51 Travel Events, Conferences, Trade Shows (You Should Know)

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Do not miss the opportunity to grow your business.

Events are one of the most effective channels to get new customers, sign an important deals and understand market trends. Are you wondering what events in the tourism industry are worth going to?

Read this article and find out which events are most suitable for you.

Below you will find:

  • Top 10 travel events (you should consider)
  • Travel events calendar for 2020 (so you can plan your year ahead)
  • Travel events in London (as we saw many questions regarding that)

So let’s get started.

Top 10 travel events 2020

We think that those are the ones you should for sure consider.

1. Satte Trade Exhibition


08 – 10 Jan 2020,  Greater Noida, India, satte.in

Description: South Asia’s leading B2B travel and tourism trade exhibition. Satte has worked its way to become a catalyst for the Indian travel and tourism sector. Having accomplished many milestones over the year – it is undeniably the most prestigious travel and tourism exhibition in India. Over the last two decades, it has successfully showcased India’s tourism potential to the world by bringing the global tourism market to India.


22 – 26 Jan 2020  Madrid, Spain, ifema.es/en/fitur

Description: FITUR should definetely be your destination if you want to focus on Latin Markets.  At its staging, FITUR broke all previous participation records with 10,487 companies from 165 countries and regions, 142,642 trade visitors and 110,848 visitors from the general public.

3. The New York Times Travel Show


24 – 26 Jan 2020  New York, USA, nyttravelshow.com

Description: The New York Times Travel Show pulls in excess of 35,000 participants with more than 700 exhibitors from  175 nations, making it the biggest travel exchange and buyer appear in North America. The occasion is an unquestionable requirement for any individual who cherishes voyaging and investigating the nature. 

4. Chicago Travel & Adventure Show


08 – 09 Feb 2020  Rosemont, USA, travelshows.com/shows/chicago

Description: Chicago Travel & Adventure Show is an amazing platform to explore infinite vacation options and discover over 250+ locations from across the globe. This is a direct-to-customer marketplace with thousands of qualified travel enthusiasts.

5. ITB Berlin


04 – 08 Mar 2020  Berlin, Germany, itb-berlin.com

Description: ITB Berlin is the foremost enterprise platform for international touristic offers. This is where partners meet each other. In one place you are able to find top decision-makers, experts, customers and young experts from every tourist area: tour operators, suppliers, wholesalers, travel agencies, travel technology companies and many others.

6. World Travel Market Africa


06 – 08 Apr 2020  Cape Town, South Africa, africa.wtm.com

Description: World Travel Market Africa is the leading B2B exhibition for the inbound and outbound African travel & tourism markets. Exhibiting at WTM Africa will deliver you a unique opportunity to meet with potential companions and customers.

7. Phocuswright Europe


 18-20 May 2020 Amsterdam, Netherlands, phocuswrighteurope.com

Description: Phocuswright researches and analyst spend countless hours to develop amazing program with interesting speakers. It is a combination of a great content, top performers and professional attendees with electrified atmosphere. This conference can bring you a lot of new ideas and inspirations. 

8. IMEX America


15 – 17 Sep 2020  Las Vegas, USA, imexamerica.com

Description: More than 3,500 exhibitors from each part of the world come to Las Vegas every year.  Last year it held over 180 educational and networking events during four days. You can find interesting concepts like „campfires”, „expert clinics” or „hot topic tables” to get closer to the speakers as well as take an advantage of valuable peer-to-peer learnings. 

9.ITB Asia


21 – 23 Oct 2020  Singapore, itb-asia.com

Description: ITB Asia has an intend to become major Asia Pacific travel event. Important place to be if you are thinking about high quality customer contacts and business meetings. You can find International exhibitors   from each part of travel-value chain. It is definitely an event you should consider.

10.  World Travel Market London


02 – 04 Nov 2020  London, The UK, london.wtm.com

Description: World Travel Market London (WTM London) is the main worldwide occasion for the travel business to meet industry experts and direct business bargains. Staged every year in ExCeL London, WTM London is a dynamic three-day business to business opportunity. Remember to schedule your meetings before the event using internal system which makes it much easier for the attendees. 

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Travel Events Calendar 2020

Below you can find a list of an events sorted by date starting from January.

Event When Country City Website 
SATTE 08-10 Jan 2020 India Greater Noida https://www.satte.in/
Fair for Special Journeys 11-12 Jan 2020 Netherlands Amsterdam https://www.vakantiebeursamsterdam.nl/
Matka Expo  17 – 19 Jan 2020  Finland  Helsinki  https://matkapro.messukeskus.com/?lang=en
 Adventure Travel Show  18 – 19 Jan 2020  UK  London  https://www.adventureshow.com/
Thai International Travel Fair 16 – 19 Jan 2020 Thailand Pak Kret http://www.titf-ttaa.com/?lang=en&zone=
Vakantiebeurs 16 – 19 Jan 2020 Netherlands Utrecht https://www.vakantiebeurs.nl/en
FITUR 22 – 26 Jan 2020 Spain Madrid https://www.ifema.es/en/fitur
Holiday World Show 24 – 26 Jan 2020 Ireland Dublin https://www.holidayworldshow.com/
The New York Times Travel Show 24 – 26 Jan 2020 USA New York https://nyttravelshow.com/
Travel & Tourism Fair-Delhi 30 Jan-01 Feb 2020 India New Delhi https://ttfotm.com/
Emitt 30 Jan-02 Feb 2020 Turkey Istanbul http://emittistanbul.com/Home
Icelandair Mid-Atlantic 30 Jan-02 Feb 2020 Iceland Reykjavík https://midatlantic.icelandair.com/
World Travel Expo – Sydney 01 – 02 Feb 2020 Australia Sydney https://www.travelexpo.net.au/
OTM 03 – 05 Feb 2020 India Mumbai https://otm.co.in/
Holiday Fair-Brussels 06 – 09 Feb 2020 Belgium Brussels https://www.brusselsholidayfair.eu/
TOUREST Estonia 07 – 09 Feb 2020 Estonia Tallinn https://tourest.eu/eng/home-page/
Chicago Travel & Adventure Show 08 – 09 Feb 2020 USA Rosemont https://travelshows.com/shows/chicago/
International Mediterranean Tourism Market 11 – 12 Feb 2020 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo https://www.imtm-telaviv.com/
Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show 15 – 16 Feb 2020 USA Los Angeles https://travelshows.com/shows/los-angeles/
Guangzhou International Travel Fair 20 – 22 Feb 2020 China Guangzhou http://www.gitf.com.cn/en/
Business Travel Show 26 – 27 Feb 2020 UK London https://www.businesstravelshow.com/
Travel Technology Europe 26 – 27 Feb 2020 UK London https://www.traveltechnologyeurope.com/
ITB Berlin 04 – 08 Mar 2020 Germany Berlin https://www.itb-berlin.com/
Washington DC Travel & Adventure Show 07 – 08 Mar 2020 USA Washington DC https://travelshows.com/shows/washingtondc/
MATTA Fair 13 – 15 Mar 2020 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur http://www.mattafair.org.my/index.php/en/
MITT 17 – 19 Mar 2020 Russia Krasnogorsk http://www.mitt.ru/
British Tourism and Travel Show 25 – 26 Mar 2020 UK Birmingham https://www.tourismshow.co.uk/
The Travel and Vacation Show 28 – 29 Mar 2020 Canada Ottawa https://www.travelandvacationshow.ca/
COTTM 01 – 03 Apr 2020 China Beijing http://www.cottm.com/
Travel Agent Forum 04 – 07 Apr 2020 USA Las Vegas https://www.travelagentforum.com/
World Travel Market Africa 06 – 08 Apr 2020 South Africa Cape Town https://africa.wtm.com/
Azerbaijan International Travel & Tourism Fair 09 – 11 Apr 2020 Azerbaijan Baku https://aitf.az/
Arabian Travel Market Dubai 19 – 22 Apr 2020 UAE Dubai https://arabiantravelmarket.wtm.com/
Shanghai World Travel Fair 23 – 26 Apr 2020 China Shanghai http://www.worldtravelfair.com.cn/en/
IMEX Frankfurt 12 – 14 May 2020 Germany Frankfurt https://www.imex-frankfurt.com/
Africa’s Travel Indaba 12 – 14 May 2020 South Africa Durban https://www.indaba-southafrica.co.za/
 Taipei Tourism Expo  15 – 18 May 2020  Taiwan  Taipei https://www.tte.tw/en/
 Phocuswright Europe  18-20 May 2020  Netherlands  Amsterdam  https://www.phocuswrighteurope.com/
 Tourism International Conference 08 – 11 Jun 2020 Greece Athens https://www.atiner.gr/tourism
International Travel Expo Hong Kong 11 – 14 Jun 2020 China Hong Kong https://www.itehk.com/travelfair/
ASTA Global Convention 25-28 Aug 2020 USA Washington DC https://www.astaglobalconvention.org/
Global Travel Marketplace 31 Jul – 02 Aug 2020 USA Hollywood http://www.gtmflagship.com/
International Trade Fair for Tourism and Travel 08 – 10 Sep 2020 Russia Moscow https://www.tourismexpo.ru/en/
The Travelers Conference 13 – 16 Sep 2020 USA Las Vegas https://travelersconference.com/
IMEX America 14 – 17 Sep 2020 USA Las Vegas https://www.imexamerica.com/
The Hotel Show Dubai 15 – 17 Sep 2020 UAE Dubai https://www.thehotelshow.com/
Vancouver International Travel Expo 19 Sep 2020 Canada Vancouver https://www.vitexpo.ca/consumers/
TTG Travel Experience 14 – 16 Oct 2020 Italy Rimini https://en.ttgexpo.it/
ITB Asia 21 – 23 Oct 2020 Singapore https://www.itb-asia.com/
International Tourism & Travel Show 06 – 08 Nov 2020 Canada Montreal http://www.salontourismevoyages.com/en/
TT Warsaw 26 – 28 Nov 2020 Poland Warsaw https://ttwarsaw.pl/en/
The Luxury Travel Fair 05 – 08 Nov 2020 UK London https://www.luxurytravelfair.com/

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Travel Events UK (London)

Those are from our perspective most interesting conferences that are happening in London this year as we saw a huge interest in that location.

Final word

I hope that you really enjoyed our list of Travel Events Worldwide.

If we haven’t included event which you think should be here. Write us at marketing@servantrip.com

Also, do not hesitate to comment our top 10 events list. We are more than glad to hear your feedback.


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