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How IMEX America is Boosting the Las Vegas Marketplace  
As Las Vegas continues to increase its appeal as a business destination, the annual IMEX America conference brings together some of the top industry professionals to see what the city has to offer. We spoke with Chris Meyer of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority to see how both the show and the city work in harmony.
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Sub-Saharan Africa: The ABCs of PCOs—Part Two  
What exactly does a PCO do and why are they pivotal to the industry? The Event excavated a plethora of information from industry specialists on the subject, from letters N to Z on the subject. This is part two of The ABCs of PCOs.
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Middle East: Traffic Rises at Abu Dhabi International  
A total of 9,481,744 passengers passed through Abu Dhabi International Airport during the first six months of this year. This registered a 19.4 percent year-on-year rise in passenger traffic over the 7,941,922 passengers who used the airport in the January to June period last year. The number of aircraft movements also rose to 73,862 in the same period, an 11.8 percent growth against the 65,072 aircraft movements reported in the first half of 2013.
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Australia: 2014 a Year to Remember for Cairns  
This year has been a memorable one for the Cairns Convention Centre (CCC), and the city of Cairns overall, according to Centre general manager Ross Steele.
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Italy: Event Agency Sinergie and DMC +39 Events Form Partnership  
The new brand is known as “+39 events by Sinergie”, and is the joint service that from today will be provided by the partnership of two Italian agencies: Sinergie, which specialises in the organisation of meetings, incentives and communication events, and +39 events, which operates as a DMC throughout Italy for international clients.
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UK: Kuoni Travel Loses £4.6m Following Journeys of Distinction Acquisition  
Turnover rose in the year, but write-off of £6.5m from Journeys of Distinction buyout hits bottom line.
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Portugal: IHG Announces InterContinental Lisboa and Crowne Plaza Porto  
The two properties will be operated through a management agreement between Hotelgal SA, a subsidiary of Global Hotels & Resorts, and IHG.
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South East Europe: The Beat Of The Main Tourist Season  
Tourism Press Agency news (TTA news) gathered data on visits and occupancy of certain destinations in Slovenia in July and for the first seven months.
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Scandinavia: Scandic Opens Jamie’s Italian Restaurant in Stockholm  
With its 195 seats and large bar, the restaurant will serve Italian food using local and organic produce combined with fresh pasta made on the premises daily. Most of the main courses will cost no more than $27.
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Canada: Québec City on Map with Geographers  
​The International Geographical Union (IGU) has unanimously approved Québec City to host its 2018 regional conference.
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Americas: Transparency Goes Global  
According to a PricewaterhouseCoopers benchmarking survey, 85 percent of U.S. pharmaceutical companies have implemented a system to track and report what they spend on healthcare professionals, as required by the Open Payments section of the Affordable Care Act.
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Americas: The Meetings App Gap  
Meeting planners (and the journalists who cover their industry, present company most definitely included) have been on the tech-wagon for a while now, Facebooking and Linking In and blogging to generate excitement about their events. Which is good, because these newish channels are important ways to reach your potential attendee peeps.
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Americas: Human Trafficking--The Industry’s Most Misunderstood Issue  
Victims of sex trafficking in the United States are most often from the U.S., not brought from overseas. Until the industry understands this, they will be overlooking victims or never understand the role they can play in identifying victims.
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