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Emirates marks 10 years of its worldwide lounge network

| September 22, 2014

DUBAI, U.A.E.: Over 22 million customers have enjoyed the haven of an Emirates Lounge since the airline opened its first international lounge outside of its Dubai hub, and demand is growing.

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Themes for EIBTM Knowledge Programme 2014 unveiled

| September 21, 2014
Themes for EIBTM Knowledge Programme 2014 unveiled

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Gulf Tourism Boosted As Sixth Emirate Joins WTM Line-up

| September 19, 2014
Gulf Tourism Boosted As Sixth Emirate Joins WTM Line-up

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has signed yet another emirate from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), meaning six out of the seven states will be represented at WTM 2014.

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AEGEAN expanding flight services this winter. Nine additional international destinations in the 2014/15 winter timetable

| September 17, 2014
AEGEAN expanding flight services this winter. Nine additional international destinations in the 2014/15 winter timetable

Support of the extension of the touristic season Kifissia- September 16, 2014 This winter, AEGEAN, a Star Alliance member, is adding more destinations and frequencies to its existing network.

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Now’s the Time to Register for the 2014 AIPC FacilityOperations Summit at EIBTM

| September 17, 2014

In what has been described as “the most useful session on facility operations ever” the Facility Operations Summit brings together more than 50 centre operations and event managers in a two day program designed to address key operations issue and strategies.

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World Responsible Tourism Day 2014 to tackle two of tourism’s most controversial issues at WTM

| September 17, 2014
World Responsible Tourism Day 2014 to tackle two of tourism’s most controversial issues at WTM

The two flagship events at World Travel Market’s World Responsible Tourism Day programme, which takes place on Wednesday November 5 at WTM in Excel, London, will address two of the most controversial and challenging issues confronting the tourism industry today – wildlife poaching and child protection.

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Voting deadline approaches ahead of World Ski Awards at A-ROSA Kitzbühel

| September 12, 2014

Finalists at the World Ski Awards, the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the ski hospitality industry, are entering the final straight as the deadline for voting approaches. The World Ski Awards 2014 will take place over the weekend of November 21st-23rd at the A-ROSA Kitzbühel, Austria and will host the […]

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Travel Bloggers Urged to Apply for WTM Bloggers Speed Networking

| September 12, 2014
Travel Bloggers Urged to Apply for WTM Bloggers Speed Networking

World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, is calling on bloggers to apply for the new WTM Bloggers Speed Networking.

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Copenhagen ranked healthiest city in the world

| September 10, 2014
Copenhagen ranked healthiest city in the world

Copenhagen has beaten the likes of Vancouver, Melbourne and Napa, California, to top CNN’s new list of the world’s healthiest cities. Famously home to the world’s happiest people, Copenhagen has also recently featured among the ten most innovative cities in the world. A strong focus on sustainability is a key reason for the city’s success

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WTM 2014 To Be Opened By Retailing Royalty Justin King

| September 9, 2014
WTM 2014 To Be Opened By Retailing Royalty Justin King

World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, will be opened by retailing royalty Justin King CBE, former CEO of J Sainsbury’s and one of the UK leading business leaders.

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Dubai Airports welcomes Sheikh Mohammed’s approval of $32bn DWC airport expansion plan

| September 8, 2014
Dubai Airports welcomes Sheikh Mohammed’s approval of $32bn DWC airport expansion plan

First phase will take 6-8 years to build and accommodate more than 120m passengers Dubai, UAE – September 8, 2014– Dubai Airports today welcomed the announcement by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,

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More than 100.000 comics lovers meet in the capital of the 9th art

| September 8, 2014
More than 100.000 comics lovers meet in the capital of the 9th art

The 5th Comics Festival, an initiative of the Brussels-Capital Region’s Government with the support of the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, the City of Brussels and COCOF (College of the French Community Commission) and organised by visit.brussels, came to an end this Sunday and was a great success. On Friday and Saturday evening, the Comic Strip Nights in […]

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A Tale of Career Success

| September 8, 2014
A Tale of Career Success

The face of the PCO has historically been more female than male. This strong feminine presence says a lot about women’s sensibility, their outstanding people skills and ability to steward events.

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Tension mounts as World Golf Awards voting deadline nears

| September 8, 2014
Tension mounts as World Golf Awards voting deadline nears

Nominees at the World Golf Awards, the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the golf hospitality industry, are entering the final straight as the deadline for voting approaches.

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Google and Yahoo! Executives Discuss the World of Search at WTM 2014

| September 4, 2014
Google and Yahoo! Executives Discuss the World of Search at WTM 2014

Following the phenomenal success of the Travel Tech Show at WTM last year, the Travel Tech Show at WTM 2014 will be an impressive 20% bigger than last year’s inaugural event, seeing it retain its position as the largest dedicated travel technology event in the UK.

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IMEX America to offer Global Entry interviews and TSA pre-approval to US citizens during October trade show

| September 3, 2014
IMEX America to offer Global Entry interviews and TSA pre-approval to US citizens during October trade show

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers will be onsite at the fourth IMEX America at the Sands Expo®, Las Vegas, in October to conduct enrollment interviews for applicants into CBP’s Global Entry program.

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Kreeger to tell WTM about plans to pilot Virgin Atlantic

| September 2, 2014
Kreeger to tell WTM about plans to pilot Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic boss Craig Kreeger will tell delegates at World Travel Market (WTM) – the leading global event for the travel industry – about plans for the airline’s future, as it celebrates 30 years in the business.

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AEGEAN upgrades and expands its fleet. 7 brand-new Airbus Α320 to be added in its existing fleet in 2015-16

| August 28, 2014
AEGEAN upgrades and expands its fleet. 7 brand-new Airbus Α320 to be added in its existing fleet in 2015-16

Kifisia, Greece – AEGEAN, a Star Alliance member, plans to continue the strategy of development and expansion of its activities that it has been pursuing for some years now,

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Aldemar Royal Olympian & Olympian Village certified with ISO 14001 for environmental management

| August 26, 2014
Aldemar Royal Olympian & Olympian Village certified with ISO 14001 for environmental management

On July 2014 the two Aldemar Properties have been certified by TUV HELLAS with ISO14001- the world’s most recognized environmental management standard.

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Rugby legend Keith Wood joins WTM’s Sport Tourism Team

| August 26, 2014
Rugby legend Keith Wood joins WTM’s Sport Tourism Team

Following another dramatic summer of sport around the world, World Travel Market 2014 – the leading global event for the travel industry – will be assessing the relationship between sporting events and the travel industry during its Sport Tourism programme.

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Forbes names London as most influential city in world

| August 26, 2014
Forbes names London as most influential city in world

London has been named as the world’s most influential city in a major new study.

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New IMEX America Co-Located Events Tailored for Business School Lovers, Gen Y Planners & Golfers

| August 22, 2014

Annual Co-Lo Events to also Feature New Venues

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Final call to vote ahead of World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014

| August 20, 2014
Final call to vote ahead of World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014

London, 19th August 2014 Industry insiders, consumers and stakeholders in the regional travel sectors are being urged to cast their ballots ahead of the deadline for votes at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014.

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Statement on travel and transport in relation to Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak

| August 19, 2014

The current Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is believed to have begun in Guinea in December 2013.

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First Time Exhibitor Saudi Looks to WTM to Help Grow Its Tourism

| August 19, 2014
First Time Exhibitor Saudi Looks to WTM to Help Grow Its Tourism

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to welcome representation from Saudi Arabia on to the exhibition floor for the first time this year, as the Saudi government unveils plans to invest heavily into its tourism industry over the next decade.

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World Travel Market 2014 To Reveal The Blogger Of The Future

| August 12, 2014
World Travel Market 2014 To Reveal The Blogger Of The Future

World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, will give an insight into the future of blogs during this year’s WTM Blogging Progamme.

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Trade Visitor Registration Now Open for EIBTM 2014

| August 11, 2014
Trade Visitor Registration Now Open for EIBTM 2014

Barcelona, 18 – 20 November 2014 Register at www.eibtm.com/visit

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World Travel Awards recognises the best of South & Central American tourism in Quito

| August 11, 2014
World Travel Awards recognises the best of South & Central American tourism in Quito

Quito, 10th August 2014 A host of industry leaders are celebrating this evening after the winners were revealed at the World Travel Awards South & Central America Gala Ceremony 2014.

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World Travel Awards lands in Quito ahead of South & Central America Gala Ceremony

| August 8, 2014
World Travel Awards lands in Quito ahead of South & Central America Gala Ceremony

Qutio, 07th August 2014 World Travel Awards has arrived in Quito, capital of world-beating tourism destination Ecuador, ahead of the South & Central America Gala Ceremony 2014.

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WTM 2014 Puts Women In The Spotlight

| August 5, 2014
WTM 2014 Puts Women In The Spotlight

World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, is hosting two new seminar sessions looking at the relationship between women and the travel and tourism sector.

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WTM 14 secures content marketing and social media giants for keynote sessions

| August 4, 2014
WTM 14 secures content marketing and social media giants for keynote sessions

Two of the biggest social media brands – Buzzfeed and Twitter – are already confirmed as keynote speakers at World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry.

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World Travel Awards winners celebrate at Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso, Athens

| August 4, 2014
World Travel Awards winners celebrate at Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso, Athens

Europe’s Leading Regional Airline 2014: Aegean Airlines – Mr Graham Cooke, President & Founder, World Travel Awards / Mrs Stavroula Saloutsi, PR Manager, Aegean Airlines Winners at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2014 have been revealed during a night of suspense at the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso in Athens, Greece. In one […]

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World Travel Awards arrives in Athens ahead of Europe Gala Ceremony 2014

| July 30, 2014
World Travel Awards arrives in Athens ahead of Europe Gala Ceremony 2014

World Travel Awards has arrived at Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso in Athens, Greece, to complete final preparations ahead of the Europe Gala Ceremony 2014.

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Tips for hoteliers : What to do about negative hotel evaluations

| July 24, 2014
Tips for hoteliers : What to do about negative hotel evaluations

Nuremberg, 24. July 2014 – Hotel evaluations on the internet are gaining in importance in the final selection of the travel destination.

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Ethiopia – tourism key to promote development

| July 23, 2014
Ethiopia – tourism key to promote development

During an official visit to Ethiopia, UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, met with President Mulatu Teshome, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonen, and Minister of Culture & Tourism, Amin Abdulkadir, to address the advancement of tourism in Ethiopia and the key role of the sector in the country’s socio-economic development. (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, […]

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Countdown to ‘peace and tranquillity’ begins – meetings industry professionals urged to dig deep and help with CSR Effort at IMEX Challenge 2014

| July 23, 2014
Countdown to ‘peace and tranquillity’ begins – meetings industry professionals urged to dig deep and help with CSR Effort at IMEX Challenge 2014

Staff from IMEX America, Sands® Expo, The Venetian® and The Palazzo® Las Vegas gathered at The Shade Tree shelter in Las Vegas last week to mark the official three-month countdown to the IMEX Challenge 2014 CSR program–marking a call to action for meetings and events industry members to get involved.

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WTM’s Responsible Tourism Programme Includes The Biggest Companies In The Industry

| July 22, 2014
WTM’s Responsible Tourism Programme Includes The Biggest Companies In The Industry

World Travel Market 2014’s, the leading global event for the travel industry, Responsible Tourism Programme includes some of the biggest names in travel including Tui, Thomas Cook, Kuoni, Virgin Holidays and ABTA.

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International tourism: strong peak season anticipated

| July 21, 2014
International tourism: strong peak season anticipated

Demand for international tourism remained strong in the first four months of 2014 according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

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RTE Talks are launched for the Ecuadorian Travel and MICE industry

| July 18, 2014

Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE), the world’s leading travel & tourism events organiser, is hosting a roadshow around Ecuador to help educate the country’s travel and tourism industry on new technology trends and innovations.

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AEGEAN named the Best Regional Airline in Europe at the 2014 World Airline Awards

| July 17, 2014
AEGEAN named the Best Regional Airline in Europe at the 2014 World Airline Awards

For the 4th year in a row AEGEAN was designated as the Best Regional Airline in Europe by more than 18 million passengers among more than 245 airlines worldwide Best Regional Airline in Europe Athens, 16th July 2014 – Aegean Airlines, a member of Star Alliance, continued its winning success at the 2014 World Airline […]

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