October 2017 Travel Events Calendar

  • 18 Sep 2017 3 Nov 2017

    UNWTO/GWU Tourism as a Path to International Cooperation & Sustainable Development 2017

    Washington, United States

    The UNWTO.Themis Foundation, in collaboration with The George Washington University, is launching the 2017 University ONLINE Course on “Tourism as a Path to International Cooperation & Sustainable Development”. This intensive course trains university graduates, industry professionals and government official in subject areas related to international cooperation and development through tourism. The course will be held in English, starting from September 18th - November 3rd, 2017.

  • 1 Oct 2017 4 Oct 2017

    Connections Luxury Argentina 2017

    Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Connections is the global networking and event organiser exclusively serving senior leaders and experts in meetings, luxury and wellness. We bring handpicked leaders from the meetings industry together to do business and to discuss the trends and challenges facing the marketplace.

  • 2 Oct 2017 4 Oct 2017

    THE BEAT LIVE 2017

    Frisco, TX , United States

    The Beat Live, a travel business conference, is a thought-provoking event focused on the key issues in travel distribution, technology and managed corporate travel. Its signature news, views and interviews format is modeled after The Beat, The BTN Group’s subscription news service for travel management company representatives, technologists, distributors, management professionals, suppliers and other industry influencers. This executive-level conference features candid commentary, substantial audience interaction and extensive networking.

  • 4 Oct 2017 6 Oct 2017

    American Express World Luxury Expo, Jeddah 2017

    Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    American Express World Luxury Expo, Jeddah will take place at the newly opened spectacular Ritz-Carlton, to showcase the world’s leading luxury brands to an ultra-affluent and highly discerning target audience.

  • 4 Oct 2017

    ACTE Education Forum - Boston 2017

    Boston, United States

    Join ACTE and business travel professionals at this educational event to enhance your understanding of the corporate travel market, network with colleagues, and openly discuss current issues. We welcome members and non-members alike. ACTE Corporate Travel Buyer members can attend for only a $10 administration fee.

  • 4 Oct 2017

    An Introduction to Customer Health and Safety Management - London 2017

    London, United Kingdom

    This event will help you through the myriad of health and safety challenges associated with travel, from general safety issues and security through to specific health outbreaks.

  • 4 Oct 2017

    Network ITT London 2017

    London, United Kingdom

    This month’s Network ITT will take place at the Phoenix Artist Club, Covent Garden, from 6pm until 8pm.  The event will be an informal, friendly evening that enables you to get together with travel colleagues for a drink after work. It’s a great way of increasing your contact list and entry is free* - just come along and look out for the ITT signs and familiar faces.

  • 8 Oct 2017 9 Oct 2017

    SITE Young Leaders Conference 2017

    Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

    The SITE Young Leaders program presents an opportunity to meet young professionals from around the world as we gather to learn, to energize our career goals. If you are interested or already pursuing a career path in the incentive travel industry, this conference is a great way to kick-start your professional journey. The SITE Young Leaders Conference provides education sessions led by industry leaders and offsite events in Las Vegas. The entire program offers participants learning outcomes, valuable networking opportunities and an overall fun experience.

  • 9 Oct 2017 11 Oct 2017

    ABTA Travel Convention 2017

    The Azores, Portugal

    ABTA’s annual Convention has evolved with the industry and continues to develop each year to ensure its value and relevance for delegates.

  • 9 Oct 2017

    Site Nite North America 2017

    Las Vegas, United States

    SITE Nite North America brings together over 1200 of the industry’s most influential leaders and each year it continues to reign as the most sought-after event ticket at IMEX America in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Its unparalleled networking opportunities coupled with a Buyer/Supplier ratio of nearly 1:1 makes this one of the best events in the industry.

  • 10 Oct 2017 12 Oct 2017

    UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook 2017

    Guilin, China

    The People’s Government of Guilin of China, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) are organizing the 11th UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook scheduled to be held in Guilin, China from 10-12 October 2017.  This year´s forum will be organized under the theme of “SUSTAINABLE TOURISM: Beyond Being Green”  to celebrate the 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

  • 10 Oct 2017

    World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony 2017

    Kigali, Rwanda

    The 2017 winners of Africa World Travel Awards will be announced at the annual Africa Gala Ceremony to be held this year in Rwanda, 10th October.

  • 10 Oct 2017 12 Oct 2017

    IMEX America 2017

    Las Vegas, United States

    Pump up for America’s worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events. IMEX sets a fast, furious pace for doing business, learning and networking in the industry worldwide.

  • 10 Oct 2017 12 Oct 2017

    AviaDev Africa 2017

    Kigali, Rwanda

    AviaDev Africa is a unique event bringing together airports, airlines, governments, industry suppliers and tourism authorities to determine the future air connectivity and infrastructure development of Africa.

  • 11 Oct 2017 12 Oct 2017

    AHIF - Africa Hotel Investment Forum - Rwanda 2017

    Kigali, Rwanda

    The Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) is the only annual hotel investment conference that connects business leaders from the international and local markets. The event brings together the who’s who of the hotel investment community that drive investment into tourism projects, infrastructure and hotel development across Africa.

  • 11 Oct 2017

    HEDNA Regional Networking Event: New York 2017

    New York City, United States

    HEDNA Regional Networking Event: New York 2017 to take place in New York City, USA on 11 Oct 2017

  • 11 Oct 2017 12 Oct 2017

    The Annual Hotel Conference (AHC) 2017

    Manchester, United Kingdom

    Running for the 13th year and attracting 800+ delegates, The AHC is the leading event for the UK hotel industry. This year’s theme will be: Performing in Transient Times.

  • 11 Oct 2017 13 Oct 2017

    ACTE/CAPA London Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit 2017

    London, United Kingdom

    ACTE/CAPA London Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit this year to be held on 11-13 October 2017, London, UK.

  • 11 Oct 2017 13 Oct 2017

    CAPA Global Aviation Summit 2017

    London, United Kingdom

    For the second time, CAPA – Centre for Aviation has partnered with the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE), to bring together CAPA’s Global Aviation Summit and ACTE’s Global Corporate Travel Conference for the industry’s ‘Must Attend’ event of the year.

  • 11 Oct 2017 13 Oct 2017

    ACTE Global Corporate Travel Conference - London 2017

    London, United Kingdom

    Join us in London where we will be introducing new concepts to provide unique networking and education experiences.

  • 12 Oct 2017 14 Oct 2017

    Travel Industry Exchange 2017

    New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

    Welcome to Travel Industry Exchange—the next revolution in travel education and the first networking event focused on specialisation. Organised by the publishers of Travel Agent and Luxury Travel Advisor magazine, with a conference developed by Travel Agent University, focused on destination specialisation, creating more revenue opportunities for agents and suppliers alike.

  • 12 Oct 2017

    The Group Leisure & Travel Show 2017

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    The Group Leisure & Travel Show is the leading exhibition of its kind, when group organisers and coach operators spend one brilliant day meeting a vast range of exhibitors, including top attractions, tourist boards, accommodation providers, ticketing agencies, coach companies and tour operators – all ready to look after groups.

  • 13 Oct 2017 15 Oct 2017

    Swahili International Tourism Expo (S!TE) 2017

    Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

    “Swahili International Tourism Expo” (S!TE) is Tanzania’s leading International indoor Tourism Expo, innovated & hosted by Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB).

  • 16 Oct 2017 17 Oct 2017

    UNWTO / INVESTOUR Workshop 2017

    las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

    The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the International Tourism Trade Fair of Madrid (IFEMA/FITUR) and Casa África (organization representing the Government of Spain) are organizing jointly the first INVESTOUR workshop on financing in the tourism sector, from 16 to 17 October 2017 in Casa África headquarters in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. The workshop aims to equip participants with the necessary guidance and support to develop the project plans which they aim to present during 9th edition of INVESTOUR.

  • 17 Oct 2017

    South Wales ABTA Regional Business Meeting 2017

    Cardiff, United Kingdom

    For this programme of regional meetings ABTA has a more focused agenda looking into two key legislative issues for leisure and business Members as well as a round-up of ABTA activity in the media including insight into how you can increase sales and awareness by promoting your ABTA Membership.

  • 17 Oct 2017 18 Oct 2017

    Independent Hotel Show 2017

    London, United Kingdom

    The Independent Hotel Show, is the UK’s largest, most comprehensive and best established business event in support of the luxury, boutique and independent hotel sector.

  • 17 Oct 2017 22 Oct 2017

    Motorhome and Caravan Show 2017

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Featuring more than 700 motorhomes and caravans from major manufacturers, dealers and specialists, the Motorhome and Caravan Show reveals all the exciting new-for-2018 products and accessories.

  • 17 Oct 2017 18 Oct 2017

    ACTE/CAPA New Zealand Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit 2017

    New Zealand

    ACTE/CAPA New Zealand Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit this year to be held on 17-18 October 2017, New Zealand.

  • 18 Oct 2017 20 Oct 2017

    HICAP: Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific 2017

    Hong Kong

    For 25 years, HICAP has been the unequaled annual gathering place for Asia-Pacific’s hotel investment community, attracting the most influential owners, developers, lenders, executives, and professional advisors from around the globe.

  • 18 Oct 2017

    Global Travel Risk Summit - Houston 2017

    Houston, United States

    The Global Travel Risk Summit is unique in that it departs from the traditional conference format and challenges participants to engage two scenarios involving business travel risk management. The day will be filled with intensive education via forums, roundtables, and real-world immersion sessions (pitting crisis management teams against contagious disease outbreaks and active shooter scenarios).

  • 18 Oct 2017 19 Oct 2017

    EyeforTravel North America 2017

    Las Vegas, United States

    The travel, hospitality and transport industries are in the midst of brutal digital disruption and the rules they have come to live by are being re-written. EyeforTravel North America is the annual meeting place for America’s senior travel executives attended by 250+ decision makers and industry elite.

  • 19 Oct 2017

    ABTA Industry Cocktail Connect 2017

    Nairobi, Kenya

    ABTA Industry Cocktail Connect to be held this year on 19 October 2017, Nairobi Kenya,

  • 19 Oct 2017

    ITT’s Birthday Party 2017

    London, United Kingdom

    Following the success of 2016’s 60th Anniversary Party, ITT’s annual get-together will once again take place at The Dorchester on London’s Park Lane.  The event will include a welcome reception, three course meal, entertainment, the announcement of the 2017 Conference destination and the presentation of the prestigious Odyssey Award.

  • 20 Oct 2017 24 Oct 2017

    HOST 2017

    Milan, Italy

    Host is a hub for the Ho.Re.Ca world, a must-attend for all professionals who work in the hospitality industry, and a privileged destination to learn about innovations from companies and for understanding the latest market trends.  From 20 to 24 October 2017, Milan will once again become the “capital of professional hospitality.”

  • 23 Oct 2017 25 Oct 2017

    Marketing Outlook Forum 2017

    Baltimore, United States

    The Travel and Tourism Research Association’s (ttra) Marketing Outlook Forum:  A Global Perspective (MOF) is the leading travel forecast conference combining industry networking and quality educational programs into a premier event.  MOF attracts delegates from nearly all State and Provincial tourism offices in the U.S. and Canada, international tourism offices, airlines and hotels, as well as many travel industry suppliers.

  • 23 Oct 2017 25 Oct 2017

    WIT Conference 2017

    Singapore

    WIT Conference 2017 this year is to be held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore on 23rd - 25th October.

  • 23 Oct 2017 25 Oct 2017

    International Air Safety Summit (IASS) 2017

    Dublin, Ireland

    Held annually since 1947, the Flight Safety Foundation’s International Air Safety Summit is aviation’s premier safety summit, drawing as many as 325 representatives from 50 plus countries to exchange information and propose new directions for further risk reductions. The summit covers safety, training, practical solutions, management, human factors and other issues for scheduled airlines, manufacturers and equipment suppliers, trainers, flight crews, maintenance personnel and industry executives.

  • 25 Oct 2017 27 Oct 2017

    HFTP Annual Convention & Tradeshow 2017

    Orlando, FL, United States

    HFTP Annual Convention & Tradeshow takes place this year Orlando, FL - on 25- 27 October 2017.

  • 25 Oct 2017 26 Oct 2017

    Millennial 20/20 Summit - Asia 2017

    Singapore

    Singapore’s position as one of the worlds tourism hotspots whether you are a foodie, explorer, collector, action seeker, social butterfly, culture shaper there is something in Singapore for you. Singapore includes some world renound tourist attractions including Raffles, Gardens By The Bay, Chinatown, Little India, Sentosa Island and the exceptional ArtScience Museum where we are hosting Millennial 20/20 Asia.

  • 25 Oct 2017 27 Oct 2017

    ITB Asia 2017

    Singapore

    ITB Asia is a annually held three day B2B trade show and convention for the travel industry; it is designed to become the primary event for the Asia Pacific travel industry, much like its parent event – ITB Berlin. Now in its ninth year in Singapore, ITB Asia will taking place at Marina Bay Sands. It is organised by Messe Berlin (Singapore) Pte Ltd and supported by the Singapore Exhibition & Convention Bureau.

  • 25 Oct 2017 27 Oct 2017

    InteriHOTEL 2017

    Barcelona, Spain

    InteriHOTEL is a unique event in the south of Europe, specifically for the interior design and decoration of hotels. As such, in recent years, its showroom has become an unmissable event for professionals in the hotel contract sector. Everybody from hotel owners, directors and project managers to architects, interior designers and specialist decorators are sure to keep their diaries free for the event each year in order to keep up-to-date with the latest innovations and trends in the sector and take part in the specialist presentations and networking sessions.

  • 25 Oct 2017 26 Oct 2017

    ACTE Russia International MICE Geography Show 2017

    Moscow, Russia

    ACTE Russia International MICE Geography Show will be held this year on 25 - 26 October 2017, Moscow Russia.

  • 26 Oct 2017 27 Oct 2017

    China Airport Development Summit 2017

    Changsha, China

    “14th Annual China Airport Development Summit”, hosted by Noppen Group, will take place in Changsha, China on October 26th and 27th, 2017. It serve as an international platform for domestic and foreign government officials, airport groups, design institutes and engineering companies to discuss the current status and trends of the global airport industry, to exchange practical experience in airport construction and operation, and to promote the cooperation and communications between airports and airlines, as well as to find out the best solution partners in the market.

  • 26 Oct 2017

    ACTE Education Forum - Chicago 2017

    Chicago, United States

    Join ACTE and business travel professionals at this educational event to enhance your understanding of the corporate travel market, network with colleagues, and openly discuss current issues. We welcome members and non-members alike. ACTE Corporate Travel Buyer members can attend for only a $10 administration fee.

  • 28 Oct 2017 31 Oct 2017

    SPATEC Middle East 2017

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    In an exclusive and intimate results-oriented business setting, SPATEC Middle East 2017 will bring together the most important spa operators of leading medium-to-large hotel resort, destination, athletic, medical and day spas from the Middle East region to meet with key leading domestic and international suppliers to participate in a series of one-on-one meetings over two dedicated business days.

  • 29 Oct 2017 1 Nov 2017

    Connections Meetings Portugal 2017

    Macdonald Monchique Resort & Spa, Portugal

    Connections is the global networking and event organiser exclusively serving senior leaders and experts in meetings, luxury and wellness. We bring handpicked leaders from the meetings industry together to do business and to discuss the trends and challenges facing the marketplace.

  • 29 Oct 2017

    World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2017

    Dubai , United Arab Emirates

    The 2017 winners of Middle East World Travel Awards will be announced at the annual Middle East Gala Ceremony to be held this year at the Armani Hotel Dubai Dubai on October 29th.

  • 30 Oct 2017 2 Nov 2017

    The Lodging Conference 2017

    Phoenix, United States

    The Lodging Conference is one of the top hotel industry events in the world. Over the past 22 years, tens of thousands of high-powered hotel owners and executives from around the globe have participated. The event has been sold out for the last five years with attendance of 1800+ in 2016.

  • 31 Oct 2017

    Complaints Handling Workshop - Manchester 2017

    Manchester, United Kingdom

    ABTA’s Complaints Handling Workshop is ideal for those who handle or receive complaints on a regular basis and want a wider awareness and understanding of the complaint handling process. This workshop will help you to manage your complaints more effectively, including tackling tricky issues such as dealing with complaints via social media, a method that customers are using more regularly. It will look how the updates to ABTA’s Code of Conduct will affect you as well as giving practical guidance on complaint handling techniques.

  • 31 Oct 2017

    Crisis Management Communications - London 2017

    London, United Kingdom

    Following the success of our previous Crisis Management Communications seminars, ABTA is hosting this once again in London.  This one-day event delivers practical guidance to help delegates plan and update their crisis communications strategy.