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ABTA's Complete Guide to VAT and TOMS in Travel - London

Apr 3rd 2019 - Apr 3rd 2019

This seminar will give you a comprehensive understanding of TOMS VAT and how it is calculated. It will look to the future with a focus on how Brexit may affect TOMS, the new Making Tax Digital legislation and The Work of the Office of Tax Simplification.
ABTA Ltd, 30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ

ABTA's Crisis Management in Travel Conference - London

Apr 24th 2019 - Apr 24th 2019

ABTA’s inaugural Crisis Management in Travel Conference brings together UK based and international tour operators, airlines, hotels, destinations, travel agencies to look at how they can prepare for a crisis situation. Attend to receive an update on the current threat landscape, high profile recent crises and the implications for the travel industry.
Central London

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The British Travel and Hospitality Hall of Fame

Apr 29th 2019 - Apr 29th 2019

Inductees have not only achieved phenomenal business success but have also mentored, inspired and shaped those around them. The Hall of Fame also acts as an incubator for rising talent; each year recognising a Young Manager and Young Entrepreneur. The Business Achievement Award is also presented alongside the Member induction ceremony
The Dorchester, London

ABTA's Data Management and Protection in Travel - London

Apr 30th 2019 - Apr 30th 2019

Data management in any business is an ongoing process. One year on from the May GDPR deadline, this one-day practical event will allow you to assess your level of compliance and understanding of data protection processes. Get the latest update on future changes including the new ePrivacy Regulation.
Central London

ABTA's Social Media in Travel - London

Apr 30th 2019 - Apr 30th 2019

ABTA's practical introductory one-day social media seminar has been designed specifically for tour operators and travel agents. The event will deliver comprehensive guidance on the opportunities and challenges of social media for travel. Get practical advice on advertising, selling, creating content and measuring the ROI on a variety of channels including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
ABTA Ltd, 30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ

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Atas Connects - Newcastle

Apr 30th 2019 - Apr 30th 2019

Regional events offer agents the opportunity to network with an array of touring and adventure suppliers and gain product knowledge
Newcastle

Priorities for the UK Aviation Strategy - infrastructure, innovation and global connectivity

Apr 30th 2019 - Apr 30th 2019

This conference focuses on priorities for the UK aviation sector. It will bring together stakeholders with policymakers as the Government is due to be finalising its aviation strategy white paper, following the publication of the Aviation 2050 consultation and green paper. Delegates will assess the infrastructure challenges for growing the sector - in light of the Government’s Airports National Policy Statement, which outlines the preference for a third runway at Heathrow. Sessions will also examine the priorities for improving airport accessibility following the latest CAA annual airport accessibility report, which outlined improvements made by UK airports over the previous twelve month period, as well as concerns that airlines have not put guidelines for funding assistance services at airports in place.
Central London

ABTA's Travel Marketing Conference - London

May 1st 2019 - May 1st 2019

Designed for advanced level travel marketing professionals, ABTA’s Travel Marketing Conference brings together key names in the travel industry and reputable marketing experts. Learn how to reach your customers at the right time, via the right channels, and with the right messages to ensure your customers book with you and not a competitor. A broad range of speakers will discuss and debate different trends and strategies around how to tell their brand ‘stories’ and which channels they use and why.
Google, 1-13 St Giles High St, London, WC2H 8AG

ABTA's Mergers and Acquisitions in the Travel Industry - London

May 7th 2019 - May 7th 2019

After the successful launch of ABTA’s Mergers and Acquisitions in the Travel Industry seminar in 2018, the event returns in May 2019. The seminar will explore merger and acquisition (M&A) activity within the travel industry. Attend this event to get a better understanding of the current M&A climate and the key issues that we expect to drive M&A activity this year. Hear practical advice on how to go through a sale and question legal, financial and industry experts.
Central London

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Atas Connects - Sheffield

May 8th 2019 - May 8th 2019

Regional events offer agents the opportunity to network with an array of touring and adventure suppliers and gain product knowledge
Sheffield

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TW Connects - Clapham

May 14th 2019 - May 14th 2019

Exclusively for front line agents, an opportunity to network with an array of suppliers, gain new product knowledge as well as the chance to win fantastic prizes all while in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments and hot buffet will be provided.
Clapham, London

CLIA Conference 2019

May 15th 2019 - May 17th 2019

The three day flagship event will include a trade fair, a full day of conference sessions and gala dinner including entertainment. Plus delegates will have the chance to visit two of the three ships in port for the event.
Southampton

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TW Connects - Norwich

May 15th 2019 - May 15th 2019

Exclusively for front line agents, an opportunity to network with an array of suppliers, gain new product knowledge as well as the chance to win fantastic prizes all while in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments and hot buffet will be provided.
Norwich

Family Holiday Association Annual Golf Day

May 15th 2019 - May 15th 2019

Join us for this popular annual event, which this year honours the UN International Day of Families. Participants will enjoy a great day of golf hosted at one of the finest courses in the South East, which includes breakfast and 18 holes of golf, followed by a buffet lunch and prize-giving in the company of friends and industry colleagues. It’s the ideal opportunity to compete against your peers, enjoy some team building or entertain clients – not to mention raise money for a fantastic cause! This year's event is being held with support from ITT and sponsored by Travel Insurance Explained and International Passenger Protection.
Kingswood Golf & Country Pub

ABTA's Delivering Customer Service Excellence - London

May 15th 2019 - May 15th 2019

Is your customer service consistently high across all channels: phone, email, face-to-face, social media and online? Would you like to deliver better customer service? This popular one-day event explores how you can drive business growth and improve brand loyalty by delivering excellent customer service. Whether your customer is travelling for business or pleasure, the service they receive both prior to and post-departure will determine whether they return to use your services again. For new customers, improved customer service may also be the deciding factor on how likely they are to complete the booking with you, directly impacting your sales.
ABTA Ltd, 30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ

Shades Day

May 17th 2019 - May 17th 2019

Shades Day is the Family Holiday Association’s national fundraising and awareness day, when we encourage everyone to wear a pair of shades, whatever the weather! It is the closest Friday to the UN’s International Day of the Family, and the day we recognise that thousands of struggling UK families never enjoy even the simplest break away from home. The money raised this #ShadesDay will go towards giving struggling families a break to look forward too, and the chance to create precious memories like building a sandcastle or wearing their sunglasses at the beach for the very first time. Get your friends, family and colleagues together and encourage everyone to dig out a pair of shades and make a donation. And don’t forget to share your snaps with us on social media using the hashtag #ShadesDay. www.ShadesDay.org.uk
UK

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TW Connects - Manchester

May 21st 2019 - May 21st 2019

Exclusively for front line agents, an opportunity to network with an array of suppliers, gain new product knowledge as well as the chance to win fantastic prizes all while in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments and hot buffet will be provided.
Manchester

EyeforTravel's Digital Strategy Summit

May 21st 2019 - May 22nd 2019

This Summit is the largest senior-level meeting for Strategy, Innovation, eCommerce And Marketing in travel. It is unique in that it invites 450+ CXOs/VPs from the biggest brands to come together and discuss the industry's latest trends and opportunities. Joint speakers including Uber, Best Western, Meetings.com and Virgin Atlantic as they share case studies and provide practical, results-driven presentations that will revolutionize your business plan and enhance revenue. With unrivalled networking opportunities and a third of attendees being VP-level and above, this is the event of the year for anyone looking to connect with the industry's top decision-makers.
Hilton London Tower Bridge, 5 More London Place Tooley Street, Greater London, SE1 2BY, United Kingdom

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TW Connects - Belfast

May 22nd 2019 - May 22nd 2019

Exclusively for front line agents, an opportunity to network with an array of suppliers, gain new product knowledge as well as the chance to win fantastic prizes all while in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments and hot buffet will be provided.
Belfast

Cambridge Quiz Night

May 22nd 2019 - May 22nd 2019

Join PATA UK & Ireland for a unique pub quiz in Cambridge, where we ask you questions about the fabulous destinations and products from around the Pacific Asia region. The quiz will begin at 6:30pm, and of course drinks and dinner are provided free of charge. There will also be plenty of fantastic prizes up for grabs. We plan to finish at approximately at 10pm. Venue: TBC If you would like more information or to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
Cambridge

ABTA's Travel Law Seminar

May 22nd 2019 - May 23rd 2019

ABTA's two-day 21st annual Travel Law Seminar provides the essential legal update for the travel industry. A specially selected speaker line-up of travel and legal professionals will guide you through the changing landscape of travel regulation. You will hear presentations on topics such as what Brexit will actually look like, how well the ATOL and Package Travel Regulations are working for travel companies and the customer and airline insolvency and your obligations. The conference will also cover important legal issues such as managing complaints, working with PRMs, data management and VAT-TOMS.
K&L Gates, 1 New Change, London, EC4M 9AF

PATA Nottingham Quiz Night

May 23rd 2019 - May 23rd 2019

Join PATA UK & Ireland for a unique pub quiz in Nottingham, where we ask you questions about the fabulous destinations and products from around the Pacific Asia region. The quiz will begin at 6:30pm, and of course drinks and dinner are provided free of charge. There will also be plenty of fantastic prizes up for grabs. We plan to finish at approximately at 10pm. Venue: TBC If you would like more information or to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
Nottingham

ABTA's Solo Travel Conference - London

Jun 5th 2019 - Jun 5th 2019

Learn how to attract the growing number of solo travellers at ABTA’s Solo Travel Conference. Hear new ways to reach the solo traveller and ensure you are delivering an excellent solo travel experience.
Central London

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Experience Latin America

Jun 10th 2019 - Jun 12th 2019

The sixth edition of this prestigious show offers The Latin American travel community the opportunity to present products to the UK and European tourism industry during meetings, seminars and networking events. The event is expected to attract 140 exhibitors and more than 300 buyers from the UK
Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge

ITT Conference 2019

Jun 10th 2019 - Jun 12th 2019

Annual travel industry conference.
Split, Croatia

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Travolution start-up summit

Jun 18th 2019 - Jun 18th 2019

Event hears from innovative travel tech start-ups, high-calibre investors and key industry figures
London

ANTOR meets Travel Trade

Jun 18th 2019 - Jun 18th 2019

The ideal opportunity to speak to Travel Trade members about new products and catch up with friends. PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS BY INVITATION ONLY.
Institute of Director's 116 Pall Mall, St. James's, London, SW1Y 5ED

Travel Weekly
Atas Connects - Birmingham

Jun 19th 2019 - Jun 19th 2019

Regional events offer agents the opportunity to network with an array of touring and adventure suppliers and gain product knowledge
Birmingham

ABTA's Travel Matters - London

Jun 26th 2019 - Jun 26th 2019

Travel Matters is the travel and tourism industry’s forum for debating the political and policy issues that matter most to our sector. The event brings together an invited audience of CEOs and executive directors, political figures, government stakeholders and national and travel trade media representatives.
One Great George Street, 1 Great George St, Westminster, London

Showcase Antigua & Barbuda

Jul 19th 2019 - Jun 20th 2019

Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority will be presenting the sixth annual “Showcase Antigua Barbuda ” on Thursday 20th June 2018 at the Royalton Antigua Resort & Spa. This event provides one full day of pre-scheduled appointment sessions and activities where Wholesalers and Tour Operators from around the world can meet and conduct business with regional Suppliers in the tourism industry Contact: joel.henry@visitaandb.com
Antigua

PATA South Pacific Roadshow

Jul 2nd 2019 - Jul 2nd 2019

Our South Pacific Showcase is our one-stop shop for any buyers, decision-makers or senior sales staff wanting to learn more about the destinations and products of the South Pacific region. Date: 2nd July 2019 Venue: TBC If you would like more information or would like to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
London

PATA Newcastle Quiz Night

Jul 10th 2019 - Jul 10th 2019

Join PATA UK & Ireland for a unique pub quiz in Newcastle, where we ask you questions about the fabulous destinations and products from around the Pacific Asia region. The quiz will begin at 6:30pm, and of course drinks and dinner are provided free of charge. There will also be plenty of fantastic prizes up for grabs. We plan to finish at approximately at 10pm. Venue: TBC If you would like more information or to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
Newcastle

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Agent Achievement Awards 2019

Jul 11th 2019 - Jul 11th 2019

The highest honour in the industry for both individual agents and agencies! The AAAs have celebrated excellence in the travel trade for 24 years and have been revamped with a new look, new categories and exciting plans amid Travel Weekly’s 50th Anniversary celebrations
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London

PATA Glasgow Quiz Night

Jul 11th 2019 - Jul 11th 2019

Join PATA UK & Ireland for a unique pub quiz in Glasgow, where we ask you questions about the fabulous destinations and products from around the Pacific Asia region. The quiz will begin at 6:30pm, and of course drinks and dinner are provided free of charge. There will also be plenty of fantastic prizes up for grabs. We plan to finish at approximately at 10pm. Venue: TBC If you would like more information or to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
Glasgow

Showcase Antigua & Barbuda

Jul 19th 2019 - Jun 20th 2019

Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority will be presenting the sixth annual “Showcase Antigua Barbuda ” on Thursday 20th June 2018 at the Royalton Antigua Resort & Spa. This event provides one full day of pre-scheduled appointment sessions and activities where Wholesalers and Tour Operators from around the world can meet and conduct business with regional Suppliers in the tourism industry Contact: joel.henry@visitaandb.com
Antigua

Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council meeting

Jul 24th 2019 - Jul 24th 2019

Event will include a series of panels that highlight the challenges faced by and opportunities posed for the travel and tourism industry regarding politics and government, security, risk management and media perspectives. Event to take place during Ata's annual conference
Johannesburg, South Africa

Taste of PATA

Sep 10th 2019 - Sep 10th 2019

Taste of PATA London is a highlight in our annual calendar, and brings together over 250 agents to the Truman Brewery on Brick Lane for an immersive Asia Pacific evening. Expect a real “taste” of the destination, from traditional costumes, dancers and entertainers to local food and drinks. Visit the supplier “stations”, and be inspired by the destinations, hotels, cruises, attractions and tours that you can sell to your clients. When: Tuesday 10th September 2019 Where: The Boiler House, Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL Timings: from 6pm – 10pm If you are an agent, attendance is free and places are limited, so register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. If you are a supplier and would like to take a stand at the event, please contact us on info@pata.org.uk.
London

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Travolution Summit

Sep 16th 2019 - Sep 16th 2019

The Travolution European Summit tackles the biggest issues in digital travel, with speakers drawn from leading travel and disruptive digital brands. Inspiration, learning and networking in one of London's most exciting creative spaces
London

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Atas Conference

Sep 18th 2019 - Sep 19th 2019

The Atas Conference brings together agents and suppliers in the touring and adventure sector, during business sessions, a networking lunch and immersive trade show. The Conference finishes with a gala dinner and the Atas Awards, honouring top-selling and up-and-coming agencies.
Manchester

DISPAX World 2019

Sep 18th 2019 - Sep 19th 2019

The 3rd International Conference on Unruly Airline Passenger Behaviour. Disruptive passenger incidents are a daily occurrence on board commercial flights around the world. Seemingly trivial issues can quickly escalate into explosive situations that endanger the safety of passengers and crew. The much anticipated 3rd edition of DISPAX World returns to London to explore the broad range of causes of such behaviour, the responses available and the legal implications for carriers and states. Looked at from diverse perspectives, including those of aircrew, passengers, regulatory authorities, industry associations, and law enforcement, DISPAX World 2019 will provide a comprehensive and authoritative programme over two days in one of the busiest airline hubs in the world: London.
London, United Kingdom
https://unrulypax.com/ +44 (0)20 8255 9447

The Tourism Society’s Annual Symposium

Sep 23rd 2019 - Sep 24th 2019

With momentous and ever-changing social and political challenges, how can we best survive and thrive in the next decade? In Blackpool, this September, tourism professionals will have an unprecedented chance to debate, question, network and hear from a wide range of speakers - the people who are most qualified to share their experiences of tackling disruptive challenges. With Adrian Mills, General Manager of BBC North as keynote speaker, the Tourism Society is gathering speakers and panellists to help and advise us all on the most troubling tourism issues: sustainability, the North/South divide, “shapeshifters”, big data and storytelling. Monday 23 September offers a variety of field studies and an evening networking reception. Tuesday 24 September is the Tourism Society’s action-packed conference held in Blackpool’s famous Winter Gardens.
Winter Gardens Blackpool 97 Church Street Blackpool Lanc FY1 1HW

PATA Big Quiz Manchester

Oct 1st 2019 - Oct 1st 2019

With a professional quiz master, picture rounds and quiz questions to answer against the clock, The Big Quiz will be a fast-paced and exciting team event! Testing your knowledge of some of Asia Pacific’s key destinations, this is a spectacular evening not to be missed. Register individually or as a team! Where: TBC When: 1st October 2019
Manchester

PATA Big Quiz Leeds

Oct 2nd 2019 - Oct 2nd 2019

With a professional quiz master, picture rounds and quiz questions to answer against the clock, The Big Quiz will be a fast-paced and exciting team event! Testing your knowledge of some of Asia Pacific’s key destinations, this is a spectacular evening not to be missed. Register individually or as a team! Where: TBC When: 2nd October 2019
Leeds

Cork Quiz Night

Nov 12th 2019 - Nov 12th 2019

Join PATA UK & Ireland for a unique pub quiz in Cork, where we ask you questions about the fabulous destinations and products from around the Pacific Asia region. Venue: TBC If you would like more information or to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
Cork

Taste of PATA

Nov 13th 2019 - Nov 13th 2019

Join the PATA UK and Ireland Chapter for an event like no other – a chance to experience a ‘taste’ of the Pacific Asia region. At the event you can expect to meet over 10 suppliers and enjoy a variety of food, drink and entertainment. You are encouraged to visit each supplier in order to be entered into a prize draw with the chance to win a selection of prizes! If you are a supplier and would like to take a stand at the event, please contact us on info@pata.org.uk. When: 13th November 2019 Where: TBC
Dublin

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TW Connects - Newcastle

Nov 26th 2019 - Nov 26th 2019

Exclusively for front line agents, an opportunity to network with an array of suppliers, gain new product knowledge as well as the chance to win fantastic prizes all while in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments and hot buffet will be provided.
Newcastle

Indochina Roadshow Manchester

Nov 26th 2019 - Nov 26th 2019

Join us for PATA’s Indochina Roadshow offering you the chance to learn about the fantastic destinations, hotels, tours and airlines servicing the whole Indochina region. With a speed-dating format, you will circulate around the room visiting all of our fantastic suppliers to get an insight into some of the wonderful product on offer in the region. Date: 26th November 2019 Venue: TBC If you would like more information or would like to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
Manchester

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TW Connects - Leeds

Nov 27th 2019 - Nov 27th 2019

Exclusively for front line agents, an opportunity to network with an array of suppliers, gain new product knowledge as well as the chance to win fantastic prizes all while in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments and hot buffet will be provided.
Leeds

Indochina Roadshow London

Nov 27th 2019 - Nov 27th 2019

Join us for PATA’s Indochina Roadshow offering you the chance to learn about the fantastic destinations, hotels, tours and airlines servicing the whole Indochina region. With a speed-dating format, you will circulate around the room visiting all of our fantastic suppliers to get an insight into some of the wonderful product on offer in the region. Date: 27th November 2019 Venue: TBC If you would like more information or would like to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
London

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TW Connects - Leicester

Dec 3rd 2019 - Dec 3rd 2019

Exclusively for front line agents, an opportunity to network with an array of suppliers, gain new product knowledge as well as the chance to win fantastic prizes all while in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments and hot buffet will be provided.
Leicester

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TW Connects - Essex

Dec 4th 2019 - Dec 4th 2019

Exclusively for front line agents, an opportunity to network with an array of suppliers, gain new product knowledge as well as the chance to win fantastic prizes all while in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments and hot buffet will be provided.
Essex

PATA Christmas Lunch

Dec 12th 2019 - Dec 12th 2019

The PATA Christmas lunch needs little introduction! Get your singing voices ready for carols, and have a chance to let your hair down at the end of a busy year with industry colleagues and friends. Hosting packages will be available for those who would like to host a table of their key partners. When: 12th December 2019 To book tickets or to sponsor a table, please contact us on info@pata.org.uk
London

PATA Exchange 2020

Mar 9th 2020 - Mar 9th 2020

PATA Exchange is our flagship event, and a key date in the UK travel industry calendar. Run as a one day B2B trade-show, PATA Exchange connects buyers and sellers from across the whole Asia Pacific region. When: Monday 9th March 2020, from 9:30 – 5:30 Where: Venue TBC Who can attend? We have space for 75 sellers in 2020; past attendees have included tourism boards, hotel groups, independent hotels, airlines, cruises, DMC’s and representation companies. Our buyers are Product Managers and decision-makers from a broad range of tour operators and agencies across the UK & Ireland. How can I register? Priority seller registration is currently open for PATA UK & Ireland members only. Registration for non-member sellers will open on the 1st July 2019.
London

Birmingham Quiz Night

Mar 24th 2020 - Mar 24th 2020

Join PATA UK & Ireland for a unique pub quiz in Birmingham, where we ask you questions about the fabulous destinations and products from around the Pacific Asia region. The quiz will begin at 6:30pm, and of course drinks and dinner are provided free of charge. There will also be plenty of fantastic prizes up for grabs. Venue: TBC If you would like more information or to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
Birmingham

Chester Quiz Night

Mar 25th 2020 - Mar 25th 2020

Join PATA UK & Ireland for a unique pub quiz in Chester, where we ask you questions about the fabulous destinations and products from around the Pacific Asia region. The quiz will begin at 6:30pm, and of course drinks and dinner are provided free of charge. There will also be plenty of fantastic prizes up for grabs. Venue: TBC If you would like more information or to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
Chester

Liverpool Quiz Night

Mar 26th 2020 - Mar 26th 2020

Join PATA UK & Ireland for a unique pub quiz in Liverpool, where we ask you questions about the fabulous destinations and products from around the Pacific Asia region. The quiz will begin at 6:30pm, and of course drinks and dinner are provided free of charge. There will also be plenty of fantastic prizes up for grabs. Venue: TBC If you would like more information or to register as a supplier, please email info@pata.org.uk
Liverpool