Travel Industry Events News

Speaker line-up revealed ahead of Global Restaurant Investment Forum 2017

Speaker line-up revealed ahead of Global Restaurant Investment Forum 2017

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.

Indian inbound tourism flourishing in GCC

Indian inbound tourism flourishing in GCC

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 set for Latin America Ceremony at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

World Travel Awards set for Latin America Ceremony at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

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.

Routes Asia handed over to Brisbane, Australia

Routes Asia handed over to Brisbane, Australia

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.

ATM 2017: Expo 2020 legacy to come under spotlight

ATM 2017: Expo 2020 legacy to come under spotlight

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.

Meliá Palma Bay to open at start of April

Meliá Palma Bay to open at start of April

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.

IOC gives PyeongChang 2018 preparations clean bill of health

IOC gives PyeongChang 2018 preparations clean bill of health

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.

Japan prepares to host Routes Asia for first time

Japan prepares to host Routes Asia for first time

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.

PATA reveals speaker line-up for annual summit

PATA reveals speaker line-up for annual summit

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.

ITB China sells out ahead of May debut

ITB China sells out ahead of May debut

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.