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euromic hosts it’s first long haul Annual General Meeting in Argentina

For the first time in it’s 47 year history, euromic members voted to hold the Annual General Meeting outside of the Mediterranean and Europe and instead decided to go long haul to the amazing city of Buenos Aires Argentina.

For 3 days in January over 40 of the association’s members reflected on 2018 and also planned and strategized the year ahead for the association. 3 Themed days reflected the essence of Argentina in the form of Football, Tango and Polo all flawless executed and delivered by Merina Begg and her team at Argentina Travel Partners. euromic also recognized it’s stars with Yulia Lekomtseva from Spanish Heritage – euromic Spain being awarded Young leader of the year and Pascal Roulland from Holt Paris Welcome Service - euromic France being awarded Member of the Year.

Michal Argiri – Concept Tours - euromic Greece was voted in and welcomed as a new board member replacing Anna Nagy – Walpax – euromic Brazil who completed her two year tenure on the board.

Hasan Dinc euromic president said “The initial concerns of choosing a long haul destination for our AGM were easily overcome, Argentina and Argentina travel Partners delivered a phenomenal event that will remain with us forever”  

2019 looks increasingly positive with over 80% of our Members reporting an increase in business performance over last year. In this month’s newsletter discover more about our destinations and why Copenhagen and Portugal have been voted as best places to visit, learn more of a new property in Cyprus and why you should consider Cuba as a MICE destination.

Euromic is also extremely proud of our members accomplishments proving that we have some of the best Destination Management specialists in the world, recently at the recent Annual General Meeting of AFECA - Asian Federation of Exhibition and Convention Associations, CDM Conference & Destination Management - euromic Thailand was awarded for their organization and management by winning first prize in the Outstanding Congress/Convention category for the WTTC Global Summit 2017.  We are also pleased to announce Compass tours – euromic Germany has been appointed as the new Ground handler for IMX Frankfurt. Mazurkas congress & conference Management – euromic Poland also recently successfully hosted the United Nations Climate Change conference  COP24 in Katowice.

We will be at IMX Frankfurt 21-23 May at stand G620 so stop by and say Hello, we look forward to meeting you there..

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PS: We always welcome your ideas or comments regarding our bulletin, so please do not hesitate to contact us at h.tuckett@euromic.com

Amongst the many discussions and debates held at this year’s AGM, the board also shared a new Vision and Mission statement for the association and published the association’s values.

Respect - We respect the planet and everyone on it – Simple.

Honesty - Integrity is at the heart of everything that we do.

Real - We never profess to be something we are not.      

We believe there is always a Better way.

We take Pride in who we are and what we do.

THIS MONTH'S ARTICLES

Thailand
CDM - Conference &
Destination Management

"CDM Thailand awarded
for WTTC Global summit"


At the recent Annual General Meeting
of AFECA of which AFECA Awards is..



   
Portugal
Portugal Travel Team

Portugal: The Coolest
Place to Go in 2019


Forbes elected Portugal as the
coolest place to visit in 2019...



   
China
Destination China

‘Drive’ your china experience

Driving experiences are enjoyed
across the world by groups and individual...



   
Cyprus
Drakos DMC

Parklane, a Luxury
Collection Resort & Spa


Drakos DMC Cyprus, are proud to announce the opening of the...


   
Denmark
First United

Welcome to Copenhagen
The City to visit in 2019


Copenhagen is The City to visit in 2019. The famous Lonely Planet...


   
Cuba
Solways Cuba

Cuba: Destination of
MICE Tourism


Cuba, the largest island of the
Antilles, is undoubtedly a privileged...



euromic Increases the association’s number of Certified Incentive Travel Professional Members (C.I.T.P.) to 10

euromic is pleased to announce that another 8 of our members have been certified as CITPs after successfully completing the Society of Incentive Travel Excellence qualification exam.

President Hasan Dinc - ODS Turkey,

Euromic Executive Director - Huw Tuckett,

Laszlo Pasztor – Blaguss Hungary,

Victor Canizares - Spanish Heritage,

Helena Chavarria - Premio DMC Costa Rica,

Merina Begg - ATP Argentina,

Cristina Pedro - Portugal Travel Team,

Anna Nagy – Walpax brazil

Have all joined Daryl Keywood – Walthers DBS South Africa and Rajeev Kohli – Creative Travel India in obtaining their CITP qualification, this means that over 20% of euromic members are CIPT qualified with others planning on sitting the exam at IMEX Frankfurt.  Huw Tuckett executive director said of the certification , “we take education and personal development seriously at euromic , the CITP is a way to differentiate ourselves and improve the knowledge of our members and of the industry in general, it’s important our clients are aware that when we say we know incentive travel , we know incentive travel ! “    

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