/ Malaysia's Penang island attracts more Indian tourists, corporates

7 January 2019

Malaysia's Penang island is seeing an increased flow of Indian travellers despite the absence of direct flights, a top official said on Monday.


/ Malaysia's Penang island attracts more Indian tourists, corporates

7 January 2019

Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Malaysia's Penang island is seeing an increased flow of Indian travellers despite the absence of direct flights, a top official said on Monday."The number of Indian travellers flying in to Penang has also increased in recent years.


/ 国际程式化设计与工程代表大会 7月7日槟城举行

3 January 2019

槟城成功赢获“2019年国际程式化设计与工程代表大会暨学术研讨会(I3CDE)”承办权,并将于7月7日至10日,在槟城宾乐雅度假村(Park Royal Penang Resort)隆重举行。 槟州旅游发展、古迹与文化艺术委员会主席杨顺兴今日召开记者会说,这项活动将会吸引世界各地的专才,来槟集中探讨有关程式化设计和工程的课题。


/ Penang leverages extra Qatar flights to boost MICE business

2 January 2019

Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) is leveraging Qatar Airways’ flights four times weekly from Doha to augment its efforts in pitching for more corporate and association meetings.


/ Exceptional Penang

30 December 2018

The story of the convention bureau of the State of Penang is quite interesting. Established just three years ago, it has already conquered a part of the world. This is largely due to the BE @ Penang event organised by the Bureau every year. The third iteration of this event, titled BE Exceptional, was held in early December 2018. And I am more than glad that I had the opportunity...


/ Singapore is port to Southeast Asia - On Mini Cruise

28 December 2018

Boarding for a mini cruise to the Malaysian Penang on one of the many cruise ships that are in Singapore, the organizers of the study trip a good idea. There explored the study group the UNESCO-protected capital Georgetown known as 'Pearl of the Orient'. The tour of the 'Voyager of the Seas' was one according to director Frank Muylle of Cruise Connection.


/ Sarawak's poor accessibility a unique selling proposition

19 December 2018

MIRI: Corporate meeting planners in Sarawak should take advantage of the lack of accessibility due to poor connectivity in the state to contribute towards the growth of their business events. In stating this, Sarawakian professional conference organiser Mona Abdul Manap points out that poor accessibility is truly the state's unique selling proposition.


/ The practicality of CEB collaboration in Southeast Asia

18 December 2018

Should convention and exhibition bureaus (CEBs) join hands or go their separate ways when it comes to bidding for an event or meeting? Panellists at the conference at this month's BE @ Penang conference, organised by the Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) from December 6 to 7, largely agreed that collaboration could benefit Asian MICE countries. But they also cautioned...


/ Enticing planners and attracting events to your city

18 December 2018

With more cities transforming into potential MICE destinations, the competition in the region is becoming increasingly fierce. At this month's BE @ Penang conference, organised by the Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB), panellists discussed how destinations could appeal to MICE planners.


/ New forms of collaboration needed for Asian CVBs: bureau heads

11 December 2018

As competition for business events heats up among Asian CVBs, bureau chiefs say the traditional approach of CVB collaboration needs to make way for other forms. Speaking on the panel, The Big Picture: Alliance Asia – Are We Competing or Collaborating at BE@Penang 2018 on December 6, CVB heads agreed that bureaus have their own directions and objectives to prioritise.