Conferences

NATO will increase impact of events on economy in South East Wales

When The NATO Summit is held at the Celtic Manor Resort on 4th and 5th September, it will have significant economic impact benefits to business tourism in the South East Wales region.

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Events and Meetings

The City of Espoo Awards its 6th Congress Ambassador

The City of Espoo Awards its 6th Congress Ambassador

Ari Sihvola, professor of electromagnetics from Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering is chosen as EspooAmbassador 2014.

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Recent Articles

Kreeger to tell WTM about plans to pilot Virgin Atlantic

Kreeger to tell WTM about plans to pilot Virgin Atlantic

| September 2, 2014

Virgin Atlantic boss Craig Kreeger will tell delegates at World Travel Market (WTM) – the leading global event for the travel industry – about plans for the airline’s future, as it celebrates 30 years in the business.

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Daegu, Republic of Korea, Selected as Host city for The 14th International Congress of Parasitology (ICOPA)

| September 1, 2014

Daegu, Republic of Korea: Daegu is celebrating a significant victory in its bid for a prestigious international congress.

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Barbican recognises value of bookers through increased commission levels

| September 1, 2014

“Agency bookers are one of the Barbican’s most important sources of new business and we wanted to thank them for their support,” comments Jackie Boughton, the Barbican’s head of sales.

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Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) Announced the Winner and Lucky Voter for Itinerary Contest Campaign

| August 29, 2014

From May to July 2014, MICE organizers, MICE travelers, and the general public from around the world were invited to join the Itinerary Contest,

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Ryanair Business Plus from £59.99

Ryanair Business Plus from £59.99

| August 28, 2014

Ryanair unveiled Ryanair Business Plus, offering Europe’s business travellers a tailored suite of travel benefits.

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AEGEAN upgrades and expands its fleet. 7 brand-new Airbus Α320 to be added in its existing fleet in 2015-16

AEGEAN upgrades and expands its fleet. 7 brand-new Airbus Α320 to be added in its existing fleet in 2015-16

| August 28, 2014

Kifisia, Greece – AEGEAN, a Star Alliance member, plans to continue the strategy of development and expansion of its activities that it has been pursuing for some years now,

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ACC Liverpool Helps Out in Local Community

ACC Liverpool Helps Out in Local Community

| August 27, 2014

ACC Liverpool spent its annual teambuilding day helping out at two projects in the local community.

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DTCM announces “#MyDubai Trip” exclusive video series in collaboration with Peeta Planet

DTCM announces “#MyDubai Trip” exclusive video series in collaboration with Peeta Planet

| August 26, 2014

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) today announced that Qabeela New Media are joining the #MyDubai initiative to produce a 12-episode travel series for the Emirate of Dubai curated by well-known Emirati social travel experts, Peeta Planet.

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Aldemar Royal Olympian & Olympian Village certified with ISO 14001 for environmental management

Aldemar Royal Olympian & Olympian Village certified with ISO 14001 for environmental management

| August 26, 2014

On July 2014 the two Aldemar Properties have been certified by TUV HELLAS with ISO14001- the world’s most recognized environmental management standard.

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Aircraft set to become more human as engineers develop smart skins which can detect injury

Aircraft set to become more human as engineers develop smart skins which can detect injury

| August 26, 2014

Work is underway at BAE Systems to give aircraft human-like ‘skin’, enabling the detection of injury or damage and the ability to ‘feel’ the world around them.

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The Comics Strip Festival participates in the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme

| August 26, 2014

The ambitious Brussels Capital Region supports events which are every bit as daring it is.

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imago’s Burleigh Court retains Visit Britain silver standard for service

| August 26, 2014

The multi-award winning team at imago’s international conference centre Burleigh Court has retained the prestigious Visit Britain Silver Award for the second year running, scoring an impressive 100% for hospitality.

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TSA Solutions’ Front Desk Upselling Program Increases Both Revenue and Staff Confidence at the Hilton Stockholm Slussen

TSA Solutions’ Front Desk Upselling Program Increases Both Revenue and Staff Confidence at the Hilton Stockholm Slussen

| August 26, 2014

Luxury Swedish property notes increased revenue from premium guestrooms and amenities after implementing TSA Solutions’ Front Desk Upselling program.

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Madinat Jumeirah appoints new Director of Marketing and Communications

Madinat Jumeirah appoints new Director of Marketing and Communications

| August 26, 2014

Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has announced Sandra Farrero as the new Director of Marketing and Communications at Madinat Jumeirah, effective Sunday, 17 August 2014.

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Burj Al Arab presents ‘Best of the Burj’ signature dream experience

Burj Al Arab presents ‘Best of the Burj’ signature dream experience

| August 26, 2014

Dubai, 25 August 2014: To celebrate its 15 years, Burj Al Arab, the World’s Most Luxurious Hotel, has unveiled its ‘Best of the Burj’ – a special offer that includes Rolls-Royce Phantom pick-up, a luxurious suite, six-course degustation dinner and signature spa experience.

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London ’s major cultural institutions come together to celebrate a season like no other

London ’s major cultural institutions come together to celebrate a season like no other

| August 26, 2014

London’s most well-known cultural institutions are coming together in a new initiative to promote the capital’s exceptional autumn season, as forecasts show over two million tourists are expected to visit a collection of blockbuster exhibitions and events taking place throughout the city*.

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Rugby legend Keith Wood joins WTM’s Sport Tourism Team

Rugby legend Keith Wood joins WTM’s Sport Tourism Team

| August 26, 2014

Following another dramatic summer of sport around the world, World Travel Market 2014 – the leading global event for the travel industry – will be assessing the relationship between sporting events and the travel industry during its Sport Tourism programme.

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Forbes names London as most influential city in world

Forbes names London as most influential city in world

| August 26, 2014

London has been named as the world’s most influential city in a major new study.

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Early Registration for ACTE Copenhagen Conference Tops 62 Percent Ratio of Travel Managers to Suppliers

| August 22, 2014

Alexandria, VA— Greeley Koch, executive director for the Association of Corporate Travel Executives,

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New IMEX America Co-Located Events Tailored for Business School Lovers, Gen Y Planners & Golfers

| August 22, 2014

Annual Co-Lo Events to also Feature New Venues

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eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX

| August 21, 2014

The Brussels gourmet festival embellished by the best Bordeaux wines

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Dubai: the World’s Most Visited City by 2020

| August 20, 2014

Dubai has a bold vision to become the world’s most visited city by 2020. The Director of Dubai’s Tourism department, HE Helal Saeed Almarri, discusses how his team will make it happen

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