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Cho Wong, Supranational Hotels’ Managing Director to speak at WTM London 2014

Cho Wong, Supranational Hotels’ Managing Director to speak at WTM London 2014

Supranational Hotels’ Managing Director, Cho Wong, will be a featured speaker at World Travel Market (WTM) London 2014, on Monday, November 3, at ExCel London.

American Express Meetings & Events to present 2015 industry forecast

American Express Meetings & Events to present 2015 industry forecast

The EIBTM Meetings Leadership Summit, which takes place pre-EIBTM, has attracted over 200 heads of companies and influencers from across the international events community.

Inertia by governments is putting Europe’s tourism industry at risk

Network for the European Private Sector in Tourism Inertia by governments is putting Europe’s tourism industry at risk

The tourism industry today calls on European Tourism Ministers to support the adoption of the European Commission's visa package proposal and recommend its swift adoption or risk Europe losing its ...

EIBTM: Sponsor for the  Meetings Leadership Summit

EIBTM: Sponsor for the Meetings Leadership Summit

Pacific World, the global DMC and Event Management organization, is once again confirmed as the official partner to this year’s EIBTM which is expected to attract some 17,000 meetings industry ...

Asia Pacific to account for 40% of global business travel spend in 2014

Asia Pacific to account for 40% of global business travel spend in 2014

Global business travel spend is expected to reach a record US$1.18 trillion by 2014, with nearly 40% coming from Asia Pacific.

The Asian Millennial Workforce and the Travel Industry

The Asian Millennial Workforce and the Travel Industry

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) today released the findings of its commissioned research on “The Asian Millennial Workforce and the Travel Industry,” which found that only 39 percent of ...

Irish budget airline opens third Scottish base in Glasgow

Irish budget airline opens third Scottish base in Glasgow

GLASGOW, Scotland - Budget airline Ryanair has announced the opening of its third Scottish base in Glasgow.

Bulgaria expects 5% increase in winter touristm

Bulgaria expects 5% increase in winter touristm

SOFIA, Bulgaria - Bulgaria's Deputy Economy Minister Branimir Botev expects a 4.5% - 5% increase of tourists in the winter season compared to last year.

"Victory" at any cost: Aeroflot hellbent on launching budget airline

"Victory" at any cost: Aeroflot hellbent on launching budget airline

MOSCOW, Russia - Russia's national carrier Aeroflot will name its new low-cost airline Pobeda, or Victory, a symbol of defiance against Western sanctions over Ukraine that grounded the budget ...

David Beckham raises a toast to travelers in Cannes

David Beckham raises a toast to travelers in Cannes

CANNES, France - David Beckham, partner with Diageo in its new HAIG CLUB whisky, raised a toast to global travelers when he flew into Cannes today for TFWA World Exhibition & Conference 2014, ...

UK Prime Minister statement on Ebola at the  European Council

UK Prime Minister statement on Ebola at the European Council

David Cameron made an oral statement in the House of Commons today on the European Council, Afghanistan, Ebola, Ukraine and the EU budget.

Ebola

Tourism trade show generates $6.5 billion in travel industry deals

Tourism trade show generates $6.5 billion in travel industry deals

The World Travel Market (WTM) Portfolio facilitates more than $6.5 billion (£3.9 million) in travel and tourism industry deals.

'Inside Rolls-Royce' goes live with public exhibition in London

'Inside Rolls-Royce' goes live with public exhibition in London

Following the hugely positive reaction to this year's Channel 4 television documentary about the brand, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has decided to engage directly with fans new and old in a series of ...

Onur Air private airline becomes Wirecard's client

Onur Air private airline becomes Wirecard's client

Wirecard AG has gained Onur Air, a private airline in Turkey, as a client.

Budapest welcomes Emirates inaugural flight

Budapest welcomes Emirates inaugural flight

BUDAPEST, Hungary - Budapest Airport celebrated a major development today, welcoming the inaugural flight of its new airline partner, Emirates.

World’s largest charter airline faces Christmas strikes threat

World’s largest charter airline faces Christmas strikes threat

Thomson Airways, the world’s largest charter airline, faces the threat of Christmas strikes, which could ruin thousands of holiday-makers’ travel plans.

Arabian domain names to be auctioned at WTM

Arabian domain names to be auctioned at WTM

LONDON, England - Breathe Luxury Limited will be exclusively auctioning 7 Arabian Domain Names out of 35 lots, at this year's World Travel Market, London Excel - November 5th.

What lies behind the strength of Greek tourism?

What lies behind the strength of Greek tourism?

According to UNWTO the strength of the tourism sector in Greece is the result of a robust tourism policy, of the implementation of fundamental competitiveness measures and of the immense capacity ...

Russian state-run firms ban employees from foreign travel

Russian state-run firms ban employees from foreign travel

MOSCOW, Russia - Russian Railways and industry insiders were quick to dismiss claims published Monday that state-run companies may have imposed foreign travel restrictions against their own ...

Legendary Hotel Moskva reborn as Four Seasons Hotel Moscow

Legendary Hotel Moskva reborn as Four Seasons Hotel Moscow

MOSCOW, Russia - As winter approaches in Russia's capital city, a warm respite beckons just a few steps from Red Square.

Geneva Tourism launches "Geneva Girls' Guide"

Geneva Tourism launches "Geneva Girls' Guide"

GENEVA, Switzerland - Geneva Tourism aims for its city to become the preferred women's destination in Europe, and has launched the "Geneva Girls' Guide", a guide comprising hundreds of must visit ...

Downtown Cologne - not tourists, but violent protesters took the streets on Sunday night

Downtown Cologne - not tourists, but violent protesters took the streets on Sunday night

Downtown Cologne, usually crowded with tourists from all over the world, was really not the place to be on Sunday night.

AirBerlin twice a day from Berlin to Abu Dhabi and return

AirBerlin twice a day from Berlin to Abu Dhabi and return

Airberlin now operates two flights a day between the German capital of Berlin and the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi.

Geneva Girls' Guide: A guide fully dedicated to women, focusing on girls' getaways

Swiss Tourism Geneva wants to become the preferred women destination in Europe Geneva Girls' Guide: A guide fully dedicated to women, focusing on girls' getaways

Geneva Tourism aims for its city to become the preferred women's destination in Europe, and has launched the "Geneva Girls' Guide," a guide comprised of hundreds of must-visit addresses selected ...

WHO convenes industry leaders to discuss trials and production of Ebola vaccine

WHO convenes industry leaders to discuss trials and production of Ebola vaccine

GENEVA, Switzerland - The World Health Organization convened a meeting with high-ranking government representatives from Ebola-affected countries and development partners, civil society, ...

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