18 April 2016 – Fifty-three undergraduate students from the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) form an organising committee and run HONG KONG 2016: 2nd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference (GTHC) and 15th Asia Pacific Forum (APF) for Graduate Students Research in Tourism which will be held at Hotel ICON, Hong Kong, on 16-18 May 2016.
For many years, I had the pleasure to participate and visit events and congresses in some of the most beautiful and exciting destinations around the world. As a hotel and resort developer for more than 50 years I have been involved at all levels in the creation process of many congress event centers.
CAR reported live from the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed in June 2015, updating the gallery daily with new photographs, snippets and commentary from the greatest automotive garden party on Earth. Don’t forget to tell us your highlights – and disappointments – in the comments below.
There has been much debate over the years regarding the need for the Miami Beach Convention Center Headquarter Hotel. The answer to that question is an unequivocal Yes.
HOLA 2015 brought together nearly 300 delegates from 25 countries. A highlight of the event was Former Mexican President, Vicente Fox, taking the stage for the keynote presentation. HOLA has become the place for the Latin American hotel investment community to network and do deals.
Anbang Insurance Group, a well-connected Chinese conglomerate, has agreed to pay $6.5 billion for a portfolio of Four Seasons and other luxury hotels owned by the Blackstone Group, according to numerous recent reports—and is gunning to take control of Starwood’s Westin, Sheraton, and W Hotels as well.
As we love to say: “No event deserves to be mediocre”. Events are meant to enchant! They need to enlighten, connect, surprise and delight and to ultimately bring along progress, inspiration and enjoyment.
It’s a unique experience to be lived at least once in a lifetime. Pilotes fighting an epic battle in the streets of Monaco. We offer you all the useful information to attend the outstanding Formula 1 Race. You would assist the race from stands, VIP welcoming terraces or from yacht anchored in the Port Hercule.
Much to the chagrin of local politicians and tourism officials, a proposal to construct an 800-room hotel at the Miami Beach Convention Center fell less than 1,000 votes short of approval Tuesday.
Technology that allows for interaction and services beyond the physical space itself is transforming hotel meeting facilities. “Events are judged not just on the content but how (effective) was the networking,”