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The Olympic effect on Tokyo's events scene
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Mar 13, 2019

The Olympic effect on Tokyo's events scene

Two major sporting events heading to Tokyo are causing meetings numbers and venue construction to spike.

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New Rosewood openings in Hong Kong and Bangkok
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Mar 12, 2019

New Rosewood openings in Hong Kong and Bangkok

Rosewood Hong Kong will be opening on 17 March, ahead of its Thai counterpart on 31 March.

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Melbourne looks to Chinese incentive groups for growth
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Mar 11, 2019

Melbourne looks to Chinese incentive groups for growth

On the heels of successful visits by Chinese incentive groups, Melbourne prepares itself for more inbound business.

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Is Macau the missing puzzle piece in Greater Bay MICE potential?
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Mar 11, 2019

Is Macau the missing puzzle piece in Greater Bay MICE potential?

The high number of new venue openings in recent years presents untapped potential for event organisers.

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Shanghai Disneyland pays tribute to Minnie for IWD 2019
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Mar 8, 2019

Shanghai Disneyland pays tribute to Minnie for IWD 2019

The theme park replaces '尼' with '妮' on its name to mark International Women's Day.

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Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center debuts second hall
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Mar 6, 2019

Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center debuts second hall

The new hall is expected to meet spillover demands from Tainex 1.

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New Hilton brand will cater to meetings and events
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Mar 4, 2019

New Hilton brand will cater to meetings and events

The line of hotels will focus on tech, facilities, and services with the business traveller in mind.

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St. Regis set to open in Hong Kong
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Feb 26, 2019

St. Regis set to open in Hong Kong

The new property has only 112 rooms and 17 suites, lower than the average of 300 rooms among its counterparts in other cities.

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IHG acquires Six Senses
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Feb 14, 2019

IHG acquires Six Senses

Following the acquisition, Six Senses is expected to grow to 60 hotels within the next 10 years.

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All the swanky hotel openings in Bangkok
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Feb 8, 2019

All the swanky hotel openings in Bangkok

The fun never ends in Bangkok.

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Hong Kong's Xiqu Centre opens to much fanfare (and criticism)
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Jan 29, 2019

Hong Kong's Xiqu Centre opens to much fanfare (and criticism)

The new Cantonese opera theatre faces backlash for its exorbitant rent prices.

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Heritage venues in the spotlight
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Jan 21, 2019

Heritage venues in the spotlight

The demand for unique venues has key regional cities opening everything from old textile factories to sacred shrines for events.

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Chinese boutique hotel gets creative and artistic
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Jan 15, 2019

Chinese boutique hotel gets creative and artistic

Hotel Chao taps on its unique spaces and artistic vibe to attract the creative audience.

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Hotel openings we're most excited about in 2019
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Jan 9, 2019

Hotel openings we're most excited about in 2019

Big brands continue to make their way across the region.

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Ducati to debut first experience centre in Asia
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Jan 2, 2019

Ducati to debut first experience centre in Asia

The motorcycle experience centre will be launched on Hengqin island in Zhuhai.

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Watch: Andaz Singapore puts a spin on luxury
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Jan 2, 2019

Watch: Andaz Singapore puts a spin on luxury

Venues are done playing conventional roles like they used to.

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Wellington gets green light for new conference centre
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Dec 18, 2018

Wellington gets green light for new conference centre

The new centre is predicted to host 111 new events annually, equivalent to 16% growth for the city.

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V1 Auto World vrooms into auto brand experience race
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Dec 17, 2018

V1 Auto World vrooms into auto brand experience race

The new multi-purpose venue and race track in Tianjin is already attracting the likes of BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi.

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Beijing goes local for groups
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Dec 13, 2018

Beijing goes local for groups

The megacity now caters for smaller, tailored experiences with a focus on boutique and home-grown gems.

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Why Baesan Archive is a rising venue in Seoul
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Dec 3, 2018

Why Baesan Archive is a rising venue in Seoul

The up-and-coming unique venue in Seongsu-dong is reflective of the area's larger urban regeneration efforts.

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