ASEAN tourism ministers recognise successful MICE venues

Tourism Ministers from 10 ASEAN countries recently presented the certificate of ASEAN MICE Venue Standards (AMVS) to successful MICE venues from member countries namely Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam during the 37th ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF2018) held during January 22-26, 2018, in Chiang Mai.

Supawan Teerarat, Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Development and Innovation, TCEB, said, “The AMVS programme has been developed as a result of the nationwide success of the Thailand MICE Venue Standard (TMVS) which initiated by TCEB.  TCEB has defined a strategic roadmap throughout the development course and has been working closely with the nine member countries, namely Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam. TCEB had organised five meetings to provide details and clarify the criteria of the AMVS standards for the member countries. At present, the AMVS cover three categories, namely (1) Meeting/Conference Venue or Room (2) Exhibition Venue, and (3) Event Venue. The standards include three key criteria namely 1. Physical Setting (32 indicators) 2. Technology (10 indicators) and 3. Service (13 indicators). There are altogether 55 indicators while all of the country members had participated and nominated the venues for the assessment.”

 

List of venues certified ASEAN MICE Venue Standard (AMVS)

Brunei

1.       Radisson Hotel Brunei Darussalam

2.       The Empire Hotel & Country Club

3.       V plaza Hotel Brunei Darussalam

 

Cambodia

1.       Sokha Siem Reap Resort & Convention Center

2.       Garden City Hotel

3.       Sokhalay Angkor Resort and Spa Hotel

4.       Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort

5.       Apsara Palace Resort & Conference Center

Indonesia

1.       Bali Nusa Dua Hotel

2.       Raffles Jakarta

3.       Four Season Hotel Jakarta

4.       The Trans Resort Bali

5.       Ayana Midplaza Jakarta

 

Laos

1.       Lao Plaza Hotel

2.              Landmark Mekong Riverside Hotel

3.       Don Chan Palace Hotel & Convention

4.       Muong Thanh Luxury Vientiane Hotel

5.       Luang Prabang View Hotel

Malaysia

1.       Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai, Sabah

2.       Pullman Hotel and Resort, Kuching, Sarawak

3.       Bukit Gambang Resort City, Pahang

4.       Sunway Putra Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

5.       Shangri-la’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa

Myanmar

1.       Hilton Nay Pyi Taw

2.       Novotel, Yangon

3.       Melia, Yangon

4.       Hotel Max, Nay Pyi Taw

5.       Thingaha Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw

 

Philippines

1.       Conrad manila

2.       Radisson blu cebu

3.       Crimson hotel filinvest city

4.       Waterfront cebu city hotel & Casino

5.       JPark Island Resort & Waterpark

Singapore

1.       Grand Hyatt Singapore

2.       The Ritz Carlton, Millenia Singapore

3.       Marina Bay Sands

4.       Resorts World Sentosa

 

Vietnam

1.       JW Marriott Hanoi

2.       Diamond Bay Resort & Spa

3.       FLC Quy Nhon Resort

4.       Muong Thanh Luxury Can Tho

5.       Vinpearl Ha Long Resort

 

Thailand

1. Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok

2. Centara Grand at CentralWorld

3. Chaophya Park Hotel

4. Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok

5. Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa