The Truly Independent Professional Travel Organisation (Tipto) has announced roadshows for agents in the south west at Exeter Racecourse (June 4) and Swindon’s County Ground (June 5).

These have been added to the line-up of roadshows which includes Newmarket (April 24), Derby (April 30), Cardiff (May 8), a Travel House solus event in Swansea (May 9), an Althams Travel solus event in Huddersfield (May 14) and Stirling (May 22).

At each roadshow, agents can meet up to 12 of Tipto’s supplier members and make new agent contacts.

The educational and networking evenings include drinks, dinner and prizes such as a £500 holiday voucher, shopping vouchers and fam trips.

A prize raffle will be held to support this year’s chosen charity, Reuben’s Retreat.

Agents can also register for Tipto’s Supershow events at West Midlands Safari Park (May 1) and Leeds FC (May 15).

These feature an exhibition zone, with all of Tipto’s 25 suppliers, as well as dinner and entertainment.

Agents can win £1,000 off their next holiday and the chance to join a fam trip.

Tipto has 25 members including Bourne Leisure, Carnival Cruise Lines, Cosmos/Avalon Waterways, Cruise and Maritime Voyages, Do Something Different, Great Rail Journeys, Gold Medal Travel 2, Holiday Extras, Hoseasons/James Villas, Inghams, Intrepid, Leger Holidays, Newmarket Holidays, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Railbookers, RCD Hotels Group, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Saga, Scenic Emerald Waterways, Shearings Holidays, Silversea, Titan, Trafalgar, Travelpack and Wendy Wu Tours.

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