Tag: World Travel Market

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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Eloi D’Avila de Oliveira, Founder of FlyTour Group, wins prestigious WTM World Travel Leaders Award

| November 3, 2015
Eloi D’Avila de Oliveira, Founder of FlyTour Group, wins prestigious WTM World Travel Leaders Award

Tourism entrepreneur Eloi D’Avila de Oliveira has won a prestigious World Travel Market 2015 World Travel Leaders Award in recognition of his continued work in the tourism sector and the creation of educational and social programmes to help young people.

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Technology Start-ups to Boost African Tourism

| November 3, 2015
Technology Start-ups to Boost African Tourism

Technology start-ups are flourishing across Africa which is helping to boost the economy and offer a fresh image to international tourists, reveals the WTM Global Trends Report 2015, in association with Euromonitor International, released (Monday 2 November) at World Travel Market London.

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Let’s Get Personal: Smart Technology Redefines Tailor-Made Travel

| November 3, 2015
Let’s Get Personal: Smart Technology Redefines Tailor-Made Travel

Smart technology is transforming the tourism industry with personalised services that suggest richer and more enjoyable experiences suited to a traveller’s individual preferences, reveals the WTM Global Trends Report 2015, in association with Euromonitor International, released (Monday 2 November) at World Travel Market London.

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Smart technology: Gateway to the UK?

| November 3, 2015
Smart technology: Gateway to the UK?

Digitalisation is providing new opportunities to entice tourists to visit regions outside of London, reveals the WTM Global Trends Report 2015, in association with Euromonitor International, released (Monday 2 November) at World Travel Market London.

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Keeping in with the crowd: Luxury hotels turn to social media to design and fund new properties

| November 3, 2015
Keeping in with the crowd: Luxury hotels turn to social media to design and fund new properties

Luxury hotels are turning to crowdsourcing and crowdfunding to get their properties financed, rather than banks and traditional investment routes, reveals the WTM Global Trends Report 2015, in association with Euromonitor International, released (Monday 2 November) at World Travel Market London.

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Indian Travellers Bank on ‘Cash-on-Delivery’ Payments

| November 3, 2015
Indian Travellers Bank on ‘Cash-on-Delivery’ Payments

Travel firms are adopting ‘cash-on-delivery’ payments to cater for the half a billion Indians without a bank account, says the WTM Global Trends Report 2015, in association with Euromonitor International.

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Delegates hail busy first day at WTM London

| November 3, 2015
Delegates hail busy first day at WTM London

World Travel Market London – the leading global event for the travel industry – has seen a busy first day of business deals and networking. Simon Press, World Travel Market London Senior Director, said:

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FOOTLOOSE AND FANCY-FREE OR A FUTURE IN JEOPARDY?

| October 30, 2015
FOOTLOOSE AND FANCY-FREE OR A FUTURE IN JEOPARDY?

NEW REPORT ON INDEPENDENT LODGINGS TO BE REVEALED EXCLUSIVELY AT WTM LONDON

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WTM London welcomes 250 new exhibitors

| October 29, 2015
WTM London welcomes 250 new exhibitors

World Travel Market London 2015, the leading global event for the industry, has signed up almost 250 new exhibitors for next week’s event.

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Transfers for the trade

| October 27, 2015
Transfers for the trade

Transfer specialist A2B transfers.com will unveil its new XML API to the travel trade at WTM London, where is it is exhibiting again this year. With 95% of sales made via the trade, A2B is at WTM to showcase its brand to UK and international agents and to demonstrate its expertise in the transfer sector.

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Say hi to new Halkidiki hotels

| October 27, 2015
Say hi to new Halkidiki hotels

New resort company, Ikos Resorts, will be at World Travel Market London 2015 to highlight its first two properties, which opened this year.

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Iberostar to offer Sustainable Luxury in Mallorca

| October 27, 2015
Iberostar to offer Sustainable Luxury in Mallorca

IBEROSTAR is set to open its first Grand Collection hotel in Mallorca in May 2016.

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Festive treats at Conrad London St James

| October 27, 2015
Festive treats at Conrad London St James

Conrad London St James will champion its latest afternoon tea menu at World Travel Market London 2015, designed to reflect the winter season.

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Come to our castles, says English Heritage

| October 27, 2015
Come to our castles, says English Heritage

English Heritage will be highlighting refurbishments and new exhibitions while at World Travel Market London 2015.

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Abu Dhabi in cruise control

| October 27, 2015
Abu Dhabi in cruise control

The 2015-16 cruise season will be Abu Dhabi’s busiest to date, according to the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority.

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A world-beater for Brighton

| October 27, 2015
A world-beater for Brighton

Visitors to Brighton next summer will have the chance to enjoy the world tallest moving viewer experience, the Brighton i360.

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WTM adds career networking to Future You programme

| October 27, 2015
WTM adds career networking to Future You programme

World Travel Market London 2015 is giving travel and tourism students the chance to talk to potential employees as part of its ITT Future You program.

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WTM London Preview

| October 26, 2015
WTM London Preview

MORE HERE: 100+ SEMINARS Comprehensive coverage including Wellness plus many more WTM Buyers’ Club The leading travel business network The Travel Tech Show at WTM Attend the UK’s largest technology show A TASTE OF ILTM AT WTM Recognising the growing importance of luxury travel PLUS: EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL OFFERSALSO INSIDE: Top tips for visitors   What’s […]

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WTM London 2015 Announces Blogging Sessions Line-up

| October 22, 2015
WTM London 2015 Announces Blogging Sessions Line-up

World Travel Market London 2015, the leading global event for the travel industry, has announced its most comprehensive blogging programme to date, with sessions spread over three days and almost twice the number of bloggers at its Blogger Speed Networking event.

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Social media takes centre stage at WTM London

| October 20, 2015
Social media takes centre stage at WTM London

This year’s social media programme at World Travel Market London 2015 takes place across three days and will feature senior executives from Facebook, Twitter and Tripadvisor as well as startups, destinations, bloggers and publishers.

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Europe vs. America: Travel Industry Leaders at WTM London Battle It Out

| October 15, 2015
Europe vs. America: Travel Industry Leaders at WTM London Battle It Out

Debate-Style Competition Tests Teams’ Industry Knowledge and Sheds Light on Trends Affecting Tourism on Both Sides of the Pond

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It’s party time! WTM London’s Festival Programme Returns for a Second Year

| October 14, 2015
It’s party time! WTM London’s Festival Programme Returns for a Second Year

An array of exhibitors will be partying in style during WTM London’s Festival programme on Wednesday November 4.

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UNWTO / WTM Ministers’ Summit to Address Key Issues Facing Destination Branding

| October 13, 2015
UNWTO / WTM Ministers’ Summit to Address Key Issues Facing  Destination Branding

The 2015 UNWTO /WTM Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market London will put a spotlight on destination branding and how it has become an increasingly complex challenge (WTM London, Tuesday, November 3, 2015). Destination management organisation are re-evaluating their structures and strategies to adapt to new market trends created by social media and new business […]

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The Future of Travel: Three predictions that Came true

| October 12, 2015
The Future of Travel: Three predictions that Came true

For the tenth consecutive year, Euromonitor International and World Travel Market London (WTM) are at the forefront of the travel industry, predicting future trends that will shape the industry in the annual WTM London Global Trends Report. Three of the most popular trends from the 2014’s edition are:

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World Leaders In Travel Take To The Stage At WTM

| October 8, 2015
World Leaders In Travel Take To The Stage At WTM

Influential movers and shakers in the travel industry will be at World Travel Market London 2015 – the leading global event for the travel industry – to debate key issues affecting the trade.

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Sicily flies with another UNESCO listing at WTM London 2015

| October 6, 2015
Sicily flies with another UNESCO listing at WTM London 2015

Tourism officials from the Italian island of Sicily will be at WTM London 2015 promoting its latest UNESCO World Heritage site the Arab-Norman-Palermo trial and the vast array of flight capacity from the UK.

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WTM 15 London’s fourth day is packed with events and networking

| October 1, 2015
WTM 15 London’s fourth day is packed with events and networking

A packed programme covering social media, responsible tourism, careers and blogging is lined up for the fourth day of World Travel Market London 2015 – the leading global event for the travel industry.

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