Conferences

MPI EMEC 2015 in Poland!

MPI EMEC 2015 in Poland!

The MPI European Meetings and Events Conference will be organised on February 1-3, 2015 in Krakow, Poland. EMEC is an annual meeting organised by the Meeting Professionals International, which brings together more than 20 000 planners and suppliers from more than 90 countries around the world. So far, the conference has never took place in […]

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Events and Meetings

Cirque du Soleil’s show Kooza: ideal added value for events, conferences and business incentives at PortAventura Resort

Cirque du Soleil’s show Kooza: ideal added value for events, conferences and business incentives at PortAventura Resort

For the first time ever, the world-famous international circus brings its Big Top to Europe’s leading theme park

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Recent Articles

Ethiopia – tourism key to promote development

Ethiopia – tourism key to promote development

| July 23, 2014

During an official visit to Ethiopia, UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, met with President Mulatu Teshome, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonen, and Minister of Culture & Tourism, Amin Abdulkadir, to address the advancement of tourism in Ethiopia and the key role of the sector in the country’s socio-economic development. (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, […]

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Countdown to ‘peace and tranquillity’ begins – meetings industry professionals urged to dig deep and help with CSR Effort at IMEX Challenge 2014

Countdown to ‘peace and tranquillity’ begins – meetings industry professionals urged to dig deep and help with CSR Effort at IMEX Challenge 2014

| July 23, 2014

Staff from IMEX America, Sands® Expo, The Venetian® and The Palazzo® Las Vegas gathered at The Shade Tree shelter in Las Vegas last week to mark the official three-month countdown to the IMEX Challenge 2014 CSR program–marking a call to action for meetings and events industry members to get involved.

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Gazpromneft-Aero has Increased Monthly Refueling for Star Alliance in Russia by 50%

Gazpromneft-Aero has Increased Monthly Refueling for Star Alliance in Russia by 50%

| July 23, 2014

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Gazpromneft-Aero, the operator of Gazprom Neft’s aviation fuel business, has increased the monthly refueling volume of Star Alliance Group in Russia by 50% since July 2014, to more than 7,000 tons. This growth has been achieved due to entering into long-term agreements for into-plane refueling of regular […]

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4 ¼. 425 years of the Sant Roc Festivals in Barcelona

4 ¼. 425 years of the Sant Roc Festivals in Barcelona

| July 23, 2014

8/7/2014 To 23/11/2014 An exhibition on different aspects of the 425 years of Sant Roc Festivals in the Cathedral District of Barcelona.

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Top agencies join destinations UNLIMITED to celebrate 25th anniversary

| July 23, 2014

More than 100 event planners and DMCs gathered at Heythrop Park at an exclusive event to celebrate destinations UNLIMITED’s 25th anniversary.

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The staging of the FITUR Jorge Vila Fradera Award has been announced

| July 23, 2014

Organised in Collaboration with AECIT

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UNWTO and Australia’s Griffith University join forces to advance tourism knowledge

| July 23, 2014

Disseminating tourism knowledge, enhancing the expertise on tourism and climate change and advancingsustainable tourism in Asia and the Pacific are some of the areas of cooperation agreed between the Griffith Institute for Tourism (GIFT) and UNWTO (Madrid, Spain, 21 July 2014).

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VisitLondon.com, the NSPCC and STUDIOCANAL Announce THE PADDINGTON TRAIL

| July 22, 2014

LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — LONDON – OCTOBER 2014 Today VisitLondon.com, the NSPCC and STUDIOCANAL announced THE PADDINGTON TRAIL.

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WTM’s Responsible Tourism Programme Includes The Biggest Companies In The Industry

WTM’s Responsible Tourism Programme Includes The Biggest Companies In The Industry

| July 22, 2014

World Travel Market 2014’s, the leading global event for the travel industry, Responsible Tourism Programme includes some of the biggest names in travel including Tui, Thomas Cook, Kuoni, Virgin Holidays and ABTA.

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DXB resumes full operations after reopening northern runway

| July 22, 2014

Flights surge 31 per cent

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Vienna: More Bednights Than Ever in First Half of 2014

| July 22, 2014

- New all-time high for bednights in Vienna: A total of 6 million overnight stays were recorded in the period from January to June 2014, 5.8% more than in the same period of 2013.

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High Calibre Industry Executives Join Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre Team

High Calibre Industry Executives Join Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre Team

| July 22, 2014

The Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) continues to attract a high level of experienced industry professionals to its team as it prepares for opening in 2016.

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Melbourne Writers Festival

Melbourne Writers Festival

| July 21, 2014

The 2014 Melbourne Writers Festival will feature over 350 of the world’s leading writers, thinkers, illustrators, musicians and performers including one of the world’s most influential novelists, Sir Salman Rushdie.

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Transaero Airlines commits to 20 A330s – First A330neo launch customer in Europe

Transaero Airlines commits to 20 A330s – First A330neo launch customer in Europe

| July 21, 2014

Transaero Airlines, Russia’s second largest airline, signed a Letter of Intent with Airbus for 20 A330 aircraft (8 A330ceo and 12 A330neo). This agreement makes Transaero an important launch customer and the first European airline to commit to the A330neo.

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Airbus wins business worth more than $75 billion for 496 aircraft at Farnborough Air Show 2014 – a new Airbus record at Farnborough

Airbus wins business worth more than $75 billion for 496 aircraft at Farnborough Air Show 2014 – a new Airbus record at Farnborough

| July 21, 2014

• Customers endorse newly launched A330neo with 121 commitments; • A320neo Family continues to outpace the competition with 317 orders • Airbus achieves the 3,000th A320neo Family order during the show

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International tourism: strong peak season anticipated

International tourism: strong peak season anticipated

| July 21, 2014

Demand for international tourism remained strong in the first four months of 2014 according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

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BTC matches international meetings & events offer with Italian demand

BTC matches international meetings & events offer with Italian demand

| July 21, 2014

The Italian corporate segment has always provided the national industry with a constant flow of work, accounting for as much as 48.7% of total conference attendance. We asked some buyers their views on the international supply-side operators exhibiting this year.

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See Paris the Smart Way – 10 Tips From the Experts at Paris Pass

| July 21, 2014

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Planning your first Paris city break this summer? Make the most of your trip with some insider tips from the experts at attractions specialist Paris Pass (http://www.parispass.com).

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