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December 2021 Travel Events Calendar

  • 10 Aug 2021 31 Dec 2021

    World Economic Forum: Building Strategic Intelligence 2021


    Building Strategic Intelligence is a series of interactive virtual sessions where experts and innovators associated with the World Economic Forum’s Strategic Intelligence platform share their insights on some of the most pressing global issues.

  • 1 Oct 2021 31 Mar 2022

    World Expo 2020

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Dubai Expo 2020 is expected to attract 25 million visitors, 70 per cent of which will be from overseas. This will be the first Expo in which the majority of visitors stem from beyond a nation’s borders. Running from 1 October 2021 through 31 March 2022, the Expo will launch the country’s Golden Jubilee celebration and serve as a springboard from which to inaugurate a progressive and sustainable vision for the coming decades.

  • 8 Nov 2021 31 Dec 2021

    ITB China - Virtual 2021


    ITB China is the largest B2B-Exclusive trade show focused on the Chinese Travel Market. At ITB China in Shanghai, we bring together top and hand selected buyers from Greater China with industry professional from all over the world. We provide various networking events and a unique state of the art matchmaking system in order to enhance networking and to maximize business opportunities at our travel expo. Coinciding with our travel fair, the ITB China tourism conference will take place enabling unprecedented knowledge transfer throughout the tourism exhibition.

  • 28 Nov 2021 1 Dec 2021

    Private Luxury - Global Edition 2021

    Riviera Maya, Mexico

    The event will be hosted by UNICO 20°87° Hotel Riviera Maya – an opulent take on the all-inclusive beach resort that will impress the most demanding luxury traveller.

  • 30 Nov 2021 1 Dec 2021

    TIAC Tourism Congress 2021


    Traditionally, TIAC’s Tourism Congress is an in-person event that brings together tourism operators from coast to coast to coast. But this year, we’re going virtual.

  • 30 Nov 2021 2 Dec 2021

    IBTM World 2021

    Barcelona, Spain

    IBTM World is the leading global event for the meetings and events industry and we have one goal; we want to inspire the events world to deliver exceptional experiences. For over 30 years, IBTM World has been providing the global community with the inspiration, business connections and content you need to create world-class events for your customers.

  • 30 Nov 2021 3 Dec 2021

    Global Wellness Summit 2021

    Boston, United States

    The Global Wellness Summit is dedicated to bringing together wellness leaders and visionaries to positively shape the future of the $4.5 trillion global wellness economy.

  • 1 Dec 2021 2 Dec 2021

    Leaders in Hospitality CEE & CIS Summit 2021

    Frankfurt, Germany

    Leaders in Hospitality Summit pioneered, and has been on the forefront for last 8 years proudly supporting, promoting and educating region’s hospitality industry. Bringing together top stakeholders from the regional hospitality industry, the summit, Offers industry leaders a unique opportunity to discuss business strategies, tackle challenges, source solutions for their current and future properties, shaping the future of the industry.

  • 1 Dec 2021 2 Dec 2021

    World Aviation Festival 2021

    London, United Kingdom

    The World Aviation Festival always has the most exciting and relevant topics at the fore front of the agenda. 2021 will have new topics that are crucial to industry improvements and recovery such as automation, biometrics, demand forecasting, new normal and much more. New business models are at the heart of our programme.

  • 1 Dec 2021 2 Dec 2021

    World Aviation Festival Live 2021

    London, United Kingdom

    World Aviation Festival is a digital media and events platform for the aviation community.

  • 1 Dec 2021

    ABTA: Accessible Travel and Tourism 2021


    Attend this 90-minute webinar to get practical advice and guidance on a range of accessibility issues within travel and tourism, including non-visible disabilities.

  • 1 Dec 2021

    AdventureConnect - Barcelona 2021

    Barcelona, Spain

    The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), represented by its Regional director in Europe & Central Asia, Gergana Nikolova, is delighted to host for the first time in Barcelona, our AdventureConnect networking event where we will have the pleasure to welcome the entire local travel trade community and any other global travel professionals that are interested to join and hear latest trends and have enjoyable networking.

  • 2 Dec 2021

    Uzakrota Global 2021

    Istanbul, Turkey

    Uzakrota Travel Summit is one of the biggest conference and foyer area for online travel agencies, airline companies, hotels, travel agencies, travel tech startups, 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 the travel industry around the world. Turkey’s largest tourism event Uzakrota Travel Summit, from the UK, CIS, Balkans, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

  • 2 Dec 2021

    Universal Tourism Exhibition - Shenzhen 2021

    Shenzhen, China

    Universal Tourism Exhibition (UTE) is a large outbound tourism trade platform organized by Beijing Golden Sunshine Conference and Exhibition Company. UTE is an itinerant exhibition, each exhibition will run for two days, in Shanghai & Beijing,Chengdu & Guangzhou,Zhengzhou & Taiyuan,Xi’an & Nanjing,Changsha & Shenzhen,Shenyang & Qingdao,Hangzhou & Changsha,Chongqing & Shenzhen,Xia’men & Hefei,Wuhan & Kunming

  • 4 Dec 2021 7 Dec 2021

    FESTURIS Gramado - International Tourism Fair 2021


    FESTURIS Gramado - International Tourism Fair will have its 33rd edition in 2021. The fair will occupy 25 thousand square meters, in the Serra Park in Gramado, and is considered by the trade the most effective tourism trade fair in Latin America, being the second largest in size.

  • 5 Dec 2021 7 Dec 2021

    BITAC® Food & Beverage 2021

    Orlando, 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.

  • 6 Dec 2021 8 Dec 2021

    Urban Transformation Summit 2021

    Detroit, United States

    The Urban Transformation Summit brings together visionary leaders from business, government, civil society, media and the broader public to forge new partnerships, showcase innovative solutions and mobilize action in support of more sustainable and inclusive cities and urban economies.

  • 6 Dec 2021 9 Dec 2021

    ILTM - Cannes 2021

    Cannes, France

    ILTM in Cannes is our flagship inspirational show. We bring everyone to Cannes: your customers, your media and your network. It’s where the world meets the world! You will be seen alongside the absolute best in class and do more business in a week than is possible in many months. More contacts, more opportunities, more insights and more markets than anywhere else – you can’t afford not to be part of it.

  • 6 Dec 2021

    Business Travel Trends and Forecasts - New York 2021

    New York, United States

    The 12th Annual Business Travel Trends & Forecasts New York is returning live and in person for a one-day, buyer-focused conference 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.

  • 6 Dec 2021 10 Dec 2021

    World Ocean Summit 2021


    The 2021 agenda will deliver fresh, robust, and action-oriented insights into creating a sustainable ocean economy. The virtual week offers the opportunity to access highly curated content and the chance to make meaningful connections no matter where you are in the world.

  • 6 Dec 2021 7 Dec 2021

    Conference on Sustainable Tourism in Asia (COSTA) 2021


    COSTA 2021 will be held this year online, from Tokyo.

  • 7 Dec 2021

    THE BEAT LIVE 2021

    New York City, 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.

  • 7 Dec 2021 8 Dec 2021

    CAPA Australia Pacific Aviation Summit 2021

    Sydney, Australia

    This year’s CAPA Summit is a hybrid event, bringing together the in-person CAPA Australia Pacific Aviation Summit in Sydney, as well as the worldwide CAPA Live virtual event which takes place on the second Wednesday of each month. CAPA Live has a worldwide audience of 7500+ industry professionals and features interviews and panel sessions that will be available for CAPA Australia Pacific Aviation Summit attendees.

  • 7 Dec 2021 9 Dec 2021

    FTE Global 2021

    Las Vegas, United States

    The Future Travel Experience journey began back in 2006 in Las Vegas and FTE Global has since become the definitive industry event where the most forward-thinking air transport industry experts come together to learn, collaborate and be inspired on their next moves to reimagine passenger experiences and business performance transformation.

  • 7 Dec 2021

    Universal Tourism Exhibition - Xiamen 2021

    Xiamen, China

    Universal Tourism Exhibition (UTE) is a large outbound tourism trade platform organized by Beijing Golden Sunshine Conference and Exhibition Company. UTE is an itinerant exhibition, each exhibition will run for two days, in Shanghai & Beijing,Chengdu & Guangzhou,Zhengzhou & Taiyuan,Xi’an & Nanjing,Changsha & Shenzhen,Shenyang & Qingdao,Hangzhou & Changsha,Chongqing & Shenzhen,Xia’men & Hefei,Wuhan & Kunming

  • 7 Dec 2021 11 Dec 2021

    USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace 2021

    San Diego, CA, United States

    Since USTOA’s inception in 1972, the USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace has distinguished itself for being the only travel industry event in the United States that brings together the leading North American travel companies with tourism suppliers and destinations from around the globe in an intimate and exclusive setting.

  • 8 Dec 2021 9 Dec 2021

    ICCA Meetings Africa 2021

    Free State Province, South Africa

    Meet new business partners and gain fresh insights during the ICCA Meetings Africa Association Summit on 8-9 December 2021. This hybrid educational summit is an ideal opportunity for ICCA Africa members to informally network with association buyers hosted by the South Africa National Convention Bureau. The event is being organised in lieu of the ICCA Meetings Africa Association Day that has been held during Meetings Africa for the past three years.

  • 8 Dec 2021

    ABTA: Consumer Law in the Marketing and Selling of Holidays 2021


    ABTA’s one-day updated virtual training provides practical guidance for travel businesses on the latest consumer protection legislation surrounding the marketing and selling of holidays.

  • 8 Dec 2021 9 Dec 2021

    Paris Asset Forum hospitality 2021

    Paris, France

    The forum will feature exclusive high-value content designed to prepare investors for the future, including the next level of investment KPIs and analysis. It will also offer you the chance to connect with leading hospitality stakeholders.

  • 8 Dec 2021

    Skift Short-Term Rental Summit 2021


    Skift is finishing out our slate of 2021 events with our fastest-growing Summit. Last year’s event took place the same week as industry-leader Airbnb had it’s IPO, and in the year between these two events we will see considerable movement as post-pandemic shifts in consumer behavior continue to redefine the sector.

  • 9 Dec 2021 11 Dec 2021

    FUTR World - Middle East 2021

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    A new multi-faced event spread over 3 days, focused on entertainment, innovation & lifestyle within 3 spaces. Each space presents a unique proposition and experience that allows visitors to curate their individual experience through play, express themselves through music and culture, and engage in meaningful discourse with stakeholders in the world of business.

  • 9 Dec 2021 10 Dec 2021

    International Conference on Community Tourism Planning 2021

    London, United Kingdom

    International Conference on Community Tourism Planning aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Community Tourism Planning. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Community Tourism Planning.

  • 9 Dec 2021

    SITE Florida & Caribbean: Holiday Sunset Cruise 2021

    Fort Lauderdale, United States

    Prior to the famous Fort Lauderdale Winterfest Boat Parade, enjoy an Intracoastal cruise viewing the many waterside holiday lights on the 80-foot luxury yacht, “Lady Chateau” while enjoying cocktails and light appetizers along with friendly conversations with incentive industry associates.

  • 9 Dec 2021

    Business Travel Accommodations 2021


    The 2021 Business Travel Accommodations Summit Europe Virtual Event is focused on the changed landscape of the lodging industry. 2020 was a tipping point for most travel managers in terms of the hotel RFP, pricing and other negotiating practices. As travel slowly resumes and more lodging/accommodation providers re-open, this is the year to dig into how megatrends, such as sustainability and the future of remote work, can impact lodging partnerships as well as looking at how the needs of the traveler have changed in a post-pandemic world.

  • 9 Dec 2021

    Universal Tourism Exhibition - Hefei 2021

    Hefei, China

    Universal Tourism Exhibition (UTE) is a large outbound tourism trade platform organized by Beijing Golden Sunshine Conference and Exhibition Company. UTE is an itinerant exhibition, each exhibition will run for two days, in Shanghai & Beijing,Chengdu & Guangzhou,Zhengzhou & Taiyuan,Xi’an & Nanjing,Changsha & Shenzhen,Shenyang & Qingdao,Hangzhou & Changsha,Chongqing & Shenzhen,Xia’men & Hefei,Wuhan & Kunming

  • 9 Dec 2021 11 Dec 2021

    IGATE CHINA 2021

    Xiamen, China

    IGATE China (International General Aviation Transformation Exhibition) is a general aviation event designed to be a central platform for industry professionals and companies to connect, do business, provide access to new and emerging opportunities, facilitate access to goods and services, share new knowledge, expertise, tools and technologies in line with the global aviation industry’s direction towards enhanced interconnectivity, mobility and digital transformation.

  • 9 Dec 2021 11 Dec 2021

    FUTR Summit - World 2021

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    A new multi-faceted event that spreads over 3 days, focused on entertainment, innovation and lifestyle in three unique space - FUTR Summit, FUTR Live and FUTR Festival. FUTR World debuts in Abu Dhabi at the exquisite venue of Manarat Al Saadiyat.

  • 10 Dec 2021 12 Dec 2021

    DRT Show Hong Kong 2021

    Hong Kong

    Diving Resort Travel Expo Hong Kong is to take place this year at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, 10-12 December 2021.

  • 12 Dec 2021 15 Dec 2021

    SITE Incentive Summit Europe 2021

    Geneva & Montreux CH,, Switzerland

    Boutique by choice and intimate by design, SITE Incentive Summit Series convenes an elite group of incentive travel professionals for three days of networking, learning, and destination immersion.

  • 13 Dec 2021 16 Dec 2021

    HT-NEXT 2021

    Scottsdale, AZ, United States

    This Year HT-NEXT presents HOTEL NEXT, a simulated hotel experience built for the “new normal” complete with operational areas like a lobby, guest room, back office, plus an exhibit hall, auditorium and more.

  • 14 Dec 2021 15 Dec 2021

    World Research Summit for Tourism and Hospitality 2021


    The 6th World Research Summit for Tourism and Hospitality, will take place as a live-streamed and interactive event on 14-15 December 2021.

  • 15 Dec 2021

    ABTA: Travel Business Innovation Strategies 2021


    ABTA’s webinars are delivered in collaboration with trusted ABTA Partners and offer business support and advice to travel businesses. They are free for ABTA Members and Partners, non Members are welcome to pay to attend.

  • 15 Dec 2021

    AdventureConnect - Virtual 2021

    Peru and Online, Online

    Take time out to connect with local adventure travel industry friends and discover why Peru is a bucket list destination and the first option for adventurers who don’t want to postpone their travel plans anymore. The Travel industry is recovering fast and this country has everything in place to receive passengers and make their visit to Peru the most memorable experience.

  • 15 Dec 2021

    Strategic Meetings Summit - San Francisco 2021

    San Francisco, United States

    If you are looking to take your strategic meetings management program to the next level or just starting out, don’t miss the BTN Group’s 4th Annual Strategic Meetings Summit San Francisco. You will hear from subject matter experts including senior level meeting executives and corporate travel managers as they share experiences, challenges, and solutions.

  • 15 Dec 2021

    CAPA Live December 2021


    At a time when the aviation industry is searching for up-to-the-minute market intelligence, news, trend analysis and thought leadership, we are delivering a virtual “Summit”, jam-packed with information, data and live interviews. Virtual Event.

  • 16 Dec 2021

    SITE Chicago: Annual Holly Trolley 2021

    Chicago, United States

    SITE Chicago: 7th Annual Holly Trolley to be held this year on 16 December 2021.

  • 16 Dec 2021

    GBTA Regional Direct Talks 2021

    North America, United States

    Regional Direct Talks are a GBTA Direct (Buyer) Member benefit in Canada, available to direct members exclusively.

  • 16 Dec 2021 18 Dec 2021

    HOTELEX Guangzhou 2021

    Guangzhou, China

    The first HOTELEX Guangzhou was established by shanghai UBM Sinoexpo and Guangzhou Zhonglian Industry Co., Ltd. (Guangzhou Nation International Hotel Facilities and Trading Center) in 2014, and it also got the guidance from China Tourism.