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Registration for WTM Latin America in Brazil is now open

editor editor- February 13, 2020 22:08

Registration for the 2020 edition of WTM Latin America, the main event in the tourism industry for Latin America’s B2B sector, is now open. The event takes place from 31 ... Read More

WTM issues myth-busting advice for travelers left bewildered by Brexit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020 15:42

Following the UK officially leaving the EU, World Travel Market has issued expert advice to bust the myths once-and-for-all about the future of travel in Europe. The UK is currently ... 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

WTM: Crypto-booking app wins #HackTravel at Travel Forward

editor editor- November 7, 2019 17:48

The first prize in the inaugural #HackTravel London 2019, taking place at Travel Forward happening during World Travel Market (WTM) and sponsored by Winding Tree, went to a team which ... Read More

WTM: Exhibitor updates from Day Three in London

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019 19:40

World Travel Market (WTM) audiences today (Wednesday 6 November) heard how Malta has successfully repositioned itself as a youth travel destination, by embracing experiential tourism, driven by the power of ... 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

Innovation and rural development take center stage for UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 5, 2019 19:05

Tourism leaders from across the public and private sectors came together at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London for a high-level discussion on tourism’s role in rural development, the ... 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: Go West to the Americas Inspiration Zone and find out the latest tourism trends

editor editor- November 5, 2019 04:02

World Travel Market (WTM) London – the event where Ideas Arrive – saw a variety of fascinating sessions in the Americas Inspiration Zone that aimed to highlight the tourism trends ... Read More

WTM: Top Destinations for 2020 Revealed

editor editor- November 5, 2019 03:54

Armenia, Eritrea, South Korea, Finland and Kazakhstan are all tipped to be the next hot ‘epic travel’ destinations for 2020 according to travel experts in this rapidly evolving travel niche ... Read More

WTM: Travel Forward points to the future

editor editor- November 5, 2019 03:47

Moonshot thinking and advanced photovoltaics were among the non-travel phrases setting the tone for the opening day of this year’s Travel Forward at World Travel Market (WTM). Becky Power from Google started ... 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

Egypt Tourism to sponsor visitor registration at WTM London 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2019 15:40

Egypt Tourism Authority has been confirmed as the sponsor for visitor registration at this year’s WTM London – the leading global event for the travel industry. The partnership comes just ... 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

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

Top tech experts and travel brands share insights at Travel Forward

editor editor- October 9, 2019 03:23

Delegates at Travel Forward – the travel technology event co-located with WTM London – will hear from the likes of Google, Facebook and Expedia about hi-tech ways that travel will ... 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

African Tourism Board to become the Voice for Africa: Interview on Good Morning Seychelles

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 11, 2019 09:03

Talking Tourism, the African Tourism Board was the talking points on the Seychelles Television "Good Morning Seychelles' (Bonzour Sesel) program with Barbara Hoareau. The very popular and loved "Good Morning ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 01:32

The Eswatini Tourism Authority joined the African Tourism Board as an observer today. Under the leadership of CEO Linda Nxumalo. Eswatini is also known as Swaziland, a Kingdom in the southern ... Read More

ATM to launch inaugural M.E. edition of Travel Forward in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 09:06

Travel, tourism and hospitality professionals from around the world will have an opportunity to explore the next generation of industry innovations at the Middle East’s first ever edition of Travel ... Read More

Lufthansa makes dedicated staff look bad: The eTN Hero is Patricia Dzai of Swissport Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 23:52

"My personal hero today is Ms. Patricia Dzai. Patricia works for Swissport in Johannesburg, South Africa," said eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz. Swissport is one of the largest aviation ground-handling agencies ... Read More

Trade at WTM Africa confident of market rebound for Seychelles

editor editor- April 18, 2019 20:59

Tour operators visiting the Seychelles stand at the World Travel Market in Cape Town last week have expressed their confidence in the island destination, as forward bookings are looking very ... Read More

Marthinus van Schalkwyk: New South African High Commissioner to Australia

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 17, 2019 01:33

News broke during World Travel Market Africa in Cape Town that effective Monday, April 15, Marthinus van Schalkwyk will transfer from Athens to Australia for the next four years as ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch was a success: A new era just started for African Travel & Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 12, 2019 09:06

The two arms of the African Tourism Board had their official launch event yesterday at the Cape Town International Convention Center Conference Theatre during World Tavel Market Africa. The African ... Read More

WTM Africa kicks off on a high note  

editor editor- April 11, 2019 01:03

World Travel Market (WTM) Africa 2019 opened today on a high note with thousands of travel professionals visiting from across the globe to attend the leading event for the travel ... Read More

African Tourism Board launch on Thursday: More details just released

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 08:42

The African Tourism Board is ready to be launched in Cape Town on Thursday during the upcoming World Travel Market at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Conference Theatre. A president ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019 06:13

The Kingdom of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland joined the African Tourism Board as its latest member. The Honorable Minister of Minister of Tourism and Environmental Affairs Moses Vilakati will ... Read More