Nicola McDonald

WTM research reveals terror’s impact on travel

One third of British people have changed their travel plans due to the fear of terrorism according to research by World Travel Market London, the global event for the travel industry. A poll of more than 2,000 British holidaymakers found that 17 per cent are avoiding countries where the terror threat is high and 12 per cent are avoiding countries where there has already been a terrorist attack. Al...

Graphics at events

3D printing, production times and protecting the environment – CMW sister title EN looks to the future of the graphics sector with four signage and printing suppliers. New technology has meant that the capabilities of professionals working in the sector have grown exponentially in recent years. “As the times move forward, more and more jobs can be produced digitally,” explains William Perton...

The rise of cyber attacks

Originally published in CMW‘s sister title EN. When it comes to cyber security, there are no absolutes. “Security is a line,” Simon Clayton, chief ideas officer at RefTech, tells EN. “At one end you’ve got a machine that’s really easy to access, on the internet permanently and has no password: accessible but not secure. “At the other end of the scale you’ve got a computer that’s not connecte...

Gaggletag in focus

Imagine you could find all the photos taken at your event…well now you can, says Gaggletag founder Gideon Summerfield. (originally published in CMW sister title EN) It’s a question many event organisers have pondered: how can I make full use of the hundreds, or even thousands, of people using social media at my event? Gideon Summerfield (pictured left), co-founder of image tracking tech comp...