“As we head towards the final countdown for IMEX in Frankfurt, there’s a quietly confident attitude radiating throughout the meetings and events sector. Although the first quarter of this year has been marked by some extraordinary and unsettling events around the globe, IMEX 2017 will be a reflection of an international market that’s extremely resilient, […]
o ´Powered by data. Driven by people´ theme for Hotelbeds’ MarketHub Americas event. o Top five questions to ask your technology provider about data analytics outlined by Hotelbeds Group´s CIO. o Polling of over 500 attendees on data analytics trends reveals that 64% will increase investment significantly in data and analytics over the next […]
New interactive features to plan the ITB visit efficiently and gain new business contacts – The ITB App is free of charge and available now for download on App Store and Google Play.
A Chinese technology start-up with ambitious global expansion plans is exhibiting at all the World Travel Market Portfolio events this year, following its success at WTM London.
Currently more than 60% of the company´s data securely stored in the public cloud Transition coincides with change in data center to support Hotelbeds Group’s cloud strategy The transition has been made through technology partners Amazon Web Services (AWS) and BT Madrid – Hotelbeds Group, the number one bedbank worldwide and a business-to-business provider of […]
Copenhagen ranks 6th for digital scale-ups and 7th for startups on the European Digital City Index 2016, owing to its business environment and access to skills and capital. Copenhagen scores highly on its business environment, access to capital and relevant skills, and a flexible labour market, all providing supporting framework conditions for digital entrepreneurs and […]
Taking on business technology’s biggest issues, CeBIT Australia will host six strategic panels, facilitating a dynamic conversation between Australia’s brightest business minds, 23 – 25 May 2017 at ICC Sydney.
Meetings industry technology went mainstream at ibtm world 2016 in Barcelona last week. Many of the 3000 international exhibitors chose to showcase themselves by using the very latest virtual reality technology, videography, giant LED walls and illuminated flooring, just some of the inspiring innovations that brought ibtm world to life.
o Over the past year the company has focused its strategy on internationalisation and investment in Asian and American markets. o Bedsonline has also strengthened its worldwide sales team by appointing new Country Managers in strategic markets. Palma de Mallorca, November 30, 2016 – Bedsonline, the leading global provider of online accommodation and ancillary products […]
US based Shoflo https://shoflo.tv, the event production software specialist is this year’s winner of the Tech & Innovation Watch Award presented by ibtm world in partnership with EventMB. The announcement was made today at ibtm world taking place in Barcelona, Spain.
Chatbots are not going to take over the world yet but solid use cases are emerging according to experts speaking during the final day of the Travel Tech Show at WTM.
Tourism ministers, bloggers and party goers turned the final day of the revamped three-day WTM London into a festival of business and fun. The UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit is one of the highest-profile sessions of the entire event. Now in its tenth year, more than 100 tourism ministers and their aides from around the […]
New channels to market and new marketing channels dominated day two of the Travel Tech Show at WTM. A compelling presentation from a Facebook executive told the packed room that it has a handle on consumer behaviour and can spot user trends.
o Phase-two response to high customer demand following APItude launch o Anticipates customer need for faster response times via cloud platform o Additional new functionalities incorporated o Launch cocktail party celebration takes place at WTM tonight from 5:30 pm
The deadline for submissions is 31 October 2016 – best practices and case studies on digital marketing, chatbots and influencer marketing
The 2016 ibtm world Technology and Innovation Watch Award with EventMB recognises innovators and talented entrepreneurs that could revolutionise the meetings and events sector. This year the award attracted the highest number of entries to date resulting in 10 shortlisted entries that will form part of the Innovation Zone, a feature area on the ibtm world show floor.
61.3 per cent of meeting professionals agreed that currently available event technology makes event management much easier and that it will develop and change dramatically in the next 10 years, but 92 per cent admit that meeting planners are not making the most of such technology solutions.
Palma de Mallorca, 4th October, 2016 – Roiback, a specialist in powering direct sales for hotels, has taken the Europe’s Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider award at 2016 World Travel Awards, the travel industry’s most prestigious awards programme.
World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, has lined up Facebook’s head of travel, the Instagrammer known as ‘the globe-trotting hunk’ as well as instigators of successful campaigns for its 2016 social media programme, in association with Travel Perspective.
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Executives and entrepreneurs from established firms and start-up ventures will share know-how and tips with at the World Travel Market London/ Genesys Digital Transformation Summit.
Capitalising on Success of ‘Spice Up Your Business Agenda’ to Position Thailand as Premiere MICE Destination in Asia
London Tech Week 2017 is set to be bigger and better than ever, with London & Partners announcing a new partnership with leading global events provider KNect365, part of Informa PLC. The new partnership will take Europe’s largest tech event to the next level, offering a wider range of events than previous years, including a […]
Park Plaza Arena Pula Modernizes Guest Service with Implementation of ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access
Newly renovated Croatian property maximizes convenience by providing guests with option to skip front desk check-in using digital key technology.
Catchbox, the company that created the world’s first throwable wireless microphone, has partnered with presentation specialists Prezi by sponsoring the Prezi Present Conference at the Old Truman Brewery in East London held on 13th-15th July.
University student services organisation, AMOSSHE used a mobile app created by Guidebook for the first time to deliver information to delegates at its national conference, which took place in Glasgow from 6th to 8th July 2016.
Green light from EASA: Supplemental Type Certificate issued
Electoral Commission appoints Event Connections to deliver accreditation services for the EU Referendum National Count Event
Event Connections has been appointed to manage and deliver accreditation services for the EU Referendum National Result Event on behalf of the Electoral Commission.
London’s tech businesses benefit from experienced talent pool The capital’s programmers are among highest paid in Europe London’s developer teams show more diversity and better job satisfaction London’s IT programmers are some of the highest paid and most experienced in the world, according to a new report from online developer community, Stack Overflow and London […]
Royal College of Physicians introduces the world’s first wireless digital microphone as part of tech overhaul
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) today announces it has installed the Sennheiser SpeechLine Digital Wireless microphone, the world’s first digital microphone, as part of a £100,000 overhaul of its tech facilities.
A decade ago, futurists were predicting the death of the meetings industry as a result of technological advancements such as video conferencing and connected workspaces.
In the most social of FITUR’s stagings, the trade show sought to go further and conducted an in-depth data analysis through the digital strategy developed in its 36th edition, which closed on 24 January
Dubai, UAE, 28 March 2016 – Emirates has extended its online check-in to 48 hours before departure, from 24 hours, effective immediately. Customers around the world can check in online on both desktop and mobile devices from 48 hours to 90 minutes before flight departure.