Success on the field has made Manchester United one of the leading global brands. The team is now looking to repeat the success on the conference circuit, signing up to become a member of the International Congress & Convention Association.
The Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions business in Russia is expanding fast and the Moscow International MICE Forum provides a professional and cost effective platform for International suppliers to meet the key players in this rapidly expanding section of the Russian tourism industry.
From the Magnificent Mile to Down Under: W Chicago City Center and Sheraton on the Park Sydney first in Starwood’s Global Portfolio to introduce Cisco TelePresence for Virtual Meetings
In a clear sign of resurging confidence in the Thai travel and tourism industry, especially the MICE sector, a number of high-level ASEAN conferences and events have been successfully concluded in Thailand, and more are coming up, including the ASEAN Summit in October.
The luxury Egyptian resort of The Savoy Hotel Sharm El Sheikh is forging ahead in becoming the leading conference centre for the Red Sea region with a series of high-profile summer events.
South Korea’s leading luxury hotel, The Shilla Seoul, has launched a prestigious new ‘Business Meeting Package’ showcasing state-of-the-art MICE facilities and elegant private dining venues.
MITM Americas, Meetings and Incentive Travel Market, holding its 15th edition in Havana, Cuba next November 18th and 19th, announces four fam tours of Cuba to be offered, free of charge, to the MITM attending meetings and incentive hosted buyers from Europe and North America.
The booking patterns for MICE groups and independent travellers have changed significantly due to the financial crisis, Great Hotels Organisation reports, and hoteliers need to react to this by adapting their pricing strategies accordingly.It should come as no surprise that over the past year, the hotel industry has entered a phase of slowdown because of the dwindling economy and booking lead times for MICE and global distribution systems (GDS) have shown a sharp decrease.
Marketers in the hospitality industry in Asia Pacific are not making enough use of marketing metrics for the Meetings, Incentive, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) business to be truly effective proclaimed hospitality leaders at a breakout session at a recent roundtable event held in Singapore and hosted by The Cornell-Nanyang Institute of Hospitality Management (CNI) and the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Asia Pacific chapter.
MICE delegates can now experience the Yangzi onboard the first environmentally friendly boat on the river, thanks to operator Sanctuary Cruising.
Breaking Travel News interviews Prabashni Reddy, Marketing Director, Durban, South Africa at World Travel Market 2007, describes the growth of MICE tourism and the importance of Indaba.