Category: MICE – Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing, Exhibitions

Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing, Exhibitions

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Travel and coronavirus: everything you need to know

We have 4 pieces of advice... Viviane Vaz for Id International 27 Feb 2020 (Updated 24 Mar 2020) The world is upside down due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Travellers and event participants around the globe had to stop their activities, enter in quarantine and some are still trying to go back home.  If you still need to travel and worry about travel issues, we have four suggestions for…

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Opposites attract: Sofitel Kurfürstendamm blends Art Deco & Bauhaus

German architect Jan Kleihues plays with contrasting styles and make us fall for it 😍 Miss.Tic graffiti is the French cherry over this art loving cake 😘   Viviane Vaz for Id International Are you an art lover? Wanna find a gem in Berlin's Champs-Elysées? So, you should walk around the heart of West Berlin and go to Kurfürstendamm, also known as Ku'damm. This is one of the main streets…

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Oman aims to become a top MICE destination

The country is also known as the "Switzerland of the Gulf": it's safe, beautiful and untouched by massive tourism Full of natural treasures, it's also the land of frankincense   Viviane Vaz for Id International  Brussels, 6 JAN 2020.  According to Christian tradition, the January 6th would be the day when newborn Jesus Christ had been visited by "some wise men from the East" (Matthew 2:1). That's why the night…

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Brussels reaches record of overnight stays thanks to the MICE sector

Visit Brussels reveals numbers of incoming tourism in the Belgian & EU capital Viviane Vaz for Id International   In ten years time, Brussels attracted nearly double the amount of tourists and congress attendants coming to enjoy, work and... sleep in the city. According to a study released by Visit Brussels, the tourism sector in the Belgian capital had a record of 9.4 million overnight stays this year. In 2010,…

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Brussels hosts iconic Keith Haring exhibition

Bozar and Red Bull Belgium threw a party to mark the opening of this major Keith Haring retrospective "The public has a right to art… Art is for everybody," said Keith Haring in the 1980s Viviane Vaz for Id International From 6 December 2019 to 19 April 2020, all Brussels visitors are welcome at Centre for Fine Arts (Bozar) to see a major retrospective for the 30 years of the…

100 hundred years

KLM turns 100 — one of the oldest airlines in the world!

The Dutch air company has just accomplished 100 years of existence and still has a brilliant future ahead Viviane Vaz The Dutch airline KLM celebrates its 100th anniversary this month! It was founded on 7 October 1919 and its first flight touched the skies on 17 May 1920. It became one of the oldest airlines in the world still flying under its original name. KLM stands for Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij…

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Tour de France 2019 in Brussels: all you need to know!

This year the cycling race begins in the heart of Europe before heading to France It celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first Tour de France victory of Eddy Merckx in 1969 Viviane Vaz for Id International Did you know the Tour of France is the third most viewed sporting event in the world, broadcast in 190 countries? And this year Brussels will be in the spotlight, since the Belgian…

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Be eco-creative: plastics not welcome in your next Brussels event

The Brussels City Council has published a list of banned plastic items for organised events From July 1st on, event organisers must replace plastic objects to 100% biodegradable materials Viviane Vaz for Id International 26 JUN 2019 Let's go party! But life in plastic... it's not fantastic. Not in 2019. Following the sustainable future trend, the city of Brussels is setting a good ecological example by banning single use plastic…

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Hotel Metropole Brussels held the first MICE event in the city

The Belgian hotel is famous for having hosted in Brussels the first Solvay Conference in 1911 with the presence of Albert Einstein and Marie Curie Viviane Vaz for Id International Professionals who organize meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions usually call the activity by the acronym MICE, a type of tourism in which groups, planned well in advance, are brought together. Today it's very common to have these conferences and meetings…

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The Big Five: who are they? Where to find them?

Viviane Vaz for Id International Have you ever heard about Africa's Big Five? They are five magnificent animals that should receive our respect: the lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant and Cape buffalo. They can be found in Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. [caption id="attachment_7329" align="aligncenter" width="716"] "The First Safari: Searching for François Levaillant" is an excellent…