The move away from desktops towards smartphones and tablets is changing how the travel industry uses technology to connect with today’s multi-device consumer, concluded board-level travel industry participants at the recent World Travel Market Round Table into the Future of Mobile.
Archive for June 3rd, 2012
Following an internal restructuring, Jonathan Cohen, Head of Business Events, UK & Ireland and International Sales & Marketing Manager for VisitDenmark has decided to leave the company. “I have decided the time is right to set up my own company, Azimuth Marketing & Communications, that will offer project based sales & marketing support services for [...]
German capital maintains its position in leading group / Number of association conventions continues to increase Berlin is among the top four international convention destinations. The German capital has successfully maintained its ranking. This is documented by the current statistics of the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA) for 2011. With 147 association conventions, Berlin [...]
EIBTM (www.eibtm.com) has received a record number of international exhibitor bookings in the past month with more that 30 confirming their participation to attend the 25th edition of the show which will take place in the Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, 27-29thNovember 2012. Exhibitors including Japan National Tourist Organisation, Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority, Sr. Tango / Pluralis [...]
HARMONDSWORTH, England /PRNewswire/ — British Airways is serving up a feast of six new flights from London City Airport this summer with the first of the new services taking off to Mahon in Menorca. The airline will complete its Balearic Islands portfolio, launching flights to Mahon in Menorca. British Airways launched highly successful services to [...]
- Hiscox survey finds one in five don’t know if they are covered when they go on holiday – As Britons gear up for their summer holidays, new research reveals that many are chancing more than just the weather with their holiday planning. According to specialist insurer Hiscox, 19% of those surveyed* said they either [...]
The 9th International TUI Marathon Palma de Mallorca will be offering two new attractions. The Friday before the main event will be dedicated to the walkers with the new “Walking Day“. The participants in the Walking and Nordic Walking disciplines can look forward not only to their own day for starting, but also to a [...]
Newtonstrand Innovations Limited, a global technology solutions provider, and Invisage Creative Services, a design and technology agency based in Australia, announced a joint working partnership to bring more creative technology solutions to the meetings and events industry worldwide. The two companies have made an agreement to work closely together to bring more innovative technology to [...]
Eric Broekaart, managing director of the Maastricht Exposition and Convention Centre (MECC) has joined the board of the Maastricht Convention Bureau (MCB). The MCB is a foundation which promotes Maastricht & region as a destination for conferences and corporate meetings. Partners of this foundation are: MECC, Maastricht Tourist Office, Hotels and Supporting companies. As a [...]
2012 marks the 30th anniversary of the Barbican – Europe’s largest combined conference and arts venue
Barbican was built as part of London’s Barbican development and was officially opened in March 1982 by HM Queen Elizabeth. Unlike many other venues, it was specifically built with the dual purpose of holding conferences and arts events and this ensures it remains one of the world’s most creative venues. The Barbican offers business clients [...]
“I want a Billionaires Club in Spain” said Flavio Briatore and he has made his wish come true! The club will open July, 5th in Marbella’s Golden Mile. Briatore has always been a fan of the Spanish lifestyle and its gastronomy and so he has created an exclusive club at which to spend time [...]
Another improvement in Malaga’s infrastructure. After the opening of the new terminal in 2010, the second runway will be in service by June 26th. This will drastically increase the air carrier capacity for Malaga and the Costa del Sol.
International and Chinese delegates confident of achieving their business objectives Shanghai – Next year’s IT&CM China will return to the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, from 17 – 19 April 2013. More than 70% of exhibitors at IT&CM China 2012 have already signed up to be part of next years showcase. A number [...]