“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, […]
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To celebrate 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, World Travel Market London is focusing World Responsible Tourism Day – including the WTM Responsible Tourism Awards – on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
World Travel Market London, the leading global event for the travel industry, facilitates almost one million on-stand business meetings which sees the event generate around £2.8 billion in industry deals.
Visitor registration for The Meetings Show has opened at www.themeetingsshow.com/visit2017
The Meetings Show to collaborate with Meeting Design Institute to bring The Future of Meetings back in 2017
After its successful launch in 2016, Meeting Design Institute is bringing the Future of Meetings concept back to The Meetings Show from 13-15 June 2017.
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.
World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, will generate a record £2.8 billion in travel and tourism industry deals.
Changes to the Barbican Business Events team will see all elements of corporate meetings and event activity come together to deliver a true end to end service for clients using Europe’s largest combined arts and conference venue. This includes the management of the Barbican’s extensive conference and event offering, the exhibition halls as well as […]
Applications for The Meetings Show hosted buyer programme are now open. The show will take place from 13-15 June at Olympia London and is now in its fifth edition. Buyers wishing to be part of the programme should visit the website (www.themeetingsshow.com) to check qualification criteria before completing their application.
RIBA Venues recently played host to the Wales Bonner fashion show on 8th January 2017.
A sell-out crowd enjoyed a performance by international superstar Robbie Williams at the BBC’s annual concert held at Central Hall Westminster on New Year’s Eve. Over the course of the evening several million viewers tuned in to the concert with viewing figures climbing from 5m to 11.6m in the first half hour.
World Travel Market London 2016’s Conference and Event programme experienced a 5% increase, taking the number of attendees to a record of almost 19,000.
World Travel Market London 2016 was the most successful ever with a joint-record attendance of 51,500 and the highest number of exhibitor invitees and buyers in the event’s 37 year history.
The Meetings Show has announced it is welcoming Lesley Williams, Head of Business Tourism, Edinburgh; Laurie Scott, Director of Business Development, Visit Belfast; Dana Lewis, Director of MICE & Leisure, Accor Hotels; and Heike Mahmoud, Director Conventions, visitBerlin to its Advisory Board for 2017.
The day opened with a session on Captivity, Wildlife and Tourism. Dylan Walker, CEO of the World Cetacean Alliance, said that thanks to the growing demand for wild whale watching tourism, the commercial advantages of keeping these animals alive far outweighs their economic value as meat. Looking further at a wide range of animals from […]
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 […]
Twenty years ago the post-apartheid government in South Africa adopted the principles of Responsible Tourism in their national tourism policy and the campaign for Responsible Tourism began in the UK.
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.
Collaboration between the public and private sectors was a key theme on the second day of WTM London – the leading global event for the travel industry – as destinations, operators, airlines and ministers debated ways to boost travel and tourism around the world.
WTM London 2016 began with a busier-than-ever Speed Networking event, attracting a number of first time participants as well as returning buyers looking to repeat the success of previous years.
The 2016 responsible tourism programme opened with a public ‘Conversation’ on How to Enhance the Guest Experience in India. A new format for this year, these Responsible Tourism Conversations have no prepared speeches or presentations, instead providing an extended time for anyone with an interest in the topic to discuss what works and what doesn’t […]
At 10am WTM London 2016 got underway, travel professionals from across the globe flooded the halls of the leading global event for the travel industry. All here for the unrivalled opportunity to meet like-minded industry professionals and conduct business deals.
Yigit Yigiter, Chief Executive of virtual reality app Timelooper, has won a prestigious World Travel Market London 2016 World Travel Leaders Award in recognition of how the innovation helps tourists “travel back in time”.
Canada’s national tourism marketing organisation, Destination Canada, has won a prestigious World Travel Market London 2016 World Travel Leaders Award in recognition of its success in raising the country’s international tourism profile.
More than 250 guests flocked to the Barbican yesterday for a night of celebration and intrigue following the significant refurbishment of the Frobisher Rooms and Level 4 of the Centre.
World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, is again hosting spa specialists in its Wellness Lounge, with 25 partners showcasing their product and – for the first time – a dedicated Wellness Speed Networking session.
Central Hall Westminster recently played host to the annual Grand Challenges meeting held between 24th and 26th October 2016. The meeting was co-hosted by the Wellcome Trust, Grand Challenges Canada, USAID, the EC and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit hosts an array of leading speakers from both the private and public sector to discuss the key topic of safe and seamless travel at this year’s World Travel Market London.
From Sudan to San Marino, via Shanghai, WTM London attracts new exhibitors from all corners of the globe
The world’s oldest surviving republic, a luxury chauffeur service in Iceland, an African destination that has high hopes for tourism, a national airline and the developers of a ground-breaking app, are all among more than 150 new exhibitors waiting to do business at World Travel Market London 2016.
Central Hall Westminster recently played host to Stand Up To Cancer, one of Britain’s most watched television programmes of 2016.
The Association of Association Executives (AAE), organisers of the Associations Congress UK, has unveiled the shortlisted entries for the 2016 Association Awards UK. Winners will be announced at an inaugural celebratory dinner, to be held at Hilton London Wembley on Thursday 17th November, at the end of day one of the Associations Congress UK. Finalists […]
World Travel Market London, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce TUI Group as headline sponsor of its prestigious WTM Buyers’ Club.
World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, will unveil an array of research in to a variety of sectors within the global travel industry when it opens its doors between Monday 7 – Wednesday 9 November.
Barcelona, a Tour de France winner, Wimbledon All English Lawn Championship, and the English football Premier League will headline the inaugural Global Sports Tourism Summit at WTM London.
Award-winning author, digital analyst and futurist Brian Solis will speak at the prestigious WTM Leaders’ Lunch on the first day of World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry.
World Travel Market London, the leading global event for the travel industry, presents 10 reasons why you should attend the new-look, three-day WTM London 2016: This year, for the first time, WTM London 2016 will be a three day event, taking place on Monday 7th, Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th November, with extended opening hours from 10am to 7pm. This means that even […]
2016’s World Responsible Tourism Day marks two very significant anniversaries for host World Travel Market and for the development of responsible tourism across the industry as a whole.
Leading food services company, Harbour & Jones hosted top chefs and food professionals at a champagne reception for the first ever live Michelin Star unveiling event held at the IET London, Savoy Place on Monday 3rd October.