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EVENTS

2019 Tourism Innovators Conference
2019 TOURISM INNOVATORS CONFERENCE
June 18-21, 2019
For accommodation providers looking for the latest technology and trends. Hear from industry leaders, like-minded businesses and experience entertainment like never before with an exclusive night of the living party at Movie World, plus much more!

Travel Matters
TRAVEL MATTERS
June 26-26, 2019
Travel Matters is the travel and tourism industry’s forum for debating the political and policy issues that matter most to our sector. The theme this year is A Vision for the Next Decade.

Discover Holidays


A leading inbound tour operator for Canada & Alaska and the team behind the Canada by Design and Alaska by Design vacation brands. A well-known and respected inbound tour operator since 2000, Discover Holidays offers tailor-made personal service and solutions for both our FIT and Group clients. Proud members of the Virtuoso family as a Preferred On-Site Partner and the Signature Travel Network as a Destination Specialist, we offer a diverse range of product that is quality assured and experience driven.

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EVENTS

2019 Tourism Innovators Conference
2019 TOURISM INNOVATORS CONFERENCE
June 18-21, 2019
For accommodation providers looking for the latest technology and trends. Hear from industry leaders, like-minded businesses and experience entertainment like never before with an exclusive night of the living party at Movie World, plus much more!

Travel Matters
TRAVEL MATTERS
June 26-26, 2019
Travel Matters is the travel and tourism industry’s forum for debating the political and policy issues that matter most to our sector. The theme this year is A Vision for the Next Decade.