World Travel Market

ExCeL London, UK  

5 to 8 November 2012


Almost 48,000 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 World Travel Market (WTM).


World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is the premier four-day trade exhibition for the worldwide travel and tourism industry to get together to discuss and sign contracts.


To register for WTM 2012 visit :


Now in its 33rd year, WTM is the world showcase event where the travel industry conducts and concludes its deals.


Independent research by Fusion Communications shows that WTM 2011 generated £1,653 million of travel industry contracts.


More than 100 events


WTM 2011 saw more than 7,000 delegates attended the more than 100 sessions taking up 17,000 places.


WTM 2012 will host more than 100 events, including awards, forums, debates, conferences and presentations.


WTM Press & PR Manager Paul Nelson said:


“World Travel Market is the event where the travel and tourism industry conducts its business negotiations.


“This makes it THE event for industry’s media to discover the latest must-see destinations, hotel openings, new airline routes, trends, statistics and opinion.”


The WTM International Press Centre


The WTM International Press Centre is the largest recurring press centre in the UK, attracting and supporting up to 3,000 UK and

international journalists across the four days.


It’s estimated a further 5,000 attend ‘virtually’ and report by accessing the WTM press office releases and photographs from the WTM Media Library online.


WTM attracts a wide range of media from the travel and tourism industry press, consumer newspapers and magazines and TV and radio stations.


World Travel Market Latin America


World Travel Market Latin America takes place in São Paulo, Brazil between 23 and 25 April 2013.


MediaFiler manages the World Travel Market Media Library, containing over 9,000 images & videos of current and previous WTM’s.


The WTM Press Office team of photographers upload images during the four exhibition days and exhibitor’s  may also upload their WTM related images and videos via the exhibitors portal.


The WTM Online media library is accessed through the Press & PR

section of the WTM website and during WTM there will be an additional link on the front page.


New for 2012 is the twitter & social media links direct from the library.


MediaFiler has been selected to host the new WTM Latin America Media Library. 


MediaFiler is used throughout  the world in press & news rooms. At the Corporación de Radio y Televisión Española (RTVE) MediaFiler manages over 10,000 new news images every day!


Latin American news agencies from Chile to Columbia all rely on the speed and stability of MediaFiler.


In the UK, MediaFiler is also used by organisations including Culture24, World History Archives, Engineering Employers Federation and University College London.




For more information


Paul Nelson


Press & PR Manager

World Travel Market


+44 (0)20 8910 7032


MediaFiler UK : The Digital Asset Lab


79-89 Pentonville Road, London N1 9LG


+44 (0)845 50 50 911





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