Cultural group programming abounds in Macao, the "Las Vegas of the East," which is also home to 20 UNESCO World Heritage sites.
This is the norm for New Zealand business events: a sense of place and authenticity that “entices people to do things beyond the conferences they are here for,” explains Tourism New Zealand’s Director of Trade and Major Events, Rene de Monchy.
One property that recently underwent a renovation and rebranded itself as a transformational travel destination is Turtle Island in Fiji.
Close to 150 association planners from 32 countries gathered in Fukuoka, Japan, this past month for the International Congress and Convention (ICCA) Association's Association Meetings Program (AMP).
Connecting like-minded attendees used to be reserved for conventions...not any more.
With its royal palaces, centuries-old Buddhist temples and traditional hanok villages, it’s not hard for groups coming to South Korea to quickly soak up the country’s vibrant culture. But this isn't the whole shebang.
Groups can take a local ferry to see the Leshan Giant Buddha, part of the Mount Amei Scenic Area that’s been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996.
Nine years in the making, the last phase of the convention center’s $297 million expansion will not only help the city attract larger events but also revitalize its Riverbank precinct.
The Rotary International Convention held last year in Seoul, South Korea, almost broke the record for highest attendance in the group’s 100-year history.
What better way to kick off International Women’s Day: Two New Delhi to San Francisco flights manned by an all-female crew.
Wine tasting on Waiheke Island matched by a visit to the popular Hobbiton village movie set impressed 28 incentive travel experts during a three-day meeting this past January.
An interview with Business Events Manager Paul Griffin on how planners are finding value in Australia.
Nothing says winter in Korea like the Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival.
From mahjong to masculine beauty, groups visiting these new and newly renovated properties will have no shortage of authentic experiences.
Attendees can network perched atop one of the stellar SuperTrees at Gardens by the Bay.
The collection allows for local wineries to be exposed to a wide variety of Australian and international attendees, with 93 varieties of wine available.
Chris Ingram of Business Events Australia shares how innovation is driving Australia events.
The Barcelo-Plateno partnership goal is to reach a minimum of 100 hotels in 10 years, giving the Barcelo Hotel Group more visibility among the 80 million members of the Plateno loyalty program.
Other artsy perks at The Johnson hotel include in-house art libraries and a dedicated art channel for attendees to check out.
We just jetted 23 hours across 10 time zones between Miami, Florida and Sydney, Australia, and arrived at both destinations without even a hint of jet lag. How did we do it?
“The grand opening of Shanghai Disney Resort is a celebration of creativity and collaboration, a triumph of imagination and innovation, and a testament to the strong partnership between Disney and China.”
Designed with 40 percent open space to maximize a connection to nature within the city, Songdo IBD’s shining gem is the 101-acre Central Park.
“With new nonstop San Francisco flights and the increase in frequency to Los Angeles, customers will have two flights to choose from each day to both of these popular U.S. West Coast destinations.”
“This expansion means more events for Melbourne and, most importantly, allows our customers to grow their events with us.”
To an incentive planner, Australia is like a tremendous blank canvas, with endless possibilities to enchant, enthrall and forever leave your mark on attendees.