After the Bailout, What's Next for Greece's Business Travel Scene?

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After the Bailout, What's Next for Greece's Business Scene?  
With Greece's financial future in flux, associations and DMCs alike are speaking out on the nation's future as a business travel destination.
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Why dmg Tapped Jakarta for a New Construction Show  
When dmg launched its newest construction show in Indonesia, the company selected Jakarta as the host city. The VP for the company's construction division explained what made the city ideal for a large-scale industrial conference.
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Johanna Fischer of tmf Joins ICCA PR Award Judging Panel  
Johanna Fischer is the Managing Director of tmf dialogue marketing, which provides marketing and PR services to ICCA members and has been an ICCA member for almost 10 years. In her new role, she will not only be part of the judging panel, but she will also be moderating a session on best practices in PR at the ICCA Congress.
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GBTA: How Hotel Loyalty Programs Affect Corporate Travel Programs  
The study, Making Hotel Loyalty Programs Work for You and Your Travel Program, sponsored by Hilton Worldwide, surveyed more than 200 U.S. Corporate Travel Managers and revealed that hotel loyalty programs are an important consideration for many Travel Managers when choosing preferred hotels.
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2015 Golden Apple Gala Changes Venue Following Trump Controversy  
Apple Vacations is changing the venue of its 2015 Golden Apple Gala from the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago in response to "highly publicized comments made by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump disparaging Mexico and immigrants to the U.S."
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FRONT PAGE NEWS
Middle East: Saudi Arabia's Energy Events Power Ahead  
Oil and gas shows in Saudi Arabia represented 9.5 percent of all meeting and event business in 2014 and are estimated to comprise 4.5 percent in 2015.
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Sub-Saharan Africa: Greening Your Event in 2015 (Part Two)  
When it comes to the trade shows themselves and the venues they turn to, it’s important to understand that within the events industry, greening is never ‘one size fits all.’
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Asia: SACEOS Expands Professional Education Reach in China  
Following its partnership with the Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration (SMTA) to conduct two professional education programmes during the city’s Business Events Week in April, the Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (SACEOS) is moving into Kunming next.
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New Zealand: New Major Events Sought for Auckland  
Major events organisers and promoters planning events in Auckland from 2016/17 onwards have an opportunity to apply for sponsorship with an annual application window opening today (July 8).
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South East Europe: Ljubljana Airport Records Strong Growth  
Ljubljana Airport, which is owned by Germany’s Fraport, welcomed 149.541 passengers last month, up a notable 17 percent compared to June 2014.
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Portugal United: 10,000 People Later  
Looking to promote Portugal's meetings industry internationally, several partners have started to share the effort of joint presentations, especially in markets where entities such as Turismo de Portugal (Tourism of Portugal) or national convention bureaux are not so present.
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UK: Living Wage for Live Events Campaign Progresses  
Campaigners backing the living wage in the meetings industry say there is no hiding place for venues after Chancellor George Osborne announced plans to introduce a National Living Wage.
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Americas: Unite Here Tags ACCME to Get Drug Money Out of Continuing Medical Education  
Unite Here, which represents hotel, gaming, food service, laundry, transportation, airport, and manufacturing and distribution workers in North America, began gathering signatures in June for a petition asking the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to “kick the drug money out of CME for good” by cutting the financial ties between physicians who participate in CME and “Big Pharma.”
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Americas: Lanyon Sets Out to Educate the World on Smarter Ways to Manage Meetings  
"Our primary mission is to help the meetings, events, and travel industry evolve by driving them toward what we call smart events through software and data,” said Anthony Miller, chief marketing officer.
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Americas: 167 Easy Inspirations for Greener Meetings  
Compiled and written by three women who put the green in green meetings, this paperback book gives planners the first steps—and many more—to take on their journey toward making the event world a better place.
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