The sixth iteration of the CondÃ© Nast Traveller Luxury Travel Fair continues in London this weekend, ahead of the major event in the city next weeek -- the 32nd World Travel Market. Tourism boards, transport organizations, hoteliers and almost everybody else in travel will be converging on the exhibition for four days of product launches and exhibitions highlighting what's big now and in the future for global tourism.
6th CondÃ© Nast Traveller Luxury Travel Fair
London, United Kingdom
This show wil be slightly dwarfed by the World Travel Market trade show which opens its doors November 7, but it's a nice collection of luxury experiences and destinations open to the general public. Look out for complimentary spa treatments and some celebrity names such as Sir Trevor McDonald OBE, Stefan Gates, Benedict Allen and Oz Clarke.
32nd World Travel Market
London, United Kingdom
This show competes with Germany's ITB Berlin for the title of the most important travel event of the year. Thousands of destinations and businesses will converge on London to showcase their offerings, along with several sideline events focusing on everything from the technology of travel to a summit of government ministers.
Rocco Forte Abu Dhabi Opens
Abu Dhabi, UAE
The 281-room Rocco Forte Abu Dhabi is shaped like a wave and is Forte's first hotel in the region. The five-star property offers a modern Chinese and Japanese restaurant, an Ã la carte Italian restaurant, a tea and coffee lounge, a mezzanine bar and a Brazilian poolside bar and restaurant.
The PhoCusWright Conference
Miami, FL, USA
The PhoCusWright conference brings together some of the world's biggest names and brands in travel technology with the aim of identifying and tracking the latest trends. Look out for announcements and innovations from speakers including Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, Jeffery H. Boyd of Priceline.com and Tim O'Shaughnessy of LivingSocial.
Paris's Nautic show is one of the major shows on the international boat show calendar, vying for the big launches with the London Boat Show held in January. Expect new crafts and innovations from major French boatbuilding names such as Beneteau and Jeanneau, along with debuts from other international shipyards.