Creating a food culture, redefining food and beverage and the emerging food revolution are set to be among the topics at this year’s Global Restaurant Investment Forum 2017. The event acts as the annual networking and intelligence event for the international restaurant and hospitality community.
Major tourism hotspots in the GCC are experiencing a surge in Indian visitors as the region prepares to showcase its offering to leisure and business travellers at this year’s Arabian Travel Market.
World Travel Awards will host its much anticipated Latin America Ceremony 2017 at the glittering Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in September. World Travel Awards president Graham Cooke said: “The Latin America Ceremony is always a highlight of the Grand Tour for World Travel Awards, and the team and I are excited to be bringing the event to the Mexican Riveria for the first time since 2009.
The annual Routes Asia air service development forum was officially handed over to the Australian city of Brisbane earlier at a ceremony in Okinawa, Japan. Routes Asia brings together airlines, airports, tourism authorities and governments to plan new flights and increase existing services.
The legacy of Expo 2020 is set to come under the spotlight on Arabian Travel Market’s Global Stage, returning for the 2017 show at Dubai World Trade Centre. Expo 2020, set to run between October 2020 and April 2021, will bring together more than 180 nations and is expected to host an international audience of 25 million visitors.
Astana EXPO 2017 has embarked on a series of road shows across Asian, Europe and the Middle Eastern to promote the upcoming event.
Meliá Hotels International will open the new Palau de Congressos de Palma (Convention Centre) and its adjoining hotel, Meliá Palma Bay, on April 1st. It is set to be the best convention centre in the Mediterranean, with the potential to earn Palma a place amongst the top 50 destinations for international congresses and conventions.
Norwegian Cruise Line has shown the first images of its new Project Leonardo-Class ships at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami. Four firmly ordered ships will be delivered by Fincantieri as of 2022.
With PyeongChang 2018 now less than a year away, the International Olympic Committee’s coordination commission has wrapped-up its eighth visit to the Korean host city confident athletes and fans will have a unique Olympic Winter Games experience.
Okinawa will host the first Japanese Routes Asia air service development forum this weekend, with the event designed to boost international transport connections. Now in its 15th year, Routes Asia brings together airlines, airports, tourism authorities and governments to plan new flights and increase existing services.
Influential tourism experts, innovators and international thought leaders are set to explore future travel and tourism trends at the PATA Annual Summit 2017 in Negombo, Sri Lanka. The Pacific Asia Travel Association has gathered a diverse and dynamic line up of speakers and panellists to share their insights and knowledge at the one-day conference that forms an integral element at this year’s summit.
Three months before the event, ITB China is booked up and trade visitors can now start registering for the show. From May 10th-12th around 600 organisations and companies will be represented in the new marketplace for the Chinese travel industry.