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Eager neighbors

Eager neighbors

Sing-Mal and Myanmar keenest to travel in Southeast Asia, says MasterCard poll. William Wadsworth reports.             PHILIPPINE destinations have another good reason to expect more…

Go with the flow

  Water Philippines 2015 pumps overseas exhibitors and a dedicated pipes platform to create new streams of business, writes Rommel Araza       THE Philippine Water Works Association (PWWA), will…

Qantas flies with Samsung’s virtual reality

Aussie carrier trials ‘industry first’ entertainment headsets that also preview destinations and promote tourism, writes Angela Leal       QANTAS has launched a new trial entertainment service today that…

AIME lines up expert speakers

AIME lines up expert speakers

Event’s Knowledge program offers visitors practical insights and skills, organizers tell Rommel Araza       THE Asia-Pacific Meetings & Incentives Expo (AIME)  has a Knowledge Program that is designed…

Lights, color, prizes!

Lights, color, prizes!

The Play Me! interactive 3D projection mapping spectacular delighted a Sydney festival and scooped a prestigious New York award. Rommel Araza sees how it works, and learns how digital signage…

UBM Asia expands beauty range with Malaysian Expo

UBM Asia expands beauty range with Malaysian Expo

Kuala Lumpur showcase builds on PhilBeauty and Cosmoprof Asia event expertise, writes Rommel Araza         THE region’s largest trade organizer, UBM Asia, has expanded its beauty portfolio…

Tan takes Qantas’ Asian controls

Aussie carrier engages former Jetstar sales wiz for key regional role, writes Angela Leal         QANTAS has appointed Benjamin Tan as regional general manager Asia, based in…

Marriott aims for a million rooms in 2015

Marriott aims for a million rooms in 2015

Group also expects to more than double its presence in Asia, writes Jong Reyes           MARRIOTT International says that it expects its portfolio of hotels either…

Singapore Airlines and SilkAir offer ‘exceptional’ fares

Carrriers team up with Philippine firms for exclusive deals, and visit Makati, Cebu and Davao malls next month, writes Angela Leal       SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) and SilkAir (MI) have…

Keys to kudos

Keys to kudos

  The PCAAE-Helms Briscoe-Marriott Forum could ease the heat of convention planning, and boost the careers of Philippine association executives and corporate event professionals. And admission to the February 12…