World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce award-winning author, digital analyst and futurist Brian Solis as a keynote speaker.
The City of Vilnius is excited to announce the launch of GO Vilnius. Unveiled in May 2016, GO Vilnius is the city’s new development agency combining international investment, business development, and city marketing and tourism initiatives, including the work of the Vilnius Convention Bureau, under one umbrella organisation.
The new boss at travel giant TUI Group will make the opening address at the UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market London 2016.
9th June, 2016, Prague – Prague Convention Bureau for the seventh time in a row awarded the Congress Ambassadors for their contribution in the field of congress tourism. Ambassador Awards Evening ceremonial presentation, part of the Prague Convention Bureau’s Ambassador Program, took place on the premises of The Residence of the Mayor of Prague on 7th June.
Expo 2020 Dubai recently revealed its master plan at the Arab Media Forum held in Dubai from 11-12 May 2016. The site was unveiled through the use of augmented reality and leading-edge digital technology. The Expo pavilions will be dedicated to sub-themes Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability under the main theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’.
The Dubai Association Centre (DAC) has announced a 44% rise in the number of regional and international associations it has licensed in the first quarter of 2016 which takes the Centre’s total number of licensed associations to 23 from last year’s 16.
Hosted Buyers rank Europe, North America and Australasia as the top international regions of interest
95% of Hosted Buyers looking to place international business at ibtm china 2016
Multi-million dollar technology projects and future operating standards given green light by chief executive board
ITB Berlin is pleased to announce its co-branded India show, Bharat International Tourism Bazaar, the first pure outbound show for the Indian market , to be held in New Delhi from 3rd to 6th October, 2016. It is an alliance that focusses on the Power of the Indian Traveller, and the show will be organized […]
The TAS Alliance powered by The Apartment Service, is delighted to confirm that Ascott is the latest serviced residence company to join the growing global membership of The TAS Alliance – now in its third year.
BANGKOK, June 6, 2016 — PATA Travel Mart 2016 (PTM 2016) is to feature a Bloggers’ Forum on September 7. The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is joining forces with the Professional Travel Bloggers Association (PTBA) to organise the Forum as part of PATA’s signature travel trade event which this year takes place in Banten Province, Indonesia […]
Joanna Lumley celebrates Heathrow’s 70th anniversary by unveiling the final plaque in a series of new installations Each plaque represents an iconic moment in British culture and the airports history The plaques feature some of the world’s most influential figures, from the Beatles to Her Majesty the Queen and the England rugby team. The full […]
Copenhagen – 30th May 2016. The MCI Group, a key driver of innovation in global meetings, events, association and congress industries, today announced an exciting partnership with ICS- International Conference Services – Denmark, one of the leading congress organizers and destination management companies in Scandinavia. ICS brings more than 25 years of highly reputed expertise […]
Vilnius, the capital city of Lithuania, this week hosted representatives of 34 countries for the 60th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe. Discussions focused on major tourism trends and the priorities and agenda of the Organization for the region. The meeting was followed by a seminar on new business models. “In 2015, there were 29 million […]
>On the back of a report this week showing the Rugby World Cup 2015 was the most economically-successful ever, figures out from VisitBritain show double-digit growth in the number of visits from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa from October to December last year.
Responsible Travel has today announced the select 75 organisations longlisted for the 2016 World Responsible Tourism at WTM London sponsored by the Belize Tourism Board.
Hailed as ‘the most sensible way to fly private across Europe‘, the revolutionary app JetSmarter, which allows members to travel on private jets for no additional fee has announced the launch of seven new European JetShuttle routes.
95% of corporate meeting and event planners want to see more technology companies at ibtm america 2016 95% of industry suppliers are satisfied with ibtm america
euromic, THE Leading global provider of DMC services with a distinctive customer service approach, today announced that it will expand its network services into Mexico – a growing market at the center of the second largest economy in Latin America.
Planners surveyed by International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) and Watkins Research Group rate Vancouver among the world’s best meetings destinations
17th May, 2016, Prague – Prague was ranked 11th in the worldwide rating of cities according to the number of association meetings held. The annual ranking is compiled by International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). In 2015, 123 association meetings were organized in Prague, which is an increase of 4,2 % compared to 2014.
17 May 2016 ICCA captured a record number of 12,076 rotating international association meetings taking place in 2015; the largest number of association meetings collected in the year after the meetings took place ever, and 571 additional meetings compared to 2014.
Copenhagen is on a roll as a international convention city! 2016 will be the busiest year the city ever saw in terms of delegates, and according to ICCA’s brand new 2015 Statistics Report, Copenhagen is again to be found in the global top-10.
The call for applications for the 13th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism is now open. The deadline for applications is 30 September 2016.
Next week suppliers and buyers from all over the world will arrive in Penang for the inaugural WTM Connect Asia. From 18-20 May international exhibitors will meet with Chinese, South East Asian and International Hosted Buyers in an exclusive, closed community setting.
Bids are now being called for VisitEngland’s £40 million fund to drive tourism growth across England.
London, May 10th, 2016 Swissôtel Lima has been unveiled as the host for the upcoming World Travel Awards(WTA) Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Group records 28th consecutive year of profit, and new record profit of AED 8.2 billion (US$ 2.2 billion); Steady business growth in line with capacity increases, significant investment in the business at AED 17.3 billion (US$ 4.7 billion) Declares a dividend of AED 2.5 billion (US$ 681 million) to the Investment […]
In this year’s “Routes Europe”, the biggest airline and airport networking route development forum in Europe, AIA was voted by the airlines as the winner in the 4-20 m. passengers’ category.
The value of ‘football tourism’ to the UK’s visitor economy could be in for a boost following Leicester City’s historic Premier League win, with Britain in the global spotlight as the ‘home of football.’
For a decade, the happy Danes have been first movers on innovative meetings, using their meeting design concept, Meetovation. Today, the concept is relaunched worldwide with a version 3.0, including a new Meetovation Manifesto, an even stronger focus on educating more Meetovators across Denmark and a brand new website with more hands-on meeting design tools and cases.