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#BeeSustain is a finalist for the prestigious ICCA Best Marketing Award 2014

| September 30, 2014
#BeeSustain is a finalist for the prestigious ICCA Best Marketing Award 2014

The #BeeSustain initiative, launched by Wonderful Copenhagen Convention Bureau to encourage sustainable actions in the meetings industry, has just been announced as one of three finalists for the ICCA Best Marketing Award 2014.

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Footballing Giants Real Madrid and AC Milan to Kick Off in Dubai this December

| September 30, 2014
Footballing Giants Real Madrid and AC Milan to Kick Off in Dubai this December

Tickets now on sale to see two of the world’s biggest football teams go head to head at Dubai’s The Sevens stadium on Tuesday, 30 December DUBAI, U.A.E., 29th September 2014: At a press conference held yesterday morning(29 September 2014), Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and Emirates Airline announced that the 2014 […]

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Out Now Business Class offers annual memberships to Tourism Businesses prior to WTM

| September 30, 2014
Out Now Business Class offers annual memberships to Tourism Businesses prior to WTM

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is at the forefront of the LGBT tourism industry – providing complimentary annual memberships in the world’s largest LGBT travel trade association: Out Now Business Class

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World Ski Awards signs LEITNER as 2014 partner

| September 29, 2014
World Ski Awards signs LEITNER as 2014 partner

World Ski Awards is proud to announce the signing of an exclusive partnership with LEITNER ropeways, Prinoth and DemacLenko.

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Debuts the Castle Hotel as Part of the Luxury Collection Brand in China’s Northern Coast

| September 29, 2014
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Debuts the Castle Hotel as Part of the Luxury Collection Brand in China’s Northern Coast

Owned by Dalian Yifang Group, The Castle Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Dalian Sets a New Benchmark of Luxury in the Region

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Bogotá to welcome World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

| September 29, 2014
Bogotá to welcome World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

London, 29th September 2015 Colombian capital Bogotá has been selected as host for the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015 after a fierce bidding process.

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A Guide to Understanding the New European EFPIA Disclosure Code and the Effect It Will Have on the US Medical Meetings Industry

| September 28, 2014

MIAMI, Florida – ABTS Convention Services (ABTS), a global meetings and convention services company with 19 years of experience in international meetings has published “EFPIA and the US Medical Meetings Industry,” a guide to understanding the new European EFPIA Disclosure Code and the effect it will have on the US Medical Meetings Industry.

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Egypt to Sponsor WTM 2014 Registration

| September 25, 2014
Egypt to Sponsor WTM 2014 Registration

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to confirm that the Egyptian State Tourism Office will sponsor the registration for World Travel Market 2014.

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Region of Peloponnese in Greece to host ABTA Travel Convention in 2015

| September 24, 2014
Region of Peloponnese in Greece to host ABTA Travel Convention in 2015

ABTA announced that Costa Navarino in the Region of Peloponnese in the Greek region of Messinia will host the ABTA 2015 Travel Convention. The Convention will take place from 12-14 October.

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World Travel Leaders at WTM to toast the industry past and predict the future

| September 23, 2014
World Travel Leaders at WTM to toast the industry past and predict the future

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is marking its 35th event by celebrating the industry’s achievements since 1980 and looking forward to future success with a new sessions and awards ceremony.

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Around 90 percent of travel bookings today involves going online compared to only 50 percent in 2006: GfK

| September 23, 2014

High-end Chinese travelers prefer themed holidays that allow all rounded experience at their destinations

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TripAdvisor Showcases Travelers’ Choice Museums

| September 23, 2014
TripAdvisor Showcases Travelers’ Choice Museums

Art Institute of Chicago Top Museum in the World According to Millions of Reviews and Opinions from TripAdvisor Travelers NEWTON, Mass. – TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced its Travelers’ Choice™ awards for Museums around the globe. The top 25 in the world and dedicated lists for Asia, Canada, Europe, South America, South […]

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Emirates marks 10 years of its worldwide lounge network

| September 22, 2014

DUBAI, U.A.E.: Over 22 million customers have enjoyed the haven of an Emirates Lounge since the airline opened its first international lounge outside of its Dubai hub, and demand is growing.

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Themes for EIBTM Knowledge Programme 2014 unveiled

| September 21, 2014
Themes for EIBTM Knowledge Programme 2014 unveiled

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Gulf Tourism Boosted As Sixth Emirate Joins WTM Line-up

| September 19, 2014
Gulf Tourism Boosted As Sixth Emirate Joins WTM Line-up

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has signed yet another emirate from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), meaning six out of the seven states will be represented at WTM 2014.

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AEGEAN expanding flight services this winter. Nine additional international destinations in the 2014/15 winter timetable

| September 17, 2014
AEGEAN expanding flight services this winter. Nine additional international destinations in the 2014/15 winter timetable

Support of the extension of the touristic season Kifissia- September 16, 2014 This winter, AEGEAN, a Star Alliance member, is adding more destinations and frequencies to its existing network.

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Now’s the Time to Register for the 2014 AIPC FacilityOperations Summit at EIBTM

| September 17, 2014

In what has been described as “the most useful session on facility operations ever” the Facility Operations Summit brings together more than 50 centre operations and event managers in a two day program designed to address key operations issue and strategies.

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World Responsible Tourism Day 2014 to tackle two of tourism’s most controversial issues at WTM

| September 17, 2014
World Responsible Tourism Day 2014 to tackle two of tourism’s most controversial issues at WTM

The two flagship events at World Travel Market’s World Responsible Tourism Day programme, which takes place on Wednesday November 5 at WTM in Excel, London, will address two of the most controversial and challenging issues confronting the tourism industry today – wildlife poaching and child protection.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Rugby legend Keith Wood joins WTM’s Sport Tourism Team

| August 26, 2014
Rugby legend Keith Wood joins WTM’s Sport Tourism Team

Following another dramatic summer of sport around the world, World Travel Market 2014 – the leading global event for the travel industry – will be assessing the relationship between sporting events and the travel industry during its Sport Tourism programme.

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Forbes names London as most influential city in world

| August 26, 2014
Forbes names London as most influential city in world

London has been named as the world’s most influential city in a major new study.

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New IMEX America Co-Located Events Tailored for Business School Lovers, Gen Y Planners & Golfers

| August 22, 2014

Annual Co-Lo Events to also Feature New Venues

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Final call to vote ahead of World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014

| August 20, 2014
Final call to vote ahead of World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014

London, 19th August 2014 Industry insiders, consumers and stakeholders in the regional travel sectors are being urged to cast their ballots ahead of the deadline for votes at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014.

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Statement on travel and transport in relation to Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak

| August 19, 2014

The current Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is believed to have begun in Guinea in December 2013.

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First Time Exhibitor Saudi Looks to WTM to Help Grow Its Tourism

| August 19, 2014
First Time Exhibitor Saudi Looks to WTM to Help Grow Its Tourism

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to welcome representation from Saudi Arabia on to the exhibition floor for the first time this year, as the Saudi government unveils plans to invest heavily into its tourism industry over the next decade.

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World Travel Market 2014 To Reveal The Blogger Of The Future

| August 12, 2014
World Travel Market 2014 To Reveal The Blogger Of The Future

World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, will give an insight into the future of blogs during this year’s WTM Blogging Progamme.

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Trade Visitor Registration Now Open for EIBTM 2014

| August 11, 2014
Trade Visitor Registration Now Open for EIBTM 2014

Barcelona, 18 – 20 November 2014 Register at www.eibtm.com/visit

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World Travel Awards recognises the best of South & Central American tourism in Quito

| August 11, 2014
World Travel Awards recognises the best of South & Central American tourism in Quito

Quito, 10th August 2014 A host of industry leaders are celebrating this evening after the winners were revealed at the World Travel Awards South & Central America Gala Ceremony 2014.

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