Mexico timeshare convention to include resale company

Steve Luba

Timeshare resale and rental advertising company BuyaTimeshare.com will join nearly 100 timeshare industry companies for the 29th annual AMDETUR convention, taking place 22-24 June 2015 at the Hotel Westin Santa Fe in Mexico City, Mexico.

NTOA renews sponsorship for 2016 GNEX conference

Gregory Crist

The National Timeshare Owners Association (NTOA) has confirmed its sponsorship of the Sixth Annual Global Networking Expo known as the GNEX Conference. The event takes place from 2-5 February 2016 at the historic Ritz Carlton New Orleans.

Tenerife to host ‘biggest and best’ golf industry event

Organisers of this year’s IGTM in Tenerife

Tenerife Golf is on target to host the biggest and best event in the history of the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) with exhibitors and delegates flocking to sign up to this year’s show.

U.S. Travel’s 2015 IPW sets business meeting record

Pictured at the opening ceremony for IPW 2015 in Orlando, are from left: Adrian Jones, general manager, Legoland Florida; Peter Kacheris, chairman of the Board of Directors, Visit Orlando; Teresa Jacobs, Mayor of Orange County; Roger Dow, president & CEO, USTA; and George Aguilar, president & CEO, Visit Orlando

More than 6,500 delegates from 73 countries, including over 1,300 international and domestic travel buyers and 500 media from the U.S. and abroad, attended the U.S. Travel Association’s 47th annual IPW.

WTM Wellness Lounge launches at WTM 2015

Delegates at WTM 2014

World Travel Market 2015, the leading global event for the travel industry, has partnered with a leading spa and wellness specialist to launch a wellness hub at this year’s event.

Dallas to host 2016 WTTC Global Summit

Dallas skyline. Credit: Justin Terveen

Dallas, Texas, will host the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in April 2016.

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah voted ‘Best Hotel in the World’

From left: Charles Starmer Smith, Daily Telegraph; Heinrich Morio, general manager of Burj Al Arab; Eamonn Holmes,Sky News presenter; Gerald Lawless, president and Group CEO of Jumeirah Group; and Charlotte Hawkins, Sky News presenter

Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Jumeirah has again been voted the Best Hotel in the World and Best Hotel in the Middle East at the Daily Telegraph’s annual Ultimate Luxury Travel Related Awards (ULTRAs).

NTOA to sponsor Canadian Resort Conference

Gregory Crist

The National Timeshare Owner’s Association (NTOA) has confirmed its sponsorship of the 2015 Canadian Resort Conference (CRC), which will take place from 9-10 September at the Pan Pacific Vancouver hotel in British Columbia.

Ljubljana wins WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Award

Ljubliana

Ljubljana, the European Green Capital 2016, has won the Tourism for Tomorrow Destination Award for 2015 from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

Gold Coast to host Australian Tourism Exchange in 2016

Gold-Coast

Tourism Australia has announced that Queensland’s Gold Coast will host the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE),  the country’s largest annual tourism trade show, in 2016.