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time I was at Covent Garden's SWAY Bar it was funny for reasons I won't
elaborate on here (hey, the dance floor lights up and it serves alc...
It’s an ambitious move for a hotel group to reawaken after a
winter season hibernation to a party of travel agents and the press. But that’s
Our world can be very exciting. We get to visit some exotic places, dine at top restaurants and stay in superb hotels. The downsides are long hours, e...
Who funds this research, and what is the point, apart from
it being a very mildly interesting read?
The latest ‘research’ to hit our desks is ...
I love Melbourne. I haven’t lived in a city for many years but I could live here. I am here to attend AIME, the Asia-Pacific Incentive, Meetings &...
Carrots or sticks. It’s always felt like that in the airline
industry.And now there is one new addition to the lengthy list of things that generally
While the UK remains the number one core market for
arrivals to South Africa,
you do have to wonder for how long. According to figures revealed at M...
As the lights of the London Olympics slowly begin to fade,
thoughts are turning to the next big event on the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) ...
On Sunday, when most of us were in church, watching the football/rugby, sleeping off a heavy lunch or visiting Granny, board members of the Internatio...
Birmingham and its International Convention Centre has once again won the Conservative Party Conference, this time for 2014. It last held it in 2012...
What would happen to trade associations if suppliers decided
to withhold funding and sponsorship? Does the membership model need to be
It is always good to visit events. There is always something
new to see, someone new to meet and something new to learn, especially if that
Claude Nobs couldn’t be here. He was unavoidably detained.
He died two weeks ago after a fall in the snow while
cross-country skiing. He had ...
Think you've finally got your head around the impact of digital on meetings and events? Prepare to be befuddled again. "Digital is not the big de...
Up before the lark with a 5 am alarm call, I arrive at
Gatwick early and make my way to the gate where the good news is the aircraft
is ready bu...
Business knows that often, especially during tough economic
times, diversification is the key to survival. This truth certainly rings loud
in the ev...
Most of those reading this blog will organise events and, here at Meetings & Incentive Travel, we obviously write about them. All events – be they...
Take one grumpy delegate, a few females, some plants and a
doodle pad and you have the makings of a great meeting. Or something along
It might have been lost in the run up to Christmas and New Year but a startling statistic was unveiled in mid-December – for the first time, more than...
It’s all started rather well – the sun is shining in my neck of the woods, no sign of a hangover and the USA avoided falling off its fiscal cliff last...