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WTM Awarded Travel Trade Event of 2014

| February 26, 2015
WTM Awarded Travel Trade Event of 2014

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.

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WTM Latin America will facilitate more than $341 million in Travel Industry Deals

| February 24, 2015
WTM Latin America will facilitate more than $341 million in Travel Industry Deals

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).

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Beaches Turks & Caicos named as host for World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2015

| February 19, 2015
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.

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WTM Portfolio Facilitates $7 Billion in Travel Industry Deals

| February 18, 2015
WTM Portfolio Facilitates $7 Billion in Travel Industry Deals

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;

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WTM 2014 Facilitates a Record £2.5 Billion in Travel Industry Deals

| February 10, 2015
WTM 2014 Facilitates a Record £2.5 Billion in Travel Industry Deals

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.

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Red carpet rolled out for London’s Official Guest of Honour who has arrived in the city to begin trip of a lifetime

| February 9, 2015
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.

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WTM Portfolio Vital for Korea’s New Tourism Campaign

| February 3, 2015
WTM Portfolio Vital for Korea’s New Tourism Campaign

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.

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World Golf Awards to return to Conrad Algarve for Gala Ceremony 2015

| February 2, 2015
World Golf Awards to return to Conrad Algarve for Gala Ceremony 2015

 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.

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Over 1.1 billion tourists travelled abroad in 2014

| January 27, 2015
Over 1.1 billion tourists travelled abroad in 2014

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.

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Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum & Tour serves up series of aces at WTM 2014

| January 27, 2015
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum & Tour serves up series of aces at WTM 2014

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.

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UNWTO Awards to recognize innovation and excellence in tourism

| January 22, 2015
UNWTO Awards to recognize innovation and excellence in tourism

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.

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$50 million mega incentive confirmed for Sydney

| January 22, 2015

Sydney, Australia’s favourite place to meet, will shine brightly in 2016 with direct selling company, Nu Skin, confirming the Harbour City for an incentive worth up to A$50 million to the New South Wales (NSW) economy.

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TripAdvisor Names World’s Best Hotels in 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards

| January 22, 2015
TripAdvisor Names World’s Best Hotels in 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards

Gili Lankanfushi Maldives the Top Hotel in the World; The Langham Chicago is #1 in the U.S.

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Marriott Expects to Reach One Million Rooms Open or in Development in 2015

| January 22, 2015
Marriott Expects to Reach One Million Rooms Open or in Development in 2015

New Hotels Expected to Drive Over $50 Billion in Real Estate Investment and Create More Than 150,000 Anticipated New Hotel Jobs

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World Travel Awards begins self-nomination process for Grand Tour 2015

| January 21, 2015
World Travel Awards begins self-nomination process for Grand Tour 2015

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.

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Marmalade sandwiches all round as The Paddington Trail raises over £930,000 for the NSPCC

| January 21, 2015
Marmalade sandwiches all round as The Paddington Trail raises over £930,000 for the NSPCC

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 […]

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WTM 2014 Conference and Events Sees a Record 17,000 Attendees

| January 20, 2015
WTM 2014 Conference and Events Sees a Record 17,000 Attendees

World Travel Market 2014’s Conference and Event programme experienced a 4.5% increase smashing through the 17,000 barrier for the first time.

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WTM Latin America 2015 Opens Registration for the International Buyers’ Programme

| January 16, 2015
WTM Latin America 2015 Opens Registration for the International Buyers’ Programme

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, […]

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Software specialist to seal deals worth €1m from WTM 2014

| January 13, 2015
Software specialist to seal deals worth €1m from WTM 2014

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.

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WTM Latin America 2015 the biggest and best yet

| January 9, 2015
WTM Latin America 2015 the biggest and best yet

New venue and initiatives poised to lead to record business deals

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London: Pivotal year for technology sector as investment financing doubles

| December 30, 2014
London: Pivotal year for technology sector as investment financing doubles

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.

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ABTA’s Travel Trends Report 2015 reveals ‘destinations to watch’

| December 29, 2014
ABTA’s Travel Trends Report 2015 reveals ‘destinations to watch’

The affluent lead recovery whilst value for money will dominate travel market says ABTA

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UNWTO Awards finalists for innovation in tourism announced

| December 22, 2014
UNWTO Awards finalists for innovation in tourism announced

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). 

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ICCA Congress Propelled on Social Media

| December 19, 2014
ICCA Congress Propelled on Social Media

While on average 10-20% of delegates at a conference or tradeshow are active on Twitter, almost 60% of ICCA Congress delegates were active on Twitter before, during or after the 53rd ICCA Congress, taking place 1-5 November 2014 in Antalya, Turkey. 70% of the delegates using Twitter said it helped them to increase the value of […]

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How the European Association Summit (EAS) will inspire its audience in 2015

| December 17, 2014
How the European Association Summit (EAS) will inspire its audience in 2015

Speakers & Content – European Association Summit (EAS)

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IMEX identifies four key trends for 2015

| December 16, 2014
IMEX identifies four key trends for 2015

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 […]

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Emirates expects record number of travellers this week

| December 16, 2014
Emirates expects record number of travellers this week

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 […]

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Airbus A380 “A Winner”

| December 11, 2014

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 […]

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ITB Berlin Convention: Experts share their knowledge

| December 9, 2014

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

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UK Cities Among the World’s 15 Most Expensive for an Airbnb Property, According to GoEuro’s 2014 Accommodation Price Index

| December 9, 2014
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 […]

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Etihad Airways leads winners at World Travel Awards Grand Final 2014 in Anguilla

| December 8, 2014
Etihad Airways leads winners at World Travel Awards Grand Final 2014 in Anguilla

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. 

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World Travel Awards touches down in Anguilla ahead of Grand Final 2014

| December 5, 2014
World Travel Awards touches down in Anguilla ahead of Grand Final 2014

Anguilla, December 5th 2014 World Travel Awards has touched down in the paradise island of Anguilla ahead of the Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2014.

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Applications open for London’s first Traveltech lab – incubator to open in January 2015

| December 4, 2014
Applications open for London’s first Traveltech lab – incubator to open in January 2015

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.

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Another first for IMEX as staff delight at receiving Site’s Richard Ross Award

| December 1, 2014
Another first for IMEX as staff delight at receiving Site’s Richard Ross Award

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.

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year: German Christmas Markets dazzle during the festive season

| December 1, 2014
It’s the most wonderful time of the year: German Christmas Markets dazzle during the festive season

©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 […]

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Vivica Fox to host World Travel Awards Grand Final 2014 in Anguilla

| December 1, 2014
Vivica Fox to host World Travel Awards Grand Final 2014 in Anguilla

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.

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Dubai International unveils world’s tallest structure, in chocolate

| November 30, 2014
Dubai International unveils world’s tallest structure, in chocolate

The Guinness Record feat by Master chocolatier, Andrew Farrugia, is part of the 43rd UAE National Day Celebrations

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Tourism in Europe at record levels

| November 28, 2014

ITB World Travel Trends Report:

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1600 Pandas To Travel Across Malaysia, The Next Stop In Their World Tour

| November 27, 2014
1600 Pandas To Travel Across Malaysia, The Next Stop In Their World Tour

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”.

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Philippines Signs “numerous” Business Deals at WTM 2014

| November 25, 2014
Philippines Signs “numerous” Business Deals at WTM 2014

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”,

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