NEWS

Aeroflot Named Best Airline in Europe at Business Traveller Russia & CIS Awards

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Aeroflot has been named Europe’s best airline at the prestigious Business Traveller Russia & CIS Awards. Russia’s flag carrier also took first place in the Best Business-Class on Mid-Range Flights and Best Airline in Russia and CIS categories, seeing off competition from peers including Air France, KLM, Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines.

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Register for WTM Speed Networking Programme

Register for WTM Speed Networking Programme

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World Travel Market London, the leading global event for the travel industry, is calling on its WTM Buyers’ Club members to apply for the hugely popular WTM Speed Networking programme.

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Britain could expect boost in Chinese visitors during China National Day and Golden Week

Britain could expect boost in Chinese visitors during China National Day and Golden Week

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Britain could expect a boost in Chinese visitors during China National Day and the Golden Week holiday that get underway this weekend.

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WTM London aviation interviews to feature ‘Architect of Emirates’ and Finnair CEO 

WTM London aviation interviews to feature ‘Architect of Emirates’ and Finnair CEO 

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The President of Emirates, a seasoned industry veteran, and his Finnair counterpart – a relative newcomer to the airline industry – will be the keynote aviation interviews at World Travel Market London.

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July highest month ever for inbound tourism to UK

July highest month ever for inbound tourism to UK

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Figures released today show that July was the highest month ever for inbound tourism to the UK with 3.8 million visits, up 2% per cent on July last year.

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Bloggers Urged to Apply for WTM London Bloggers’ Speed Networking

Bloggers Urged to Apply for WTM London Bloggers’ Speed Networking

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World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, is calling on bloggers to apply for its hugely popular WTM London Bloggers’ Speed Networking event.

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EVENTS AND MEETINGS

Executive Learning Opportunities at IMEX America Major on Knowledge Sharing,

Executive Learning Opportunities at IMEX America Major on Knowledge Sharing,

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Peer-to-Peer Networking and the Business of Meetings Senior meetings planners and professionals will find even more valuable knowledge and advice specifically geared for them as a result of innovations in IMEX America’s hallmark education program – increasing even further the range of learning at the show for higher level executives. Each tailored program or session […]

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ibtm world HOSTED BUYERS – TIME RUNNING OUT TO APPLY!

ibtm world HOSTED BUYERS – TIME RUNNING OUT TO APPLY!

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International meeting planners from more than 100 countries have put forward their applications to qualify for ibtm world 2016.  The quality of applicants is higher than ever with many planners taking part for the first time, wanting to take advantage of the business, networking and education programmes www.ibtmworld.com .

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AIME commences global hunt for event organisers

AIME commences global hunt for event organisers

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Organisers of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME), taking place from 21-22 February 2017, have commenced a global search to bring more event planners to Melbourne, to meet with hundreds of exhibitors and network with thousands of people at the largest gathering of business event professionals in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Speakers announced for first Skift industry forum at WTM London 2016

Speakers announced for first Skift industry forum at WTM London 2016

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Some of the biggest brains in the world of hospitality have agreed to share their expertise and opinions at the first ever World Travel Market London/Skift industry forum.

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World Travel Awards set for Middle East Gala Ceremony at The St. Regis Dubai

World Travel Awards set for Middle East Gala Ceremony at The St. Regis Dubai

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London, September 27th, 2016 World Travel Awards will host its much anticipated Middle East Gala Ceremony 2016 at The St. Regis Dubai on September 29th. The event is the latest stop on the Grand Tour 2016, with previous hosts including Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est in Tanzania, Sandals Ochi Beach Resort in Jamaica, Swissôtel Lima, and Italy’s […]

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ibtm world Technology & Innovation Watch Award with EventMBs

ibtm world Technology & Innovation Watch Award with EventMBs

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RECORD ENTRIES FOR 2016

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TECH

Qtech Software connects Hotelbeds’ API suite

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  This new partnership will allow the 30-plus clients of both companies to benefit from a faster booking experience and the best-in-class technology.

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Top tech speakers share expertise at WTM London’s Genesys Digital Transformation Summit

Top tech speakers share expertise at WTM London’s Genesys Digital Transformation Summit

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Executives and entrepreneurs from established firms and start-up ventures will share know-how and tips with at the World Travel Market London/ Genesys Digital Transformation Summit.

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TCEB further penetrates digital MICE market, showcasing ‘BIZ Thailand’ Application

TCEB further penetrates digital MICE market, showcasing ‘BIZ Thailand’ Application

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Capitalising on Success of ‘Spice Up Your Business Agenda’ to Position Thailand as Premiere MICE Destination in Asia

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London Tech Week aims to become leading global festival of technology

London Tech Week aims to become leading global festival of technology

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London Tech Week 2017 is set to be bigger and better than ever, with London & Partners announcing a new partnership with leading global events provider KNect365, part of Informa PLC. The new partnership will take Europe’s largest tech event to the next level, offering a wider range of events than previous years, including a […]

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Heading ‘appily’ into the new era of tech

Heading ‘appily’ into the new era of tech

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destinations UNLIMITED, the Uk-based DMC Representation Company has recently developed its very own smartphone app, which will be free of charge to event planners in need of DMC assistance.

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Park Plaza Arena Pula Modernizes Guest Service with Implementation of ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access

Park Plaza Arena Pula Modernizes Guest Service with Implementation of ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access

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Newly renovated Croatian property maximizes convenience by providing guests with option to skip front desk check-in using digital key technology.

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CONFERENCES

International Congress on Pediatrics: “Community, Diversity, Vitality”

International Congress on Pediatrics: “Community, Diversity, Vitality”

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MCI and AFEA are pleased to announce their successful cooperation for the organization of the International Congress on Pediatrics (IPA 2016), which took place in Vancouver, Canada from 17-22 August 2016.

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International pathology community to convene this week in Cologne, the city of science

International pathology community to convene this week in Cologne, the city of science

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International Academy of Pathology (IAP) and European Society of Pathology (ESP) gather in Cologne with 4,000 delegates from around the world The theme this year: Predictive Pathology, Guiding and Monitoring Therapy The Cologne Convention Bureau (CCB) and KölnKongress welcome this spotlight event in Cologne, the city of science COLOGNE, 26 September 2016. From 25 to […]

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4.000 delegates are expected in Florence for 2016 WUWHS Congress

4.000 delegates are expected in Florence for 2016 WUWHS Congress

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From September 25th to 29th at the Fortezza da Basso. 10 simultaneous sessions, 4.000 square meters of exhibition, 5.500 room nights booked, 93 sponsors, 5.800 box lunches booked, 350 speakers and more than 4.000 participants attending: these are the fact sheets of the 2016 WUWHS Congress – World Union of Wound Healing Societies, that will be held […]

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The 6th European Chemistry Congress, EUCHEMS, on until September 15, a meeting point for 2,500 specialists and several Nobel Prize winners

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Seville Conference and Exhibition Centre, FIBES,has inaugurated the 6th European Chemistry Congress, EuCheMS, during an opening session chaired by the Head of Junta de Andalucía’s Employment, Enterprise and Commerce Department, José Sánchez Maldonado and the Deputy Mayor of Seville’s Town Council,Carmen Castreño Lucas, among others. 

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Brisbane hosts record breaking fire and emergency management conference

Brisbane hosts record breaking fire and emergency management conference

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AFAC16 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the largest emergency management conference and exhibition in Australasia, that concluded yesterday has experienced record breaking attendance. The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre welcomed over 2,300 emergency management personnel for the conference, who gathered to hear the latest research findings, explore new approaches to disaster management and learn about new life-saving […]

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Barbican the venue of choice for UK’s largest fundraising conference

Barbican the venue of choice for UK’s largest fundraising conference

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  The Barbican is to be the home of The Institute of Fundraising conference for at least the next three years following its search for a new venue for the Fundraising Convention, the largest conference of its kind in the UK.

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TRENDS

International arrivals in Europe are declining on second quarter of 2016 despite slight growth of long haul travellers

International arrivals in Europe are declining on second quarter of 2016 despite slight growth of long haul travellers

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The latest results from the Air Travellers’ Traffic Barometer* produced by European Cities Marketing and ForwardKeys highlight that terrorist fear is weakening arrivals in Europe for Q2 2016.

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Hipster Holidays and China’s Uberisation: TWO travel predictions that came true

Hipster Holidays and China’s Uberisation: TWO travel predictions that came true

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LONDON, UK – Euromonitor International and World Travel Market (WTM) London collaborated for the 11th year to predict future trends shaping the travel industry in the annual WTM Global Trends Report. In 2015, two of the most popular trends from the WTM Global Trends Report were:

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ACTE Reveals The Role Of Traveller Centricity in Business Travel During Landmark Event in Beijing

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Beijing, August 30, 2016 – The Association of Corporate Travel Executives today released a landmark study titled “The Role of Traveller Centricity In Business Air Travel” during the group’s recent Global Conference in Beijing.

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“Strategic Carrier” Concept Gains Traction In New Report On Airline Agreements According to ACTE…”

“Strategic Carrier” Concept Gains Traction In New Report On Airline Agreements According to ACTE…”

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Beijing, August 26, 2016 – A new study, The Evolution Of Airline Agreements, released by the Association of Corporate Travel Executives shows the concept of the “strategic airline” is on the rise among business travel managers and will factor into carrier negotiation over the next two years.

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Family trips are on the rise

Family trips are on the rise

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IPK International and ITB Berlin examine trends in family trips abroad – steady growth despite declining birth rates in many countries – Spain is the most popular destination for families

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More than five million Brits holidaying at home this August Bank Holiday weekend

More than five million Brits holidaying at home this August Bank Holiday weekend

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More than 5 million Brits are planning a holiday at home for the August Bank Holiday weekend this year according to a VisitEngland survey released today.

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DESTINATIONS

London Europe’s number one business hub say leading US tech execs

London Europe’s number one business hub say leading US tech execs

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Mayor of London to promote greater trans-Atlantic ties between London & New York, and declares London Is Open for business US venture capital firms back London tech companies post-Brexit

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London scoops award for Best City at the 2016 Times Travel Awards

London scoops award for Best City at the 2016 Times Travel Awards

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London been named as the best city to visit in the prestigious Times, Sunday Times and Sunday Times Travel Magazine Awards. It’s the fourth year in a row that London has scooped Best City, ranking ahead of New York, Venice, Paris, Sydney, Las Vegas and Dubai

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New findings on sustainable events to be presented at Sustainable Brands Copenhagen

New findings on sustainable events to be presented at Sustainable Brands Copenhagen

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Today, companies are engaging increasingly in CSR initiatives, but often fail to incorporate sustainability measures into their events. A new survey by Positive Impact and Wonderful Copenhagen on how brands work with sustainable events, will be presented next week at the Sustainable Brands Conference in Copenhagen.

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Events secured by Dubai Business Events to date set to generate AED344m in economic impact and attract 65,000 delegates to the emirate

Events secured by Dubai Business Events to date set to generate AED344m in economic impact and attract 65,000 delegates to the emirate

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The city’s official convention bureau is delivering one of its strongest year’s to-date, with 86 new international business events secured in 2016 

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Saint Petersburg takes top title at World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony

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Sardinia, September 4th, 23:00, 2016 Saint Petersburg has been recognised as Europe’s Leading Destination for the second year in succession by the World Travel Awards, with Saint Petersburg Committee for Tourism Development Chairman, Andrey Mushkarev, collecting the trophy at a glittering ceremony in Italy.

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‘Wonderful Indonesia’ woos the world with sponsorship deal at WTM London 2016

‘Wonderful Indonesia’ woos the world with sponsorship deal at WTM London 2016

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Indonesia’s tourism ministry has signed a key sponsorship deal with World Travel Market London 2016 – the leading global event for the travel industry – as the country plans to promote its ‘Wonderful Indonesia’ brand on a global platform.

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More News

Ο John Szabo MS στην Αθήνα!

Ο John Szabo MS στην Αθήνα!

| September 30, 2016
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Ο John Szabo MS, ένας από τους 234 Master Sommeliers στο κόσμο και θερμός υποστηρικτής του Ελληνικού κρασιού στο εξωτερικό, θα βρεθεί στηνΑθήνα, τη Δευτέρα 17 Οκτωβρίου 2016, στις 7:30 μ.μ., στο Electra Metropolis Hotel, για την πρώτη παγκόσμια επίσημη παρουσίαση του βιβλίου του “Volcanic Wines: Salt, Grit and Power”, αφορμή για το οποίο ήταν επίσκεψή […]

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Το πρόγραμμα του «Santorini Experience 2016»!

Το πρόγραμμα του «Santorini Experience 2016»!

| September 30, 2016
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Κλείσιμο online εγγραφών στις 30/09! Ακόμα περισσότεροι Ολυμπιονίκες στην φετινή διοργάνωση!

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2o Global Oil & Gas South East Europe & Mediterranean Summit

| September 30, 2016
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Οι εξαιρετικές προοπτικές που διανοίγονται στην περιοχή της Ανατολικής Μεσογείου για τον κλάδο της έρευνας & παραγωγής αλλά και της διαμετακόμισης υδρογονανθράκων βρέθηκαν στο επίκεντρο του Συνεδρίου και Έκθεσης Global Oil and Gas South East Europe & Mediterranean, το οποίο ολοκληρώθηκε με επιτυχία χθες στο συνεδριακό κέντρο Metropolitan Expo στο αεροδρόμιο Ελευθέριος Βενιζέλος.

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Διεθνές Συνέδριο Περιβαλλοντικής Επιστήμης και Τεχνολογίας, 31/8-2/9/2017, Ρόδος

Διεθνές Συνέδριο Περιβαλλοντικής Επιστήμης και Τεχνολογίας, 31/8-2/9/2017, Ρόδος

| September 29, 2016
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Το Διεθνές Συνέδριο Περιβαλλοντικής Επιστήμης και Τεχνολογίας (CEST2017) θα πραγματοποιηθεί στη Ρόδο από 31 Αυγούστου έως 2 Σεπτεμβρίου 2017. Το CEST2017 είναι το 15ο μιας σειράς επιτυχημένων επιστημονικών συναντήσεων, οι οποίες διοργανώνονται ανά διετία από το 1989. Το συνέδριο, το οποίο είναι το μεγαλύτερο στον τομέα του Περιβάλλοντος στην Ελλάδα, έχει εξελιχθεί σε ένα σημαντικό […]

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Кипр становится для россиян новым зимним направлением

Кипр становится для россиян новым зимним направлением

| September 28, 2016
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Российский турпоток на Кипр по итогам восьми месяцев этого года вырос на 43% и стал вторым по общему количеству туристов на острове, уступив только британскому рынку – Кипр посетили почти 556 тыс. россиян. Российские туроператоры, подводя предварительные итоги сезона по направлению, называют их удачными, и пророчат Кипру стабильный спрос в низкий сезон.

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Australia’s newest roof top venue revealed at ICC Sydney

Australia’s newest roof top venue revealed at ICC Sydney

| September 28, 2016
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Sydney has unveiled its latest iconic outdoor venue with International Convention Centre Sydney’s (ICC Sydney) Event Deck, expected to be a major drawcard to the revamped Darling Harbour precinct.

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28ο Παγκόσμιο Παιδιατρικό Συνέδριο: Επιτυχημένη συνεργασία AFEA & MCI Canada

28ο Παγκόσμιο Παιδιατρικό Συνέδριο: Επιτυχημένη συνεργασία AFEA & MCI Canada

| September 27, 2016
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  H AFEA σε συνεργασία με τον κορυφαίο Όμιλο στην οργάνωση Συνεδρίων, MCI, και συγκεκριμένα με την εταιρία MCI Canada, ανακοινώνουν την επιτυχημένη συνεργασία τους για την οργάνωση του 28ου Παγκοσμίου Παιδιατρικού Συνεδρίου, το οποίο πραγματοποιήθηκε στο υπερσύγχρονο συνεδριακό κέντρο του Βανκούβερ, στον Καναδά, στις 17-22 Αυγούστου 2016.

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ΣΕΤΕ: ”Ορατός ο κίνδυνος μειωμένων εσόδων το 2016”

ΣΕΤΕ: ”Ορατός ο κίνδυνος μειωμένων εσόδων το 2016”

| September 27, 2016
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Ορατός είναι πλέον ο κίνδυνος, το 2016, παρά την αυξητική τάση των αφίξεων, όχι μακράν του αρχικού στόχου των 25 εκατ. (συν 2,5 εκατ. από την κρουαζιέρα), τα τουριστικά έσοδα να κλείσουν σε επίπεδα σημαντικά χαμηλότερα των προσδοκώμενων, ύστερα από την ανακοίνωση των αποτελεσμάτων επταμήνου της Τράπεζας της Ελλάδος, τα οποία καταγράφουν πτώση -5% ή […]

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Έτοιμοι να ανακαλύψουν την Χαλκιδική οι Γάλλοι τουρίστες

Έτοιμοι να ανακαλύψουν την Χαλκιδική οι Γάλλοι τουρίστες

| September 27, 2016
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Ενθαρρυντικά είναι τα μηνύματα για τον τουρισμό της Χαλκιδικής την ερχόμενη τουριστική περίοδο, σύμφωνα με το ενδιαφέρον που καταγράφηκε από μεγάλους τουριστικούς πράκτορες, στην διεθνή τουριστική έκθεση «IFTM TOP RESA 2016″ που πραγματοποιήθηκε στον εκθεσιακό χώρο «Port de Versailles» στο Παρίσι.

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Συνάντηση του Γ.Γ. ΕΟΤ με τον Υπουργό Τουρισμού της Καρνατάκα της  Ινδίας στο περιθώριο της Διεθνούς  Έκθεσης Τουρισμού ΙFTM-TOP RESA

Συνάντηση του Γ.Γ. ΕΟΤ με τον Υπουργό Τουρισμού της Καρνατάκα της Ινδίας στο περιθώριο της Διεθνούς Έκθεσης Τουρισμού ΙFTM-TOP RESA

| September 23, 2016
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Στο πλαίσιο της επίσημης επίσκεψης της Αν. Υπουργού Οικονομίας Ανάπτυξης και Τουρισμού κας Έλενας Κουντουρά στην Διεθνή Έκθεση Τουρισμού ΙFTM- TOP RESA στο Παρίσι, όπου ο ΕΟΤ συμμετέχει με περίπτερο, ο Γενικός Γραμματέας του ΕΟΤ κ. Δημήτρης Τρυφωνόπουλος συναντήθηκε με τον Υπουργό Τουρισμού του κρατιδίου Καρνατάκα της Ινδίας κο Priyank Kharge.

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Ειδική εκδήλωση για την προβολή της Ελλάδας στο περίπτερο του ΕΟΤ στην Διεθνή Έκθεση Τουρισμού TOP RESA στο Παρίσι

Ειδική εκδήλωση για την προβολή της Ελλάδας στο περίπτερο του ΕΟΤ στην Διεθνή Έκθεση Τουρισμού TOP RESA στο Παρίσι

| September 23, 2016
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Ειδική εκδήλωση για την προβολή και προώθηση της Ελλάδας και του ελληνικού τουρισμού διοργάνωσε ο Ελληνικός Οργανισμός Τουρισμού στο περίπτερο του ΕΟΤ στην Διεθνή Έκθεση τουρισμού IFTM- TOP RESA 2016 στο Παρίσι.

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