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May 2021 Travel Events Calendar

  • 1 May 2021 2 May 2021

    Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show 2021

    Los Angeles, United States

    At the Travel & Adventure Show, the #1 series of travel shows in the U.S., you never know who you are going to meet. Come face-to-face with some of your favorite celebrity travel speakers such as Samantha Brown, Rick Steves and Peter Greenberg. Get expert packing tips, technology trends and budget travel hacks on the Savvy Traveler Theater. Talk to local destination experts who have the inside knowledge of where to go and what to do at the Destination Theater. Get a taste of far away cultures at the Taste of Travel Theater and feel the rhythm and vibes of distant lands on the Global Beats Stage.

  • 2 May 2021 5 May 2021

    Connections Los Cabos 2021

    Los Cabos, Mexico

    Created for international high-end buyers to meet with luxury suppliers from Los Cabos.

  • 4 May 2021 7 May 2021

    ILTM Latin America 2021

    Sao Paulo, Brazil

    ILTM Latin America will be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2021, taking place 04 – 07 May.

  • 4 May 2021 6 May 2021

    HD Expo + Conference 2021

    Las Vegas, United States

    HD Expo is the premier trade show and hospitality conference for its industry. Established in 1992 and presented by Hospitality Design magazine, it remains at the forefront by offering the newest and most innovative products and services, encouraging and sharing ideas, providing inspiration and connecting hospitality professionals. HD Expo is dedicated to bringing the interior design industry, architects, owners/operators, developers, specifiers and purchasers the best available resources for their projects. This includes the most informative conference sessions led by top specialists pertinent to today’s industry.

  • 4 May 2021 7 May 2021

    Social Media Week New York 2021

    New York, United States

    Social Media Week (SMW) is one of the world’s leading conferences and industry news platforms for media, marketing and technology professionals.

  • 6 May 2021 9 May 2021

    Hungexpo 2021

    Budapest, Hungary

    Hungary’s biggest tourism show, with over 60 000 visitors.

  • 7 May 2021 8 May 2021

    ITB China - Special Edition 2021

    Beijing, China

    The ITB China Special Edition – set to take place 7 – 8 May in Beijing – is your next stop to reengage your China business the right way, at the right time. Promote your products and services for two full days and meet the right top-level buyers from China’s leading travel agencies at your booth during exclusive and prescheduled B2B meeting sessions and each days’ exclusive networking lunch.

  • 8 May 2021 9 May 2021

    SF/Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show 2021

    Santa Clara, United States

    The Annual Bay Area 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.

  • 9 May 2021 12 May 2021

    GBTA Conference 2021 | Toronto

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Canada’s largest gathering place for business travel and meetings management professionals. GBTA in Canada has served as the premier stage for innovators to showcase their latest products and services, for professionals to learn about the latest industry trends and for the business travel community to network with their peers.

  • 9 May 2021 11 May 2021

    International Alpine Travel Market (IATM) 2021

    Chamonix, France

    IATM takes the spirit of ISTM and applies it to the wider mountain tourism sector, creating an experiential b2b event that aims to make use of the natural mountain environment to create strong and lasting connections between mountain tourism suppliers and agents and operators working in this sector.

  • 10 May 2021 12 May 2021

    Routes Europe 2021

    Bergen, Norway

    Routes Europe provides organisations with an efficient platform to discuss new business opportunities with the region’s leading airlines, airports and tourism authorities.

  • 10 May 2021 12 May 2021

    Hunter Hotel Conference 2021

    Atlanta, Georgia, United States

    The Hunter Hotel Investment Conference, you may know us as “HUNTER,” brings together the nation’s most influential leaders and investors in the hotel industry. Each year in Atlanta, industry professionals gather together to analyze trends, network, and turn prospective opportunities into business transactions. Our commitment is to bring high-quality attendees, engaging sessions and speakers all together in one space. As we grow, we remain focused on what matters most to you -meeting with owners and investors.

  • 10 May 2021 14 May 2021

    International Pow Wow 2021

    Las Vegas, United States

    U.S. Travel Association’s IPW is the leading international inbound travel trade show, driving $5.5 billion in future travel to the United States. It is a national showcase of America, where U.S. travel exhibitors connect with travel buyers and media from more than 70 countries to promote their product, negotiate future business and build relationships.

  • 11 May 2021 12 May 2021

    Hotel Facilities Management Expo 2021

    London, United Kingdom

    The Hotel Facilities Management Expo is the ultimate destination for the latest products, features and services optimising the functionality of hotels.

  • 11 May 2021

    China European Marketplace 2021

    Shanghai, China

    China European Marketplace is ETOA’s B2B workshop dedicated to Chinese tour operators and travel buyers looking to contract European tourism service providers.

  • 12 May 2021 13 May 2021

    Social Media Strategies Summit - Public Agencies & Government 2021


    Leverage Social Media to Humanize Your Agency and Engage Your Communities.

  • 13 May 2021 14 May 2021

    Cyprus Gaming Show (CGS) 2020

    Nicosia, Cyprus

    The Cyprus Gaming Show is a gaming conference and exhibition uniting the online and offline industry, focused on Cyprus as an iGaming hub in the Mediterranean. The third annual CGS attracted key operators and industry stakeholders from across the globe and provided valuable insights through keynote presentations and panels as well as engaging networking opportunities.

  • 14 May 2021 16 May 2021

    Reiselivsmessen - Stavanger 2021

    Oslo Spektrum, 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.

  • 14 May 2021

    Uzakrota USA 2021


    Uzakrota Travel Summit is one of the biggest conference and foyer area for online travel agencies, airline companies, hotels, travel agencies, traveltech stratups, hospitality investors, venture capitalists, tech companies and distribution tech companies. Uzakrota Travel Summit is connecting the biggest companies with the brightest minds and professionals of travel industry around the world.

  • 15 May 2021 17 May 2021

    WETM-IAC 2021


    The Work Experience Travel Market and IAPA Annual Conference (WETM-IAC) is the joint event of WYSE Travel Confederation and the International Au Pair Association (IAPA) and provides a unique cost effective business-to-business opportunity for senders and receivers serving all aspects of cultural exchange, au pairing, volunteering, internship and work experience.

  • 15 May 2021 16 May 2021

    Chicago Travel & Adventure Show 2021

    Chicago, United States

    Discover the Leading Destinations, Local Travel Experts, Top Celebrity Personalities, Comprehensive Content, and Exclusive Travel Deals That You Just Can’t Find Anywhere Else.

  • 16 May 2021 17 May 2021

    World Spa & Wellness Convention - London 2021

    London, United Kingdom

    The convention is leading networking event for CEOs and owners of spas, hotels and wellness centres. With a global following and attracting delegates from Europe, Asia, Middle East and America, this strategy-focused convention allows executives to share experiences of operating successful spas.

  • 16 May 2021 19 May 2021

    IGHC Ground Handling Conference 2021

    Prague, Czech Republic

    The IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC) is the premier annual ground handling industry conference in the world.​

  • 16 May 2021 19 May 2021

    ATM - Arabian Travel Market 2021

    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, breath taking tourism attractions, travel technology and key airline routes.

  • 16 May 2021 18 May 2021

    BITAC® Independent 2021

    Miami, United States

    2+ days of education, relationship-building, and uninterrupted private meetings between decision-makers and vendors focused on all aspects of hotel operations in leading hotels across the U.S. and further…in a relaxed atmosphere. BITAC® Operations attracts top decision-makers (CEO, Presidents, COO, CFO, VP Operations, etc.) from prominent independent & branded hotels, gaming, resorts; cruise ships; and the most aggressive management and development companies that you need to know!

  • 17 May 2021

    ASTA Corporate Advisory Council Forum 2021

    Washington, DC, United States

    ASTA’s Corporate Advisory Council is opening its doors to bring together like-minded, progressive agency executives and business partners to explore the changing world of travel and travel technology.

  • 17 May 2021 18 May 2021

    IMM 2021

    London, United Kingdom

    Brands attending IMM each enjoy a dedicated branded exhibition stand where they can host up to 112 meetings across the show’s two days. Exhibitors can attend all IMM’s networking opportunities including a seated lunch and evening cocktail party on day one, and a networking lunch and the awards ceremony on day two.

  • 17 May 2021 20 May 2021

    HOSTELCO 2021

    Barcelona, Spain

    A space where it has been possible to saw and watch the most innovative ideas from our exhibitors, meeting the top experts in the sector. The latest in gastronomy, hotel Contract products, and the coffee and cocktail culture.

  • 17 May 2021 20 May 2021

    We Are Africa 2021

    Cape Town , South Africa

    We Are Africa’s vision is to unlock Africa from these tired old tropes, projecting a more modern and dynamic image outwards and bringing a plethora of new business in. In cooperation with the continent’s best travel brands, we are dedicated to telling the many stories of Africa’s diverse countries and people.

  • 18 May 2021 19 May 2021

    CLIA Live Auckland 2021

    Auckland, Australia

    This exclusive training event for CLIA members will include presentations from a number of CLIA cruise lines on what makes their brand unique plus a review on how you should be maximising the benefits of your CLIA membership! Agents have the option to attend either or both days.

  • 18 May 2021 21 May 2021

    HOFEX 2021

    Wanchai, Hong Kong

    In the past 32 years, HOFEX has been taking the industry on numerous extraordinary journeys of culinary delicacies from all over the world, bringing the most comprehensive selection of Food & Drinks, Hospitality Equipment & Supplies products to Asia.

  • 18 May 2021 19 May 2021

    ASTA Legislative Day 2021

    Washington D.C, United States

    The annual ASTA Legislative Day will be held this year in Washington D.C from 18-19 May.

  • 19 May 2021 20 May 2021

    IBTM Americas 2021

    Mexico City, Mexico

    IBTM Americas is the leading international trade show that connects the meetings and events industry across North America, Latin America, Europe and beyond.

  • 19 May 2021

    Skift Wellness And Outdoor Summit 2021


    One of the most dramatic consumer behavior shifts that is expected to come out of this pandemic is a heightened focus on wellness and nature. As seen with an explosion of interest in outdoor recreation and increased emphasis on the science of well-being, the travel industry will be poised to be at the center of this intensified path for health, wellness, and sustainable practices.

  • 20 May 2021

    FUTR Summit - Europe 2021

    London, United Kingdom

    With new technologies being developed and applied each day, FUTR will equip you with a comprehensive commerce tool kit, presenting the latest campaigns and innovations in marketing, advertising, retail, payments, e-commerce, social media, video, data, AI, VR & AR, voice, and robotics.

  • 21 May 2021 24 May 2021

    The Advantage Conference 2021

    Madeira, Portugal

    Attending the Advantage Conference is a great opportunity for everyone to learn, whether you are a travel consultant, a manager or a business owner.

  • 22 May 2021 23 May 2021

    Washington D.C Travel & Adventure Show 2021

    Washington D.C, United States

    Discover the Leading Destinations, Local Travel Experts, Top Celebrity Personalities, Comprehensive Content, and Exclusive Travel Deals That You Just Can’t Find Anywhere Else.

  • 22 May 2021 25 May 2021

    NRA Show 2021

    Chicago, United States

    Every year, over the course of four days, more than 1,800 suppliers and tens of thousands of buyers come together to make lasting connections that drive business profitability and shape the future of the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industry.

  • 23 May 2021 24 May 2021

    HFTP Club Summit 2021

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

    This conference will provide club professionals with two days of advanced-level education addressing industry strategy, trends and engagement.

  • 24 May 2021 25 May 2021

    International Conference on Tourism and Hospitality - Montreal 2021

    Montreal, Canada

    The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference program. Events will run over a span of time during the conference depending on the number and length of the presentations. With its high quality, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics and industry researchers.

  • 24 May 2021 26 May 2021

    Airport Show, Hybrid 2020

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    A new digital element to the live, face-to-face event that gives those unable to attend the event in May 2021.

  • 25 May 2021 27 May 2021

    IMEX 2021

    Frankfurt, Germany

    The show where the global meetings industry continues to do business while maximising connections, networking opportunities and over 70 sessions of education. Book and plan your IMEX 2021 to make the most of your time, development and foremost business.

  • 26 May 2021 28 May 2021

    LGNSW Tourism Conference 2021

    Port Macquarie NSW, Australia

    The 2021 LGNSW Tourism Conference will run from 26-28 May in Port Macquarie NSW.

  • 30 May 2021 1 Jun 2021

    MCE Central & Eastern Europe 2021

    Budapest, Hungary

    The highly successful MICE business forum series, the MCE Central and Eastern Europe, is organised by Europe Congress for the 10th consecutive year. Building on Central and Eastern Europe’s MICE business potential, this unique forum brings together buyers from all over the world with high quality solution providers from the region. DMCs, PCOs, event management companies, convention bureaus, hotels, airlines from participating Central and Eastern European countries meet up with carefully selected, qualified and pre-screened buyers.

  • 31 May 2021 2 Jun 2021

    The Leisure Show 2021

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    The Leisure Show, the region’s premier exhibition for the leisure, sports, resorts and pool & spa industry returns in 2021 for its 8th edition. With over 150 international brands participating, The Leisure Show witnesses over 5,000 architects, designers, commercial developers and key decision-makers, visiting the show to network, source the latest products, and equipment to build, operate and maintain their resort, fitness centre, spa, outdoor area, theme park and other leisure facilities.

  • 31 May 2021 3 Jun 2021

    ILTM Asia Pacific 2021

    Singapore, China

    ILTM Asia Pacific is THE invitation-only event where the suppliers of luxury travel experiences meet the buyers representing the fast growing and sought after market of luxury travellers from Asia Pacific.

  • 31 May 2021 2 Jun 2021

    The Hotel Show Dubai 2021

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Where all of the Middle East’s hospitality community meet to source, connect and learn.