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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. […]

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‘All-spa’ line-up at WTM London for Wellness Symposium

WTM London 2017, the leading global event for the travel industry, will once again host the Wellness Symposium organised by Global Wellness Institute. The symposium, held over two days (Monday […]

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MCE South Europe 2017, third annual MICE B2B forum to be held in Sicily

Only two weeks left before the historical Sicilian city of Catania welcomes the annual MCE South Europe forum. The unique concept of bringing together quality South European destinations and suppliers […]

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Tunisia’s message at WTM London: We are open for business

Tunisia aims to woo more tour operators at WTM London 2017, following news that Thomas Cook and other British travel firms will return to the country from early 2018. The […]

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Man lives in a tiny cabin inside an Helsinki Airport for 30 days

Helsinki Airport has been awarded as the best airport in the world*. In order to prove this, a Chinese influencer Ryan Zhu is going to live in the airport for […]

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European Parliament’s chief negotiator of Britain’s departure of the EU to speak at WTM

The European Parliament’s chief negotiator of Britain’s exit from the European Union, Guy Verhofstadt, is the keynote speaker at the exclusive WTM Leaders’ Lunch on the first day of WTM […]

Headline news from ITB Berlin: UNTWO report examines the growing LGBT segment

Headline news from ITB Berlin: UNTWO report examines the growing LGBT segment

Highlighting the enormous potential for the travel industry, the 2nd Global Report on LGBT Tourism, published by UNWTO this year and the second to appear since 2012, examines the prospects […]

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WTM London Offers Priority Access to Buyer Speed Networking Sessions

WTM London will be offering priority access to selected exhibitors for its hugely-popular buyer speed networking events. Speed Networking with exhibitors attending to speak to buyers was introduced in 2009 […]

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22nd UNWTO General Assembly in China: a week of important achievements

The approval of the Chengdu Declaration on Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals, the adoption of the Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics and the appointment by consensus of Zurab Pololikashvili […]

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Cruz control: BA boss to talk about radical strategy at WTM London

Alex Cruz, the chief executive of British Airways, heads an impressive line-up of aviation high-fliers at WTM London – the leading global event for the travel industry. The British flag-carrier […]

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Experts at WTM London to predict key trends in UK market

A panel of senior executives will debate the impact of Brexit, currency movements and other geopolitical trends during a ‘World Travel Leaders’ session at WTM London – the leading global […]

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2017 sees the biggest most open responsible tourism programme ever at WTM London

This year sees big developments in WTM’s Responsible Tourism programme, as it seeks to build on its ever-growing popularity and increase its profile amongst its mainstream audience. For the first […]

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Tourism Authority of Thailand Gears Up to Make Travex at ATF 2018 a Success

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has pledged to make the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) in Chiang Mai an organisational success, especially the TRAVEX buyer-seller part, where millions of dollars […]

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UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit to Debate the so called ‘overtourism’

The UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit will debate the so-called ‘overtourism’ at WTM London on Tuesday 7 November 2017. The so called ‘Overtourism’ has become a hot topic in the […]

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Thailand’s tourist arrivals and revenue continues growth in 3rd Quarter of 2017

Thailand expects to enjoy continued growth both in tourist arrivals and tourism revenue during the 3rd quarter of this year. International visitor arrivals are expected to grow by 5% to […]

Mamma Mia! Croatia fast becoming Europe´s top film location hotspot

Mamma Mia! Croatia fast becoming Europe´s top film location hotspot

Croatia’s policy of encouraging the filming of blockbuster shows on its shores is paying off, with several high-profile films choosing the eastern Mediterranean destination as a backdrop – including the […]

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ITB Berlin – Springboard for South American start-ups

The Social Media Newsroom of ITB Berlin provides regular online updates from the World’s leading Travel Trade Show®. The perfect way to achieve success: with the ‘Travelups! Startup Challenge’ on […]

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10 Reasons To Attend WTM London 2017

This is the 10 Reasons To Attend WTM London 2017. 1)      Around £3 billion in travel industry deals will be signed between 5,000 exhibitors and 10,000 members of the WTM […]

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WTM London 2017’s Premier Partner is Italy

The Italian National Tourist Board will be the Premier Partner at WTM London 2017 – the leading global event for the travel industry – as Italy takes a “fundamental step” […]

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WTM strengthens travel credentials with new marketing appointment

WTM has boosted its executive team with a new Portfolio Head of Marketing, who has a wealth of travel industry experience. Jeannette Gilbert joins WTM from her role as Head […]

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WTM London open registration for Digital Influencers’ Speed Networking

WTM London 2017, the leading global event for the travel industry, is calling on digital influencers to apply for its hugely-popular and biggest-ever WTM London Digital Influencers’ Speed Networking event […]

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India to host 8th Edition of Theatre Olympics ‘The Biggest Theatre Celebration of the World’

Dr Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Culture and Tourism has announced here today that 8th edition of the greatest carnival of Theatre in the World will take […]

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Thailand is Asia’s Spa Capital

Thai spa treatments are now more of a necessity that an extravagance. Spa-based medical tourism is a global phenomenon and Thailand is Asia’s Spa Capital, reaping returns on its decades-long […]