Latest appointments

Julie Watterston
ICCA UK and Ireland Chapter welcomes new Executive Committee members
The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) UK and Ireland Chapter has announced two new Executive Committee members.
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Salvatore Barbara
Salvatore Barbara appointed as Executive Chef at Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg
Salvatore Barbara, disciple of renowned French nouvelle cuisine chef Paul Bocuse, has been appointed as executive chef at Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg.
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Mustapha Haj Omar
Outrigger in Phuket announces top Lebanese Chef for Metzo's
Mustapha Haj Omar, one of the most sought after chefs in the Middle East and the Indian Ocean, is now in charge at Metzo's restaurant in the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort, Thailand.
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Katie Benson
Katie Benson appointed General Manager of Jumeirah Carlton Tower
Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has appointed Katie Benson as General Manager of Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London, the company’s 216-room hotel situated in the heart of Knightsbridge
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FAM Trips

belgium classic cars

Madeira offers exciting accommodation, views, cuisine and transport

Michelle Chenery reports on a trip to Portugal’s pearl of the Atlantic, hosted by Uniqueworld and the DMC, Abreu
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goodwood house ballroom

Speed track, horse-racing, private flying, golf, spa pampering and world-famous art in glorious countryside

An ITCM group enjoyed it all at Goodwood, West Sussex
You are planning corporate hospitality in the UK and you offer a choice to your guests or award winners.
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amalfi coast line

Naples, Amalfi, Sorrento and Pompeii in 3 days

Michelle Chenery reports on a +39 Events spectacular fam trip
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ITCM slept here

Nanteos Mansion

Roger St. Pierre savours a welcoming Welsh hideaway

An 18thC elegant Georgian Mansion serves memorable food
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Thompson’s Belgraves

Friendly luxury in Mayfair

Sydney Paulden stays at Thompson’s Belgraves
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Fraser Suites Glasgow

Fraser Suites Glasgow is more than a place to stay

Michelle Chenery reports on a wide range of group services
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Hogarths Hotel and Restaurant, Solihull

Quality food, facilities and service with a view

Michelle Chenery reports on a stay at Hogarths Hotel and Restaurant, Solihull
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Citadines Prestige Holborn-Covent Garden

Relax or meet in the very heart of London

Sydney Paulden stays at the Citadines Prestige Holborn-Covent Garden
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ITCM Visits

Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel

Thinking Paris? Think Pullman

Briony Key reports on a visit to the Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel
Sleek and chic, standing on the Left Bank of the Seine, the Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel is stylish and very well situated.
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Flooding washed out best laid plans

Montpellier trip was severely disrupted, explains Michelle Chenery
I was recently part of an organiser’s nightmare – when a natural disaster upsets all the careful, detailed arrangements made for an event.
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Bowood

A venue for all reasons

Sydney Paulden sees Bowood in terms of private meetings, a corporate family outing, golf days, pop concert, Capability Brown 300 - and much more
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National Sea Experience Centrea

New facilities in Northern France

National Sea Experience Centre to net more corporate business
(Roger St Pierre reports)
The bustling Channel town of Boulogne sur Mer is France’s premier fishing port. It is therefore ....
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Destination reports

Isreal

Israel is a unique destination

Events business is on the increase
Jan Erik Paulden was invited by Israel’s Ministry of Tourism to see what Israel has to offer to event organisers.
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Prague City overview

Prague’s endless range of surprises

Michelle Chenery reports on some creative MICE facilities
I spent just 48 hours in Prague and my head is packed with memories of remarkable food, fascinating quirky buildings and uniquely created visitor attractions.
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Athens Hilton and Running glass man sculpture

Oslo’s unique MICE facilities

Norway’s capital dazzled ITCM with its mountains and fjord
Oslo’s quality services for MICE groups was obvious immediately on arrival. The world’s fastest, quietest Airport Express Train takes 20 minutes to get you downtown and can provide large groups with ....
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Helicopter, Dubai

Dubai never fails to amaze

Dubai is a wonderland of MICE facilities and attractions, reports Sydney Paulden
I have been visiting Dubai for over 25 years, but on every occasion I have been a newcomer. Dubai changes so much and so rapidly, that even residents can be bewildered, losing their bearings.
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