Spain currently contributes about 2 percent to the overall tourist arrivals per year to Seychelles, but the country is now determined to capture a bigger share of that market with the reopening of a tourist office in Madrid. The chief executive officer … September 20, 2010
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - Among TourCrafters’ roster of off-season European “market packages,” one of the most appealing is the 5-day/4-night Palermo (Sicily) Vucciria Market Package, which starts at US$965 and is valid from November 1 to March 31. The … September 15, 2010
After almost two years of non-representation in UK, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) re-opened its Tourist Office in London on July 15. The decision to recapture that market has been greatly welcomed by both the local and British travel trade.
The … August 4, 2010
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) is launching today as a part of the programs of the national project for Developing Human Resources (Takamul), the 8th market for productive families at Riyadh Gallery. This comes as a part of the … June 10, 2010
ITE Group Plc, organizer of Russia’s largest travel event, MITT, has announced its decision to withdraw from organizing the autumn travel exhibition, Otdykh/Leisure 2010, previously held in partnership with MSI Fairs & Exhibitions at Expocentre in September.
In … May 26, 2010
Worldwide, ITB Berlin is the only travel trade show that continues to expand in the international marketplace, with the 44th edition of ITB Berlin emphatically confirming its leading role. A slight rise in exhibitor attendance and stable trade visitor … March 15, 2010
The discerning markets of Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, and Cochin will be covered in a forthcoming edition of a major travel mart. With this year's edition, 11 years of creating business opportunities for the hospitality, travel, and tourism … December 14, 2009
Under the slogan, "Tourism for All – Partnership for sustainable development," The Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2009 (STTIM) was launched on Sunday, April 12, 2009 at Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Hall at Al Faisaliah hotel, Riyadh. The … April 14, 2009
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Growth in the Middle East’s fledgling cruise industry, which is expected to generate revenues of US$100 million this year, is dependent on increased levels of regional participation, according to Arabian Travel Market 2009 … March 24, 2009
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – 2Go Media, a cutting-edge, Internet-based media provider, introduces innovative and cost-effective online marketing packages for business owners. Designed and managed by a team of Internet, technology, and travel industry veterans, … March 3, 2009
In the three years since they last managed a maritime event in the Middle East, the organizers of April’s Work Boat Gulf Exhibition have noticed a distinct broadening of the local work boat market. It has become considerably more worldly.
“Whereas … February 15, 2009
A major European Meetings Industry report presented at EIBTM 2008 this month, by The Right Solution MD Sally Greenhill revealed that the ‘Mood of the Market’ was optimistic and upbeat, yet acknowledges there is a challenging year ahead for the sector. … January 14, 2009
BERLIN - Hard times lie ahead for the world’s travel industry. According to the ITB World Travel Trends Report, conducted by the consultants IPK International and commissioned by the global travel industry’s leading trade show, “at best, 2009 will … January 9, 2009
With over half of Indian travelers using the Internet to search for information about destinations aboard, travel operators and tourist bodies need an effective online presence if they are to capture India's early adopters and increasingly-affluent travelers, … December 11, 2008
In a major European Meetings Industry report presented at EIBTM on Tuesday, December 2 by Sally Greenhill, managing director of The Right Solution, Ltd., results reflected that despite a challenging year for the meeting industry the ‘Mood of the Market’ … December 3, 2008
BERLIN - “Our challenge is to see through the pressures of today and prepare for a different world,” said Rolf Freitag, president & CEO of IPK International in his summing up at the close of IPK’s annual World Travel Monitor Forum held on November … November 17, 2008
As a leading think tank of the global travel industry, the ITB Berlin Convention Market Trends & Innovations has become an important meeting place for decision-makers. The successful concept of the world’s leading travel industry convention continues … October 14, 2008
The Gulf is now a major center for the workboat industry with multi-billion dollar offshore land reclamation development projects running concurrently with major oil and gas projects. With this in mind, Bahrain is more than ever before keen to engage … August 27, 2008