Conferences

10th ITB Hospitality Day: IT is driving the industry forward

Cyber attacks, the sharing economy, luxury, lifestyle, budget hotels, digitisation and internet distribution are the topics at the 10th ITB Hospitality Day – admission is free for visitors to ITB Berlin

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Events and Meetings

WTM Latin America 2015 opens Visitor Registration

WTM Latin America 2015 opens Visitor Registration

The biggest and best event yet, taking place between 22 – 24 April in Sao Paulo

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Recent Articles

Emirates Announces Two New A380 Destinations in Europe: Dusseldorf and Madrid

| January 30, 2015

DUBAI, U.A.E.: Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, announced today the launch of A380 services to two European destinations: Dusseldorf and Madrid. For both cities, Emirates will be the first airline to operate a scheduled A380 service, offering an unmatched travel experience to business and leisure travellers alike. The addition of Dusseldorf […]

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Cruise Shipping Miami 2015 to Feature Comprehensive Conference Program Highlighting Trending Themes and Hot Topics

| January 29, 2015

 Panels showcase expertise of top cruise line and business executives

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ibtmevents portfolio director to act as “Mentor” for Fast Forward 15

ibtmevents portfolio director to act as “Mentor” for Fast Forward 15

| January 29, 2015

Founder invites Sallie Coventry to join new initiative

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AEGEAN increase UK routes in Summer 2015 including 2 new direct flights from London to Larnaca, Cyprus and Heraklion, Crete

AEGEAN increase UK routes in Summer 2015 including 2 new direct flights from London to Larnaca, Cyprus and Heraklion, Crete

| January 29, 2015

AEGEAN, Greece’s largest airline and a Star Alliance member, is to launch a new direct route from the UK to Larnaca, Cyprus and Heraklion, Crete.

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Business up 26% for Copenhagen

Business up 26% for Copenhagen

| January 28, 2015

As the books are closing on 2014, it has been yet another record-breaking year in terms of events secured for the future. 72 international conventions and 341 corporate meetings and incentive leads were added to the list of events taking place in Copenhagen in the years to come, which makes 2014 the fourth consecutive record […]

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Prime Minister of Spain receives UNWTO/WTTC Open Letter on Travel and Tourism

Prime Minister of Spain receives UNWTO/WTTC Open Letter on Travel and Tourism

| January 28, 2015

In recognition of tourism’s ability to create jobs and socio-economic growth, the Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, has accepted the UNWTO/World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Open Letter on Travel and Tourism (Madrid, Spain, 27 January 2015).

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WTM Africa’s Prestigious 2015 Hosted Buyer Programme Offers A World Of Opportunities

WTM Africa’s Prestigious 2015 Hosted Buyer Programme Offers A World Of Opportunities

| January 28, 2015

Hosted Buyer Programme Application is now live

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Submissions for PATA Face of the Future 2015 is Now Open

Submissions for PATA Face of the Future 2015 is Now Open

| January 28, 2015

Deadline for Entries is March 2 Picture: Top Row L/R: James Mabey, Senior Director of Development, Marco Polo Hotels, Hong Kong SAR; Soulinnara Ratanavong, Teacher/Trainer at the Lao National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality (Lanith) Lao PDR; Silvia Sitou, Head of the Research & Planning Department, Macau Government Tourist Office, Macau SAR; and Justin Malcolm, […]

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Context Marketing Startup Pulsate Finalizes $1.2 Million First Round Funding by High Profile Investors

| January 28, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, January 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — PayPal, Inc. and dunnhumby Ventures have backed Pulsate to take a lead in the context marketing space. The round was led by Delta Partners’ Bank of Ireland seed fund and also included Enterprise Ireland.

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Fierce Competition Brings Visitors Back to Spain

Fierce Competition Brings Visitors Back to Spain

| January 28, 2015

In the run up to Spain’s most important travel trade fair, FITUR in Madrid, JacTravel, the UK-based wholesaler best known for its range of hand-picked, city centre hotels, has released booking data that explains last year’s recovery in hotel occupancy – low prices.

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New Recruits for Exhibition Centre Liverpool Team

New Recruits for Exhibition Centre Liverpool Team

| January 27, 2015

ACC Liverpool has boosted its exhibition sales team as it heads towards the opening of Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Expands Presence in Germany’s Capital with Sheraton Berlin Grand Hotel Esplanade

| January 27, 2015

BERLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) announced that it is expanding its footprint in Germany with the signing of the Sheraton Berlin Grand Hotel Esplanade.

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Over 1.1 billion tourists travelled abroad in 2014

Over 1.1 billion tourists travelled abroad in 2014

| January 27, 2015

International tourist arrivals reached 1,138 million in 2014, a 4.7% increase over the previous year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. For 2015, UNWTO forecasts international tourism to grow by 3% to 4%, further contributing to the global economic recovery.

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Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum & Tour serves up series of aces at WTM 2014

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum & Tour serves up series of aces at WTM 2014

| January 27, 2015

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum & Tour has turned WTM 2014 to its advantage by agreeing a series of new business deals in China, India and the UK.

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ITB Innovators: always a step ahead

| January 26, 2015

ITB Berlin showcases innovative industry products

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ICCA education seminar at AIME groom future leaders

ICCA education seminar at AIME groom future leaders

| January 23, 2015

In recognizing the importance of continuing professional development of less experienced professionals, ICCA will deliver an education program – “ICCA International Meetings Foundation Seminar”

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World Travel Market Africa’s 2015 Visitor Registration Goes Live

World Travel Market Africa’s 2015 Visitor Registration Goes Live

| January 23, 2015

Register for an opportunity to experience Africa’s leading B2B inbound and outbound travel event

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Tourist spending breaks records across Britain’s regions

| January 22, 2015

-Majority of nations and regions saw record spending from overseas tourists in 2014 -Bigger visit growth to other regions than to London -Tourism legacy of the Grand Départ, NATO summit, Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup starts to show -Strong uplift from European neighbours, Australia and the US

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Reed Exhibitions appoints Nick Pilbeam as new Travel Divisional Director

Reed Exhibitions appoints Nick Pilbeam as new Travel Divisional Director

| January 22, 2015

Reed Exhibitions has appointed Nick Pilbeam to the position of Divisional Director – Travel.

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UNWTO Awards to recognize innovation and excellence in tourism

UNWTO Awards to recognize innovation and excellence in tourism

| January 22, 2015

Tourism initiatives and scholars from around the world will once again be recognized for their outstanding contribution to the sector at the UNWTO Awards Ceremony to be held at the International Tourism Trade Fair (FITUR) in Madrid, Spain, on 28 January 2015.

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Buyers Confirmed Demand for Increased Presence of European Suppliers at IBTM America

Buyers Confirmed Demand for Increased Presence of European Suppliers at IBTM America

| January 22, 2015

‘Customers are looking for that next “big idea” international incentive and meeting destination’ 

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$50 million mega incentive confirmed for Sydney

| January 22, 2015

Sydney, Australia’s favourite place to meet, will shine brightly in 2016 with direct selling company, Nu Skin, confirming the Harbour City for an incentive worth up to A$50 million to the New South Wales (NSW) economy.

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