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Microsoft merges six major conferences into one

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 11:15
Microsoft will combine six of its major IT conferences in the US into one new event, which will take place under the name 'Ignite' in May 2015.

Ebola fears ahead of global telecoms conference in South Korea

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 15:44
The South Korean government has placed a request on delegates from West Africa to not travel to the International Telecommunication Union conference, which opens in Busan today (20 October).

60 seconds with... Las Vegas' Chris Meyer

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 11:47
C&IT caught up with Chris Meyer, VP of global business sales at Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, on all the latest developments in the city, which hosted its fourth IMEX America last week.

Week In Pictures: IMEX America; Victory for C&IT at the BTJAs; Leicester fam trip

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 11:01
A busy week saw IMEX America take place in Las Vegas; C&IT pick up three Business Travel Journalism Awards; and event planners travel to Leicester for a fam trip.

Hampshire launches convention bureau

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 06:56
Hampshire County Council has launched a dedicated conference bureau, which will provide venue-finding services for meeting planners.

European convention bureaux create strategic alliance

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 09:22
A group of 17 European convention bureaux have teamed up to create a strategic alliance aimed at strengthening the position of Europe among global meeting and event planners.

Metropole Group to open Lyon hotel

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 00:08
Hotel Parkest, operated by the Metropole Group, will open in Lyon in 2015, located close to the convention and exhibition centre Eurexpo.

Four Points by Sheraton to open Moscow property

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 23:42
Four Points by Sheraton Moscow Vnukovo Airport is scheduled to open in June 2016 and will be within walking distance of Vnukovo International Airport, in the southeast part of Russia's capital.

Zurich's Circle complex to be divided into seven modules

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 23:06
Zurich's Circle complex, which will include two Hyatt hotels and a convention centre, will be split into seven modules.

Eiffel Tower unveils glass floor

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 22:37
The mayor of Paris has unveiled a new glass floor at the Eiffel Tower, Paris' best-known landmark, offering visitors a new perspective on the city from a height of 57 metres (187 feet).

VisitScotland showcases green credentials at IMEX America

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 15:30
VisitScotland has led a delegation of 15 Scottish partners at IMEX America in Las Vegas, taking place this week, with a focus on Scotland's sustainable and green credentials.

HKCEC reports growth in conference business

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 15:10
The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) has released figures showing a total of 1,086 events held from July 2013 to June 2014.

Scandic Hotels to open Stavanger property

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 15:01
Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordics, has signed a new hotel in the centre of Stavanger in Norway.

Ireland's business destination potential celebrated at One Young World event

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 14:46
The Failte Ireland-supported One Young World Conference included a special welcome dinner on the opening day, which highlighted the conference's boost to the city and showcased Ireland as a business destination.

Palm House at Airlie Beach opens for events

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 14:33
Palm House, a venue for meetings and events, has opened in Airlie Beach, Queensland in Australia.

Carlson Rezidor to open Dubai hotel

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 14:23
Park Inn by Radisson Residence Dubai Jumeirah Village Triangle, operated by Carlson Rezidor, is slated to open in 2017.

South African Tourism appoints UK country manager

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 13:29
South African native Tolene van der Merwe is South African Tourism's new UK country manager and has more than 15 years' experience in the travel industry, working on business-to-business and business-to-consumer initiatives.

Manchester City Football Club unveils new entertainment space

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 12:57
Manchester City Football Club has launched a new entertainment space within the Etihad Stadium and a matchday experience for fans.

SwissTech to host greenhouse gas conference

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 10:50
The new SwissTech Convention Centre in Lausanne, Switzerland will host the 13th Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-13) Conference in 2016.

London named top city for culture

Mon, 13/10/2014 - 09:36
London has won a Best City for Culture accolade at the inaugural Leading Culture Destinations awards.