HKTDC converts 9 physical exhibitions into Virtual format – Creating business opportunities during the pandemic

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28 July 2020: The exhibitions and event industry is now aggressively turning the table over the deadly COVID-19. As the stiff battle is still going on globally, with continued full or partial lock downs and travel restrictions, exhibition industry cannot be a silent spectator to the crisis. Many exhibition and event organizers have started taking…

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TCEB allocates one billion baht to boost MICE industry

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26 July 2020: By allocating one billion baht budget allocation, the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), chalked out its strategies to bring MICE industry (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) back to life. The strategies will complement the cabinet’s approval of 22.4 billion baht package to shore up tourism and related sectors, which is a…

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Industry Expert launches Ultimate Tourism Directory

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28 July 2020: Tourism industry veteran, Roy Edmondson launched a new site www.weropen.com – for businesses, chambers of commerce, destinations and Convention and Visitors Bureaus. The new portal will provide the public with up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 policies and procedures. “The Ultimate Tourism Directory is a client-controlled site that publishes practical information including updated business…

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‘BE-READY’ for Business: MACEOS and BECM announces the Business Events (BE)

23 July 2020, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Malaysian Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (MACEOS), in collaboration with the Business Events Council Malaysia (BECM), have jointly launched their ‘BE-READY’ initiative. Designed to showcase the industry’s safe execution of events such as meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE), in line with their Business Events (BE)…

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COVID-19 impact: ‘Work Remotely’ trend creates opportunities for Virtual Meeting

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23 July 2020: The COVID-19 crisis has made remote work and hybrid work the new norm. So, it is but natural that a recent ‘Post-pandemic Growth Opportunity Analysis’ carried out by Frost & Sullivan on the ‘Meetings Market’ estimates that the number of remote workers, post-COVID-19 will be a whopping 500% higher compared to the…

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Travel, Hospitality and F&B Body submits 9-point Demand Letter

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21 July 2020: To revive tourism in India, the Travel, Hospitality and F&B Collective by Entrepreneurs’ Organisation (EO) has urged the Government for waiver of GST among other demands In a Nine-point Demand Letter, the Trade body has urged the Government for immediate survival measures to prevent mass bankruptcy and crores of unprecedented layoffs in…

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