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Tourism Ministers to discuss ways to solve Overtourism problem

Reed Travel Exhibitions, organizer of world’s leading travel and tourism events, announced that the UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit at WTM London will debate the so-called ‘overtourism’ which has become a hot topic in recent months. Reports from around the world speaking of ‘tourism-phobia’ and showing pictures of citizens protesting against the ‘invasion of tourists’ and the expulsion of locals by tourism businesses are among this summer’s important incidents happened in Europe.

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Kuala Lumpur to Host The Worldchefs Congress & Expo

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre will host the Worldchefs Congress and Expo 2018. Worldchefs is the global authority on food and their congress is a hallmark tradition of the association and has been organised in over 20 cities across the world throughout its illustrious 82-year history. The 2018 congress will be its first time in Malaysia and only the second occasion in the organisation’s history that the event will be held in South-east Asia.

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Event marketing research finds out how event attendees search, find, and choose events?

Event marketing research 2017 conducted an online survey with a total of 1630 national and international organizers as well as 2621 national and international attendees to find out which activities are used by the organizers and which are on top of their list. As a direct counterpart to the organizer perspective, the research also analyses how event attendees search, find, and choose events.

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Spanish fashion to be showcased at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid

Mercedes benz fashion weekThe indisputable meeting point of Spanish fashion will celebrate its 66th edition from 14th to 19th of September, staging the proposals of the most outstanding Spanish designers, and offering the perfect opportunity to discover, or present, the most creative fashion proposals. It is a great event that represents the work of both experienced and emerging designers, and generates enormous interest in the world of international fashion.

Air Mauritius promotes Singapore

Air Mauritius Singapore meetingAir Mauritius recently organised a meeting with several travel agencies to present Singapore as a destination for Mauritians. This approach will in return bring visibility for Mauritius and Singapore.

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.

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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.

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