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| August 23, 2017
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The meetings industry has a critical role to play in addressing the challenges and opportunities associated with urbanisation and urban transition Report from IMEX Politicians Forum 2017 now available to download “How can the meetings and events industry most effectively contribute to the development of regions and cities in a world environment where globalisation, urbanisation […]

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Sustainability in tourism on the international agenda

| August 23, 2017
Sustainability in tourism on the international agenda
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The United Nations has proclaimed 2017 the ‘International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development’. Under the aegis of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) the declared aim is to strengthen awareness for tourism activities that contribute to sustainable development. At the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show® In March 2017, ITB Berlin, which for many […]

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Οικογενειακές επιχειρήσεις από όλο τον κόσμο συνεδριάζουν στη Θεσσαλονίκη για να συζητήσουν βέλτιστες πρακτικές

| August 23, 2017
Οικογενειακές επιχειρήσεις από όλο τον κόσμο συνεδριάζουν στη Θεσσαλονίκη για να συζητήσουν βέλτιστες πρακτικές
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Οικογενειακές επιχειρήσεις από την Ελλάδα και όλο τον κόσμο θα φέρει σε επαφή το Συνέδριο που διοργανώνει η Aspen Family Business Group μεταξύ 22 και 24 Σεπτεμβρίου 2017 στη Θεσσαλονίκη και φέρει τον τίτλο «Χτίζοντας και διατηρώντας την κληρονομιά του Οίκου».

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Oinoxenia 2017: a multiday cultural and gastronomic journey

| August 18, 2017
Oinoxenia 2017: a multiday cultural and gastronomic journey
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Every year, during the second half of August, DH.K.EP.A designs and organizes a unique event. OINOXENIA is an innovative custom, a multiday cultural and gastronomic journey to the landscapes and flavors of Aigialeia, to the rich wine culture, to the culture and hospitality of the region, with many sophisticated events and gastronomic happenings. DH.K.EP.A is […]

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Responsible Business Events top of the agenda in Copenhagen

| August 18, 2017
Responsible Business Events top of the agenda in Copenhagen
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A CSR-strategy implemented and brought to life in events, is a rare phenomenon. The new Responsible Business Events conference in Copenhagen aims to equip meeting planners with tools and strategic know-how on how to think and act sustainable, October 30th, back-to-back with the prestigious Sustainable Brands conference.

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Wine Festival Great Days of Nemea 2017

| August 17, 2017
Wine Festival Great Days of Nemea 2017
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If wine “gladdens your heart”, then the grape harvest in Nemea will sweep you off your feet. Nemea is the biggest vineyard of the Balkan Peninsula and it has a long wine making tradition since antiquity. According to the myth, Flias, the son of god Dionysus, cultivated the first grapevine here and produced the first […]

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15th Amorgos Convention of Culture & Tourism – “YPERIA 2017”

| August 17, 2017
15th Amorgos Convention of Culture & Tourism – “YPERIA 2017”
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The Cultural Association of Tholaria – Amorgos and Aegialis Hotel & Spa are pleased to invite you to the 15th Amorgos Convention of Culture & Tourism – “YPERIA 2017” and 8th Amorgos Film Festival which will be held on the Greek island of Amorgos from the 25th to the 30th of October 2017. 

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Associations World Congress 2018 heads to Antwerp

| August 7, 2017
Associations World Congress 2018 heads to Antwerp
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The Association of Association Executives (AAE) today announces that its next Associations World Congress will be held in Antwerp, Belgium, on 12 – 14 March 2018.

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Manolis Mitsias concert on August Full Moon at Acropolis Museum

| August 3, 2017
Manolis Mitsias concert on August Full Moon at Acropolis Museum
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On Monday 7 August 2017, at 9 p.m., the Acropolis Museum invites its visitors to a music concert by the well-known musician and singer Manolis Mitsias and his band.

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Increasing security concerns present challenges and opportunities for travel managers

| August 2, 2017
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Business travellers remain concerned about safety Organisations must ramp up emergency planning efforts Alexandria, Va. (1 August 2017) — With global travel facing an ever-growing number of security threats, corporate travel buyers are dealing with an increasing number of traveller concerns, and struggling to adopt the tools necessary to address them. But according to new research […]

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Serifos Sunset Race: a Unique Experience on the weekend 2/3 September

| August 2, 2017
Serifos Sunset Race: a Unique Experience on the weekend 2/3 September
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On the weekend 2/3 of September 2017, Serifos Sunset Race will take place for the 5th consecutive year in the island of Serifos with running races of 5, 10 and 20km, swimming races 1.000 and 3.000m, but also running and swimming races of shorter distances for kids.

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OECD includes UNWTO in the list of Development Assistance Organizations

| August 2, 2017
OECD includes UNWTO in the list of Development Assistance Organizations
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The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), representing thirty of the main donor countries, has included the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in the List of ODA- eligible International Organizations.

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Η βελτίωση της τουριστικής κίνησης απαιτεί επαγρύπνηση και στρατηγική

| August 2, 2017
Η βελτίωση της τουριστικής κίνησης απαιτεί επαγρύπνηση και στρατηγική
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Η Ένωση Ξενοδόχων Αθηνών Αττικής και Αργοσαρωνικού παρακολουθώντας τις προσεγγίσεις των τελευταίων μηνών περί αύξησης της τουριστικής κίνησης επισημαίνει τα εξής:

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Η βιώσιμη τουριστική ανάπτυξη προτεραιότητα για το Υπουργείο Τουρισμού

| August 1, 2017
Η βιώσιμη τουριστική ανάπτυξη προτεραιότητα για το Υπουργείο Τουρισμού
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 Συναντήσεις στη Βιέννη του Γ.Γ. Τουριστικής Πολιτικής & Ανάπτυξης κ. Γιώργου Τζιάλλα για την ανταλλαγή τεχνογνωσίας μεταξύ Ελλάδας και Αυστρίας

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Enjoy a business boost, fresh thinking and new contacts at IMEX America 2017

| July 31, 2017
Enjoy a business boost, fresh thinking and new contacts at IMEX America 2017
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“This is the one show a year that’s on my must-do list. It’s a no-brainer – I invest a few days and from that I gain relationships, new ideas and inspiration to take me through the next year!” Michael Morris, TriMega.

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HERE Technologies is new VOK DAMS client

| July 31, 2017
HERE Technologies is new VOK DAMS client
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HERE Technologies have contracted the international event specialists of VOK DAMS, agency for events and live-marketing to accelerate and streamline their events and exhibitions around the globe.

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Το Santo Maris Oia στα World Spa Awards

| July 31, 2017
Το Santo Maris Oia στα World Spa Awards
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Με μακρόχρονη παράδοση στο χώρο της φιλοξενίας ως μέρος του Ομίλου Επιχειρήσεων Μεταξά, το Spa του Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa είναι υποψήφιο στην κατηγορία «Greece’s Best Resort Spa 2017» στο πρόγραμμα βραβείων υψηλού κύρους World Spa Awards.

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Senior Reed Manager Sciacca appointed to lead AIME 2018

| July 31, 2017
Senior Reed Manager Sciacca appointed to lead AIME 2018
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Angela Sciacca has been promoted to Project Manager of the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meeting Expo (AIME), and will be responsible for the overall delivery of the 2018 show.

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Valencia, Headquarters of Great Congresses and Meetings in 2017

| July 31, 2017
Valencia, Headquarters of Great Congresses and Meetings in 2017
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In recent years Valencia has positioned itself as a destination for international meetings, rising as the third city in Spain in terms of the number of meetings it hosts. According to the ranking of the International Association of Congresses and Conventions (ICCA), 38 international congresses are held annually, compared to 10 that used to take place two decades ago.

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Η Lufthansa επεκτείνει το Ευρωπαϊκό δίκτυο των πτήσεων της τον φετινό χειμώνα

| July 31, 2017
Η Lufthansa επεκτείνει το Ευρωπαϊκό δίκτυο των πτήσεων της τον φετινό χειμώνα
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Επτά νέοι χειμερινοί προορισμοί από τη Φρανκφούρτη και το Μόναχο

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HOME – the world’s first Fast Displacement with hybrid propulsion

| July 22, 2017
HOME – the world’s first Fast Displacement with hybrid propulsion
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World’s first Fast Displacement motor yacht equipped with hybrid propulsion was delivered to her Owner in international waters.

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Η Κοινή Συνεδρίαση της Διεθνούς Ένωσης Οργανισμών Δασικών Ερευνών στη Θεσσαλονίκη

| July 20, 2017
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Ως μήνας συνεδρίων ο Σεπτέμβρης θα υποδεχτεί από τις 11 έως τις 15 του μήνα  τη Κοινή Συνεδρίαση της Διεθνούς Ένωσης Οργανισμών Δασικών Ερευνών των ομάδων εργασίας 7.03.05 & 7.03.10 με κεντρικό τίτλο «Δασικά έντομα και παθογόνα σε ένα μεταβαλλόμενο περιβάλλον: Οικολογία, Παρακολούθηση & Γενετική». Η Κοινή Συνεδρίαση (Joint Meeting of IUFRO) θα διεξαχθεί στο Τεχνικό Επιμελητήριο Ελλάδας – Τμήμα […]

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Associations UK Congress 2017 heads north to Manchester Central

| July 20, 2017
Associations UK Congress 2017 heads north to Manchester Central
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The Association of Association Executives (AAE) has today revealed the venue for its annual Associations UK Congress, which will be held on December 14th and 15th 2017 at Manchester Central.

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AIME announces new initiatives to elevate 2018 program

| July 19, 2017
AIME announces new initiatives to elevate 2018 program
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A new host of features and networking opportunities launched

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International travel industry charity Just a Drop marks 20th year with new website and brand refresh, reflecting the breadth of its projects and the 1.3 million people reached

| July 19, 2017
International travel industry charity Just a Drop marks 20th year with new website and brand refresh, reflecting the breadth of its projects and the 1.3 million people reached
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International travel industry water charity Just a Drop has marked its 20th year with the launch of a new website and a brand refresh, to reflect the breadth and impact of its work, and the 1.3 million people whose lives have been transformed with access to clean water, health and sanitation programmes since the charity launched in 1998.

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International Veterinary Dermatology Congress Chooses Lausanne to Celebrate 29th Year

| July 19, 2017
International Veterinary Dermatology Congress Chooses Lausanne to Celebrate 29th Year
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Lausanne Tourism & Convention Bureau announced that the European Society and College of Veterinary Dermatology (ESVD-ECVD) will be holding its 29th annual congress at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, 7th-9th September 2017.

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ICCA UK and Ireland Chapter heads to Belfast for 2018 debate

| July 19, 2017
ICCA UK and Ireland Chapter heads to Belfast for 2018 debate
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The UK and Ireland Chapter of ICCA (The International Congress and Convention Association) has chosen Belfast as the destination for its next annual chapter debate in 2018. Visit Belfast and Belfast Waterfront won the bid to host the event following a competitive tender, bringing the chapter back to the city for the first time since […]

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ΑEGEAN Travel Rookie

| July 12, 2017
ΑEGEAN Travel Rookie
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Ζήσε το πρώτο σου αεροπορικό ταξίδι Είσαι 18 έως 25 ετών και δεν έχεις ταξιδέψει ποτέ με αεροπλάνο; Ήρθε η ώρα να το κάνεις!

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Η ακαδημαϊκή κοινότητα συναντάει τη βιομηχανία το Σεπτέμβριο στη Θεσσαλονίκη

| July 12, 2017
Η ακαδημαϊκή κοινότητα συναντάει τη βιομηχανία το Σεπτέμβριο στη Θεσσαλονίκη
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Η διασύνδεση της ακαδημαϊκής κοινότητας με τις επιχειρήσεις για την από κοινού δημιουργία γνώσης, καινοτομίας και ανάπτυξης θα είναι το αντικείμενο εργασίας του 10ου  Διεθνούς Συνεδρίου Επιχειρηματικότητας, Καινοτομίας και Περιφερειακής Ανάπτυξης  ICEIRD 2017 (International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development) που θα πραγματοποιηθεί στις 31 Αυγούστου με 1 Σεπτεμβρίου 2017 στη Θεσσαλονίκη.

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ICISE joins ICCA as first member from Vietnam

| July 7, 2017
ICISE joins ICCA as first member from Vietnam
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The ICCA Asia Pacific Chapter has reached a membership milestone with the International Center of Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE) enrolled as a new ICCA member on 24 April, 2017.

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ICCA announces Association Meetings Programme 2018 will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia

| July 7, 2017
ICCA announces Association Meetings Programme 2018 will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia
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144 Association meeting professionals from 32 countries successfully met in Fukuoka, Japan from 29 June to 1 July for the second edition of the ICCA Association Meetings Programme (AMP).

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Hotelbeds Group to distribute Big Bus Tours globally

| July 5, 2017
Hotelbeds Group to distribute Big Bus Tours globally
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Partnership forms part of commitment to continually grow portfolio of Group´s Transfer & Activity Bank (TAB) to offer clients best available products and prices.

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UNWTO appoints the President of Malta as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

| July 5, 2017
UNWTO appoints the President of Malta as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
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Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, President of the Republic of Malta, has been nominated as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The appointment took place at a ceremony held at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Headquarters in Madrid.

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Sweden’s Gustafsson Crowned 12th Aegean Champion

| July 5, 2017
Sweden’s Gustafsson Crowned 12th Aegean Champion
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After three rounds of regulation play, Gustafsson’s closing three-over 74 held him on six-under par (207) for the tournament.

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Kent Event Centre wins contract to host Kent Landlord Investment Show

| July 5, 2017
Kent Event Centre wins contract to host Kent Landlord Investment Show
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Kent Event Centre today announces that it has won the contract to host the National Landlord Investment Show when it arrives in Kent in September 2017.

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Η φετινή Γιορτή Ούζου, το Ouzofest της Λέσβου, ξεκινά από το αεροδρόμιο της Αθήνας!

| July 5, 2017
Η φετινή Γιορτή Ούζου, το Ouzofest της Λέσβου,  ξεκινά από το αεροδρόμιο της Αθήνας!
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(Δευτέρα 10 Ιουλίου, από τις  12.00 έως τις 16.00, Αναχωρήσεις, Είσοδος 3 )  

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World Travel Awards alights in the Maldives ahead of Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017

| July 3, 2017
World Travel Awards alights in the Maldives ahead of Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017
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Maldives, 3 July 2017 World Travel Awards (WTA) has touched down in the Maldives, as the finishing touches are put together in preparation of the Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017. The prestigious event will take place this Saturday (8th July) at the five star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, with hospitality leaders from across the region expected to attend […]

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Какие острова Греции наиболее популярны у российских туристов

| June 29, 2017
Какие острова Греции наиболее популярны у российских туристов
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ОСТРОВА НА ПИКЕ ПОПУЛЯРНОСТИ Большинство опрошенных редакцией туроператоров считают, что островной отдых в Греции в этом сезоне более востребован – даже несмотря на то, что отели примерно одного уровня на островах отели несколько дороже, чем «материковые» (хотя принципиальной ценовой разницы нет). Больший спрос на острова по сравнению с материковой Грецией отмечают, в частности, в «Русском […]

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Συνάντηση του Δημάρχου Θήρας με τον πρόεδρο του ΣΕΤΕ

| June 29, 2017
Συνάντηση του Δημάρχου Θήρας με τον πρόεδρο του ΣΕΤΕ
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Συνάντηση εργασίας πραγματοποιήθηκε χθες Τετάρτη στη Σαντορίνη μεταξύ του Δημάρχου Θήρας κ. Νίκου Ζώρζου και του νέου προέδρου του ΣΕΤΕ (Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Τουριστικών Επιχειρήσεων) κ. Γιάννη Ρέτσου.

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The Ritz-Carlton Takes to the Sea – First Luxury Hotel Brand to Offer Bespoke Yacht Experiences

| June 27, 2017
The Ritz-Carlton Takes to the Sea – First Luxury Hotel Brand to Offer Bespoke Yacht Experiences
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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), announced its entry into luxury yachting and cruises – bringing the award-winning luxury hotel brand’s service and timeless style to sea. Created by The Ritz-Carlton and maritime experts Douglas Prothero and Lars Clasen, in collaboration with funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., […]

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