Global travel industry event World Travel Market has appointed UK Travel Trade Gazette’s Deborah Dewe as it new head of sales.Dewe takes up the position made vacant when Simon Press was promoted to WTM exhibition director in January."I’m delighted to be joining World Travel Market and look forward to helping it cement its position as a premier global event for the travel industry," said Dewe.Dewe arrives with almost 15 years of travel industry and sales experience.
As the UK has voted to leave the European Union with a 52 per cent majority result, EN has spoken to members of the exhibition and events industry, to gauge their initial reactions on the future of the UK and their businesses.
More than 8,000 visitors arrived at ExCeL London on 4-6 February for the fourth edition of 100% Optical. The show featured more than 175,000 frames, catwalk performances and a comprehensive education programme.