Registration is open for this year’s Travel Convention. Registration fees for ABTA members and partners are £585 and the event will be hosted by the Azores Islands.


ITV’s Chris Ship will return to moderate this year’s convention which will focus on ‘The Next Chapter’ looking at the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead following global political upheaval and volatile economic conditions in recent months.


Arnold Donald, President & Chief Executive Officer of Carnival Corporation & PLC has also been confirmed as a speaker. He will share his thoughts on the future of cruise, exploring trends in the sector and offering his opinions on the industry. Dr Paul Redmond, an expert on generational theory and the graduate labour market, will share his views on how the Millennial generation will bring something different to the workplace, and what it will take to lead the employees of tomorrow.


Azores Airlines will provide delegates with special return airfares from London Gatwick airport.