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Berlin announces a steady increase in participants and events

messe berlinThe Berlin convention industry concluded the first half of 2018 positively: 5.08 million participants (+2.4 percent compared to the previous year) came to Berlin to attend 65,790 events (+2.8 percent) in the first six months.

Bench Events to organize a new hotel investment forum in Africa

Bench Events, the organiser of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF), which is the premier hotel investment conference in Africa, today announced that it is launching a sister event, named the Forum sur l’Investissement Hôtelier Africain (FIHA), to focus more precisely on North and West Africa.

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Travel start-ups are at PATA Travel Mart 2018

pata logo whiteWorld’s 15 most innovative travel and tourism start-ups will attend the World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) Start-Up Innovation Camp 2018 taking place at PATA Travel Mart 2018 (PTM 2018) on September 12 in Langkawi, Malaysia.

Experts explain 'How to win international conference bids' in Lviv

elif balci fisunoglu lviv workshopLviv Convention Bureau organized a workshop for the representatives of meetings industry on how to win an international conference. Expert speakers including former Istanbul CVB General Manager and current regional director Europe at ICCA; Mrs. Elif Balcı Fisunoğlu attended the event.

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre hosted PCMA-ICESAP Knowledge Exchange

Kuala Lumpur PCMA ICESAP Knowledge Exchange PanelThe Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre recently hosted the PCMA-ICESAP Knowledge Exchange Kuala Lumpur that brought together over 30 leading business events industry players, stakeholders and decision-makers to share knowledge and experience on how they are recalibrating their businesses in response to constant digital, political and economic change.

ITB Asia to launch Muslim Travel Hub and Pavilion

ITB Asia logo18ITB Asia is set to focus on the US$180 billion Muslim travel market this year as it partners with key experts, CrescentRating and Halal Trip, for the 3rd edition of the Halal in Travel summit. ITB Asia is this year launching a newly dedicated Muslim Travel Hub and Pavilion to host panel discussions.

MPI Enlists the MPI Mexico Chapter as an Education Partner

mpi logo18Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has engaged the MPI Mexico Chapter to serve as an authorized training partner for the MPI Academy, extending the association’s education capabilities in Mexico and other Spanish-speaking countries.

Korea is ready to host some 2,000 parasitologists from 100 countries

Approximately 2,000 parasitologists from 100 countries are heading to South Korea for the 14th International Congress of Parasitology (ICOPA). The event will take place in Daegu city from August 19 (Sunday) - 24 (Friday). After Japan, Korea is the second country in Asia to host this event.

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PATA to address food waste in tourism

food wasteThe Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in partnership with The Travel Corporation (TTC) will address food waste in tourism.