Breaking Travel News

April 2017 Travel Events Calendar

  • 25 Mar 2017 2 Apr 2017

    English Tourism Week 2017

    Throughout England, United Kingdom

    English Tourism Week is a week-long celebration of events showcasing the quality and vibrancy of the visitor experiences and the value our industry brings to our nation.

  • 26 Mar 2017 1 Apr 2017

    Mountain Travel Symposium 2017

    Banff, Canada

    Mountain Travel Symposium is the largest and longest running annual gathering of mountain travel professionals in the world. More than 1,100 representatives from 35+ countries establish relationships, build their business, pursue professional development and create a stronger mountain community.

  • 1 Apr 2017 2 Apr 2017

    Millennial 20/20 Summit - New York 2017

    New York City, United States

    Millennial 20/20 New York will bring together 4,000+ Brands, Retailers, Corporates, Service Providers, Media, Entrepreneurs and Start-Ups. Hosting 200+ speakers across multiple conference stages covering a variety of industry sector tracks (including Innovation, Retail, E-Commerce, Marketing, Futures, Fashion & Beauty, Travel & Hospitality, Food & Beverage). There will be a host of “Future of” immersive showcases and start-up activations and a curated exhibition space showcasing the leading commerce solutions in Retail, E-Commerce, Marketing, Payments, Mobile, Social, Video, Big Data and CRM.

  • 1 Apr 2017 2 Apr 2017

    Dallas Travel & Adventure Show 2017

    Dallas, United States

    The 6th 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.

  • 1 Apr 2017 4 Apr 2017

    PATA Adventure Travel Conference & Mart 2017

    Luoyang, China

    Under the patronage of the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) and Henan Provincial People’s Government, the PATA Adventure Travel Conference & Mart 2017 in conjunction with Luoyang, China International Adventure Tourism and Equipment Expo will take place in Luoyang China from April 1-4. Luoyang, located in western Henan Province, is the cradle of traditional Chinese culture.

  • 2 Apr 2017 4 Apr 2017

    BIT - International Tourism Exchange 2017

    Milan, Italy

    BIT, the International Travel Exhibition, is a show with worldwide appeal that brings together those who work in the tourism industry from all over the world as well as a large number of visitors, travellers, and press.

  • 3 Apr 2017

    Passenger Experience Conference 2017

    Hamburg, Germany

    Attend the leading global conference and networking forum discussing the strategic issues surrounding cabin innovation, consumer expectations and strategies for profitability within the cabin.

  • 4 Apr 2017

    Skift Forum Europe 2017

    London, United Kingdom

    Skift Global Forum is the largest creative business forum in the global travel industry. In two years — 2014 and 2015 — it has become what media, speakers and attendees have called the “TED of travel.”

  • 4 Apr 2017 6 Apr 2017

    World Travel Market Latin America 2017

    São Paulo, Brazil

    WTM Latin America is the three day must-attend business-to-business (B2B) event which brings the world to Latin America and promotes Latin America to the world. Through its industry networks, unrivalled global reach, WTM Latin America creates personal and business opportunities, providing customers with quality contacts, content and communities.

  • 4 Apr 2017 6 Apr 2017

    The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia 2017

    Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia will celebrate its 5th year and is excited to announce its co-location with Stone and Surface Saudi Expo. 2017 is set to attract new suppliers, 1000s of key buyers and will include many new features attracting hospitality professionals from across the Kingdom.

  • 4 Apr 2017

    Hotel Operations Summit India (HOSI) 2017

    Mumbai, India

    Hotel Operations Summit India (HOSI) is the only dedicated forum for hotel professionals in the region, offering valuable perspectives on improving operational efficiencies, enhancing service standards, optimizing revenues and increasing bottom lines.

  • 4 Apr 2017 6 Apr 2017

    Aircraft Interiors Expo 2017

    Hamburg, Germany

    Aircraft Interiors Expo is the world’s leading event for airlines and the supply chain to source the latest innovations, technologies and products for the cabin interiors, inflight entertainment and passenger comfort industries.

  • 4 Apr 2017 6 Apr 2017

    World Travel Retail 2017

    Hamburg, Germany

    Announcing a dedicated focus on World Travel Retail at World Travel Catering and Onboard Services Expo. As WTCE has grown, more and more travel retail suppliers have participated targeting the attending airlines sourcing inflight products and services. Creating a showcase for onboard travel retail was a natural progression and will complement the existing successful event.

  • 4 Apr 2017 6 Apr 2017

    World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo 2017

    Hamburg, Germany

    WTCE is held annually in Hamburg, Germany and showcases the latest onboard products and services from 300+ suppliers. This leading global event attracts over 750 airline and rail buyers and specifiers, looking to source new products and build their business network.

  • 5 Apr 2017 7 Apr 2017

    International Hotel Technology Forum (IHTF) 2017

    Paris, France

    The International Hotel Technology Forum will be travelling to Paris, France for the 2017 Show. We’ll be gathering hundreds of hoteliers working in technology, marketing and sales to offer a holistic programme of debate and insight.

  • 5 Apr 2017 6 Apr 2017

    Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia HICSA 2017

    Mumbai, India

    Hotel Investment Conference-South Asia (HICSA) is widely viewed by global industry leaders as the premier hospitality event for the South Asian region, valued for its networking opportunities and high-level contacts as much as for its content-rich sessions. Having rightfully created a niche for itself, HICSA brings together an impressive conglomeration of business leaders, think tanks and industry top brass, and has undoubtedly become one of the most coveted forums for all industry players in the region. Each year the conference brings together more than 500 delegates from over 20 countries, with overwhelming participation from hotel owners, investors, operators, bankers and industry specialists.

  • 5 Apr 2017

    Network ITT London 2017

    London, United Kingdom

    This month’s Network ITT will take place at the Phoenix Artist Club, Covent Garden, from 6pm until 8pm.  The event will be an informal, friendly evening that enables you to get together with travel colleagues for a drink after work. It’s a great way of increasing your contact list and entry is free* - just come along and look out for the ITT signs and familiar faces.

  • 6 Apr 2017 8 Apr 2017

    Azerbaijan International Travel & Tourism Fair (AITF) 2017

    Baku, Azerbaijan

    AITF is the main event in Azerbaijan’s fast growing tourism market attracting a large number of international and local participants as well as trade visitors from year‐to‐year becoming the ‘hub’ for the tourism industry of the entire Caspian region.

  • 6 Apr 2017 9 Apr 2017

    SITE Incentive Summit Americas 2017

    Vail, Colorado, United States

    This event brings together a cross functional group of regional incentive travel leaders and featured engaging and relevant education, while allowing attendees to experience a world-class destination

  • 7 Apr 2017 9 Apr 2017

    DRT Show Shanghai 2017

    Shanghai, China

    DRT Show Shanghai is to take place this year at Shanghai East Asia Exhibition Centre, 7-9 April 2017

  • 7 Apr 2017 9 Apr 2017

    ARE Show Shanghai 2017

    Shanghai, China

    Asia Resort Expo, Shanghai (The ARE Show) is the largest trade and consumer exposition that specifically supports holiday & beach resorts, island resorts, boutique resorts, villas & spas, diving and liveaboard operators in the Asia Pacific region. It is a spin-off from the highly successful Diving Resort Travel Expo (The DRT Show) held in Hong Kong since 2009.

  • 10 Apr 2017 12 Apr 2017

    Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF) 2017

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    The Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF) is the inaugural event for the restaurant and hospitality community.  It is the meeting place for investors, hoteliers, owners, lenders, F&B brands, restaurant concepts, franchisors, franchisees, suppliers and other key industry professionals across the region to gain confidence in the market and share best practices with the industry.

  • 10 Apr 2017 11 Apr 2017

    Global Lodging Forum 2017

    Paris, France

    For 20 years, the Global Lodging Forum has been the only international platform staged in France to facilitate a close encounter between the various business areas involved in the development of the hospitality industry: operators, banking institutions, real estate companies and developers. More than 600 decisions makers of the largest hotel groups, financial corporations, investors, developers etc… gather to update their knowledge on the French, European and international hotel brands. The format of the Global Lodging Forum, spread over three half-days, features a series of in-depth market analysis by MKG Consulting, themed round tables and working groups. Moreover, informal discussions are encouraged during the various coffee breaks to turn into effective business appointments.

  • 10 Apr 2017 13 Apr 2017

    HT-NEXT 2017

    Orlando, FL, United States

    HT-NEXT unites two industry leading events, Hotel Technology Forum and HTNG North America, into one immersive networking and educational event for hotel executives and solution providers. HT-NEXT is where business and technology meet.

  • 11 Apr 2017 14 Apr 2017

    AAHOA Convention & Trade Show 2017

    San Antonio, United States

    The AAHOA Convention & Trade Show offers something for everyone. From the trade show floor that offers one-stop shopping for every hotelier to the educational programs and esteemed guest speakers, this is sure to be an experience you’ll never forget. As always, the entire event also will feature authentic Indian cuisine, World-class entertainment, thrilling Bollywood performances, and much more. This is the premier event of the year and one that you can’t afford to miss!

  • 12 Apr 2017 13 Apr 2017

    AdventureELEVATE 2017

    Idaho, United States

    200 adventure travel industry professionals from 17 countries gathered from April 12-13 for the third AdventureELEVATE in the beautiful region of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

  • 18 Apr 2017

    Business Travel Trends and Forecasts - Minneapolis 2017

    Minneapolis, 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.

  • 18 Apr 2017 24 Apr 2017

    CLIA Cruise360 2017

    Florida, United States

    Cruise360 returns to sunny Fort Lauderdale in 2017. Famous for its beaches, arts, culture and events, Fort Lauderdale is a major destination for cruise travelers, with more homeported cruise ships than any other port.

  • 19 Apr 2017 21 Apr 2017

    Kazakhstan International Tourism Fair (KITF) 2017

    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.

  • 19 Apr 2017 21 Apr 2017

    World Travel Market Africa 2017

    Cape Town, South Africa

    World Travel Market® Africa is the leading B2B exhibition for the inbound and outbound African travel & tourism markets.Through its industry networks, global reach and regional focus, WTM® Africa creates personal and business opportunities providing our customers with quality contacts, content and communities.

  • 19 Apr 2017

    Social Media Summit 2017

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Every April since 2014, hundreds of people from across the social media landscape come for [an extraordinary gathering of talent & energy] to participate at the Social Media world Summit in Dubai. In less than three years, SMSummitME has grown from 400 attendees to 1200 attendees and become “world’s leading & most important social media gathering”. No social media conference has ever grown so large so fast. The program will include interactive sessions, idea-provoking panels, inspiring presentations, and networking opportunities from from across the social media landscape focusing on helping marketers, business owners, and professionals implement [innovative] social marketing strategies. [PARTICIPANTS] will leave with a fresh perspective on the social media marketing, and key strategic insights on how social media fits in with their corporate objectives.

  • 20 Apr 2017 21 Apr 2017

    China Airport Development Summit 2017

    Qingdao, China

    13th Annual China Airport Development Summit, hosted by Noppen Group, will take place in Qingdao, China on April 20th and 21st, 2017. It serve as an international platform for domestic and foreign government officials, airport groups, design institutes and engineering companies to discuss the current status and trends of the global airport industry, to exchange practical experience in airport construction and operation, and to promote the cooperation and communications between airports and airlines, as well as to find out the best solution partners in the market.

  • 20 Apr 2017

    IBTM Africa 2017

    Cape Town, South Africa

    ibtm africa is where meetings, events and incentives industry decision makers meet for business adventures across Africa. If you do business in Africa, join us in Cape Town during Africa Travel Week between 19 to 23 April 2017 at the CTICC (Cape Town International Convention Centre) where elite meeting planners and buyers will join exhibitors for an exclusive opportunity access quality education and networking events. When businesses connect at ibtm africa, great things happen. Connections mean everything.

  • 21 Apr 2017 23 Apr 2017

    ILTM Africa - International Luxury Travel Market Africa 2017

    Cape Town, South Africa

    ILTM Africa is a specialist invitation-only event, where the very best travel agents and advisors from across the world meet Africa’s most spectacular luxury travel experience providers.

  • 23 Apr 2017 25 Apr 2017

    ACTE Global Corporate Travel Conference - New York City 2017

    New York City, United States

    Become the Travel CEO in 2017! 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!

  • 23 Apr 2017 26 Apr 2017

    Routes Europe 2017

    Belfast, United Kingdom

    Routes Europe is the largest regional Routes event and an essential forum for all companies with an aviation focus, looking to conduct business to, from and within the European region.

  • 23 Apr 2017 26 Apr 2017

    Incentive Travel Exchange 2017

    Las Vegas, United States

    At ITE 2017 the opportunities for networking and growing your incentive travel business, whether you are a supplier or a buyer, are vast and offer the best return on your investment. ITE provides suppliers the opportunity to meet with fully-vetted, high-performing meeting and incentive travel buyers over two days of pre-set meetings with buyers from key incentive purchasing sectors: corporate incentive buyers, incentive companies (full service and travel), and travel agencies.

  • 24 Apr 2017 27 Apr 2017

    ATM - Arabian Travel Market 2017

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Arabian Travel Market is the market leading, international travel and tourism event unlocking business potential within the Middle East for inbound and outbound tourism professionals. Tourism destinations from around the world showcase a diverse range of accommodation options, breathtaking tourism attractions, travel technology and key airline routes.

  • 24 Apr 2017

    Customer Insight in the Travel Industry 2017

    Central London, United Kingdom

    ABTA’s Customer Insight in the Travel Industry conference explores how to gain insight into your customer at every touchpoint and how to use this intelligence to segment target markets, personalise experiences and influence customer decision making.

  • 24 Apr 2017 25 Apr 2017

    ILTM Arabia 2017

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    ILTM Arabia is a brand new event for the Middle East luxury travel industry. With a mission to provide a platform for an emerging clientele in the Middle East region, exceeding the expectations of our high-end travel community. Co-locating with the well-established Arabian Travel Market (ATM), ILTM Arabia will showcase luxury destinations and experiences from around the world to an audience of regional HNWI representatives.

  • 24 Apr 2017 26 Apr 2017

    Hospitality Law Conference 2017

    Houston, TX, United States

    From development deals to management agreements, from food and beverage liability to labor and employment, and from claims management to anti-trust issues, the latest cases, trends and challenges in compliance, finance, law, risk, safety, and security are up for exploration at the 14th Annual Hospitality Law Conference, April 24-26, 2017

  • 24 Apr 2017 25 Apr 2017

    EyeforTravel San Francisco Summit 2017

    San Francisco, United States

    Join the West Coast’s largest digital travel conference of 300+ industry leaders.

  • 25 Apr 2017 27 Apr 2017

    Hotel Opportunities Latin America 2017

    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.

  • 25 Apr 2017 27 Apr 2017

    AHIC - Arabian Hotel Investment Conference 2017

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    AHIC has proven to be the Middle East’s annual meeting place for the region’s most senior hotel investors, developers, operators and advisors. It is the annual conference that connects business leaders from international and local markets to do deals accross the region.

  • 25 Apr 2017 28 Apr 2017

    Travelweek 2017

    Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Travelweek Sao Paulo 2017 invites you to share your story, moments and sensations awaken by the fascinating universe of travels that deepens our lives. In its 7th edition, Travelweek is inspired by the bliss of sharing experiences and dreams, looking in a richer and deeper way at this common world, which we love exploring.

  • 25 Apr 2017 27 Apr 2017

    Food&HotelVietnam 2017

    Nguyen Van Linh Parkway, Vietnam

    With strong support from the food and hospitality industry from Vietnam and beyond, Food&HotelVietnam is back for the 9th edition. Boasting a wider than ever variety of products and services from hundreds of exhibitors around the world, Food&HotelVietnam2017 is the international trade event serving the Indochina region, particularly Vietnam. Come 25 – 27 April 2017, more than 10,000 trade visitors will once again be attracted to not just Food&HotelVietnam’s business-activity-filled show floor, but also to two exciting world-class competitions – Vietnam Culinary Challenge and Vietnam Barista Competition. Other highlights of the show include the second Basic Barista Course, Franchising Seminar and a host of invaluable learning and networking opportunities. Food&HotelVietnam2017 invites you to join us at this only truly international food and hospitality industry show.

  • 25 Apr 2017 27 Apr 2017

    Sea Asia 2017

    Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

    Asia’s premier maritime exhibition and conference will return to Singapore for its 6th edition from 25-27 April 2017.

  • 26 Apr 2017

    Network ITT Manchester 2017

    Manchester , United Kingdom

    This month’s Network ITT will take place in Manchester from 6pm until 8pm, with venue details set to be announced in the next few weeks.  The event will be an informal, friendly evening that enables you to get together with travel colleagues for a drink after work. It’s a great way of increasing your contact list and entry is free* - just come along and look out for the ITT signs and familiar faces. You can bring along industry colleagues even if they’re not an ITT Member.

  • 26 Apr 2017 28 Apr 2017

    Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit 2017

    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.

  • 26 Apr 2017 27 Apr 2017

    WTTC Global Summit 2017

    Bangkok, Thailand

    The World Travel & Tourism Council announces that Bangkok,Thailand, will host its 2017 WTTC Global Summit, 26-27 April 2017.

  • 27 Apr 2017

    Accessible Travel Seminar - London 2017

    Central London, United Kingdom

    ABTA’s Accessible Travel Seminar explores how to improve the inclusivity of the facilities, services and products you offer to customers with access needs. By improving accessibility you are making your business more attractive to 15% of the world’s population (WHO, 2016) who live with some form of disability, plus others with access needs based on temporary illnesses, age, size or having young children. Disabled travellers travel regularly, stay longer on average, are often accompanied and spend more per trip. With populations ageing rapidly this number will only rise.

  • 28 Apr 2017

    Aspire Luxury Travel Forum (April) 2017

    London, United Kingdom

    Aspire’s series of Luxury Travel Forums connect the best agents in the business with new contacts in the luxury sector. From tourist boards and hoteliers to cruise lines and tour operators, you’ll be able to build relationships to benefit your business.