GTBF SUMMER SEMINAR 2014

 

JUNE GTBF SEMINAR – THE YOUTH & EDUCATION MARKET

 ‘Are you engaged with the fastest growing and most dynamic travel sector?’

 

Friday 6th June 2014 – Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel – 3pm 

 

PROGRAMME

1.45pm Pre-Event Tour – The Guards Museum, Wellington Barracks, St. James Park

Join us for a tour of the Guards Museum and the new Great War Centenary Memorial Garden

3pm – 5pm – GTBF seminar – Venue: Riverbank Park Plaza

 

3PM Session One – Group Travel Update

  • A general update from Peter Stonham, Managing Editor, Group Travel Organiser Magazine and Karen Roebuck, Group Travel Business Forum Project Manager
  • Introduction to Explore GB – Jaco Coetze, Head of Commercial & Trade, VisitBritain

 

3.30PM Session Two – THE YOUTH & EDUCATION MARKET

‘Youth travel is still the fastest growing and one of the most dynamic travel sectors. Youth travellers are knowledgeable, fun, eager, educated, focussed, ambitious and demanding and they are Britain’s Shining Opportunity.’ BETA

  • Introduction to BETA & Youth Travellers – Steve Lowy, BETA board member and owner of umi Digital
  • Subject introduction to English UK and the language school market – Andrew Hjort, Director, English UK and Principal, Melton College
  • A Group Tour Operator’s Perspective  – Caron Porritt, Equity
  • Case Study, Attracting Educational Groups – TBC

4.30PM Panel Discussion

Additional:

  • Youth Report for GTBF members

 

TO BOOK YOUR PLACE TODAY EMAIL yolanda.rumball@grouptravelorganiser.com or TELEPHONE 01424 572092