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The Travel Tech Show at WTM and Amadeus round table talks launched with successful focus on the luxury sector

The Travel Tech Show at WTM and Amadeus round table talks launched with successful focus on the luxury sector

The luxury travel sector is failing to make use of the opportunities the Internet offers, reveals a new series of round table talks involving the best and brightest minds in travel.The comments were made at a the first of four round table conversations … June 18, 2013
Register now for WTM 2013

Register now for WTM 2013

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has opened registration for World Travel Market (WTM) 2013. WTM 2013 is poised to be the biggest and best WTM yet with a number of new initiatives taking place across the four-day … June 10, 2013
WTM 2012 will generate more than £410m for Global Village exhibitors

WTM 2012 will generate more than £410m for Global Village exhibitors

World Travel Market (WTM) 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, will generate more than £410 million (US$640 million) for exhibitors in its Global Village region, reveals independent research. The Global Village covers travel and … June 7, 2013
WTM launches first luxury showcase

WTM launches first luxury showcase

World Travel Market (WTM) 2013, the leading global event for the travel industry, will host its first “A Taste of ILTM at WTM on Monday & Tuesday, November 4 & 5. A Taste of ILTM at WTM, in association with fellow Reed Travel Exhibitions event International … May 30, 2013
Smartphone and tablets prompt mobile rethink, WTM Round Table concludes

Smartphone and tablets prompt mobile rethink, WTM Round Table concludes

The move away from desktops towards smartphones and tablets is changing how the travel industry uses technology to connect with today’s multi-device consumer, concluded board-level travel industry participants at the recent World Travel Market (WTM) … May 14, 2013
WTM Latin America receives almost 17,000 visits

WTM Latin America receives almost 17,000 visits

The inaugural World Travel Market Latin America, the leading global event for the Latin American travel industry, attracted almost 17,000 visits from senior industry professionals looking to conduct business negotiations over the three days of the event. The … May 9, 2013
WTM Latin America 2013 ends on a high

WTM Latin America 2013 ends on a high

World Travel Market Latin America 2013 ended on a high with exhibitors, visitors and buyers all toasting the success the inaugural event, with an impressive volume of business deals anticipated. A massive 1,200 exhibitors – 20% more than anticipated … April 26, 2013
First day of World Travel Market Latin America is marked by optimism and an expectation for great business deals to be done

First day of World Travel Market Latin America is marked by optimism and an expectation for great business deals to be done

The first day of Word Travel Market Latin America, the main international tourism fair that is happening for the first time on the continent, was marked by the optimism of the sector in relation to the travel market in Latin America, and especially in … April 24, 2013
World Travel Market Latin America prompts Europeans to make Brazilian debut

World Travel Market Latin America prompts Europeans to make Brazilian debut

A number of high-profile European travel organizations and businesses will exhibit in Brazil for the inaugural World Travel Market Latin America, taking place in Sao Paulo this April 23-25.World Travel Market Latin America, the leading global event for … April 12, 2013
Rising incomes and Internet boost booming Chinese travel market

Rising incomes and Internet boost booming Chinese travel market

Increasing Chinese incomes plus growing Internet bookings equals an expected 15 percent growth of China outbound travelers from 2012-2017 in Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR). This exclusive research was unveiled today (April 8) at the World Travel Market … April 8, 2013
Russia’s poor image abroad holds back inbound tourism

Russia’s poor image abroad holds back inbound tourism

Russia’s poor image overseas is holding back its inbound tourism industry’s ability to attract visitors from the US and Western Europe, reveals new research at World Travel Market’s (WTM) Vision Conference-Moscow today. Inbound tourism arrivals … April 3, 2013
WTM Vision Conference-Dubai announces industry-leading speaker line-up

WTM Vision Conference-Dubai announces industry-leading speaker line-up

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce this year’s line-up of high-caliber speakers for the third WTM Vision Conference – Dubai on 7 May. The event, hosted at fellow Reed Travel Exhibition’s … March 28, 2013
WTM Latin America celebrates large number of fans in Facebook and invests in other online media

WTM Latin America celebrates large number of fans in Facebook and invests in other online media

The World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America trade fair, which will take place April 23-25 at the Transamerica Expo Center in Sao Paulo, celebrates their large number of fans on Facebook and highlights the importance of online communication, so that both … March 27, 2013
WTM Vision Conference – Sao Paulo debuts with an industry-leading line up

WTM Vision Conference – Sao Paulo debuts with an industry-leading line up

The first World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference–Sao Paulo has an industry-leading line up to give senior industry delegates the information, insight, and opinion to run their businesses. The conference – which takes place at the inaugural … March 20, 2013
Chairman Fiona Jeffery OBE is to leave World Travel Market after 26 years to pursue other interests in the global travel and tourism industry

Chairman Fiona Jeffery OBE is to leave World Travel Market after 26 years to pursue other interests in the global travel and tourism industry

She will continue her role as Chairman of Just a Drop, the international water charity she founded in 1998. Reed Exhibitions has supported this charity since its inception and will continue to do so. Jeffery, who received the OBE for services to tourism … March 19, 2013
Accor and Hyatt book in for World Travel Market Latin America

Accor and Hyatt book in for World Travel Market Latin America

Word Travel Market (WTM) Latin America has created a dedicated area on the exhibition floor to showcase organizations with global representation. The “Global Village” will host international hotel chains, technology companies, and wholesalers who … March 8, 2013
WTM Vision Conference-Beijing to hear from top executives of the largest tour operators in China

WTM Vision Conference-Beijing to hear from top executives of the largest tour operators in China

With the success of WTM Vision Conference in Shanghai in 2012, World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, will this year be holding WTM Vision Conference-Beijing on Tuesday, April 8, 2013. Delegates will have the opportunity … March 5, 2013
Hear from the future travel leaders of tomorrow today

Hear from the future travel leaders of tomorrow today

World Travel Market, the leading global event of the travel industry, today launches futuretravelleaders.TV, a dedicated channel featuring the travel and tourism’s rising stars of today and tomorrow’s industry leaders. FutureTravelLeaders.TV follows … March 1, 2013
WTM Latin America experiences phenomenal interest in its Hosted Buyers’ Program

WTM Latin America experiences phenomenal interest in its Hosted Buyers’ Program

World Travel Market Latin America, the leading global event for the Latin American travel industry, has received phenomenal global interest in its Hosted Buyers’ Program. Almost 900 senior buyers from around the world applied to attend the inaugural … February 22, 2013
World Travel Market launches WTM Buyers’ Club

World Travel Market launches WTM Buyers’ Club

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, has renamed WTM Meridian Club to WTM Buyers’ Club, the leading business network in travel, making contacts concluding deals. WTM Meridian Club was launched in 1992 and celebrated … February 13, 2013
WTM Latin America to follow World Travel Market-London and facilitate phenomenal business for the region

WTM Latin America to follow World Travel Market-London and facilitate phenomenal business for the region

World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America is poised to follow hot on the heels of sister event World Travel Market in London and generate a phenomenal amount of inbound and outbound business for the region. WTM 2012, the leading global event for the … February 11, 2013
World Travel Market means business

World Travel Market means business

World Travel Market (WTM) 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, will generate a record £1,860 million in travel and tourism industry deals – an impressive 13% increase on WTM 2011. Independent research of World Travel Market’s … January 30, 2013
Launch of first ever LGBT online training for travel agents

Launch of first ever LGBT online training for travel agents

LONDON, UK - Visit Helsinki, and Tourismus & Congress Frankfurt have become the first destination tourism offices to develop targeted training specifically for travel agents and tour operators aimed at increasing LGBT visitors to their cities. The … January 8, 2013
WTM employs mobile expert Ewan MacLeod

WTM employs mobile expert Ewan MacLeod

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is employing Mobile Industry Review Founder, Ewan MacLeod, to help it expand and improve its mobile offering. The WTM technology region has been the fastest-growing segment of the … December 18, 2012
WTM Vision Conference series expanded to seven events in 2013

WTM Vision Conference series expanded to seven events in 2013

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is expanding its highly-successful, mid-year, half-day WTM Vision Conference series to seven events in 2013. 2013 will see an event in Sao Paulo added to last year’s program taking … December 5, 2012
WTM 2012 sees 3 percent visitor increase

WTM 2012 sees 3 percent visitor increase

World Travel Market (WTM) 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, experienced an overall accumulative 3% increase in visitors with each of the 4 days, attracting more visitors than in 2011.Overall, WTM 2012 attracted almost 29,000 travel … November 27, 2012
Collaboration the key for tourism development

Collaboration the key for tourism development

Two weeks after one of the most successful World Travel Market trade shows in London, Cape Town and the Western Cape are collaboratively gearing up for the city and region’s peak tourism season. Cape Town and the Western Cape’s tourism marketing organizations, … November 22, 2012
WTM 2013 to be the biggest and best yet with an increased focus on travel technology, luxury and business travel

WTM 2013 to be the biggest and best yet with an increased focus on travel technology, luxury and business travel

World Travel Market 2013, the leading global event for the travel industry, will be the biggest and best ever with an increased focus on three growth sectors of travel technology, luxury and business travel. The new look WTM 2013, which takes place … November 20, 2012
Seychelles wows press at WTM 2012 in London

Seychelles wows press at WTM 2012 in London

The Seychelles islands got an unprecedented level of press never seen before at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London last week. This has helped to further increase the visibility of the islands right across the British Isles. The Seychelles Minister … November 13, 2012
Tourism Flanders is announced as Premier Partner at World Travel Market

Tourism Flanders is announced as Premier Partner at World Travel Market

Flanders has been confirmed as the Premier Partner at World Travel Market (WTM) in London for 2013 and 2014. This will ensure that Flanders will feature as a “guest region” at WTM for the next two years at one of the most important tourism exhibitions … November 13, 2012
Jorie Butler Kent, Vice Chairman, Abercrombie and Kent and Founder and President, Abercrombie and Kent Philanthropy; Oman Sail; and the City of New Orleans receive 2012 World Tourism Awards at World Travel Market, London

Jorie Butler Kent, Vice Chairman, Abercrombie and Kent and Founder and President, Abercrombie and Kent Philanthropy; Oman Sail; and the City of New Orleans receive 2012 World Tourism Awards at World Travel Market, London

Jorie Butler Kent, Vice Chairman, Abercrombie & Kent, and Founder and President, Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy; Oman Sail; and the City of New Orleans were presented with the 2012 World Tourism Awards in a ceremony on November 5, 2012 at World Travel … November 9, 2012
World Travel Market 2012 closes on a high

World Travel Market 2012 closes on a high

The final day of World Travel Market 2012 saw the popular Speed Networking event take place on the final day for the first time, which saw more than 100 buyers discuss post-WTM deals with exhibitors in the Meridian Club Lounge. Raj Thakkar, Meridian … November 9, 2012
Open skies debate peaks at WTM as Cape Town’s air capacity increases by 10000 seats

Open skies debate peaks at WTM as Cape Town’s air capacity increases by 10000 seats

The topical debate around open skies is one that has preoccupied tourism for some time now and is centered around authorities spending millions on destination marketing yet raising the barriers to travel due to unreasonable taxes, air access issues, and … November 9, 2012
Seychelles trade at WTM – official meetings show optimistic news for the UK market

Seychelles trade at WTM – official meetings show optimistic news for the UK market

The Seychelles official delegation attending World Travel Market this week has left London saying that the high-level meetings held with airline and tour operator partners show that Seychelles is starting to see a light at the end of the tunnel with regards … November 9, 2012
Ministers of Tourism calls for intra-governmental coordination to address visas and air connectivity

Ministers of Tourism calls for intra-governmental coordination to address visas and air connectivity

LONDON, UK - Ministers of Tourism gathered in London for the 6th UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit concluded that complicated visas processes and policies that limit air connectivity continue to present major barriers to the growth of travel and tourism. … November 8, 2012
WTM 2012 visitors up 4 percent for first 3 days

WTM 2012 visitors up 4 percent for first 3 days

The first three days of World Travel Market (WTM) 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, experienced an impressive visitor increase of 4%. Monday, November 5, to Wednesday, November 7, saw 38,735 visitors walk through the doors of … November 8, 2012
LGBT travel market potential reaches global record according to new data from Out Now Business Class

LGBT travel market potential reaches global record according to new data from Out Now Business Class

New research released at the World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, today (November 7, 2012) revealed that the global potential value of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) leisure travel market is set to … November 8, 2012
Tourism and conservation need to work together – and other highlights from Day 3 of WTM 2012

Tourism and conservation need to work together – and other highlights from Day 3 of WTM 2012

Charlie Mayhew, Founder and Chief Executive of Tusk Trust, and Fiona Jeffery, Chairman, World Travel Market, launched the WTM World Responsible Tourism Day 2012 with a plea for the travel industry to work closely with the conservation sector to ensure … November 8, 2012
Cape Town joins the world in noting World Responsible Tourism Day

Cape Town joins the world in noting World Responsible Tourism Day

The travel industry looks to the World Travel Market (WTM) event today to lead on this year’s World Responsible Tourism Day (November 7) through a wealth of debates and presentations on conscious tourism practice, as well as the awarding of the 2012 … November 8, 2012
Miss Seychelles... another world 2012 very visible at WTM in London

Miss Seychelles... another world 2012 very visible at WTM in London

The Seychelles Tourism Board delegation at the World Travel Market Tourism Trade Fair (WTM) in London was this year accompanied by Sherlyn Furneau, the island’s Miss Seychelles… another world 2012. 2012 was the first year that the Seychelles Tourism … November 8, 2012
One Billion Tourists: One billion Opportunities - new UNWTO campaign calls on one billion tourists to make their actions count

One Billion Tourists: One billion Opportunities - new UNWTO campaign calls on one billion tourists to make their actions count

MADRID, Spain - Small changes in travel behavior can contribute to positive change throughout the world. With one billion tourists traveling the world in a single year in 2012, transforming these one billion tourists into one billion opportunities is … November 7, 2012
World Travel Market 2012 sees UK Tourism Minister questioned by travel trade over APD

World Travel Market 2012 sees UK Tourism Minister questioned by travel trade over APD

World Travel Market 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, became the hub of the world's tourism trade on Tuesday when more than 100 ministers attended the sixth UNWTO (World Tourism Organization) & Ministers' Summit. The event provoked … November 7, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Board showcases sustainable tourism program at World Travel Market in London

The Seychelles Tourism Board showcases sustainable tourism program at World Travel Market in London

The Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label (SSTL) is for the first time being promoted at the World Travel Market (WTM) with the support of the UNDP GEF. The SSTL is a Sustainable Tourism Management and Certification program designed specifically for use … November 7, 2012
WTM 2012 first day visitors up 5 percent

WTM 2012 first day visitors up 5 percent

The first day of World Travel Market 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, was a resounding success with exhibitor invitation visitors up 5% on last year’s event.The Monday of WTM is an exhibitor Invite-only day with the aim of allowing … November 7, 2012
Cape Town and the Western Cape at WTM 2012

Cape Town and the Western Cape at WTM 2012

This week marks the start of the annual World Travel Market (WTM) taking place in London until November 9. It is one of the leading global events for the travel industry and will be attended by some 45,000 senior travel industry professionals, government … November 6, 2012
RateGain launches the Next Generation Channel Manager, RezGain, at World Travel Market 2012

RateGain launches the Next Generation Channel Manager, RezGain, at World Travel Market 2012

LONDON, UK - RateGain, a leading technology company dedicated to providing solutions catering to pricing, brand intelligence, and eDistribution (Channel Management) for customers in the travel and hospitality industry, today announced the launch of RezGain, … November 6, 2012
Seychelles tourism delegation along with Miss Seychelles...another world 2012 heads for WTM trade fair 2012 in London

Seychelles tourism delegation along with Miss Seychelles...another world 2012 heads for WTM trade fair 2012 in London

A high-level Seychelles tourism delegation will at the 2012 World Travel Market (WTM) in London in full force to boost the destination’s appeal in UK. WTM remains one of the most important events for the Seychelles tourism industry, and the Seychelles … November 3, 2012
Jordan Tourism Board exhibits at WTM for the 17th consecutive year

Jordan Tourism Board exhibits at WTM for the 17th consecutive year

As part of its efforts to promote the Jordanian tourism product, the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) will once again exhibit at the World Travel Market, which is one of the biggest tourism trade shows in the world. The show will be held on November 5-8 this … November 1, 2012
WTM welcomes 157 new exhibitors for WTM 2012

WTM welcomes 157 new exhibitors for WTM 2012

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is proud to announce a total of 157 new exhibitors at the event for WTM 2012. Tourist boards, technology companies, hotel chains, attractions, and tour operators are all hosting … October 31, 2012
IIPT panel at World Travel Market to be moderated by HE Akel Biltaji

IIPT panel at World Travel Market to be moderated by HE Akel Biltaji

STOWE, Vermont – The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is proud to announce that HE Akel Biltaji, Special Advisor to HM King Abdullah II, will be moderating this year’s IIPT event at World Travel Market in a panel discussion … October 31, 2012
IIPT panel at World Travel Market to feature Egyptian Minister of Tourism HE Mohamed Hisham Abbas Zaazou

IIPT panel at World Travel Market to feature Egyptian Minister of Tourism HE Mohamed Hisham Abbas Zaazou

STOWE, Vermont – The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is proud to announce that HE Mohamed Hisham Abbas Zaazou, Minister of Tourism, Egypt, will be a featured speaker at this year’s IIPT event at World Travel Market in a panel … October 30, 2012
World Travel Market launches new App for WTM 2012

World Travel Market launches new App for WTM 2012

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has launched a brand new 2012 mobile App, available now to download to all major smartphones. The App is the perfect accessory for all World Travel Market participants before, during, … October 30, 2012
IIPT Panel at World Travel Market to feature Elhamy ElZayat, Chairman and CEO of EMECO Travel

IIPT Panel at World Travel Market to feature Elhamy ElZayat, Chairman and CEO of EMECO Travel

STOWE, Vermont – The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is proud to announce that Mr. Elhamy ElZayat, Chairman and CEO, EMECO Travel, Egypt, and former Chairman of the Egyptian Tourism Federation will be a featured speaker at this … October 27, 2012
World’s leading international travel broadcaster is opening ceremony sponsor of WTM 2012

World’s leading international travel broadcaster is opening ceremony sponsor of WTM 2012

Travel Channel International announced its partnership with World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, as opening ceremony sponsor for 2012. As part of the deal, Travel Channel will produce a stand-alone, thirty-minute … October 27, 2012
UNWTO activities at World Travel Market 2012

UNWTO activities at World Travel Market 2012

LONDON, United Kingdom - As international tourism nears the historic milestone of one billion tourists, UNWTO will be holding a number of activities at World Travel Market (WTM) to address some of the major issues facing tourism in a world of one billion. UNWTO … October 27, 2012
Meet the Mystifly team at WTM 2012, London – Booth No. GV585

Meet the Mystifly team at WTM 2012, London – Booth No. GV585

MyFareBox is a B2B travel technology platform from Mystifly and is extensively used by travel organizations in over 22 countries including the UK, USA, France, Norway, Germany, Greece, Cyprus, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and India among others. The … October 25, 2012
WTM 2012 hosts world first by Palladium Hotel Group

WTM 2012 hosts world first by Palladium Hotel Group

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is showcasing a world first with Palladium Hotel Group’s (formerly Fiesta Hotel Group) innovative biometric and Facebook initiatives throughout the event (Monday, November … October 24, 2012
WTM Global Trends Report 2011 correctly predicts the future

WTM Global Trends Report 2011 correctly predicts the future

The World Travel Market (WTM) Global Trends Report, in association with Euromonitor International, has successfully predicted global travel trends for 8 years running. The launch of the WTM Global Trends Report 2012, taking place on Monday, November … October 22, 2012
Taking the challenge of WTM Speakers’ Corner

Taking the challenge of WTM Speakers’ Corner

Thirteen industry professionals have taken the challenge at World Travel Market (WTM) Speakers’ Corner to speak out on responsible tourism. Over Tuesday and Wednesday, November 6 and 7, as part of the WTM World Responsible Tourism Day program, sponsored … October 19, 2012
Out Now launches LGBT business-to-business network at World Travel Market, London

Out Now launches LGBT business-to-business network at World Travel Market, London

Marketing specialist Out Now Global is launching a new business networking service for travel companies looking to build share, reach, and presence in the multi-billion valued travel market comprised of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) people … October 19, 2012
Business Travel Market to co-locate with WTM at ExCeL in 2013

Business Travel Market to co-locate with WTM at ExCeL in 2013

Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) is delighted to announce its specialist corporate travel exhibition, Business Travel Market (BTM), will be co-located alongside World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, in 2013. World … October 16, 2012
IIPT panel at World Travel Market to feature Dr. Taleb Rifai

IIPT panel at World Travel Market to feature Dr. Taleb Rifai

STOWE, Vermont - The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is proud to announce that UNWTO Secretary General, Dr. Taleb Rifai, will be a featured speaker at this year’s IIPT event at World Travel Market in a panel discussion on: … October 11, 2012
Skal to have presence at two global trade fairs

Skal to have presence at two global trade fairs

Skal announced that the organization will have a stand at two forthcoming worldwide trade fairs. Skal International Roma will have a Skal stand at the next TTG-TTI Fair on tourism that will take place in Rimini on October 18-20, 2012, and Skal International … October 11, 2012
TUI AG Chairman Frenzel to speak at WTM’s Captains of Industry

TUI AG Chairman Frenzel to speak at WTM’s Captains of Industry

TUI AG Chairman Dr. Michael Frenzel is the headline speaker at World Travel Market’s (WTM) Captains of Industry Lunch on the first day of the 2012 event. Dr. Frenzel will take part in a question-and-answer session in front of an invite-only audience … October 11, 2012
Vietnam is a fast-growing, high-end holiday destination for Britons

Vietnam is a fast-growing, high-end holiday destination for Britons

HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam-based Luxury Travel ( www.luxurytravelvietnam.com ) will join the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in October to promote luxury travel products at World Travel Market London 2012 (WTM) in the UK from November … October 11, 2012
Greek National Tourism Organization to sponsor WTM International Press Center

Greek National Tourism Organization to sponsor WTM International Press Center

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce that the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is once again sponsoring the WTM International Press Center. The WTM International Press Center … October 8, 2012
World Travel Market examines potential of Powerhouse Economies

World Travel Market examines potential of Powerhouse Economies

Do you wonder which of the emerging economies has the most potential for your organization? World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, will help you answer that question with its session focused on the individual markets Brazil, … October 4, 2012
Lord Adonis speaks at WTM 2012

Lord Adonis speaks at WTM 2012

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, will host controversial former UK Transport Minister Lord Andrew Adonis on Tuesday, November 6. Lord Adonis will discuss the urgent transport challenges facing the UK, in particular … September 28, 2012
Carnival Corporation Chairman to speak at WTM 2012

Carnival Corporation Chairman to speak at WTM 2012

Carnival Corporation Chairman and CEO Micky Arison will make a rare public appearance at World Travel Market 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry.Arison will be taking part in the Travel Weekly Cruise Debate on Tuesday, November 6, as … September 24, 2012
Turn Around Champ to open World Travel Market 2012

Turn Around Champ to open World Travel Market 2012

Barry Gibbons, former CEO of the US-based Burger King Corporation - and the man dubbed the “Turn Around Champ” - officially opens World Travel Market 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, on Monday, November 5, at ExCel London. … September 20, 2012
Africa to lead debate in WTM 2012 airline program

Africa to lead debate in WTM 2012 airline program

Africa's airline industry will be put under the spotlight at World Travel Market 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, as part of a wider series of discussions among aviation chiefs over the industry's future. The airline events program … September 18, 2012
EasyJet CEO to speak at WTM 2012

EasyJet CEO to speak at WTM 2012

EasyJet Chief Executive Carolyn McCall OBE will headline World Travel Market’s (WTM) new Talk Business Series on Thursday, November 8. McCall will be the first of three senior business leaders to speak for 45 minutes on the issues and challenges … September 13, 2012
Ivory – the new blood diamond

Ivory – the new blood diamond

African elephant and rhinoceros, mercilessly and illegally being poached to near extinction, are the focus of this year’s WTM World Responsible Tourism Day Opening Ceremony in London on Wednesday, November 7. Charlie Mayhew MBE, Founder and CEO … September 4, 2012
WTM Sports programs reviews 2012 Games success for tourism

WTM Sports programs reviews 2012 Games success for tourism

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, has a comprehensive Sports Tourism program reviewing the success of the London 2012 Olympics and assessing the benefits and constraints for host nations of major sporting events. The … August 28, 2012
WTM 2012 BRICS conference focuses on China

WTM 2012 BRICS conference focuses on China

China will be the focal point of this year's BRICS events at World Travel Market 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, as the country becomes one of the biggest inbound and outbound tourism markets. Two China Business Network sessions … August 21, 2012
Flanders to promote World War I Centenary at WTM 2012

Flanders to promote World War I Centenary at WTM 2012

Flanders, the region of Belgium, is promoting the 100th anniversary of the Great War at World Travel Market 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, with the aim of attracting up to 2 million tourists in 4 years. The fields of Flanders, … August 14, 2012
Hotel seminars to feature key industry speakers

Hotel seminars to feature key industry speakers

Some of the hotel industry's most knowledgeable and experienced leaders will be sharing their expertise at a number of hotel-focused seminars at this year's World Travel Market 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry. The event, which … August 7, 2012
WTM invites industry buyers to apply for Meridian Club membership

WTM invites industry buyers to apply for Meridian Club membership

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is inviting the industry’s most senior buyers to apply for WTM Meridian Club membership for WTM 2012. WTM Meridian Club – the leading global business network: making contacts, … August 1, 2012
WTM introduces Speed Networking on Thursday to drive even more industry business

WTM introduces Speed Networking on Thursday to drive even more industry business

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is introducing an extra Speed Networking event following the phenomenal success of the concept over the past three events. Speed Networking was introduced at WTM 2009 and led to … July 24, 2012
African specialists prepared for social media

African specialists prepared for social media

Social media could destroy the mystery of Africa, but specialists will thrive as a result, according to a panel of senior African tourism businesses at the latest World Travel Market Meridian Club Think Tank, which took place Tuesday, July 10. Senior … July 16, 2012
WTM 2012 expands LGBT offering

WTM 2012 expands LGBT offering

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry and Out Now, the leading marketing organization to reach LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) consumers, are expanding their partnership including the unveiling of the … July 10, 2012
Register now for WTM 2012

Register now for WTM 2012

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has opened registration for WTM 2012. WTM 2012 will mark the 21st anniversary of WTM Meridian Club, the club for the world’s leading buyers. WTM Meridian Club members will conclude … July 3, 2012
21 facts for WTM Meridian Club’s 21st anniversary

21 facts for WTM Meridian Club’s 21st anniversary

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, will this year be celebrating the 21st anniversary of WTM Meridian Club. WTM Meridian Club - the leading global business network: making contacts, concluding deals - is World … June 26, 2012
Support grows for WTM Responsible Tourism Day

Support grows for WTM Responsible Tourism Day

Fresh initiatives, greater focus, and an increasing awareness that responsible tourism should top the industry agenda has contributed to the success of World Travel Market (WTM) World Responsible Tourism Day (WRTD), in association with the UN World Tourism … June 20, 2012
WTM 2012 to host dedicated India region after WTM 2011 generates £56m of deals for the country

WTM 2012 to host dedicated India region after WTM 2011 generates £56m of deals for the country

India will have its own dedicated exhibition region at World Travel Market 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, after its participation at WTM 2011 will generate a massive £56 million of deals for the country’s travel and tourism … June 12, 2012
WTM 2011 breaks through £100m barrier for travel technology deals

WTM 2011 breaks through £100m barrier for travel technology deals

World Travel Market 2011, the leading global event for the travel industry, will generate more than £100 million for its travel technology exhibitors, reveals independent research. Fusion Communications’ analysis of the WTM 2011 travel technology … June 6, 2012
Fiona Jeffery awarded OBE in New Year’s Honors List

Fiona Jeffery awarded OBE in New Year’s Honors List

Reed Travel Exhibitions Chairman World Travel Market Fiona Jeffery has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in Queen Elizabeth’s II New Year’s Honors list. Jeffery’s award of the OBE is for her services to the travel … May 24, 2012
The travel industry’s long-term prospects are good, WTM Vision Conference-Florence delegates told

The travel industry’s long-term prospects are good, WTM Vision Conference-Florence delegates told

The travel and tourism industry’s longer-term prospects are good, delegates were told last week at the World Travel Market (WTM )Vision Conference-Florence. Despite the global financial problems, which continue to impact the industry, Euromonitor … May 23, 2012
Destinations told how to attract Chinese tourists at WTM Vision Conference-Shanghai

Destinations told how to attract Chinese tourists at WTM Vision Conference-Shanghai

A hassle-free visa application process is one of the main factors destinations need to consider to increase Chinese outbound visitor arrivals, WTM Vision Conference-Shanghai delegates heard this week. Destinations are desperate to increase the number … May 11, 2012
Strong five years tipped for Chinese travel despite slowdown in economic growth

Strong five years tipped for Chinese travel despite slowdown in economic growth

Shopping, Internet booking, and low-cost carriers will have the biggest influence on the Chinese travel market over the next 5 years, reveals exclusive research unveiled tomorrow (Thursday, May10 ) at the inaugural World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference-Shanghai. … May 9, 2012
Middle East hoteliers engaging with social media to boost tourism in, finds WTM Vision Conference – Dubai

Middle East hoteliers engaging with social media to boost tourism in, finds WTM Vision Conference – Dubai

The prospects for growth in tourist arrivals in the Middle East and the success of some hotels in the region in using social media were the key topics revealed at the World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference-Dubai. WTM Vision Conference-Dubai was … May 3, 2012
Fierce competition predicted if companies are to beat a stagnant market

Fierce competition predicted if companies are to beat a stagnant market

Travel firms are preparing for a fierce battle in a bid to secure growth over the next five years, it was predicted at the World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference-London. Euromonitor International Head of Travel and Tourism Research, Caroline Bremner, … April 26, 2012
London 2012 to boost UK foreign guests by 330,000

London 2012 to boost UK foreign guests by 330,000

The UK will only welcome an additional 330,000 international visitors as a direct result of hosting the London 2012 Olympics, reveals research at the World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference London. Euromonitor International Head of Travel and Tourism … April 23, 2012
Recession avoided in 2012 but economy still casts shadow over prospects for UK travel sector

Recession avoided in 2012 but economy still casts shadow over prospects for UK travel sector

The UK travel industry will remain at the mercy of the local and global economy this year, with the London 2012 Olympics creating as many challenges as opportunities, reveals research unveiled tomorrow (Thursday, April 19) at the World Travel Market (WTM) … April 18, 2012
Russian inbound tourism a disaster, WTM Vision Conference – Moscow delegates heard

Russian inbound tourism a disaster, WTM Vision Conference – Moscow delegates heard

The Russian inbound tourism industry has been slammed as a “disaster,” during a lively panel debate at the inaugural WTM [World Travel Market] Vision Conference - Moscow. KMP Group President, Vladimir Kantorowich, labelled the inbound Russian industry … April 11, 2012
Russia in with a sporting chance

Russia in with a sporting chance

Russia is set to see a 20 percent increase in visitor arrivals over the next four years fueled by the hosting of major sporting events, reveals research unveiled today at the World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference-Moscow. Russia is hosting an … April 4, 2012
Geoff Cowley MD of The Hoseasons Group to join panel discussion at WTM Vision Conference-London

Geoff Cowley MD of The Hoseasons Group to join panel discussion at WTM Vision Conference-London

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce another high-profile speaker to join the line up for WTM Vision Conference-London on April 19, 2012. The Hoseasons Group Managing Director, Geoff Cowley, … March 28, 2012
WTM Vision Conference – Florence lineup complete

WTM Vision Conference – Florence lineup complete

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, has completed its WTM Vision Conference - Florence high-level lineup with senior representation from some of Italy’s most important travel organizations. The conference, … March 21, 2012
Jordan once again exhibited at the ITB trade fair in Berlin for 2012

Jordan once again exhibited at the ITB trade fair in Berlin for 2012

The Jordan Tourism Board’s (JTB) stand displayed its new design, first revealed at World Travel Market (WTM) in London in November 2011, with a 3D entrance depicting the Siq and the path to the Treasury at Petra. It was also awarded a certificate for … March 14, 2012
World Travel Market Latin America launches hosted buyer program

World Travel Market Latin America launches hosted buyer program

World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America, the leading global event for the Latin American travel industry, is delighted to announce its hosted buyer program for the launch event on April 23-25, 2013. The inaugural event, taking place in São Paulo’s … March 8, 2012
WTM means business: WTM 2011 leads to more than £1,653m in industry deals

WTM means business: WTM 2011 leads to more than £1,653m in industry deals

World Travel Market (WTM) 2011, the leading global event for the travel industry, will generate a massive £1,653 million (US$2.6 billion) in travel and tourism industry deals – an impressive 16 percent increase on WTM 2010. Independent research … February 22, 2012
WTM Vision Conference–London panel line up complete

WTM Vision Conference–London panel line up complete

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, has completed its WTM Vision Conference-London high-level executive panel session with senior representation from TUI, easyJet, and Expedia. The panel session, which will … February 14, 2012
World Travel Market voted UKinbound Industry Event of 2011

World Travel Market voted UKinbound Industry Event of 2011

World Travel Market (WTM) 2011 has been voted UKinbound’s Industry Event of the Year at the association’s annual convention Gala Dinner for the second year in succession. The awards, which took place at the association’s annual convention in … February 6, 2012
Survey reveals industry could do more for responsible and sustainable travel

Survey reveals industry could do more for responsible and sustainable travel

The travel and tourism industry could do more for responsible and sustainable tourism, reveals a survey that took place at World Travel Market 2011 - the leading global event for the travel industry - by exhibitor SustainIt. As the travel and tourism … January 18, 2012
Fiona Jefferey awarded OBE in New Year’s Honors List

Fiona Jefferey awarded OBE in New Year’s Honors List

Reed Travel Exhibitions Chairman of World Travel Market (WTM), Fiona Jeffery, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in Queen Elizabeth’s II New Year’s Honors list. Jeffery’s award of the OBE is for her services … January 11, 2012
Reed Travel Exhibitions launches World Travel Market Latin America

Reed Travel Exhibitions launches World Travel Market Latin America

Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE), the leading provider of events in the global travel and tourism industry, is delighted to announce the launch of World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America – the first global event for this increasingly important region for … November 23, 2011
WTM 2011 experiences 5 percent increase in visitors

WTM 2011 experiences 5 percent increase in visitors

World Travel Market (WTM) 2011, the leading global event for the travel industry, experienced an impressive 5 percent increase in visitors compared to the previous event. More than 28,000 visitors (28,183) attended WTM 2011 compared to 26,908 that … November 19, 2011
Seychelles Tourism Board meets with Ethiopian Airlines at WTM in London

Seychelles Tourism Board meets with Ethiopian Airlines at WTM in London

Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, accompanied by Bernadette Willemin and Marsha Parcou, the Seychelles Tourism Board’s Director for Europe and the Manager for the UK, respectively, met with Rahel Assefa, Ethiopian Airline’s Regional … November 11, 2011
Seychelles addressed the WTM conference by IIPT on challenges of climate change

Seychelles addressed the WTM conference by IIPT on challenges of climate change

The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) held a conference at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2011 on meeting the challenges of climate change and the international experts sitting on the panel presented leading models of best practice. The … November 11, 2011
World Travel Market 2011: eight key trends in global travel

World Travel Market 2011: eight key trends in global travel

Cape Town Tourism just concluded four fruitful and insightful days at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, one of the leading global events for the travel industry. Almost 48,000 senior travel industry professionals, government ministers, and international … November 10, 2011
Cape Town takes part in World Travel Market 2011 World Responsible Tourism Day

Cape Town takes part in World Travel Market 2011 World Responsible Tourism Day

Supported by the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Wednesday, November 9, 2011 is World Travel Market (WTM) World Responsible Tourism Day. It is an international day of awareness and action around responsible and sustainable tourism. More than 150 … November 9, 2011
British Airways, Jonathan M. Tisch, and National Geographic Traveler receive 2011 World Tourism Awards at World Travel Market, London

British Airways, Jonathan M. Tisch, and National Geographic Traveler receive 2011 World Tourism Awards at World Travel Market, London

British Airways, Jonathan M. Tisch, and National Geographic Traveler were presented with the 2011 World Tourism Awards today in a ceremony at World Travel Market, Excel Centre, London, on Monday, November 7, 2011. The World Tourism Awards, celebrating … November 9, 2011
WTM Vision series expands to Russia and China

WTM Vision series expands to Russia and China

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is expanding its successful WTM Vision Conference series into Russia and China with WTM Vision-Moscow and WTM Vision-Shanghai. WTM Vision launched in London in 2009 as a half-day, … November 9, 2011
The International Council of Tourism Partners destination alliance launches at World Travel Market

The International Council of Tourism Partners destination alliance launches at World Travel Market

LONDON - “ICTP is an organization that we need to help advance quality and green growth – issues that are central to our tourism future,” said Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, “Alone we can and will make a difference in our … November 9, 2011
Cape Town Tourism launches international marketing campaign at London’s World Travel Market 2011

Cape Town Tourism launches international marketing campaign at London’s World Travel Market 2011

This week marks the start of one of the largest international trade shows for the tourism industry. The annual World Travel Market (WTM) 2011 taking place until November 10 is one of the leading global events for the travel industry and will be attended … November 8, 2011
WTM 2011 first day visitors up 14 percent

WTM 2011 first day visitors up 14 percent

The first day of World Travel Market (WTM) 2011, the leading global event for the travel industry, was a resounding success with exhibitor invitations visitors up a massive 14 percent on WTM 2010. The Monday of WTM is an Exhibitor Invite only day with … November 8, 2011
Highlights of opening day at World Travel Market

Highlights of opening day at World Travel Market

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, opened its doors today. The event will run from Monday, November 7 through Thursday, November 10. See video highlights of opening day here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCr4xYf9T1k&feature=youtu.be … November 7, 2011
Seychelles at WTM tourism trade fair in London with full force

Seychelles at WTM tourism trade fair in London with full force

The Seychelles tourism trade, serious after the British market, traveled as a strong delegation to London to attend the 2011 World Travel Market (WTM). Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, accompanied by Bernadette Willemin, the Board's … November 7, 2011
183 new exhibitors for WTM 2011

183 new exhibitors for WTM 2011

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is proud to announce a total of 183 new exhibitors at the event for WTM 2011. National tourist boards, destination management companies, technology companies, ground handlers, lodge … November 4, 2011
Poland brings its 2012 Football FanCamp to WTM 2011

Poland brings its 2012 Football FanCamp to WTM 2011

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is pleased to welcome the Poland 2012 Football FanCamp to WTM 2011. It will tie in closely with this year’s focus on sports tourism, with it being the last WTM before the … November 4, 2011
UNWTO activities at the World Travel Market

UNWTO activities at the World Travel Market

A full agenda of UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) activities will be taking place at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM), ranging from the annual Ministers’ Summit to a seminar on the future of tourism in the Middle East and North Africa (London, … November 1, 2011
Travel and Online Technology region prepares for more visitors and buyers

Travel and Online Technology region prepares for more visitors and buyers

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading event for the global travel industry, revealed that the number of pre-registered visitors interested in technology and online travel for WTM 2011 is already 13percent up on the previous year. With a week to go … October 31, 2011
Official launch for International Council of Tourism Partners destination alliance announced during World Travel Market

Official launch for International Council of Tourism Partners destination alliance announced during World Travel Market

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced its official launch ceremony will take place during the 2011 World Travel Market in London. The event will be hosted at the Seychelles stand (AS550) on November 8 at1600 hours at Excel Conference … October 27, 2011
Cape Town to launch new brand concept and marketing campaign at London’s World Travel Market 2011

Cape Town to launch new brand concept and marketing campaign at London’s World Travel Market 2011

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Cape Town Tourism is preparing to leave for the World Travel Market 2011, taking place in London from November 7-10, 2011. An annual travel industry event, the World Travel Market (WTM) provides a unique forum for tourism stakeholders, … October 25, 2011
Seychelles small hotel chain to make its presence count at 2011 WTM in London

Seychelles small hotel chain to make its presence count at 2011 WTM in London

The tourism world will meet from November 7-10, 2011 in London, UK, at the World Travel Market (WTM). Le Relax Hotels, a small chain of hotels from the Seychelles, will this year be descending on London for its 3rd participation at WTM. Robert Toussaint, … October 25, 2011
IIPT panel at World Travel Market: meeting the challenges of climate change

IIPT panel at World Travel Market: meeting the challenges of climate change

Four prominent international experts will come together on a panel at World Travel Market to discuss the challenges of climate change to tourism and present leading models of best practice. The panel will be moderated by the International Institute for … October 24, 2011
Double Olympic champion James Cracknell to speak at WTM opening

Double Olympic champion James Cracknell to speak at WTM opening

British rowing champion and double Olympic Gold Medalist and international adventurer James Cracknell OBE is to speak at this year’s World Travel Market opening ceremony.He joins the Rt. Hon. Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for the Olympics and Paralympics, … October 20, 2011
Another top line up for WTM’s Hotels Program

Another top line up for WTM’s Hotels Program

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, has once again lined up some of the hotel sector’s most influential executives for its WTM 2011 Hotels Program. This year’s Hotels Program, sponsored by Bloomberg, includes … October 17, 2011
WTM 2011 to generate more business than ever before

WTM 2011 to generate more business than ever before

World Travel Market (WTM) 2011, the leading global event for the travel industry, is set to be the catalyst for even more travel industry business deals than ever before, revealed a poll of Meridian Club members – WTM’s business club for senior travel … October 14, 2011
Eurosport to Sponsor Sports Program at WTM 2011

Eurosport to Sponsor Sports Program at WTM 2011

Eurosport, Europe's leading sports entertainment group, is sponsoring the Sports Tourism program at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM). WTM, the leading global event for the travel industry, has championed the cause of sports tourism for a number … October 10, 2011
Abu Dhabi to showcase new hotels and resorts at WTM 2011

Abu Dhabi to showcase new hotels and resorts at WTM 2011

Abu Dhabi will showcase new hotels and resorts opening imminently in the destination at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry. Global brands such as Fairmont and Mandarin Oriental are all expanding … October 5, 2011
Olympics Minister to open World Travel Market 2011

Olympics Minister to open World Travel Market 2011

UK Olympics Minister Jeremy Hunt will open World Travel Market (WTM) 2011, the leading global event for the travel industry – the final WTM before the 2012 London games. WTM 2011 will have a strong sports tourism theme as the event examines the potential … September 29, 2011
WTM announces high-profile speakers for airline program

WTM announces high-profile speakers for airline program

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has organized a high-profile airline program with senior executives from British Airways, Air China, IATA, and Sky Team all speaking.Due to the airline program growing popularity, … September 26, 2011
Expanded WTM Technology and Online Travel program revealed

Expanded WTM Technology and Online Travel program revealed

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, has organized a high-profile line up for its expanded Technology and Online Travel (TOT) seminar program including speakers from lastminute.com, Google, Yahoo!, TripAdvisor, … September 22, 2011
South African Tourism to sponsor Meridian Club

South African Tourism to sponsor Meridian Club

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to confirm South African Tourism as its exclusive partner for Meridian Club, the industry’s only global buyers club. South African Tourism plans to use its sponsorship … September 20, 2011
New BA CEO to make his most high-profile appearance at WTM

New BA CEO to make his most high-profile appearance at WTM

British Airways (BA) newly-appointed Chief Executive Keith Williams is to speak at World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, as part of its Business Day program on Thursday, November 10. Williams became the BA CEO … September 15, 2011
Senior aviation buyers discuss main concerns at WTM Meridian Club Think Tank

Senior aviation buyers discuss main concerns at WTM Meridian Club Think Tank

The UK government’s continued refusal to accept the damage its aviation policies are doing to UK plc was one of the major themes to emerge from the latest World Travel Market Meridian Club Think Tank. Senior buyers with responsibility for air purchasing … September 12, 2011
Leading fair trade campaigner to open WTM World Responsible Tourism Day 2011

Leading fair trade campaigner to open WTM World Responsible Tourism Day 2011

Harriet Lamb, Executive Director of the UK’s Fairtrade Foundation - an organisation that has dramatically transformed shopping habits and improved the lives of millions across the globe – is to officially open World Travel Market (WTM) World Responsible … September 8, 2011
Celebrity businesswoman Karren Brady to take center stage

Celebrity businesswoman Karren Brady to take center stage

The first woman of football, Karren Brady, Britain’s most high-profile, outspoken, and glamorous businesswoman, headlines World Travel Market’s key Business Day event at ExCeL London in November.Karren, star of the UK version of the highly-successful … August 31, 2011
WTM launches free WTM mobile app

WTM launches free WTM mobile app

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, has launched a free mobile app, available to download to all major smartphones. The app is the perfect accessory for all World Travel Market participants before, during, and … August 24, 2011
Speed Networking overhauled for WTM 2011

Speed Networking overhauled for WTM 2011

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, has overhauled its Speed Networking program for WTM 2011 to allow exhibitors and buyers even more time to conclude deals. Speed Networking will now take place as one hour-long … August 18, 2011
World Travel Market’s social media revolution

World Travel Market’s social media revolution

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is for the first time reaching out to the global online travel community with the launch of a newtravel blog, a number of social media webinars, and an extensive social media … August 10, 2011
WTM 2011 to benefit from transport improvements

WTM 2011 to benefit from transport improvements

World Travel Market 2011, the leading global event for the travel industry, is poised to benefit from a number of transport improvements including a 50% increase in Docklands Light Railway (DLR) capacity. DLR trains will increase capacity from 2 to … August 2, 2011
WTM’s Technology and Online Travel Region 90% sold out

WTM’s Technology and Online Travel Region 90% sold out

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, expanded Technology and Online Travel region is already 90% sold out. Technology and Online Travel (TOT) has been given over 30% extra space this year compared to 2010, with … July 28, 2011
WTM invites industry buyers to apply for Meridian Club membership

WTM invites industry buyers to apply for Meridian Club membership

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is inviting the industry’s most senior buyers to apply for Meridian Club membership for WTM 2011. Meridian Club – the leading global business network: making contacts, … July 19, 2011
Tourism Ministers to discuss how to consolidate recovery at the World Travel Market

Tourism Ministers to discuss how to consolidate recovery at the World Travel Market

The fifth and largest UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Ministers’ Summit, held in cooperation with World Travel Market (WTM), will look at how the travel and tourism sector can prosper following the global downturn (London, UK, November 8, 2011). Tourism … July 14, 2011
WTM 2011 highlights emerging BRIC economies

WTM 2011 highlights emerging BRIC economies

World Travel Market (WTM) 2011 will focus on the emerging BRIC economies with its first-ever dedicated headline session on the travel and tourism potential of Brazil, Russia, India, and China. WTM 2010 highlighted the tourism development in the BRIC … July 8, 2011
WTM Technology and Online Travel increases its profile at WTM 2011

WTM Technology and Online Travel increases its profile at WTM 2011

Technology and Online Travel at World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is to grow 20% for WTM 2011, as part of an increased focus on the sector. New exhibitors already signed up include: • Global payment service … June 30, 2011
World Travel Market 2011 to unveil largest global gay survey

World Travel Market 2011 to unveil largest global gay survey

The world’s largest ever LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) research study, to be released by global gay marketing specialists, Out Now, at World Travel Market 2011, nearly doubles its global gay population reach with the inclusion of India. Out … June 28, 2011
Registration for WTM 2011 is live

Registration for WTM 2011 is live

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, has opened registration for WTM 2011, which will focus on the emerging sector of sports tourism and particularly the Olympics with it being the final WTM before the 2012 London … June 23, 2011
The search is on for the best in responsible tourism

The search is on for the best in responsible tourism

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is helping search for the most inspiring and innovative examples of responsible tourism throughout the world. The hunt is part of the nominations process for the Virgin Holidays … June 7, 2011
Third WTM Vision Conference–London hailed a success

Third WTM Vision Conference–London hailed a success

The third WTM Vision Conference–London was hailed a success by the travel and tourism industry. Almost 200 senior executives from across the industry attended the event at the CBI Conference Centre in London on Wednesday, May 25 to hear a premier … May 31, 2011
UK outbound numbers flat but expenditure recovers

UK outbound numbers flat but expenditure recovers

UK outbound travel receipts will return to pre-global downturn levels in 2014, although the number of travelers will still be more than 10% lower than in 2008 research released at World Travel Market (WTM) Vision–London today revealed. Euromonitor … May 24, 2011
Online travel to experience solid growth in the Middle East

Online travel to experience solid growth in the Middle East

The online travel and tourism industry is poised to “experience solid growth” over the next five years – with the Middle East and Africa leading the way in percentage terms, revealed research from Euromonitor International released at the World … May 4, 2011
Hotel dilemma for Middle East and Africa reveals WTM Vision Conference–Dubai

Hotel dilemma for Middle East and Africa reveals WTM Vision Conference–Dubai

The hotel sector in the Middle East and Africa is both a threat and opportunity for the region’s tourism industry, reveals new research presented today at WTM Vision Conference–Dubai. Euromonitor International Travel and Tourism Industry Analyst … May 3, 2011
UAE and Saudi Arabia inbound visits to grow during 2010-2015

UAE and Saudi Arabia inbound visits to grow during 2010-2015

The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia will experience some of the world’s strongest inbound tourism growth over the next 5 years, reveals research unveiled today at the World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference–Dubai. Euromonitor International … May 3, 2011
WTM Vision Conference-Dubai completes its industry-leading green panel session lineup

WTM Vision Conference-Dubai completes its industry-leading green panel session lineup

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce two further industry-leading speakers for the inaugural WTM Vision Conference-Dubai on May 3 at Arabian Travel Market (ATM).Oman resort Six Senses Zighy … April 26, 2011
WTM Vision Conference–Milan hailed a great success

WTM Vision Conference–Milan hailed a great success

The inaugural World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference–Milan has been hailed a great success by the travel and tourism industry. Almost 100 delegates packed into the Italian Stock Exchange last Thursday to hear high-caliber speakers discuss the … April 19, 2011
China the key emerging tourism market, WTM Vision Conference–Milan reveals

China the key emerging tourism market, WTM Vision Conference–Milan reveals

China is the key emerging market the travel and tourism industry should focus on over the next five years, reveals new research at yesterday’s inaugural World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference-Milan.China is predicted to be the biggest outbound … April 15, 2011
Former Selfridges CEO completes WTM Vision-London line up

Former Selfridges CEO completes WTM Vision-London line up

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to reveal retail guru and former Selfridges CEO Peter Williams completed the line up for WTM Vision–London on May 25.Williams is one of the UK’s most successful … April 12, 2011
WTM Vision Conference: Dubai announces industry-leading environmental speakers for inaugural conference

WTM Vision Conference: Dubai announces industry-leading environmental speakers for inaugural conference

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce this year’s line-up of high-caliber speakers for the inaugural WTM Vision Conference-Dubai on May 3. The event, hosted at WTM’s sister event, … April 5, 2011
Former TUI boss heads industry-leading panel at WTM Vision Conference

Former TUI boss heads industry-leading panel at WTM Vision Conference

Travel and tourism industry stalwart Dermot Blastland heads an industry-leading panel debate on the outbound Italian travel industry at World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference – Milan on April 14. The former TUI UK & Ireland Managing Director, … March 29, 2011
World Travel Market 2010 to led to £1,425 million in travel industry deals

World Travel Market 2010 to led to £1,425 million in travel industry deals

World Travel Market (WTM) 2010, the leading global event for the travel industry, generated a massive £1,425 million (approximately US$2.3 billion) in travel and tourism industry deals – an impressive 25% increase on WTM 2009. Independent research … March 16, 2011
World Travel Market's Web Wizard runs London Marathon for Just a Drop

World Travel Market's Web Wizard runs London Marathon for Just a Drop

World Travel Market’s Internet guru, Jamie Bell, is lining up to tackle this year’s Virgin London Marathon in support of the exhibition’s official charity Just a Drop (JaD), which supplies clean water to communities in developing countries. Jamie … March 8, 2011
World Travel Market voted UKinbound industry event of 2010

World Travel Market voted UKinbound industry event of 2010

World Travel Market (WTM) 2010 has been voted UKinbound’s Industry Event of the Year at the association’s annual convention Gala Dinner. The awards, which took place at Alton Towers, Staffordshire on February 10, were voted by UKinbound members … March 2, 2011
Speakers confirmed for World Travel Market Vision Conference in London

Speakers confirmed for World Travel Market Vision Conference in London

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce a high-profile speaker line up for the WTM Vision Conference - London on May 25, 2011. TUI Specialist Managing Director Clare Tobin, Shearings Chief … February 22, 2011
Travel industry optimistic for 2011

Travel industry optimistic for 2011

The travel and tourism industry is extremely optimistic 2011 will see it leave the global financial downturn behind, revealed a survey of World Travel Market’s Meridian Club – the industry’s most senior buyers. Almost eight out of ten (78%) Meridian … January 25, 2011
WTM Vision Conference in Milan announces industry leading participants

WTM Vision Conference in Milan announces industry leading participants

World Travel Market (WTM), the premier global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce two industry-leading participants for its inaugural WTM Vision Conference in Milan on April 14, 2011. The half-day conference, which takes place at … January 5, 2011
World Travel Market expands WTM Vision Conference into Europe and the Middle East

World Travel Market expands WTM Vision Conference into Europe and the Middle East

World Travel Market (WTM), the premier global event for the travel industry, is expanding its successful WTM Vision Conference into Europe and the Middle East in 2011. WTM Vision Conference has run successfully for the past two years as a mid-year, … December 2, 2010
World Travel Market 2010 experiences 10 percent increase in visitors

World Travel Market 2010 experiences 10 percent increase in visitors

World Travel Market (WTM) 2010, the premier global event for the travel industry, experienced an impressive 10% increase in visitors. Almost 27,000 (26,908) visitors attended WTM 2010 over the four days (Monday, November 8–Thursday, November 11) … November 23, 2010
Sustainable tourism companies scoop awards at WTM

Sustainable tourism companies scoop awards at WTM

LONDON, UK - The Travel Foundation, Royal Caribbean Cruises’ Ocean Fund and Museum for African Art, have all been presented with the 2010 World Tourism Awards today in a ceremony at World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry.The … November 14, 2010
Seychelles delegation to 2010 World Travel Market meets with Richard Quest of CNN

Seychelles delegation to 2010 World Travel Market meets with Richard Quest of CNN

The Seychelles Delegation at the 2010 WTM met and discussed with the famous Richard Quest of CNN during the annual CNN function at the London Nobu Restaurant. Barry Faure, the Seychelles Secretary of State in the President's Office; Alain St.Ange, the … November 12, 2010
Seychelles continues to recognize international press partners

Seychelles continues to recognize international press partners

The Seychelles Islands continued during the London 2010 World Travel Market (WTM) with its recognition process of International Press personalities by presenting certificates of the "Friends of Seychelles - Press" program to ten new members.This latest … November 11, 2010
UNWTO's appeal is welcomed by Seychelles

UNWTO's appeal is welcomed by Seychelles

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General, Mr. Taleb Rifai, used the 2010 World Travel Market (WTM) forum in London to appeal to governments worldwide and to multilateral forums such as the G-20 to place tourism higher on … November 11, 2010
Sports tourism: Tough legacy or golden jackpot?

Sports tourism: Tough legacy or golden jackpot?

Sports tourism - one of the industry’s fastest-growing sectors - can be an absolute minefield, Fiona Jeffery, Chairman of World Travel Market – the premier global event for the travel industry - claimed this week.Although the industry is starting … November 11, 2010
Seychelles at World Travel Market tourism trade fair with 50 strong delegation

Seychelles at World Travel Market tourism trade fair with 50 strong delegation

The Creole Tropical Islands of the Seychelles are in London for the 2010 edition of World Travel Market (WTM), the UK tourism trade Fair. The Seychelles, which saw a total revamp of its tourism industry following the innovative launch of a dynamic private/public … November 10, 2010
Global governments should put tourism higher on the agenda

Global governments should put tourism higher on the agenda

Governments around the world should follow the Chinese approach to tourism, according to the UNWTO Ministers Summit which took place this morning at World Travel Market. Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), said: … November 10, 2010
Seychelles Hotel pulls coveted award at World Travel Market 2010

Seychelles Hotel pulls coveted award at World Travel Market 2010

The homely "Coco de Mer Hotel & Black Parrot Suites" of Praslin Island in the Seychelles pulled the coveted award of "The Rookie of the Year Award" at World Travel Market (WTM) 2010 in London. This award is for the youngest hotel in the Expedia Travel … November 10, 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
Rotana to strengthen presence through sponsorship of registration at World Travel Market

Rotana to strengthen presence through sponsorship of registration at World Travel Market

Rotana Hotels is to sponsor World Travel Market’s (WTM) registration as part of its strategy to increase brand awareness and to support its ambitious expansion plans. The Middle East and North Africa specialist is also exhibiting at this year's event, … November 8, 2010
World Travel Market plays host to London’s Institute Of Directors for the first time

World Travel Market plays host to London’s Institute Of Directors for the first time

World Travel Market (WTM), the premier global event for the travel industry, is welcoming the Institute of Directors (IoD) as a new exhibitor to WTM 2010. The IoD is seeking to showcase its meeting and function space, history, and five-star service … November 4, 2010
13th annual World Tourism Awards at World Travel Market

13th annual World Tourism Awards at World Travel Market

The Travel Foundation, Royal Caribbean Cruises’ Ocean Fund and Museum for African Art (NYC), will be presented with the 2010 World Tourism Award in a ceremony at World Travel Market (WTM) in London, Monday, November 8, at the ExCel Center, WTM Conference … October 29, 2010
IIPT and Zambia host joint announcement of 5th African conference

IIPT and Zambia host joint announcement of 5th African conference

STOWE, Vermont, USA – The International Institute for Peace through Tourism, together with the Ministry of Tourism, Environment, and Natural Resources, Republic of Zambia, will announce the 5th IIPT African Conference on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, at … October 27, 2010
Eurosport to sponsor sports pavilion and conference at World Travel Market

Eurosport to sponsor sports pavilion and conference at World Travel Market

Eurosport is throwing its weight behind World Travel Market (WTM), the premier global event for the travel industry, in recognition of the growing importance of sports tourism. The leading sports entertainment media group is sponsoring the new WTM … October 21, 2010
Travel Channel International a World Travel Market Broadcast Partner for 2010

Travel Channel International a World Travel Market Broadcast Partner for 2010

Travel Channel International is pleased to announce their continued partnership with World Travel Market (WTM), the premier global event for the travel industry, as official Travel Broadcast Partner for 2010. Travel Channel, the largest pan-European … October 18, 2010
World Travel Market signals new era for airlines

World Travel Market signals new era for airlines

Boeing will discuss its revolutionary 787 Dreamliner with members from the global travel and tourism industry at World Travel Market’s opening ceremony in London on Monday, November 8. Ushering in a new era of air travel, Jeff Cacy, Boeing’s managing … October 14, 2010
World Travel Market Global Trends Report 2009 correctly predicts the future

World Travel Market Global Trends Report 2009 correctly predicts the future

The World Travel Market (WTM) Global Trends Report, in association with Euromonitor International, has a history of being on the money when it comes to the latest trends to impact the travel and tourism industry. The launch of the 2010 WTM Global Trends … October 11, 2010
Sports tourism: tough legacy or golden jackpot?

Sports tourism: tough legacy or golden jackpot?

Sports tourism - one of the industry’s fastest-growing sectors - can be an absolute minefield, Fiona Jeffery, chairman of World Travel Market – the premier global event for the travel industry - claimed this week. Although the industry is starting … October 7, 2010
Favorable public policies and new business models top agenda at UNWTO Ministers’ Summit

Favorable public policies and new business models top agenda at UNWTO Ministers’ Summit

AT WORLD TRAVEL MARKET Tourism representatives from the public and private sector will convene at the 4th annual UNWTO Ministers’ Summit at the World Travel Market to debate the best course of action for the tourism sector in the face of global economic … October 6, 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
World Travel Market 2010 to generate more travel industry business than ever before

World Travel Market 2010 to generate more travel industry business than ever before

World Travel Market (WTM) 2010, the premier global event for the travel industry, is poised to be the catalyst for even more travel industry business deals than ever before, revealed a poll of Meridian Club members - WTM’s senior buyers network. World … September 30, 2010
Abu Dhabi signs three-year deal as World Travel Market’s Premier Partner

Abu Dhabi signs three-year deal as World Travel Market’s Premier Partner

Abu Dhabi has signed a three-year deal to be the Premier Partner of World Travel Market (WTM), the premier global event for the travel industry, up to and including WTM 2012. Abu Dhabi plans to use its partner status to promote its expanding leisure … September 27, 2010
New UK Tourism Minister to attend UNWTO Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market

New UK Tourism Minister to attend UNWTO Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market

UK Tourism Minister John Penrose will make his most high-profile appearance yet at the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry. Penrose, who was … September 23, 2010
South African Tourism to sponsor World Travel Market’s Meridian Club

South African Tourism to sponsor World Travel Market’s Meridian Club

World Travel Market’s (WTM) buyers club Meridian Club is delighted to announce South African Tourism as its exclusive partner for WTM 2010. South African Tourism ( www.southafrica.net ) plans to use its sponsorship of Meridian Club, the leading club … September 20, 2010
Sandals chief steps into World Travel Market HOTseat

Sandals chief steps into World Travel Market HOTseat

Adam Stewart, CEO of Sandals Resorts International and one of the travel and tourism industry’s youngest and most inspirational leaders, is to take the World Travel Market (WTM) World Responsible Tourism Day’s HOTseat. He follows in the prestigious … September 16, 2010
World Travel Market launches UK exhibitors’ e-shop

World Travel Market launches UK exhibitors’ e-shop

World Travel Market (WTM), the premier global event for the travel industry, has teamed up with VisitBritain, the national tourism agency, to launch an online shop to help delegates make the most of their stay in London – selling UK-based WTM exhibitors’ … September 13, 2010
Lord Digby Jones headlines World Travel Market’s new Business Day

Lord Digby Jones headlines World Travel Market’s new Business Day

Business guru Lord Digby Jones is to headline the new World Travel Market Business Day on Thursday, November 11, 2010. Lord Jones will help Britain’s struggling small- and medium-sized travel businesses (SMEs) as the country remains gripped by the … September 9, 2010
Hotels rethink approach to leisure business in response to corporate cost-cutting

Hotels rethink approach to leisure business in response to corporate cost-cutting

Leisure guests will become increasingly important for hotels in the post-recession years, according to a high-level think tank in London this week. World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, invited a dozen hotel suppliers … September 6, 2010
Top environmentalist to open World Travel Market World Responsible Tourism Day

Top environmentalist to open World Travel Market World Responsible Tourism Day

Tony Juniper, one of the world’s best known ecologists and forthright campaigner, is opening this year’s World Travel Market(WTM) World Responsible Tourism Day on Wednesday, November 10 at ExCeL, London. Juniper is the former director of Friends … September 2, 2010
Co-op MD Mike Greenacre leads stellar line up of speakers at UNWTO Ministers Summit at World Travel Market

Co-op MD Mike Greenacre leads stellar line up of speakers at UNWTO Ministers Summit at World Travel Market

Co-operative Travel Group managing director Mike Greenacre will lead a stellar line up of private sector speakers at the annual World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel … August 26, 2010
World Travel Market launches Technology and Online Travel Theatre at WTM

World Travel Market launches Technology and Online Travel Theatre at WTM

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, is expanding its technology seminar program for 2010 with the introduction of a presentation theatre on the exhibition floor within the technology and online travel section. It’s … August 19, 2010
World Travel Market announces Technology and Online Travel seminar line up

World Travel Market announces Technology and Online Travel seminar line up

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, has expanded its Technology and Online Travel event program with a number of leading organizations taking part including British Airways, lastminute.com, TUI Travel, Google, Yahoo!, … August 12, 2010
Industry gets behind World Travel Market World Responsible Tourism Day

Industry gets behind World Travel Market World Responsible Tourism Day

More companies than ever before have applied to participate in World Travel Market (WTM) World Responsible Tourism Day (WRTD) – the only global campaign, in association with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), to inspire and educate … August 5, 2010
WTM expands Speed Networking program for 2010

WTM expands Speed Networking program for 2010

World Travel Market (WTM), the premier global event for the travel industry, has expanded its Speed Networking program following the success of last year’s inaugural event. Last year’s speed networking session played an important role in business … July 22, 2010
World Travel Market introduces new Sports Pavilion

World Travel Market introduces new Sports Pavilion

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, is unveiling a new Sports Pavilion at WTM 2010 with some of the most iconic venues in the world exhibiting. The spiritual home of four of the world’s major sports - Lords (cricket), … July 8, 2010
Global travel industry to experience multi-speed recovery

Global travel industry to experience multi-speed recovery

The global travel and tourism industry will experience a “multi-speed” recovery taking up to a further four years to fully recover to pre-global downturn levels, reveals a report launched today at the World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference. Euromonitor … June 16, 2010
Meridian Club Think Tank for senior buyers proves a great success

Meridian Club Think Tank for senior buyers proves a great success

World Travel Market (WTM), the premier global event for the travel industry, last week launched its first executive Think Tank program for senior buyers in its Meridian Club. National and regional tourism boards should pay more attention to sports … June 8, 2010
Monarch Airlines managing director completes World Travel Market Vision’s stellar speaker line up

Monarch Airlines managing director completes World Travel Market Vision’s stellar speaker line up

Monarch Airlines managing director Tim Jeans completes the stellar line up of speakers for the World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference, which takes place on June 16. Jeans, a stalwart of the aviation sector, will speak as part of the session reviewing … May 26, 2010
World Travel Market appoints Deborah Dewe from Travel Trade Gazette as head of sales

World Travel Market appoints Deborah Dewe from Travel Trade Gazette as head of sales

World Travel Market (WTM), the premier global event for the travel industry, has appointed UK Travel Trade Gazette’s Deborah Dewe as it new head of sales. Deborah joins WTM from her position as UK TTG sales director. She takes up the WTM head of … April 22, 2010
P&O Cruises managing director and lowcosttravelgroup.com founder to speak at World Travel Market Vision

P&O Cruises managing director and lowcosttravelgroup.com founder to speak at World Travel Market Vision

World Travel Market (WTM), the premier global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce P&O Cruises managing director Carol Marlow and lowcosttravelgroup.com chief executive Paul Evans are to speak at the WTM Vision Conference. Marlow … March 25, 2010
World Travel Awards grand final comes to London

World Travel Awards grand final comes to London

The culmination of the 2009 World Travel Awards – described by the Wall Street Journal as the "Oscars" of the global travel and tourism industry – takes place on the eve of this year’s World Travel Market in London. The most spectacular final … November 3, 2009
Public relations guru Lord Bell will provide the opening keynote address at a one-day masterclass on nation branding strategy

Public relations guru Lord Bell will provide the opening keynote address at a one-day masterclass on nation branding strategy

Lord Tim Bell will share lessons he has learned from a career of advising governments and leaders on communications strategy and reputation management at the upcoming Nation Branding Masterclass taking place at the World Travel Market in London on November … October 31, 2009
AMAWATERWAYS makes its seventh appearance at World Travel Market

AMAWATERWAYS makes its seventh appearance at World Travel Market

Award-winning river cruise line AMAWATERWAYS is proud to make its seventh consecutive appearance at World Travel Market (WTM), the ideal venue for highlighting the line’s continued successes From the Mekong River in southeast Asia, where AMAWATERWAYS … October 28, 2009
The first-ever study into Middle East gay travel unveiled at WTM

The first-ever study into Middle East gay travel unveiled at WTM

The first-ever study into gay travel to the Middle East will be unveiled at World Travel Market 2009. Out Now Consulting will reveal the findings of its study into GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender) tourism to Tel Aviv during its session … October 5, 2009
Marketing sustainable tourism

Marketing sustainable tourism

World Travel Market is aiming to smash the myth that responsible tourism cannot contribute to the bottom line. A groundbreaking, one-day conference, "The Business Case for Responsible Tourism," will be held on Thursday, November 12 at ExCeL London, … October 1, 2009
Mayor of London to open 30th World Travel Market

Mayor of London to open 30th World Travel Market

Mayor of London Boris Johnson is to open the 30th World Travel Market at ExCeL-London on Monday, November 9. The Mayor, who passionately promotes London across the world, will welcome nearly 50,000 UK and overseas visitors to the premier global event … September 23, 2009
Industry leaders and financial experts focus on 2010 at WTM Vision

Industry leaders and financial experts focus on 2010 at WTM Vision

An unprecedented collection of financial experts and senior travel executives will debate the impact the worldwide financial downturn will have on the industry in 2010 in the rebranded WTM Vision – The Global Economic Forum. Industry opinion on the … September 17, 2009
WTM helps participants save money on their mobile phone bills

WTM helps participants save money on their mobile phone bills

World Travel Market has joined forces with Bruin Communications to offer visitors and exhibitors to WTM 2009 the chance to substantially reduce the cost of mobile phone usage with the SaverSIM. The SaverSIM is a Global Roaming SIM and offers users: • … September 15, 2009
TUI Travel chief in hot seat at WTM

TUI Travel chief in hot seat at WTM

Peter Long, chief executive of TUI Travel and the group’s extensive sustainability program, is under the spotlight at this year’s World Travel Market. As boss of Europe’s largest leisure travel company, Long will be put on the spot by Stephen … September 9, 2009
World Travel Market introduces WTM Chauffeur Service

World Travel Market introduces WTM Chauffeur Service

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, has linked up with Carey Chauffeured Services to offer visitors and exhibitors a cost-effective and time-efficient alternative to using a black cab. WTM Chauffeur Service, operated … September 3, 2009
World Travel Market predicts the next 30 years of technology innovations

World Travel Market predicts the next 30 years of technology innovations

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, will predict future technological developments in the travel and tourism sector as part of its 30th anniversary celebrations. Since WTM launched in 1980, the travel industry has … August 27, 2009
World Travel Market’s 30 years at the top

World Travel Market’s 30 years at the top

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, is this year celebrating its 30th event. Over the past three decades, WTM has established itself as the key business-to-business event for the industry. Here we look back on the … August 20, 2009
Who has answers to the gay marketing puzzle? How about gay and lesbian customers?

Who has answers to the gay marketing puzzle? How about gay and lesbian customers?

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, is to ask gay and lesbian holidaymakers how they want the travel industry to market to them. The gay and lesbian customer panel forms part of the Gay Marketing Masterclass seminar, … August 13, 2009
World Travel Market offers visitors free travel to WTM 2009

World Travel Market offers visitors free travel to WTM 2009

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, is offering free travel to visitors attending this year’s event. WTM is giving away 5,000 off-peak London Travelcards for the Thursday of the event (November 12). The free … July 16, 2009
Roadmap for recovery - sustainable tourism in challenging times

Roadmap for recovery - sustainable tourism in challenging times

More than a hundred tourism ministers and senior government officials are to meet at this year’s World Travel Market in London to address the most far-reaching and challenging global environment ever experienced by the travel and tourism industry. The … July 8, 2009
World Travel Market improves admission policy

World Travel Market improves admission policy

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, has improved its existing admission policy. Launched last year, the new admission policy is designed to benefit both exhibitors and visitors. The policy gives exhibitors greater … July 2, 2009
High-caliber speakers confirmed for WTM Vision Conference

High-caliber speakers confirmed for WTM Vision Conference

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, has organized a high-profile speaker line up for its first half-day WTM Vision conference. Well-respected Mail On Sunday Travel editor Frank Barrett will moderate the first session … April 24, 2009
World Travel Market expands with first mid-year conference

World Travel Market expands with first mid-year conference

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, is expanding its portfolio with the launch of its first mid-year conference. World Travel Market has chosen the year of its 30th anniversary to launch its first mid-year event cementing … March 20, 2009
Uganda shines at World Travel Market

Uganda shines at World Travel Market

Uganda once again reaffirmed itself as East Africa's number one tourist destination at this year's World Travel Market (WTM) exhibition held at Excel London from November 10-13, 2008. From a survey conducted from the thousands of guests who visited … December 3, 2008
President of Skal International at World Travel Market, London

President of Skal International at World Travel Market, London

The President of Skål International, Hulya Aslantas, attended the traditional Skål luncheon held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, during the World Travel Market London held this month. Representatives from 30 Skål Clubs worldwide were in attendance. The … November 26, 2008
Attendance up at World Travel Market 2008

Attendance up at World Travel Market 2008

World Travel Market visitors increased by 12 percent, unaudited figures have revealed. Total participants were an unprecedented 50,246, an increase of 4 percent. Trade delegate attendance went up to 26,498, compared to 23,722 in 2007. There was also … November 25, 2008
Skal International to organize luncheon at World Travel Market

Skal International to organize luncheon at World Travel Market

Skål International will again have a stand at World Travel Market London from November 10 - 14, 2008. Representatives of Skål International, Skål International United Kingdom, and Skål International London will be available at stand number UKI5800 … November 5, 2008
Frommer's launches exclusive mobile guide for World Travel Market

Frommer's launches exclusive mobile guide for World Travel Market

Frommer's has unveiled a mobile travel guide for exhibitors and visitors at this year's World Travel Market. The Frommer's WTM Mobile Guide will offer a digital diary of the event, including a guide to what's new, what's now, and what can't be missed. … October 31, 2008
Avvio reserves travel technology sponsorship slot at World Travel Market

Avvio reserves travel technology sponsorship slot at World Travel Market

Avvio, who provide Reservations, e-Marketing and CRM solutions to over 700 hotel clients worldwide, is this year's sponsor of the annual Technology and Online Travel Drinks Reception at World Travel Market, held from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on Tuesday, November … October 21, 2008
Oban stresses need to talk in tongues at World Travel Market

Oban stresses need to talk in tongues at World Travel Market

Oban Multilingual will be sponsoring a World Travel Market seminar on From Brochures to Multilingual SEO - Global Content is Key as part of the Travel Technology at WTM Seminar Program in association with Genesys, at 1230-1330 on Tuesday, November 11 … October 17, 2008
World Travel Market invites senior travel industry leaders to the WTM Global Economic Forum

World Travel Market invites senior travel industry leaders to the WTM Global Economic Forum

Click on the video link below for a taste of the hard-hitting truths that will be discussed at the WTM Global Economic Forum on Thursday, November 13. Forum chair Peter Hobday (right), former BBC broadcaster and economics journalist and panel speaker … October 8, 2008
Mergers, fuel surcharges, open skies agreements - debate the future of flying at the 2008 World Travel Market Airline Program

Mergers, fuel surcharges, open skies agreements - debate the future of flying at the 2008 World Travel Market Airline Program

The airline industry continues to generate headline news; the 2008 World Travel Market Airline Program will explore the burning issues in a series of thought-provoking seminar sessions. Positioned in the context of the turbulent environment currently … October 2, 2008
Walk the world for Just a Drop

Walk the world for Just a Drop

Make every step at World Travel Market in London 'count' this November while raising money at the same time for the industry's international water-aid charity 'Just a Drop.' Celebrating its tenth birthday, the organizers of World Travel Market have come … September 30, 2008
Golden Beach Hotels storms Nigeria and London

Golden Beach Hotels storms Nigeria and London

Golden Beach Hotels is pleased to announce its participation in this years’ Akwaaba Travel Market scheduled to be held at the EKO Hotels and Suites in October 2008 and the World Travel Market scheduled for November 2008 in London. The group has established … September 25, 2008
WTM turns the spotlight on technology and online travel

WTM turns the spotlight on technology and online travel

With the frantic pace of change that is happening in online travel, businesses face an uphill struggle to keep pace with so many new digital developments appearing on the scene. This year World Travel Market has attracted more travel technology exhibitors … September 22, 2008
Dylan sings hard warning at WTM

Dylan sings hard warning at WTM

The sound of music will be beautiful but harrowing at WTM's World Responsible Tourism Day. Bob Dylan's iconic "Hard Rain" is to feature at the opening ceremony on Wednesday, November 12. Mark Edwards' dramatic presentation, which has enjoyed rave reviews … September 18, 2008
WTM Asks Is The Industry Prepared For China Outbound Surge?

WTM Asks Is The Industry Prepared For China Outbound Surge?

As the growth of the China outbound market starts to soar, World Travel Market’s ChinaContact forum will examine whether the industry is prepared for what is expected to be a major new business opportunity. The World Travel Market ChinaContact forum … October 3, 2007

WTM SHOWCASES STRATOSPHERIC GROWTH IN ONLINE TRAVEL

The Internet has now become a cornerstone of the travel industry in Europe and the latest online tools, tips and trends will be on show in World Travel Market (WTM)’s Technology & Online Travel Sector at London ExCeL from 12-15 November 2007. WTM … July 30, 2007

GIBRALTAR A WTM HOTSPOT AS RELATIONSHIPS THAW

Gibraltar – situated at the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula - returns to World Travel Market for the first time in four years, intent on proving it is moving with the times.Despite the issue of its sovereignty being a long-held issue for the … July 27, 2007

BOSNIA MAKES WTM DEBUT

Bosnia and Herzegovina comes to World Travel Market in London for the first time this year vowing to finally shake off its troubled past.The former Yugoslavian republic makes its appearance at ExCeL London between Monday 12-Thursday 15 November as part … July 24, 2007



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