HAITI – The travel and tourism industry is being called upon to help bring clean water to Haiti in the wake of the 12 January earthquake.
WORLD â€“ The International Congress and Convention Association is to share data with the Union of International Associations in an effort to improve proposals for future events.
UK – Campaigners opposed to a super-mosque being built next to the 2012 Olympic site are celebrating blocking the development of the venue.
WORLD – Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has released the eighth edition of its annual research, FutureWatch 2010.
UK – Fight the Flights, a campaign group against the expansion of London City Airport, has been granted permission by the High Court to continue with its legal challenge to the project.
BRUSSELS – One hundred and eighty delegates from 17 countries attended this yearâ€™s European Federation of Associations of Professional Conference Organisers (EFAPCO) 4th Congress in Brussels.
UK – Research released by VisitBritainâ€™s online resource for tourism accommodation businesses, Accommodation Know How, shows the end of the temporary VAT reduction will have an adverse affect on UK tourism.
With your New Year diary open, it is time to add a very important industry date, the fourth annual Exhibition News Awards.
SOUTHEAST ASIA – A travel website promoting the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), SoutheastAsia.org, will be launched on 25 January at the ASEAN Tourism Forum in Brunei.
WORLD – Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) has announced the appointment of Craig Moyes as its new Group Exhibition Director (GED) for the global Meetings and Events portfolio.