Courtyard by Marriott

MICE Venue of the Month: Courtyard Paris Gare de Lyon by Marriott

Courtyard by Marriott is a new property in the heart of Paris. It is situated opposite the Gare de Lyon train station, serving as both a domestic and international travel hub for millions of passengers each year. This dynamic area of the city is also home to numerous co-working spaces and start-up incubators, making the


Cvent Europe Recognised as Centre of Excellence in Wellbeing

Did you know the average person working in Britain spends 3,507 days at work during their career? This totals around 84,00 hours over the course of a lifetime, which doesn’t include the 14,053 hours travelling to and from work. With all that time spent dedicated to working life, it seems only natural to want to find


MICE Outlook 2020

Trade Shows Hoteliers should attend in 2020

Event planner demographics and mindsets are shifting. So to continue earning profitable MICE business, quick progression is essential. This means finding the right technology for your planners and guests, learning new best practices. It’s also essential to understand and apprehend your buyers’ wants and needs in 2020. What better way to get ahead than to


Sustainable hotel management

Sustainable Hotel Management in the MICE Industry

2020 will see leaps in eco-friendly practices, and sustainable hotel management is no exception. Greta Thunberg, the Swedish environmental advocate, made waves with her talks for change. She’s notorious for butting heads with world leaders such as Donald Trump and sailing 3000 miles across the Atlantic on a zero-carbon yacht. According to a UNEP report,


Istanbul: The upcoming hotspot for Meetings & Events

Popularly known for its vibrancy, modernity, top-notch infrastructure and an enviable geographical location, Istanbul acts like a magnet attracting a pool of dynamic people from around the world. While art, culture and cuisine have been the primary reasons that make Istanbul a reliable and preferred tourist destination, the city is now increasingly getting recognised for


IHG Madrid

MICE Venue of the Month: InterContinental Madrid

Our MICE Venue of the Month this January brings to you: InterContinental Madrid. Your guide to hosting at InterContinental Madrid Awarded “Best MICE Hotel in Spain in 2016” and “Best Business Hotel in Spain in 2014 and 2015”, InterContinental Madrid is a hub for meetings and events. Located in the central Paseo de la Castellana,


Grandhotel Hessischer Hof

MICE Venue of the Month: Grandhotel Hessischer Hof

Our MICE Venue of the Month this January brings to you: Frankfurt’s Grandhotel Hessischer Hof. Your guide to hosting at Grandhotel Hessischer Hof The Grandhotel Hessischer Hof is a boutique-style hotel located in the centre of Frankfurt, directly opposite the fairground. Close to the main railway station, it’s within easy reach of the Rhein-Main airport.


Event Planners Gen Z

How to Engage Generation Z Event Planners

Aside from popularising avocado on toast, millennials have made a substantial change to the modern world. And this includes the event industry. Generation Z, following by example, are making waves of their own. They are set to be the most disruptive generation yet. By 2030, most of Generation Z will be in their 20s and


cool event promotion ideas - QR codes

How MICE Industry Technology Could Revolutionise Your Business

Queuing event attendees fill your lobby waiting their turn to peer into a small camera on a 5-foot stand. While your attendees chat and joke with each other, this little camera uses facial recognition to sign them into your event and switch on badge access. This is one way in which MICE industry technology could