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March 2013 Travel Events Calendar

  • 3 Mar 2013 31 Mar 2013

    Abu Dhabi Festival 2013

    Abu Dhbai, United Arab Emirates

    The tenth anniversary of The Abu Dhabi Festival takes place this March (3rd -31st March 2013), so why not head to the Capital of the United Arab Emirates this Spring and enjoy an impressive cultural line up whilst staying in one of Rotana’s well-placed hotels.

  • 3 Mar 2013 6 Mar 2013

    ITE 2013 - Technical Conference and Exhibit

    California, United States

    ITE 2013 Technical Conference and Exhibit is to be held this year, March 3–6 2013 at Sheraton San Diego San Diego, California, USA

  • 4 Mar 2013 7 Mar 2013

    Paperless Aircraft Operations Think Tank 2013

    Montreal, Canada

    The Think Tank is a working group of IATA’s Paperless Aircraft Operations initiative. Its participants inlcude experts from airlines, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), representatives from standard-making organizations, and maintenance repair overhaul (MROs) market players.

  • 4 Mar 2013 5 Mar 2013

    Polish Travel Mart 2013

    Warsaw, Poland

    The appointment for Polish Travel Mart 2013 is few days before the ITB in Berlin. More than 100 Polish Tour Operators will be involved in the event.

  • 4 Mar 2013 6 Mar 2013

    IHIF - International Hotel Investment Forum 2013

    Berlin, Germany

    The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) is the leading annual meeting place for the industry, attend this event and you will see it as invaluable platform from which to promote your business and an incredibly valuable tool for gaining information and meeting business partners.

  • 4 Mar 2013 6 Mar 2013

    ScotHot 2013

    Glasgow, United Kingdom

    ScotHot is a fantastic opportunity to meet and do business with the largest gathering of hospitality and tourism buyers in Scotland.

  • 5 Mar 2013 6 Mar 2013

    Hotel & Catering Show 2013

    Bournemouth, United Kingdom

    Under new management H&CS is getting a SERIOUS MAKEOVER. The 57th annual show will undergo a well-earned transformation into a dynamic and engaging event for the region’s hospitality sector at large.

  • 5 Mar 2013 7 Mar 2013

    AVSEC World 2013

    New York, United States

    AVSEC World gathers global leaders and senior decision makers from industry and government to discuss the challenges facing the aviation security community and find solutions for keeping one step ahead in the ever-changing global environment.

  • 5 Mar 2013 7 Mar 2013

    Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2013

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    The only general aviation exhibition in the Middle East, hosted by Al Bateen Executive Airport

  • 6 Mar 2013 10 Mar 2013

    ITB Berlin 2013

    Berlin, Germany

    The whole world meets at ITB Berlin: People, working in the travel industry and people, who want to catch up on the most beautiful travel destinations. The combination of trade exhibition, public exhibition and the biggest professional convention worldwide attracts tens of thousands of visitors, exhibitors and media representatives every year.

  • 7 Mar 2013 10 Mar 2013

    Joburg Fashion Week 2013

    Johannesburg, South Africa

    Autumn/Winter 2013 Collections will grace the catwalk as the annual Joburg Fashion Week returns for the fourth year.

  • 8 Mar 2013 11 Mar 2013

    World Sports Forum 2013

    Davos Platz, Switzerland

    The WSF is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the sport by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and sport industry agendas. Bringing together businesspeople, policy makers and journalists, it provides a forum for business talks, discussing business and legal issues.

  • 11 Mar 2013 13 Mar 2013

    Site EMEA Forum 2013

    Antwerp, Belgium

    Site Belgium was thrilled to host the Site EMEA Forum 2013 and welcome to Antwerp fellow Site members and motivational events industry professionals in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

  • 11 Mar 2013 14 Mar 2013

    Cruise Shipping Miami 2013

    Miami, United States

    Launch new products, unveil exciting services, meet cruise industry buyers and attend conferences covering up-to-date topics at Cruise Shipping Miami 2013. No other event brings together the international cruise industry like Cruise Shipping Miami, conference and tradeshow.

  • 11 Mar 2013 13 Mar 2013

    ILTM Japan - International Luxury Travel Market Japan 2013

    Kyoto, Japan

    ILTM Japan is the new ‘by invitation only’ niche event created to give international exhibitors the opportunity to meet with high end luxury travel agents, planners and tour operators to reach high-spending Japanese luxury travellers.

  • 12 Mar 2013 13 Mar 2013

    HICAP UPDATE: Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific UPDATE 2013


    Meet the key players in the industry. HICAP UPDATE draws internationally influential decision-makers, experienced advisors and specialists, and industry pundits. Investors • Owners • Lenders • Developers • Hotel Chain & Management Companies • Investment Bankers • Advisors & Intermediaries • Builders • Architects & Designers • Government Tourism Officials • Media

  • 12 Mar 2013 14 Mar 2013

    IATA: World Cargo Symposium 2013

    Doha, Qatar

    Recognising the major role the Middle East region is having in the air cargo industry the 7th World Cargo Symposium will continue the story of the previous editions in Doha, Qatar on 12 -14 March 2013. This seventh edition will be hosted by Qatar Airways, a leading carrier in the Gulf region!

  • 12 Mar 2013 14 Mar 2013

    ATC Global 2013

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    The 4th ATC Global Insight Market Intelligence Report published, circulated and available online now, reviews the civil ATC simulator and training device market from both a high-end level and a bottom up approach, looking at state by state training system applications.

  • 13 Mar 2013 14 Mar 2013

    Best of Britain & Ireland 2013

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Best of Britain & Ireland is designed to put buyers in face to face contact with industry suppliers in a concentrated 48 hour period - incorporating individual one on one appointments, excellent networking opportunities and an informative seminar programme – in short, THE place to meet industry peers, increase your knowledge of the market and most importantly, do business and maximise sales.

  • 14 Mar 2013

    DMAI’s Destinations Showcase 2013

    Washington, United States

    DMAI’s Destinations Showcase Washington has grown to become North America’s largest one-day event exclusively bringing conference, convention, and trade show professionals together with exhibiting meeting destinations from the United States and beyond.

  • 15 Mar 2013 17 Mar 2013

    Australian F1 Grand Prix 2013

    Melbourne, Australia

    The Australian Grand Prix is held annually and is held to be the pinnacle of motor racing in Australia. The Grand Prix is the oldest surviving motor racing competition held in Australia having been held 75 times since it was first run at Phillip Island in 1928. Since 1985 the race has been a round of the FIA Formula One World Championship. It is presently held at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit at Albert Park in Melbourne.

  • 16 Mar 2013 19 Mar 2013

    intourmarket Moscow 2013

    Moscow, Russia

    ITM - INTOURMARKET in Moscow was initiated by the entire Russian Tourism Industry (RST) and is strongly supported by Rostourism - the Russian Tourism Ministry. It brings together hosted buyers and travel professionals from all Russian regions with Russian and international tourism key players. Participaction means prestige to the exhibitors in the largest Russian and third-largest international fair, since over 90,000 Russian and foreign tourism representatives, among whom you’ll find chief excecutives of tourism agencies and industrial experts, visit this event.

  • 16 Mar 2013 24 Mar 2013

    English Tourism Week 2013

    Throughout England, United Kingdom

    Join VisitEngland for English Tourism Week 2013 from the 16 - 24 March and celebrate the benefits our industry brings to everyone, everywhere, every day in England!

  • 17 Mar 2013 20 Mar 2013

    Tianguis Turistico 2013

    Puebla, Mexico

    The main objective of the Tianguis Turistico Mexico, is to encourage the promotion and marketing of Mexico’s tourism products and services, to allow our country to increase the flow of visitors from domestic and international markets, thereby showing the products, the offering and the diversity in regard to tourism that Mexico has to offer to the world.

  • 17 Mar 2013 19 Mar 2013

    Routes Asia 2013

    Mumbai, India

    The largest route development forum for the entire Asia region will take place on 17-19 March 2013 in Mumbai hosted by Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd, GVK managed, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA).

  • 18 Mar 2013 19 Mar 2013

    March Marketplace 2013

    London, United Kingdom

    This year’s MAMA, an event that incorporated two days of B2B workshops, saw over 250 UK suppliers and more than 300 purchasers, from developing and established markets, taking part in over 20,000 one-to-one meetings.

  • 18 Mar 2013

    VisitBritain Hosted Buyers Marketplace 2013

    London, United Kingdom

    Not only is HBM 2013 a record year for international buyer attendance, but it’s also a pioneering year for the accompanying hosted famil trips. The sheer variety of itineraries has never before been seen, with 16 trips in total taking place. These range from the Scottish Highlands to the southern reaches of Cornwall, with activities such as coasteering on the Welsh coast to driving vintage cars at Goodwood on offer.

  • 18 Mar 2013 19 Mar 2013

    Social Media & Mobile Strategies for Travel 2013

    San Francisco, United States

    Now in its 6th year, EyeforTravel’s Social Media & Mobile Strategies for Travel (formerly The Social Media Strategies for Travel Conference) is the leading strategic and networking forum for senior Online Travel, Tourism and Hospitality executives working in the areas of social media and mobile. Held in San Francisco on March 18-19, this conference enables attendees to share best practice strategies, plus hear speaker case studies from the best travel brands in the world.

  • 18 Mar 2013 20 Mar 2013

    CalTravel Summit 2013

    San Diego, United States

    The California Travel Association (CalTravel) is the unified voice of California’s travel industry. California’s travel-related businesses come together as members in this organisation to ensure the future health of tourism through our collective strength. CalTravel’s advocacy role is important to maintain the funding mechanism for California tourism and to protect the industry from detrimental legislation.

  • 18 Mar 2013 19 Mar 2013

    Social Media World Forum Europe 2013

    London, United Kingdom

    Top-level strategic advice and insight around how to engage customers, manage brand perceptions, empower employees and open new un-tapped audiences through diverse social media channels.

  • 18 Mar 2013

    Moscow International MICE Forum 2013

    Moscow, Russia

    The Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions business in Russia is expanding fast and the Moscow International MICE Forum provides a professional and cost effective platform for International suppliers to meet the key players in this rapidly expanding section of the Russian tourism industry.

  • 19 Mar 2013

    Britain & Ireland Marketplace 2013

    London, United Kingdom

    At the well-established Britain & Ireland Marketplace (BIM), suppliers from the UK and Republic of Ireland met with established tour operators, wholesalers and online intermediaries.

  • 19 Mar 2013 20 Mar 2013

    IATA Global Training Partner Congress 2013

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    The IATA Global Training Partner Congress is designed to continue our engagement with IATA’s global training partners. The IATA Training and Development Institute (ITDI) will use this congress as a platform to jointly discuss how we can work together more effectively, share best practices with each other and exchange ideas on emerging trends and opportunities in areas of aviation cargo, leadership & management, travel & tourism. This Congress is organised in collaboration with Etihad Airways Aviation Academy, an IATA authorised training partner.

  • 19 Mar 2013

    Managing Customer Complaints 2013

    London, United Kingdom

    Managing Customer Complaints is a new ABTA seminar which builds upon our long-running, popular core-skills Complaints Handling Workshop.

  • 19 Mar 2013

    PATA Hub City Forum - New Delhi 2013

    New Delhi, India

    The PATA Hub City Forum is a prototype for a travel industry dialogue.

  • 19 Mar 2013 21 Mar 2013

    International Confex 2013

    London, United Kingdom

    From 19-21 March 2013, International Confex will open its doors to over 7000 event industry buyers seeking to discover fresh ideas, the latest technologies, keep up-to-date with trends, network with peers and be inspired by our expert keynote speakers.

  • 20 Mar 2013 23 Mar 2013

    MITT - Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition 2013

    Moscow, Russia

    20th Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition MITT is Russia’s Number 1 travel exhibition. With over 3,000 participating companies and 197 destinations, it is a key meeting place for the industry and an opportunity to catch up with colleagues and clients.

  • 21 Mar 2013 24 Mar 2013

    TUR 2013

    Gothenburg, Sweden

    Scandinavia’s largest fair for the travel, tourism and meetings industry. TUR is an international travel and tourism fair.

  • 22 Mar 2013 24 Mar 2013

    Malaysian F1 Grand Prix 2013

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    First included in the Formula One World Championship in 1999, the current Malaysian Grand Prix is held at the Sepang International Circuit at Sepang, Malaysia. FIA-sanctioned racing in Malaysia has existed since the 1960s.

  • 22 Mar 2013 23 Mar 2013

    International Medical Travel Conference 2013 - See the video


    Due to affordability, better facilities or a higher level of quality care, people travel abroad to receive better medical, dental and surgical procedures. Taking place in the neutral country of Monaco, IMTEC 2013 is the place for the global medical travel industry to meet, do business, network and formulate best practice under one roof.

  • 23 Mar 2013 24 Mar 2013

    The Telegraph CRUISE Show - London 2013

    London, United Kingdom

    The UK’s biggest event for discovering a world of voyages’, the prestigious Cruise Show is coming to London Olympia on March 23-24, bringing exclusive deals from top cruise lines such as Celebrity Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Fred Olsen and Thomson Cruises.

  • 25 Mar 2013 27 Mar 2013

    GIBTM - Gulf Incentive Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition 2013

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    GIBTM is the leading event for the meetings, incentives, business travel and events industry in the Middle East, taking place from 25-27 March 2013 at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi

  • 25 Mar 2013 27 Mar 2013

    GBTA Canada Conference 2013

    Toronto, Canada

    The Metro Toronto Convention Centre is proud to host the GBTA Canada Conference 2013 for the second year in a row.

  • 26 Mar 2013 28 Mar 2013

    CHAT Beijing 2013

    Beijing, China

    CHAT Beijing is an enhancement of the “China Hotel Development and Financing Conference”, which has been held for nine years in Beijing. Which further focuses the conference specifically on hotel and tourism development and investment issues.

  • 27 Mar 2013 29 Mar 2013

    Gujarat Travel Mart 2013

    Gujarat, India

    Gujarat Tourism announces the third edition of ‘Gujarat Travel Mart’, India’s biggest B2B travel event in Ahmedabad from the 27 – 29 March 2013

  • 27 Mar 2013 29 Mar 2013

    UITT 2013

    Kiev, Ukraine

    The Ukraine International Travel & Tourism exhibition (UITT) is the largest and most important travel industry event in Ukraine. It attracts key international travel industry players looking to promote their services and increase their presence in the Ukrainian market.

  • 28 Mar 2013 30 Mar 2013

    Bahrain Boat Show International 2013

    Amwaj Marina, Bahrain

    Bahrain Boat Show is a firmly established leisure marine and lifestyle event featuring carefully selected exhibitors from across the globe, showcasing mega yachts and boats by the most reputable shipyards. With a dazzling array of displays unveiling the latest designs and trends in the industry. 3 day event packed solid with entertainment, glamour, exclusivity and fun to be enjoyed by all.

  • 28 Mar 2013 30 Mar 2013

    Malaysian F1 Grand Prix 2014

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    First included in the Formula One World Championship in 1999, the current Malaysian Grand Prix is held at the Sepang International Circuit at Sepang, Malaysia. FIA-sanctioned racing in Malaysia has existed since the 1960s.

  • 31 Mar 2013 4 Apr 2013

    Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market (STTIM) 2013

    Riyadh , Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia is entering a new phase of comprehensive development focusing on a number of vital sectors that include tourism and advertisement The event covers all Travel and Tourism Investments aspects in Saudi Arabia through a combined conference and exhibition aiming to present and promote the investment opportunities and tourism services and products.