What’s New

  • The Wave Awards
    Yesterday we organised and staged The Wave Awards for Real Response Media. The Awards, held in association with Cruise Trade News and World of Cruising, were hosted by the presenter, comedian and writer Stephen Mangan. The Wave Awards recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the cruise industry sector. The evening included a welcome reception hosted… Continue reading The Wave Awards
  • Cruise Format Summit
    We supported CLIA’s Cruise Forward Summit which was held in Miami yesterday. The event provided the opportunity for members, partners, and guests to hear from industry leaders about issues affecting the cruise industry. We were responsible for creating a new event app for the Summit as well as managing delegate registrations. You may also be… Continue reading Cruise Format Summit
  • The Predictive Aircraft Maintenance Conference
    Earlier today we were at the Pan Pacific London to organise and stage The Predictive Aircraft Maintenance Conference in conjunction with Real Response Media and MRO Management Magazine.Experts in the field of predictive aircraft maintenance shared knowledge about how the aviation industry can use data to enhance operational performance, safety and profitability for airlines and MRO’s. You may… Continue reading The Predictive Aircraft Maintenance Conference
  • Supercharging Your Digital Marketing
    It was a pleasure to work with Cruise Trade News and CLIA at the CTN + CLIA Supercharging Your Digital Marketing workshop. We were involved in the logistics and provided onsite support at the event, which was held at the Pan Pacific London. Throughout the workshop, speakers shared insights into mastering the art of modern… Continue reading Supercharging Your Digital Marketing
  • Ultratravel Forum
    We were proud to produce the Ultratravel Forum yesterday at the Pan Pacific London, alongside managing the guest registrations. The Forum featured leading speakers and panellists from around the world who shared their insights on the current and future prospects for luxury travel. They explored the latest trends in premium travel in a post-Covid world… Continue reading Ultratravel Forum
  • The ULTRAs
    Dellar Davies produced The Ultimate Luxury Travel Related Awards, known as The ULTRAs, alongside handling the guest registrations. The prestigious evening awards ceremony, hosted by Gethin Jones and Kirsty Gallacher provided the chance to celebrate the return of luxury travel and to crown the industry’s most-loved luxury brands. It was the first time the event… Continue reading The ULTRAs
  • Travel’s new landscape
    We were proud to deliver The Travel Convention in Marrakech – ABTA’s first overseas Convention in three years. We were responsible for the event management, delegate management, content development, event marketing, sponsorship sales, speaker management and technical production of the three-day event. Held at the 5-star Mövenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi Marrakech, the Convention began with… Continue reading Travel’s new landscape
  • Ports & Destinations Dialogue
    Yesterday we were in Málaga for CLIA’s Ports & Destinations Dialogue. We were responsible for the online registration, management of 1:2:1 appointments between the cruise ports and destinations, onsite delegate management, as well as the creation of a unique speaker portal, event website and event app. The event provided an opportunity for the cruise ports… Continue reading Ports & Destinations Dialogue
  • New client and project
    We are delighted to announce that we will be supporting our new client, Licensing International UK, with the event management of their opening night party on the occasion of the Brand Licensing Europe exhibition taking place this September. With the Elizabeth Line linking ExCel London in Docklands with Central London, the party will be taking… Continue reading New client and project
  • Welcome April Brown
    We are so pleased to welcome April Brown to our team as Registration Executive. She will be working with us until the end of 2022, to assist us through our busy Autumn period. April is a graduate who majored in event management and marketing at the University of Hertfordshire. She has experience in hospitality, events… Continue reading Welcome April Brown
  • New team member
    We are delighted to welcome Amber Rose to our team as Senior Event and Marketing Manager.  Amber brings a wealth of experience to the team having worked on a wide variety of luxury lifestyle events including The Dubai Marina Season Opening Yacht Party, Aston Martin Park Lane Showroom Opening and Launch Party, Sunseeker Mallorca Summer Yacht and… Continue reading New team member
  • ITT’s time for a summer party
    We enjoyed organising the ITT Summer Party and Student Awards for the Insitute of Travel & Tourism (ITT) yesterday evening at the House of Commons. A great time was had by all – our congratulations to all the ITT Future You winners! You may also be interested in:ITT UK eventsOur journal
  • Celebrating the extraordinary
    We collaborated with the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Travel Group to deliver the 2022 Travel Marketing Awards yesterday. We were responsible for the event management, marketing, judging process and technical production of the event. Making its long-awaited return, the 2022 Travel Marketing Awards rewarded the extraordinary work carried out by travel marketing professionals throughout the… Continue reading Celebrating the extraordinary
  • Overseas Conference
    We’re back from delivering an overseas Conference for our client – The Institute of Travel & Tourism – where we were responsible for the event management, people management, speaker management and technical production of the three-day event. After countless postponements due to Covid-19 and travel restrictions, it was great to finally deliver the ITT Conference… Continue reading Overseas Conference
  • Offshore seminar
    We worked with our long-standing client Subsea 7, to oversee the technical production and an app for their Offshore Seminar which took place within their stunning office atrium in Sutton. The global event took place over two days with the presentation section being live streamed to staff around the world who were unable to attend… Continue reading Offshore seminar
  • Sustainability supper
    Yesterday evening we delivered an ITT Odyssey Supper for our client the Institute of Travel & Tourism. Held at the House of Commons, the evening included networking drinks, a three-course meal, and an after-dinner speech from environmentalist Susan Hooper. Susan discussed the travel industry’s growing focus on ESG (a system for how to measure the sustainability… Continue reading Sustainability supper
  • Glamorous gala dinner
    We produced a Gala Dinner for CLIA UK & Ireland last night as part of their Cruise Conference. Held at the Southampton O2 Guildhall, the guests enjoyed mesmerising entertainment from soprano singer and Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist, Faith Tucker, as well as fun games, prize giveaways and a karaoke band, sponsored by Princess Cruises. You… Continue reading Glamorous gala dinner
  • We love cruise
    This weekend we were in Southampton where we were responsible for managing the 550 attendees, as well as producing the conference sessions for CLIA UK & Ireland. Themed Love Cruise, the conference took place over three consecutive days onboard three different ships – MSC Cruises’ Virtuosa, P&O Cruises’ Iona and Royal Caribbean Cruises’ Anthem of… Continue reading We love cruise
  • Online staff event
    We delivered an online staff event update for the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) today. It was a pleasure to work with PHSO again and to see familiar and new faces, having delivered online and blended events for the organisation over the past two years. You may also be interested in: Working seminar on… Continue reading Online staff event
  • Istanbul event recce
    We were recently in Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul, for an event planning visit. We were busy finalising the arrangements for ITT’s Conference, which we will be delivering at the Istanbul Bomonti Hilton this June. The trip was filled with planning meetings, site visits, and of course, some obligatory food and beverage tasting! You may also… Continue reading Istanbul event recce
  • We are hiring!
    We are looking for a Senior Event Manager to join our busy and friendly event management agency team. The role is available immediately and will involve travelling within the UK and overseas to deliver our clients’ events. Role and Responsibilities>>
  • Marrakech visit
    We had a successful event recce in Marrakech, checking out the best sites for a future event. We were warmly welcomes by our Moroccan hosts, and the brief trip was filled with sunshine, exotic views, planning meetings, a variety of animals, and delicious cuisine. What a vibrant and welcoming destination it is! We can’t wait… Continue reading Marrakech visit
  • Summer is here!
    Now that British Summer Time has arrived and we have been blessed with some sunny Spring spells, we are looking forward to organising ITT’s Summer Party and Future You Awards which will be taking place in the height of summer at the House of Commons. There will be canapes, summer drinks and an awards presentation… Continue reading Summer is here!
  • Celebrity Cruises’ Travel Agent Appreciation Awards
    We were at The Londoner hotel earlier yesterday to produce Celebrity Cruises’ Travel Agent Appreciation Awards. Event highlights included entertainment from Britain’s Got Talent magician and illusionist Magical Bones who made our client Jo Rzymowska magically emerge from an empty cabinet, as well as an uplifting awards ceremony presented by Claire Stirrup and Jo Rzymowska… Continue reading Celebrity Cruises’ Travel Agent Appreciation Awards
  • Port and Destination Virtual Exchange
    Yesterday we delivered CLIA Europe’s 2022 Port and Destination Virtual Exchange. The online Exchange provided a timely opportunity for CLIA Cruise Line Members and Executive Partners within the Port, Destination and Travel Community to connect for scheduled and ad-hoc meetings via our online portal. You may also be interested in:CLIA UK and Ireland case studyCLIA… Continue reading Port and Destination Virtual Exchange
  • First ITT Odyssey Supper of 2022
    Yesterday evening, Dellar Davies delivered the first ITT Odyssey Supper of 2022 for our client the Institute of Travel & Tourism. Held at the House of Commons, the evening provided the ideal opportunity for ITT Members and their travel industry guests to network during the drinks reception and three-course meal. The supper concluded with an… Continue reading First ITT Odyssey Supper of 2022
  • New project: Predictive Maintenance Conference
    We are pleased to share more new project news, as we will be assisting MRO Magazine with the delivery of their Predictive Maintenance Conference later this year. The event will bring together senior-level executives from airlines, OEMs, MRO specialists and big data experts to explore the possibilities around predictive maintenance technologies. You may also be… Continue reading New project: Predictive Maintenance Conference
  • New project: The Wave Awards
    We are delighted to announce that we will be supporting our new client, Real Response Media with the event management and production of their 2022 Wave Awards, which will take place later this year. Open to cruise lines, travel agents, tourist boards, ports and anyone involved in the UK cruise industry, the Wave Awards will… Continue reading New project: The Wave Awards
  • New client
    We are delighted to announce a new client relationship with Real Response Media, a multimedia publishing company that specialises in creating consumer and industry content across the cruise travel and aviation sectors. We’ll be announcing events that we’ll be organising for Real Response Media over the coming weeks! You may also be interested in:Our workAbout… Continue reading New client
  • Triple the cruise experience
    We are excited to be working with CLIA UK & Ireland on the delivery of their Conference in May! The event will take place from 20-22 May on a different ship each day (MSC Cruises’ Virtuosa; P&O Cruises’ Iona and Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas). The event will also include a trade fair and… Continue reading Triple the cruise experience
  • Pearls of wisdom
    Today marks Dellar Davies 30th Anniversary; an anniversary traditionally celebrated with the gift of Pearls. Pearls stand as a symbol of wisdom and they are the only precious gemstones that begin life as a tiny hidden speck, before adding layers and growing more robust over time. It feels fitting therefore that the pearl is our… Continue reading Pearls of wisdom
  • New project: Celebrity Cruises
    We are delighted to be working with Celebrity Cruises on the production of their first Travel Agent Appreciation Awards since early 2020. Originally scheduled for this January –the event has been moved to March and we can’t wait to get underway!
  • TTMA is back!
    Travel is back and so is The Travel Marketing Awards! We are thrilled to collaborate with the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Travel Group to stage the 2022 Travel Marketing Awards – our last in-person event before the first lockdown in March 2020. Making its long-awaited return, the 2022 Travel Marketing Awards will reward the extraordinary… Continue reading TTMA is back!
  • New Year, new ambitions
    A new year calls for renewed ambitions! 2020 was the year of online/virtual events. 2021 was the year for hybrid options. What will 2022 bring? Whatever it is we will tackle bringing in the new with the same enthusiasm as we have in the past and be ready to help our clients achieve their event… Continue reading New Year, new ambitions
  • Merry Christmas!
    Wishing our clients and friends a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! With festive greetings from Elaine, Tracy, Sara, Ashley, Michelle, Rebekah, Helena, Natalie and Paul.
  • Upon a Star
    Our event year drew to a very festive close with the production of P&O Cruises’ Upon a Star Christmas event, which was livestreamed on YouTube from a recording studio in London. Hosted by Jo Whiley, the programme featured gingerbread house decorating, carolling, cocktail making, highlights from onboard Xmas shows and 15 spectacular prize giveaways. The… Continue reading Upon a Star
  • Senior Management Team Meeting
    It was great to be reunited with our long-standing client, Subsea 7, earlier this week to support the online delivery of their 2021 Senior Management Team Meeting. Subsea 7 is a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the evolving energy industry.
  • Working seminar on the Manchester Memorandum
    We have just returned from delivering a hybrid seminar in Manchester for the International Ombudsman Institute and the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman. Over 100 global Ombudsman colleagues joined in the fully interactive discussion on the Manchester Memorandum online and in person.
  • #togetheragain
    We were proud to produce CLIA’s Selling Cruise Day in Southampton recently. We loved being involved and seeing the cruise industry #togetheragain. In keeping with CLIA tradition, it was a fast paced, fun packed, rollercoaster of a day! Starting with a surprise performance by bagpipe band Red Hot Chilli Pipers, the Conference included TV show… Continue reading #togetheragain
  • A Prestigious Odyssey Supper
    We enjoyed delivering an ITT Odyssey Supper at the exclusive Biltmore in Mayfair last week for our client, The Institute of Travel & Tourism. The event provided a unique opportunity for travel professionals to network and enjoy a welcome drinks reception, three-course meal and a special after-dinner speech from Richard Moriarty, CEO of the Civil… Continue reading A Prestigious Odyssey Supper
  • Leading the way
    We were proud to deliver ABTA’s first blended Travel Convention on Wednesday! Delegates attended the event in person at the iconic East Wintergarden in Canary Wharf, with online attendees watching the event being televised live via our virtual event portal. Expertly moderated by Chris Ship, ITV News Presenter and Royal Editor, the Convention was themed… Continue reading Leading the way
  • Diversity in the workplace
    We thoroughly enjoyed delivering an online conference last week for our client the Ombudsman Association. Themed ‘Strength through diversity’, the conference included online workshops about improving and harnessing diversity, supporting staff in and outside the office, transitioning to blended working as well as how we can ensure diverse recruitment and report diversity demographics. It was… Continue reading Diversity in the workplace
  • We will never take events for granted again
    This week we delivered a Conference at sea for the Institute of Travel & Tourism onboard MSC Cruises’ ship MSC Virtuosa – our first in-person event since March 2020 due to the pandemic! It was wonderful to be able to deliver an in-person Conference again and to see delegates reconnecting with each other after so… Continue reading We will never take events for granted again
  • Big Summer Quiz Night
    This week we had the pleasure of delivering an internal Summer Party and Quiz for dnata Travel. It was great to see the international team interacting online and to read that they “really enjoyed it.” Thank you dnata Travel for trusting us to deliver your event — we loved working with you. And well done… Continue reading Big Summer Quiz Night
  • Strength through diversity
    We are honoured to be invited to work with the Ombudsman Association to deliver their 2021 Conference in a virtual format. The Conference, which takes place this September, will focus on ‘Strength through diversity’. Our thanks to the Ombudsman Association for putting their trust in Dellar Davies to deliver their first virtual conference.
  • One leading event: two experiences
    We have some more exciting news at Dellar Davies – we finally have the opportunity to bring our in-person and online event expertise together to deliver a blended event for ABTA – The Travel Association. Taking place in London on Wednesday 13 October, The Travel Convention’s in-person event will include a full day of main… Continue reading One leading event: two experiences
  • New project: P&O Cruises
    We are delighted to have been invited to work with P&O Cruises on another of their Iona ship launch projects. We’re going to be producing personalised guest experience documents for the 3000 guests attending the Iona Shakedown Cruise in early August. Thank you P&O Cruises – we look forward to working with you again.
  • Bubble Travel
    Yesterday we delivered an online Webinar for our client ITT – the Institute of Travel and Tourism. We streamed their Bubble Travel Webinar from an online broadcast studio via our event portal.  Moderated by TTG Media’s CEO and Owner Dan Pearce and sponsored by Avis Budget Group, the webinar featured a range of travel experts… Continue reading Bubble Travel
  • Travel Matters
    Proud to support ABTA with the production and delivery of their Travel Matters Conference on Tuesday. Over 650 delegates registered for the event, which was filmed at Kennington Film Studios and live-streamed from the studio to attendees via our virtual event portal. Expertly moderated by LBC Radio’s Tom Swarbrick, who did a great job keeping… Continue reading Travel Matters
  • Summer of Staycations
    Our work with itravel on their Staycation Awards 2020/21 came to fruition when the virtual ceremony took place yesterday afternoon. As the UK prepares for a second summer of staycations, itravel launched a special edition of the itravel Staycation Awards, recognising the challenges, hard work and achievements of the industry during the pandemic. The Awards… Continue reading Summer of Staycations