What they say about IMM

MEDIA endorsements

“IMM is a fantastic opportunity to walk around and bump into people representing parts of the world we should be writing more about!”

Mark Palmer, Daily Mail

“I’ve managed to secure brilliant press trips from coming to IMM.”

Momtaz Begum–Hossain, Asiana Wedding Magazine

“IMM is really productive as I can meet people from around the world and walk away with a notebook filled with story ideas.”

Zoey Goto, Freelance Travel Journalist

“There’s no other opportunity to catch up with so many tourist boards in one room!”

Katie McGongale, Cruise International

“I’ve discovered destinations I didn’t know existed.””

Nicola Brady, Freelance Travel Journalist

“This is a once in a year opportunity and I would never ever miss out on it.”

Louise Rees, Lululoveslondon

“IMM is very focused. I’m getting specific outcomes from my meetings and commissioning real stories as a result!”

Ben Ross, The Telegraph

“It’s been a really useful day – I’ve met lots of contacts… well worth the visit.”

Phil Gould, OK! Magazine

“I’m kicking myself for not coming before.”

Nigel Thompson, Daily Mirror

“There are a lot of travel events over the year, but this is genuinely the best one for story ideas.”

Lyn Hughes, Wanderlust

“I’ve had a great day! Lots of ideas for the year's feature”

Amanda Statham, Cosmopolitan

"IMM is really valuable… I can very quickly identify lots of different press trips, angles and organise the year ahead."

Lisa Minot, The Sun

"Off the back of IMM meetings, we immediately decide who we should be sending where and what we should be covering as news - it’s definitely very useful!"

Antonia Wilson, The Guardian

“An excellent chance to catch up with key travel contacts…one of the must-do events of the year.”

Katie McGonagle, Travel Weekly.

Exhibitor endorsements

"IMM is the best place to meet the press"

Stefania Gatta, Italian National Tourist Board

“Superb organisation, perfect setting and great quality media.”

Valerie Gillet, Vaucluse-Provence Tourism

“We really wanted to enter the British market and IMM was a great opportunity for us to do so. It’s been amazing to connect with so many great British journalists”

Ashley Norman, Suzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, Television and Tourism, Headline Sponsor - IMM 2022

“We get to meet key media houses and journalists, so thank you IMM for providing this valuable experience.”

Anguilla Tourist Board

"IMM is the best place to connect with the media"

Marine Teste, Explore France

“We reconnected with media who had visited Israel and wanted to know what was new, and with completely new contacts that are passionate to go there and write stories about our destination.”

Sharon Ehrlich Bershadsky, Israel Tourist Office, IMM Breakfast Sponsor - IMM 2022

“We sponsored the IMM drinks to create brand awareness. It’s been a great opportunity for us.”

Khadeeja Sana, Villa Hotels & Resorts, Evening Drinks Reception Sponsor - IMM 2022

“We have been overwhelmed with how many people were at IMM. We’ve had 59 media in two days and managed to speak to people between meetings as well. Really pleased.”

Amy Skelding, Atlantic Canada

"IMM is one of the highlights of my calendar. I love being able to connect with all our media contacts!"

Laiose Collins, Tourism New Zealand

“What makes IMM different is the scheduling - we always come in with a full schedule of appointments.”

Deborah Wakefield, CityPass

"IMM provided numerous opportunities for our client and it was a fantastic opportunity to meet with a large number of specialist travel media in just one day"

Kate McWilliams, Deputy MD, LOTUS

“It’s always really exciting to see how the conversations we have had at IMM progress into press trips and really fantastic coverage.”

Eleanor Moody, Austria

“As a long-term attendee, Outrigger Resorts has always found that IMM delivers an excellent return on investment in terms of media relations.”

Ken Scott, Outrigger Resorts

“At IMM I’m meeting national editors from The Sun to The Telegraph, it’s a great event to inspire coverage and features in a variety of publications.”

Libby Allen, Hills Balfour

“You meet so many journalists in one go.”

Nim Singh, Destination Canada

“It’s like speed dating – it’s fantastic!"

Gaynor Reid, AccorHotels

"The scale and calibre of the media who attend sets IMM apart. It’s a fantastic way to meet with new writers and reconnect with long-standing travel editors."

Stuart Fyfe, Tourism Australia

“The standard of journalists and influencers who attend IMM is extremely high, and the Professional Development Sessions are hugely informative. If we had to choose one event to attend, it would be this!”

Michelle Roberts, Bournemouth Christchurch Poole