Press Clippings

Below is a sample of the type of media coverage that the show has received to date. To view the full articles, please click on the links below.


 

Share Radio – 16 February 2017

The Travel Guide: Visiting every country on earth

British Tourism & Travel Show’s Group Event Director David Maguire discusses the travel industry and ‘why the UK is attracting a record number of visitors.’

[Reproduced from Share Radio – www.shareradio.co.uk]


 

What’s on & where to go (online) – February 2017

British Tourism & Travel Show 2017 previews its exhibitor show highlights

British Tourism & Travel Show – the leading annual meeting place for the UK and Ireland’s multi-billion-pound domestic tourism industry, has released a preview of what’s new from exhibitors at this year’s show.

[Reproduced with permission from: What’s on & where to go – www.whatson-greentourism.co.uk]

 


 

Coach Tours UK – February 2017

What’s new and exciting at the British Tourism & Travel show 2017?

What’s new for tours operators at the leading annual event for the UK and Ireland’s multi-billion pound domestic tourism industry.

[Reproduced with permission from: Coach Tours UK – www.coachtoursuk.com/]

 


 

travel Gbi – 25th January 2017

Comment: Recognising the role of GTOs

Mike Bugsgang, chief executive of the Association of Group Travel Organisers, hails the first National Group Travel Organiser Day

[Reproduced with permission from: Travel GBI – www.travelgbi.com/]

 


 

travel Gbi – 12th January 2017

Celebrity zookeeper joins expert speakers at BTTS

The author of the bestseller We Bought A Zoo – which inspired the Matt Damon film of the same name – will be one of the celebrity speakers at the British Tourism and Travel Show.

[Reproduced with permission from: Travel GBI – www.travelgbi.com/]

 


 

The Pass (online) – 10th January 2017

GTO Day at British Tourism & Travel Show

Taking place on Thursday 23rd March – the second day of BTTS – GTO Day will shine a light on Group Travel Organisers who create exciting and engaging itineraries for the groups that they serve.

[Reproduced with permission from: The Pass – www.the-pass.co.uk]

 


 

What’s on & where to go (online) – 7 December 2016

British Tourism & Travel Show announces headline speakers for 2017

TV presenter Julia Bradbury and Travelzoo’s UK MD Joel Brandon-Bravo are now confirmed to host headline Keynotes at British Tourism & Travel Show 2017 – which returns to the NEC Birmingham next year on 22-23 March.

[Reproduced with permission from: What’s on & where to go – www.whatson-greentourism.co.uk]

 


 

eTN: Global Travel Industry News (online – 6 December 2016

British Tourism & Travel Show announces headline speakers for 2017

TV presenter Julia Bradbury and Travelzoo’s UK MD Joel Brandon-Bravo are now confirmed to host headline Keynotes at British Tourism & Travel Show 2017 – which returns to the NEC Birmingham next year on 22-23 March.

[Reproduced with permission from: eTN: Global Travel Industry News]

 


 

Destination UK (online) – 20 July 2016

British Tourism & Travel Show 2017: Visitor registration opens

Free visitor registration for British Tourism & Travel Show 2017, which returns to the NEC Birmingham on 22-23 March, is now open.

[Reproduced with permission from: Destination UK – www.destination.uk.com]

 


 

route one (online) – 29 June 2016

BTTS 2017 selling fast

The British Tourism & Travel Show (BTTS) has unveiled a preview of 2017 exhibitors as stands sell at a “record rate”. The largest domestic tourism show for UK and Ireland travel trade, BTTS enjoyed a 10% increase in visitors for this year’s edition in March.

[Reproduced with permission from: route one – www.route-one.net]

 


 

ITCM (online) – 28 June 2016

British Tourism & Travel Show previews its 2017 exhibitors

British Tourism & Travel Show – the largest domestic tourism showcase of the year for the UK and Ireland’s travel trade has unveiled its first preview of 2017 exhibitors.
Its last edition, just three months ago, enjoyed a 10% increase in attendees and won a host of glowing feedback and recommendations. Fantastic, productive, entertaining, inspiring, and enjoyable – were just some of the words used to describe the show; with one visitor calling it “the best trade show in the calendar”

[Reproduced with permission from: ITCM – www.incentivetravel.co.uk]

 


 

travel GBI (online) – 28 June 2016

British Tourism & Travel Show previews its 2017 exhibitors

British Tourism & Travel Show claims that stands for the 2017 event have been selling at a record rate. The domestic tourism showcase for the UK and Ireland travel trade returns to the NEC Birmingham on March 22-23 2017.

[Reproduced with permission from: trvale GBI – www.travelgbi.com]

 


 

eTN: Global Travel Industry News (online) – 27 June 2016

British Tourism & Travel Show previews its 2017 exhibitors

BIRMINGHAM, England – British Tourism & Travel Show – the largest domestic tourism showcase of the year for the UK and Ireland’s travel trade has unveiled its first preview of 2017 exhibitors.

[Reproduced with permission from: eTN: Global Travel Industry News – www.eturbonews.com]

 


 

eTN: Global Travel Industry News (online) – 23 March 2016

British Tourism & Travel Show 2016 reports 10 percent increase in attendees

BIRMINGHAM, England – The domestic tourism trade was out in force last week – exploring the best of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales at the British Tourism & Travel Show.

[Reproduced with permission from: eTN: Global Travel Industry News – www.eturbonews.com]

 


Coach Monthly – March 2016

Coach Monthly MArch 2016 - front cover New ideas, new itineraries

At 1000hrs on Wednesday 16 March, the doors will open on the British Tourism & Travel Show 2016. In this special feature we take a comprehensive look at who’s exhibiting over the two days of the show at the NEC and what else you can expect to see.

[Reproduced with permission from Coach Monthly – www.coachmonthly.com]

 


Travel GBI – March 2016


Travel GBI - front cover
BTTS Show preview 

[Reproduced with permission from Travel GBI– www.travelgbi.com]

 

 


Travel GBI – March 2016


Travel GBI - front coverThe Big Interview

Last year we said goodbye to Bobi, and hello to the British Tourism & Travel Show, taking place at the NEC in Birmingham (March 16-17). Event director David Maguire talks to Samantha Mayling about how the show has evolved to become bigger and better.

[Reproduced with permission from Travel GBI– www.travelgbi.com]

 


Destination UK – Spring 2016



Destination UK -spring 2016 front coverShow to feature English Garden

Visit England’s 2016 Year of the English Garden campaign will be showcased at the upcoming British Tourism and Travel Show, which returns to the NEC Birmingham on March 16 and 17.

[Reproduced with permission from Destination UK – www.destination.uk.com]

 

 


Coach Tours UK (online) – March 2016

Coach Tours UK - BTTS - March show previewVisit the British Tourism & Travel Show

Visit the British Tourism & Travel Show and meet over 250 attractions, venues, destinations and hotels. Here is a taster of what’s on offer.

[Reproduced with permission from Coach Tours UK– www.coachtoursuk.com]

 

 


hospitality & events north (online) – 24 February 2016

Former MP Announced as Keynote Speaker at British Tourism & Travel Show

Former MP and cabinet minister Michael Portillo and Countryfile presenter Adam Henson are both set to be keynote speakers as the at the British Tourism & Travel Show – the leading annual meeting place for the UK’s multi-billion pound domestic tourism industry – when it returns to the NEC Birmingham on 16th-17th March.

[Reproduced with permission from: hospitality & events north – www.hospitalityandeventsnorth.com]

 


 

Group Travel Organiser (GTO) – February 2016

GTO Magazine - coverBritish Tourism & Travel Show Preview

The British Tourism & Travel Show (BTTS) takes place at the NEC Birmingham on the 16th and 17th March. The show will bring together over 250 attractions, venues, destinations, hotels, transport providers, offering visitors many ideas for furture trips and short breaks.

[Reproduced from GTO magazine – www.grouptravelorganiser.com]

 


Route One (online) – 3 February 2016

The envy of the world

British Tourism & Travel Show – the leading annual meeting place for the UK’s multi-billion-pound domestic tourism industry – will showcase over 250 leading attractions, venues, destinations, and hotels.

[Reproduced with permission from: Route One – www.route-one.net]

 


Coach Tours UK – February 2016

Coach Tours UK - front coverMeet, greet and plan your itineraries at the British Tourism and Travel Show

One of the leading places for the UK’s multi-billion pound domestic tourism industry will showcase over 250 leading attractions, venues, destinations, hotels, transport providers and associations…all under one roof.

[Repoduced with permission from Coach Tours UK –  www.coachtoursuk.com]

 


Coach Monthly – February 2016

Coach Monthly front coverNew ideas, new opportunities

On 16 and 17 March the doors open on the British Tourism and Travel Show at the NEC. In this preview we take a look at what you can expect to see at he domestic tourism showcase.

[Reproduced with permission from: Coach Tours UK – www.coachmonthly.com]

 

 


Destination UK (online) – 2 February 2016

British Tourism & Travel Show previews its exhibitor show highlights for 2016

British Tourism & Travel Show – the leading annual meeting place for the UK’s multi-billion pound domestic tourism industry, has released a preview of some of the new launches being showcased at this year’s show.

[Reproduced with permission from: Destination UK– www.destination.uk.com]

 


Travel GBI (online) – 1 February 2016

British Tourism & Travel Show unveils seminar programme

The full line of seminar hosts at next month’s British Tourism & Travel Show has been revealed. The roster features Simon Weston, The Tourism Society, ETOA, Hudson’s and The Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT)

[Reproduced with permission from: travel GBI– www.travelgbi.com]

 


Travel GBI (online) – 11 January 2016

BTTS to showcase Year of the English Garden

VisitEngland’s 2016 Year of the English Garden initiative will feature prominently at the British Tourism & Travel Show (March 16-17).

[Reproduced with permission from: travel GBI– www.travelgbi.com]

 


Coach Tours UK (online) – 7 January 2016

British Tourism & Travel Show 2016 launches new ‘Year of the English Garden’ feature

VisitEngland’s 2016 Year of the English Garden initiative will enjoy a prominent showcase at the British Tourism & Travel Show, when it returns to the NEC Birmingham on 16-17 March

[Reproduced with permission from: Coach Tours UK– www.coachtoursuk.com]


Coach Monthly – December 2015

Portillo and Henson to headline BTTS

Coach Monthly jpg.Former MP and cabinet miniter Michael Portillo, and BBC Countryfile presenter Adam Henson are confirmed to host headling Keynote sessions at next years British Tourism & Travel show.

[Reproduced with permission from: Coach Monthly – www.coachmonthly.com]

 

 


Travel GBI (online) – 18 November 2015

Keynotes confirmed for British Tourism & Travel Show 2016

The first Keynote speakers at the British Tourism & Travel Show 2016 have been announced.

[Reproduced with permission from: Travel GBI – www.travelgbi.com]


ITCM (online) – 18 November 2015

British Tourism & Travel Show announces first Keynote speakers for 2016

Former MP and cabinet minister Michael Portillo and Countryfile presenter Adam Henson are confirmed to host headline Keynotes at next year’s British Tourism & Travel Show – the leading annual meeting place for the UK’s multi-billion pound domestic tourism industry.

[Reproduced with permission from: ITCM – www.incentivetravel.co.uk]


The Pass – 18 November 2015

British Tourism & Travel Show announces first Keynote speakers for 2016

Former MP and cabinet minister Michael Portillo and Countryfile presenter Adam Henson are confirmed to host headline Keynotes at next year’s British Tourism & Travel Show – the leading annual meeting place for the UK’s multi-billion pound domestic tourism industry.

[Reproduced from The Pass – www.the-pass.co.uk]


travelGBI – May 2015

Travel-GBI---May-2015-1Bobi becomes British Tourism & Travel Show

Diversified Communications UK – the organiser of Best of Britain & Ireland – has changed the event’s name to The British Tourism & Travel Show.

[Reproduced with permission from: travelGBI – www.travelgbi.com]

 


ITCM (online) – 16 April 2015

New direction for Best of Britain & Ireland show

Following the success of Best of Britain & Ireland 2015, which took place at the NEC Birmingham last month, organiser Diversified Communications UK has announced some important changes to ensure the event continues to grow in importance as the leading annual meeting place for the UK’s domestic tourism industry; valued at over £100 billion annually.

[Reproduced with permission from: ITCM – www.incentivetravel.co.uk]


Boutique Hotelier (online) – 16 April 2015

New direction for Best of Britain & Ireland show

The Best of Britain & Ireland has announced it will take a new format when it returns to the NEC in Birmingham next March.

[Reproduced with permission from: Boutique Hotelier – www.boutiquehotelier.com]


Exhibition News (online) – 16 April 2015

BoBI changes name to The British Tourism & Travel Show

The Best of Britain and Ireland (BoBI) travel and tourism exhibition is changing its name to The British Tourism & Travel Show, organiser Diversified Communications UK has announced.

[Reproduced with permission from: Exhibition News – www.exhibitionnews.co.uk]

 


Coach Monthly – April 2015

Coach-Monthly---April-2015-1Show review

The attendance of the Tourism Minister at this year’s Best of Britain & Ireland trade show brought the issue of the industry collaboration to the fore. But as Stuart Render reports, this was just part of a successful show that had a clear focus on quality.

[Reproduced with permission from: Coach Monthly – coachmonthly.com]

 


Travel Weekly (online) – 20 March 2015

Show Report: Best of Britain & Ireland 2015

Domestic tourism faces challenges from a recovering outbound sector, but there are still huge opportunities. Robin Searle reports from the Best of Britain and Ireland show at the NEC, Birmingham.

[Reproduced with permission from: Travel Weekly – www.travelweekly.co.uk]

 


travelGBI (online) – 17 December 2014

The Best of Britain & Ireland trade show has introduced a new seminar programme and an international hosted buyer programme for its 2015 event.

[Reproduced with permission from: travelGBI – travelgbi.com]

 


travelGBI (online) – 15 October 2014

Best of Britain & Ireland unveils new branding

Best of Britain & Ireland, the domestic tourism and venues industry event, has revealed a new logo following its recent purchase by event organiser Diversified Communications UK.

[Reproduced with permission from: travelGBI – travelgbi.com]

 


travelGBI (online) – 8 September 2014

Travel Weekly joins travelGBI as media partner for Best of Britain & Ireland

TravelGBI’s sister publication Travel Weekly has been confirmed as an official media partner for Best of Britain & Ireland 2015. The two titles will work closely with Best of Britain & Ireleventand on coverage before and during the event, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham on March 11 and 12.

[Reproduced with permission from: travelGBI – travelgbi.com]

 

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