Tourism businesses and organisations around the world are now being invited to submit themselves for consideration in the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at WTM this November. The prestigious awards scheme, co-founded and organised by Responsible Travel, is part of World Travel Market’s World Responsible Tourism Day – the largest day of responsible tourism action […]
New information and expert knowledge from leading speakers representing industry, science and politics – focus on the sharing economy at this year’s convention – admission is free for trade visitors
ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter appoints Conference Partners as association secretariat ahead of annual debate in Brighton
Conference Partners has been appointed by the UK and Ireland Chapter of ICCA, the International Congress and Convention Association, to act as secretariat.
Muscat, 24th February 2015 – The Sultanate of Oman is enjoying record visitation from Australia and New Zealand due to its positioning as a multifaceted destination with serious delegate appeal. This interest is being propelled by the new world-class Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre opening in 2016.
Kent Event Centre today announces the launch of a £150k campsite facility, available for corporate events such as teambuilding and residential conferences.
London, 16th February, 2015 World of DMCs, the global network of DMCs are delighted to announce the signing up of 4 more DMCs in 2015. Metropolis DMC (France), Inbound Services (Germany), Grosvenor Tours (South Africa) and Spotlight Events (California) have all joined the ranks since the beginning of the year.
British Airways is extending the number of routes on which customers can pre-order their meals to 21. The service allows customers in First, Club World and World Traveller Plus the option to choose their meals before travel to guarantee their first choice of main course.
In his journey through the Lowlands, as far as the Borinage, Van Gogh spent a short yet important time in Brussels. Not many people know about this period, but it is now the subject of a tourist information post, installed and unveiled today in the Place Sainte-Catherine, right in the middle of the European capital.
All agenda items approved by large majorities
For the second year in a row, European Cities Marketing, in association with MODUL University Vienna, organized for its members a friendly competition based on best practices.
UNWTO is pleased to announce that Carol Bellamy, former Executive Director of UNICEF (1995-2005), is the new chair of the UNWTO World Tourism Network on Child Protection. Ms. Bellamy starts her tenure at the Network’s 30th meeting in connection with ITB Berlin in March 2015, where the Network’s agenda for the coming year will be […]
Core themes for future profitable growth defined
ITB Berlin provides a forum for job-seekers and personnel managers of major tourism companies – big supporting programme featuring panel discussions and papers – careers advisory service and tips for job applicants – powered by AHGZ & fvw
The tourism sector in the Middle East and North Africa has been largely able to adapt and recover in recent times and even bounce back over the past year.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland, February 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Icelandair delivers the ethereal and elusive magic of the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) to passengers worldwide with the Hekla Aurora plane.
The Gay & Lesbian Travel Pavilion, the world’s largest LGBT platform, welcomes new exhibitors – discussion round at the ITB Berlin Convention on the prospects for LGBT social media campaigns – a cult event: the ITB TomOnTour Party on 4 March 2015
Dubai Business Events partners with the Meetology® Group to deliver enhanced experience at international FAM trips
The Meetology ® Group, the experts in interpersonal communications, today announces that it has been appointed by Dubai Business Events – the Official Convention Bureau (DBE) and a division of Dubai Tourism, to help create the optimum networking environment for buyers and media attending its forthcoming international FAM events throughout 2015.
WTM Africa 2015 has signed up a number of new exhibitors from across the continent to cement its position as the event which promotes Africa to the world and brings the world to Africa.
Corporate event decision-makers together for the first time in an international association: UNICEO®
UNICEO® members are exclusively decision-makers, directors of marketing and communication responsible for events and representing major international companies.
3rd February, 2015 – Prague has again been ranked among the best meeting destinations in the region and won another Meetings Star Award for 2014. Prague already gained this award last year when it ranked first with a total of 4.64 points.
Blue Air the first Smart Flying airline connects Athens to Larnaca with up to 10 weekly frequencies starting from 19th of January. This new service together with the Thessaloniki – Larnaca route complete a pan european network covering more than 35 connections flown out of 4 bases : Bucharest, Bacau, Turin and Larnaca.
Artur Gerber to take over as CEO
Large increases in numbers from Asia and the Arab states – Travel Technology Hall booked up since December – expansion reflects market developments in the travel industry
DUBAI, U.A.E.: Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, announced today the launch of A380 services to two European destinations: Dusseldorf and Madrid. For both cities, Emirates will be the first airline to operate a scheduled A380 service, offering an unmatched travel experience to business and leisure travellers alike. The addition of Dusseldorf […]
AEGEAN increase UK routes in Summer 2015 including 2 new direct flights from London to Larnaca, Cyprus and Heraklion, Crete
AEGEAN, Greece’s largest airline and a Star Alliance member, is to launch a new direct route from the UK to Larnaca, Cyprus and Heraklion, Crete.
As the books are closing on 2014, it has been yet another record-breaking year in terms of events secured for the future. 72 international conventions and 341 corporate meetings and incentive leads were added to the list of events taking place in Copenhagen in the years to come, which makes 2014 the fourth consecutive record […]
Deadline for Entries is March 2 Picture: Top Row L/R: James Mabey, Senior Director of Development, Marco Polo Hotels, Hong Kong SAR; Soulinnara Ratanavong, Teacher/Trainer at the Lao National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality (Lanith) Lao PDR; Silvia Sitou, Head of the Research & Planning Department, Macau Government Tourist Office, Macau SAR; and Justin Malcolm, […]
In the run up to Spain’s most important travel trade fair, FITUR in Madrid, JacTravel, the UK-based wholesaler best known for its range of hand-picked, city centre hotels, has released booking data that explains last year’s recovery in hotel occupancy – low prices.
In recognizing the importance of continuing professional development of less experienced professionals, ICCA will deliver an education program – “ICCA International Meetings Foundation Seminar”
-Majority of nations and regions saw record spending from overseas tourists in 2014 -Bigger visit growth to other regions than to London -Tourism legacy of the Grand Départ, NATO summit, Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup starts to show -Strong uplift from European neighbours, Australia and the US
Reed Exhibitions has appointed Nick Pilbeam to the position of Divisional Director – Travel.
BELLEVUE, Washington and PARIS, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Employees at Egencia®, the business travel company of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), celebrated 2014 records by setting two, new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record-titles in January 2015.
Jan 18th 2015, New York, USA – New partnerships with the Association sector are driving record growth for the Global Industry Development Network (GIDN), with 2015 starting off with a strong number of association clients and partnerships, up 35% compared with the start of 2014.
-Grand Départ impact on inbound tourism revealed -New record for holiday visits and spend across the region