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MCI opens up in Hangzhou and Portugal

Global PCO MCI Group has announced the launch of two new offices, MCI Hangzhou and MCI Portugal. MCI Hangzhou follows a joint venture partnership with two state-owned enterprises: Hangzhou Tourism Investment Co., Ltd and Hangzhou Zhonghe Investment Co., Ltd. While MCI Portugal strengthens MCI Group’s presence in Europe with an office in Lisbon. MCI Hangzhou and, with MCI China as majority sharehol...

Why Portugal is on the rise for MICE business

‘Desenrascanço’ describes the Portuguese national virtue of finding unconventional solutions to demanding situations – a useful trait when creating an adaptable MICE industry, as Ramy Salameh discovers.   Lisbon, Porto and Braga’s city-break tourism industries are booming. New airlift, especially from national carrier Air Portugal (TAP), as well as renewed confidence and investment in v...

IACC serves up Europe Copper Skillet award winners 

The annual IACC Europe Copper Skillet culinary competition winners were revealed at the IACC Europe Knowledge Festival, which took place at Dolce CampoReal, Lisbon, 7 October 2018. Claudio Costea (pictured above), Senior Chef, De Vere Oxford Thames (UK) and Niclas Jansson (pictured below), Junior Chef, Sigtunahöjden (Sweden) were crowned the European champions for their outstanding dishes. Costea’...