M&A and Voice Workshops | Meet with ABTA |Trafalgar & Insight Vacations
Specialist Workshop: Mergers & Acquisitions
The M&A Workshop will see Usman Malik and Hemal Shah of Grant Thornton UK LLP, and Martin Alcock of Travel Trade Consultancy, share their views on the drivers and motivators behind travel’s M&A market. Craig Burton, Ski Solutions and Richard Singer, icelolly.com, will join them to further explore market consolidation and why travel remains attractive to investors. More >>
Specialist Workshop: Get Ready for Voice! 
By 2020, it is predicted 50% of all web browsing will be screen-less. Even Apple is moving to a less visual world; predicting a digital landscape that relies on voice assistants, headphones and wearables. Global’s Jo McCrostie will share the secrets to stand out in a ‘sound-on’ world, including a LIVE demo with one of the UK’s biggest travel brands! More >>
Meet with ABTA
Delegates are invited to join Julie Jones , ABTA Member Services and Steve Abrahamson , Membership and Financial Protection during the coffee and lunch breaks on Tuesday 9 October and Wednesday 10 October. Whether to say hello or discuss a specific business support question, you can drop by or pre-book an appointment by sending an email to membersinfo@abta.co.uk .
Trafalgar and Insight Vacations to Host Agents at the Convention
Ruth Hilton, Sales & Business Development Director, Trafalgar UK, said: “We are delighted to be hosting some of our key travel agents at this year’s Travel Convention. Agents are integral to our business, and we want to nurture that relationship and support by giving them an opportunity to join what remains the number one UK travel conference.” More >>