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IBTM AMERICA 2016 HEADING TO THE CITY OF MUSIC

IBTM AMERICA 2016 HEADING TO THE CITY OF MUSIC

| July 28, 2015

NASHVILLE AND GAYLORD OPRYLAND HEADLINE ACTS Nashville, the world’s capital of country music and now home to more than 120 live music venues playing rock, pop, gospel, blues, soul and jazz, is to be the city for ibtm america 2016. Bringing the event dedicated to the meetings, events and incentive industry to Nashville follows the […]

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Flurry of flights buoys British tourism to Turkey

Flurry of flights buoys British tourism to Turkey

| July 28, 2015

Turkey’s tourism bosses will be at World Travel Market London 2015 – the leading global event for the travel industry – to highlight an upsurge in new airline services from the UK.

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India to Sponsor WTM Buyers’ Club

India to Sponsor WTM Buyers’ Club

| July 27, 2015

World Travel Market London 2015 is delighted to announce India Tourism as the sponsor of its prestigious WTM Buyers’ Club as it looks to promote India to the global travel industry as a safe and year-round luxury destination.

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Barbican closes £1 million worth of contracts within a week as international profile continues to grow

| July 27, 2015

The Barbican has confirmed it sealed £1m of contracts last week as its profile increases dramatically on an international scale. Business wins included those from the technology and not-for-profit sectors.

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‘Art & Democracy Weekend’ at Costa Navarino, Greece, on 11-13 September

‘Art & Democracy Weekend’ at Costa Navarino, Greece, on 11-13 September

| July 27, 2015

Paul Krugman and Jeff Koons among the guest speakers of the exclusive International New York Times Forum 22 July 2015, London – Costa Navarino, the prime sustainable destination in the culturally rich and naturally unspoiled Greek region of Messinia in the southwest Peloponnese, will be the host of an exclusive Art and Democracy Weekend organised […]

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Does the future have room for face to face communication?

| July 9, 2015

Research revealed yesterday by Loughborough University and imago, has clearly demonstrated that the meetings industry has a long term place in the commercial world.

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IBTM KNOWLEDGE PROGRAMME WILL PROVIDE VALUABLE INSIGHT FOR MEETING PLANNERS IN ASIA AND BEYOND

IBTM KNOWLEDGE PROGRAMME WILL PROVIDE VALUABLE INSIGHT FOR MEETING PLANNERS IN ASIA AND BEYOND

| July 8, 2015

Trade visitors invited to apply now, via www.cibtm.com/en/Visit/Attending-ibtm-china       Details of the ibtm knowledge programme have now been confirmed and meetings industry professionals are invited to pre-register for the event.

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Conservatory & Garden Room day delegate package to be launched at The Meetings Show

| July 8, 2015

“The Meetings Show is the perfect place to launch this offer to the market. We have a full diary, the buyers are top quality and it is clearly a market leading event,” comments Rowan Lingard, Senior Business Development Manager at the Barbican.”

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UNWTO and Amadeus join forces to strengthen technology in tourism

| July 8, 2015

Amadeus, a leading provider of technology solutions for the tourism sector, and UNWTO are joining forces to advance the use of innovative technology in tourism in areas such as education and multi-modality.

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UNWTO strengthens ties with its Affiliate Members

| July 7, 2015

UNWTO signed this week new Memoranda of Understanding (MoU’s) with five of its Affiliate Members – the Real Academia de Gastronomía (Spain), Spain Cares (Spain), Student Marketing (Slovakia), the Universidad Internacional de la Rioja (Spain), and VIP World Events (Spain) (Madrid, Spain, 6-7 July 2015).

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WTM Hosts More Than 1.1m On-Stand Meetings

WTM Hosts More Than 1.1m On-Stand Meetings

| July 7, 2015

WTM London, the leading global event for the travel industry, facilitates more than 1.1 million on-stand business meetings which sees the event generate more than £2.5 billion in industry deals.

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The Meetings Show announces new dates and location for 2016

The Meetings Show announces new dates and location for 2016

| July 7, 2015

The Meetings Show: new dates, new location, and even more industry leading business opportunities

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LGBT Tourism Expected to Increase by 9% Over Next Three Years Due to Supreme Court Marriage Equality Decision

LGBT Tourism Expected to Increase by 9% Over Next Three Years Due to Supreme Court Marriage Equality Decision

| July 2, 2015

7 key LGBT markets likely to add at least $4billion additional tourism income to US economy during next three years The US Supreme Court Decision to legalise gay marriage is set to see the American economy benefit from an influx of 1.3 million LGBT tourists spending USD$4.25 billion over the next three years, reveals analysis […]

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Register Now for WTM 2015

Register Now for WTM 2015

| June 23, 2015

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has opened registration for WTM 2015.

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Four in five in Japan complete their international travel booking at least two months in advance: GfK

| June 22, 2015

Top three popular destinations are Taiwan, Hawaii and Korea

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CHAIRMAN OF REED EXHIBITIONS TO RETIRE

CHAIRMAN OF REED EXHIBITIONS TO RETIRE

| June 22, 2015

Mike Rusbridge, Chairman of Reed Exhibitions is to retire at the end of 2015.

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Applications now accepted for the IBTM World Tecnology and Innovation Watch 2015 Award

Applications now accepted for the IBTM World Tecnology and Innovation Watch 2015 Award

| June 19, 2015

www.ibtmworld.com/techwatch   ibtm world (www.ibtmworld.com), previously EIBTM, the leading global event for the meeting and events industry, has announced that applications are now open for the Technology and Innovation Watch 2015 Award (previously known as the Technology Watch award).

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Hosted Buyer applications are open for ibtm world 2015

Hosted Buyer applications are open for ibtm world 2015

| June 18, 2015

Applications for the ibtm world (formerly EIBTM) Hosted Buyer Programme are now being accepted, and meetings and events planners from across the world are invited to apply via www.ibtmworld.com/hosted

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World Travel Awards lands in Seychelles ahead of Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015

World Travel Awards lands in Seychelles ahead of Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015

| June 18, 2015

Seychelles, June 18th 2015 World Travel Awards (WTA) has arrived in the paradise destination of Seychelles ahead of the Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015.

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WTM Portfolio Enters Asia and China with New WTM connect Events

WTM Portfolio Enters Asia and China with New WTM connect Events

| June 16, 2015

The WTM Portfolio, part of Reed Travel Exhibitions, is to enter Asia and China in 2016 with the launch of two events under the new WTM connect brand.

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ICCA releases most popular cities and countries for association meetings by participant numbers – Paris and Barcelona top the city charts

ICCA releases most popular cities and countries for association meetings by participant numbers – Paris and Barcelona top the city charts

| June 15, 2015

For the first time ICCA publishes country and city rankings by estimated total number of participants in 2014, as part of its public abstract of the ICCA statistics report, aimed at international associations. Like in the city ranking by number of meetings, Paris is ranked first, with an estimated total of 130,516 participants visiting 214 […]

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IBTM World Contributes to Success of Leading International Meetings Destinations

IBTM World Contributes to Success of Leading International Meetings Destinations

| June 15, 2015

Leading Association Meetings Destinations (confirmed by latest ICCA rankings) including Paris, Vienna, Madrid, Berlin and Barcelona are all confirmed to attend ibtm world (www.ibtmworld.com) 2015, formerly EIBTM, supporting the notion that the event plays a vital role in their business development and marketing strategies.

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