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20@EXPO 2020 – MAKING EXPO DUBAI 2020 TWENTY TIMES MORE EXCITING

Expo 2020 Dubai is just around the corner… opening its gates on the 1st October 2021. And in order to allow visitors make the most of their stay, the event's organizers have produced a series of “20@Expo2020” tips and ideas for attending the show, as well as getting around Dubai. World Expos are the world’s…

“THIS IS BASEL” BRAND SET TO GIVE NEW BOOST TO MICE ACTIVITIES IN 2021

"This is Basel" is the new brand promoting Switzerland's largest city on the Rhine. Although targeting in priority millennial travellers, the brand will also be used to reposition the city's MICE image. Indeed, times are changing for Basel. For 20 years, the city's tourism image has been built around the brand "Basel. Culture unlimited". It…

FAILTE IRELAND INVESTS €73M IN CULTURAL ASSETS

Failte Ireland, the Irish tourism authority, is investing its largest budget to date to create new cultural experiences for visitors. Failte Ireland together with public and private partners are investing €73 million to deliver four large-scale, diverse and engaging projects which, when complete, will bring Ireland’s vibrant culture, heritage and people in exciting new ways. Ireland's…

HUTTOPIA ON THE EXPANSION TRAIL

Huttopia, operator of nature campsites since 1999, with 70 sites in Europe, North America and China, is strengthening its portfolio with the acquisition of OnlyCamp. The company is strengthening its offering in France and its position as leader in the nature camping segment. By taking over the OnlyCamp network, previously owned by Récréa, Huttopia is…

GREECE’S FIRST UNDERWATER MUSEUM IN ALONISSOS OPENS TO THE WORLD

In Alonissos, Thessaly, Greece's first underwater museum has been open since July to all visitors who want to combine a diving experience with "plunging" into the country's ancient history. Alonissos is a Greek Island in the Aegean Sea. The island is only 20 km long by 4km large and sparsely populated with only 2,000 inhabitants.…

KOREA LAUNCHES NEW GLOBAL MICE MARKETING CAMPAIGN – “UNIQUE VENUES 2021”

Under the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the Korea MICE Bureau has turned to digital outlets to promote the updated Korea "Unique Venue" programme with a brand new marketing campaign. The new campaign features a set of promotional videos along with SNS and media contents. Started in 2018, the Korea Unique Venue programme comprises a list of…

RAFFLES ARRIVES IN MACAU

Final touches are being placed on the fabulous new Raffles at Galaxy Macau, due to open in the coming months. Galaxy Entertainment Group is opening the resort in collaboration with the Accor group. Galaxy Macau, a luxury integrated resort, will welcome the iconic brand with the addition and opening of an exclusive all-suite tower. Raffles…

5 GREAT REASONS TO VISIT KUTAISI, THE ORIGINAL GEORGIAN CITY

Georgia - ITB Berlin 2022's Official Cultural Destination - boasts many cultural gems, but Kutaisi, one of Europe's oldest cities, steeped in culture and history, is a definitive "must-visit". Located in Western Georgia's Imereti region, Kutaisi is one of the oldest cities in Europe. The Greek myth about Jason and the Argonauts tells the story…

ECUADOR PROMOTES “CHOCOLATE TOURISM”

Ecuador tourism is promoting chocolate... with good reason. The country is considered as producing exceptional cocoa, with a distinctive floral flavour... and is the world's largest fine cacao producer.  Ecuador supplies more than 60% of the world’s “fine flavour” cacao production, generating revenues of over €600m for the economy. Over the past years, there has…

LINZ, AUSTRIA’S “BEST-KEPT URBAN SECRET” ADDS THE HUMAN TOUCH

The regional capital of Upper Austria, Linz, on the Danube River, is putting human experiences at the heart of its newest promotion, with the slogan "Linz changes". Among the largest cities of Austria, Linz is probably that which is the least known by international travellers. There are historical reasons for this. Linz, Austria's third largest…

AUGUST EDITION OF LE MANS 24 HOURS TO ADMIT 50,000 FANS

A live audience of 50,000 will be permitted at this year’s Le Mans 24-hour round of the World Endurance Championship. The limited crowd number will be around 20% of the event’s traditional attendance this year, and follows the running of last year’s rescheduled race in September behind closed doors. All spectators attending the race on…

NEW AMADEUS STUDY FINDS “PAY WHEN YOU FLY” COULD BOOST 2021 TRAVEL

A new survey from Amadeus has found that 81% of travellers reported a heightened risk of cancellation is a barrier to booking travel this year with "refund uncertainty" the top concern. Pay When You Fly refers to a novel payment option that sees the traveller pay a small deposit, in the region of 10-20% of the…

MORE EUROPEAN CITIES JOIN PRESTIGIOUS UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE LIST

Bologna, Darmstadt, Ljubljana, Madrid, Nice, and Padua. These 6 European cities, as well as traces of medieval Jewish communities in 3 German cities (Mainz, Speyer and Worms) are entering the prestigious UNESCO cultural World Heritage List. They confirm Europe's strong dedication to the preservation of its cultural assets. After the 11 spa cities of Europe…
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