Archive for June 20th, 2012

G20 recognizes Travel & Tourism as a driver of economic growth for the first time and commit to work on travel facilitation

| June 20, 2012

The G20 world leaders have for the first time, recognised the importance of Travel & Tourism as a driver of jobs, growth and economic recovery. The Leaders’ Declaration from the annual meeting of the G20 held in Los Cabos, Mexico, on 18-19 June states “we recognize the role of travel and tourism as a vehicle […]

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European City Tourism shows impressive growth and moves ahead of the national level

| June 20, 2012

European City tourism grew overall by around 5.9 % last year with international bed nights increasing by a staggering 8% – despite the gloomy economic backdrop. The results were presented at the European Cities Marketing BRIC conference in Zagreb this month during the launch of the 8th Edition of the ECM Benchmarking Report .  The report, […]

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For the third time the bronze medal goes to Gdansk!

| June 20, 2012

For the third time Gdansk receives a high place in the statistical ranking. Both in the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA) and Poland Convention Bureau (PCB) statistic reports Gdansk holds the third place after Warsaw and Krakow. Gdansk took the same place in newly published report of  Union of International Associations Meetings(UIA), where Poland, with […]

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FITUR Presents Its 2012 Awards

| June 20, 2012

During the event, which took place yesterday(June 19th ), the award-winners picked up the trophies that recognise the Best Stands at FITUR, the Best Active Tourism Products and the Best Piece of Tourism Research, as acknowledged by the FITUR/Jorge Vila Fradera Forum Madrid, 19th June 2012. The International Tourism Trade Fair staged the presentation ceremony […]

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Mo*Vida sets up for Olympics in the City

| June 20, 2012

The Retreat at The Brewery to be host venue for Mo*Vida Olympic pop-up London June 2012: Mo*Vida, London’s popular VIP club, set in the heart of Soho, has teamed up with The Brewery, the premier event and dining company, in East London, to host an array of private events over the course of the London Summer […]

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Church House Conference Centre hosts International Association of Women Judges Conference

| June 20, 2012

Church House Conference Centre has played host to another high profile international event, attracting delegates from all over the world. The International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) chose the Westminster venue as the location for its 11th international conference when it was held in May. The biennial conference attracted 600 women judges from 50 countries […]

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UNWTO: Green innovation in tourism can trigger major economic, social and environmental benefits

| June 20, 2012

Tourism experts from international organizations, United Nations agencies and the tourism public and private sector have outlined how green innovation in tourism can drive sustainable development by reducing costs, boosting revenue, creating jobs and improving resource efficiency (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 19 June). The Rio+20 event `Green Innovation in Tourism´, co-hosted by the Organisation for […]

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FIBES Takes Off By Holding New, Important National and International Conferences

| June 20, 2012
FIBES Takes Off By Holding New, Important National and International Conferences

Next September, Seville Conference and Exhibition Centre will officially make use of its facilities enlargement for the first time by holding a macro scientific Conference with more than 3,500 attendants It will be composed of five large conferences with an economic impact of 17 million euros in Seville and will generate over 46,500 night stays […]

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Becker, Lewis & Montgomerie join forces to promote British tourism around the globe

| June 20, 2012

As the country prepares to host the greatest show on earth this summer, VisitBritain has recruited three sporting legends in a new marketing push to inspire potential visitors to explore the whole of Britain. Three-times Wimbledon champion and Olympic gold medallist Boris Becker, the last undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion Lennox Lewis and Ryder Cup winning captain, Colin Montgomerie have […]

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SUPPORT GROWS FOR WTM RESPONSIBLE TOURISM DAY

| June 20, 2012
SUPPORT GROWS FOR WTM RESPONSIBLE TOURISM DAY

Fresh initiatives, greater focus and an increasing awareness that responsible tourism should top the industry agenda has contributed to the success of WTM World Responsible Tourism Day, in association with the UNWTO. The next WTM World Responsible Tourism Day is on Wednesday 7 November at ExCeL London. Responsible tourism events are planned for Tuesday, Wednesday […]

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Sydney secures IUCN World Parks Congress

| June 20, 2012

$24 million to be injected into economy; BESydney highlights social legacies Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has been instrumental in securing the IUCN World Parks Congress for the harbour city in 2014. The event, to be held at Sydney Olympic Park, is set to attract 3,000 delegates and inject around $24 million into the New South […]

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Find Your Niche in Sarawak- ICCA Asia Pacific Educational Seminar to give participants an edge in the meetings industry

| June 20, 2012

KUCHING, June 2012: The ICCA Asia Pacific Educational Seminar (APES) is held in conjunction with the annual ICCA Asia Pacific Chapter Client/ Supplier Business Workshop, which will take place from the 4th to 6th July 2012 at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK). The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Asia Pacific Chapter organise the […]

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Holiday Hypermarket: Spike in Greek Holidays Due to the Euro

| June 20, 2012

LONDON, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –  A combination of the coming summer and flailing Euro has led to record bookings for holidays in Greece, say Holiday Hypermarket- British travellers are not dissuaded by news of upheaval in Greece as a spike in bookings has indicated travellers are seeking summer holidays in the land of the ancients, say Holiday Hypermarket. Between January […]

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