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Knowledge is power - EIBTM delivers tailored Industry Knowledge education stream

Knowledge is power - EIBTM delivers tailored Industry Knowledge education stream

EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ), the leading global event for the meetings and event industry, is set to deliver over 22 research sessions at this year’s show, which are dedicated to providing critical insight to support meetings industry professionals make … November 1, 2012
Madagascar President at the 2012 International Tourism Fair of Madagascar and visits Vanilla Islands stands

Madagascar President at the 2012 International Tourism Fair of Madagascar and visits Vanilla Islands stands

President Andry Nirina Rajoelina of Madagascar showed his support for the tourism industry’s development by personally making a visit of all the stands of the 2012 edition of the International Tourism Fair of Madagascar. The Madagascar President … June 3, 2012
EIBTM Association Program strategically aligned to address key industry issues

EIBTM Association Program strategically aligned to address key industry issues

This year’s EIBTM Association Program is focused on issues and objectives highlighted by executives from the industry as key to their learning and development. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the EIBTM Association Program ( www.eibtm.com ) organized … November 1, 2011
WTTC: Australia’s carbon tax is another cost burden on a struggling industry

WTTC: Australia’s carbon tax is another cost burden on a struggling industry

Speaking at the Australian Tourism Directions Conference in Canberra, David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) recognized Australia’s commitment to the promotion of travel and tourism, but attacked the carbon tax … October 13, 2011
World Tourism Day: travel and tourism a driver of world economic revival

World Tourism Day: travel and tourism a driver of world economic revival

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today urged governments to recognize the vast economic and social contribution of travel and tourism - particularly as a driver of sustainable economic growth and revival. Speaking on World Tourism Day, David … September 27, 2011
WTTC condemns new 25 billion dollar US raid on air travel

WTTC condemns new 25 billion dollar US raid on air travel

The World Travel & Tourism Council has today condemned a US$25 billion raid on airline passengers in the United States as “confused and counter-productive” and called on the US administration to think again about taxing an industry that is a driver … September 21, 2011
UNWTO conference to further knowledge management within  tourism sector

UNWTO conference to further knowledge management within tourism sector

Knowledge management has become an essential instrument for developing effective tourism strategies, particularly important for strengthening the sector’s ability to respond to current global challenges, from the economic crisis to climate change. Against … December 6, 2010
Tourism industry must learn how to deliver on promises made to gay travelers

Tourism industry must learn how to deliver on promises made to gay travelers

LONDON, UK (WTM/OUTNOW) - Global LGBT marketing agency, Out Now Consulting ( www.OutNowConsulting.com ), is calling on the global travel market to dramatically improve customer service standards after new research reveals that many destinations marketing … November 8, 2010
La Digue fast developing with small business entrepreneurs taking lead

La Digue fast developing with small business entrepreneurs taking lead

Seychelles President James Michel visited the community of La Digue on Saturday, October 16, as part of his ongoing program of district visits. The President visited the homes of several families, including farmers, young entrepreneurs, souvenir and fruit … October 18, 2010
Seychelles tourism industry chairman addresses members

Seychelles tourism industry chairman addresses members

MESSAGE FROM LOUIS D'OFFAY: "Another month has passed and Seychelles, it can be said, has moved ahead with the concrete plans to consolidate its tourism industry. A Tourism Master Plan for Seychelles is finally being drawn up. This is indeed a step … October 8, 2010
World Travel Market tackles biggest headaches facing industry

World Travel Market tackles biggest headaches facing industry

FAILURE OF THE EU PACKAGE TRAVEL DIRECTIVE As evidence mounts about the failure of the European Union (EU) Package Travel Directive, World Travel Market's (WTM) World Responsible Tourism Day’s Thursday program is to try to unravel the problems causing … October 4, 2010
Air Mauritius recognized as Indian Ocean's Leading Airline

Air Mauritius recognized as Indian Ocean's Leading Airline

PORT-LOUIS - Air Mauritius has been honored once again by the 17th World Travel Awards (WTA) in the category “Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline.” The airline which was nominated in the same category with Air France, South African Airways, Air Seychelles, … October 1, 2010
New group tourism charter is widely welcomed

New group tourism charter is widely welcomed

The launch of the European Tour Operators Association’s (ETOA) Charter for Successful Tourism in conjunction with European Cities Marketing (ECM) and the International Road Transport Union (IRU) was warmly welcomed by the tourism industry and government … May 11, 2010
Cape Town tourism sector uncertain as flights resume slowly

Cape Town tourism sector uncertain as flights resume slowly

As uncertainty about the resumption of flights to and from Europe continues, Cape Town Tourism has surveyed the tourism sector to assess the effect flight cancellations are having on the local industry. In approximately 60 phone interviews with businesses … April 21, 2010
The world of meetings and incentives chooses to exhibit at EIBTM 2009

The world of meetings and incentives chooses to exhibit at EIBTM 2009

EIBTM 2009 www.eibtm.com has confirmed some of the leading names in the meetings industry as first-time exhibitors at this year’s show. This further demonstrates the industry’s recognition of the business potential and return on investment that participation … September 4, 2009
ITB Supply: effective platform for suppliers to the tourism industry

ITB Supply: effective platform for suppliers to the tourism industry

BERLIN – In 2009, the ITB Supply is being staged for the fourth year and is already well established as a major segment of ITB Berlin. This year 35 exhibitors will be presenting innovations in the product groups of hotel fittings, sales promotion and … February 13, 2009
Tourism leaders examine employment issue for China's Travel & Tourism

Tourism leaders examine employment issue for China's Travel & Tourism

According to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), Travel & Tourism created over 231 million jobs worldwide in 2007, making it one of the world's largest industry employers. Today, the Council announced that over the last year the industry accounted … January 16, 2008
DON’T JUST STAND BY!

DON’T JUST STAND BY!

WTM Chairman’s Appeal to Support Just a Drop at WTM 2007 How can the international travel and tourism industry stand by and watch 5,000 children die every day because they are denied clean water? Fiona Jeffery, Chairman of World Travel Market … October 1, 2007



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