Four Fantastic Years!

In 2016 we will be celebrating the 5th Anniversary of WTCE, read how the show has gone from strength to strength with exhibitor and attendee numbers increasing year on year!

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  • 2012

    Launched in 2012 adjacent to Aircraft Interiors Expo, WTCE attracted 194 exhibitors, 971 visitors, including 330 airline & rail representatives. Michel Quissac, Servair, opened the Taste of Travel Theatre treating the audience to a taste of First-Class fine dining. The 2012 event gained industry recognition and was nominated for an AEO Exellence Award.


  • 2013

    The show continued to grow increasing to 200+ exhibitors, attracting 1,140 visitors including 350 airline and rail operators. The introduction of the Drinks Reception proved popular with both exhibitors and visitors, giving everyone the chance to relax after a busy day at the show. The Taste of Travel Theatre expanded to include wine tasting and the popular brand comparison session.

  • "I attend WTCE in order to explore new products, new services and discover new vendors for our requirements. This year’s show was a wonderful experience with great opportunities to establish good business relationships." Wilson Que, Sr. Assistant Vice President, Philippine Airlines


  • 2014

    WTCE 2014 attracted over 60 new suppliers. To accommodate the growth the show extended into the upper hall creating a focal area for new exhibitors. With 245 exhibitors, 1,460+ visitors including 450+ airline and rail operators the show exceeded expectations. The Taste of Travel Theatre grew to include thought provoking presentations alongside the popular onboard chefs, and the new Networking Lunches also proved popular with visitors.


  • 2015

    Due to the success of WTCE with exhibitors increasing to 300+ the show relocated to the A Halls of the Hamburg Messe. New features were introduced including: What's New Onboard showcasing products newly launched to market and the Travel Retail Zone & Trail further expanding the shows content. Visitor numbers increased to 1,750+ including 600+ airline and rail representatives. WTCE will stay in the A Halls where it can showcase the very best products and services to the widest international audience possible.


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