Destination Marketing

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    Bordeaux confirms its leading position for business tourism

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    Last year results confirm Bordeaux’s prime position as a business destination in France and abroad, with figures that have been growing steadily for several years. More than 120 congresses were hosted in the city in 2018, including 57 international ones, for a total of nearly 290,000 congress days*.
    17th Apr, 2019
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    Myceb Brings New Deal To China To Further Uphold Malaysia’s Status As Asia’s Business Events Hub

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    MyCEB in China once again to stake its claim as a major player in one of the fastest-growing industries in the world today: the business events sector.
    12th Apr, 2019
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    St. Petersburg First in Russia Accepts Association of Film Commissioners International Cineposium

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    The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) announced that this year’s Cineposium conference will be held September 13-16 in Saint Petersburg, Russia – concurrent with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly Meeting.
    9th Apr, 2019
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    The Hotel Room Block Model Is Under Industry Review

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    New research reveals booking trends of large-scale, urban convention attendees
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    Hilton, NYC & Company and PCMA Foundation announced today that approximately half of all delegates attending large-scale, urban conventions are circumventing the established room-reservation process and booking accommodations on their own.
    8th Apr, 2019
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    City of Vienna honors congress organisers after record year in 2018

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    Vienna is playing in the Champions League when it comes to international congresses: never before have congresses, corporate events and incentives induced as much economic impact, attracted so many participants or generated as many overnight stays as they did in 2018.
    8th Apr, 2019
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    Discover Slovenia in a unique way!

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    What better way for an #eventprof to learn something new than to discover a fresh destination! This is your chance, dear event and meeting planners, to cool off after a hard working time. Slovenia Meetings invites to an unforgettable adventure.
    8th Apr, 2019
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    Cities Across Canada Are Emerging As Top Meeting Destinations Thanks To Canada’s Commitment To Innovation

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    While Toronto, Montréal and Vancouver have long been some of Canada’s top destinations for international business events, cities across Canada are attracting global conferences, thanks in large part to the academics and industry innovators across a variety of sectors.
    8th Apr, 2019
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    MyCEB gearing up for the 9th China Roadshow in April

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    Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), an agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia (MoTAC) together with 29 industry partners are gearing up for the upcoming annual roadshow to China, in April this year. Targeting meeting planners and incentive agents, MyCEB's 9th annual roadshow will cover four cities namely Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and into a new city, Shenzhen.
    4th Apr, 2019
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    Jubilee 10th Meeting Industry Awards Ceremony Took Place in Prague

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    The Prague Convention Bureau paid tribute to the distinguished Czech scientists, professors, physicians and other elite experts for their contribution to the Prague meeting industry, at the 10th Ambassador Awards Evening. The award ceremony took place on 3 April 2019 at the Residence of the Mayor of Prague.
    4th Apr, 2019
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    Penang to Host ICCA Asia Pacific Chapter Inaugural Summit 2019

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    Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) is proud to share that Penang has been selected as the host city for inaugural ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association) Asia Pacific Chapter Summit 2019, to be held from 5 – 6 December.
    1st Apr, 2019
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    Record Breaking Last Year at HUNGEXPO Budapest

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    Hungexpo Budapest, the largest Hungarian exhibition organiser and event management company (part of the international GL events Group) has earned €25 million (HUF 7.9 billion) in revenue last year, which is almost 30 per cent up from previous year's €19 million turnover.
    1st Apr, 2019
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    JAPAN - Let New Ideas Find You (Part 2/2)

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    Japan is a fascinating destination to meet – where world-leading scientific and industrial knowledge, blend in harmony with unique customs of 47 prefectures to create diverse possibilities with meaningful cultural experiences. Hosted by Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO), Meet Japan 2019 (February 24th – March 1st) was a thoughtfully coordinated opportunity to experience the high-quality MICE offerings and Japanese spirit of heart-warming hospitality.
    1st Apr, 2019
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    Hangzhou promotes itself as the New-economy MICE destination for Singapore's buyers

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    A roadshow with the aim of promoting Hangzhou as the destination for conferences aimed at 'new economy' industries was held at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel on March 20.
    29th Mar, 2019
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    JAPAN - Let New Ideas Find You (Part 1/2)

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    Japan is a fascinating destination to meet – where world-leading scientific and industrial knowledge, blend in harmony with unique customs of 47 prefectures to create diverse possibilities with meaningful cultural experiences. Hosted by Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO), Meet Japan 2019 (February 24th – March 1st) was a thoughtfully coordinated opportunity to experience the high-quality MICE offerings and Japanese spirit of heart-warming hospitality.
    27th Mar, 2019
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    The business and power of placemaking: how business events can act as a catalyst in developing inspiring locations

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    IMEX Policy Forum 2019 puts future city development front and centre
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    Expert speakers include cities advisor, Professor Greg Clark CBE; partnership and place management expert, Dr Julie Grail and leading business journalist and media advisor Ursula Errington
    25th Mar, 2019
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    Australia’s happiest animal gets a visit from Chris Hemsworth

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    Just in time for World Happiness Day (20th March), Australia’s happiest marsupial, the quokka, stopped to pose for a selfie with Tourism Australia’s Global Ambassador, Chris Hemsworth. The two also shared a somewhat romantic moment with a bite to eat.
    21st Mar, 2019
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    PCEB reports Business Events Penang achievement of RM1.313 billion in estimated economic impact for year 2018, 31% increase from

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    George Town, Penang – Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) today announced that the Business Events Penang industry had achieved an Estimated Economic Impact (EEI) of RM 1,312,897,291 for the year 2018, a 31% increase from 2017.
    21st Mar, 2019
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    Conventions boom: TCEB highlights Thailand in bid to attract more international conferences

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    TCEB unveiled recent statistics indicating that Thailand’s conventions sector continues to grow with rising numbers of conferences in broader areas such as technologies and startups following trends in the global business. The bureau also reported that Thailand is ranked No. 1 destination in ASEAN for hosting largest numbers of conferences according to a recent international ranking conducted by ICCA. These results underscored Thailand as a leading destination for business events trusted by international associations while TCEB emphasised that the bureau will continue to prompt the Thai industries to host more international conventions.
    11th Mar, 2019
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    Bestcities Global Alliance Announce Financial Benefits For Associations

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    BestCities Global Alliance, the network of 12 premier international convention bureaus, is launching a range of client financial benefits, thanks to an innovative new partnership with payment solution company, Meeting Escrow.
    7th Mar, 2019
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    BestCities Global Alliance Announce Financial Benefits for Associations

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    BestCities Global Alliance, the network of 12 premier international convention bureaus, is launching a range of client financial benefits, thanks to an innovative new partnership with payment solution company, Meeting Escrow.
    5th Mar, 2019
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