According to the World Travel Market (WTM) industry report for 2012, the emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are set to finally emerge as the regions with the most growth potential. The BRICs are now seen as the biggest opportunities for growth this and next year.
For years travel experts, news analysts, even marketing gurus have profession the necessity for travel pros to possess “digital savvy”, well one company is doing something about it. Look at OTT.
News from the upcoming WTM London, Dr. Michael Frenzel, Chairman of TUI AG, is slated to be the headline speaker for the Captain’s of Industry Lunch on day one of the 2012 event.
A World Travel Market panel in Moscow has dubbed the Russian Federation’s inbound travel as a disaster. Vladimir Kantorowich claims the government has done little to promote tourism in the country.
In news from Slovenia’s Tourism Board, the town of Maribor, in cooperation with other municipalities, are all set for an exuberant opening weekend as the European Capital of Culture, January 14th and 15th, 2012. Slovenia was recently honored at the World Travel Market in London as well.
Bulgaria’s Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism ramps up their outreach to the UK and the world. Announced at WTM 2011 London, just how far has Bulgaria’s tourism move come?
Travel markets in the US have shown a marked improvement this year and are set to recover all the ground lost during the recession which began back in 2007, yet we shouldn’t get too excited as this growth is about to hit a brick wall, reports Travel Weekly.
In more news from the World Travel Market in London last week, the Corporation for Travel Promotion rolled out as Brand USA in order to rebrand and better engage the international tourism market. Debuted on opening day of WTM, Brand USA will reportedly launch their first major ad campaign to coincide with ITB Berlin in […]
One highlight of the World Travel Market (WTM) held last week in London, was Fiona Jeffery’s opening speech concerning the industry’s responsibilities. Jeffery’s Director of Reed Travel Exhibitions WTM, spoke before 500 plus travel decision makers about altruism, as well as corporate strategies going forward.
Travel Daily News reported this morning, the start of this week’s World Travel Market in London, the leading worldwide travel industry event, welcomed some 183 new exhibitors for 2011. From national tourism boards, destination management companies, to technology entities and beyond, ExCeL, London is the place to be November 7 through 10.