Britain could be seen by European visitors as a ‘basket case’ country for up to five years after a potential initial Brexit agreement according to a leading figure in the travel industry.
World Travel Market - London has seen a variety of fascinating sessions in the Americas Inspiration Zone, each designed to highlight the tourism trends shaping the region in the coming years.
Brexit, politics and the travel trade has been a major topic of discussion at World Travel Market – London. The event is the largest gathering of the hospitality industry in the UK and will welcome upward of 50,000 delegates over three days.
The USA, Australia and India continue to take the top spot for the UK’s favourite long-haul inbound tourism markets, according to research revealed at World Travel Market.
Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has argued there is need for global oversight of travel advisories issued for destinations. The minister made the call at the World Travel Market, which is being staged in London.
Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has handed over US$50,000 to the director general of the Bahamas tourism and aviation ministry, Joy Jibrilu, at the second Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre board meeting in London.
The Egyptian Tourism Authority has been confirmed as the sponsor for visitor registration at this year’s World Travel Market in London. The partnership comes just days after the British government lifted the flight restriction to the North African country’s resort town of Sharm el-Sheik.
World Travel Market opens its doors in London today as part of the newly inaugurated London Travel Week that runs until November 7th. The show is thought to add £160 million to the city's economy, taking into account how much visitors spend on hotels, restaurants and entertainment.
Rotana is presenting its diverse collection of hotels at World Travel Market London. Taking place this week at ExCeL London convention, the event provides Rotana with an outstanding platform for engagement with key stakeholders, partners and customers in the UK market.
Croatia has big news to share at World Travel Market as the country seeks to highlight the trailblazing cities of Rijeka and Zagreb, as well as raising the destination’s profile further in the UK.
Over the three days, global leaders and policy makers came together in keynotes, open conversations and plenary summits to explore how, as we race toward a hyper-connected future, societies and economies can evolve to become more equitable and human-centred.
In a panel focusing on the future of Africa, Muhammadu Buhari, president of Nigeria, Mahamadou Issoufou, president of Niger, and Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya, discussed a roadmap to promote universal connectivity and intracontinental trade.