New ATM Global Stage opens with high profile panel session on future outlook for UAE tourism; each emirate to focus on own USPs but committed to shared vision for sustainable growth
Over 26,000 visitors expected to attend Middle East’s largest travel trade event with 2,800 confirmed exhibitors, 64 national pavilions, over 50 seminar and technology theatre sessions, and several new show features including the launch of the first ever Wellness & Spa Lounge and ATM Global Stage
WTM Connect Asia is due to open its doors for the first time in 5 weeks, marking World Travel Market’s arrival in South East Asia. The ‘pod’ event will be taking place in Penang, known as the cultural melting pot of Malaysia.
More than 300 association executives from 30 countries gathered at the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel to discuss this key issue with experts and their peers.
The IMEX Group is not only pledging its support for the first Global Meetings Industry Day on Thursday 14 April, its team has contributed to the Day’s anthem.
Damian Hutt, Executive Director of Associations Network which organises the Associations World Congress, today announces the organisation has changed its name to the Society of Association Executives to better reflect the organisation’s service level of a professional society.
Zanzibar, April 7th, 2016 World Travel Awards (WTA) has landed on the paradise island of Zanzibar ahead of the Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016.
According to a study produced for the Rio Convention & Visitors Bureau, flight bookings to Rio have risen dramatically for the Olympic games – 322% ahead of where they were at the same time last year, with the largest number of sports fans coming from the US and Argentina.
Luxury hotelier and forthright hospitality veteran, to address key regional players from the travel and tourism sector during inaugural closed-door networking event
With 33% of exhibitors new for 2016 and a further 26% increasing the size of their stands, exhibitor commitment is already significantly higher than 2015. In particular, The Meetings Show has responded to research that highlights the primary reason for buyer attendance is the sourcing of new suppliers, by developing a comprehensive exhibitor list […]
WTM Connect Asia 2016 brings together suppliers of South East Asia and international travel product to meet with South East Asian, Chinese and international Hosted Buyers.
Five technology start-ups from across the world have the opportunity to showcase their products to an audience of event professionals at IMEX in Frankfurt this year.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Closing the year on a massive high – the world connects in Barcelona “ibtm world is the event that gathers the most players worldwide”
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.
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.
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
An array of exhibitors will be partying in style during WTM London’s Festival programme on Wednesday November 4.
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 […]
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.
Duke University Professor to conduct Business Improv Workshop
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.