WTM's Successful Events Provide Springboard for WTM London 2022

Caribbean News…
09 June 2022 5:33am

Organizers of World Travel Market London have hailed the remarkable performances of sister events in April and May, saying their achievements have laid the groundwork for a successful trade show in London.

WTM Latin America 2022 – held in Brazil from 5-7 April – was the biggest edition of the event ever held.

It was swiftly followed by WTM Africa 2022, held from 11-13 April in South Africa, which hosted more pre-scheduled appointments than in 2019.

And last month saw Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai, during which visitor numbers reached 23,000 – more than double the last edition.

With the strapline "Reshaping Travel Together", World Travel Market London will be a fully live event, taking place at ExCeL London from 7-9 November; showcasing how the sector has evolved and how to embrace the opportunities of a post-pandemic world.

WTM Latin America 2022, held in São Paulo, attracted 20,000 travel professionals over the three-day show.

Excluding professionals from the 565 exhibiting companies, there were 15,204 visitors – up by 10% on numbers seen in 2019.

Themes explored during the show included diversity and inclusion, responsible tourism and travel technology – and there were training and practical information sessions for agents and buyers.

WTM Africa 2022 facilitated more than 7,000 unique pre-scheduled appointments (both online and in person), up by more than 7% compared to 2019.

The event featured 187 speakers and more than 63 content sessions which highlighted important topics such as inclusivity, diversity, travel technology and investment.

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