Asia

Seoul partners with Winter Olympics’ Gangwon Province

The Seoul Convention Bureau is partnering with other South Korean destinations to promote the MICE industry across all regions of the country.

CWT launches open API-based global travel management platform for China

Global travel management specialist CWT has launched its flagship platform, myCWT, in China.

Connections confirms details of private luxury event in Tokyo

Connections, an international private community for senior executives in high-end travel, has revealed final details of the programme for its first event in Japan.

Malaysia set to welcome 42 business events in 2020

The Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has announced some key business events that will be taking place throughout 2020.

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre passes RM9bn economic impact milestone

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre has broken through the RM9bn (US$2.21bn) mark in economic impact it has delivered to Malaysia from 2005 to 2019.

The DMC Network expands to Russia

The DMC Network, active in 100 destinations worldwide, has welcomed Global Russia DMC & PCO as the newest Preferred Partner to join its DMC Network family.  Founded in 2013, Global Russia DMC & PCO is one of Russia’s leading destination management consultants specialising in conferences and incentive experiences.

PCMA signs MoU with BESarawak at Convening Leaders in San Francisco

Global platform for business events professionals, PCMA, and Business Events Sarawak (BESarawak), by Sarawak Convention Bureau, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

Pacific World releases China report for international organisers

Pacific World has released a new report, highlighting recent growth, trends and development in China.

Japan to open new venue in Nara Prefecture

A new Japanese venue, the Nara Prefectural Convention Center, is set to open in Spring 2020.

Andaz Macau appoints new General Manager

Andaz Macau has announced the appointment of accomplished hotelier Chikako Shimizu as General Manager of the venue, which is set to open in the first half of 2021.

New Kesatrias inducted to spearhead business events in Malaysia

The Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) recently held its 8th Kesatria Gala Evening at the Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur. The annual event expresses appreciation to Malaysia’s conference ambassadors (Kesatrias) for the business events industry and was attended by 120 association representatives and industry players. Speaking at the event themed ‘Time to Shine’, Datuk Zulkefli H...

Event tech company Coconnex provides education for Indian children

Event technology company Coconnex has provided 1,080 days of education for disadvantaged children in India.