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Soul food

A culinary experience Like any industry, food and catering is no different when it comes to the latest trends. Gone are the days of big silver dishes with ‘I’m not sure what that is’ type of stew. It’s now all about fresh, healthy, bright and beautiful dishes. So,... read more

Destination Dubai

An out of this world conferencing experience Blue skies, desert dunes and sky rise buildings, this techno savvy city is all the business tourism and MICE industries can talk about these days. Why? You’re about to find out. Dubai’s world class venues, first rate... read more

Pacific World’s global demand

Following their participation at EIBTM 2012, Pacific World (www.pacificworld.com) the leading MICE* player headquartered in Asia, has confirmed increased global demand and support for expansion with 472 pre-scheduled appointments taking place on their exhibition stand... read more

SA is the next Forex trading hotspot

South Africa is not only the worlds next foremost Forex industry, it also provides the perfect platform for growth into Africa, as the opening of Saxo Bank, IG Markets and Markets.coms South African offices attest. The message came through loud and clear at the... read more

Scan’s MD: IFES first African board member

Justin Hawes, MD of exhibition specialist, Scan Display, has been elected to the IFES Board as Treasurer. IFES is the International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services, and has a global network of 192 members from almost 40 countries. The Board consists of... read more

Fit for purpose MICE venues imminent

When selecting the most appropriate MICE venue for a specific type of MICE group the need to detail the MICE requirements in line with the selected venue could make the difference between success or failure of the undertaking.Too often the venue is selected first... read more

Shangri-La’s iPhone app

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced the launch of the first of the two phases of their mobile application (app) for iPhone. As a natural extension of the brands recently revamped website, the new app will not only encompass all the features of the... read more

Group MICE transport under spotlight

With the rising costs of fuel not to mention the advent of e-tolls as well as environmental issues of reducing our carbon foot-print it is likely that many MICE planners will make a concerted effort to investigate group transport as an alternative to individual access... read more

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