ABTA has released a limited number of
complimentary places for travel agent members to attend some
upcoming conferences in London this year.
The all-day events will provide an opportunity
for travel agency representatives to hear from expert speakers
about the latest market trends, gain advice on better selling and
marketing their travel products, and network with suppliers and
other ABTA members.
The first of these is ABTA’s Over 50s Traveller
Conference, taking place on 25 September 2019 at The UK Chamber of
Shipping, London. Those attending will learn what the mature
traveller is looking for and discover how to better tailor their
marketing strategies for this changing demographic.
Complimentary places are also available for
ABTA’s New Markets in Cruise Conference, taking place on 2 October
2019 in central London, and for the new Adventure Travel
Conference on 19 November 2019, also in London.
At the New Markets in Cruise Conference
attendees will hear about the emerging trends in the cruise travel
market, how to attract new cruisers and sell the benefits of river
and ocean holidays.
The Adventure Travel Conference
will look at the trends and challenges associated with one of the
fastest growing sectors in the travel industry.
The speaker line-up at each event will include
representatives from ABTA, ABTA Members and leading industry
experts including: Google, The Adventure Travel Trade Association,
Deloitte and many more.
Victoria Bacon, ABTA’s Director of Brand and
Business Development, said, “The upcoming events are an example of
the diverse range of conferences and seminars we host throughout
the year. Mature travel, cruise and adventure travel are all
growing markets and we have assembled an exciting speaker line-up
at each event to discuss the key trends and challenges for travel
businesses selling holidays to these audiences. The free
places offer an opportunity for ABTA Member travel agents to gain
the latest insights from the industry, while also networking with
other ABTA Members.”
The complimentary places will be issued on a
first-come, first-served basis and are aimed at senior managers
including: owners, directors, general managers, team leaders and
those in business development roles. To apply for one of the
places agents should send ABTA an
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