Travel Weekly is the UK’s market-leading publication for the travel industry, and boasts a presence in print, online and with a portfolio of events. It is part of the Travel Weekly Group portfolio owned by Jacobs Media Group, Europe’s largest travel and hospitality B2B media company.
First published in 1969 as Travel News, the print magazine Travel Weekly provides unrivalled news, analysis and features on the people, products and issues facing the travel industry, and is published by an award-winning editorial team led by editor-in-chief Lucy Huxley. It is published 51 weeks of the year, and is c30% larger than its direct rival. Travel Weekly was redesigned in 2015, with a bright look and feel and refocused content designed to deliver for its core readership of frontline travel sellers.
Travelweekly.co.uk is the industry’s preferred and most trusted source of digital news and information, and holds an 80% market share against its direct rival. The website is the first port-of-call for the trade, and has an increasing level of engagement with a consumer audience. Travelweekly.co.uk was given a fresh look and feel in late 2015 to deliver a broader depth of information across all devices.
Travel Weekly Business serves the industry’s decision-makers, with a comprehensive presence across all channels. In addition to regular events for senior executives and a section in the weekly magazine, Travel Weekly Business also produces the agenda-setting daily 9am email bulletin Travel Weekly Business:am, and a series of products under the Travel Weekly Insight banner including the Travel Weekly Insight Annual Report.
Travel Weekly events include the largest leisure awards in the industry, the Globe Travel Awards, in addition to the Agent Achievement Awards, the Northern Ball and the Travel and Hospitality Hall of Fame, organised in conjunction with sister title The Caterer.
Travel Weekly Group
Travel Weekly is part of the Travel Weekly Group portfolio which also includes Travolution, for the digital travel industry; Aspire, for the luxury travel community; travelGBI, focusing on domestic and inbound travel; Take Off in Travel, the prospectus-style careers magazine; Take Off in Travel, the prospectus-style careers magazine; and Travel Answerz, the leading source of information for travel sellers.
Jacobs Media Group
Travel Weekly Group is owned by Jacobs Media Group, Europe’s largest travel and hospitality B2B media company.
In addition to Travel Weekly, Jacobs Media Group brands include Connections Luxury, bespoke global events for suppliers and buyers; and the emerging social network for the industry, Connecting Travel. Travel Weekly’s sister title is The Caterer, the leading magazine for the hospitality industry which boasts a portfolio including print titles and events including The Cateys.
Jacobs Media Group runs over 120 events globally, attracting more than 9,000 delegates and guests. The group publishes 150 print products per year and serves content, jobs and insight to up to 400,000 unique users per month.
Jacobs Media Group is led by serial entrepreneur Clive Jacobs (pictured), founder of Holiday Autos, who started to build his media portfolio with the acquisition of Travel Weekly from Reed Business Information in August 2009.
Jacobs is chairman and majority owner, and oversees a team of about 100 based in central London.