joining forces
Meet in Reykjavík
is now under the umbrella of Promote Iceland.
New knowledge
Brain research
shows added value live events.
BTM World 2020
transitions to virtual.
post-pandemic momentum
Dubai Tourism forms Business Events Stakeholders committee,
host first meeting as industry resumes activity.
hotel news
Scandic expects
occupancy of 30-35 percent for September.
Covid developer
Scandic Hotels
launches the largest network of coworking spaces in the Nordic countries.
planned for 16-17 Sep
Update on GIAF
- New dates set for 5-6 November 2020.
Sands Expo and Convention Centre
is now a carbon neutral venue.
positive impact
The Hague webinar
celebrates partnerships and first anniversary of Ottawa MOU.
expanding network
ICCA Partners up
with Geneva International Associations Forum (GIAF).
Top Cities for Hotel Openings 2018

Dubai have by far the fastest building program for new hotels in the world. Already today they are having 104 000 hotel rooms and at EXPO2020 it will be 120 000 rooms. Looking at the top cities in the world Dubai stands alone without competition.

• Dubai 66

• London 27

• Hamburg 22

• Jeddah 21

• New York 18

• Riyadh 17

• Nashville 16

• Munich 16

• Bali 16

• Berlin 16

(Source: TOPHOTELPROJECTS GmbH, as of August 2017)


Illustration: Royal Atlantis, will not open until 2019, but with 791 rooms and 230 aprtments it will be one of the biggest hotels in Dubai.