From MICE Biz

Venue soars to new heights
by Martin Donovan

Visitor numbers at AsiaWorld-Expo's trade fairs have soared by 40 per cent since it opened in 2006, according to the venue's management.

Connection spurs progress
by Prudence Lui

Tropical Hainan's singling out by the central government to become the mainland's "International tourism island" is likely to have a positive impact on the island's development as a Mice...

Secondary cities catching up
by Prudence Lui

The mainland's second-tier cities are becoming more attractive to event planners, as access and infrastructure benefit from robust economic growth and development.

Positive signs for Mice market in HK
by Prudence Lui

For Mice hotels like the Grand Hyatt, 2009 was a terrific year and its projections for this year are very positive with a number of clients confirming bookings.

City enjoys big dividends
by Prudence Lui

The Mice industry in Macau is riding the crest of a wave and poised to reap the benefits of an upturn in the global economy. Observers attribute this success to the Macau Government Tourism Office...

A toast to fine dining
by Robin Lynam

One of Hong Kong's great advantages from the point of view of Mice organisers is the range of food and beverage options available in the city, with a large number of businesses offering services...

Hotels step up to offer quality service
by Prudence Lui

For many in the mainland's increasingly competitive luxury hotel industry, the Shanghai World Expo will see the Mice industry break new ground. Meeting liaison teams at Hyatt properties are geared...

Planning the perfect show
by Alex Frew McMillan

Rosalind Wade is the general manager of Hong Kong-based conference organiser Beacon Events, which puts together events such as Mines & Money Asia, designed to link mining companies with...

Mainland ready to take on world
by Prudence Lui

The mainland's status as an event destination is rising, with expectations that the nation will be the world's No1 tourism destination by 2020. On the back of this growth will be the Mice industry...

Historic icons are a hit
by Mark Graham

Dinner in the Forbidden City, a fashion show on the Great Wall, a cocktail party in the Great Hall of the People. These - and many other novel options - are possible to organise in Beijing, a city...