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HKCEC fully powered by high-speed 5G network – First 5G smart security robot introduced

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11 September 2021: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Ltd. announces the completion of the installation of 5G infrastructure which will herald a new era of digitally-elevated and connected venue experience as well as enhancement of operational efficiency. Marking this new page is the introduction of a futuristic staff member to the HKCEC team…

“MICE Winnovation”: TCEB Supports 18 Online Events to Further Strengthen MICE Technology Innovation

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14 August 2021: With an aim to move ahead with technology-based development, TCEB has agreed to support 18 online events under its “MICE Winnovation” project to be organised this year. This is adding to the previous success of business-matching between MICE operators and tech entrepreneurs in developing and adopting event-specific innovations resulted in 150 parings….

Sustainable aviation fuel is a greener alternative to reduce aviation carbon emission

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07 August 2021: The aviation sector is increasingly looking towards sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) as a greener alternative to reduce its emissions footprint, according to GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company notes that the advantages offered by SAF over conventional jet fuel, coupled with government and company initiatives to reduce carbon emissions, will significantly…

Revolut’s ‘super app’ could threaten future profitability of leading travel brands across Europe and US

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05 August 2021: Revolut’s new super app, ‘Stays’, could threaten the profitability of leading travel brands across Europe and US, says GlobalData. The app has beat leading brands in the move towards end-to-end booking solutions, which comes right at home with travel-hungry customers looking for deals online. Johanna Bonhill-Smith, Travel & Tourism Analyst at GlobalData,…

Korea Launches New Marketing Campaign for Korea Unique Venues 2021

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23 July 2021: Under the ongoing COVID-19 situation, Korea MICE Bureau has turned to digital outlets to promote the updated Korea Unique Venue program with a brand new marketing campaign. The new campaign features a set of promotional videos along with SNS and media contents. Started in 2018, the Korea Unique Venue program comprises a…

IoT will have a bigger role to play in post-pandemic travel

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23 July 2021: Internet of Things (IoT) technology can help to ease traveler concerns regarding personal health and wellbeing, while allowing travel and tourism companies to collect a wealth of data for a range of internal and external benefits, according to GlobalData. GlobalData’s latest thematic report, ‘IoT in Travel & Tourism’, states that wearable tech…

Virtual Event Platform Market worth $18.9 Billion in 2026: MarketsandMarkets™

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07 July 2021: According to new market research report “Virtual Event Platform Market with COVID-19 Impact – Global Forecast to 2026”, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the Virtual Event Platform Market size is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 12.7% during the forecast period, to reach USD 18.9 Billion in 2026 from…

Superworld To Host First Social Impact NFT Exhibition In Augmented Reality

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04 July 2021: SuperWorld, the virtual world in Augmented Reality (AR), announced its partnership with and participation in the Flint Water Festival (July 2-4). The festival, now in its sixth year, is dedicated to raising funds and awareness to provide safe water for communities affected by the water crisis-both in Flint and abroad-through the charitable…