Articles tagged “mice”

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What Costa Rica Can Teach us About Post-Pandemic Tourism

Under the guidance of a new tourism minister, this Central American country proves that robust safety protocols and crystal-clear messaging are a winning formula when it comes to re-opening borders and empowering travelers in a post-pandemic world.

What Costa Rica Can Teach us About Post-Pandemic Tourism
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New Roadmap Sets Out MICE Recovery in 2021 and Beyond

A new Event Industry Resilience Roadmap (IRR) will help guide a safe and manageable pathway ahead for the Singapore Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, Exhibitions (MICE) industry after the challenging impact of Covid-19.

New Roadmap Sets Out MICE Recovery in 2021 and Beyond
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The Making of a Meetings and Events Destination: Why Thailand’s Future Looks Bright

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.

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

The Future of Food Tourism in Thailand

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.

The Future of Food Tourism in Thailand
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Business Travel

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

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.

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

Online Travel

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

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

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

Meetings

Skift Forum Asia Video: Build Lasting Relationships Using Customer Feedback

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.

Skift Forum Asia Video: Build Lasting Relationships Using Customer Feedback

Online Travel

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

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?

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

Meetings

Airbnb Buys Gaest to Push Further Into Meetings

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.

Airbnb Buys Gaest to Push Further Into Meetings

Hotels

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

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.

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