C. 45,000 readers

Travel Weekly provides unrivalled news, analysis and features on the people, products and issues facing the travel industry, and is published by an award-winning editorial team led by editor-in-chief Lucy Huxley.

It is published 51 weeks of the year, and is c30% larger than its direct rival.

C. 30,000 readers

The Caterer has been at the heart of the hospitality industry for over 137 years. Each issue is packed with practical information, the latest trends, food, industry news and opinion pieces from industry experts.

The Caterer is the only publication in the UK that targets the entire hospitality industry and its content reflects the latest in hotels, foodservice, restaurants, pubs and bars.

TravelGBI

C. 12,800 readers

Travel GBI is the leading print publication for the domestic and inbound tourism industries – connecting suppliers with travel sellers and organisers directly influencing consumers’ travel plans.

Established in 1977, it is the trusted source of news, product information and features covering England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Aspire

Aspire is the only luxury travel club that brings together suppliers and agents of the luxury travel sector. With real time data from all logged luxury bookings, Aspire can access the UK’s most active luxury travel-selling agents. Aspire comprises a quarterly print publication and accompanying interactive magazine, a members-only website plus luxury forums for suppliers and agents.

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Association of Touring and Adventure Suppliers

In recognition of the growing importance of adventure travel in the market, Travel Weekly joined forces with 21 leading operators to launch an association designed to incentivise UK travel agents to increase their knowledge and sales within the touring and adventure sector.

Giles Hawke, chief executive of Cosmos, will chair ATAS and plans are in place to launch its first UK conference in Autumn 2017 before embarking on an extensive European events programme in 2018.

Travolution

Covering the traditional travel market plus the newer breed of online players, Travolution is the UK’s leading multimedia brand for the online travel industry, focusing on innovation and digital strategy.

It provides essential news, information, commentary, analysis and market intelligence-based content for anyone in or running an online travel business, with an audience of senior management, suppliers, distributors and agents throughout the industry.

Launched in 2006, Travolution has an online presence and array of events including the Travolution Awards and Travolution Summit.

Connecting Travel

Connecting Travel is a dedicated global travel and tourism business community for industry professionals. It brings the industry together through a business network driven by the latest industry news and information sharing. In addition to a digital presence, Connecting Travel brings buyers and sellers together at face-to-face networking events across the planet. Brands wishing to target the UK travel sector benefit from a full marketing service, which includes bespoke events, advertising and lead generation provided by a dedicated London-based team.

Connections Events

Connections is the global networking and event organiser exclusively for senior executives and experts in Luxury, Wellness and Meetings. We bring hand-picked leaders from the industry together to do business and to discuss the trends and challenges facing the marketplace. Decision makers meet through memorable experiences and educational debates that lead to meaningful and long-lasting business relationships.

Each event welcomes just 80 delegates (30-40 top buyers, 30-40 selected luxury suppliers and sponsors). Events take place at exclusive resorts across the planet. Delegates are hand-picked senior decision makers. During the event, buyers and sellers are encouraged to make connections, which can take the form of a traditional meeting or a shared experience such as trekking to a Bedouin village or riding a rickshaw through Beijing.

The Globe Travel Awards

Recognised as the premier awards event in the UK travel industry, the Globes celebrate the best suppliers. The awards are voted for entirely by travel agents, making them both unique and authoritative. Airlines, destinations, tour operators and attractions are recognised alongside outstanding individuals’ achievements. The ceremony takes place in January at the Grosvenor House hotel on London’s Park Lane. The evening is renowned for its fantastic atmosphere and high quality celebrity entertainment. Alongside the trade awards there are a series of consumer awards voted for by the readers of Mail Brands UK.

The Cateys

Since their inception in 1984, the Cateys have cast a spotlight on the hospitality industry’s high fliers and hottest brands. Winning a Catey is seen as the defining moment in a hospitality career and the recognition it brings is a byword for success in the industry. Categories recognise both people and business achievement and past winners include Gordon Ramsay, Sat Bains, the Dorchester and Wagamama. The event takes place at the Grosvenor House hotel  in London’s Park Lane each July and is attended by 1,300 leading hospitality figures.

In 2007 the Hotel Cateys were launched to focus on recognition of the various disciplines needed to run a successful hotel. They were followed in 2013 by the launch of the Foodservice Cateys, which recognise the achievements of foodservice caterers.

The Agent Achievement Awards

Travel agents are recognised and rewarded at the Agent Achievement Awards, which take place each July in London. National, regional and specialist agencies along with outstanding individuals are recognised at the event. Luxury agents are also celebrated with the Aspire Awards, which form part of the programme. The evening concludes with top-notch entertainment.

The British Travel and Hospitality Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame brings together the most senior and inspiring people across the travel and hospitality sectors. Hall of Fame members and award winners have all achieved outstanding commercial success and shown inspirational leadership in the industry sectors they serve. Previous inductees include Clive Jacobs, Sir Richard Branson, Chris Corbin and Jeremy King, Stanley Tollman, Willie Walsh and Sir Rocco Forte.

The broad scope of the Hall of Fame celebrates the close links and common goals that exist between travel, hospitality, leisure and tourism.

The Northern Ball

With a different theme each year, the Northern Ball is a chance for agents and suppliers to come together and celebrate the UK travel industry. The evening consists of excellent food and entertainment and is a great chance for teams and suppliers to come together and have a good time. For sponsors, the Northern Ball is a unique networking and brand-building opportunity with the agents at the front line of selling their product.

Business Breakfasts & Lunchbox Sessions

Travel Weekly and Travolution arrange a series of focus events where industry big hitters come together to debate a specific issue, share best practice and network.  Sponsors are able to meet with a highly relevant and targeted audience. Many of the events are also covered editorially in digital or print.

Travolution Awards

Recognising the best the UK travel trade has to offer in marketing, online travel distribution and technology, the annual Travolution Awards take place each November in London.

Categories cover specific disciplines such as airlines, car hire and use of search; and also recognise individual teams and high achievers.

Travolution Summit

Travel technology is one of the most fast-paced and innovative segments of the digital industry. The annual Travolution Summit takes place in September, bringing together senior decision makers, innovators and technology trend-setters. The event is renowned for attracting some of the biggest names in technology, giving delegates real insight into how the industry is evolving.

Cyber Security Summit

With online fraud and cyber-crime on the rise, Travel Weekly’s first Cyber Security Summit in June will focus on one of the most important issues facing UK travel businesses.

Held in association with Travolution, the half-day event will include insight from experts within the travel industry. Speakers will outline the scope and threat posed by cyber-crime, and provide vital insight and advice to delegates in areas including technology, payments, accounting, legislation and law.

Leaders of Luxury by Aspire

In June 2017, Aspire will host its first day-long conference. The inaugural Leaders of Luxury will see more than 250 leaders in the luxury travel sector gather for the event. Five keynote speakers will take to the stage to discuss topics such as social media, the profile of today’s traveller and adventure travel.

Aspire Forum

The Aspire Travel Club runs exclusive forum events for luxury suppliers to meet travel agents to discuss product developments, customer needs and sector trends. The events offer a key opportunity to network with industry colleagues and to meet new contacts.

In 2016 events will be held in London, Bristol and Manchester

The Caterer Foodservice & Hotel Forums

Each consisting of a fast-paced half-day conference seminar followed by a networking lunch, The Caterer’s Forum format is a great way to bring senior managers from vertical markets together to share ideas, learn and network. Each event attracts 70-100 delegates and two per year take place for the hotel and foodservice sectors

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The UK Sommelier of the Year Competition

Acquired from The British Institute of Innkeeping in April 2017, the UK Sommelier of the Year competition recognises outstanding performance in UK wine service. The competition is recognised by Association de la Sommellerie Internationale and UK competition’s winners progress to the globally-renowned Best Sommelier of the World Competition.

The 2017 UK Sommelier of the Year competition finals day and awards reception take place at the Savoy London on 17 July.

The Acorn Awards

The Acorn Awards recognise 30 rising stars in hospitality aged under 30. Nominated by their managers and mentors, Acorn nominees are shortlisted by an expert panel made up of senior industry figures and previous winners. The 30 winners get to enjoy an inspirational team-building weekend and benefit from access to an exclusive network of past winners.

Previous winners include household names such as Marcus Wareing, Marco Pierre White & Jason Atherton.

aspiretravelclub.co.uk

Aspire is the only luxury travel club that brings together suppliers and agents of the luxury travel sector. With real time data from all logged luxury bookings, Aspire can access the UK’s most active luxury selling agents. The website contains a wealth of product information and lifetime content plus access to exclusive offers and products aimed specifically at Aspire agents.

connectingtravel.com

Connecting Travel is a dedicated global travel and tourism business community for industry professionals. It brings the industry together through a business network driven by the latest industry news and information sharing. The platform brings personalised news from a variety of sources based on users’ interests. Additional functionality includes a database of associations, discussion groups and instant messaging.

travelanswerz.com

For over 40 years travelanswerz has been serving travel agents as they sell holidays to consumers. As the industry has evolved so has travelanswerz from a printed guide to a newly-launched digital experience. Travelanswerz is a unique platform trusted by independent agents to give them unbiased resort and property information along with country and visa guides and a powerful brochure directory.

travolution.com

Relaunched on the Jacobs Media Group technology platform Podium in late 2015, Travolution.com covers the traditional travel market plus the newer breed of online players. Travolution is the UK’s leading multimedia brand for the online travel industry.

It provides essential news, information, commentary, analysis and market intelligence-based content for anyone in or running an online travel business, with an audience of senior management, suppliers, distributors and agents throughout the industry.

travelweekly.co.uk

Each working day Travel Weekly sets the news agenda with its daily breakfast briefing email. Travelweekly.co.uk is the industry’s preferred and most trusted source of digital news and information, and holds an 80% market share against its direct rival. The website is the first port of call for the trade, and has an increasing level of engagement with a consumer audience. Travelweekly.co.uk was given a fresh look and feel in late 2015 to deliver a broader depth of information across all devices.

thecaterer.com

With a monthly user base of 220,000, thecaterer.com is the hospitality industry’s first port of call for breaking news, practical business advice, the latest product innovations, property, career moves and jobs. Over 24,000 hospitality professionals are kept updated via The Caterer’s daily breakfast briefing email along with an extensive selection of other email newsletters. For advertisers there is a range of cost-effective options to help build brand awareness and drive leads.

C. 30,000 readers

The Caterer has been at the heart of the hospitality industry for over 137 years.  Each issue is packed with practical information, the latest trends, food, industry news and opinion pieces from industry experts.

The Caterer is the only publication in the UK that targets the whole industry and its content reflects the latest in hotels, foodservice, restaurants, pubs and bars.

C. 45,000 readers

Travel Weekly provides unrivalled news, analysis and features on the people, products and issues facing the travel industry, and is published by an award-winning editorial team led by editor-in-chief Lucy Huxley.

It is published 51 weeks of the year, and is c30% larger than its direct rival.

C. 12,800 readers

Travel GBI is the leading print publication for the domestic and inbound tourism industries – connecting suppliers with travel sellers and organisers directly influencing consumers’ travel plans.

Established in 1977, it is the trusted source of news, product information and features covering England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

C. 6,500 readers

Published on a quarterly basis to the highest production standards, Aspire magazine showcases the very best destinations and properties, catering exclusively for the high end luxury market. Aspire readers are part of an exclusive club who are experts in selling luxury product to high value clients.

Connections Luxury

Connections Luxury is the global, senior and exclusive b2b event providing hand-picked luxury travel buyers and suppliers with memorable experiences that lead to long-lasting business relationships.

Each event welcomes just 80 delegates (30-40 top buyers, 30-40 selected luxury suppliers and sponsors).  Events take place across the planet at the most exclusive resorts. Delegates are hand-picked senior decision makers. Over the course of the event buyers and sellers are encouraged to make connections, which can take the form of a traditional meeting or a shared experience such as trekking to a Bedouin village or riding a rickshaw through Beijing.

The Globe Travel Awards

Recognised as the premier awards event in the UK travel Industry, the Globes celebrate the best suppliers. The awards are voted for entirely by travel agents, making them both unique and authoritative. Airlines, destinations, tour operators and attractions are recognised alongside outstanding individuals’ achievements. The ceremony takes place in January at the Grosvenor House hotel on London’s Park Lane. The evening is renowned for its fantastic atmosphere and high quality celebrity entertainment. Alongside the trade awards there is a series of consumer awards voted for by the readers of Mail Brands UK.

The Agent Achievement Awards

Travel agents are recognised and rewarded at the Agent Achievement Awards, which take place each July in London. National, regional and specialist agencies along with outstanding-performing individuals are recognised at the event. Luxury agents are also celebrated with the Aspire Awards, which form part of the programme. The evening concludes with top-notch entertainment.

The Cateys

Since their inception in 1984, the Cateys have cast a spotlight on the hospitality industry’s high fliers and hottest brands. Winning a Catey is seen as the defining moment in a hospitality career and the recognition it brings is a byword for success in the industry. Categories recognise both people and business achievement and past winners include Gordon Ramsay, Sat Bains, the Dorchester and Wagamama. The event takes place at the Grosvenor House hotel in London’s Park Lane each July and is attended by 1,300 leading hospitality figures.

In 2007 the Hotel Cateys were launched to focus on recognition of the various disciplines needed to run a successful hotel. They were followed in 2013 by the launch of the Foodservice Cateys, which recognise the achievements of foodservice caterers.

The Northern Ball

With a different theme each year, the Northern Ball is a chance for agents and suppliers to come together and celebrate the UK travel industry. The evening consists of excellent food and entertainment and is a great chance for teams and suppliers to come together and have a good time. For sponsors the Northern Ball is a unique networking and brand-building opportunity with the agents at the front line of selling their product.

The British Travel and Hospitality Hall of fame

The Hall of Fame brings together the most senior and inspiring people across the travel and hospitality sectors. Hall of Fame members and award winners have all achieved outstanding commercial success and shown inspirational leadership in the industry sectors they serve. Previous inductees include Clive Jacobs, Sir Richard Branson, Chris Corbin and Jeremy King, Stanley Tollman, Willie Walsh and Sir Rocco Forte.

The broad scope of the Hall of Fame celebrates the close links and common goals that exist between travel, hospitality, leisure and tourism.

Business Breakfasts & Lunchbox Sessions

Travel Weekly and Travolution arrange a series of focus events where industry big hitters come together to debate a specific issue, share best practice and network.  Sponsors are able to meet with a highly relevant and targeted audience, and many of the events are also covered editorially in digital or print.

Travolution Awards

Recognising the best the UK travel trade has to offer in marketing, online travel distribution and technology, the annual Travolution Awards take place each November in London.

Categories cover specific disciplines such as airlines, car hire and use of search; and also recognise individual teams and high achievers.

Travolution Summit

Travel technology is one of the most fast-paced and innovative segments of the digital industry. The annual Travolution Summit takes place in September, bringing together senior decision makers, innovators and technology trend-setters. The event is renowned for attracting some of the biggest names in technology, giving delegates real insight into how the industry is evolving.

The UK Sommelier of the Year Competition

Acquired from The British Institute of Innkeeping in April 2017, the UK Sommelier of the Year competition recognises outstanding performance in UK wine service. The competition is recognised by Association de la Sommellerie Internationale and UK competition’s winners progress to the globally-renowned Best Sommelier of the World Competition.

The 2017 UK Sommelier of the Year competition finals day and awards reception take place at the Savoy London on 17 July.

The Caterer Foodservice & Hotel Forums

Each consisting of a fast-paced half-day conference seminar followed by a networking lunch, The Caterer’s Forum format is a great way to bring senior managers from vertical markets together to share ideas, learn and network. Each event attracts 70-100 delegates and two per year take place for the hotel and foodservice sectors

The Acorn Awards

The Acorn Awards recognise 30 rising stars in hospitality aged under 30. Nominated by their managers and mentors, Acorn nominees are shortlisted by an expert panel made up of senior industry figures and previous winners. The 30 winners get to enjoy an inspirational team-building weekend and benefit from access to an exclusive network of past winners.

Previous winners include household names such as Marcus Wareing, Marco Pierre White & Jason Atherton.

Aspire Forum

The Aspire Travel Club runs exclusive forum events for luxury suppliers to meet travel agents to discuss product developments, customer needs and sector trends. The events offer a key opportunity to network with industry colleagues and to meet new contacts.

In 2016 events will be held in London, Bristol & Manchester.

Leaders of Luxury by Aspire

In June 2017, Aspire will host its first day-long conference. The inaugural Leaders of Luxury will see more than 250 leaders in the luxury travel sector gather for the event. Five keynote speakers will take to the stage to discuss topics such as social media, the profile of today’s traveller and adventure travel.

Cyber Security Summit

With online fraud and cyber-crime on the rise, Travel Weekly’s first Cyber Security Summit in June will focus on one of the most important issues facing UK travel businesses.

Held in association with Travolution, the half-day event will include insight from experts within the travel industry. Speakers will outline the scope and threat posed by cyber-crime, and provide vital insight and advice to delegates in areas including technology, payments, accounting, legislation and law.

travelweekly.co.uk

Each working day Travel Weekly sets the news agenda with its daily breakfast briefing email. Travelweekly.co.uk is the industry’s preferred and most trusted source of digital news and information, and holds an 80% market share against its nearest competitor. The website is the first port of call for the trade and has an increasing level of engagement with a consumer audience. Travelweekly.co.uk was given a fresh look and feel in late 2015 to deliver a broader depth of information across all devices.

thecaterer.com

With a monthly user base of 220,000, thecaterer.com is the hospitality industry’s first port of call for breaking news, practical business advice, the latest product innovations, property, career moves and jobs. Over 27,000 hospitality professionals are kept up to date with the latest news via The Caterer’s breakfast briefing daily email, along with an extensive selection of other email newsletters. For advertisers there is a range of cost-effective options to help build brand awareness and drive leads.

connectingtravel.com

Connecting Travel is a dedicated global travel and tourism business community for industry professionals. It brings the industry together through a business network driven by the latest industry news and information sharing. In addition to a digital presence, Connecting Travel brings buyers and sellers together at face-to-face networking events across the planet. Brands wishing to target the UK travel sector benefit from a full marketing service, which includes bespoke events, advertising and lead generation provided by a dedicated London-based team.

aspiretravelclub.co.uk

Aspire is the only luxury travel club that brings together suppliers and agents of the luxury travel sector. With real time data from all logged luxury bookings, Aspire can access the UK’s most active luxury travel selling agents. Aspire comprises a quarterly print publication and accompanying interactive magazine, a members-only website plus luxury forums for suppliers and agents.

travolution.com

Relaunched on the Jacobs Media Group technology platform Podium in 2015, Travolution.com covers the traditional travel market plus the newer breed of online players. It is the UK’s leading multimedia brand for the online travel industry.

Providing essential news, information, commentary, analysis and market intelligence-based content for anyone in or running an online travel business, with an audience of senior management, suppliers, distributors and agents throughout the industry.

travelanswerz.com

For over 40 years travelanswerz has been serving travel agents as they sell holidays to consumers. As the industry has evolved so has travelanswerz from a printed guide to a newly-launched digital experience. Travelanswerz is a unique platform trusted by independent agents to give them unbiased resort and property information along with country and visa guides and a powerful brochure directory.

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