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British Tea and London Roasted Coffee hit the menu at Church House Conference Centre

| September 30, 2014

With more than 100,000 cups of tea and coffee served every year, this is an area which is often taken for granted. So when agreeing a new five year partnership with hospitality and event caterers Harbour & Jones Events, Church House Conference Centre wanted to make sure that the guest’s culinary experience started right at […]

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World Ski Awards signs LEITNER as 2014 partner

| September 29, 2014
World Ski Awards signs LEITNER as 2014 partner

World Ski Awards is proud to announce the signing of an exclusive partnership with LEITNER ropeways, Prinoth and DemacLenko.

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Debuts the Castle Hotel as Part of the Luxury Collection Brand in China’s Northern Coast

| September 29, 2014
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Debuts the Castle Hotel as Part of the Luxury Collection Brand in China’s Northern Coast

Owned by Dalian Yifang Group, The Castle Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Dalian Sets a New Benchmark of Luxury in the Region

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Smart strategies for sponsorship from latest INCON article co-authored by MCI experts

| September 29, 2014

Geneva, 29 September 2014. INCON, a dynamic partnership of leading companies providing consistency and continuity in conference, event and destination management, has released its 21st Expert Article ‘The Changing Nature of Sponsorship.’

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Bogotá to welcome World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

| September 29, 2014
Bogotá to welcome World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

London, 29th September 2015 Colombian capital Bogotá has been selected as host for the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015 after a fierce bidding process.

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Science Museum to open landmark communications gallery for corporate events

| September 29, 2014
Science Museum to open landmark communications gallery for corporate events

The Science Museum is enhancing its corporate events offering with a new permanent exhibition, Information Age, launching on 25 October.

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PATA and Travel Association “World Without Borders” Sign MoU

| September 29, 2014
PATA and Travel Association “World Without Borders” Sign MoU

Picture: Back Row L/R: Georgy Voskanyan, Advisor International Department, Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Federal Agency for Tourism; Hostess from Russian Federation; and Ivy Chee, Regional Director-East Asia, PATA. Front Row L/R: Oxana McChristian, CEO, Travel Association, World Without Borders; and Martin Craigs, CEO, PATA.

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A Vote of Business Confidence

| September 29, 2014
A Vote of Business Confidence

Home to Australia’s finance sector, Sydney is set to receive 6,000 Sibos delegates in 2018 following the recent announcement that ICC Sydney would host the event in the venue’s second year of operation.

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VisitBritain & Japan National Tourism Organisation sign MoU in Tokyo

| September 28, 2014

At the British Chamber of Commerce in Tokyo Christopher Rodrigues, Chairman of VisitBritain, and Mr Ryoichi Matsuyama, President of Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), signed a memorandum of understanding committing both countries to the mutual exchange of tourism experience and information.

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A Guide to Understanding the New European EFPIA Disclosure Code and the Effect It Will Have on the US Medical Meetings Industry

| September 28, 2014

MIAMI, Florida – ABTS Convention Services (ABTS), a global meetings and convention services company with 19 years of experience in international meetings has published “EFPIA and the US Medical Meetings Industry,” a guide to understanding the new European EFPIA Disclosure Code and the effect it will have on the US Medical Meetings Industry.

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New Routes Bring More Sunshine For British Airways Leisure Travellers

| September 26, 2014

British Airways has added another three new routes to its 2015 Gatwick schedule. Seville in Spain, Funchal in Madeira and Las Palmas in Gran Canaria will all be available to book from today, and the first flights will take to the skies from March 2015.

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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management to host EuroCHRIE conference

| September 25, 2014
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management to host EuroCHRIE conference

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), one of the world’s leading hospitality business management schools and a part of the global luxury hotel company Jumeirah Group, will host the 32nd EuroCHRIE Conference from 6–9 October 2014.

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Dubai’s Burj Al Arab wins global award for Best Social Media Presence

| September 25, 2014
Dubai’s Burj Al Arab wins global award for Best Social Media Presence

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the World’s Most Luxurious Hotel, has been awarded the global title ‘Best Social Media Presence by an Individual Hotel, Property or Resort’ by Skift, the world’s largest travel intelligence and marketing platform.

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Marriott Hotels in the UK Ask Millennial Tribe Leaders to Envision the Future of Travel #brilliantguestroom

| September 25, 2014
Marriott Hotels in the UK Ask Millennial Tribe Leaders to Envision the Future of Travel #brilliantguestroom

Marriott Hotels in the UK has asked five thought leaders including TV presenter and charity founder, Katie Piper, and England rugby ace, Danny Care, to share their vision of the hotel guest room of the future.

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European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley invites players to new North Course at Quinta du Lago

| September 25, 2014

European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has invited golfers from around the world to play the new North Course at Quinta du Lago – home of World Golf Awards 2014.

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Florence won the International Conference on Mass Spectrometry 2018

| September 25, 2014
Florence won the International Conference on Mass Spectrometry 2018

After being hosted in Geneva (in 2014) and Toronto (in 2016), it will arrive in Florence in 2018 and will be attended by over 2000 delegates from all over the world. This is the International Conference on Mass Spectrometry (IMSC), an opportunity for confrontation, dialogue and exchange of experiences among scientists, researchers and practitioners of […]

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Egypt to Sponsor WTM 2014 Registration

| September 25, 2014
Egypt to Sponsor WTM 2014 Registration

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to confirm that the Egyptian State Tourism Office will sponsor the registration for World Travel Market 2014.

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Ryanair Partners With Amadeus for Travel Agency Distribution From 1st November 2014

| September 24, 2014

COLOGNE, Germany, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Amadeus’ revolutionary light ticketing technology provides foundation for Ryanair to make a wide range of fares and full ancillary service content available to Amadeus subscribers

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Region of Peloponnese in Greece to host ABTA Travel Convention in 2015

| September 24, 2014
Region of Peloponnese in Greece to host ABTA Travel Convention in 2015

ABTA announced that Costa Navarino in the Region of Peloponnese in the Greek region of Messinia will host the ABTA 2015 Travel Convention. The Convention will take place from 12-14 October.

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Hans Schenk Appointed as Executive Director of Society for Worldwide Medical Exchange

| September 23, 2014

MIAMI, Florida (September 23, 2014) – The Society for Worldwide Medical Exchange (SWME), an international non-profit organization dedicated to uniting doctors around the world to advance global health,

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TUI AG is the only tourism group listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes World and Europe

| September 23, 2014

Hannover, 23 September 2014 As of today, TUI AG will be the only tourism group to be listed in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) World and Europe.

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At FITURTECH 2015, FITUR will present the impact that technology has had on the field of tourism

| September 23, 2014

The Tourism Innovation and Technology Forum will feature a special showroom devoted to the tourism of the future

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Jungle and space themed graffiti art takes meetings to a new level

| September 23, 2014
Jungle and space themed graffiti art takes meetings to a new level

Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre, has decorated two of its meeting rooms with graffiti art. Themes in the artworks are space and nature which reflect the versatile nature of Messukeskus itself.

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Historic works set to transform Brisbane Showgrounds

| September 23, 2014

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman today launched stage two of the landmark historic $2.9 billion Brisbane Showgrounds regeneration project which includes construction of the vibrant King Street precinct, a four star international hotel, 40 retail and food outlets and 408 new residences.

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Prague met AIJA: the Perfect Match between the Young and Young at Heart

| September 23, 2014
Prague met AIJA: the Perfect Match between the Young and Young at Heart

Within the last days of August, Prague became the playground of the 52nd AIJA Congress. The International Association of Young Lawyers gathered between 26-30 August, in order to discuss the current issues of their industry with some of the best speakers in the field.

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World Travel Leaders at WTM to toast the industry past and predict the future

| September 23, 2014
World Travel Leaders at WTM to toast the industry past and predict the future

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is marking its 35th event by celebrating the industry’s achievements since 1980 and looking forward to future success with a new sessions and awards ceremony.

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Around 90 percent of travel bookings today involves going online compared to only 50 percent in 2006: GfK

| September 23, 2014

High-end Chinese travelers prefer themed holidays that allow all rounded experience at their destinations

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TripAdvisor Showcases Travelers’ Choice Museums

| September 23, 2014
TripAdvisor Showcases Travelers’ Choice Museums

Art Institute of Chicago Top Museum in the World According to Millions of Reviews and Opinions from TripAdvisor Travelers NEWTON, Mass. – TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced its Travelers’ Choice™ awards for Museums around the globe. The top 25 in the world and dedicated lists for Asia, Canada, Europe, South America, South […]

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Wembley to host UEFA EURO 2020 Final and semi-finals

| September 22, 2014
Wembley to host UEFA EURO 2020 Final and semi-finals

Wembley Stadium’s position as one of the world’s great stadiums was confirmed on Friday 19th when it was selected to host the finale of UEFA EURO 2020.

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Mayor of London champions new “ground-breaking” Dot London domain launch

| September 22, 2014
Mayor of London champions new “ground-breaking” Dot London domain launch

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson championed a phenomenal opportunity for businesses to link to the capital’s powerful brand, as Dot London domain names are now on sale worldwide.

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London & Partners announces new board member, Sandie Dawe MBE

| September 22, 2014
London & Partners announces new board member, Sandie Dawe MBE

The former CEO of VisitBritain Sandie Dawe MBE has been appointed as a board member of London & Partners, the Mayor’s official promotional company for the city.

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Airbus Group and Aerion announce technology collaboration

| September 22, 2014

WASHINGTON and RENO, Nevada, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Airbus Group and Aerion Corporation have agreed to collaborate on technologies associated with the future of high-performance flight.

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Emirates marks 10 years of its worldwide lounge network

| September 22, 2014

DUBAI, U.A.E.: Over 22 million customers have enjoyed the haven of an Emirates Lounge since the airline opened its first international lounge outside of its Dubai hub, and demand is growing.

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New seminars announced for the BTC 2014 education programme

| September 22, 2014

Content marketing, experience design, gamification, storytelling, sports events and much more, for what promises to be the busiest show in educational terms in BTC’s history.

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Upgrade of Greece’s Tourist Assets Could Help Spur a Stronger Economic Recovery

| September 22, 2014

LONDON, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Christopher Egleton, Executive Chairman of Minoan Group Plc (minoangroup.com), a fast-growing AIM-listed Travel and Leisure company, responds to positive predictions for Greek Q3 growth.

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Themes for EIBTM Knowledge Programme 2014 unveiled

| September 21, 2014
Themes for EIBTM Knowledge Programme 2014 unveiled

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Dubai’s hosting of international meeting planners showcases growing business events credentials

| September 21, 2014
Dubai’s hosting of international meeting planners showcases growing business events credentials

- Trip is part of wider strategy to boost visitor numbers to the Emirate under Tourism Vision for 2020 – Emirate hosting of approximately 100 international meeting planners strengthens focus on the emirate’s business events credentials Dubai, United Arab Emirates: A large delegation of approximately 100 influential meeting planners and business events journalists from around […]

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12 global instagrammers experience Dubai through the eyes of the emirate’s residents

| September 19, 2014
12 global instagrammers experience Dubai through the eyes of the emirate’s residents

Twelve influential instagrammers from across the globe will visit Dubai over the next four weeks to experience the emirate through the eyes of its residents, each following an itinerary which has been tailor-made for them by another 12 influential Dubai-based instagrammers.

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Gulf Tourism Boosted As Sixth Emirate Joins WTM Line-up

| September 19, 2014
Gulf Tourism Boosted As Sixth Emirate Joins WTM Line-up

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has signed yet another emirate from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), meaning six out of the seven states will be represented at WTM 2014.

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Sterling guests, educational MINDtalks and fab food made in Denmark at the IceTank, 16 September

| September 18, 2014
Sterling guests, educational MINDtalks and fab food made in Denmark at the IceTank, 16 September

Twenty professional meeting planners, amongst them Concerto Live, TFI, Line Up Communications and Innocent Drinks, were busy cooking up new ideas, tasting the acclaimed New Nordic cuisine, and learning more about innovative meeting destination Denmark at the final session of MINDtalks in 2014 hosted by VisitDenmark and Wonderful Copenhagen CVB.

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