Conferences

Hofburg Vienna flying high – Performance and outlook

Hofburg Vienna flying high – Performance and outlook

© Hofburg Vienna, Foto M. Seidl Managing Director Alexandra Kaszay’s decision to expand the existing portfolio by harnessing the power of the latest advances in conference technology has borne fruit – and after a successful year in 2014 the Hofburg Vienna is looking forward to a strong year ahead in 2015.

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Events and Meetings

Cruise and climate change top the agenda for World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at WTM

Cruise and climate change top the agenda for World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at WTM

Tourism businesses and organisations around the world are now being invited to submit themselves for consideration in the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at WTM this November. The prestigious awards scheme, co-founded and organised by Responsible Travel, is part of World Travel Market’s World Responsible Tourism Day – the largest day of responsible tourism action […]

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DXB starts 2015 in top gear

| March 2, 2015

Monthly traffic boosted by Dubai Shopping Festival, holiday season

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WTM Awarded Travel Trade Event of 2014

WTM Awarded Travel Trade Event of 2014

| February 26, 2015

World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, has been voted UKinbound’s Travel Trade Event of the Year at the association’s Gala Dinner for a remarkable fifth year in succession.

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ITB Berlin Convention: obtaining, contributing and sharing knowledge

| February 25, 2015

New information and expert knowledge from leading speakers representing industry, science and politics – focus on the sharing economy at this year’s convention – admission is free for trade visitors

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ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter appoints Conference Partners as association secretariat ahead of annual debate in Brighton

ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter appoints Conference Partners as association secretariat ahead of annual debate in Brighton

| February 25, 2015

Conference Partners has been appointed by the UK and Ireland Chapter of ICCA, the International Congress and Convention Association, to act as secretariat.

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ICC Sydney’s world class innovations celebrated at AIME

ICC Sydney’s world class innovations celebrated at AIME

| February 25, 2015

ICC Sydney; Best Innovative Stand AIME 2015 International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has been presented the Best Innovative Stand Award at the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) in Melbourne overnight. Less than two years from opening, ICC Sydney is already winning awards for its marketing of Australia’s premier and first fully integrated convention, […]

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India’s Aroma at ICC Jerusalem

| February 24, 2015

TAFI, the Association of travel agents and members of India’s leading tourism industry, has accepted the Ministry of Tourism request to hold the annual conference in Israel

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ICC Sydney invites the world inside for a virtual look at its new AU$1.1 billion venue

| February 24, 2015

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has today launched a virtual tour of the much anticipated world class venue, on track to open in December 2016, to a global audience in Melbourne at the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME).

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WTM Latin America will facilitate more than $341 million in Travel Industry Deals

WTM Latin America will facilitate more than $341 million in Travel Industry Deals

| February 24, 2015

World Travel Market Latin America, the event that brings the world to Latin America and promotes Latin America to the world, will generate business deals in excess of $341 million (£206 million).

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Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre Catalyst for the Sultanate’s focus on Business Events

| February 24, 2015

Muscat, 24th February 2015 – The Sultanate of Oman is enjoying record visitation from Australia and New Zealand due to its positioning as a multifaceted destination with serious delegate appeal. This interest is being propelled by the new world-class Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre opening in 2016.

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Barbican honoured with platinum recognition at the Clean City Awards

| February 24, 2015

The Barbican’s green practices have been recognised after being awarded the prestigious ‘Platinum Clean City Award’.

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Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP to deliver keynote speech at opening of IMEX in Frankfurt 2015

Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP to deliver keynote speech at opening of IMEX in Frankfurt 2015

| February 24, 2015

One of the world’s foremost business leaders, Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, the world’s largest business software company, will deliver the keynote speech at the opening ceremony of IMEX in Frankfurt (19 May 2015), the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events.

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Business Events Week 2015 opens with new research confirming the sector a major driver of the economy

| February 23, 2015

The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) officially opened Business Events Week 2015 – a week-long showcase of the business events industry across conferences and meetings, exhibitions and incentive reward travel – with a media conference strongly supported by its industry leaders.

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IAPCO 2015 – Reaching New Horizons through Cooperation

IAPCO 2015 – Reaching New Horizons through Cooperation

| February 20, 2015

The International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) Annual Meeting and General Assembly was set to Reaching New Horizons in 2015.

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Beaches Turks & Caicos named as host for World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2015

Beaches Turks & Caicos named as host for World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2015

| February 19, 2015

London, 19th February 2015 The ‘Oscars of the travel industry’, World Travel Awards has announced Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa has been selected to host the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2015.

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Sydney and NSW to shine at AIME 2015

| February 19, 2015

AIME 2015: Off the back of its award-winning presence in 2014, Destination Sydney will return bigger than ever to Asia Pacific’s premier annual trade show – the 23rd Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME 2015) in Melbourne. With 15 co-exhibitors by its side, Business Events Sydney (BESydney) will be out to show the 3,000 meetings […]

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CONVENE 2015 Closes to Acclaim

CONVENE 2015 Closes to Acclaim

| February 18, 2015

The 3rd edition of CONVENE held at the Litexpo centre from 11 to 12 February in Vilnius has closed to a chorus of ringing endorsements from the hosted buyer and exhibitor communities alike.

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Rev and Travelex Launch The NiHao UnionPay Prepaid Card in Hong Kong

Rev and Travelex Launch The NiHao UnionPay Prepaid Card in Hong Kong

| February 18, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas, and HONG KONG, Feb. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Rev Worldwide, a payment innovations company, and Travelex, the world’s leading foreign exchange specialist, have announced the launch of The Travelex NiHao Card, a reloadable prepaid travel card in association with UnionPay International.

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WTM Portfolio Facilitates $7 Billion in Travel Industry Deals

WTM Portfolio Facilitates $7 Billion in Travel Industry Deals

| February 18, 2015

The World Travel Market Portfolio facilitated almost $7 billion (£4.2 million) in travel and tourism industry deals in 2014. The WTM Portfolio consists of the four leading business-to-business travel trade events in the world;

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Fare of London launches ‘Forgotten Fare’ campaign to highlight heritage UK foods

Fare of London launches ‘Forgotten Fare’ campaign to highlight heritage UK foods

| February 17, 2015

London-focused event and contract caterer Fare of London today announces a campaign set to highlight a range of UK heritage foods that are at risk of being forgotten in favour of more fashionable ingredients and produce.

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Kent Event Centre invests £150k in campsite development for corporate events

Kent Event Centre invests £150k in campsite development for corporate events

| February 17, 2015

Kent Event Centre today announces the launch of a £150k campsite facility, available for corporate events such as teambuilding and residential conferences.

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ITB Berlin: Cross-border cooperation on the Danube

| February 17, 2015

Papers and workshops on marketing strategies and tourism prospects for the countries on the Danube – free guided tours of exhibitors with a focus on the Danube – big competition with prizes on the weekend of ITB

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World of DMCs Expands its Global Reach with 4 New Members on 3 Continents

| February 16, 2015

London, 16th February, 2015 World of DMCs, the global network of DMCs are delighted to announce the signing up of 4 more DMCs in 2015. Metropolis DMC (France), Inbound Services (Germany), Grosvenor Tours (South Africa) and Spotlight Events (California) have all joined the ranks since the beginning of the year.

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