Leading global travel management and events business the ATPI Group today announced the purchase of international travel company Griffin. The acquisition is the second major purchase for the ATPI Group in less than 12 months. In January 2014 the Group bought Australia’s largest independent travel management company, Voyager Travel.
As the Official Car & Van Rental partner of Arsenal football club, Europcar invited Arsenal FC Legend, Ray Parlour, to support the launch of its new travel service at WTM 2014.
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Ajman, United Arab Emirates – Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman and Ramada Beach Hotel Ajman is participating as exhibitors at World Travel Market, as part of the Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD)‘s debut stand in the annual exhibition.
The Grand Millennium Al Wahda team is due to meet its partners to intensify business relationship and promote the hotel brand to their key market and one of the best tourism feeders to UAE capital.
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Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, recognised by the prestigious World Travel Awards as Middle East’s Leading Airport Hotel, has confirmed its participation at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM) event in London as the popular business hotel continues to target key European source market business.
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 Philippines Department of Tourism has appointed leading travel and tourism public relations and marketing agency, Hills Balfour, to spearhead their new social and digital media campaign in the UK. The partnership has been signed not only to further the tourism board’s digital presence in this territory, but to also increase positive awareness of the destination in the social media sphere.
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.
South African Airways is undergoing final preparations ahead of its move to the new Terminal 2 at London Heathrow tomorrow. Terminal 2, The Queen’s Terminal is the new home of Star Alliance at London Heathrow and will offer SAA’s passengers an unrivalled travel experience with easy transfers, whether flying to or from London or making a connection.
(Reuters) – U.S. airlines are expected to report healthy third-quarter profits as jet fuel costs keep declining, even though their stocks have plunged on concerns that Ebola will discourage travel, analysts said.