The World Travel Market

November 01, 2006 08:41 ET

MEDIA ALERT: WORLD TRAVEL MARKET 2006

ExCeL London, Monday 6 - Thursday 9 November 2006

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 01, 2006) -

MEDIA ALERT

BACKGROUND

- The largest business to business event in the world for the international travel and tourism industry

- Involving nearly 50,000 senior/ middle management

- More than 5,000 global exhibitors

- More than 100 Tourism Ministers

- 202 countries and regions

- Celebrities include: 10.30 am Monday - Bar Refaeli, international supermodel/ girlfriend of Leonardo d'Caprio and Hammasa Koshistani, Miss England 2005 on Israel stand 11.00 am classical singer Katherine Jenkins; 4.00 pm Bianca Gascoigne, winner of TV's Love Island at Netherlands stand; Tuesday 3.00 pm Michael Palin and Brian Blessed at Nepal stand; Thursday, 3.00 pm - Chico (X Factor) with travel agents at the World Stage.

Hundreds of picture/film/programme opportunities, news stories...

HIGHLIGHTS

Monday

- 10.00 am Press conference suite, International Press Centre, launch of WTM's Global Trends Report in association with Euromonitor International

- 11.00 am, Opening Ceremony, World Stage, launch of World Responsible Tourism Day with classical singer Katherine Jenkins

- 5.15 am Platinum Suite, China press conference, signing of tourism co-operation agreement between Mr. Li Wenyao, Chairman of Tourism Administration of Guangzhou Municipality and Mr. James Bidwell, CEO of Visit London.

Tuesday

- 11.00 am World Stage, Airline Face to Face, Emirates President Tim Clark
- 2.00 am World Stage, hotel debate with major hospitality chiefs

Wednesday

- 2.00 pm The Next Big Thing in Travel, World Stage by Dr Marvin Cetron, advisor to the Pentagon and every US President between John F Kennedy and Bill Clinton - the man who predicted 9/11

- Further details and free online press registration www.wtmlondon.com

Contact Information

  • Jane Larcombe Communications
    Jane Larcombe
    01892 785071
    or
    Jane Larcombe Communications
    Karsalie Hervey
    01580 201178