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eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX

| August 21, 2014

The Brussels gourmet festival embellished by the best Bordeaux wines

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Dubai: the World’s Most Visited City by 2020

| August 20, 2014

Dubai has a bold vision to become the world’s most visited city by 2020. The Director of Dubai’s Tourism department, HE Helal Saeed Almarri, discusses how his team will make it happen

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Melbourne wins the title of World’s Most Liveable City for the fourth year in a row

| August 20, 2014

Melbourne has again been named the best city in the world to live in for the fourth year running, topping the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Global Liveability Index.

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ADB, GIT and PATA Launch Learning Programme for Travel Industry Professionals in Guilin

| August 20, 2014
ADB, GIT and PATA Launch Learning Programme for Travel Industry Professionals in Guilin

BANGKOK, August 20, 2014 — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in partnership with the Guilin Institute of Tourism (GIT) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) are delighted to invite travel industry professionals to attend the ADB-Phnom Penh Plan (PPP) for Development Management Learning Programme on “Tourism Management in the Greater Mekong Subregion.”

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Final call to vote ahead of World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014

| August 20, 2014
Final call to vote ahead of World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014

London, 19th August 2014 Industry insiders, consumers and stakeholders in the regional travel sectors are being urged to cast their ballots ahead of the deadline for votes at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014.

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ABTA opens Conference Registration to ABTA & ACTE Members Only

| August 20, 2014

Johannesburg, South Africa – The African Business Travel Association announced that it has opened registration for the ABTA Africa Business Travel Conference to ABTA and ACTE Members Only.

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Organisers continue to rely on social media marketing

| August 19, 2014
Organisers continue to rely on social media marketing

· The event industry increases its social media measures · Facebook and XING are the most important social media channels · More than half of all organisers were able to reach their goals · Matchmaking is becoming more important

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Statement on travel and transport in relation to Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak

| August 19, 2014

The current Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is believed to have begun in Guinea in December 2013.

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First Time Exhibitor Saudi Looks to WTM to Help Grow Its Tourism

| August 19, 2014
First Time Exhibitor Saudi Looks to WTM to Help Grow Its Tourism

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to welcome representation from Saudi Arabia on to the exhibition floor for the first time this year, as the Saudi government unveils plans to invest heavily into its tourism industry over the next decade.

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Royal University of Phnom Penh to Host PATA Youth Symposium

| August 18, 2014

BANGKOK – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Education and Training Committee will organise a PATA Youth Symposium on the afternoon of Wednesday, September 17, at the Cambodia-Korea Cooperation Center (CKCC) of the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP).

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Eventsforce expands team following business growth

| August 18, 2014

Eventsforce, the UK’s leading event management software provider, today announces four new appointments to its team following a continued growth in business.

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World ATM Congress Wins Best Congress in 2013

| August 18, 2014

International ATM Event Recognized with Top Honors by Eventoplus Awards in Spain

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Exceeding Expectations at Inaugural Business Events Week

| August 18, 2014

MyCEB’s Malaysia Business Events Week provides platform for local players and stakeholders in the business events industry to exchange ideas, innovate and network.

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Jumeirah Group launches mobile careers site to attract the region’s top talent

| August 13, 2014
Jumeirah Group launches mobile careers site to attract the region’s top talent

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has launched a mobile careers site to enhance the recruitment process, making it easier for candidates to apply for jobs on mobile devices.

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Jumeirah Frankfurt launches ‘Velotaxi’ service

| August 13, 2014
Jumeirah Frankfurt launches ‘Velotaxi’ service

Jumeirah Frankfurt, the first Jumeirah hotel in Germany, has teamed up with ‘Velotaxi’ to offer environment-friendly city tours.

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Jumeirah launches innovative programme to attract UAE National Future Leaders

| August 13, 2014
Jumeirah launches innovative programme to attract UAE National Future Leaders

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has launched an innovative new programme to train and fast track UAE Nationals to become Jumeirah’s Hotel Managers of the future.

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Kuala Lumpur hosts the first Toastmasters International Convention, outside North America

| August 13, 2014

Upcoming Toastmasters’ 2014 International Convention will be held in Malaysia for the first time ever outside North America in its 90-year history.

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World Travel Market 2014 To Reveal The Blogger Of The Future

| August 12, 2014
World Travel Market 2014 To Reveal The Blogger Of The Future

World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, will give an insight into the future of blogs during this year’s WTM Blogging Progamme.

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Sign Up now for the Corfu Beer Festival this October

| August 11, 2014
Sign Up now for the Corfu Beer Festival this October

With a Mix of UK and Greek Food-Beer-Entertainement

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Trade Visitor Registration Now Open for EIBTM 2014

| August 11, 2014
Trade Visitor Registration Now Open for EIBTM 2014

Barcelona, 18 – 20 November 2014 Register at www.eibtm.com/visit

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World Travel Awards recognises the best of South & Central American tourism in Quito

| August 11, 2014
World Travel Awards recognises the best of South & Central American tourism in Quito

Quito, 10th August 2014 A host of industry leaders are celebrating this evening after the winners were revealed at the World Travel Awards South & Central America Gala Ceremony 2014.

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Geneva Voted “Europe’s Leading City Break Destination 2014″

| August 8, 2014
Geneva Voted “Europe’s Leading City Break Destination 2014″

Geneva, the cosmopolitan and fascinating city of Switzerland, has been named “Europe’s Leading City Break Destination 2014″ at the World Travel Awards (WTA).

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IMEX America challenges conventional thinking with new PCMA Business School Program

| August 8, 2014

This year IMEX America participants will have the chance to build even more education muscle and earn CEUs when PCMA’s Business School makes its first ever stop at the Las Vegas trade show. The Business School will be offered as part of the preshow education day, Smart Monday, on Oct 13.

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VOK DAMS with Goodyear on the road to success

| August 8, 2014
VOK DAMS with Goodyear on the road to success

The Wuppertal-based event team of the agency for events and live-marketing VOK DAMS implemented an event for their client Goodyear, which was literally all about success.

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IBTM America Event Director Announced

| August 8, 2014
IBTM America Event Director Announced

Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced management changes for IBTM America 2015 (renamed following AIBTM 2014) with Jaime Rosov appointed as Event Director.

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World Travel Awards lands in Quito ahead of South & Central America Gala Ceremony

| August 8, 2014
World Travel Awards lands in Quito ahead of South & Central America Gala Ceremony

Qutio, 07th August 2014 World Travel Awards has arrived in Quito, capital of world-beating tourism destination Ecuador, ahead of the South & Central America Gala Ceremony 2014.

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Darwin Convention Centre – Showcase of Indigenous Art

| August 6, 2014
Darwin Convention Centre – Showcase of Indigenous Art

Fayanne Jones – Birriliburu Artists – Tjukurba Darwin Convention Centre (DCC) is set to host Australia’s premier showcase of contemporary Indigenous talent: the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF) on Friday 8 August to Sunday 10 August 2014.

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The Tintin Rally

| August 6, 2014
The  Tintin Rally

Ready, steady, go! Once again this year, Moulinsart is joining forces with the Comics Festival to whisk visitors away into the world of our favourite little reporter. More than 60 classic cars and bikes featured in the Tintin stories will be on show on Sunday 7 September. The rally will be setting off on a […]

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World PCO Alliance expands with Canadian member – JPdL International

| August 6, 2014

The World PCO Alliance is happy to announce its expansion, with the addition of a new member: JPdL International in Montreal, Canada

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Year end results highlight value of business events to the economy

| August 6, 2014

The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) has achieved a 32 per cent increase in economic contribution from secured business events in the 2013/2014 financial year from the previous year, Chief Executive Officer, Karen Bolinger, announced today.

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International Amber Fair in Gdansk

| August 5, 2014

15th AMBERMART International Amber Fair will take place at AmberExpo Exhibition & Conference Centre in Gdansk, August 28th-30th, 2014.

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ABTA announces new speaker and special guest appearance for The Travel Convention

| August 5, 2014

05 August 2014 – Special guest performer will be revealed today on Twitter

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ABTA: Most MPs to holiday abroad this summer

| August 5, 2014

ABTA’s Annual MP Holiday Survey reveals MPs’ foreign holiday plans

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WTM 2014 Puts Women In The Spotlight

| August 5, 2014
WTM 2014 Puts Women In The Spotlight

World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, is hosting two new seminar sessions looking at the relationship between women and the travel and tourism sector.

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Event Design Year Book shows event industry’s state-of-the-art, VOK DAMS represented with two Live Campaigns

| August 4, 2014
Event Design Year Book shows event industry’s state-of-the-art, VOK DAMS represented with two Live Campaigns

Just like every year the recently published Event Design Year Book 2014 gives an overview over the creative achievements and highlights of the events and live-marketing industry.

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UNWTO Awards 2014 – Open for Applications

| August 4, 2014

UNWTO has opened the call for applications for the 11th edition of the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism. Interested candidates can apply until the 31 October 2014. The Award Ceremony will be held during the Madrid International Tourism Trade Fair FITUR in Spain on 28 January 2015.

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WTM 14 secures content marketing and social media giants for keynote sessions

| August 4, 2014
WTM 14 secures content marketing and social media giants for keynote sessions

Two of the biggest social media brands – Buzzfeed and Twitter – are already confirmed as keynote speakers at World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry.

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Tourism Ireland partners with VisitBritain for ExploreGB 2015

| August 4, 2014

Tourism Ireland has signed up as a key partner for ExploreGB, VisitBritain’s new annual flagship international event, which will debut at Ascot Racecourse in February 2015.

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Mazurkas Travel Organised Congress of the European Orthodontic Society

| August 4, 2014
Mazurkas Travel Organised Congress of the European Orthodontic Society

5 years of preparation, 80 employed staff, record of 2500 attendees – statistics from 90th Congress of the European Orthodontic Society which has been held between 18th and 22nd of June 2014.

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Doing business in China and Russia: the rules of online and social communication at a BTC seminar

| August 4, 2014
Doing business in China and Russia: the rules of online and social communication at a BTC seminar

Italy’s events exhibition offers an education session with a company specialising in digital marketing in Asia to help Italian companies approach emerging markets with a complete awareness of which tools to use to successfully communicate with them.

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