Thailand has been hosting, 10-13 August, the largest ever convention from China – the International Dragon Award (IDA) Annual Congress – which is set to generate US$20.7m in revenue for the country.
The 14th edition of IBTM China begins in Beijing on 28 August, with over 8,000 meetings (an increase of 20% compared to 2018) due to take place between hosted buyers and exhibitors.
Hard Rock International has announced the appointment of Mathew Turvey as Regional Director of Global Sales, Europe for Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos.
The World Statistics Congress is returning to South East Asia after 40 years, and will be hosted at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre 18-23 August.
Global travel management company American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in Kanoo Travel
The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) has been selected to host the Eurelectric Power Summit 2020, taking place from 25 to 26 May.
Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre owners AEG Ogden have announced the appointment of an array of local and international talent to run their new purpose-designed venue in New Zealand.
Hong Kong’s mass demonstrations continue and are now impacting international flights, with departing flights being cancelled, as anti-government protests hit Hong Kong’s main terminal over the weekend.