News & Insights

Meetings Industry Association reacts to the Culture Secretary’s Statement

By Lesley Whyte

“The mia is dismayed that there continues to be no acknowledgement of the events sector, which provides £70bn to the economy and 700,000 highly skilled jobs, in today’s announcement by Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden.”

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Meetings Industry Association responds to the Summer Economic Update

By Lesley Whyte

“The mia welcomes the Chancellor’s support to the hospitality sector in today’s summer economic update by reducing VAT to 5% on food, accommodation and attractions.”

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Venues positively adopt new hygiene standards

By Lesley Whyte

Venues are keen to demonstrate their commitment to offering a safe environment when business meetings and events return, says the Meetings Industry Association (mia).

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The Torridon to feature in Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby on 21 July

By Mika Bishop

On Tuesday 21 July at 8pm, Scottish Highlands’ The Torridon, will be the featured hotel in Episode 2 of Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby on BBC Two, presented by Monica Galetti and Giles Coren.

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Final round of winners announced for the HMA Awards

By Georgia Ward

The Hotel Marketing Association (HMA) has announced the winners of the HMA Awards Agency Young Marketer and Young Marketer of the Year categories.

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Securing standards at IET Venues

By Anna Wolfram

As IET Venues prepare to safely reopen for socially distanced events once permitted, the central city venues have shared their extensive precautions for the reassurance of event planners.

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Why we need to keep evolving

By Petra Clayton

How we can look into and prepare for 2021 and beyond

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Third round of winners announced for the HMA Awards: Best Partnership Marketing Campaign

By Georgia Ward

The Hotel Marketing Association (HMA) has announced the winner and highly commended awards for Best Partnership Marketing sponsored by For-Sight.

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Recognising the value of PR in ‘brutal’ times

By Petra Clayton

News that the Stein Group has appointed its first PR agency at the ripe old age of 45 might be raising a few questions. 

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