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The big clean green machine

Why should the business tourism industry care about going green? Going green isn’t a new concept; in fact, it’s been the ‘in’ thing for a while now. Although some of us may be slower on the uptake than others, it’s never been a better time than now to change. Three... read more

Looking towards greener pastures

Reducing business tourism and MICE industries’ carbon footprints Greening is a daunting prospect for some. Time and money? Yes. But greener on the other side it certainly is. Meetings SA speaks to companies that’ve already taken the eco-friendly plunge. “It was time... read more

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

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