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Travel Industry Events Not to Miss in 2022

Author: Team Kaptio

With the travel industry recovering and sales volumes increasing rapidly—the need to stay up to date with the trends in the industry is imminent. Our team is energised to attend in-person conferences, tradeshows, and events again. We are over the moon about getting to see new and old industry friends and discussing what’s next for our sector and what was learned and absorbed over the last 26 months.

Travel events are where industry leaders meet, meaningful connections are made, partnerships are developed, and the future is shaped. This article shares fantastic industry events that your teams might want to have on your radar for the rest of 2022. We hope to see you this year.

2022 Travel Industry Events

ITB Berlin: 8-11 March 2022, Virtual
Theme: Open for Digital, Responsible & Resilient Solutions (recorded sessions available)

ITB India: 5-7 April 2022, Virtual
Theme: Unleash the potential of the Indian Travel Market

WTM Latin: 5-7 April 2022, São Paulo
Theme: The magic is back!

WTM Africa: 11-14 April 2022, Cape Town
Theme: Recover. Rebuild. Innovate

National Travel & Tourism Week (USA): 1-7 May 2022

ATM Dubai: 8-12 May 2022, Dubai
Theme: The future of international travel and tourism

Travolution European Summit: 4 May 2022, London
Theme: Put your business into hyperdrive

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Global Travel Marketplace (East): 2-4 May 2022, Tucson, AZ
Theme: Connecting Like Minds in Travel

Phocuswright Europe: 27-29 June 2022, Amsterdam
Theme: Fast Forward, a strong sustainable future

Travel Tech Show (TTS): 29-30 June 2022, London
Theme: Where technology and tourism collide (previously TTE)

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Agent Achievement Awards: 14 July 2022, London
Honouring the UK & Ireland’s best travel agents and agencies

Global Travel Marketplace (East): 28-30 July 2022, Ft Lauderdale, FL
Theme: Connecting Like Minds in Travel

Skift Global Forum: 19-21 September 2022, New York City, NY
Theme: TBD

World Tourism Day: 27 September 2022

Association of Touring & Adventure Suppliers (ATAS): October (TBD)
Theme: TBD

Arival Event: 10-13 October 2022, Las Vegas, NV
Theme: The Live Conference for the Best Part of Travel

ITB Asia & Travel Tech Asia: 19-21 October 2022, Singapore
Theme: Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show

WTM London: 7-9 November 2022, London
Theme: Reconnect. Rebuild. Innovate

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London Travel Week: November 2022, London
Theme: Reconnect. Rebuild. Innovate

US Tour Operators Association (USTOA): 28 November to 2 December 2022, Austin TX
Theme: Integrity in Tourism

Travolution Awards: 24 November 2022, London
Awards recognise the most innovative and exciting work in digital travel.

Phocuswright USA: 14-17 November 2022, Phoenix, AZ
Theme: TBD

We have enjoyed attending, speaking, sponsoring, and being involved in travel events in past years. The energy, knowledge-sharing and spending time with friends has been a joy, and we can’t wait to get back to seeing all of you in real life.

With bookings revving up, it is critical to think forward and be ahead of the trends. We are excited to be back, making meaningful connections and discussing travel patterns. We have registered for a few events already, and indeed more to come. We look forward to continuing to get the word out about our travel CRM software at these events sharing the efficiencies and growth of our current customer's experience.

Reports and Data Produced for Travel Sector Events

Many times with conferences and events comes the launch of new research and data findings for our industry. This gives the event producers wonderful content and trends to share from the stage. We are listing just a few reports available from the organisations hosting events.

5 Travel Insights From Skift Forum Europe 2022
Cautious optimism" was the informal catchphrase of travel leaders. The event showcased many examples of newfound agility, suggesting a brighter future for the sector.

Travel Weekly, Insight Annual Report 2021/22
Building Resilience: The climate challenge, future of work, future of retail, future travel experience, travel tech, investment in travel.

Phocuswright: Europe Travel Market Data Sheet 2021-2025
This data sheet provides quick and easy access to Europe travel market sizing data and projections from 2019-2025, including online and total markets, segments and key distribution channels.

World Travel Market: WTM Industry Report 2021
The report gaged the conversations taking place on the WTM London exhibition floor, the sentiment of the industry and UK holidaymakers, as well as discovering the popular destinations for the following year. There is an undoubted pent up demand from people to travel in 2022, so it’s crucial your business is one step ahead in helping to plan for the future.

Events are where the latest trends are discussed, relationships are formed, success stories are shared, and recovery plans are developed—we hope to see you soon. Contact us at sales@kaptio.com to meet us in-person over coffee.

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About Kaptio

Kaptio Travel has been adopted by leading travel companies worldwide and is fully configurable by you, our customers. Our cloud-based platform is ideal for travel companies who want full control over the customer journey with a future-proof enterprise application. We incorporate marketing, reservations, operations, and finance into one central system streamlining processes for travel operators. Get in touch to see why brands like Audley Travel, Rocky Mountaineer, and Lion World have implemented our travel CRM software.