Tag: World Travel Market

Great minds come together as Skift holds industry forum at WTM London 2016

| July 26, 2016
Great minds come together as Skift holds industry forum at WTM London 2016

World Travel Market London – the leading global event for the travel industry – has joined forces with Skift – one of the newest and most exciting players in the industry – to hold a new industry forum at WTM London 2016.

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India is WTM London 2016’s Premier Partner

| July 19, 2016
India is WTM London 2016’s Premier Partner

World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce India Tourism as its Premier Partner as it looks to promote the diverse tourism product the country offers.

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 More bang for your buck at WTM London 2016

| July 13, 2016
 More bang for your buck at WTM London 2016

July 2016: With the UK Pound Sterling at a record low, the move to a three-day event, plus exclusive delegate discounts on accommodation and flights, it has never been cheaper to do business at WTM London 2016.

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From Kent to Ecuador via South Korea, WTM London attracts new exhibitors from around the globe

| July 5, 2016
From Kent to Ecuador via South Korea, WTM London attracts new exhibitors from around the globe

The world’s largest hotels search site, an aircraft charter specialist and the fourth largest city in Ecuador are among the new exhibitors already signed up for this year’s World Travel Market London.

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Register for WTM London 2016

| June 28, 2016
Register for WTM London 2016

World Travel Market London, the leading global event for the travel industry, has opened registration to the new-look three-day WTM London 2016.

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Futurist Brian Solis to Speak At WTM London

| June 21, 2016
Futurist Brian Solis to Speak At WTM London

World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce award-winning author, digital analyst and futurist Brian Solis as a keynote speaker.

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TUI Boss to Address UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit on Safe and Seamless Travel

| June 14, 2016
TUI Boss to Address UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit on Safe and Seamless Travel

The new boss at travel giant TUI Group will make the opening address at the UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market London 2016.

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Visitor Surge for World Travel Market 2016 Events

| May 26, 2016
Visitor Surge for World Travel Market 2016 Events

The World Travel Market  portfolio of events for 2016 have received a phenomenal 35% increase in travel trade visitors – totalling an impressive 37,651 – attending the array of leading events around the globe, compared to 2015.

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World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London “Harder to Win Than Ever” as 2016 longlist revealed.

| May 25, 2016
World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London “Harder to Win Than Ever” as 2016 longlist revealed.

Responsible Travel has today announced the select 75 organisations longlisted for the 2016 World Responsible Tourism at WTM London sponsored by the Belize Tourism Board.

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WTM Connect Asia 2016 Delivers a High Number of Business Meetings

| May 20, 2016
WTM Connect Asia 2016 Delivers a High Number of Business Meetings

WTM Connect Asia 2016 closed on a high note today. The event took place from 18-20 May in Penang, Malaysia. Hosted Buyers from China, South East Asia and the rest of the world met, networked and had serious business meetings with International exhibitors.

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WTM Connect Asia Opens for Business

| May 18, 2016
WTM Connect Asia Opens for Business

The first edition of WTM Connect Asia opened today (Wednesday 18 May), taking place in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. The area was declared a UNESCO Heritage Site in 2008 and has proved to be a unique setting for Hosted Buyers and exhibitors to meet, enjoy the local culture and make new business connections.

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WTM Connect Asia Gets Ready to Facilitate Business in South East Asia

| May 13, 2016
WTM Connect Asia Gets Ready to Facilitate Business in South East Asia

Next week suppliers and buyers from all over the world will arrive in Penang for the inaugural WTM Connect Asia. From 18-20 May international exhibitors will meet with Chinese, South East Asian and International Hosted Buyers in an exclusive, closed community setting.

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WTM Connect Asia lines up top Chinese Hosted Buyers

| April 20, 2016
WTM Connect Asia lines up top Chinese Hosted Buyers

WTM Connect Asia is due to open its doors for the first time in 5 weeks, marking World Travel Market’s arrival in South East Asia. The ‘pod’ event will be taking place in Penang, known as the cultural melting pot of Malaysia.

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Third edition of Africa Travel Week draws to a close in Cape Town recording impressive growth

| April 18, 2016
Third edition of Africa Travel Week draws to a close in Cape Town recording impressive growth

Three events, one week, one venue; this is what Africa Travel Week comprises of. A nexus for travel professionals across South Africa, the continent and the globe, and this year’s events exceeded all expectations.

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WTM London to Mark 20 Years Of Responsible Tourism And 10 World Responsible Tourism Days

| April 12, 2016
WTM London to Mark 20 Years Of Responsible Tourism And 10 World Responsible Tourism Days

World Travel Market London 2016 will commemorate two key responsible tourism anniversaries; 20 years of responsible tourism and 10 years of World Responsible Tourism Days.

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WTM Latin America experiences yet another visitor increase for 2016

| April 7, 2016
WTM Latin America experiences yet another visitor increase for 2016

The extremely successful fourth edition of WTM Latin America which took place alongside the 45th Braztoa Business Event opened its doors to more than 5,900 unique travel trade visitors this year, a 5.4% increase on 2015 and a 26% increase on 2014, firmly cementing its position as the leading travel event in the Latin American […]

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WTM Latin America 2016 Ends on a High

| April 1, 2016
WTM Latin America 2016 Ends on a High

With every year that passes WTM Latin America reinforces its position as the leading event in the Latin American travel and tourism industry. The 2016 edition, which was held from 29 – 31 March in Expo Center Norte in São Paulo, at the same time as the 45th Braztoa Business Event, succeeded all expectations both […]

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Business Networking sessions are the highlight of day two at WTM Latin America 2016

| March 31, 2016
Business Networking sessions are the highlight of day two at WTM Latin America 2016

WTM Latin America further establishes itself as the event to do business. The second day (Wednesday 30 March) of the 2016 event was marked by two highly respected speed networking sessions taking place between exhibitors and buyers.

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First day of WTM Latin America 2016 presented an array of tourist trends which will shape the Industry

| March 30, 2016
First day of WTM Latin America 2016 presented an array of tourist trends which will shape the Industry

The fourth edition of WTM Latin America opened its doors yesterday (29 March) at Expo Center Norte in São Paulo, where the show is taking place until Thursday (31 March) at the same time as the 45th Braztoa Business Event.

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Ex CEO of AirAsia X to Headline WTM Connect Asia

| March 29, 2016
Ex CEO of AirAsia X to Headline WTM Connect Asia

The first edition of WTM Connect Asia takes place from 18-20 May in Penang, Malaysia bringing suppliers of international travel product to the island to meet with Chinese, South East Asian and international Hosted Buyers.

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World Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 at WTM London kick off 20th year of ethical tourism

| March 29, 2016
World Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 at WTM London kick off 20th year of ethical tourism

Tourism businesses, organisations and initiatives around the world are now being invited to submit an entry into the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 at WTM London, as the world celebrates 20 years of responsible tourism action. 

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Buyers from more than 20 different countries qualified for WTM Connect Asia

| March 22, 2016
Buyers from more than 20 different countries qualified for WTM Connect Asia

WTM Connect Asia 2016 brings together suppliers of South East Asia and international travel product to meet with South East Asian, Chinese and international Hosted Buyers.

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Indonesia, Philippines and many more sign up as exhibitors for WTM Connect 2016

| March 4, 2016
Indonesia, Philippines and many more sign up as exhibitors for WTM Connect 2016

The first editions of World Travel Market’s new ‘pod’ shows – WTM Connect Asia and WTM Connect China, will take place back to back in May this year focusing on the booming South East Asian and Chinese leisure tourism markets.

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Travel Expert Doug Lansky To Speak At WTM London

| February 23, 2016
Travel Expert Doug Lansky To Speak At WTM London

International travel expert Doug Lansky has been confirmed to speak at the new-look three-day World Travel Market London 2016.

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WTM Latin America announces its 2016 Event Programme

| February 22, 2016
WTM Latin America announces its 2016 Event Programme

The fourth edition of WTM Latin America 2016, which takes place between Tuesday 29 and Thursday 31 March in São Paulo, Brazil, alongside the 45th Braztoa Business Meeting, has just revealed its industry leading event schedule.

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Buyers at WTM London Have a Total Purchasing Power of  $22.7 Billion

| February 15, 2016
Buyers at WTM London Have a Total Purchasing Power of  $22.7 Billion

Travel industry buyers who attend World Travel Market London are responsible for deals worth a massive $22.7 billion (£15.8bn), with an average purchasing responsibility per buyer of $3.1 million (£2.2m).

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WTM Latin America 2016 Sees 30% increase in Visitor and Buyer Interest

| February 15, 2016
WTM Latin America 2016 Sees 30% increase in Visitor and Buyer Interest

WTM Latin America, which takes place between 29 – 31 March alongside the 45th Braztoa Business Meeting, has seen phenomenal visitor and buyer interest with pre-registered figures almost 30% up on 2015.

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Save Money On Flights For World Travel Market Events

| January 29, 2016
Save Money On Flights For World Travel Market Events

Delegates attending events within the World Travel Market portfolio can take advantage of discounted air fares with oneworld airlines following a groundbreaking deal between the alliance and World Travel Maket’s parent company Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE).

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Out Now Global LGBT Travel Industry Survey & WTM London LGBT Village

| January 19, 2016
Out Now Global LGBT Travel Industry Survey & WTM London LGBT Village

First Global LGBT Travel Industry Survey Uncovers Missed Opportunities to Target USD$202 Billion Market – New research shows, for the first time, weaknesses – and opportunities – confronting the travel industry as it tries to better understand and target the important LGBT travel market – World Travel Market London and ONBC – Out Now Business […]

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WTM London 2015 Conference and Events Sees a Record 18,000 Attendees

| December 2, 2015
WTM London 2015 Conference and Events Sees a Record 18,000 Attendees

World Travel Market London 2015’s Conference and Event programme experienced a 6.2% increase smashing through the 18,000 barrier for the first time.

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WTM London Again Attracts 50,000 Participants

| November 20, 2015
WTM London Again Attracts 50,000 Participants

WTM Buyers’ Club visitors remain at event-high figure of above 9,100

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WTM Connect Events Receive a Warm Welcome

| November 10, 2015
WTM Connect Events Receive a Warm Welcome

WTM Connect Asia and WTM Connect China have both been met with a positive reception from global travel industry players.

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The Travel Tech Show at WTM – Day Four

| November 6, 2015
The Travel Tech Show at WTM – Day Four

Hints and advice from online giants for established players and startups alike ran through many of the sessions at Day 4 of the Travel Tech Show at WTM 2015, the largest travel tech event in the UK.

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Snowsports, Cruising and Food Tourism: making them more responsible

| November 6, 2015
Snowsports, Cruising and Food Tourism: making them more responsible

Responsible Tourism and Snowsports Various ski resorts and ski holiday companies shared the many sustainability initiatives they were implementing. “We want to share mountain experiences with future generations,” said Marion Telsnig, Crystal Ski Holidays. The Tui-owned company offsets all business emissions and encourages their customers to do the same. All their owned hotels have achieved […]

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Thursday confirms the thirst for speed networking

| November 5, 2015
Thursday confirms the thirst for speed networking

WTM London 2015 ended on a high, with speed networking for buyers and a separate session for bloggers setting the tone for a busy final day.

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Delegates check in for aviation keynote address at WTM London day three

| November 5, 2015
Delegates check in for aviation keynote address at WTM London day three

The airline sector was in the spotlight on the third day of World Travel Market London 2015 – the leading global event for the travel industry.

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Climate Change and Tourism: is sacrifice inevitable?

| November 5, 2015
Climate Change and Tourism: is sacrifice inevitable?

The keynote speech for World Responsible Tourism Day 2015 was undoubtedly the hardest hitting yet. Tyndall Centre climate scientist Professor Kevin Anderson pulled no punches when laying out the level of the threat facing both the travel industry and society at large.

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UNWTO/WTM Ministers Summit: social media changing destination branding

| November 5, 2015
UNWTO/WTM Ministers Summit: social media changing destination branding

Ministers of Tourism and private sector leaders meeting at the 9th UNWTO & World Travel Market (WTM) Ministers’ Summit agreed that destination branding and the way tourism marketing organizations operate need to be adapted to the changes brought in by social media .

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Increase of buyer and visitor numbers during day two at World Travel Market London

| November 3, 2015
Increase of buyer and visitor numbers during day two at World Travel Market London

Tuesday saw a busy second day at World Travel Market London with buyer numbers up a huge 29% and visitor numbers up 3% by lunchtime compared with the same day last year.

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Gareth Williams, founder and chief executive of Skyscanner, wins prestigious WTM World Travel Leaders Award

| November 3, 2015
Gareth Williams, founder and chief executive of Skyscanner, wins prestigious WTM World Travel Leaders Award

Gareth Williams, founder and chief executive of Skyscanner, has won a prestigious World Travel Market 2015 World Travel Leaders Award in recognition of creating one of the leading travel search companies.

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