Reed Exhibitions has signed a joint venture agreement with Thebe Tourism Group to acquire a majority share in Thebe Exhibitions & Projects Group based in South Africa. TEPG will be renamed Thebe Reed Exhibitions and will be owned 60 per cent by Reed Exhibitions, 30 per cent by Thebe Tourism Group, with Carol Weaving retaining ten per cent.
Following plans announced by EIBTM to deliver a new appearance for the 2013 show, the leading global event for the meetings and events industry has confirmed that they will be adding a number of new platforms to the event which will provide meeting industry suppliers with opportunities for global brand exposure to an international audience of over 15,000 meetings industry professionals who attend the show each year.
Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced further details of its exclusive global Hosted Buyer Programme ahead of Africa Travel Week early next year. Comprising WTM Africa, ILTM Africa and IBTM Africa, Africa Travel Week will host 500 dedicated travel industry buyers and specialists from over 30 key source markets.
Ski company heavyweights Thomas Cook, TUI Ski, TUI Travel PLC and Scott Dunn are among the many tour operators already signed up to take part in the inaugural International Ski Travel Market. The event will take place in Austria on March 17th-18th 2014.
Research conducted by Reed Travel Exhibitions following the last edition of the global event for the meetings and events industry has highlighted that more than 1,320 Hosted Buyers who attended EIBTM 2012, and were responsible for organising meetings, specified a direct interest in placing business in Africa.
Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced the launch of IBTM Africa. The 2014 event will take place at the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC) complex in the West Ballroom from 28th-30th April and will be part of Africa Travel Week.
Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced the launch of World Travel Market Africa – as part of the new Africa Travel Week. Africa Travel Week will take place in Cape Town South Africa, from April 28th–May 3rd, 2014 and sees WTM Africa co-locate alongside fellow Reed Travel Exhibitions’ events IBTM Africa and ILTM Africa.
Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced it will launch ‘Africa Travel Week’ at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The event – which will run from April 28th-May 3rd next year - will comprise three co-located shows; WTM Africa, IBTM Africa and ILTM Africa.
Reed Exhibitions, part of the FTSE listed Reed Elsevier Group, has signed a joint venture agreement with Services International to form Reed SI Exhibitions based in New Delhi. Services International is the leading organiser of fire and safety related events in India.
EIBTM, the global hub for the meeting and events industry, which is dedicated to driving the industry forward, has confirmed that its annual EIBTM Online Education Week is set to take place from April 22-26, 2013.
Vincent Lhoste, Project Director, Reed Travel Exhibitions talks to Breaking Travel News about the new World Travel Market in Brazil
Reed Travel Exhibitions is launching the first luxury travel event to focus exclusively on Africa - ILTM Africa. Taking place in Cape Town, April 2013, the event will follow ILTM’s format of selecting the most discerning luxury travel agents and specialists to meet directly with Africa’s diverse range of luxury travel suppliers.