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”.
Tourism Australia is launching its new global ‘There’s Nothing Like Australia’ brand platform today via agency M&C Saatchi, Sydney, with ‘Come and Say G’day’, a new multi-market, mass awareness campaign inviting international travellers to plan and book an unforgettable trip to Australia. The campaign introduces the world to new Brand Ambassador, Ruby, a souvenir kangaroo who is brought to life with CGI animation and is unmistakably Australian. Ruby, voiced by Australian actress and Tourism Australia’s Global Ambassador, Rose Byrne, was unveiled earlier this month as she hopped across billboards around the world in anticipation for the launch.→ read more...
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.
New GM in one of Bangkok´s most prestigious Riverside Hotels at the Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Bangkok Menam Riverside Hotel is about to start a new chapter after the worldwide Covid-crisis. Mr. Luciano Lillus, an Italian-Dutch Hospitality professional, has a rich and extended background in the international Hospitality industry in which he has been managing hotel and resort properties in the luxury segment for over 30 years now.→ read more...
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.
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.→ read more...
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.