Tag: World Travel Market

What to Wear: WTM Reveals Travel’s Next Big Thing

| October 30, 2014
What to Wear: WTM Reveals Travel’s Next Big Thing

Visitors to WTM 2014 will be able to find out more about how ‘wearable’ technology can be used by travel companies to sell holidays in the future.

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UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit to address the links between tourism and mega events

| October 29, 2014

The eighth edition of the UNWTO/World Travel Market (WTM) Ministers’ Summit will gather Tourism Ministers and leading tourism experts from all over the world to debate the key issues around tourism and mega events (London, United Kingdom, 4 November 2014).

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Cho Wong, Supranational Hotels’ Managing Director to speak at WTM London 2014

| October 29, 2014
Cho Wong, Supranational Hotels’ Managing Director to speak at WTM London 2014

London, September 2014 – Supranational Hotels’ Managing Director, Cho Wong, will be a feature speaker at World Travel Market London 2014, on Monday 3rd November at ExCel London.

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World Travel Market’s 35 Years at the Top

| October 29, 2014
World Travel Market’s 35 Years at the Top

A timeline charting the rise and rise of WTM   World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is this year celebrating its 35th event. Over the past three and a half decades WTM has established itself as the event where the industry conducts business its deals. WTM 2013 will lead to a […]

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WTM Portfolio Facilitates $6.5 Billion in Travel Industry Deals

| October 28, 2014
WTM Portfolio Facilitates $6.5 Billion in Travel Industry Deals

The World Travel Market Portfolio facilitates more than $6.5 billion (£3.9 million) in travel and tourism industry deals. The WTM Portfolio consists of the four leading business-to-business travel trade events in the world;

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World Travel Market Welcomes Its First North Korean Exhibitor

| October 27, 2014
World Travel Market Welcomes Its First North Korean Exhibitor

It has a notorious reputation as the most secretive state in the world under the dictatorship of Kim Jong-Un.

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Luxury Sellers Need to Get Smarter to Impress New Types of Traveller

| October 24, 2014
Luxury Sellers Need to Get Smarter to Impress New Types of Traveller

A high-profile panel of luxury travel specialists at World Travel Market 2014 will share new research on affluent travellers and debate how not only luxury product, but also the theory and practice of selling that product to new customers is changing. In a session called “Evolution of selling luxury: what do affluent travellers want and […]

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More Than 200 New Exhibitors Reveal WTM’s Vibrant Variety

| October 23, 2014
More Than 200 New Exhibitors Reveal WTM’s Vibrant Variety

Tourist boards, luxury operators, emerging destinations and technology specialists from a wide range of sectors and countries are among the 213 new exhibitors confirmed for World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the industry.

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UNWTO activities at World Travel Market 2014

| October 22, 2014

Ministers’ Summit: “Tourism and Mega-Events: building a lasting legacy” (4 November)

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Korea Tourism launches “Imagine Your Korea” as sponsor of WTM Buyers’ Club Lounge

| October 21, 2014
Korea Tourism launches “Imagine Your Korea” as sponsor of WTM Buyers’ Club Lounge

The Korea Tourism Organisation is launching the country’s new tourism brand in partnership with the WTM Buyers’ Club at World Travel Market – the leading global event for the travel industry.

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35 Reasons to Attend World Travel Market 2014

| October 17, 2014
35 Reasons to Attend World Travel Market 2014

The leading global event from the travel industry marks its 35 anniversary with 35 reasons why you should attend. World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is this year celebrating its 35th event.

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WTM Unveils its Biggest and Best Blogging Programme

| October 16, 2014
WTM Unveils its Biggest and Best Blogging Programme

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has unveiled the line-up of experts for its most extensive blogging seminar programme yet.

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Ryanair, TUI and Flybe Bosses Debate The Future of Flying

| October 14, 2014
Ryanair, TUI and Flybe Bosses Debate The Future of Flying

Delegates will hear first-hand from top airline bosses about the future of flying during a key aviation debate at World Travel Market – the leading global event for the travel industry.

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World Travel Market Delegates go free on the Heathrow Express

| October 13, 2014
World Travel Market Delegates go free on the Heathrow Express

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has partnered with Heathrow Express to offer delegates flying into Heathrow free travel to and from Heathrow and Paddington.

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WTM Latin America presents “A Taste of IBTM”

| October 9, 2014

The next edition of the exhibition, which takes place from 22 – 24 April, will offer the platform for holding individual meetings between qualified buyers from the MICE segment and exhibitors

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Tablets and Smartphones to Drive Next Phase of Online Travel Growth, WTM Vision Rimini Delegates Discover

| October 9, 2014
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.

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Understanding the Youth Traveller of Today at WTM 2014

| October 7, 2014
Understanding the Youth Traveller of Today at WTM 2014

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is launching a new Youth Tourism programme looking at trends in the sector.

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UNWTO and WTM Ministers’ Summit to address mega events, tourism and creating lasting legacies

| October 2, 2014
UNWTO and WTM Ministers’ Summit to address mega events, tourism and creating lasting legacies

The 2014 UNWTO and WTM Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market (WTM) will put a spotlight on the essential connection between tourism and mega events, looking in particular at how such events can create a lasting legacy (WTM London, Tuesday, November 4, 2014).

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Out Now Business Class offers annual memberships to Tourism Businesses prior to WTM

| September 30, 2014
Out Now Business Class offers annual memberships to Tourism Businesses prior to WTM

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is at the forefront of the LGBT tourism industry – providing complimentary annual memberships in the world’s largest LGBT travel trade association: Out Now Business Class

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Egypt to Sponsor WTM 2014 Registration

| September 25, 2014
Egypt to Sponsor WTM 2014 Registration

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to confirm that the Egyptian State Tourism Office will sponsor the registration for World Travel Market 2014.

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World Travel Leaders at WTM to toast the industry past and predict the future

| September 23, 2014
World Travel Leaders at WTM to toast the industry past and predict the future

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is marking its 35th event by celebrating the industry’s achievements since 1980 and looking forward to future success with a new sessions and awards ceremony.

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Gulf Tourism Boosted As Sixth Emirate Joins WTM Line-up

| September 19, 2014
Gulf Tourism Boosted As Sixth Emirate Joins WTM Line-up

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has signed yet another emirate from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), meaning six out of the seven states will be represented at WTM 2014.

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World Responsible Tourism Day 2014 to tackle two of tourism’s most controversial issues at WTM

| September 17, 2014
World Responsible Tourism Day 2014 to tackle two of tourism’s most controversial issues at WTM

The two flagship events at World Travel Market’s World Responsible Tourism Day programme, which takes place on Wednesday November 5 at WTM in Excel, London, will address two of the most controversial and challenging issues confronting the tourism industry today – wildlife poaching and child protection.

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Travel Bloggers Urged to Apply for WTM Bloggers Speed Networking

| September 12, 2014
Travel Bloggers Urged to Apply for WTM Bloggers Speed Networking

World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, is calling on bloggers to apply for the new WTM Bloggers Speed Networking.

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WTM 2014 To Be Opened By Retailing Royalty Justin King

| September 9, 2014
WTM 2014 To Be Opened By Retailing Royalty Justin King

World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, will be opened by retailing royalty Justin King CBE, former CEO of J Sainsbury’s and one of the UK leading business leaders.

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Google and Yahoo! Executives Discuss the World of Search at WTM 2014

| September 4, 2014
Google and Yahoo! Executives Discuss the World of Search at WTM 2014

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.

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Kreeger to tell WTM about plans to pilot Virgin Atlantic

| September 2, 2014
Kreeger to tell WTM about plans to pilot Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic boss Craig Kreeger will tell delegates at World Travel Market (WTM) – the leading global event for the travel industry – about plans for the airline’s future, as it celebrates 30 years in the business.

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First Time Exhibitor Saudi Looks to WTM to Help Grow Its Tourism

| August 19, 2014
First Time Exhibitor Saudi Looks to WTM to Help Grow Its Tourism

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to welcome representation from Saudi Arabia on to the exhibition floor for the first time this year, as the Saudi government unveils plans to invest heavily into its tourism industry over the next decade.

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World Travel Market 2014 To Reveal The Blogger Of The Future

| August 12, 2014
World Travel Market 2014 To Reveal The Blogger Of The Future

World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, will give an insight into the future of blogs during this year’s WTM Blogging Progamme.

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WTM 2014 Puts Women In The Spotlight

| August 5, 2014
WTM 2014 Puts Women In The Spotlight

World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, is hosting two new seminar sessions looking at the relationship between women and the travel and tourism sector.

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WTM’s Responsible Tourism Programme Includes The Biggest Companies In The Industry

| July 22, 2014
WTM’s Responsible Tourism Programme Includes The Biggest Companies In The Industry

World Travel Market 2014’s, the leading global event for the travel industry, Responsible Tourism Programme includes some of the biggest names in travel including Tui, Thomas Cook, Kuoni, Virgin Holidays and ABTA.

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WTM 2014 To Host The HSMAI’s Third Europe Digital Marketing Conference

| July 15, 2014
WTM 2014 To Host The HSMAI’s Third Europe Digital Marketing Conference

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.

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Register Now for WTM Speed Networking Programme

| July 8, 2014
Register Now for WTM Speed Networking Programme

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is calling on its WTM Buyers’ Club members to register for the hugely popular WTM Speed Networking programme.

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New location for UK & Ireland prompts near sell-out

| July 1, 2014
New location for UK & Ireland prompts near sell-out

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has announced strong interest in its UK & Ireland region, with confirmed attendance from new and returning exhibitors meaning the area is almost completely sold out already.

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WTM Invites Industry Buyers to Apply for Buyers’ Club Membership

| June 24, 2014
WTM Invites Industry Buyers to Apply for Buyers’ Club Membership

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is inviting the industry’s most senior buyers to apply for Buyers’ Club membership for WTM 2014.

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Register Now for WTM 2014

| June 10, 2014
Register Now for WTM 2014

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has opened registration for WTM 2014.

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WTM 2014 Extends Opening Hours to Celebrate its 35th Event

| June 4, 2014
WTM 2014 Extends Opening Hours to Celebrate its 35th Event

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is extending the opening hours of WTM 2014 to facilitate even more business as part of its 35th event celebrations.

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Africa Travel Week 2014. The World Came, Saw and Did Business

| May 27, 2014

ILTM Africa IBTM Africa WTM Africa It was a year in the planning but by the time the inaugural Africa Travel Week closed, Africa had experienced it’s first all encompassing week of travel industry events. The international buying community alongside those from the region came to see what it was all about, to do business […]

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WTM 2014 Introduces Blogger Speed Networking

| May 27, 2014
WTM 2014 Introduces Blogger Speed Networking

World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, is introducing Blogger Speed Networking as a further addition to its hugely popular Blogging Programme. WTM has been running a standing-room only blogging programme, in association with Travel Bloggers Unite, attended by both bloggers and exhibitors since 2011.

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World Travel Market’s Thursday Buyers Purchasing Value Tops £1.75 billion #ttot

| May 20, 2014
World Travel Market’s Thursday Buyers Purchasing Value Tops £1.75 billion #ttot

The fourth day of World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, attracts senior industry buyers with an annual purchasing responsibility of a massive £1.75 billion. Furthermore, a significant percentage of buyers ONLY attend World Travel Market on a Thursday – these buyers have an annual purchasing responsibility of almost half a […]

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