When and where? 11th October 2018 - Hall 19, NEC, Birmingham

GLTS Blog

The Group Leisure & Travel Show is the UK’s number one exhibition for people who organise group trips and holidays. You can still read the posts that led up to the 2017 event.

From helping you make the most of your visit to the GLTS, to serving up blog posts that aim to inspire, educate and help you with any type of group travel plans you may have, we’re here to help.

6 attractions bringing history to life

6 attractions bringing history to life

Here in the UK we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to attractions linked to history. And at this year’s GLT Show, there’ll be plenty of exhibitors on hand to plan your next group trip. We look at a small selection of the attractions you’ll want to discover more...

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Warning to GLT Show exhibitors about bogus email

Warning to GLT Show exhibitors about bogus email

Organisers of the Group Leisure & Travel Show have contacted exhibitors following the discovery of bogus emails that claim to provide access to an attendees list. The emails, which have been sent out this week, offer recipients the chance to buy the database at a...

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Exhibitors celebrating the great outdoors

Exhibitors celebrating the great outdoors

With the hot weather continuing for longer than we all expected, we’ve been looking at a selection of exhibitors coming to the Group Leisure & Travel Show in October who can help GTOs celebrate nature and the great outdoors. The Eden Project in Cornwall celebrates all...

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5 new attractions for groups to visit by coach

5 new attractions for groups to visit by coach

With information newly released about the free coach routes to the Group Leisure & Travel Show, we show some appreciation for those coach-friendly attractions opening now and in 2019. There are so many places in the UK that welcome coach groups, and you can meet many...

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8 reasons GTOs can benefit from this year’s GLTS

8 reasons GTOs can benefit from this year’s GLTS

Heading to the Group Leisure & Travel Show this year? If not, why not? We round up some of the reasons why group organisers can benefit from visiting. 1. It’s free The exhibition is free to enter, so there is literally nothing holding you back. All you need to do is...

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Cruises for groups: Exhibitors share their offers and tips

Cruises for groups: Exhibitors share their offers and tips

There’s no doubt that cruises are becoming increasingly popular among groups. We hear from some of this year’s Group Leisure & Travel exhibitors that’ll be on hand at the show in October with some fantastic cruises and deals for visitors. CroisiEurope:  Gabrielle...

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Seen on Screen: 5 exhibitors with links to TV and film

Seen on Screen: 5 exhibitors with links to TV and film

We take a look at five of this year’s Group Leisure & Travel Show exhibitors that have links to films and television, and why they offer great days out for groups. 1. Bletchley Park: The Imitation Game Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire is the home of the codebreakers...

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GTOs share their upcoming group travel adventures

GTOs share their upcoming group travel adventures

With the summer months approaching and holiday season suddenly on the horizon, it seems a fitting time to catch up with some group travel organisers to find out what adventures they’ve got in the pipeline. Mary Gotts, Ver-Colne Valley (VCV ) U3A: “I have just booked a...

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Great apps groups need to download before travelling

Great apps groups need to download before travelling

There is a wealth of apps out there waiting to be discovered which are simple to use and will really make a difference to your organising; here, we take a look at some worth downloading before your travels. If you’re going abroad, being able to speak or at least...

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Seven excellent England-based trips for groups

Seven excellent England-based trips for groups

We're bang in the middle of English Tourism Week (17th to 25th March), and to mark the occasion we’re shining a spotlight on seven GLTS exhibitors to provide group travel inspiration. Taking place each spring, English Tourism Week campaigns to raise the profile of the...

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Six interesting facts about speaker Gyles Brandreth

Six interesting facts about speaker Gyles Brandreth

Popular TV personality Gyles Brandreth has been revealed as the third celebrity speaker for the free Seminar Theatre programme at this year’s Group Leisure & Travel Show. We can’t wait for him to both entertain and inform visitors at the NEC in Birmingham on Thursday...

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