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Ground-breaking topics at next year’s ITB Berlin

BERLIN, Germany – Ground-breaking topics will be on the agenda of tourism’s leading think tank.

Seeking greater convention business

Conventions, in the guise of trade shows, may be one of the earliest forms of capitalism.

Have brains, will travel

(eTN) What do smart people do? If Mensa is any indication, they travel. Every Fourth of July weekend, American Mensa meets in a different area of the country for its Annual Gathering (AG).

UFI regional seminar opens in Bahrain

Delegates from 23 countries from as far as Australia, the USA, and Portugal have gathered in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, this week for the fourth annual Open Seminar in the Middle East of UFI, The Glo

Lance Armstrong will be a keynote speaker at NBTA Convention And...

The 2010 National Business Travel Association (NBTA) International Convention & Exposition is scheduled to be held from August 8 to 11 in Houston, Texas, and will feature US Olympian Lance Armstrong a

ITB Berlin attendance remains stable at last year’s level

An interim assessment of the world's leading trade fair for the international travel industry reveals an extremely positive situation.

3rd Annual ATA US-Africa Seminar at Washington Convention Center

Only 8 days until ATA’s 3rd Annual US-Africa Tourism Seminar on March 5 begins.

Kigali Convention Centre construction on course

Information was received late last week that the construction of the new Kigali Convention Centre is well on course, after all prerequisite equipment has been moved into the country by the contractors

New chairman at Perth Convention Bureau

The Perth Convention Bureau has appointed a new chairman. Mr. Laurance will step into the position and is a former west Australian parliamentairn with a high profile in the tourism industry.

Bahrain offers up travel and tourism events for 2010

The Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre (BIECC) has a full program of events scheduled for 2010. Of interest to the travel and tourism sector are:FOOD & HOSPITALITY EXPO 2010

BECA launches new feature-packed website

Bahrain Exhibition & Convention Authority (BECA), the Kingdom of Bahrain’s forerunner business tourism organization, has recently launched its revamped, simplified corporate website with a new and e

Belgian MICE expert speaks at fourth Team Bahrain meeting

Joyce Dogniez, director of Global Training Practice at Meeting Professionals International (MPI) - Europe, Middle East & Africa Chapter (EMEA) delivered a presentation entitled, Defining the Meeting M

Trend-setting themes and leading experts at largest global tourism convention

Featuring an outstanding program of events and high-ranking speakers, the ITB Berlin Convention 2010 will highlight the effects of the financial and economic crisis on tourism, the structural changes

Bahrain and China to work together

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ITB Berlin Convention 2010: leading think tank of the global travel...

As the world’s leading travel industry platform, ITB Berlin 2010 takes a first look at a future, which in the long term will be marked by the financial and economic crisis, as well as by structural

Borneo Convention Centre Kuching celebrates official launch ceremony

Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK), the first purpose-built convention center in Borneo, celebrated its official launch ceremony with a lavish evening event at the new center on October 18, 2009.

Tourism Australia pushes CSR agenda

Tourism Australia is using Dreamtime 2009, the country's flagship incentive event taking place in Sydney this week, to push its CSR credentials.

Hotel partnership a thorn in Ugandan government’s side

In what now appears to have been hasty arrangements to enter into a partnership between government and a privately owned hotel company ahead of the Commonwealth Summit in late 2007, problems have of l

TCEB aims to make Thailand the best exhibition destination of ASEAN

Announcing the findings of the latest UFI market research study, the Thailand Convention & Exhibitions Bureau, or TCEB, is proud to see Thailand’s exhibition industry recognized for the fourth conse

PCB secures healthy dose of convention tourism for Western Australia

The Perth Convention Bureau has secured 88 new business events for Western Australia worth an estimated US$66.6 million to the local economy.

Virginia Beach CVB joins Convene Green Alliance

The Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau has joined the Convene Green Alliance (CGA), pushing total membership for the organization to over 500 association and industry partners.

TCEB promotes Thailand as dynamic and motivational business event destination in...

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) reassured confidence in Thailand as a dynamic and motivational business event destination in Asia by forming an alliance and joining with the Meeti

THETRADESHOW: You cannot afford to miss out

The fourth annual THETRADESHOW (TTS) opens in Las Vegas on September 13.

A successful MICE sector doesn’t just happen

Eight Asian visitor bureaus have united to boost the continent's market share in the growing global business events industry by relaunching the Asian Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (AAC

Bahrain to be represented at IMEX 09

Bahrain Exhibition & Convention Authority (BECA), the voice of the kingdom of Bahrain’s business tourism industry, are coordinating the presence of Bahrain’s private sector companies involved in t

MEACO honors BECA with excellence award

MANAMA - Bahrain Exhibition & Convention Authority (BECA), the national voice of the Kingdom of Bahrain's business tourism industry, was recognized for exemplary service delivery by the Middle East Af

PolyU gears up to support further development of MICE industry

The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has been working in close collaboration with the industry to develop relevant programs to groom the ne

Bahrain Exhibition & Convention Authority welcomes UK marketing agency

Johan Hult and Chris Doggart, account director and head of technical production, respectively, for George P.