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Be Part Of The UK's Largest Consumer Travel Event

Why Exhibit?

Why Exhibit?

Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show
Trusted by travellers for over a quarter of a century Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Shows, in association with The Times and The Sunday Times, have established themselves as the leading consumer events within the travel market.

The previous shows in 2024 at Olympia London and Manchester Central attracted 75,000 active, passionate and affluent travellers, looking to discover the very best in new travel experiences and the latest hotspots.

Exhibiting at the shows gives your business access to these customers as they actively plan and book their journeys for the year ahead and beyond.

NEXT SHOW IN THE NORTH: 16 - 19 January 2025, Manchester Central

NEXT SHOW IN THE SOUTH: 30 January - 2 February 2025, Olympia London

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Benefits of Exhibiting

Benefits of Exhibiting

The two Destinations events showcase over 600 brands spanning tourist boards, tour operators, travel agents, airlines and more, giving visitors ample opportunity to research, plan and find inspiration for their holidays.

  • Meet face-to-face with over 80,000 affluent and passionate travellers
  • Generate bookings both onsite at the event and afterwards
  • Build brand awareness
  • Align your brand with over 600 of the best travel operators, travel agents, tourist boards, airlines, hotel groups and more
  • Align your brand with the leading publications in travel including The Times and The Sunday Times
  • Benefit from the extensive marketing campaign for the shows

Our Visitors

Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show has a proven track record of delivering unrivalled numbers of active, passionate and affluent travellers.
A recent survey carried out in February 2024 amongst past attendees of Destinations Manchester showed the following results ...

Average Age

The average age of the Destinations visitor is 62 years

Annual Spend

On average, our visitors plan to spend £6,915 on holidays per person in the coming year

Total Spend

£211 million: the estimated total spend on travel, in 2024 by Destinations Manchester visitors

89%

of visitors are more likely to buy from travel brands they met at Destinations  

76%

are asked for holiday advice by family and friends

89%

of visitors would recommend the brands they meet at the show to friends and family

86%

of visitors fall within the top 4 ACORN categories:  Luxury Lifestyles, Established Affluence, Thriving Neighbourhoods, Steadfast Communities

87%

definitely or likely to attend the next Destinations Manchester 

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