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 January 18th, 2012
Speaker Applications for June 2012 Conference The Americas Meetings & Events Exhibition (www.aibtm.com) is now inviting industry experts to apply for the opportunity to speak at their annual trade show, taking place June 19 – 21, 2012 in Baltimore, MD.
Messe Berlin: High growth and maximum utilisation of capacity – new exhibition grounds to open in July 2012
Group turnover at around 180 million euros, 14 per cent more than in 2009 – capacity utilisation at Berlin ExpoCenter City among the world’s best – excellent business expected in 2012 – trade fair grounds to expand at two venues Berlin, January 2012 – At around 180 million euros, turnover for the Messe Berlin group of […]
The tour has commenced in the Fair’s business area at 11.30 am at the North Gate Don Felipe de Borbón and Doña Letizia Ortiz, the Prince and Princess of Asturias, have been entrusted with inaugurating the next edition of FITUR. The opening ceremony has taken place on 18th January at 11.00 am. On this occasion, […]
Organisers of IMEX in Frankfurt, together with research partners, Fast Future Research, are inviting students from all over the world to enter a prestigious new essay competition as part of its important new ‘Power of 10’ research study. The Power of 10 study is designed
More promising than ever before, particularly during this vital period for our economy, the synergy between gastronomy and tourism is being promoted through the Conference “Local food tradition and regional tourism development”, organized by the SOPEXA GROUPE with the support of ARTION,
With less than a month to go until the end of a public consultation on the future of large parts of London’s riverside, the Mayor, Boris Johnson, has urged residents and businesses in the capital to get involved and have their say on plans to transform 3,000 hectares of east London riverside, unlocking the area’s massive […]
From jazz to classical, sitar music to contemporary dance, from ballet to opera, the ninth Abu Dhabi Festival(March 11 – April 16) will connect cultures, while exploring the past, present and future of artistic expression.Festival highlights include: Monday, March 19: One of the greatest contemporary sitar players, Anoushka Shankar, perform music from her latest album and ‘Traveller’ world tour in an […]
Bangkok, January 2012 — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and ESO Travel, a major tour operator in Eastern Europe, recently welcomed 16 contestants from the “Miss Czech Republic Beauty Contest 2012″ to Thailand for a 7-day preparation camp in Bangkok, Pattaya, Ratchaburi, Krabi, Phang Nga, and Phuket. By highlighting the beautiful contestants enjoying the […]
HTA Announces Intent to Release RFP for Pre-Visit External Destination Marketing Services for North America and Canada Leisure Market
HONOLULU-The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA), the state’s tourism agency, is preparing for a Spring 2012 release of a request for proposals (RFP) for qualified applicants to provide fixed-priced, pre-visit destination marketing representation services for the leisure market in North America, including Canada, which will drive incremental visitation and revenues for the state of Hawai‘i and […]
Authentic Cuba Travel Announces 5 Exclusive Nature, Bird Watching and Ecological Tours for 2012 – Registration is Limited
Working under the auspices of Cuba’s foremost environmentalist and nature conservation organizations, Authentic Cuba Travel gains access to the most pristine natural Cuban sites of this tropical bird watching paradise, from UNESCO Biosphere Reserves and National Parks to Protected Areas. The fully escorted tours offer an unparalleled opportunity for North American nature lovers, bird watchers, […]
DirectRooms.com releases details on the 21st International Education Fair, which is being held over the course on 16th, 18th, and 19th February 2012. Russia’s largest education exhibition held on an international scale, this event is being held at the Hotel
Biomass (wood pellets, wood chips and agricultural residues) contributes more than half of renewable energy consumption in the EU, providing a clean, secure and competitive energy resource. Besides EU, Asia, bestowed with abundant agro-biomass resources of Forestry/agricultural residues, is also developing its biomass sector both in demand and supply. Consequently, biomass trade flow is no longer limited […]
18 January 2012: Organisers of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) have refreshed the show’s social program this year and are offering new networking opportunities on and off the show floor. Building on popular annual events such as the official Welcome Reception, AIME is holding a new Tuesday night event, “Nightcap Networking”. The show […]
Consumers want budget certainty in an age of uncertainty in 2012, as 74% consider an All Inclusive holidays Over half of UK holidaymakers overspend on holiday 40% claim ability to pre-budget as main reason for going All Inclusive More and more Brits are opting to go all inclusive 2012, as over half of holidaymakers (57%) […]
Saga Holidays Boosts its Portfolio for 2012 With New Options in China, Indian Ocean, Lesser Known Mediterranean and UK
Saga Holidays, the leading travel company offering global adventures for the over fifties, has added over 20 new holiday options to its ever expanding portfolio.
Top attraction and destination guides for a great British experience LONDON, UK, 17 January 2012 – Today, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, a market leader in consumer electronics and Worldwide Olympic Partner