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April 2013 Travel Events Calendar

  • 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.

  • 1 Apr 2013 3 Apr 2013

    HOTELEX Shanghai 2013

    Shanghai, China

    HOTELEX Shanghai Hotelex as the hotel and catering industry, the world’s largest, most influential, one of the highest levels of the Expo, as always, concerned about the innovative elements with green concept hotel supplies industry practice.

  • 2 Apr 2013

    WTM Vision Conference Moscow 2013

    Moscow, Russia

    This year the WTM Vision Conference will be again held in Moscow, Russia 2 April 2013.

  • 3 Apr 2013 4 Apr 2013

    Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia HICSA 2013

    Mumbai, India

    HVS is pleased to announce the 9th Hotel Investment Conference South Asia (HICSA), which will be held on April 3-4, 2013 at Grand Hyatt Mumbai. Over the years, HICSA has gained the reputation of being the best hotel conference in the South Asian region. HICSA today is a well-recognised name in the arena of global hotel conferences and discussion forums.

  • 4 Apr 2013

    PATA Hub City Forum - Abu Dhabi 2013

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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

  • 4 Apr 2013 6 Apr 2013

    Azerbaijan International Travel & Tourism Fair (AITF) 2013

    Baku, Azerbaijan

    In anticipation of the summer tourist season, the largest specialised tourist industry event in Azerbaijan and the entire Caucasus region, AITF 2013, will take place at the Baku Expo Centre from 4-6 April 2013. This year, the fair will bring together over 200 companies and organisations, from 35 countries, who will present the latest tourism trends in travel, business travel, and medical and luxury tourism.

  • 4 Apr 2013 7 Apr 2013

    ASTA International Destination Expo 2013

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    IDE is a destination training program like no other. You’ll not only learn how to sell Dubai … you’ll live it. Better still, you’ll make personal connections with local suppliers you won’t meet at any other tradeshow and build profitable long-lasting relationships with the people who will make your clients’ dreams come true.

  • 8 Apr 2013 9 Apr 2013

    ILTM Africa - International Luxury Travel Market Africa 2013

    Cape Town, South Africa

    ILTM Africa, 8-9 April 2013, is the new event showcasing the very best in African luxury travel. ‘By invitation only’ ILTM Africa will showcase exclusively Africa experiences to a selection of international luxury travel buyers.

  • 8 Apr 2013

    WTM Vision Conference Beijing 2013

    Beijing, China

    With the success of WTM Vision Conference in Shanghai in 2012, WTM are holding this vibrant Conference again in China, but this year in Beijing. The conference is in association with China Business Network and will be on Monday 8 April 2013.

  • 8 Apr 2013

    HRG Forum - Latin American 2013

    Sao Paulo, Brazil

    The only event in Latin America focused on the regional and global management of travels, events and Corporate Mobility.

  • 9 Apr 2013 11 Apr 2013

    Aircraft Interiors Expo 2013

    Hamburg, Germany

    The global market leader for the world’s aircraft interiors industry, Aircraft Interiors Expo is the launch pad for cabin programmes showcasing tomorrow’s designs, in-flight entertainment, connectivity and passenger services.

  • 9 Apr 2013 11 Apr 2013

    Passenger Terminal Expo 2013

    Geneva, Switzerland

    Passenger Terminal EXPO & CONFERENCE provides the most significant opportunity for airport and airline industries to debate current issues and form business relationships on a global scale. 2013 will be the 19th international conference and exhibition for passenger terminal design, management, security and technology.

  • 9 Apr 2013 11 Apr 2013

    China Outbound Travel and Tourism Market 2013

    Beijing, China

    The last edition of China Outbound Travel & Tourism Market (COTTM) was the largest in the show’s history welcoming 275 exhibitors from 60 different countries who came to showcase their destinations and travel services to 4,137 leading outbound tour operators from all over China.

  • 11 Apr 2013 13 Apr 2013

    Siberia International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (SITT / TourSib) 2013

    Novosibirsk, Russia

    SITT / TourSib is recognised as a major event for tourism industry professionals in Siberia region.

  • 11 Apr 2013 12 Apr 2013

    China Theme Park & Resort Expansion Summit 2013

    Shanghai, China

    3rd Annual China Theme Park & Resort Expansion Summit will assemble a congregation of high level professionals all of whom represent government departments, industry associations, real estate developers, theme park operators and entertainment facility suppliers from all over the world. Fundamental topics to be discussed include China’s latest industrial policies, major theme park projects progress, and global theme park management strategies. Furthermore the opportunity of liaising with domestic and overseas advanced solution providers, meeting new clients and forming partnerships.

  • 11 Apr 2013 14 Apr 2013

    International Boat Show China 2013

    Shanghai, China

    On April 11th 2013 the China (Shanghai) International Boat Show (CIBS) comes of age and once more shows itself to be the key to Chinese and Asian water leisure market

  • 12 Apr 2013 14 Apr 2013

    Chinese F1 Grand Prix 2013

    Shanghai, China

    The Chinese Grand Prix is currently held at the Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai, designed by Hermann Tilke. It is the most expensive Formula One circuit facility, costing $240 million. The track is 5.451 km long and features one of the trickiest corners combinations on the Formula One calendar, comparable to that of Istanbul Park’s turn 8, also designed by Tilke.

  • 15 Apr 2013 18 Apr 2013

    Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development 2013

    Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago

    The Caribbean Tourism Organization has been staging its Annual Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development, otherwise known as the Sustainable Tourism Conference (STC) since 1997.  This is a Conference from which everyone involved in tourism and doing business in and with the Caribbean tourism industry can benefit.

  • 15 Apr 2013 17 Apr 2013

    Ops Conference 2013

    Vienna, Austria

    Ops Conference is IATA’s premier event to drive forward the industry agenda on all issues related to safety, security, operations and infrastructure. Ops Conference 2013 will focus on achieving interactive discussions amongst all players to deliver clear outcomes and actions on the major challenges facing our industry. Ops Conference 2013 will have an emphasis – and a thread throughout the entire event – on Safety.

  • 15 Apr 2013 17 Apr 2013

    GBTA China Conference 2013

    Shanghai, China

    GBTA Asia is hosting its first regional Conference in China from 15 - 17 April 2013. This important event will offer local and international participants to learn more about the soon to be largest business travel market in the world.

  • 15 Apr 2013 16 Apr 2013

    Morocco Tourism Investment Forum (MTIF) 2013

    Casablanca, Morocco

    Morocco Tourism Investment Forum aims to be the most preeminent platform for the tourism industry stakeholders to gather, network, develop partnership and set up win-win investment deals.

  • 16 Apr 2013 18 Apr 2013

    Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition 2013

    Shanghai, China

    The Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) 2013 is to be held from April 16–18, 2013 at the Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Centre in Shanghai, China.

  • 16 Apr 2013 18 Apr 2013

    ITM Intelligent Travel Management Forum 2013

    Old Windsor, United Kingdom

    The Intelligent Travel Management Forum will this year be held 16 April 2013 - 18 April 2013, Old Windsor United Kingdom

  • 16 Apr 2013

    Aviation Day Africa 2013

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Air transport is vital for the socio-economic development of Africa, with growth above the global average driving an increase in trade and tourism traffic. A series of Oxford Economics studies commissioned by IATA reveals that air transport generates $ 67.8 billion in GDP for Africa and supports 6.7 million jobs.

  • 16 Apr 2013 19 Apr 2013

    Travelweek 2013

    Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Travelweek’s edition of 2013 celebrates the feelings of diversity that coexist in the relationship between the self and the world. From this encounter a new traveler is born, someone who not only collects colorful passport stamps but also tries to transform each experience into a cultural opportunity, a tribute to pleasure and the good things of life.

  • 17 Apr 2013 19 Apr 2013

    IT&CM China 2013

    Shanghai, China

    The Leading International MICE Event In China

  • 17 Apr 2013 18 Apr 2013

    Visit Scotland Expo 2013

    Glasgow, United Kingdom

    VisitScotland expo is Scotland’s premier business to business travel trade event. expo offers the perfect opportunity for all companies with a Scottish tourism product to showcase their products and services to potential buyers.

  • 17 Apr 2013 19 Apr 2013

    China Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC) 2013

    Shanghai, China

    The China Hotel Investment Conference is the most influential hotel investment conference in China. CHIC is the must-attend meeting platform for international hotel industry leaders and investors to network and negotiate deals.

  • 17 Apr 2013 19 Apr 2013

    World Tourism Forum Lucerne 2013

    Lucerne, Switzerland

    World Tourism Forum Lucerne is a non-profit organisation in the form of an association. It is led by a Management Board of which each member is also a founder. In matters relating to content, the Management Board relies on the support of an Advisory Board.

  • 19 Apr 2013 21 Apr 2013

    Bahrain F1 Grand Prix 2013

    Sakhir, Bahrain

    The Bahrain Grand Prix, sponsored by Gulf Air, made history as the first Formula One Grand Prix to be held in the Middle East. Bahrain fought off fierce competition from elsewhere in the region to stage the race, with Egypt, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates all hoping for the prestige of hosting a Formula One Grand Prix.

  • 21 Apr 2013 23 Apr 2013

    ACTE Asia-Pacific Education Conference 2013

    New York City, United States

    Join over 900 industry leaders in an exploration of the latest approaches and innovations in managed travel at the 2013 ACTE Global Education Conference. There will be numerous opportunities throughout the event to learn, network, and be inspired.

  • 22 Apr 2013 23 Apr 2013

    Middle East & North Africa Aviation Day 2013

    Vancouver, United States

    This Aviation Day, organised in cooperation with Egypt Air,  will look at aviation challenges in the Middle East & North Africa region. 

  • 22 Apr 2013 26 Apr 2013

    EIBTM Online Education Week 2013


    Back by popular demand! The EIBTM Online Education Week is set to take place from 22 - 26 April 2013. During this week, you can look forward to seeing some of the best-attended sessions from EIBTM, as well as the latest industry research.

  • 23 Apr 2013 25 Apr 2013

    World Travel Market Latin America 2013

    São Paulo, Brazil

    To be staged annually in the economic powerhouse of São Paulo, World Travel Market Latin America - the leading global event for the Latin American travel industry - is a three day must-attend business-to-business (B2B) event which brings the world to Latin America and promotes Latin America to the world.

  • 23 Apr 2013 25 Apr 2013

    Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE) 2013

    Playa Bávaro, Dominican Republic

    DATE, the Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange, was created to provide a professionally organised business exchange where International Wholesalers, Tour Operators, Incentive Groups, Airlines, and Charters Operators (Buyers) can meet and conduct business with the Dominican Republic’s leading tourism suppliers.

  • 23 Apr 2013 27 Apr 2013

    A’sambeni 2013

    Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

    A’Sambeni is a tourism showcase for sub-Saharan Africa: it is a country-neutral exhibition, not tied to any specific national tourist association. A’sambeni 2013 is a full-scale, regional, info-rich tourism exhibition held in Zimbabwe which accommodates large and small operators and includes specialised suppliers to the tourism industry. The emphasis is on Adventure, Cultural and Eco-tourism.

  • 24 Apr 2013 26 Apr 2013

    Airport Cities Conference & Exhibition 2013

    Ekurhuleni, South Africa

    The Airport Cities Conference & Exhibition 2013 will take place from April 24-26, 2013, in the City of Ekurhuleni, South Africa.

  • 24 Apr 2013

    WTM Vision Conference São Paulo 2013

    São Paulo, Brazil

    From the success of the WTM Vision Conference series, WTM are holding an additional conference in São Paulo, Brazil. The conference will take place alongside WTM Latin America, 23 - 25 April 2013

  • 24 Apr 2013 26 Apr 2013

    Kazakhstan International Tourism & Travel Fair (KITF) 2013

    Almaty, Kazakhstan

    As the most eagerly-anticipated tourism event in Central Asia, KITF is set to welcome over 7,500 visitors, as trade professionals from around the world showcase a full spectrum of the latest travel products and services- the world’s top resorts, stylish hotels, ideal flight options and exclusive travel offers.

  • 25 Apr 2013 28 Apr 2013

    PATA Executive Board and PATA Board Meeting and PATA Annual Conference 2013

    Bangkok, Thailand

    PATA Executive Board and PATA Board Meeting and PATA Annual Conference will take place during Thursday 25 - Sunday 28, April 2013.

  • 25 Apr 2013 28 Apr 2013

    PATA Annual Summit 2013

    Bangkok, Thailand

    PATA Annual Summit (2013 PAS), is to be held this year at Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre, Bangkok, Thailand on April 25 - 28, 2013

  • 25 Apr 2013

    PATA Youth Forum 2013

    Bangkok, Thailand

    PATA will organise the PATA Youth Forum, with the theme, “Search, Connect, Experience – The Future of Tourism.” Hosted by the College of Innovation at Thammasat University, the Forum will take place Thursday April 25 at Sri Burapa Auditorium, Thammasat University, Tha Pra Chan Campus, Bangkok. The Forum will commence one day prior to the 2013 PATA Annual Summit and is aiming to attract hundreds of young professionals and students from overseas and Thailand.

  • 26 Apr 2013 30 Apr 2013

    Australian Tourism Exchange 2013

    Sydney, Australia

    Australia’s premier tourism trade event is coming to Sydney in 2013.

  • 26 Apr 2013 28 Apr 2013

    GTMC Conference 2013 - Barcelona

    Barcelona, Spain

    The GTMC’s annual conference will be held in Barcelona, Spain from 26 to 28 April 2013.

  • 28 Apr 2013 29 Apr 2013

    Middle East Safety Summit 2013

    Al Manamah, Bahrain

    This first Middle East Safety Summit is organised in partnership with ICAO, under the auspices of RASG-MID. The event is hosted by Bahrain CAA, and supported by industry and safety partners. This unique event is a forum where airlines, ANSPs, airports, regulators, and manufacturers will share their expertise and views on key regional safety concerns, mitigation measures, and the way forward.

  • 28 Apr 2013 30 Apr 2013

    JAPEX 2013

    Montego Bay, Jamaica

    The Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX) is the premier trade event, and the single most important business generator for Jamaica’s tourism product.

  • 30 Apr 2013 3 May 2013

    Saudi Bath Pool Spa Expo 2013

    Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Bath, Pool and Spa Expo is created to upscale the bath, pool, spa and associated industries in Saudi Arabia by introducing internationally recognised product manufacturers, exporters, service providers to project builders and direct buyers from Saudi Arabia, to interact through vibrant and targeted networking and business matching programs.