Day: May 8, 2018

Malaysia’s MITEC joins International Association of Convention Centres

The Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) has joined the International Association of Convention Centres (AIPC) and will participate in the 13th Annual AIPC Sales and Marketing Summit, which is held in co-operation with IMEX in Frankfurt, Germany, 15-17 May. MITEC CEO, Gunther Beissel, said: “Joining AIPC will further support MITEC’s growing reputation as a brand-new venue a...

Largest ever IMEX Frankfurt reflects ‘solid market growth’

“A market showing solid growth and inspiring innovation; those will be the outstanding impressions that buyers will take away from IMEX in Frankfurt this year,” says Carina Bauer, CEO, IMEX Group ahead of the show currently taking place (15-17 May.) “While the political climate has been unsteady, the meetings and incentive travel industry has been resilient and has progressed steadily worldwide. T...

Longest operating Sheraton hotel in Asia Pacific makes senior management appointments

Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, the longest operating Sheraton hotel in Asia Pacific has announced the appointment of Allwyn D’souza as new resident manager, Joyce Wong as new director of sales and marketing, and Bernard Kam as new director of human resources. Recipient of the Rooms Leader of the Year for Marriott Intl Asia Pacific 2014 and the finalist of the Rooms Hotelier of the Year Asi...

Barcelona leapfrogs Paris to head new ICCA rankings city list

Barcelona has claimed first place in the latest, 2017 ICCA city rankings for the first time since 2004. The city overtook Paris and Vienna to claim the first spot. The top five cities remain the same, albeit in a different order. Berlin (4th) and London (5th) make up the others in the top five. The association meetings market continues to show robust growth, according to the new data released by I...