No, it's not another gold rush. It is an international event, though, one, which like the gold rush of the 1890s, attracts people from all over the world.
This year’s premier cruise event expo, the Seatrade Med Cruise Convention, will feature cruise industry professionals from around the world who will showcase their latest products and services in the Mediterranean cruise market. More than 3,000 guests are expected to attend this year’s event, bringing together buyers and suppliers for a few jam-packed days of relationship building, forward-thinking educational sessions, and industry-level networking events for businesses and individuals in the Mediterranean cruise industry.
From Aug. 12-14, Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee will transform into a data-driven mecca for hotel and hospitality professionals from around the world. Descending on Music City, U.S.A. will be dozens of guest speakers, breakout panel discussions, general sessions, networking opportunities and enlightening presentations for hoteliers and travel professionals to boost their company productivity and profit, identify new opportunities, and take a peek into the future and the facts of the hotel industry.
With so many ever-changing rules and fluctuating costs involved in airfare, it’s important to break it all down and understand the fundamentals of airline ticket prices. Flight costs are generally broken down into three categories: base fare, fuel surcharges, and other taxes and fees, as well as peripheral circumstances that can affect what passengers ultimately pay.
Six pioneering organizations and sustainability-minded businesses took home esteemed 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards from the World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Global Summit in Hainan, China on April 24. Through their valiant efforts, these cutting-edge businesses are showcasing the powerful impact sustainable tourism can have on local economies, people, environments and humanity as a whole. See how these businesses are breaking ground and setting high standards for eco-tourism, sustainable practices and forward-thinking progress in the world of travel and tourism.
The World Travel and Tourism Council have released the finalists for the 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow awards. With two new categories to mark the 10th anniversary of these prestigious awards, the nominees are true leaders in sustainable tourism. Winners will be announced in China on April 24 at the Global Summit.
With landmark sporting events like the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympics heading to Brazil in the next two years, travel industry professionals have their eyes on Latin America as a burgeoning travel destination and booming tourism economy. To ride the wave of this elevated profile, thousands of travel industry experts from around the world will journey to Sao Paulo, Brazil this spring for the 2014 World Travel Market Latin America from April 23-25.
So did watching the Olympic Winter Games make you eager to visit Sochi? That’s the million-dollar question, or in Russia’s case, the $51-billion question. The Russian government and private sector pumped $51 billion - more than was spent on all previous Winter Olympics combined - to prepare Sochi to host the Games and fulfill President Vladimir Putin’s vision of turning Russia’s so-called Summer Capital into a year-round resort.
The GTMC, the most influential travel management business community in the UK, has announced that its Autumn Conference will be held on Monday...
World Travel Awards, known as ‘the Oscars of the travel industry’, is set to head for the idyllic Caribbean, where its latest Gala...