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The Rise of Midsize Cities: New research report looks at the global meetings marketplace through a new lens

A new research report examining ‚The Rise of Midsize Cities in the Meetings Industry‘ in North America and Europe, commissioned by the IMEX Group and developed by Skift, has been published. The […]

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Submit best travel videos to win ‘Thailand Footage Trading Project’ competition

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is calling all visitors to submit their best trip-in-Thailand videos for its latest content competition to enjoy the chance to win exciting prizes. TAT’s […]

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Tourism professionals to gather in Andorra to discuss hospitality models in mountain destinations

The 10th edition of the World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism will take place from 21 to 23 March 2018 in Andorra, under the title “Shaping the Future of […]

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SmartWings opens new direct routes from Tel Aviv to Tenerife and Madrid

SmartWings, the trade mark for scheduled flights operated by the biggest Czech air carrier Travel Service, opens new direct routes from Tel Aviv to Spanish destinations Tenerife (Canary Islands) and […]

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UNWTO Secretary-General appoints Mr. Shanzhong Zhu as UNWTO Executive Director

UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili appointed Mr. Shanzhong Zhu as Executive Director of UNWTO. Mr. Zhu, a Chinese national, began his two-year term on 1 January 2018. Mr. Zhu joined UNWTO […]

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ASEAN Recognises Its Best Sustainable Tourism Products

Seventeen winners in rural and urban products category in nine Southeast Asian countries have been awarded for sustainable tourism excellence. Seventeen winners of the inaugural ASEAN Sustainable Tourism Awards (ASTA) received […]

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Eventex Awards 2018 – finalists announced

The best events from around the world competing for the prestigious Eventex trophies in 26 categories Eventex Awards – possibly the most coveted and recognizable awards in the world of events […]

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Amazing ‚Colours of the East‘ await 3rd year winners

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)’s is pleased to announce the itinerary for its TAT Newsroom Blogger Thailand 2018 competition as part of the ‚Open to the New Shades‘ communication […]

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Only a few exclusive places available at the MICE B2B event of the year

The eighth edition of MCE Central & Eastern Europe, taking place in Zagreb from the 18 till 20 February 2018, promises to follow the path of fruitful business outcomes for […]

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Efficient networking on ITB Speed Dating Day

The ITB Speed Networking event brings leading buyers and exhibitors together – the ITB Blogger Speed Dating event focuses on travel bloggers at ITB Berlin – New: the Blogger Base […]

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UNWTO activities at FITUR 2018

The UNWTO Awards on Innovation and Excellence in Tourism, African and Middle East tourism development and the Chinese Market among the activities of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) during the […]

All-Stars Index: Top 20 Event Organizers & Agencies Revealed

All-Stars Index: Top 20 Event Organizers & Agencies Revealed

Eventex Awards, have just announced the top 20 event organizers and agencies from around the world as part of the newly released All-Stars Index.   The Global Event Awards celebrate […]

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UNWTO International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories annual meeting discusses how to measure tourism impacts at local level

UNWTO convened observatories from around the world to discuss advances in effectively monitoring sustainability in tourism at destination level. The 2017 Global International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO) Meeting […]

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Amazing Thailand VR brings ‘Discover Thainess’ to life

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a virtual reality ‘Discover Thainess’ campaign to harness the power of new media and provide potential visitors with an authentic Thai local […]

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2nd UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture

Over 800 participants from 70 countries gathered in Muscat, capital city of the Sultanate of Oman on 11-12 December 2017 for the Conference, an official event in the calendar of […]

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25th World Travel Monitor Forum in Pisa

Boom in North American travel to Europe – Latin Americans make more intra-regional trips – ITB Berlin exclusively publishes latest results from the World Travel Monitor. The Americas can celebrate […]

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UNWTO and UNESCO: tourism and culture to advance the SDGs

Global tourism and culture leaders and stakeholders will convene in Muscat, capital city of the Sultanate of Oman, next 11-12 December to discuss the relation between tourism and culture. The […]

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Conference on tourism, jobs and inclusive growth opens in Jamaica

The Conference organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Government of Jamaica, the World Bank Group and the Inter-American Development Bank aims to set a new collaborative framework for tourism moving […]

Conference Global Hotels & Resorts 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City

Conference Global Hotels & Resorts 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City

Global Hotels & Resorts 2017 conference provides a platform for Hotel developers, to understand business opportunity throughout Asia Pacific Region, to access and analyze the market trends in the Hotel […]

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International tourism on track for a record year

Demand for international tourism remained strong during the Northern Hemisphere summer peak season. International tourist arrivals in July and August totalled over 300 million for the first time ever according […]

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Thailand warmly welcomes global travellers as kingdom enters cool season

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to extend a very warm welcome to travellers from around the world, inviting them to come enjoy the Kingdom at its finest […]

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Buyers Mean Business at WTM London 2017

The numbers of senior industry buyers and travel professionals invited to do business at WTM London, the leading global event for the travel industry, rose yet again for 2017. The […]

Global Event Awards 2018: Deadline Extended

Global Event Awards 2018: Deadline Extended

After a bout of last minute entries and unprecedented interest toward Eventex Awards 2018, the registration deadline for the global event competition has been extended until 15 December 2017.  All […]

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8th edition of MCE CEE confirmed to be held in Zagreb, Croatia

After seven years of leading and organizing the most successful MICE B2B forum in Central and Eastern Europe, Europe Congress is contented to announce their next edition for 2018 to […]

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2017 UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit

Ministers of Tourism from 60 countries and leaders from private sector companies and associations will summon next week at the Ministers Summit organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and […]

Say ‘I Do’ to New Business at WTM London’s New Wedding Seminar

Say ‘I Do’ to New Business at WTM London’s New Wedding Seminar

WTM London – the leading global event for the travel industry – is venturing into the destination weddings arena, with a brand new dedicated event aimed at helping travel professionals […]

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WTM London’s Festival Programs

Eat, drink and be merry – that’s the advice for delegates joining the fun during the Festival Programme at WTM London – the leading global event for the travel industry. […]

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Global Hotels & Resorts Conference in Vietnam

Over the last few years, there has been an impeccable growth in the tourism sector across the entire globe. Asia Pacic remains the fastest growing region in the tourism industry […]

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Digital Influencers grow in importance on the global stage

A series of sessions looking at how destinations and travel brands can work with digital influencers will take place on the Global Stage at this year’s WTM London – the […]

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Tourism Industry Leaders Showcase Essential LGBT Marketing Success Factors in The ONBC Masterclass at WTM London

Some of the world’s leading experts on LGBT tourism take to the stage to present the latest industry developments for the LGBT Masterclass at WTM London, hosted for the 14th […]

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WTM London launches event to connect investors, destinations and ministers

A major new event bringing together international investors, government ministers and destinations will be held at WTM London – the leading global event for the travel industry. Called ‘IHIF at […]

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Genesys Summit to bang the digital drum as part of WTM’s tech programme

How technology could shape future travel and hospitality will be discussed at length by some of the most influential and knowledgeable people in the field during two sessions at WTM […]

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WTM London Hosts Dedicated Conference Sessions on Responsible Tourism in China

World Travel Market London, the leading global event for the travel industry, will hold two dedicated conference sessions focused on the Asia and China markets on 6th and 8th of […]

Tourism Authority of Thailand kicks off Upcycling the Oceans project on Ko Samet

Tourism Authority of Thailand kicks off Upcycling the Oceans project on Ko Samet

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has kicked off the “Upcycling the Oceans, Thailand” project on 1 September, 2017. This is as part of its corporate social responsibility initiatives in […]

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ITB Berlin forwards global conservation efforts by joining Adventure Travel Conservation Fund

ATCF members provide direct funding to support natural and cultural projects in worldwide destinations. ITB Berlin is proud to announce their membership in the Adventure Travel Conservation Fund (ATCF), an […]

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Argentina hosts the 2nd UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism

To highlight the relevance of wine and gastronomy as key components of tourism development, the 22nd UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism was held in Mendoza, Argentina on 29-30 September. […]