Viewpoints

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.

Leading by example

by Meetings and Conventions Asia | April 24, 2020
KOH SAMUI – Comfort food has never been more important in these tough times and executive chefs in hotels all over the world are working to whet the appetites of their guests when travel resumes again.

Changing the way we meet: Francis Cheong

by Stanley Ho | February 28, 2020
Francis Cheong is huge on story-telling. The chatty Group CEO of Aavii Worldwide will freely share stories of how he started his first events company 16 years ago at home in his pyjamas with just a laptop before growing it into an international brand experience agency; and of how he lost several kilograms a dozen years ago through a complete lifestyle change.

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

“Knock, knock.” This is serendipity.

by Esther Faith Lew | July 28, 2017
Eunice Chua, director, business development at SingExpress answers her calling in life, one that has led her down an exciting career path in travel and events management.

Hospitality

History made at inaugural Malaysia Business Events Awards 2019

KUALA LUMPUR – In conjunction with the fourth BE Forum (BEF) 2019 organised by the Malaysian Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers...

The Sky's the limit

Asia looks set to welcome a staggering inventory, with top hotel chains introducing new brands and reinventing space usage and designs

Modern Idyllic Cultural Elegant

Feel Welcome and wow your delegates with AccorHotels’ diverse range of properties

Venues and Events

Hospitable Kaohsiung — the New MICE Landmark in Asia!

A rising star in the global business events market, Kaohsiung is shining bright as an international MICE harbour city in South Taiwan. With a spate of...

Building blocks of success

From business meetings and team-building activities to after-hour entertainment, integrated resorts throughout the region are pulling out all the stops to...

International Conference on Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Sarawak 2018

The second annual edition gathered experts to discuss the latest in agricultural technologies.