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Costa Rica decarbonization project

Get the latest destination news for meeting and event planners from Costa Rica. 

Walt Disney World Plans Phased Reopening, Beginning July 11

On the heels of the recent reopenings of Shanghai Disney Resort and Disney Springs at Walt Disney World ResortDisney Parks has submitted a proposal to the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force in Florida describing its approach for a phased reopening of Walt Disney World Resort theme parks, planned to begin on July 11. 

London Accelerator Program Extended to Support Tourism And Business Event Startups

Startups in London’s tourism and business event sectors are now being encouraged to apply to the London & Partners’ Business Growth Program.

Launching in late June, the accelerator program's summer cohort will support companies in tourism and business events, creative, urban, life sciences, financial, business services and technology industries, as well as in the impact (purpose-driven) sector as originally planned.

London’s Venues Open Their Virtual Doors to Event Planners

As countries around the world respond to the coronavirus pandemic, London’s events industry has been adapting their business offering to support the fight against coronavirus. While the government takes small steps towards reopening parts of the U.K. economy and the events industry considers the path to recovery, the London Convention Bureau is launching a new resource for event planners: London’s Virtual Site Visits.

New Initiative Aims to Position Stockholm as a Sustainable Meeting Destination

Stockholm has a good reputation as being a leader at the forefront of environmental and sustainability issues; however, the good work is not always reflected in international rankings. Sustainable Meet Stockholm, a new collaboration and marketing project, wants to change that by putting Stockholm on the map as the top destination for sustainable meetings. 

New Zealand Say Business Events of Up to 100 Can Go Ahead

After the easing of restrictions on social gatherings and travel this week, the New Zealand government has confirmed ticketed large events, including domestic business events and conferences can now go ahead with a 100-person limit. There is also a one-meter (six-foot) distancing requirement, and contact tracing is essential.

Travel Leaders Corporate and Altour Align Under Altour Brand

Travel Leaders Corporate and Altour's corporate travel business are aligning under the Altour brand, offering travel fulfillment, data and insights, and meetings and incentive management.

The two sister companies have been working closely together for more than two years cooperating on international accounts, air agreements and entertainment travel. The alignment, according to the companies, was a natural outgrowth of that collaboration and their commitment to providing customized travel solutions and services.