Valencia's City of Arts and Science is an ultra-modern six building complex constructed in the former bed of the River Turia. Image here shows two of the buildings. Photo is by papagnoc | Canva.

6 reasons to choose Spain for you next business event

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Spain is a top destination for tourism and business events for a lot of reasons, including the six listed here. Spain is Safe Spain has one of Europe's highest COVID-19 vaccination rates and has implemented strong health security measures, making it safe…
Emblems Collection Guiyang will be the inaugural flagship property in Accor's new luxury Emblems Collection. Photo courtesy of Accor.

Accor introduces Emblems Collection

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Emblems Collection, a unique portfolio of boutique hotels and luxury resorts, is the latest introduction from Accor. The luxury brand will launch with a flagship hotel – Guiyang Art Centre Hotel, Emblems Collection in China's Guizhou province, slated to open in December…
Rendering of Porsche Experience Center Toronto at Durham Live. Image courtesy of Porsche Cars Canada.

Porsche Experience Center coming to Canada

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The first Porsche Experience Center (PEC) in Canada is slated to open in 2024. Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd. announced that the future Porsche Experience Center Toronto will be located on a 20-acre site at the Durham Live development in Pickering, Ontario. It…
Hilton has been named the global industry leader in sustainability for the second consecutive year on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. Credit: Hilton 2021

Hilton makes Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

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The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices have once again recognized Hilton for its global leadership in sustainability. The Indices—World and North America—rank companies for corporate sustainability performance. This is the fifth consecutive year Hilton has been included. The hospitality company scored in the…
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Mental health and workplace well-being in the events industry

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Mental health and wellness in the workplace will be explored in a session presented by Laura Capell-Abra, founder of UK-based Stress Matters, at IBTM World Barcelona, taking place November 30 to December 2 at Fira Barcelona. Laura Capell-Abra Established in 2017 to…



IRF elects 2022 officers, welcomes new trustees

The Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) has announced its 2022 Executive Committee and the IRF Board of Trustees. Representing all segments of the incentives, rewards and recognition industry, the IRF Board of Trustees leads the foundation in meeting its mission of conducting research…
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Tahiti is home to an new Hilton property. Image here shows the renovated lobby at the property. Photo courtesy of Hilton 2021.

Tahiti welcomes Hilton resort

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Tahiti is now home to a new Hilton property, Hilton Hotel Tahiti. Located in the capital city of Papeete, the 200-room property is two miles from the international airport, Fa’a’ā International Airport, and close to the downtown activities of Papeete and Maritime…

Fairmont brand coming to Baja, Mexico

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The Fairmont brand is expanding into Baja California Sur, Mexico and its capital city of La Paz. Scheduled to debut in 2023, the beachfront Fairmont La Paz Puerta Cortés Resort and Residences will be located within the exclusive Puerta Cortés resort community.…
IBTM World Online will take place December 14-15, 2021. Image here shows a crowded aisle at IBTM World 2019. Photo courtesy of Reed Exhibitions.

IBTM World Online set for mid-December

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IBTM World Online, the online follow-up to IBTM World Barcelona, will take place December 14-15, 2021. An enhancement of the in-person event, IBTM World Online will offer an interactive platform for exhibitors, hosted buyers and visitors who aren't able to attend the…
Buyers and suppliers got back to business at IMEX America 2021. Image here shows attendees in corridor outside show floor. Photo courtesy of IMEX.

Back to business at IMEX America 2021

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The MICE industry got back to business at IMEX America 2021. The show, which ran November 9-11, 2021 at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, saw strong exhibitor participation and equally strong buyer attendance. Speaking at the closing day press conference, Ray Bloom, IMEX…