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  • Cvent Announces Top Meeting Destinations and Top Meeting Hotels in Asia-Pacific for 2024

    Cvent, an industry-leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider, today released its lists of the Top Meeting Destinations and Top Meeting Hotels for Asia-Pacific (APAC). These lists – which also include regional rankings for North America, Europe, and the Middle East & Africa – were compiled based on sourcing activity through the Cvent Supplier Network, one of the world’s largest venue-sourcing platforms. More than $16B in MICE business was sourced through Cvent’s online platforms in 2023. The annual Cvent Top Lists have become go-to resources for event organisers worldwide looking for incredible hotels and destinations to host their events. The Company hosted a live press conference at IMEX Frankfurt to share more in-depth details and recognise top hotels and destinations in person. Cvent Top Meeting Destinations | Asia-Pacific The Top 10 cities remained mostly consistent year-over-year with Singapore retaining its #1 ranking from 2023. The sole newcomer to the Top 10 is Shanghai (#10). Bangkok (#2), Tokyo (#4), Kuala Lumpur (#7) and Phuket (#9) each improved their Top 10 rankings from 2023. Top 10 Meeting Destinations Dr Edward Koh, Executive Director, Conventions, Meetings & Incentive Travel, Singapore Tourism Board, said: “We are honoured to be named Cvent’s Top Meeting Destination in Asia for the sixth time since 2016. Singapore's strong business environment, safety, high accessibility, and focus on innovation and sustainability have helped the city-state build a reputation as a vibrant and compelling business events destination. With the support of dedicated industry stakeholders and partners, we aim to continue facilitating fruitful and memorable engagements for meeting planners in Singapore, enabling them to drive meaningful and lasting impact through the business of meetings.” “What a wonderful endorsement of Sydney’s attractiveness as a Top 3 business event host city in the Asia-Pacific region,” said Lyn Lewis-Smith, CEO, Business Events Sydney (BESydney). “Cvent plays an important role in bringing incredible destinations like Sydney directly to a planner’s fingertips. This recognition is a testament to our incredible network of hotels, venues, and suppliers who collaborate with event planners to bring their events to life. Sydney is a naturally beautiful and welcoming city offering a unique blend of ancient First Nations heritage, contemporary culture and thriving research and industry sectors – all the right ingredients to spark inspiration and connection for local and global delegates alike.” Cvent Top Meeting Hotels | Asia-Pacific JW Marriot Hotel Singapore South Beach rose in the rankings to secure this year’s #1 spot. The hotel’s proximity to the Central Business District, cutting-edge audio-visual offerings and flexible meeting space make it an ideal host venue for event planners. Newcomers to the Top 10 include Hilton Tokyo (#4), Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park (#5), voco Orchard Singapore (#7), Hilton Kuala Lumpur (#8), and Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park (#9). Top 10 Meeting Hotels To view all Cvent Top Meeting Destinations and Cvent Top Meeting Hotels worldwide, click here. Methodology For Cvent Top Meeting Destinations, Cvent evaluated 12,500+ cities worldwide listed on the Cvent Supplier Network (CSN). Activity was tracked between January 2023 and December 2023. Rankings were determined by a set of qualifying criteria, including: the number of total room nights booked; the number of unique electronic request-for-proposals (RFPs) sent through the marketplace to venues within the city; the total value of the RFPs submitted; and the actual awarded value for meetings booked. For Cvent Top Meeting Hotels, Cvent evaluated hotel properties that generated business through the CSN between January 2023 and December 2023. The properties were ranked according to various criteria, including total requests for proposals (RFPs), awarded RFPs, total room nights, awarded room nights, major metropolitan area market share, conversion rate, and response rate. The criteria are designed to provide the most accurate reflection of the top meeting hotels in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia-Pacific regions. About the Cvent Supplier Network The Cvent Supplier Network features more than 300,000 hotels, resorts and special event venues, serving as one of the world’s largest and most accurate databases of detailed venue information. More than $16 billion of MICE business was sourced through Cvent’s sourcing networks in 2023. The CSN contains listings of hotels and other venues in 18 languages that can be searched and filtered based on over 200 characteristics and criteria. The CSN is part of the comprehensive Cvent platform, which delivers solutions that hotels and venues leverage to conduct their MICE and corporate travel business and engage a global network of 125,000+ planners who rely on Cvent to source hotels & destinations and manage their events.

  • YES BANK Introduces YES Grandeur : A Premier Banking Experience for the Elite and Emerging Affluent Segments

    YES BANK, known for its innovative banking solutions, announces the launch of YES Grandeur, an exclusive banking programme designed to address the unique financial and lifestyle needs of India's fast-growing Emerging Affluent segment. With an expected growth rate of 2.3 times over the next decade, as per BCG CCI Proprietary Income Model, this demographic is set to redefine the landscape of consumer banking in India, marked by its increasing disposable income and sophisticated consumer habits. With Indian middle class nearly doubling to 61% by 2046-47 as per PRICE Report, rising incomes and the expansion of middle-class and high-income segments will reshape future consumption. YES Grandeur is aimed at catering to the evolving market dynamics where the affluent are increasingly seeking personalised services that complement their lifestyle. With an eligibility threshold of Average Monthly Balance (AMB) of ₹5 Lakh or a Net Relationship Value (NRV) of ₹20 Lakh, with additional consideration given to loan relationships, YES Grandeur is positioned to enhance the banking experience for this discerning customer base. The highlights of YES Grandeur are :  Banking Benefits: Customers will enjoy premium service offerings including dedicated relationship managers, preferential rates on banking services, exemption across a host of charges, significant discounts on locker facilities, and a special 3-in- 1 account that offers Demat Account & Trading Account with Savings Account.  Travel Benefits: Zero cross currency markup charges on YES Grandeur Debit Card combines convenience with savings on international spends for the travel enthusiast. Other exclusive benefits that come with YES Grandeur Debit Card are complimentary access to airport lounges, among others.  Lifestyle Privileges: The programme extends a world of indulgent milestone-led lifestyle benefits across Taj, ITC Hotels, Disney+ Hotstar, SonyLIV, Amazon, among others. YES Grandeur also offers 5x YES Rewardz on weekend spends along with exclusive offers across movies, dining, shopping, bill payments, and much more. These meticulously crafted benefits reflect the programme’s name, Grandeur, aiming not just to meet but exceed the expectations of its members, offering a banking experience that is rewarding and comprehensive at the same time. Commenting on the launch, Mr. Rajan Pental, Executive Director at YES BANK, said, “YES Grandeur underscores our unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional banking experiences and exclusive privileges to our discerning clients. With a relentless focus on industry-first features and a profound understanding of the evolving needs of elite and emerging affluent households, YES Grandeur sets a new benchmark in personalised banking. At YES BANK, we are dedicated to surpassing expectations and redefining the landscape of banking in India.” Furthermore, YES BANK offers dynamic digital solutions to elevate the banking experience of customers. The next-gen mobile banking app - iris by YES BANK, offers over 100 Press release features and services for seamless banking. YES Pay Next serves as a comprehensive payments app for UPI, bill payments, recharges, gift cards, and more. Customers are also encouraged to enjoy convenient and secure banking across AI enabled personal banking chat assistance and Net Banking facility.

  • Spree Hospitality Elevates Mr. Sagar Khurana as the Chief Operating Officer

    New Delhi, May 20, 2024- Spree Hospitality, a subsidiary of EaseMyTrip and a distinguished name in the hospitality industry announces the elevation of Mr. Sagar Khurana from the esteemed position of Executive Vice President to the pivotal role of Chief Operating Officer. With an illustrious career spanning over more than a decade and a wealth of experience in the hospitality sector, Mr. Khurana's promotion underscores his invaluable contribution to the company's success and growth trajectory. Throughout his tenure as Executive Vice President, Mr. Khurana has demonstrated exceptional leadership, overseeing business activities, sales, and operations with a strategic and results-driven approach. His comprehensive understanding of the industry, honed through impactful roles in renowned organizations such as Citrus Hotels, Sinclair’s Group of Hotels, Godrej Tyson, and KFC, has positioned him as a valuable leader in the hospitality and food industry. Mr. Khurana's leadership is characterized by a commitment to delivering exceptional customer experiences and driving operational efficiency. His vision for success, rooted in quality education and extensive hands-on experience, aligns perfectly with Spree Hospitality's mission to redefine excellence in service and innovation. Expressing his excitement about the new role, Mr Khurana stated; "As the travel industry evolves with groundbreaking innovations, I'm delighted to step into the role of Chief Operating Officer at Spree Hospitality. Having embarked on this journey with Spree Hospitality 11 years ago, the opportunity to now lead the company into a new era of growth fills me with immense pride and anticipation. Over the years with the company, I've seen its dedication to becoming the modern traveler's top choice—a brand synonymous with fun, great service, and efficiency. Leading this exceptional team, I'm excited to propel us to new heights, fulfilling our vision and exceeding expectations. Together, we'll continue to innovate and redefine hospitality, ensuring Spree Hospitality remains the ultimate destination for travelers worldwide." As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Khurana will continue to steer the group towards new heights of success, leveraging his industry insights, innovative mindset, and relentless pursuit of excellence to drive business growth and operational excellence. About Spree Hospitality Founded by Keshav Baljee in 2010, Spree Hospitality, a subsidiary of EaseMyTrip is India’s leading boutique and mid-market hospitality operator. Spree focuses on full-service, high-quality hotels across key destinations in India. Its tagline is “Do More” – which means going above and beyond for our guests, our partners, and our employees. By doing this, we convert normal “stays” to “Sprees”. Come Spree with us on your next stay. Spree currently operates over 30 properties across India, with many upcoming properties as well.

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