May 2018 Travel Events Calendar

  • 29 Apr 2018 1 May 2018

    ACTE New York Global Summit 2018

    New York, United States

    ACTE New York Global Summit will be held this year between 29 April, 1 May.

  • 29 Apr 2018 1 May 2018

    ACTE Global Corporate Travel Conference - New York City 2018

    New York City, United States

    Become the Travel CEO in 2018! New York City education will build upon the travel manager as the supporting hub with each of the spokes (fly, sleep, ground, pay, collaborate, support, and book spokes) representing the various components that must come together in a unified fashion for a successful travel programme. Check out our Agenda at a Glance, Education Breakout Session and Pricing today!

  • 30 Apr 2018 2 May 2018

    Digital Travel Summit 2018

    Las Vegas, United States

    Digital Travel Summit is the premier interactive event for travel, hospitality and leisure executives. Attendees were able to take their digital, eCommerce and customer experience strategies to the next level with enhanced personalization at every touch-point.

  • 1 May 2018 3 May 2018

    Travel Trade Maldives (TTM) 2018

    Male’, Maldives

    Travel Trade Maldives (TTM) is the platform that connects the travel trade community of the Maldives to the global network of travel agents easily and instantly. Staged annually in Maldives, TTM will be the leading global event for the luxury travel trade industry of Maldives. It will be a vibrant must attend business-to-business event presenting a diverse range of hoteliers to local & International travel professionals. Following the success of the first TTM, the second Travel Trade Maldives show is scheduled to take place over an extended three days from 1 – 3 May 2018.

  • 2 May 2018 3 May 2018

    Australasian Hotel Industry Conference and Exhibition (AHICE) 2018

    Melbourne, Australia

    AHICE is the must attend event for hotel executives, general managers, tourism leaders and major suppliers of goods and services to the hotel industry in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. The conference and exhibition provides the opportunity to showcase your company, launch new products, network, build existing relationships, meet the industry leaders and create brand awareness while meeting the key decision makers in the hotel industry.

  • 2 May 2018 4 May 2018

    ITM Summit 2018

    Aviemore, Scotland, United Kingdom

    The ITM Summit will explore a number of key issues at the forefront of travel management today.

  • 2 May 2018 4 May 2018

    HD Expo 2018

    Las Vegas, United States

    HD Expo is the premier trade show and hospitality conference for its industry. Established in 1992 and presented by Hospitality Design magazine, it remains at the forefront by offering the newest and most innovative products and services, encouraging and sharing ideas, providing inspiration and connecting hospitality professionals. HD Expo is dedicated to bringing the interior design industry, architects, owners/operators, developers, specifiers and purchasers the best available resources for their projects. This includes the most informative conference sessions led by top specialists pertinent to today’s industry.

  • 7 May 2018 9 May 2018

    AdventureNEXT Near East 2018

    Dead Sea, Jordan

    This May on the shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan, AdventureNEXT Near East — a specialized regional conference — showcases the adventurous side of Jordan. AdventureNEXT Near East is dedicated to fostering new partnerships for travel professionals in the Near East region, and to showcasing adventurous experiences in an ancient place steeped in tradition.

  • 7 May 2018

    Business Travel Tech Talk - Chicago 2018

    Chicago, United States

    This one-day conference designed exclusively for corporate travel buyers provides an intimate platform for attendees to share experiences, challenges and solutions with peers.

  • 7 May 2018 9 May 2018

    Airport Show, Dubai 2018

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Airport Show has featured leading international suppliers of the most advanced airport solutions for the last 17 years. The annual business-to-business (B2B) exhibition is an ideal platform for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia’s aviation authorities to get first-hand knowledge about emerging aviation trends, network with global industry leaders and source the latest technologies.

  • 7 May 2018 9 May 2018

    Meet the Money® 2018

    Los Angeles, United States

    For 27 years, Meet the Money® has provided a unique environment for forging relationships and gaining up-to-the-minute information about the world of hotel investment and finance.

  • 8 May 2018 9 May 2018

    Hotel Business & Investment Conference Vietnam 2018

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Sphere Conference partnered with Vietnam Hotel Association for the 1st time in 2017 and this partnership brought together close to 350 decision makers from 12 different countries with the same goal of understanding what opportunities in the hospitality sector the Vietnam market has to offer.

  • 8 May 2018 10 May 2018

    INDABA 2018

    Durban, South Africa

    INDABA is one of the largest tourism marketing events on the African calendar and one of the top three ‘must visit’ events of its kind on the global calendar.

  • 8 May 2018 11 May 2018

    ILTM Latin America 2018

    Sao Paulo, Brazil

    ILTM Latin America will be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2018, taking place 8 – 11 May.

  • 8 May 2018

    HSMAI Revenue Optimization Conference 2018


    HSMAI Revenue Optimization Conference -the only place to see the Hotel leaders in Revenue Management in Asia Pacific sharing their insights and knowledge on trends in Hotel Revenue, Optimization, Distribution, Pricing, Data and more.

  • 9 May 2018

    Hospitality Investment Conference CLWVT 2018

    Saigon, Vietnam

    In 2018, Sphere Conferences will continue to expand HICV and include regional markets of Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand to the new platform, Hospitality Investment Conference CLMVT 2018.

  • 9 May 2018

    Corporate Travel Forum - China 2018

    Shanghai, China

    The Corporate Travel Forum covers the entire corporate ecosystem. The event, held in numerous locations globally , focuses on the hotel sector, bringing together industry experts to unravel the complexities of hotel programme management.

  • 10 May 2018

    ITT Odyssey Suppers 2018

    London, United Kingdom

    Throughout the year ITT runs Odyssey Suppers at the House of Commons and a session at World Travel Market. ITT endeavours to find different ways to satisfy the increasing need for events.

  • 10 May 2018 11 May 2018

    Latin America Passenger Rail Expansion Summit 2018

    Sao Paulo, Brazil

    The 2nd Latin America Rail Expansion Summit will bring together local and international stakeholders, government officials, operators, developers, architects, consultants and equipment plus solution providers to discuss the current rail sector.

  • 14 May 2018 17 May 2018

    We Are Africa 2018

    Cape Town , South Africa

    We Are Africa’s vision is to unlock Africa from these tired old tropes, projecting a more modern and dynamic image outwards and bringing a plethora of new business in. In cooperation with the continent’s best travel brands, we are dedicated to telling the many stories of Africa’s diverse countries and people.

  • 15 May 2018 17 May 2018

    Environmental Leader Conference 2018

    Denver, United States

    The Environmental Leader Conference 2018 will take place 15 - 17 May.

  • 15 May 2018

    International Conference – Improving Health and Safety in Tourism Accommodation 2018

    London, United Kingdom

    Health and safety in tourism accommodation is the number one priority for UK travellers when they book their holidays. 91% of UK customers say it is essential or important for their accommodation to be safe and secure.

  • 15 May 2018 17 May 2018

    BITAC® Independent 2018

    Tampa, Florida, United States

    2+ days of education, relationship-building, and uninterrupted private meetings between hoteliers and vendors focused on the unique needs of the independent lodging sector in a relaxed atmosphere. BITAC® Independent attracts decision-makers from the highly-sought after top tier independent lodging sector. They are seeking innovative products and services for their lodging properties like emerging technology, marketing services, F&B products and equipment, as well as products to furnish, construct, and renovate a property. Virtually any product that can enhance the impact of the guest experience.

  • 15 May 2018 16 May 2018

    Leaders in Hospitality CEE & CIS Summit 2018

    Budapest, Hungary

    This year mark marks the 6th anniversary of the Leaders in Hospitality Summit. Over these 6 years we supported, educated and inspired hospitality industry while promoting the region within the global landscape and unveiling numerous business opportunities the market has to offer. After travelling across the region for previous summits, the latest edition of Leaders in Hospitality is coming to Budapest, Hungary. We are excited to present you the new and even more interesting summit like you have not seen before and are looking forward to having our old friends and new friends to join in the celebration!

  • 15 May 2018 16 May 2018

    Hotel Opportunities Latin America 2018

    Miami, Florida, United States

    HOLA is designed to provide an annual meeting place for hotel executives, investors, lenders, developers, and the professional advisory community who are interested in doing deals in one of the world’s hottest hotel markets - Latin America.

  • 15 May 2018 17 May 2018

    IMEX 2018

    Frankfurt, Germany

    The show where the global meetings industry continues to do business while maximising connections, networking opportunities and over 70 sessions of education. Book and plan your IMEX 2018 to make the most of your time, development and foremost business.

  • 15 May 2018 17 May 2018

    International Hotel Technology Forum (IHTF) 2018


    Building on the success of the past 15 years, IHTF 2018 will be bringing together hundreds of leading hoteliers worldwide. Our core aim is to gather hospitality leaders to share success stories and tackle common challenges; we create an open, impartial venue where attendees are encouraged to share their personal stories and forge new business relationships for the future.

  • 15 May 2018 17 May 2018

    PhoCusWright Europe 2018

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Phocuswright is the travel industry research authority on how travelers, suppliers and intermediaries connect.

  • 16 May 2018

    Corporate Travel Forum - Japan 2018

    Tokyo, Japan

    The Corporate Travel Forum covers the entire corporate ecosystem. The event, held in numerous locations globally , focuses on the hotel sector, bringing together industry experts to unravel the complexities of hotel programme management.

  • 16 May 2018 18 May 2018

    ITB China 2018

    Shanghai, China

    ITB China is the new travel trade show exclusively focused on the Chinese Travel Market. The three day event gathers international destinations, service and travel technology provider in Shanghai connecting them with handpicked Chinese Buyers.

  • 16 May 2018 18 May 2018

    Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit 2018

    Miami, FL, United States

    The Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) is the Caribbean’s most noteworthy hotel investment conference. Join us in convenient Miami for informative sessions and unbeatable networking opportunities. With over a decade of experience in bringing the hotel/tourism investment community together in the Caribbean, the host of CHRIS has created a conference which is innovative, timely, and focused.

  • 16 May 2018

    International Conference – Handling Gastric Illness Claims 2018

    London, United Kingdom

    Attend to gain a wider understanding of how to prevent and manage fraudulent customer illness claims. Why did this problem arise and what is the British travel market doing to combat this problem?

  • 17 May 2018 20 May 2018

    PATA Annual Summit 2018

    Gangneung, Korea, South

    The PATA Annual Summit brings together international thought leaders, industry shapers and senior decision-makers who are professionally engaged with the Asia Pacific region. The Summit embraces a global forum for enhancing the sustainable growth, value and quality of tourism.

  • 19 May 2018 23 May 2018

    IPW 2018

    Denver, Colorado, United States

    U.S. Travel Association’s IPW is the travel industry’s premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the U.S. - it is NOT a typical trade show. In just three days of intensive pre-scheduled business appointments, more than 1,000 U.S. travel organizations from every region of the USA (representing all industry category components), and more than 1,300 international and domestic buyers from more than 70 countries conduct business negotiations that result in the generation of more than $4.7 billion in future Visit USA travel. At IPW, buyers and sellers are able to conduct business that would otherwise be generated only through an exhaustive number of around-the-world trips.

  • 19 May 2018 29 Jun 2018

    ATW International Development Programme 2018

    New York, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, New Delhi, Global

    The Around the World International Development Programme is targeted towards business travel professionals looking to gain one-of-a-kind, hands-on immersion training focused exclusively on how corporate travel is practiced and managed in a certain region of the world.

  • 19 May 2018 22 May 2018

    NRA Show 2018

    Chicago, United States

    Every year, over the course of four days, more than 1,800 suppliers and tens of thousands of buyers come together to make lasting connections that drive business profitability and shape the future of the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industry.

  • 19 May 2018 23 May 2018

    International Pow Wow 2018

    Denver, United States

    IPW is the travel industry’s premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the U.S. In just three days of pre-scheduled business appointments, more than 6,000 delegates representing U.S. travel organizations from every region of the USA and international and domestic buyers and media from 70+ countries meet face-to-face to conduct future travel business to the USA.

  • 20 May 2018 23 May 2018

    SPATEC Spring 2018

    Sarasota, FL, United States

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

  • 21 May 2018 24 May 2018

    ILTM Asia - International Luxury Travel Market Asia 2018

    Singapore, China

    Asia Pacific is a vast and diverse region with many unique cultures, and a growing number of discerning travellers. For that reason, ILTM now has three separate events to target these luxury travellers across Asia Pacific.

  • 21 May 2018 22 May 2018

    World Spa & Wellness Convention - Asia 2018

    Phuket, Thailand

    The convention is leading networking event for CEOs and owners of spas, hotels and wellness centres. With a global following and attracting delegates from Europe, Asia, Middle East and America, this strategy-focused convention allows executives to share experiences of operating successful spas.

  • 21 May 2018 24 May 2018

    ILTM Asia Pacific 2018

    Singapore, China

    ILTM Asia will become ILTM Asia Pacific and move to Singapore in 2018, taking place 21 – 24 May at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel.

  • 22 May 2018 23 May 2018

    Travel Law Seminar 2018

    London, United Kingdom

    ABTA’s Travel Law Seminar, now in its 20th year, provides the essential legal update for the travel industry.

  • 23 May 2018 25 May 2018

    CLIA Conference 2018

    Southampton, United Kingdom

    The three-day event will feature a trade fair, gala dinner and a full day’s conference with speakers from the UK and global cruise industry. It will also allow agents to network with CLIA member cruise lines, and to experience Oceania Cruises’ Marina; Princess Cruises’ Royal Princess; and Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Silhouette.

  • 30 May 2018 1 Jun 2018

    Luxury Travel Advisor’s ULTRA Summit 2018

    Manalapan, FL, United States

    As an invite-only event, ULTRA invites only pre-qualified, leading luxury travel agency owners and managers eager to meet one-to-one with the crème de la crème of luxury travel suppliers.  This is event has limited capacity to allow for the intimacy required to enable such a productive venue focused around this unique segment.