Italy at Hand 2022: Convention Bureau Italia and ENIT announce the 4th edition of MICE event

According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourism saw a 182% year-on-year increase in January-March 2022, with destinations worldwide welcoming an estimated 117 million international arrivals compared to 41 million in Q1 2021. Of the extra 76 million international arrivals for the first three months, about 47 million were recorded in March, showing that the recovery is gathering pace.

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) announces the Türkiye Tourism Promotion and Development Agency (TGA) as the association’s first Destination partner in Europe. Destination partnerships are one of ICCA’s most exclusive opportunities for ICCA members. Türkiye will benefit from strategic development initiatives aimed at raising the country’s profile within the association meetings industry. It will also gain enhanced visibility in the ICCA community. The one-year partnership indicates ICCA’s endorsement of Türkiye as a premier business event destination for Europe and the global industry.

Jumeirah Group opens all-villa luxury resort in Bali
Radisson Individuals debuts in Egypt with the opening of Marina Resort Port Ghalib, a member of Radisson Individuals

MATCH Hospitality has confirmed that sports management and marketing agency, Integral, has been appointed as its Sales Agent in Nigeria for the sale of the Official Hospitality Programme of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Integral will also offer various services in conjunction with the hospitality packages, including flights, accommodation, end-to-end transportation and social experiences unique to this edition of the FIFA World Cup.

High-end tennis getaway in Las Vegas has been announced by PIVOT Tennis. Legendary winners of major championships Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf, chef of the award-winning restaurants Michael Mina, Cirque du Soleil and luxurious suites at the Aria Resort & Casino Las Vegas await their guests with three pricing packages offered.

Travellers’ blogs
Svarta village in Finland

Scandic Grand Central Helsinki opened its doors to the public on Thursday the 15th of April 2021, thus putting a new hotel in Finland on the map. The hotel truly is in the heart of the capital city as you cannot find more central location as at the Central Railway Station.

On the 13th of December a very beautiful, charming tradition is celebrated, i.e. the Saint Lucia’s Day. Being celebrated in the Nordics and some European countries, the main events take place in Sweden and neighbouring Finland. Having become a very popular tradition, nowadays the celebration attracts lots of foreigners as well as Finnish-speaking Finns.

Types of tourism
ICCA partners with Türkiye, as Destination partner in Europe

According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourism saw a 182% year-on-year increase in January-March 2022, with destinations worldwide welcoming an estimated 117 million international arrivals compared to 41 million in Q1 2021. Of the extra 76 million international arrivals for the first three months, about 47 million were recorded in March, showing that the recovery is gathering pace.

Convention Bureau Italia and ENIT are proud to announce the fourth edition of Italy at Hand, which will be held on 16-18 November 2022. Apart from announcing the dates, from today international Buyers wishing to apply to Italy at Hand’s hosted buyer programme can submit their application and fill the dedicated form.