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Robbie Williams rocks Central Hall Westminster for annual BBC New Year’s Eve concert

| January 5, 2017
Robbie Williams rocks Central Hall Westminster for annual BBC New Year’s Eve concert
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A sell-out crowd enjoyed a performance by international superstar Robbie Williams at the BBC’s annual concert held at Central Hall Westminster on New Year’s Eve. Over the course of the evening several million viewers tuned in to the concert with viewing figures climbing from 5m to 11.6m in the first half hour.

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January to November 2016 highest recorded for tourism spend on day trips across England

| January 5, 2017
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New figures from VisitEngland show that Brits spent a record-breaking £45.3 billion on day trips across England in the first eleven months of 2016, setting a new record for the survey.

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Year of the Rooster is a wake-up call for tourism to Europe

| January 5, 2017
Year of the Rooster is a wake-up call for tourism to Europe
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More visitors – despite security concerns

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Egencia Awards Top 100 Preferred Corporate Hotels for 2017

| January 5, 2017
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These global hotels put the customer first and make business feel more like pleasure.

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FITUR 2017: UNWTO with a focus on sustainability and tourism in Africa and in the MENA region

| January 4, 2017
FITUR 2017: UNWTO with a focus on sustainability and tourism in Africa and in the MENA region
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The International Tourism Fair in Spain (FITUR), taking place on January 18-22 in Madrid, comprises a number of events organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Activities will have a special focus on sustainable tourism, including the official presentation of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 on January 18.

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SETE Training Executive Seminars 2017

| January 4, 2017
SETE Training Executive Seminars 2017
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Ξεκινά ο τρίτος κύκλος εκπαίδευσης

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Watch live New Year’s eve celebration at the SNFCC!

| December 30, 2016
Watch live New Year’s eve celebration at the SNFCC!
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You don’t have to be in Athens to get a feeling of SNFCC’s festive atmosphere! Visit www.SNFCC.org/live to watch a live streaming of the New Year’s eve at the SNFCC and celebrate the coming of new year together with us!

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Poland to host 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism: promoting shared responsibility

| December 30, 2016
Poland to host 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism: promoting shared responsibility
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Coinciding with the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development to be celebrated throughout 2017, the third International Congress on Ethics and Tourism will be held in Poland, on 27-28 April 2017. Organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with the European Commission (EC) and the Government of Poland, the event will focus […]

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Emirates introduces new range of comforts in First and Business Class

| December 21, 2016
Emirates introduces new range of comforts in First and Business Class
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 Dubai, UAE, December 21 2016 – Emirates has enhanced comfort in the air with a host of exclusive, new products introduced to its First and Business Class cabins. Customers will travel in luxury with new additions including First Class lounge wear, luxury blankets, skincare from VOYA and a new range of amenity kits from Bulgari.

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UNWTO presents the 3rd UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism

| December 20, 2016
UNWTO presents the 3rd UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism
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The World Tourism Organization Headquarters in Madrid, Spain, hosted today the presentation of the 3rd UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism. The event will be held in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, on 8-9 May 2017.

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Christmas travel forecast from ForwardKeys

| December 20, 2016
Christmas travel forecast from ForwardKeys
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US will be the top destination, Dubai the busiest airport

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UNWTO strengthens its relationship with the European Union

| December 20, 2016
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During a recent visit to Brussels, Belgium, the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, has discussed how to reinforce the collaboration of the Organization with the European Union (EU).

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ICC Sydney Open for Business

| December 20, 2016
ICC Sydney Open for Business
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Australia’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct, International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), is officially open for business, with its first day of operation marking a dramatic shift in the cultural and economic landscapes of Sydney.

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Share your knowledge and insights with global meetings and events professionals: speaker submissions now open for IMEX in Frankfurt 2017

| December 19, 2016
Share your knowledge and insights with global meetings and events professionals: speaker submissions now open for IMEX in Frankfurt 2017
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The IMEX team is inviting speakers and topic experts to submit session proposals for the professional education programme at IMEX in Frankfurt 2017, which takes place 16 – 18 May.

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Προαθωνικός Οργανισμός Τουρισμού 2017: Με τόλμη, υψηλή αισθητική, επαγγελματισμό και στόχευση!

| December 19, 2016
Προαθωνικός Οργανισμός Τουρισμού 2017: Με τόλμη, υψηλή αισθητική, επαγγελματισμό και στόχευση!
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Μια επίπονη, διαρκής και εθνικά αναγνωρισμένη προσπάθεια κατακτά – χρόνο με το χρόνο – το διεθνή τουριστικό κόσμο Ένα πρόγραμμα δραστηριοτήτων, που χαρακτηρίζεται από αυστηρά επαγγελματικό προσανατολισμό και στόχευση με υψηλό βαθμό δυσκολίας, αναμένεται να πραγματοποιήσει τους επόμενους μήνες ο Προαθωνικός Οργανισμός Τουρισμού, ο οποίος δραστηριοποιείται για 8η συνεχόμενη χρονιά στην ανατολική Χαλκιδική, έχοντας κερδίσει […]

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Επίσκεψη της Υπουργού Τουρισμού κα Έλενας Κουντουρά στο Τορόντο για την ενίσχυση του τουριστικού ρεύματος από τον Καναδά το 2017 και επαφές με την Ελληνική Ομογένεια.

| December 16, 2016
Επίσκεψη της Υπουργού Τουρισμού κα Έλενας Κουντουρά στο Τορόντο για την ενίσχυση του τουριστικού ρεύματος από τον Καναδά το 2017 και επαφές με την Ελληνική Ομογένεια.
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Η Υπουργός Τουρισμού Έλενα Κουντουρά ήταν κεντρική ομιλήτρια στην ειδική εκδήλωση Window in Greece που διοργάνωσε το Γενικό Προξενείο του Τορόντο για την προώθηση και προβολή του ελληνικού τουρισμού στην καναδική αγορά και την παρουσίαση των τουριστικών επενδυτικών ευκαιριών στην Ελλάδα. Στο  πλαίσιο του ανοίγματος που πραγματοποιεί το Υπουργείο στην τουριστική αγορά του Καναδά, η […]

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Η αειφορία στο Sani Resort

| December 16, 2016
Η αειφορία στο Sani Resort
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Ο σεβασμός για το περιβάλλον και τον άνθρωπο είναι αξίες με τις οποίες δημιουργήθηκε το Sani Resort, το πρόγραμμα αειφορίας του οποίου διέπει τη λειτουργία του σε κάθε της έκφραση.

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Copenhagen is outstanding for digital startups and scaleups

| December 15, 2016
Copenhagen is outstanding for digital startups and scaleups
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Copenhagen ranks 6th for digital scale-ups and 7th for startups on the European Digital City Index 2016, owing to its business environment and access to skills and capital. Copenhagen scores highly on its business environment, access to capital and relevant skills, and a flexible labour market, all providing supporting framework conditions for digital entrepreneurs and […]

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Copenhagen ranked 2nd on the Global Destination Sustainability Index

| December 15, 2016
Copenhagen ranked 2nd on the Global Destination Sustainability Index
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The city of Copenhagen and Copenhagen CVB was ranked 2nd in the first-ever sustainability ranking for event destinations worldwide with a performance score of 79% excelling in social and environmental performance. The GDS-Index was initiated by ICCA’s Scandinavian Chapter and MCI earlier this year.

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ICC Sydney Theatre Launches with Keith Urban

| December 15, 2016
ICC Sydney Theatre Launches with Keith Urban
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It’s Showtime at the City’s New Entertainment Precinct A new era of live entertainment was born to Sydney last night, as ICC Sydney Theatre launched to the public with a spectacular concert from world famous music legend, Keith Urban, joined by the sensational Carrie Underwood.

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Leadership, gender diversity and STEM skills to be debated at CeBIT Australia

| December 15, 2016
Leadership, gender diversity and STEM skills to be debated at CeBIT Australia
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Taking on business technology’s biggest issues, CeBIT Australia will host six strategic panels, facilitating a dynamic conversation between Australia’s brightest business minds, 23 – 25 May 2017 at ICC Sydney.

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Royal Society of Medicine, SECC, Conference Partners and Glasgow City Marketing Bureau honoured at ABPCO Excellence Awards 

| December 14, 2016
Royal Society of Medicine, SECC, Conference Partners and Glasgow City Marketing Bureau honoured at ABPCO Excellence Awards 
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Royal Society of Medicine, SECC, Conference Partners and Glasgow City Marketing Bureau have been honoured at the Association of British Conference Organisers (ABPCO) Annual Excellence Awards. 

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Event Spaces in São Paulo Invest in Expansion and Improvements

| December 14, 2016
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Convention Centers associated with the SPCVB  shine through with modernizations performed in the recent years.

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ACES – Athens 4th Airport Chief Executives’ Symposium

| December 14, 2016
ACES – Athens 4th Airport Chief Executives’ Symposium
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  An Athens International Airport initiative

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CIBUS 2016: Advanced Technology and Tailor-Made Approach for a Successful Organising Secretariat

| December 14, 2016
CIBUS 2016: Advanced Technology and Tailor-Made Approach for a Successful Organising Secretariat
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  “Kindness, courtesy, helpfulness and an always ready smile made the difference: certainly to our guests, but not the least in regard with us! Being on the field together, side by side, was a real pleasure and a relief.”  Alice Castellani, Incoming and International Activities, Fiere di Parma S.p.A. CLIENT:     CIBUS 2016 (International Food Exhibition) LOCATION:  Parma, Italy SOLUTION:  Meeting & […]

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Event Connections appoints new Event Delivery Manager

| December 14, 2016
Event Connections appoints new Event Delivery Manager
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Event Connections announces the appointment of new Event Delivery Manager, Chris Wright.

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Η Ευρυδίκη Κουρνέτα νέα Γενική Γραμματέας του Υπουργείου Τουρισμού 

| December 13, 2016
Η Ευρυδίκη Κουρνέτα νέα Γενική Γραμματέας του Υπουργείου Τουρισμού 
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Καθήκοντα Γενικού Γραμματέα Τουρισμού ανέλαβε η Ευρυδίκη Κουρνέτα(ΦΕΚ 680/Υ.Ο.Δ.Δ./2016).

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Στο Capital Link Forum, στη Νέα Υόρκη η Υπουργός Τουρισμού κα Έλενα Κουντουρά

| December 13, 2016
Στο Capital Link Forum, στη Νέα Υόρκη η Υπουργός Τουρισμού κα Έλενα Κουντουρά
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Επαφές και συναντήσεις της Υπουργού Τουρισμού κας Έλενας Κουντουρά στη Νέα Υόρκη για την άμεση  ενίσχυση των τουριστικών πακέτων από ΗΠΑ προς Ελλάδα  και την προσέλκυση νέων τουριστικών επενδύσεων

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Prague Will Host the Congress of Congresses

| December 8, 2016
Prague Will Host the Congress of Congresses
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8th December 2016, Prague –  The Czech capital will welcome meetings professionals including top planners from all over the world for the 56th Congress of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), which will take place between 12 and 15 November 2017. 

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ITB Business Travel & MICE Days 2017: Practical information for travel and event managers

| December 8, 2016
ITB Business Travel & MICE Days 2017: Practical information for travel and event managers
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New programme deals with business travel management trends – experienced experts offer tips on saving costs, measuring success and legal pitfalls in travel management

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Switzerland opens the longest train tunnel in the world

| December 8, 2016
Switzerland opens the longest train tunnel in the world
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8 December 2016. It’s longer – and deeper – than any other train tunnel in the world. Sunday 11 December 2016 sees the entering into service of the Gotthard Base Tunnel. This pioneering project will enable passengers to speed under the Alps in some 17 minutes. The dual-track tunnel will bring northern and southern Switzerland […]

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AIME launches new city experiences for 25th anniversary

| December 8, 2016
AIME launches new city experiences for 25th anniversary
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The Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME), launches ten Melbourne City Experiences, a new and exciting addition to the 2017 Hosted Buyer program.

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The IMEX A to Z of 2017: 5 trends to watch as the year unfolds

| December 7, 2016
The IMEX A to Z of 2017: 5 trends to watch as the year unfolds
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2016 was no slouch of a year for the meetings industry nor, indeed, for the world at large. Dramatic forces were at play and many of us shared a sense that, even if we wanted to grasp the pace or nature of change taking place, we barely had the time or the head space to […]

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Technology takes off at ibtm world 2016

| December 6, 2016
Technology takes off at ibtm world 2016
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Meetings industry technology went mainstream at ibtm world 2016 in Barcelona last week. Many of the 3000 international exhibitors chose to showcase themselves by using the very latest virtual reality technology, videography, giant LED walls and illuminated flooring, just some of the inspiring innovations that brought ibtm world to life.

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FITUR 2017 recognises the best tourism blogs

| December 6, 2016
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Registration is open from 1 to 12 December 

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After the success of the past staging, FESTITUR is back with an extensive programme 

| December 6, 2016
After the success of the past staging, FESTITUR is back with an extensive programme 
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FITUR hosts the third staging of this project, which last year attracted more than 9,605 companies 

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24th World Travel Monitor® Forum in Pisa: Sharing accommodation impacts cities more than hotels

| December 6, 2016
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Fast growth but low market share for ‘sharing’ accommodation platforms – Experts see major impact on residential accommodation – ITB Berlin exclusively publishes results from the World Travel Monitor® Forum

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Η Χαλκιδική «των Χριστουγέννων» πρωταγωνιστεί σε εκπομπή της Κυπριακής Τηλεόρασης

| December 6, 2016
Η Χαλκιδική «των Χριστουγέννων» πρωταγωνιστεί σε εκπομπή της Κυπριακής Τηλεόρασης
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Γαστρονομικές και Πολιτιστικές συνήθειες του πακέτου «Τρία Πράσινα Βουνά» θα προβληθούν στην Κύπρο λίγες ημέρες πριν τα Χριστούγεννα

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Η AEGEAN μεταφέρει δωρεάν 1000 μαθητές από την Κρήτη

| December 6, 2016
Η AEGEAN μεταφέρει δωρεάν 1000 μαθητές από την Κρήτη
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  Κηφισιά, 06 Δεκεμβρίου 2016 Η AEGEAN κατόπιν σχετικής συνεννόησης με τα αρμόδια Υπουργεία αναλαμβάνει τη δωρεάν μεταφορά περίπου 1.000 μαθητών που παραμένουν στην Κρήτη.

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WTM London 2016 Conference and Events Sees A Record 19,000 Attendees

| December 6, 2016
WTM London 2016 Conference and Events Sees A Record 19,000 Attendees
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World Travel Market London 2016’s Conference and Event programme experienced a 5% increase, taking the number of attendees to a record of almost 19,000.

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