Impact Publications : MICEBTN-68
MICEBTN - SEPT-NOV 2017 • Page 3 © MICEBTN September 2017. All rights reserved in all countries. No part of this publication may be reproduced by any means whatsoever without the written permission of the publishers. This magazine is published by Impact Publications (ABN 70 257 512 639) quarterly as an e-magazine (e-zine), with daily news updates via website www.micebtn.com and a weekly e-news each Friday. ProPrIETorS: Chris Hurd, Sofia Hurd MANAgINg EdITor: Chris Hurd — email@example.com EdITor: Jack Handley EdITorIAl Contributors: Kelvin King, robyn Henderson, darren Edward, debbie Mayo-Smith and Melissa di dio. AdvErTISINg: Sofia Hurd — firstname.lastname@example.org AddrESS: 54 Harborne Street, Wembley WA Australia 6014. T: 61 8 9382 8388 Email: email@example.com While the publishers have taken all reasonable precautions and made all reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of material contained in this publication, the publisher accepts no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage which may result from any inaccuracy or omission, or from the use of information contained in this publication. views and opinions expressed in MICEBTN do not necessarily reflect those of the management. All rates and schedules in editorial or advertisements are correct at time of publishing but are subject to change without notice. dISClAIMEr The information contained in this magazine has been compiled by MICEBTN. Any commentary, opinion, projection, prediction or conclusion made by MICEBTN or quoted by it from any of the sources is published in good faith to stimulate independent investigation by the reader of the matters canvassed. The reader should not rely (or invite others to rely) upon the contents of this publication as a basis for taking or refraining from any action, or rearrangement of their affairs (financial or otherwise). And MICEBTN and its contributors, shall not be liable for any economic or other loss or damage suffered by any person as a result of such reliance. Contents 12. 4. New AIPC president Aloysius Arlando pledges ‘transformation’ 5. PCOA Gold Coast meet on target for record turnout 10. Indonesia’s Flores to be a regional ‘Bali alternative’ 12. My TOwn: The Adelaide Convention Bureau’s Gemma Nelson highlights areas of the city’s new appeal 14. Complex regulations a challenge for Wellness sector growth 16. BALI: Marriage market maintains strong growth 22. InCEnTIVES: Sea of Okhotsk expedition cruise a unique, rewarding experience 24. TASMAnIA: MONA a ‘must visit’ on Hobart itinerary 26. FIJI: More meeting spaces add to MICE appeal 26. 34. Mobility and Premium Economy highlighted in Sabre survey on business travel 36. 2yQ the key to building delegate loyalty, says creative marketing expert Darren Edwards 38. wESTERn AUSTRALIA: Swan Valley to be a top tourism precinct 42. Guest writer Robyn Henderson looks at missed opportunities for ‘Reconciliation’ 44. Smart phones the ‘must have’ tool for productivity gains - Carson Wagonlit Travel 47. ICC Sydney passes magic million figure 10 months after opening 48. Debbie Mayo-Smith suggests changing ‘I’ to ‘you’ in your marcomms will work wonders 50. Take 5: Sarah Casey, director of sales for Rydges Hotels in WA 10.