Articles tagged “mice”

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The Making of a Meetings and Events Destination: Why Thailand’s Future Looks Bright

The Making of a Meetings and Events Destination: Why Thailand’s Future Looks Bright

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau + Skift

Thailand is becoming one of Asia's premier business events destinations as efforts to improve its cities meetings and events infrastructure begin to pay off.

7 months ago

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The Future of Food Tourism in Thailand

The Future of Food Tourism in Thailand

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau + Skift

Food tourism has taken over the world, and few destinations are as primed to capitalize on the trend as Thailand. Tour operators, hotels, and others in the travel sector are rapidly enhancing the ways in which visitors experience the country’s culinary offerings — and meeting planners are taking note.

8 months ago

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As Tourists Flock to Thailand, the Country’s Meetings and Events Sector Will Benefit

As Tourists Flock to Thailand, the Country’s Meetings and Events Sector Will Benefit

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau + Skift

As meeting planners worldwide look for unique venues and programming that will wow attendees, Thailand is stepping up its meetings and incentives efforts. Big investments in infrastructure, hotels, venues, and transportation networks — not to mention top-flight food and gorgeous beaches — are already paying multi-million dollar dividends.

9 months ago

Ebix to Acquire India’s Corporate Travel Player Yatra for $338 Million

Ebix to Acquire India’s Corporate Travel Player Yatra for $338 Million

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Corporate travel and event planning seem to be the only profitable paths in India's online travel scene, at least for now.

12 months ago

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Skift Forum Asia Video: Build Lasting Relationships Using Customer Feedback

Skift Forum Asia Video: Build Lasting Relationships Using Customer Feedback

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In an era of “big data,” it’s easy to overlook the fact that meeting planner feedback is one of the most powerful tools that hospitality companies can use to drive repeat business and boost event revenue.

1 year ago

Private Equity Takes Control of Cendyn in a Bet on Hotel Tech

Private Equity Takes Control of Cendyn in a Bet on Hotel Tech

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Many hoteliers will be watching what Cendyn's new president, Tim Sullivan, does to grow his company's software suite, which offers tools for automated marketing, business intelligence, and group sales management. Can it fend off competitors?

1 year ago

Airbnb Buys Gaest to Push Further Into Meetings

Airbnb Buys Gaest to Push Further Into Meetings

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Airbnb's move to offer more meetings spaces represents an example of one of Skift's 2019 Megatrends, as many giant online booking companies are looking for their next phases of growth by expanding into new areas.

1 year ago

Marriott Partners With TED Talks for In-Room, Social Media and Live Programming

Marriott Partners With TED Talks for In-Room, Social Media and Live Programming

Deanna Ting, Skift

All travelers can already access more than 2,200 TED Talks online. Marriott and TED will need to differentiate the content enough to make it compelling for guests and loyalty members to want to tap into, as well as market it effectively.

4 years ago

Dubai Constructs a Conference and Events Hub for the Future

Dubai Constructs a Conference and Events Hub for the Future

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Dubai might not offer meetings and convention attendees the culture of Tokyo or the cuisine of New York, but its location, growing room and space inventory, and desire to bring in more events will drive its growth beyond the 2020 Expo.

5 years ago

The Top 18 Travel Stats You Need to Know to Start Your Work Week

The Top 18 Travel Stats You Need to Know to Start Your Work Week

Rafat Ali, Skift

Have you been nerding out on our travel data and stats? If so, what're you waiting for? Subscribe to the SkiftStats Twitter feed!

6 years ago

Montreal’s Brainy C2MTL Event Is Defining the Creative Conference

Montreal’s Brainy C2MTL Event Is Defining the Creative Conference

Greg Oates, Skift

By focusing as much on the conference user experience and content delivery platforms as the content itself, C2MTL is rewriting the rules of conference management and having a lot of fun in the process.

6 years ago

New Skift Trends Report: The Future of Meetings in Hospitality

New Skift Trends Report: The Future of Meetings in Hospitality

Greg Oates, Skift

Hospitality brands responded to the threat to the meetings industry by innovating and ditching the one-size-fits all approach. Find out where things are headed next.

6 years ago