Dusit Thani Manila, the premier hospitality brand’s five star property in the Philippines,has recently revealed the completion of the first phase of its major overhaul with the renovation of 200 of its 537 rooms and suites.The transformation includes a full top to bottom facelift,new function rooms, and dining outlets.Even the hotel’s striking 45 degree frontage, which has stood witness to the evolution of Makati City’s main financial hub,also got a massive makeover. The other part of the hotel will renovated this year.

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More than 1,500 people and investors from around the world came to OurCrowd’s annual congress for entrepreneurs and investors. OurCrowd is considered the world’s largest crowds recruitment company, with nearly 6,000 investors from 70 countries. From the Israeli Angle: the company has invested close to 80 million Dollars in 52 Israeli startup companies to date.

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AccorHotels enters into exclusive negotiations for the sale of a portfolio of 85 hotels in Europe to a new franchisee hotel operator. A portfolio of 85 hotels in Europe in the Economy and Midscale segments, for an asset value of €504 million, including:28 hotels assets and the business interest of all 85 hotels, sold by AccorHotels for €146 million. 57 hotel assets covered by the purchase agreements containing a
substitution clause for the buyer signed with Foncière des Régions,Axa IM–Real Assets and Invesco, for a total amount of €358 million.

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Powered by a surge in Asian tourists, Thailand’s visitor arrivals in 2015 hit an all-time record of 29.88 million (+20.44%) and generated around 1.44 trillion Baht, up 23.39% over 2014 in Thai tourism revenue.The Tourism Authority of Thailand Governor, Dr. Yuthasak Supasorn, said “It was another remarkable year in 2015. The performance endorses the scope and effectiveness of the 2015 Discover Thainess campaign and its success in restoring travel confidence.”

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Innovative ideas and inspiration, business-boosting connections and networking all find a home at IMEX in Frankfurt. An expanded hosted buyer programme, more exhibitors and new educational features will create more opportunities to do business and learn about key trends at IMEX in Frankfurt this year.

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On behalf of the Thai business events industry, the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau or TCEB would like to assure that there is no outbreak of the Zika virus in Thailand. All business events scheduled for Thailand continue to be held as usual.Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has affirmed that there are no outbreaks of the Zika virus in the country.

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