Conference & Meetings World

Conference & Meetings World is published for the international conference and meetings industry. It tackles the issues facing organisers of international events. The editorial is independent, fresh and news driven, with a global reach.

Nationalised Hilton for Venezuela

VENEZUELA – The Venezuelan government has nationalised Margarita Island’s Hilton Suites and its assets in a move it said to rescue the country’s tourism.

Ireland Means Business

IRELAND - Tourism Ireland has officially launched its new meetings strategy, Ireland Means Business, at the international travel trade show, World Travel Market.

AIBTM America Meetings Week

US - AIBTM is to run alongside a newly created dedicated America Meetings Week.

Copenhagen: first COP15 green protocol

DENMARK - Danish organisers of the UN’s big climate change conference in Copenhagen next month are hoping its sustainable blueprint, will provide a model for other big, green international conferences.

Melbourne tipped as 2010 hot spot

AUSTRALIA - Melbourne reports a rise in international visitors of four per cent to the end of August. The new figures released by VisitMelbourne show increasing visitor numbers following a spate of new airline route launches.