Archive for September 2nd, 2011

Europe’s travel Oscars revealed

| September 2, 2011
Europe’s travel Oscars revealed

Turkey, Antalya, 2 September 2011 The travel brands that have demonstrated greatest strength amid global economic uncertainty have emerged victorious at World Travel Awards 2011 Europe Ceremony, hosted at Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa in Antalya, Turkey on 2 September 2011. Hailed as “The Oscars of the Travel Industry”, World Travel Awards is acknowledged […]

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ABPCO’s Conference Cloud free Wi-Fi campaign secures over 100 signatures

| September 2, 2011

The Conference Cloud campaign launched recently by ABPCO, the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers, has secured more than 100 signatures on its petition and already gathered the support of fifteen venues. The campaign, which calls for free Wi-Fi for conference delegates at venues across the UK, gathered momentum within hours of launching last month. […]

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BEIJING & CIBTM SUPPORTS CHINA’S MEETINGS INDUSTRY

| September 2, 2011
BEIJING & CIBTM SUPPORTS CHINA’S MEETINGS INDUSTRY

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITORS – “WE MUST BE HERE” As the 6th CIBTM drew to a close in China today, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development (BTD) told the MICE industry via presentations to the media, Hosted Buyers, Exhibitors and trade visitors that they had not only signed another 3 year MOU with Reed Travel Exhibitions […]

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Boeing Introduces 737 MAX With Launch of New Aircraft Family

| September 2, 2011
Boeing Introduces 737 MAX With Launch of New Aircraft Family

SEATTLE /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has unveiled the 737 MAX, the name of the new engine variant of the market-leading 737 launched today. The new family of aircraft – 737 MAX 7, 737 MAX 8 and 737 MAX 9 – builds on the strengths of the Next-Generation 737. “The 737 MAX offers airlines the […]

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DB Schenker logistics partner for Amsterdam RAI and MECC Maastricht

| September 2, 2011
DB Schenker logistics partner for Amsterdam RAI and MECC Maastricht

Amsterdam 2 September 2011 – Amsterdam RAI and DB Schenker signed a partnership agreement on Friday 2 September 2011 appointing Schenker International B.V. as logistics services provider at the Amsterdam RAI exhibition and convention centre and its subsidiary MECC Maastricht for the coming years. The companies will also work closely together to facilitate global events […]

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Jermyn Street presents The Art of Being British

| September 2, 2011
Jermyn Street presents The Art of Being British

The Art of Being British: St James’s At Your Service takes place on Saturday 10th September from 12noon until 5pm. Enjoy some of the finest British fashion and lifestyle brands participating in a traffic free event that is packed with eccentric Britishness, unique presentations and engaging activities. Taking place along the full length of Jermyn […]

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Six Applicant Cities for the 2020 Olympic Games

| September 2, 2011

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is pleased to announce that six cities have been put forward by their respective National Olympic Committees (NOCs) to apply to host the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in 2020. The cities, in alphabetical order, are: Baku (Azerbaijan), Doha (Qatar), Istanbul (Turkey), Madrid (Spain), Rome (Italy) and Tokyo (Japan). NOCs […]

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Two months in, 34 events secured for Sydney

| September 2, 2011

Business Event Sydney begins 2011/12 with a flying start  Two months into the new financial year Sydney’s convention bureau, Business Events Sydney (BESydney), has secured 34 events estimated to be approximately worth $69 million to the New South Wales (NSW) economy. BESydney is positioned well to deliver 2011/12 results above and beyond the impressive $186.5 […]

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Registration is Now Open for Cruise Shipping Asia

| September 2, 2011

PRINCETON, New Jersey, September 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Registration for delegates, visitors and journalists is now open for Cruise Shipping Asia, set to debut Nov. 16-18, 2011, in Singapore. The premiere three-day conference and exhibition will provide valuable insights and networking opportunities for companies and organizations from throughout the entire pan-Asia region. Delegates and visitors […]

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Prague, the city of everyday wonders!

| September 2, 2011
Prague, the city of everyday wonders!

How to describe a city with architecture and history dating back a thousand years; a city intimately linked to the most important people and events of European history; a city so beautiful that it has astonished visitors since the Middle Ages? Prague is a magical, golden jewel of cobbled streets and a hundred spires and, […]

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Travel Industry Continues Upward Climb Despite US Credit Downgrade

| September 2, 2011

Leisure and Business Travel Realize Respectable Revenue Gains over July 2010 SCOTTSDALE, DALLAS and LONDON (September 1, 2011) – Global business travel net revenue grew by +12.2% in July, while global leisure travel revenue increased +8.6%, according to data released from Pegasus Solutions in The Pegasus View. The report, which includes extra analysis of daily […]

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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management Accredited in Australia and the UK

| September 2, 2011
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management Accredited in Australia and the UK

Dubai : The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), one of the world’s leading hospitality management schools and a part of the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company, Jumeirah Group, is now accredited in both Australia and the UK. The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE), an Australian-based accreditation body, has reviewed the […]

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BEIJING MUNICIPAL COMMISSION OF TOURISM DEVELOPMENT (BTD) AND REED TRAVEL EXHIBITIONS SIGN FURTHER 3 YEAR M.O.U IN BEIJING

| September 2, 2011
BEIJING MUNICIPAL COMMISSION OF TOURISM DEVELOPMENT (BTD) AND  REED TRAVEL EXHIBITIONS    SIGN FURTHER 3 YEAR M.O.U IN BEIJING

Reed Travel Exhibitions meetings portfolio of events and the Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development (BTD) have signed an MOU to further strengthen the current strategic partnership which was originally formed in 2009. This new MOU will run through to 2013. At an official signing ceremony that took place at CIBTM 2011, Mr Lu Yong […]

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