As day one of World Travel Market gets underway new figures have unveiled Dubai-based Arabian Travel Market generated over $2 billion worth of business deals at annual 2014 May event; total World Travel Market Portfolio contributes $6.5 billion of additional revenue to the global travel industry.
The Korea Tourism Organisation is launching the country’s new tourism brand in partnership with the WTM Buyers’ Club at World Travel Market – the leading global event for the travel industry. Called ‘Imagine Your Korea’, the new brand and marketing campaign aims to show why the country is a unique destination, and will highlight attractions ranging from shopping to culture, and cuisine to pop music.
An elite travel industry crowd was welcomed to the newly opened Conrad London St James last night as the property opens to the public. John Vanderslice, the global head of Conrad Hotels & Resorts, the luxury lifestyle brand of Hilton Worldwide, was on hand to greet arrivals, alongside newly appointed hotel manager Chris Jung.
Sabre, a global technology company serving the travel industry, today launched three data-driven travel solutions – Customer Experience Manager, Guest Connect Upsell and TripCase Corporate – to help travel companies design and offer a more personalised shopping and travel experience for travelers.
Global travel technology company Sabre has partnered with TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, to bring the most in-depth, up-to-date seat and in-flight amenity information to agents via a new Sabre Red App. The world’s first B2B application store for the travel industry, the Sabre Red App Centre provides an open platform and marketplace for developers to build and promote unique applications that can be integrated into the Sabre Red Workspace, expanding the environment in which travel agents shop, book and manage travel.
Since it caused a stir in the online travel community with the $700 million acquisition of flight software company ITA in 2010, search giant Google has been a little quiet on the travel industry front. The launch of its Hotel Finder site in 2011 failed to set the world alight and the company, which dominates in other key areas, has remained a secondary player in online hotel bookings.
Technology driving MICE sector strategy – Next generation trends and innovations to be unveiled at the Gulf Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings show As the region’s leading platform for inbound and outbound MICE and business travel industry professionals, the…
World Travel Awards, ‘the Oscars of the travel industry’, is issuing a final call to voters ahead of the Middle East Gala Ceremony 2014. The event will take place at the stunning JW Marriott Marquis Dubai on May 4th 2014, with just a week to go before voting closes on March 31st.