Dan Cruickshank

It has been announced that Dan Cruickshank has been added to the line-up of speakers for this year’s Group Leisure & Travel Show, which takes place on Thursday 12th October at the NEC, Birmingham.

Dan Cruickshank is a regular presenter on the BBC, best known for his popular series Around the World in 80 Treasures and accompanying book. He has travelled extensively, filming in troubled regions including Afghanistan and Iraq.

Dan is an Honorary Fellow of RIBA with a BA in Art, Design and Architecture. For three years he was also a visiting professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Sheffield. As a leading expert on architecture and historic buildings, he is a frequent contributor to The Architects' Journal and The Architectural Review.

At the GLTS, Dan will be talking about some of his favourite historic locations at home and abroad and revealing some hidden gems that visitors could consider with a group.

He joins travel expert, Simon Calder and broadcaster, Nicholas Owen for what promises to be another fascinating line-up in the Seminar Theatre, open to all visitors. Details of the final speaker and the full line-up will be announced next month.

GLTS: visitor registration now open

The Group Leisure & Travel Show is Britain’s number one exhibition for people who organise group trips and holidays. Visitors can expect to meet experts from all sorts of attractions, operators, hotels, tourist boards, cruise lines, theatres and much more.

GLTS sales manager, Sharon Yandell commented: “This year’s line-up of speakers will no doubt be another hit with visitors and we’re delighted to have confirmed so many exhibitors already. Discover Dudley, the Black Country Living Museum, Condor Ferries, and the Eden Project are just some of the latest names to confirm their attendance to a growing exhibitor profile. We’re definitely ahead of where we were this time last year.”

Visitors who register to attend the show now will be able to take advantage of the free parking offer, saving £12*. Details of complimentary coach travel to the NEC will be announced soon.

•    To register as a visitor go to grouptravelshow.com/register.
•    For information about exhibiting telephone Sharon Yandell on 01908 613323 or e-mail sharon.y@yandellmedia.com.

* Terms and conditions apply, see grouptravelshow.com.