Tag: Event

Arabian Travel Market 2016 opens

| April 24, 2016
Arabian Travel Market 2016 opens

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

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WTM Connect Asia lines up top Chinese Hosted Buyers

| April 20, 2016
WTM Connect Asia lines up top Chinese Hosted Buyers

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.

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IMEX Association Day is all very relevant for delegates

| April 19, 2016
IMEX Association Day is all very relevant for delegates

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.

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IMEX Group supports Global Meetings Industry Day before its own global industry gathering

| April 13, 2016
IMEX Group supports Global Meetings Industry Day before its own global industry gathering

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.

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Associations World Congress organiser announces new brand name

| April 11, 2016
Associations World Congress organiser announces new brand name

 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.

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World Travel Awards lands in Zanzibar ahead of Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

| April 7, 2016
World Travel Awards lands in Zanzibar ahead of Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

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.

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Flight bookings surge for Rio Olympics

| March 29, 2016
Flight bookings surge for Rio Olympics

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.

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Sir Rocco Forte to headline first ATM 2016 Leaders Breakfast

| March 23, 2016
Sir Rocco Forte to headline first ATM 2016 Leaders Breakfast

Luxury hotelier and forthright hospitality veteran, to address key regional players from the travel and tourism sector during inaugural closed-door networking event

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The Meetings Show to deliver greater supplier sourcing opportunities for buyers

| March 23, 2016
The Meetings Show to deliver greater supplier sourcing opportunities for buyers

  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 […]

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Buyers from more than 20 different countries qualified for WTM Connect Asia

| March 22, 2016
Buyers from more than 20 different countries qualified for WTM Connect Asia

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.

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Tech start-ups present their solutions for the meetings industry at #IMEXpitch

| March 22, 2016
Tech start-ups present their solutions for the meetings industry at #IMEXpitch

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.

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Leading experts and humanoid robots at ITB Berlin

| February 29, 2016
Leading experts and humanoid robots at ITB Berlin

Leading figures representing tourism, politics, industry and the world’s largest tourism convention – ChihiraKanae, Toshiba’s humanoid robot, is eagerly awaited – admission is free for trade visitors at ITB Berlin

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ITB Grand Finale 2016

| February 12, 2016
ITB Grand Finale 2016

Exotic music, rhythms and dances at the grand finale of the world’s largest travel trade show

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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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