Yorkshire Times
Voice of the North
Phil Hopkins
Arts & Travel Editor
11:31 AM 8th January 2020

Major Travel Show Returns North

Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show, the UK’s leading and longest-running travel event, returns for its 9th year at EventCity Manchester from Thursday 16th until Sunday 19th January.

With a diverse range of travel companies exhibiting, alongside expert speakers, cultural performances and global flavours, the show is set to provide visitors with unlimited travel inspiration.

More than 200 brands exhibit in Manchester including leading and independent tour operators, tourist boards, hotels and airlines, on hand to provide visitors with in-depth knowledge and expert advice of destinations and travel experiences.

There will be an eclectic array of new exhibitors, alongside regular favourites such as Trailfinders, Flight Centre, Viking River Cruises, Explore! and Thai Tourism.

New exhibitors already confirmed for Destinations Manchester include: South Africa Tourist Board, Imagine Travel, Aurora Expeditions, KE Adventures, Noble Caledonia and Oasis Overland.
From activity, adventure, off the beaten track and sustainable travel to culture, cruise, tailor made and safari, the shows offer a broad variety of holiday and travel options to destinations near and far. With secret gems in popular destinations sitting alongside epic adventures in exotic locations, and the added benefit of fantastic travel offers, Destinations is the start of many journeys.

Destinations Manchester takes place at EventCity, Phoenix Way, Barton Dock Road, M17 8AS – 16th – 19th January 2020. Open Thursday and Friday 10am – 6pm, Saturday 9.30 – 6pm and Sunday 9.30 – 5pm. For more information visit and Tickets are £8.50* in advance, £10 on the door.

Destinations London takes place at Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UX - 30th January – 2nd February 2020. Open Thursday until Sunday 10am – 5.30pm. For more information visit Tickets are £11* in advance, £15 on the door.

*£1.50 transaction fee applies for advance booking.