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IMEX in Frankfurt 2017 sees long-term resilience and quiet confidence reflected  back from the marketplace

| April 28, 2017
IMEX in Frankfurt 2017 sees long-term resilience and quiet confidence reflected  back from the marketplace

“As we head towards the final countdown for IMEX in Frankfurt, there’s a quietly confident attitude radiating throughout the meetings and events sector. Although the first quarter of this year has been marked by some extraordinary and unsettling events around the globe, IMEX 2017 will be a reflection of an international market that’s extremely resilient, […]

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Sun Aqua Vilu Reef to host World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

| April 20, 2017
Sun Aqua Vilu Reef to host World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

London, 20 April 2017 World Travel Awards (WTA) has revealed that the five-star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef will host its prestigious Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017 on the 8th July.

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Prague Congress Ambassadors Won Prestigious Awards

| April 18, 2017
Prague Congress Ambassadors Won Prestigious Awards

18th April, 2017, Prague – Prague Convention Bureau, already for the eighth time, awarded the Congress Ambassadors for their contribution in the field of Prague congress tourism. Ambassador Awards Evening ceremonial presentation, a part of the Prague Convention Bureau’s Ambassador Program, took place on the premises of the Residence of the Mayor of Prague on 13th April. The event was held […]

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WTM Latin America 2017 opens with a 23% increase in visitors

| April 5, 2017
WTM Latin America 2017 opens with a 23% increase in visitors

 The 5th edition of WTM Latin America & 47th Braztoa Business Event started with 23% more visitors on the first day in São Paulo, Brazil

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Far from business as usual: revamped education programme offers innovation and inspiration for planners at IMEX in Frankfurt

| March 28, 2017
Far from business as usual: revamped education programme offers innovation and inspiration for planners at IMEX in Frankfurt

“We don’t believe in ‘business as usual’ – and are always seeking engaging and effective ways to further our industry,” explains Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group.

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Visitor registration opens for The Meetings Show 2017

| March 14, 2017
Visitor registration opens for The Meetings Show 2017

Visitor registration for The Meetings Show has opened at www.themeetingsshow.com/visit2017

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Artificial, intelligent and highly topical

| March 6, 2017

ITB Berlin Convention turns the spotlight on one of the year’s most fascinating technological subjects – Live demonstration of service robot “Pepper” – Discussions about the opportunities offered by chatbots and virtual assistants and their impact on the international travel industry

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Successful trials lead IMEX in Frankfurt to fully-fledged roll out of Zenvoy networking service

| March 3, 2017
Successful trials lead IMEX in Frankfurt to fully-fledged roll out of Zenvoy networking service

Continuing its drive to enable buyers and exhibitors to make the most of networking opportunities, IMEX in Frankfurt has partnered with networking specialists Zenvoy to make it easier for attendees to meet even more like-minded people at the show.

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New, bigger and more colourful: LGBT tourism at ITB Berlin

| March 2, 2017
New, bigger and more colourful: LGBT tourism at ITB Berlin

New Presentation Corner featuring the latest LGBT products from around the world – lectures on unusual LGBT destinations and a transgender campaign – at the weekend the reigning Mr. Gay Germany will be on stage live

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Prague Welcomed the Largest Number of Events Over the Past Decade

| March 1, 2017
Prague Welcomed the Largest Number of Events Over the Past Decade

Prague – According to the Czech Statistical Office data, Prague welcomed 4,426 conferences in the collective accommodation establishments in 2016 which is one-third of all events held in the Czech Republic.

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Join Connect Asia’s exclusive club and capitalise on the region’s outbound travel boom

| February 23, 2017
Join Connect Asia’s exclusive club and capitalise on the region’s outbound travel boom

WTM Connect Asia – the newest event in the WTM portfolio and the most exclusive hosted buyer event in the region – has signed up several leading global travel companies for its second edition, which takes place in Penang, Malaysia, on 17-19 May 2017.

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AIME silver anniversary year kicks off

| February 20, 2017
AIME silver anniversary year kicks off

The Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) press conference has launched the silver anniversary of AIME, at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC) on Monday 20 February 2017, announcing new research and insights driving the meetings and events industry. The Right Honourable Robert Doyle, Lord Mayor of Melbourne, remarked on Melbourne’s position as Australia’s […]

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The Meetings Show to collaborate with Meeting Design Institute to bring The Future of Meetings back in 2017

| February 20, 2017
The Meetings Show to collaborate with Meeting Design Institute to bring The Future of Meetings back in 2017

After its successful launch in 2016, Meeting Design Institute is bringing the Future of Meetings concept back to The Meetings Show from 13-15 June 2017.

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Saudi tourism to reach $81 billion by 2026

| February 16, 2017
Saudi tourism to reach $81 billion by 2026

New leisure facilities forecast to fuel domestic tourism at over 7.5% per year until 2020 61,224 hotel rooms currently in the pipeline to meet projected demand from domestic and religious tourism Arabian Travel Market to showcase the best of the Kingdom’s tourist attractions Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute more than […]

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Redesigned Association Day at IMEX puts emphasis on peer to peer education & networking across all levels of the profession

| February 6, 2017
Redesigned Association Day at IMEX puts emphasis on peer to peer education &  networking across all levels of the profession

IMEX Association Day, the annual event exclusively for association professionals, will feature a new, extensively researched and redesigned programme when it takes place the day before the IMEX in Frankfurt exhibition in May. The IMEX team has collaborated with planners from across the globe to gather views and experiences before creating this new structure to […]

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VOK DAMS delighted about new client Montblanc

| February 6, 2017
VOK DAMS delighted about new client Montblanc

It was the concept of Hamburg-based Unit Creative Solutions of VOK DAMS, agency for events and live-marketing, that had convinced Montblanc in the pitch.

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 ‘Future Now’ for the AIME 25th Anniversary

| February 3, 2017
 ‘Future Now’ for the AIME 25th Anniversary

The 25th anniversary of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) will share insights into the past, present and future of the industry through a series of inspirational educational sessions hosted by a selection of Asia-Pacific’s leading voices in events, travel and technology.

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Corporate events and meetings: IMEX offsets planner’s isolation and training drought with new ‘Exclusively Corporate’ programme

| January 31, 2017
Corporate events and meetings: IMEX offsets planner’s isolation and training drought with new  ‘Exclusively Corporate’ programme

Exclusively Corporate at IMEX, the dedicated event for event and travel planners (corporate), has been redeveloped for IMEX in Frankfurt 2017. The IMEX team has collaborated with planners from across the globe to gather views and experiences, creating a new, free of charge, one day programme for the show.

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Enjoy a summer of music at Britain’s biggest festivals

| January 27, 2017
Enjoy a summer of music at Britain’s biggest festivals

Indie band Radiohead were recently revealed as one of the headliners of Britain’s most-famous musical festival, Glastonbury. Tickets for Glastonbury sell out extremely quickly, but Britain hosts hundreds of music festivals all year round, with something to choose from almost every weekend of the summer. Why not take a trip to one of the following?

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VOK DAMS wins Queen of Gala Awards 2017

| January 25, 2017
VOK DAMS wins Queen of Gala Awards 2017

And the award in the categorie “Best Event Produced for a Corporation or Association” goes to VOK DAMS for BMW Group’s “THE NEXT 100 YEARS”.

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Connections Events named Best Conference at Eventex Awards

| January 25, 2017
Connections Events named Best Conference at Eventex Awards

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 25 – Global travel industry event organiser Connections has been crowned Best Conference at the acclaimed Eventex Awards. 

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‘Purposeful Meetings’ is the IMEX Talking Point for 2017

| January 24, 2017
‘Purposeful Meetings’ is the IMEX Talking Point for 2017

The IMEX Group is taking a new approach to its education and content strategies from 2017 by introducing an annual ‘talking point’.

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Chocolate weeks : Two weeks of indulgence at 37 locations in Brussels

| January 13, 2017
Chocolate weeks : Two weeks of indulgence at 37 locations in Brussels

From 1 – 15 February chocolate aficionados can once again indulge in Brussels. For the third time visit.brussels focuses on chocolate during the Chocolate weeks. Armed with a Chocolate pass, the visitor will be able to sample more than 20 chocolatiers’ delicacies while also enjoying discounts to the chocolate museums and purchases at various chocolate […]

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AIME to be Asia-Pacific’s first truly smart MICE exhibition

| January 12, 2017
AIME to be Asia-Pacific’s first truly smart MICE exhibition

The Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME), is excited to announce that its upcoming 25th anniversary show will play host to Konduko, a new, innovative technology, which allows for an integrated and collaborative exhibition experience.

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RIBA Venues hosts Wales Bonner fashion show during London Fashion Week 

| January 12, 2017
RIBA Venues hosts Wales Bonner fashion show during London Fashion Week 

RIBA Venues recently played host to the Wales Bonner fashion show on 8th January 2017.

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Edinburgh’s Festivals Mark 70 Years of Celebrating the Extraordinary in 2017

| January 11, 2017
Edinburgh’s Festivals Mark 70 Years of Celebrating the Extraordinary in 2017

This year Edinburgh will mark the 70th anniversary of its world-famous festivals with a year-long celebration, transforming Scotland’s historic capital city like never before.

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2016 Marks Most Successful Year to Date for Dubai Business Events

| January 11, 2017
2016 Marks Most Successful Year to Date for Dubai Business Events

Dubai won a record 129 bids and proposals, representing a 79% increase from 2015

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Robbie Williams rocks Central Hall Westminster for annual BBC New Year’s Eve concert

| January 5, 2017
Robbie Williams rocks Central Hall Westminster for annual BBC New Year’s Eve concert

A sell-out crowd enjoyed a performance by international superstar Robbie Williams at the BBC’s annual concert held at Central Hall Westminster on New Year’s Eve. Over the course of the evening several million viewers tuned in to the concert with viewing figures climbing from 5m to 11.6m in the first half hour.

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UNWTO presents the 3rd UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism

| December 20, 2016
UNWTO presents the 3rd UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism

The World Tourism Organization Headquarters in Madrid, Spain, hosted today the presentation of the 3rd UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism. The event will be held in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, on 8-9 May 2017.

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Share your knowledge and insights with global meetings and events professionals: speaker submissions now open for IMEX in Frankfurt 2017

| December 19, 2016
Share your knowledge and insights with global meetings and events professionals: speaker submissions now open for IMEX in Frankfurt 2017

The IMEX team is inviting speakers and topic experts to submit session proposals for the professional education programme at IMEX in Frankfurt 2017, which takes place 16 – 18 May.

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CIBUS 2016: Advanced Technology and Tailor-Made Approach for a Successful Organising Secretariat

| December 14, 2016
CIBUS 2016: Advanced Technology and Tailor-Made Approach for a Successful Organising Secretariat

  “Kindness, courtesy, helpfulness and an always ready smile made the difference: certainly to our guests, but not the least in regard with us! Being on the field together, side by side, was a real pleasure and a relief.”  Alice Castellani, Incoming and International Activities, Fiere di Parma S.p.A. CLIENT:     CIBUS 2016 (International Food Exhibition) LOCATION:  Parma, Italy SOLUTION:  Meeting & […]

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AIME launches new city experiences for 25th anniversary

| December 8, 2016
AIME launches new city experiences for 25th anniversary

The Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME), launches ten Melbourne City Experiences, a new and exciting addition to the 2017 Hosted Buyer program.

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World Travel Awards touches down at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, Maldives

| November 30, 2016
World Travel Awards touches down at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, Maldives

Malé, Maldives, November 30th World Travel Awards is preparing to welcome the elite of global hospitality to the Maldives for the Grand Final 2016.

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AIME to showcase the best of the Asia-Pacific – Visitor registration now open ​

| November 29, 2016
AIME to showcase the best of the Asia-Pacific – Visitor registration now open ​

Visitor registration for the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) has opened today; inviting the industry’s leading business and special events minds to be inspired at the 25th anniversary of the event, 21 – 22 February 2017 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.     

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Business cities expert, Greg Clark, announced as IMEX in Frankfurt 2017 keynote

| November 23, 2016

Greg Clark, a leading advisor, advocate and mentor on cities and businesses will be the keynote speaker at the IMEX in Frankfurt Opening Ceremony 2017, and will also speak at the show’s industry-leading advocacy event, the IMEX Politician’s Forum.

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World Ski Awards honours Val Thorens with World’s Best Ski Resort title

| November 21, 2016
World Ski Awards honours Val Thorens with World’s Best Ski Resort title

  Legendary French ski destination Val Thorens has taken the title of World’s Best Ski Resort at the 2016 World Ski Awards.

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A-ROSA Kitzbühel prepares to welcome the 2016 World Ski Awards

| November 18, 2016
A-ROSA Kitzbühel prepares to welcome the 2016 World Ski Awards

Kitzbühel, Austria, November 17th, 2016 Final preparations are being put in place as A-ROSA Kitzbühel prepares to welcome the 2016 World Ski Awards.

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ibtm world 2016 Mobile App Goes Live

| November 17, 2016
ibtm world 2016 Mobile App Goes Live

Goomeo, the dedicated trade show and exhibition platform for mobile event apps will provide this year’s ibtm world app to bring to life the show floor on all attendee smart devices.

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TOP REASONS TO ATTEND ibtm world 2016 

| November 15, 2016
TOP REASONS TO ATTEND ibtm world 2016 

With just a matter of weeks to go until ibtm world 2016 in Barcelona, there are many business benefits, opportunities to learn, and connect through networking with more than 15,500 industry professionals from November 29th. 

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World Golf Awards lands at Conrad Algarve ahead of Gala Ceremony 2016

| November 10, 2016
World Golf Awards lands at Conrad Algarve ahead of Gala Ceremony 2016

Algarve, Portugal, November 10th, 2016 Leaders of the golf hospitality industry are arriving in the Algarve, Portugal, as the final preparations are put in place for the World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2016.

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