Hilton Nay Pyi Taw opens as the first of six properties in the Myanmar pipeline. Hilton Worldwide today made its debut in Myanmar with the opening of Hilton Nay Pyi Taw, in the country’s capital city. Set amid lush tropical landscaped gardens, the 202-key Hilton Nay Pyi Taw spans more than 100 acres of land and is situated within the developing Dekhina Thiri Township.Owned by Eden Group Company Limited and managed by Hilton Worldwide, Hilton Nay Pyi Taw is in a prime location within easy reach of the main government administrative offices and is 24 kilometers (a 30-minute drive) from the Nay Pyi Taw International Airport. The hotel is also located near Ruby Hall, the meetings and conventions venue at which the upcoming Ninth East Asia Summit will be held in November 2014.

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BEA renews commitment as hosted luncheon sponsor for 4th year running.No stranger to IT&CM China, Business Events Australia (BEA) has been a loyal and long-time partner of the leading MICE event in China since 2012. Returning for their 4th consecutive year as hosted luncheon sponsor, BEA will also make their debut as IT&CM China’s exhibitor with a 96sqm booth for the 2015 event.

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PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2015 (AT&RTCM 2015).February 4 – 6, 2015. Royal Banquet Hall,Thimphu, Bhutan. Under the theme “Explore Beyond Tourism – Celebrate Happiness”, the PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2015 (AT&RTCM2015) is a three-day NICHE event that brings together tourism professionals involved in adventure travel and responsible tourism to discuss creating new opportunities for promoting environmental protection and social sustainability within the industry.

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) expects the number of travellers from France and the Benelux countries (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg) to grow by five per cent this year, following a series of strategic tourism marketing activities including the Amazing Thailand Road Show 2014 held in the four markets. TAT led a total of 25 Thai tourism entities comprising destination management companies, hotels and resorts and airlines to meet with a total of 28 tour operators and 75 travel agencies at the Amazing Thailand Road Show in Paris. In the three Benelux countries, TAT events attracted in total 60 tour operators and 200 travel agencies.

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airberlin strengthens long-haul network. Tourism is a key pillar of the network strategy. New opportunities in Italy due to codeshare with Alitalia. New sunshine destinations from Austria and Switzerland. Cancellation of loss-making routes
airberlin will continue to adapt its route network by focusing on increased efficiency and further reducing seasonal effects. This strategic focus on increased efficiency is accompanied by a focus on our core markets Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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The Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) recently launched its “Soulful Orang-utan Appeal Project” at IMEX America; this key trade show for the global meetings, incentive travel and events industry was held in Las Vegas from the 14th to 16th October 2014. Soulful Orang-utan Appeal Project will be an ongoing tradeshow initiative of SCB to promote Sarawak Forestry Corporation’s (SFC) popular CSR program – Heart2Heart with Orang-utans. (left:SCB General Manager, Mr Chew and Brooke at the Borneo Talk event)

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