Impact Publications : MICEBTN-70
MICEBTN - May-June • Page 5 © MICEBTN May 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 8. 2. Westin Perth sets new 5-star benchmark 6. New Canadian group given ‘official’ status by TIAC 7. Mentoring comes of age as a training option 8. With weddings topical this month, MICEBTN shares its own celebration 9. Social media ‘conversations’ a risk for MICE sponsors 11. New study reveals events value for exhibitors and visitors 12. BALI: Hotels Association delivers on community values 17. Adelaide aims to be Australia’s medical conference capital 18. My Town: Joss Brenon puts the spotlight on Sydney 20. Barcelona tops ICCA global city rankings, Sydney’s first in Australia 22. VANUATU: VTO trade show delivers solid results 22. 24. CASE STUDY: Record incentive group numbers for Sydney BridgeClimb 26. Best Cities Alliance tackles access for ‘delegates with special needs’ 28. How early airline pioneers made flying accessible for all - special report by Jack Handley into the origins of LCC flying 30. Travellers are looking for deeper tourism experiences - new study 32. Young and looking to make it big in the world? Head for Berlin, says new report 36. Asia’s full potential not being tapped by Sydney, says Salt 38. WESTERN AUSTRALIA: Subsidised flights, tourism grants to boost Broome MICE arrivals 43. Hoteliers find new ways to attract road warriors - Guest writer Robyn Henderson checks out novel ways to please business travellers 45. Arrivals and departures 38.