Meet the Experts Theatre

Our Meet the Experts Theatre plays host to expert talks covering the different corners of the globe. Speakers give you unique insight into their experiences and take you on fascinating and memorable journeys to inspire your next adventure with more than 25 hours of free talks.


SEE BELOW FOR THE MEET THE EXPERTS 2020 SCHEDULE!
 

You can escape to the hidden gems of the South Pacific, drive through Vietnam on a jeep or embark on a voyage to Varanasi, one of the oldest living cities in the world. From the classic routes and iconic destinations of South America to the ultimate bucket list polar cruise experience, there really is something for everyone at Destinations.


You do not need to book in advance to these sessions and all are included in your ticket to Destinations!

Destinations | Holiday & Travel Show | 16-19 January 2020 | Manchester EventCity | Meet the Experts Manchester

2020 SCHEDULE!

The Meet the Experts 2020 Schedule is now live! Plan ahead and have a browse at which of our adventurers are speaking on the day you are visiting....

HIGHLIGHTS

Be taken upon a virtual voyage through the lakes and rivers of the North Pantanal, the edge of the Amazon and the grassy plains on the Canastra National Park, encountering Brazil’s Big Five most iconic mammals with Emma Healey (Wildlife Worldwide). Discover the Baltic capitals of Vilnius, Riga & Tallinn with hidden sights and experiences off the beaten path with Phil Teubler and Sally Chambers (Baltic Holidays) or delve into South India, embarking on a series of experiences and small adventures from the Pondicherry to Cochin with Beat German (Bespoke India Travel Limited).

If you’re looking for an adventure to tick off of your bucket list, be transported to the mythical, remote and extreme Polar Regions of our planet a polar cruise with Grant Greenham (Imagine Travel), venture into the bush encountering dangerous animals and safari memories that last a lifetime with Will Fox (On Track Safaris Ltd) or explore Australia’s native Wildlife; both the deadly and the cuddly with Grant Greenham (Coral Expeditions). To ensure that your first family adventure is a hit, Anthony Barton will be giving tips on travelling the globe with children (Explore Worldwide Ltd) and finally, to ensure your safety upon your travels, travel risk expert, Lloyd Figgins will cover travel safety hacks, identify common risks and dispel travel safety myths. 

See the full Meet the Experts 2020 Schedule below! 
Click on the arrow for further informaion on the session and speaker. 
Destinations | Holiday & Travel Show | 16-19 January 2020 | Manchester EventCity | Meet the Experts Manchester
Filters
16 Thursday January 2020
view
11:00 am
Meet The Experts Theatre
Croatia Walking Tour
11:00 to 11:45
Speaker Image

Ken & Rita Jones

Tour Escorts, Worldwide Motorhoming Holidays
16 Thursday January 2020
view
12:00 pm
Meet The Experts Theatre
250 years after Captain Cook first encountered a Kangaroo: Exploring Australia’s native Wildlife – the deadly and the cuddly
12:00 to 12:45
Speaker Image

Elizabeth Webb

Coral Expeditions
16 Thursday January 2020
view
13:00 pm
Meet The Experts Theatre
It should never happen to a game ranger
13:00 to 13:45
Speaker Image

Will Fox

Wildlife Conservationist, On Track Safaris
16 Thursday January 2020
view
14:00 pm
Meet The Experts Theatre
A private tour of the Baltic States (Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia) – this is how we do it!
14:00 to 15:00
16 Thursday January 2020
view
15:00 pm
Meet The Experts Theatre
Pakistan - The Jewel in the Crown of Adventure Travel
15:00 to 15:45
Speaker Image

Jonny Bealby

Wild Frontiers Founder and MD
16 Thursday January 2020
17 Friday January 2020
view
11:00 am
Meet The Experts Theatre
A road trip across South India
11:00 to 11:45
Speaker Image

Beat Germann

Experiential Traveller
17 Friday January 2020
view
12:00 pm
Meet The Experts Theatre
Iceland – A Year-round Destination
12:00 to 12:45
Speaker Image

William Gray

Discover The World, Photographer and Writer
17 Friday January 2020
view
13:00 pm
Meet The Experts Theatre
Islands & Atolls of the South Pacific
13:00 to 13:45
Speaker Image

Pierre Thomas

Noble Caledonia Tour Leader
17 Friday January 2020
view
14:00 pm
Meet The Experts Theatre
The Silk Road: Beyond the Hype
14:00 to 14:45
Speaker Image

Sunita Ramanand

Senior Travel Specialist (Silk Road, Central Asia & Middle East)
17 Friday January 2020
view
15:00 pm
Meet The Experts Theatre
Varanasi – one of the oldest living cities in the world
15:00 to 15:45
Speaker Image

Harji Singh

Founder & CEO, Harji’s India and The India Travel Company London
17 Friday January 2020
18 Saturday January 2020
view
11:00 am
Meet The Experts Theatre
Iceland & the Faroe Islands
11:00 to 11:45
Speaker Image

Mick & Mavis

Tour Escorts
18 Saturday January 2020
view
12:00 pm
Meet The Experts Theatre
Discover Travel Safety Secrets From An International Security Advisor
12:00 to 12:45
Speaker Image

Lloyd Figgins

Travel risk expert, author and speaker
18 Saturday January 2020
view
13:00 pm
Meet The Experts Theatre
How to explore the great outdoors: The hidden natural wonders of South Africa’s Northern Cape
13:00 to 13:45
Speaker Image

Alison Towner

Marine Guide and White Shark Biologist at Marine Dynamics
18 Saturday January 2020
view
14:00 pm
Meet The Experts Theatre
Brazil's Big Five
14:00 to 14:45
Speaker Image

Emma Healey

Wildlife Consultant
18 Saturday January 2020
view
15:00 pm
Meet The Experts Theatre
Madagascar is an island like no other
15:00 to 15:45
Speaker Image

Aleem Raheem

Co-Founder of Earth Trip
18 Saturday January 2020
19 Sunday January 2020
view
11:00 am
Meet The Experts Theatre
Southern Italy, Sicily & Malta
11:00 to 11:45
Speaker Image

Mick & Mavis

Tour Escorts
19 Sunday January 2020
view
12:00 pm
Meet The Experts Theatre
Is a small group adventure right for my family?
12:00 to 12:45
Speaker Image

Anthony Barton

Family Programme Manager
19 Sunday January 2020
view
13:00 pm
Meet The Experts Theatre
Polar cruises – the ultimate bucket-list experience
13:00 to 13:45
Speaker Image

Grant Greenham

Senior Polar and Latin America Specialist
19 Sunday January 2020
view
14:00 pm
Meet The Experts Theatre
Self Drive Vietnam in a Jeep
14:00 to 14:45
Speaker Image

Steve McCullagh

Owner/Managing Director
19 Sunday January 2020
view
15:00 pm
Meet The Experts Theatre
South America: Classic Routes and Iconic Destinations
15:00 to 15:45
Speaker Image

Jonathon Lillie

Director
19 Sunday January 2020

Load next day