On July 2014 the two Aldemar Properties have been certified by TUV HELLAS with ISO14001- the world’s most recognized environmental management standard.
Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) Announced the Winner and Lucky Voter for Itinerary Contest Campaign
From May to July 2014, MICE organizers, MICE travelers, and the general public from around the world were invited to join the Itinerary Contest,
Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) today announced that Qabeela New Media are joining the #MyDubai initiative to produce a 12-episode travel series for the Emirate of Dubai curated by well-known Emirati social travel experts, Peeta Planet.
Work is underway at BAE Systems to give aircraft human-like ‘skin’, enabling the detection of injury or damage and the ability to ‘feel’ the world around them.
Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has announced Sandra Farrero as the new Director of Marketing and Communications at Madinat Jumeirah, effective Sunday, 17 August 2014.
Dubai, 25 August 2014: To celebrate its 15 years, Burj Al Arab, the World’s Most Luxurious Hotel, has unveiled its ‘Best of the Burj’ – a special offer that includes Rolls-Royce Phantom pick-up, a luxurious suite, six-course degustation dinner and signature spa experience.
Melbourne has again been named the best city in the world to live in for the fourth year running, topping the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Global Liveability Index.
BANGKOK, August 20, 2014 — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in partnership with the Guilin Institute of Tourism (GIT) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) are delighted to invite travel industry professionals to attend the ADB-Phnom Penh Plan (PPP) for Development Management Learning Programme on “Tourism Management in the Greater Mekong Subregion.”
London, 19th August 2014 Industry insiders, consumers and stakeholders in the regional travel sectors are being urged to cast their ballots ahead of the deadline for votes at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014.
World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to welcome representation from Saudi Arabia on to the exhibition floor for the first time this year, as the Saudi government unveils plans to invest heavily into its tourism industry over the next decade.
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has launched a mobile careers site to enhance the recruitment process, making it easier for candidates to apply for jobs on mobile devices.
Geneva, the cosmopolitan and fascinating city of Switzerland, has been named “Europe’s Leading City Break Destination 2014″ at the World Travel Awards (WTA).
The World PCO Alliance is happy to announce its expansion, with the addition of a new member: JPdL International in Montreal, Canada
The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) has achieved a 32 per cent increase in economic contribution from secured business events in the 2013/2014 financial year from the previous year, Chief Executive Officer, Karen Bolinger, announced today.
Event Design Year Book shows event industry’s state-of-the-art, VOK DAMS represented with two Live Campaigns
Just like every year the recently published Event Design Year Book 2014 gives an overview over the creative achievements and highlights of the events and live-marketing industry.
UNWTO has opened the call for applications for the 11th edition of the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism. Interested candidates can apply until the 31 October 2014. The Award Ceremony will be held during the Madrid International Tourism Trade Fair FITUR in Spain on 28 January 2015.
Tourism Ireland has signed up as a key partner for ExploreGB, VisitBritain’s new annual flagship international event, which will debut at Ascot Racecourse in February 2015.
LISBON – Portugal: Emirates, a connector of people and their passions, and Sport Lisboa e Benfica (Benfica), Portugal’s most successful football club, have signed a three-year agreement. Emirates is now the Official Airline Partner of the club until 2016.
NEWTON, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, announced the 10 top drive-in movie theaters in the U.S., ranked according to the TripAdvisor Popularity Index™, which takes into account the quality, quantity and recency of reviews on TripAdvisor.
‘Accelerating Growth’, strategies to accelerate personal and organizational growth
São Paulo, Brazil –Star Alliance officially opened its new Lounge at São Paulo –Guarulhos Airport, Terminal 3 .
BANGKOK, July 28, 2014 — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the election of W. Scott Supernaw, Tauck, Inc., as Chairman of the Executive Board of PATA. Mr Supernaw replaces Joao Manuel Costa Antunes who has served as Chairman of PATA since April 2012 and will become PATA Immediate Past Chairman.
World’s Largest Travel Site to Add Global Leader in Online Bookings for Attractions
GLASGOW, UK, 24th July 2014 Emirates is celebrating the start of the Commonwealth Games in style with the official opening of its lounge at Glasgow Airport by the airline’s President Sir Tim Clark.
ECM, the European network of city tourist offices and convention bureaux, has just gone through a series of marketing activities in the Indian outbound conference, meetings and incentive market in three different cities last week : Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmadabad.
BESydney congratulates Board Member and Ambassadors named in Australia’s Top 100 Engineers 2014 list
Business Events Sydney (BESydney) Board Member and NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer, Professor Mary O’ Kane, as well as BESydney Ambassadors Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte, Dr Marlene Kanga, Dr Adi Paterson and Professor Judy Raper have been named in the prestigious list.
Dubai, UAE – July 24, 2014 – Passenger traffic at Dubai International rose to 34,676,090 during the first half of 2014, up 6.2 per cent from the same period last year despite a runway refurbishment programme that reduced the airport to a one-runway operation and cut flights by over 26 per cent during May and […]
ST PETERSBURG, Russia, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Gazpromneft-Aero, the operator of Gazprom Neft’s aviation fuel business, has increased the monthly refueling volume of Star Alliance Group in Russia by 50% since July 2014, to more than 7,000 tons. This growth has been achieved due to entering into long-term agreements for into-plane refueling of regular […]
More than 100 event planners and DMCs gathered at Heythrop Park at an exclusive event to celebrate destinations UNLIMITED’s 25th anniversary.
Disseminating tourism knowledge, enhancing the expertise on tourism and climate change and advancingsustainable tourism in Asia and the Pacific are some of the areas of cooperation agreed between the Griffith Institute for Tourism (GIFT) and UNWTO (Madrid, Spain, 21 July 2014).
Flights surge 31 per cent
- New all-time high for bednights in Vienna: A total of 6 million overnight stays were recorded in the period from January to June 2014, 5.8% more than in the same period of 2013.
Transaero Airlines, Russia’s second largest airline, signed a Letter of Intent with Airbus for 20 A330 aircraft (8 A330ceo and 12 A330neo). This agreement makes Transaero an important launch customer and the first European airline to commit to the A330neo.