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Welcome to Destinations - The Holiday & Travel Show

From the Himalayan paradise of Bhutan to the majestic peaks and notable gastronomy of Macedonia, our world is a place of wonder and, with so much history to live, places to explore and experiences to behold, the question is where will you go next? At Destinations: The Holiday Show Manchester, we're bringing experienced travellers, photographers and trailblazers together to share their tales and experiences alongside almost 200 travel companies, tour operators and tourist boards so we can help you to make your dreams a reality. From Manchester to your perfect destination vacation – we'll see you there!

What Can I See at Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show Manchester?

Whether you're passionate about city breaks or love oceanic and river cruises, perhaps you have a special birthday approaching or just want to spend time with the family, Manchester's top travel event brings together all of the elements that you need to discover your destination inspiration. 
Don’t miss:  Meet the Experts Theatre.  Meet our travel experts and enthusiasts for stories and tips to capture the imagination at this year’s Meet the Experts Theatre. Author Monisha Rajesh, circumnavigates the globe in Around the World in 80 Trains; Award-winning travel writer Dom Tullett discusses travelling with children  and tips on how to make it work; The UK Military’s Chief Survival Instructor, John Hudson shares lessons for everyday life
from the extreme world.

Masterclasses and Wanderlust. Each year, we are always in awe of the talent that goes into the Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year Competition. See the images for yourself at this year's Manchester travel event and, if you'd like some travel photography tips, sign up for our travel photography masterclasses but be quick, these are a highlight of the show and spaces fill up fast.
For a full list of events and opportunities and to book your travel photography masterclass, click here.

Take to the stage. Enjoy a wealth of food, culture and entertainment at our two special stages at this event:

Experience the World. The sights and sounds of the world come alive at this vibrant stage that’s guaranteed to get you in the mood for travel.
Taste the World. Irresistible to the senses, the flavours and smells of your favourite holiday destinations. Come and indulge with us.
From top chefs to world-class entertainment, free food and drink samples to interactive performances, there's something for all at this years' top Manchester travel event.
 

OVER 170 INSPIRING TRAVEL BRANDS

SHOW-ONLY OFFERS & DISCOUNTS

FREE CAR PARKING AT EVENTCITY

FREE ENTRY FOR CHILDREN & CARERS

Book your next holiday or travel experience at the North's biggest and most inspiring travel show



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With a huge selection of travel brands, tour operators and tourist boards covering all types of travel to every part of the world, you'll discover:
Over 170 brands offering unlimited travel ideas
More than 30 tourist boards showcasing exciting new destinations
Over 30 brand new exhibitors
Exclusive show-only offers, discounts and upgrades
Experts on hand to tailor-make your next trip
Enjoy a day out filled with mesmerising performances and food & drink tastings as well inspiring talks from travel experts, explorers, TV personalities, authors and more.


Here are just a few of the great attractions you will find:
Over 50 hours of inspiring travel talks from authors, celebs, explorers and many more, in our  Meet the Experts theatres and at the Food & Travel Stage.
Masterclasses in taking the perfect travel photos, led by professionals at the top of their game
Cultural performances and world food and drink tastings
and so much more!

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