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  • The UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook Focus On Sustainabl

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    “The International Year celebrations come at a very important moment since the UN has adopted the universal 2030 agenda of sustainable development and the corresponding 17 SDGs. Thus the IY2017 provides a unique opportunity to highlight the role of tourism …

  • Darwin Convention Center Win Aha Gold Plate Award

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    The Darwin Convention Centre was awarded winner of the Function/Event Caterer category at the 2017 AHA (NT) Australian Liquor Marketers Gold Plate Awards, held in Darwin last night. The prestigious annual Gold Plate Awards showcase the best of the Territory’s …

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  • Bombardier Completes Delivery of 14 New INNOVIA Metro Trains for Kuala

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation and Malaysian partner HARTASUMA SDN BHD have completed the final train handover in the 2012 contract to deliver 14 new, driverless BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Metro 300 trains for Kuala Lumpur.   The lightweight, aluminium four-car trains, …

  • Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    Airbus SE and Bombardier Inc. are to become partners on the C Series aircraft programme. A corresponding agreement was signed .   The agreement brings together Airbus’ global reach and scale with Bombardier’s newest, state-of-the-art jet aircraft family, positioning both …

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  • Anguilla recovers one month after being hit by Irma

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    The Anguilla island’s tourism board is ready to welcome UK travellers after being battered by Hurricane Irma that caused extensive damage with 185mph category 5 winds.   Before winter and Christmas season around 30 hotels, condominiums, guesthouses and private villas …

  • Florida is trying hard to regenerate its economy from tourism

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

    After the devastating destruction of the Category 5 tropical hurricane Irma, the tourism organizations and the tour operators are trying hard to bring the tourists worldwide.     Visit Florida, one of the top tourism marketers of Florida says that …

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  • Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018 Setting a New Stage for its 5th Edition

    Published on : Friday, October 13, 2017

    Al Bateen Executive Airport, the first dedicated business aviation airport in the region, officially launched today the fifth edition of Abu Dhabi Air Expo in response to huge demand from key industry professionals to participate. Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018 …

  • Qatar Airways Wins ‘Best Airline’ Award At The 2017 UK Bus

    Published on : Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it has been named ‘Best Airline’ at the highly-respected 2017 Business Traveller Awards, held on Monday 9 October at London’s Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington.   In addition to being voted ‘Best Airline’ …

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  • Toilet issue compels Malaysia Airlines flight to return to London

    Published on : Saturday, October 21, 2017

    An aircraft of Malaysia Airlines that was travelling to Kuala Lumpur from London was compelled to return after an hour to London following some problems with the toilet of Kuala Lumpur.   Flight Alerts that offers information about commercial air …

  • Airport and other transportation systems embracing sustainability thro

    Published on : Saturday, October 21, 2017

    USGBC released its LEED in Motion: Transportation report, which focuses on industry growth in the green building sector for transportation facilities like airport terminal buildings, train stations, bus centers, seaports, light rail stations, control towers and more. The report also …

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  • NYC & Company highlights on New York’s new hotels for bleisure t

    Published on : Saturday, October 21, 2017

    NYC & Company, country’s one of the most important hotel chain will open diverse range of new, refreshed and soon-to-open five-borough accommodations with more than 113,700 rooms and the lodging landscape.     NYC & Company President and CEO Fred …

  • InterContinental Hotels Group PLC Board Appointment

    Published on : Saturday, October 21, 2017

    InterContinental Hotels Group (“IHG”) announces that Elie Maalouf, IHG’s Chief Executive Officer for the Americas, is to be appointed as an Executive Director. He will join the IHG Board, with effect from 1st January, 2018.       Elie has …

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  • Batam, Bintan attract tourists through weekday tour packages

    Published on : Saturday, October 21, 2017

    Currently the Tourism Ministry is promoting weekday tour packages to lure Singaporean tourists to visit Batam and Bintan.   The package plan was launched in August.   Till date this move has been supported by over 60 industry players in …

  • Mysuru, India to get tourist police to help the tourists visiting ther

    Published on : Saturday, October 21, 2017

    Mysuru, the South Indian city in Karnataka, known for the palaces and the mix urban life, attracts lakhs of tourists every year and to help them the Karnataka Government is now planning to make the tourists’ police to help the …

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Travel And Tour World is glad to present an interaction with Marta Mills, Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Manager, TransCaucasian Trail Association (TCTA). She highlights the growth strategies of TCTA and about introducing the magic of trekking in the Caucasus ranges.



Kerrin Macphie
Director of Sales at ACC Liverpool

Carina Bauer
CEO of the IMEX Group

Mr. Simon Press
Reed Travel Exhibitions Director, World Travel Market

Chris Doyle
Executive Director-Europe of Adventure Travel Trade Association

Carol Wallace

(CEO & President of San Diego Convention Centre)

Mr. David Ruetz
Head of ITB Berlin

Tom Noonan
President and CEO, Visit Baltimore

Dr. Christian Göke
COO of Messe Berlin

Ms Kazuko Toda
Director, Convention Marketing Department of TCVB

Mr. Subhash Goyal
President, IATO

Nino Gruettke
Executive Director – ITB Asia

Joe Mclnerney
American Hospitality and Lodging Association President

Michael W. McCormick
Executive Director and COO of GBTA

Mr. Craig Moyes
Portfolio Director, AIBTM Global Events Portfolio Reed Travel

Ms. Lois Hall
(Exhibition Director of GIBTM)

Karen Bolinger
The Chief Executive Officer, Melbourne Convention Bureau

Mr. Shannon Stowell
President ATTA

Felicity Page
Reed Travel Exhibitions, CIBTM International Marketing Manager

Makiko Matsuda Healy
Vice President, Tourism Development, NYC & Company

Graeme Barnett
EIBTM Exhibition Director

Ms. Patchareeboon Sakulpitakphon
The Project Manager for The Code shares

Ms. Stephanie Chow
Executive Assistant Manager Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort

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Vice President Sales and Marketing Asia Moevenpick Hotels and Resorts

Alison Gilmore
Exhibition Director, ILTM

Erik Wolf
Executive Director & Founder at World FoodTravel Association

Ken Morrison
Chief Executive of Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF)

James Hogan
Etihad Airways CEO

Tom Jenkins
Executive Director of ETOA

Subhash Goyal
STIC Travel Group & President

Anish Kumar
Secretary of ATTOI and CEO

Nikhil Desai
Managing Director, Goa Tourism Development Corporation

Mr. Parvez Dewan
Tourism Secretary of India

Nils Haupt
Director of corporate communications

Enver Duminy
CEO of Cape Town Tourism

Marco Saxer
Marco Saxer, General Manager of Swissotel, Kolkata

Konstantin Zeuke
General Manager, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

Tammy Jo Long
Founder & President of the Luxury Living Savannah

Sylvie Bourget
Chief Marketing & Sales Officer Via Rail Canada

Mr. Eric Van Piggelen
Chief Executive Officer BCCK.

Michael Stief
Media Spokesperson of Zurich Airport

Dr Ahmad Belhoul
CEO of Strategy and Tourism Sector Development

Jenny Herbison
Director of Mobile at Skyscanner

Mrs. Ratna Chadha
Chief Executive, TIRUN Travel Marketing, India Representative: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Sanjay Reddy
Managing Director of Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore

Mr. Jeet Sawhney
MD, Abacus India

Adrienne Clarke
Head of Conference Sales of The Convention Centre Dublin

Dr. Michael Kerkloh
CEO of Munich Airport

Ms. Barrie Seidenberg
President and CEO, Viator

Mark Walsh, Portfolio Director
Reed Travel Exhibitions

mtrip’s CEO

Harsh Dhingra
Chief Country Representative, Bombardier Transportation India

Taleb Rifai
Deputy Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

Al Tareq Al Ameri
Chief Executive Officer of Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi

Francesca Nina Soemitro
Director of Market Development Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy

Graeme Barnett
Senior Exhibition Director EIBTM, Reed Travel Exhibitions

Izabela Helbin
Director of the Krakow Festival Office

Tim Jacox
executive vice president of sales and marketing, Un-Cruise Adventures

Mike Lee
Vice President of Sales for Marina Bay Sands

The Hon’ble Chief Minister ‘Shri Pawan Kumar Chamling’, Govt. of Sikkim

The Hon’ble Tourism Minister ‘Shri Ugen T. Gyatso’, Govt. of Sikkim

The Hon’ble Parliamentary Secretary of Tourism ‘Shri D. N. Sherpa’, Govt. of Sikkim.

Lois Wilcox

Exhibition Manager IBTM Arabia

Nick Waight

The Managing Director of Group Convention Centres

Mr. Ronald van Weezel

General Manager of Hilton Sydney

Mr. Nick Pilbeam
Travel Divisional Director of Reed Travel Exhibitions

Daniel Levine
Trends Experts and Keynote Speaker

Gloria Molins
The founder and CEO of Trip4real

Kelly Tompkins
The CEO and Founder of AdventureLink

Ms. Katrina Leung
Executive Director of Messe Berlin (Singapore)

Robert Friedman
Vice President, Brand Management and Marketing, Amtrak

Mr. Edmund Bartlett
Chairman of UNWTO

Mark Speranza
William Vale as Director of Sales and Marketing

The Group of national travel agents’ and tour operators’

Mr. Sidh N C
Director at QnA International

Katrina Leung
Executive Director of Messe Berlin (Singapore)

Shinu Pillai
Exhibition Director, ibtm Arabia

Marta Mills
Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Manager, TransCaucasian Trail Association

Mr. Jay Kantawala
Founder of WIYO – The Wold is your Oyster


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