Day: September 4, 2018

Apollo now officially part of the Fattal family after €160m deal completes

The €160m takeover of 13 Apollo Hotels first agreed at the end of June is now officially complete. Israel-based Fattal Hotel Group, which operates 150 hotels in 85 destinations, has named Alexander Kluit, former area manager of Apollo Hotels, as managing director, the Netherlands & Belgium. In Europe, the Fattal Hotel Group operates under the flag of Leonardo Hotels. As a result of the takeove...

MedTech and life science conferences come to Israel

In October 2018, Tel Aviv will host 3 leading conferences in the MedTech and life sciences fields. Thousands of attendees including industry senior executives, scientists, engineers and participants from all around the world are expected to flock to the startup city and take part in a series of fascinating workshops, conferences, tours and networking events. Tel Aviv will host The Medical Device R...

Destination focus: meet in Torquay

CMW‘s Martin Fullard takes a trip to the English Riviera, and explores the area’s offering for meetings. Torquay is a classic example of British seaside town, and can be reached by train from London Paddington in little over three hours. The Grand Hotel has been a fixture on Torquay skyline since 1881, and offers fantastic views out over Torbay. The ground floor public areas blend mode...

Reborn Okura Tokyo open for meetings bookings

The Hotel Okura Co., Ltd has announced that its new flagship hotel The Okura Tokyo is to start accepting reservations for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions with immediate effect. The Okura Tokyo first opened in 1962 but its main building closed for refurbishment in 2015. The remodelled hotel is scheduled to open on 12 September, 2019 and will comprise two main buildings. The Okura ...

Shortlist revealed for 2018 Incredible Impacts Programme

The final shortlist of 12 entries for the 2018 Incredible Impacts Programme has been announced by BestCities Global Alliance and the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). The Incredible Impacts Programme celebrates the ‘beyond tourism’ value of international association meetings to create a powerful platform to advocate their positive societal impact. A panel of independent jud...