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November 13, 2023

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Survey Reveals Gap Between Awareness and Adoption of AI in Events Industry

The events industry is at the forefront of technological advancements, and a recent survey has shed light on the awareness and implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in event planning and management. The survey, conducted by Ovation Global DMC, highlights key insights into how event professionals perceive and utilize AI to enhance their operations.

The survey, which involved 591 event planners and suppliers, revealed that 51% of respondents were aware of the potential that AI holds in revolutionizing the events industry. However, only 12% have actively implemented AI into their event planning or management processes, showcasing a significant gap between awareness and adoption.

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Boeing Predicts Fresh Orders from Middle East Airlines (FLIGHT GLOBAL)


Hotel Rates in Major Cities Across the Globe Continue to Rise (THE STAR)


Changi Airport Group Launches Carbon Offset Service for Passengers (PASSENGER TERMINAL TODAY)

Why India's Air Pollution Is Also Suffocating Economic Growth (THE NATIONAL NEWS)


PATA, ICCA to Nurture Business Travel in Asia-Pacific (TTG ASIA)

Expedia Group, Booking on Coming Together With “One Voice” to Support Short-Term Rentals (PHOCUSWIRE)

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Deadline to Submit: December 15, 2023

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We're on a mission to create a travel industry where everyone feels a sense of belonging. To achieve this, we're seeking four dedicated buyers to join our dynamic committee. Here's your chance to collaborate with industry visionaries who share your commitment to making travel more inclusive for all.

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Asia - Pro-Palestine rallies likely to continue across parts of Asia-Pacific through November. Heightened security certain; clashes possible.

Canada and United States - Disruptions due to winter weather likely across Canada and parts of the US through April 2024. Take precautions to minimize disruptions.

Ireland and United Kingdom - Storm Debi bringing severe weather to parts of Ireland and the UK Nov. 13. Disruptions ongoing in parts of Ireland.

Myanmar - Armed clashes disrupting air and ground transport in northern Shan State, Myanmar, as of Nov. 13. Border closures, curfews reported.

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GBTA have helped to facilitate a letter from more than 70+ companies to the commission calling for the publication of the MDMS regulation by the end of the year. Multimodal Digital Mobility Services (MDMS) regulation, intended to...

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