What’s New

  • ABTA Staff Conference
    We were at Events @No 6 in London for ABTA’s first Staff Conference, themed ‘Inspiring Journeys’.  The organisation looked to the future with a focus on Inspiring Members, Sustainability, Colleagues and Technologies, along with several networking opportunities which encouraged staff to connect with colleagues from different areas of the business. Dellar Davies was on hand… Continue reading ABTA Staff Conference
  • First Connections
    Today we were at etc.venues County Hall, a venue overlooking the River Thames, for FirstGroup’s first alumni event – First connections. We were responsible for the technical production, venue liaison, registration and event management. The day brought together senior leaders from across the FirstGroup business as well as participants from the Step, Reach, and Senior… Continue reading First Connections
  • Appreciating travel agents
    We were at ME London to produce Celebrity Cruises’ 2024 Travel Agent Appreciation Awards. Event highlights included welcome remarks from Giles Hawke and an Above and Beyond awards ceremony presented by Claire Stirrup and Nichola McNeish that honoured the outstanding achievements of travel agents working in partnership with Celebrity Cruises. There was also a high… Continue reading Appreciating travel agents
  • Lady Dellarton’s festive afternoon tea
    We had a wonderful time at our Christmas party yesterday at Fortnum and Mason – themed Lady Dellarton’s Festive Afternoon Tea!  From finger sandwiches and cream scones to decadent pastries and a festive quiz or two, it was a real treat. The twinkling lights in London and the amazing Xmas shopfront displays served as the… Continue reading Lady Dellarton’s festive afternoon tea
  • ITT Christmas Party
    We were at prestigious private members club, The Groucho Club, where we organised the annual ITT Christmas Party. Sponsored by ANA – All Nippon Airways, it was a great evening of networking, celebrations and festivities with carol singing from FourTune and Christmas fayre including Turkey, cranberry and mince pies. Well done to all those who saw… Continue reading ITT Christmas Party
  • Cruise Stars
    We supported Cruise Trade News with the event planning and production of the 2023 Cruise Stars event, at the trendy Middle Eight hotel in Covent Garden. The star-themed event included awards for ‘Individual’ cruise stars from both travel agencies and cruise lines, hosted by a very sparkly-dressed Pete Smith; a Christmas themed lunch; a speech by… Continue reading Cruise Stars
  • Subsea7 Meeting
    This week we worked with our client Subsea7 to oversee the technical production of their annual Senior Management Team Meeting Hybrid event held at their London office. We also provided a customised and branded event app and online portal for the meeting, so that it could be livestreamed to online attendees around the globe. You… Continue reading Subsea7 Meeting
  • The Predictive Aircraft Maintenance Conference
    We managed and produced the Predictive Aircraft Maintenance Conference in conjunction with Real Response Media and MRO Management. Over 170 professionals from across the globe registered for the event, which was held at the Ham Yard Hotel, London. From predictive analytics to state-of-the-art maintenance strategies, the conference delved deep into the future of aircraft maintenance. There were… Continue reading The Predictive Aircraft Maintenance Conference
  • The Wave Awards
    We had the privilege of being at The Dorchester Hotel, managing and producing The Wave Awards for Real Response Media. In partnership with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, this prestigious event was a celebration of pinnacle achievements within the cruise sector. Hosted by presenter and comedian Joel Dommett, the evening included a welcome reception sponsored by… Continue reading The Wave Awards
  • Convention in Bodrum
    This year’s Travel Convention took place in Bodrum, Türkiye. The location, the stunning Lujo Hotel, the food, the service, the business session topics, the fabulous speakers, the engaged and supportive sponsors, the opening ceremony and evening party entertainment – and the weather – were all so well received, according to the recent social media posts, we… Continue reading Convention in Bodrum
  • Destination Awards
    We assisted the Ice Travel Group – owner of the icelolly.com and travelsupermarket.com brands – to launch their first annual Destination Awards. Taking place at the Icetank venue in central London and attended by tourist offices, DMCs, tour operators and airlines, a nICE time was had by all. Well done to all of the night’s… Continue reading Destination Awards
  • Soho Nights Party
    We were delighted to work with Licensing International on their Soho Nights Party at 100 Wardour St, which took place on the first night of the Brand Licensing Europe exhibition. We were responsible for the event, entertainment, and guest management.
  • Maximising the wave
    It was a pleasure to work with Cruise Trade News at their event – CTN + CLIA Cruise Summit – Maximising for Wave. We were involved in the logistics and provided onsite support at the Summit, which was held at the News Building in London Bridge. Throughout the day, speakers shared insights into helping the trade… Continue reading Maximising the wave
  • Supper event
    Last night the Dellar Davies ‘ITT Events’ team organised an ITT Odyssey Supper at the House of Commons. Guest speaker, Mark Stevenson, Chief Impact Officer at CUR8 talked about sustainability, net zero and climate change.
  • Event recce in Halkidiki
    The Dellar Davies ‘ITT Events’ team have returned from an event recce in Halkidiki, Greece. We were making initial preparations for next year’s ITT Conference. We look forward to delivering the Conference here next June at the five-star Porto Carras Grand Resort. 
  • CLIA’s Ports & Destinations Dialogue – Hamburg
    We were in Hamburg in Germany for CLIA’s Ports & Destinations Dialogue. The event provided an opportunity for the cruise industry to interact with industry peers, to discuss the ideas and issues impacting the community and work together as the 2023 cruise season moves towards 2024. We were responsible for online registration, meeting appointment schedules,… Continue reading CLIA’s Ports & Destinations Dialogue – Hamburg
  • Party and Awards
    Yesterday we organised the ITT Summer Party and ITT Future You Awards for ITT (the Institute of Travel & Tourism) at the House of Commons, Westminster. Congratulations to all the student winners!
  • Judging process: the Wave Awards
    Last week the judging process for the Wave Awards took place in London. The Awards, held in association with Cruise Trade News and World of Cruising, recognise and reward excellence in the cruise industry. Over the course of the day, the judging panel carefully assessed each entry and there was some strong talent this year.… Continue reading Judging process: the Wave Awards
  • 2023 Travel Marketing Awards
    We were delighted to collaborate with the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Travel Group to organise and stage the 2023 Travel Marketing Awards. We were responsible for the entry and judging process, event marketing and management, as well as the technical production and screen media. Hosted by comedian Ed Byrne, the Awards showcased the exceptional efforts of… Continue reading 2023 Travel Marketing Awards
  • A Conference in Doha
    We organised and staged the ITT Conference in Doha, Qatar for our client the Institute of Travel & Tourism. We were responsible for the event management, delegate management, event marketing, destination liaison, speaker management and technical production of the three-day event. The event included two days of conference sessions, over 30 speakers, a welcome event,… Continue reading A Conference in Doha
  • Starry night
    With the CLIA Conference Gala Dinner following the announcement the previous evening that the next Princess Cruise Ship will be called Star Princess, Dellar Davies turned the O2 Guildhall Southampton into a starry night. Delegates completed the evening dancing to the fabulous sounds of The Talent Band, sponsored by Princess Cruises. You may also be… Continue reading Starry night
  • Entertainment showcase
    During the CLIA Conference Gala Dinner, Dellar Davies was proud to support Cunard Line to stage their superb entertainment showcase. With contemporary opera from OperaUpClose performing extracts from Carmen; dance act Company Chameleon performing a mesmerising set from their latest outdoor dance act; and a breathtaking performance by Olivier nominated singer Amy Lennox accompanied by… Continue reading Entertainment showcase
  • CLIAVision gala dinner
    With the CLIA Conference Gala Dinner in Southampton taking place on the same night as the Eurovision Song Contest, it was a given that the event should start with a CLIAVision Song Contest, in aid of the Family Holiday Charity. Dellar Davies was responsible for staging and producing the event at the O2 Guildhall. With… Continue reading CLIAVision gala dinner
  • Ship show – day two
    At the CLIA Cruise Conference 2023, the final set of conference sessions took place onboard the brand new P&O Arvia. Continuing the #CruiseHeroes theme, the conference started with a spectacular showcase from Greatest Days: the official Take That Musical, performed by the talented cast of the Headliners Theatre Company. This was followed by an inspirational… Continue reading Ship show – day two
  • Ship show
    Last week we were in Southampton for the CLIA Cruise Conference 2023, where we were responsible for overseeing the technical production of the conference sessions as well as managing the registration, accommodation and transport logistics for over 600 attendees. The first set of conference sessions took place onboard Celebrity Silhouette. Themed #CruiseHeroes, the conference was… Continue reading Ship show
  • Supper event
    Last Thursday we arranged an Odyssey Supper for our client, the Institute of Travel & Tourism. Held at the House of Commons, the event included networking drinks, dinner and an insightful interview by Tim Hames with Dame Carolyn McCall, Chief Executive of ITV.
  • Convention recce
    Last week some of our team were at the magnificent Lujo Hotel on Güvercinlik Bay in Bodrum in preparation for this year’s ABTA Travel Convention. It would be fair to say we were very well fed and our team found the sea plane experience a memorable highlight! We are looking forward to sharing many more features… Continue reading Convention recce
  • Offshore seminar
    We recently worked with our long-standing client, Subsea 7, to oversee the technical production and provide an event app for their Offshore Seminar. Held at their headquarters in Sutton, the two-day event was live streamed to those attending from across the globe.
  • Summit in Morocco
    We were recently at the Fairmont Taghazout Bay, a five-star luxury resort nestled at the heart of Taghazout Bay. It was for the Moroccan National Tourist Office’s 2nd UK Morocco Tourism Summit, a half-day Conference that highlighted the diversity of experiences available in Morocco and the destination’s growth plans for the UK market. We we… Continue reading Summit in Morocco
  • Event in Paris
    Earlier this month some of our team were in Paris providing registration and event support services for the CLIA European Summit. Held at la Maison de l’Ocean, this three-day event brought together a variety of cruise stakeholders to address the future of the industry in Europe. As well as onsite support, we created an app… Continue reading Event in Paris
  • Happy International Women’s Day
    On International Women’s day, we’d like to shine a light on the eight brilliant women behind Dellar Davies: Sara, Natalie, Michelle, Elaine, Tracy, Ashley, Amber and Helena. Thank you all for being you!
  • Event Recce
    We had a successful event recce last week in Doha, Qatar. Our ITT Events team were checking our key sites for their upcoming Conference, the newly opened 5* Waldorf Lusail, Doha.
  • Above and beyond
    We were at The Gherkin in the city of London today to produce Celebrity Cruises’ 2023 Travel Agent Appreciation Awards. Highlights included entertainment from the brilliant rock band Our Lady Valentine, as well as an uplifting awards ceremony presented by Claire Stirrup and Jo Rzymowska that commended travel companies and individuals for going ‘above and… Continue reading Above and beyond
  • First Odyssey Supper of 2023
    We arranged the first ITT Odyssey Supper of 2023 for our client, the Institute of Travel & Tourism. Held in a dining room at the House of Commons, the evening event included a networking reception, supper and an after-dinner speech from Alan French, CEO of the relaunched Thomas Cook.
  • Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
    Wishing our clients, suppliers and friends a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  With festive greetings from Elaine, Tracy, Sara, Ashley, Amber, Michelle, Helena, Paul, and Natalie.  
  • Christmas party and awards
    We were at the prestigious private members club, The Groucho Club where we organised a Christmas Party for the Institute of Travel & Tourism. The event included festive bites, a networking reception and the presentation of the 2022 ITT Future You Awards. Congratulations to all the deserving award winners!  You may also be interested in:FeedbackOur… Continue reading Christmas party and awards
  • A blended solution
    This week we provided blended solution for Subsea7’s annual Senior Management Team meeting. We managed the technical production for the event, which took place at Subsea7’s headquarters in Sutton, and live-streamed the meeting for attendees located across the globe via a customised and branded virtual event portal and app.    You may also be interested… Continue reading A blended solution
  • 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!
  • 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