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October 2013 Travel Events Calendar

  • 28 Sep 2013 5 Oct 2013

    World Congress 2013

    New York, New England and Canada, United States

    The 2013 World Congress, hosted by SKÅL International New York, will be the first in SKÅL International’s history to be held at sea! We’ll be sailing on Carnival Cruise Lines ship, Glory from the Big Apple to ports-of-call in New England and Canada, September 28 — October 5, 2013.

  • 30 Sep 2013 3 Oct 2013

    ILTM Americas - International Luxury Travel Market Americas 2013

    Riviera Maya, Mexico

    Bringing together the most sought after collection of luxury experiences for the most discerning luxury travel buyers from North, Central and South America, the inaugral ILTM Americas, a new three day summit serving the luxury travel sector of the Americas, will be held from 30 Sept -3 Oct 2013 in Mayakoba, Mexico.

  • 30 Sep 2013 2 Oct 2013

    ILTM Spa - International Luxury Travel Market Spa 2013

    Knightsbridge, London, United Kingdom

    ILTM Spa 2013, in association with Tatler Spa Guide will take place on 30 September – 2 October 2013 at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower, Knightsbridge in London. 

  • 30 Sep 2013 4 Oct 2013

    Florida Caribbean Cruise Association Cruise Conference & Trade Show 2013

    Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

    The historic city of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia will set the stage for the 20th annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Cruise Conference & Trade Show, taking place September 30 – October 4, 2013.

  • 30 Sep 2013 2 Oct 2013

    Global Workboat Technology Forum 2013

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    The 2013 edition of Seatrade Middle East Workboats & Offshore Marine will see an exciting new component added to the biannual industry showcase, with the announcement of a groundbreaking strategic partnership agreement with Saudi Aramco, the world’s leading fully integrated energy and petrochemicals enterprise, to hold a one-day Global Workboats Technology Forum.

  • 1 Oct 2013 3 Oct 2013

    IT&CMA and CTW 2013

    Bangkok, Thailand

    Incentive Travel & Conventions, Meetings Asia (IT&CMA) and Corporate Travel World (CTW) Asia-Pacific is The World’s Only Doublebill Event in MICE and Corporate Travel. Both events have been co-locating since 2004, offering its delegates a valuable platform to do business, learn and network.

  • 1 Oct 2013 3 Oct 2013

    Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas 2013

    Seattle, United States

    Taking place in Seattle the HUB of aviation, October 1-3, 2013. Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas is the largest dedicated aircraft interiors event in the Americas region, showcasing airline interior design and airline cabin management systems.

  • 1 Oct 2013

    World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2013

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    The 2013 winners of the Asia & Australasia World Travel Awards will be announced at the annual Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony to be held this year at Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Dubai on 1st October.

  • 1 Oct 2013 3 Oct 2013

    Lodging Green & Sustainability Conference 2013

    Dallas, Texas, United States

    The Lodging Green & Sustainability Conference is a three-day event that offers hotel owners and executives valuable information for creating and operating eco-friendly lodging properties. Attendees will hear from thought leaders and experts in sustainability who will share insights about attaining green certification, implementing energy management best practices, and the benefits that come with investing in sustainable properties.

  • 2 Oct 2013 4 Oct 2013


    Jalisco, Mexico

    CULTOURFAIR is a two-day travel trade market directed to the cultural and heritage travel market, where worldwide travel and tourism organizations and companies meet by individual and pre-requested appointments with European, USA, Latin American and Asian pre-selected hosted buyers organizing or contracting these kind of cultural and heritage travels. These buyers are hosted by CULTOURFAIR, after a severe selection process.

  • 3 Oct 2013 4 Oct 2013

    TBEX Europe 2013

    Dublin, Ireland

    TBEX, the world’s largest gathering of travel bloggers, writers, and new media content creators - will be holding their 2013 European Conference in Dublin, Ireland.

  • 4 Oct 2013

    PATA Hub City Forum - Jakarta 2013

    Jakarta, Indonesia

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

  • 4 Oct 2013 6 Oct 2013

    Korean F1 Grand Prix 2013

    Yeongam, Korea, South

    The Korean Grand Prix is a planned Formula One race to be held in South Korea. After months of speculation, on October 2, 2006 it was confirmed that the event would actually take place in 2010, and would be hosted by the Korean International Circuit, set to be built between 2007 and July 2010. It has also been revealed that the race will be promoted by a public-private company. The deal is for seven years with a five year option that would ensure the race to be held until 2021.

  • 4 Oct 2013 7 Oct 2013

    Global Spa Summit 2013

    Jaipur, India

    Each year’s Global Spa & Wellness Summit agenda is exciting and unique.  The agenda develops over time right up until the Summit and, therefore, features the very issues of the moment, giving the Summit the vibrancy and relevancy that have become its trademark.  As invited delegates register, their expertise, interests, and areas of greatest concern are noted.  This information, global events, and industry trends are considered as the Summit agenda takes shape.

  • 5 Oct 2013 6 Oct 2013

    The Telegraph CRUISE Show - Glasgow 2013

    Glasgow, United Kingdom

    This is your only chance to meet with the major cruise lines and specialist operators themselves – all under one roof

  • 5 Oct 2013 8 Oct 2013

    World Routes 2013, The 19th World Route Development Forum

    Las Vegas, United States

    In 2013, World Routes, the 19th World Route Development Forum takes place in Las Vegas, USA. It will be the largest Routes event to date, we expect to attract 3,000 high profile delegates from more than 100 countries worldwide. Co-hosted by the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, the event will be held in the Las Vegas Convention Center and will mark the first time any Routes event has been held in the USA.

  • 7 Oct 2013 9 Oct 2013

    GBTA Latin America Conference 2013 - Argentina

    Buenos Aires, Argentina

    GBTA Latin America Conference 2013 - Argentina, is to be held this year on Oct 7 - Oct 9, 2013

  • 8 Oct 2013 9 Oct 2013

    1st Euro-Asian Ski Resorts Conference 2013

    Almaty, Kazakhstan

    The first ‘Euro-Asian Ski Resorts Conference, Developing New Destinations for Snow Tourism’, jointly organised by UNWTO and the municipality of Almaty, will be held in Kazakhstan from 8 - 9 October 2013.

  • 8 Oct 2013

    The Hotel RFP Exchange Forum 2013

    London, United Kingdom

    The Hotel RFP Exchange Forum is an opportunity for travel buyers, hotelsuppliers and key RFP solutions providers to connect and network within one event. The event provides a setting for all players within the RFP sector to keep up to date with the latest issues, initiatives and developments, and an opportunity for buyers to meet with hoteliers in a structured networking meeting environment.

  • 9 Oct 2013

    HSMAI Europe Revenue Management and Digital Marketing Conference 2013

    Berlin, Germany

    Two worlds collide – the theory is clear – both disciplines must cooperate, but what does real life look like?  Top-level revenue executives address the new challenges driven by advances in the digital space.

  • 9 Oct 2013 10 Oct 2013

    Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific 2013

    Singapore, China

    The two-day annual Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific conference provides an opportunity to assess the pace and direction of growth in the world’s newest and growing cruise sector. The conference is led by a panel of regional and international industry experts covering essential topics and providing valuable insights into the burgeoning Asia cruise market.

  • 10 Oct 2013

    ITM Travel Forum - Ireland 2013

    Dublin, United Kingdom

    ITM Travel Forum - Ireland 2013 is this year to be held at The Westbury Hotel, Grafton Street, Dublin on 10 October.

  • 11 Oct 2013 13 Oct 2013

    Japanese F1 Grand Prix 2013

    Suzuka, Japan

    The Japanese F1 Grand Prix is traditionally one of the last, if not the last race of the season, the Japanese Grand Prix has been the venue for many title-deciding races, with 12 World Champions being crowned over the 24 Japanese Grands Prix that have been hosted.

  • 12 Oct 2013 9 Nov 2013

    West Lake International Expo 2013

    Hangzhou, China

    The 15th China Hangzhou West Lake International Expo will run from October 12 to November 9 with a trade volume target of 10 billion yuan (US$1.6 billion).

  • 14 Oct 2013 20 Oct 2013

    Spa Week 2013

    National event, United States

    Moving into its 19th installation, Spa Week’s Fall 2013 Event will take place from October 14th – 20th when hundreds of spas (day, medical and resort), fitness facilities and other health and wellness centers nationwide will offer up to three signature treatments for just $50 each.

  • 14 Oct 2013 16 Oct 2013

    Cancun Travel Mart 2013

    Cancun, Mexico

    The 25th Annual Cancun Travel Mart Mexico Summit, Sponsored by the Cancun Hotel Association, will be held in October 14-16, 2013 at the Cancun Convention Center.

  • 14 Oct 2013

    Site Nite North America 2013

    Las Vegas, United States

    Site Nite North America welcomes more than 1,200 participants, including Site members and IMEX America hosted buyers who attend the night with their industry hosts. This single event raises funds for research and learning programs such as the Site International Foundation Education Grant Program, which provides funds to the global Site Chapters to produce relevant regional education.

  • 15 Oct 2013 16 Oct 2013

    CTO Business Meetings 2013


    CTO Business Meetings is to be held on October 14th and 15th, 2013. CTO Business Meetings proceeds The State of the Industry Conference will be held from October 16th to October 18th 2013.

  • 15 Oct 2013 17 Oct 2013

    IMEX America 2013

    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.

  • 15 Oct 2013 16 Oct 2013

    HFTP Leadership Summit 2013

    Dallas, United States

    HFTP’s 2013 Leadership Summit is a special event held each year to provide HFTP’s volunteer leaders and members the tools they need to succeed. The HFTP Leadership Summit gives attendees a window into the larger organisation that they are a part of. Mark your calendar to attend the 2013 HFTP Leadership Summit.

  • 16 Oct 2013 19 Oct 2013

    EuroCHRIE 2013

    Freiburg, Germany

    The EuroCHRIE Board cordially invites you to the 31th EuroCHRIE Conference that will be held from 16th – 19th October 2013 in the beautiful city of Freiburg, capital of the Black Forest, in Germany.

  • 16 Oct 2013

    World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony 2013

    Nairobi, Kenya

    The 2013 winners of Africa World Travel Awards will be announced at the annual Africa Gala Ceremony to be held this year in Kenya, 16th October.

  • 16 Oct 2013 18 Oct 2013

    Discover Puerto Plata Marketplace 2013

    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Discover Puerto Plata Marketplace 2013 is to be held this year from 16 - 18 October Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

  • 16 Oct 2013 18 Oct 2013

    HICAP: Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific 2013

    Hong Kong

    For over two decades, 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.  Meet the key players in the industry. HICAP draws internationally influential decision-makers, experienced advisors and specialists, and industry pundits.

  • 16 Oct 2013 20 Oct 2013

    ATA’s 38th Annual World Congress 2013

    Beau, Cameroon

    ATA’s signature event in Africa provides a networking, learning and agenda-shaping platform for 300-500 travel professionals from around the world. The event addresses timely industry topics and offers professional development opportunities. Delegates also participate in roundtables for tourism ministers, an African Bazaar for buyers and sellers, networking events, host country day(s), gala dinners and pre- and post- country tours.

  • 16 Oct 2013 17 Oct 2013

    The Annual Hotel Conference 2013

    Manchester, United Kingdom

    The Annual Hotel Conference (The AHC) is the UK’s leading event in the individual, boutique and consortium hotel owners, operators and managers segment of the industry.

  • 16 Oct 2013 18 Oct 2013

    State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) 2013


    The CTO State of the Industry Conference is CTO’s annual convocation where Caribbean tourism practitioners, policy makers and strategic partners, at the highest levels, gather to discuss issues, identify solutions and generally develop courses of action that will benefit the tourism industry in the Caribbean.

  • 17 Oct 2013

    WTM Vision Conference Rimini 2013

    Rimini, Italy

    World Travel Market are holding its third WTM Vision Conference in Italy and will partner alongside TTG Italia again. This year the conference will take place in Rimini and will be hosted at TTG Incontri on the first day of the exhibition, Thursday 17 October 2013. The Conference will offer high-calibre speakers, content and research from Euromonitor International, to give analysis, statistical assessment and interpretations to the industry’s senior leaders.

  • 17 Oct 2013 19 Oct 2013

    TTG Incontri 2013

    Rimini, Italy

    A marketplace for negotiations, networking and business between Italian and international companies and the intermediaries for tourist products. TTG Incontri is an unmissable event for all professionals in the sector, to understand market performance, present what’s new in the market, foresee trends and learn about how the sector is developing.

  • 18 Oct 2013 22 Oct 2013

    HOST 2013

    Milan, Spain

    New products, new ideas, new services, new business. These are the4 milestones of Host, the International Exhibition of the Hospitality Industry which, besides being the leading market place for the sector, also stands as the unrivaled trend setter for the entire world.

  • 18 Oct 2013

    ITM Midlands Event 2013

    Cheltenham, United Kingdom

    ITM Midlands Event 2013 this year is to be held in Cheltenham on 18 October.

  • 21 Oct 2013 23 Oct 2013

    The Travel Convention 2013

    Dubrovnik, Croatia

    The Travel Convention is the largest conference of its kind in the UK travel industry, and is hosted in a different overseas destination each year, offering a stimulating mixture of business sessions and networking opportunities.

  • 21 Oct 2013 23 Oct 2013

    Asia Pacific Tourism Destination Investment Conference (APTDI) 2013


    The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) is the leading conference series for the hospitality industry. Held in strategic locations across the globe, including Berlin, Washington, Singapore, Thailand, Moscow, Sao Paulo and Istanbul it brings together owners, investors and hotel operators for high level exchanges, discussions and presentations.

  • 21 Oct 2013 25 Oct 2013

    TravelRave 2013


    TravelRave will return for its fourth run from 21 to 25 October 2013 with new content on top of the insightful discussions that have become an integral part of th travel trade festival. Talent development in the industry takes centre stage as Asian travel leaders commit to initiatives focused on grooming the next generation of leaders at the Asia Travel Leaders Summit.

  • 21 Oct 2013 23 Oct 2013

    ABTA Travel Convention 2013

    Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Croatia is to host Travel Convention in the historic coastal town of Dubrovnik, from 21-23 October 2013.

  • 22 Oct 2013 23 Oct 2013

    Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference 2013

    Sochi, Russia

    The 9th Annual Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference (RHIC) will take place 22-23 October 2013 at the Radisson Blu Resort & Congress Hotel in Sochi, Russia, site of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

  • 22 Oct 2013 23 Oct 2013

    Digital Tourism Campus Norway 2013

    Kristiansand, Norway

    The two-day workshop will take destinations on a journey through the digital buying cycle, introducing each pillar for creating an amazing digital strategy. The workshops start with branding and awareness and travel all the way through to peer influence and advocacy. The programme helps delegates understand how to navigate the digital landscape to deliver the right message in the right place at the right time, to turn digital visitors into real visitors.

  • 22 Oct 2013 23 Oct 2013

    The Smart Travel Technology Show 2013

    Cambridge, Boston, United States

    The Smart Travel Technology Show brings together IT and technology thought leaders from the travel sector to discuss strategic and reactive issues in this space. Spend 2 days with the best IT and technology minds in travel and hospitality, filled with best-practice strategies, cutting-edge trends and opinionated debates about the topics which are affecting you and your business today. Forget sales pitches, and take home honest and practical advice from industry peers.

  • 22 Oct 2013

    Hotel Technology Conference 2013


    The Hotel Technology Conference brings together CIO’s, CTO’s, General Managers, Information Officers and Operations Managers of hotel properties to discuss how existing and emerging technologies can support and help grow new revenue sources, improve operational efficiencies and enhance customer service standards.

  • 22 Oct 2013 23 Oct 2013

    Aviation Outlook Asia 2013


    The 6th Annual Aviation Outlook Asia is the region’s only truly strategic gathering of senior airline executives from Asia Pacific and the Middle East to discuss and debate the best strategies to capitalise on the world’s most dynamic aviation market. Joining Aviation Outlook Asia guarantees a C-level networking platform to explore new ideas, learn best practices and develop new and existing partnerships in the region.

  • 23 Oct 2013 25 Oct 2013

    ITB Asia 2013


    ITB Asia, the annually held three day B2B trade show and convention - now in its sixth year in Singapore - takes place at the Suntec Singapore Exhibition & Convention Centre.

  • 23 Oct 2013 25 Oct 2013

    UITM 2013

    Kyiv, Ukraine

    UITM – Ukraine International Travel Market is: 1. The season’s largest event for tourism industry professionals 2. A wide range of offers for the autumn and winter travel season 3. An opportunity to take part in an extensive business programme (over 200 hours of seminars, conferences, presentations and workshops): • Announcing new destinations • Presenting routes and bonus programmes • Assessing sales 4. High-quality target audience. 5. Possibility to organise meetings with visitors through the MatchMaking programme

  • 24 Oct 2013 25 Oct 2013

    Online Marketing, Mobile & Social Media in Travel Europe 2013

    Amsterdam City Centre, Netherlands

    Europe’s premier event for social media, mobile and online marketing professionals from across the travel industry is back for another successful year.

  • 25 Oct 2013 27 Oct 2013

    Indian F1 Grand Prix 2013

    Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

    The first event took place on 30 October 2011 as the 17th race of the 2011 Formula One season. The new race track was officially homologated on 1 September 2011 by Charlie Whiting, and the inaugural race was won by Germany’s Sebastian Vettel.

  • 26 Oct 2013 31 Oct 2013

    Adventure Travel World Summit 2013

    Swakopmund and Windhoek, Namibia

    For its 10th Adventure Travel World Summit, the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) has selected Namibia – one of the few countries in the world with conservation and environmental management mandated in its Constitution – to host the 2013 Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS) set for 26-31 October in Swakopmund and Windhoek, the first time the ATTA has placed its global gathering in Africa.

  • 27 Oct 2013 30 Oct 2013

    Site Classic 2013

    California, United States

    Join your customers and colleagues in support of Site International Foundation’s premier fundraising event, the Site Classic. Your participation in this event yields valuable business networking time with key customers who make decisions on selecting their program’s destination, DMC, hotel, off site venues and activities. In addition, this event is supported by business leaders along the supply chain in this industry. The mission of the Site International Foundation is to enhance the awareness and effectiveness of motivational experiences via incentive travel. Join us in our effort to advocate for your industry by funding research and educational programs via your sponsorship of this event.

  • 28 Oct 2013

    GTMC Autumn Conference 2013

    London, United Kingdom

    The GTMC’s UK annual conference will contain the usual high quality content and debate, held this year at London’s Park Lane Hotel on 28th October.

  • 29 Oct 2013 2 Nov 2013

    Discover Ecuador 2013

    New York, Washington, DC, Chicago, Toronto, Montreal, United States

    Discover Ecuador is a half day seminar featuring a unique “strictly business” format sponsored by the Ecuador Ministry of Tourism. A special group of Ecuador Suppliers and USA/Canada Tour Operators will be “on the road” to “Show & Tell” Ecuador and its regions - Amazon, Andes, Pacific Coast and Galapagos - to help qualified Retail Travel Agents make money selling these incredible destinations.

  • 29 Oct 2013 30 Oct 2013

    Lodging HR & Diversity Summit 2013

    Washington, United States

    he Lodging HR & Diversity Summit, now in its second year, will bring together hotel owners, executives, HR professionals, thought leaders, and academics in a campus-like setting to discuss the importance of diversity within the hospitality industry.