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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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Dominant online platforms gaining market share in travel trade – 3 big OTAs are dominating with a common market share of 92%

| July 25, 2016

No signs of increased competition between online travel agents – unveils European hotel distribution study–   

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Press Registration Open for ibtm world 2016

| July 22, 2016
Press Registration Open for ibtm world 2016

29 November – 1st December 2016, Barcelona Fira Gran Via

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India is WTM London 2016’s Premier Partner

| July 19, 2016
India is WTM London 2016’s Premier Partner

World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce India Tourism as its Premier Partner as it looks to promote the diverse tourism product the country offers.

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Five sites inscribed on World Heritage List

| July 16, 2016
Five sites inscribed on World Heritage List

The World Heritage Committee inscribed five new sites on the World Heritage List this afternoon. One of the new sites, a transboundary property, is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, the others are in Greece, Spain, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

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 More bang for your buck at WTM London 2016

| July 13, 2016
 More bang for your buck at WTM London 2016

July 2016: With the UK Pound Sterling at a record low, the move to a three-day event, plus exclusive delegate discounts on accommodation and flights, it has never been cheaper to do business at WTM London 2016.

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Grandparents Spend Over £1,000* Extra Looking After Grandchildren in the Summer Break

| July 12, 2016
Grandparents Spend Over £1,000* Extra Looking After Grandchildren in the Summer Break

Europcar research reveals that grandparents go the extra mile to keep grandchildren entertained during the summer holidays 

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World Travel Awards partners with Vietnam Airlines

| July 12, 2016
World Travel Awards partners with Vietnam Airlines

London, July 12th, 2016 Vietnam Airlines has been appointed Airline Partner to the upcoming World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016.

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Apply now to attend ibtm world

| July 11, 2016
Apply now to attend ibtm world

HOSTED BUYER AND TRADE VISTOR REGISTRATION LIVE

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The UIA confirms Brussels as the number two city in the world, and the number one in Europe in terms of the number of international conferences it hosts

| July 7, 2016
The UIA confirms Brussels as the number two city in the world, and the number one in Europe in terms of the number of international conferences it hosts

In its prestigious annual report, the Union of International Associations (UIA) has announced that for the 7th year in a row, the capital of Belgium has achieved second place in the world and first in Europe in terms of the number of conferences hosted in 2015. This means that the Region has surged ahead of […]

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IBTM EVENTS Portfolio Secures Exclusive Partnership with EVENT MB

| July 6, 2016
IBTM EVENTS Portfolio Secures Exclusive Partnership with EVENT MB

The ibtm events portfolio (www.ibtmevents.com), uniting global and regional communities of suppliers and buyers on five continents, has confirmed that it has secured a global partnership with Event Manager Blog (Event MB); the go-to online resource for Trends, Technology, Innovation and Education for the event industry.

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From Kent to Ecuador via South Korea, WTM London attracts new exhibitors from around the globe

| July 5, 2016
From Kent to Ecuador via South Korea, WTM London attracts new exhibitors from around the globe

The world’s largest hotels search site, an aircraft charter specialist and the fourth largest city in Ecuador are among the new exhibitors already signed up for this year’s World Travel Market London.

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Open letter from the Mayor of London

| July 5, 2016
Open letter from the Mayor of London

London has one of the most open and dynamic economies in the world. Our city is a global financial capital, a creative powerhouse and an international centre for business.

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Quito leads winners at World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony

| July 4, 2016
Quito leads winners at World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony

Lima, Peru, July 1st, 2016 Quito Tourism has led winners at the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016, taking the title of Latin America’s Leading Destination for the fourth consecutive year.

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World Travel Awards lands in Lima ahead of Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016

| June 28, 2016
World Travel Awards lands in Lima ahead of Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016

Lima, Peru, June 28th, 2016 Peruvian capital Lima is beginning the final preparations for the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016.

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Register for WTM London 2016

| June 28, 2016
Register for WTM London 2016

World Travel Market London, the leading global event for the travel industry, has opened registration to the new-look three-day WTM London 2016.

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Futurist Brian Solis to Speak At WTM London

| June 21, 2016
Futurist Brian Solis to Speak At WTM London

World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce award-winning author, digital analyst and futurist Brian Solis as a keynote speaker.

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TUI Boss to Address UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit on Safe and Seamless Travel

| June 14, 2016
TUI Boss to Address UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit on Safe and Seamless Travel

The new boss at travel giant TUI Group will make the opening address at the UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market London 2016.

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Matchmaking recommendations for all Hosted Buyers attending ibtm world

| June 10, 2016
Matchmaking recommendations for all Hosted Buyers attending ibtm world

New technology to enhance relevance of appointments  All Hosted Buyers attending ibtm world 2016 (www.ibtmworld.com) will, for the first time, be able to take part in a matchmaking system that will provide tailored recommendations of suppliers that they could meet with, based on information provided about their business objectives at the time of registration.

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The Meetings Show to deliver something new for 2016

| June 10, 2016
The Meetings Show to deliver something new for 2016

The Meetings Show is set to deliver a week of business opportunities, education and networking when it opens for the fourth time on Tuesday next week.

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ibtm America 2016 ‘Techcollective’ set to include education sessions on hot topics within the Event Technology industry

| June 8, 2016
ibtm America 2016 ‘Techcollective’ set to include education sessions on hot topics within the Event Technology industry

ibtm america 2016 (www.ibtmamerica.com), taking place from June 15-17 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, has announced that the TECHCollective, the newly launched area located in the Central Hub, will include bite-sized education sessions held by leading event technology providers such as Bizzabo, etouches, Brightbox, Hubvents, DAHLIA+ and Meetoo.

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