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Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort Earns Official MICE Accreditation

May 4, 2018

Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort Earns Official MICE Accreditation
The Outrigger in Phuket joins an elite collection of MICE venues in Thailand with MICE Venue Standard accreditation from the Thai government

PHUKET, THAILAND – The Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort has passed all systems tests to earn official Thailand MICE Venue Standard (TMVS) accreditation. The inclusion, effective immediately, followed a detailed submission and on-site inspections by the Thai government’s MICE Capabilities Development Department.

The Outrigger’s Area Director for Sales and Marketing for Thailand, Mr Rory Campbell, received the accreditation on behalf of the resort at an award ceremony for recipients organised by the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) in Bangkok on 27 April.

With TMVS accreditation, our sophisticated Similan Ballroom MICE set up at the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort has been officially recognised as among the best in Thailand,” said Campbell. “We will now proudly take that message to event organisers who are seeking to create meaningful and rewarding corporate events in Phuket.

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau created the TMVS system to give accredited venues a competitive edge and ensure sustainable growth in an increasingly competitive international MICE sector.

TMVS applies ISO quality standards in food safety, security systems, energy management and the administration of sustainable events. Physical, technological and service delivery standards have to be met before TMVS accreditation is awarded.

The Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort opened its Similan Ballroom and breakout spaces in 2014. It is now among the leading mid-scale event venues in Southeast Asia.

“Since opening, our commitment to our MICE clients has been underpinned by the support of a dedicated events team for each meeting,” said Tony Pedroni, the General Manager at the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort. “Our Outrigger hosts in Phuket work with clients to deliver inspirational Thai service that matches our acclaimed MICE set up and the amazing beachside location.”

Pedroni said that the Outrigger in Phuket prides itself on delivering high-spec facilities at events designed with a unique Thai twist.

The Outrigger offers the Similan Ballroom (716sqm), the Tongfah (158sqm), and the Tawan and Talay breakout rooms at 77sqm each.

Event attendees benefit from a range of high-end in-house AV equipment and technical support. The four meeting spaces feature free Wi-Fi, natural daylight, dedicated technical support, an event and catering team, and state of the art audio visual and conference amenities.

The Similan Ballroom can comfortably host executive conferences of up to 350 delegates in theatre style and 290 guests banquet style. Extensive gardens and a peaceful beachfront create inspirational settings for team building activities and outdoor banquets.

The full technical spec of the Similan Ballroom and the three breakout rooms can be found here and an overview MICE video here. For meeting queries, please contact the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort MICE team at +66 (0)76 360 600. Or email reservation.phuketbeach@outrigger.co.th.


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Finnair goes live with Workday

March 14, 2018

Finnair goes live with Workday to strengthen its employee experience as it grows
Finnair, the international network airline that specialises in flying between Europe and Asia along the shorter Northern route, has gone live with Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) to improve its employee experience and bring efficiencies to the HR function.

Over nine decades, Finnair has grown from a small Finnish airline to an international airline focused on Europe-Asia traffic. Finnair is undergoing the fastest growth phase of its history. The organisation of 5,500 employees expects to recruit another 1,000 employees over the next few years and needs a strong HR system to support its ambitious plans. Recognising the importance of the employee experience as part of its strategy and growth plans, Finnair chose to partner with Workday to embark on its ‘People & Culture’ digital HR transformation journey.

Key reasons for selecting Workday included:
The look and feel of the system, which is designed for the end user, fully integrated with the Finnair internal HR portal, and encourages and enables transparency.
The engaging, consumer-grade experience ensures that staff and managers can easily access information and perform tasks on-the-go from a mobile device, which is critical with a mobile workforce, many of whom work on the airlines.
The ability to get faster time-to-value and easier upgrades with a cloud-based HR system.
Finnair went live in early 2017 with Workday HCM, including a rollout of Compensation, Absence, and Benefits to 5,500 employees based largely in Finland, but with staff located in over 20 countries. Adoption has been high across the business with the self-service nature and agility of the system well-received. Phase two will include Workday Talent and Advanced Compensation, and the adoption roadmap for the near future includes Workday Recruiting. Performance Management is currently going live and it is expected to drive greater uptake across the workforce in the coming months.

Comments on the News
We are a growing organisation, and a strong focus on the employee experience is key to our expansion,” said Johanna Hulkko, head of HR services, Finnair. “Working with Workday enables us to centralise many activities in one system that employees can use via self-service. Workday takes HR to the next level and will help us to support the business better.

Finnair is an extremely well-respected brand in the Nordics and across the globe. It is critical that its strong heritage is preserved as the organisation grows, and employee experience is at the heart of this,” commented Mattias Bolander, regional director, Nordics, Workday. “We are excited to be working with Finnair as it follows a path to digital transformation, underpinned by a single HCM system that empowers employees and business leaders to make better-informed decisions.”

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Über Workday
Workday ist ein führender Anbieter von Enterprise-Cloud-Anwendungen für das Finanz- und Personalwesen. Das Unternehmen wurde 2005 gegründet und bietet weltweit Anwendungen in den Bereichen Finanzmanagement, Human Capital Management und Analyse für große Unternehmen, Bildungseinrichtungen und Regierungsbehörden. Von mittelständischen Unternehmen bis hin zu Fortune-50-Unternehmen haben sich Organisationen bereits für Workday entschieden.

© 2018. Workday, Inc. Alle Rechte vorbehalten. Workday und das Workday Logo sind eingetragene Markenzeichen von Workday, Inc.


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MICEmedia News on Instagram

March 30, 2015

MICEmedia News on Instagram
MICEmedia-online.biz now also on #Instagram – Follow us here: www.Instagram.com/micemedia_online

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Tour Operator for the Silk Road Train also known as Vodka Train

February 24, 2015

Leading Tour Operator for the Silk Road Train also known as Vodka Train

Tourism News – Travel News

SMS Frankfurt Group | Events Incentives Adventures
Three weeks, twelve nations – the most exciting active tour of the summer
Largest Vodka Train Tour of SMS Frankfurt through Russia to Mongolia and China completed

Frankfurt, – From June twelve to 30th almost 100 adventure and sports enthusiasts from twelve countries were on their way by train, by foot, bus and ferry – at the Vodka Train Tour. This summer offer included among other things a boat party on the Moscow River, cross country running along the Eurasian border, a bath in icy Lake Baikal and a stay in exclusive Mongolian yurts. It was the largest organized cultural, sports and event tour of SMS Frankfurt. >READ MORE>

Youtube Marketing – MICEmedia-online.biz YouTube channel advertising

February 17, 2015

Youtube Marketing – MICEmedia-online.biz YouTube channel advertising

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- Do not upload anything for which you do not hold the copyright. (i.e. Pictures, Music etc.)
Please note: Your clip will be reviewed and if accepted will be released within 24-48 hours, after we have received your payment.
Spots that pertains to MICE activities gets preference. Only those with complete contact information will be published. MICEmedia-online.biz asks that you not upload copyrighted, obscene or any other material which violates!
MICEmedia-online.biz reserves the right to remove any video at any time at our discretion.

MICE-Contact News Feed

February 13, 2012

MICE-Contact News Feed

You don’t need to visit websites to search for news because the news comes to you: http://mice-contact.com/index.php?type=100

MICE-Contact News make press releases available via RSS feeds. If you use an RSS Feed Reader, you can tap into any of the following feeds, which are updated on-the-fly. Click the XML icons below to access the RSS source for the feed.

About RSS/XML
RSS stands for “Really Simple Syndication.” RSS is an XML-based format for distributing and aggregating Web content (such as news headlines). For more information, this Wikipedia article may be informative.

How to use RSS on this Website?
1. Put the mouse cursor over the RSS Icon and click.
2. Copy the RSS News Feed URL to the clipboard or write down the URL.
3. In the RSS News Reader Application, follow their instructions for creating a RSS News Feed by specifying the URL recorded from Step 2. Some News Reader applications will allow you to paste the URL feed from the Clipboard.

Where can I get an RSS Reader?
There are a wide range of RSS Readers available for most operating systems, and many of them can be downloaded for free. Search news aggregator or RSS reader on Google or Yahoo to locate one to download.

How to include RSS Feeds on your Website
One easy way is to visit http://www.rss-info.com there you will find a script that create a snippet for your site. This service is provided on the understanding that you do NOT alter or misuse the supplied links.

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Harbour Living Weekly

January 27, 2012

Harbour Living Weekly

Harbour Living Weekly is an e-newsletter sent every Tuesday listing a few of the events going on each week for Central, Cowichan, South and North Vancouver Island. (Click Here for our Past issues)

We’ll send you some of the hot ticket items you may want to check out. You’ll know before it happens and have great ideas for your friends and family every week.

Subscribers will also receive exclusive offers and invites to special events.

Please take a minute and give us a little information about yourself.

Eurosport to promote to tourism potential of Azerbaijan

January 27, 2012

Eurosport to promote to tourism potential of Azerbaijan
Baku, Fineko/abc.az. Azerbaijan is expanding the number of European channel partners to promote to the tourism potential.

The Ministry of Culture & Tourism reports that culture minister Abulfas Garayev met with representatives of European TV channel Eurosport.

“The main themes of the meeting were advocacy campaign on the channel in the first half of 2012, placing of an advertising videoclip there. The campaign for the second half of 2012 implies an increase in awareness about Azerbaijan in Europe, bringing information about the tourism potential of the country to the masses,” the Ministry says.

Relevant commercials are shown at world’s leading TV channels CNN, Euronews, Travel Channel, BBC, CNBC, and National Geographic to promote the existing tourism potential of Azerbaijan.

Indonesia Travel Tourism Award 2011/2012

January 26, 2012

Indonesia Travel Tourism Award 2011/2012

Nomination

The awards are given to the outstanding Indonesian hotels, resorts, villas, serviced apartments, travel agents, tour operators, amusement parks, airlines, airports, tourism boards, destinations, who fulfill the quality and hospitality experience expectation as well as being models for the emerging travel industry. The recipients of the awards should prove as leading brands in the industry and has demonstrated exemplary service towards the customers

ITTA Foundation is pleased to announce entries of over 170 Nominees for the 2011/2012 Indonesia Travel and Tourism Awards. ITTA 2011-2012 is all set to Celebrate 45 categories of award from Indonesia’s Travel/Tourism  Industry. Contenders include Indonesia’s leading hotel brands, airlines and luxury resorts Venue, Apartment and Serviced Suites to areas of Special Tourism like Promotion Board, Cruise Operator, Amusement Park, Life Style Malls and other Honorable awards like Personality and Life Time Achievement Awards. Attended by senior executives, decision makers from major travel companies, operators and destinations, ITTA events are universally respected as providing established, top level networking opportunities and is considered as one of the prestigious event in Indonesia.

ITTA 2011 NOMINEES ANNOUNCED Click on Award Categories to find Nominees List


Awarding Category List

Hotel

  • Indonesia Leading Airport Hotel
  • Indonesia Leading Luxury Hotel
  • Indonesia Leading City Hotel
  • Indonesia Leading City Hotel – Jakarta
  • Indonesia Leading City Hotel – Surabaya
  • Indonesia Leading City Hotel – Semarang
  • Indonesia Leading City Hotel – Bandung
  • Indonesia Leading City Hotel – Yogyakarta
  • Indonesia Leading City Hotel – Medan
  • Indonesia Leading MICE Hotel/Venue
  • Indonesia Leading Boutique Hotel
  • Indonesia Leading Business Hotel
  • Indonesia Leading Global Hotel Chain
  • Indonesia Leading Local Hotel Chain
  • Indonesia Hotel of the Year
  • Indonesia Leading Green Hotel

Resorts, Suites, and Villas

  • Indonesia Villa of the Year
  • Indonesia Leading Thematic Resort
  • Indonesia Leading Beach Resort
  • Indonesia Leading Family Resort
  • Indonesia Leading Luxury Resort
  • Indonesia Leading Spa Resort
  • Indonesia Resort of the Year
  • Indonesia Leading Serviced Apartment & Suite

Destination & Tourism Board

  • Indonesia Leading Tourism Promotion Board

Tourist Attractions and Travel Agents

  • Indonesia Leading Corporate Travel Agent
  • Indonesia Leading Cruise Operator
  • Indonesia Leading Amusement Park
  • Indonesia Leading Tour Operator
  • Indonesia Leading Inbound Travel Agent
  • Indonesia Leading Outbound Travel Agent

On-Ground Transportation

  • Indonesia Leading Taxi & Limousine Company
  • Indonesia Leading Coach/Bus Company

Special Tourism

  • Indonesia Responsible Tourism Award
  • Indonesia Leading Low Cost Airlines
  • Indonesia Leading Life Style Mall
  • Indonesia Leading International Airline
  • Indonesia Leading Airport
  • Indonesia Leading DMC
  • Indonesia Leading GDS

Honorable

  • Indonesia Tourism Lifetime Contribution Awards
  • Indonesia Tourism Personality of The Year

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Saat ini sudah lebih dari 30 Kota & Kabupaten dari seluruh Jawa Timur telah ada di website ini. Masing-masing kota & kabupaten memiliki website sendiri di EastJava.com dengan menyertakan semua obyek-obyek wisata yang patut dikunjungi didaerah mereka masing-masing. Dengan begitu, kita semua yakin bahwa Indonesia memiliki puluhan ribu obyek pariwisata yang indah, layak & bagus sebagai tujuan wisata turis asing. Berangkat dari alasan tersebut EastJava.com dibuat, untuk menunjukkan potensi ratusan obyek pariwisata di Jawa Timur agar lebih dikenal oleh turis asing. Dengan mengunjungi website EastJava.com, turis asing akan mendapatkan informasi tentang obyek pariwisata Jawa Timur yang lengkap, seperti: Gunung Bromo, Kawah Ijen, Pulau Madura dan ratusan obyek pariwsata lain di Jawa Timur. 

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