29 November – 1st December 2016, Barcelona Fira Gran Via
Famous personalities from across the globe share their dreams to inspire and improve children’s lives
Steven Spielberg, Mark Rylance, Professor Stephen Hawking, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, Simon Cowell, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, Niall Horan, Maisie Williams, Sir Richard Branson, Nadiya Hussain, Naomi Campbell, Dominic West, Graham Norton, HRH The Countess of Wessex, Arsenal Football Club, Buzz Aldrin, Sophie Dahl, Team GB, The Delevingne sisters, Dame Helen Mirren and […]
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today launched a major campaign to show that London is united and open for business and to the world following the EU referendum.
ABTA is delighted to announce that Travel Club Elite has won the ‘Best use of ABTA branding’ award at this year’s Travel Brit Awards. PR World Travel and Newells were also highly commended at the awards ceremony, which took place on Sunday 10 July at Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel in North Wales.
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Wins 2016 AIPC Apex Award for “Highest Client Rating Received by a Convention Centre”
A highlight of the 2016 Annual Conference of the International Association of Convention Centres (AIPC) held last week in Nantes, France was the presentation of the 2016 AIPC Apex Award made in recognition of the highest client rating received by a convention centre to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre of Australia.
The Global Young Chefs Challenge will take place at Sirha, the international food and beverage exhibition in Lyon this 2017.
Specialist events agency Goose Live Events delivered the largest ever international Formula Student event at Silverstone from 14th to 17th July 2016, attended by over 3,500 engineering undergraduates from all over the world.
Thames Festival Trust announced Totally Thames 2016, a season of 150 unmissable events which brings London’s river to life throughout the month of September with an exciting programme of arts, cultural, archaeological and river events
Catchbox, the company that created the world’s first throwable wireless microphone, has partnered with presentation specialists Prezi by sponsoring the Prezi Present Conference at the Old Truman Brewery in East London held on 13th-15th July.
University student services organisation, AMOSSHE used a mobile app created by Guidebook for the first time to deliver information to delegates at its national conference, which took place in Glasgow from 6th to 8th July 2016.
Green light from EASA: Supplemental Type Certificate issued
Electoral Commission appoints Event Connections to deliver accreditation services for the EU Referendum National Count Event
Event Connections has been appointed to manage and deliver accreditation services for the EU Referendum National Result Event on behalf of the Electoral Commission.
London’s tech businesses benefit from experienced talent pool The capital’s programmers are among highest paid in Europe London’s developer teams show more diversity and better job satisfaction London’s IT programmers are some of the highest paid and most experienced in the world, according to a new report from online developer community, Stack Overflow and London […]
Royal College of Physicians introduces the world’s first wireless digital microphone as part of tech overhaul
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) today announces it has installed the Sennheiser SpeechLine Digital Wireless microphone, the world’s first digital microphone, as part of a £100,000 overhaul of its tech facilities.
The illustrious event, set to take place 24-27th September in Thessaloniki, Greece, will see over 1000 chefs from 80 countries come together to share their cultures and experiences. With over 12 seminars available, those attending will also have the opportunity to learn from 34 industry experts, including the father of molecular cuisine, Hervé This.
200 conferences and events will be organised over the next six months in Slovakia. In this context and in view of the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Slovak Convention Bureau invited European Associations and Agencies on 28 June 2016 in the very heart of Brussels, to connect and meet Slovakia […]
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has decided to hold three of their upcoming congresses in 2017 & 2018 in Vienna
CEO Isabel Bardinet comments on this decision: “This final choice reflects the wish of the ESC leadership to choose a city with a long standing cardiovascular history and one where the city support has been very unique.”
Today marks the beginning of the world’s premier pig health conference. Dublin will extend a warm welcome to nearly 3,500 pig health experts and practitioners to its shores, where the 24th International Pig Veterinary Congress & the 8th European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (IPVS & ESPHM) will take place. Preparations are currently well underway […]
27-30 June, 2016, Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso EuCNC 2016 is the 25th edition of a successful series of a technical conference in the field of telecommunications, sponsored by the European Commission.
Europcar research reveals that grandparents go the extra mile to keep grandchildren entertained during the summer holidays
Willebroek/Vilvoorde – Event agency Event Masters establishes a new division called Entertraining : a brand-new concept in Belgium with a multi-faceted approach to teambuilding and training. Living Tomorrow (Vilvoorde) strongly believes in the entertraining concept and signs an exclusive partnership with Event Masters for its team trainings. Drawing on its yearlong experience in teambuilding, Event Masters […]
The latest results from the Air Travellers’ Traffic Barometer* produced by European Cities Marketing and ForwardKeys reveal that in Q1 2016, International trips were down by -0.7% due to Intra-European travels down by -2.8% (compared to Q1 2015). Conversely, long haul travels are up by +3.4%.
Forty-five per cent of people on a city break are there for a celebration: London, Paris and Barcelona are their top choices (www.postoffice.co.uk/celebrationdrinks) Drinks cost least in Prague – less than half the price of 10 other top cities Palma offers the cheapest prices for drinks of those surveyed in Western Europe Tallinn, Barcelona […]
Two thirds of people planning a summer holiday have already booked as Western Mediterranean destinations surge in popularity
London’s budget hotel sector has experienced significant growth since the city hosted the 2012 Olympic Games, a new report reveals.
The UIA confirms Brussels as the number two city in the world, and the number one in Europe in terms of the number of international conferences it hosts
In its prestigious annual report, the Union of International Associations (UIA) has announced that for the 7th year in a row, the capital of Belgium has achieved second place in the world and first in Europe in terms of the number of conferences hosted in 2015. This means that the Region has surged ahead of […]
Due to new hotel openings, expansions and facelifts of current hotels, the Greater Copenhagen region will increase its hotel portfolio with 2247 rooms resulting in a total capacity of close to 25.000 rooms. This includes hostels, hotel apartments and luxury suites, so the number of beds is also increasingly rising. We listed some of the […]
This year will see the 30th ECM Summer School take place in Zagreb, 27-31 August 2016. The renowned educational programme on the Meetings Industry will provide at least 50 new delegates with the basis and know-how to progress a rewarding career in the sector.
Lausanne Tourism & Convention Bureau met with UK event buyers in London last week to showcase the destination and its international convention, meeting, incentive and event offering.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has welcomed new figures that show the capital has set a new tourism record after more than 30 million visitors came to the city last year, drawn by global sporting events such as the Rugby World Cup and blockbuster exhibitions at its museums and galleries, according to new figures released […]
7 High Rated Hotels in Santorini, the famous island with magical views and stunning sunsets. The towns along the Caldera(Fira, Firostefani, Imerovigli, Oia) is where you will find the most popular hotels and villas on the island. Maregio Suites, Oia, Santorini Located in the scenic village of Oía, just steps from Oia Castle, Maregio Suites offers suites with […]
Σημείο συνάντησης εκατοντάδων επιστημόνων από όλο τον κόσμο, που δραστηριοποιούνται στο χώρο της Νανοτεχνολογίας, των Οργανικών Ηλεκτρονικών και της Νανοϊατρικής αποτέλεσε το διάστημα 2-9 Ιουλίου 2016 το ξενοδοχείο Porto Palace στη Θεσσαλονίκη, το οποίο φιλοξένησε στις αίθουσες του το παγκοσμίου φήμης συνέδριο «NANOTEXNOLOGY».
Συνάντηση της Αν. Υπουργού Τουρισμού κας Έλενας Κουντουρά με το Δήμαρχο Ναυπακτίας για την ανάπτυξη των εναλλακτικών μορφών τουρισμού και τις τουριστικές επενδύσεις
Η Αν. Υπουργός Τουρισμού κα Έλενα Κουντουρά είχε συνάντηση στο Υπουργείο με τον Δήμαρχο Ναυπακτίας κ. Παναγιώτη Λουκόπουλο και τον αντιδήμαρχο κ. Ιωάννη Σύψα με αντικείμενο τα σχέδια τουριστικής ανάπτυξης της περιοχής μέσα από την προώθηση των εναλλακτικών μορφών τουρισμού και την υλοποίηση νέων τουριστικών επενδύσεων.
DUBAI, U.A.E., 18 July 2016 – Emirates Airline has been awarded the inaugural Network Strategy award, at The Airline Strategy Awards run by the established air transport industry news and analysis provider Flight Airline Business.
Dubai, UAE – Emirates has launched the world’s first interactive amenity kit in Economy Class providing a more comfortable travel experience. The stylish new amenity kits utilise augmented reality (AR) technology to unlock immersive content on mobile devices.
Συνάντηση Αν. Υπουργού Τουρισμού κας Έλενας Κουντουρά με τον Δήμαρχο της Μυκόνου για την ενίσχυση του τουριστικού προϊόντος του νησιού
Η Αναπληρώτρια Υπουργός Οικονομίας Ανάπτυξης και Τουρισμού κα Έλενα Κουντουρά συναντήθηκε στη Μύκονο με τον Δήμαρχο της Μυκόνου κ. Κωνσταντίνο Κουκά και τους συνεργάτες του για την από κοινού εξέταση ζητημάτων και την προώθηση δράσεων που θα ενισχύσουν ακόμη περισσότερο την ελκυστικότητα και την ανταγωνιστικότητα του τουριστικού προϊόντος του νησιού.
Στην κορυφαία αθλητική εκδήλωση «AegeanBall Festival 2016» που διοργανώθηκε με μεγάλη επιτυχία στη Σύρο και έτυχε πανελλαδικής και ευρωπαϊκής κάλυψης και προβολής παρευρέθηκε η Αν. Υπουργός Οικονομίας Ανάπτυξης και Τουρισμού κα Έλενα Κουντουρά.
Στο πλαίσιο της δυναμικής ανάπτυξης διεθνών συνεργασιών με αντίστοιχους ευρωπαϊκούς και διεθνείς φορείς, η Ομοσπονδία FedHATTA φιλοξένησε τον Πρόεδρο του Πολωνικού Συνδέσμου Tour Operators (PZOT) και CEO της Neckermann Πολωνίας, κύριο Krzysztof Piatek.
The World Heritage Committee inscribed five new sites on the World Heritage List this afternoon. One of the new sites, a transboundary property, is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, the others are in Greece, Spain, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
Schönefeld continues to display strong growth
Applications are being accepted through August 20 National Geographic announces the World Legacy Awards Call for Entries. Applications are being accepted now through Aug. 20, 2016, at http://www.nationalgeographic.com/worldlegacyawards. Celebrating National Geographic’s mission of inspiring people to care about the planet, the World Legacy Awards honor today’s leading sustainable tourism destinations, organizations and businesses, and share […]