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Just a Drop announces its third annual lecture at the Royal Geographical Society will feature award-winning authors and historians 

| December 5, 2017
Just a Drop announces its third annual lecture at the Royal Geographical Society will feature award-winning authors and historians 
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International water charity Just a Drop has announced that its third annual lecture at the Royal Geographical Society will feature award-winning authors and historians, and will take place on 1 March 2018. All proceeds from the evening will support Just a Drop’s safe water and sanitation projects.

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Bedsonline publishes highlights for fiscal year ´16/´17

| December 4, 2017
Bedsonline publishes highlights for fiscal year ´16/´17
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–  Spain remains as the main source market for Bedsonline globally –  Bedsonline consolidates in North America, registering 51% growth in Canada and 30% in the United States – Spain is the preferred destination for British bookings made via the Bedsonline platform

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Hotelbeds Group’s tours & activities website isango! confirms growth success story 

| November 25, 2017
Hotelbeds Group’s tours & activities website isango! confirms growth success story 
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Sales increase of 87% over last four years Over 7,500 experiences and activities in more than 300 destinations are now connected to the isango! platform Significant expansion of in-destination bookings, with 215% bookings increase during last year Palma, 24 of November 2017. Hotelbeds Group, the business-to-business provider of services to the travel industry globally, has announced […]

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Continuing innovation at IMEX in Frankfurt 2018 as several new initiatives are confirmed

| November 25, 2017
Continuing innovation at IMEX in Frankfurt 2018 as several new initiatives are confirmed
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“Innovation is at the heart of IMEX exhibitions and for 2018 we are again creating a series of new initiatives that will meet the needs of buyers and exhibitors and substantially enhance their business experience,” says Carina Bauer, before adding “Several engaging new initiatives, new exhibitors and new hosted buyer groups are already confirmed for […]

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Prague Welcomed a Record Number of Experts from the Meeting Industry

| November 25, 2017
Prague Welcomed a Record Number of Experts from the Meeting Industry
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Prague:  A total of 1,264 meeting industry experts from 79 countries met in Prague at the 56th Congress of the International Congress and Convention Association – ICCA, from 12 to 15 November. The event was organized by the Prague Convention Bureau with the support of more than 40 local partners. The aim of the congress […]

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Hotelbeds Group platform reaches 170,000 unique hotels following integrations

| November 20, 2017
Hotelbeds Group platform reaches 170,000 unique hotels following integrations
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  Hotelbeds Group provides update on latest stage of integration of Tourico Holidays and GTA during World Travel Market fair in London Over 7,000 clients in the wholesaler channel now using the Group´s platforms Group´s enlarged IT platforms now supporting around 1 billion searches daily – with peaks of up to 1.5 billion Palma: Hotelbeds […]

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How to connect with affluent millennials

| October 22, 2017
How to connect with affluent millennials
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If you think you know how Millennials think, you can think again, as a session at WTM London 2017, the leading global event for the travel industry, will unveil some surprising BBC research about the generation.

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IMEX America brings a positive outlook and more business opportunities than ever

| October 13, 2017
IMEX America brings a positive outlook and more business opportunities than ever
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As 12,000 plus exhibitors, hosted buyers and attendees at this year’s IMEX America said “Farewell,” IMEX Group Chairman Ray Bloom reflected upon the achievements of the show and a positive, unifying week for the meetings industry.

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Ρεκόρ συμμετοχών στο 3o “Santorini Experience”

| October 11, 2017
Ρεκόρ συμμετοχών στο 3o “Santorini Experience”
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Με 40 χώρες να δίνουν βροντερό παρών σε τρέξιμο και κολύμβηση

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IMEX USA: Purpose, Customization and Hands-On Experiences at the Heart of Smart Monday

| October 10, 2017
IMEX USA: Purpose, Customization and Hands-On Experiences at the Heart of Smart Monday
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This year’s installment another Powerful Meeting of Minds 1,000 meeting pros jumped right into the IMEX week today with a stronger-than ever Smart Monday line-up.

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TUI: Greece with strong growth in the 2017 season

| October 8, 2017
TUI: Greece with strong growth in the 2017 season
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A MODEL FOR THE NETWORKING OF LOCAL PRODUCERS AND HOTELIERS  TUI has been able to increase the number of visitors to Greece this summer by around ten percent to 2.5 million. As a result, Greece the second most important destination for the TUI Group behind Spain.

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Christmas & New Year in Athens!

| October 3, 2017
Christmas & New Year in Athens!
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The City of Athens welcomes Christmas and 2016 with a rich program of events which start from first days of December.

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Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Porto Heli to host WTA Europe Gala Ceremony 2018

| October 2, 2017
Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Porto Heli to host WTA Europe Gala Ceremony 2018
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World Travel Awards has confirmed Nikki Beach Resort & Spa in the beautiful region of Porto Heli, Greece, will host the Europe Gala Ceremony 2018.

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New tool for tour ops

| September 29, 2017
New tool for tour ops
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Tour operators wanting to engage with clients during and after their trip will find a visit to the stand of Open Destinations beneficial.

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Athens Marathon. The Authentic! – 12 November 2017

| September 28, 2017
Athens Marathon. The Authentic! – 12 November 2017
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Every 2nd Sunday of November, one of the largest sport, cultural, and tourism events is taking place in Athens: ATHENS MARATHON. THE AUTHENTIC!

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Hotelbeds Group continues to widen Transfer & Activity Bank (TAB) portfolio with Broadway integration

| September 21, 2017
Hotelbeds Group continues to widen Transfer & Activity Bank (TAB) portfolio with Broadway integration
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Broadway partnership will add 46 new theatre options to Transfer & Activity Bank portfolio, focused mainly in New York, Las Vegas and Chicago. The partnership will exponentially increase sales of theatre, shows and musicals in TAB portfolio over the next three years. This integration forms part of Hotelbeds Group’s strategy to triple sales for its […]

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“The golden key to your company’s success” – white space and well-being explored through events, experts and education at IMEX America 2017

| September 20, 2017
“The golden key to your company’s success” – white space and well-being explored through events, experts and education at IMEX America 2017
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White space, “unplugging”, nutrition and mindfulness are all elements of well-being, a topic that is increasingly topping the to-do list for event strategists and meeting planners, and one that is explored in detail at IMEX America this year.

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Exhibition “εmotions”

| August 24, 2017
Exhibition “εmotions”
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Tuesday, 18 July – Sunday, 19 November, 2017 Τhe Acropolis Museum joins forces with the Onassis Foundation, an organization which has been contributing to Culture and Education for 42 years, in a rare and significant partnership. The end result is co-staging in Athens the “εmotions” exhibition, which scored such a huge success at the Onassis Cultural Center, New York.

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How the meetings industry can contribute to regional development

| August 23, 2017
How the meetings industry can contribute to regional development
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The meetings industry has a critical role to play in addressing the challenges and opportunities associated with urbanisation and urban transition Report from IMEX Politicians Forum 2017 now available to download “How can the meetings and events industry most effectively contribute to the development of regions and cities in a world environment where globalisation, urbanisation […]

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Enjoy a business boost, fresh thinking and new contacts at IMEX America 2017

| July 31, 2017
Enjoy a business boost, fresh thinking and new contacts at IMEX America 2017
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“This is the one show a year that’s on my must-do list. It’s a no-brainer – I invest a few days and from that I gain relationships, new ideas and inspiration to take me through the next year!” Michael Morris, TriMega.

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Hotelbeds Group to distribute Big Bus Tours globally

| July 5, 2017
Hotelbeds Group to distribute Big Bus Tours globally
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Partnership forms part of commitment to continually grow portfolio of Group´s Transfer & Activity Bank (TAB) to offer clients best available products and prices.

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World Travel Awards alights in the Maldives ahead of Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017

| July 3, 2017
World Travel Awards alights in the Maldives ahead of Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017
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Maldives, 3 July 2017 World Travel Awards (WTA) has touched down in the Maldives, as the finishing touches are put together in preparation of the Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017. The prestigious event will take place this Saturday (8th July) at the five star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, with hospitality leaders from across the region expected to attend […]

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The Ritz-Carlton Takes to the Sea – First Luxury Hotel Brand to Offer Bespoke Yacht Experiences

| June 27, 2017
The Ritz-Carlton Takes to the Sea – First Luxury Hotel Brand to Offer Bespoke Yacht Experiences
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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), announced its entry into luxury yachting and cruises – bringing the award-winning luxury hotel brand’s service and timeless style to sea. Created by The Ritz-Carlton and maritime experts Douglas Prothero and Lars Clasen, in collaboration with funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., […]

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ICCA releases rankings by participant numbers

| June 19, 2017
ICCA releases rankings by participant numbers
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More, but smaller meetings; Vienna, Seoul and Barcelona top the city charts

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Ramada Hotel Brand Comes to Alexandroupolis – Greece

| June 15, 2017
Ramada Hotel Brand Comes to Alexandroupolis – Greece
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Ramada Plaza Thraki to open on 30 June 2017

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IMEX powers out of Frankfurt and into registrations for IMEX America

| June 14, 2017
IMEX powers out of Frankfurt and into registrations for IMEX America
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Hot on the heels of a big success with the 15th edition of IMEX in Frankfurt last month, global and US event industry professionals are now being invited to register for IMEX America 2017 in Las Vegas this fall. With ‘boost business’, ‘increase knowledge’ and ‘expand network’ often featuring at the top of many planners’ […]

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The Meetings Show set to deliver on industry needs with new features for 2017

| June 12, 2017
The Meetings Show set to deliver on industry needs with new features for 2017
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The Meetings Show is set to deliver a week of business opportunities, education and networking when it opens for the fifth time tomorrow.

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Hong Kong leads winners at World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

| June 8, 2017
Hong Kong leads winners at World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony
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Hong Kong has been recognised as Asia’s Leading City Break Destination at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017 in China.

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Barbican and Searcys in partnership with The Meetings Show to host Association leaders from across Europe

| June 8, 2017
Barbican and Searcys in partnership with The Meetings Show to host Association leaders from across Europe
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World-leading arts and events venue, the Barbican, will host The Association Meetings Conference alongside creative hospitality partner Searcys.

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Hotelbeds Group completes deal for Tourico Holidays

| June 8, 2017
Hotelbeds Group completes deal for Tourico Holidays
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  Following closure of customary regulatory and legal procedures, Tourico Holidays is now officially part of Hotelbeds Group. From today Tourico Holidays will become a business unit within Hotelbeds Group while the integration progresses. Strategic plan in development for combining both businesses in a phased approach.  Palma, June 8th , 2017 – Hotelbeds Group, a […]

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Summertime, and the livin’ is easy

| June 1, 2017
Summertime, and the livin’ is easy
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Greece 21.8% ahead, Indonesia 17.4% ahead, Russia 16.7% ahead and Portugal 14.8% ahead

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Appetite for ‘Me Time’ – EduMonday Launch Satisfies Desire for Slow Learning and Fast Content

| May 16, 2017
Appetite for ‘Me Time’ – EduMonday Launch Satisfies Desire for Slow Learning and Fast Content
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“I’ve been to IMEX for the last six years but mostly concentrating on doing business only. This year I decided to take some time for myself. It’s great not to have to hurry. I can enjoy more time to talk to people and really make this day work for me.”

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WTM London Expands Speed Networking Programme

| May 16, 2017
WTM London Expands Speed Networking Programme
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  WTM London 2017 is introducing an extra Speed Networking session on the Tuesday of the event – meaning each day will kick off with a speed networking event before the exhibition floor opens. The first day of the event – Monday 6 November – will start with the traditional regional speed networking event, with […]

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Paris reclaims the number one spot in the city rankings for international congresses

| May 10, 2017
Paris reclaims the number one spot in the city rankings for international congresses
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1,118 congress and 854,000 delegates hosted by Paris in 2016: a new record!

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Brand success stories to showcase real life experiences at The Meetings Show

| May 10, 2017
Brand success stories to showcase real life experiences at The Meetings Show
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Gü, Coca Cola, Walt Disney, The Coconut Collaborative and Green & Black’s case studies, to feature as Speakers’ Corner partner with The Meetings Show to deliver high profile speakers at Olympia next month.  The sessions will provide insight and expertise designed to inspire attendees and help them grow in their roles, whilst delivering ever more […]

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“This is a highly creative and forward-looking industry” says Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group

| May 9, 2017
“This is a highly creative and forward-looking industry” says Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group
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“This is a highly creative, responsive and forward-looking industry – and that will be very clear to everyone who comes to IMEX in Frankfurt,” says Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group before IMEX in Frankfurt takes place from 16 – 18 May.

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India Sees Surge In Visitors, Thanks To ‘Premier Partnership’ Deal With WTM London 

| May 9, 2017
India Sees Surge In Visitors, Thanks To ‘Premier Partnership’ Deal With WTM London 
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India’s ‘Premier Partner’ status with World Travel Market London last year has led to double-digit growth in international tourism and a bumper number of business deals. The Premier Partnership status gave India a greatly enhanced profile at WTM London 2016, as the country’s tourism board highlighted its diverse attractions to the world’s key source markets […]

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ICCA announces all-time record number of association meetings in 2016

| May 8, 2017
ICCA announces all-time record number of association meetings in 2016
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The number of international association meetings continues to double every ten years. Paris reclaims the top spot in the 2016 city ranking.

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Mapped: The World’s Dependency on the Travel Industry

| May 5, 2017
Mapped: The World’s Dependency on the Travel Industry
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Globalization and the growing trend of traveling have increased the number of people traveling to foreign countries each year. This growing trend has brought with it increased GDP growth due to tourism spending. While some countries receive more visitors than others, not all countries rely on their tourism industries to the same extent. Take a […]

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Hotelbeds confirms Mexico as top five destination at MarketHub Americas 2017 event

| May 5, 2017
Hotelbeds confirms Mexico as top five destination at MarketHub Americas 2017 event
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  Mexico fifth most popular destination for clients of Hotelbeds globally. Top Mexico destination for clients of Hotelbeds is Riviera Maya, host destination for 8th edition of MarketHub Americas by Hotelbeds event. MarketHub Americas gathers hundreds of tour operators and OTAs from across North, Central and South Americas. Palma de Mallorca, 5th May 2017 – […]

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