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Emirates Welcomes its 100th Boeing 777-300ER

| October 30, 2014
Emirates Welcomes its 100th Boeing 777-300ER

DUBAI, U.A.E.,29th October 2014: Emirates celebrated another milestone on Wednesday with the delivery of the airline’s 100th Boeing 777-300ER, the world’s largest, long-range twin engine commercial aircraft. The Boeing 777-300ER forms the backbone of the Emirates fleet with the aircraft type currently operating to 77 destinations on the airline’s global network. Delivery of Emirates’ first […]

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Congrex Switzerland rejoins IAPCO

| October 30, 2014

After the successful realignment of Congrex Switzerland in the past 12 months the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) decided to resume Congrex Switzerland as a member.

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PATA Appoints Mario Hardy as Next CEO

| October 30, 2014
PATA Appoints Mario Hardy as Next CEO

BANGKOK, October 30, 2014 — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the appointment of Mario Hardy as its next Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1, 2014.

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187,793 Square Metres Capacity for Green Events

| October 29, 2014

The Congress Region of Stuttgart: Competence Centre for Sustainable Meetings

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World of DMCs Standing Up For Incentive Travel at EIBTM

| October 29, 2014

London, October 29th, 2014 World of DMCs, the global DMC association with 70 DMC members, will be standing up for incentive travel during EIBTM. The 10 participating DMCs have pledged to stand throughout the 3 days of the show in an attempt to raise funds to send a young industry professional to the SITE Global […]

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Pacific World DMC for EIBTM 2014 and Sponsor of the Meetings Leadership Summit

| October 29, 2014

Pacific World, the global DMC and Event Management organisation is once again confirmed as the official partner to this year’s EIBTM which is expected to attract some 17,000 meetings industry professionals from all over the world.

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22nd World Travel Monitor® Forum in Pisa: Global tourism remains on course in spite of crises

| October 29, 2014

Growth in private accommodation and bookings by smartphone – rise in foreign tourism market figures – MICE segment continues to expand – findings of the World Travel Monitor®to be published exclusively by ITB Berlin in early December

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Cho Wong, Supranational Hotels’ Managing Director to speak at WTM London 2014

| October 29, 2014
Cho Wong, Supranational Hotels’ Managing Director to speak at WTM London 2014

London, September 2014 – Supranational Hotels’ Managing Director, Cho Wong, will be a feature speaker at World Travel Market London 2014, on Monday 3rd November at ExCel London.

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MCI France joins forces with Yves Hunt

| October 29, 2014

Geneva, 29 October 2014. MCI France has strengthened its creative client services through a merger with Yves Hunt, a former subsidiary of the Awak’iT Group.

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National Geographic Announces World Legacy Awards Finalists

| October 29, 2014

Finalists are travel companies, organizations and destinations that are driving positive transformation of the global tourism industry

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Dubai Motor Festival Grand Parade 2014 registrations soar

| October 28, 2014
Dubai Motor Festival Grand Parade 2014 registrations soar

With more than a month to go until the Dubai Grand Parade 2014, the event organisers have revealed registrations for the citywide motoring extravaganza already exceed the total number of entries recorded for last year’s inaugural event. To date, hundreds of UAE-based owners of super, luxury, unique, classic and vintage cars and bikes have signed […]

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World’s number one integrated tourism group to be created: Merger approved by TUI AG and TUI Travel shareholders

| October 28, 2014

Hanover, 28 October 2014 -TUI AG shareholders approve all proposals for resolutions by a vote of at least 99 per cent -Approval of capital increase, Supervisory Board to be enlarged to 20 members -TUI Travel minority shareholders in London also vote in favour of the merger -Supervisory Board Chairman Prof. Dr Klaus Mangold: “A crucial […]

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Courtyard by Marriott Announces Expansion of Brand in Scotland With New Edinburgh

| October 28, 2014

Brand new 240-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel set to open in Edinburgh city centre in early 2016.

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National Geographic World Legacy Awards Announces Judges

| October 27, 2014

18 experts in sustainable travel span the globe Washington/Berlin, 27 October 2014 —The National Geographic Society announced today a roster of 18 travel experts from across the globe as judges for the inaugural World Legacy Awards. The awards are a partnership between National Geographic and ITB Berlin to showcase leading travel and tourism companies, organizations […]

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UNWTO commends Greece on strong tourism results and high political support to the tourism sector

| October 27, 2014

Meeting with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras during his official visit to Greece, UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai commended the excellent results of Greece´s tourism sector, indicating that 2014 will come to an exceptional close (Athens, Greece, 22 October 2014).

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Dubai International’s passenger traffic up 9.9 per cent in September

| October 27, 2014

Dubai, UAE – October 27, 2014 – Passenger traffic at Dubai International continued its upward trend in September by registering 9.9 per cent growth, according to the latest traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today.

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TUI AG receives equal opportunities award

| October 24, 2014

Today, the Total E-Quality Deutschland initiative will present the Total E-Quality Award to TUI AG for the period from 2014 to 2016. TUI AG had already been among the award winners in 2011.

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World Ski Awards signs iSKI as latest partner ahead of 2014 Gala Ceremony

| October 23, 2014
World Ski Awards signs iSKI as latest partner ahead of 2014 Gala Ceremony

World Ski Awards has confirmed the signing of iSKI as its latest partner as final preparations are put in place ahead of the annual Gala Ceremony. The event, the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in ski hospitality, returns for a second year to welcome leading international figureheads and decision makers to A-ROSA […]

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Aeroflot Extends Collective Agreement With Employees

| October 23, 2014

MOSCOW, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — JSC Aeroflot management and airline employee trade unions have successfully concluded negotiations that extend the collective bargaining agreement currently in place for the period 2014 through 2017. The collective agreement calls for a wide range of benefits for employees, irrespective of union membership.

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UNWTO activities at World Travel Market 2014

| October 22, 2014

Ministers’ Summit: “Tourism and Mega-Events: building a lasting legacy” (4 November)

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ACTE Announces Industry First Membership Benefit

| October 21, 2014

ACTE Offers Corporate Travel Buyer Members Unprecedented Zero-registration Fees to All 2015 Events

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TUI Travel Accommodation & Destinations consolidates its commitment to children

| October 20, 2014

In line with its active Corporate Social Responsibility policies, the company joins The Code, an industry-driven responsible tourism initiative created to prevent the sexual exploitation of children in destinations in which the company operates

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Ovation names Chris Baker winner of 2014 Huggability Award

| October 16, 2014
Ovation names Chris Baker winner of 2014 Huggability Award

Ovation Global DMC, the Destination Services Division of MCI, is delighted to name Chris Baker DMCP winner of the 2014 Ovation Huggabilty Award. The announcement was made today at IMEX America, Las Vegas by Aoife Delaney.

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Jumeirah Group announces three new hotels in China

| October 16, 2014
Jumeirah Group announces three new hotels in China

Luxury Dubai hotel group agrees to manage properties in Haikou, Wuhan and Nanjing

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VisitBritain supplies free trade website for British tourism industry

| October 15, 2014

- Tourism suppliers can create content and manage their own listings on new global platform – VisitBritain calls for more suppliers to sign up and increase global profile

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Swiss travel film is the best in Europe

| October 14, 2014
Swiss travel film is the best in Europe

The winner of the first ETC Film Awards was announced at a ceremony held in the famous Bran Castle.

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IMEX America: BESydney announces President of 105th Rotary International Convention as new Sydney Ambassador

| October 14, 2014

14 October 2014 LAS VEGAS: Ron D. Burton, the former President of Rotary International, has become the latest industry leader to join Business Events Sydney’s (BESydney) esteemed group of Ambassadors.

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ITB Berlin is looking for bloggers with a passion and learning potential

| October 13, 2014

Apply now: the first ITB Blog Camp for travel bloggers takes place from 1 to 2 March 2015 in Berlin

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World Travel Market Delegates go free on the Heathrow Express

| October 13, 2014
World Travel Market Delegates go free on the Heathrow Express

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has partnered with Heathrow Express to offer delegates flying into Heathrow free travel to and from Heathrow and Paddington.

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City of Vienna honors Christian Mutschlechner

| October 11, 2014

Christian Mutschlechner, long-time director of the Vienna Convention Bureau of the Vienna Tourist Board, has been awarded the City of Vienna’s Silver Medal for his services to Vienna’s convention business. This honor was bestowed upon him by Executive City Councillor of Finance Vice-Mayor Renate Brauner at a ceremony in the Vienna City Hall on October […]

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SWISS invests in “Next-Generation Airline of Switzerland”

| October 10, 2014

SWISS will be investing billions of Swiss francs in advanced aircraft, attractive destinations and further product enhancements over the next few years as part of its “Next-Generation Airline of Switzerland” strategy. The airline will be adding 22 new European destinations to its Zurich network with the start of the 2015 summer schedules, and will also […]

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International celebrities, designers and artists to lend their artistic talents to the London Paddington Trail

| October 9, 2014

David Beckham, Hugh Bonneville, Darcey Bussell, Benedict Cumberbatch, Bear Grylls, Inkie, Boris Johnson, Christopher Kane, Nicole Kidman, Rankin and Emma Watson amongst names set to design exclusive Paddington statues for The Paddington Trail.

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London welcomes record number of tourists

| October 9, 2014
London welcomes record number of tourists

London’s world-class visitor attractions are helping drive a big increase in tourists coming to the capital – putting the city on course for its most successful tourism year.

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WTM Latin America presents “A Taste of IBTM”

| October 9, 2014

The next edition of the exhibition, which takes place from 22 – 24 April, will offer the platform for holding individual meetings between qualified buyers from the MICE segment and exhibitors

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TripAdvisor Toasts the 2014 Travelers’ Choice Restaurants

| October 9, 2014
TripAdvisor Toasts the 2014 Travelers’ Choice Restaurants

World’s Best Fine Dining Establishments Identified Based on Reviews and Opinions of Millions of Travelers

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UNWTO Executive Council discusses the links between tourism and culture

| October 7, 2014
UNWTO Executive Council discusses the links between tourism and culture

The importance of building new partnership models for the sustainable development of cultural tourism gained particular relevance at the 99th session of the UNWTO Executive Council meeting in Samarkand.

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Vienna’s 2020 Tourism Strategy: Global.Smart.Premium

| October 7, 2014

Vienna in the year 2020: 18 million bednights, 1 billion euros in turnover by the hospitality sector, and direct flights from an additional 20 cities throughout the world – these are the objectives of Vienna’s 2020 Tourism Strategy recently presented by the Vienna Tourist Board.

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Hertz Portugal partners with MyCaddyMaster to offer an innovative new service to golfing fans

| October 6, 2014

LONDON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world’s leading general use car rental brand,

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Jumeirah turns pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness

| October 1, 2014
Jumeirah turns pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness

Dubai: Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, is marking October’s Breast Cancer Awareness month with a series of activities and events.

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Mongolia: Official Partner Country ITB Berlin 2015

| September 30, 2014

Improvement in transportation connections and infrastructure make travelling in and around Mongolia easier

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