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Recognising the value of trade press

Nina Gardiner, CEO of Spotl1ght Communications, reflects on a long career in PR and says many in the industry still do not recognise the value of trade press.   Tell us how long you’ve been working in the MICE industry, and some of the notable events you have promoted? I have spent my whole PR career working inside the travel sector which led me into the events side via exhibitions. 25 ...

Brunei hotels deactivate social media accounts amid anti-LGBT law backlash

Brunei-owned luxury hotel venues, which include the Beverly Hills Hotel, Hotel Bel-Air (Los Angeles), and 45 Park Lane and The Dorchester in London, have deleted social media accounts amid an ongoing backlash over anti-LGBT laws introduced in Brunei. South East Asian island state introduced strict Islamic Sharia laws this month that make gay sex punishable by flogging or stoning to death. George C...