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Luxembourg will become first nation to make all public transport free Europe

Luxembourg has become the first nation which will make all public transportation free, after a new environmental initiative was announced by prime minister Xavier Bettel. Luxembourg City, the capital, suffers from extremely bad traffic congestion, as a large number of commuters enter the city – which has a tiny population of 110,000 – from outside via car. Many come from neighbouring countries like Belgium, France...

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Europa Showfreight expands into Germany with new partnership Europe

Europa Showfreight, a dedicated division of logistics provider Europa Worldwide Group, has forged a new partnership with German transport and logistics company Cretschmar MesseCargo. Europa will now be the UK partner of Cretschmar Cargo for exhibition logistics. The companies have a combined total of more than 150 years’ experience in the industry, and will work together on specific exhibitions across Germany. Jeff Broom, Showfreight Manager...

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Organisers claim rise in first-stage appointments for IBTM World  World

Organisers of IBTM World, Reed Travel Exhibitions, have announced that first-stage appointments for exhibitors are up 7% against last year, with over 3,500 more business meetings booked than at the equivalent stage in 2017. The meetings have been facilitated using an appointment system which pairs exhibitor and buyer preferences to ensure that meetings are arranged between people with whom there is a very good chance...

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EMECA forecasts revenue growth and appoints RAI’s Van der Sluis as President elect Europe

Maurits van der Sluis, COO of RAI Amsterdam, has been elected President of the European Major Exhibition Centres association (EMECA) 2019-2020. He was elected at EMECA’s 2018 General Assembly, held in Fira Barcelona. The association forecasted revenue growth for nearly all members at its General Assembly, with many expecting record results this year. Current EMECA President Claude Membrez (CEO Palexpo Geneva) said revenue growth was...

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TCEB reveals European MICE boost Asia

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has announced that its drive to increase the number of European MICE travellers has been a success thanks to new initiatives.



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