Category: MICE & Business

ICCA reports Hyderabad’s MICE rankings across the globe

According to a report published by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), Hyderabad ranked 193 in 2017 as against a ranking of 239 in 2016 and jumped 46 ranks across the world in just a year, by upping its game in hosting international MICE last year. India ranks 24 in hosting events across countries. […]

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Bahrain eyes at growing MICE market in India

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) representative office in India in collaboration with tour operator Cox & Kings hosted 260 delegates from India Infoline Limited, a research service provider, to promote Bahrain’s tourism offerings, especially the MICE sector by attracting foreign investment and highlighting key differentiators. “Hosting the delegation from India comes in line with […]

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BRICS nations to cooperate on building MICE industry

A reciprocity agreement was signed between the India Exhibition Industry Association and the South African Association for The Conference Industry at 2nd BRICS MICE Co-operation Forum Meeting in Hyderabad on May 9. Andrew Binning, CEO of Inkanyezi Events who is the South African representative on the forum, and Rudi Vyver, CEO of South African Association […]

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Egencia reveals travel policy insights

Egencia, a travel management company, released its report on ‘Egencia Travel Policy Insights – Global Air Edition’ last month which highlighted findings on air policy trends among its global travellers. The findings show that companies’ concern for improved traveller satisfaction, productivity and talent retention can lead to trends in how policies are defined around the […]

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Tamil Nadu emerges as critical market for business travel with 23% growth

Tamil Nadu has emerged as a critical market accounting for about 10% of the overall leisure business with a year-on-year growth of 23%. With leisure business expected to see a growth of 20-25% this year as a result of increasing outbound from tier II, III and IV Indian cities, Thomas Cook (India) suggested the growth […]

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MICE & Business travel to acquire major foothold in Indian market

The emergence of Bengaluru as the “Silicon Valley of India” has made it one of the world’s most dynamic cities with exceptional economic growth and strong business activity. With a constant rise in the number of business travellers visiting the city, Bangalore has been attracting the hospitality sector over the past few years now Marriott […]

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New logo and identity for Hiroshima as a convention destination

A new logo and identity have been launched to promote Hiroshima as a convention destination in Japan! The brand’s tagline ‘Meeting Resolutions’ implicates not only that Hiroshima commits to the promotion of peace and resolution, to bring about awareness and need for peace but also that Hiroshima supports meetings as a means for people to […]

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FCM & KPMG’s whitepaper highlights key business-travel technologies

FCM Travel Solutions, the Indian subsidiary of Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG), Australia and KPMG released an analytical whitepaper titled ‘The Digi-Smart Indian Business Traveller’ revealing insights on disrupting technologies in the travel industry and their impact on corporate travel. It detailed on key business-travel technologies that balance cost control, enhanced compliance and meeting the […]

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PCEB promotes Bookers Initiative Programme at its four-city sales mission

Kathryn Kannampuzha | Mumbai The Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) debuted with four-city Penang Sales Mission in the Indian market, targeting the MICE and leisure travellers from India. Penang is a state in the northwest of Malaysia comprising mainland Seberang Perai and Penang Island. PCEB has come up with a Bookers Initiative Programme for […]

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FCM & KPMG’s whitepaper highlights key business-travel technologies

FCM Travel Solutions, the Indian subsidiary of Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG), Australia and KPMG released an analytical whitepaper titled ‘The Digi-Smart Indian Business Traveller’ revealing insights on disrupting technologies in the travel industry and their impact on corporate travel. It detailed on key business-travel technologies that balance cost control, enhanced compliance and meeting the […]

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