Trade registrations for WTM London’s first virtual edition have opened with an early bird rate of £25.
Early bird tickets (which can be purchased here) allow visitors access to WTM’s conference programme, virtual exhibition and the opportunity to book one-to-one meetings with exhibitors during the show, taking place 9-11 November.
Also included in the ticket price is access to London Travel Week Virtual - a set of events designed to celebrate the travel and tourism industry - taking place between 30 October and 5 November.
WTM Virtual will be accessible from 7am-10pm GMT, allowing travel professionals around the world to participate.
WTM Virtual and London Travel Week will offer a combined programme of nearly 50 sessions, streamed live online and watchable on-demand.
They include the UNWTO, WTTC and WTM Ministers’ Summit, interviews with the bosses of Ryanair and JetBlue and destination briefings and press conferences from countries around the globe.
Trade delegates can upgrade their access package for £20 in order to have five pre-scheduled meetings with exhibitors. The one-to-one video meetings will last for half-an-hour and take place during WTM Virtual.
WTM London’s senior director Simon Press said: “Thousands of travel trade professionals from around the globe will take part in WTM Virtual, as we all come together online to help our industry recover, rebuild and innovate.
“This is an excellent opportunity for industry leaders to connect and collaborate across the industry to confirm, predict and tackle pressing business issues and trends; conduct business transactions, form trusted partnerships, and provide opportunities for business growth.
“Building on our 40 years of experience, we are crafting an unmissable event designed to help delegates seal deals and create a roadmap to recovery.”
He added: “Our team is working tirelessly to make sure WTM Virtual brings together all the key industry players from countries around the world, to share their vision of how travel and tourism will bounce back in 2021.
“We will provide an outstanding platform for industry professionals to meet and do business. Now, more than ever, it is crucial that we work together to support the recovery of our industry.”