle issues from plastic pollution to local food sourcing.

Going the extra mile — with a local twist

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | June 18, 2019
Millennium Hotels and Resorts offers MICE delegates unique, authentic experiences with its latest MICE campaign.

BCD spins out specialised global hotel division

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | June 18, 2019
April Bridgeman will lead the new unit, which will focus on digital marketing and merchandising.

Weekly Updates

TaiNEX 2 opens on a high

The Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 2 (TaiNEX 2) officially opened on March 4

CWT scrubs Carlson and Wagonlit from name

CWT's history dates to 1872, when Georges Nagelmackers founded the company Wagons-Lit, putting sleeping compartments on trains in Europe.

AEG Ogden announced as operator for Te Pae Christchurch

Former general manager of Cairns Convention Centre, Ross Steele, comes onboard as GM. 

Huska in the house

American Express Global Business Travel announces a new chief people officer.

Wellness Tips

Eat. Pray. Meet.

Pier One Sydney Harbour collaborates with lululemon to introduce mindfulness-themed meeting package.

Are you in the right frame of mind?

Connecting the dots between nights away from home and mental health.

How to Keep Meeting Attendees Healthy in 2018

Learn how to put your meetings on the cutting edge of health and wellness this year.

Global walking tours

A hotel chain encourages you to get out and stroll.