In the travel industry, we are fortunate to have a wide range of conferences and events to keep up with the newest advances and hear from industry professionals how to best deal with the ongoing changes that affect us.
These events provide opportunities to learn, network, and progress on all fronts, regardless of whether you are a small business owner, journalist, in-house travel marketing team, blogger, industry professional, or anyone else in the travel industry.
To help you plan your year ahead and possibly attend a few of them, we've compiled a list of the most significant travel and tourism conferences and trade events in 2021 and 2022.
9 – 13 March 2022, Berlin, Germany
For a reason, ITB Berlin is known as the World's Leading Travel Trade Show. This premier B2B platform is used by providers from 180 countries to showcase their latest products and services to the world. Over 180,000 people attend the fair, which includes activities, exhibitions, and great deals.
ITB Berlin offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn about different cultures, travel locations, and professional practices in just a few days. If you want to network with experts worldwide, this is the ideal business platform. You'll learn about the most recent travel industry trends, make valuable business contacts, and possibly even plan your next big trip.
ITB Berlin's website has further information.
8-9 November 2021, Virtual
The World Travel Market London (WTM London) is the world's largest travel trade show. More than £2.8 billion in business transactions are signed between guests.
The travel industry comes together for three days as technology and private sector businesses meet with 51,000 travel professionals, influential industry buyers, journalists, digital influencers, students, and tourism ministers from across the world.
At WTM London, around 5,000 exhibiting venues will be on display. WTM London is the most exciting must-attend B2B travel show in the world, taking place every November.
2-3 December 2021, Virtual
Attending Uzakrota Global Online will signal to the industry that you're open for business and ready to adapt to the new normal. The world's most outstanding travel CEOs, founders, investors, travel industry executives, journalists, and more will take the stage at #UzakrotaOnline 2021 in December. There has never been a more critical time for the global tourism sector to rethink, rebuild, and recover. To find and create common ground for travellers and tourism companies, Uzakrota gathers amazing events and conferences not only virtually. It's clever to follow them on social media and check out Uzakrota’s website for upcoming events!
28 - 30 January 2022, Javits Convention Center, New York
Join The New York Times Travel Show for a stunning international celebration. Attend seminars conducted by specialists in the area to learn about helpful travel ideas. Discover domestic and international hotspots, old favorites, and off-the-beaten-path crowd-free getaways.
Upcoming, Holiday Inn London – Kensington Forum, London, England
Like Travel Technology Europe, the TTI conference is one of the premier events for notable names in travel technology. You'll hear from a panel of experts who will provide helpful tips on the latest technological advancements in the tourism business.
Visiting TTI is a terrific method to stay on top of the newest advancements and achieve growth through transformation. The focus of this year's conference will be on the most recent digital technology and trends that may impact corporate profitability.
Visit their website to join TTI or attend one of their year-round seminars and forums.
19 - 21 October 2022, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
ITB Asia is a B2B trade event and convention for the travel industry every year. It is the industry's primary gathering place and a forum to forge high-quality customer relationships and conduct business. This is where top international buyers from the MICE, Leisure, and Corporate Travel industries meet with international exhibitors from all sectors of the travel-value chain commerce and Asia Pacific's leading travel corporations and developing small and medium-sized organizations.
24-26 May 2022 at the Dubai World Trade Centre
The Hotel Show Dubai has reshaped the region's and world's hospitality and leisure markets, introducing new ideas and innovation to the industry. As a result, the city has become one of the most popular travels and tourism destinations globally. The Hotel Show Dubai will display interiors, lighting and design, technology, security, catering equipment, and more during the event.