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Sri Lanka Tourism Director featured on IIPT panel at World Travel Market

Director Hiran Cooray Sri Lanka Tourism Director featured on IIPT panel at World Travel Market

STOWE, Vermont – Hiran Cooray, Director, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority and Chairman, Jetwing Hotels Ltd., will be a featured speaker at this year’s International Institute for Peace ...

Chapman Freeborn announces appointment of new US president

Chapman Freeborn announces appointment of new US president

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering is delighted to announce the promotion of Darren Banham to the position of president of its US business.

Virtual tour of UK/Ireland region to be travel event’s industry first

Virtual tour of UK/Ireland region to be travel event’s industry first

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has linked up with US-based VPiX to produce an interactive 360-degree tour of the UK and Ireland region which will be used to ...

Kensington Tours appoints travel industry veteran

Kensington Tours appoints travel industry veteran

WILMINGTON, Delaware – Kensington Tours (www.kensingtontours.com) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new ...

Top 9 reasons to attend EITBM

Top 9 reasons to attend EITBM

Demand is high at EIBTM, so much so that event organizers are having to add spaces to accommodate requests.

HSMAI Americas names Otto as HSMAI Brazil Chapter Managing Director

HSMAI Americas names Otto as HSMAI Brazil Chapter Managing Director

McLEAN, Virginia – Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Americas has named Gabriela Otto as Managing Director of the HSMAI Brazil Chapter.

World Travel Market explores the taxing issue of duty-free retail therapy

World Travel Market explores the taxing issue of duty-free retail therapy

A debate at World Travel Market this year, hosted by Tax Free World Association, will look in detail at the duty free and travel retail industry, which is now worth over $60 billion in worldwide ...

NEW #BeAwesome #EIBTM14 campaign launches

NEW #BeAwesome #EIBTM14 campaign launches

“EIBTM is not just about business, we are probably the single biggest industry community event with some 15,000 of us in Barcelona over much of the week, there will be a big buzz on the show ...

India gets new Tourism of Ministry Secretary

India gets new Tourism of Ministry Secretary

By Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

INDIA (eTN) - Arvind Mayaram has been appointed the new Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism in India. He succeeds Parvez Dewan, who retires on October 31, 2014.

Leading global travel event marks 35th anniversary with 35 reasons to attend

Leading global travel event marks 35th anniversary with 35 reasons to attend

Since World Travel Market (WTM) first opened its doors in 1980, the exhibition has continued to grow, relocating from Olympia to Earl’s Court to ExCeL - London.

“Trust more and hustle less” - world-renowned speaker delivers advice on fostering relationships to achieve business success

“Trust more and hustle less” - world-renowned speaker delivers advice on fostering relationships to achieve business success

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Kirsty Spraggon drew a crowd of visitors to the Inspiration Center at IMEX America to discover how to harness the power of relationships to drive repeat business and ...

IMEX America keynoter John Spence lays out formula for creating winning organizations

IMEX America keynoter John Spence lays out formula for creating winning organizations

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Tapping into the fast-paced, high-performance spirit of the meetings industry, today’s MPI keynote at IMEX America featured John Spence, strategist, consultant and author of ...

Speecheo named inaugural winner of IMEX America/Event Manager Blog Technology Start-Up Competition

Speecheo named inaugural winner of IMEX America/Event Manager Blog Technology Start-Up Competition

Celebrating the increasing role technology is playing in the meetings industry and attendee experiences, IMEX America and Event Manager Blog joined forces to create a competition to find and ...

Meetings industry drives global economic growth

SAP’s McDermott in no doubt at IMEX America Meetings industry drives global economic growth

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - On the day his book, Winners Dream, launched in the US, Bill McDermott, Global CEO of SAP, the world’s largest business software company, told members of the meetings and ...

Special preview of Sydney's International Convention Centre

Special preview of Sydney's International Convention Centre

“Decision makers and selected IMEX attendees have received a special preview of ICC Sydney’s developing brand and new website today, and we are delighted with the response,” said Mr.

Melbourne Convention Bureau appoints new US Director of Business Development

Melbourne Convention Bureau appoints new US Director of Business Development

MELBOURNE, Australia - Myriad Marketing, Melbourne Convention Bureau’s (MCB) representation agency for North America, has appointed Maria Rivera to the position of MCB Director of Business ...

Seychelles Tourism Minister leads Paris visit on Friday: all in a day's work

Seychelles Tourism Minister leads Paris visit on Friday: all in a day's work

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, is flying out of Seychelles on Thursday evening enroute to Paris. The Minister will be leading a delegation made up of ...

IMEX America’s growth story powers on with biggest show yet

Meetings event in Las Vegas produces huge "selfie" IMEX America’s growth story powers on with biggest show yet

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – IMEX America opened for business today at the Sands Expo® in Las Vegas with the announcement that the fourth edition of the trade show for the international meetings, ...

Smart Monday starts IMEX America 2014 on dynamic note

Smart Monday starts IMEX America 2014 on dynamic note

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - IMEX America’s preshow education day, Smart Monday – powered by MPI – started the week on a strong educational footing yesterday (Oct 13) when over a thousand meetings ...

Association Focus presents power-packed day of learning and networking

Association Focus presents power-packed day of learning and networking

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Interactive sessions, case studies, peer-to-peer learning and networking all formed part of a power-packed Association Focus at IMEX America yesterday (Oct 13).

Diversity, technology, sustainability & more define education on IMEX America’s Opening Day

Diversity, technology, sustainability & more define education on IMEX America’s Opening Day

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - With diversity becoming a growing business imperative in today’s meetings industry, James Sun delivered a compelling MPI keynote address at IMEX America this morning entitled ...

Senior planners learn how to be a marketing blackbelt at IMEX America

Senior planners learn how to be a marketing blackbelt at IMEX America

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Crowds of senior planners gathered to enjoy a pacey, interactive session on how to boost their brand and stand out from the competition at IMEX America today.

London & Partners showcase the capital through 360 virtual reality technology at IMEX America

London & Partners showcase the capital through 360 virtual reality technology at IMEX America

IMAGES here show London & Partners booth visitors seeing the capital in 360 as they are transported to the top of the London Eye where they enjoy a full panoramic view of the capital’s ...

Emerging conference hub in Africa

Emerging conference hub in Africa

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

Of the many hosted buyers who attended the Magical Kenya Travel Expo last week in Nairobi, most knew that Kenya’s capital was also the country’s primary conferencing location, offering, ...

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