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Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:02 0

The key theme of RCB's participation at SPIEF'2109, presented in various formats was "Politics and Business: Effective Interaction for Development of the Event Industry." "As ... Read More

WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner

WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 19:50 0

With the departure of flight WS6, WestJet becomes the only airline operating a nonstop route between Calgary and Dublin. The airline's newest route provides historic ... Read More

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 20:04 0

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top 30 countries who host international congresses. ... Read More

Madrid and Barcelona beat London and Singapore to world’s ‘Top 5 congress cities’

Madrid and Barcelona beat London and Singapore to world’s ‘Top 5 congress cities’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 19:30 0

The city of Madrid climbs to third in the ranking of world congress cities, published by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) for 2018. ... Read More

Paris ranked as world’s top destination for international meetings

Paris ranked as world’s top destination for international meetings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 15:55 0

In its latest report, the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) ranked Paris the world's number one destination for meetings, outpacing the second-place holder, Vienna, ... Read More

Côte d’Ivoire seeks African Development Bank’s support for $5.8 billion tourism plan

Côte d’Ivoire seeks African Development Bank’s support for $5.8 billion tourism plan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 20:15 0

Ivorian Minister of Tourism Siandou Fofana on 25 April 2019 presented a strategy document aimed at making Côte d’Ivoire Africa’s fifth biggest tourism destination from ... Read More

2nd annual Africa Business and MICE Tourism Master Class to be held in Johannesburg this June

2nd annual Africa Business and MICE Tourism Master Class to be held in Johannesburg this June

editor editor- April 3, 2019 21:05 0

The 2nd edition of the Africa Business and MICE Master Class will be held in Johannesburg at the BDO South Africa offices from June 10-12, ... Read More

Reunion Island breaks tourist arrivals record

Reunion Island breaks tourist arrivals record

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 2, 2019 02:08 0

Despite a difficult end to the year, 2018 was profitable and even historic for Reunion tourism as more than 574,000 outside visitors were welcomed . ... Read More

About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert

About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 05:28 0

Drew Barrett, a Chicago based African American tourism expert and consultant, thinks the newly founded African Tourism Board(ATB) is very important and potentially valuable to the nations ... Read More

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:01 0

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with leading business events industry professionals at this year’s IMEX Policy ... Read More

€1 in every €7 in Spain comes from tourism

€1 in every €7 in Spain comes from tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 19:25 0

The Travel & Tourism sector contributed €1 in every €7, in the Spanish economy last year demonstrating the importance of the sector to the country. ... Read More

Tourism KZN to lobby for more conferences at Meetings Africa

Tourism KZN to lobby for more conferences at Meetings Africa

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 25, 2019 23:06 0

The new drive by KwaZulu Natal to go after more meetings and incentive tourism is good news for South African Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom who ... Read More

MICE gains ground in FITUR

MICE gains ground in FITUR

editor editor- January 25, 2019 21:36 0

This year, FITUR launched FITUR MITM - MICE & BUSINESS, a two-day workshop dedicated to business tourism. Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019 02:40 0

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. Read More

Air Canada unveils its newest Maple Leaf Lounge

Air Canada unveils its newest Maple Leaf Lounge

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 17:18 0

Air Canada today unveiled its newest Maple Leaf Lounge located in St. John's International Airport's (YYT) recently expanded departures area of the terminal building. With ... Read More

Leading industry figures take the helm at Cape Town Tourism

Leading industry figures take the helm at Cape Town Tourism

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 4, 2018 22:05 0

Two renowned tourism professionals to provide guidance to Cape Town's premier industry organisation. Read More

PATA is aiming to show  leadership in sustainability practices: Recognized in Guam

PATA is aiming to show leadership in sustainability practices: Recognized in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016 14:26 0

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), located in Bangkok, Thailand, has achieved Silver-level Sustainability Certification by EarthCheck, a scientific benchmarking, certification and advisory gr Read More

London rises up in world’s business tourism rankings

London rises up in world’s business tourism rankings

editor editor- May 13, 2013 04:46 0

LONDON, England - New figures published today by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) shows that London has continued its ascent of world rankings ... Read More

Joburg: open for business

Joburg: open for business

editor editor- May 24, 2012 01:37 0

Joburg is open for business, with the capacity to host events across a spectrum of size, scope, and price. Read More

BTC 2011 attendance figures up 8.8 percent

BTC 2011 attendance figures up 8.8 percent

editor editor- July 6, 2011 05:26 0

BTC 2011, the Italian trade show for the meetings, events, conferences, incentive travel, and business tourism industry, came to a successful close on July 1 ... Read More

MGTO hosts talk with key speaker on business tourism

MGTO hosts talk with key speaker on business tourism

editor editor- July 4, 2008 02:04 0

Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) and the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) have once again joined hands to present a talk on business tourism ... Read More

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