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WTM 2023: Mon 06 to Wed 08 Nov

Updated: Oct 23, 2023

Book your meetings now!


World Travel Market - the UK's most important travel trade fair - is fast approaching. The 2023 exhibition is expected to be extremely well attended by major buyers, DMCs, airlines, tourist boards and media from around the world.


We at The Adventure Connection are very happy to announce that many of our professional clients from Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Latin America and Australia will attend. Please browse below to learn more about our partner DMCs, who you will be able to meet at the event. You can book an appointment directly in the links provided or by getting in touch with us at: calvin@theadventureconnection.com


Make sure you also sign our Annual Networking Event at The Fox (next to Excel) on Tuesday 7th Nov! Join us for a drink and meet some more DMCs and tour operators.

We look forward to seeing you in a few weeks!


In Europe...


Betis Travel - Greece

Family-owned Betis Travel has been in operation since 1975 and have extensive experience in FIT and group travel. Betis are passionate about creating itineraries that showcase the 'real' Greece and explore lesser-known islands away from the tourist crowds, whilst incorporating classic highlights.


Book your meeting with Betis Travel directly HERE


DMC Madeira

DMC Madeira has been designing tours in Madeira for over 15 years. They create innovative programs with a focus on authentic island experiences such as coastal boat trips, mountain hiking, breathtaking coasteering, whale & dolphin watching, botanical tours and, of course, wine tasting.


Book your meeting with DMC Madeira directly HERE.


Elite Travel - Albania

Family owned and run, Elite Travel Albania offers an extensive range of services for FITs and Groups. They are super-fast on turning around quotations and have very effective systems to monitor quality and safety. Their itineraries incorporate unique local experiences and they offer specialist programmes such as hiking, cycling, culture, gastronomy, luxury, family, youth programs etc.


Book your meeting with Elite Travel directly HERE.


Futurismo - The Azores

Futurismo Azores Adventures are the leaders in ethical and responsible tourism in the Azores. They started operating responsible whale and dolphin watching experiences in 1990, and have since expanded to offer multi-activity trips throughout the Azorean islands with a focus on nature and cultural immersion.


Book your meeting with Futurismo directly HERE.


Outdoor Croatia - Croatia

Outdoor Croatia are recognised as one of the best adventure tour operators in Croatia. They started as kayaking and rafting specialists in 2012 and have expanded to offer original multi-activity trips combining adventure and culture throughout Croatia. Safety and customer care are their biggest priorities.


To book your meeting with Outdoor Croatia get in touch at: calvin@theadventureconnection.com


SpainTOP - Spain

SpainTOP offers customised trips with inspiring experiences. Each itinerary they design is unique and will give your clients an authentic taste of the country. For 20 years, they have become Spain`s leading specialists in tailor-made experiences with a strong focus on art, architecture, local culture, nature, gastronomy and wine routes.


Book your meeting with SpainTOP directly HERE.


Splendid Evasion - Porugal

Splendid Evasion develop both standard and taylor-made exclusive programs since 2013, offering visitors truly immersive itineraries revealing the natural landscapes and local traditions of Portugal. A well-established DMC, they have a strong focus on providing genuine and unique experiences that make guests feel alive and benefit the local communities.


To book your meeting with Splendid Evasion get in touch at: calvin@theadventureconnection.com


VisitGeorgia - Georgia

VisitGeorgia is one of the longest-established tour agencies in Georgia and have been successfully working with the UK market for over 20 years. They operate a wide range of FIT, group and self-guided tours, using their extensive expertise to showcase the country's highlights and hidden secrets.


Book your meeting with VisitGerogia directly HERE.


In the Middle East...


GAT DMC & GAT Adventures - Jordan

GAT DMC & GAT Adventures is one of the region's most respected and longest-standing DMCs. They have extensive experience in operating classic and adventure tours for FITs and groups. Itineraries combine activities such as hiking, walking, cycling and canyoning with culturally immersive experiences.


Book your meeting with GAT DMC and GAT Adventures directly HERE.


Jerusalem Tours & Travel - Israel & Palestine

JT&T operate historical, cultural and adventure tours in Israel and Palestine for FITs and groups. Itineraries showcase the best of the region through authentic local experiences such as stargazing with Bedouins in the desert, discovering architecture in Bethlehem and cooking with a Palestinian family.


To book a meeting with Jerusalem Tours & Travel get in touch at: georgia@theadventureconnection.com


In Africa...


Ashanti African Tours - Ghana

Based in Cape Coast, Ghana, Ashanti offer professionally led and ethically run tours throughout Ghana, and also into neighbouring West African countries. Operating since 2005, Ashanti have a reputation as the leading local experts with a proven track record of community-oriented and responsible tourism.


Book your meeting with Ashanti African Tours directly HERE.


Highline Tours & Travel - South Africa

Based in Johannesburg and Cape Town, Highline Tours & Travel offers a wide range of trips throughout South Africa, including classic safaris, family holidays, interactive community experiences and off-grid romantic getaways. They also excel at activity tours eg hiking, biking, camping and birding.


Book your meeting with Highline Tours & Travel directly HERE.


Liberty Africa Safaris - Kenya

Established in 1997, Liberty Africa Safaris offer exceptional tailor-made African experiences for FITs and groups. They have their own fleet of 4x4 vehicles and highly experienced, hand-picked driver-guides. With Liberty Africa Safaris, there are no half measures; they aim to ensure that each guest leaves with the feeling that they have genuinely had the safari of a lifetime.


Book your meeting with Liberty Africa Safaris directly HERE.


TAMàNA - Madagascar

Tamàna has been creating unique Malagasy experiences for FITs and small groups since 2007. They take great pride in designing sustainable and responsible trips that are rich in wildlife and traditional culture, and offer an authentic insight into the different aspects of Madagascar.


Book your meeting with TAMàNA directly HERE.


In Latin America...


Andean Travel Company - Ecuador

ATC offer flexible routes throughout all of the Galapagos Islands plus tailor- made journeys, cultural tours and adventures all over mainland Ecuador. They operate a well-managed fleet of motor-yachts and catamarans catering for mid-range through to luxury.


Book your meeting with Andean Travel Company directly HERE.


Darah Travel - Belize

Based in Belmopan, Darah Travel are specialised in exceptional trips for FIT, small groups and MICE travellers. Their bespoke itineraries incorporate activity and adventure, culture and history, wildlife and nature, diving and snorkelling and unique local experiences.


Book your meeting with Darah Travel directly HERE.


Ideia Tours - Brazil

Established in 1994, Ideia is one of Brazil's leading B2B-only DMCs, focusing on adventure, luxury, self-drive programmes and more. They are true local experts with a passion for sustainable and ethical travel and provide a great combination of European efficiency with Latin flair.


Book your meeting with Ideia Tours directly HERE.


Swiss Travel - Costa Rica

Established in 1971, Swiss Travel are a highly respected DMC with extensive experience organising FIT and group tours. They create innovative itineraries that feature classic highlights but also activities beyond the norm. Expect exceptional levels of customer service and attention to detail.


Book your meeting with Swiss Travel directly HERE.


In Asia...


Footprint Travel - Vietnam

Footprint Travel has been operating personalised tours for FITs and groups throughout Vietnam since 2001. They create active itineraries, focusing on authentic experiences that immerse visitors in the culture and nature of the region whilst benefiting local communities.


Book your meeting with Footprint Travel directly HERE.


Happy Trails! Asia - Malaysia & Indonesia

Happy Trails! Asia is a forward-thinking, sustainable DMC operating in Indonesia, Malaysia and Borneo. They create soft adventure tours for FITs and groups, focusing on unique and authentic experiences that immerse clients in the amazing culture and nature of the region whilst benefiting local communities.


Book your meeting with Happy Trails! directly HERE for Malaysia and HERE for Indonesia.


B Japan Tours - Japan

Managed by a veteran team of travel professionals with over 25 years of combined experience B Japan Tours is a DMC with a true passion for Japan, who genuinely believes in cultivating sustainable business practice. What sets them apart is their flexible approach, nationwide network with local stakeholders, enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides, coupled with a passionate internal team.


Book your meeting with B Japan Tours directly HERE.


Island Adventures - Sri Lanka

Island Adventures is based in Colombo and operates all over the country. From trekking, cycling, wildlife safaris, luxury experiences and family adventures, they will design the most exciting experiences for your customers. What truly sets them apart is their authentic local experiences, creativity, quality and personal attitude!


Book your meeting with Island Adventures directly HERE.


KVT Holidays - India

Based in New Delhi, KVT offers an unrivalled variety of tailor-made adventure, culture and nature tours across India. Catering for FITs and small groups, they have a vast portfolio of multi-terrain cycling, walking & trekking, wildlife, cultural and culinary activity tours.


Book your meeting with KVT India directly HERE.


Orient Voyages - Uzbekistan

With a head office in Samarkand, Orient Voyages is a purely B2B DMC offering tours throughout Uzbekistan and into neighbouring Central Asian countries. They operate guided cultural and historical tours for FITs and groups, offering an authentic insight into this fascinating region.


Book your meeting with Orient Voyages directly HERE.


The Wander - Pakistan

Established in 2012, The Wander specialise in adventure mountain treks and cultural experiences for FITs and groups. Working closely with local communities, they create innovative itineraries that introduce travellers to Pakistani traditions, culture, history, cuisine, nature and genuine hospitality.


Book your meeting with The Wander directly HERE.


...and Australia!


Australia Inbound

Australia Inbound focuses on bespoke tours for FITs and small groups, showcasing the country’s landscapes, vibrant cities, indigenous culture, and wildlife. Their nationwide network of trusted local partners enables them to deliver a portfolio of highly rated and responsible experiences, catering for a wide range of budgets, standards of comfort and activities.


Book your meeting with Australia Inbound directly HERE.


And even more networking...

WTM drinks for Tour Operators. Limited space. RSVP now!

Keep the early evening of Tuesday 07 Nov free to attend our legendary WTM drinks and networking event at The Fox (next to Excel) from 5.30pm onwards. As the event was so popular last year, we have a much bigger now - the Basement Bar at The Fox. Come and meet our DMC clients and chat to The Adventure Connection team over a few drinks and light snacks.


Click HERE to register for the event in advance.


This networking event is made possible with the support of our great industry partners: