Emirates will launch a series of new cabin products and enhancements in 2017 for both its A380 and Boeing 777 fleet. The multi-million dollar cabin interiors upgrade programme includes an enhanced on-board Lounge for its flagship Airbus A380 aircraft.
Tourism professionals across the Middle East are furthering their efforts to increase their share of the $168 billion global outbound Chinese tourism market, through a number of travel incentives.
VisitBritain is gearing up to host its largest ever global tourism trade event to promote destination Britain to the world. Now in its third year ‘ExploreGB’ is heading south to Brighton.
The entire world in 26 display halls: this year, ITB Berlin is booked up again. In 2017, in addition to established exhibitors the world’s largest travel trade show has been able to secure many newcomers.
Quito and Corporación Quiport, the concessionaire of the Mariscal Sucre International Airport, will host Routes Americas 2018. The event is the only one on the international calendar that brings together airports and airlines of the region seeking to develop new connectivity alternatives.
World Travel Awards has revealed the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017 will be hosted by the luxury Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai.
UKinbound has confirmed that its next annual convention will take place in Cardiff, from February 7th-9th next year. Following the success of this year’s convention in Plymouth, Cardiff will welcome over 250 UKinbound members for three days of insightful debates, addresses from keynote speakers and networking opportunities in and around Cardiff.
Qatar Airways is set to reveal the much-anticipated evolution to its multiple award-winning Business Class product at this year’s ITB Berlin exhibition.
The International Olympic Committee has officially invited the National Olympic Committees and their winter sports athletes to take part in the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, which will open in one year’s time.
Cruise Lines International Association has hosted its first London-based two-day conference for industry stakeholders. The CLIA Executive Partner Conference brought together 200 delegates including 46 cruise executives from 21 countries.
More than 300 industry leaders are to gather this week at the inaugural Iran Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference. Zahra Ahmadipour, vice president or Iran and head of the country’s cultural heritage, handicrafts and tourism organisation, will open the conference alongside Ahmad Jamali, general director for foreign investment at the ministry of economic affairs and finance.
Europe, as a single destination, has been named the Official Partner Destination of ITB China 2017. The news comes following an agreement signed by David Axiotis, general manager ITB China, and Eduardo Santander, executive director at the European Travel Commission.