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World Travel Awards reveals global hospitality champions in the Maldives

| December 5, 2016
World Travel Awards reveals global hospitality champions in the Maldives

Malé, Maldives Katara Hospitality has taken the title of World’s Leading Hospitality Company at the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2016.

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Saint Petersburg wins top title during World Travel Awards Grand Final 2016

| December 5, 2016
Saint Petersburg wins top title during World Travel Awards Grand Final 2016

London World Travel Awards has recognised St Petersburg’s potential for tourism growth, arguing the Russian destination has a bright future on the international hospitality stage. The city earlier claimed the title of the World’s Leading Cultural City Destination at the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2016. The event took place at The Sun Siyam Iru […]

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World Travel Awards Academy recognises Tourism Pioneers in the Maldives

| December 5, 2016
World Travel Awards Academy recognises Tourism Pioneers in the Maldives

Malé, Maldives The World Travel Awards Academy has recognised two global hospitality icons with the title of ‘Tourism Pioneer’ during the Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2016.

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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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Costa Navarino: 2017 European Golf Resort of the Year

| November 30, 2016
Costa Navarino: 2017 European Golf Resort of the Year

The most prestigious golf industry award was recently presented to Costa Navarino by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) in Palma de Majorca.

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Christian Mutschlechner receives lifetime achievement award at ibtm world

| November 29, 2016
Christian Mutschlechner receives lifetime achievement award at ibtm world

Christian Mutschlechner, Director of the Vienna Convention Bureau, has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to the meetings and events industry during the Meetings Leadership Summit at ibtm world.

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Programme revealed for Associations World Congress 2017 in Vienna

| November 29, 2016
Programme revealed for Associations World Congress 2017 in Vienna

The Association of Association Executives (AAE) today reveals the programme for the Associations World Congress to be held 2-4 May 2017 at the Austria Center Vienna.

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Italian Exhibition Group is organizing Travel Trade Market at Chengdu from 24th to 26th October 2017

| November 28, 2016
Italian Exhibition Group is organizing Travel Trade Market at Chengdu from 24th to 26th October 2017

 Beijing – Rimini, 28th November 2016 – The distance from China has been shortened for the tourism world too. Italian Exhibition Group, the new trade expo player formed by the merger between Rimini Fiera and Fiera di Vicenza, is launching Travel Trade Market, the international B2B expo dedicated to the world tourist industry, being held […]

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Chinese online travel agent Ctrip is to acquire Skyscanner

| November 24, 2016

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. is a leading travel service provider of accommodation reservations, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management in China.

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Eight big travel predictions for 2017

| November 23, 2016
Eight big travel predictions for 2017

Inspired by a wealth of data, traveller endorsements, reviews, preferences and insights as well as industry leading understanding and innovation in e-commerce travel technology, the experts at Booking.com shed light on 8 major travel predictions for 2017. Read on to find out what holiday makers and business travellers can expect to experience in the year […]

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Volotea offers 115.000 seats and 7 destinations from Athens in 2017

| November 23, 2016
Volotea offers 115.000 seats and 7 destinations from Athens in 2017

Volotea has transported more than 590.000 passengers in Greece since the beginning of the operations in the country, flying to 13 Greek airports

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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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Delta offers more choice between Athens and United States

| November 17, 2016
Delta offers more choice between Athens and United States

Airline offers more than 60 connecting destinations via nonstop flight to New York-JFK

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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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#LondonisOpen wins ICCA Best Marketing Award

| November 16, 2016
#LondonisOpen wins ICCA Best Marketing Award

ICCA announced London & Partners as the winner of this year’s ICCA Best Marketing Award at the Closing Ceremony of the 55th ICCA Congress in Kuching, Malaysia. 

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WTM London 2016: The Most Successful Ever With A record 51,500 Participants 

| November 16, 2016
WTM London 2016: The Most Successful Ever With A record 51,500 Participants 

World Travel Market London 2016 was the most successful ever with a joint-record attendance of 51,500 and the highest number of exhibitor invitees and buyers in the event’s 37 year history. 

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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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Chatbots the focus of Day Three of the Travel Tech Show at WTM

| November 10, 2016
Chatbots the focus of Day Three of the Travel Tech Show at WTM

Chatbots are not going to take over the world yet but solid use cases are emerging according to experts speaking during the final day of the Travel Tech Show at WTM.

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The SNFCC wins prestigious international award

| November 10, 2016
The SNFCC wins prestigious international award

The SNFCC is proud to announce that it has been named Best International Project of the Year in the 2016 UK Building Awards, at a big celebration held in London on Tuesday 8/11.

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World Travel Market 2016 – World Responsible Tourism Day

| November 9, 2016
World Travel Market 2016 – World Responsible Tourism Day

The day opened with a session on Captivity, Wildlife and Tourism. Dylan Walker, CEO of the World Cetacean Alliance, said that thanks to the growing demand for wild whale watching tourism, the commercial advantages of keeping these animals alive far outweighs their economic value as meat. Looking further at a wide range of animals from […]

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WTM London closes on a high

| November 9, 2016
WTM London closes on a high

Tourism ministers, bloggers and party goers turned the final day of the revamped three-day WTM London into a festival of business and fun. The UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit is one of the highest-profile sessions of the entire event. Now in its tenth year, more than 100 tourism ministers and their aides from around the […]

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The Tenth WTM World Responsible Tourism Day Celebrated at WTM London

| November 9, 2016
The Tenth WTM World Responsible Tourism Day Celebrated at WTM London

Twenty years ago the post-apartheid government in South Africa adopted the principles of Responsible Tourism in their national tourism policy and the campaign for Responsible Tourism began in the UK.

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Travel Tech Show At WTM Day Two Dominated by New Channels To Market and Marketing Channels

| November 8, 2016
Travel Tech Show At WTM Day Two Dominated by New Channels To Market and Marketing Channels

New channels to market and new marketing channels dominated day two of the Travel Tech Show at WTM. A compelling presentation from a Facebook executive told the packed room that it has a handle on consumer behaviour and can spot user trends.

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WTM London Day Two: Partnerships And Collaboration Are Key To Tourism Success

| November 8, 2016
WTM London Day Two: Partnerships And Collaboration Are Key To Tourism Success

Collaboration between the public and private sectors was a key theme on the second day of WTM London – the leading global event for the travel industry – as destinations, operators, airlines and ministers debated ways to boost travel and tourism around the world.

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Hotelbeds Group innovates with launch of APItude Cloud

| November 8, 2016
Hotelbeds Group innovates with launch of APItude Cloud

  o   Phase-two response to high customer demand following  APItude launch o   Anticipates customer need for faster response times via cloud platform o   Additional new functionalities incorporated o   Launch cocktail party celebration takes place at WTM tonight from 5:30 pm  

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Global giants rub shoulders with niche operators as WTM London opens for business

| November 7, 2016
Global giants rub shoulders with niche operators as WTM London opens for business

WTM London 2016 began with a busier-than-ever Speed Networking event, attracting a number of first time participants as well as returning buyers looking to repeat the success of previous years.

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WTM London Day 1 Responsible Tourism

| November 7, 2016
WTM London Day 1 Responsible Tourism

The 2016 responsible tourism programme opened with a public ‘Conversation’ on How to Enhance the Guest Experience in India. A new format for this year, these Responsible Tourism Conversations have no prepared speeches or presentations, instead providing an extended time for anyone with an interest in the topic to discuss what works and what doesn’t […]

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Travel Tech Show at WTM Day 1

| November 7, 2016
Travel Tech Show at WTM Day 1

Sessions on disruptive technologies and innovation drew a huge audience during the travel tech show at WTM on Monday 7 November.

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Day One at WTM London 2016 – What did you miss?

| November 7, 2016
Day One at WTM London 2016 – What did you miss?

At 10am WTM London 2016 got underway, travel professionals from across the globe flooded the halls of the leading global event for the travel industry. All here for the unrivalled opportunity to meet like-minded industry professionals and conduct business deals.

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Timelooper boss wins prestigious WTM World Travel Leaders Award

| November 7, 2016
Timelooper boss wins prestigious WTM World Travel Leaders Award

Yigit Yigiter, Chief Executive of virtual reality app Timelooper, has won a prestigious World Travel Market London 2016 World Travel Leaders Award in recognition of how the innovation helps tourists “travel back in time”.

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Destination Canada wins prestigious WTM World Travel Leaders Award

| November 7, 2016
Destination Canada wins prestigious WTM World Travel Leaders Award

Canada’s national tourism marketing organisation, Destination Canada, has won a prestigious World Travel Market London 2016 World Travel Leaders Award in recognition of its success in raising the country’s international tourism profile.

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British Airways: New Flights to Brindisi, Montpellier, Murcia, Nantes, Pula, Tallinn and Zakynthos

| November 3, 2016
British Airways: New Flights to Brindisi, Montpellier, Murcia, Nantes, Pula, Tallinn and Zakynthos

Flights to Brindisi, Montpellier, Murcia, Nantes, Pula, Tallinn and Zakynthos will be available to book from today, with the first services taking to the skies from March 28, 2017.

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WTM London Launches New Mobile App

| November 1, 2016
WTM London Launches New Mobile App

With new features, the app is a must have for anyone attending WTM London and is now available on the Apple App store and Android Market

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The UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit Discusses Safe and Seamless Travel

| October 27, 2016
The UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit Discusses Safe and Seamless Travel

The UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit hosts an array of leading speakers from both the private and public sector to discuss the key topic of safe and seamless travel at this year’s World Travel Market London. 

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Party, Party, Party! WTM London’s Festival Programme Returns

| October 26, 2016
Party, Party, Party! WTM London’s Festival Programme Returns

For the third year, exhibitors will showcase their destinations through music, dancing and cuisine in the WTM Festivals 

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Register now to attend ibtm world 2016 and win an extraordinary London and Scotland experience

| October 25, 2016
Register now to attend ibtm world 2016 and win an extraordinary London and Scotland experience

To register attendance at ibtm world go to http://www.ibtmworld.com/register2016

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From Sudan to San Marino, via Shanghai, WTM London attracts new exhibitors from all corners of the globe

| October 25, 2016
From Sudan to San Marino, via Shanghai, WTM London attracts new exhibitors from all corners of the globe

The world’s oldest surviving republic, a luxury chauffeur service in Iceland, an African destination that has high hopes for tourism, a national airline and the developers of a ground-breaking app, are all among more than 150 new exhibitors waiting to do business at World Travel Market London 2016.

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Association Awards UK finalists revealed ahead of Associations Congress UK

| October 24, 2016
Association Awards UK finalists revealed ahead of Associations Congress UK

The Association of Association Executives (AAE), organisers of the Associations Congress UK, has unveiled the shortlisted entries for the 2016 Association Awards UK. Winners will be announced at an inaugural celebratory dinner, to be held at Hilton London Wembley on Thursday 17th November, at the end of day one of the Associations Congress UK. Finalists […]

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WTM London Announces TUI Group as Headline Partner of WTM Buyers’ Club

| October 20, 2016
WTM London Announces TUI Group as Headline Partner of WTM Buyers’ Club

World Travel Market London, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce TUI Group as headline sponsor of its prestigious WTM Buyers’ Club.

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