NEWS: ibtm arabia delivers new format

A revamped GIBTM, now known as ibtm arabia, kicked off this week in Abu Dhabi as meeting planners and PCOs from 36 countries descended on the St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort for the show’s opening. ibtm arabia is built around a new three-day format (February 10-12) that features two days of closed door one-to-one meetings, nine networking and social events and a ‘discovery day’ for buyers to explore Abu Dhabi and attend the show’s ‘knowledge forum’. With twice as many exhibitors as GIBTM 2014, this year’s event will include […]

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NEWS: Starwood launches MICE loyalty program

Starwood Hotels and Resorts recently announced it will launch a loyalty scheme for meeting and travel professionals next month, on October 15, 2014. micenet AUSTRALIA was among a select group of international MICE media invited to the official launch of the scheme, known as SPG Pro, at the St Regis Bangkok. The all-new loyalty program is a clear indication the international hotel group, which has a strong presence in the luxury leisure market, is now focusing its sights on meetings and increasing its market share in […]

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