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IBTM AMERICA 2016 HEADING TO THE CITY OF MUSIC

| July 28, 2015
IBTM AMERICA 2016 HEADING TO THE CITY OF MUSIC

NASHVILLE AND GAYLORD OPRYLAND HEADLINE ACTS Nashville, the world’s capital of country music and now home to more than 120 live music venues playing rock, pop, gospel, blues, soul and jazz, is to be the city for ibtm america 2016. Bringing the event dedicated to the meetings, events and incentive industry to Nashville follows the […]

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Flurry of flights buoys British tourism to Turkey

| July 28, 2015
Flurry of flights buoys British tourism to Turkey

Turkey’s tourism bosses will be at World Travel Market London 2015 – the leading global event for the travel industry – to highlight an upsurge in new airline services from the UK.

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India to Sponsor WTM Buyers’ Club

| July 27, 2015
India to Sponsor WTM Buyers’ Club

World Travel Market London 2015 is delighted to announce India Tourism as the sponsor of its prestigious WTM Buyers’ Club as it looks to promote India to the global travel industry as a safe and year-round luxury destination.

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The Meetings Show increases hosted buyer numbers for third year running

| July 27, 2015
The Meetings Show increases hosted buyer numbers for third year running

Hosted buyers, visitors and exhibitors have united in their overwhelming support for The Meetings Show, which welcomed 4,413* meetings industry professionals, of which 2,876 were unique visitors, to Olympia, London between 7 and 9 July, 2015.

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WTM Hosts More Than 1.1m On-Stand Meetings

| July 7, 2015
WTM Hosts More Than 1.1m On-Stand Meetings

WTM London, the leading global event for the travel industry, facilitates more than 1.1 million on-stand business meetings which sees the event generate more than £2.5 billion in industry deals.

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The Meetings Show announces new dates and location for 2016

| July 7, 2015
The Meetings Show announces new dates and location for 2016

The Meetings Show: new dates, new location, and even more industry leading business opportunities

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LGBT Tourism Expected to Increase by 9% Over Next Three Years Due to Supreme Court Marriage Equality Decision

| July 2, 2015
LGBT Tourism Expected to Increase by 9% Over Next Three Years Due to Supreme Court Marriage Equality Decision

7 key LGBT markets likely to add at least $4billion additional tourism income to US economy during next three years The US Supreme Court Decision to legalise gay marriage is set to see the American economy benefit from an influx of 1.3 million LGBT tourists spending USD$4.25 billion over the next three years, reveals analysis […]

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Register Now for WTM 2015

| June 23, 2015
Register Now for WTM 2015

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has opened registration for WTM 2015.

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Applications now accepted for the IBTM World Tecnology and Innovation Watch 2015 Award

| June 19, 2015
Applications now accepted for the IBTM World Tecnology and Innovation Watch 2015 Award

www.ibtmworld.com/techwatch   ibtm world (www.ibtmworld.com), previously EIBTM, the leading global event for the meeting and events industry, has announced that applications are now open for the Technology and Innovation Watch 2015 Award (previously known as the Technology Watch award).

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Hosted Buyer applications are open for ibtm world 2015

| June 18, 2015
Hosted Buyer applications are open for ibtm world 2015

Applications for the ibtm world (formerly EIBTM) Hosted Buyer Programme are now being accepted, and meetings and events planners from across the world are invited to apply via www.ibtmworld.com/hosted

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World Travel Awards lands in Seychelles ahead of Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015

| June 18, 2015
World Travel Awards lands in Seychelles ahead of Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015

Seychelles, June 18th 2015 World Travel Awards (WTA) has arrived in the paradise destination of Seychelles ahead of the Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015.

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WTM Portfolio Enters Asia and China with New WTM connect Events

| June 16, 2015
WTM Portfolio Enters Asia and China with New WTM connect Events

The WTM Portfolio, part of Reed Travel Exhibitions, is to enter Asia and China in 2016 with the launch of two events under the new WTM connect brand.

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ICCA releases most popular cities and countries for association meetings by participant numbers – Paris and Barcelona top the city charts

| June 15, 2015
ICCA releases most popular cities and countries for association meetings by participant numbers – Paris and Barcelona top the city charts

For the first time ICCA publishes country and city rankings by estimated total number of participants in 2014, as part of its public abstract of the ICCA statistics report, aimed at international associations. Like in the city ranking by number of meetings, Paris is ranked first, with an estimated total of 130,516 participants visiting 214 […]

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IBTM World Contributes to Success of Leading International Meetings Destinations

| June 15, 2015
IBTM World Contributes to Success of Leading International Meetings Destinations

Leading Association Meetings Destinations (confirmed by latest ICCA rankings) including Paris, Vienna, Madrid, Berlin and Barcelona are all confirmed to attend ibtm world (www.ibtmworld.com) 2015, formerly EIBTM, supporting the notion that the event plays a vital role in their business development and marketing strategies.

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ibtm america announces Nashville for 2016 event

| June 10, 2015
ibtm america announces Nashville for 2016 event

ibtm america, part of ibtm events, has confirmed that the 2016 event will take place from June 15-17, 2016 at the award winning Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville (www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bnago-gaylord-opryland-resort-and-convention-center), ranked in the top 10 of Cvent’s 2014 Top 50 Meeting Destinations in the United States. The Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center […]

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Strong growth for luxury travel

| June 10, 2015
Strong growth for luxury travel

Luxury travel is booming: high-price trips are the strongest-growing market segment worldwide, according to ITB Berlin and IPK International – The most popular luxury travel destinations in Europe are Germany and Italy – Most luxury travellers come from the USA and China

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London holds on to top spot as world’s most popular tourist destination

| June 9, 2015
London holds on to top spot as world’s most popular tourist destination

London has once again been hailed as the world’s most popular tourist destination by Mastercard. It’s the second year running that the capital has topped the Global Destinations Cities Index, which provides an in-depth ranking of the 132 most travelled cities from around the world.

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The Meetings Show focuses on dedicated Meetings Design education stream

| June 9, 2015
The Meetings Show focuses on dedicated Meetings Design education stream

The Meetings Show has announced it will be working in partnership with The Meetings Design Institute to create a series of plenary sessions dedicated to the creation of top quality, engaging meetings and event content during the 2015 show, which takes place at Olympia, London, from 7-9 July.

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WTM Portfolio Spring Events See Surge in Travel Buyer Attendees

| June 9, 2015
WTM Portfolio Spring Events See Surge in Travel Buyer Attendees

The WTM Portfolio’s four spring events have seen a phenomenal 30% increase in senior travel industry buyers from its Buyers’ Clubs attending the array of leading events around the globe for the travel industry.

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ibtm america Mobile App set to Enhance Attendee Experience and Increase Show Engagement

| June 8, 2015
ibtm america Mobile App set to Enhance Attendee Experience and Increase Show Engagement

ibtm america has teamed up with technology specialist GenieConnect of Lanyon, leading provider of Mobile Event Applications, for a mobile multi-event app that will enable buyers and exhibitors to view their appointment diary as well as the full event schedule, access social media, receive special alerts and more during the show in real-time.

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World Ski Awards 2015 finalists revealed as voting opens

| June 5, 2015

London, June 5th 2015

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World Travel Awards signs Delta Air Lines as Official Airline Partner for Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

| June 5, 2015
World Travel Awards signs Delta Air Lines as Official Airline Partner for Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

London, June 4th 2015 World Travel Awards announces Delta Air Lines as the Official Airline Partner for the upcoming Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015.

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Opening of hosted buyer diaries set to deliver significant business opportunities for The Meetings Show’s attendees

| June 3, 2015
Opening of hosted buyer diaries set to deliver significant business opportunities for The Meetings Show’s attendees

The hosted buyer diary for The Meetings Show is live, allowing buyers to schedule appointments with exhibitors of their choice.

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ibtm world sponsors CocktailHack for London Tech Week

| June 3, 2015
ibtm world sponsors CocktailHack for London Tech Week

Event Tech Lab’s #CocktailHack on Tuesday 16th June at Campus London to celebrate London Tech Week is being sponsored by ibtm world (www.ibtmworld.com), formerly EIBTM. Each year ibtm world unites a global community of 3,000 suppliers and 9,750 meetings and events planners for 3 days of connections and business in the award winning city of […]

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WTM Wellness Lounge launches at WTM 2015

| June 2, 2015
WTM Wellness Lounge launches at WTM 2015

World Travel Market 2015, the leading global event for the travel industry, has partnered with a leading spa and wellness specialist to launch a wellness hub.

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Technology remains central to The Meetings Show’s education programme

| June 1, 2015
Technology remains central to The Meetings Show’s education programme

Responding directly to attendee feedback, technology will once again feature heavily throughout The Meetings Show’s education programme.

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ibtm world Enhances Opportunities for Technology & Events Service Providers

| May 28, 2015
ibtm world Enhances Opportunities for Technology & Events Service Providers

Flexible stand options will allow for a more personalised approach to exhibiting ibtm world, (www.ibtmworld.com), formerly EIBTM – the leading global event for the meetings and events industry, is set to offer Technology and Event Service providers with further ‘Flexible Stand Options’ for the 2015 show taking place in the Fira Gran Via, Barcelona.

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Kempinski Seychelles Resort to welcome World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015

| May 27, 2015
Kempinski Seychelles Resort to welcome World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015

London, May 27th 2015 Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare has been selected to host the World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015. Set to take place on Saturday, June 20th, the dazzling red-carpet ceremony will welcome hospitality leaders and luminaries from across the regions.

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First-Ever Industry-Wide Global LGBT Travel Survey Launched by WTM and Out Now

| May 26, 2015
First-Ever Industry-Wide Global LGBT Travel Survey Launched by WTM and Out Now

For the first time, a global survey is to measure the tourism industry’s attitudes and strategic approaches to the LGBT lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) travel market.

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Delegates encouraged to make the most of The Travel Convention destination

| May 25, 2015
Delegates encouraged to make the most of The Travel Convention destination

“Dramatic countryside, beaches, towns and archaeology on offer”

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Increasing business optimism at biggest ever IMEX

| May 21, 2015
Increasing business optimism at biggest ever IMEX

Frankfurt, Thursday 21 May 2015. A mood of optimism is evident throughout the worldwide meetings industry after three days doing brisk business, networking and learning at IMEX in Frankfurt which closed today.

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Navarino Environmental Observatory (ΝΕΟ) – Five years of frontline research and education on climate change in the Mediterranean region, at the epicentre of a successful Greek-Swedish collaboration

| May 21, 2015
Navarino Environmental Observatory (ΝΕΟ) – Five years of frontline research and education on climate change in the Mediterranean region, at the epicentre of a successful Greek-Swedish collaboration

Athens – The research and educational work carried out by the Navarino Environmental Observatory (ΝΕΟ) since 2010 were the main themes of a successful event that took place at the Academy of Athens today, May 18th. NEO is the result of the collaboration between Stockholm University, the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens […]

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Symantec announced as the winner of the IMEX 2015 Green Meeting Award

| May 21, 2015
Symantec announced as the winner of the IMEX 2015 Green Meeting Award

The judges considered applicants on a variety of success measures including environmental impact, economic indicators, commitment to change and commitment to community.

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IMEX15 expansion set to deliver more business opportunities

| May 19, 2015
IMEX15 expansion set to deliver more business opportunities

Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, delivers keynote speech at opening ceremony Frankfurt, Tuesday 19 May 2015 The largest ever IMEX in Frankfurt opened earlier today. 55 new stands including exhibitors from every continent and from every meetings market sector are amongst the 3,500 exhibiting companies who represent over 150 countries. In addition, 20% of existing […]

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WTM 2014 accelerates sales for Affordable Car Hire

| May 19, 2015
WTM 2014 accelerates sales for Affordable Car Hire

Affordable Car Hire estimates deals worth £4.5 million were agreed or put in motion at World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry.

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Engagement, technology and negotiation enthral corporate buyers at Exclusively Corporate @IMEX

| May 19, 2015
Engagement, technology and negotiation enthral corporate buyers at Exclusively Corporate @IMEX

With a combined annual meetings and events spend of over $270 million, the 80 corporate buyers who came together for the third Exclusively Corporate @IMEX created the most influential gathering yet in this successful yearly series of dedicated education and networking events specifically for corporate meeting and event planners.

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Highly interactive Association Day helps delegates to respond to change and measure positive impacts

| May 19, 2015
Highly interactive Association Day helps delegates to respond to change and measure positive impacts

Hundreds of association professionals from across the world gathered to attend a highly interactive and insightful Association Day at IMEX in Frankfurt. Held at Kap Europa, Messe Frankfurt’s new congress centre, the day before the show, this popular annual event is designed specifically for all levels of association executives. Facilitation Partner IAF (International Association of […]

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“Creta Maris’ 40 years” celebration week!

| May 18, 2015
“Creta Maris’ 40 years” celebration week!

One week, 20 events, precious moments and smiles

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Award-winning industry buzz celebrates 1-year anniversary

| May 18, 2015
Award-winning industry buzz celebrates 1-year anniversary

It’s been one year since Wonderful Copenhagen Convention Bureau launched the #BeeSustain initiative to encourage sustainable actions and sharing of best practices in the meetings industry. Today, the prize-winning initiative has a tweetreach close to eight million, and the buzz continues to grow. We celebrate it with a prize draw of sweet gifts, including a […]

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Call for Speakers: IBTM Events adopts cultural approach for global Education Programme

| May 15, 2015
Call for Speakers: IBTM Events adopts cultural approach for global Education Programme

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