Safe Travels Stamp Philippines

First two hotels achieve the Safe Travels Stamp in the Philippines

This week Department Of Tourism (DOT) announced that Joy Nostalg Hotels & Suites Manila and Grand Hyatt Manila are the first hotels in the Philippines to obtain the Safe Travels Stamp by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).


With this stamp, it is easier for travelers and tourism stakeholders to identify those destinations and companies that are complying and have implemented the health and hygiene protocols providing consistency to ensure the safety of travelers.


Joy Nostalg Manila & Suites Manila is a deluxe residence with 229 five-star rooms and spacious suites with world class amenities, located in Ortigas in Pasig City.


Grand Hyatt Manila has 461 guest rooms and occupies the top 25 floors located in Bonifacio Global City.


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The First CMP in the Philippines

The First Certified Meeting Professional in The Philippines.

The Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation is the most distinguished certification in the meetings, conventions, exhibitions and events industry. It was launched in 1985 by the Events Industry Council created by and for meeting professionals.


The certification is recognized internationally as the highest standard of professionalism, promoting best-practices and ethics. Proves the competency for the meeting profession in all the sectors of the industry.


The value of a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) provides a standard of knowledge, promotes status, credibility and excellence.


Based on the statistics from the EIC website, more than 11,000 meeting professionals in 55 countries around the globe hold the CMP designation, but we are glad to say that last week our Managing Director, Diana af Klinteberg earned the Certified Meeting Professional and she is the first CMP in the Philippines!


Our commitment for the MICE Industry was set since day one and earning this designation is a verification of the passion and quality within M&SE.


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Makati Shangri-La 2021 Philippines

Makati Shangri-La closing down temporarily

Shangri-La Group announced this week by an Official Statement that Makati Shangri-La is closing temporarily due to the pandemic, the last day of operations is February 1st., 2021.


As many other companies in our industry, Makati Shangri-La has mitigated the financial impact with salary reduction at the management level, shorter work weeks, supporting their employees but after all the efforts the hotel make the decision to close temporary until the business conditions improve.


The luxurious hotel located in the central business area started operations on April 27, 1993. “The Shangri-La Makati was known as one of the first International five-star properties at a time where few large chains were present in the Philippines capital.”


The complex features 696 guest rooms and suites in area, the hotel was designed by Kanko Kikaku Sekkeisha, Yozo Shibata & Association & G. Formoso & Partners.


To mention a few of its worldwide recognition for the exceptional hospitality:

  • Best Business Hotel in Manila, Business Traveller (Asia Pacific), 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009.
  • One of the 500 Best Hotels in the World, Travel + Leisure “T+L 500” (USA), 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010.
  • Best Business Hotel in Manila, Finance Asia Business Travel Poll, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012.
  • Top 5 Luxury Hotels in the Philippines,  TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice, 2014, 2013.
  • Top 25 Hotels for Service in the Philippines, Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice, 2015, 2014, 2013.
  • Best Eco Initiative for a Hotel,, 2013.


Makati Shangri-La hotel is one of the most important hotels in the Philippines built on warm hospitality, great amenities and extraordinary staff, employees and colleagues.


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IMEX Frankfurt 2021 Cancelled

IMEX Frankfurt 2021 Cancelled

For the second consecutive year, IMEX Group has announced the cancellation of IMEX Frankfurt 2021 due to the pandemic, the event was scheduled for May 12-14 at Messe Frankfurt in Germany


Since their first show in 2003, IMEX Frankfurt has been the largest and it is the most important show in the Meetings and Events Industry with 3400+ Exhibitors, 170+ countries, 250+ Educational sessions.


The dates for the show on 2022 are set for 26-28 April and IMEX America 2021 is expected to happen on November 9-11 in Las Vegas.


The announcement has surprised the entire industry, but the actual situation is forcing the organizers and parties involved to make important decision. We cannot wait to get back to business and meet again.


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Most anticipated events of 2021 Philippines

Most anticipated events of 2021

The beginning of a new year has arrived and with it all Event Professionals, Stakeholders and Third parties involved in the sector hope for a better year for the Events Industry.

Regardless if it is face-to-face, virtual or hybrids events you Should mark your calendar and save the dates to participate in the coming events listed below:

  1. PCMA Convening Leaders, January 11-15.
  2. SITE Hybrid Conference, February 2-3.
  3. PATA Beyond: Travel Recovery Solutions, February 8-11.
  4. Travel Meet Asia Southeast Asia Virtual, February 24-25.
  5. Event Production Show, March 21-24, United Kingdom.
  6. WTTC Global Summit, March 23-25, Cancun, Mexico.
  7. FITUR, May 19-23, Spain.
  8. IMEX Frankfurt, May 25-27, Germany.
  9. ACE of MICE Exhibition, June 2-4, Istanbul.
  10. IBTM Asia Pacific, June 8-9, Marina Bay Sands Singapore
  11. Travel Meet Asia MICE & Corporate Virtual, June 9-10.
  12. MPI World Education Congress, June 14-17, Las Vegas.
  13. International Travel Expo & MICE, June 17-20, Hong Kong.
  14. SISO CEO Summit, August 24-26, United States.
  15. IT&CMA, September 28-30, Bangkok, Thailand.
  16. 60th ICCA Congress, October 24-27, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.
  17. ITB Asia, MICE Show Asia and the inaugural Travel Tech Asia, October 27–29, Singapore.
  18. 88th UFI Global Congress, November 3 – 6, The Netherlands.
  19. IMEX America, November 09–11, Las Vegas.
  20. IBTM World, 30th November to 2nd December, Barcelona, Spain.
  21. Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition, December 7-9, United States.


Do you know other events? Share them with us!


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