/ No drop in convention, exhibition industry, says Penang

11 February 2019

A GLOBAL economic slowdown this year will not badly affect Penang’s bustling MICE (meetings, incentives, conventions, and exhibitions) business, the Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau said.


/ Penang to woo Bollywood, Kollywood to its shores

11 February 2019

PENANG is looking to India’s film industry to boost the state’s tourism by selling itself as a filming destination and ideal location for holding international meetings and events. Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau chief executive officer Ashwin Gunasekeran said Indian tourists only knew Malaysian destinations like Kuala Lumpur in the past for the Petronas Twin Towers,...


/ On a mission to lure Indian tourists

11 February 2019

THE Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) and the state Tourism office are stepping up efforts to draw more Indian tourists to Penang. PCEB chief executive officer Ashwin Gunasekeran said there has been an 11% increase in Indian arrivals to Penang since they started penetrating the Indian market last year.


/ Penang packs a punch

4 February 2019

This is just the beginning,” declares Ashwin Gunasekeran, CEO of the Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB). He is speaking at the third edition of the bureau’s very own BE @ Penang event in December 2018, a two-day conference established to engage, educate and empower the local business events industry. Many regional bureaus run similar events, but this one is particularly...


/ Destination: Penang

31 January 2019

Penang is fast emerging as a first tier contender in the competitive MICE destination market.


/ BE @ Penang 2018 encourages the Business Events industry to 'BE EXCEPTIONAL'

28 January 2019

The BE @ Penang 2018 conference was officiated by Deputy Chief Minister 1, YB Dato' IR. Hj. Ahmad Zakiyuddin bin Abdul Rahman at the Setia SPICE Convention Centre. Organised by the Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB), BE @ Penang 2018 is themed BE EXCEPTIONAL and the conference was attended by more than 200 delegates and 20 speakers around the globe.


/ PCEB develops online MICE database

24 January 2019

Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) has rolled out a new online system for Penang’s industry players to submit data on events taking place in the city. Named Vision Insight, the system was initiated and developed by PCEB. Data collected will be analysed by PCEB for its annual Business Events industry review.


/ Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau Develops Online Database to Facilitate Data Collection for Penang

22 January 2019

Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) launched a new online data submission system this afternoon at Hotel Jen in a ceremony officiated by YB Yeoh Soon Hin, Penang State Exco For Tourism Development, Heritage, Culture & Arts. Named ‘Vision Insight’, the system is initiated and developed by PCEB for the Business Events industry players in Penang to submit data of events...


/ Indian tourists' favourite - Penang island in Malaysia

22 January 2019

Chennai: Malaysia's Penang island is seeing an increased flow of Indian travellers despite the absence of direct flights.


/ 杨顺兴: 发挥关键作用数据收集引领槟商业

22 January 2019

(槟城21日讯)掌管槟州旅游发展委员会的行政议员杨顺兴指出,数据收集经已证实在引领槟城商业活动的愿景和使命方面发挥着至关重要的作用。