Travel agenda: 3rd Asia Hotel Art Fair
Friday 12 August 2011
A new hotel in happening Zurich West opens its doors August 15, ahead of the 3rd Asia Hotel Art Fair. This exhibition brings artists from across the region together inside the walls of the Grand Hyatt Seoul, which is acting as a temporary exhibition space for the 4,000-work show.
Renaissance Zurich Opens
The Renaissance Zurich is another step forward in the development of Zurich-West, a new creative quarter for Switzerland's finance hub. The hotel is situated in the spectacular Mobimo tower, with a restaurant, terrace, three lounges and rooms with views over the Alps.
3rd Asia Hotel Art Fair
The Grand Hyatt Seoul will play host to this year's Asia Hotel Art Fair, a unique chance to see some 4,000 works of art displayed in hotel rooms. A total of 84 bedrooms will be used to showcase the exhibition, which contains work from 300 galleries across Asia.
Caravan Salon Düsseldorf
August 27 - September 4
Love them or hate them, caravans are big business in Europe and have been for years - this year, the Caravan Salon is feting its 50th anniversary. Over 160,000 visitors are expected to attend to admire a range of wares from motorhomes to tents, along with a smaller concurrent exhibition on outdoor pursuits.
World Travel Awards - Europe
The World Travel Awards caravan continues its journey around the world, this time stopping off in Antalya to showcase the cream of the travel industry in Europe. The world tour of regional ceremonies concludes with the Gala Final in Qatar this November.
The Travel Blogger Show
Las Vegas, USA
With travel blogging edging in on traditional publications as a key source about destinations for the general public, the American Society of Travel Agents will be running a whole event on how and why to be a travel blogger at its annual Travel Retailing & Destination Expo.
Airline Passenger Experience Expo
Seattle, WA, USA
This industry event looks at the future of the way we will fly, with cutting edge companies displaying the latest in products and concepts to cater for an ever-expending market. It also hosts the annual Passenger Experience Awards, voted for by flyers from around the world.
Westfield Stratford City Opens
London, United Kingdom
Westfield Stratford City is set to be Europe's largest shopping center, with 300 retail units, bars, restaurants, a cinema, a casino and Holiday Inn and Staybridge Suites hotels. It's being built as part of East London's extensive redevelopment ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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