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Digital insights and innovations to be unveiled at the show

Technology has been a catalyst for change across almost every industry, and the travel sector is no exception.  In our 2016 industry snapshot survey, a number of participants agreed that ‘digital interaction’, ‘online marketing’ and ‘the increase in web/app bookings’ are, among others, key emerging trends to look out for in the next 12 months. […]

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Take part in the Domestic Tourism ‘Industry Snapshot Survey’

We need your help to take part in a short survey about your role in the domestic tourism sector. Open to tour operators, DMOs, visitor attractions, destinations and hotels, the survey is designed to provide a ‘snapshot’ of how the domestic tourism sector has fared over the last 12 months and key trends for the future. […]

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Thoughts from our returning exhibitors

If you attended in 2016, you may already be familiar with some of our returning exhibitors.  Here’s just some of them talking about their 2016 highlights and the new and exciting developments they’ll be bringing to the show this year. “We are very keen to be at BTTS again, as we have been very successful at meeting […]

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Record-breaking year for day trips in England

With its picturesque countrysides and historic landmarks, England offers endless possibilities when it comes to day trip destinations.  So much in fact, that 2016 was a record-breaking year for the English domestic tourism sector, according to new research. New figures from VisitEngland ( show that Brits spent a whopping £45.3 billion on day trips across […]

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Group Travel Organiser Day 2017

23 March 2017 will officially be recognised as GTO Day across the UK and Ireland. Created by the team at the British Tourism & Travel Show, this nationally recognised event will shine a light on these important individuals who work tirelessly to create exciting and engaging itineraries for the groups that they serve. Taking place […]

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What our visitors are saying…

British Tourism & Travel Show returns to the NEC Birmingham on the 22-23 March 2017. Bringing together around 3,000 top level travel buyers including Group Travel Organisers, Coach Operators and Tour Organisers, we thought we’d share some of the great testimonials the show’s received from our visitors in 2016… “One of the most engaging travel […]

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