With the presence of important authorities WTM London opens its doors
The event is held until Wednesday at the ExCeL - London and brings together in its pavilions the most important companies and destinations in the industry
This year, WTM London celebrates its 40th and 50,000 senior travel professionals, 9,000 buyers, 5,000 exhibitors and 3,000 members of the media, from more than 180 countries are invited to join the celebrations.
Around a million business meetings are held at WTM London, and all generate ideas that will drive the future of the travel and tourism industry.
The 40th anniversary of WTM London will be celebrated through a collection of parties on the last day of the show. The WTM festivals will be organized by exhibitors and partners where they will exhibit their culture, music and cuisine.
Simon Press, Senior Director of WTM London commented: “WTM London continues to improve every year, with 2019 about to be the most successful so far. In addition to celebrating 40 years, there are many new initiatives for the 2019 event, all designed to help facilitate the creation of ideas in the travel and tourism industry. "
"We anticipate that more than £ 3.5 billion in business will be agreed due to this year's event between more than 5,000 exhibitors and more than 10,000 senior buyers in the industry."