Tag: Event

YIG at ITB Berlin: the classic event for school trips and youth travel

| January 26, 2016

Latest youth travel topics at ITB Berlin – first Social Media Travel Youth Award – launch of the Speed Dating event with youth travel buyers – fascinating projects for families and pupils on the weekend in Hall 4.1

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ITB Berlin 2016: High demand boosts international attendance

| January 21, 2016

Bookings are stable compared to last year – many halls at the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show are already booked up – big increase in exhibitors from Asia, Africa, the Arab countries, North America and Europe – Travel Technology is booming

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Record-breaking number of powerful decision-makers headed towards Copenhagen

| January 20, 2016
Record-breaking number of powerful decision-makers headed towards Copenhagen

Tomorrow, decision-makers working with the world’s largest medical and clean-tech congresses arrive in Copenhagen. A total of 86 executives – a record high number – will gather at the AC Forum, the Annual Meeting of the Association and Conference Forum.

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IBTM ARABIA TO CONNECT ELITE MICE INDUSTRY SUPPLIERS AND BUYERS IN DYNAMIC THREE-DAY EVENT

| January 6, 2016
IBTM ARABIA TO CONNECT ELITE MICE INDUSTRY SUPPLIERS AND BUYERS IN DYNAMIC THREE-DAY EVENT

This year ibtm arabia 2016 will take place from 9th to 11th of February at The Jumeirah at Etihad Towers on the famous promenade of Abu Dhabi with views of the Arabian Gulf and Cityscape.

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Visitlondon.com teams up with Pinterest for a season of festive pinning this Christmas

| December 2, 2015
Visitlondon.com teams up with Pinterest for a season of festive pinning this Christmas

London’s official visitor guide, VisitLondon.com, has teamed up visual bookmarking site Pinterest as part of a new campaign “Christmas London Moments”, which aims to increase audience interaction with festive content across VisitLondon.com and its social media platforms.

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WTM London 2015 Conference and Events Sees a Record 18,000 Attendees

| December 2, 2015
WTM London 2015 Conference and Events Sees a Record 18,000 Attendees

World Travel Market London 2015’s Conference and Event programme experienced a 6.2% increase smashing through the 18,000 barrier for the first time.

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 Business boom as ibtm world sets the agenda for the industry in 2016 and beyond

| November 23, 2015
 Business boom as ibtm world sets the agenda for the industry in 2016 and beyond

Closing the year on a massive high – the world connects in Barcelona “ibtm world is the event that gathers the most players worldwide”

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ANNE WALLIN RØDVEN RECEIVES IBTM WORLD 2015 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

| November 18, 2015
ANNE WALLIN RØDVEN RECEIVES IBTM WORLD 2015 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Anne Wallin Rødven, former Convention Director of VisitOSLO was presented with the ibtm world 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Meetings Leadership Summit (www.ibtmworld.com), which took place at the El Born Centre Cultural on Monday, November 16th.

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World Ski Awards lands in Kitzbühel ahead of Gala Ceremony 2015

| November 18, 2015
World Ski Awards lands in Kitzbühel ahead of Gala Ceremony 2015

Kitzbühel, November 18th, 2015 World Ski Awards has touched down in the Austrian Alps ahead of the Gala Ceremony 2015, this year to be hosted at A-ROSA Kitzbühel on November 21st.

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Melios Balkana Mama at the Athens International Airport!

| November 16, 2015
Melios Balkana Mama at the Athens International Airport!

Melios Balkana Mama “land” at the Athens International Airport to “swing us off our feet” with an explosive live in Balkan Swing rhythms! Friday 20 November at 12.30, Departures Level – Airport’s Shopping Center – Open Access Area

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IN PICTURES: Royal Opera House acts as backdrop for another MINDblowing event by Business Events Denmark

| November 16, 2015
IN PICTURES: Royal Opera House acts as backdrop for another MINDblowing event by Business Events Denmark

The Danish way of thinking is that planning a great meeting is very much like planning a great performance. To excite and engage an audience, you need a great story, an impactful setting and the best performers! 

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The ‘Philoxenia’ – ‘Hotelia’ – ‘Polis’ triptych as the epicenter of tourism and regional development

| November 10, 2015
The ‘Philoxenia’ – ‘Hotelia’ – ‘Polis’ triptych as the epicenter of tourism and regional development

The pulse of the domestic and international tourism industry will be racing at the Philoxenia and Hotelia exhibitions, to be held at Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre from 12 to 15 November 2015, along with the 10th Polis, which will bring together participants representing the entire field of local government from all over Greece.

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The future of Greek tourism at the ‘Philoxenia’ & ‘Hotelia’ exhibitions

| November 10, 2015
The future of Greek tourism at the ‘Philoxenia’ & ‘Hotelia’ exhibitions

The exhibition duo of ‘Philoxenia’ and ‘Hotelia’, to be held from 12 to 15 November at Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre alongside the 10th ‘Polis’ International Exhibition for Local Government, Public and Social Sector & Private Enterprises, aims at sending a message of growth and upgrading of the country’s tourism product.

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GROWING DEMAND WITNESSED FROM MIDDLE EAST BUYERS LOOKING TO PLACE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AT IBTM ARABIA

| November 9, 2015
GROWING DEMAND WITNESSED FROM MIDDLE EAST BUYERS LOOKING TO PLACE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AT IBTM ARABIA

ibtm arabia 2016 (www.ibtmarabia.com) is expecting to expand its MICE event for the region in 2016 as the rapid pace of change continues to have an impact on the growth of the sector.

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London looks ahead to another world-class year

| November 9, 2015
London looks ahead to another world-class year

VisitLondon.com, the official city guide for the capital, highlights the very best of what’s in store for visitors to London next year.

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Delegates check in for aviation keynote address at WTM London day three

| November 5, 2015
Delegates check in for aviation keynote address at WTM London day three

The airline sector was in the spotlight on the third day of World Travel Market London 2015 – the leading global event for the travel industry.

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It’s party time! WTM London’s Festival Programme Returns for a Second Year

| October 14, 2015
It’s party time! WTM London’s Festival Programme Returns for a Second Year

An array of exhibitors will be partying in style during WTM London’s Festival programme on Wednesday November 4.

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UNWTO / WTM Ministers’ Summit to Address Key Issues Facing Destination Branding

| October 13, 2015
UNWTO / WTM Ministers’ Summit to Address Key Issues Facing  Destination Branding

The 2015 UNWTO /WTM Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market London will put a spotlight on destination branding and how it has become an increasingly complex challenge (WTM London, Tuesday, November 3, 2015). Destination management organisation are re-evaluating their structures and strategies to adapt to new market trends created by social media and new business […]

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World Leaders In Travel Take To The Stage At WTM

| October 8, 2015
World Leaders In Travel Take To The Stage At WTM

Influential movers and shakers in the travel industry will be at World Travel Market London 2015 – the leading global event for the travel industry – to debate key issues affecting the trade.

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Let’s get creative – interactive sessions and new Play Room at IMEX America

| September 29, 2015

Creativity and engagement are set to top the agenda at IMEX America this year. A new Play Room and dedicated education sessions from both meeting and entertainment professionals are set to provide a fresh look at meeting planning.

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PCMA Business School Returns to IMEX America’s Smart Monday For Second Year

| September 22, 2015
PCMA Business School Returns to IMEX America’s Smart Monday For Second Year

Duke University Professor to conduct Business Improv Workshop

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Bogotá puts final touches to World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony preparations

| September 21, 2015
Bogotá puts final touches to World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony preparations

London & Bogotá, September 21st 2015 With less than a month to go before Bogotá welcomes the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015, Bogotá Turismo has unveiled the latest details of the event.  The red-carpet ceremony will take place on October 10th, centred on two iconic locations in the city. Hosting the award […]

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WTM London to help hotels profit from upmarket family travel

| September 4, 2015
WTM London to help hotels profit from upmarket family travel

World Travel Market London 2015, the leading global event for the travel industry, has linked up with Worldwide Kids Company to host a seminar giving hotels and resorts detailed advice on how to appeal to high-spending families.

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IBTM WORLD EXPANDS GLOBAL REACH FOR 2015 SHOW

| September 3, 2015
IBTM WORLD EXPANDS GLOBAL REACH FOR 2015 SHOW

Destinations including Bulgaria, Luxemburg, Paraguay and Sri Lanka confirmed to attend for the first time

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Malaysia Airlines’ CEO to Discuss Airline’s Turnaround Plan at WTM London

| September 1, 2015
Malaysia Airlines’ CEO to Discuss Airline’s Turnaround Plan at WTM London

The man dubbed ‘the Terminator’ and charged with restructuring Malaysia Airlines following its annus horribilis in 2014 will headline World Travel Market London 2015’s Aviation Programme.

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THAILAND ‘CONNECTS’ WITH THE WORLD THROUGH GLOBAL PORTFOLIO PARTNERSHIP WITH IBTM EVENTS

| September 1, 2015
THAILAND ‘CONNECTS’ WITH THE WORLD THROUGH GLOBAL PORTFOLIO PARTNERSHIP WITH IBTM EVENTS

ibtm events (www.ibtmevents.com), the world’s leading showcase for the meetings and events industry, has confirmed that Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau is to become the official ibtm events Global Partner across its portfolio of events on 5 continents.

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Google and Yahoo! Executives Headline Technology Programme at WTM London 2015

| August 27, 2015
Google and Yahoo! Executives Headline Technology Programme at WTM London 2015

Top executives from the world’s leading search engines, Google and Yahoo!, will advise delegates at World Travel Market London 2015, the leading global event for the travel industry, how to improve their rankings.

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WTM London 2015 Responsible Tourism Programme asks how destinations can best benefit from tourism

| August 25, 2015
WTM London 2015 Responsible Tourism Programme asks how destinations can best benefit from tourism

In a year where destinations from Barcelona and Venice to Pattaya and Easter Island have struggled with the impacts of growing numbers of tourists in their destinations, a considerable focus of this year’s WTM Responsible Tourism Programme looks at how the industry might best address these issues.

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Final Call for Submissions for the ibtm world 2015 Technology and Innovation Watch Award

| August 24, 2015
Final Call for Submissions for the ibtm world 2015 Technology and Innovation Watch Award

Visit www.ibtmworld.com/techwatch to enter   The next winner of the ibtm world Technology and Innovation Watch Award is about to be found. With just two weeks left for submissions – entries close on 4 September – the industry’s annual global award is open to anyone who has an inspiring and innovative product that could contribute to […]

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UNWTO Conference to explore new ways to promote Brand Africa

| August 12, 2015
UNWTO Conference to explore new ways to promote Brand Africa

The UNWTO Regional Conference Enhancing Brand Africa – Fostering Tourism Development will bring together a wide variety of African tourism stakeholders to explore how build a stronger brand for Africa as a tourism destination (Accra, Ghana, 17-19 August 2015). Tourism is one of Africa’s most promising economic sectors, but the sector’s capacity to fully contribute […]

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ibtm china Delivers Quality Business Appointments

| August 12, 2015
ibtm china Delivers Quality Business Appointments

“A solid platform for China’s tourism to expand external communication, intensify collaboration, promote development and achieve a win-win result”

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“Back to School” Time – IMEX America Education Program is Now Online

| August 12, 2015
“Back to School” Time – IMEX America Education Program is Now Online

Attendees Customize From 10 Speciality Learning Tracks; New Play Space On Smart Monday Will Feature Cool “Quirkshops” Though summer break is still in play, the minds of IMEX organizers and partners are already on getting schooled with education at IMEX America 2015. The full learning program for the event– starting with Smart Monday powered by […]

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Hosted buyers and visitors can expect something new at The Meetings Show

| June 11, 2015
Hosted buyers and visitors can expect something new at The Meetings Show

36% of exhibitors at The Meetings Show will be new for 2015 ensuring hosted buyers and visitors have plenty of additional reasons to attend the show at Olympia, London in July.

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WTM Portfolio Spring Events See Surge in Travel Buyer Attendees

| June 9, 2015
WTM Portfolio Spring Events See Surge in Travel Buyer Attendees

The WTM Portfolio’s four spring events have seen a phenomenal 30% increase in senior travel industry buyers from its Buyers’ Clubs attending the array of leading events around the globe for the travel industry.

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Technology remains central to The Meetings Show’s education programme

| June 1, 2015
Technology remains central to The Meetings Show’s education programme

Responding directly to attendee feedback, technology will once again feature heavily throughout The Meetings Show’s education programme.

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Kempinski Seychelles Resort to welcome World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015

| May 27, 2015
Kempinski Seychelles Resort to welcome World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015

London, May 27th 2015 Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare has been selected to host the World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015. Set to take place on Saturday, June 20th, the dazzling red-carpet ceremony will welcome hospitality leaders and luminaries from across the regions.

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IMEX Frankfurt will be biggest ever

| May 12, 2015
IMEX Frankfurt will be biggest ever

IMEX in Frankfurt 2015, the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, will be the biggest since its launch in 2003 when it opens its doors next week.   55 new stands from every continent and from every meetings market sector will be among the 3,500 exhibiting companies who represent over 150 countries at […]

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Second day of WTM Latin America 2015 is marked by more visitors and even more business

| April 24, 2015
Second day of WTM Latin America 2015 is marked by more visitors and even more business

The second day of WTM Latin America 2015, which is taking place at Expo Center Norte in São Paulo until Friday 24 April at the same time as the 43rd Braztoa Business Event, has seen has seen an overall unique visitor increase by 19%, compared to the same time last year and huge amounts of […]

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European Association Summit 2015, “Pioneers of change”

| April 14, 2015
European Association Summit 2015, “Pioneers of change”

The European Association Summit (EAS), the annual gathering of association executives, will be held in Brussels May 5-7, 2015. Thanks to a hot topic, inspiring speakers, and a multitude of associations that have already registered, the programme promises to be a fruitful exchange of ideas and enlightening discoveries. Here is a quick overview of the […]

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WTM Latin America 2015 opens Visitor Registration

| January 30, 2015
WTM Latin America 2015 opens Visitor Registration

The biggest and best event yet, taking place between 22 – 24 April in Sao Paulo

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