Sydney, Australia’s favourite place to meet, will shine brightly in 2016 with direct selling company, Nu Skin, confirming the Harbour City for an incentive worth up to A$50 million to the New South Wales (NSW) economy.
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In recognizing the importance of continuing professional development of less experienced professionals, ICCA will deliver an education program – “ICCA International Meetings Foundation Seminar”
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-Majority of nations and regions saw record spending from overseas tourists in 2014 -Bigger visit growth to other regions than to London -Tourism legacy of the Grand Départ, NATO summit, Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup starts to show -Strong uplift from European neighbours, Australia and the US
Reed Exhibitions has appointed Nick Pilbeam to the position of Divisional Director – Travel.
Tourism initiatives and scholars from around the world will once again be recognized for their outstanding contribution to the sector at the UNWTO Awards Ceremony to be held at the International Tourism Trade Fair (FITUR) in Madrid, Spain, on 28 January 2015.
‘Customers are looking for that next “big idea” international incentive and meeting destination’
Gili Lankanfushi Maldives the Top Hotel in the World; The Langham Chicago is #1 in the U.S.
New Hotels Expected to Drive Over $50 Billion in Real Estate Investment and Create More Than 150,000 Anticipated New Hotel Jobs
London, January 21st, 2015 Leading travel, tourism and hospitality organisations from around the globe are being invited to participate in the World Travel Awards Grand Tour 2015. With the self-nomination process now open, interested parties are urged to submit applications before the upcoming deadlines.
In the run up to Christmas, London was taken over by life-sized statues of the world’s favourite furry Peruvian explorer designed by a host of celebrities and artists as part of The Paddington Trail, sponsored by Barclaycard. STUDIOCANAL, VisitLondon.com and the NSPCC revealed that the public art installation created to mark the release of PADDINGTON […]
BELLEVUE, Washington and PARIS, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Employees at Egencia®, the business travel company of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), celebrated 2014 records by setting two, new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record-titles in January 2015.
World Travel Market 2014’s Conference and Event programme experienced a 4.5% increase smashing through the 17,000 barrier for the first time.
Models of sustainable tourism production and consumption, the role of technology in accessible tourism for all, the future of tourism in the Middle East and North Africa, tourism investment in Africa and shopping tourism are among the many topics to be addressed at UNWTO activities during the International Tourism Trade Fair, FITUR. Furthermore, FITUR will […]
Reed Travel Exhibitions Announces Final Programme Line Up for Discovery Day
Kent Event Centre has seen a 71% increase in event sales in the first quarter compared with the same period (October-December) the previous year. The increase follows successful annual figures for the 2013-14 period which showed an increase of 10.5%.
Jan 18th 2015, New York, USA – New partnerships with the Association sector are driving record growth for the Global Industry Development Network (GIDN), with 2015 starting off with a strong number of association clients and partnerships, up 35% compared with the start of 2014.
-Grand Départ impact on inbound tourism revealed -New record for holiday visits and spend across the region
The Darwin Convention Centre (DCC) has announced the appointment of Pietro Delpechitra as the new Director of Client Services.
Milton Court, the London based Guildhall School of Music & Drama’s new state-of-the-art building is continuing to grow in popularity after surpassing the amount of Barbican Business Events recorded in its first year, Oct 2013 by 76% to Oct 2014.
Sadler’s Wells Events has seen a 10% increase in corporate event sales for its daytime meeting facility the Rosebery Room during the period of January-December 2014.
Event offers opportunity for up to 150 buyers to be hosted in Brazil Registration for the International Hosted Buyers’ programme at the third edition of WTM Latin America is now open. The event, which occurs simultaneously with the 43rd Commercial Braztoa Meeting, between 22 – 24 April, at the Expo Center Norte in São Paulo, […]
American Express Global Business Travel Recruits Jennifer Charlton to Lead Supplier Relations in EMEA
LONDON, January 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — American Express Global Business Travel (“GBT”) announced the appointment of Jennifer Charlton as Vice President/ Head of Supplier Relations for Europe, Middle East, and Africa.
WTM Africa 2015, the leading business-to-business tourism event in Africa, has added an array of new International exhibitors, including destination hot-spot Abu Dhabi and a number of major players from the hotel, travel technology, cruise and airline sectors.
UN General Assembly: Sustainable tourism is a tool for poverty reduction and environmental protection
A milestone resolution recognizing the contribution of sustainable tourism to poverty eradication, community development and the protection of biodiversity has been adopted by consensus by the United Nations General Assembly.
In 2014 Messukeskus Helsinki attracted altogether 1,146,090 visitors to fairs, meetings, congresses, corporate events and other happenings. The number of visitors increased by 40,000 from the year 2013.
ibtm arabia (www.ibtmarabia.com), an exclusive event designed for meeting professionals in the Middle East, has confirmed that Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau will be the exclusive premier partner for the closed event which is set to take place at the five-star, The St. Regis Hotel Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, from 10-12th February 2015.
Increase in international Travel Technology exhibitors – Chinese search engine Baidu and booking platform Qunar to exhibit at ITB Berlin for the first time – Travel Technology Guided Tours take on new format
New figures released today (¹), for the first eleven months of last year, suggest that 2014 will be another record year for inbound tourism – beating VisitBritain’s original growth forecast. During January to November 2014 there were 32.4 million visits to the UK, 7% more visits recorded than at the same juncture in 2013. These […]
Facebook, Google, Skyscanner, Cisco, Samsung, Telefónica I+D, TUI Travel, Expedia, HotelsCombined, Vodafone, among others, as well as the biohacker Tim Cannon, will present the technologies that are changing and will change tourism, thanks to the Internet for Everything (IoE) and Big Data, and its impact on the traveler Madrid, January 14th, 2015.- Instituto Tecnológico Hotelero, […]
The Meetings Show has welcomed a host of new and returning hosted buyer recruiters and coordinators for the 2015 show, with a significant focus on the delivery of buyers from the UK.
One year on from construction commencement and International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), Asia Pacific’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct, is officially a third of the way to its opening in December 2016.