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WTM 2012 Welcomes 157 New Exhibitors

WTM 2012 Welcomes 157 New Exhibitors

Are you going to World Travel Market next week? Then look out for a total of 157 new exhibitors at the event. Tourist boards, technology companies, hotel chains, attractions and tour operators are all hosting their own stands for the first time from 5th – 8th November at ExCeL in London.

WTM 2011 at ExCeL

Europe leads the way with 41 new exhibitors. They include tourism boards and offices from San Marino, Lille and Belarus, as well as the Economic Development Ministry of the Republic of Komi, in North Western Russia. New hoteliers include Palladium Hotel Group of Spain, and Germany’s Steigenberger Hotels.

The Technology and Online Travel region is second with 36 new exhibitors, including online travel agency Travel Republic and e-learning specialist Online Travel Training. Software firms include Hotelogix and Intuitive, while social media and mobile specialists include Revinate and Voiamo Group. Other new suppliers are payment firm Worldpay and technology services company Wizie.

The Global Village region will see 18 new exhibitors, including the K+K boutique hotels chain, wholesaler Adonis, Autorent Car Rental and Chic Outlet Shopping in Europe.

Asia offers 13 first-time exhibitors, such as China Southern Airlines and the emerging newer destinations of Vietnam, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, represented by the Victoria Vietnam Group, Saigontourist, Uzbektourism and the Kyrgyz Association of Tour Operators.

India has its own dedicated stand-alone region at WTM 2012, with 12 new exhibitors including Brys Hotels, Inbound Tour Operator Council (ITOC) – West Bengal, hotel company ITC and Odisha Tourism.

New UK exhibitors include household names such as English Heritage and the National Trust, plus London attractions such as The View From the Shard and Ripley’s Believe It Or Not.

Ten new exhibitors in the Africa region include the Libyan Export Promotion Center and Airkenya Express.

The Americas and Caribbean will welcome eight new exhibitors including Cuba Direct, Cuba Select Travel, Harlequin Hotels and Resorts, the Falkland Islands Tourist Board and Discover Ecuador.

The Middle East welcomes seven new main stand holders including Iraqi Tourism Board and Marta Consulting.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

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