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Hilton Honors Extends Global Loyalty Benefits and Unveils 2022 Policies

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22 September 2021: As people continue to navigate the changing dynamics of travel, Hilton remains optimistic and committed to providing flexibility to its more than 118 million Hilton Honors members worldwide. Again leading the hospitality industry, Hilton Honors announced that its members can expect to retain their Points and elite status for an extended period…

Seven cities competing for the 2022 European Capital of Smart Tourism title

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22 September 2021: The European Commission announced the seven shortlisted cities for the European Capital of Smart Tourism 2022 competition (presented in alphabetical order): Bordeaux (France), Copenhagen (Denmark), Dublin (Ireland), Florence (Italy), Ljubljana (Slovenia), Palma (Spain), Valencia (Spain). The finalist cities were selected from a total of 30 applications from across 16 countries. The European…

Pharmapack Report 2021: US leads on drug device innovation but trails Europe on sustainability

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18 September 2021: Ahead of the first Pharmapack Europe to be held in nearly 18-months, Informa has released the results of its global drug delivery and packaging survey, with the USA once again leading ‘drug delivery and device innovation’, but lagging behind all major European nations on sustainability. Pharmapack Europe, which will be held at…

IAA MOBILITY demonstrates that major international trade fairs can be held in Germany once again

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16 September 2021: The new start of the trade-fair business launched by IAA MOBILITY was a major success: The event demonstrated that the safety and hygiene concept that Messe München developed in close cooperation with government officials functioned extremely well. IAA MOBILITY has cleared the way for the resumption of the trade-fair business and the…

UFI Global Policy Leadership Series: Enabling Trade & Society

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15 September 2021: UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, is pleased to launch its Global Policy Leadership Series (GPLS). The GPLS, part of the advocacy work UFI undertakes on behalf of the exhibition industry, features a series of one-on-one interviews with trade and tourism ministers from around the globe. Anbu Varathan, President of…

PATA launches Virtual PATA Wellness and Luxury Travel Conference & Mart 2021 in October

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14 September 2021: The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Virtual PATA Wellness and Luxury Travel Conference and Mart 2021, taking place from October 20-22. The event is organised in partnership with Platinum Sponsor, the Tourism Authority of Thailand, and Official Virtual Platform Partner, Zipevent Co., Ltd. This…

ESOT 2021 – A successful and safe hybrid congress celebrated in Milan

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14 September 2021: The 20th edition of the European Society for Organ Transplantation’s (ESOT) congress has just been celebrated in-person and online from 29th August to 1st September at the MiCo Convention Centre in Milan (Italy). The biennial ESOT Congress is the largest gathering of the transplant community in Europe bringing clinicians, surgeons, physicians, nurses,…