All posts tagged "Fiona Jeffery"

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    Fiona Jeffery to Leave WTM

    Chairman Fiona Jeffery OBE is to leave World Travel Market after 26 years to pursue other interests in the global travel and tourism industry. She will continue her role as Chairman of Just a Drop, the international water charity she founded in 1998. Reed Exhibitions has supported since this charity since its...

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    First-ever LGBT Online Training for Travel Agents

    Visit Helsinki, and Tourismus & Congress Frankfurt have become the first destination tourism offices to develop targeted training specifically for travel agents and tour operators aimed at increasing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) visitors to their cities. The deals were struck at World Travel Market 2012 where Visit Helsinki was one...

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    Business Travel Market to Co-locate with WTM at ExCeL in 2013

    Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced that its specialist corporate travel exhibition, Business Travel Market, will be co-located alongside World Travel Market in 2013, which will take place at ExCeL, London, from Monday 4th – Thursday 7th November. The fifth edition of BTM will remain a two-day event with a pan-European Hosted Buyer...

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    TUI Chairman Michael Frenzel to Speak at WTM

    TUI AG Chairman Dr Michael Frenzel is the headline speaker at World Travel Market’s Captains of Industry Lunch on the first day of the 2012 event. He will take part in a question and answer session in front of an invite-only audience of more than 120 of the industry’s most senior professionals....

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    First the BRICS, Now the SLIMMA Nations

    Senior executives from the global travel industry have identified Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico and Argentina as tourism’s most important emerging economies, reveals the World Travel Market 2011 Industry Report. The five SLIMMA nations have been identified by the industry as the countries to rival the BRICS – Brazil, Russia, India, China...

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    BRICS Under the Spotlight at WTM

    The leading BRICS countries, which are driving a dramatic increase in global tourism, will be in the spotlight at a keynote session at next month’s World Travel Market in London: a forum entitled ‘Power Talk: Investing in BRICS Tourism’. Stephen Sackur, presenter of BBC World’s HARDtalk news and current affairs programme, will...