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IMEX 2020 cancellation

It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the cancellation of this year’s IMEX in Frankfurt (due to take place 12-14 May 2020).


IBTM India – Picks The Venetian Macao as Premier Partner

The Venetian Macao, a five-star luxury integrated resort, in Macau, has chosen IBTM India as a major partnership this year as part of the...



VIZEAT Food Travel Experience Launches Partership Deals

Leading immersive food experience platform, VizEat, will be at the IBTM in Barcelona to talk about its new initiative of providing travel, events and...

Barclays Bank Cuts Non-Essential Meetings Travel

It has been reported that Barclays is considering a clampdown on international travel to essential external meetings in an effort to control expenses.  The...


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Tech Entrepreneur to open 2018 Knowledge Programme

IBTM World announced that the multi-award winning tech entrepreneur Charlotte Pearce, Founder and CEO of the innovative tech platform, Inkpact as the third keynote...



VIZEAT Food Travel Experience Launches Partership Deals

Leading immersive food experience platform, VizEat, will be at the IBTM in Barcelona to talk about its new initiative of providing travel, events and...
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Spotlight (Formerly CUT communications) – Seeks New Challenges

Spotl1ght Communications (formerly Cut Communications) will end their association with the ibtm events portfolio at the end of December 2016. In a statement to...

IACC(International Association of Conference Centres) Lists Top Meeting Package Trends for 2016

Following research among the 378 members of IACC, the association released its Top Meeting Package Trends for 2016, which are influencing meeting planners and...
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Your Employee Asset

Some of the top mistakes companies make in their customer experience management efforts. This post examines Ignoring Employees. Not surprisingly, customer experience programs focus...
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Luxury is back in fashion

Not long ago, luxury resorts were taking the term "resort" out of their name in a bid to re-attract meetings business -- which...


IATA Estimates a $113 Billion Airline Loss Due to Cornavirus

IATA estimated that the Corona virus crisis could cut US$113 billion of revenue. The total value of the US-Schengen airline market in 2019 was US$20.6 billion, with US-Germany (US$4 billion), US-France (US$3.5 billion) and US-Italy (US$2.9 billion) being the biggest losers.

Coronavirus Impacts European Tourism

France has seen a 30% to 40% fall in tourists following the coronavirus outbreak according to the French Finance minister Bruno Le Maire. The drop off in tourist numbers is seen as posing a major impact on France’s economy. France is one of the most visited countries in the world, and tourism accounts for nearly 8% of its GDP. It is estimated that France welcomes around 2.7 million Chinese tourists to the country each year, but the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak will seriously impact the tourist season of 2020.
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AIDS Conference – Delegates Lost on Malaysian MH17 Downing

CORRECTION !! According to a news report from the Australian News Service ABC,  (from July 17th), about 100 of the 298 people killed on...

Star Alliance Interview – Convention and Meetings Support, IMEX

Star Alliance, has recently re-launched new MICE products under the name of “Conventions Plus” and are focused on delegates and organisers of meetings and...
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Deon Cloete (GM) of Cape Town International Airport on Meetings and Business Tourism

The Airports Company of South Africa’s Mr Deon Cloete, General Manager of Cape Town International Airport, spoke to MICExchange at INDABA 2014, where he...
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U.K. Taxes Hurt Jamaica

United Kingdom travel agents say the controversial Air Passenger Duty (APD) has made Jamaica a hard sell, even to some persons who...

Traveling with a conscience

So, you’ve bought your round-the-world tickets, or are jetting off to some exotic location that no-one you know or work with has...

Pacific and Hawaii Look to Future

The Asia-Pacific region has been described as 'a powerhouse' of global tourism on the back of figures showing that countries in this...

Variable Airfares become a Gamble

In Las Vegas, gambling may expand beyond casinos to sky travel. Allegiant Air — a Nevada-based carrier — expressed interest in launching...

Heathrow Goes High Tech with Pods

London Heathrow In mid-September, laser-guided pods that transport passengers without drivers or timetables were officially launched at London Heathrow Airport’s Terminal...

3 biggest mistakes business travelers make

So you think you're a seasoned traveler, huh? Your years of experience have prepared you for just about everything that could go...

Gayana Eco Resort

Gayana Eco Resort rests at the edges of a lush coral reef island off the coast of Borneo. 52 overwater villas are...

Trapped on the tarmac?

The Department of Transportation put U.S. airlines on notice that they’d face steep fines for holding passengers on idling jets for more...

African Off Road Adventure

Our utter passion for African wildlife, outdoor lifestyle, bush adventures, off-road expeditions and nature conservation. Our off the beaten track adventures,...

Travel Fees can Add-Up

While frequent travelers are well aware of hidden fees, it seems that these days, the travel industry is finding new ways to make...


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