Daily Archives: July 4, 2017


Sands Resorts Macao hosts inaugural ‘The Ultimate Download’

Sands Resorts Macao Hosts has delivered its first ‘The Ultimate Download, a meetings and events destination’ tour for international meeting convention and exhibition professionals. Sands Resorts Macao hosted a four-day familiarisation experience for 150 professionals including 20 media from around the world to highlight the latest range of offerings at the integrated resorts’ seven hotels,…


Magaluf mad for MICE

As Magaluf seeks to reposition itself as ‘the new Miami’, Meliá is among the companies bringing the necessary glamour, supported by MICE innovations. Suffering from a somewhat egregious reputation, Majorca’s Magaluf resort has a reputation for hedonistic revelry, alcohol-related fatalities and public indecency arrests. Those who remember Magaluf’s 1950s emergence may recall a very different,…


What’s in a name?

Geoff Donaghy discusses making a convention centre ‘International’. Convention centres worldwide comprise a wide spectrum of facilities, with few invariable constants, even in terms of fixed definitions (Congress centres? Convention centres? Conference centres?). At the same time, there is increasingly a blurring of such distinctions as do exist, with what were formerly more exclusively focused…

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