Archive for April 12th, 2012

New business partnerships and latest innovations mark this year’s edition of GIBTM

| April 12, 2012

GIBTM facilitates further growth of regional meetings industry This year’s Gulf Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition (www.gibtm.com) saw exhibitors and buyers universally describing the show as business-focused, highly successful and the best in its six-year history. High-quality appointments, enhanced show features and the new show format made this year’s edition outstanding. The rise in high-quality senior buyers [...]

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Centre Shows It’s Switched On to Switching Off

| April 12, 2012
Centre Shows It’s Switched On to Switching Off

  The Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre has demonstrated again that it’s switched on to environmental issues – by offering exhibition organisers the option of switching off. In a move designed to reduce power consumption and exhibitor costs, the Centre has installed dedicated electricity outlets for cleaning in its main exhibition halls, enabling exhibition organisers [...]

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ABTS Global Expansion Continues with the newly formed Meetings & Conventions Department in Belgrade Serbia

| April 12, 2012

MIAMI, Florida, April, 2012 – ABTS Convention Services, (ABTS) a global company headquartered in Miami with offices in Rome, San Francisco and Belgrade which exclusively represents over 15 major U.S. medical associations, announces the expansion of a newly formed Meetings & Conventions department in its Belgrade location. “We are very proud to extend our company’s [...]

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Inaugural IMEX America Executive Forum Highlights Top Priorities for Meeting Executives in 2012

| April 12, 2012
Inaugural IMEX America Executive Forum Highlights Top Priorities for Meeting Executives in 2012

Highlighting what’s top of mind for leading executives in the meetings, events and incentive travel industry, IMEX America announced the key insights from the first IMEX America Executive Meeting Forum held in Las Vegas in October 2011. Sponsored by Ritz-Carlton Hotels, the summit brought together 25 invited meetings executives from the technology, food, energy, finance, [...]

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Wind energy congress, open to all

| April 12, 2012
Wind energy congress, open to all

The EWEA will hold its annual congress in Copenhagen next week. More than 10,000 delegates will visit the city, but the locals and tourists in the Danish capital will also get a chance to learn more about sustainable energy at the MINDBLOWING COPENHAGEN festival. The energy sources of the future are going to be on [...]

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WTA to host first ceremony in Kenya in September 2012

| April 12, 2012
WTA to host first ceremony in Kenya in September 2012

London & Nairobi, 12th April 2012 World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry”, has announced plans to host its first ceremony in Kenya, reflecting the African nation’s continuing evolution into a world-class tourism destination. WTA’s Africa & Indian Ocean Ceremony 2012 will take place in Nairobi on 26th September 2012, with the [...]

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Fifteen Phrases to Help You Have a Good Time in Greece

| April 12, 2012

When planning a trip to Greece it’s important to learn a few phrases to make sure your holiday runs as smoothly as possible. Preparing for all eventualities with key phrases will enable you to enjoy yourself, knowing that you can ask for assistance if you need it. Many tourist information sites will give you the generic phrases [...]

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2012 To Be Bumper Year for Tourism

| April 12, 2012
2012 To Be Bumper Year for Tourism

- 12.7m overnight leisure visitors to come to London in 2012 – 5.2% increase on the equivalent figure for 2011 – Another 10% growth in numbers of visitors expected through to 2015 London & Partners, the official promotional organisation for London, forecasts that 2012 will be a bumper year for leisure tourism in the capital. [...]

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Hotel Room Rates in Ukraine Soar up to 1335% for Euro 2012, Survey Uncovers

| April 12, 2012

A trip to the Ukraine to support their team at Euro 2012 is going to hit Englanders’ wallets hard. And it’s not tickets to the games, which are still reasonably priced, that will be their financial undoing. Rather, it’s the cost of a hotel room, which has risen substantially in anticipation of the June competition [...]

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VOK DAMS Berlin realizes institutional event for the „Local Alliance for Families“

| April 12, 2012

The live-marketing experts of VOK DAMS Berlin have implemented the event for the Local Alliance for Families for the second time. Under the slogan „Family first! – Family and job in time” 200 guests composed of federations, coordinators, business representatives and politicians came together in the Humboldt Carré in Berlin to discuss organizational possibilities for [...]

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Geo Routes & Aegean Routes take you on a tour to the “other side” of Greece

| April 12, 2012
Geo Routes & Aegean Routes take you on a tour to the “other side” of Greece

The presentation of the cultural expeditions for Greece Geo Routes & Aegean Routes, held under the auspices of the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO, was completed on Wednesday 28th March 2012 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The theme cultural expeditions of Geo Routes & Aegean Routes are addressed to experienced voyagers from Greece and [...]

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