WTM London WILL go ahead at ExCeL this year Organisers have confirmed
WTM London will go ahead between 2 and 4 November 2020 and will be one of the first major exhibitions to take place globally since the Covid-19 pandemic. It will take place at ExCeL, during London Travel Week. Travel Forward, WTM's tech-focused exhibition will also go ahead. This year's event is centred on the concept of recovery, rebuild and innovate, as global travel and tourism leaders will meet to discuss the future of the industry and begin its resurgence. WTM said: "The show will reflect the diverse needs of the travel and tourism industry by incorporating both a live event, at ExCeL London, as well as a virtual event taking place online the week after. (posted 23/07/2020)
We are issuing a letter to all IATM members regarding the Corona Virus from the Chairman. (posted 25/03/2020)
We are pleased to announce that we are now a member of the Tourism Manifesto Group who have issued this press release calling on Governments and all areas of Tourism to ease the current situation in the Travel and Tourism Industry due to Coronavirus. (posted 18/03/20)
The World Health Organisation has launched a YouTube clip (4:49 min) explaining about the Corona Virus. Click this link to access the clip. (posted 11/03/20)
The annual accounts for 2018/2019 are now available to view (posted 02/01/2020)
Amsterdam, from 1st January 2020 a new entertainment tax will be introduced in the City. Added to this on 24th December is a link to show the new route for coaches in the City. For more details, log on, go to members and scroll down to Touring Guidelines.(posted 24/10/2019)
ETOA have issued a full update of guidlines to guiding throughout Europe. To access full details, go to members and scroll down to Touring Guidelines.(posted 14/10/2019)
To find more infomation and advice on the recent collapse of Thomas Cook, click on this link
A message from ETOA regarding the Tour Manager ID Card
We would like to inform you that from the 14th October the online application form for the Tour Guide ID Card 2019 on the ETOA website will be closed. The application form for the 2020 season will open in January with cards valid until 31 March 2021.(posted 25/09/2019)
The full version of the 2020 IATM, AGM and Convention is available. Click on to this link to access the programme and booking form. Book early to make the most of the earlybird discount and best available flights(posted 22/07/19)
The latest Newsletter is now available on the website. Log on with your user name and password and go to Members/ Newsletters and click the link under Latest Issue to access this(posted 03/04/19)
The latest bulletin from British Region is now available on the website. Log on with your user name and password and go to IATM Regions, British and click the link under Latest Bulletin to access this(posted 27/03/19)
Report of the meeting with Georges Depoorter as Chairman of IATM with Alderman Koen Kennis of the City of Antwerp on 06 March last. Please contact by email if you have any queries, questions or comments.(posted 11/03/19)
The Latest December Bulletin is now available to view using the link on the British Region Bulletin section.(posted 17/12/18).
IATM, The Latest Newsletter is now available for all members. Please log on with your user name and password and go to Members/Newsletters to access this (posted 5/11/18).
Käthe Wohlfahrt in York Stonegate 17:
Käthe Wohlfahrt are proud to announce the opening of their New, year-round Christmas Store in York/ England. The beautiful store is located in the old town of York only a few minutes away from York Minster and in the well-known house called “Mulberry Hall”. The House was built in the 15th Century and is one of the oldest houses in town. It fascinates by its remarkable architectural style.
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday (10 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.): Sunday (11 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
Please support our loyal Allied member if you are working over the autumn/winter period, or at any time during the coming year. For further information contact Eva Stodal at Käthe Wohlfahrt (posted 22/10/18)
ETOA & Brexit
On Wednesday 25th April, Tom Jenkins, CEO, ETOA, the European Tour Operators Association, gave evidence to the European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism. (click link for more details)(posted 01/05/18)
Tour providers who offer tours of the 'Wallen' – Amsterdam’s red light district – will face stricter rules from April this year. Guides giving tours to groups of five or more people will need a permit to enter the area. (posted 12/03/18)
New rules for guiding tours in Bruges and the links on how to apply for a licence in Dutch, French, German, English, Spanish and Italian.
08 August 2017. The latest edition of On the Road magazine is now available on line.Click this link to access it. On the Road has also advised that Albatross and Voyages Jules Verne are recruiting experienced Tour Managers for the 2018 season.
A reminder from the Moulin Rouge of the dress code required for all clients.
Correct clothing required. Jacket, tie and shoes appreciated. Shorts, bermudas, sports clothes and flip-flops are not allowed. In case of non-respect of this dress code, we will be obliged to refuse clients access to the venue.(posted 22/06/2017)
IATM members resident in EU States are reminded that Travel Insurance Facilities have taken over from CityBond and offers a discount for travel insurance. Click the link above for further information. (Member log-in required).(posted 07/07/2014)