Solena Fuels in partnership with British Airways has committed to building the world’s first facility to convert landfill waste into jet fuel.
Brussels, 16 April 2014: Today, the European Parliament adopted a new regulation on the establishment of rules and procedures with regard to the introduction of noise-related operating restrictions at European airports.
16th April 2014. Geneva, Switzerland. MCI Germany has strengthened its creative event and incentive services through a merger with Hagen Invent GmbH & Co. KG, an award-winning event marketing and incentive agency.
ExploreGB debuts in 2015 and now aligns with ‘2020 Tourism Strategy’ Ambition to create biggest single destination focused event in tourism Attractively priced for small tourism businesses To reach over 250 international fully hosted travel buyers (500 by 2020)
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has welcomed the news that London has beaten off stiff competition to be crowned the ‘Ultimate Sports City’ in the world.
Site Great Britain recently introduced their brand new Board of Directors. The new board is led by President Barbara Jamison.
SHANGHAI: Sydney continues to shine as one of China’s favourite incentive destinations, with a record 85 events from Asia secured by Business Events Sydney taking place in Sydney over the past three years.
The original Alliance Agreement for the development, marketing, endorsement, and promotion of the IATA Travel and Tourism Training products entered into between IATA and UFTAA on May 2011 has been extended up to the end of current year.
During the summer season that started this month and lasts till the end of October, the member airlines of the Association of European Airlines will offer 5.5 million additional seats on intra-European flight s and an extra 4.5 million seats on their intercontinental services.
The 2014 Asia Pacific Meetings & Conference Expo (AIME) pre tour program has motivated over half of its participants to bring business to Melbourne and regional Victoria in the future, Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) Chief Executive Officer, Karen Bolinger, announced today.
Ashfield Meetings & Events announced its results for the Financial Year Ending September 2013, the last set of results under the former brand Universal WorldEvents.
Anthony Hyde and Rob Davidson have joined forces to publish the first ever book dedicated to business development in venues.
Zibrant has today (Thursday 3 April) been named by The Times as one of 50 of the UK’s top employers for women.
Chicago – April 2nd, 2014 – Hotelbeds, the No. 1 Global B2B bedbank, has announced its growth plans for the Americas region at the International Pow Wow 2014 trade show in Chicago.
Committed to Human Capital Development (HCD), the 2nd PATAcademy-HCD is designed for rising stars in the travel industry who want to broaden their practical experience, engage with leading speakers and learn from their peers
Alessandro Rosso Group has signed a 2-year agreement with Cvent www.cvent.com, provider of a market-leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform.
Geneva, 31st March 2014. MCI, the world’s leading provider of strategic engagement and activation solutions and a key driver of innovation in the international meetings, incentives, congress and events (MICE) industry, is delighted to announce the appointment of Rashid Toefy as Managing Director of MCI South Africa, effective 1st July 2014.
Japan Airlines, British Airways and Finnair begin joint business on flights between Europe and Japan
Japan Airlines and fellow oneworld alliance members British Airways and Finnair will start their planned joint business between Europe and Japan starting on April 1, 2014.
The meetings industry is one of the fundamental segments of the tourism sector. UNWTO’s newly released Global Report on the Meetings Industry provides an overall view of the main issues facing destinations aiming to build a competitive meetings industry along with case studies from around the world.
Dubai: Dubai Holding, the global investment holding company, in partnership with Jumeirah Emirates Towers and in support of Al Jalila Foundation, is proud to sponsor Dubai’s only vertical race and one of the most popular fundraising events – The Dubai Holding Vertical Marathon.
Geneva, 28th March 2014. Following the acquisition of 3Events, a promising start-up focused on corporate and association event management, MCI today announced the exciting launch of MCI Turkey.
Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, has announced its 2014 Winter schedule with the doubling of the Athens-London Stansted connection.
A check for half a million baht (USD16,000) was donated by Khiri Travel and partners to Operation Smile Thailand on 20 March in Bangkok, Thailand
VOK DAMS, one of the world’s leading agencies for events and live-marketing, has always been good for a surprise.
Last Saturday, during The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF), again a meeting took place of the Maastricht convention ambassador club Amici ad Mosam.
The Society for Worldwide Medical Exchange Launches its First Online Course in Infectious Diseases for Latin America in Conjunction with the American Society for Microbiology
Miami, Florida (March 20, 2014) – TheSocietyfor Worldwide Medical Exchange (SWME), an international non-profit organization dedicated to the continuing education of physicians worldwide, announced a new course for Latin America focused on antimicrobial resistance and the increase of hospital-acquired infections.
The Applicant Cities of Krakow (Poland), Oslo (Norway), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Lviv (Ukraine) and Beijing (China)*…
LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Egencia®, the business travel company of the Expedia group (NASDAQ: EXPE), today announced Sophie Krishnan as vice president of global marketing and product.
Picture: L/R: Inna Rey, CEO of Sayat Travel Tour Operator (Astana); Ivy Chee, PATA Regional Director – East Asia; Martin Craigs, PATA CEO; Roza Assanbayeva, Chairman of the Committee of Tourism Sector of the NCE; Isagulova Aigul, Coordinator of Eco-tourism Resource Center of Kazakhstan Tourism Association (Almaty); Zhanserikova Aigul, Traditional Artisan, Head of Aigul Line [...]
March 11, 2014, Bangkok – Travel and tourism industry organisations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to successfully promote the travel industry in Asia Pacific can submit entries to the 2014 Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Awards until April 30.
Sierra Gorda Completes “Early Adopter” Assessment, Applying Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria for Destinations
Mexican biosphere reserve adopts baseline criteria and indicators for sustainable tourism WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 11, 2014) – Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve in Mexico is the first Central American destination to complete the Global Sustainable Tourism Council’s (GSTC) GSTC Early Adopters Program to test its new Criteria and Indicators for Destinations,
Positive forecasts for the global economy boost the tourism sector – ITB Berlin 2014 confirms its role as the world’s leading travel trade show – increase in international buyers, exhibitors and congress delegates
On the year of the 20th Anniversary of the Samarkand Declaration on Silk Road Tourism, the 4th UNWTO Silk Road Ministers’ Meeting convened to discuss visa facilitation as a means to further advance tourism development along the ancient trade route.
National Geographic Traveler and ITB Berlin honour sustainable projects with the World Legacy Awards
Next year ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel show, and National Geographic Traveler, the globally recognised travel magazine, will be honouring support for sustainable tourism with a series of new awards.