World Travel Market (WTM), the premier global event for the travel industry, has teamed up with VisitBritain, the national tourism agency, to launch an online shop to help delegates make the most of their stay in London – selling UK-based WTM exhibitors’ products to WTM participants.
The online shop – www.wtmlondon.com/ukshop
For example, World Travel Market delegates can purchase London Transport Oyster cards, airport transfers, and train tickets from London’s four main airports – Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, and Luton.
Furthermore, delegates can purchase tickets to dozens of exhibiting tourist attractions, sports stadiums, and sightseeing tours.
Exhibiting attractions include some of London most famous historic buildings such as: Hampton Court Palace, Tower of London, Kensington Palace, and St. Paul’s Cathedral.
The UK’s leading sports stadiums are also selling their tours including the spiritual homes of rugby (Twickenham), tennis (Wimbledon), and football (Wembley). Leading football clubs, Manchester United (Old Trafford) and Chelsea (Stamford Bridge) are also available.
Sightseeing excursions that can be purchased include tours of London, Cardiff, Edinburgh, and Glasgow.
World Travel Market UK & Ireland regional account manager Lucie Winter said: “The World Travel Market UK e-shop is a great initiative for all WTM participants, as it allows them to purchase and experience London and the UK’s leading tourism attractions.
“The e-shop offers a convenient outlet for UK exhibitors to promote their products to visitors who are looking to add a leisure aspect to their World Travel Market business trip.”
VisitBritain eCommerce partnerships manager David Childs-Clarke said: “We are delighted to team up with World Travel Market to provide a bespoke e-shop offering UK exhibitors’ products and services to the WTM participants. As well as making it easy for visitors to pre-plan their travel to WTM, it’s great to be able to extend the invitation for participants to let the shop help them make the most of their time here so that they can experience more of what London & Britain has to offer.”