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ICC Sydney celebrates continued progress

| September 2, 2015
ICC Sydney celebrates continued progress

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance today celebrated another milestone with the Darling Harbour Live consortium that is delivering International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney).

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Passenger traffic at Dubai International climbs 29.6%

| September 2, 2015

6.68 million passengers welcomed in July

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ILTM ANNOUNCES ‘THE ILTM SANCTUARY’ FOR SPA SPECIALISTS

| September 1, 2015

International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) 2015 will introduce The ILTM Sanctuary at this year’s flagship event in Cannes – a new and dedicated focus for spa specialists to meet international innovators in spa and wellness.

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Malaysia Airlines’ CEO to Discuss Airline’s Turnaround Plan at WTM London

| September 1, 2015
Malaysia Airlines’ CEO to Discuss Airline’s Turnaround Plan at WTM London

The man dubbed ‘the Terminator’ and charged with restructuring Malaysia Airlines following its annus horribilis in 2014 will headline World Travel Market London 2015’s Aviation Programme.

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DWC cargo traffic continues to climb

| September 1, 2015

Cargo volumes rise 42 per cent to 443,012 tonnes in H1 2015

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THAILAND ‘CONNECTS’ WITH THE WORLD THROUGH GLOBAL PORTFOLIO PARTNERSHIP WITH IBTM EVENTS

| September 1, 2015
THAILAND ‘CONNECTS’ WITH THE WORLD THROUGH GLOBAL PORTFOLIO PARTNERSHIP WITH IBTM EVENTS

ibtm events (www.ibtmevents.com), the world’s leading showcase for the meetings and events industry, has confirmed that Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau is to become the official ibtm events Global Partner across its portfolio of events on 5 continents.

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Professor of Nuclear Engineering awarded Espoo’s Congress Ambassador 2015

| August 28, 2015
Professor of Nuclear Engineering awarded Espoo’s Congress Ambassador 2015

Engineering physics professor, Filip Tuomistofrom Aalto University School of Science is chosen as EspooAmbassador 2015.

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Emirates forms strategic partnership with global leader in the meetings industry, MCI

| August 28, 2015
Emirates forms strategic partnership with global leader in the meetings industry, MCI

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and MCI announced a global alliance which will see Emirates becoming the official airline of its large and international events. MCI in turn will be the preferred Professional Congress Organiser (PCO) for Emirates. The strategic partnership will help Emirates build a strong MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibition) commercial […]

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Emirates launches second daily A380 service to Frankfurt

| August 28, 2015
Emirates launches second daily A380 service to Frankfurt

Dubai, UAE: Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has announced a second daily A380 service to Frankfurt, adding 1,155 seats a week on the route, with 280 in First Class and Business Class.

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Google and Yahoo! Executives Headline Technology Programme at WTM London 2015

| August 27, 2015
Google and Yahoo! Executives Headline Technology Programme at WTM London 2015

Top executives from the world’s leading search engines, Google and Yahoo!, will advise delegates at World Travel Market London 2015, the leading global event for the travel industry, how to improve their rankings.

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IBTM WORLD CONFIRMS IMPRESSIVE LINE UP OF NEW HOSTED BUYERS FOR 2015 EVENT

| August 26, 2015
IBTM WORLD CONFIRMS IMPRESSIVE LINE UP OF NEW HOSTED BUYERS FOR 2015 EVENT

  47% of qualified Hosted Buyers new to ibtm world from 52 countries across the globe   ibtm world, formerly EIBTM (www.ibtmworld.com) has confirmed that 47% of Hosted Buyers qualified to date will be attending the show for the first time.  In addition to this, the new Hosted Buyers attending the show represent 52 countries […]

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The heat is on: which is the best London venue to work for?

| August 26, 2015

This year’s inaugural London Venue Awards is encouraging all venue employees past and present and suppliers to cast their vote for the Best Venue To Work For.

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ICOMEX TO BECOME IBTM LATIN AMERICA

| August 26, 2015
ICOMEX TO BECOME IBTM LATIN AMERICA

ICOMEX – the leading MICE event in Mexico and LATAM acquired by Reed Travel Exhibitions in 2014 – is to be re-branded as ibtm latin america joining the global portfolio of ibtm events all of which were re-branded at the end of last year.

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World Spa Awards reveals complimentary four-day networking activities

| August 25, 2015
World Spa Awards reveals complimentary four-day networking activities

World Spa Awards has revealed a four-day wellness programme built around the upcoming Gala Ceremony to ensure a weekend of unrivalled networking opportunities.

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MBFF puts best foot forward at Brisbane Showgrounds

| August 25, 2015

The who’s who of the Australian fashion industry will descend on the Brisbane Showgrounds this week for the tenth anniversary of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival (MBFF) Brisbane.

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Church House Conference Centre to host The Art Business Conference

| August 25, 2015
Church House Conference Centre to host The Art Business Conference

The second Art Business Conference will take place at Church House Conference Centre in September.

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WTM London 2015 Responsible Tourism Programme asks how destinations can best benefit from tourism

| August 25, 2015
WTM London 2015 Responsible Tourism Programme asks how destinations can best benefit from tourism

In a year where destinations from Barcelona and Venice to Pattaya and Easter Island have struggled with the impacts of growing numbers of tourists in their destinations, a considerable focus of this year’s WTM Responsible Tourism Programme looks at how the industry might best address these issues.

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World Golf Awards signs Portugal Golf Membership as 2015 partner

| August 24, 2015
World Golf Awards signs Portugal Golf Membership as 2015 partner

London, 24th August 2015 World Golf Awards, the most prestigious awards programme in the golf tourism industry, has signed Portugal Golf Membership as Golf Partner for the upcoming Gala Ceremony 2015. 

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Final Call for Submissions for the ibtm world 2015 Technology and Innovation Watch Award

| August 24, 2015
Final Call for Submissions for the ibtm world 2015 Technology and Innovation Watch Award

Visit www.ibtmworld.com/techwatch to enter   The next winner of the ibtm world Technology and Innovation Watch Award is about to be found. With just two weeks left for submissions – entries close on 4 September – the industry’s annual global award is open to anyone who has an inspiring and innovative product that could contribute to […]

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The Word is coming to Australia 2016 and 2015 National Indigenous Women’s Network Conference

| August 24, 2015

Indigenous Conference Services (ICS) and the National Aboriginal & Torres Straits Islander Women’s Alliance (NATSIWA) is ready to accommodate delegates of the 2015 National Indigenous Women’s Network Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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Going green – IMEX America builds on success of sustainability initiatives

| August 24, 2015
Going green – IMEX America builds on success of sustainability initiatives

Hosted buyers, visitors and exhibitors alike can all enjoy a greener IMEX America this year thanks to a host of sustainability initiatives focusing on waste reduction and education.

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Google Trekker in Municipality of Hersonissos

| August 24, 2015

By using Trekker, the Google tool that provides the innovative ability to display images of 360 degrees and outermost points of a region, guests of Hersonissos Municipality will soon have the opportunity to “explore” through their computer even the more inaccessible beauties of the region.

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Sadler’s Wells wins Changeboard’s annual Future Talent Conference

| August 24, 2015
Sadler’s Wells wins Changeboard’s annual Future Talent Conference

Sadler’s Wells Events is set to host the Changeboard Future Talent Conference in March 2016.

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Britain: Record inbound tourism visits while spend flattens in first six months of 2015

| August 24, 2015
Britain: Record inbound tourism visits while spend flattens in first six months of 2015

· Highest recorded first six months of year for overseas’ visits · Strong growth from North America market and Business visits

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T&E budgets for Indian Corporates grew by 7 percent in Q2

| August 24, 2015
T&E budgets for Indian Corporates grew by 7 percent in Q2

Hong Kong – The travel and entertainment (T&E) budgets of Indian corporates are accelerating rapidly as they expand their export markets and international trade, according to new research from East and Partners (E&P Asia).

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Prague Convention Bureau actively present on North American Market for 2 Years

| August 24, 2015
Prague Convention Bureau actively present on North American Market for 2 Years

It has been two years since Prague Convention Bureau opened its first foreign office in North America, based in Dallas, Texas. PCB is now represented on the North American market by Martina Fundaro, who has previously worked as PCB Marketing & PR Manager.

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Introduces Sheraton Grand

| August 24, 2015
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Introduces Sheraton Grand

From Rio to Beijing, Tokyo to Dubai: New Premier Tier Celebrates Best of Sheraton Brand with Focus on In-Demand Destinations, Service Excellence, and Outstanding Designs

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ibtm world, in partnership with ACS audiovisual solutions, brings 2015 Knowledge Programme to the show floor

| August 13, 2015
ibtm world, in partnership with ACS audiovisual solutions, brings 2015 Knowledge Programme to the show floor

New ACS Knowledge Village gives everyone easy access   www.ibtmworld.com/knowledge   For the first time, ibtm world 2015 (formerly EIBTM), in partnership with ACS audiovisual solutions, will deliver all of its education content from a newly designed ‘Knowledge Village’ consisting of four purpose built theatres, which will be located on the show floor.

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THE BUSINESS OF BRINGING MEETINGS BUSINESS TO VANCOUVER

| August 13, 2015
THE BUSINESS OF BRINGING MEETINGS BUSINESS TO VANCOUVER

New video recognizes the role “Local Hosts” play in bringing million dollar meetings to our city Vancouver, BC (August 12, 2015): Last year, Vancouver’s meetings and conventions industry generated over $302 million in economic impact for the city.1 Vancouver hosted tradeshows such as the 2014 Travel Expo; corporate meetings like California-based video conferencing company Polycom’s […]

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UNWTO Conference to explore new ways to promote Brand Africa

| August 12, 2015
UNWTO Conference to explore new ways to promote Brand Africa

The UNWTO Regional Conference Enhancing Brand Africa – Fostering Tourism Development will bring together a wide variety of African tourism stakeholders to explore how build a stronger brand for Africa as a tourism destination (Accra, Ghana, 17-19 August 2015). Tourism is one of Africa’s most promising economic sectors, but the sector’s capacity to fully contribute […]

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Final call for votes ahead of World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

| August 12, 2015
Final call for votes ahead of World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

Members of the hospitality industry, consumers and tourism stakeholders from across Latin America are being encouraged to cast their ballots ahead of the deadline for votes at the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015. 

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ibtm china Delivers Quality Business Appointments

| August 12, 2015
ibtm china Delivers Quality Business Appointments

“A solid platform for China’s tourism to expand external communication, intensify collaboration, promote development and achieve a win-win result”

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“Back to School” Time – IMEX America Education Program is Now Online

| August 12, 2015
“Back to School” Time – IMEX America Education Program is Now Online

Attendees Customize From 10 Speciality Learning Tracks; New Play Space On Smart Monday Will Feature Cool “Quirkshops” Though summer break is still in play, the minds of IMEX organizers and partners are already on getting schooled with education at IMEX America 2015. The full learning program for the event– starting with Smart Monday powered by […]

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Register Now for WTM London Speed Networking Programme

| August 12, 2015
Register Now for WTM London Speed Networking Programme

World Travel Market London, the leading global event for the travel industry, is calling on its WTM Buyers’ Club members to register for the hugely popular WTM Speed Networking programme.

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More Guests for Bed & Breakfasts Worldwide

| August 7, 2015
More Guests for Bed & Breakfasts Worldwide

EINDHOVEN, the Netherlands, August 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Bed & breakfasts worldwide experience strong growth. During the first half of 2015, the number of reservations at B&Bs was 39% higher than in the same period last year, and the number of accommodations increased by 18%. Especially couples without children choose bed & breakfast, statistics of […]

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World Travel Awards signs Avianca as Official Airline Partner for Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

| August 4, 2015
World Travel Awards signs Avianca as Official Airline Partner for Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

World Travel Awards announces Avianca as the Official Airline Partner for the upcoming Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015. Visiting Colombia for the first time, the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony will take place on October 10th in Bogotá. The event will receive tourism leaders from across the region, as well as influential business […]

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UNWTO welcomes China’s decision to make tourism a tool to fight poverty

| August 4, 2015
UNWTO welcomes China’s decision to make tourism a tool to fight poverty

UNWTO welcomes the recent decision of the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) and the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development of China to promote rural tourism as an effective means to fight poverty.

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tmf dialogue marketing to partner with CONVENE for second year running

| August 4, 2015
tmf dialogue marketing to partner with CONVENE for second year running

CONVENE is set to take place from 10 to 11 February 2016 in Vilnius, Lithuania.

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ITB Berlin and IPK International: Chinese take shorter trips and choose luxury hotels more often

| August 4, 2015

Rapid growth in short trips – Strong above-average rises in Asia and North America trips – Europe loses market share – ITB Berlin and IPK International analyse the travel flows of Chinese tourists

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World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London reveals most diverse list of finalists

| August 4, 2015
World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London reveals most diverse list of finalists

A worldwide campaign to end canned hunting, a tour operator offering locally-led alternative city tours and a local mangrove conservation and education project in Madagascar are among the organisations included in list of finalists for the 2015 World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London. But who will take the gold?

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