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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

Another successful World Travel Market for the Seychelles

editor editor- November 11, 2019 20:10

The Seychelles islands sparkled through its strong delegation at the 40th edition of the World Travel Market (WTM), held from November 4, 2019 to November 6, 2019 at ExCel London. ... 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: ‘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: The UK’s top long-haul source markets are revealed

editor editor- November 5, 2019 04:07

The USA, Australia and India continue to take the top spot for the UK’s most favourite long-haul inbound tourism markets, according to research revealed today (Monday 4 November) at World ... 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

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

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

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

Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 3, 2019 05:16

Uganda is the latest country joining the African Tourism Board as a member. For Ugandans welcoming all nationalities is an intrinsic part of the culture, and residents are quick to ... Read More

Israel Loves Africa: African Tourism Board and Rwanda Air Take Action

George Taylor George Taylor- May 20, 2019 05:06

African Tourism Board representative in Israel Mr. Dov Kalmann, has sent his congratulations to H.E. Ambassador Joseph Rutabana of Rwanda to Israel: “In the name of the African Tourism Board, ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019 08:26

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most travelers as desirable and safe. However, there is a dark ... Read More

Iconic red Routemaster bus to feature at WTM London 2019

editor editor- May 14, 2019 23:28

An iconic red London bus will take centre stage in the UK & Ireland area of WTM London 2019. Buyers looking to include unique tours of the capital in their itineraries will ... Read More

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 17:20

KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Exhibition is set for grand opening next month with full expectations to attract over 350 exhibitors from Africa, United States, Europe and Asia. With its clock ... Read More

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 09:10

Gulf hospitality operators looking to increase their share of the growing halal tourism market should diversify and digitize their offerings to suit younger generations of Muslim travelers, according to experts ... 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

Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 17:52

Saudi Arabia’s growing tourism sector will be one of over 40 key travel and tourism trends under the spotlight on Arabian Travel Market’s Global Stage - as more than 100 ... Read More

Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 09:40

Reed Travel Exhibitions will launch Arabian Travel Week – an umbrella brand comprising four co-located shows – during the 2019 edition of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) which opens its doors ... Read More