Travel agenda: The Travel Blogger Show, Airline Passenger Experience Awards

Next week sees the world's travel bloggers descend on Las Vegas, ahead of the Airline Passenger Experience Expo, held in conjunction with Aircraft Interiors Expo America and set to showcase some of the upcoming trends passengers will see in flight. On September 13, Westfield Stratford City, the largest shopping center in Europe, opens its doors, a key part of the region's redevelopment ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The Travel Blogger Show

September 11-13
Las Vegas, NV, 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.
http://www.thetradeshow.org/thetravelbloggershow.cfm


Airline Passenger Experience Expo
September 12-15
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.
http://apex.aero/

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Westfield Stratford City Opens
September 13
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.
http://www.westfieldstratfordcity2011.com/

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World Travel Awards - Middle East
September 16
Sharm el Sheik, Egypt

Tourist heaven Sharm el Sheik was virtually untouched by Egypt's revolution earlier this year and the World Travel Awards' regional ceremony here is likely to highlight its position as one of the Middle East's most high-profile destinations. However, expect regional competitors to also be lauded in this ceremony, arguably the most prestigious of the year.
http://www.worldtravelawards.com/


PSP Southampton
September 16-25
Southampton, UK

A precursor to the major London Boatshow, PSP Southampton offers hundreds of berths for craft displayed outdoors, in what it describes as Europe’s largest purpose-built Show marina. There will also be showcases ranging from sailing to oyster tasting, along with races and the 'future boat' exhibition.
http://www.southamptonboatshow.com/

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TFWA World Exhibition
September 19-22
Cannes, France

This is one of the year's best opportunities to learn what's going to be hot in duty-free retail over the next year, as the bigwigs of the industry gather on the French south coast. With the political map changing faster than ever and the rise of the Asian consumer, executives will be investigating where duty-free retail fits in this new world.
http://www.tfwa.com/


World Tourism Day
September 27
Aswan, Egypt

Another major tourism event likely to boost Egypt's profile, World Tourism Day is organized by the United Nations World Tourism Organization to promote the benefits of tourism around the world. This year's theme is "Tourism – Linking Cultures" and includes a photograph and Twitter competition.
http://wtd.unwto.org/


51st Genoa Boat Show
October 1-9
Genoa, Italy

Genoa is one of the largest boat shows of the year, with thousands of boats and a full program of 'fringe' events to ensure it caters for every nautical fan in town. Some 450 debuts are expected, spread over three pavilions and two marinas.
http://www.genoaboatshow.com/

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