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#AskAustrian

Safe and carefree flights in times of COVID-19?

These and other questions about topics such as customer communication, onboard experience and aircraft cleaning were answered by employees and experts of Austrian Airlines, Austria's largest airline, in the interesting video series #AskAustrian.

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Austrian Airlines | Meetings & Events

Suitable software for virtual and hybrid meetings

Virtual and hybrid events are not only of great importance these days but will definitely stick around in the future as well. Due to the currently exploding and confusing software market for virtual and hybrid events, it is often quite difficult to decide on a suitable tool. In order to make the right choice for every scenario, the Salzburg Convention Bureau has created an overview of the most popular softwares currently available.

In the article, readers can not only find out what exactly the difference between "virtual" and "hybrid" is, but also which softwares are best suited for smaller interactive board meetings, classic webinars, hybrid events or even virtual events/trade fairs and what you should consider when choosing one of those. All further information can be found directly in the article.

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Messe Wien starts with high-speed WLAN into the future


The Messe Wien Exhibition & Congress Center now sets the tone offering free WIFI 6 access for more than 25,000 visitors simultaneously throughout the venue, with data transfer rates of up to 20.000Mbit/s. With its up to nine times faster network speed compared to WIFI 5 and its strong reliability when using IoT-devices, WIFI 6 enables many possibilities such as smooth live streaming at virtual events or live voting at analogue events. In addition, larger data streams can also be processed simultaneously - perfect conditions for the organizers of the future.

The red buzzer - marking the official start of WIFI 6 - was pressed by City Councillor Peter Hanke, Benedikt Binder-Krieglstein, CEO of Reed Exhibitions Austria and Dr. Franz Semmernegg, CEO of Kapsch BusinessCom.

Press release