tourism

Visit Belfast calls on events to tackle city’s food poverty

On 31 August Visit Belfast, the city’s official destination management and marketing organisation, launched a new tourism initiative aimed at tackling food poverty in Belfast. The sustainable tourism-focused ‘Changing the Menu. For Good’ project will enlist venues, caterers, and event organisers to directly raise funds for local food banks, such as The People’s Kitchen. Event organisers will have ...

Would you prefer a digital congress? Or the view of the silhouette of Prague Castle at sunset?

The Prague Congress Centre gives you both at the same time. How would you like to experience an international congress in a modern hybrid concept that combines digital technology and a breath taking view of the Prague Castle skyline? And how would you like to provide your clients with an event experience in the middle of a historic city in a space full of modern design and with perfectly preserved...

Conventions and conferences return to Busan, with changes for the COVID era

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has been a blow to the MICE industries around the world. Busan is moving to the forefront of online and hybrid MICE technology to meet the demands of conferencing in an ever-changing world. Busan Tourism Organisation (BTO) has stated that “Busan MICE Must Go On,” paraphrasing the song, “The Show Must Go On” by Queen. BTO has worked tirelessly to make Busan a stable ci...

Dubai’s departments of Economy and Tourism merge

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, vice-president, and prime minister of the UAE has decreed the merger of the Dubai Economy and Dubai Tourism into one entity under the name of ‘Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism’. The move is part of a plan to enhance government efficiency and resilience, while ensuring the competitiveness of the business and tourism sectors. Al Maktoum...

Calgary – A Billion Reasons

There are a billion reasons to hold your event in Calgary.

A night in Bruges

CMW reporter Oliver Thomas gives a taste of his first night at the 6th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism between 31 October- 2 November in Bruges, Belgium. For 20 months I have longed to pick up my passport and venture beyond the borders of my tiny island (UK). Yet while packing my luggage, checking through my endless piles of documents and examining my numerous train connections, I started ...

World ATM Congress lands safely in Madrid

The World Air Traffic Management (ATM) Congress returned to Madrid, Spain, at the end of October 2021. Kenes Group organised the event which attracted 6,000 delegates from 110 countries. More than 170 companies exhibited and there were 120 sessions with 200 speakers spread out in seven theatres. The three days, 26-28 October, included product demonstrations and launches, contract closures, and net...