The ultimate celebration of travel trade returns to NEC Birmingham in March

PRESS RELEASE The British Tourism & Travel Show returns on 20-21 March 2019 Back with more inspirational exhibitors, fresh content, and exciting show features, British Tourism & Travel Show – firmly established as the leading domestic travel trade event in the country – returns to the NEC Birmingham on 20-21 March 2019.  Thousands of travel […]

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Call for entries open for 2019 British Coach Tourism Awards

The British Coach Tourism Awards – the only national awards scheme dedicated to the thriving coach tourism sector – is now accepting nominations for its highly sought after 2019 accolades. Brought to you by the team behind the British Tourism & Travel Show, and currently in its 14th year, the British Coach Tourism Awards offers […]

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Exhibitor Case Study: Roeville

Next up in our exhibitor case study series is John from Roeville, who tells us about his exhibiting experience at BTTS, including how to prepare and utilise the meeting planner at the show… How did you first get involved with BTTS? Roeville first exhibited with BTTS some 12 years ago, in the days when it […]

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Exhibitor Case Study: RBH (formally Redefine|BDL Hotels)

Thinking of exhibiting at The British Tourism & Travel Show 2019? In this new case study series, we catch up with a few of our exhibitors about their past experience of the show and top tips on preparing to have a stand. First up is Wendy from hotel management company RBH… (more…)

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Industry news: Edwards Coaches LTD strengthens management team

UK award winning company Edwards Coaches Ltd announces that Caroline Brown has joined the group in the newly created role of General Manager responsible for both the Edwards Holidays and Ecole schools brands. Caroline was formerly Commercial Director and Business Unit Leader for Shearings’ Holidays and chair of the ABTA UK Tourism and Leisure Group. […]

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Winner of the GTO Special Recognition Award 2018

On 22 March (GTO Day), BTTS presented its first GTO Special Recognition Award, in partnership with the AGTO. The award was launched to help acknowledge the hard work and dedication of group travel organisers within the tourism sector.  After a number of nominations to consider, the award went to Mary Gotts, GTO for Ver-Colne Valley […]

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Angela Rippon at BTTS18

We caught up with the legendary Angela Rippon after her Keynote at the show. Here she talks about her love for the English countryside and why the British Tourism & Travel Show is a great event for the industry.

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British Tourism & Travel Show reports 10% increase in attendees

Confirming its position as the leading domestic travel trade event in the country, the 2018 edition of British Tourism & Travel Show was buzzing with activity last week on 21-22 March at the NEC Birmingham. Thanks to its fresh content, new show features, and quality vendors, this ‘must-attend’ event welcomed 2866 attendees, including some of […]

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British Coach Tourism Awards 2018 winners

British Coach Tourism Awards 2018: Winners announced

The UK’s best coach tour operators, destinations, visitor attractions, hotels, and tourism industry suppliers, were honoured last night (21 March) at the 2018 British Coach Tourism Awards. The prestigious awards ceremony, which took place at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham following the first day of the British Tourism & Travel Show, brought together nearly […]

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