WTM recognises responsible tourism

November 17, 2017 by  
Filed under EUROPE, Events, News

LONDON 17 November 2017: WTM London 2017 closed touting a responsible tourism theme for its final day with the  show recognising the best across six categories in its sustainable tourism awards.

Chobe Game Lodge in Botswana won best in carbon reduction category.

Grootbos in South Africa was best for accommodation. Read more

Early bird campaign for Visit Year 2020

November 10, 2017 by  
Filed under Malaysia, News

LONDON, 10 November 2017: Malaysia introduced  early bird information on its up-coming Visit Malaysia Year 2020, during the World Travel Market earlier this week.

Fielding a 130-strong delegation led by Minister of Tourism and Culture, YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz, it marked the country’s 34th year of participation at the show.

Commenting on efforts to forge links with Europe’s tour operators the minister said: “This year’s WTM participation is particularly special as we are making early preparations for the Visit Malaysia Year 2020.” Read more

ASIA DMC joins WTM panel

October 10, 2017 by  
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HANOI, 10 October 2017:– ASIA DMC’s group managing director, Linh Le, joins an expert panel discussion at WTM London 2017 to debate the critical issues of sustainable tourism.

Taking place on the first day of the international travel trade show at ExCeL London, the session will see a panel of experts examine “The Major Environmental Challenges: Carbon & Water”.

This platform will allow Linh to share his experience in the sustainable tourism sector and how tour operators are facing up to its environmental responsibilities. Read more

Diethelm focuses on families

November 9, 2016 by  
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LONDON, 9 November 2016: Diethelm Travel Group launched new travel products at World Travel Market (WTM) London, Tuesday, geared to families and offering more local experiences.

The new products are geared for family travel and deliver cultural experiences, as well as add-on services to customise client itineraries.

Diethelm Travel has sourced hotels that are family friendly and trained its guides to curate stress-free itineraries designed specifically for families with young children. Read more

WTM 2016: Responsible tourism awards

May 27, 2016 by  
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LONDON, 27 May 2016: Responsible Travel announced, Thursday, the selection of  75 organisations long-listed for the 2016 World Responsible Tourism at WTM, London, sponsored by the Belize Tourism Board.

Organisations in the running for awards cover a range of issues from campaigning and innovation to poverty reduction and the inclusion of marginalised people, from hotels with exemplary employment initiatives to wildlife and habitat conservation.

The list includes a hotel in Dubai rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing turtles, while educating guests and local children about conservation. Read more

Royal visit at THAI’s WTM booth

November 5, 2015 by  
Filed under Events, News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 5 November 2015: Thai Airways International’s management and staff welcomed HRH Princess Ubolratana Mahidol to the airline’s stand at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London earlier this week.

In her capacity as tourism ambassador and representative of the Thai people as well as the Royal Thai Government, HRH Princess Ubolratana Mahidol visited the THAI booth (AS330) to meet with UK travel agents and tourism specialists to encourage them to promote and visit Thailand.

THAI’s booth provided a meet-and-mingle point for trade visitors and media to learn more about the airline’s services and upgrades. Read more

CBS updates partners at WTM

October 30, 2015 by  
Filed under Events, News, Thailand, Trade Talk

BANGKOK, 30 October 2015: CBS Travel Asia and Hotelclub88.com will field a strong team at this year’s World Travel Market in London.

Considered the second largest show in Europe, after ITB Berlin, WTM is open to the travel trade, 2 to 5 November.

CBS Travel and Hotelclub88.com sales and marketing team view WTM as an opportunity to update partners about new products and services the companies are offering in the ASEAN region. Read more