The MICE business and the Luxury Travel are two parts of the tourism which are more and more important for our industry and which are working together. This is the reason why we now have a special category for “Luxury MICE”.

Media Release
With a lot of more buzz on this year’s show floor and programme, delegates can look forward to a compelling IT&CM Asia and CTW Asia-Pacific 2022. Aside from business and knowledge components, this year’s programme features a wide array of sponsorbacked engagements such as the opening ceremony and welcome reception, brand engagements, entertaining in-booth activities, and lucky draws. The show is delighted to welcome 312 in-person and remote Exhibitors from 132 exhibiting companies and organisations from 23 countries/territories along with 387 in-person and remote MICE, Association and Corporate Buyers from 56 countries/territories. As the tourism industry gears towards recovery, Exhibitors from Thailand, Philippines, Hong Kong SAR, Japan and South Korea helms the largest exhibiting pavilions to showcase what they have to offer.

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Local Knowledge Leaders Attracting International Conferences
Bangkok was ranked in the top position in Asia-Pacific for its ability to leverage its knowledge leaders in international associations to attract international conventions, according to GainingEdge.
GainingEdge, a consulting firm in international conferences, released its latest report on “Leveraging Intellectual Capital”. The report shows that Bangkok has local knowledge leaders assuming positions in the boards of 194 international associations and they can attract 123 international conferences of the associations to their city.

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MITM Panama Summit – Meetings and Culture Travel Market – returns to Panama City from the 18th to the 21st of October at the emblematic Hotel Las Américas Golden Tower. MITM Panama Summit is geared towards international, high-standing MICE y Cultural Tourism, and to that purpose, will reunite a select group of directors and executives with purchasing power specializing in: incentives, events & congresses, international associations, corporate companies, tour operators, and luxury agencies.

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TCEB and Phuket Welcome Enquiry Mission Members from World Expo’s Governing Body to Assess Phuket’s Candidacy for Expo 2028
Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), in partnership with Phuket City and Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health, welcomed nine Enquiry Mission Members from Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the governing body of World Expos, as guests of the Thai Government on their inspection trip to Bangkok and Phuket to evaluate the Phuket’s candidacy to host Expo 2028 Phuket Thailand.

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InterContinental Madrid, Iberia Express, and Thompson Madrid join as sponsors in the 9th edition of CULTOURFAIR – Global Heritage Culture and Gastronomy Travel Market – taking place from the 2nd to the 4th of October at the Hotel Princesa Plaza, a long-standing bulwark of quality in the capital.
VisitMalta & Heritage Malta, will shine a spotlight on the island´s rich cultural, religious, and ancestral traditions. From the Megalithic Temples, all the way to the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, or even the capital itself – Valletta – each of them UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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The latest snapshot of tourism recovery by PATA and Pear Anderson.

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