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Winners of the Culinary Institute of America’s 2017 Augie Awards

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Celebrity chefs and celebrities from the entertainment world joined CEOs, culinary entrepreneurs, and food industry leaders as part of a capacity crowd of more than 600 gathered at the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City on April 19 for the Culinary Institute of America’s annual Leadership Awards event.

Etihad Airways at ATM 2017 with its 16m long mobile exhibition unit

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Etihad Airways will promote its award-winning cabin products and inflight service at 16 meters long innovative mobile exhibition unit at this week’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai. The mobile exhibition unit, weighing approximately 22 tonnes and measuring 50m², travelled to the UAE from Europe where it has clocked 60,000km in 18 months, having visited trade events and exhibitions across Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, The United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Ireland, Belgium and Spain.

Krakow to host UNWTO’s Congress on Ethics and Tourism

poland krakowThe 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism will be organized by UNWTO in partnership with the Government of Poland and the European Commission in Krakow, Poland on 27-28 April 2017. The congress will discuss ways to advance the commitment of tourism towards sustainable and responsible practices.

Dubai is ready for Arabian Travel Market

atm17Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017, the region’s leading travel industry showcase, opens its doors on Monday 24th April for four days of business networking opportunities, insightful seminar sessions and top level ministerial discussions.

Study reveals how important is Wi-Fi for event bookers

Lane End Conference centerAn ongoing study was carried out by Lane End Conference Centre, a Buckinghamshire based venue, revealed what event bookers ask about the venue. The research was carried out amongst 122 Lane End clients to help the venue to further understand what trainers and delegates deem important when it comes to Wi-Fi.

Palais des congrès de Montréal partners with GES

palais des congress de montrealThe Palais des congrès de Montréal announced a new partnership that will help to generate major tourism revenues and intellectual wealth for Montréal and Québec. GES named as its official supplier of event decorating services following a call for tenders.

Tbilisi hosted UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference

unwtoThe 3rd World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference was held in Tbilisi, Georgia on 4-7 April, under the patronage of the Ministries of Tourism and of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia.

PATA to hold first event in United Arab Emirates

pata nlogoThe PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2018 will take place in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Al Ain is one of the world’s oldest permanently inhabited settlements and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Yokohama to host XXIII IMEKO World Congress in 2021

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Yokohama, Japan has been chosen as the host for the 23rd World Congress of the International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO). The conference will be attended by approximately 800 measurement technology experts from all over the globe.

Turkish Airlines supports UNWTO’s Silk Road mission

unwtoWorld Tourism Organization (UNWTO) organized the 7th UNWTO Silk Road Task Force event in the Mediterranean city of Valencia, Spain. Representatives from 24 countries of both private and public nature involved in the Silk Road Task Force to discuss strategies and best-practice examples on how to adapt the Silk Road to the challenges and opportunities of the globalized tourism age.

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