first_imgMeetings, conferences, Incentive travel and events, all the latest MICE news wrapped up in one weekly feature.This is the latest news that you need to know for the MICE sector.Feed Your Passions at Festivals, Events and More in Singapore throughout 2019Singapore’s 2019 calendar is filled with possibilities forvisitors of all passions to indulge to their hearts’ content. Whether you’re aFoodie, Explorer, Culture Shaper, Action Seeker, Socialiser or Collector, thereis an exciting and diverse line-up of activities in 2019 to enjoy with thosewho share your passions. Among the highlights are notable international events suchas The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, which will be held in Asia for thefirst time; the return of the most anticipated circus act Cirque du Soleil witha new show Kurios; new edition of the visually arresting Rainforest Lumina atthe Singapore Zoo; Disney events featuring Pixar as part of the third year ofpartnership with the Singapore Tourism Board; and art events such as theSingapore Biennale and the inaugural Southeast Asia (S.E.A.) Focus; theSingapore Bicentennial celebrations featuring a slew of events lined up such asthe Fort Canning Park experiential showcase, through the year to commemorateSingapore’s 200 years of history.Adventure Conference to be held in QueenstownNew Zealand’s adventure capital Queenstown has won a bid tohost the 2020 International Adventure Conference, which will attract leadingtourism researchers to the Southern Hemisphere for the first time. The winningbid was presented by Dr Susan Houge Mackenzie on behalf of her team from theUniversity of Otago, Queenstown Resort College and the Otago PolytechnicInstitute of Sport and Adventure. Houge Mackenzie said Queenstown’s reputation as an adventuretourism hub made it a stand-out choice for the Adventure Tourism ResearchAssociation (ATRA). “Thanks to the support of Tourism New Zealand’s ConferenceAssistance Programme, we have been able to bring a landmark event for tourismresearch to New Zealand,” she saidTourism Australia invites you to join them at IMEX AmericaSecureyour spot on the Australia stand at USA’s largest meetings industry tradeshow, IMEX America. By joining Tourism Australia on the Australia stand youwill have the opportunity to do business, network and develop your relationshipwith international buyers. In 2018 more than 70 business leads were generatedat the show. IMEX America will be held from 10 – 12 September 2019 at the SandsExpo Convention Centre in Las Vegas. IMEX USAMICE NewsQueenstownSingapore Tourism BoardTourism Australialast_img read more