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Bidding now open for multi-million pound fund to boost tourism across England

| May 11, 2016

Bids are now being called for VisitEngland’s £40 million fund to drive tourism growth across England.

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Swissôtel Lima to host World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016

| May 10, 2016

London, May 10th, 2016 Swissôtel Lima has been unveiled as the host for the upcoming World Travel Awards(WTA) Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016.

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The opening of eMessukeskus service to complete the digital leap of Messukeskus Helsinki

| May 10, 2016

Messukeskus has introduced a number of digital services for its customers over the course of a year. A dedicated mobile application and a fully revamped online service have been built to enrich touchpoint media. The latest addition is an e-service of the mobile era for corporate customers.

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Emirates Group Announces Record Profits

| May 10, 2016
Emirates Group Announces Record Profits

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Group records 28th consecutive year of profit, and new record profit of AED 8.2 billion (US$ 2.2 billion); Steady business growth in line with capacity increases, significant investment in the business at AED 17.3 billion (US$ 4.7 billion) Declares a dividend of AED 2.5 billion (US$ 681 million) to the Investment […]

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Ελληνο-Ρωσικό φόρουμ για την άμεση προώθηση των τουριστικών ροών στην Ελλάδα

| May 10, 2016
Ελληνο-Ρωσικό φόρουμ για την άμεση προώθηση των τουριστικών ροών στην Ελλάδα

Το πρώτο Ελληνο-Ρωσικό φόρουμ για την άμεση προώθηση των τουριστικών ροών στην Ελλάδα για το 2016 πραγματοποιείται στην Αθήνα στις 11 Μαΐου.

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IAPCO Annual Survey results

| May 10, 2016

The 9th IAPCO Annual Survey 2015 produced no surprises. With the economic turnaround, and the recession hopefully confined to history, IAPCO members were busy in 2015, organising an average of 113 events per member.

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Kea Run 2016 – Αγώνες δρόμου στα μαγικά τοπία της Κέας!

| May 10, 2016
Kea Run 2016 – Αγώνες δρόμου στα μαγικά τοπία της Κέας!

Ο Δήμος Κέας και η Κοινωφελής Επιχείρηση Δήμου Κέας, συνδιοργανώνουν φέτος για 2η χρονιά τους ιδιαίτερα επιτυχημένους αγώνες δρόμου με τη ονομασία KEA RUN την Κυριακή 22 Μαΐου. Την επιμέλεια της διοργάνωσης έχει αναλάβει η εταιρεία ALL ABOUT RUNNING.

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ATM 2016 attracts record 28,000 visitors

| May 10, 2016
ATM 2016 attracts record 28,000 visitors

– Trade visitors to annual travel trade event grow 7% – 9% increase in Buyers’ Club members

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IBTM America 2016 set to provide valuable business connections with impressive Line-Up of Global Hosted Buyers

| May 9, 2016
IBTM America 2016 set to provide valuable business connections with impressive Line-Up of Global Hosted Buyers

81% of Hosted Buyers looking to place business internationally

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Έρχεται το Mount Athos Area KOUZINA 2016

| May 9, 2016
Έρχεται το Mount Athos Area KOUZINA 2016

Υπό την αιγίδα του Ελληνικού και του Κυπριακού Οργανισμού Τουρισμού τελεί η όλη διοργάνωση Στην ανάδειξη της κυπριακής κουζίνας ως μέρους της μεσογειακής διατροφής εστιάζει το Mount Athos Area KOUZINA 2016, οι δραστηριότητες του οποίου συνιστούν πλέον τη μεγαλύτερη σε διάρκεια γαστρονομική διοργάνωση της μεσογειακής λεκάνης.

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15ο EAST MED YACHT SHOW: 13-18 Μαΐου στη Μαρίνα Ζέας

| May 5, 2016
15ο EAST MED YACHT SHOW: 13-18 Μαΐου στη Μαρίνα Ζέας

Συνέντευξη Τύπου για το 15ο East Med Yacht Show, που θα διεξαχθεί από τις 13 έως τις 18 Μαΐου 2016 στη Μαρίνα Ζέας στον Πειραιά, πραγματοποιήθηκε σήμερα στο Δημοτικό Θεάτρο Πειραιά.

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Airlines honour the Athens International Airport with one more top distinction!

| May 5, 2016
Airlines honour the Athens International Airport with one more top distinction!

In this year’s “Routes Europe”, the biggest airline and airport networking route development forum in Europe, AIA was voted by the airlines as the winner in the 4-20 m. passengers’ category.

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Innovation Award winner announced

| May 5, 2016
Innovation Award winner announced

Jan Tonkin, president of IAPCO, was delighted to present the 2015 Innovation Award to Yoshihito Takahashi from Congress Corporation, Japan at the glittering IMEX Gala evening.

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Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa: άνοιξε τις πόρτες του για πρώτη φορά

| May 4, 2016
Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa: άνοιξε τις πόρτες του για πρώτη φορά

  Άνοιξε τις πόρτες στους επισκέπτες το Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa, το νέο ξενοδοχείο των Maris Hotels στη Σαντορίνη.

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AIM Group International and the Convention Bureau Napoli win the World Tunnelling Congress 2019: a story of a successful Bid

| May 4, 2016
AIM Group International and the Convention Bureau Napoli win the World Tunnelling Congress 2019: a story of a successful Bid

The City of Naples has won the bid to host the World Tunnelling Congress to be held May, 2019.  With an expected participation of 2,000, this is a prominent international appointment bringing the most talented engineers in the field to the beautiful Napoli. 

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Historic win for Leicester City could boost football tourism to Britain

| May 3, 2016

 The value of ‘football tourism’ to the UK’s visitor economy could be in for a boost following Leicester City’s historic Premier League win, with Britain in the global spotlight as the ‘home of football.’  

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Denmark launches new version of the meeting design concept, Meetovation

| May 3, 2016
Denmark launches new version of the meeting design concept, Meetovation

For a decade, the happy Danes have been first movers on innovative meetings, using their meeting design concept, Meetovation. Today, the concept is relaunched worldwide with a version 3.0, including a new Meetovation Manifesto, an even stronger focus on educating more Meetovators across Denmark and a brand new website with more hands-on meeting design tools and cases.

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Old school hospitality central to luxury market success says Rocco Forte Hotels chairman

| April 28, 2016
Old school hospitality central to luxury market success says Rocco Forte Hotels chairman

Titan of the hotel industry, Sir Rocco Forte, opens up about the highs and lows of his hospitality career at inaugural ATM Leaders Breakfast; top echelon of regional leaders enjoy unique opportunity to learn from his half-century of experience

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Visitors grow 4% during first two days of ATM

| April 27, 2016
Visitors grow 4% during first two days of ATM

Number of visitors to Arabian Travel Market up by 4% on 2015; figures represent total number of visitors through the doors on Day 1 and Day 2; event on track for more than 26,000 visitors over four-day show

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HotelBrain & Intimissimi: 17.000.000 viewers, 7.000.000 likes σε 48 ώρες στην Σαντορίνη!

| April 26, 2016
HotelBrain & Intimissimi: 17.000.000 viewers, 7.000.000 likes σε 48 ώρες στην Σαντορίνη!

17 διεθνείς fashion bloggers, η ελίτ της hashtag generation, 8 high end ξενοδοχεία και περισσότερα από 445 posts μέσα σε 48 ώρες που συγκέντρωσαν περισσότερα από 7.000.000 likes. Η Σαντορίνη, το περασμένο Σαββατοκύριακο έγινε viral, μέσα από το #IntimissimiLovesSantorini project, προϊόν συνεργασίας της HotelBrain με το κορυφαίο ιταλικό brand Intimissimi.

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Industry leaders map out sustainable future of UAE tourism

| April 26, 2016
Industry leaders map out sustainable future of UAE tourism

New ATM Global Stage opens with high profile panel session on future outlook for UAE tourism; each emirate to focus on own USPs but committed to shared vision for sustainable growth

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The Revival of the Colossus

| April 26, 2016
The Revival of the Colossus

“A Project with a Vision of Peace in the Mediterranean Region” A Seven Step Synopsis for its ideal implementation

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Tech Talent Week to showcase London’s world class developer community

| April 26, 2016
Tech Talent Week to showcase London’s world class developer community

London’s tech businesses benefit from experienced talent pool The capital’s programmers are among highest paid in Europe London’s developer teams show more diversity and better job satisfaction London’s IT programmers are some of the highest paid and most experienced in the world, according to a new report from online developer community, Stack Overflow and London […]

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Crown Prince of Dubai opens Arabian Travel Market

| April 25, 2016
Crown Prince of Dubai opens Arabian Travel Market

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, inaugurates ATM 2016; the Middle East’s largest travel and tourism event celebrates 23 years of industry milestones

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Travel Planning and Booking Site Identifies Top-Rated Properties Committed to Eco-Friendly Practices

| April 25, 2016
Travel Planning and Booking Site Identifies Top-Rated Properties Committed to Eco-Friendly Practices

California Home to Four of the Country’s Top 10 

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Top 10 Islands in the World

| April 25, 2016
Top 10 Islands in the World

Travelers Booking Hotels at Award-Winning Islands During Shoulder Season Can Save Nearly 30% per Night

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Al Khoory Hotels to open 1,100 three and four star rooms by 2019

| April 24, 2016
Al Khoory Hotels to open 1,100 three and four star rooms by 2019

Al Khoory Hotels to exhibit at ATM 2016 announcing the launch of the 227-room Al Khoory Atrium Hotel Al Barsha, due to open in July 2016; group plans to offer 1,100 rooms in Dubai by end of 2019

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Arabian Travel Market 2016 opens

| April 24, 2016
Arabian Travel Market 2016 opens

Over 26,000 visitors expected to attend Middle East’s largest travel trade event with 2,800 confirmed exhibitors, 64 national pavilions, over 50 seminar and technology theatre sessions, and several new show features including the launch of the first ever Wellness & Spa Lounge and ATM Global Stage

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African tourism ministers convene in Côte d’Ivoire

| April 22, 2016
African tourism ministers convene in Côte d’Ivoire

Over three days (19-21 April) high-level tourism representatives from African countries, including 18 tourism ministers1, are convening in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to discuss the challenges of the sector and the priorities for the programme of work of UNWTO in the African continent. The event is held in parallel with the Sustainable Tourism Conference of the […]

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AEG Ogden Convention Centre Leader Recognised for Excellence

| April 22, 2016
AEG Ogden Convention Centre Leader Recognised for Excellence

Geoff Donaghy Receives IMEX Academy Award

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WTM Connect Asia lines up top Chinese Hosted Buyers

| April 20, 2016
WTM Connect Asia lines up top Chinese Hosted Buyers

WTM Connect Asia is due to open its doors for the first time in 5 weeks, marking World Travel Market’s arrival in South East Asia. The ‘pod’ event will be taking place in Penang, known as the cultural melting pot of Malaysia.

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IMEX Group Sharing economy survey reveals differing views among meetings industry around the world

| April 20, 2016
IMEX Group Sharing economy survey reveals differing views among meetings  industry around the world

• 35 per cent of meetings professionals would not use a sharing economy service for business • Uncertain quality and safety were found to be the major reasons why they are not being used • Nearly 45 per cent believe legislation, regulation, objections and taxation will slow or limit the expansion in many countries • […]

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London’s first naked food experience

| April 20, 2016
London’s first naked food experience

The makers of the hugely popular ABQ, the Breaking Bad-inspired cocktail bar, are pleased to bring you a new dining experience: The Bunyadi – London’s first naked restaurant.

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Το SETE Training και η Gastronomy Essentials υλοποιούν ένα μοναδικό διήμερο σεμινάριο ζαχαροπλαστικής, σε συνεργασία με την Ecole Ritz Escoffier Paris!

| April 20, 2016
Το SETE Training και η Gastronomy Essentials υλοποιούν ένα μοναδικό διήμερο σεμινάριο ζαχαροπλαστικής, σε συνεργασία με την Ecole Ritz Escoffier Paris!

 Λίγες μέρες πριν την επαναλειτουργία του ξενοδοχείου Ritz Paris και της παγκοσμίου φήμης σχολή “Ecole Ritz Escofier”, ο Pastry Chef, Christophe Messina, επισκέπτεται την Αθήνα, στις 10 & 11 Μαΐου 2016 για ένα διήμερο σεμινάριο ζαχαροπλαστικής, το οποίο σηματοδοτεί την επανεμφάνιση της σχολής στην παγκόσμια τουριστική βιομηχανία.

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WPCOA Member Jan Tonkin Elected to IAPCO Presidency

| April 20, 2016
WPCOA Member Jan Tonkin Elected to IAPCO Presidency

Taipei: Jan Tonkin, managing director of Auckland-based The Conference Company, has been elected President of the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO). Ms. Tonkin was elected in February at IAPCO’s annual General Assembly in Cape Town, and takes over from outgoing President Michel Neijmann for a two-year term.

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IMEX Association Day is all very relevant for delegates

| April 19, 2016
IMEX Association Day is all very relevant for delegates

More than 300 association executives from 30 countries gathered at the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel to discuss this key issue with experts and their peers.

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Cvent Enters into Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by Vista Equity Partners for $1.65 Billion

| April 19, 2016

Vista Equity Partners to acquire all outstanding Cvent common stock for $36 per share

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Growing demand witnessed from International Buyers looking to expand business into Europe

| April 19, 2016
Growing demand witnessed from International Buyers looking to expand business into Europe

Spain ranked as the number one European destination among attending Hosted Buyers, followed by Germany, UK & Ireland, France, and Italy

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NSW Minister joins Sydney at IMEX Frankfurt to showcase best practice for aligning business events with government policies

| April 18, 2016

New South Wales (NSW) Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events, Stuart Ayres MP, will by flying the Sydney flag at IMEX Frankfurt this year and sharing the importance of business events to a city’s and nation’s success.

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When social communication becomes synonymous with team building!

| April 18, 2016
When social communication becomes synonymous with team building!

AIM Group International organises virtual team building at Global Meetings Industry Day

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