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CTA Forthcoming Events

Book now for CTA Conference & Workshop 2019

Bookings are now open for the 2019 CTA Conference & Workshop which takes place at Hallmark Hotel Cambridge, 24-26 February.  Our Conference sessions will cover some key topics affecting the coach tour business and our speakers include: Tom Jenkins, chief executive of the European Tour Operators’ Association who will give us an essential Brexit update; Justine Perry, Cariad Marketing, and joint Encore founder Ashley Herman on his enthralling career in and around the world of theatre. Plus an Operators’ Panel discussing Low Emission Zones.

Special Operator rate of just £99 for the whole event including two nights’ accommodation, Conference dinners and all Conference and Workshop sessions!

Operator conference two-night delegate rates: £99.00 per person plus VAT 

Supplier conference two-night delegate rates: £299 per person plus VAT

Conference itinerary:

Sunday 24 February

  • Fam Trip – Classic Cambridge Walking Tour – coach departs hotel at 14.00, return by 17.00
  • Golf at hotel course, tee-off at 13.00 – contact Jackie Taylor for details (jackie.taylor@hallmarkhotels.co.uk)
  • Check-in at hotel from 15.00
  • Pre-dinner reception 19.00
  • Themed dinner 19.45 (dress code: casual)

Monday 25 February

  • Workshop 09.00
  • Lunch 12.30
  • Conference 14.00
    • Tom Jenkins, ETOA: Brexit and Over-Tourism
    • Emma Thornton, Visit Cambridge
    • Justine Perry, Cariad Marketing – Making Social Media work for your business
    • Ashley Herman, Joint Encore founder – Life in and around London’s theatreland
  • ‘Question Time’ panel of Coach Operators – Living with Low Emission Zones
    • Jason Edwards, Edwards Coaches
    • Dave Parry, Parrys International
    • Robert Shaw, Harry Shaw
    • Andy Warrender, CPT
  • Pre-dinner reception 19.00
  • Gala dinner 19.45 (dress code: smart casual)
  • Disco

Tue 26 February

  • Breakfast and departures

See the online booking form here. 

CTA calendar 2019

  • DFDS Fam Trip  – 2-4 April 2019.

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  • Visit Scotland Expo  – 10-11 April 2019.

  • CTA AGM – 2 May 2019, Blackpool

  • CTA BBQ – 28 July 2019

  • CTA Xmas Social – 24 November 2019, Doubletree Hilton, Coventry CV2 2ST