Workshop / Travelport Party / Meet the Media / Golf
Consumer and Travel Trends
Marking the launch of ABTA’s ‘Holiday Habits’ report, the latest workshop to be announced will offer an informative and thought-provoking look at consumer trends and their impact on the travel industry. Moderated by Victoria Bacon, Director of Brand and Business Development, ABTA, the session will feature presentations from David Trunkfield , Partner at PwC, and Martin Alcock , Director at the Travel Trade Consultancy.

Party with Travelport
A night of delicious food, beverage and entertainment awaits delegates on the Tuesday night of the Convention, courtesy of Travelport. The Party, set in the 100 year old Coliseu
Micaelense, will include a live band, an Azorean feast
and the opportunity to bid for some amazing prizes in the
ABTA LifeLine Auction .
Meet the Media
Delegates who work with the media are invited to join the UK's top consumer, national and travel trade journalists at the Meet the Media drinks and canapé reception on Tuesday 10 October. Sponsored by Villages Nature Paris , the informal reception will take place at Casa da Vista Alegre, a traditional farmhouse located a short transfer from Ponta Delgada. The ticketed event is limited to just 45 places. To book, email .

Tee Off Your Convention
In addition to the Business Sessions, the Convention provides ample time for delegates to network as well as discover the host destination. This year’s optional activities include the annual Convention Golf Day, which will take place on Monday 9 October. Golfers are set to enjoy a unique challenge at the renowned Batalha Golf Club, just 10 minutes from Ponta Delgada. Golf fees include refreshments on arrival, 18 holes of golf and a buffet lunch.