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China to be the center of tourism next week as UNWTO officially announces its Secretary General

unwtoThe World of Tourism will be travelling to Chengdu in China for the UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organisation) General Assembly set for the 11 to the 16 September 2017. All eyes will be on Chengdu, and this great city will be at the center of tourism as the confirmation of the newly elected UNWTO Secretary General will be table to the General Assembly.

A modern conference space to open in Las Vegas

MGM Resorts International and New York-based Sydell Group will debut a new meetings and conference space this fall as part of Monte Carlo Resort and Casino’s transformation into the highly anticipated Park MGM.

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Tallinn Hosts over 1000 professors for Annual Meeting of EAAP

The 68th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) takes place from 28 August to 1 September in Tallinn, Estonia. The main theme of the meeting is Patterns of Livestock Production in the Development of Bioeconomy.


CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board visits Seoul, Korea

Sherin FrancisSherin Francis, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board heads to Seoul in Korea for a major mission for the period 28th August to the 2nd of September. The working visit by Mrs. Francis coincides with the 10th Anniversary celebration of the Seychelles Tourism Office in Seoul.

Dublin to host the 77th Annual World Science Fiction Convention

The World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) has announced that Dublin has won the bid to host the 77th Annual Convention, Dublin 2019 – An Irish Worldcon, in two years’ time. The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) will be the venue to host over 5,000 sci-fi fans as they descend on it in full force over five-days from 15-19 August 2019.

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Tallinn Plays Camelot for Round Table International World Meeting

One of the largest events of Estonia's 2017 conference calendar took place from August 16th to 20th when roughly 900 members of Round Table International, a young men's charity fellowship, gathered in Tallinn for their annual World Meeting.

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Italy named Premier Partner of WTM London 2017

The Italian National Tourist Board will be the Premier Partner at WTM London 2017 – the leading global event for the travel industry – as Italy takes a “fundamental step” towards a new marketing strategy. Known as ENIT, the tourism body has signed the Premier Partnership deal to ensure widespread media coverage; to offer maximum support its tourism industry; and to highlight Italy’s diverse range of holidays.

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Quito’s MICE offerings contribute tourist arrivals increase in 2017

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Quito, Ecuador attracts more travelers from around the globe this year. According to the most recent official data released, international tourist arrivals to the destination increased by 2.3% in the first semester of the year when compared to the same period in 2016.

Meetingselect’s 7 trends for the industry

Meetingselect, the partner of choice for connecting meeting and event planners with inspirational meeting venues and conference hotels all over the world, announced 7 trends in the meeting industry that you should not miss.

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GBTA Kicks off India Conference in New Delhi

gbta india conf17The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry, kicked off GBTA Conference 2017 New Delhi today as part of its India Conference Series 2017. The annual flagship education and networking event for GBTA India, the conference will deliver a knowledge forum on best practices across the business travel lifecycle through a mix of panel discussions and presentations.

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