Category: MICE Industry News

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019 08:46 0

The Minister of Tourism of Bulgaria, the Hon. Mrs. Nikolina Angelkova is getting ready to host  Investing in Tourism  on May 30-31 in her country. The minister ... Read More

Las Vegas hosts 2019 US-China Cultural Tourism Festival

Las Vegas hosts 2019 US-China Cultural Tourism Festival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019 18:40 1

The 2019 US-China Cultural Tourism Festival opened Friday in Las Vegas, Nevada, aiming to expand cultural and tourism exchanges between the two countries. The three-day ... Read More

Tourisme Montréal celebrates its 100th anniversary

Tourisme Montréal celebrates its 100th anniversary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 23:20 0

Tourisme Montréal kicked off its 100th anniversary celebrations this morning. The organization was founded on October 8, 1919 by the Automobile Club of Canada with ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Director of Food and Beverage for The Ridge Conference Center

Benchmark appoints new Director of Food and Beverage for The Ridge Conference Center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 18:24 1

Benchmark has named Orlando Ramos director of food and beverage for The Ridge, a Benchmark Conference Center located in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Mike Taylor, ... Read More

Westminster venue adds to its events team

Westminster venue adds to its events team

editor editor- May 9, 2019 01:06 0

“I am delighted to be working alongside such an experienced team. Church House Westminster is a versatile London venue accommodating a wide variety of events ... Read More

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:22 0

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) together with a host of leading German tourism trade partners, has wrapped up another highly successful participation in this ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister charges CHICOS to encourage investment in experiences

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister charges CHICOS to encourage investment in experiences

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 17:15 0

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says for the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) to be truly relevant to the region ... Read More

Singapore to host 2019 Global Restaurant Leadership Conference

Singapore to host 2019 Global Restaurant Leadership Conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 01:10 1

The fourth annual Global Restaurant Leadership Conference (GRLC), presented by Winsight, LLC, will take place Nov. 3-6, 2019, at the Marina Bay Sands luxury hotel ... Read More

Benchmark’s Sebastien Layen named Senior Chef Champion in IACC’s Global Copper Skillet Competition

Benchmark’s Sebastien Layen named Senior Chef Champion in IACC’s Global Copper Skillet Competition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 19:24 0

Benchmark announced that Sebastien Layen, executive chef at Deloitte University in Westlake, Texas, was named winner of the 2019 IACC Global Copper Skillet Competition, held ... Read More

International LGBTQ+ Travel Association welcomes new board chair

International LGBTQ+ Travel Association welcomes new board chair

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 18:20 0

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association’s board of directors named Jon Muñoz, Vice President, Global Diversity and Inclusion for Hilton, as its new board chair during ... Read More

Christophe Berger Named Director of Conventions Malta

Christophe Berger Named Director of Conventions Malta

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 16:10 0

Christophe Berger, newly appointed Director of Conventions Malta, brings with him extensive experience in the Hospitality and M.I.C.E. market sectors. As Malta’s tourism has been ... Read More

Snazzy new job title and new hire at AIM: Director of Innovation

Snazzy new job title and new hire at AIM: Director of Innovation

editor editor- May 7, 2019 01:47 0

AIM Group International, a global company in congresses, events, and communication, announced the establishment of a new strategic position, with the appointment of Annalisa Ponchia ... Read More

Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards

Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 00:10 0

Former Grenada tourism minister Brenda Hood is among six stalwarts of Caribbean tourism to be honored by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) allied membership at ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister will deliver remarks at launch of Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operation Summit

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister will deliver remarks at launch of Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operation Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 15:45 0

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett will deliver remarks at the launch of the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit (CHICOS). The event brings ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board records successful participation at 2019 Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

Seychelles Tourism Board records successful participation at 2019 Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

editor editor- May 3, 2019 23:04 0

The Seychelles Islands was represented at the 26th edition of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), in Middle East's most popular travel trade event held from ... Read More

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 17:20 0

KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Exhibition is set for grand opening next month with full expectations to attract over 350 exhibitors from Africa, United States, Europe ... Read More

Pitbull and Mariah Carey to highlight 2019 Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival

Pitbull and Mariah Carey to highlight 2019 Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 15:31 0

The organization of the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival announces new names today. Pitbull will open on the Sam Cooke stage on Friday, 30 August ... Read More

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 18:18 0

around 500 representatives from the international tourism industry from 51 countries will be in Wiesbaden for the 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM from the 12th ... Read More

Belgian Pride Festival returns for its 15th year

Belgian Pride Festival returns for its 15th year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 16:20 0

Like its poster of an artist who is queer and proud of it, Belgian Pride Brussels is stating its originality with a program that's been ... Read More

Orlando welcomes a host of LGBTQ events from May and into June for Pride Month

Orlando welcomes a host of LGBTQ events from May and into June for Pride Month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 19:55 0

Orlando, named the first-ever "City of the Year" by GayCites.com, promotes inclusivity with welcoming events, nightlife and activities. Orlando has also been named the world's ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International reveals impressive global expansion plans at ATM 2019

Swiss-Belhotel International reveals impressive global expansion plans at ATM 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 19:01 0

Swiss-Belhotel International has concluded four successful days at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), where it updated the Middle Eastern travel trade on its impressive plans ... Read More

ATM: Machine learning and AI will revolutionize the way GCC tourism firms do business

ATM: Machine learning and AI will revolutionize the way GCC tourism firms do business

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 16:17 0

Technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have the potential to transform the GCC’s hospitality and travel sectors, but regional operators must strike ... Read More

ATM to launch inaugural M.E. edition of Travel Forward in 2020

ATM to launch inaugural M.E. edition of Travel Forward in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 09:06 0

Travel, tourism and hospitality professionals from around the world will have an opportunity to explore the next generation of industry innovations at the Middle East’s ... Read More

Salt Lake to host professionals who book thousands of meetings and conventions

Salt Lake to host professionals who book thousands of meetings and conventions

editor editor- May 1, 2019 01:21 0

Just four years after hosting the annual meeting of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)—association professionals and industry partners responsible for booking thousands of ... Read More

Emirates renews its commitment to Seychelles at the Arabian Trade Fair in Dubai

Emirates renews its commitment to Seychelles at the Arabian Trade Fair in Dubai

editor editor- April 30, 2019 20:37 0

The partnership between Emirates and destination Seychelles continues to grow, as both parties signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), outlining joint activities to promote the ... Read More

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 19:40 0

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues. ... Read More

Comprehensive learning program delivers ‘creative collisions’ at IMEX in Frankfurt

Comprehensive learning program delivers ‘creative collisions’ at IMEX in Frankfurt

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 17:45 0

‘Everyone has the potential to think creatively. Children are able to think of more than 60 new solutions per day in response to a problem. ... Read More

Morocco wins Best Stand Design at Arabian Travel Market 2019

Morocco wins Best Stand Design at Arabian Travel Market 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 17:15 0

It’s hard to stand out from the crowd when you’re one of 2,800 exhibitors – but the Moroccan National Provincial Tourist Office has been adjudged ... Read More

CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum joins the aviation dots

CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum joins the aviation dots

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 16:21 1

The importance of route planning to airlines as the aviation industry faces ongoing commercial challenges was top of the agenda today (Tuesday 30 April), during ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International Senior VP highlights the need for responsible tourism at ATM

Swiss-Belhotel International Senior VP highlights the need for responsible tourism at ATM

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 16:01 0

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, spoke today at the Arabian Travel Market ... Read More

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