A 50-year roadmap for the future of adventure travel and responsible tourism will be explored during World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry.
Following the success of its 2014 ‘Meet the Future – Event Technologies Explored’ campaign, Central Hall Westminster today reveals a new campaign focused on the challenges of effectively improving event experience through technology. The campaign launch follows research showing that 82% of delegates do not fully engage with event content.*
Three quarters of Hong Kong travelers use both online and offline touch points when making travel bookings: GfK
Japan, Australia and Taiwan top three destinations; 80 percent of all trips are at least 4 nights or more
London-based technology firms are attracting record levels of venture capital investment, as funds from around the world look to capitalise on the growth of companies in London’s booming technology sector, according to new figures released.
Tablets and Smartphones to Drive Next Phase of Online Travel Growth, WTM Vision Rimini Delegates Discover
Attendees at today’s WTM Vision Conference Rimini will hear how the rapid adoption of tablets and smartphones by consumers around the globe is creating a new business environment for the travel and tourism industry.
Short event #codes and event infographics launched Audience interaction specialist sli.do has surpassed 1000 events run in its live Q&A and polling system, marking the occasion with a redesign of the product’s user interface and the launch of two new features: ‘event codes’ to further simplify access with a hashtag and event infographics that allow […]
• GenieConnect’s interactive event wall engages attendees at-the-event, with a balance of real-time event updates, industry news, social media and attendee updates • Organisers have full control over frequencies and content types that are displayed
The Tourism Innovation and Technology Forum will feature a special showroom devoted to the tourism of the future
Around 90 percent of travel bookings today involves going online compared to only 50 percent in 2006: GfK
High-end Chinese travelers prefer themed holidays that allow all rounded experience at their destinations
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson championed a phenomenal opportunity for businesses to link to the capital’s powerful brand, as Dot London domain names are now on sale worldwide.
- Genares customers to benefit from Sabre’s proven ability to help independent and chain hoteliers prosper and grow
Following the phenomenal success of the Travel Tech Show at WTM last year, the Travel Tech Show at WTM 2014 will be an impressive 20% bigger than last year’s inaugural event, seeing it retain its position as the largest dedicated travel technology event in the UK.
Eventsforce, the UK’s leading event management software provider, today announces four new appointments to its team following a continued growth in business.
Two of the biggest social media brands – Buzzfeed and Twitter – are already confirmed as keynote speakers at World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry.
World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, is hosting the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International’s (HSMAI) Europe Digital Marketing Conference as part of its compressive programme on Thursday 6 November.
Following on from the pilot project begun in May 2014 at Maritim’s two Berlin hotels, free WLAN access is now to be extended to further city hotels in Germany.
London’s flourishing tech sector is to be boosted further by the launch of a new $100m venture capital fund to be based in the city.
Paris’ Top Independent Hotel Group Keeps Full Portfolio with Pegasus Solutions
VerAfied Status Raises the Security Bar for the Event Technology Industry
Expedia Affiliate Network to provide hotel content, pilot ‘ZoomandGo’ app
SITA enables Copenhagen to be the first airport in world to trial Google Glass for improved passenger experience
New Online Travel Marketplace Partners with Travel Industry’s Leading Luxury Network Based on Shared Vision of Helping People Travel More
NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 – In an effort to make sure its consumers have a choice between unique trips organized in full automation through a booking engine and those curated by the best travel advisors in the world,
Amsterdam RAI launched a new international trade exhibition in the field of horticulture technology on Tuesday 10 June 2014, with nearly 300 exhibitors from 24 countries coming together to showcase their finest products to the public. This marks the successful addition of another international title to Amsterdam RAI’s portfolio.
Trawex Technologies announced worldwide release of its latest product “Travel Next”. Travel Next is a web based fully integrated reservation and mid office system for travel companies around the world.
EIBTM (www.eibtm.com), the leading global event for the meeting and events industry, has announced that applications are now open for the annual EIBTM Technology Watch Award 2014. The award is the longest running annual global recognition project for technology innovation in the meetings and events sector.
Innovative London technology and storytelling start-up Lost My Name, which uses technology to create personalised story books for children, has secured £500,000 of seed funding, adding to the hundreds of millions raised by London tech companies over the last year.
London’s world-leading tech sector will be showcased in June as the capital holds the first London Technology Week. Comprising over 130 independently run events taking place across the city, this will be the largest collection of tech events ever seen in Europe. Over 30,000 tech entrepreneurs, investors and developers from around the globe are expected […]
LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — It is hard to plan your holiday according to what other people say; someone’s money saving advice may actually wind up punching a hole in your wallet. After all what one person says is cheap might not be so cheap to another. To this end NatWest have launched the […]
Mobile technology is a constantly evolving piece of the travel technology puzzle. For travel companies who are active in multiple regions, navigating variations in technical capabilities and changes in consumer preferences makes devising a mobile strategy even more challenging. A new PhoCusWright Innovation Edition publication, The Mobile Travel Landscape: A Multi-Region Spotlight, compares the status […]
Tourism Australia is hoping to inspire more travellers to connect with Australia’s nature with a new travel app showcasing many of the country’s best nature-based experiences. The app, developed by Australian Traveller magazine, covers around 200 different products and experiences that can be enjoyed across 16 of Australia’s natural icons including the Great Barrier Reef, […]
Fifteen tech startups have been selected for Internet World 2014’s Startup Showcase (www.internetworld.co.uk/startupshowcase) competition, which offers winners the chance to showcase their business for free within the event’s Future of Technology programme.
London Technology Week (www.londontechnologyweek.co.uk) has reached the 100 event mark, with a line-up that will bring tens of thousands of tech entrepreneurs, investors and developers to the capital from 16 – 20 June 2014. Featuring major global brands, including Yammer, Tesco, Samsung, Google and Microsoft, as well as home-grown London tech companies such as Makers […]
The UK’s leading event management software provider Eventsforce today announces that it has been appointed by the Emerging Payments Awards to provide event management software for its annual ceremony recognising top quality online payment professionals and programmes.
DUBAI, U.A.E. EmQuest, distributor of Sabre products for travel agents in the UAE, Africa and the Indian Ocean, has signed over 400 contracts with travel agents since the start of 2014 – reinforcing its leadership position in the GDS market.
Airline to migrate to Sabre’s passenger service system in 2016 BERLIN and SOUTHLAKE, Texas, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — One of Europe’s largest carriers, airberlin group, has selected global technology provider Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) to provide a full suite of technology software to support the carrier’s global business.
GenieConnect (www.genie-connect.com), the smarter technology provider for the events industry, has become the first event technology provider to support iBeacon on both Apple and Google Android devices.
IMEXlive, the 24-hour virtual ‘window onto the show’ devised by IMEX in Frankfurt and launched at the trade show last year, returns once again for IMEX 2014, thanks to a new sponsorship agreement with Hilton Worldwide and The Events Network on BOB.tv.
New version of the popular i-Guest hotel service mobile app is now General Available (GA) with exciting new features Atlanta, USA – May 5, 2014 – FCS Computer Systems (FCS), a leading comprehensive hospitality solutions and services provider, announced the General Availability (GA) of i-Guest V3 to users on iOS and Android mobile devices, boosting […]
Dot London, the new domain for London, launched last Tuesday marking the first time that businesses, organisations and individuals can apply for a web address ending in .london as an alternative to .com or .co.uk. Dot London Launch at Trafalgar Square There is already a high level of interest in the new Dot London domain. […]