14 Dec '11, 12am

Positive outlook for Singapore's MICE bookings in 2012:

SINGAPORE - Bookings for corporate events and meetings in Singapore hotels continued to increase this year despite the global economic uncertainty, with a healthy level of reservations over the holiday season. The outlook for meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) bookings for next year remains positive as well, said the Singapore Tourism Board (STB). Figures gathered by MediaCorp show that MICE bookings this year have increased by between 12 per cent and 50 per cent on-year at some top hotels here, with demand coming from local and foreign companies across a broad range of industries. "2011 has been a good year for most businesses. It's only right that companies are still spending to thank some of their clients," said Mr Colin Wang, general manager at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, which has seen bookings for such events increase by about 30 per cent....

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Business/EDC111214-0000076/MIC...

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