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October 2016 Travel Events Calendar

  • 23 Apr 2016 30 Oct 2016

    EXPO 2016 Antalya

    Antalya, Turkey

    EXPO 2016 Antalya is the largest cultural, historical and educational olympics of the world. EXPO 2016 Antalya will be held on a 112-hectares area within the boundaries of Aksu Municipality between 23 April and 30 October 2016. The Site will also be open to the public after the event.

  • 28 Sep 2016 1 Oct 2016

    Site Classic 2016

    La Quinta, CA, United States

    The SITE Foundation’s most prestigious fundraising event includes a select group of incentive travel buyers and top industry suppliers that come together for three days of business-networking, education and activities that showcase the destination.

  • 29 Sep 2016 1 Oct 2016

    Asian Tourism Fair 2016

    Dhaka, Bangladesh

    The 5th Asian Tourism Fair (ATF, Dhaka) is to be held on September 29, 30 & October 01, 2016 at International Convention City, Bashundhara (ICCB), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • 29 Sep 2016 1 Oct 2016

    Astana Leisure 2016

    Astana, Kazakhstan

    Over the last seven years, the event has grown and become a regular meeting place for the industry. Astana Leisure caters for both the B2B and B2C markets and features a vibrant mix of inbound and outbound destinations, all vying for visitors’ attention with tempting competitions, attractive displays and eye-catching cultural shows.

  • 30 Sep 2016 2 Oct 2016

    Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) 2016

    Puerto Rico

    CHIEF will leave you feeling better prepared than ever to reduce your expenses and increase your revenues in a new way. Innovative educational sessions lead by multi-industry experts, an interactive trade show showcasing the industry’s best vendors, and engaging industry roundtables with one-on-one discussions with our knowledgeable panelists and peers.

  • 3 Oct 2016 6 Oct 2016

    BITB 2016

    New Delhi, India

    Indian Travel and Tourism is one big growth market in the world. Indeed, India’s time has come.

  • 4 Oct 2016 6 Oct 2016

    AviaDev Africa 2016

    Kigali, Rwanda

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

  • 5 Oct 2016 7 Oct 2016

    Tashkent International Tourism Fair (TITF) 2016

    Тошкент, Uzbekistan

    22th Tashkent International Tourism Fair “Tourism on the Silk Road” is one of the most anticipated events of the tourism industry of the Central Asian region. Thousands of professionals gather at one place, from Uzbekistan and all its regions, as well as,  from all over the world.

  • 5 Oct 2016

    Network ITT London 2016

    London, United Kingdom

    Network ITT events are informal, friendly evenings enabling you to get together with travel colleagues for a drink after work. They’re a great way of increasing your list of contacts and entry is free.

  • 5 Oct 2016 6 Oct 2016

    AHIF - Africa Hotel Investment Forum - Rwanda 2016

    Kigali, Rwanda

    AHIF is attended by the highest calibre international hotel investors of any conference in Africa. It is the leading hotel investment conference that connects business leaders from the international and local markets, driving investment into tourism projects, infrastructure and hotel development across Africa.

  • 5 Oct 2016 6 Oct 2016

    GBTA Europe Course: Fundamentals of Business Travel Management 2016

    London, United Kingdom

    GBTA Fundamentals is the perfect course to ensure that you have the foundation you need to be successful in corporate travel management. Designed as a guide to the key facets of managed travel, the Fundamentals curriculum includes the full range of basics – safety, policy, trends, performance and more. Through this course, available online and in-person, participants gain a career boost and a better understanding of business travel management.

  • 5 Oct 2016 7 Oct 2016

    Discover Puerto Plata Marketplace 2016

    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Discover Puerto Plata MarketPlace 2016 is an international exhibition where the tourist industry in Northern Dominican Republic seeks to promote the destination to industry professionals from different sources markets of the world. As part of this event, the best lodging options and complementary offerings of this tourist destination are promoted to airlines, travel agents and national and international tour operators.

  • 5 Oct 2016

    Global Congress on Travel Risk Management 2016

    Houston, TX, United States

    The 2016 Global Congress on Travel Risk Management delivers intensive education via presentations, roundtables, and real-world immersion sessions (pitting crisis management teams against political and disaster scenarios), with exceptional networking opportunities for everyone involved in business travel.

  • 5 Oct 2016 7 Oct 2016

    UITM 2016

    Kyiv, Ukraine

    UITM is the largest Ukrainian annual travel industry event for autumn and winter season, where tourism professionals have an opportunity to examine all assortment of market offers. The exhibition is a unique platform on which the largest tour operators and travel agencies are brought together, seminars and conferences, presentations of the new directions and bonus programs are held and business meetings with target audience are planned.

  • 6 Oct 2016 8 Oct 2016

    Swahili International Tourism Expo (S!TE) 2016

    Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

    The Swahili International Tourism Expo (S!TE) is now an annual highlight on the Global Tourism Calendar. It positions Tanzania, Zanzibar and East Africa as lucrative tourist destinations. It also offers tour operators, travel and hospitality industry professionals a wealth of new business opportunities.

  • 6 Oct 2016 7 Oct 2016

    TDS North America 2016

    Las Vegas, United States

    Now in its 18th year EyeforTravel’s TDS N. America 2016 is the no.1 meeting place for the online travel industry. 500+ senior travel executives will attend to hear the latest innovations and cutting edge insights from key industry executives relating to marketing, mobile, social media, distribution, revenue management, analytics and customer experience.

  • 8 Oct 2016 9 Oct 2016

    The CRUISE Show Glasgow 2016

    Glasgow, United Kingdom

    Discover a whole world of voyages at the Glasgow CRUISE Show…

  • 9 Oct 2016 10 Oct 2016

    International Medical Travel Conference 2016

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    The International Medical Travel Exhibition & Conference (IMTEC) provides a unique platform for the global medical travel market to meet, network and discuss the latest industry trends and developments. By bringing together the entire healthcare travel market under one roof, IMTEC challenges the traditional method of travelling from domestic show to domestic show, saving you time, effort and money.

  • 10 Oct 2016 12 Oct 2016

    ABTA Travel Convention 2016

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    ABTA’s annual Convention will take place from 10 to 12 October, 2016. at the Yas Viceroy Hotel on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s hub of leisure, sports and retail activities.

  • 10 Oct 2016 12 Oct 2016

    The Travel Convention 2016

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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

  • 12 Oct 2016 13 Oct 2016

    The Annual Hotel Conference 2016

    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.

  • 13 Oct 2016

    ACTE Education Forum - Bangalore 2016

    Bangalore, India

    Join ACTE and the leaders of the business travel industry at this educational event designed to enhance your understanding of the corporate travel market, offer you the opportunity to network with colleagues, and openly discuss the future of our industry. Register today!

  • 13 Oct 2016 15 Oct 2016

    TTG Incontri Rimini 2016

    Rimini, Italy

    TTG Incontri is an international B2B exhibition for tourism. On it, representatives of the Italian tourism industry meet to exchange ideas with their colleagues. It is one of the largest fairs in this field in Italy. The fair is the place where supply and demand come together on . Visitors have the opportunity to analyze international trends, to learn about new products on the market, and to compare products.

  • 14 Oct 2016 16 Oct 2016

    World Luxury Expo, Mumbai 2016

    Mumbai, India

    All participating exhibitors are leaders in their respective fields, executing superior design and striving for the ultimate in quality and perfection.

  • 15 Oct 2016

    World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016

    Danang, Vietnam

    World Travel Awards will be announcing its 2016 Asian & Australasian winners at the annual Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony to be held this year at InterContinental® Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, on October 15th.

  • 15 Oct 2016 16 Oct 2016

    Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF) 2016


    Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF) is stepping into its fifth year as a leading global tourism platform where tourism and economy ministers, the world’s most influential business leaders, decision-makers and academia come together to discuss how different industries can capitalize on tourism development and contribute to economic growth.

  • 16 Oct 2016 17 Oct 2016

    SITE Young Leaders Conference 2016

    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.

  • 17 Oct 2016

    Site Nite North America 2016

    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.

  • 17 Oct 2016 19 Oct 2016

    World Tourism Conference 2016

    Penang, Malaysia

    The 4th Edition of the World Tourism Conference (WTC) will be organised by Malaysia in collaboration with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) from 17 to 19 October 2016.

  • 17 Oct 2016 19 Oct 2016

    Cancun Travel Mart 2016

    Cancun, Mexico

    For over 28 years, providing productive and personal business opportunity in a professional environment for Buyers and Suppliers of Cancun, Riviera Maya, and all of Mexico.

  • 17 Oct 2016 19 Oct 2016

    Global Wellness Summit 2016

    Tyrol, Austria

    The 10th annual Global Wellness Summit will take place in Tyrol, Austria from Monday, October 17 through Wednesday, October 19. The sponsor knowledge workshops, as well as the pre-Summit cocktail reception, will be held on Sunday, October 16.

  • 18 Oct 2016 19 Oct 2016

    Connected Traveller & Customer Experience Europe 2016

    London, United Kingdom

    EyeforTravel’s Connected Traveller is a new flagship series that brings together senior level business and technology leaders across hospitality, travel, ground transportation and retail. This innovative networking forum aims to create a community that connects airlines with airports, airports with train stations and taxi provider to create a seamless travel experience.

  • 18 Oct 2016 20 Oct 2016

    IATA - World Passenger Symposium 2016

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    The 6th World Passenger Symposium (WPS) will continue to focus on industry collaboration. It will cover the transformation currently taking place in the industry in the areas of distribution, customer experience touching on the technology aspect as a key driver for transforming our industry.

  • 18 Oct 2016 19 Oct 2016

    Digital Marketing World Forum - New York 2016

    New York, United States

    #DMWF is a digital and social marketing conference which brings together the worldwide marketing community to tackle the challenges that the digital future presents. The landscape is always evolving and we are looking to help digital marketers equip themselves and address the challenges.

  • 18 Oct 2016 20 Oct 2016

    THE BEAT LIVE 2016

    Chicago, 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.

  • 18 Oct 2016 20 Oct 2016

    IMEX America 2016

    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.

  • 18 Oct 2016 19 Oct 2016

    Web In Travel (WIT) - Singapore 2016


    The WIT 2016 Conference includes the WIT Bootcamp on Oct 17, the main Conference on Oct 18 & 19.

  • 18 Oct 2016 19 Oct 2016

    Connected Traveller and Customer Experience Europe 2016

    London, United Kingdom

    EyeforTravel’s Connected Traveller is a new flagship series that brings together senior level business and technology leaders across hospitality, travel, ground transportation and retail. This innovative networking forum aims to create a community that connects airlines with airports, airports with train stations and taxi provider to create a seamless travel experience.

  • 19 Oct 2016

    SATIC Annual General Meeting 2016

    Adelaide, Australia

    SATIC Members are invited to join us for the 2016 SATIC Annual General Meeting. After the AGM, join friends and tourism colleagues for drinks and networking at Talking Tourism.

  • 19 Oct 2016 22 Oct 2016

    HFTP Annual Convention & Tradeshow 2016

    Las Vegas, United States

    HFTP Annual Convention & Tradeshow takes place this year at Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas - on 19- 22 October 2016.

  • 19 Oct 2016 21 Oct 2016

    ITB Asia 2016


    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.

  • 19 Oct 2016 21 Oct 2016

    HICAP: Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific 2016

    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.

  • 19 Oct 2016

    ITT 60th anniversary year 2016

    London, United Kingdom

    Network ITT events are informal, friendly evenings enabling you to get together with travel colleagues for a drink after work. They’re a great way of increasing your list of contacts and entry is free.

  • 20 Oct 2016

    The Group Leisure & Travel Show 2016

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    2016 is a big year for the Group Leisure & Travel Show as it marks its 20th year on Thursday 20th October at the NEC Birmingham.

  • 20 Oct 2016 22 Oct 2016

    UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook 2016

    Guilin, China

    The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)  in collaboration with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Guilin Municipal Government are organising the 9th UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook in Guilin, China from October 20-22, 2016.

  • 21 Oct 2016 23 Oct 2016

    International Tourism and Travel Show 2016

    Montreal, Canada

    More than a hundred countries represented through their tourism offices, tour operators or travel agents.This event has become your annual launch point:an open door to adventure, discovery and the world

  • 24 Oct 2016 25 Oct 2016

    Serviced Apartment Summit - MEA 2016

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    An innovative new b2b conference for the serviced apartment and extended stay sector. Serviced Apartment Summit is designed to bring together leaders from across this fascinating and growing sector of the real estate industry to learn, share best practice and map the future.

  • 24 Oct 2016 26 Oct 2016

    Marketing Outlook Forum 2016

    Fort Lauderdale, 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.

  • 24 Oct 2016 27 Oct 2016

    APEX Expo 2016


    Thousands of aviation professionals from the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and the International Flight Services Association (IFSA) representing more than 100 airlines and over 300 vendors from dozens of industries – ranging from IFE to catering – all committed to improving the airline passenger experience.

  • 25 Oct 2016 27 Oct 2016

    Aircraft Interiors Expo Asia 2016


    Be part of Aircraft Interiors Expo Asia. By exhibiting you will meet, network and negotiate with key aviation decision makers, buyers and influencers from regional and international airlines.

  • 25 Oct 2016 27 Oct 2016

    AVSEC World 2016

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    With over 400 security experts representing the full spectrum of the aviation industry, this is the event to attend and expand your networks!​ In 2016 the event will be hosted by Malaysia Airlines.

  • 25 Oct 2016

    Strategic Meetings Summit 2016

    New York City, United States

    The BTN Group’s 2nd Annual Strategic Meetings Summit unites the top corporate decision makers focused on strategic meetings management, including expert consultants, senior level meeting executives and corporate travel managers, providing a platform for information sharing as attendees gather intelligence on industry developments and share experiences, challenges and solutions with peers in an open forum.

  • 25 Oct 2016 27 Oct 2016

    HTNG European Conference 2016

    Barcelona, Thailand

    The HTNG European Conference continues to be an extremely valuable conference to the region. Held annually with just about 200 attendees, this conference is a focal point for networking, education and business development. Join some of the industry’s top experts to discuss issues facing hospitality technology, learn about products and services from our sponsors and exhibitors and build relationships with customers and partners across the industry.

  • 25 Oct 2016 27 Oct 2016

    Sports & Events Tourism Exchange 2016

    Menlyn, Tshwane, South Africa

    The 6th Edition of the Sports and Events Tourism Exchange will be hosted in a CONNECT format which is dedicated to maximising delegates networking and one-on-one meeting opportunities.

  • 25 Oct 2016 26 Oct 2016

    Future Travel Experience Asia EXPO 2016


    Connecting vendors with airline and airport executives to transform tomorrow’s end-to-end passenger journey across Asia-Pacific

  • 26 Oct 2016 28 Oct 2016

    ACTE Global Corporate Travel Conference - Amsterdam 2016

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    New in 2016, ACTE has partnered with CAPA, the Centre for Aviation, to bring the Aviation World Summit together with ACTE’s Global Corporate Travel Conference for the industry’s one ‘Must Attend’ event of the year.

  • 26 Oct 2016 28 Oct 2016

    EuroCHRIE 2016

    Budapest, Hungary

    Experience EuroCHRIE 2016 conference will seek to place into an industrial and academic context the hospitality, tourism and events industries and the experience economy. Pedagogic research into the educational experiences of hospitality, tourism and events students is also welcome.

  • 27 Oct 2016

    Business Travel Trends and Forecasts - Chicago 2016

    Chicago, United States

    Business Travel Trends & Forecasts are one-day, buyer-only conferences designed to unite corporate travel professionals and provide a platform for information sharing. Through expert-led sessions and interactive discussions, attendees gather intelligence on industry changes and discuss with fellow corporate buyers common challenges, effective solutions and future trends in business travel management and technology.

  • 28 Oct 2016 31 Oct 2016

    EMITT - East Mediterranean International Travel & Tourism Exhibition 2016

    Istanbul, Turkey

    In this year, 19th edition of EMITT exhibition succsesfully held with additional halls for Health, M.I.C.E and Winter tourism and the exhibition resulted in a successful another record-beraking experience with 4550 exhibitors from 71 countries. 19th edition of EMITT hosting 142.100 visitors including 64.350 professional visitor and 77.550 traveller.

  • 30 Oct 2016 1 Nov 2016

    Akwaaba African Travel Market 2016

    Lagos, Nigeria

    African Travel Market is the only international Travel Fair in West Africa, a population of 270 million people with 15 countries, numerous airports and the largest number of travellers in Africa. The event takes place in Lagos, Nigeria and held at the end of October each year.

  • 30 Oct 2016 31 Oct 2016

    Dallas Travel & Adventure Show 2016

    Dallas, United States

    The 5th Annual Dallas Travel & Adventure Show is where travel lovers come for travel inspiration, expert information and fun, cultural interaction.  It’s where you’ll discover thousands of authentic travel experiences and speak directly to the travel experts who can get you there, give you the inside scoop, and save you money on exclusive travel deals.