Frankfurt, 20 May 2013 After presentations from the two shortlisted destinations, Kuching in Sarawak, Malaysia, and the Czech Republic capital Prague, ICCA President Arnaldo Nardone on behalf of the ICCA Board of Directors today announced at the mid-year ICCA meeting held alongside IMEX,
ABPCO, the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers, today announces plans to host its first TechNOphobia event to be held in Scotland on June 19th at the Carlton Hotel, Edinburgh entitled ‘Social Media – Building a strategy to engage your audience’.
The move away from desktops towards smartphones and tablets is changing how the travel industry uses technology to connect with today’s multi-device consumer, concluded board-level travel industry participants at the recent World Travel Market Round Table into the Future of Mobile.
Following an extensive consultation and development process, in the second half of April 2013 ICCA has launched an Association Portal, specifically designed for association executives to assist them in organising quality meetings. Qualifying association executives can register on http://associations.iccaworld.com to access a password-protected section in the ICCA website, which draws together ICCA’s unique data and [...]
BARRINGTON, IL – May 1, 2013 – Trondent Development Corp., a provider of web and mobile applications to the corporate travel industry, continues to enhance AirWEB Authorizer, its market leading pre-trip approval system, with numerous new features.
Innovative solution in tourism’. Second project by Gdansk Tourist Organisation/Gdansk Covention Bureau and EIBTM
From 12th to 14th of April Gdansk Tourism Fair was held – one of the biggest events dedicated to tourism in Poland.
Row 44 Completes Installation Of In-Flight Entertainment Solution On 60 Of Norwegian Air Shuttle’s Boeing 737-800 Aircraft
Now Nearly 500 Row 44-Equipped Aircraft Flying Worldwide Norwegian Air Shuttle First Airline in Europe to Offer Video-On-Demand
Industry-pioneering Tech Fest, which aims to engage event organisers with new technologies, has announced plans to hold its second event on July 18 – 19th in London following high demand from participants at the inaugural event….
Prague Convention Bureau launched the tender for creation and administration of new company´s website.
Prague Convention Bureau primary focuses is on the international business events market. Key market segments include:
Rivaled or Outperformed 2012 Without Leap Year Bump
Following the successful test and roll-out of a new, single email inbox for hosted buyers at IMEX America last year, the IMEX Group is introducing the same concept for all hosted buyers at IMEX in Frankfurt 21- 23rd May 2013.
-New global research reveals free internet is more important than room service to travellers- IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) today announced that it will be providing free internet to all its 71m loyalty programme members, worldwide.
Sustainability and technology among key issues discussed at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s Association Seminar
KUALA LUMPUR – The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s (the Centre) annual Association Seminar this year brought together local association executives,
“smartMap Berlin,” the app which depicts a 3D model of the German capital, continues to expand.
Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air Lease Corporation (ALC) announced an order for 10 777-300ERs (extended range) airplanes. The order, valued at $3.2 billion at current list prices, adds to the growing portfolio of long-haul airplanes for the Los Angeles-based leasing company.
World Travel Market, the leading global event of the travel industry, launched futuretravelleaders.TV, a dedicated channel featuring the travel and tourism’s rising stars of today and tomorrow’s industry leaders.
By 2015, the way we travel will change significantly fuelled by innovation in IT – used by airlines, airports and passengers. This is according to SITA, the world’s leading specialist in air transport communications and IT solutions, in its report published today - Flying into the Future.
World ATM Congress announces the official release of its new mobile application – titled “World ATM Congress” – in app stores.
New industry online TV channel launched yesterday with an exclusive interview from Markly Wilson, Director of International Marketing, New York State Division of Tourism.
GenieMobile (www.geniemobile.com) have been appointed as the official Technology Partner for the Apps World series events (www.apps-world.net), starting with Apps World 2013 in San Francisco on 7th & 8th February 2013 at the Moscone Center West.
Young travellers and new ideas transform the hotel market – 8th ITB Hospitality Day points in a new direction and presents four exceptional hotel concepts
PhoCusWright, the travel industry research authority on how travelers, suppliers and intermediaries connect, participates for the first time in FITUR, in a special session included in FITURTECH program, focused on online travel industry trends in 2013 and beyond
Hotelbeds joins forces with Oracle to develop an innovative IT infrastructure capable of supporting its expansion plans
Palma de Mallorca – 17 January 2013 – Hotelbeds, the leading global accommodation wholesaler, has reached a strategic alliance with Oracle, the world’s most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems, to develop an innovative technological infrastructure capable of supporting Hotelbeds’ expansion plans, which aim to more than double the online accommodation market [...]
Pedro Duque, the Spanish Astronaut at the European Space Agency (ESA) Will Present a Paper on ESA’s Manned Flight Programmes within the Framework of the Leading Forum on Tourism and Technology at FITUR
ATC Global, the principal annual Exhibition, Conference and Award Ceremony for the Air Traffic Management (ATM) Industry, today announced further details of its free-to-attend educational programme that will run alongside all activity taking place from 12-14th March 2013 at Amsterdam RAI.
Imagine for a second that someone is trying to make a reservation for that same evening, but has already left the house so all they can use are mobile devices. Will your hotel’s website be able to let that person make a reservation from their smartphone? What if it was a tablet instead?
Study of last-minute mobile booking behavior reveals that “revelry” and “romance” are most cited causes
13 December 2012: A new technology zone is set to launch at the 2013 Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME). The Future Events Experience will showcase the latest concepts and innovations for the MICE industry and provide an interactive experience for attendees eager to stay at the forefront of technological developments. In partnership with Newtonstrand and Eventskills, [...]
On the 6th December 2012, a TechCity based start-up has received approval by the Transport for London to roll-out their new high speed wifi service in the iconic London black cab. Ranked in the top 100 UK startups, Eyetease Limited (www.eyetease.com) has spent over 2 years championing this new proposition in London, which provides drivers and [...]