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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Time-poor Brits swap the classroom for the home in digital age

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Almost half (43%) of UK adults have turned to digital technology to develop new skills at home, with privacy and flexibility driving the online uptake. The fourth annual Halifax Insurance Digital Home Report found that a range of skills traditionally passed down between generations are now learned either online or through apps. Two-thirds (66%) have […]

The Meetings Show launches refined Destination Showcase

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The Meetings Show’s diary system is live, allowing buyers to create personalised itineraries that include exhibitor appointments, education sessions and attendance at the Destination Showcases. Following a trial in 2015, hosted buyers will also be able to attend Destination Showcase sessions, where destinations including London & Partners, Moroccan Tourist Board and Korea MICE Bureau will […]

Workplace stress piles on the pounds for employees

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More than one in four (27%) employees have put on weight in the past year as they struggle to cope with workplace stress, research from MetLife Employee Benefits shows. The study shows how millions are self-medicating in order to help them cope. 34% say they are turning to comfort eating to alleviate the demands of […]

The ASAP Serviced Apartment Industry Awards 2016 expands

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The ASAP (Association of Serviced Apartments Providers) today announced an exciting expansion of its industry flagship awards programme, The ASAP Serviced Apartment Industry Awards 2016. The awards highlight the greatest achievements and innovations across the fastest growing sector of the hospitality industry and include 10 awards, selected from finalist shortlists. The awards will be open […]

PAs eat, meet & compete at Woburn House new look showcase

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More than 130 PAs, EAs, event bookers and agents attended an evening of entertainment complete with a mini four-course dining experience to celebrate the new look Woburn House. The evening unfolded with live entertainment from Sternberg Clarke’s contemporary harpist Isabella while guests’ taste buds and creative skills were put to the test with ‘guess the […]