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Bloggers Urged to Apply for WTM London Bloggers’ Speed Networking

| September 22, 2016
Bloggers Urged to Apply for WTM London Bloggers’ Speed Networking

World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, is calling on bloggers to apply for its hugely popular WTM London Bloggers’ Speed Networking event.

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New findings on sustainable events to be presented at Sustainable Brands Copenhagen

| September 21, 2016
New findings on sustainable events to be presented at Sustainable Brands Copenhagen

Today, companies are engaging increasingly in CSR initiatives, but often fail to incorporate sustainability measures into their events. A new survey by Positive Impact and Wonderful Copenhagen on how brands work with sustainable events, will be presented next week at the Sustainable Brands Conference in Copenhagen.

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World Responsible Tourism Day to celebrate 10 years at WTM in 2016

| September 20, 2016
World Responsible Tourism Day to celebrate 10 years at WTM in 2016

2016’s World Responsible Tourism Day marks two very significant anniversaries for host World Travel Market and for the development of responsible tourism across the industry as a whole.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Named #1 Museum in the U.S. and World for Second Year in a Row

| September 20, 2016
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Named #1 Museum in the U.S. and World for  Second Year in a Row

  TripAdvisor Highlights Reasons to Visit Now as Well as Top-Rated Tours and Skip-the-Line Passes Available to Book on TripAdvisor

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DR ROB DAVIDSON HIGHLIGHTS WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS YEAR’S ibtm world TRENDS WATCH REPORT

| September 19, 2016
DR ROB DAVIDSON HIGHLIGHTS WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS YEAR’S ibtm world TRENDS WATCH REPORT

OPPORTUNITIES, CHALLENGES AND DEVELOPMENTS Dr Rob Davidson, Managing Director, Mice Knowledge will present this year’s Industry Trends Report as part of the Knowledge Programme on Tuesday 29thNovember at 11:45am and again on Wednesday 30th November at 9am. (www.ibtmworld.com/knowledge).

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UK bosses talk Brexit on first day of WTM London 2016

| September 15, 2016
UK bosses talk Brexit on first day of WTM London 2016

World Travel Market London – the leading global event for the travel industry – will host a session of senior executives to discuss the implications of Brexit on the UK inbound and outbound travel in a high-profile panel session at this year’s event.

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Women in Travel Meetup to debate entrepreneurial and leadership skills 

| September 15, 2016
Women in Travel Meetup to debate entrepreneurial and leadership skills 

The third Women in Travel Meetup will host renowned travel executives debating the issues of entrepreneurship and leadership at World Travel Market London – the leading global event for the travel industry.

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Reed Travel Exhibitions announces global partnership with HotelMap

| September 8, 2016
Reed Travel Exhibitions announces global partnership with HotelMap

Exclusive deal gives special hotel rates to delegates, starting with World Travel Market London

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International arrivals in Europe are declining on second quarter of 2016 despite slight growth of long haul travellers

| September 8, 2016
International arrivals in Europe are declining on second quarter of 2016 despite slight growth of long haul travellers

The latest results from the Air Travellers’ Traffic Barometer* produced by European Cities Marketing and ForwardKeys highlight that terrorist fear is weakening arrivals in Europe for Q2 2016.

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ibtm world 2016 Kicks Off at Camp Nou FC Barcelona

| September 7, 2016
ibtm world 2016 Kicks Off at Camp Nou FC Barcelona

JMIC Profile and Power Award IAPCO Collaboration Award Both presented at Meetings Leadership Summit

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Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort to welcome World Travel Awards Grand Final 2016

| September 6, 2016
Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort to welcome World Travel Awards Grand Final 2016

London, September 6th, 2016 Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, an idyllic-paradise nestled amid lush tropical vegetation in the Maldives, has been selected to host the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2016.

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Top tech speakers share expertise at WTM London’s Genesys Digital Transformation Summit

| September 6, 2016
Top tech speakers share expertise at WTM London’s Genesys Digital Transformation Summit

Executives and entrepreneurs from established firms and start-up ventures will share know-how and tips with at the World Travel Market London/ Genesys Digital Transformation Summit.

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ibtm world provides flexible business solutions with new hotel pavillion

| September 5, 2016
ibtm world provides flexible business solutions with new hotel pavillion

ibtm world continues to innovate and provide new platforms for exhibitors to get the most out of the show and this year introduces an Hotel Pavilion specifically for individual properties wanting to be part of the leading event for the meetings industry and the 17,000 participants expected onsite between November 29th and 1st December 2016.

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St Petersburg revealed as host for World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2017

| September 5, 2016
St Petersburg revealed as host for World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2017

London, September 5th, 2016 Saint Petersburg Committee for Tourism Development will welcome World Travel Awardsto Russia for the first time in 2017, with the Europe Gala Ceremony 2017 set to take place in the capital of culture.

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Hipster Holidays and China’s Uberisation: TWO travel predictions that came true

| September 1, 2016
Hipster Holidays and China’s Uberisation: TWO travel predictions that came true

LONDON, UK – Euromonitor International and World Travel Market (WTM) London collaborated for the 11th year to predict future trends shaping the travel industry in the annual WTM Global Trends Report. In 2015, two of the most popular trends from the WTM Global Trends Report were:

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Deliciously Barcelona at ibtm world 2016

| August 31, 2016
Deliciously Barcelona at ibtm world 2016

Get to enjoy Catalonia through its produce and cuisine at this year’s ibtm world Welcome Reception, as Barcelona Convention Bureau brings a taste of the region to celebrate being awarded the European Year of Gastronomy at the first networking party of the week, described as “Deliciously Barcelona”.

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AIME celebrates industry milestone – 25 years

| August 30, 2016
AIME celebrates industry milestone – 25 years

The 25th annual Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME), 21 – 22 February 2017, will celebrate a quarter of a century of bringing the meetings and events industry together, building connections and sharing knowledge, in the world’s most livable city of Melbourne, Australia.

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Last call for votes ahead of World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

| August 26, 2016
Last call for votes ahead of World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

London, August 26th, 2016 World Travel Awards has issued a last call for ballots ahead of the prestigious Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016, with voting set to close on Wednesday, August 31st.

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‘Wonderful Indonesia’ woos the world with sponsorship deal at WTM London 2016

| August 25, 2016
‘Wonderful Indonesia’ woos the world with sponsorship deal at WTM London 2016

Indonesia’s tourism ministry has signed a key sponsorship deal with World Travel Market London 2016 – the leading global event for the travel industry – as the country plans to promote its ‘Wonderful Indonesia’ brand on a global platform.

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Family trips are on the rise

| August 25, 2016
Family trips are on the rise

IPK International and ITB Berlin examine trends in family trips abroad – steady growth despite declining birth rates in many countries – Spain is the most popular destination for families

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More than five million Brits holidaying at home this August Bank Holiday weekend

| August 24, 2016
More than five million Brits holidaying at home this August Bank Holiday weekend

More than 5 million Brits are planning a holiday at home for the August Bank Holiday weekend this year according to a VisitEngland survey released today.

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Madrid and World Pride Named as Premier Exhibitors at WTM London and ONBC’s Official LGBT Village

| August 23, 2016
Madrid and World Pride Named as Premier Exhibitors at WTM London and ONBC’s Official LGBT Village

World Travel Market London is delighted to announce the city of Madrid and World Pride – the world’s largest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) event – as key exhibitors in its LGBT Village.

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ibtm world 2016 – Industry Led Conference Programme Launched

| August 23, 2016
ibtm world 2016 – Industry Led Conference Programme Launched

Created by the industry for the industry is the theme of this year’s ibtm world 2016 education programme following ten months of consultation and research with international buyers and suppliers.

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London Tech Week aims to become leading global festival of technology

| August 23, 2016
London Tech Week aims to become leading global festival of technology

London Tech Week 2017 is set to be bigger and better than ever, with London & Partners announcing a new partnership with leading global events provider KNect365, part of Informa PLC. The new partnership will take Europe’s largest tech event to the next level, offering a wider range of events than previous years, including a […]

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Technology and business grow together at IMEX America

| August 22, 2016
Technology and business grow together at IMEX America

Budding technology companies to compete for business boost Meetings industry professionals at IMEX America this year can discover the latest innovations set to impact the way they do business. Many of these innovations will come from the technology sector according to nearly 40 per cent of meeting professionals.

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Calling all Tech Companies…Have you entered the 2016 ibtm world Technology and Innovation Watch Award?

| August 18, 2016
Calling all Tech Companies…Have you entered the 2016 ibtm world Technology and Innovation Watch Award?

Visit http://bit.ly/2b8rClo to enter ibtm world (www.ibtmworld.com), taking place in Barcelona (29 November – 1 December) is inviting all Technology companies to enter this year’s Technology and Innovation Watch Award in partnership with EventMB.

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‘Worth its weight in gold’ – IMEX America 2016 applies a touch of alchemy to Association Focus program

| August 18, 2016
‘Worth its weight in gold’ – IMEX America 2016 applies a touch of alchemy  to Association Focus program

IMEX America has completely reimagined the 2016 program and format of Association Focus, its unique education and networking event for association professionals.

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Leaders in tourism innovation unveiled in World Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 finalists

| August 17, 2016
Leaders in tourism innovation unveiled in World Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 finalists

Responsible Travel has today announced the 13 finalists in the 2016 World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London sponsored by the Belize, with a strong focus on innovation reasserting the Awards’ position as the leading scheme for responsible tourism in the world. 

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World Travel Awards joins World Spa Awards at Forte Village Resort

| August 15, 2016
World Travel Awards joins World Spa Awards at Forte Village Resort

London, August 15th, 2016 World Travel Awards has confirmed the Europe Gala Ceremony 2016 will join World Spa Awards at Forte Village Resort on the southern tip of Sardinia, Italy.

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Tourism in times of terror

| August 10, 2016

The threat of terrorism significantly influences holiday planning –major differences in the safety image of individual destinations –ITB Berlin and IPK International analyse global changes in travel behaviour – enthusiasm for travel is nevertheless unbroken

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 Social Media Superstar To Talk At WTM London

| August 9, 2016
 Social Media Superstar To Talk At WTM London

He’s been described as Instagram’s ‘hottest male traveller’, – and he’s coming to World Travel Market London 2016.

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Brexit Bookings Bounce

| August 8, 2016
Brexit Bookings Bounce

Flight bookings to the UK were boosted by 7.1% after the referendum vote to leave the European Union, according to the latest data from ForwardKeys which monitors future travel patterns by analysing 14 million reservation transactions each day. 

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IMPACT STORY from AIM GROUP INTERNATIONAL

| August 4, 2016
IMPACT STORY from AIM GROUP INTERNATIONAL

EANS 2015 – Event Attendance Going Beyond Client Expectations Enhancing and Increasing a Network to Boost Meeting Attendance Client:                    EANS – The European Association of Neurosurgical Societies

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Technology and Innovation at the heart of IBTM Events

| August 2, 2016
Technology and Innovation  at the heart of IBTM Events

ibtm world continues to lead the industry in providing a platform for both cutting edge technology and leading innovation. This year will see the growth of the Innovation Zone as well as the introduction of a Technology & Event Services Zone on the show floor.

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WTM London 2016 Champions Sport Tourism with new Global Summit

| August 2, 2016
WTM London 2016 Champions Sport Tourism with new Global Summit

A new Global Sport Tourism Summit will be launched at World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, in association with sport tourism company W2 Consulting.

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Sandals Ochi Beach Resort to welcome World Travel Awards

| July 29, 2016
Sandals Ochi Beach Resort to welcome World Travel Awards

London, July 29th, 2016 World Travel Awards has revealed Sandals Ochi Beach Resort will host the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2016.

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Athens-Melbourne is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” 260,000 searches last year

| July 28, 2016
Athens-Melbourne is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” 260,000 searches last year

With over 150,000 Greeks, Melbourne is the biggest Greek city in the world – outside of Greece (and even then it’s still the sixth largest Greek city in the world). The image here shows Melburnians celebrating Greek Independence Day at the city’s Greko-style Shrine of Remembrance, which is modelled on the Tomb of Mausolus (Google […]

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ibtm world 2016 – Association Buyers join the club 

| July 27, 2016
ibtm world 2016 – Association Buyers join the club 

More benefits, more flexibility, more peer to peer networking and the opportunity to make even more personal connections, My Association | My Club is to return as part of this year’s Association programme for Hosted Buyers attending ibtm world 2016 with plenty of new initiatives.

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Great minds come together as Skift holds industry forum at WTM London 2016

| July 26, 2016
Great minds come together as Skift holds industry forum at WTM London 2016

World Travel Market London – the leading global event for the travel industry – has joined forces with Skift – one of the newest and most exciting players in the industry – to hold a new industry forum at WTM London 2016.

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UK-wide Survey Reveals 44% Turn to Sharing Economy to Keep Travel Costs Down

| July 25, 2016
UK-wide Survey Reveals 44% Turn to Sharing Economy to Keep Travel Costs Down

LONDON, July 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — As the summer holidays begin, 49% are worried about the cost of travel 44% of Britons say they will turn to sharing economy websites like TrustedHousesitters to make travel more affordable 14% believe the Brexit decision will prevent them from travelling as much After finances, the biggest factor stopping […]

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