World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, has been voted UKinbound’s Travel Trade Event of the Year at the association’s Gala Dinner for a remarkable fifth year in succession.
World Travel Market Latin America, the event that brings the world to Latin America and promotes Latin America to the world, will generate business deals in excess of $341 million (£206 million).
Beaches Turks & Caicos named as host for World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2015
London, 19th February 2015 The ‘Oscars of the travel industry’, World Travel Awards has announced Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa has been selected to host the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2015.
The World Travel Market Portfolio facilitated almost $7 billion (£4.2 million) in travel and tourism industry deals in 2014. The WTM Portfolio consists of the four leading business-to-business travel trade events in the world;
World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, will generate a record £2.5 billion in travel and tourism industry deals – an impressive 13% increase on WTM 2013.
Red carpet rolled out for London’s Official Guest of Honour who has arrived in the city to begin trip of a lifetime
London’s Official Guest of Honour, Adaeze Uyanwah launches her once-in-a-lifetime trip to the capital in style this weekend with a £5,000 (US$8,000) shopping extravaganza on world famous Oxford St.
The Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO – visitkorea.or.kr) is exhibiting across the WTM Portfolio in 2015 to help it reach its global visitor target of 15 million tourists.
World Golf Awards, the most prestigious awards programme in the golf tourism industry, has revealed Conrad Algarve, the most modern five star hotel in the region, will host its Gala Ceremony 2015.
International tourist arrivals reached 1,138 million in 2014, a 4.7% increase over the previous year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. For 2015, UNWTO forecasts international tourism to grow by 3% to 4%, further contributing to the global economic recovery.
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum & Tour has turned WTM 2014 to its advantage by agreeing a series of new business deals in China, India and the UK.
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.
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 […]
World Travel Market 2014’s Conference and Event programme experienced a 4.5% increase smashing through the 17,000 barrier for the first time.
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, […]
B2B e-commerce specialist Frosmo estimates it will agree deals worth €1 million as a result of exhibiting at the Travel Tech Show at WTM 2014.
Technology companies across the UK have attracted record levels of venture capital funding in 2014, with London-based tech firms securing more than 65 per cent of the total according to new figures released this morning.
The affluent lead recovery whilst value for money will dominate travel market says ABTA
The finalists of the 11th UNWTO Ulysses Awards for Innovation in Tourism, one of the three categories in the annual UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism, have been announced today (Madrid, 22 December 2014).
Speakers & Content – European Association Summit (EAS)
The IMEX Group, organizers of the annual IMEX in Frankfurt and IMEX America trade shows for the global meetings, incentive travel and events industry, presents a round-up of industry predictions for the year ahead. 1. ‘Play’ gives new meaning to profit 2014 was the year that ‘play’ as a tool for unlocking creativity and new […]
Customers are advised to arrive to the airport early to avoid delays DUBAI, U.A.E.,16th December 2014:Emirates expects this week to be its busiest of 2014, as travellers head home or abroad for the holiday season. Over 80,000 people will travel on 19 December with Emirates on over 240 flights, according to the airline’s latest booking […]
PERTH, Australia, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Chief of the world’s largest international airline slams airlines for not using A380 correctly — The chief of the world’s largest airline has criticized airlines for not buying more A380 super jumbo’s as Airbus hints at closing the production line down in 2018. Responding to a Bloomberg report […]
The ITB Berlin Convention looks at a new trend, the sharing economy – leading experts give their opinion on the future of travel marketing, mobile marketing and film location tours – admission is free for visitors to ITB Berlin
UK Cities Among the World’s 15 Most Expensive for an Airbnb Property, According to GoEuro’s 2014 Accommodation Price Index
BERLIN, December 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – As part of the travel price index series, GoEuro.co.uk has compiled an impartial accommodation price index covering 150 cities and over 60,000 properties to understand the effect of new trends in accommodation on the hotel industry. The increasing popularity of Airbnb and continued growth of the hostel industry are […]
Anguilla, 07th December 2014 Etihad Airways has successfully defended its title as the World’s Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2014 in Anguilla.
Anguilla, December 5th 2014 World Travel Awards has touched down in the paradise island of Anguilla ahead of the Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2014.
London & Partners and The Trampery yesterday launched a three-week application period for London’s Traveltech Lab, the first incubator space in the UK for innovative start-ups working within travel, tourism, hospitality and events.
Staff from IMEX, led by Managing Director Paul Flackett, were delighted to receive the 2014 Richard Ross Past Presidents’ Award during the Site Global Conference in Rotterdam recently. The presentation marked the first time the award has been presented to an organisation rather than an individual.
©Erfurt Tourismus und Marketing GmbH / Barbara Neumann Meeting attendees and business travellers visiting Germany at this time of year have the unique opportunity to enjoy the traditional, heart warming “Christkindlesmarkt” or Christmas Markets. These outdoor, winter wonderlands of gifts and food and music literally and figuratively light up historic squares of cities, villages and […]
London, 01st December 2014 Award-winning actress Vivica Fox – star of ‘Independence Day’, ‘Batman & Robin’, and ‘Why do Fools Fall in Love’ – has been revealed as the host of the upcoming World Travel Awards Grand Final 2014.
The Guinness Record feat by Master chocolatier, Andrew Farrugia, is part of the 43rd UAE National Day Celebrations
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Nov. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — On their journey around the world to promote the message of panda conservation and sustainable development, the 1600 Pandas will be visiting more than 15 iconic landmarks across the country for the ‘1600 Pandas World Tour In Malaysia”.
The Philippines Department of Tourism said its delegation at World Travel Market 2014 – the leading global event for the travel industry – was “by far the largest yet”,