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Calgary – A Billion Reasons

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

Perth on the right conference frequency for IRMMW-THz 2024

Business Events Perth has announced that the capital of Western Australia will be the host city for the 49th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves 2024 (IRMMW-THz 2024). The conference is held annually, and IRMMW-THz 2024 will mark 12 years since the world’s largest gathering devoted to the field of ultra-high frequency electronics and applications was last held in A...

African travel and tourism sector set for debut hybrid summit in September

The Department of Tourism and South African Tourism have announced, 20 August, they will host the first ever Africa’s Travel and Tourism Summit (ATTS). It is set to take place in a hybrid format, 19-21 September 2021, coinciding with Tourism Month in South Africa.  ATTS aims to attract African community delegates, African tourism ministers, industry associations, Tourism Boards, DMOs as well...

ATEC aims to make Australian tourism industry Restart Ready

Following its ‘Road to Recovery’ tutorial webinar programme, ATEC, Australia’s Tourism Export Council, is gearing up to launch a new series ‘Restart Ready’, commencing with a focus on the wellbeing of tourism business owners across the country. The Restart Ready programme will introduce tourism businesses to a recently launched programme, NewAccess for Small Business Owners, a free and confidentia...

Islands in the stream

In a new series concentrating on island destinations we look at Iceland and Ireland:   Iceland Meet in Reykjavik’s director of marketing, Sigurður Valur Sigurðsson shares some insights on how Iceland is planning its return to international MICE business: We have used the last year and a half to reorganise and focus on what makes Iceland unique as a MICE destination. Last year Meet in Reykjaví...

Daniela Corti Events hosts media tour of event venues in southern Italy

Daniela Corti Events, under the patronage of Enit, the Italian national tourism board, held its fourth educational tour for media representatives under the Undiscovered Italy Tours format on 19-22 July in Catanzaro. The Chamber of Commerce of Catanzaro (in Calabria) partnered on the event which was also supported by the Municipality and Proloco of Tiriolo. Fifteen participants visited places and v...

Pandemic continues to erode strength of premium passports

As we question whether a return to pre-pandemic levels of international travel is possible and how it can be achieved, global meeting planners would do well to study the latest results and research from the Henley Passport Index a ranking of world passports according to the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa. The results show that, while there is cause for optimis...

Italy opening for summer of events business

Italy is officially opening for the events industry over the summer, according to The Italian Tourism Board (ENIT). Representatives from the nation’s events sector joined Mash Media editorial director, Martin Fullard for a webinar on 9 June 2021. The webinar, which was hosted by ENIT and Reed’s IBTM, highlighted Italy’s conference and meetings potential, as well as what event organisers can ...