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How the European Association Summit (EAS) will inspire its audience in 2015

How the European Association Summit (EAS) will inspire its audience in 2015

Speakers & Content – European Association Summit (EAS)

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Events and Meetings

New marketing manager at The Meetings Show to focus on delivery of UK visitors and buyers

As part of the ongoing strategy to increase UK buyers at The Meetings Show 2015, Centaur Exhibitions has appointed Sam Chance as Marketing Manager.

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Recent Articles

International tourism on track to end 2014 with record numbers

International tourism on track to end 2014 with record numbers

| December 19, 2014

International tourism is set to hit a new record by the end of 2014 with over 1.1 billion international tourists travelling the world in one single year.

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London City Selection appoints new Chair

London City Selection appoints new Chair

| December 19, 2014

London City Selection (LCS) has appointed a new chair to lead the growing venue consortium in 2015. Ed Bolling, General Manager of Ironmongers’ Hall, has been re-appointed to the role of chair following the departure of Diane Waldron, formerly of The HAC, who has taken a new role as Director of Sales and Marketing at […]

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UK Carrier Flybe To Go Paperless With Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro

| December 19, 2014

Regional carrier achieves paperless authorization from UK Civil Aviation Authority

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ICCA Congress Propelled on Social Media

ICCA Congress Propelled on Social Media

| December 19, 2014

While on average 10-20% of delegates at a conference or tradeshow are active on Twitter, almost 60% of ICCA Congress delegates were active on Twitter before, during or after the 53rd ICCA Congress, taking place 1-5 November 2014 in Antalya, Turkey. 70% of the delegates using Twitter said it helped them to increase the value of […]

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Meetings should have a happy ending – and they do in Copenhagen

Meetings should have a happy ending – and they do in Copenhagen

| December 18, 2014

“Meetovation is the best concept I’ve ever seen, because it is a mixture of bringing incentives to the groups and activating them. I have learned that meetings have a peak time and a happy ending, which is something I will bring to my groups too,” said one of the participating meeting planners after the MINDevent […]

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The Sky’s The Limit On Norwegian Escape

The Sky’s The Limit On Norwegian Escape

| December 18, 2014

Families can triple their fun with expanded three-story Ropes Course with Sky Rails; Largest Aqua Park at sea; Nickelodeon (TM) and more

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Kent Event Centre wins FFX Tool Show for 2015

Kent Event Centre wins FFX Tool Show for 2015

| December 17, 2014

Kent Event Centre today announces it has won the contract to host the FFX Tool Show in 2015.

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Sabre Red App Centre exceeds 1 million downloads

| December 17, 2014

 Developers, agencies creating tools to meet changing demands of buying travel SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Sabre Red App Centre, the world’s first B2B travel app marketplace and innovation showcase, has exceeded 1 million downloads by travel agents worldwide. 1,206,898 downloads to be exact.  That’s 1.2 million downloads by nearly 118,000 users across 119 […]

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Bloggers and the travel industry meet at ITB Berlin

| December 17, 2014

Let’s blog! Third edition of the ITB Berlin Blogger Speed Dating event on 5 and 6 March 2015 – exhibitors and bloggers can register now

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Aeroflot Once Again Tops Global Punctuality Rating #Aviation

| December 17, 2014

MOSCOW, December 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Aeroflot was recognized as the world’s most punctual airline once again in November 2014, according to FlightStats, a US-based flight statistics agency.

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The world’s number one integrated tourism business – „New“ TUI Group begins trading on London Stock Exchange

The world’s number one integrated tourism business – „New“ TUI Group begins trading on London Stock Exchange

| December 17, 2014

TUI Group (ticker TUIJ) member of FTSE 100

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UNWTO and UNESCO to organize first World Conference on Tourism and Culture

| December 17, 2014

The First World Conference on Tourism and Culture will bring together, for the first time, Ministers of Tourism and Ministers of Culture from around the world, experts and stakeholders from both sectors to explore new models of partnership between tourism and culture (Siem Reap, Cambodia, 4-6 February 2015).

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Meliá Vienna wins “Opening of The Year (new build) 2014″ at  The European Hospitality Awards

Meliá Vienna wins “Opening of The Year (new build) 2014″ at The European Hospitality Awards

| December 17, 2014

World leading hotel group Meliá Hotels International has received a huge acknowledgement from the European Hotel Industry when Meliá Hotels International CEO Gabriel Escarrer was named “CEO of The Year” and Meliá Vienna won “Opening of The Year (new build)” at The European Hospitality Awards 2014.

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AEA: European Commission creates new momentum with announcement of Aviation Package

| December 17, 2014

The Association of European Airlines (AEA) welcomes the Commission’s announcement of an Aviation package as part of its Work Programme 2015. The package will include a Communication identifying challenges and measures for improving the competitiveness of the EU Aviation sector and the revision of the EASA basic regulation.

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IMEX identifies four key trends for 2015

IMEX identifies four key trends for 2015

| December 16, 2014

The IMEX Group, organizers of the annual IMEX in Frankfurt and IMEX America trade shows for the global meetings, incentive travel and events industry, presents a round-up of industry predictions for the year ahead. 1. ‘Play’ gives new meaning to profit 2014 was the year that ‘play’ as a tool for unlocking creativity and new […]

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Bravofly Rumbo Group makes binding offer to acquire lastminute.com from Sabre Corporation

| December 16, 2014

SOUTHLAKE, Texas and AMSTERDAM, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) and Bravofly Rumbo Group (SIX: BRG) announced today that Bravofly Rumbo Group has made a binding offer to acquire lastminute.com.

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Central Hall Westminster invites planners to debate ‘The Event App Challenge’

Central Hall Westminster invites planners to debate ‘The Event App Challenge’

| December 16, 2014

Central Hall Westminster will host a free-to-join webinar in February 2015, dedicated to the financial, logistical and engagement challenges associated with delivering successful event apps.

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Last Chance in 2014 to Purchase Eurail Passes at a 20% Discount

| December 16, 2014

Purchase a Global or Select Pass by December 31, 2014 and Travel for Less Still looking for a last minute unique holiday present? Surprising your friends or family with a winter or spring break Eurail trip sure will bring some good cheer.

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London Gatwick Airport Increases Runway Capacity to 55 Flights Per Hour and Estimates an Additional 2 Million Passengers #Aviation #ttot #London

| December 16, 2014

MADRID, December 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is the first to implement Amadeus’ cloud-based A-CDM[1] portal to improve communication and operational efficiency at the airport Airports, airlines and ground handlers all benefit from Amadeus’ cloud-based common situational awareness solution LGW rolls out Amadeus’ A-CDM Portal to 300 users in just 8 weeks […]

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Emirates expects record number of travellers this week

Emirates expects record number of travellers this week

| December 16, 2014

Customers are advised to arrive to the airport early to avoid delays DUBAI, U.A.E.,16th December 2014:Emirates expects this week to be its busiest of 2014, as travellers head home or abroad for the holiday season. Over 80,000 people will travel on 19 December with Emirates on over 240 flights, according to the airline’s latest booking […]

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Business travel flying high, says London City Airport

| December 16, 2014

Business travel is flying high once again, according to the latest figures from London City Airport (LCY).

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3rd Global Summit on City Tourism: Looking for New Paradigms

| December 15, 2014

The ongoing urban and travel revolutions create a unique opportunity to make of city tourism a strong driver of smarter, more sustainable and inclusive cities.

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