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Reed Travel Exhibitions signs oneworld as alliance partner

Reed Travel Exhibitions signs oneworld as alliance partner

Reed Travel Exhibitions has signed a global agreement designating oneworld as its exclusive airline alliance partner for 2016, in what is believed to be the biggest yet partnership of its kind. It will see the world’s leading organiser of travel and tourism events offer clients attending these events attractive discounts on the worldwide network of the most highly prized global airline alliance.

Rusbridge to step down from Reed in December

Rusbridge to step down from Reed in December

Mike Rusbridge, chairman of Reed Exhibitions is to retire at the end of 2015. Rusbridge joined Reed Exhibitions as its chief executive, Europe in 1988, becoming president of Europe and Asia in 1994 and appointed chairman and chief executive in 1996. During Rusbridge’ s time chairman, Reed Exhibitions has grown from a $400 million to $1.5 billion company and today organises 500 events in 43 countries, across 43 industry sectors with over seven million participants.

Reed Exhibitions takes on Pilbeam to head travel portfolio

Reed Exhibitions takes on Pilbeam to head travel portfolio

Reed Exhibitions has appointed Nick Pilbeam to the position of divisional director – travel. Newly appointed Pilbeam, who brings with him an enormous amount of growth strategy knowledge and industry insight, will head up the travel division of the world’s leading events organiser Reed Exhibitions. The renowned industry events that fall under Reed Travel Exhibitions include the International Luxury Travel Market portfolio, IBTM Events, and recently announced, WTM portfolio which consists of Reed Exhibitions flagship event World Travel Market in London.

ATM: Saudi to invest heavily in tourism over next decade

ATM: Saudi to invest heavily in tourism over next decade

The Arabian Travel Market roadshow arrives in Riyadh today to deliver a presentation at the offices of the Saudi Commission for Tourism & Antiquities, to Saudi participants at this year’s exhibition. Executives from Reed Travel Exhibitions, the organiser of ATM, are conducting a workshop ahead of this year’s May 5th-8th event in Dubai, bringing together key industry figures in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to discuss marketing opportunities and how to showcase their proposition to ATM’s 21,000 trade visitors.