Tag: convention bureau

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

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

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 part of implementing the national ... Read More

Los Angeles Rams John Johnson III, Pisa Tinoisamoa & Cheerleaders to visit Hawaii June 14-17

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 01:45

In advance of the Los Angeles Rams’ preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday, August 17 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, safety John Johnson III, Rams legend Pisa Tinoisamoa, ... Read More

‘Creating common ground’ – Hamburg hosts hat-trick of international industry events

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 18:10

Planners from across the world experienced Hamburg first hand as part of a series of fam trips and events held recently in the city. Hamburg Convention Bureau (HCB) hosted a ... Read More

Cape Town to chair BestCities board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 17:49

Corne Koch, Head of Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division of WESGRO, has been elected to the role of board chair for BestCities Global Alliance. She will ... Read More

BestCities 2019 Copenhagen Global Forum to look to the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 16:40

BestCities Global Alliance and Copenhagen Convention Bureau (CCB) are set to investigate what the future holds for associations and association congresses with a focus on creating lasting, positive impact. Exploring ... Read More

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

editor editor- May 15, 2019 00:00

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place in its collective accommodation establishments last year – that is more than a third of ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019 22:12

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri Lanka Tourism discusses measures taken to ensure the safety and ... Read More

Moscow selected to host annual GSMA Mobile 360 Series event

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

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 8-9 2019. The decision to ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: New York City MetroCard might just be your ‘golden ticket’ to Hawaii

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 19:48

The Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau (HVCB) launched an initiative today that will bring one lucky New Yorker (and a plus-one) all the way from the island of New York ... Read More

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:47

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 convened, led, and hosted by ... Read More

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

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

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 Forum. This year the annual ... Read More

Monaco Government Tourist Authority welcomes new President and Deputy Director

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 17:01

A new team has been appointed, as head of the Monaco Government Tourist & Convention Authority. Mr. Guy Antognelli, former Deputy Director becomes the new President of Monaco Tourism and ... Read More

IMEX shines a light on diversity and inclusion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 16:30

“Organizations which embrace diversity will see positive repercussions throughout their business – from staff motivation and engagement, heightened innovation and a boosted bottom line. Diversity means diversity of people, minds, ... Read More

Cologne’s meeting market passes 50,000-event threshold

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 01:25

Cologne’s meeting market has passed the 50,000-event threshold for the first time. A total of 52,747 events (conventions, congresses and other events, +6.5 percent) with 4.3 million participants (+8.5 percent) ... Read More

Russia’s Northern Capital hosts 2019 Strategic Alliance of National Convention Bureaux of Europe event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 17:35

Members of the Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe will hold their meeting in Russia this year, and this will be the first meeting of the Alliance ... Read More

Italian recognition for tourism excellence

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 26, 2019 02:22

The XXIV edition of “Premio Excellent” takes place every year in conjunction with the BIT Tourism Fair in Milan conceived by Mario Mancini and promoted by the magazine Master Meeting. ... Read More

Tourism KZN to lobby for more conferences at Meetings Africa

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

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 has been working tirelessly to ... Read More

Everyone counts – ‘She Means Business’ digs into diversity at IMEX 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 17:20

Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group, says: “The meetings industry has both a desire and a need to understand and reflect human diversity more fully. I believe that over ... Read More

Cologne Convention Bureau welcomes new chief

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 15:25

Jan-Philipp Schäfer (31) has taken over the position of Head of the Cologne Convention Bureau (CCB) with effect from February 01 of this year. In this function he will continue ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt Association Day centers on high value insights & inspiration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 16:30

“I’m always looking for support with innovation and Association Day provides the perfect opportunity to get new ideas.” Danielle Michel, Director of Corporate Program at the Airports Council International European ... Read More

Perth Convention Bureau CEO quits

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 19:25

Paul Beeson has announced he is stepping down as Chief Executive Officer of the Perth Convention Bureau after more than eight years in the role and eleven years with the ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt: Gain a head start with EduMonday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 17:12

“Inspiration is one of our core values – we’re firm believers in the power of bringing people together to learn new skills, co-create fresh ideas and innovate. Every year IMEX ... Read More

IBTM Arabia announces networking program for 2019 event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 16:10

IBTM Arabia, part of IBTM’s global portfolio of meetings and events industry trade shows, has announced first details of the networking program for its 2019 event, which will take place ... Read More

10 hotels and event venues set to open in Hamburg this year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 23:20

Meeting and event planners have even more venue and accommodation options when hosting events in Hamburg, Germany’s second largest city. There are 10 hotels set to open this year, with ... Read More

BestCities Global Alliance launches new brand platform

editor editor- January 24, 2019 23:07

BestCities Global Alliance has kicked off 2019 by unveiling a new brand platform. Read More

Congress Prague scores travel and tourism award

editor editor- January 22, 2019 20:28

The new Congress Prague website awarded as one of the best digital projects of the Czech Travel & Tourism industry. Read More

First destination management organization in the world awarded UNWTO.QUEST Certification

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 17:16

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has granted UNWTO.QUEST Certification to the Punta del Este Convention Bureau, which became the first destination management organization in the world to receive this certification. ... Read More

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 22, 2018 05:33

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has created a special Alert page on its website providing industry partners, visitors and residents with information and online resources about national parks, monuments and ... Read More

World Tourism Organization announces finalists of 15th UNWTO Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 16:30

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the finalists to win the 15th UNWTO Awards, which recognize inspirational projects having made an invaluable contribution to advance sustainable tourism. The nominees ... Read More

SEC Glasgow hosts ABPCO’s annual Chairmen’s Lunch and Excellence Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018 06:10

ABPCO’s annual Chairmen’s Lunch and Excellence Awards took place at the SEC Glasgow yesterday. The event was attended by more than 100 guests including in-house and agency PCOs as well ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority banks on Marriott with two key appointments to lead Visitors Industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 10, 2018 09:27

Hawaii Tourism Authority is finalizing a new leadership for the Hawaii Travel and Tourism Industry. The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced the appointments of two key executive leaders today, naming ... Read More

African Tourism Partners steps up Africa Travel & Tourism Master Classes

editor editor- December 4, 2018 12:59

Africa Tourism Partners (ATP) will host its Africa Travel and Tourism Marketing Master Class and Business/MICE Travel Connection in Johannesburg Read More

Power of People proves popular for upcoming BestCities Global Forum in Bogota

editor editor- December 3, 2018 14:08

Leaders will hold talks, workshops, and programs while also learning about the region and culture of Latin America at the BestCities Global Forum to be held in Bogota. Read More

Vilnius launches major new meetings event for the Baltic Sea region

editor editor- July 13, 2012 06:50

Aiming to accelerate the meetings industry business development in Lithuania and the whole Baltic Sea region, Vilnius Convention Bureau is taking the initiative to join regional forces and launch the Read More

Düsseldorf to exhibit at IMEX America 2011

editor editor- September 9, 2011 09:00

The convention bureau DÜSSELDORF, jointly founded by Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourismus GmbH and DüsseldorfCongress Veranstaltungsgesellschaft mbH, will participate in this year’s IMEX America. Read More

Green Globe grants certification to Convention Bureau in Hamburg

editor editor- July 22, 2011 03:15

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced the successful certification of the Hamburg Convention Bureau. Read More