Attendance at the first three days of World Travel Market was up 5% this year compared to last year, organisers have revealed.
The first invite-only day saw visitor numbers up 12% to 8, 916 people and on Tuesday 18, 292 people descended into the ExCel London, up 7% year-on-year.
Wednesday also saw a 5% boost in numbers to 14, 324 people.
“I am absolutely delighted with the delegate attendance of WTM 2013 across the first three days. These figures demonstrate the power and importance of WTM to the industry and the role it plays in facilitating business for sector,” said Simon Press, Reed Travel Exhibitions’ senior director for WTM.
“World Travel Market 2013 will facilitate more than GBP2 billion in industry deals and is poised to the best-ever attended,” he added.