It’s party time! WTM London’s Festival Programme Returns for a Second Year

It’s party time! WTM London’s Festival Programme Returns for a Second Year

An array of exhibitors will be partying in style during WTM London’s Festival programme on Wednesday November 4.

The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) and Mexico are among many exhibitors that will be hosting WTM London festivals until 8pm on the Wednesday evening of WTM London.

The festivals give everyone the opportunity to socialise after the traditional working hours in a fun and vibrant atmosphere. Those attending will experience the culture, hospitality and cuisine with each hosting exhibitor offering something unique.

With 2015 being declared the Year of Mexico in the UK there is likely to be a lively party atmosphere on its pavilion. Mexico will be showcasing its gastronomy with tastings from its 80 exhibiting destinations as well as a live band to entertain the visitors.

The CTO will be hosting a street party in the Caribbean Village Area at WTM London 2015. Visitors will be treated to live Calypso and steel drum music with savouring local cuisine and tropical rum punch.

Meanwhile, India will be showing off its ‘Taste of India’ themed festival where you can enjoy the diverse cuisine from every corner of the country. Whilst experiencing live Indian dance and music, taste aromatic local Indian wines from the boutique wineries or Indian beer as they portray the rich cultural heritage of their country.

The Polish Tourist Organisation and Polish travel industry partners are hosting a Networking Party which will give the opportunity to liaise with the country’s travel industry representatives. There will also be a party atmosphere with Polish hospitality offering local specialities with live music.

Famous Vietnamese street food is likely to attract plenty of attention as the destination showcases its colourful traditions.

Nepal’s festival will be focusing on nature, culture and adventure during its festival while Indonesia, a country with a rich festival tradition, will demonstrate its diverse country of origins and religions.

World Travel Market London, Senior Director, Simon Press said: “The WTM London festivals were only introduced last year to celebrate the 35th year of WTM but they were so successful that we decided to do them again this year.

“This year the festivals look to be even bigger and better with plenty of opportunity for informal networking and fun for all attendees.

“If you have the opportunity, come and experience the culture, hospitality and cuisine of these exhibitors.”


World Travel Market London

World Travel Market London, the leading global event for the travel industry, is the must-attend four-day business-to-business exhibition for the worldwide travel and tourism industry.

Almost 51,500 senior travel industry professionals, government ministers and international press, embark on ExCeL – London every November to network, negotiate and discover the latest industry opinion and trends at WTM London.

WTM London, now in its 36th year, is the event where the travel industry conducts and concludes its deals.

WTM London 2014 will generate around £2.5 billion of travel industry contracts.

World Travel Market

World Travel Market is comprised of the leading leisure travel events in the world; WTM London, WTM Latin America in Sao Paulo, WTM Africa in Cape Town and Arabian Travel Market in Dubai.

New events for 2016 are WTM connect Asia and WTM connect China, which join WTM connect Ski and International Golf Travel Market. These unique one-to-one events are targeted at leisure and niche travel markets, allowing exhibitors to exclusively meet with elite hosted buyers.

The World Travel Market events are attended by the global travel and tourism industry’s senior executives to conduct business deals and discover the latest research, insight and opinion.

In 2014, World Travel Market events facilitated around $7 billion in industry deals from negotiations between the more than 15,000 buyers, 9,500 exhibitors (1,500 main stand holders and 8,000 stand sharers) in attendance of its four events. WTM is owned by the world’s leading events organiser Reed Exhibitions.

Reed Travel Exhibitions

Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) is the world’s leading travel and tourism events organiser, with a wide-ranging portfolio of 22 international events in 13 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa. Its market-leading, business-to-business events cover all elements of travel and tourism, including leisure travel, luxury travel, meetings, events, incentives and business travel, as well as golf and ski travel.

RTE is part of Reed Exhibitions.

About Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organiser, with over 500 events in 43 countries. In 2014 Reed brought together over seven million event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organised by 41 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of the RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.

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