Tag: tourism


UK tourism industry confident despite Brexit, says UKinbound research Europe

UKinbound has released its latest Business Barometer Figures, which show confidence levels across the tourism industry are on the rise. The research, which was collected by Qa Research, found that 59% of UKinbound members stated they were confident about business in the upcoming 12 months. This was the highest rate recorded since October 2017. The increase in confidence was influenced by an influx of forward...

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This Spanish tourism fair is expanding into the MICE sector Europe

Tourism fair FITUR 2019, taking place in Madrid from 23-27 January, has announced a new B2B area focusing on MICE tourism. FITUR MITM – MICE & Business will contain a schedule of up to 30 pre-established appointments between exhibitor companies. It will provide a networking tool focused on incentives, meetings and business travel tourism. FITUR hopes the new area will connect exhibitors to 100 highly-qualified...

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International tourism fair FITUR opens Responsible Tourism Prize 2019 World

Fundación InterMundial, in collaboration with FITUR, the international tourism fair, has opened entries for the show’s 2019 Responsible Tourism Prize. A jury of professionals from the tourism sector will choose a winner for each of the categories below, with prizes presented at FITUR 2019. The show, organised by IFEMA, runs at Feria de Madrid 23-27 January. In 2017, the awards’ first year, there were 56 candidates...

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Australia’s CVBs provide 8% boost in business events and new export opportunities for SMEs Australasia

Since January 2018, there has been an 8% increase in the number of international business events secured for the future by the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) members, according to new research. The industry analysis from the latest International Business Events Forward Calendar, produced by the AACB, reveals also that convention bureaux are attracting a larger number of highly-engaged international business events to Australia,...

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Does living in a major tourism destination make you happy? World

A new global survey is aiming to answer this question, finding out whether tourism is having a positive or negative impact on the lives of local residents. The survey, called ‘Planet Happiness’, is being conducted in World Heritage sites. It aims to show that measuring community wellbeing and happiness is just as important a metric as GDP, money and perpetually growing visitor numbers. Planet Happiness...

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Travel Trade Market is coming to Chengdu, China AsiaEurope

Tourism trade show Travel Trade Market is coming to Chengdu, China from 5-7 September 2018. The event will provide a B2B gateway for local and international tourism operators in China, with Italy serving as the show’s country partner. It is organised by Europe Asia Global Link Exhibitions (EAGLE), a company formed by Italian Exhibition Group and VNU Exhibitions Asia. Italy will be represented with a...

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Madrid fair promotes cine-tourism to famous film and TV locations Europe

IFEMA, the trade fair institution of Madrid, has announced it will be bringing a new tourism campaign to FITUR, its international tourism trade fair. FITUR will be held in Madrid from 23-27 January 2019, and will feature the FITUR-cine/screen tourism section. This will be dedicated to promoting tourism to areas which have featured in popular films and TV shows. IFEMA says this is a growing...

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