Highlighting top destinations for meeting, event and incentive planners.

London Accelerator Program Extended o 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.

GBTA Study: More Than Half of Companies Considering Resuming Travel in Near Future

There continues to be small signs of optimism in the travel sector according to new research by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). Health and safety measures, while always a cornerstone of travel, are now of significant importance as the industry tries to gain momentum for recovery.

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. 

Scott A. Solombrino Appointed Chief Executive Officer of GBTA

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has appointed current executive director and chief operating officer Scott A. Solombrino as chief executive officer following a unanimous vote by the association’s board of directors.

Under Solombrino’s leadership, GBTA has built upon its strengths by replenishing its financial reserves, refocusing advocacy efforts in the United States and Europe, and strengthening relationships with members and sponsors. 

Monaco Hotels and Convention Center Waive Cancellation Fees

Given continued consideration of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Monaco Government Tourist and Convention Authority and its partners have been mobilized to propose new dates to their clients while guaranteeing the most suitable solutions according to the formats of each event, especially for those which have been organized in Monaco for several years.

Emilia-Romagna's Motor Valley Fest to Take on a Digital Format

In response to the challenges that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has wrought on in-person gatherings, the various brands of Italy’s most prestigious motor vehicles will turn to the Internet when they discuss the future of the automotive industry and the new trends that will characterize it.