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Press Registration Open for ibtm world 2016

| July 22, 2016
Press Registration Open for ibtm world 2016

29 November – 1st December 2016, Barcelona Fira Gran Via

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India is WTM London 2016’s Premier Partner

| July 19, 2016
India is WTM London 2016’s Premier Partner

World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce India Tourism as its Premier Partner as it looks to promote the diverse tourism product the country offers.

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Five sites inscribed on World Heritage List

| July 16, 2016
Five sites inscribed on World Heritage List

The World Heritage Committee inscribed five new sites on the World Heritage List this afternoon. One of the new sites, a transboundary property, is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, the others are in Greece, Spain, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

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 More bang for your buck at WTM London 2016

| July 13, 2016
 More bang for your buck at WTM London 2016

July 2016: With the UK Pound Sterling at a record low, the move to a three-day event, plus exclusive delegate discounts on accommodation and flights, it has never been cheaper to do business at WTM London 2016.

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Grandparents Spend Over £1,000* Extra Looking After Grandchildren in the Summer Break

| July 12, 2016
Grandparents Spend Over £1,000* Extra Looking After Grandchildren in the Summer Break

Europcar research reveals that grandparents go the extra mile to keep grandchildren entertained during the summer holidays 

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World Travel Awards partners with Vietnam Airlines

| July 12, 2016
World Travel Awards partners with Vietnam Airlines

London, July 12th, 2016 Vietnam Airlines has been appointed Airline Partner to the upcoming World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016.

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Apply now to attend ibtm world

| July 11, 2016
Apply now to attend ibtm world

HOSTED BUYER AND TRADE VISTOR REGISTRATION LIVE

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The UIA confirms Brussels as the number two city in the world, and the number one in Europe in terms of the number of international conferences it hosts

| July 7, 2016
The UIA confirms Brussels as the number two city in the world, and the number one in Europe in terms of the number of international conferences it hosts

In its prestigious annual report, the Union of International Associations (UIA) has announced that for the 7th year in a row, the capital of Belgium has achieved second place in the world and first in Europe in terms of the number of conferences hosted in 2015. This means that the Region has surged ahead of […]

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IBTM EVENTS Portfolio Secures Exclusive Partnership with EVENT MB

| July 6, 2016
IBTM EVENTS Portfolio Secures Exclusive Partnership with EVENT MB

The ibtm events portfolio (www.ibtmevents.com), uniting global and regional communities of suppliers and buyers on five continents, has confirmed that it has secured a global partnership with Event Manager Blog (Event MB); the go-to online resource for Trends, Technology, Innovation and Education for the event industry.

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From Kent to Ecuador via South Korea, WTM London attracts new exhibitors from around the globe

| July 5, 2016
From Kent to Ecuador via South Korea, WTM London attracts new exhibitors from around the globe

The world’s largest hotels search site, an aircraft charter specialist and the fourth largest city in Ecuador are among the new exhibitors already signed up for this year’s World Travel Market London.

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Open letter from the Mayor of London

| July 5, 2016
Open letter from the Mayor of London

London has one of the most open and dynamic economies in the world. Our city is a global financial capital, a creative powerhouse and an international centre for business.

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Quito leads winners at World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony

| July 4, 2016
Quito leads winners at World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony

Lima, Peru, July 1st, 2016 Quito Tourism has led winners at the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016, taking the title of Latin America’s Leading Destination for the fourth consecutive year.

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World Travel Awards lands in Lima ahead of Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016

| June 28, 2016
World Travel Awards lands in Lima ahead of Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016

Lima, Peru, June 28th, 2016 Peruvian capital Lima is beginning the final preparations for the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016.

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Register for WTM London 2016

| June 28, 2016
Register for WTM London 2016

World Travel Market London, the leading global event for the travel industry, has opened registration to the new-look three-day WTM London 2016.

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Futurist Brian Solis to Speak At WTM London

| June 21, 2016
Futurist Brian Solis to Speak At WTM London

World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce award-winning author, digital analyst and futurist Brian Solis as a keynote speaker.

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TUI Boss to Address UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit on Safe and Seamless Travel

| June 14, 2016
TUI Boss to Address UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit on Safe and Seamless Travel

The new boss at travel giant TUI Group will make the opening address at the UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market London 2016.

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Matchmaking recommendations for all Hosted Buyers attending ibtm world

| June 10, 2016
Matchmaking recommendations for all Hosted Buyers attending ibtm world

New technology to enhance relevance of appointments  All Hosted Buyers attending ibtm world 2016 (www.ibtmworld.com) will, for the first time, be able to take part in a matchmaking system that will provide tailored recommendations of suppliers that they could meet with, based on information provided about their business objectives at the time of registration.

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The Meetings Show to deliver something new for 2016

| June 10, 2016
The Meetings Show to deliver something new for 2016

The Meetings Show is set to deliver a week of business opportunities, education and networking when it opens for the fourth time on Tuesday next week.

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ibtm America 2016 ‘Techcollective’ set to include education sessions on hot topics within the Event Technology industry

| June 8, 2016
ibtm America 2016 ‘Techcollective’ set to include education sessions on hot topics within the Event Technology industry

ibtm america 2016 (www.ibtmamerica.com), taking place from June 15-17 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, has announced that the TECHCollective, the newly launched area located in the Central Hub, will include bite-sized education sessions held by leading event technology providers such as Bizzabo, etouches, Brightbox, Hubvents, DAHLIA+ and Meetoo.

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Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa to welcome World Travel Awards

| June 8, 2016
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa to welcome World Travel Awards

London, 8th June 2016 Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa in Antalya, Turkey, has been revealed as the host for the upcoming World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2016.

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The Meetings Show brings industry together for a host of networking activities

| June 8, 2016
The Meetings Show brings industry together for a host of networking activities

The week of The Meetings Show will once again be a focal point for networking as industry peers gather in London from 13th June, 2016.

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Voting opens ahead of 2016 World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony

| June 7, 2016
Voting opens ahead of 2016 World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony

London, June 7th, 2016 Voting has opened ahead of the hotly anticipated 2016 World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony as the nominees for the event are revealed for the first time.

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Long haul travels in 1st quarter 2016: high resilience of Europe despite terrorist attacks

| June 3, 2016
Long haul travels in 1st quarter 2016: high resilience of Europe despite terrorist attacks

The latest results from the Air Travellers’ Traffic Barometer* produced by European Cities Marketing and ForwardKeys reveal that in Q1 2016, International trips were down by -0.7% due to Intra-European travels down by -2.8% (compared to Q1 2015). Conversely, long haul travels are up by +3.4%.

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More than 2 million people pledge to run on Global Running Day

| June 1, 2016
More than 2 million people pledge to run on Global Running Day

More than two million people from around the world have pledged to run on Global Running Day on Wednesday (June 1, 2016).

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Celebration Breaks Drinks Barometer

| May 31, 2016
Celebration Breaks Drinks Barometer

  Forty-five per cent of people on a city break are there for a celebration: London, Paris and Barcelona are their top choices (www.postoffice.co.uk/celebrationdrinks) Drinks cost least in Prague – less than half the price of 10 other top cities Palma offers the cheapest prices for drinks of those surveyed in Western Europe Tallinn, Barcelona […]

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MCI Nordics and ICS Denmark is creating a new Powerhouse

| May 30, 2016
MCI Nordics and ICS Denmark is creating a new Powerhouse

Copenhagen – 30th May 2016. The MCI Group, a key driver of innovation in global meetings, events, association and congress industries, today announced an exciting partnership with ICS- International Conference Services – Denmark, one of the leading congress organizers and destination management companies in Scandinavia. ICS brings more than 25 years of highly reputed expertise […]

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PromPerú to welcome World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony to Lima

| May 27, 2016
PromPerú to welcome World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony to Lima

London, May 27th, 2016 Peruvian capital Lima is set to host the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony for the second time.

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Strong demand for IMEX America 2016

| May 26, 2016
Strong demand for IMEX America 2016

Strong demand for space from first time and established exhibitors is characterizing IMEX America 2016 which returns to the Sands® Expo and Convention Center at The Venetian®| The Palazzo® in Las Vegas from 18 to 20 October 2016.

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Forte Village Resort revealed as host of World Spa Awards Gala Ceremony 2016 as voting opens

| May 26, 2016
Forte Village Resort revealed as host of World Spa Awards Gala Ceremony 2016 as voting opens

London, UK, May 26th, 2016 Forte Village Resort has been confirmed as the host of the upcoming World Spa Awards Gala Ceremony 2016.

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Visitor Surge for World Travel Market 2016 Events

| May 26, 2016
Visitor Surge for World Travel Market 2016 Events

The World Travel Market  portfolio of events for 2016 have received a phenomenal 35% increase in travel trade visitors – totalling an impressive 37,651 – attending the array of leading events around the globe, compared to 2015.

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World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London “Harder to Win Than Ever” as 2016 longlist revealed.

| May 25, 2016
World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London “Harder to Win Than Ever” as 2016 longlist revealed.

Responsible Travel has today announced the select 75 organisations longlisted for the 2016 World Responsible Tourism at WTM London sponsored by the Belize Tourism Board.

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ABTA urges people not to leave it too late to book popular destinations

| May 24, 2016
ABTA urges people not to leave it too late to book popular destinations

Two thirds of people planning a summer holiday have already booked as Western Mediterranean destinations surge in popularity

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High speed transport and internet for ibtm world

| May 23, 2016
High speed transport and internet for ibtm world

The journey to and from this year’s ibtm world (www.ibtmworld.com), in Barcelona is going to be as fast as the event’s high-speed internet access with the opening of the onsite Metro Station at the Fira Gran Via.

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WTM Connect Asia 2016 Delivers a High Number of Business Meetings

| May 20, 2016
WTM Connect Asia 2016 Delivers a High Number of Business Meetings

WTM Connect Asia 2016 closed on a high note today. The event took place from 18-20 May in Penang, Malaysia. Hosted Buyers from China, South East Asia and the rest of the world met, networked and had serious business meetings with International exhibitors.

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Football Fans Grab Flights For European Cup

| May 20, 2016
Football Fans Grab Flights For European Cup

After Paris, France’s other host cities are seeing a phenomenal surge in interest with forward bookings running up to 399% ahead.

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WTM Connect Asia Opens for Business

| May 18, 2016
WTM Connect Asia Opens for Business

The first edition of WTM Connect Asia opened today (Wednesday 18 May), taking place in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. The area was declared a UNESCO Heritage Site in 2008 and has proved to be a unique setting for Hosted Buyers and exhibitors to meet, enjoy the local culture and make new business connections.

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7 Exceptional Villas & Suites in Santorini

| May 17, 2016
7 Exceptional Villas & Suites in Santorini

7 High Rated Hotels in Santorini, the famous island with magical views and stunning sunsets. The towns along the Caldera(Fira, Firostefani, Imerovigli, Oia)  is where you will find the most popular hotels and villas on the island. Maregio Suites, Oia, Santorini Located in the scenic village of Oía, just steps from Oia Castle, Maregio Suites offers suites with […]

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ICCA 2015 rankings released: Berlin new number 1 city

| May 17, 2016
ICCA 2015 rankings released: Berlin new number 1 city

17 May 2016 ICCA captured a record number of 12,076 rotating international association meetings taking place in 2015; the largest number of association meetings collected in the year after the meetings took place ever, and 571 additional meetings compared to 2014.

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Copenhagen reclaims position in top 10-list of World’s Most Popular Convention Cities

| May 17, 2016
Copenhagen reclaims position in top 10-list of World’s Most Popular Convention Cities

Copenhagen is on a roll as a international convention city! 2016 will be the busiest year the city ever saw in terms of delegates, and according to ICCA’s brand new 2015 Statistics Report, Copenhagen is again to be found in the global top-10.

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InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort to welcome World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

| May 17, 2016
InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort to welcome World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

London, May 17th, 2016 World Travel Awards has revealed InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort has been selected to host the prestigious Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016.

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