Annual list highlights top performing MICE hotels
TYSONS, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/APAC?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#APAClt;/agt;–Cvent, a market leader in meetings, events, and hospitality technology, today released its annual list of the Top 50 Meeting Hotels in Asia Pacific. The list was compiled by analysing meeting and event booking activity through the Cvent Supplier Network (CSN), one of the world’s largest venue sourcing platforms. More than USD $16 billion and more than 42 million room nights were sourced through the CSN in 2018, including an increase of nearly 15% in sourcing volume in APAC over 2017. Cvent’s Top Meeting Hotels lists rank venues based on MICE performance according to various criteria, including total requests for proposals (RFPs) and conversion rate.
“The venues featured on this year’s lists are elevating their MICE strategy through innovative digital marketing and quick and complete online responses to RFPs – which is exactly what event organisers want,” said Chris McAndrews, vice president of marketing for Cvent Hospitality Cloud. “Our Top Meeting Hotels lists are consistently used by event organisers to find great hotels and by hoteliers looking to set themselves apart to increase their property’s group business revenue.”
“We’re thrilled to be recognised as the number one meeting hotel in Asia Pacific for the second year in a row,” said Malcolm Zancanaro, general manager at Hyatt Regency Sydney. “In the last 12 months we’ve had the opportunity to welcome thousands of guests to our property for events both large and small, so this accolade is really a testament to our associates and their passion to deliver exceptional meetings every day.”
Asia Pacific (APAC) List Highlights
- Hyatt Regency Sydney retained its number one position as Top Meeting Hotel.
- Five properties are new to the Top 10:
- Grand Hyatt Singapore (ranked 2nd)
- Grand Hyatt Seoul (ranked 3rd)
- Grand Hyatt Hong Kong (ranked 4th)
- ANA InterContinental Tokyo (ranked 9th)
- Marina Bay Sands Singapore (ranked 10th)
- There are 17 new properties to the Top 50 list including Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, Millennium Seoul Hilton, Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour, PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney, Resorts World Sentosa Singapore, and Grand Hyatt Tokyo among others.
- Hilton, Hyatt and Marriott are the top three hotel chains represented on the Top 50 list.
Top 10 Hotel Properties in APAC
|2019 Rank||Hotel Name|
|1||Hyatt Regency Sydney|
|2||Grand Hyatt Singapore|
|3||Grand Hyatt Seoul|
|4||Grand Hyatt Hong Kong|
|5||Pan Pacific Singapore|
|8||Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore|
|9||ANA InterContinental Tokyo|
|10||Marina Bay Sands Singapore|
To address increased demand and buyer preferences, Cvent unveiled additional Top Meeting Hotel lists which segment hotels further based on commonly searched attributes including meeting space square footage and region-specific locales. These lists include: Top 25 Meeting Hotels in Australia, Top 25 Meeting Hotels in Asia, and Top 50 Meeting Hotels in Germany, among others.
Cvent evaluated hotel properties that generated business through the Cvent Supplier Network from January 2018 through December 2018. The properties were ranked according to various criteria, including total requests for proposals (RFPs), awarded RFPs, total room nights, awarded room nights, major metropolitan area (MMA) market share, conversion rate, response rate, and the hotel’s unique profile visits in the Cvent Supplier Network. The criteria are designed to provide the most accurate reflection of the top meeting hotels in the U.S., Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific regions.
About the Cvent Supplier Network
Featuring more than 260,000 hotels, resorts and special event venues, the Cvent Supplier Network (CSN) is one of the world’s largest and most accurate databases of detailed venue information. Cvent sourced more than USD $16 billion in meetings and events through its marketplace and more than 42 million room nights in 2018. The CSN contains listings of hotels and other venues in more than 175 countries that can be searched and filtered based on approximately 200 meetings and events attributes. The Network is part of the Cvent Hospitality Cloud, which partners with hotels and venues to help them drive group and corporate travel business.
To find venues, request quotes, and book event space on the Cvent Supplier Network, visit https://www.cvent.com/venues.
Cvent is a leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider with more than 4,000 employees, 25,000 customers, and 300,000 users worldwide. The Cvent Event Cloud offers software solutions to event planners and marketers for online event registration, venue selection, event management and marketing, onsite solutions, and attendee engagement. Cvent’s suite of products automate and simplify the planning process to maximise the impact of events. The Cvent Hospitality Cloud partners with hotels and venues to help them drive group and corporate travel business. Hotels use the Cvent Hospitality Cloud’s digital marketing tools and software solutions to win business through Cvent’s sourcing platforms and to service their customers directly, efficiently and profitably – helping them grow and own their business. Cvent solutions optimise the entire event management value chain and have enabled clients around the world to manage hundreds of thousands of meetings and events. For more information, please visit Cvent.com/au, Cvent.com/sg, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
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