Tag: World Travel Market

International water charity Just a Drop to launch Clean Water for Uganda fundraising campaign at World Travel Market 2017

| October 23, 2017
International water charity Just a Drop to launch Clean Water for Uganda fundraising campaign at World Travel Market 2017
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At World Travel Market 2017 international water development charity Just a Drop will launch a campaign to bring clean safe water to Ugandan schoolchildren.

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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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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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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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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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WTM Responsible Tourism Awards 2017 to Focus on UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

| April 19, 2017
WTM Responsible Tourism Awards 2017 to Focus on UN’s Sustainable Development Goals
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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.

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WTM Latin America 2017 opens with a 23% increase in visitors

| April 5, 2017
WTM Latin America 2017 opens with a 23% increase in visitors
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 The 5th edition of WTM Latin America & 47th Braztoa Business Event started with 23% more visitors on the first day in São Paulo, Brazil

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WTM London Hosts Almost One Million On-Stand Meetings

| April 4, 2017
WTM London Hosts Almost One Million On-Stand Meetings
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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.

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WTM and Global Wellness Institute Announce Strategic Partnership

| February 28, 2017
WTM and Global Wellness Institute Announce Strategic Partnership
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The World Travel Market portfolio of events and the Global Wellness Institute have agreed upon a strategic partnership, which will start at Arabian Travel Market (24-27 April) in Dubai.

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Join Connect Asia’s exclusive club and capitalise on the region’s outbound travel boom

| February 23, 2017
Join Connect Asia’s exclusive club and capitalise on the region’s outbound travel boom
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WTM Connect Asia – the newest event in the WTM portfolio and the most exclusive hosted buyer event in the region – has signed up several leading global travel companies for its second edition, which takes place in Penang, Malaysia, on 17-19 May 2017.

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Chinese tech start-up seeks global exposure with WTM Portfolio

| February 7, 2017
Chinese tech start-up seeks global exposure with WTM Portfolio
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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.

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WTM London 2016 Facilitates a Record £2.8 Billion in Travel Industry Deals

| January 31, 2017
WTM London 2016 Facilitates a Record £2.8 Billion in Travel Industry Deals
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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.

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WTM London 2016 Conference and Events Sees A Record 19,000 Attendees

| December 6, 2016
WTM London 2016 Conference and Events Sees A Record 19,000 Attendees
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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.

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WTM London 2016: The Most Successful Ever With A record 51,500 Participants 

| November 16, 2016
WTM London 2016: The Most Successful Ever With A record 51,500 Participants 
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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. 

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Skål International makes more than 50 contacts at the leading, global, tourism industry event

| November 12, 2016
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The largest association of tourism professionals worldwide exceeded its expectations after achieving excellent exposure at the 32nd edition of World Travel Market 2016, held at the Excel fairground in London this past week.

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Chatbots the focus of Day Three of the Travel Tech Show at WTM

| November 10, 2016
Chatbots the focus of Day Three of the Travel Tech Show at WTM
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Chatbots are not going to take over the world yet but solid use cases are emerging according to experts speaking during the final day of the Travel Tech Show at WTM.

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Hotelbeds Group announces growth plan for Transfer & Activity Bank (TAB)

| November 9, 2016
Hotelbeds Group announces growth plan for Transfer & Activity Bank (TAB)
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o   Ambitious plan to triple sales of transfers, tours and activities over the coming years o   Further expansion of product portfolio and commitment to best-in-class technology to drive sales and attract further intermediaries to the platform o   Current partners include Disney Parks, Legoland, and Open Camp, the first park in the world dedicated to the […]

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World Travel Market 2016 – World Responsible Tourism Day

| November 9, 2016
World Travel Market 2016 – World Responsible Tourism Day
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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 […]

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WTM London closes on a high

| November 9, 2016
WTM London closes on a high
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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 […]

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The Tenth WTM World Responsible Tourism Day Celebrated at WTM London

| November 9, 2016
The Tenth WTM World Responsible Tourism Day Celebrated at WTM London
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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.

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Travel Tech Show At WTM Day Two Dominated by New Channels To Market and Marketing Channels

| November 8, 2016
Travel Tech Show At WTM Day Two Dominated by New Channels To Market and Marketing Channels
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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.

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WTM London Day Two: Partnerships And Collaboration Are Key To Tourism Success

| November 8, 2016
WTM London Day Two: Partnerships And Collaboration Are Key To Tourism Success
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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.

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Hotelbeds Group innovates with launch of APItude Cloud

| November 8, 2016
Hotelbeds Group innovates with launch of APItude Cloud
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  o   Phase-two response to high customer demand following  APItude launch o   Anticipates customer need for faster response times via cloud platform o   Additional new functionalities incorporated o   Launch cocktail party celebration takes place at WTM tonight from 5:30 pm  

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Global giants rub shoulders with niche operators as WTM London opens for business

| November 7, 2016
Global giants rub shoulders with niche operators as WTM London opens for business
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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.

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WTM London Day 1 Responsible Tourism

| November 7, 2016
WTM London Day 1 Responsible Tourism
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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 […]

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Travel Tech Show at WTM Day 1

| November 7, 2016
Travel Tech Show at WTM Day 1
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Sessions on disruptive technologies and innovation drew a huge audience during the travel tech show at WTM on Monday 7 November.

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Day One at WTM London 2016 – What did you miss?

| November 7, 2016
Day One at WTM London 2016 – What did you miss?
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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.

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Timelooper boss wins prestigious WTM World Travel Leaders Award

| November 7, 2016
Timelooper boss wins prestigious WTM World Travel Leaders Award
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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”.

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Destination Canada wins prestigious WTM World Travel Leaders Award

| November 7, 2016
Destination Canada wins prestigious WTM World Travel Leaders Award
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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.

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The world’s leading bedbank delivers a trading update at World Travel Market 2016 (GV515 Stand)

| November 7, 2016
The world’s leading bedbank delivers a trading update at World Travel Market 2016 (GV515 Stand)
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Hotelbeds Group continues to grow and outperform in UK

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WTM London announces ‘all-spa’ line-up for Wellness Lounge

| November 2, 2016
WTM London announces ‘all-spa’ line-up for Wellness Lounge
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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. 

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WTM London Launches New Mobile App

| November 1, 2016
WTM London Launches New Mobile App
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With new features, the app is a must have for anyone attending WTM London and is now available on the Apple App store and Android Market

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The UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit Discusses Safe and Seamless Travel

| October 27, 2016
The UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit Discusses Safe and Seamless Travel
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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. 

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Party, Party, Party! WTM London’s Festival Programme Returns

| October 26, 2016
Party, Party, Party! WTM London’s Festival Programme Returns
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For the third year, exhibitors will showcase their destinations through music, dancing and cuisine in the WTM Festivals 

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From Sudan to San Marino, via Shanghai, WTM London attracts new exhibitors from all corners of the globe

| October 25, 2016
From Sudan to San Marino, via Shanghai, WTM London attracts new exhibitors from all corners of the globe
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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.

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WTM London Announces TUI Group as Headline Partner of WTM Buyers’ Club

| October 20, 2016
WTM London Announces TUI Group as Headline Partner of WTM Buyers’ Club
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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.

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WTM London 2016 Boasts Industry Leading Research and Reports

| October 19, 2016
WTM London 2016 Boasts Industry Leading Research and Reports
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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.

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Global Sports Tourism Summit at WTM London kicks off with Premier League Speakers

| October 18, 2016
Global Sports Tourism Summit at WTM London kicks off with Premier League Speakers
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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.

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Foremost Futurologist to Speak During  Leaders’ Lunch at WTM London 2016

| October 13, 2016
Foremost Futurologist to Speak During  Leaders’ Lunch at WTM London 2016
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 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.

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WTM London 2016: 10 Reasons To Attend

| October 12, 2016
WTM London 2016: 10 Reasons To Attend
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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 […]

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