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
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 Birmingham CRUISE Show
10-11 September 2016
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
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
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
With a rise in complaints regarding accommodation changes and airline strikes as well as changes to consumer protection laws, having an effective process in place for managing complaints well is now more important than ever.
This Seminar will help you to manage your complaints more effectively, including tackling tricky issues such as flight delays and amendments to bookings. Weetwood Hall
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
We are pleased to announce that this September ABTA will run a Crisis Management in Travel Seminar in Manchester.
This practical one-day training event is tailored for the travel industry and will help to ensure you and your business are prepared for an exceptional operation or crisis situation.
Recent events such as terrorist attacks and natural disasters mean crisis management is high on the travel industry’s agenda. But it’s important to have a plan in place to cover any crisis situation.
Have you planned for the unexpected? Have you tried and tested your emergency procedures?
Handling a crisis badly can damage your reputation, whereas a well-handled crisis can have a positive impact on your business.
This seminar comes at a crucial time, and will help you to understand your duties and responsibilities in a crisis. Central Manchester
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 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 Glasgow CRUISE Show
8-9 October 2016
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 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
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
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
This core-skills workshop is aimed at travel industry professionals who require an understanding of the relevant legal issues and how they apply to your business.
Practical sessions include:
•An update on the Package Travel Directive, consumer protection legislation and ATOL Regulation, looking ahead to 2018
•Online trading law, and the marketing and selling of holidays
•Valuable guidance on contracting
•Managing changes, cancellation and delay and how to update your terms and conditions
•Best practice for claims handling. Central Manchester
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
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
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
Odyssey Suppers are small, informal events that take place throughout the year allowing Members and non-members alike to network in an informal setting whilst enjoying a sumptious supper. The Groucho Club
The Travel Marketing Awards is the only travel industry event of its kind, recognising and rewarding marketing excellence in the travel industry.
Now in its ninth year, the Awards, which aim to raise marketing standards across the travel industry, has evolved into one of the most credible events in the travel industry calendar, with agencies and travel companies alike eager to impress our esteemed panel of judges.
The event is organised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Travel Group (CIM Travel Group). Grosvenor House – A JW Marriott Hotel
Connections is the global networking and event organiser exclusively serving senior leaders and experts in luxury, wellness and meetings. We bring handpicked leaders from the luxury travel industry together to do business and to discuss the trends and challenges facing the marketplace. Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad, India
Connections is the global networking and event organiser exclusively serving senior leaders and experts in luxury, wellness and meetings. We bring handpicked leaders from the luxury travel industry together to do business and to discuss the trends and challenges facing the marketplace. Tallinn, Estonia
Connections is the global networking and event organiser exclusively serving senior leaders and experts in luxury, wellness and meetings. We bring handpicked leaders from the luxury travel industry together to do business and to discuss the trends and challenges facing the marketplace. Quito, Ecuador
Connections is the global networking and event organiser exclusively serving senior leaders and experts in luxury, wellness and meetings. We bring handpicked leaders from the luxury travel industry together to do business and to discuss the trends and challenges facing the marketplace. Blue Lagoon, Iceland