World Travel Market London 2023 is recognized as the premier global travel and tourism event globally. It witnessed a remarkable surge in attendance, marking a substantial increase compared to the previous year. Spanning three days, from Monday, November 6th, to Wednesday, November 8th, the event hosted 43,727 participants, demonstrating a substantial 22% rise from the 35,826 attendees in 2022. The event played host to 4,560 qualified buyers and facilitated 29,077 pre-booked meetings, providing an invaluable platform for the industry to network and forge deals that are set to shape 2024 and beyond.
Held at London’s ExCeL, World Travel Market London also saw exhibitor numbers surge by an impressive 23% year on year, reaching a total of 3,875, making the event 5.3% larger than the pre-pandemic show in 2019. The comprehensive agenda featured more than 70 conference sessions spread across three newly introduced stages named Discover, Elevate, and Innovate, each aptly reflecting their respective goals and contributing to the event’s overall success.
TPConnects at Stand N11-502: The Highlights
Amidst this bustling backdrop, we showcased our new solution for travel agencies and TMCs —an intuitive, plug-and-play tool designed let you seamlessly access air content from multiple sources.
With a proven track record of over a million bookings, the solution offers a web-based interface and B2B API integration, providing a single-window access to NDC, LCC, consolidator, and GDS content. It is easy to configure and supports all agent workflows.
The extensive supplier integration as well as a large feature set (including OCN, scalable servicing, large NDC base airlines, multi-GDS, etc) is scheduled for a gradual rollout from December 2023 through Q1 2024.
Swift. Seamless. Smart. TPConnects Unveils the Future of Air Retailing for Travel Agencies.
- Swift – Start in days with minimal setup time, training, & upfront investment.
- Seamless– Easily shop, sell, upsell, and service all air content in one shop.
- Smart– Manage your agency, your way with configurable content, source, markup, branding, and reporting – distributed across your branch network.
Survey Insights: Shaping the Future Together
As a commitment to staying attuned to industry needs, TPConnects conducted a comprehensive survey on Modern Air Retailing, seeking valuable insights from travel agencies. Participate in the survey here and be a part of the transformation.
For those we connected with during the event, it was a pleasure sharing thoughts and experiences. If we missed the chance to meet, we’re eager to connect with you now!
As we forge ahead, our commitment to assisting travel agencies on their modern retailing journey remains unwavering.