The #BeeSustain initiative, launched by Wonderful Copenhagen Convention Bureau to encourage sustainable actions in the meetings industry, has just been announced as one of three finalists for the ICCA Best Marketing Award 2014.
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.
Attendees of the PATA Foundation Gala Dinner get the chance to be a part of the many success stories
- VisitBritain to shift perceptions of Britain’s culture and heritage across the world – New report launched today at Tate Britain will bring tourism industry together – Culture and heritage worth £7bn to UK economy in 2013 (one third of total inbound spend)
ST PETERSBURG, Russia, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Gazpromneft-Aero has started supplying aviation fuel for regular flights to Russia by the Indian national carrier Air India in Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport.
The GCB German Convention Bureau has received European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) certification.
This past August, the Bank of Latvia issued the very first 2 euro coin of special design called “Riga – European Capital of Culture 2014″.
ST. MICHAEL, BARBADOS – Seven destinations in the Caribbean & Central America region will receive support to enhance the long-term viability of their tourism sectors.
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.