Destinations International, a global community of over 5,000 professionals from 600 destinations around the world, has today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB), the organisation dedicated to strengthening the impact of the role that business events play in Australia’s economy. The MOU is the first stage in a long-term collaboration, which will enable the two organisations to share knowledge, connections and research.
Convention Bureau Roma & Lazio will attend the great international MICE fair in ENIT Italian stand and will submit his meeting industry offer with an important Side Event on 21 May at 2.00. “We are here to consolidate our relationships” states the president Onorio Rebecchini
Sustainable Meetings Berlin is an innovative new online platform for planning sustainable events in Germany’s capital that will be launched by the visitBerlin Berlin Convention Office at IMEX Frankfurt. The tool not only gathers sustainable offers from Berlin’s hotels, venues and service providers, but also offers tips for organisers who want to make their events more climate-neutral and environmentally friendly.
Wales will be showcasing its strengths as an emerging destination for business events at IMEX 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany.
2019 is an exciting year for Wales. The country’s “Year of Discovery” campaign invites meeting planners to discover what makes Wales an agile, innovative and well-connected destination for business events – including outstanding natural landscape, versatile spaces to suit events of all shapes and sizes, sustainably-produced food, growing inward investment and many specialist academic and research centres.
New Chef on the Menu at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa - Aberfoyle, ScotlandMacdonald Hotels has announced that renowned chef, James McCulloch Thomson, is joining Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa in Aberfoyle as executive head chef.
Millennium Hotels and Resorts appoints new Global Chief Marketing Officer
Millennium Hotels and Resorts has announced that Mr Franck Kermarrec has been appointed Global Chief Marketing Officer. Kermarrec joins Millennium Hotels and Resorts from Hertz International, where he was leading their business and commercial strategy.
Istanbul CVB’s GM elected as the Chairperson of ICCA Mediterranean Chapter
General Manager of Istanbul Convention & Visitors Bureau, Hicran Ozbuk has been named as the chairperson of ICCA Mediterranean Chapter for 2 years’ term.
Jade Boulter appointed General Manager of Holiday Inn Sutton hotel
Jade Boulter has been appointed General Manager of Holiday Inn Sutton hotel. A young and ambitious hotelier, Boulter will lead the 78-strong team at the 119-bed Sutton hotel, welcoming guests from across the region Read more
hotel republic organised a hotel showcase with all of its hotel partners at the famous Leadenhall Building, at Landing forty-two with fantastic views over London. We invited included Tour operators, Luxury Travel agents, Group Travel organisers and Event & Incentive companies who book our hotels across the globe. It was a great event with 120 clients. Find out more about hotel republic ltd
PortAventura – a world class and versatile events option
Michelle Chenery reports on a Fam Trip to see much more than a theme park Read more
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 Read more
ITCM slept here
Historic property, superb grounds - plus Stratford-on-Avon
James Rampton reports on a stay at the Hallmark Welcombe Hotel
Park Plaza Riverbank gives you London
Sydney Paulden reports on a central location with great facilities
Apex City of Bath gives sparkling destination the venue it deserves
Sydney Paulden visits the city’s newest hotel property
Carlton Towers turns dream into reality
Lauren Stiles enjoys an incentive weekend at the home of Lord and Lady Gerald
A venue that adds so much to every event
Alexander James reports on a stay at Marriott Heathrow/Windsor Hotel
Enjoy Henry VIII luxury at Leeds Castle in Kent
Roger St Pierre is almost lost for words Read more
The Seychelles - an unrivalled MICE destination
Mika Lara savours a visit to the Indian Ocean’s pristine paradise Read more
Great cuisine, exciting activity and team-building at Northcote
Michelle Chenery dines, drives and goes shooting in Lancashire Read more
Country of castles and commitment
Sydney Paulden was entranced on a visit to Unexpected Luxembourg Read more
Prime Lake Geneva destinations
Michelle Chenery visits Lausanne and Montreux After a short flight with Swiss Air, we landed at Geneva airport to be met by Philips Excursions transfers services. Read more
Barceló Sants - out of this world meeting options
Briony Key goes where no ITCM reporter has gone before
The chance to go to Barcelona brought back memories of back packing around Europe, so I jumped at the opportunity to see how ..... Read more
Work hard and play hard in Leeds
Roger St Pierre reviews how much this great city has to offer
How well do you know Lisbon?
Michelle Chenery reports on the city’s multi-faceted MICE facilities It is easy to see why ICCA has rated Lisbon as one of the world’s Top Ten Destinations for international meetings and congresses. Read more
Seoul should be on your shortlist
Sydney Paulden reports on a visit to a fascinating and friendly city It seems as if Korea has until now been somewhat overshadowed by the aggressive international marketing of some of its Far Eastern neighbours. Read more
Gothenburg has Europe’s largest integrated venue
Jan Erik reports on how Sweden’s second largest city has become a major player in the MICE market. You might be forgiven for knowing very little about Gothenburg. Read more
A new view of Jamaica
Michelle Chenery reports on an unexpected itinerary along Montego Bay’s Elegant Corridor The Hyatt Zilara and Hyatt Ziva quality service starts as soon as you arrive at the Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay. Read more