Ministers’ Summit: “Tourism and Mega-Events: building a lasting legacy” (4 November)
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.
Improvement in transportation connections and infrastructure make travelling in and around Mongolia easier
Barcelona, September 29th, 2014 The World PCO Alliance strives towards developing unique concepts to the benefit of all its association clients. – Maximising congress attendance: An increasing challenge for associations and scientific societies! Attracting delegates to a conference or scientific meeting becomes more and more of a challenge for associations due to a variety of […]
Geneva, 29 September 2014. INCON, a dynamic partnership of leading companies providing consistency and continuity in conference, event and destination management, has released its 21st Expert Article ‘The Changing Nature of Sponsorship.’
Picture: Back Row L/R: Georgy Voskanyan, Advisor International Department, Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Federal Agency for Tourism; Hostess from Russian Federation; and Ivy Chee, Regional Director-East Asia, PATA. Front Row L/R: Oxana McChristian, CEO, Travel Association, World Without Borders; and Martin Craigs, CEO, PATA.
At the British Chamber of Commerce in Tokyo Christopher Rodrigues, Chairman of VisitBritain, and Mr Ryoichi Matsuyama, President of Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), signed a memorandum of understanding committing both countries to the mutual exchange of tourism experience and information.
A Guide to Understanding the New European EFPIA Disclosure Code and the Effect It Will Have on the US Medical Meetings Industry
MIAMI, Florida – ABTS Convention Services (ABTS), a global meetings and convention services company with 19 years of experience in international meetings has published “EFPIA and the US Medical Meetings Industry,” a guide to understanding the new European EFPIA Disclosure Code and the effect it will have on the US Medical Meetings Industry.
British Airways has added another three new routes to its 2015 Gatwick schedule. Seville in Spain, Funchal in Madeira and Las Palmas in Gran Canaria will all be available to book from today, and the first flights will take to the skies from March 2015.
Marriott Hotels in the UK Ask Millennial Tribe Leaders to Envision the Future of Travel #brilliantguestroom
Marriott Hotels in the UK has asked five thought leaders including TV presenter and charity founder, Katie Piper, and England rugby ace, Danny Care, to share their vision of the hotel guest room of the future.
European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has invited golfers from around the world to play the new North Course at Quinta du Lago – home of World Golf Awards 2014.
COLOGNE, Germany, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Amadeus’ revolutionary light ticketing technology provides foundation for Ryanair to make a wide range of fares and full ancillary service content available to Amadeus subscribers
MIAMI, Florida (September 23, 2014) – The Society for Worldwide Medical Exchange (SWME), an international non-profit organization dedicated to uniting doctors around the world to advance global health,
Hannover, 23 September 2014 As of today, TUI AG will be the only tourism group to be listed in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) World and Europe.
The former CEO of VisitBritain Sandie Dawe MBE has been appointed as a board member of London & Partners, the Mayor’s official promotional company for the city.
LONDON, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Christopher Egleton, Executive Chairman of Minoan Group Plc (minoangroup.com), a fast-growing AIM-listed Travel and Leisure company, responds to positive predictions for Greek Q3 growth.
- Trip is part of wider strategy to boost visitor numbers to the Emirate under Tourism Vision for 2020 – Emirate hosting of approximately 100 international meeting planners strengthens focus on the emirate’s business events credentials Dubai, United Arab Emirates: A large delegation of approximately 100 influential meeting planners and business events journalists from around […]
Twenty professional meeting planners, amongst them Concerto Live, TFI, Line Up Communications and Innocent Drinks, were busy cooking up new ideas, tasting the acclaimed New Nordic cuisine, and learning more about innovative meeting destination Denmark at the final session of MINDtalks in 2014 hosted by VisitDenmark and Wonderful Copenhagen CVB.
One of China’s fastest growing direct selling companies, Pro-Health China, begins its five-day incentive in Sydney tomorrow.
First UNWTO International Congress on Tourism and Pilgrimages explores the link between tourism and spiritual routes
In light of the growing importance of pilgrimages and spiritual routes to tourism development around the world, UNWTO, the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism of Spain and the Regional Government of Galicia are organizing the First International Congress on Tourism and Pilgrimages.
The anniversary year – 10 years VOK DAMS China – also witnesses a change of staff at the top as Katja Sassi-Bucsit takes over the position of general manager VOK DAMS China from Ulrike Ellmann.