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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s new director of Business Relaunch is appointed

by Meetings and Conventions Asia | June 02,2020
MELBOURNE - Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is working to transform its business as a driver in the state of Victoria’s economic recovery beyond COVID-19.

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Achieving a good balance for continuous occupancy

by Meetings and Conventions Asia | May 22,2020
Asia – Oakwood has a long tradition of servicing the accommodation needs of corporate companies globally. Its aggressive plan to develop and grow its portfolio of branded properties is based on careful consideration of client expectations and needs. Mr Dean Schreiber, CEO Oakwood and MD Oakwood Asia Pacific, said: “As we incorporated what we learnt from them into our own branded properties, it became apparent we were building a loyal client base who started asking when we would be opening more properties in locations we have yet to move into. They wanted the full end-to-end Oakwood experience beyond just access to a booking platform.

Moving forward with changes

by Patricia Wee | May 15,2020
SINGAPORE - Although the value of face-to-face interaction will never be replaced, there are times when going virtual is a necessary part of an event programme.

Forging new paths for hospitality management

by Patricia Wee | April 28,2020
USA – In the last couple of years, the hotel landscape was showing buoyant sentiments. Marketing budgets were increasing, new brands such as Hilton’s Tru and IHG’s Avid, were being introduced at a never before seen pace, existing brands were being upgraded, new companies were getting into the travel business, and the airline industry was expanding into new markets.

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

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s new director of Business Relaunch is appointed

MELBOURNE - Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is working to transform its business as a driver in the state of Victoria’s economic recovery...

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts appoints Mr Brice Borin as GM of Mövenpick Resort Cam Ranh

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed Mr Brice Borin as the GM of Mövenpick Resort Cam Ranh, a new beachfront resort on a 600-metre-long stretch of sand...

Wellness Tips

Staying open in Vietnam’s Nui Chua National Park

VIETNAM - Amanoi is a remote resort perched on a cliff along the jagged coastline of Vietnam’s Nui Chua National Park. About an hour’s drive from Cam Ranh...

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.