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World Routes to welcome aviation industry to Barcelona

World Routes to welcome aviation industry to Barcelona

World Routes will this weekend bring together senior decision makers from airports, destinations and airlines to negotiate new air services. Around 2,600 delegates from 130 countries will meet during four days at Barcelona’s Fira Gran Via.

Delegates prepare for Greater Manchester Tourism Conference 2017

Delegates prepare for Greater Manchester Tourism Conference 2017

Tourism and hospitality professionals from across the region will come together next month for the second annual Greater Manchester Tourism Conference organised by Marketing Manchester, part of the Growth Company. The event will take place on Wednesday October 11th in the Pavilion at Emirates Old Trafford and will feature a busy and stimulating programme including thought-provoking talks, interviews and presentations from high-profile speakers, business insights and a look at future travel trends.

World Travel Awards Caribbean and North America winners unveiled

World Travel Awards Caribbean and North America winners unveiled

The Caribbean and North America winners of the World Travel Awards 2017 have been unveiled. Las Vegas, Nevada, leads the winners having been voted North America’s Leading Destination and North America’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination with the famous Las Vegas strip taking the title, North America’s Leading Tourist Attraction.

O’Toole calls on government to unlock spare airport capacity in UK

O’Toole calls on government to unlock spare airport capacity in UK

London Stansted’s new chief executive, Ken O’Toole, has called on the government to put in place a national aviation strategy that not only supports airports to grow but ensures the spare capacity available today is used to generate the biggest positive impact for consumers and the economy.

IOC confirms Paris and Los Angeles as next Olympic Games hosts

IOC confirms Paris and Los Angeles as next Olympic Games hosts

The International Olympic Committee has elected Paris as host city of the 2024 Olympic Games, with Los Angeles taking on the role for 2028. The announcement, made during an IOC meeting in Lima, Peru, was considered a mere formality after a raft of bidding cities dropped out of the process.