Speakers & Content – European Association Summit (EAS)
International tourism is set to hit a new record by the end of 2014 with over 1.1 billion international tourists travelling the world in one single year.
Regional carrier achieves paperless authorization from UK Civil Aviation Authority
MOSCOW, December 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Aeroflot was recognized as the world’s most punctual airline once again in November 2014, according to FlightStats, a US-based flight statistics agency.
The world’s number one integrated tourism business – „New“ TUI Group begins trading on London Stock Exchange
TUI Group (ticker TUIJ) member of FTSE 100
World leading hotel group Meliá Hotels International has received a huge acknowledgement from the European Hotel Industry when Meliá Hotels International CEO Gabriel Escarrer was named “CEO of The Year” and Meliá Vienna won “Opening of The Year (new build)” at The European Hospitality Awards 2014.
The Association of European Airlines (AEA) welcomes the Commission’s announcement of an Aviation package as part of its Work Programme 2015. The package will include a Communication identifying challenges and measures for improving the competitiveness of the EU Aviation sector and the revision of the EASA basic regulation.
SOUTHLAKE, Texas and AMSTERDAM, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) and Bravofly Rumbo Group (SIX: BRG) announced today that Bravofly Rumbo Group has made a binding offer to acquire lastminute.com.
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London Gatwick Airport Increases Runway Capacity to 55 Flights Per Hour and Estimates an Additional 2 Million Passengers #Aviation #ttot #London
MADRID, December 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is the first to implement Amadeus’ cloud-based A-CDM portal to improve communication and operational efficiency at the airport Airports, airlines and ground handlers all benefit from Amadeus’ cloud-based common situational awareness solution LGW rolls out Amadeus’ A-CDM Portal to 300 users in just 8 weeks […]
Business travel is flying high once again, according to the latest figures from London City Airport (LCY).
A string of eminent international meetings industry figures are to form the faculty for the CONVENE Professional Development Academy and the subsequent two day programme which forms an integral part of CONVENE taking place in Vilnius 11-12 February.
Top leadership team meets for the first time in London today
Dubai, 14 December 2014: Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has won six awards at the 2014 World Luxury Hotel Awards held in Cape Town.
The board of the German Convention Bureau (GCB) has announced it will open a representative office in China. Together with the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) the GCB will further its work in Asia, one of its key target market. Information is available at www.germany-meetings.com
Nearly half visited at least one country in Southeast Asia
-Significant outperformance against earnings targets in full financial year 2013/2014; earnings growth driven by all segments -Underlying EBITA rises by 14 per cent to 869 million euros / Reported EBITA +30 per cent / Net result +71 per cent -Board proposes dividend of 0.33 euros -Outlook 2014/2015: Group turnover +2-4 per cent / Break-even for […]
Lufthansa Supervisory Board approves key focuses and actions for the Lufthansa Group’s continued success Focus on 2015 as the year of ‘New Lufthansa Premium Quality’
-New European and intercontinental flight products under the “Eurowings” brand, and lease-in of up to seven Airbus A330-200s -Letter of Intent with SunExpress for Eurowings long-haul routes -Further structural development of Group airlines’ worldwide distribution -Key financial indicator of “earnings after cost of capital” to replace “cash value added”
ATHENS, December 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Aria Hotels’ latest property offers luxurious suites in Zagori, an area of outstanding natural beauty in North West Greece
· Britain’s largest ever tourism campaign in China · 101 nominated British places, people, things and attractions revealed · Nessie, The Shard, Haggis, Hampton Court Palace and Savile Row all make the list · Campaign will feature helpful visa information from partner UK Visas & Immigration
FAREHAM, England, December 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The modernisation of European airspace took a major step forward today with the appointment of a unique aviation industry partnership to coordinate and synchronise €3bn worth of upgrades to the continent’s air traffic management infrastructure.
TUI Travel Accommodation & Destinations maintains strong growth in 2014, increasing sales by 10% to €4,048 million
-The company registered an EBITDA growth of 13% during last fiscal year. -Hotelbeds, the leader bedbank worldwide, experienced 18% growth in roomnight sales. -Intercruises, the world leading cruise handling company, increased portcalls by 11% compared to the previous year.
Maldives and the world’s leading travel trade show announce official partnership
The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) UK and Ireland Chapter today announces that current Chair, Kerrin MacPhie and Deputy Chair Lesley Williams, have been re-elected to the Board.
Improving the measurement of employment in tourism is critical to support decision making in a sector which represents nine per cent of global GDP and is a proven tool to advance sustainable development.
NEW YORK, December 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Virgin Group, the Branson family-owned branded investment group, today announced the formation of Virgin Cruises, its new cruise line business, as well as the appointment of a CEO and its lead investment partner, Bain Capital. Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
In the beginning of the year, Prague Convention Bureau became a partner of the expert job portal pracezeny.cz whose purpose is to help women find employment.
Investment triples into London-based FinTech firms – London best placed to lead FinTech innovation
LONDON, December 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — One third of British expats would move back home, given the choice, while 72% of British expats are unhappy where they currently live, according to a survey of over 700 British expats conducted by Experts for Expats .
For the fifth consecutive year, the visit.brussels Awards Ceremony would like to honour Brussels’ best tourist initiatives; the ones that consistently help to shape an ever more welcoming image of the capital, and play an active role in making it a world famous destination.
Achieving universal accessibility throughout the tourism value chain is the main call for action of the San Marino Declaration of Accessible Tourism, adopted at the First UNWTO Conference on Accessible Tourism in Europe (San Marino, 19-20 November 2014).
Dubai, UAE – December 2, 2014 – Passenger traffic atDubai International rose 5.7 per cent in October putting the airport on track to eclipse the 71 million passenger mark by year-end, according to the latest traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today.
The Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) announced the winner of the 2013 JMIC Profile and Power Award as Mr. Roger Kellerman, the founder and publisher of the magazine Meetings International.
-The Greek island of Crete is one of the new, sunny destinations of Lufthansa. -Two extra weekly flights from Munich to Athens added to the Lufthansa summer timetable. -Innovative product enhance Lufthansa’s services to its Greek customers. -Roll out of new Premium Economy Cabin on intercontinental flights.