Visitors to WTM 2014 will be able to find out more about how ‘wearable’ technology can be used by travel companies to sell holidays in the future.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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
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.
Finalists are travel companies, organizations and destinations that are driving positive transformation of the global tourism industry
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 […]
World’s number one integrated tourism group to be created: Merger approved by TUI AG and TUI Travel shareholders
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 […]
Brand new 240-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel set to open in Edinburgh city centre in early 2016.
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 […]
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).
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.
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 […]
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.
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
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.
Luxury Dubai hotel group agrees to manage properties in Haikou, Wuhan and Nanjing
- 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
IMEX America: BESydney announces President of 105th Rotary International Convention as new Sydney Ambassador
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.
Apply now: the first ITB Blog Camp for travel bloggers takes place from 1 to 2 March 2015 in Berlin
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.
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 […]
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 […]
International celebrities, designers and artists to lend their artistic talents to the London Paddington Trail
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.
World’s Best Fine Dining Establishments Identified Based on Reviews and Opinions of Millions of Travelers
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.
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.
LONDON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world’s leading general use car rental brand,
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.