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IBTM Africa Partners with MICE Academy to Support the CPD Investing in the Next Generation of Event Planners in Africa

| October 15, 2014

IBTM Africa, part of the IBTM Global Events portfolio of meetings industry events, is to partner with the MICE Academy to help support the advancement of the next generation of industry professionals in Africa.

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The Venetian Macao Wins “Best Meetings & Conventions Hotel” in TTG Travel Awards

| October 15, 2014
The Venetian Macao Wins “Best Meetings & Conventions Hotel” in TTG Travel Awards

Among best and brightest of Asia-Pacific travel industry (Macao, Oct. 15, 2014) – The Venetian®Macao has been voted the Best Meetings & Conventions Hotel in the 25th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2014. The honour reflects solid industry recognition by event planners and conference organisers for this meetings destination, demonstrating The Venetian Macao’s uninterrupted commitment to […]

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VisitBritain supplies free trade website for British tourism industry

| October 15, 2014

- Tourism suppliers can create content and manage their own listings on new global platform – VisitBritain calls for more suppliers to sign up and increase global profile

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Kangaroo Island at the Centre of the Small Island World

| October 15, 2014

South Australia has won yet another significant international conference – to be held at the state’s best known island!

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Global Research and Trends Released at EIBTM

| October 15, 2014
Global Research and Trends Released at EIBTM

Continuing the theme of global business development at this year’s EIBTM, the Knowledge Programme will include a core element on Research and Trends providing both current and visionary insight from an international perspective. The core data revealed through these sessions will provide strategic content for suppliers and buyers to use and consider with future business […]

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Sydney wins award for vision and innovation

| October 15, 2014

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has been awarded a 2014 Prevue Visionary Award for using technology to take a unique Sydney perspective to attendees at the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) 2014.

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ICC Sydney showcased on international stage at IMEX America, Las Vegas

| October 15, 2014
ICC Sydney showcased on international stage at IMEX America, Las Vegas

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), Australia’s first fully integrated convention, exhibition and event precinct, has received a glowing response at IMEX America, one of the world’s largest meetings, events and incentive travel industry shows.

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IMEX America’s growth story powers on with biggest show yet

| October 15, 2014
IMEX America’s growth story powers on with biggest show yet

Las Vegas, Oct 14 2014 – IMEX America opened for business at the Sands Expo® in Las Vegas with the announcement that the fourth edition of the trade show for the international meetings, incentive travel and events industry is the biggest yet.

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Swiss travel film is the best in Europe

| October 14, 2014
Swiss travel film is the best in Europe

The winner of the first ETC Film Awards was announced at a ceremony held in the famous Bran Castle.

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Hotelbeds presents its intrapreneurial success story at Cornell University’s Hospitality Research Summit

| October 14, 2014

Joan Vilà, founder of Hotelbeds and Managing Director of TUI Travel Accommodation & Destinations, presents a case study analysing the success factors that have driven the company to become a leading global business

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IMEX America: BESydney announces President of 105th Rotary International Convention as new Sydney Ambassador

| October 14, 2014

14 October 2014 LAS VEGAS: Ron D. Burton, the former President of Rotary International, has become the latest industry leader to join Business Events Sydney’s (BESydney) esteemed group of Ambassadors.

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Ryanair, TUI and Flybe Bosses Debate The Future of Flying

| October 14, 2014
Ryanair, TUI and Flybe Bosses Debate The Future of Flying

Delegates will hear first-hand from top airline bosses about the future of flying during a key aviation debate at World Travel Market – the leading global event for the travel industry.

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ITB Berlin is looking for bloggers with a passion and learning potential

| October 13, 2014

Apply now: the first ITB Blog Camp for travel bloggers takes place from 1 to 2 March 2015 in Berlin

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The Mermaid invest in Bose’s ROOMMATCH audio system

| October 13, 2014

Recognised as one of the finest events and conference venues in central London, The Mermaid has invested £60k in upgrading The Auditorium’s audio system, making it the only venue in the UK showcasing Bose’s latest technology.

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World Travel Market Delegates go free on the Heathrow Express

| October 13, 2014
World Travel Market Delegates go free on the Heathrow Express

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has partnered with Heathrow Express to offer delegates flying into Heathrow free travel to and from Heathrow and Paddington.

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Jumeirah Group scoops two Business Traveller UK

| October 13, 2014
Jumeirah Group scoops two Business Traveller UK

Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, is proud to announce it has been awarded two accolades at the Business Traveller UK Awards. Jumeirah Group was voted ‘Best Business Hotel Chain in Middle East’ for the fourth consecutive year and Jumeirah Emirates Towers won ‘Best Business Hotel in Middle […]

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Centre Upgrades www.klccconventioncentre.com – User Experience Enhanced with Improved Navigation

| October 13, 2014
Centre Upgrades www.klccconventioncentre.com – User Experience Enhanced with Improved Navigation

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s enhanced website homepage and the dedicated quick response (QR) code for easy and seamless access for the facility’s global audience.

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Meydan Hotels and Hospitality join the Ultratravel Collection

| October 12, 2014

The Meydan Hotel and Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa join the prestigious Ultratravel Collection

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City of Vienna honors Christian Mutschlechner

| October 11, 2014

Christian Mutschlechner, long-time director of the Vienna Convention Bureau of the Vienna Tourist Board, has been awarded the City of Vienna’s Silver Medal for his services to Vienna’s convention business. This honor was bestowed upon him by Executive City Councillor of Finance Vice-Mayor Renate Brauner at a ceremony in the Vienna City Hall on October […]

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2014 ICCA Congress most global ever. Attracts record participants for Business Exchange

| October 11, 2014
2014 ICCA Congress most global ever. Attracts record participants for Business Exchange

With only 3 more weeks to go, the 2014 ICCA Congress passed 800 registrations. The 53rd ICCA Congress is taking place 1-5 November in Antalya, Turkey. Leading international meetings industry suppliers from 71 coutries have registered for the upcoming ICCA Congress, which already is an all-time record, further demonstrating ICCA’s position as the meetings industry’s […]

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World Travel Awards winners celebrate at The Oberoi, New Delhi

| October 11, 2014
World Travel Awards winners celebrate at The Oberoi, New Delhi

New Delhi, India, 10th October 2014 China was among the biggest winners at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014 this evening, with a host of awards headed for the emerging tourism powerhouse.

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SmartMonday: “Organising Your Congress in Europe with European Know-How”

| October 10, 2014

“Organising Your Congress in Europe with European Know-How”: European cities to share expertise during Smart Monday, prior to IMEX America

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Online registration open for BTC

| October 10, 2014
Online registration open for BTC

From today, visitors and journalists can register to attend Italy’s events exhibition, and enrol in the education programme. Those signing up online will no longer have to queue up for their badges.

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SWISS invests in “Next-Generation Airline of Switzerland”

| October 10, 2014

SWISS will be investing billions of Swiss francs in advanced aircraft, attractive destinations and further product enhancements over the next few years as part of its “Next-Generation Airline of Switzerland” strategy. The airline will be adding 22 new European destinations to its Zurich network with the start of the 2015 summer schedules, and will also […]

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International celebrities, designers and artists to lend their artistic talents to the London Paddington Trail

| October 9, 2014

David Beckham, Hugh Bonneville, Darcey Bussell, Benedict Cumberbatch, Bear Grylls, Inkie, Boris Johnson, Christopher Kane, Nicole Kidman, Rankin and Emma Watson amongst names set to design exclusive Paddington statues for The Paddington Trail.

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London tech firms break record for attracting venture capital funding

| October 9, 2014
London tech firms break record for attracting venture capital funding

London-based technology firms are attracting record levels of venture capital investment, as funds from around the world look to capitalise on the growth of companies in London’s booming technology sector, according to new figures released.

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London welcomes record number of tourists

| October 9, 2014
London welcomes record number of tourists

London’s world-class visitor attractions are helping drive a big increase in tourists coming to the capital – putting the city on course for its most successful tourism year.

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Twickenham sees September conference and event sales soar 52% year-on-year

| October 9, 2014
Twickenham sees September conference and event sales soar 52% year-on-year

Conference and event bookings at Twickenham Stadium have soared in September, with a 52% increase in sales for the month, compared with the same month last year.

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WTM Latin America presents “A Taste of IBTM”

| October 9, 2014

The next edition of the exhibition, which takes place from 22 – 24 April, will offer the platform for holding individual meetings between qualified buyers from the MICE segment and exhibitors

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TripAdvisor Toasts the 2014 Travelers’ Choice Restaurants

| October 9, 2014
TripAdvisor Toasts the 2014 Travelers’ Choice Restaurants

World’s Best Fine Dining Establishments Identified Based on Reviews and Opinions of Millions of Travelers

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Tablets and Smartphones to Drive Next Phase of Online Travel Growth, WTM Vision Rimini Delegates Discover

| October 9, 2014
Tablets and Smartphones to Drive Next Phase of Online Travel Growth, WTM Vision Rimini Delegates Discover

Attendees at today’s WTM Vision Conference Rimini will hear how the rapid adoption of tablets and smartphones by consumers around the globe is creating a new business environment for the travel and tourism industry.

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FITUR KNOW HOW & EXPORT promotes the internationalisation of Spanish tourism know-how

| October 8, 2014

Within this section, important industry businesses and bodies will showcase their development strategies from 28 January to 1 February 2015 at IFEMA

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Pending EU Legislative Action and Global Security Activity Added To Priority Agenda At ACTE Travel Conference In Copenhagen

| October 8, 2014

Copenhagen, 7 October — Two of business travel management’s top priorities — controversial legislation that could have a serious impact on the cost of travel, and international travel security —

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RIBA Venues to host prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize ceremony

| October 8, 2014

RIBA Venues today announces that the RIBA Stirling Prize ceremony will return to RIBA headquarters in London for the first time in 16 years.

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IMEX America hits new highs and more growth

| October 8, 2014

The fourth edition of IMEX America, the largest trade show for the international meetings, events and incentive travel industry in the US, will be 13 percent bigger when doors open on Oct 14 at the Sands Expo®, Las Vegas.

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UNWTO Executive Council discusses the links between tourism and culture

| October 7, 2014
UNWTO Executive Council discusses the links between tourism and culture

The importance of building new partnership models for the sustainable development of cultural tourism gained particular relevance at the 99th session of the UNWTO Executive Council meeting in Samarkand.

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sli.do passes 1000 events milestone with Startup Grind London – powered by Google for Entrepreneurs

| October 7, 2014

Short event #codes and event infographics launched Audience interaction specialist sli.do has surpassed 1000 events run in its live Q&A and polling system, marking the occasion with a redesign of the product’s user interface and the launch of two new features: ‘event codes’ to further simplify access with a hashtag and event infographics that allow […]

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European holiday trends: Leaving the cold winter months behind

| October 7, 2014

ITB Berlin and IPK International examine European trends in winter holidays abroad – increase in wintertime holiday trips – winter sports holidays suffer market losses

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Vienna’s 2020 Tourism Strategy: Global.Smart.Premium

| October 7, 2014

Vienna in the year 2020: 18 million bednights, 1 billion euros in turnover by the hospitality sector, and direct flights from an additional 20 cities throughout the world – these are the objectives of Vienna’s 2020 Tourism Strategy recently presented by the Vienna Tourist Board.

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Understanding the Youth Traveller of Today at WTM 2014

| October 7, 2014
Understanding the Youth Traveller of Today at WTM 2014

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is launching a new Youth Tourism programme looking at trends in the sector.

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