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MICEBTN - january - March 2018 • Page 3 © MICEBTN February 2018. 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 32. 4. Sponsors increase their RoI demands on associations’ meetings and events 5. AIPC to focus on regional opportunities 6. China moves to Australia’s top inbound market ranking 8. Mauritian hoteliers ‘must be more innovative’ to regain lost ground 10. INTERVIEW: Western Australia minister for Tourism Paul Papalia and his plans to get tourism back on track 14. BALI: Ubud Festivals draw good numbers 20. Luxury travel to the fore in Singapore 21. FIJI: Lautoka adds to visitor appeal 25. Millennials missing out on sports trips due to cost - study 35. 26. World’s best cities for dining 30. Marine tourism improves its catch 31. Terrorism spotlighted at Wales meet 32. WESTERN AUSTRALIA: Rottnest comes of age as MICE destination 36. Guest writer Robyn Henderson and the Three Rs 38. ITB Asia adds new topics and focus on high-end travel 40. Business travel risks ‘are a question of perception’ 42. Guest writer Debbie Mayo-Smith on social media changes - and how to maintain reach 45. People on the move 20.