Stay in and take out with Sofitel

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well - Virginia Woolf And we couldn't agree more. Nourishing the body and soul with food is indeed, one of the most primitive comforts of humankind. And in Singapore, there's certainly no lack of hearty fare in the neighbourhoods but every now and…

1000meetings Live Experiences: The Green Studio at Grand Hyatt

Nestled within 1 of Grand Hyatt's 16 residential-style event venues, The Green Studio is a dedicated space for virtual meetings and hybrid events that offer broadcast-grade live streaming equipment and on-site support of dedicated technicians. Comfortably housing 4 panelists or for a speaker to have the entire space as his/her presentation playground, the space is…

1000meetings Live Experiences: The Green Studio at Intercontinental Singapore

1000meetings' most recent Live Experience was held at Intercontinental Singapore and we visited The Green Room, a state-of-the-art, purpose-built virtual and hybrid event studio equipped with full multimedia production facilities. For those who are wondering where it's located exactly, the space was previously known as The Vault.  The Green Room might be modest on live-audience…

A decade in 1000meetings - Jiaxin

Shanghai, April 2021.An interview with Jiaxin Cao, a team member who recently celebrated her 10th year with the company.  - I started my journey with 1000meetings as an intern and in the blink of an eye, it’s been 10 years. While experiencing my life’s journey from graduation till marriage, I’ve also been at the forefront…

Let the everyday fade away - Capella Ubud

Nestled in the lush green forests of Ubud Bali, Capella Ubud sits in harmony with the surrounding trees and captures the imagination of like-minded adventurers who seeks a unique experience at the heart of Bali's untouched natural surroundings.  Shortlisted for The TRAVEL + LEISURE World's Best Awards 2021 and voted #1 in 2020, Capella Ubud…

Earth Day 2021

Happy Earth Day 2021! The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22nd in 1970 and marked the birth of the modern environmental movement. The theme of Earth Day 2021 is “restore our Earth” — as the Covid-19 pandemic is still ravaging our world and the hospitality industry, let’s take a pause and zoom into…

An idyllic meeting venue that just got better

Sofitel Sentosa has long been a favourite venue for many corporate meetings. Set within lush tropical gardens and overlooking the South China Sea, the Celebrations & Event Centre has a trait that many planners love; a standalone facility with its own sheltered drop-off point. A luxuriant ambience, ample daylight and panaromic views are prized features…

Gearing up for larger Meetings and Events in Singapore

T'was a stark contrast between the quietness of a suburban neighbourhood and the buzz on our phones on the evening of 24th March 2021 with news about capacity expansion on approved business events and, Pre-Event Testing (PET) not required for those under 250pax. Is it an absolute, most wonderful move towards ramping up activities for…

1000meetings Live Experiences: Hybrid Studio at Fairmont

On a very nice and sunny 23 Feb, Sheryn and a small group of invited clients (safety and compliance, guys!) visited Fairmont Singapore for an afternoon of conversations about now-normal event formats and the highlight was of course, to experience in-person the options and physical set-up that will support the delivery of the current norms…

Propelling into the Future: Niccolo Suzhou

Following the announcement of our partnership, let's take a look at a new addition to Wharf Hotels that will be opening in April'21: Niccolo Suzhou! Suzhou has its government encouraging new industry and international investment from the US and Europe to earmark it as a city of growth opportunity and potential, with particular emphasis on…

Xin Chào! We journeyed to Vietnam in January

What a morning!  28th Jan marks our first e-Sales Mission for the 2021 and boy was it lively. Amazing tour of the properties by the hotel partners InterContinental Hanoi Landmark 72, New World Saigon, Pullman Phu Quoc and Banyan Tree Lang Co and much enthusiasm from our lovely clients - what a start! It also is…

Going back to physical events, 1 Antigen Rapid Test at a time

Safe resumption of business events have started in Singapore since Oct'20 and participants are required to undergo pre-event testing in the form of an Antigen Rapid Test (ART) and be tested negative before being allowed to participate in the event. And we at 1000meetings were thankful for the opportunities to attend TravelRevive and the Asia…

The Launch of 2 New Program Series!

We've had the pleasure of hosting several clients and hotel partners since the first e-Sales Mission in November 2020 and now, we're proud to announce the official launch of 2 program series under the 1000meetings flag for 2021.  1. e-Sales Mission Series The virtual experiences are now rebranded as the 1000meetings e-Sales Mission Series as…

Accor launches industry first solution to eliminate single-use plastics

THE INITIATIVE IS A SIGNIFICANT STEP AND A PILOT SCHEME WILL BE ROLLED OUT FIRST WITH THE SOFITEL BRAND IN DECEMBER 2020  Li Binghua, Division Director, Market Management Office, Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism and Gary Rosen, Chief Executive Officer, Accor Greater China, unveiled Accor’s biodegradable solution to replace single-use guest plastic bathroom…