The river runs through six countries - Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam - and is the tourism promotion motto of Mekong Tourism, created in 2005.

It is a recurring topic also in the meetings industry, given its environmental footprint.

Event Point’s International MICE Correspondent Ramy Salameh attended the inspirational ‘One Young World Summit 2019’ and discovered how the meetings industry creates the platform for the next generation of young leaders working to accelerate social impact.

One of the IT&CMA educational sessions was hosted by IAPCO.

“There are some 22 million Muslims in Russia alone” stated Mr Gerceker GM of WOME Deluxe, a 5-star luxury hotel in Alanya, Turkey, one of the premier halal-friendly resort hotels in the country. He cited Russia as just one example, of the largely untapped potential of the sector.

When Boeing 787 Dreamliner landed on the 24th of June at Lisbon airport, Qatar Airways began to write its history in Portugal.

With Copa América 2019's kick off in Rio de Janeiro last June 14th, in the last five years Brazil has hosted three of the biggest global events: the World Cup, the Olympic Games and Copa América.

The Mozambican event market is booming and strong players are emerging in the business.

Events can no longer pretend they have no ecological impact. And bad PR is a powerful incentive.