Atout France is responsible for promoting the development of the French tourism industry. Atout France is also committed to promoting destinations and works with all its partners to further tourism across France. Atout France has a permanent base in London. The PR department oversees all PR enquiries for the whole of France and as part of the PR team, dedicated press officers for Normandy and Pays de La Loire are also on hand for help.
For more than 20 years, CityPASS tickets have been premier products for travelers who want to visit a destination’s top attractions while enjoying significant savings. CityPASS tickets, which have a 97% customer recommendation rating, cover prepaid admission to major attractions in 14 North American destinations: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, New York City, Orlando, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Southern California, Tampa Bay and Toronto. For more information, www.citypass.com
Tourism Australia is the Australian Government agency responsible for attracting international visitors to Australia, both for leisure and business events, with the mission is to make Australia the most desirable destination on earth. The organisation is active in 15 key markets and activities include advertising, PR and media programs, trade shows and industry programs, consumer promotions, online communications and consumer research.
Join us as we celebrate Year of Discovery and travel to the heart of real Wales to find Adventure, Culture and Landscape. Visit the stand to uncover adrenaline-fuelled activities through mountains and forests, cultural hotspots including 641 castles and seven National Museums, and a landscape of vast mountain ranges that fall away to a fabulous coastline harbours, inlets, islands and beaches. This is Wales. Find yours.
Join VisitEngland ahead of English Tourism Week (30 March-7 April) – a week-long celebration of everything the country has to offer – to hear about the latest stories, trends and new-season openings for spring 2019 and beyond.
For 10 days every July, Calgary puts on its white hat and welcomes the world. “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth” is the most memorable western experience your clients could ever pack into a single vacation. They’ll become a cowboy or cowgirl, witnessing the world’s top rodeo, thrilling chuckwagon races, First Nations’ culture, Agriculture showcase, live music and much more. Calgary is only a short one hour drive from Canada’s majestic Rocky Mountains which is the perfect place for a true western vacation. Dust off your cowboy boots for an experience that is unrivaled for variety and excitement.
Abu Dhabi regularly conjures images of beautiful blue skies, powder-white beaches and glittering skyscrapers. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. World-class hotels, exhilarating theme parks, superlative shopping, great cultural attractions, championship golf, wonderful wildlife and desert adventures all lie in wait in the UAE capital.
African Bush Camps is Zimbabwe’s leading safari operator with authentic camps in iconic locations. The safari experience focuses on the concept of the ‘Old Untouched’ Africa and the award winning camps are designed with a ‘light environmental footprint’ to ensure minimal impact on the surrounding ecology and wildlife. Founder and professional guide, Beks Ndlovu, believes the tourism dollar can fund conservation of wildlife and empower rural communities in vulnerable wildlife areas.
‘Sweet Home Alabama’ is a state immortalised in the lyrics of the legendary song. Nestled in the heart of the American Deep South, Alabama has a flavour all of its own! Award winning cuisine, the best barbecue and fresh from the Gulf seafood is washed down with the traditional Alabama sweet tea and served with a generous helping of southern hospitality.
The Algarve is the southernmost region in Portugal framed by a 200km coastline. Known for its promise of more than 300 days of sun per year, the region is home to award-winning beaches, authentic gastronomy and a range of outdoor activities from surfing to cycling, walking, and birdwatching, that attracts thrill seekers and nature lovers alike. It also offers traditional experiences for visitors to discover its rich heritage.
Alterra Mountain Company is a family of 14 iconic year-round mountain destinations in North America, including the world’s largest heli-ski and heli-hiking operation. As a leader in the ski industry, in January 2018, Alterra Mountain Company launched the Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes which grants access to 38 destinations in the Americas, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Japan. Alterra Mountain Company will be available to discuss destination improvements, Ikon Pass details, upcoming news, and industry leadership and trends.
Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is a natural beauty steeped in Southern charm. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, a maritime forest canopy and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination (so beloved that it has been under 8 different flags during its colourful history.) The island offers a mix of golf, dining, spa, shopping and activities, but also offer pure rest, relaxation and a chance to disconnect from the everyday and reconnect with friends and family.
AMResorts is a collection of all-inclusive luxury resorts, each with a unique personality. Each resort features sun-soaked beaches, elegant accommodation, a world-class spa, gourmet dining, unlimited top-shelf spirits and more. Featuring six different brands – the ultra-luxurious Zoëtry Wellness & Spa Resorts; adults-only Secrets Resorts & Spas; exciting Breathless Resorts & Spas; luxurious Dreams Resorts & Spas; active and youthful Now Resorts & Spas or the fun-filled Sunscape Resorts & Spas – there is something for everyone.
Annecy Mountains launches as the new name for the area in France between Annecy Lake and the surrounding mountains. This new brand incorporates four local authorities to promote the territory through the world of tourism, the economy and the inhabitants with the following seven tourist offices: Lac d’Annecy; La Clusaz; Le Grand-Bornand; Manigod; Saint-Jean-de-Sixt; Sources du Lac d’Annecy and Thônes Coeur des Vallées. Live In, Visit In and Invest in Annecy Mountains: www.annecymountains.com
Boasting everything from the beautiful Sonoran Desert to ponderosa pine forest to bustling cities with sophisticated shops and galleries, The Grand Canyon state is truly unforgettable. Whether you’re visiting to see its world-famous scenery, experience its rich culture, or rejuvenate in one of its luxury spas; Arizona has it all. Going beyond the Grand Canyon is a must – with wellness, culinary, adventure and culture all awaiting your discovery.
The Atlantic Canada region is coastal Canada on our doorstep. Just over five hours away from the UK, the provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island have all the perfect elements for an interesting and inspiring escape. Each province has its own character but all are renowned for their outstanding natural beauty, stunning coastline, friendly people, incredible seafood, UNESCO World Heritage sites and National Parks.
Located on the Atlantic Coast, between Nantes and Bordeaux, the Charentes enjoy a distinctive light and a mild climate. The charming islands of Ré, Oléron and Aix, the rolling vineyards of Cognac, the elegant towns of Angoulême and La Rochelle, the river Charente winding through preserved villages and heritage, the natural wonder of the Marais Poitevin… Its multiple character makes it the top-list destination for the French in summer season.
A vast and varied area of five departments, Atlantic Loire Valley combines majestic riverside châteaux and vineyards with stunning sandy beaches, three major cycle routes, thalassotherapy spas and seafood. Fly direct to its vibrant arty capital, Nantes, or take the train to Le Mans: home of motor racing. With children in tow, visit award-winning theme park Puy du Fou with its spectacular historical shows.
For 25 years, Aurora Expeditions has been a pioneer of small-group, action-packed polar voyages where guests can enjoy intimate encounters with magnificent wildlife, history and landscapes. In October 2019, we will launch our NEW ship, ‘Greg Mortimer’ with its patented Ulstein X-Bow technology. NEW unique itineraries will be led by experts and offer a wide array of immersive experiences including polar skiing, snow-shoeing, diving, snorkelling, kayaking and the polar plunge!
The Austrian National Tourist Office (ANTO) is Austria’s national tourism organisation. Since 1955 the main objective of the association has been the promotion of Austria as a holiday destination. ANTO’s central goal is to secure and expand Austria’s competitiveness in cooperation with all of the country’s tourism partners. By doing so, ANTO contributes essentially to increasing Austria’s market share in international tourism.
Avignon Tourisme is a territorial community in charge of tourism development and promotion for the city, including the Palace of the popes, the Bridge, the congress and exhibtion centers and the tourism office in Avignon.
BAVARIA TOURISM (by.TM) is the official marketing company for the Bavarian tourism and leisure industry. Under the umbrella brand Bayern®, the company offers the entire range of tourism services in the State of Bavaria. All marketing activities run under the umbrella brand claim “Bavaria – traditionally different”. The main focus here is the communication of authentic stories about Bavarian personalities and their way of life.
Home of the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a World Heritage Site that boasts over 300 years of history, more than 2000 acres of landscaped Parkland and Formal Gardens, and a wealth of events, tours and exhibitions throughout the year.
Bordeaux - capital of the southwest of France - has everything to seduce. Boasting exceptional architecture, and surrounded by the most famous vineyards in the world, it is a perfect symbol of the French “Art of Living”. Quality of life, luxury shopping, numerous hotels & spas, a lively cultural scene, river cruises, great surroundings… Add an exciting gastronomic scene and you have it all!
Bournemouth and Poole are nestled on the South Coast where warmer weather and year-round events make for the perfect British seaside holiday or staycation. Ideal as a base to explore the surrounding countryside, it’s flanked by the idyllic New Forest and world famous Jurassic Coast. With 10 miles of sandy beaches, breath-taking coastline and loads to do on land and at sea, it really is the coast with the most!
Famous for its wines and gastronomy, heritage and superb landscapes, Burgundy-Franche-Comté is an essential French destination. Rich in history, the region boasts 9 UNESCO sites. Mid-mountain areas - Jura or Vosges mountains, Morvan - are perfect for outdoor activities. With one of the most extensive networks of waterways in France - 1300 km of canals and rivers - and a complementary network of cycling trails the region is perfect for new stories!
Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, was established by the Travel Promotion Act as the nation's first public-private partnership to promote the United States as a premier travel destination and to communicate U.S. entry/exit policies and procedures to worldwide travellers. The organization’s mission is to increase international visitation to the USA in order to fuel the U.S. economy and enhance the image of the United States worldwide.
At CaminoWays.com we are Camino de Santiago experts. We organise walking and cycling tours on the historic Camino trails across Spain, France and Portugal for individuals and groups. An ancient pilgrimage, today the Camino is a unique experience. See all our trails at CaminoWays.com. In addition, we have more superb trails in Ireland at IrelandWays.com, the Via Francigena pilgrim route to Rome at FrancigenaWays.com and other exciting treks at TrekkingBug.com.
The Canal & River Trust cares for 2,000 miles of our nation’s waterways. Whether used for a family day out, a holiday or for fitness, recently published research shows that spending time by canals and rivers can make us all healthier and happier. Big changes are afoot at the charity to ensure that we are creating places and spaces that can be used and enjoyed by everyone.
Although CANNES is a global brand and one of the best known French towns in the world, Cannes still deserves to be better known. This is why the town is embarking on a campaign to enhance and promote both its cultural heritage and its exceptional surroundings, such as the Lérins islands archipelago and the famous Croisette. The high quality of its infrastructure, the excellence of its hotels, and its protected environment make Cannes a major destination of choice for both business and leisure tourism.
Casa de Campo Resort & Villas – a member of The Leading Hotels of the World – spans 7,000 tropical acres on the southeastern coast of the Dominican Republic. Its facilities include a 370-slip marina, equestrian centre, 13 tennis courts and 3 championship golf courses, including the highest rated course in Latin America. In addition to the five star hotel, the resort features numerous luxury villas with private pools.
Catalonia is a Mediterranean destination with a millenary history, its own culture and language, plus a wealthy historical and natural heritage. Catalonia is home to many significant metropolises, from the capital, Barcelona, to Girona, Tarragona and Lleida. The region offers extensive opportunities: from culture cravers to family travellers, sports enthusiasts to wildlife wanderers. There is also a place for those just looking to relax. Catalonia has it all!
With pristine beaches and tranquil turquoise seas, the Cayman Islands promise an idyllic, luxurious Caribbean island escape. The three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman offer visitors the chance to sample local delicacies, dive shipwrecks and discover the rare indigenous Blue Iguanas. The Cayman Islands are perfect for family holidays, romantic escapes, culinary journeys, diving adventures and for those simply looking to switch off.
The CMN is the leading public operator in the field of culture and tourism, with more than 10 million visitors per year. It conserves and opens to visitors exceptionnal sites, whose diversity illustrates the wealth of french heritage. The abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel, the château d’IF and the Château d’Azay-le-Rideau, the castle and rampart of Carcassonne, the Arc de Triomphe, the Villa Savoye and Villa Cavrois are just somme of the 100 national monuments.
Choose Chicago is the official destination marketing organization for Chicago, Illinois. Its mission is to bring regional, national and international business and leisure visitors to Chicago for the economic benefit of the city, the community and its membership. For more information, visit www.ChooseChicago.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @ChooseChicago.
Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire are specialist providers of self-catering holidays including packages for family, leisure, sport and health. On offer are over 500 cottages in stunning locations along the Pembrokeshire Coast, with packages that can be tailor-made for individuals through to large groups. In addition, a concierge service allows guests to enhance their holiday experience with an extensive range of treats! New for 2019 Corporate Treat packages. Call 01437 765765 or visit: www.coastalcottages.co.uk
Colorado is a year-round destination offering unparalleled adventure, beautiful scenery and a thriving arts scene. 2019 is the centennial state’s ‘Year of Cycling’ and direct flights from London to Denver with BA, United and Norwegian offer UK visitors easy access, so there’s never been a better time to saddle up and discover all that it has to offer. The Colorado Tourism Office will be available to discuss upcoming news, openings in 2019, story angles and itinerary ideas.
Occitanie, these are 13 departements bordering the Mediterranean, the Pyrenees and the Massif Central. Steeped in history, heritage and authentic cultural identity, this brand new destination boasts a genuine appreciation of excellence in all kinds of fields: lifestyle, heritage, gastronomy, science, technology... and the list goes on.
Cosmos Tours Ltd, a family-owned company since 1961, are the UK experts in escorted tours and cruise holidays, with more than 300 crafted itineraries across 70 destinations worldwide. Cosmos offers more touring holidays in North America and Europe than any other operator. Each holiday includes a dedicated Tour Director as well as their price match guarantee. Cosmos is part of the Globus family of brands, which also includes Avalon Waterways.
Cotswolds Tourism is the official Destination Management Organisation for the Cotswolds – an area of outstanding natural beauty just 90 minutes from London. We work with more than 350 tourism businesses across the area from hotels to b&b’s, attractions to retailers and restaurants. We are committed to better managing tourism in the Cotswolds, enabling our members and the industry to grow and thrive in a sustainable and responsible way. Visit www.cotswolds.com for more information.
The German states of Saxony and Thuringia offer a unique wealth of culture, including UNESCO World Heritage sites such as the Bauhaus in Weimar. Visitors can walk in the steps of musical icons such as Bach or Wagner. Cities like Dresden or Erfurt feature stunning historic architecture and cultural attractions. As a joint tourism initiative, the "Cultural Heart of Germany” offers themed/tailor-made programmes and provides assistance to the travel trade.
Daytona Beach known as ‘The Original American Beach’ is a family-friendly destination about an hour’s easy drive from Orlando and the perfect twin-centre choice for a Florida holiday. The area has undergone over $2 billion investment over the last four years and the newly opened Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach takes centre stage along the 23 miles of glorious golden sandy beach as well as other new and refurbished hotels, shopping and restaurants.
For media information, video, images and story ideas on Canada please go to www.destinationcanada.com/media. Destination Canada works in partnership with provinces and territories, many of whom are also attending IMM, supporting their media fam trips where appropriate. Looking to develop 2019 story ideas around lesser known festivals and events, road trips that are off the beaten path, Exploring Canada’s cities and showcasing Canada as a four season destination.
The Canadian city of St. John's sits on North America's most easterly point and is just a 4.5-hour flight from London. Here the sun rises first over the Continent. Giant icebergs float by as they migrate down 'Iceberg Alley' and the world's largest population of humpback whales frolic off the coast in the wild Atlantic ocean. St. John's is regularly compared to Reykjavik for its rugged landscape, colourful houses and wildlife encounters.
DFDS operates passenger ferry services on routes from Dover to Calais, Dover to Dunkirk, Newcastle to Amsterdam and Newhaven to Dieppe, as well as mini-cruises and short city breaks. It is Northern Europe’s largest shipping and logistics company, with 30 routes and 50 passenger and freight ships. DFDS has been named the ‘World’s Leading Ferry Operator’ for eight consecutive years (2011-2018) as well as ‘Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator’ (2012-18).
Discover The Palm Beaches, is the official tourism marketing corporation that promotes the collection of 39 cities and towns that make up Palm Beach County. Spanning more than 2,300 square miles and 47 miles of pristine beaches from Boca Raton to Jupiter and Tequesta, Palm Beach County reaches along South Florida's Atlantic coastline, and west to Lake Okeechobee. For more information visit www.ThePalmBeaches.com and connect on social media @PalmBeachesFL #ThePalmBeaches
Coming to the Dordogne Valley located in the heart of the South West of France is exploring an area to which Time has been kind.
Its rich traditions and heritage accumulated over millennia – scenic, architectural, historic, cultural and gastronomic – are still very much present and alive.
Whether you are a sports lover, a good wine amateur or just a contemplative person, the Dordogne Valley has plenty to offer you.
Elephant Hills are Thailand’s first Luxury Tented Jungle Camps, combining the camp idea of African national parks with the Thai tropical forest environment. We offer 2-4 day international award-winning soft adventure nature tours in and around the stunningly beautiful Khao Sok National Park. Part of these tours is Thailand’s most ethical elephant encounter, as judged by the Thai Tourism Authority – for five years running.
In the heart of the border triangle, between the Black Forest and Vosges, lies the best theme park worldwide. Whether Ireland, France or Spain ‒ 15 European themed areas with exemplary architecture, gastronomy, and vegetation are waiting to be discovered by visitors from around the world, embarking on a journey of discovery through Europe with over 100 attractions and shows and the promise of lots of fun and adventure for the whole family.
Explore is a tour operator with 37 years’ experience, specialising in tailor-made and self-guided trips to some of the world’s most fascinating destinations. With over 600 trips in 130 countries, Explore’s breadth of choice including wildlife, culture, walking and trekking, a voyage to the polar regions, cycling and family adventure, combined with award-winning tour leaders and commitment to responsible travel, ensures an exciting and authentic travel experience.
Naturally spectacular, Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort delivers an ideal setting for families, meetings and weddings alike. Combining classic elegance and a modern alpine setting, this award-winning Whistler hotel showcases exceptional dining and full resort amenities including a par 72, 18-hole Audubon-certified championship golf course.
Fairmont Pacific Rim – Vancouver’s definitive luxury AAA Five Diamond hotel offers the city’s most quintessential views of the mountains and harbour. Art, music and fashion are woven into every detail, from the newly revitalized Lobby Lounge with a state-of-the-art performance stage, award-winning Botanist restaurant and bar with the country’s only cocktail lab, resort-style Willow Stream Spa, rooftop pool, guestrooms with lavish appointments, and the city’s most luxurious suites.
Fly Provence : A partnership of 4 identities!
Marseille Provence airport, The gateway on Provence, welcomes 9,5 million passengers per year.
The region Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur has an international strong identity and offer a multitude of landscapes and a perfect philosophy of life. From the unspoiled lands of Camargue via Arles the « Roman city », or the elegant and attractive Aix-en-Provence until the authentic and untamed city of Marseille.
The Frankfurt Rhine-Main region has gained a reputation as one of the most diverse regions in Germany. Apart from the Alps and the northern coastline, visitors will find everything associated with Germany: great food and wine, half-timbered houses, beautiful countryside with endless outdoor activities, friendly people, enchanting rivers and historic towns. All these highlights can be reached in an hour or less! Whether Rüdesheim on the Rhine or Aschaffenburg on the Main, day excursions are a piece of cake!
G Adventures is a small-group adventure travel operator offering over 700 tours in 100 countries, on all continents. G Adventures’ responsible travel style and award-winning trips support local communities, giving travellers meaningful experiences with people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife, while offering them the freedom and flexibility to explore on their own. G Adventures offers life-changing tours for individuals of all ages, interests and budgets. Because our world deserves more you.
Country of d'Artagnan, the famous musketeer, Gers-Gascony holds the key to a charming stay in the South West France countryside. With rolling and luminous landscapes, beautiful small medieval villages and UNESCO World Heritage sites like Auch Cathedrale, great festivals (Jazz in Marciac!) and musems, stunning flavours such as Armagnac (the oldest brandy of France) or foie gras, a large range of leisure activities: there is something for every taste all year round!
Known as a Continent in miniature, this beautiful island is definitely worth exploring. Take a beach holiday to the south and soak up the sun at the Maspalomas dunes. Spend a few days in Las Palmas de GC, a capital city with charming old quarter and fabulous gastronomy. Those wanting a more authentic experience on this volcanic isle should head north, to enjoy scenic walks and plenty of star gazing.
With 70 itineraries and 40+ years of experience, Grand American Adventures specialises in authentic small group holidays to North America and Canada. Led by expert tour leaders, offering includes a new upscale range of six, week-long, In-depth tours to must-see destinations; new itineraries to all five of Utah’s National Parks and exploring the Pacific Northwest; four exhilarating new Cycle tours - Vermont, Utah and California - plus five Family Discovery trips.
Great Rail Journeys Ltd incorporates escorted group rail tour operators Rail Discoveries and Great Rail Journeys for the age 50+ demographic. With over 350 tours to 60 countries they are recognised as the UK’s leader in rail holidays. New for 2020 will be Kenya, South Korea, an expanded exclusive charter cruise portfolio and more small group touring. Tailor-made journeys can be devised by the team of experts at GRJ Independent.
Think Greece. Think Grecotel. Greece’s leading luxury hotel collection delivers sophisticated lifestyle experiences in the country’s most beloved destinations. Each of Grecotel’s 32 properties is a unique architectural experience with opulent amenities, gourmet restaurants and details embodying Greek hospitality. With 6,000 rooms, Grecotel accommodates 350,000+ visitors from more than 150 countries every year and has 15,000 m of coastline, 200 restaurants and bars, 10 conference centres and 3 thalassotherapy centres.
Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean is a tri-island destination boasting vibrant cultural, culinary, yachting and dive festivals; uncrowded beaches; verdant rainforest peppered with romantic waterfalls; plus well-established and brand new hotels and boutique resorts. Visitors to Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique are assured the warmest of welcomes in this quintessential Caribbean paradise.
Hand Picked Hotels is a privately-owned collection of country house hotels and spa resorts in the UK and the Channel Islands. Hotels on the mainland are heritage properties located within beautiful grounds displaying plenty of original features and period charm, and hotels in the Channel Islands offer a mix of coastal and country retreats either close to the beach or the bustling harbour towns. Characterful bedrooms and suites and modern British seasonal food served in historic, elegant dining rooms are signatures of the brand.
Haritha Villas + Spa is a new contemporary Sri Lankan lifestyle destination with seven intimate villas immersed in the greenery of the jungle and two colonial style mansions. All are decorated with modern and stylish interiors as well as offering their own private butler, salt water plunge pool, veranda and garden. Haritha Villas + Spa offers beautiful architecture, truly outstanding service and one of Sri Lanka’s most extensive spas.
The UK’s largest walking and activity holiday specialist is well equipped for any outdoor break. Every year over 60,000 guests choose to travel with the award-winning Which? Recommended Holiday Provider. With over 100 years’ experience, the British co-operative offers walking holidays across six continents. Guests can stay in a choice of 18 stunning Country Houses across the UK or its carefully selected partner hotels worldwide.
Between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, the Haute-Garonne unrolls its landscapes around Toulouse. The Canal du Midi traces its route between the two seas. To the south, the Pyrenees Mountains are planted as a decor that borders Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges. The marble of Saint Béat, the faience of Martres-Tolosane and the art furniture of Revel testify to the ancestral know-how that has come down to us. Succumb to its gastronomy by tasting a Fronton wine?
Illinois is located in the heart of the Great Lakes region of the USA. The gateway city of Chicago is home to world-class jazz, blues, shopping on the Magnificent Mile, 26 Michelin star restaurants, a stunning beach on Lake Michigan and world class museums. Hit ‘The Mother Road’ – Route 66, which starts in Chicago, before heading to the state capital, Springfield, home to Abraham Lincoln, and Alton situated on the Mississippi River.
Inghams was founded by Walter Ingham in 1934, born out of his enduring passion for ski, mountaineering and walking. This year, we celebrate our 85th year and we continue to pride ourselves on being one of the UK's most experienced specialist tour operators. We offer award-winning winter holidays, a popular Lakes & Mountains programme to many European destinations, and a dedicated, year-round Inghams Italy programme. For more information, visit www.inghams.co.uk.
For over 40 years Interrail has been connecting countries and travellers across Europe, giving European explorers the opportunity and freedom to discover the cultures, history and sights of Europe. Created in 1972 as a unique train travel pass designed specifically for youth, the Interrail Pass is now used by more than 280,000 travellers of all ages every year to access unlimited rail travel in up to 31 European countries.
Intrepid Travel is a global adventure travel company, offering more than 2,000 trips in over 100 countries and on every continent. Each trip is designed to experience local culture - to try local food, take local transport and stay in local accommodation. Leader’s in responsible travel, Intrepid became B Corp certified in 2018, meaning that the company meets the highest standards of social and environmental performance, and public transparency.
U.S. Travel Association’s IPW is the leading international inbound travel trade show, attended by 500 media globally, including 50 from the UK. Taking place in Anaheim, California, 1-5 June 2019, IPW will provide media with the opportunity to meet with over 1,000 US tourist boards, attend an exclusive media event, specialised press tours and a Media Marketplace.
Make 2019 the year you experience the Isles of Scilly: unspoilt sand-fringed islands lying just 28 miles off the Cornish coast. Isles of Scilly Travel can connect you to the islands by helicopter or plane from Land’s End, Newquay or Exeter airports, or sail on the Scillonian III from Penzance. However you choose to make the crossing, the journey will form a unique part of your unforgettable trip to Scilly.
KE Adventure Travel offers 400 active adventures in90 countries worldwide. Best known for its pioneering itineraries and challenging trips with an ‘edge’, KE also offers a range of easier walking, cycling, family and wildlife journeys throughout the world. Based in Keswick in the Lake District, KE are passionate about creating unique travel experiences for their customers. Established in 1984, KE Adventure Travel is a member of ABTA (W4341), AITO (5075) and holds an ATOL license (2808). www.keadventure.com
Located in Bordeaux, la Cité du Vin is a new generation cultural centre, unique in the world, where the soul of wine is expressed through an immersive and sensory approach, at the heart of an evocative architecture. La Cité du Vin shows wine in a different way, across the world, across the ages, in all cultures and in all civilisations. It offers a permanent tour, temporary exhibitions, wine culture workshops and numerous events.
Opened in September 2017, Les Villages Nature® Paris is a new and innovative eco-tourism destination in Europe. Located in the heart of nature, just 32 km from Paris and 6 km from Disneyland® Paris, this new destination offers a change of scenery in and around five recreational universes and is perfect for families. Les Villages Nature® Paris combines nature, architecture, sustainability and learning, it is designed for guests to engage themselves in experiences, make the most of the great outdoors and discover something new.
Ljubljana Tourism is the official tourist organization in charge of promoting and marketing the Slovenian Capital and the Region of Central Slovenia. We are pleased to provide objective information, booking of tours and support in organizing MICE events. Ljubljana offers a number of experiences, which we can hardly imagine anywhere else. Many travellers describe it as the hidden gem of Europe. The latest tour – the Moustache Tour has been selected as the best experience in Europe in 2018 (awarded by the EasyJet Traveller Magazine).
Loire Valley tourist board – 500 years of Renaissance
1519-2019, VIVA LEONARD DA VINCI ! 500 years of Renaissance in the Loire Valley. 2019 marks the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci at the Château of Clos-Lucé in Amboise, the birth of Catherine de’ Medici in Florence and the start of the construction of the Château of Chambord. More than 500 events, exhibitions, workshops, shows and celebrations are awaiting you this year to celebrate the visionary dynamic bequeathed by Leonardo da Vinci.
LVCVA – Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) aims to attract visitors by promoting Las Vegas as the world’s most desirable destination for leisure and business travel. Known as the ‘entertainment capital of the world’, the destination is constantly evolving with new hotels, attractions and restaurants regularly opening. Continued re-invention and rapid growth has propelled Las Vegas to become one of the most popular destinations for UK travellers, with 30 direct flights weekly and growing.
Just 40 miles from Hong Kong, Macao is one of the Far East’s most exciting destinations and, with the recent opening of the bridge between the two, is now even more accessible. From its unique Portuguese-Chinese Heritage, World Heritage listed Historic Centre and vibrant nightlife to world class shopping and a legendary food scene, it is the perfect addition to a holiday in the region.
Awesome in scale and with natural beauty in abundance, Mammoth Lakes remains one of California’s best-kept-secrets. Nestled in the stunning Sierra Nevada Mountains, the year-round adventure land is home to expanse valleys, incredible crystal-clear mountain lakes, volcanic springs and endless festivals and sporting events. Winter brings world class skiing and snowboarding on Mammoth Mountain, one of North America’s “bucket list” destinations for winter sports lovers. Any season, there are No Small Adventures in Mammoth Lakes!
Martinhal Family Hotels & Resorts are experts in luxury holidays designed with families in mind. With four resorts in the Algarve and Lisbon, Martinhal offers high-class family-friendly accommodation, Kids Clubs and leisure activities which allow families to spend time together in a five star environment.
Celebrate, shop and relax in Massachusetts. Massachusetts is a stunning state on the East Coast – its gateway, Boston is only 7 hours from the UK. Enjoy Cape Cod, Boston and The Berkshires. There are many experiences in Massachusetts including tax free shopping, spa and city breaks, fall foliage and sporting events.
Memphis & Mississippi are like nowhere else in the USA and are home to a number of American Kings… Musical Kings such as BB King, the Blues legend; the King of Country music, Jimmie Rodgers; and the greatest King of them all, Elvis Presley, the King of Rock’n’Roll. But don’t forget King Cotton and the mighty Mississippi, King of Rivers, which winds 2,320 miles through the heart of America.
The most easterly of the Balearic Islands, Menorca is one of the most pristine islands in the Western Mediterranean. Boasting a wide diversity of landscapes, unspoilt white-sandy beaches, nature reserves and woodlands, Menorca is a haven for nature lovers. The island is known for its local gastronomy (cheeses and meats) and home to an array of accommodation options ranging from chic-boutique hotels, to more modest options suitable for all budgets.
Creative, vibrant, captivating. Welcome to the heart of Montpellier Mediterranean!
Whether you are looking for an urban and cultural getaway, a nature adventure, some audacity or simply something good time to share, let yourselves be surprised by the Mediterranean atmosphere and the thousand and one jewels of this territory. Not to be missed in 2019: The Openings of the MOCO contemporary art centre, the Jardin des Sens hotel and restaurant, the “Arbre Blanc” the latest contemporary architectural peace of art. A cityart art, for a rewarding experience!
Climb the highest sand dunes in the world and descend to the floor of the deepest canyon in Africa in one of the least densely populated countries on the planet. Watch wildlife shimmer against spectacular pans and explore the oldest, driest desert in the world. Namibia is home to vibrant cities where people are excited about the future, while remaining deeply connected to their rich, cultural heritage.
In 2018, NAUSICAA became the largest aquarium in Europe with the opening of a new extension dedicated to the High Seas. From spring 2019, visitors will be able to have a guided discovery of the new High Seas exhibition behind the scenes, in English… For 28 years, NAUSICAA has helped to raise awareness of climate change and the need to manage the ocean sustainably. It continues to be a UNESCO Centre of Excellence for awareness raising..
Situated in Louisiana, New Orleans is one of North America’s most remarkable locations. Known for its rich history and strong ties to Jazz music, New Orleans has plenty to boast. Through diverse architecture, unique entertainment and renowned food and drink, the city offers a delightful blend of both past and present. The host of the world-famous Mardi Gras festival, New Orleans also vaunts numerous experiences and fairs throughout the year such as Soul Fest and French Quarter Festival.
From the Norman Conquest in 1066 to D-Day in 1944, Normandy has played an outsized role in European history, boasting the incomparable Bayeux Tapestry, D-Day Landing Beaches and spectacular Mont-Saint-Michel. Further charms include stunning coastlines, world-class museums, Monet’s famous house and gardens, quaint villages and architectural gems like medieval Rouen, maritime Honfleur and modernist Le Havre. Delicious cheese, cider and seafood are all additional reasons to visit this beautiful region.
Located in Atlantic Canada and less than a six hour flight away from the UK, Nova Scotia has a rich and diverse tourism offering spanning outdoor adventure, cultural travel and outstanding gastronomy. Boasting five UNESCO sites, the province attracts a broad range of visitors through its superb wildlife-watching, hiking and cycling offering and also thanks to its great museums, wineries and burgeoning events calendar.
One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) is a world leader in small-ship expedition cruising, providing high quality experiences in Antarctica, the High Arctic, Canada’s East Coast and Svalbard for over ten years. A brand new program starting spring 2019 features innovative itineraries in south & central America, Scotland and Iceland, onboard OOE’s new 5* expedition vessel – RCGS Resolute. Exceptional quality, customer service and unparalleled value feature on all OOE voyages.
At 2h50 from Paris by train, Nîmes la Romaine combines the past with the present. The two-thousand-year-old Amphitheatre or the Maison Carrée and the majestic Jardins de la Fontaine coexist with contemporary architecture such as the Musée de la Romanité, Carré d'Art, the centre for contemporary art and the many other urban projects. Enough to renew every day the pleasure of discovering a city whose cultural and festive offer is equalled only by the discovery of its heritage.
The Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolitan Area draws on its geography and history, a special identity shared between the coastline, the hills, the valleys and the mountains. The open space between the sea and the mountains, from the shores of the Mediterranean to the summits of Mercantour, possesses an unrivalled quality of life and offers everything for tourist stays. Mountains, rurality, plain, rivers, urban areas,borders, ski resorts, nature parks, beaches
Original Cottages presents 5,000+ UK holiday cottages from our family of 25 local brands. We’re proudly family owned with a “truly local” ethos meaning we have local people with local knowledge in all our holiday destinations. Holidays are about finding those moments. Searching for secret coves. Exploring untrodden trails. Unearthing hidden secrets. We’re here to help you find them, to make holiday memories like a local.
Ottawa is Canada's capital, a dynamic showcase city of more than one million people. Located in Ontario at the Quebec border, it's a place where you'll hear English and French spoken; where you can discover Canada's proud heritage at impressive national sites and famous landmarks. It's a city steeped in culture, with world-class museums and galleries displaying stunning national collections and special exhibitions from Canada and around the world.
Outrigger Resorts can be found in Thailand, Maldives, Mauritius, Fiji, Guam, and across multiple islands of its home, Hawaii. From its Outrigger Signature Experiences to its Outrigger DISCOVERY loyalty program, Outrigger invites guests to escape ordinary with exceptional hospitality and authentic cultural experiences. Inspired by its Ke ‘Ano Wa’a values (known as ‘The Outrigger Way’), Outrigger showcases local traditions and customs at each of its tropical beachfront resorts.
As Palm Springs’ Downtown Revitalisation project continues to welcome a host of new hotels, restaurants and attractions, the allure of the desert oasis city is going from strength to strength. Offering year-round sunshine and a mix of city living, relaxation, natural beauty and adventure, Palm Springs has long been a popular getaway for Hollywood’s A-listers and continues to attract travellers with its unique ambiance and unrivalled collection of mid-century modern architecture.
Paris, one of the world’s leading tourist destination, is as attractive for its classic heritage as it is for its trendy vibe.
The Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau was created in 1971 at the joint initiative of the Paris City Council and the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Its mission is to welcome and inform visitors; to promote the capital in France and abroad; and to support Parisian tourism professionals.
The Pas-de-Calais area stretches from Calais to Boulogne and Le Touquet and inland as far as Arras, including Montreuil, Saint Omer, Béthune and Lens.
Just 1h from London with the Eurostar and easily accessible by car, this is France on your doorstep with sand beaches and cliffs, marshes and forests, mining heritage, belfries, medieval and world war history, and of course a valued foodie destination.
Glasgow is one of Europe’s most dynamic and diverse cities with world-class cultural attractions, internationally renowned architecture including the work of Glasgow born Art Nouveau genius Charles Rennie Mackintosh, superb hotels and restaurants and outstanding shopping.
Welcome to Philadelphia, where big-city excitement meets neighbourhood charm. Made famous as the ‘birthplace of America’, the first World Heritage City in the US is also the second-largest city on the East Coast and offers a variety of attractions, entertainment, dining and history that can please every traveller. For more information about Philadelphia, visit the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau’s website, www.discoverPHL.co.uk.
Preferred Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest independent hotel brand, representing over 700 hotels, resorts and residences across 85 countries. Through its five global collections, Preferred Hotels & Resorts connects discerning travellers to the singular luxury hospitality experience that meets their needs and life and style preferences for each occasion. Every property maintains unparalleled service levels required by the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Integrated Quality Assurance Programme.
With three national forests, two national parks and two national lakeshores Michigan offers hiking, biking, camping, canoeing, fishing, snowshoeing and cross country skiing. And with nearly 800 public golf courses, Michigan really is the great outdoors. A trip to Michigan isn’t complete without a visit to Detroit, the home of Motown, Techno, and The Henry Ford. This revitalized city boasts a thriving theatre district, great restaurants and major sports teams.
Twice voted the ‘World’s Best Park’, Puy du Fou is France’s second largest theme park, attracting over 2.3m visitors annually. Instead of traditional theme park rides, entertainment takes the form of daytime and evening shows, including a new creation for 2019, ‘Le Premier Royaume’ and a night time spectacular, La Cinéscénie which involves 2,400 actors on a 23-hectare stage. The Park has four period villages and five themed on-site hotels.
Between Mediterranean sea and Pyrenees, the Pyrénées-Orientales are located in the south of France, at 150 km from Montpellier, Barcelona, and 200 km from Toulouse! Fine sandy beaches, rocky coast, marinas, ski resorts, Perpignan city and natural lands of varied landscapes. With its vast architectural heritage, traditions and catalan culture, diversity of « Roussillon » wines & terroirs, fabulous artistic heritage (Matisse, Derain, Maillol in Collioure/Banyuls…) and music (Pau Casals in Prades…), visit our stand and discover our paradise!
With more than 1,400 hotels, Radisson Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest hotel groups. It boasts eight renowned brands, including Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson, Country Inn & Suites by Radisson and prizeotel. Added to this, the group offers Radisson Rewards, its award-winning global rewards program, and Radisson Meetings, designed to create unique and successful event experiences for guests.
RGL (Raymond Gubbay Limited), a division of Sony Music
Leading events promoter, RGL (Raymond Gubbay Limited), a division of Sony Music, has been delivering illuminated Christmas trails for over six years. The chosen partners for national and international heritage and prestigious venues including Blenheim Palace; The National Trust; The Forestry Commission; and The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Each trail is designed to showcase the natural and unique environment of the individual location, so no two trails are ever the same. RGL also presents over 500 concerts annually throughout the UK.
Rocky Mountaineer is the world’s largest privately-owned luxury tourist train. Guests can choose from over 65 packages across four unique rail routes, which travel through iconic destinations such as Seattle (WA), Vancouver, British Colombia, and the majestic Canadian Rockies in Alberta. The unparalleled experience onboard the glass-domed fleet offers historic storytelling, world class cuisine, and a first-hand look at the untouched wild beauty of Western Canada.
The Romantic Cities take you to new culinary heights and open the door to Rhineland-Palatinate’s viniculture. All cities have much to offer in terms of history, interesting present-day attractions and typical regional cheer. Situated in southwest Germany and favoured by the mild climate of the Rhine and Moselle, the Romantic Cities in Rhineland-Palatinate will surely captivate you with their perfect combination of city life and nature.www.en.romantic-cities.com
Saddle Skedaddle delivers 264 guided and self-guided cycling holidays in 34 countries including here in the UK, Europe and across the world. Set up in 1995, they’ve got years of experience under their wheels and a team of experts who are all passionate about pedallin’. Catering for road, mountain bike, leisure, family and adventure cycling, Skedaddle believe there’s no better way to explore a country, its people and its culture, than by bike.
One of the Windward Islands of the West Indies' Lesser Antilles, Saint Lucia is nestled halfway down the Eastern Caribbean archipelago. The "Helen of the West Indies," is known for its natural beauty and diverse attractions beyond the beaches, including the signature Piton Mountains - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - a tropical rainforest and one of the world's few drive-in volcanoes. The island is also continually recognised as one of the most romantic destinations in the world.
Its reputation as a diverse holiday destination precedes the SalzburgerLand. The variety of mountains, lakes and cultural attractions makes SalzburgerLand so rich and fascinating that the author Carl Zuckmayr once described it as “part of paradise”. Be it in summer or winter, between mountains and lakes everything is possible. Pristine nature and summit joy, sporting action and fun for the whole family, world-famous culture and living traditions, regained health and culinary flights of fancy.
The San Francisco Travel Association is the official marketing organisation for San Francisco. One of the US’s most innovative and culturally diverse cities, the area boasts a fascinating history, incredible culinary pedigree and scenic coastal setting to boot. 2019 will see the opening of the Chase Center – the new home of the Golden State Warriors – and the Moscone Center, which will open for conferences following its $550 million expansion in January.
Savoie Mont Blanc Tourisme is the Tourist Board for the Savoie and Haute-Savoie departments. Savoie Mont Blanc covers two thirds of the French Alps and boasts 110 ski resorts. It is an all-year round destination with a wide range of outdoor activities, four big lakes (Geneva, Annecy, the Bourget and Aiguebelette), pretty towns and villages, as well as rich local gastronomy. Savoie Mont Blanc has 34 Michelin-starred restaurants.
From stunning coastline to buzzing culture, tranquil glens to a tantalising food scene, Scotland’s Tay Country is designed to enrich the senses. Visit the inspiring V&A Dundee, then play the famous St Andrews links, walk through Perthshire’s towering forest landscapes or step back in time at Glamis Castle. This region is designed to surprise.
Japan’s Inland Sea – encompasses the seven prefectures of Hyogo, Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Tokushima, Kagawa and Ehime. Home to four UNESCO World Heritage sites, Setouchi is known for its quality produce, including Kobe beef, Hiroshima oysters, udon noodles and 275 sake breweries. Known for incredible modern art and sculptures 2019 celebrates the return of the Setouchi Art Triennale, and welcomes the Japan Rugby World Cup to Kobe.
Ski / Summer France offers flexible arrivals and stays across all its accommodation. Ski France offers ‘Kids Go Free’ (children up to the age of 18 go free on the same board basis as their parents) at Hotel Le Mottaret, Méribel Mottaret and Hotel Ibiza, Les 2 Alpes. Last year, Summer France launched in Sainte Maxime, the French Riviera, and has accommodation in other destinations including Moliets, Provence and ValJoly.
Located at the crossroads of the Alps and the Adriatic Coast, Slovenia is a world-leading sustainable tourism destination offering a host of green, active and healthy opportunities. In 2019 the Slovenian Tourist Board will continue to encourage responsible tourism while highlighting its cultural heritage and castles, wellness offerings and luxury, boutique spas. This summer will also see the unveiling of a new 280km Julian Alps hiking trail.
Experience Sonoma County, where life opens up. Sonoma County inspires visitors to open up to new experiences. Just 30 miles north of San Francisco, Sonoma County is one of California’s top food and wine destinations, home to more than 425 wineries ranging from rustic to regal. Hike among towering redwoods, cruise along rugged Pacific coastline and get to know inviting small towns.
Spain-Holiday.com is the leading holiday rental specialist in Spain with more than 16,000 properties throughout mainland Spain, the Balearic and Canary Islands. Based in Spain, the company provides first-hand travel and tourism-related news and stories on events and industry news with excellent trustworthy insider tips, detailed area guides, and professionally-produced HD video footage of a wide range of Spain’s cities and coastal resorts.
Visit St. Pete/Clearwater is the official DMO of Pinellas County in Florida. Located on the peninsular of Florida’s west coast, the region is home to 35 miles of award-winning white-sandy beaches, a thriving arts scene (including the largest collection of Dali artwork outside of Spain), the most craft beer breweries in the state (40+) and holds the Guinness World Record for the number of consecutive days of sunshine (768).
Opened November 2018. Trendsetting and boundary-breaking, St. Regis marks its Canadian debut at the most coveted address in Toronto. Rising 65-stories above Canada’s international enclave for business and culture, The St. Regis Toronto defines a new era of glamour in the heart of downtown Toronto. Modern elegance and bespoke butler service unite amongst 258 of the city’s largest guestrooms and suites, setting a new standard for luxury in Canada.
SouthWest Germany (officially ‘Baden-Wuerttemberg’) has 5 contrasting regions. For woodlands with charming villages, hike or bike the Black Forest, known for woodcarving and distilling. Tour Lake Constance to find blue-green water and glorious vistas. Low rolling mountains? Go for the Swabian Alb, home of awesome castles and prehistoric caves. Immerse in Upper Swabia, with its Baroque monasteries and outstanding spas; for shopping, culture, and romance, visit Stuttgart, Heidelberg and Freiburg.
Switzerland Tourism promotes Switzerland worldwide as a holiday destination and positions Switzerland as a tourism brand standing for quality, naturalness, authenticity, sustainability and modernity, under the concept of 'Swissness'. Bern is the region in Switzerland offering the most variety: world-class events, glorious nature, gourmet experiences and living traditions. Tourism brands such as Jungfraujoch, Interlaken, Wengen, Gstaad or the UNESCO World Heritage centre of Bern are testament to the region's diversity.
Located in the South Pacific, The Islands of Tahiti consist of 118 islands and atolls, made up of the well-known Society Islands including Tahiti, Bora Bora, Tuamotu Islands, Gambier Islands, Austral Islands and Marquesas Islands. Known for being an artist’s residence to the likes of Gauguin and Matisse, The Islands of Tahiti are the birthplace of Polynesian culture. 2019 celebrates the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook’s maiden voyage to discover French Polynesia.
Tarn-and-Garonne, heart of the South-West of France in Occitanie, is a land of orchards and breathtaking nature. Come to discover the mix of cultural tourism and “slow tourism” leisure pursuits, the cloister of Moissac, Montauban, the cycle path along the Canal of the two seas, the Aveyron Gorge and its stunning villages. Taste the fruits, vegetables, garlic and truffles, not to mention the wine, and ducks specialities such as foie gras.
From the Tarn’s stunning capital, World Heritage Site Albi, with its pink bricks, its cathedral, its provocative Toulouse-Lautrec museum to the relaxing rural Tarn countryside which once made many fortunes with its pastel blue dye production and that now produces yellow saffron, pink garlic and Gaillac wine in a variety of colours via bastide towns hosting vibrant markets … discover for yourselves how very colourful and varied the deeply southwestern French county of Tarn is!
The music. The foot-tapping, head-bobbing, soul-saving kind. Country, blues, rock and everything in between. Not just heard on headphones, but on stages, porches and street corners. You can’t download it. You can only experience it. Experience iconic cities and charming towns, walk in famous footsteps then hit the open road. Take in the natural beauty and history, hidden gems and outdoor adventure that combine to make Tennessee “The Soundtrack of America.
Experience Texas creativity with arts and culture; catch some rays on hundreds of miles of beaches; plan family fun and loosen that belt with gastronomical delights. The historic attractions never get old and the live music is amazing. Enjoy the great outdoors and embrace your inner cowboy at ranches and rodeos. Watch your favourite sport and make sure to bring an extra suitcase for world class tax-free shopping.
Located in the centre of North America, Manitoba with its natural beauty and amazing wildlife will captivate visitors. Winnipeg, the vibrant capital city, where neighbourhoods and experiences make for lifelong memories. Churchill, a frontier town on the shores of Hudson Bay with a community that cares about their environment and its amazing wildlife whilst maintaining a normal life in extreme conditions welcomes visitors. Come and meet Karis to discuss further.
Portland is a vibrant city with 95 diverse neighbourhoods, a thriving maker’s scene and world-class dining. It is also surrounded by spectacular natural beauty with 70+ miles of wooded trails, parks and gardens to explore within the city limits. The city’s boutique hotels include a new Hoxton property and Icelandic brand KEX opening in 2019. Now even easier to reach, Delta announced its seasonal nonstop from London to Portland will now operate 7 days a week.
The Trentino region lies in the north-east of Italy. It is an Alpine gem in the heart of the Dolomites, including the northern tip of Lake Garda. A winter wonderland where you can ski but also practise many other winter sports with lots of Italian charme. A place where you can also live all kinds of adventures in the summer, whether it be a multi-day MTB trek or a gastronomic tour among castles and vineyards.
A short hop from the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean, Toulouse, capital of Occitania, is an essential stop-off in the south west of France.
Alongside its excellent economic performance and status as european capital of aeronautics and space industries, Toulouse showcases the beauty of its heritage, its cultural wealth and a wonderful temperament. Cruises on the Canal du Midi, food tours, aeronautical adventures, Toulouse is the perfect city-break destination!
Tourism Vancouver is the official destination marketing organization for Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The not-for-profit, member-based organization represents over 1,000 tourism businesses in Metro Vancouver and beyond. Tourism Vancouver markets Vancouver as a premier leisure, business, meetings and group travel destination in strategic markets around the world.
Tourism Waitaki is the Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) for the Waitaki District of New Zealand's South Island and are proud to launch New Zealand’s first Geopark. Formed under an ancient sea and built on the remains of prehistoric creatures from a vanished world. Spend time in our Geo-Wonderland with fossils, geodes, degustation menus, aged whisky, craft beer, tiny penguins, pillow lava and 7,200 square kilometres of Waitaki to discover.
It’s big, beautiful and billions of years old. Western Australia is around the size of Western Europe and accounts for one-third of the Australian continent. It boasts 20,000 kilometres of mainland and island coastline, the world’s oldest minerals and a host of natural wonders found nowhere else on Earth. Tourism Western Australia is the State Government agency responsible for promoting Western Australia as an extraordinary holiday destination.
White-sandy beaches, clear, turquoise-coloured waters and the best weather are to be found beside extraordinary and unusual landscape, fantastic local gastronomy and wines in Lanzarote, a haven to practice outdoor sports and a unique island to enjoy, and to return to. This World Biosphere Reserve Destination will keep surprising you!
Virgin Limited Edition is an award-winning collection of unique hotels and retreats chosen for their beautiful locations and magnificent surroundings. The collection includes Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands, Ulusaba a private game reserve in South Africa, Kasbah Tamadot in Morocco, The Lodge in Switzerland, Mahali Mzuri in Kenya, Mont Rochelle Hotel & Mountain Vineyard in South Africa, and the Son Bunyola Estate in Mallorca.
Vermont is a truly four season destination. Take the spectacular train ride out of New York City and decompress as you breath in the glorious clean air and blissed out atmosphere of a state dedicated to the good life. Whether wild swimming or hiking the back trails, chasing down a world famous cheese, or chasing down the world's best beer, Vermont has a story to tell you.
VisitAberdeenshire is the lead tourism agency for Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. It promotes fantastic visitor experiences in North-east Scotland to targeted audiences in the UK and overseas. It also works to develop the visitor economy through initiatives that help tourism businesses to understand, and meet demand from an ever-changing market. Through this it strengthens the region’s position as a world-class tourism destination.
Visit Austin is the official destination marketing and sales organization for the City of Austin. An accredited member of the Destination Marketing Association International, Visit Austin is charged with marketing Austin nationally and internationally as a premier business and leisure destination, thus enriching our community's overall quality of life. In 2015, the greater Austin MSA welcomed 24.1 million visitors who contributed to $7 billion in economic impact and 124,000 jobs.
Baltimore’s central location is at the crossroads of the United States’ Mid-Atlantic region. The city is known for its beautiful waterfront, fresh seafood, American history and quirky culture. Dubbed as the “Coolest City on the East Coast,” Baltimore’s urban renaissance has captivated travellers worldwide. Whether it’s exploring the thriving art scene, indulging in mouth-watering delicacies, visiting the birthplace of America’s national anthem, Baltimore has something to accommodate every visitor.
California is a year-round destination that showcases diversity through and through. To the peak of some of the world class ski runs to the depths of some of the most famous national park valleys. With over 800 miles of coastline to cover the region boasts an abundance of activities, incredible cities, award winning restaurants and breath-taking scenery. Constantly discover the latest theme parks and attractions; forever wonder throughout the serene wilderness and then everything in-between.
Visit Cornwall is responsible for growing Cornwall’s visitor economy through destination marketing, digital marketing and PR activities, to continually grow awareness of Cornwall to existing customers and new markets. Visit Cornwall will ensure Cornwall remains Britain’s number one holiday destination and will increase the volume and value of visitors from overseas.
Durham is a sweeping emerald canvas with breath-taking dales, a dramatic coastline, a vale steeped in history and a heritage city at its heart. Whether it’s unearthing history and culture or exploring the wild outdoors, the county – which is easily accessible via the East coast Mainline – is packed with amazing experiences and is waiting to be discovered.
VisitDenmark is the national tourism board of Denmark and promotes the destination to international tourists. With a winning combination of world class gastronomy, liveable cities, picturesque towns, fairy-tale castles, enchanting forests and vast open beaches, Denmark has a lot to offer within short distances. Add in miles of cycle routes, a thriving cultural scene and architectural hotspots, it is clear that Denmark has something to offer for every taste.
Often called The Mile High City due to its 1,609 meter elevation, Denver is the gateway to the Rocky Mountains and the cultural and urban epicenter of the Rocky Mountain West. Denver is commonly ranked among the best U.S. cities to live and visit based on its proximity to mountains and national parks, the active lifestyle of its residents, its abundant cultural offerings and its highly-acclaimed culinary and beer scenes.
Visit Isles of Scilly is the official Tourist Board/DMO for the Isles of Scilly – an enchanting and outstandingly beautiful archipelago, just 28 miles off the coast of Cornwall. Our islands are a pure natural wonder, where life moves at an easier pace and everything looks and feels quite different – like nowhere else in England. Visit Isles of Scilly leads the marketing of the Isles of Scilly and coordinates media interest and press trips to the islands. www.visitislesofscilly.com
Visit Mesa represents Arizona’s third-largest city in the Southwest U.S. Mesa, Arizona is the perfect destination for quick access to Western heritage and attractions, rugged outdoor adventure, culinary discoveries and authentic Arizona beauty with mountains and canyon lands surrounding the city. Mesa was named the Best U.S. Destination for Outdoor Lovers. Is home to the legendary Apache Trail and the award-winning Fresh Foodie Trail®. Visit the Arizona booth for 2019 press tour dates and more. www.VisitMesa.com
Conveniently located on the east coast of the USA, North Carolina is a realistic travel destination even for the shortest of stays. Whether you’re planning a day excursion or a weeklong holiday, there’s no shortage of things to do in the state. Visit Kenan Stadium, take in the magnificent skyline of Charlotte, hike the serene trails of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park or even enjoy the beautiful Outer Banks.
Home to seven of the world’s top theme parks, Orlando - Theme Park Capital of the World® is the No. 1 family vacation destination and most visited destination in the United States. An unparalleled mix of unique experiences create cherished memories for visitors, including legendary theme parks from Disney, Universal and SeaWorld, world-class water parks, entertainment venues, uniquely themed hotels, an award-winning food scene, shopping, sports and nightlife.
Located at the confluence of three sparking rivers and banked on all sides by green hills, the up-and-coming city of Pittsburgh has earned its reputation as one of America’s most liveable cities. A place once known for its industrial roots, Pittsburgh’s economy now thrives on technology and offers travellers unique experiences, gourmet dining, cultural attractions and the great outdoors. 2019 brings new hotels, art exhibitions and direct flight with British Airways making the city more accessible than ever.
VisitScotland is Scotland’s national tourism organisation, working together with tourism businesses to make tourism a success for everyone and ensure the industry continues to grow. VisitScotland’s aim is to drive the marketing of Scotland globally, providing information and inspiration to visitors and potential visitors so they enjoy the best experience from a visit to Scotland.
Whistler, British Columbia, Canada is located just two hours north of Vancouver in the Coast Mountains. Consistently ranked one of the best ski destinations in the world, Whistler offers distinctive natural beauty, epic skiing and snowboarding, a mountain bike park, championship golf and a wide array of activities. Annual culinary, sports, music and arts festivals abound, and the dynamic village offers a selection of accommodations, shops, restaurants, bars and spas.
WOW air is Iceland’s low-cost transatlantic airline offering cheap fares, a modern fleet with the lowest emissions and the biggest smile; this is the WOW air promise to its valuable customers. WOW air currently flies daily from London Gatwick but from 31 March 2019, will shift its London Gatwick operation to London Stansted, with daily departures to Reyjavik and onward connections to the US and Canada.For more information: www.wowair.co.uk