Archive for February 7th, 2011

International Confex Moves to ExCeL London

| February 7, 2011

As part of UBM Live’s long term strategy to evolve International Confex, the event will move from Earls Court to London’s International Conference Centre & ExCeL London in 2012. Explaining the decision, Jonny Sullens, Portfolio Director of the Confex Group says: “It’s never an easy decision to move venues. International Confex has enjoyed a long […]

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ENCORE TICKETS PREDICTS RECORD INTERNATIONAL SALES FOR LONDON’S THEATRES & ATTRACTIONS IN 2011

| February 7, 2011

myencore.co.uk offers worldwide online access to exclusive trade rates Encore Tickets, the UK’s leading supplier of theatre and attraction tickets, is predicting a record year for worldwide sales thanks to its largest-ever choice of product available for international sales through its myencore. co.uk web booking tool. Exclusive to the trade, myencore.co.uk means that trade buyers […]

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Don’t want to pay the £9,000 tuition fee for English universities? Five options to study abroad and save money

| February 7, 2011
Don’t want to pay the £9,000 tuition fee for English universities? Five options to study abroad and save money

Figures released from UCAS this week have shown that a record 583,501 people have applied to start university in the UK this year, as new students attempt to avoid the tuition fee increase in England which is due to come into effect in 2012. However, Skyscanner suggests that enrolling this year isn’t the only way […]

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Online visitor registration for GIBTM 2011 Now open!

| February 7, 2011
Online visitor registration for GIBTM 2011 Now open!

New digital enhancements will allow exhibitors and visitors to reap the benefits of the region’s leading event dedicated to the meetings, incentive, events and business travel industry Online registration for GIBTM, the Gulf Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition, is now open, allowing early-bird visitors to register in advance and take advantage of a raft […]

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European Tourism in 2010 – Trends & Prospects (Q4 /2010)

| February 7, 2011
European Tourism in 2010 – Trends & Prospects (Q4 /2010)

Brussels, 07 February 2011. The European Travel Commission (ETC) has just published its fourth quarterly report on European Tourism in 2010 – Trends & Prospects. The following gives a brief overview of the report for the fourth quarter of 2010. · The travel recovery in Europe, and globally, continued into the waning months of 2010. […]

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Brighton set to Rock!

| February 7, 2011
Brighton set to Rock!

VisitBrighton is set to ‘rock’ International Confex this year with some help from the hugely anticipated international film release ‘Brighton Rock’ Friday, 4th February . The new film starring Sam Riley, John Hurt and Helen Mirren is the inspiration behind the convention bureau’s networking event, ‘Brighton Rock Unconventional’ taking place at 3pm on Tuesday 1st […]

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etouches, ACTE enter agreement for event registration services

| February 7, 2011
etouches, ACTE enter agreement for event registration services

Will serve association’s needs for close to 40 events in 2011 etouches has expanded its relationship with the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) to become the official provider of web-based event registration and event management services to ACTE for over 40 global education events in 2011. ACTE will now use etouches’ eHome sofware module […]

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Quito: American Capital of Culture 2011

| February 7, 2011

32 years ago and for the first time, the UNESCO declared the city of Quito, Ecuador, as the first WORLD HERITAGE SITE. Moreover, last September, Quito was declared the American Capital of Culture 2011 by the International Bureau of Cultural Capitals (IBOCC). This nomination places Quito as a worldwide cultural referent, motivating locals and foreigners […]

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Dassault Falcon Focuses on the Growing Market in India as the Company Strengthens its Position in Emerging Markets Worldwide

| February 7, 2011
Dassault Falcon Focuses on the Growing Market in India as the Company Strengthens its Position in Emerging Markets Worldwide

BANGALORE, India, February , 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Dassault Falcon is presenting its Falcon fleet of large cabin, long range business jets at Aero India 2011, starting on February 9th in Bangalore. The Falcon range of aircraft will be on display alongside the Dassault Rafale fighter, which will perform in the air display. Dassault Falcon’s share […]

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World Travel Awards has announced an extension to the self-nomination deadline due to overwhelming demand.

| February 7, 2011
World Travel Awards has announced an extension to the self-nomination deadline due to overwhelming demand.

Originally scheduled to close on 4 February, the deadline has been extended by a further two weeks to Friday 18 February. This year has seen an unprecedented number of self nominations with hundreds of organisations eager to take part in the “Oscars of the travel industry”. Winners will be able to savour the kudos associated […]

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AUDI QUATTRO ROOMS ANNOUNCES 2011 ACCREDITED LIST FOLLOWING TENDER

| February 7, 2011
AUDI QUATTRO ROOMS ANNOUNCES 2011 ACCREDITED LIST FOLLOWING TENDER

Premium specification London venues Audi quattro rooms based in West London and Piccadilly have added caterers The Recipe and Lodge Catering in addition to floral design companies Simon Lycett and Veevers Carter to its 2011 accredited list. “We were delighted to receive substantial interest from the industry from like-minded suppliers in joining our accredited list,” […]

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UNWTO partners with UNEP and other key players to boost sustainable tourism

| February 7, 2011

UNWTO is a key partner of the recently established Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism, an initiative to connect all stakeholders working or interested in working to develop sustainable tourism (Costa Rica, 21 January 2011). As the United Nations specialized agency for tourism, UNWTO works closely with public and private tourism stakeholders worldwide to firmly position […]

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ITB Berlin Convention 2011 – focus on the key topics of the hotel industry

| February 7, 2011
ITB Berlin Convention 2011 – focus on the key topics of the hotel industry

Hotel markets in Eastern Europe, CSR programmes, social media networking and the hotels of the future – senior executives from the international hotel industry to discuss current trends and visions for the future at the ITB Hospitality Day on 10 March 2011 Berlin, 4 February 2011 – The hotel industry is currently facing massive change. […]

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