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It’s official: Olympics did not bankrupt London tourism

One of the perks of being able to attend the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) annual Global Tourism Summit is that it gives me access to the top executives in travel and tourism.

Hunt: Olympics “big uplift” for UK tourism

The Olympic Games will give UK tourism a "big uplift" in the years to come, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.

Yorkshire tourism capitalising on the county’s Olympic success

Tourism bosses in Yorkshire are capitalising on the county's Olympic success with a new map guiding visitors around 'God's own country' via the home towns of its gold medal-winning athletes.

United kicks off Fly Me To London sweepstakes

CHICAGO, May 15, 2012 – United Airlines has launched its 2012 Team USA sponsorship effort with the “Fly Me to London” Sweepstakes, offering three grand-prize winners the chance to cheer on the U

Media partners join in support of London 2012 Olympic Truce Campaign

STOWE, Vermont – The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is proud to announce that eTurboNews, the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), and BC Pictures have each joined as

Share the Joy winners announced by Occidental Vacation Club

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – Occidental Vacation Club, a division of Occidental Hotels and Resorts (Madrid), has announced the names of the winners in its on-going owner referral promotion ca

Tourism slump due to overpriced hotels to cost UK billions this...

Unwanted hotel rooms needlessly reserved for dignitaries by Olympic organisers will be a key factor in a tourism slump set to cost Britain billions this summer, top travel industry figures have warned

London 2012 guests invited to set new carbon offset world record

LONDON, England - In supporting the ambition for London 2012 to be the most sustainable Games possible, BP Target Neutral announced today that they are inviting London 2012 ticketholders, from across

British Airways celebrates One Year To Go to 2012 London Olympics

CRAWLEY, England - British Airways, the official airline partner of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, is emblazoning 'One Year to Go' onto the belly of an Airbus A318 aircraft, to celebrat

UK tourism tries to revive “Cool Britannia” vibe

With a clutch of global stars in harness and £100m to spend on marketing, tourism bosses are hoping that they can revive the Cool Britannia vibe in time for the Olympics and the Queen's diamond jubil

WTM chairman cornered at WTM

LONDON (eTN) - Fiona Jeffery has held the position as the chairman of Reed Exhibitions' World Travel Market (WTM) for the past few years.

BA to be named official airline of London 2012 Olympics

LONDON - British Airways PLC will be unveiled as the official airline of the London 2012 Olympics next week in a deal worth some 50 mln stg, reported Marketing magazine.