What’s New

  • 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
  • Celebrating Iona
    We’re thrilled to have worked with P&O Cruises on the naming ceremony for their new ship, Iona. Dellar Davies co-ordinated the Celebration Boxes sent to the invited guests as well as the VIPs taking part in the ceremony (virtually) on a screen on the quayside. They received a range of gifts and props to use… Continue reading Celebrating Iona
  • A Different Kind of Cruise, Luxury and Expedition Cruising…
    It was wonderful to be back in the office as a team last week to deliver CLIA’s Virtual Luxury & Expedition Showcase. Throughout the event day, we managed live sessions from industry experts who discussed luxury and expedition cruising in destinations such as the Arctic and the Galápagos Islands, while cruise lines presented pre-recorded product… Continue reading A Different Kind of Cruise, Luxury and Expedition Cruising…
  • Kept busy with iTravel Staycation Awards
    Team Dellar Davies is busy this week preparing entries for the iTravel Staycation Awards judging process. We are pleased to be working with i Travel and headline sponsor holidaycottages.co.uk to run the iTravel Staycation Awards which will be announced online on 10 June 2021. The 15 Awards categories will shine a light on the best… Continue reading Kept busy with iTravel Staycation Awards
  • A timely opportunity
    Yesterday, Dellar Davies delivered CLIA’s inaugural Port & Destination Virtual Exchange. The Exchange provided a timely opportunity for over 200 of CLIA’s Cruise Line Members and Executive Partners within the Port, Destination and Travel Community to connect online via our user-friendly event portal. Attendees were able to network on an ad-hoc basis via the Meeting… Continue reading A timely opportunity
  • River Cruising – a unique way to see the world
    Over 550 travel agents tuned in to CLIA’s River Cruise Showcase, which was delivered to delegates via our virtual event operations team. Cruise sponsors gave product updates and destination experts discussed river cruising in Europe, Russia, the USA, India and Africa. Throughout the two-day event, speakers shared fascinating real life-experiences about why river cruising is… Continue reading River Cruising – a unique way to see the world
  • Rethink Travel
    We recently delivered a second ITT Virtual Conference Forum for the Institute of Travel & Tourism, following the success of their first online event last September. Continuing the Rethink Travel theme, the Forum featured a session from Former Transport Secretary, Lord Andrew Adonis, on the future of transport systems and capacity requirements post COVID-19; a… Continue reading Rethink Travel
  • Ending 2020 on a high!
    We were delighted to end 2020 with the online delivery of a Christmas Party for new client, dnata Travel Group. Over 300 of their staff joined our virtual event portal from across the Middle East, Europe, the UK and beyond. The online event included a live MC, music from a band who performed their sets… Continue reading Ending 2020 on a high!
  • All Staff Event for PHSO
    Yesterday, we had the pleasure of delivering an online Staff Event for the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO). Over 400 staff were invited to log onto our virtual event portal to hear speeches from PHSO’s senior executives, celebrate their staff awards, interact with each other and participate in a fun end of year Quiz.… Continue reading All Staff Event for PHSO
  • Kept on our toes
    This week we delivered the Virtual CLIA Cruise Showcase for CLIA UK & Ireland. Over 300 people attended the online two-day event to stream live webcam sessions, access training product presentations, and participate in interactive networking. From the programming of the event portal, to vision-mixing and managing the live sessions, we had many tasks to… Continue reading Kept on our toes
  • ITT’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas
    The Dellar Davies elves were busy this week delivering a Christmas networking event for the Institute of Travel & Tourism (ITT). Attendees were transported to a virtual ski lodge, where they watched live updates from ITT’s Chairman, watched on-demand Christmas Carols and poems from sponsors and board members, participated in a Christmas trivia quiz and… Continue reading ITT’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas
  • Cruise Forward: reaching far and wide
    CLIA trusted us to deliver their Cruise Forward Virtual Summit to over 700 attendees from circa 50 countries. We live-streamed the first two days of the event from a broadcast studio in London via our virtual event portal, with the third day comprising breakout sessions which we filmed within an online broadcast studio. The Summit… Continue reading Cruise Forward: reaching far and wide
  • Cruising to success
    Yesterday, we delivered an online CLIA Cruise Forum for our client CLIA UK & Ireland. The half-day event brought together 190 people within the ocean cruise community, including CLIA member cruise lines, partners and travel agents from across the UK to share updates and connect with one another. The event features included: presentations, a sponsor… Continue reading Cruising to success
  • In a change with convention
    ABTA’s 68th annual Travel Convention was delivered differently this year as an online event – filmed in an impressive extended reality (XR) Studio in London – replaced the association’s three day Convention previously due to take place in Morocco.   Over 500 delegates logged into our virtual event portal to hear from industry experts about Rebuilding… Continue reading In a change with convention
  • Inaugural virtual ITT Conference
    Yesterday, Dellar Davies delivered a Virtual Conference for the Institute of Travel & Tourism. Nearly 400 attendees joined the online event to hear from leading experts about how the industry can develop and Rethink Travel.  Through a mix of pre-recorded and live sessions, speakers discussed the ways the travel and tourism industry could move between… Continue reading Inaugural virtual ITT Conference
  • Taking to the river
    In September we delivered CLIA UK & Ireland’s first Virtual River Cruise Showcase to over 360 online attendees. The online event comprised compelling interviews with River Cruise experts, product training tips and fantastic networking sessions. A HUGE thank you for today. I think the event went incredibly well and the platform worked fantastically. Client You… Continue reading Taking to the river
  • Back to business
    It was wonderful to see familiar faces working in the office this week as we delivered CLIA’s Port and Destination Summit – our first event in six months. This was also our first time delivering a live-streamed on-air event, so it was a particularly exciting (and nerve-wracking) few days for us.  Over 300 delegates tuned… Continue reading Back to business
  • An update
    The coronavirus pandemic has brought the live events industry to a grounding halt. We are all itching to get back to producing in-person events again but we have been using the free time we have wisely. Over the past few months, we have been educating ourselves on all things virtual, taking part in extensive training… Continue reading An update
  • A resilient industry: The Travel Marketing Awards
    In early March, we collaborated with the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Travel Group to stage their 12th annual Travel Marketing Awards at the London Hilton on Park Lane. Unbeknown to us, this would be our final ‘in-person’ event of 2020 before the UK government announced a countrywide lockdown due to COVID-19.    The Awards night… Continue reading A resilient industry: The Travel Marketing Awards
  • Top trends and travel insights
    We enjoyed organising another Question Time event for the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Travel Group. Attended by in-house and agency travel marketing professionals, the event provided an opportunity to learn more about opportunities and developments in travel marketing. The evening commenced with a drinks reception before Pippa Jacks, TTG Media’s Group Editor, moderated two panel… Continue reading Top trends and travel insights
  • ITT’s a cracker of a christmas
    Dellar Davies enjoyed organising ITT’s Christmas Party this week in the enchanting Ski Lodge at the Montague on the Gardens. Decorated with twinkling lights, pine trees and artificial snow, this alpine wonderland provided the perfect setting for ITT Members to enjoy mulled wine, canapés and scrumptious nibbles. It was a great party and we look… Continue reading ITT’s a cracker of a christmas
  • New app launched
    The Dellar Davies team has designed and launched a new app for ITT and its Members. The exclusive ITT Members app has many exciting features such as the ability to book tickets for ITT’s events, connect with ITT Members, renew memberships and find exclusive ITT deals and discounts. It provides an efficient and interactive membership… Continue reading New app launched
  • An evening of glitz and glamour
    Dellar Davies’ production and event teams organised and staged a memorable ITT President’s Dinner at the exclusive Savoy Hotel. Guests enjoyed first-class networking, a glitzy drinks reception, three-course meal and entertainment from award-winning comedian Dominic Holland. The glamourous evening also included the presentation of the esteemed Odyssey Award, a charity raffle, the announcement that the… Continue reading An evening of glitz and glamour
  • Exploring a brave new world in Tokyo
    The Dellar Davies team has just returned from Tokyo after organising and staging another successful Travel Convention for ABTA. Over 5,700 miles from the UK, Japan’s bustling metropolis proved to be the perfect location for this year’s event and provided a unique opportunity for delegates to explore a new culture, setting and way of thinking. … Continue reading Exploring a brave new world in Tokyo
  • Networking galore at the Groucho
    The Dellar Davies team enjoyed organising ITT’s final Odyssey Supper of 2019 at the chic Groucho Club in Soho. The sell-out event provided a unique opportunity for senior travel and tourism professionals to network and discuss the key events of 2019. ITT Members enjoyed a welcome drinks reception, sumptuous three-course meal and a fascinating after-dinner… Continue reading Networking galore at the Groucho
  • A summer soiree by the Thames
    Our client, The Institute of Travel & Tourism (ITT), tasked us with organising a Summer Party and Student Awards Ceremony for 200 of their Members and guests.  Where better to connect people than at the House of Commons’ Terrace Pavilion? This amazing London venue provided a fantastic blend of indoor and outdoor space, breath-taking views… Continue reading A summer soiree by the Thames
  • Success in sizzling Split
    Four hundred delegates headed to the sunny and picturesque Croatian town of Split last week for ITT’s Conference. With 30+ degree heat, idyllic sea views, its own private beach, infinity pool, Spa and numerous luxury facilities, the 5* Le Méredien Lav Resort proved to be a fantastic venue to host the Conference. The 19 conference… Continue reading Success in sizzling Split
  • #NextGeneration: CLIA Cruise Conference
    Earlier this month we delivered CLIA’s Cruise Conference in Portsmouth – the largest travel agent event in the UK. The three-day event featured a trade fair and conference sessions from guest speakers such as Sir Richard Branson. There was also a gala dinner, lively entertainment provided by cruise lines and ship visits in Southampton.
  • Supper in Soho
    Dellar Davies organised ITT’s Odyssey Supper at the Groucho Club in bohemian Soho. A sell-out event, it proved to be very successful with ITT Members and their guests as they enjoyed a drinks reception, three-course meal and after-dinner speech from Travel Counsellors’ CEO, Steve Bryne. Sharing anecdotes from his distinguished career, Steve delivered an empowering… Continue reading Supper in Soho
  • ITT’s a sell-out
    Dellar Davies organised another sell-out ITT Odyssey Supper at the iconic Groucho Club in bohemian Soho. The informal evening included welcome drinks, a three-course dinner and an intriguing speech from Jeremy Griffin, the Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Newmarket Holidays. Jeremy gave a fascinating insight into his 36 year career at Newmarket Holidays and talked… Continue reading ITT’s a sell-out
  • 11th Travel Marketing Awards
    Dellar Davies worked with the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Travel Group to stage their 11th annual Travel Marketing Awards. The esteemed Awards Ceremony, which took place at the London Hilton on Park Lane, celebrated the brilliant achievements made by travel marketing experts across a range of disciplines from marketing and advertising to digital and PR. Two… Continue reading 11th Travel Marketing Awards
  • ITT’s another successful Odyssey Supper
    Last night Dellar Davies organised ITT’s Odyssey Supper at the iconic Conrad London St James Hotel in Westminster. Guests networked over reception drinks and a delicious three-course meal before Travcorp Holdings’ Executive Chairman Andrew Botterill gave an intriguing after-dinner speech. Andrew’s talk remains to be a highlight of the evening as he shared with Members… Continue reading ITT’s another successful Odyssey Supper
  • Celebrity Cruises’ high flyers
    Yesterday, Dellar Davies staged Celebrity Cruises’ fifth annual Travel Agent Appreciation Awards at The East Wintergarden, a stylish 27m-high domed glass venue located in the heart of Canary Wharf.The event began with a networking drinks reception and lively background music from singers Akoustik Duo whilst an acrobatic dancer entertained guests with a range of stunning… Continue reading Celebrity Cruises’ high flyers
  • First Odyssey Supper of 2019
    Last night Dellar Davies organised ITT’s first Odyssey Supper of 2019. Held at The Groucho Club, a quirky venue in Bohemian Soho, the informal evening included welcome drinks, a three-course dinner and a speech on the future of travel technology from Liz Emmott, General Manager UK, Amadeus. She provided delegates with an insight into the… Continue reading First Odyssey Supper of 2019