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Staying agile during a pandemic key to associations’ survivability

Covid-19 is one of the largest challenges associations are currently facing and ensuring one doesn’t become a casualty of the pandemic will be a long and uphill task, opined association heads. Speaking at the virtual...

Kunming welcomes two Marriott-branded hotels

Marriott has opened the Sheraton Kunming and Delta by Marriott Kunming, marking the debut of Sheraton Hotels and Delta Hotels by Marriott in the capital city of China’s Yunnan province. Both hotels are located in...

New Zealand welcomes first Park Hyatt hotel

Overlooking Waitematā Harbour, the new Park Hyatt Auckland has been designed to reflect a Māori wharenui (house). Within the seven-storey hotel are 195 guestrooms, where meeting delegates can be housed in the lead-in rooms measuring...

ICCA Annual Congress 2020 adopts ‘hub and spoke’ format to maximise global participation

To combat travel challenges presented by the pandemic, the 59th ICCA Congress will be delivered in a hybrid format that takes in six weeks of Global Hybrid Congress Experience across key regions worldwide from...

Photo of the day: MITEC delivers first major business event for Malaysia

The Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) successfully hosted the country's first major business event during the Covid-19 Recovery Movement Control Order, in a highly-controlled, carefully-managed environment with stringent safety and security protocols...

TTG Conversations: Five questions with Fransiska Handoko, government & organisation relations, Bali Hotels Association

The public's growing expectation for health and safety protection promised by the travel community could lead to suppliers going overboard and becoming too sterile, warns Fransiska Handoko, government & organisation relations with the Bali...

Japan forges first critical business travel green lane

Japan and Singapore will commence a green lane for essential business and official travel for residents from both countries on September 18, making it the first such arrangement for the North Asian country. In a...

NZ govt budgets NZ$50 million for Regional Events Fund

New Zealand’s business events industry has welcomed the Government’s drive to support domestic tourism through events with NZ$50 million (US$33.3 million). The injection will go to nine major regional groups across the country via the...