10 Reasons to Meet in India

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India is attracting international attention from U.S. India is expected to become the fifth-largest consumer market by 2030, according to KPMG India. In fact, India is second only to China in GDP growth, which registered 6.9 10 Reasons to Meet in India.

25 Things You Don’t Know About Paul Somogyi

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The destination at the top of my travel bucket list is India. If you’ve been to any Connect events, chances are you’ve met Paul Somogyi. The guy tends to stick out, you know, being a whole head taller than most.

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How To Do Business In The Asia Pacific, According To APAC Expert Bhavya Sehgal

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Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) in Manipal, India, and is a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal , Bloomberg, CNBC, Le Monde , and Channel News Asia.

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Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities to Host a Meeting

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Jaipur, India. Get your passport ready! Conde Nast Traveler has released a list of the 50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World, many of which would make great meeting destinations. The list highlights cities rich in history, architecture and natural beauty.

Conference Swag Ideas – Worth it or Wasteful?

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Event planners from all over the world join us for this 8-week training program – we’ve had people from France, England, Australia, all across the US and Canada, India and Jamaica register. . Over the weekend I was in San Diego, California at Digital Marketer’s Traffic & Conversion Summit (T&C) – which was so well planned and organized and truly fantastic.

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‘Your Reservation May Be in Jeopardy’

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Based in India, HICORD opens accounts in the UK to receive payments from clients.

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The BEST Event Ever!

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With roots in Cuba, Jamaica, Korea, Philippines, India, Poland, Armenia and Quebec, 7Sould’s 12 musicians merge heritage and modern sounds to create an eclectic and unique sound. Exhilarating! Wildly Entertaining! One-of-a Kind Event Performance!

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Top Food Beverage Trends For 2017

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Prepare for international fusions where combining foods from two different cultures will result in unique dishes like Patiala Perogies where Poland meets India. Porters can accompany steak and India Pale Ale tends to work nicely when cutting through rich fried dishes.

4 Tips for Planning a Successful International Meeting

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Public holidays are frequent in places such as Colombia and India, which lead the way with 18 public holidays per year. Planning an international event can be complex, but not overwhelming if you do your homework.

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Greenbuild Goes Global

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USGBC is determined to help meet that demand, so this year the organization is expanding Greenbuild — which has been held in the United States all but one year since launching in 2002 — into India and China. “We’re

The Best New Hotels of 2017

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India. Four Seasons Maldives Private Island at Voavah. From a long list of 675 properties spanning more than 50 countries, Condé Nast Traveler has selected its best hotel openings from the past year.

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Report Shows Convention Centers More Eco-Conscious than Ever

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The Next Level of Travel Customization

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Happiness and interest levels were about equal when sightseeing in Little India (a free experience) as they were while ziplining (a more expensive attraction). Part of both the fun and fear of planning a trip is questioning how it will play out.

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Marriott’s Global Luxury Profile to Dramatically Expand in 2017

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W Goa in India is set to debut Dec. W Tel Aviv rendering.

The Dish on 6 Hospitality Trends for 2017

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Influenced by a long history of culinary tradition and the flavors of India, Japan, Malay, China and Spain, Filipino cuisine is bold, fresh, and borderline addictive.

Host a Fashionable Event at Infamous Versace Mansion

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According to GQ India , Pablo Escobar’s estate Casa Malca in Tulum is now a 36 room five-star resort featuring a secret underground pool and steam room and private art collection. It has been two decades since the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace.

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Exceeding exhibitor records, Media Expo Delhi 2016 set to open doors this month

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India’s largest exhibition for indoor & outdoor advertising, […].

Planning International Events: Legal and Cultural Considerations

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They will help you avoid cultural taboos such as booking an event on a major holiday in Thailand (which celebrates many holidays unfamiliar to Westerners), or serving beef at an event in India (which Hindu custom eschews.).

10 Peaceful Properties to Celebrate Yoga Month

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Perfect Health is is based on the principles of Ayurveda—a powerful natural healing system that originated in India 5,000 years ago. Le Soleil d’Or, Cayman Islands. Happy Yoga Month!

16th Annual Meetings Industry Forecast

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What’s in store next year? Hotel prices will increase by 4 percent in North America and decrease by 0.6 percent in Asia-Pacific. The United States will continue to outperform the global exhibitions market. Airfares will be up 2.5 percent worldwide.

The Low-Down on Meeting in Hyderabad, Mumbai and New Delhi

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Once a prolific diamond-trade center and a major hub for the East India Co., Good to Know: Formerly known as Bombay, Mumbai rests on the edge of India’s western peninsula. It is the most populated city in India. Mumbai is India’s financial and commercial trade capital.

Four New JW Hotels Open in Asia

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JW Marriott Hotel Kolkata, India. JW Marriott adds 1,504 guest rooms and 83,000 square feet of function space to its portfolio in Asia. JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach, Singapore.

What You Should Know About Bengaluru and Chennai

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Good to Know: Located in southern India , Bengaluru is the capital of Karnataka. million people is home to many of India’s IT and defense industry contractors, including Infosys, Bharat Electronics and Hindustan Aeronautics. India’s film industry has a strong presence there.

Greenbuild Goes Global

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USGBC is determined to help meet that demand, so this year the organization is expanding Greenbuild — which has been held in the United States all but one year since launching in 2002 — into India and China. “We’re

Ordering Off the Menu

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In Canada, India, parts of Asia, and many European countries, the percentage of meatless eaters is higher.

Destination Hotels and Commune Hotels & Resorts Become Two Roads Hospitality

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The recently merged Destination Hotels and Commune Hotels & Resorts today unveiled their new overarching company: Two Roads Hospitality.

Gaining Hands-On Experience

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11–13, at the Leela Ambience Convention Hotel in New Delhi, India. How It Worked Experts in implantology from around the world — including Germany, India, France, Lebanon, U.K.,

Canada’s Most Majestic & Rentable Castles

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The wall surrounding the estate, built of local stone, cost over $75,000; the Conservatory, costing a like amount, was at one time filled with white orchids imported from India and a large banana tree grew in the center under the dome.

Four Seasons Adds Intriguing Private-Jet Excursion

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It will begin in Kona on Hawaii Island, and proceed to Bora Bora, French Polynesia; Sydney; Bali; Chiang-Mai and Chiang Rai, China; Agra, India; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; and Prague before ending in London.

Four Seasons Adds Intriguing Private-Jet Excursion

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It will begin in Kona on Hawaii Island, and proceed to Bora Bora, French Polynesia; Sydney; Bali; Chiang-Mai and Chiang Rai, China; Agra, India; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; and Prague before ending in London.

Ideas and Energy Collide at Collision

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than from, say, doing our RISE event in Hong Kong or our SURGE event in India. It took just a few steps onto the show floor at the Collision technology-startup conference to see where its name comes from. Hall H of the New Orleans Ernest N.

Historic New York Property Undergoing Forced Buyout

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The deal is contingent on cooperation from government officials in India. An India-based business group, headed by Subrata Roy, purchased controlling interest in the hotel several years ago.

Tech Star: Sinead Murphy, Director of Live Events, Web Summit

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Web Summit and its correlating events around the world (Collision in New Orleans, Rise in Hong Kong, MoneyConf in Madrid and Surge in Bangalore, India) work differently from most.

IMEX America Shatters Attendance Record

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But the show also drew meeting decision-makers from as far away as China, India, Australia, Japan and Russia. IMEX America was hotter than ever this year, drawing a record 12,227 meetings and events professionals to Las Vegas Oct. 18-20 for a 14 percent increase over 2015.

Reshaping the Asian Tech Landscape

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While some of Singapore’s appeal lies in its prime geographical position — at the crossroads of vast Asian markets like China, Indonesia, and India — it’s the nation’s investment in digital connectivity that differentiates it as an ideal destination for start-ups.

The Power of Video – #EventIcons Episode 34

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We’ve been as far as Sri Lanka with it, which is off the coast of India, and the other way we’ve been Las Vegas, New York, Chicago, Paris. We have an awesome episode for you this week – The Power of Video!