Destinations - Asia Pacific

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    Singapore: a destination of infinite possibilities

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    Singapore is well known for its world-class facilities, political stability, efficient infrastructure, and a vibrant business environment, making it second easiest place to do business in, according to the World Bank. Apart from its culture of efficiency, what makes Singapore unique as a MICE destination is its cutting-edge innovation and creativity as well as a strong presence of thought leadership in a knowledge-intensive environment.
    8th Mar, 2017
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    Japan: new ideas, innovative meetings

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    As one of the leading destinations for hosting international association meetings, Japan last year designed a new brand aiming at strengthening country as a whole as an attractive destination for business events of all kinds and format.
    7th Mar, 2017
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    AIME winds up a successful two day show in Melbourne

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    Exhibitors and delegates have gathered for the second day of the jam-packed Asia-Pacific Incentive and Meetings Expo (AIME) program, after a night of events in and around Melbourne which saw people networking and doing business well into the night.
    22nd Feb, 2017
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    Brisbane at a glance

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    Brisbane is a vibrant, multicultural, river city that is located within close proximity to the Asia Pacific Rim.
    17th Feb, 2017
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    AIME show floor features set to inspire with Oxygen Bar, ‘Streets of Melbourne’ and AIME Community Hub

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    The Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME), 21 – 22 February, is thrilled to announce exciting show floor highlights that will celebrate its 25 year history, and immerse visitors into the culture that is AIME.
    17th Feb, 2017
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    Thailand MICE Venue Standard - A Model for ASEAN MICE Venue Standard at ATF 2017

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    All 10 ASEAN tourism ministers unanimously voted for Thailand, through TCEB, to lead the development of the ASEAN MICE Venue Standard (AMVS), as a result of the nationwide success of the Thailand MICE Venue Standard.
    20th Jan, 2017
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    Sydney lures Amway delegates for a third visit

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    Sydney has delivered for Amway, inspiring and rewarding its team and producing strong business outcomes. In fact, the 2017 event is the third the company has hosted in the harbour city.
    4th Jan, 2017
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    Malaysia Charts Nation’s Journey with Business Events Roadmap Launch

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    The business events industry has been a leading driver of Malaysia’s economic transformation across all key sectors. Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau has mapped out the way forward for Malaysia in business events with the launch of ‘Malaysia’s Business Events Roadmap: Charting Malaysia’s Journey to 2020 and Beyond’ recently.
    20th Dec, 2016
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    Insights on Seoul: An interview with Kiwan Lee

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    Kiwan Lee is the Director, Tourism Policy Division, of Seoul Metropolitan Government. Despite some difficulties last year, he shares here his ambitions for Seoul as a MICE destination.
    26th Apr, 2016
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    Sri Lanka: Incentives in the garden of Buddha

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    Giving a meaning to life, learning to understand one’s spiritual environment whilst dealing with the impact of culture and nature in view of changing as a person and improving one’s performance might just be the next big thing in incentive destinations.
    25th Feb, 2016
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    New experiences program for incentive groups in Tama Area, Tokyo

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    Tama Area, a region in western Tokyo, has recently become a real hot spot among tourists. A variety of activities/events such as hiking and Soba making to be experienced in this beautiful area, full of nature and only 60-90 minutes drive from central Tokyo, will provide unforgettable memories for all participants.
    29th Jan, 2016
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    What’s new in Shanghai?

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    Shanghai is known for its unique style and fascinating blend of the old with the new, the East with the West, from art and architecture to cutting-edge style and ancient tradition. As a well-developed tourist city, it offers a wide range of tourism facilities for both business and leisure visitors.
    24th Nov, 2015
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    Hangzhou - where MICE planning is a stroll in the park

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    Hangzhou’s reputation has grown even more in recent years, though. Now, its picturesque beauty, rich culture, and vibrant economy have placed it squarely in the limelight as a prime MICE destination.
    10th Nov, 2015
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    UIA Asia-Pacific Round Table: Inspiring social functions in Bangkok

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    Since three years the UIA has organised Associations Round Tables in Asia-Pacific, bringing together representatives of international associations to learn practical skills and share experiences. Last September, Bangkok was the host city to the third one.
    23rd Oct, 2015
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    Yokohama Extends Hospitality to Convention Delegates

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    Yokohama has launched efforts focusing on offering hospitality to visitors of world conventions and attract more people from around the world.
    15th Oct, 2015
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    It’s still more fun in the Philippines

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    A beautiful archipelago of 7,107 islands and a major business hub, the Philippines in the Asia-Pacific region has long before established itself as a gracious host for outstanding global events. But beyond meetings and conferences, visitors can experience and enjoy various activities and attractions that portray the country’s rich heritage, culture and natural wonders.
    8th Oct, 2015
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    Japan’s Sapporo lifts Bronze

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    Without a doubt, Japan has been hot these days, and so has Sapporo. The city’s announcement of its intention to bid for another Winter Olympics came as no surprise, with the country’s popularity constantly rising.
    24th Jun, 2015
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    Melbourne, the Melbourne Effect and Karen Bolinger

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    Interviewed at IMEX this week, Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne Convention Bureau Karen Bolinger unveiled Melbourne’s new brand positioning for business events and how Melbourne can transform events and people.
    22nd May, 2015
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    MEET TAIWAN Initiates Incentive Programs for Overseas MICE Visitors

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    Two resourceful programmes offer subsidies and solid service support to reward event organisers
    30th Apr, 2015
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    Jeju, Asia’s Prestige city for business events

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    Jeju is known for its natural beauty and the only place to hold both UNECO designations (World Natural Heritage, Biosphere Reserve, Geopark) and the title of New7wonders of Nature. Besides, Jeju has optimum MICE infrastructure.
    15th Apr, 2015

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