Increasing calls for businesses like Airbnb to be better regulated

Increasing calls for businesses like Airbnb to be better regulated

With expansion into events, sharing economy businesses should be regulated in same way as rest of travel industry, says UKinbound.

Judges announced for 2019 C&IT Awards

Judges announced for 2019 C&IT Awards

This year's awards in partnership with Business Events Australia will return to the Hilton on Park Lane.

Corporate Travel Management Europe hires director of client services

Corporate Travel Management Europe hires director of client services

David Di Feliciantonio moves from Flight Centre to a new role with CTM Europe managing business growth and development.

ICCA reveals new destination rankings by meeting attendees

ICCA reveals new destination rankings by meeting attendees

Country and city rankings by estimated total number of participants published in ICCA's latest statistics report.

New regional vice president for ILEA

New regional vice president for ILEA

International Live Events Association appoints new RVP for EMEA who will work with regional chapters.

Telford to welcome eye specialists in 2020

Telford to welcome eye specialists in 2020

College of Optometrists' annual congress Optometry Tomorrow will be held at Telford International Centre in 2020.

Paris to host 2021 European Society for Medical Oncology congress

Paris to host 2021 European Society for Medical Oncology congress

Doctors and cancer research professionals will gather at the Paris Convention Centre in September 2021.

Top 6 incentive travel destinations named by CR Worldwide

Top 6 incentive travel destinations named by CR Worldwide

Game of Thrones location, an island dubbed the new Ibiza and a landlocked land of gorillas have all been tipped by incentive experts.

Which European city has the most bars, cafes and restaurants?

Which European city has the most bars, cafes and restaurants?

Study reveals the top UK and European cities for those wanting to eat and drink their way round a destination.

Last chance for early-bird entries to C&IT Awards

Last chance for early-bird entries to C&IT Awards

The deadline to enter the C&IT Awards at the early-bird entry price is Thursday 13 June.

Experience12 hires three new staff in account management

Experience12 hires three new staff in account management

Agency brings in two new account managers and an executive to boost the London-based team.

In pictures: 18th century château opens as hotel in the Loire Valley

In pictures: 18th century château opens as hotel in the Loire Valley

Château visited by Voltaire, Mozart, Diderot and Rousseau is one of the best examples of French neoclassical architecture.

Everest ascent described as 'easy' by tour companies

Everest ascent described as 'easy' by tour companies

Queues to reach world's highest summit are part of an overtourism problem facing many destinations.

In pictures: C&IT International Forum in Madrid

In pictures: C&IT International Forum in Madrid

Delegates had two days of talks, activities and meetings in the sunny Spanish capital.

Bright Vision Events hires new event manager

Bright Vision Events hires new event manager

Warwickshire-based event management agency appoints David Frost to focus on team-building and evening entertainment.

Inntel appoints new head of marketing

Inntel appoints new head of marketing

Jane Dibble changes role at meetings and travel management agency Inntel as the new head of marketing.

The Dyslexia Show set for NEC in 2020

The Dyslexia Show set for NEC in 2020

The National Exhibition Centre Birmingham (NEC) will host UK's first Dyslexia Show from 20-21 March 2020.

Personalisation: The art of audience immersion and engagement

Personalisation: The art of audience immersion and engagement

BMJ head of events Holly Clark says personalisation is increasingly central in the design and creation of events.

DRPG hires new creative director

DRPG hires new creative director

David Titley is welcomed back to the agency after spending six years there as digital designer until 2012.

Six senior hires for MCI UK

Six senior hires for MCI UK

MCI UK adds new talent as the agency grows event experience, association management and consulting businesses.

In pictures: Raffles opens luxury Maldives Meradhoo

In pictures: Raffles opens luxury Maldives Meradhoo

New Raffles resort in the Maldives contains 21 villas on one of the world's largest and most remote islands.

George P. Johnson appoints senior VP

George P. Johnson appoints senior VP

Sherri Ferren will co-lead the LA office, overseeing new business development, creative and strategy.

New CEO for EVCOM

New CEO for EVCOM

Former Banks Sadler boss Leigh Jagger to replace Jennifer Jenkins, whose two-year term ends in June.

Vast majority of events still facing GDPR challenges

Vast majority of events still facing GDPR challenges

New study by Eventsforce shows that 90% of event planners have ongoing issues around data compliance laws.

MCI Group Canada appoints vice president of strategy and client relationships

MCI Group Canada appoints vice president of strategy and client relationships

Events industry veteran Cynthia Richards takes on the new role in MCI's corporate division in the Toronto office.

TRO appoints two experiential specialists

TRO appoints two experiential specialists

Agency welcomes Sulmaan Ahmad as head of strategy and Simon Patel as creative director.

In pictures: IMEX 2019

In pictures: IMEX 2019

The annual industry gathering took place from 21-23 May at Messe Frankfurt in Germany.

TEN6 Creative brings in new client services director

TEN6 Creative brings in new client services director

Oliver Morgan joins agency after 10 years with Gold Key Media and will be 'instrumental' to continued growth.

First New York location for etc.venues

First New York location for etc.venues

Venue specialist also adds Chancery Lane location to its London portfolio, with both to open later this year.

Two new recruits for Sleek Events

Two new recruits for Sleek Events

Agency also plans fundraising sports day this summer for its new charity partner Meeting Needs.

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Leonardo Royal Hotel, Amsterdam: A venue worth talking about

Leonardo Royal Hotel, Amsterdam: A venue worth talking about

The Leonardo Royal Hotel Amsterdam is leading the conversation in contemporary events.

Dublin: A serious place to do business and a great place to relax

Accessibility, good value for money, excellent service, top-notch hotels and venues, history and culture and quality food are all key factors for event planners when deciding on where to host their event. And Dublin is a destination that ticks not just one or two, but all of those boxes and more.

Breaking the conference mould

Sparq, a technical event production specialist, looks at how the 'traditional' conference format is being turned on its head.

How events can save the world

Crisis planning, sustainability, wellbeing and inclusion can cause difficulties for event organisers. So is it possible to host a truly ethical event?

5 reasons to choose Malta...

With a warm, sunny climate, stunning backdrops, a rich history and culture, fine gastronomy and activities aplenty, Malta can cater to events of all types.

Everything comes together at PortAventura Business & Events

Located just one hour from Barcelona, PortAventura Business & Events offers spaces to hold anything from 10 to 4000 guests.

The gold standard of luxury hospitality

Whether you want to visit the newly opened Louvre Abu Dhabi or explore the traditional souks, the cultural capital of the UAE is fast becoming the place to be with all year round events and activities making it the perfect place for MICE planners.

In pictures: How events can save the world

The Langham welcomed corporate, agency and association event planners to discuss issues such as crisis management, sustainability, wellbeing, inclusion and harassment in partnership with Ottawa Tourism and the Shaw Centre.

A multitude of opportunities await at Expo Tel Aviv

Located in the heart of Tel Aviv, Israel's largest and most technologically-advanced convention centre offers endless possibilities for event planners.

Why choose Pan Pacific Singapore?

Nestled in the heart of Singapore's bustling Marina Bay, Pan Pacific Singapore offers 790 rooms and suites, 25 state-of-the-art meeting rooms and seven restaurants and bars.

Five things you didn't know about Butlin's

For corporates looking for something unique for their next event, one of Butlin's three UK resorts could be just the place.

Going international: The essential events guide for associations

How do you organise an international event? What are the crucial differences between hosting in your home country and overseas?

Trust, tech and transparency: events' biggest challenges

Client demands and expectations are rising while budgets remain stagnant, meaning event organisers can't always invest in the latest must-have technology. These are just some of the challenges facing the events industry in the past year according to corporate event organisers from KPMG, Cision, G4S, ITV and the Evening Standard.