The Group Leisure & Travel Show returned to the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes on 6th October, and was another inspiring day for group travel organisers seeking new ideas, special offers and the chance to talk to people who understand groups face-to-face.

Once again, the event proved why it remains Britain’s most popular travel exhibition for groups* as visitors came to meet attractions, tourist boards, accommodation providers, ticketing agencies, coach companies, tour operators and more.

Not only were GTOs able to meet the exhibitors, but there were three great sessions in the Seminar Theate.

Organisers of the GLT Show were delighted to welcome cruise expert Jane Archer, travel guru and GLT Show regular Simon Calder, plus royal commentator Jennie Bond to the Seminar Theatre line-up this year.

Jane Archer kicked off proceedings by explaining what options GTOs have when thinking about organising an ocean or river cruise for a group. She was followed by Simon Calder who was on-hand to answer questions in an exclusive Q&A session.

The trio was completed by experienced broadcaster Jennie Bond, who shared a fascinating insight into her time with the Royal Family, including what Queen Elizabeth II was like behind the cameras and palace walls.

See some photos from the show below…

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Save the date for the 2023 GLT Show

The 2023 exhibition will take place on Thursday 5th October at the Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes.

Stand bookings are now on sale. For exhibitor information and to secure your preferred position contact Sharon Yandell on 01908 613323 or email

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