Japan might cancel Olympic Games over coronavirus fears
Olympic authorities have indicated that the Summer Games in Japan could be cancelled if the spread of coronavirus becomes too dangerous.
Reed Exhibitions acquires not one, but two US events
This news has a rather strong American flavour to it, so we recommend reading it while listening to Bruce Springsteen and chowing down on a sloppy joe.
Air New Zealand unveils new lie-flat beds for economy class
Praise the travel gods! You may soon be able to lie down in economy class, solving EVERY traveller’s pet gripe and spreading joy throughout the aviation industry.
Australia’s first travel-specific coworking space opens its doors
If you need somewhere to meet a client or are just sick of your colleague’s loud chewing, boy have we got the answer for you.
IBTM Asia Pacific postponed over coronavirus risk, as Salesforce event goes online-only
IBTM Asia Pacific and Salesforce’s World Tour are the latest in a lengthening catalogue of major events forced to postpone or cancel as a result of the spread of COVID-19.
Christchurch launches city-first business events partnership
Staff at Te Pae Christchurch are celebrating this news with a lunch of fush and chups and a few L&Ps.
New Caledonia announces “unprecedented” MICE promotion
There’s never been a better time to pop over to New Cal for an event, as this absolute beauty of a deal proves.
Aussie resort to eliminate 179,000 plastic bottles per year through new initiative
The Nibbler’s editor has raised his aluminium bottle in celebration of this plastic-free initiative. Admittedly, it’s full to the brim of rum.
CTM suffers half-year profit slump, warns of coronavirus impact on FY20 performance
by Huntley Mitchell
We assumed the smile on Jamie Pherous’ face in the accompanying photo has turned to a frown following CTM’s bleak half-yearly results.
STUDY: Human connections key to better business events
Admittedly, this study arrived in our inbox a couple of weeks ago, but we still thought it was worth a run.
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