Appointment of Chief Executive Officer
After an intensive global search, the Board of Directors of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. is pleased to confirm the appointment of Mr. Jens Thraenhart, as Chief Executive Officer of the island’s destination marketing agency, effective November 1st 2021. Mr. Thraenhart, a tourism veteran of 26 years, emerged as the top candidate from an initial pool of 178 candidates of qualified professionals from around the world. The list included 20 applications from Barbados and 27 from the wider Caribbean region.

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The Center of Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), Thailand’s government’s body overseeing disease control measures and COVID-19 policies, has approved TCEB’s proposal to allow MICE events to be held under “COVID Free Setting” protocols, effective October 16.
The approval follows the government’s announcement on October 11 that fully-vaccinated overseas visitors will be allowed to enter Thailand without having to serve quarantine from November 1. The reopening will begin with a list of countries the CCSA considers low-risk, such as the US, UK, China, Germany and Singapore.

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Board of Directors Appoints Company’s Senior Vice President and General Counsel as President and CEO Effective December 2021.
BWH Hotel Group announced that Lawrence (Larry) M. Cuculic has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer by the company’s Board of Directors. Cuculic has been serving as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for the company for 12 years and will assume his new role as President and CEO on December 1, 2021.

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Events Club Forum is The Meet-up and Market Place for the Event Industry. Europe Congress and Czech Tourism have joined forces to create a new and exciting show that will be hosted at the Prague Congress Centre, next year in June!
The two-day event offers the perfect mix between B2B, exhibition, and keynotes, using all participants time most effectively. The event was born realizing the original trade shows offer limited value for time and lack the sense of togetherness.

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dusitD2 Chuxiong, Yunnan – the first internationally branded hotel in the Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture – is slated to open in 2Q 2023
Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, represented in China by Dusit Fudu Hotels and Resorts, has signed a hotel management agreement with Chuxiong Rongda Real Estate Development Company Limited to operate dusitD2 Chuxiong, Yunnan, an upscale hotel in the heart of Chuxiong City, southwest China.

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Mr Alan Pryor, General Manager, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
On behalf of the Venue Sector of the Business Events Council Malaysia (BECM), an appeal letter has been submitted to the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) to seek assistance in allowing purpose-built venues to resume operations and in extension re-open the business events industry in Phase Two of the National Recovery Plan (NRP). Currently, the business events sector is only slated to re-open in Phase Four.

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