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Update of COVID-19 and MICE industry in Asian Countries

Update of COVID-19 and MICE industry in Asian Countries
by AFECA Board Members & Advisors
2020.05.14

PDF version: https://bit.ly/2yZ9lDY
You may also visit the following links for more updates: https://bit.ly/COVID-19_AFECA

I. Taiwan (Shared by Walter Yeh, TAITRA)
1. Situation of COVID-19 i...

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Taiwan ranked 4th most popular convention destination in Asi...

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been ranked the 4th most popular convention destination in Asia and the 26th in the world by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) in its 2019 Statistics Report released Tuesday (May 12).

According to the ICCA's latest annual statistics, Taiwan hosted a total of 163 internation...

2020/05/13
Singapore’s latest Fortitude Budget continues to support bel...

While most businesses in Singapore will reopen by July, its aviation and tourism industries face a longer wait to reopen fully, predicted deputy prime minister Heng Swee Kiat in a parliament session yesterday.

To support these affected businesses, the Singapore government has rolled out its fourth budget, dipping into another S$33 bi...

2020/05/13
Korea’s KINTEX shows how to run an expo with Covid-19 health...

South Korea’s largest exhibition and convention centre, KINTEX, has successfully hosted the MBC Architecture Expo, as the government’s anti-Covid-19 prevention system changes to ‘In-life distancing’.

KINTEX has taken what it calls ‘third stage access control’ in the exhibition centre, disinfecting inside and outside the exhibition ha...

2020/05/12
PACEOS calls on Philippine government to prioritise MICE sec...

The Philippine Association of Convention/Exhibition Organizers and Suppliers (PACEOS) has called on the government to prioritise business events, as it is the faster way to get the economy back on track.

“Nurturing MICE is actually a faster way of jumpstarting the economy rather than leisure tourists, because not only do you get tour...

2020/04/29
Thai government and TCEB announce measures to support the ex...

Thailand’s government and national Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) have introduced a package of support for exhibition organisers and industry stakeholders affected by the impact of Covid-19.

More than US$3.03bn has been approved to help companies in Thailand combat the temporary suspension of business brought about by Covid-19...

2020/04/23
Japan’s tourism industry sinks deeper ahead of Golden Week

Japan’s struggling tourism industry has been dealt a fresh blow ahead of the Golden Week holidays, as the government declared a nationwide state of emergency on Friday, in response to the continued rise of new coronavirus cases.

The country-wide “soft lockdown” until May 6, is a widening of the state of emergency declaration – coveri...

2020/04/22
Taiwan Excellence Committed to Providing Top Quality Solutio...

Taiwan Excellence Committed to Providing Top Quality Solutions for Combating COVID-19
21/Apr/2020

While COVID-19 has dramatically changed the course of the world, Taiwan is committed to helping communities everywhere in all aspects of daily life at a time of crisis. Echoing the message: Taiwan can help and Taiwan is helping, T...

2020/04/21
Lesson from Wuhan: MICE can make a difference in fighting th...

Lesson from Wuhan: MICE can make a difference in fighting the epidemic
武汉经验:MICE力量可在抗击疫情中有所作为

People nationwide are standing united as the epidemic evolves, and the final victory has become a foregone conclusion. In face of the epidemic, China mobilized the strength of the whole country to race against the cl...

2020/04/06

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