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ABTA's Solo Travel Conference - London

Jun 5th 2019 - Jun 5th 2019

Learn how to attract the growing number of solo travellers at ABTA’s Solo Travel Conference. Hear new ways to reach the solo traveller and ensure you are delivering an excellent solo travel experience.
Central London

Travel Weekly
Experience Latin America

Jun 10th 2019 - Jun 12th 2019

The sixth edition of this prestigious show offers The Latin American travel community the opportunity to present products to the UK and European tourism industry during meetings, seminars and networking events. The event is expected to attract 140 exhibitors and more than 300 buyers from the UK
Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge

ITT Conference 2019

Jun 10th 2019 - Jun 12th 2019

Annual travel industry conference.
Split, Croatia

CIPD Festival of Work

Jun 12th 2019 - Jun 13th 2019

A landmark, forward looking event for HR travel professionals and leaders. A specialised conference featuring discussions from over 160 business leaders and professionals, will also be running at the festival.
Olympia London

Travel Weekly
Travolution start-up summit

Jun 18th 2019 - Jun 18th 2019

Event hears from innovative travel tech start-ups, high-calibre investors and key industry figures
London

ANTOR meets Travel Trade

Jun 18th 2019 - Jun 18th 2019

The ideal opportunity to speak to Travel Trade members about new products and catch up with friends. PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS BY INVITATION ONLY.
Institute of Director's 116 Pall Mall, St. James's, London, SW1Y 5ED

Travel Weekly
Atas Connects - Birmingham

Jun 19th 2019 - Jun 19th 2019

Regional events offer agents the opportunity to network with an array of touring and adventure suppliers and gain product knowledge
Birmingham

ABTA's Future Skills in Travel and Tourism

Jun 19th 2019 - Jun 19th 2019

This year, ABTA’s seminar will focus on identifying the skills needed for the future of the travel industry and plugging the gaps. Where are the likely skills gaps for the travel and tourism workforce in the short, medium and long-term? What will future jobs look like? What changes should you be making to your workforce and your curriculum? Take part in interactive panel discussions and round-table discussions designed to bring education providers and employers together to discuss key issues and find solutions. Don’t miss this opportunity to help build the talent pipeline to ensure the future of our industry.
ABTA Ltd, 30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ

ABTA's Advanced Complaints Management Seminar

Jun 25th 2019 - Jun 25th 2019

ABTA's advanced level seminar is aimed at those who are responsible for developing and implementing their organisation’s complaints management strategy. Understand how to manage your complaints process and take away top tips that you can implement within your business. ABTA speakers and external experts will look at the whole customer compaints process including; your legal responsibilities; ABTA’s updated Code of Conduct; managing business safety risks; how to manage your people and processes and alternative dispute resolution.
ABTA Ltd, 30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ

ABTA's Travel Matters - London

Jun 26th 2019 - Jun 26th 2019

Travel Matters is the travel and tourism industry’s forum for debating the political and policy issues that matter most to our sector. The event brings together an invited audience of CEOs and executive directors, political figures, government stakeholders and national and travel trade media representatives.
One Great George Street, 1 Great George St, Westminster, London

ABTA's Consumer trust - using the ABTA brand to boost bookings

Jun 26th 2019 - Jun 26th 2019

ABTA Members and Partners are invited to join us for this free-to-attend meeting where ABTA will share its latest research on consumer awareness and trust in the ABTA brand. ABTA will provide practical advice on how you can get the most out of your membership by using the ABTA brand to help optimise sales. This is part of a series of events taking place at One Great George Street after ABTA's flagship Travel Matters Conference. It will be followed directly after by a complimentary 'Japan Destination Masterclass' hosted by JNTO who will take you through the tips and tricks of selling Japan as a destination.
One Great George Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AA

ABTA's Japan Destination Masterclass

Jun 26th 2019 - Jun 26th 2019

Join the Japan National Tourism Organisation as they take you through the tips and tricks of selling Japan as a destination, as well as the key regions, accommodations, experiences, travel news and quirky content that your customers will be asking you about in 2019 and beyond. This event will be taking place in the afternoon following ABTA's flagship Travel Matters Conference. This is part of a series of afternoon events and will take place directly after a seminar for ABTA Members and Partners on 'Consumer trust – using the ABTA brand to boost bookings'.
One Great George Street, Westminster, London, SWP 3AA

ABTA's Instagram for Travel

Jun 27th 2019 - Jun 27th 2019

Developed by ABTA and tailored for the travel industry, attend this new Instagram training day to find out how to inspire and engage current customers and potential travellers across this popular channel. With one billion active users, Instagram is undoubtedly a fantastic platform for travel businesses. It is essential to have a strategy in place to help you grow your Instagram following, raising your brand awareness and helping to increase sales.
ABTA Ltd, 30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ

Showcase Antigua & Barbuda

Jul 19th 2019 - Jun 20th 2019

Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority will be presenting the sixth annual “Showcase Antigua Barbuda ” on Thursday 20th June 2018 at the Royalton Antigua Resort & Spa. This event provides one full day of pre-scheduled appointment sessions and activities where Wholesalers and Tour Operators from around the world can meet and conduct business with regional Suppliers in the tourism industry Contact: joel.henry@visitaandb.com
Antigua

PATA South Pacific Roadshow

Jul 2nd 2019 - Jul 2nd 2019

Our South Pacific Showcase is our one-stop shop for any buyers, decision-makers or senior sales staff wanting to learn more about the destinations and products of the South Pacific region. Date: 2nd July 2019 Venue: TBC If you would like more information or would like to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
London

Family Holiday Association-Treasure Trail - Secrets of the Strand

Jul 2nd 2019 - Jul 2nd 2019

Discover parts of London you never knew existed on this walking event with a twist! Always a popular event in our calendar, in previous years this event has been a sell-out! So we’re back for 2019 – over 3 nights! This year we are holding three different walks over three different evenings in various locations across the city. All of the walks start at a central London location, where you will be given clues and questions that allow you to explore parts of London you may never have seen before. Each question will lead you to the next location and thus the next clue, until you reach the finish line and prize-giving at a local pub. The walks are perfect if you live or work in London as they take place after working hours and take around an hour to complete, followed by the prize-giving. Create your own team of friends and colleagues (up to 4 in a team) or let us join you up with other quizzers on the day.
Start point: Temple Station, London

ABTA's Claims Handling in Cruise

Jul 4th 2019 - Jul 4th 2019

This one-day seminar delivers practical guidance to help cruise industry professionals investigate and handle claims more effectively. Get an update on the new Package Travel Regulations, the Athens Convention and the Strasbourg Convention and how they apply to cruise. Hear updated advice on your legal obligations from Hill Dickinson, a leading law firm in the cruise sector. Let ABTA walk you through the steps you need to take when you receive a claim. Take the opportunity to participate in three different group exercises and learn from other cruise companies who handle claims.
Hill Dickinson, The Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2EW

ABTA's Complaints Handling Workshop

Jul 4th 2019 - Jul 4th 2019

ABTA's popular core skills workshop will give you the crucial tools to help you deal with complaints effectively, including written and verbal complaint handling techniques. Hear best practice for responding to complaints across a variety of channels. Gain insight into ABTA’s Code of Conduct and the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) service available to you. Benefit from group work, practical exercises, workshops and presentations. Take away your complaints handling workbook and share key learnings with colleagues.
ABTA Ltd, 30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ

Family Holiday Association-Treasure Trail - Love Actually?

Jul 9th 2019 - Jul 9th 2019

Discover parts of London you never knew existed on this walking event with a twist! Always a popular event in our calendar, in previous years this event has been a sell-out! So we’re back for 2019 – with 3 different walks over 3 nights! They take place on 2nd, 9th and 16th July and all of the walks start after work at a central London location, where you will be given clues and questions until you reach the finish line and prize-giving at a local pub. Create your own team of friends and colleagues (up to 4 in a team) or let us join you up with other quizzers on the day.
Starts at Piccadilly Circus, London

PATA Newcastle Quiz Night

Jul 10th 2019 - Jul 10th 2019

Join PATA UK & Ireland for a unique pub quiz in Newcastle, where we ask you questions about the fabulous destinations and products from around the Pacific Asia region. The quiz will begin at 6:30pm, and of course drinks and dinner are provided free of charge. There will also be plenty of fantastic prizes up for grabs. We plan to finish at approximately at 10pm. Venue: TBC If you would like more information or to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
Newcastle

ABTA's A Beginner's Guide to Travel Law

Jul 10th 2019 - Jul 10th 2019

This seminar is aimed at travel industry professionals who require a basic understanding of travel law. Attend for a comprehensive, yet introductory-level overview of the key legal issues for travel. Attend this seminar for the latest advice from ABTA and legal experts, Travlaw. Learn how the legislation applies to travel businesses. Protect your business by staying on top of regulatory changes. Hear a guest speaker from the travel industry and benchmark your compliance.
ABTA Ltd, 30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ

Travel Weekly
Agent Achievement Awards 2019

Jul 11th 2019 - Jul 11th 2019

The highest honour in the industry for both individual agents and agencies! The AAAs have celebrated excellence in the travel trade for 24 years and have been revamped with a new look, new categories and exciting plans amid Travel Weekly’s 50th Anniversary celebrations
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London

PATA Glasgow Quiz Night

Jul 11th 2019 - Jul 11th 2019

Join PATA UK & Ireland for a unique pub quiz in Glasgow, where we ask you questions about the fabulous destinations and products from around the Pacific Asia region. The quiz will begin at 6:30pm, and of course drinks and dinner are provided free of charge. There will also be plenty of fantastic prizes up for grabs. We plan to finish at approximately at 10pm. Venue: TBC If you would like more information or to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
Glasgow

ABTA's New to Travel Marketing

Jul 11th 2019 - Jul 11th 2019

Designed for those who are new to the travel industry or new to their marketing roles, ABTA’s newly updated practical training day will provide insight and guidance on the key areas of travel marketing and brand development. Get an introduction to the latest consumer trends impacting marketing techniques and take away top tips and practical marketing guidance that can be applied across the entire customer journey, whatever the size of your company.
ABTA Ltd, 30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ

Family Holiday Association-Treasure Trail - Centre Stage to Centre Page

Jul 16th 2019 - Jul 16th 2019

Discover parts of London you never knew existed on this walking event with a twist! Always a popular event in our calendar, in previous years this event has been a sell-out! So we’re back for 2019 – with 3 different walks over 3 nights! They take place on 2nd, 9th and 16th July and all of the walks start after work at a central London location, where you will be given clues and questions until you reach the finish line and prize-giving at a local pub. Create your own team of friends and colleagues (up to 4 in a team) or let us join you up with other quizzers on the day.
Starts at The Scoop, London Bridge

Showcase Antigua & Barbuda

Jul 19th 2019 - Jun 20th 2019

Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority will be presenting the sixth annual “Showcase Antigua Barbuda ” on Thursday 20th June 2018 at the Royalton Antigua Resort & Spa. This event provides one full day of pre-scheduled appointment sessions and activities where Wholesalers and Tour Operators from around the world can meet and conduct business with regional Suppliers in the tourism industry Contact: joel.henry@visitaandb.com
Antigua

Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council meeting

Jul 24th 2019 - Jul 24th 2019

Event will include a series of panels that highlight the challenges faced by and opportunities posed for the travel and tourism industry regarding politics and government, security, risk management and media perspectives. Event to take place during Ata's annual conference
Johannesburg, South Africa

Taste of PATA

Sep 10th 2019 - Sep 10th 2019

Taste of PATA London is a highlight in our annual calendar, and brings together over 250 agents to the Truman Brewery on Brick Lane for an immersive Asia Pacific evening. Expect a real “taste” of the destination, from traditional costumes, dancers and entertainers to local food and drinks. Visit the supplier “stations”, and be inspired by the destinations, hotels, cruises, attractions and tours that you can sell to your clients. When: Tuesday 10th September 2019 Where: The Boiler House, Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL Timings: from 6pm – 10pm If you are an agent, attendance is free and places are limited, so register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. If you are a supplier and would like to take a stand at the event, please contact us on info@pata.org.uk.
London

Travel Weekly
Travolution Summit

Sep 16th 2019 - Sep 16th 2019

The Travolution European Summit tackles the biggest issues in digital travel, with speakers drawn from leading travel and disruptive digital brands. Inspiration, learning and networking in one of London's most exciting creative spaces
London

Travel Weekly
Atas Conference

Sep 18th 2019 - Sep 19th 2019

The Atas Conference brings together agents and suppliers in the touring and adventure sector, during business sessions, a networking lunch and immersive trade show. The Conference finishes with a gala dinner and the Atas Awards, honouring top-selling and up-and-coming agencies.
Manchester

DISPAX World 2019

Sep 18th 2019 - Sep 19th 2019

The 3rd International Conference on Unruly Airline Passenger Behaviour. Disruptive passenger incidents are a daily occurrence on board commercial flights around the world. Seemingly trivial issues can quickly escalate into explosive situations that endanger the safety of passengers and crew. The much anticipated 3rd edition of DISPAX World returns to London to explore the broad range of causes of such behaviour, the responses available and the legal implications for carriers and states. Looked at from diverse perspectives, including those of aircrew, passengers, regulatory authorities, industry associations, and law enforcement, DISPAX World 2019 will provide a comprehensive and authoritative programme over two days in one of the busiest airline hubs in the world: London.
London, United Kingdom
https://unrulypax.com/ +44 (0)20 8255 9447

The Tourism Society’s Annual Symposium

Sep 23rd 2019 - Sep 24th 2019

With momentous and ever-changing social and political challenges, how can we best survive and thrive in the next decade? In Blackpool, this September, tourism professionals will have an unprecedented chance to debate, question, network and hear from a wide range of speakers - the people who are most qualified to share their experiences of tackling disruptive challenges. With Adrian Mills, General Manager of BBC North as keynote speaker, the Tourism Society is gathering speakers and panellists to help and advise us all on the most troubling tourism issues: sustainability, the North/South divide, “shapeshifters”, big data and storytelling. Monday 23 September offers a variety of field studies and an evening networking reception. Tuesday 24 September is the Tourism Society’s action-packed conference held in Blackpool’s famous Winter Gardens.
Winter Gardens Blackpool 97 Church Street Blackpool Lanc FY1 1HW

PATA Big Quiz Manchester

Oct 1st 2019 - Oct 1st 2019

With a professional quiz master, picture rounds and quiz questions to answer against the clock, The Big Quiz will be a fast-paced and exciting team event! Testing your knowledge of some of Asia Pacific’s key destinations, this is a spectacular evening not to be missed. Register individually or as a team! Where: TBC When: 1st October 2019
Manchester

PATA Big Quiz Leeds

Oct 2nd 2019 - Oct 2nd 2019

With a professional quiz master, picture rounds and quiz questions to answer against the clock, The Big Quiz will be a fast-paced and exciting team event! Testing your knowledge of some of Asia Pacific’s key destinations, this is a spectacular evening not to be missed. Register individually or as a team! Where: TBC When: 2nd October 2019
Leeds

Cork Quiz Night

Nov 12th 2019 - Nov 12th 2019

Join PATA UK & Ireland for a unique pub quiz in Cork, where we ask you questions about the fabulous destinations and products from around the Pacific Asia region. Venue: TBC If you would like more information or to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
Cork

Taste of PATA

Nov 13th 2019 - Nov 13th 2019

Join the PATA UK and Ireland Chapter for an event like no other – a chance to experience a ‘taste’ of the Pacific Asia region. At the event you can expect to meet over 10 suppliers and enjoy a variety of food, drink and entertainment. You are encouraged to visit each supplier in order to be entered into a prize draw with the chance to win a selection of prizes! If you are a supplier and would like to take a stand at the event, please contact us on info@pata.org.uk. When: 13th November 2019 Where: TBC
Dublin

Travel Weekly
TW Connects - Newcastle

Nov 26th 2019 - Nov 26th 2019

Exclusively for front line agents, an opportunity to network with an array of suppliers, gain new product knowledge as well as the chance to win fantastic prizes all while in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments and hot buffet will be provided.
Newcastle

Indochina Roadshow Manchester

Nov 26th 2019 - Nov 26th 2019

Join us for PATA’s Indochina Roadshow offering you the chance to learn about the fantastic destinations, hotels, tours and airlines servicing the whole Indochina region. With a speed-dating format, you will circulate around the room visiting all of our fantastic suppliers to get an insight into some of the wonderful product on offer in the region. Date: 26th November 2019 Venue: TBC If you would like more information or would like to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
Manchester

Travel Weekly
TW Connects - Leeds

Nov 27th 2019 - Nov 27th 2019

Exclusively for front line agents, an opportunity to network with an array of suppliers, gain new product knowledge as well as the chance to win fantastic prizes all while in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments and hot buffet will be provided.
Leeds

Indochina Roadshow London

Nov 27th 2019 - Nov 27th 2019

Join us for PATA’s Indochina Roadshow offering you the chance to learn about the fantastic destinations, hotels, tours and airlines servicing the whole Indochina region. With a speed-dating format, you will circulate around the room visiting all of our fantastic suppliers to get an insight into some of the wonderful product on offer in the region. Date: 27th November 2019 Venue: TBC If you would like more information or would like to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
London

The Elite Travel Group Conference

Nov 29th 2019 - Dec 2nd 2019

A great opportunity for the Elite Travel Group members and suppliers to come together in the wonderful resort of Paphos.
Asimina Suites Hotel, Paphos, Cyprus

The Elite Travel Group Conference

Nov 29th 2019 - Dec 2nd 2019

A great opportunity for the Elite Travel Group members and suppliers to come together in the wonderful resort of Paphos.
Asimina Suites Hotel, Paphos, Cyprus

Travel Weekly
TW Connects - Leicester

Dec 3rd 2019 - Dec 3rd 2019

Exclusively for front line agents, an opportunity to network with an array of suppliers, gain new product knowledge as well as the chance to win fantastic prizes all while in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments and hot buffet will be provided.
Leicester

Travel Weekly
TW Connects - Essex

Dec 4th 2019 - Dec 4th 2019

Exclusively for front line agents, an opportunity to network with an array of suppliers, gain new product knowledge as well as the chance to win fantastic prizes all while in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments and hot buffet will be provided.
Essex

PATA Christmas Lunch

Dec 12th 2019 - Dec 12th 2019

The PATA Christmas lunch needs little introduction! Get your singing voices ready for carols, and have a chance to let your hair down at the end of a busy year with industry colleagues and friends. Hosting packages will be available for those who would like to host a table of their key partners. When: 12th December 2019 To book tickets or to sponsor a table, please contact us on info@pata.org.uk
London

PATA Exchange 2020

Mar 9th 2020 - Mar 9th 2020

PATA Exchange is our flagship event, and a key date in the UK travel industry calendar. Run as a one day B2B trade-show, PATA Exchange connects buyers and sellers from across the whole Asia Pacific region. When: Monday 9th March 2020, from 9:30 – 5:30 Where: Venue TBC Who can attend? We have space for 75 sellers in 2020; past attendees have included tourism boards, hotel groups, independent hotels, airlines, cruises, DMC’s and representation companies. Our buyers are Product Managers and decision-makers from a broad range of tour operators and agencies across the UK & Ireland. How can I register? Priority seller registration is currently open for PATA UK & Ireland members only. Registration for non-member sellers will open on the 1st July 2019.
London

Birmingham Quiz Night

Mar 24th 2020 - Mar 24th 2020

Join PATA UK & Ireland for a unique pub quiz in Birmingham, where we ask you questions about the fabulous destinations and products from around the Pacific Asia region. The quiz will begin at 6:30pm, and of course drinks and dinner are provided free of charge. There will also be plenty of fantastic prizes up for grabs. Venue: TBC If you would like more information or to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
Birmingham

Chester Quiz Night

Mar 25th 2020 - Mar 25th 2020

Join PATA UK & Ireland for a unique pub quiz in Chester, where we ask you questions about the fabulous destinations and products from around the Pacific Asia region. The quiz will begin at 6:30pm, and of course drinks and dinner are provided free of charge. There will also be plenty of fantastic prizes up for grabs. Venue: TBC If you would like more information or to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
Chester

Liverpool Quiz Night

Mar 26th 2020 - Mar 26th 2020

Join PATA UK & Ireland for a unique pub quiz in Liverpool, where we ask you questions about the fabulous destinations and products from around the Pacific Asia region. The quiz will begin at 6:30pm, and of course drinks and dinner are provided free of charge. There will also be plenty of fantastic prizes up for grabs. Venue: TBC If you would like more information or to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
Liverpool