AITO Press Events

These are by invitation only and occur throughout the year. Contact Travel PR (020 8891 4440 Rebecca Milne) for more information.


AITO Meets the Media

This is the leading travel-industry press event in the country. Held in London during October, it’s on every journalist’s calendar of events as THE biggest story-gathering fest of the year.

The event is a great opportunity to:
  • Meet the trendsetters of the travel industry.
  • Talk to some of the UK’s finest and most knowledgeable tour operators.
  • Learn about the huge variety of wonderful worldwide holidays and experiences offered by the AITO specialists.
We also announce the winners of our three annual media awards:
  • Travel Writer of the Year.
  • Young Travel Writer of the Year (under 30 at the time of publication).
  • Online Travel Writer of the Year.

AITO Press Suppers

Intimate dinners where you can really get to know some of the AITO specialists. Just seven tour operators and seven members of the media attend these evenings, which are held three times a year at well-known London restaurants.


AITO Summer Press BBQ

Held in July, in London, this is a popular opportunity for press and AITO members to meet in an informal and relaxed setting.


The AITO Collection

An after work reception held in January, this event showcases 'what's new and what's hot' on the travel horizon from our AITO members for the new year.