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ACTE Announces Industry First Membership Benefit

| October 21, 2014

ACTE Offers Corporate Travel Buyer Members Unprecedented Zero-registration Fees to All 2015 Events

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Top Reasons for Corporate Buyers to Attend EIBTM 2014

| October 21, 2014
Top Reasons for Corporate Buyers to Attend EIBTM 2014

MORE HOSTED BUYER PLACES ADDED FOR EUROPE AND UK Register to attend via www.eibtm.com/hbregister  Due to demand, EIBTM has added some more places for European and UK Corporate Hosted Buyers which will remain open for new applications to the end of this month for those who want to take the last remaining places. Highlights this […]

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Global agricultural experts descend on Brisbane

| October 21, 2014

More than 230 delegates from around the world have arrived in Queensland for the 26th Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth (RASC) conference which opens at the Brisbane Showgrounds today.

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Korea Tourism launches “Imagine Your Korea” as sponsor of WTM Buyers’ Club Lounge

| October 21, 2014
Korea Tourism launches “Imagine Your Korea” as sponsor of WTM Buyers’ Club Lounge

The Korea Tourism Organisation is launching the country’s new tourism brand in partnership with the WTM Buyers’ Club at World Travel Market – the leading global event for the travel industry.

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ACTE Global Business Travel Survey: Most Business Travellers Only Mildly Concerned Over Ebola

| October 20, 2014

• Corporate Confidence Still High in International and National Response • Industry Split on Travel Bans

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TUI Travel Accommodation & Destinations consolidates its commitment to children

| October 20, 2014

In line with its active Corporate Social Responsibility policies, the company joins The Code, an industry-driven responsible tourism initiative created to prevent the sexual exploitation of children in destinations in which the company operates

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New #BeAwesome #EIBTM14 Campaign Launches

| October 20, 2014
New #BeAwesome #EIBTM14 Campaign Launches

EIBTM EXHIBITORS CAN NOW SELECT THEIR OWN APPOINTMENTS WITH HOSTED BUYERS

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35 Reasons to Attend World Travel Market 2014

| October 17, 2014
35 Reasons to Attend World Travel Market 2014

The leading global event from the travel industry marks its 35 anniversary with 35 reasons why you should attend. World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is this year celebrating its 35th event.

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Future Leaders Forum – A Defining Moment for Next-Gen Meeting Professionals – Kicks Off at IMEX America 2014

| October 17, 2014
Future Leaders Forum – A Defining Moment for Next-Gen Meeting Professionals – Kicks Off at IMEX America 2014

Las Vegas, Oct 16 2014 – For more than 105 college students from 24 universities across the United States, Canada and Mexico, the IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum (FLF) at IMEX America 2014 is more than just a break from studies – it is a defining career moment in the meetings industry.

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SITE Executive Summit 2015 to be held in Dubai

| October 17, 2014

Dubai Business Events (DBE) recently announced their hosting of SITE Executive Summit 2015, 9-13 February 2015.

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Ovation names Chris Baker winner of 2014 Huggability Award

| October 16, 2014
Ovation names Chris Baker winner of 2014 Huggability Award

Ovation Global DMC, the Destination Services Division of MCI, is delighted to name Chris Baker DMCP winner of the 2014 Ovation Huggabilty Award. The announcement was made today at IMEX America, Las Vegas by Aoife Delaney.

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European National Convention Bureaux form strategic alliance

| October 16, 2014

Europe set to strengthen success in meetings industry market as European national convention bureaux form strategic alliance New initiative announced at IMEX America

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WTM Unveils its Biggest and Best Blogging Programme

| October 16, 2014
WTM Unveils its Biggest and Best Blogging Programme

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has unveiled the line-up of experts for its most extensive blogging seminar programme yet.

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Jumeirah Group announces three new hotels in China

| October 16, 2014
Jumeirah Group announces three new hotels in China

Luxury Dubai hotel group agrees to manage properties in Haikou, Wuhan and Nanjing

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IBTM Africa Partners with MICE Academy to Support the CPD Investing in the Next Generation of Event Planners in Africa

| October 15, 2014

IBTM Africa, part of the IBTM Global Events portfolio of meetings industry events, is to partner with the MICE Academy to help support the advancement of the next generation of industry professionals in Africa.

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The Venetian Macao Wins “Best Meetings & Conventions Hotel” in TTG Travel Awards

| October 15, 2014
The Venetian Macao Wins “Best Meetings & Conventions Hotel” in TTG Travel Awards

Among best and brightest of Asia-Pacific travel industry (Macao, Oct. 15, 2014) – The Venetian®Macao has been voted the Best Meetings & Conventions Hotel in the 25th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2014. The honour reflects solid industry recognition by event planners and conference organisers for this meetings destination, demonstrating The Venetian Macao’s uninterrupted commitment to […]

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VisitBritain supplies free trade website for British tourism industry

| October 15, 2014

- Tourism suppliers can create content and manage their own listings on new global platform – VisitBritain calls for more suppliers to sign up and increase global profile

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Kangaroo Island at the Centre of the Small Island World

| October 15, 2014

South Australia has won yet another significant international conference – to be held at the state’s best known island!

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Global Research and Trends Released at EIBTM

| October 15, 2014
Global Research and Trends Released at EIBTM

Continuing the theme of global business development at this year’s EIBTM, the Knowledge Programme will include a core element on Research and Trends providing both current and visionary insight from an international perspective. The core data revealed through these sessions will provide strategic content for suppliers and buyers to use and consider with future business […]

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Sydney wins award for vision and innovation

| October 15, 2014

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has been awarded a 2014 Prevue Visionary Award for using technology to take a unique Sydney perspective to attendees at the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) 2014.

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ICC Sydney showcased on international stage at IMEX America, Las Vegas

| October 15, 2014
ICC Sydney showcased on international stage at IMEX America, Las Vegas

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), Australia’s first fully integrated convention, exhibition and event precinct, has received a glowing response at IMEX America, one of the world’s largest meetings, events and incentive travel industry shows.

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IMEX America’s growth story powers on with biggest show yet

| October 15, 2014
IMEX America’s growth story powers on with biggest show yet

Las Vegas, Oct 14 2014 – IMEX America opened for business at the Sands Expo® in Las Vegas with the announcement that the fourth edition of the trade show for the international meetings, incentive travel and events industry is the biggest yet.

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Swiss travel film is the best in Europe

| October 14, 2014
Swiss travel film is the best in Europe

The winner of the first ETC Film Awards was announced at a ceremony held in the famous Bran Castle.

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Hotelbeds presents its intrapreneurial success story at Cornell University’s Hospitality Research Summit

| October 14, 2014

Joan Vilà, founder of Hotelbeds and Managing Director of TUI Travel Accommodation & Destinations, presents a case study analysing the success factors that have driven the company to become a leading global business

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IMEX America: BESydney announces President of 105th Rotary International Convention as new Sydney Ambassador

| October 14, 2014

14 October 2014 LAS VEGAS: Ron D. Burton, the former President of Rotary International, has become the latest industry leader to join Business Events Sydney’s (BESydney) esteemed group of Ambassadors.

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Ryanair, TUI and Flybe Bosses Debate The Future of Flying

| October 14, 2014
Ryanair, TUI and Flybe Bosses Debate The Future of Flying

Delegates will hear first-hand from top airline bosses about the future of flying during a key aviation debate at World Travel Market – the leading global event for the travel industry.

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ITB Berlin is looking for bloggers with a passion and learning potential

| October 13, 2014

Apply now: the first ITB Blog Camp for travel bloggers takes place from 1 to 2 March 2015 in Berlin

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The Mermaid invest in Bose’s ROOMMATCH audio system

| October 13, 2014

Recognised as one of the finest events and conference venues in central London, The Mermaid has invested £60k in upgrading The Auditorium’s audio system, making it the only venue in the UK showcasing Bose’s latest technology.

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World Travel Market Delegates go free on the Heathrow Express

| October 13, 2014
World Travel Market Delegates go free on the Heathrow Express

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has partnered with Heathrow Express to offer delegates flying into Heathrow free travel to and from Heathrow and Paddington.

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Jumeirah Group scoops two Business Traveller UK

| October 13, 2014
Jumeirah Group scoops two Business Traveller UK

Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, is proud to announce it has been awarded two accolades at the Business Traveller UK Awards. Jumeirah Group was voted ‘Best Business Hotel Chain in Middle East’ for the fourth consecutive year and Jumeirah Emirates Towers won ‘Best Business Hotel in Middle […]

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Centre Upgrades www.klccconventioncentre.com – User Experience Enhanced with Improved Navigation

| October 13, 2014
Centre Upgrades www.klccconventioncentre.com – User Experience Enhanced with Improved Navigation

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s enhanced website homepage and the dedicated quick response (QR) code for easy and seamless access for the facility’s global audience.

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Meydan Hotels and Hospitality join the Ultratravel Collection

| October 12, 2014

The Meydan Hotel and Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa join the prestigious Ultratravel Collection

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City of Vienna honors Christian Mutschlechner

| October 11, 2014

Christian Mutschlechner, long-time director of the Vienna Convention Bureau of the Vienna Tourist Board, has been awarded the City of Vienna’s Silver Medal for his services to Vienna’s convention business. This honor was bestowed upon him by Executive City Councillor of Finance Vice-Mayor Renate Brauner at a ceremony in the Vienna City Hall on October […]

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2014 ICCA Congress most global ever. Attracts record participants for Business Exchange

| October 11, 2014
2014 ICCA Congress most global ever. Attracts record participants for Business Exchange

With only 3 more weeks to go, the 2014 ICCA Congress passed 800 registrations. The 53rd ICCA Congress is taking place 1-5 November in Antalya, Turkey. Leading international meetings industry suppliers from 71 coutries have registered for the upcoming ICCA Congress, which already is an all-time record, further demonstrating ICCA’s position as the meetings industry’s […]

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World Travel Awards winners celebrate at The Oberoi, New Delhi

| October 11, 2014
World Travel Awards winners celebrate at The Oberoi, New Delhi

New Delhi, India, 10th October 2014 China was among the biggest winners at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014 this evening, with a host of awards headed for the emerging tourism powerhouse.

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SmartMonday: “Organising Your Congress in Europe with European Know-How”

| October 10, 2014

“Organising Your Congress in Europe with European Know-How”: European cities to share expertise during Smart Monday, prior to IMEX America

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Online registration open for BTC

| October 10, 2014
Online registration open for BTC

From today, visitors and journalists can register to attend Italy’s events exhibition, and enrol in the education programme. Those signing up online will no longer have to queue up for their badges.

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SWISS invests in “Next-Generation Airline of Switzerland”

| October 10, 2014

SWISS will be investing billions of Swiss francs in advanced aircraft, attractive destinations and further product enhancements over the next few years as part of its “Next-Generation Airline of Switzerland” strategy. The airline will be adding 22 new European destinations to its Zurich network with the start of the 2015 summer schedules, and will also […]

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International celebrities, designers and artists to lend their artistic talents to the London Paddington Trail

| October 9, 2014

David Beckham, Hugh Bonneville, Darcey Bussell, Benedict Cumberbatch, Bear Grylls, Inkie, Boris Johnson, Christopher Kane, Nicole Kidman, Rankin and Emma Watson amongst names set to design exclusive Paddington statues for The Paddington Trail.

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London tech firms break record for attracting venture capital funding

| October 9, 2014
London tech firms break record for attracting venture capital funding

London-based technology firms are attracting record levels of venture capital investment, as funds from around the world look to capitalise on the growth of companies in London’s booming technology sector, according to new figures released.

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