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TCEB Moves Domestic MICE Forward with Government’s State of People Policy

Jun 21, 2016

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB today announced its plan to drive the Domestic MICE (DMICE) industry forward in line with the government’s ‘State of People’ policy as a key to promote sustainable economic growth.

Underlining the strategy, TCEB is organizing the Thailand Domestic MICE Mart 2016, bringing together more than 500 buyers and sellers to meet and discuss at the country’s most effective and largest DMICE business negotiating platform. The event aims to generate more than 500 million baht.

Mr Nopparat Maythaveekulchai, president of TCEB...more >>

News from the Global Meetings Industry

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Unveils First New-Build Sheraton Grand Property in China’s Hangzhou

Jun 21, 2016

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced the opening of Sheraton Grand Hangzhou Binjiang Hotel, located in the heart of bustling business district of Hangzhou, China. ...more >>

Marriott International’s Executive Chairman, J.W. Marriott, Jr. Named as EY Entrepreneur of the...

Jun 21, 2016

JW. Marriott, Jr., Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Marriott International, has been chosen by EY, one of the largest international accounting firms, to receive the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year® Award in the Family Business category in the Mid-Atlantic region. The EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award program celebrated its 30th anniversary. ...more >>

PATA welcomes Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority as newest government member

Jun 21, 2016

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to welcome the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (TDA) as its newest government member. The TDA’s aim is to establish the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah as a destination for leisure and adventure travel whilst maintaining its appeal for sun seekers, beach loving couples and families....more >>

Big players in Thai travel industry meet for ground-breaking media conference and set tourism goals

Jun 21, 2016

The biggest players in Thailand’s tourism industry recently gathered together in a “Thai Travel Industry Media Conference” to assess the period of January to June of 2016 in terms of tourism arrivals and spending and to share their ideas and campaigns to boost local and international tourism over the next few months and long into the future....more >>

Meetings Industry Advocates Announce Date for Global Meetings Industry Day 2017

Jun 17, 2016

On April 6, 2017, leaders from across the meetings and events industry will come together to support the second annual Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID). Led by the industry advocacy coalition Meetings Mean Business (MMB), GMID 2017 will continue to showcase the real impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on people, business and communities....more >>

Emirates Airlines and Tourism Authority of Thailand sign new agreement to boost tourism to Thailand

Jun 17, 2016

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Emirates Airline, UAE’s leading airline, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday, 13 June, 2016, in Bangkok, Thailand, which aims to utilise the Airline’s global network to further boost inbound tourist arrivals to Thailand, by focusing on the growth of key niche markets and luxury destinations within the kingdom....more >>

ITB Berlin announces first co-branded India show

Jun 17, 2016

TB Berlin is pleased to announce its co-branded India show, Bharat International Tourism Bazaar, the first pure outbound show for the Indian market , to be held in New Delhi from 3rd to 6th October, 2016. It is an alliance that focusses on the Power of the Indian Traveller, and the show will be organized by Cross Section Media, the country's first mover in B2B travel marts, initiated over twenty years ago. ...more >>

UNWTO and the World Committee on Tourism Ethics launch the UNWTO Ethics Award

Jun 17, 2016

he World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Committee on Tourism Ethics (WCTE) have launched the UNWTO Ethics Award. The Award will recognize companies committed to making their business more responsible and sustainable through the implementation of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism. ...more >>

Sabre expands development centre in India to accelerate product innovation, development and global...

Jun 08, 2016

Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry, has significantly expanded its Bangalore development center – the second expansion in less than a year – to help scale global operations, enable faster delivery of solutions, seamlessly integrate products and enhance time to market....more >>

TCEB reignites Vietnamese partnership as it takes ‘Thailand Extra Exhibition’ campaign to Ho Chi...

Jun 08, 2016

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is heading to Vietnam to consolidate interest in Thailand among Vietnamese businesses and associations. The meeting will capitalise on the 2010 Memorandum of Understanding struck between TCEB and its Vietnamese counterpart Vietrade, an agreement to generate mutually beneficial promotion and collaboration between the two organisations. ...more >>

Reed Exhibitions grows Korean presence by acquiring four key trade shows

Jun 08, 2016

Reed Exhibitions continues to expand its presence in South Korea. The world-leading events organizer recently announced its acquisition of the Electronics Manufacturing Korea show and three of the Home Table Deco Fairs held across multiple cities in the country. ...more >>

PATA and PTBA launch Bloggers Forum at PTM 2016

Jun 08, 2016

PATA Travel Mart 2016 (PTM 2016) is to feature a Bloggers’ Forum on September 7. The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is joining forces with the Professional Travel Bloggers Association (PTBA) to organise the Forum as part of PATA’s signature travel trade event which this year takes place in Banten Province, Indonesia on September 7-9. PTM 2016 is hosted by the Ministry of Tourism, Republic of Indonesia in partnership with Banten Province and the PATA Indonesia Chapter....more >>

Global association meeting experts share insights at first ICCA Middle East International Meetings...

Jun 08, 2016

The forum attracted more than 180 regional and global meeting experts plus association meeting planners. The new ICCA Middle East Forum marks the start of an annual education programme leading to the 2018 ICCA Congress in Dubai....more >>

Tourism’s capacity to connect cultures discussed in Lebanon

Jun 08, 2016

The increasing relevance of religious and cultural tourism and the opportunities it offers to link the countries in the Mediterranean was the focus of a series of events on ‘Connecting People and Cultures through Tourism in the Mediterranean region.’ The events held in Maghdouche and Beirut, were organized by UNWTO and the Ministry of Tourism of Lebanon. ...more >>

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Pays Tribute to Former Istana Negara for Agong’s Birthday

Jun 08, 2016

o show appreciation for His Majesty’s services to Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) presented their intricate white and gold creation titled ‘Pure, Graceful and Harmonious’ to Yang Di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah, in conjunction with His Majesty’s official birthday celebration on 4 June 2016.

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ITB Asia to have halal component

May 27, 2016

ITB Asia has inked a deal with CrescentRating to showcase halal travel as part of the trade show’s first foray into Muslim travel. CrescentRating will host the Halal In Travel Asia Summit 2016 conference and various workshops in a sector that is currently worth US$120 billion and projected to grow to US$220 billion by 2020....more >>

Former TAT Governor Mrs Phornsiri Manoharn conferred PATA Life Membership Award

May 27, 2016

Former Tourism Authority of Thailand Governor Mrs. Phornsiri Manoharn has been conferred a Life Membership Award by the Pacific Asia Travel Association in recognition of her contribution to PATA and the regional tourism industry....more >>

Burj Al Arab Unveils World-First Outdoor Leisure Experience – Burj Al Arab Terrace

May 27, 2016

Set in the stunning azure waters of the Arabian Gulf, today marks the unveiling and official launch of the highly anticipated Burj Al Arab Terrace. Located at Dubai's most iconic hotel, the terrace is a remarkable, one-of-a-kind restaurant, pool, beach and cabana space, offering hotel guests and Burj Al Arab members the finest Arabian hospitality....more >>

PATA elects new Executive Board

May 27, 2016

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the election of Andrew Jones, Guardian – Sanctuary Resorts, Hong Kong SAR, as Chairman of the Association's Executive Board. He replaces Kevin B Murphy who was elected Chairman in April 2015 and who remains a member of the Executive Board as Immediate Past Chairman....more >>

Former ASEAN Secretary General Dr. Surin Pitsuwan to deliver keynote address at TTM+2016

May 26, 2016

Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, the former ASEAN Secretary General, will deliver the keynote address at the Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+ 2016) on 8 June, 2016, at the Chiang Mai International Exhibition and Convention Centre (CMECC)....more >>