Category: MICE Industry News

2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town

2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 16:10 0

Hosted by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism of P.R. China (MCT) and the People’s Government of Yunnan Province in collaboration with the Mekong Tourism ... Read More

29th International Book Fair opens in Abu Dhabi

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 02:25 1

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is playing host to the 29th edition of Abu Dhabi International Book Fair that ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel brings special offers to Arabian Travel Market

Swiss-Belhotel brings special offers to Arabian Travel Market

editor editor- April 25, 2019 00:23 0

Swiss-Belhotel International has created exciting packages for wholesalers and tour operators that will be launched at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) taking place in Dubai ... Read More

SITA: Tracking airline passenger bags drives 66% improvement in baggage delivery

SITA: Tracking airline passenger bags drives 66% improvement in baggage delivery

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 23:05 0

Airlines that are adding tracking at more points of the baggage journey are enjoying a huge improvement in bag delivery globally. The SITA 2019 Baggage ... Read More

IMEX exhibitors invited to make Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge

IMEX exhibitors invited to make Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 17:10 0

IMEX in Frankfurt has invited exhibitors at this year’s show (21 -23 May) to make a Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge as it continues to increase its ... Read More

Moscow selected to host annual GSMA Mobile 360 Series event

Moscow selected to host annual GSMA Mobile 360 Series event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 16:45 0

Eurasia conference, a regional event held as part of the activities of GSMA (Global System for Mobile Communications Association), will be held in Moscow, October ... Read More

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum returns to Greece

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum returns to Greece

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 15:24 0

Now in its fifth year, the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H) will return to Greece for the second year in succession this ... Read More

Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai

Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 09:40 0

Reed Travel Exhibitions will launch Arabian Travel Week – an umbrella brand comprising four co-located shows – during the 2019 edition of Arabian Travel Market ... Read More

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 24, 2019 09:34 0

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is leveraging the development of Thai MICE business in long haul markets in collaboration with foreign chambers of ... Read More

Barbican beefs up sales team

Barbican beefs up sales team

editor editor- April 24, 2019 00:52 0

The Barbican, a conference and international arts venue located in London, has appointed Jenny Waller as head of sales. The expanded role will see Jenny ... Read More

First and Foremost to launch real-time link between ME hotels and tour operators at ATM

First and Foremost to launch real-time link between ME hotels and tour operators at ATM

editor editor- April 23, 2019 21:20 0

Dubai-based hospitality and travel group company First and Foremost Travel Connections, is launching a dynamic B2B hotel booking system at Arabian Travel Market 2019, having ... Read More

The IGLTA Foundation brings Voyage to New York City

The IGLTA Foundation brings Voyage to New York City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 18:47 0

The IGLTA Foundation is putting finishing touches on Voyage, its signature fundraising event, unfolding at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers on Friday, 26 April. Produced ... Read More

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 17:05 0

More than 40 airlines and over 60 represented airports have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India and Africa – co-located with ... Read More

Major tour operators converging on Barbados for 2019 meeting with tourism partners

Major tour operators converging on Barbados for 2019 meeting with tourism partners

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 00:36 0

Three weeks away from the May 1 start of the premier business-to-business marketplace, Connect Barbados, with over 100 participants - inclusive of 56 tour operators, ... Read More

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi prepares to host World Travel Awards

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi prepares to host World Travel Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 15:35 0

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, the latest addition to Yas Island’s series of world-class attractions, is stepping up to host the World Travel Awards (WTA) ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett pumps J$200 million into Linkages Networks

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett pumps J$200 million into Linkages Networks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 19:21 0

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has committed J$200 million to the Linkages Networks to help build out more products to enhance the visitor experience ... Read More

Airbus to attend Turkey’s IDEF 2019

Airbus to attend Turkey’s IDEF 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 18:22 0

Airbus will attend Turkey’s IDEF 2019, 14th International Defense Industry Fair, held at TÜYAP Fair and Congress Center in Büyükçekmece, Istanbul from April 30th to ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism

Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 20:15 2

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is returning to China to promote international tourism business. The appointment is at the Shanghai World Travel Fair (SWTF), one of ... Read More

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 18:00 3

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India ... Read More

Brexit has not deterred business travelers in the UK

Brexit has not deterred business travelers in the UK

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 16:25 0

UK’s 2018 Hotels Market Report shows that the UK regional capitals are performing strongly with overall room nights booked growing by 8% across the top ... Read More

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 16:00 0

The reward for promoting awareness and acceptance of the LGBT+ Community in the global tourism industry: at the Annual Global Convention, which will take place ... Read More

Malta, where Game of Thrones all began, plays host to the 5th Annual Valletta Film Festival

Malta, where Game of Thrones all began, plays host to the 5th Annual Valletta Film Festival

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

Malta, the first location for Season One of  Game of Thrones, plays host to the annual  Valletta Film Festival (VFF), June 14-23, presented by the ... Read More

Somatheeram, world’s first Ayurvedic resort, will join anniversary 25th edition of OTDYKH Leisure 2019

Somatheeram, world’s first Ayurvedic resort, will join anniversary 25th edition of OTDYKH Leisure 2019

editor editor- April 17, 2019 00:54 0

Somatheeram will, once again, participate at the leading B2B travel exhibition OTDYKH Leisure, which will take place September 10-12, 2019. Held in Moscow each year, ... Read More

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to analyze sector’s potential

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to analyze sector’s potential

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 20:10 0

The countdown begins for the 5th World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to be held on 2 and 3 May in Donostia-San Sebastián, organized by the ... Read More

Twinsburg hosts largest annual gathering of twins in the world

Twinsburg hosts largest annual gathering of twins in the world

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 19:15 0

The 2019 Twins Days Festival will be held in Twinsburg, Ohio on August 3rd and 4th. This annual international event is recorded as the "Largest ... Read More

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:47 0

Themed “Stimulating intra-Africa Travel through thought leadership,” the 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) is the only Pan-African public-private tourism leadership dialogue platform that is ... Read More

The next big thing in global tourism

The next big thing in global tourism

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:24 0

Enchanting tourist attractions, unique diplomatic stature and a thriving airliner have placed Ethiopia, Land of Origins, on top of the world when it comes to ... Read More

Sri Lankan agents show great interest towards destination at Seychelles Tourism Board Workshop 

Sri Lankan agents show great interest towards destination at Seychelles Tourism Board Workshop 

editor editor- April 15, 2019 22:48 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) workshop held on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at the Taj Hotels Resort in Colombo saw the participation of over 70 ... Read More

Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry

Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:01 0

Active food and wine tourism, the quality of life, the search for beauty and creativity: the combination of ingredients on which tourists increasingly base their ... Read More

IMEX to deliver surprise and creativity with new Discovery Zone

IMEX to deliver surprise and creativity with new Discovery Zone

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 14:20 0

Holograms, robots, magic, music and art are among the surprises set to inspire and delight attendees at IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place 21- 23 May. ... Read More

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