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Malaysia Airlines’ CEO to Discuss Airline’s Turnaround Plan at WTM London

| September 1, 2015
Malaysia Airlines’ CEO to Discuss Airline’s Turnaround Plan at WTM London

The man dubbed ‘the Terminator’ and charged with restructuring Malaysia Airlines following its annus horribilis in 2014 will headline World Travel Market London 2015’s Aviation Programme.

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THAILAND ‘CONNECTS’ WITH THE WORLD THROUGH GLOBAL PORTFOLIO PARTNERSHIP WITH IBTM EVENTS

| September 1, 2015
THAILAND ‘CONNECTS’ WITH THE WORLD THROUGH GLOBAL PORTFOLIO PARTNERSHIP WITH IBTM EVENTS

ibtm events (www.ibtmevents.com), the world’s leading showcase for the meetings and events industry, has confirmed that Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau is to become the official ibtm events Global Partner across its portfolio of events on 5 continents.

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Google and Yahoo! Executives Headline Technology Programme at WTM London 2015

| August 27, 2015
Google and Yahoo! Executives Headline Technology Programme at WTM London 2015

Top executives from the world’s leading search engines, Google and Yahoo!, will advise delegates at World Travel Market London 2015, the leading global event for the travel industry, how to improve their rankings.

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IBTM WORLD CONFIRMS IMPRESSIVE LINE UP OF NEW HOSTED BUYERS FOR 2015 EVENT

| August 26, 2015
IBTM WORLD CONFIRMS IMPRESSIVE LINE UP OF NEW HOSTED BUYERS FOR 2015 EVENT

  47% of qualified Hosted Buyers new to ibtm world from 52 countries across the globe   ibtm world, formerly EIBTM (www.ibtmworld.com) has confirmed that 47% of Hosted Buyers qualified to date will be attending the show for the first time.  In addition to this, the new Hosted Buyers attending the show represent 52 countries […]

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ICOMEX TO BECOME IBTM LATIN AMERICA

| August 26, 2015
ICOMEX TO BECOME IBTM LATIN AMERICA

ICOMEX – the leading MICE event in Mexico and LATAM acquired by Reed Travel Exhibitions in 2014 – is to be re-branded as ibtm latin america joining the global portfolio of ibtm events all of which were re-branded at the end of last year.

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World Spa Awards reveals complimentary four-day networking activities

| August 25, 2015
World Spa Awards reveals complimentary four-day networking activities

World Spa Awards has revealed a four-day wellness programme built around the upcoming Gala Ceremony to ensure a weekend of unrivalled networking opportunities.

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WTM London 2015 Responsible Tourism Programme asks how destinations can best benefit from tourism

| August 25, 2015
WTM London 2015 Responsible Tourism Programme asks how destinations can best benefit from tourism

In a year where destinations from Barcelona and Venice to Pattaya and Easter Island have struggled with the impacts of growing numbers of tourists in their destinations, a considerable focus of this year’s WTM Responsible Tourism Programme looks at how the industry might best address these issues.

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World Golf Awards signs Portugal Golf Membership as 2015 partner

| August 24, 2015
World Golf Awards signs Portugal Golf Membership as 2015 partner

London, 24th August 2015 World Golf Awards, the most prestigious awards programme in the golf tourism industry, has signed Portugal Golf Membership as Golf Partner for the upcoming Gala Ceremony 2015. 

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Final Call for Submissions for the ibtm world 2015 Technology and Innovation Watch Award

| August 24, 2015
Final Call for Submissions for the ibtm world 2015 Technology and Innovation Watch Award

Visit www.ibtmworld.com/techwatch to enter   The next winner of the ibtm world Technology and Innovation Watch Award is about to be found. With just two weeks left for submissions – entries close on 4 September – the industry’s annual global award is open to anyone who has an inspiring and innovative product that could contribute to […]

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T&E budgets for Indian Corporates grew by 7 percent in Q2

| August 24, 2015
T&E budgets for Indian Corporates grew by 7 percent in Q2

Hong Kong – The travel and entertainment (T&E) budgets of Indian corporates are accelerating rapidly as they expand their export markets and international trade, according to new research from East and Partners (E&P Asia).

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ibtm world, in partnership with ACS audiovisual solutions, brings 2015 Knowledge Programme to the show floor

| August 13, 2015
ibtm world, in partnership with ACS audiovisual solutions, brings 2015 Knowledge Programme to the show floor

New ACS Knowledge Village gives everyone easy access   www.ibtmworld.com/knowledge   For the first time, ibtm world 2015 (formerly EIBTM), in partnership with ACS audiovisual solutions, will deliver all of its education content from a newly designed ‘Knowledge Village’ consisting of four purpose built theatres, which will be located on the show floor.

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UNWTO Conference to explore new ways to promote Brand Africa

| August 12, 2015
UNWTO Conference to explore new ways to promote Brand Africa

The UNWTO Regional Conference Enhancing Brand Africa – Fostering Tourism Development will bring together a wide variety of African tourism stakeholders to explore how build a stronger brand for Africa as a tourism destination (Accra, Ghana, 17-19 August 2015). Tourism is one of Africa’s most promising economic sectors, but the sector’s capacity to fully contribute […]

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Final call for votes ahead of World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

| August 12, 2015
Final call for votes ahead of World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

Members of the hospitality industry, consumers and tourism stakeholders from across Latin America are being encouraged to cast their ballots ahead of the deadline for votes at the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015. 

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ibtm china Delivers Quality Business Appointments

| August 12, 2015
ibtm china Delivers Quality Business Appointments

“A solid platform for China’s tourism to expand external communication, intensify collaboration, promote development and achieve a win-win result”

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“Back to School” Time – IMEX America Education Program is Now Online

| August 12, 2015
“Back to School” Time – IMEX America Education Program is Now Online

Attendees Customize From 10 Speciality Learning Tracks; New Play Space On Smart Monday Will Feature Cool “Quirkshops” Though summer break is still in play, the minds of IMEX organizers and partners are already on getting schooled with education at IMEX America 2015. The full learning program for the event– starting with Smart Monday powered by […]

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Register Now for WTM London Speed Networking Programme

| August 12, 2015
Register Now for WTM London Speed Networking Programme

World Travel Market London, the leading global event for the travel industry, is calling on its WTM Buyers’ Club members to register for the hugely popular WTM Speed Networking programme.

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World Travel Awards signs Avianca as Official Airline Partner for Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

| August 4, 2015
World Travel Awards signs Avianca as Official Airline Partner for Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

World Travel Awards announces Avianca as the Official Airline Partner for the upcoming Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015. Visiting Colombia for the first time, the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony will take place on October 10th in Bogotá. The event will receive tourism leaders from across the region, as well as influential business […]

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World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London reveals most diverse list of finalists

| August 4, 2015
World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London reveals most diverse list of finalists

A worldwide campaign to end canned hunting, a tour operator offering locally-led alternative city tours and a local mangrove conservation and education project in Madagascar are among the organisations included in list of finalists for the 2015 World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London. But who will take the gold?

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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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