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Venues & Events

Kyoto welcomes major new conference facilities

  Kyoto Convention Bureau has welcomed the news that ROHM Theatre Kyoto (formerly the Kyoto Kaikan Hall) will be reopened in January 2016 as a venue for medium to large sized conference and meeting.

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Singapore becomes Regus’ first ‘third place’ location in Asia

Regus flexible workspace singapore
Regus, the world’s largest provider of flexible workspaces, is to open drop-in smart work centres at 3 public libraries in Singapore: Jurong Regional Library, Toa Payoh Public Library, and Geylang East Public Library. As the result of the collaboration, local businesses, workers and communities will benefit from access to professional business facilities.

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Manchester Central backs new HS2 proposals

Manchester Central has welcomed a report that outlines plans to accelerate phase two of the HS2 rail project.
Sir David Higgins, chair of HS2 has released the HS2 Plus report, revealing a vision to bring forward the North of England element of the scheme several years earlier than planned


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Big Easy Covent Garden opens

Big Easy Bar.B.Q & Crabshack covent garden
London's Chelsea institution, Big Easy Bar.B.Q & Crabshack opened a new restaurant in Maiden Lane on today. Taking inspiration from its King’s Road sibling offers a serious evolution of the beloved 'crabshack’ in a more urban West End setting. The new venue provides the most authentic, American fresh-smoked Bar.B.Q, seafood, cocktail and drinks offer in the UK. 

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Warwick Castle joins up for new China tourism campaign

Warwick Castle today became one of the first 100 companies across the UK to be awarded a new Chartermark declaring it is fit to welcome Chinese visitors.
The GREAT China Welcome Charter is a new initiative from VisitBritain to make Britain the destination of choice for the rapidly-growing Chinese market. Visitors from China have doubled in the last five years and tourism bosses hope they will treble again by 2020.


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