Social Travel Britain 2016 – PARTNERS
Four Travel, part of Four Communications is one of the leading marketing and communications agencies specialising in travel and tourism, in the UK, the Gulf and internationally. Four Travel creates innovative consumer and trade programmes for many different clients including hotels, destinations, tourism boards, airlines, ferry and cruise companies and a host of others. The agency offers service-specific campaigns or integrated programmes which include PR, creative, marketing digital, social media and media planning & buying both nationally and internationally from partner agencies around the world.
World Travel Market London, the leading global event for the travel industry, is the must-attend three-day business-to-business exhibition for the worldwide travel and tourism industry. Around 50,000 senior travel industry professionals, government ministers and international press, embark on ExCeL - London every November to network, negotiate and discover the latest industry opinion and trends at WTM London. Since its inaugural event in 1980, WTM London has been the event where the travel industry conducts and concludes its business deals. WTM London generates around £2.5 billion of travel industry contracts from 865,500 meetings between 5,000 exhibitors and 9,000 buyers, whom have a total purchasing responsibility of £15.8 billion. The UK & Ireland region of WTM London continues to get bigger every year. In 2015 the region was 4% bigger than the previous year with 14 new main stand holder exhibitors, including Visit Scotland. Other UK-based tourist board exhibitors include Visit Kent, Visit Jersey, Visit Wales, Visit Guernsey, Tourism Ireland, South West England, Visit Belfast, Visit Greenwich and Visit Derry. Visit Britain, UK Inbound and London & Partners also exhibit.
TravelGBI is the leading print publication for the domestic and inbound tourism industries – connecting suppliers with travel sellers and organisers directly influencing consumers’ travel plans. Unlike niche publications serving specific sectors, travelGBI is the newspaper of record for the entire industry – covering areas including group and coach travel, domestic and inbound holidays, attractions and theatres. Readers range from group travel organisers, travel agents and tour operators to coach operators, tourist boards and school travel planners, with an ABC-audited circulation of more than 12,000 and an extended reach through the digital edition published online.
Destination Bristol is the destination management organisation promoting and developing leisure and business tourism for Greater Bristol and South Gloucestershire – an industry worth over £1bn to the local economy. Bristol is located under two hours by train from central London as well as having its own airport with daily direct flights from gateway airports across Europe (Paris CDG, Amsterdam, Dublin, Frankfurt) as well as over 100 other destinations. Destination Bristol can help the travel trade by introducing hotels and attractions as well as providing assistance with itineraries, images and fam trips.
The Greentraveller Group is a media agency that runs creative digital marketing campaigns on sustainable transport and tourism. It produces visitor guides, leaflets, maps, videos (using 4k high resolution and aerial technology) and provides PR and social media campaigns. The company works with a range of clients in the public and private sector, including transport operators, city and county councils, LSTF programmes, protected landscapes, DMOs and national tourist boards. Its most recent work was to produce an online guide and videos to the protected landscapes for Wales, as part of the 2016 Wales Year of Adventure.