Angela Rippon at BTTS 2018

Angela Rippon heads up the BTTS’ 2018 Keynote line-up

Award-winning broadcast journalist, writer and presenter Angela Rippon CBE has been confirmed to host a headline keynote session at the British Tourism & Travel Show (BTTS), taking place at the NEC Birmingham on 21-22 March 2018.

Angela has been a familiar face and legendary voice in British broadcasting for over 50 years. She will be talking about her colourful career in her session titled ‘Around the world in 50 years’ at The British Tourism & Travel Show 2018 – taking place on Thursday 22 March at 1pm, in the Keynote Theatre.

Renowned for attracting expert speakers in the tourism industry, the show’s free-to-attend Keynote programme helps visitors gain exclusive insights, tips, and inspiration from a host of high-profile names.

Other speakers confirmed include Google’s industry head of travel, Ruairidh Roberts; Max Sinclair, founder of Ecocompanion; Justin East, director of innovation at Merlin Entertainments; Jody Farrer, VP of marketing at Chute; Andy Headington, CEO of digital marketing agency Adido; and Andy Woodward, FTS at MTMI – Quality in Tourism.  The theatre will also feature lively panel discussions from AGTO (Association of Group Travel Organisers) and the ALVA (Association of Leading Visitor Attractions).

The British Tourism & Travel Show, firmly established as the domestic tourism showcase of the year for the UK and Ireland’s travel trade, will feature over 270 leading visitor attractions, venues, destinations, hotels, transport providers, associations and DMOs. The show annually attracts over 2,600 attendees – including some of the UK and Ireland’s biggest domestic tour operators, coach operators, travel organisers and agents across the country.

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