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World Travel Awards touches down at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, Maldives

| November 30, 2016
World Travel Awards touches down at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, Maldives

Malé, Maldives, November 30th World Travel Awards is preparing to welcome the elite of global hospitality to the Maldives for the Grand Final 2016.

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Bedsonline takes off in emerging markets – growing up to 200% in 2015-16 

| November 30, 2016
Bedsonline takes off in emerging markets – growing up to 200% in 2015-16 

o   Over the past year the company has focused its strategy on internationalisation and investment in Asian and American markets. o   Bedsonline has also strengthened its worldwide sales team by appointing new Country Managers in strategic markets. Palma de Mallorca, November 30, 2016 – Bedsonline, the leading global provider of online accommodation and ancillary products […]

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Costa Navarino: 2017 European Golf Resort of the Year

| November 30, 2016
Costa Navarino: 2017 European Golf Resort of the Year

The most prestigious golf industry award was recently presented to Costa Navarino by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) in Palma de Majorca.

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SHOFLO wins ibtm world Technology & Innovation Watch Award 2016

| November 30, 2016
SHOFLO wins ibtm world Technology & Innovation Watch Award 2016

US based Shoflo https://shoflo.tv, the event production software specialist is this year’s winner of the Tech & Innovation Watch Award presented by ibtm world in partnership with EventMB. The announcement was made today at ibtm world taking place in Barcelona, Spain.

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Cvent and Lanyon Announce Merger

| November 29, 2016

Combined company will drive event technology innovation addressing the needs of event planners, marketers, and hoteliers 

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Κεντρικός σχεδιασμός για την στοχευμένη αναβάθμιση, προώθηση και προβολή του τουριστικού προορισμού (city break) Αθήνας-Αττικής στο εξωτερικό

| November 29, 2016
Κεντρικός σχεδιασμός για την στοχευμένη αναβάθμιση, προώθηση και προβολή του τουριστικού προορισμού (city break) Αθήνας-Αττικής στο εξωτερικό

Mε πρωτοβουλία της Υπουργού Τουρισμού κας Έλενας Κουντουρά, σε συνέχεια συναντήσεων με την Περιφερειάρχη Αττικής κα Ρένα Δούρου και τον Δήμαρχο Αθηναίων κ. Γιώργο Καμίνη, πραγματοποιήθηκε διευρυμένη σύσκεψη όλων των αρμοδίων φορέων του δημόσιου και ιδιωτικού τομέα με στόχο την υλοποίηση για πρώτη φορά κεντρικού επιχειρησιακού και επικοινωνιακού σχεδιασμού για την στοχευμένη προώθηση και προβολή […]

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24th World Travel Monitor® Forum in Pisa: US outbound travel speeds up – Brazil crashes, but upturn expected

| November 29, 2016

Strong dollar boosts US outbound travel – Brazilians cut international trips – ITB Berlin exclusively publishes latest results from the World Travel Monitor®

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Christian Mutschlechner receives lifetime achievement award at ibtm world

| November 29, 2016
Christian Mutschlechner receives lifetime achievement award at ibtm world

Christian Mutschlechner, Director of the Vienna Convention Bureau, has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to the meetings and events industry during the Meetings Leadership Summit at ibtm world.

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Programme revealed for Associations World Congress 2017 in Vienna

| November 29, 2016
Programme revealed for Associations World Congress 2017 in Vienna

The Association of Association Executives (AAE) today reveals the programme for the Associations World Congress to be held 2-4 May 2017 at the Austria Center Vienna.

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AIME to showcase the best of the Asia-Pacific – Visitor registration now open ​

| November 29, 2016
AIME to showcase the best of the Asia-Pacific – Visitor registration now open ​

Visitor registration for the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) has opened today; inviting the industry’s leading business and special events minds to be inspired at the 25th anniversary of the event, 21 – 22 February 2017 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.     

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Italian Exhibition Group is organizing Travel Trade Market at Chengdu from 24th to 26th October 2017

| November 28, 2016
Italian Exhibition Group is organizing Travel Trade Market at Chengdu from 24th to 26th October 2017

 Beijing – Rimini, 28th November 2016 – The distance from China has been shortened for the tourism world too. Italian Exhibition Group, the new trade expo player formed by the merger between Rimini Fiera and Fiera di Vicenza, is launching Travel Trade Market, the international B2B expo dedicated to the world tourist industry, being held […]

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Chinese online travel agent Ctrip is to acquire Skyscanner

| November 24, 2016

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. is a leading travel service provider of accommodation reservations, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management in China.

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Eight big travel predictions for 2017

| November 23, 2016
Eight big travel predictions for 2017

Inspired by a wealth of data, traveller endorsements, reviews, preferences and insights as well as industry leading understanding and innovation in e-commerce travel technology, the experts at Booking.com shed light on 8 major travel predictions for 2017. Read on to find out what holiday makers and business travellers can expect to experience in the year […]

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UNWTO congress to discuss the links between cultural heritage and creative tourism

| November 23, 2016
UNWTO congress to discuss the links between cultural heritage and creative tourism

The World Tourism Organization and the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Bulgaria will jointly host the International Congress on World Civilizations and Creative Tourism on 29 November – 1 December 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The Congress will discuss how creative tourism can play a significant role in safeguarding and promoting tangible and intangible heritage as […]

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Volotea offers 115.000 seats and 7 destinations from Athens in 2017

| November 23, 2016
Volotea offers 115.000 seats and 7 destinations from Athens in 2017

Volotea has transported more than 590.000 passengers in Greece since the beginning of the operations in the country, flying to 13 Greek airports

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The International Centre, Telford, invests £395,000 in new semi-fixed auditorium

| November 23, 2016

The International Centre, Telford, the privately owned conference and exhibition centre situated in the Midlands, has invested £395,000 to create a state-of-the-art auditorium. 

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Oman secures International Medical Congress

| November 23, 2016
Oman secures International Medical Congress

The Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman has announced it will host the 2019 SICOT (International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology) Orthopaedic World Congress  in association with the Pan Arab Orthopaedic Society (PAOS).

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Business cities expert, Greg Clark, announced as IMEX in Frankfurt 2017 keynote

| November 23, 2016

Greg Clark, a leading advisor, advocate and mentor on cities and businesses will be the keynote speaker at the IMEX in Frankfurt Opening Ceremony 2017, and will also speak at the show’s industry-leading advocacy event, the IMEX Politician’s Forum.

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Medical Tourism – a new segment at ITB Berlin

| November 23, 2016

For the first time ITB Berlin 2017 will feature a dedicated Medical Tourism Pavilion – Huge growth in medical tourism – Papers and workshops on new trends and developments

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World Ski Awards honours Val Thorens with World’s Best Ski Resort title

| November 21, 2016
World Ski Awards honours Val Thorens with World’s Best Ski Resort title

  Legendary French ski destination Val Thorens has taken the title of World’s Best Ski Resort at the 2016 World Ski Awards.

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Νέες επενδύσεις 250 εκ. Ευρώ στηρίζουν την δυναμική του Ελληνικού Τουρισμού

| November 21, 2016
Νέες επενδύσεις 250 εκ. Ευρώ στηρίζουν την δυναμική του Ελληνικού Τουρισμού

 Επέκταση σε Κέρκυρα και Κω και συμπληρωματικές επενδύσεις στην Χαλκιδική

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Philoxenia-Hotelia: 46% αύξηση της επισκεψιμότητας, 91% περισσότεροι οι εμπορικοί επισκέπτες

| November 21, 2016
Philoxenia-Hotelia: 46% αύξηση της επισκεψιμότητας, 91% περισσότεροι οι εμπορικοί επισκέπτες

Ως η μεγαλύτερη τουριστική διοργάνωση των Βαλκανίων εδραιώθηκε το εκθεσιακό «δίδυμο» Philoxenia-Hotelia, που ολοκληρώθηκε χθες. Με δεδομένη τη σημαντική αύξηση τόσο των ποσοτικών όσο και των ποιοτικών μεγεθών των δύο εκθέσεων, ο πρωταγωνιστικός τους ρόλος στην ευρύτερη περιοχή επιβεβαιώθηκε έμπρακτα. Η συνολική επισκεψιμότητα στις δύο εκθέσεις αυξήθηκε κατά 46% έναντι της περσινής διοργάνωσης, με πάνω […]

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A-ROSA Kitzbühel prepares to welcome the 2016 World Ski Awards

| November 18, 2016
A-ROSA Kitzbühel prepares to welcome the 2016 World Ski Awards

Kitzbühel, Austria, November 17th, 2016 Final preparations are being put in place as A-ROSA Kitzbühel prepares to welcome the 2016 World Ski Awards.

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Airbnb Expands Beyond the Home with the Launch of Trips

| November 18, 2016
Airbnb Expands Beyond the Home with the Launch of Trips

Shifts focus to making the entire trip easy and magical Opens up concept of hosting, empowering people to share their interests, hobbies and passions

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Το B’ Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Προσκυνηματικών Περιηγήσεων της Εκκλησίας της Ελλάδος στην Πιερία

| November 18, 2016
Το B’ Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Προσκυνηματικών Περιηγήσεων της Εκκλησίας της Ελλάδος στην Πιερία

  Στις 24 και 25 Νοεμβρίου 2016, στην Πιερία, θα πραγματοποιηθεί το B’ Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Προσκυνηματικών Περιηγήσεων της Εκκλησίας της Ελλάδος, που συνδιοργανώνεται από την Ι. Μητρόπολη Κίτρους, Κατερίνης και Πλαταμώνος, με το Συνοδικό Γραφείο Προσκυνηματικών Περιηγήσεων της Ιεράς Συνόδου της Εκκλησίας της Ελλάδος, με την ευλογία του Μακαριωτάτου Αρχιεπισκόπου Αθηνών και πάσης Ελλάδος κ.κ. […]

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24th World Travel Monitor® Forum in Pisa: Europeans play safe by switching destinations

| November 17, 2016

Low growth in European outbound trips and stagnating beach holiday volumes – yet more city trips – fluctuating fortunes for European destinations – ITB Berlin exclusively publishes latest results from the World Travel Monitor®

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To 4o Συμπόσιο ΑΜΠΕΛΟΣ στη Σαντορίνη, το Μάιο του 2017

| November 17, 2016
To 4o Συμπόσιο ΑΜΠΕΛΟΣ στη Σαντορίνη, το Μάιο του 2017

Tο Διεθνές Συμπόσιο Άμπελος 2017 με κεντρικό θέμα “Μεσογειακός Αμπελώνας και Κλιματική Αλλαγή” θα πραγματοποιηθεί στη Σαντορίνη, 12-14 Μαΐου 2017, στο Συνεδριακό Κέντρο Πέτρος Μ. Νομικός και αποτελεί το 4ο της σειράς Άμπελος, μετά τα συμπόσια του 2003, του 2006 και του 2013.

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Delta offers more choice between Athens and United States

| November 17, 2016
Delta offers more choice between Athens and United States

Airline offers more than 60 connecting destinations via nonstop flight to New York-JFK

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ibtm world 2016 Mobile App Goes Live

| November 17, 2016
ibtm world 2016 Mobile App Goes Live

Goomeo, the dedicated trade show and exhibition platform for mobile event apps will provide this year’s ibtm world app to bring to life the show floor on all attendee smart devices.

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#LondonisOpen wins ICCA Best Marketing Award

| November 16, 2016
#LondonisOpen wins ICCA Best Marketing Award

ICCA announced London & Partners as the winner of this year’s ICCA Best Marketing Award at the Closing Ceremony of the 55th ICCA Congress in Kuching, Malaysia. 

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Hotelbeds Group wins two consecutive awards in Asia-Pacific

| November 16, 2016
Hotelbeds Group wins two consecutive awards in Asia-Pacific

Awards from both TravelMole ITB Asia and Travel Weekly Asia in less than one month Both awards result of ´readers’ choice´ voting – further confirming partner satisfaction and industry recognition

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WTM London 2016: The Most Successful Ever With A record 51,500 Participants 

| November 16, 2016
WTM London 2016: The Most Successful Ever With A record 51,500 Participants 

World Travel Market London 2016 was the most successful ever with a joint-record attendance of 51,500 and the highest number of exhibitor invitees and buyers in the event’s 37 year history. 

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TOP REASONS TO ATTEND ibtm world 2016 

| November 15, 2016
TOP REASONS TO ATTEND ibtm world 2016 

With just a matter of weeks to go until ibtm world 2016 in Barcelona, there are many business benefits, opportunities to learn, and connect through networking with more than 15,500 industry professionals from November 29th. 

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Οι μεγαλύτερες της τελευταίας πενταετίας οι φετινές Philoxenia και Hotelia

| November 15, 2016
Οι μεγαλύτερες της τελευταίας πενταετίας οι φετινές Philoxenia και Hotelia

Με 621 εκθέτες, 383 προσκεκλημένους εμπορικούς επισκέπτες και περισσότερα από 5.000 προγραμματισμένα επιχειρηματικά «ραντεβού» ξεκινά δυναμικά, στις 18 Νοεμβρίου, το εκθεσιακό τουριστικό «δίδυμο» Philoxenia-Hotelia, στο Διεθνές Εκθεσιακό Κέντρο Θεσσαλονίκης.

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Τα «Πράσινα Βουνά» της ανατολικής Χαλκιδικής σημείο αγροτουριστικής αναφοράς!

| November 14, 2016
Τα «Πράσινα Βουνά» της ανατολικής Χαλκιδικής σημείο αγροτουριστικής αναφοράς!

Το βραβευμένο project του Προαθωνικού Οργανισμού Τουρισμού εγκαινιάζει καινοτόμα «ελληνο-κυπριακή συνεργασία» 

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H Χαλκιδική στην WTM – Αισιόδοξα τα πρώτα μηνύματα υπό προϋποθέσεις

| November 14, 2016
H Χαλκιδική στην WTM – Αισιόδοξα τα πρώτα μηνύματα υπό προϋποθέσεις

Η Χαλκιδική συνεπής στο ραντεβού της συμμετείχε και φέτος στην Παγκόσμια Έκθεση Τουρισμού WTM στο Λονδίνο.  Η World Travel Market 2016πραγματοποιήθηκε στις 7-9 Νοεμβρίου με τη συμμετοχή περισσοτέρων από 50.000 επαγγελματιών της παγκόσμιας τουριστικής αγοράς και όπως κάθε χρόνο, σηματοδότησε τη αρχή της νέας τουριστικής περιόδου.

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Το Master Chef Γαλλίας γεύεται την πλούσια κουζίνα της χώρας μας

| November 14, 2016
Το Master Chef Γαλλίας γεύεται την πλούσια κουζίνα της χώρας μας

Με 20σέλιδο αφιέρωμα στην πλούσια Ελληνική γαστρονομία θα κυκλοφορήσει τον Μάρτιο του 2017 στη Γαλλία, η πρώτη έντυπη έκδοση της δημοφιλούς εκπομπής “Master Chef”.

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Skål International makes more than 50 contacts at the leading, global, tourism industry event

| November 12, 2016

The largest association of tourism professionals worldwide exceeded its expectations after achieving excellent exposure at the 32nd edition of World Travel Market 2016, held at the Excel fairground in London this past week.

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Valencia presents its sustainable offering at ibtm

| November 12, 2016
Valencia presents its sustainable offering at ibtm

Valencia Convention Bureau will be at IBTM to promote the city as an ideal destination for the organisation of sustainable meetings, events and conferences.

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Stars celebrate British Airways raising £14 million for comic relief

| November 12, 2016
Stars celebrate British Airways raising £14 million for comic relief

A roll-call of stars, including Clare Balding, Gary Lineker, Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright attended British Airways’ ‘Flying Start’ reception last Thursday, November 10, to celebrate the airline raising £14 million for its charity partnership with Comic Relief.

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