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ITCM interviews

Jurys Inn is ready for national and global MICE business

Marc Webster, Head of Sales

Marc Webster, Head of Sales, explains how his managed group operates under five famous badges

A news announcement states that Jurys Inn Oxford has invested £10.8m in upgrading its facilities with a bigger slice of MICE business in mind. Not only have its 168 bedrooms been refurbished, but a further 72 bedrooms have been added plus a new Conference Centre offering 15 function spaces to cater for up to 300 delegates.
However, that is only part of the story. A lot more has been happening within the group and Marc Webster brings ITCM up-to-date.


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‘Our event at the extended Belfast Waterfront was brilliant’

Bhavnita Patel

ASGBI GM, Bhavnita Patel, was the first to use it for their Congress

With something new, you expect teething troubles. With something that is new and very big, you can expect major teething troubles. However, the client who was the first to use the huge extension to Belfast Waterfront has not a single word to say about problems, because there were none.

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Remarkable new resort now operating in Accra

Marwan Zakhem

Marwan Zakhem, its activator, talks to Sydney Paulden

An entrepreneur called Marwan Zakhem is going to get Ghana a higher profile in the global travel sector. Raised and educated in the UK from the age of 3, when his family moved from Lebanon, he is MD of Gold Coast City Resort Ltd. This company is already well advanced in its plans to create a brand new modern destination within the environs of Accra in Ghana.

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Belfast’s exciting and rewarding project

Susie McCullough of Belfast Waterfront

Susie McCullough of Belfast Waterfront talks to Sydney Paulden

No wonder all the staff at Belfast Waterfront are excited. You just have to listen to Susie McCullough’s account of what has been happening – and what is going to happen.
Susie is Sales and Marketing Director for the conference centre. The Lord Mayor of Belfast is opening their new extension on April 29, 2016. There is an event scheduled for May 4th and from 11 to 13 May Belfast Waterfront will host over 1,000 delegates to a conference for the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland.


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Rapid access to 4,000 hotels

Chris Roe of Accor
Chris Roe of Accor talks to Sydney Paulden
Whatever type of hotel you want, wherever you want it and for whatever reason, Chris Roe can be of service. Based in London, he feeds business into Accor’s 4,000 properties in 92 countries. They comprise a multitude of brands, from Sofitel Legend (above and beyond 5-star) and modern top-of-the-range Pullmans to Ibis budget hotels; from the large middle-market properties of Novotel and Mercure to the boutique MGallery hideaways that offer a unique personality in very special locations such as Windsor or Bath or Paris.


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