UPCOMING EVENTS  

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The Phocuswright Europe Online 2020

Innovation: 3 September 2020 | Center Stage : 9-10 September 2020

Phocuswright Europe 2020 will take place online, with a continued focus on identifying solutions to accelerate travel’s recovery and pursuing new growth opportunities in an unpredictable environment. Phocuswright will provide networking opportunities to meet like-minded attendees and facilitate informative live sessions, breakouts and one-on-one meetings - all in an online platform.

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The AHC Reimagined

8 October 2020 | Virtual Event

You are invited to reconnect with colleagues, peers and contacts across the UK Hospitality sector, absorb a rich programme of quality content and utilise meeting software, powered by AI, that facilitates 1:1 networking that is both meaningful and valuable. The AHC Reimagined will be a high quality virtual production, created in a professional broadcast studio with outstanding audio/visual equipment. Speakers will present from the studio and sponsors will have proper visibility and engagement through video content and lead generation.

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Travolution European Summit

1-2 October 2020 - Virtual Event

This year’s Travolution Summit will be run over two half days at the beginning of October offering a series of expert panels, presentations, exec interviews and keynotes around three key concepts:

Reset – what does the re-imagining of your business look like in a world changed forever by the coronavirus pandemic?

Reboot – what tech, applied in what areas must you focus on to make sure all systems are go to ensure you thrive in the future?

Restart – Now you are back in the race, how do you make sure you get off the grid ahead of your rivals as travel gets back on track?  

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MICE Show Asia

21-23 October 2020 | Virtual Event

An unmissable event for the meeting industry in APAC, MICE Show Asia is where the incentive travel, meetings and events industries come together to connect and build the future of MICE. From industry suppliers, meetings & events professionals to up-and-coming MICE innovators, we welcome a wide range of disciplines, sectors and all levels of seniority. Everyone is here, every time.

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ITB Asia 2020

21 - 23 October 2020 | Virtual Event

Meet and reconnect with industry partners to do business and network at the ITB Asia 2020 Virtual Event. Designed to offer the exclusive opportunity for the travel community to connect virtually, ITB Asia 2020 Virtual Event will gather tourism industry players interested in the Asian market for 3 days of business exchange. If you're an NTO, DMC, Hotel and Accommodation provider, Airline, Tour Operator or a travel supplier with an interest in reaching out to buyers (particularly from Asia), we welcome you to exhibit in the virtual exhibition.

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Urban Living Festival

25 - 26 November 2020 | Tobacco Dock - London

Changing demographics, social and economic drivers are fuelling investor decisions across broader Urban Living asset classes, and with the recent pandemic even more convergence and shifts have begun to occur as we begin to emerge, re-set and focus on the new normal. ULF places the spotlight directly on investment, development, supply, operations, brands, distribution and demand generators in the age of convergence.

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Host 2020

THE STRATEGIC SUMMIT: 4 November 2020 | Kings Place - London

THE SHOW: 5-6 November 2020 | Business Design Centre - London

The strategic summit: A unique opportunity for big hospitality, hotels, real estate, booking platforms and investors to focus on innovation and strategic opportunities in an ever-evolving market.

The show: A completely free-to-attend exhibition and conference for the whole holiday rental industry. Featuring 350+ speakers, 8 conference theatres and 200+ exhibitors.

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Sleep & Eat 

17-19 November 2020|Virtual Event

Sleep & Eat 2020 has made the decision to transition from a live event to an all-virtual event format. For 15 years, Sleep & Eat has been the place where the hospitality design community connects, and we are excited to provide a unique virtual event that allows the design industry to gain inspiration, source new products, expand their knowledge and network in this new environment. Sleep & Eat 2020 will bring the industry back together on 17-19 November 2020, through an exciting digital experience. For the first time, Sleep & Eat Virtual 2020 will also be co-located virtually with Decorex, Europe’s leading event for interior design professionals.

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World Aviation Festival

23-25 September 2020|Virtual Event

Terrapinn are launching a virtual event community that comes together at a time of unprecedented disruption to help us all rethink, rebuild and recover. There has never been a more important time for the global aviation industry to come together and learn how to survive and thrive in a post Covid-19 world. Over the last 17 years they have helped you to spark ideas, innovations, and relationships. We all need these now, more than any other time in our history.

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Digital Travel EU 2020

3-5 November 2020 | Virtual Event

The travel industry has been turned upside-down by Covid-19, challenging everything we thought we knew.

Want to gain an insight into how you can adapt your digital marketing, eCommerce and customer experience offering to keep your business afloat? In November Digital Travel annual conference will run virtually where you’ll have the chance to learn from and connect with these leaders over video conference to share lessons learnt and define how to ready your business for the new-normal world.

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Travel Forward London 2020

2-4 November 2020 | ExCel - London 

Travel Forward is the leading travel technology event for delivering latest insights in technology and connecting buyers with suppliers in a non-pressured environment that sets the scene for long-term relationships.

Make a year’s worth of connections in just three days at Travel Forward. Travel Forward 2020 are focused on supporting the travel industry to Recover. Rebuild. Innovate. Our goal is to keep the global travel conversation alive and help deliver new connections.

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Travel Tech Asia

21-23 October 2020 | Virtual Event

The travel industry has been turned upside-down by Covid-19, challenging everything we thought we knew.

Want to gain an insight into how you can adapt your digital marketing, eCommerce and customer experience offering to keep your business afloat? In November Digital Travel annual conference will run virtually where you’ll have the chance to learn from and connect with these leaders over video conference to share lessons learnt and define how to ready your business for the new-normal world.

  PAST EVENTS  

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Distribution Disruption: Will the OTAs bounce back?

29 July 2020 2:00 PM (BST)

- How the pandemic has reshaped distribution, and how it will be restructured in the future
- How Google’s increasing dominance will effect OTAs
- Direct booking insights and how this can be increased
- How customer loyalty and trust has been impacted by refunds
- The future of payment programmes
- Where are the opportunities for investing in emerging technology, and what this means for distribution

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STR COVID-19 webinar: Pacific hotel performance analysis

17 July 2020 1:00 AM - 2:00 AM (BST)

On Friday the 17th of July at 10:00 am (AEDT), STR will provide the latest data and insights into the pandemic impact on hotel performance in key markets from the Pacific region.

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#HotelTechClinic: COVID-19 Hotel Recovery Masterclass

11 June 2020 | 14:30 - 15:30 (CEST) | 09:30 - 10:30 (EST)

In a recent HospitalityNet article several hotel tech experts gave their opinions on where hoteliers should focus their attention to drive the recovery post crisis, enabling hotels to perform in a more efficient and productive way.

Whilst these experts’ advice is solid, hotels are still struggling to navigate the maze of solutions on offer and define a clear path to success. Practical advice and guidance is needed - so we have cherry picked some of the best solutions on the market from each of the identified categories and invited senior leaders from these companies to respond to your questions in an interactive online forum.

Broadly speaking, hoteliers are being told to focus on the following areas: Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Guest Messaging & Staff Collaboration Tools, Contactless Payment and Access Control Apps, Robots, Cloud Infrastructure.