According to an analysis by STR Global, hotels in Milan, Italy, reported record-breaking performance in October and significant performance increases across the six months of Expo Milano 2015. Aggregated data for Milan from May through October showed a 51.1 per cent lift in revenue per available room when compared with the same six months from 2014.
Officials at Expo Milano 2015 have revealed some 13,784,308 tickets to the event had been sold by August 31st. Meanwhile, August itself ended with more than 3.3 million admissions, bringing the total admissions to 12.2 million since the opening of the universal exposition.
Expo Milano 2015 has developed an online 3D experience powered by Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform. The experience will enable virtual visitors to discover the expo’s eco-sustainability theme, ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’. World Expo 2015 is currently taking place in Milan and will run until October 31st.
The UK is participating at the World Expo 2015 in Milan, with ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’ the core theme. It aims to highlight one of the most pressing challenges of our time – how to feed and sustain an expected rise in the world’s population to nine billion by 2050. Breaking Travel News takes a tour.
The theme of Expo Milano 2015 is ‘Feeding the planet, Energy for life’, and reflects on some of the biggest challenges faced by Man – hunger, malnutrition, food health and safety and sustainable agriculture – within the framework of the UN Millenium Development Goals for 2015. Spain is very committed to the theme of this universal exhibition and the central ideas developed in the Spanish Pavilion are related to the five central themes of Expo Milano 2015. Here Breaking Travel News takes a tour of the pavilion.
Oman has unveiled details of its pavilion at Expo Milano 2015, which runs in the Italian city until October. The pavilion extends over 2,790 square meters and three floors, and is located just at the East Entrance Roserio, quickly recognisable from the architecture of Arab-Islamic medieval forts. The theme of the Pavilion is ‘Heritage in Harvest: Harnessing the sea, sun and sand’ and the exhibition area is divided in four thematic spaces representing water, oasis, sea and domestic traditions.
Gateway Ticketing Systems UK has been selected to install a timed ticketing solution for the UK Pavilion on-site at Milan Expo 2015, running from May 1st–October 31st 2015. Gateway has been called in due to forecasted high attendance figures, estimated following the success of the UK Pavilion in Shanghai in 2010.
Expo Milano 2015 steps into the spotlight in this morning with the third phase of its communication campaign. Organisers at the event have released a short video entitled ‘Your journey around the world’, which will being airing from today. The TV commercial makes a visit to the Exhibition Site to become a real voyage of discovery of the planet’s myriad cultures.
Alina Arat, head of sales and marketing, Expo Milano 2015 talks to Breaking Travel News at ITB 2015.
MSC Cruises has been named Official Cruise Carrier of Expo 2015, the universal exposition that since 1851 has celebrated human achievement and debated the big questions facing humanity. Under the partnership, MSC Cruises, the market leader in the Mediterranean, South Africa and Brazil, will proudly display the Expo Milano 2015 logo on the hull of MSC Fantasia, which will sail in the Med throughout 2015.
Organisers at Expo Milano 2015 have announced that Giorgio Armani will celebrate the city of Milan with a large event on April 30th next year. The celebrations will mark the 40th anniversary of his company being in business and kick off proceedings for the Milano Expo 2015.