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Sabre acquires Genares, a global CRS and technology provider to the hospitality industry

| September 12, 2014

- Genares customers to benefit from Sabre’s proven ability to help independent and chain hoteliers prosper and grow

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Voting deadline approaches ahead of World Ski Awards at A-ROSA Kitzbühel

| September 12, 2014

Finalists at the World Ski Awards, the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the ski hospitality industry, are entering the final straight as the deadline for voting approaches. The World Ski Awards 2014 will take place over the weekend of November 21st-23rd at the A-ROSA Kitzbühel, Austria and will host the […]

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Kuala Lumpur Wins Bid to Host Hemophilia Congress in 2020

| September 12, 2014

The World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) 2020 World Congress will be the stage for national hemophilia organisations and clinicians from around the world to learn about and advocate for improved care for people with inherited bleeding disorders.

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Travel Bloggers Urged to Apply for WTM Bloggers Speed Networking

| September 12, 2014
Travel Bloggers Urged to Apply for WTM Bloggers Speed Networking

World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, is calling on bloggers to apply for the new WTM Bloggers Speed Networking.

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Enjoy three days full of bikes in the heart of the city!

| September 12, 2014
Enjoy three days full of bikes in the heart of the city!

Few days are left until the opening of the 5th Athens Bike Festival. On Friday, 19 September, the festival will open its gates to welcome the thousands of friends of cycling in and outside of Athens, as this is the largest event for bikes in Greece.

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PATA Supporting Partner of Brisbane G20 Venture

| September 10, 2014
PATA Supporting Partner of Brisbane G20 Venture

BANGKOK, September 10, 2014 — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is honoured to be a supporting partner of the Brisbane Global Cafe – Tourism’s New Frontiers, ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Brisbane.

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Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific to Offer Travel Agent Training at Leading Annual Cruise Event

| September 10, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — In an ongoing effort to impart the value and revenue potential of the global cruise market to the callow Asian travel agent community, Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific will once again host a comprehensive travel agent training program, presented by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

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Copenhagen ranked healthiest city in the world

| September 10, 2014
Copenhagen ranked healthiest city in the world

Copenhagen has beaten the likes of Vancouver, Melbourne and Napa, California, to top CNN’s new list of the world’s healthiest cities. Famously home to the world’s happiest people, Copenhagen has also recently featured among the ten most innovative cities in the world. A strong focus on sustainability is a key reason for the city’s success

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Leveraging Britain’s Heritage and Culture abroad

| September 9, 2014

- VisitBritain to shift perceptions of Britain’s culture and heritage across the world – New report launched today at Tate Britain will bring tourism industry together – Culture and heritage worth £7bn to UK economy in 2013 (one third of total inbound spend)

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WTM 2014 To Be Opened By Retailing Royalty Justin King

| September 9, 2014
WTM 2014 To Be Opened By Retailing Royalty Justin King

World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, will be opened by retailing royalty Justin King CBE, former CEO of J Sainsbury’s and one of the UK leading business leaders.

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Gazpromneft-Aero Starts Refueling Air India in Russia

| September 8, 2014

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Gazpromneft-Aero has started supplying aviation fuel for regular flights to Russia by the Indian national carrier Air India in Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport.

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Sustained at a high level: GCB German Convention Bureau receives EMAS certification

| September 8, 2014

The GCB German Convention Bureau has received European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) certification.

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Goodbye China, hello Frankfurt

| September 8, 2014
Goodbye China, hello Frankfurt

The international branch VOK DAMS China is closely associated with the name Ulrike Ellmann, who was in charge of the two offices in China for eight years, and who managed them from Beijing.

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Dubai Airports welcomes Sheikh Mohammed’s approval of $32bn DWC airport expansion plan

| September 8, 2014
Dubai Airports welcomes Sheikh Mohammed’s approval of $32bn DWC airport expansion plan

First phase will take 6-8 years to build and accommodate more than 120m passengers Dubai, UAE – September 8, 2014– Dubai Airports today welcomed the announcement by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,

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Wheeler’s of St James’s launch a new menu championing British dishes with a contemporary twist

| September 8, 2014
Wheeler’s of St James’s launch a new menu championing British dishes with a contemporary twist

Dubai: This September Wheeler’s of St James’s Dubai launches a highly anticipated new menu at the sophisticated DIFC restaurant championing classic contemporary British cuisine. British born and bred Daniel Lewis heads the kitchen collaborating Sir Rocco Forte and Marco Pierre White’s traits and themes throughout the new menu. Daniel strives to not simply lead a […]

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Bank of Latvia issues 2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to Riga, European Capital of Culture 2014

| September 8, 2014
Bank of Latvia issues 2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to Riga, European Capital of Culture 2014

This past August, the Bank of Latvia issued the very first 2 euro coin of special design called “Riga – European Capital of Culture 2014″.

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More than 100.000 comics lovers meet in the capital of the 9th art

| September 8, 2014
More than 100.000 comics lovers meet in the capital of the 9th art

The 5th Comics Festival, an initiative of the Brussels-Capital Region’s Government with the support of the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, the City of Brussels and COCOF (College of the French Community Commission) and organised by visit.brussels, came to an end this Sunday and was a great success. On Friday and Saturday evening, the Comic Strip Nights in […]

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A Tale of Career Success

| September 8, 2014
A Tale of Career Success

The face of the PCO has historically been more female than male. This strong feminine presence says a lot about women’s sensibility, their outstanding people skills and ability to steward events.

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Tension mounts as World Golf Awards voting deadline nears

| September 8, 2014
Tension mounts as World Golf Awards voting deadline nears

Nominees at the World Golf Awards, the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the golf hospitality industry, are entering the final straight as the deadline for voting approaches.

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Sustainable Destinations Alliance for the Americas Announces First Seven Destination Partners

| September 8, 2014

ST. MICHAEL, BARBADOS – Seven destinations in the Caribbean & Central America region will receive support to enhance the long-term viability of their tourism sectors.

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ACC Liverpool Appoints US Representative

| September 4, 2014

@accliverpool appoints man on the ground in States

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Google and Yahoo! Executives Discuss the World of Search at WTM 2014

| September 4, 2014
Google and Yahoo! Executives Discuss the World of Search at WTM 2014

Following the phenomenal success of the Travel Tech Show at WTM last year, the Travel Tech Show at WTM 2014 will be an impressive 20% bigger than last year’s inaugural event, seeing it retain its position as the largest dedicated travel technology event in the UK.

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Sir David Attenborough leads The Conference for Nature at Church House Conference Centre

| September 3, 2014

Britain’s best-known natural history film-maker Sir David Attenborough was amongst the high profile speakers at the landmark Conference for Nature, held at Church House Conference Centre today (September 3).

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Fantastic additions added to the ‘Chefs who Share – the ART of giving’ 2014 Auction

| September 3, 2014
Fantastic additions added to the ‘Chefs who Share – the ART of giving’ 2014 Auction

In less than two weeks on the 11th September Cape Town’s stately City Hall will be transformed once again to play host to the ‘Chefs who Share – the ART of giving’ event.

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Good prospects for tourism in Europe

| September 3, 2014

Germany confirmed as number one source market for European destinations – Study by the European Travel Commission and shared with ITB Berlin provides information on the most important source markets for tourism to Europe

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IBTM Arabia – New Dynamic Format, Name, Dates and Location

| September 3, 2014
IBTM Arabia – New Dynamic Format, Name, Dates and Location

IBTM Arabia (www.ibtmarabia.com) is the new name spearheading a transformation of the former annual GIBTM show. The event will also have a new location – the 5 star, The St Regis Hotel Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi – with new dates, from 10-12th February 2015.

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Copenhagen wins multiple prestigious congresses

| September 3, 2014
Copenhagen wins multiple prestigious congresses

Copyright: Women Deliver Copenhagen is one of the world’s leading destinations for international conventions. In August alone, five congresses were won, including the prestigious Women Deliver Global Conference 2016, and the Congress of the International Society of Blood Transfusion 2017. Friday, August 29, 2014 On Monday, August 18, 2014, it was announced that Wonderful Copenhagen […]

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BTC 2014: TOP-Quality Buyers and pre-scheduled meetings

| September 3, 2014
BTC 2014: TOP-Quality Buyers and pre-scheduled meetings

For an international show like BTC, buyer recruitment from Italy and abroad is of course an important strategic factor. So much so that the BTC Technical Committee, set up at the behest of parent company TTG/Exmedia and comprising Italy’s national tourism board Enit, the Region of Tuscany, the Florence Municipal Council, the Florence Convention Bureau, […]

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IMEX America to offer Global Entry interviews and TSA pre-approval to US citizens during October trade show

| September 3, 2014
IMEX America to offer Global Entry interviews and TSA pre-approval to US citizens during October trade show

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers will be onsite at the fourth IMEX America at the Sands Expo®, Las Vegas, in October to conduct enrollment interviews for applicants into CBP’s Global Entry program.

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The City of Espoo Awards its 6th Congress Ambassador

| September 2, 2014
The City of Espoo Awards its 6th Congress Ambassador

Ari Sihvola, professor of electromagnetics from Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering is chosen as EspooAmbassador 2014.

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Kreeger to tell WTM about plans to pilot Virgin Atlantic

| September 2, 2014
Kreeger to tell WTM about plans to pilot Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic boss Craig Kreeger will tell delegates at World Travel Market (WTM) – the leading global event for the travel industry – about plans for the airline’s future, as it celebrates 30 years in the business.

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NATO will increase impact of events on economy in South East Wales

| September 1, 2014

When The NATO Summit is held at the Celtic Manor Resort on 4th and 5th September, it will have significant economic impact benefits to business tourism in the South East Wales region.

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Daegu, Republic of Korea, Selected as Host city for The 14th International Congress of Parasitology (ICOPA)

| September 1, 2014

Daegu, Republic of Korea: Daegu is celebrating a significant victory in its bid for a prestigious international congress.

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Barbican recognises value of bookers through increased commission levels

| September 1, 2014

“Agency bookers are one of the Barbican’s most important sources of new business and we wanted to thank them for their support,” comments Jackie Boughton, the Barbican’s head of sales.

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Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) Announced the Winner and Lucky Voter for Itinerary Contest Campaign

| August 29, 2014

From May to July 2014, MICE organizers, MICE travelers, and the general public from around the world were invited to join the Itinerary Contest,

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Ryanair Business Plus from £59.99

| August 28, 2014
Ryanair Business Plus from £59.99

Ryanair unveiled Ryanair Business Plus, offering Europe’s business travellers a tailored suite of travel benefits.

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AEGEAN upgrades and expands its fleet. 7 brand-new Airbus Α320 to be added in its existing fleet in 2015-16

| August 28, 2014
AEGEAN upgrades and expands its fleet. 7 brand-new Airbus Α320 to be added in its existing fleet in 2015-16

Kifisia, Greece – AEGEAN, a Star Alliance member, plans to continue the strategy of development and expansion of its activities that it has been pursuing for some years now,

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ACC Liverpool Helps Out in Local Community

| August 27, 2014
ACC Liverpool Helps Out in Local Community

ACC Liverpool spent its annual teambuilding day helping out at two projects in the local community.

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DTCM announces “#MyDubai Trip” exclusive video series in collaboration with Peeta Planet

| August 26, 2014
DTCM announces “#MyDubai Trip” exclusive video series in collaboration with Peeta Planet

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) today announced that Qabeela New Media are joining the #MyDubai initiative to produce a 12-episode travel series for the Emirate of Dubai curated by well-known Emirati social travel experts, Peeta Planet.

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Aldemar Royal Olympian & Olympian Village certified with ISO 14001 for environmental management

| August 26, 2014
Aldemar Royal Olympian & Olympian Village certified with ISO 14001 for environmental management

On July 2014 the two Aldemar Properties have been certified by TUV HELLAS with ISO14001- the world’s most recognized environmental management standard.

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