Group Leisure Show offers new content and improved travel options

Date Posted: 17/07/2014

Visitors networking at the GLTT Show 2013.

Organisers of the GLTT Show highlight what visitors can look forward to at the UK’s number one group travel exhibition on 25th September.

The major annual exhibition dedicated exclusively to group travel and coach tourism is fast approaching, with organisers YPL Exhibitions very active in planning to ensure visitors and exhibitors have a rewarding, profitable and enjoyable day at the NEC, Birmingham on 25th September.

Benefits of visitor registration

This year a major investment has been made to upgrade the level of free coach transport from around the UK as well as the introduction of a new seminar programme to complement the exhibition.

Those who register to attend GLTT will also qualify for free parking at the NEC and be entered into a prize draw for the chance to win an iPad Mini. Arrivals before 11.00am can also claim a free bacon butty to start off the day.

>> Click here to register now.

Free coach transport to GLTT

A selection of free quality coach transport will be available from various destinations and visitors should book their seat now via the show website: or call 01908 613323.

This year, by working with CoachMarque, Woods Coaches, Marshalls, Epsom Coaches, Johnsons Coaches and Platinum Express, more collection points have been added to the routes including Cambridge, Huntingdon, Nottingham, Peterborough, Leicester and Northampton as well as usual collection points in London and further afield. Platinum Express are also providing a local service covering the Midlands area.

Show organisers are urging visitors to book now so that they can ensure a free seat.

A current list of the free coach services can be found online at, with more areas being added on a regular basis.

Seminar programme tackles your travel issues

The brand new seminar programme, which will tackle group travel issues and provide useful knowledge and ideas for upcoming trips and holidays, starts at 11.15am.

Visitors networking at an exhibitor stand in 2013.

Five seminars are planned to take place throughout the day, with visitors who have registered for the Group Leisure & Travel Trade Show, able to simply turn up to whichever seminars they wish to attend:

11.15am: Insurance and Liability for Group Organisers
12.45pm: How to Find the Best Hotels for Groups
1.30pm: ‘10 Things I’d Do If I Were A Group Travel Organiser’ by Simon Calder
2.15pm: World War One Centenary - What’s Happening At Home and Abroad
3.00pm: Removing the Headache of Coach Travel into London

There will also be another opportunity to quiz well-known travel journalist and TV presenter Simon Calder in a special Q&A session taking place at 12.00 noon in the networking area.

Organiser Emma Cash commented: “We are really focusing on helping group travel organisers and coach operators to meet the right people.

“The range of exhibitors coming together at the NEC will be offering a fantastic range of ideas, packages, special deals, interesting venues and advice.

“In particular I am sure our visitors will find the new seminars both meaningful and relevant for them, and I am also sure we can look forward to a great show on 25th September this year.”

Registering for the GLTT is quick, easy and free. Click here to register now or for more information telephone the visitor hotline on 0845-130 7753.

Companies interested in exhibiting should contact Sharon Yandell on 01908-613323 or e-mail

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