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January 2021 Travel Events Calendar

  • 4 Nov 2020 5 Jan 2021

    eMerge Americas 2020 - CANCELLED

    Miami, United States

    eMerge Americas, the tech event of the Americas is an action-packed conference—where ideas flow freely and innovation rules. Discover the latest technology trends right on the EXPO floor. Be inspired by global thought leaders. Engage with buyers, entrepreneurs and investors from across the Americas and the rest of the world. With summits, networking events, startup competitions and more, eMerge is where you go to connect. And like every great journey, it will leave you changed.

  • 9 Jan 2021 10 Jan 2021

    Reiselivsmessen - Oslo 2021

    Oslo, Norway

    Are you going on an exotic trip, on a family holiday or maybe you will explore more of Norway. Anyway, we travel like never before! Come and be inspired, let experienced travel operators give you their very best tips, advice and experience. Book your trip directly at the fair and get good discounts.

  • 9 Jan 2021 10 Jan 2021

    Holiday World Show - Shannon 2020

    Shannon, Ireland

    Holiday World Show - Shannon will take place in Shannon, 9-10 January 2021.

  • 10 Jan 2021 14 Jan 2021

    AAAE Aviation Issues Conference 2021

    Hawaii, United States

    The Aviation Issues Conference has served as the preeminent gathering of aviation professionals for more than three decades, bringing together top-level officials from government and all segments of the aviation industry for in-depth discussions of key issues and charting the course for the Washington agenda in the year ahead. The 34th Annual Aviation Issues Conference once again will offer a unique, multi-day format with unparalleled opportunity for direct engagement and exchange with key decision-makers, industry leaders, and Washington officials from Capitol Hill and key federal agencies.

  • 11 Jan 2021 21 Mar 2021


    Bratislava, Slovakia

    Being listed amongst the most important events in the region of Central Europe, the ITF SLOVAKIATOUR fair is the biggest fair of travel in Slovakia. Each year it brings a complex service for people who want to travel abroad or enjoy the beauty of Slovakia. A huge portfolio of travel agencies is presented, as well as tourist information mediated via foreign offices.

  • 11 Jan 2021 14 Jan 2021

    HORECAVA 2021

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Horecava is the trade fair for and by professionals in the food service industry.

  • 13 Jan 2021

    Skift Megatrends 2021


    Each year, Skift releases its annual team predictions identifying and interpreting the key trends for the travel industry. This January, rather than looking at a tenuous year ahead, Skift embarked to envision what the broader travel world in 2025 might look like, with the pandemic behind us. As global travel enters a new cadence, will there be a gold rush of pent-up demand or a more introspective era of travel in the decade ahead? With social, economic and environmental challenges providing a constant backdrop, what trends will spell long-term opportunity and which will prove short-lived?

  • 14 Jan 2021

    GBTA Ladders Program 2021


    GBTA Ladders Program Mentors are highly accomplished executives with proven success in the travel business from both buyer and supplier organizations.

  • 14 Jan 2021

    GBTA Current Travel Marketing/Social Media Trends 2021


    What are the current trends in travel, particularly in business travel marketing, and what do they mean for GBTA members? Mobile devices everywhere, strong interest in responsible tourism, the power of visuals shared through video and social media, permanently remote workers who can take most meetings over Zoom, non-negotiable standards of cleanliness and health-related precautions to instill confidence, a preference for deeper, more local experiences… We’ll talk about the many ways that digital media plus pandemic reality is changing the traveler experience, and how to ensure that you have the information and skill set needed to thrive in this environment.

  • 14 Jan 2021 17 Jan 2021

    Vakantiebeurs 2021

    Utrecht, Netherlands

    The Vakantiebeurs takes place from 14 until 17 January 2021, in the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht.

  • 14 Jan 2021 17 Jan 2021

    GO and REGIONTOUR 2021

    Brno, Czech Republic

    It is the largest presentation of the tourism industry with emphasis on regions in Central Europe. REGIONTOUR is a key project to support domestic and incoming tourism in the Czech Republic.  Its participants include crucial entities and decision-makers in tourism of the Czech Republic and its regions. The GO Fair focuses on outbound tourism. In addition to domestic travel agencies, providers of tourism services in popular foreign destinations and foreign tourist centres take part.

  • 14 Jan 2021

    GBTA Europe Town Hall 2021


    GBTA Europe Town Hall, a monthly 60-minute session, will comprise of an update on what’s happening in our association from Catherine Logan, Regional Vice President - GBTA, and GBTA Europe Advisory Board Chair, Mark Cuschieri.

  • 14 Jan 2021 17 Jan 2021

    The Destinations Holiday & Travel Show (Manchester) 2021

    Manchester, United Kingdom

    Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show,  Manchester’s EventCity, 14 - 17 January 2021, is the North’s essential event for travel inspiration and is dedicated to finding you your ultimate holiday.

  • 15 Jan 2021 17 Jan 2021

    Holiday World Show - Belfast 2020

    Belfast, Ireland

    Holiday World Show - Belfast will take place in Belfast, 15-17 January 2021.

  • 15 Jan 2021

    GBTA Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management 2021


    The Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management™ course builds off of the Fundamentals curriculum to aid business travel professionals in increasing their knowledge of the industry while also expanding on their professional skills. This course is designed for travel buyers overseeing a managed business travel program and suppliers offering travel-related products and services.

  • 16 Jan 2021 17 Jan 2021

    Adventure Travel Show 2021

    London, United Kingdom


  • 17 Jan 2021 23 Jan 2021

    ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2021


    ATF is one of the most significant annual tourism promotional events in Asia, and is hosted on a rotational basis among the ASEAN member countries. The fair is made up of numerous high-level events, including a meeting of ASEAN Tourism Ministers, a meeting of the ASEAN NTOs, as well as airline meetings, press briefings, a tourism conference, and the popular Travel Exchange (TRAVEX) trade fair.

  • 18 Jan 2021 19 Jan 2021

    UNWTO Executive Council 2021

    Madrid, Spain

    Executive Council, the 118th session of the Council will be held on 18-19 Jan 2021, in Madrid, Spain.

  • 19 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021

    ENTER 2021


    ENTER Conference is an annual event of IFITT community. The conference offers a worldwide and unique forum for attendees from industry, academia, government, and other organisations to actively exchange, share, and challenge state-of-the-art research and industrial case studies on the application of information and communication technologies in travel and tourism.

  • 22 Jan 2021 24 Jan 2021

    Holiday World Show - Dublin 2020

    Dublin, Ireland

    Holiday World Show - Dublin will take place in Dublin, 22-24 January 2021.

  • 22 Jan 2021

    GBTA Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management 2021


    The Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management™ course builds off of the Fundamentals curriculum to aid business travel professionals in increasing their knowledge of the industry while also expanding on their professional skills. This course is designed for travel buyers overseeing a managed business travel program and suppliers offering travel-related products and services.

  • 23 Jan 2021 31 Jan 2021

    CMT - The Holiday Exhibition 2021

    Stuttgart, Germany

    Welcome to the world’s largest consumer show for tourism and leisure. Let yourself be inspired, and find your next dream holiday and everything this entails. Enjoy and experience a day’s holiday with folklore, entertaining shows, the best holiday destinations and the latest caravans. . Whatever you want to experience on your holiday, you can find the best ideas at CMT - The Holiday Exhibition.

  • 24 Jan 2021 27 Jan 2021

    IMPACT Sustainability Travel & Tourism 2021

    Victoria, BC, Canada

    Join peers and stakeholders in the tourism industry in Victoria, BC this winter for the third annual IMPACT Conference: a national discussion on the industry’s impact on Canada’s economic, social, environmental and cultural fabric. IMPACT’s goal is to align the Canadian tourism industry, as well as stakeholders and communities touched by tourism, behind a vision to achieve economic, social and environmental sustainability.

  • 24 Jan 2021 26 Jan 2021

    BITAC® Food & Beverage 2021

    Miami, Florida, United States

    2+ days of education, relationship-building, and uninterrupted private meetings between decision-makers and vendors focused on equipping, furnishing, and running a restaurant or F&B, catering, convention department in leading properties across the U.S. and further…in a relaxed atmosphere. BITAC® Food & Beverage attracts executive level purchasing decision-makers, F&B Directors and Executive Chefs from prominent independent & branded hotels, gaming, resorts, cruise ships, restaurants groups and chains, large corporate brands; and the most aggressive management and development companies that you need to know! These executives are responsible for buying products, services, and equipment to furnish and run F&B, catering or convention services departments in a lodging property or restaurant. They will find such products as: food, beverages, uniforms, kitchen equipment, beverage equipment, FF&E, tabletop, banquet equipment, lighting, marketing, signage, technology, OS&E, room service, and much more.

  • 25 Jan 2021 29 Jan 2021

    World Economic Forum: The Davos Agenda 2021

    Davos, Switzerland

    The Davos Agenda is a pioneering mobilization of global leaders to shape the principles, policies and partnerships needed in this challenging new context. It is essential for leaders from all walks of life to work together virtually for a more inclusive, cohesive and sustainable future as soon as possible in 2021. To this end, the World Economic Forum has served for more than 50 years as a trusted platform where leaders from business, government, international organizations, civil society and academia convene to address critical issues at the start of each year.

  • 25 Jan 2021 29 Jan 2021

    Winter Global Business Conference 2021

    Tignes, France

    This conference is intended for academics and practitioners to meet and exchange ideas on managing scarce resources for value creation in turbulent globalised environment. We welcome a diverse set of contributions: from those which are in an idea stage to those that are fully developed manuscripts. We also welcome different formats for publication in the proceedings: from abstracts, which indicate the direction, to full papers. Proceedings (with ISSN) will be published by Innovation Institute.

  • 26 Jan 2021

    GBTA Ground Transportation 2021


    The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly affected the global economy and business travel is not exempt from severe economic fallout. GBTA, in partnership with FREE NOW for Business, will discuss the results of a recent white paper on ground transportation in Europe. The study explores corporate mobility in Europe, focusing on the perspective of business travelers and travel managers in seven markets including, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, and Poland. This webinar will provide insights into the impact of Covid-19 on ground transportation, the role of sustainability in the mobility ecosystem, and how business travelers and travel managers perceive corporate ground transportation policies. Join us to learn more about corporate mobility and how it is changing due to the pandemic and increased options for travelers.

  • 26 Jan 2021

    Britain & Ireland Marketplace (BIM) 2021

    London, United Kingdom

    A one full-day B2B workshop for international tour operators and travel buyers that want to meet tourism product from across the UK and Ireland. Attendees create their personalised agenda of up to 32 pre-scheduled meetings.

  • 26 Jan 2021

    HEDNA @Home 2021


    Join your hospitality colleagues from around the world for industry updates, panel conversations and trends discussions. The event will feature market updates and thought-provoking content as we continue to recover - together.

  • 27 Jan 2021 29 Jan 2021

    Europe & Asia Event Forum 2021

    St. Petersburg, Russia

    Our participants build and change their business strategies using knowledge and ideas they get at the Forum

  • 27 Jan 2021 28 Jan 2021

    The Future Investment Initiative (FII) 2021

    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    The Future Investment Initiative (FII) is an international platform for expert-led debate between global leaders, investors and innovators with the power to shape the future of global investment. It is focused on utilizing investment to drive growth opportunities, enable innovation and disruptive technologies, and address global challenges.​

  • 28 Jan 2021

    Hospitality Indonesia Conference (HIC) 2021

    Jakarta, Indonesia

    Hospitality Indonesia Conference (HIC) is part of Escom’s Asia Hospitality Series Events and the 2020 event will be the 6th Annual in Indonesia. Over the past 5 editions, the event has attracted some of 2000+ senior level decision makers from hotel property developers, designers, hotel groups, consultants, tourism authorities and more.

  • 28 Jan 2021 30 Jan 2021

    IIAMSTX 2021

    Nairobi, Kenya

    IIAMSTX 2021 @ Kenya is scheduled to take place on 28 – 30 January, 2021 at Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Nairobi, Kenya. IIAMSTX 2021 will provide personal and direct way to do business and meeting with the targeted buyers all in one place at the same time. IIAMSTX 2021 will deliver a highly cost effective face-to-face sales and marketing platform that create values for each and every customer International Indo Africa Multisector B2B Trade Expo 2021 is the prime event in Kenya attract customers from 12 African Countries.

  • 28 Jan 2021 30 Jan 2021

    Vakantiesalon Vlaanderen 2021

    Antwerp, Belgium

    Vakantiesalon Vlaanderen will run from 28 - 30 January, Antwerp, Belgium.

  • 28 Jan 2021

    The Hospitality Tech & Innovation Forum 2021

    Towcester, United States

    The Hospitality Tech & Innovation Forum is a highly focused event that brings together hospitality professionals and suppliers. The forum consists of one-to-one business meetings, interactive seminars and valuable networking opportunities all to enable the attendees to create lasting business relationships.

  • 28 Jan 2021 30 Jan 2021

    TTF Bengaluru 2021

    Bengaluru, India

    Since 1989, TTF has been providing an annual marketing platform and an opportunity to network with the travel trade in 9 major cities, culminating in the grand finale – OTM, India’s leading travel trade show on the basis of number of sellers, buyers and rented area.

  • 29 Jan 2021

    GBTA Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management 2021


    The Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management™ course builds off of the Fundamentals curriculum to aid business travel professionals in increasing their knowledge of the industry while also expanding on their professional skills. This course is designed for travel buyers overseeing a managed business travel program and suppliers offering travel-related products and services.

  • 29 Jan 2021 31 Jan 2021

    New York Times Travel Show 2021

    New York City, United States

    Join The New York Times Travel Show, from January 29 - 31, 2021 at The New York Times Travel Show for a spectacular international celebration. Gain insight on valuable travel tips at seminars hosted by experts in the field. Explore domestic and international hot spots, familiar favorites and under-the radar crowd-free escapes.

  • 30 Jan 2021 2 Feb 2021

    ABA Marketplace 2021

    Louisville, Ky, United States

    More than a meeting, ABA’s Marketplace is a valuable investment that pays for itself many times over, and a can’t-miss annual reunion with colleagues and friends, old and new.