World Green Tourism Abu Dhabi opens next week, with this rapidly developing tourism hotspot promising to show that world that it can be green as well as successful. Dignitaries from all over the region are expected to attend the event, which will be moderated by CNN anchor Richard Quest.
World Green Tourism Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE
The first event in the region dedicated to sustainable tourism, World Green Tourism Abu Dhabi is expected to bring together the region's tourism officials, leading environmentalists and hoteliers to discuss how to make the Middle East a greener place to visit.
Allure of the Seas Maiden Voyage
Port Everglades, FL, USA
Allure of the Seas is the sister ship of Oasis of the Seas, the world's largest cruise liner, and is reportedly slightly larger still, meaning that she will take the title on her launch. She will span 16 decks, encompass 225,282 gross registered tons, carry 5,400 guests at double occupancy, and feature 2,700 staterooms and 24 restaurants on board.
Nautic is one of Europe's main boat shows and this year organizers are going all out for the 50th anniversary. Over 235,000 visitors are expected at Paris's Porte de Versailles to see new unveilings from French and international manufacturers and special exhibitions such as cooking at sea and regional showcases.
Travel Week 2010
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Travel Week sees a series of events organised for industry insiders and members of the public, although the largest event by far is the Luxury Travel Expo held at the Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort. Expect to see the latest marketplace trends and what's new for 2011 at this, the twelfth iteration of the event.
Shangri-La Paris Opens
Boasting a private suite that used to be the home of Napoleon's grand-nephew Prince Roland, the Shangri-La Paris is set to be a high-profile addition to Paris' luxury hotel scene. It offers 81 rooms designed by Pierre-Yves Rochon and three restaurants.
London Boat Show
London, United Kingdom
New additions to the 2011 London Boat Show include a family area, an indoor watersports action pool and an improved layout which will see the addition of further exhibitions dedicated to outdoors activities and cycling during the final days of the show. Old favorites of the show such as the Classic Boat workshop will also be making a return, along with over 1,000 boats on display for guests.