Tag: London

Planning a Day Trip From London? 5 Amazing Locations to Consider

editor editor- March 5, 2020 21:05

There’s certainly no shortage of attractions, experiences and sights in the city of London to keep you busy, but if you’re itching to get out of the capital then there ... Read More

WTM London 2019 sees increase in industry leaders

editor editor- November 26, 2019 21:00

WTM London 2019 – the event where ideas arrive – saw a 77% increase in ministerial attendance as well as a higher quality of WTM Buyers’ Club Members. It confirms ... Read More

‘Not fit and proper’: London strips Uber of operating license

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 25, 2019 16:15

Transport for London (TfL) regulator today announced the decision not to renew Uber's license to operate in the UK capital at the end of a two-month probationary extension granted in ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board signs agreement with UK flag carrier airline in London

editor editor- November 19, 2019 22:40

It is earlier this month during the Seychelles participation at the 40th edition of the World Travel Market (WTM) that the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Chief Executive, Mrs. Sherin Francis, ... Read More

Taste of Nepal at Foodtrex London

editor editor- November 12, 2019 01:39

The participation Taste of Nepal at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019 at ExCel, London concluded successfully on November 6, 2019. The fair was led by the Nepal Tourism Board ... Read More

WTM: ‘No easy answers’ when it comes to promoting controversial countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019 19:15

Bloggers have urged writers and travelers at World Travel Market (WTM) London to do their own research about countries with ‘morally questionable’ regimes. In a debate at WTM London about ... Read More

WTM: Flymoney wins StartUp Pitch at Travel Forward

editor editor- November 5, 2019 22:17

Flymoney Technologies, an Isreali-based provider of money services for travellers, has won the StartUp Pitch Competition at this year’s Travel Forward at World Travel Market (WTM) sponsored by Amadeus. It ... Read More

WTM: London Welcomes Industry Bosses to Speak on Global Stage

editor editor- November 5, 2019 21:47

The first two days of the 40th edition of World Travel Market (WTM) London saw three of the travel industries top bosses speak on their next business move and ideas for ... Read More

WTM: Top tips for attracting Chinese visitors revealed in London

editor editor- November 5, 2019 21:46

Tourism businesses who want to attract their share of the burgeoning Chinese travel market need to make sure they have a Chinese specific website and brush up on their language ... Read More

WTM: Making the World a More Inclusive Place through Travel

editor editor- November 5, 2019 21:27

World Travel Market (WTM) London 2019 – the event where ideas arrive – saw a variety of interesting talks and conferences focused on making travel more inclusive. In a session called ... Read More

WTM: Exhibitors in London 2019 showcase all that is unique about their destination

editor editor- November 5, 2019 19:04

A vast array of exhibitors had a chance to illustrate just what makes their destinations unique to a global audience at World Travel Market (WTM) London 2019 – the event ... Read More

WTM: Responsible Tourism to “Change Perceptions”

editor editor- November 5, 2019 04:08

The Responsible Tourism Programme at World Travel Market (WTM) London began with a session asking Is Tourism a Strategy for Development? Cillian Murphy, destination consultant from Cillian Murphy Consulting, said tourism needs to shift ... Read More

WTM: Boris, Brexit and Business Top the Agenda for Day One in London

editor editor- November 4, 2019 20:09

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, hailed the achievements of the country’s tourism industry in a welcome message to World Travel Market (WTM) London, the world’s largest travel trade event taking ... Read More

King Tut’s exhibition in London: 285K tickets sold before official opening

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 2, 2019 17:30

Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities announced that 285,000 tickets for King Tutankhamun exhibition in London were sold before the event’s official opening. London is the third stop to host "Tutankhamun: Treasures ... Read More

All-star tourism conference will set tone for WTM

editor editor- November 1, 2019 02:12

A new all-star global conference - the International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) – is about to start in London. It will be held from November 1-2, 2019 at the Intercontinental ... Read More

UK Travel Warnings for winter season

editor editor- October 26, 2019 19:17

Ahead of the cold weather of winter when Brits are likely to seek vacations at a sunny destination, The Foreign Office has updated its UK Travel Warnings advice for several ... Read More

British Airways London to Thailand: Fatal flight

editor editor- October 26, 2019 00:36

A passenger on board a British Airways airplane en route from London and heading to Bangkok via a Boeing 777 died during the flight. The passenger was an 80-year-old man ... Read More

London Travel Week debuts in ONE week

editor editor- October 25, 2019 19:42

London Travel Week will be taking place from November 1-7, 2019 and will bring together industry events to become the largest festival supporting the global travel and tourism industry in ... Read More

WTM London: North America and Caribbean exhibitors bring their best

editor editor- October 25, 2019 02:26

From Canada to Tobago, and New York to California, exhibitors at WTM London – the global event where ideas arrive – will be highlighting new hotels, fresh campaigns and state-of-the-art ... Read More

Centara Hotels & Resorts enters 2020 on a high with impressive expansion plans, new openings and brand updates

editor editor- October 24, 2019 21:44

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has provided the travel industry with an update on its expansion and development plans ahead of this year’s World Travel Market (WTM) ... Read More

WTM London partners with Sherbet London to reduce 18 tons of CO2 emissions

editor editor- October 24, 2019 20:27

Electric taxi company Sherbet London is setting out to offset 18 tons of CO2 emissions during WTM London 2019 by offering 1,000 one-way airport transfers and taxi rides within London. ... Read More

WTM London unveils Sri Lanka as Premier Partner for 2019

editor editor- October 22, 2019 21:20

Sri Lankan Tourism will be the Premier Partner at WTM London 2019 as the island’s tourism industry continues it’s resolute for recovery. The high-profile partnership will ensure global coverage for ... Read More

Václav Havel Airport Prague: 121 destinations in 46 countries this winter

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 22, 2019 14:50

Václav Havel Airport Prague announced that as of Sunday, 27 October 2019, the winter flight schedule becomes effective. It will provide direct flights from Václav Havel Airport Prague to 121 ... Read More

Wellness tourism is in good health at WTM London

editor editor- October 19, 2019 00:49

Experts and entrepreneurs will be taking the pulse of the booming multibillion-pound wellness sector during WTM London – the global event where ideas arrive. Wellness tourism is currently estimated to ... Read More

Luxaviation UK adds Bombardier Global 6000 to its London Luton-based fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 16, 2019 16:05

Luxaviation UK is announcing the addition of a Bombardier Global 6000 to its fleet, based at London Luton Airport. The aircraft, now available for charter with a full-time crew, is ... Read More

Live the dream: The MTV tie-up redefining Malta

editor editor- October 15, 2019 21:46

Destinations interested in appealing to the youth travel market are advised to attend a session at WTM London which highlights how the Isle of MTV Malta has boosted the Mediterranean ... Read More

World Tourism Awards 2019 winners announced

editor editor- October 7, 2019 22:40

The 2019 World Tourism Awards will be presented to  Matthew D. Upchurch, CTC, Chairman & CEO of Virtuoso; Asilia Africa; Nikoi Island/ The Island Foundation; and Me To We (WE.ORG), ... Read More

WTM London Welcomes Only the Finest Global Travel Buyers to Join 40th Edition

editor editor- September 27, 2019 01:36

For the 40th Anniversary of WTM London, the Buyers’ Club program is being revamped to create a new and exclusive experience for buyers, exhibitors and visitors. The aim is to ... Read More

Tourism Minister to participate in Fourth Jamaica Travel Market in London

editor editor- September 25, 2019 21:19

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday to participate in the Jamaica Travel Market (JTM) at the Sopwell House, London. The JTM is being organised by the ... Read More

First Hackathon hosted by Travel Forward at ExCel London

editor editor- September 18, 2019 01:32

A hackathon, well known among technology experts globally, is a non-stop digital product development event, where problems are posed in order to come up with innovative solutions. Travel Forward is ... Read More

Registration goes live for WTM London and Travel Forward 2019

editor editor- September 10, 2019 21:43

WTM London 2019, which takes place between Monday, November 4 – Wednesday, November 6, is poised to be the most successful event yet with more Ideas Arriving at WTM London ... Read More

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 21:05

Following the successful launch of WestJet's Dreamliners from Calgary to London (Gatwick), Paris and Dublin, guests travelling across WestJet's global network can now experience the airline's elevated amenities and on-board ... Read More

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:47

Le Méridien is an upscale, international hotel brand with a European perspective, formerly headquartered in France and in the United Kingdom. The brand was acquired by US-based Starwood Hotels & ... Read More

Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 19:40

In the lead up to the 2020 Olympics to be held in Tokyo, IIPT’s 2012 Olympic Truce Peace Ambassador Victor Mutanga is launching a global peace campaign. Needed now more ... Read More

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 17:15

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the world’s most expensive cities, with 11 European cities dropping out ... Read More

‘Super Power’ artwork on display at Heathrow Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:14

A canopy of brightly coloured umbrellas has appeared at Heathrow as part of an initiative to raise awareness of neuro-developmental disorders, including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), autism, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia ... Read More