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.
Archive for November 10th, 2011
The Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre rolled out the red carpet recently for the private premiere of Liv, an Australian short film which underwent post production in the venue’s state-of-the-art Centre Video Production (CVP) unit. Produced by Shoe Productions (Tracey Savage and Pauline Findlay), Liv addresses the growing problem of cyber bullying and has been […]
The Site International Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Site EMEA Forum 2012 will take place in Berlin, Germany, from 18- 20 June 2012. In a demonstration of commitment to industry collaboration, the Site EMEA Forum committee leaders have endorsed a co-location with the first ever Capital City Congress. Organized by the […]
Prague, November 2011: After the launch and big success of the first MCE CEE congress hosted in Prague, Europe Congress offers you the improved and extended second edition! Central & Eastern Europe as well as CIS countries offer an increasing high quality offer of hotels, event venues, congress centers, transport providers and intermediary as DMC’s […]
Karen Bolinger officially joined the team at the Melbourne Convention + Visitors Bureau (MCVB) yesterday as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The former General Manager of the Sydney Convention and Visitors Bureau, Ms Bolinger’s most recent role was General Manager Strategy and Marketing for the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS). Ms Bolinger made the move […]
MTCC continues to build momentum for sustainability with an unprecedented 95% waste diversion rate for USGBC’s recent Greenbuild conference.
Toronto, Ontario, November 8, 2011 – The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) is proud to report the results of its greening efforts for the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Greenbuild International Conference & Expo (www.greenbuildexpo.org) recently held at the MTCC. Even for the world’s largest conference & expo dedicated to green buildings, the results were impressive, with a […]
Kuoni Group posted a clear improvement in results for the first nine months of the year. Turnover went up 26.2 % to CHF 3 809 million (prior year: CHF 3 019 million). Operating earnings (EBIT) improved by 47.7 % to CHF 45.8 million (prior year: CHF 31.0 million) despite the one-off cost of acquiring Gullivers […]
PRE-REGISTER NOW! EIBTM, the world’s leading event for the meetings and events industry provides a one-stop shop for everyone planning to enhance their business knowledge, opportunities and contacts within the industry. The show, which takes place in the Fira Gran Via, Barcelona (29 November – 1 December) has something to offer all attendees so pre-register […]
Record Growth, Successful New Shows and Prosperous Partnerships Boost Reed Exhibitions Greater China in 2011
2011 was a year of growth, success and new partnerships for Reed Exhibitions Greater China. With 7 new show launches across 6 different industry sectors and record levels of participants at the exhibitions, many of Reed China’s events registered consistent growth. In launching shows across various locations, Reed is capitalizing on China’s regional economies. Shanghai […]
New developments for freight transport and logistics at the 4th European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics (ECITL)
The crucial role of a fully interoperable and intelligent transport system was emphasised at the 4th European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics (ECITL) organised by the University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg GmbH (FHV) and the Hellenic Institute of Transport (HIT) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) and supported by several independent […]