Content is King: How an Event Destination can Leverage Your Event Programme

As Bill Gates already stated in 1996, “Content is king” and now more than ever inspiring content is crucial to capture the interest of your audience. New technologies in event organisation and the drive of the audience to actively participate in the event demand efficient two-way communication with your delegates. This is essential to make


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Top 7 LinkedIn Groups All Event Professionals Should Join

Today, there’s a whole world of event resources available online. You can find information on everything from how to negotiate venue rates to ideas for event swag to give away. But one place you might not think about looking for the latest and greatest industry news and tips is LinkedIn, the go-to social network for


HONG KONG becoming Asia’s World-Class Medical Conventions Hub

Hong Kong 2016 Overview In 2016, global economy has remained challenging, and there are forecasts of uncertainty ahead, but Hong Kong has seen a steady growth in overnight MICE arrivals, which were up 4% year-on-year in the first three quarters in 2016, long haul markets like the U.S has done exceptionally well with a double


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Planning for More Time During the Holidays

As a meetings and events professional, you know full well that being strapped for time goes with the territory. During the holidays? Well, turn everything up to “11” and act accordingly. Not only do the days seem to fly by in the blink of an eye (wait, it’s December what what already?!), you also have


The Merchant Hotel: An Improvement on Perfection

If you’re planning a corporate event in Belfast and want your delegates to enjoy a great business stay, then look no further than The Merchant Hotel. One of the finest hotels in the city, the Merchant Hotel is situated in the center of Belfast’s historic Cathedral Quarter and easily accessible from Belfast’s airports and stations.


Rehoboth Beach: An Unconventional Destination for Your Next Event

Savvy event planners want their attendees to do more than show up, they also want them to experience something new and unique. And for attendees, the event destination forms a major part of that experience. Nowadays, the trend is to choose a unique destination that makes the event special and memorable. Rehoboth Beach – known


Discover Casablanca as a MICE Destination

Morocco’s largest city Casablanca has traditionally been the heart of business tourism in the country, owing to its high-tech infrastructure and its connectivity to around 100 destinations globally. Located around 30 kilometers from the ultramodern Mohammed V International Airport, along with excellent links to the rest of Morocco by plane, road and rail, Casablanca has


Setting New Standards for MICE Hotels in Taipei

Located in the heart of Taipei, Mandarin Oriental is a five-star hotel that offers its guests a wonderfully luxurious experience. This urban retreat is just a five minute drive from Songshan International Airport, and is known for its sophisticated design, exquisite restaurants and the largest hotel spa in Taiwan. Mandarin Oriental makes for a great


The Ruins of Machu Picchu: A Walk into History

Undiscovered by the conquering Spaniards in the 16th century, the ruins of Machu Picchu were virtually forgotten until rediscovered” by Yale archaeologist Hiram Bingham in 1911. Considered to be a royal estate or sacred religious site for Inca leaders, this awe-inspiring ancient city covers 80,000 acres (32,500 hectares) of land and is located 75 miles