This weeks MICE news has been wrapped up in a qui

first_imgThis week’s MICE news has been wrapped up in a quick snapshot of the news. Including Expo 2020 in Dubai and beyond, this is the latest news on Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events from the travel industry.Emporium Hotel South Bank’s event space offeringA spectacular series of innovative event spaces at Emporium Hotel South Bank have set a new benchmark in luxury corporate hospitality in Brisbane. The range of elegant and architecturally designed spaces feature the latest technology and are combined with personalised service and outstanding food and beverage menus created by Executive Chef, Chris Norman.Three state-of-the-art boardrooms, the Jacaranda, Wattle and Orchid rooms, offer the option of 8, 10 and 16 seat capacity respectively, and come complete with 70 inch plasma screens for presentations and digital entertainment. For larger functions and events, the spectacular, pillarless Frangipani Ballroom is a truly unique 410sqm space with cocktail event capacity of 400 and banquet capacity of 260. The Frangipani Ballroom also features operable walls allowing for smaller configurations up to 120 guests.Emporium Hotel South Bank also offers a range of exquisite food and beverage outlets that are ideal for unique event experiences. The hotel’s breathtaking rooftop venue, the Terrace is available to reserve, providing the perfect place to start or end an event, offering panoramic views across the Brisbane River to the city skyline and beyond. In addition, the recently opened Piano Bar, an elegant, sophisticated bar featuring a stunning grand piano played daily from 4pm, caters for private functions of up to 100 guests whilst the hotel’s opulent French-style patisserie, Belle Époque can cater for up to 60 guests for intimate cocktail evenings.Skift Forum Asia in Singapore this monthThis year the Skift Forum Asia will be held in Singapore on 27 May 2019 at the Equarius Hotel on Sentosa Island. Skift Forum Asia is a fast-paced, one day conference featuring TEDstyle talks and Q&A’s with travel’s most insightful business leaders and creative thinkers. To mark the inaugural event, Skift has extended a 20% discount to fellow travel industry players, who can use the code TOURISM20 and save when they register.Session topics will include: The scaling of global travel brands in the APAC region and their relationship with the most successful regional players, How destinations are managing rapid growth and adapting to changing consumer behaviour, Reimagining the cruise experience, new ships, classes, and destinations, Disruptions and disruptors in cross-border mobility from ride sharing, autonomous vehicles, airlines and rail and more.Speakers will include Goh Choon Phong, CEO of Singapore Airlines Limited, Marsha Ma, VP & Managing Director, China at, Yoshiyuki Takano, Head of Travel at Rakuten, Inc. and Sonia Cheng, CEO of Rosewood Hotel Group.Expo 2020 heads to DubaiFor those looking for an unforgettable holiday experience rich in culture, learning and discovery, there is one event that will unite people of all nations, cultures and ages; Expo 2020 Dubai. A must attend event, the Expo 2020 is will see a global collective of nations gather together, providing Australians with an opportunity to explore 190 countries, each showcasing the future of sustainability, connection, innovation and humanity in their own unique way.Emirates will be the Official Airline and Premier Partner of Expo 2020 and will host visitors in its Pavilion, aimed at utilising technologies and design focused thinking on the future of commercial aviation. The Pavilion will be a three-storey structure, located in close proximity to the UAE Pavilion and the Al Wasl Pavilion, the epicentre of the Expo 2020 Dubai site. Emporium Hotel South BankExpo 2020 DubaiIndaba 2019MICE NewsSkift Forum Asialast_img

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