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July 2016

ABTA's Beginnners Guide to Travel Law Seminar

Jul 12th 2016 - Jul 12th 2016

This core-skills workshop is aimed at travel industry professionals who require a basic understanding of the relevant legal issues and how they apply to you. Attendees will receive a valuable update on the regulatory landscape, and how recent changes will affect you.
ABTA London

Agent Achievement Awards 2016

Jul 13th 2016 - Jul 13th 2016

The Agent Achievement Awards recognise agents on the high street, at home, in call centres or online. They include both supplier-nominated and individual awards.
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London, SE1 7UT

Does Television Trump Google For Marketers?

Jul 13th 2016 - Jul 13th 2016

The CIM Travel Marketing Group has drawn together some of the leading thinkers and players in this field to debate the issues and help create a path towards successfully building a marketing campaign that harnesses the power of television, twin screening and driving awareness and sales in a crowded market. In our session you will hear from David Yorath of Guerillascope, plus some case studies from Glyn Owen of Travelzoo amongst others. Presentations will include new research and insights on the sector while some of the most effective travel campaigns will be highlighted through case studies.
Guerillascope, The Market Building, 72-82 Rosebery Avenue, London, United Kingdom, EC1R 4RW

CLIA Discovery Expo

Jul 21st 2016 - Jul 21st 2016

Delegates will be amongst a select group of CLIA travel agents invited onboard Swan Hellenic's Minerva, and will also have the opportunity to meet with a select number of CLIA cruise line members that offer Discovery Cruising. Presentations from the Discovery cruising operators will take place within the port's terminal building, and everyone will be invited onboard Minerva for networking, a tour and lunch. The day will commence around 9.30am and finish at approximately 14.00. CLIA operators in attendance include: SWAN HELLENIC PAUL GAUGUIN CRUISES HEBRIDEAN ISLAND CRUISES VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY SCENIC SILVERSEA EXPEDITIONS Ticket information Tickets to this event are free to CLIA Member Travel Agents and are now available online at cruiseexperts.org
Portsmouth International Port

CLIA Cruise Sales Masterclass - Liverpool

Jul 23rd 2016 - Jul 23rd 2016

The event will provide a mix of training in cruise sales techniques, current industry trends, product training and how to capitalise on the resources available to reach new customers. Our Cruise Sales Masterclasses will tackle head on some of the ways in which we can all grow our cruise sales using some easy to understand steps. The event will include workshops covering cruise products that are particularly designed to appeal to yet to cruise customers together with key trends within cruise that travel agents can use to maximise their sales. Ticket information To book places, CLIA Member Travel Agents can book their free place by logging into their profile at cruiseexperts.org
Liverpool Cruise Port

CLIA Summer Party & TW Cool Cruises Launch

Jul 27th 2016 - Jul 27th 2016

Now in its second year, this is an opportunity for some sizzling seasonal networking with cruise line executives, media, executive partners and key travel agents as we celebrate the summer in style! During the course of the evening, Travel Weekly will exclusively announce the winners of its 2016 ‘Cool Cruises’ survey, revealing the trade’s favourite cruise lines, across a range of categories, as chosen by CLIA member travel agents. The evening includes drinks, food and plenty of great networking! Ticket information The event starts at 18:30 at the Swan at the Globe on London’s Bankside – tickets cost £50 + VAT per person Get tickets here - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/clia-summer-party-2016-tickets-25925579105
Shakespeare's Globe, Bankside, London

August 2016

CLIA Luxury Expo

Aug 14th 2016 - Aug 15th 2016

CLIA UK & Ireland, in conjunction with Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and the Port of Southampton are proud to announce details of the 2016 Luxury Cruise Expo. After 3 years hosted by the Port of Dover, 2016 sees the event head to Southampton, where delegates will have the opportunity to visit both Oceania Cruises' Marina and Regent Seven Seas Voyager. This 2 day event will feature speed training and company updates from a variety of luxury products, a networking dinner, conference sessions and ship visits onboard 2 fabulous ships built exclusively for the luxury market. All parts of the conference will be based around the port area or central Southampton therefore we recommend you use one of the following hotels to ensure you are well placed to access the venues. CLIA UK & Ireland does not have preferred rates at the hotels as agent rates arranged by yourselves will often be more reasonable. Tickets are now available for CLIA members by logging into the members area and heading to the Events page.
Southampton

September 2016

Caribbean Tourism Organization Roadshows

Apr 18th 2016 - Sep 15th 2016

Six travel agent roadshows will be held in the cities listed below to promote the Caribbean region and its diversity. Tourist Boards, airlines, hotels and tour operator partners will share top tips with the travel trade on why the Caribbean is a great option for UK travellers.
Various locations - Edinburgh 18th April, Glasgow 19th April, London 17th May, Chelmsford 18th May., Chester 14th September & Birmingham 15th September

The CRUISE Show - Birmingham

Sep 10th 2016 - Sep 11th 2016

The Birmingham CRUISE Show 10-11 September 2016 www.cruisingshow.com Discover a whole world of voyages at the Birmingham CRUISE Show... Whether you’re looking for a once-in-a-lifetime expedition cruise to a far-flung destination, a sumptuous ultra-luxury voyage, maybe a relaxing cultural river cruise or a tropical family cruise-holiday with lots to entertain all ages - the CRUISE Show will have it all. For more show information, talk timetables and a full exhibitors list please visit www.cruisingshow.com.
NEC

ITT Odyssey Supper

Sep 14th 2016 - Sep 14th 2016

Small informal event that takes place in the House of Commons.
House of Commons, London

The Travel Weekly Northern Ball

Sep 15th 2016 - Sep 15th 2016

A spectacular themed, networking and prize giving event which is the biggest travel trade party of the year.
Emirates Old Trafford-Lancashire County Cricket Club

TravelTech Innovation Summit

Sep 15th 2016 - Sep 16th 2016

The launch of the TravelTech Innovation summit, which will delve into the latest technology trends and advances within tourism and hospitality industries. Hearing the inspirational presentations, prepared by expert-speakers, will offer participants new ideas for developing their products and fresh viewpoints on future projects. Besides the keynotes, networking and knowledge sharing will be an important part of the summit and it will be an ideal platform to assimilate new ideas on how to improve products and grow profitability.
TBD, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Travel Weekly Roadshow: September Socials - London

Sep 20th 2016 - Sep 20th 2016

Travel Weekly's roadshows bring suppliers and agents together to network in a relaxed and fun environment.
Revolution Clapham Junction, London

Travel Weekly Roadshow: September Socials - Manchester

Sep 21st 2016 - Sep 21st 2016

Travel Weekly's roadshows bring suppliers and agents together to network in a relaxed and fun environment.
Revolution Manchester, Parsonage Gardens

The Multi-Channel Digital Travel Marketing Conference - Optimising Digital, Optimising The Mix

Sep 21st 2016 - Sep 21st 2016

Join 26 senior speakers from iconic brands including Airbnb, Kuoni, TripAdvisor, Aer Lingus, TUI and many more as they reveal how they're driving conversions and attributing sales by innovating their multi-channel travel marketing and boosting digital and social performance. Get practical case studies and honest experiences in just one compact day.
Museum of London Docklands, London

Travel Weekly Roadshow: September Socials - Leeds

Sep 22nd 2016 - Sep 22nd 2016

Travel Weekly's roadshows bring suppliers and agents together to network in a relaxed and fun environment.
Revolucion de Cuba, Leeds

LISTEX (London International Snowsports Trade Exchange)

Sep 28th 2016 - Sep 29th 2016

LISTEX is the UK’s first business-to-business event designed specifically for the snowsports industry. LISTEX connects snowsports travel professionals over two days of pre-scheduled meetings in the Trade Exchange, Forum sessions and extensive networking opportunities. Buyers (tour operators, travel agents), Suppliers (resorts, tourist boards, hotels, service providers, airlines) and trade members network, negotiate and conduct business in a relevant environment.
The Snow Centre, Hemel Hemsptead

October 2016

The Family Travel Show

Oct 1st 2016 - Oct 2nd 2016

To ensure you get the most out of your next family getaway, The Family Travel Show is the ideal launch pad from which to explore new holiday destinations and ideas. This is your chance to discover something different, maybe dip a toe into the world of cruising or go wild and plan a safari. You can choose from family-friendly villas and exciting ski trips to tropical rainforest retreats and all-inclusive luxury resorts – all under one roof during one weekend.
Olympia, London

The 2016 Shine Awards

Oct 3rd 2016 - Oct 3rd 2016

The Shine Awards celebrate the unique skills and contribution that women, and those who support their career progression, bring to the hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism industry.
8 Northumberland Avenue, London

The CRUISE Show - Glasgow

Oct 8th 2016 - Oct 9th 2016

The Glasgow CRUISE Show 8-9 October 2016 www.cruisingshow.com Discover a whole world of voyages at the Glasgow CRUISE Show... So, if you’re completely new to cruising and intrigued to discover what it’s all about, or you’re a seasoned cruiser wanting inspiration for your next adventure, then make sure you head to SECC Glasgow on 8-9 October. For more show information, talk timetables and a full exhibitors list please visit www.cruisingshow.com.
SECC

The Abta Travel Convention 2016

Oct 10th 2016 - Oct 12th 2016

The UK travel industry’s flagship event; providing inspiration to delegates through an outstanding programme of thought-provoking content, to challenge the way they think and approach their business. The Convention also provides time for delegates to network with peers and experts working with the industry, helping them to develop a successful and sustainable travel business.
The Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi Hotel on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Connections Luxury

Oct 16th 2016 - Oct 19th 2016

A series of global, senior and exclusive b2b events providing hand-picked luxury travel buyers and suppliers memorable experiences that lead to long lasting relationships.
Grand Hyatt, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

CLIA Cruise360 Marseille

Oct 20th 2016 - Oct 22nd 2016

The UK & Ireland CLIA Team are heading south for the winter. Cruise360 is a known travel agent event brand in North America, and this is our inaugural year bringing the event to Europe - and we can't wait to make history! The main programme runs over three days - two ship tour days and a land based conference day in between. These are fabulous opportunities to visit ships rarely seen in British ports. Our land-day will be filled with networking, inspirational speakers, informative breakout sessions and a relaxing evening watching the sunset . In the morning meet the cruise lines, suppliers and our partners in the special Cruise360 trade fair, and take your choice of a range of breakout sessions. Our afternoon Conference will be moderated by Lucy and Andy and follows the theme of ‘Selling the Experience’ with speakers talking about destinations, on-board innovations, and the art of selling and marketing the cruise holiday experience. Head to our info site for more information - http://www.cruiseexperts.org/clia-agents/cruise360-marseille/ and you can find Member and Non Member booking links at www.cliauk.co.uk
Marseille

The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show

Oct 27th 2016 - Oct 30th 2016

Back for our second season at Battersea Park, The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show will bring the mountains to the city, in an immersive après experience for the whole family. Located at Battersea Evolution, the show takes place over half term and just before Halloween, from the 27th – 30th October.
Battersea Park

November 2016

World Travel Market 2016

Nov 7th 2016 - Nov 9th 2016

The leading annual event for the global travel industry.
ExCel, London

Travel Weekly WTM Party

Nov 8th 2016 - Nov 8th 2016

One of the social highlights of World Travel Market week. Invite Only
tbc

The Phocuswright Conference 2016

Nov 14th 2016 - Nov 17th 2016

Annual conference for the travel, tourism and hospitality industry's most influential leaders, visionary thinkers and innovators with the "Next Big Idea."
Los Angeles, California, USA

Travel Weekly Roadshow - Christmas Crackers - Birmingham

Nov 28th 2016 - Nov 28th 2016

A networking opportunity exclusive to UK travel agents
Revolution, Birmingham

Travolution Awards 2016

Nov 29th 2016 - Nov 29th 2016

The Travolution Awards are unique in recognising companies, brands and individuals who excel in the fields of online travel distribution, digital marketing and technology.
The Ballroom, Southbank, London

Travel Weekly Roadshow – Christmas Crackers - Newcastle upon Tyne

Nov 29th 2016 - Nov 29th 2016

A networking opportunity exclusive to UK travel agents
Revolution Newcastle Upon Tyne

December 2016

Travel Weekly Roadshow - Christmas Crackers - Cardiff

Dec 1st 2016 - Dec 1st 2016

A networking opportunity exclusive to UK travel agents
Revolution Cardiff

ILTM Conference 2016

Dec 5th 2016 - Dec 8th 2016

The leading annual event for the global luxury travel community.
Cannes, France
http://www.iltm.com 020 8271 2172

January 2017

The Telegraph Travel Show

Jan 13th 2017 - Jan 15th 2017

Discover your next dream holiday destination with over 200 specialist travel exhibitors at London’s ExCeL this January. Whether you are looking for a solo adventure across the USA or a family retreat in the Maldives, we will guide you every step of the way. A ticket for this show will also give you access to The Telegraph Cruise Show AND London Boat Show which is taking place at the same time!
London ExCeL

The Telegraph Cruise Show

Jan 13th 2017 - Jan 15th 2017

Whether you are a veteran cruiser or are thinking about it for the first time, The Telegraph Cruise Show is returning to the ExCeL this January to inspire your dream voyage around the world. A ticket for this show will also give you access to The Telegraph Travel Show AND London Boat Show which is taking place at the same time.
London ExCeL

June 2017

ITE Hong Kong 2017

Jun 15th 2017 - Jun 18th 2017

The 31st International Travel Expo Hong Kong and The 12th MICE Travel Expo
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (Hall 1A-1E) , Hong Kong