Member News

IFEMA MADRID Forms an Alliance with Korean Operator BEXCO

The executive vice president of IFEMA MADRID, Daniel Martínez, and the CEO of Busan Exhibition & Convention Center (BEXCO), Soo Deuk Sohn, have signed a cooperation agreement whereby both trade fair operators will collaborate to promote and develop fairs and events on their premises.


Destination DC Announces Record Visitation, Economic Impact

More people visited Washington, DC in 2023 than ever before, Destination DC (DDC), the official destination marketing organization for the nation's capital, announced today. Washington, DC welcomed 25.95 million total visitors last year, up 17 percent from 2022 and surpassing the pre-pandemic record set in 2019. The new benchmark resulted in a record $10.2 billion in visitor spending and supported a record 102,366 local jobs.


Trade News

Travel & Tourism Set to Contribute a Record $182BN to the Canadian Economy This Year

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is forecasting an historic year for Canada's Travel & Tourism sector this year, with the economic contribution set to reach an all-time high of almost $182BN.


COP29 Unveils Accommodation Portal

Azerbaijan, the host of COP29, unveils its interactive accommodation portal, the system that will enable participants and attendees to book hotel rooms and other lodging for the United Nations Climate Change Conference being held in Baku in November.


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