GO Travel Show 2018 Seminar

Don’t miss the chance to hear three fascinating talks upstairs in the Premier Suite with opportunities to quiz our experts in group tourism.

Speakers lined up are Catherine Skeggs, entrepreneur and organiser of fun events and activities, Steve Plummer from Holidays & Cruises who will share his extensive knowledge of how best to organise a cruise of the rivers and oceans of the world for your group, and Glen Thomas of long haul specialists Travelsphere, who will be giving tips on making trips worldwide.

Each talk will end with a five minute Q&A opportunity with our expert speaker.


Tuesday, April 17
2:00pm Catherine Skeggs Adding Adventure to Your Outings
Catherine Skeggs
Invitations to Events

Catherine Skeggs, founder of Invitations to Events and the award winning author of “What are we going to do next?” book on Social Team-Building, will talk you through enhancing group trips, with particular focus on ‘Treasure Hunts in London’.

A Londoner with a passion for clue solving and heritage, she helps clients to reconnect with friends and family by organising fun experiences that build lasting memories.

Catherine Skeggs first started writing Murder Mystery Games with her husband as a sideline to her full time role as an auditor 30 years ago. This expanded to include mystery games, puzzles, treasure hunts, quizzes and fundraisers.

In 2007 Catherine decided to change her career focus to social team building. After graduating with first class honours, Catherine started Invitation to Events to introduce people to clue solving adventures. She also set up a free to join social membership group.

2:25pm Steve Plummer Getting the Best From Cruising
Steve Plummer
Holidays and Cruises

Managing Director of Wiltshire based Holidays and Cruises will bring insight into choosing the right cruises for groups, with a focus on the importance of GTOs booking via a group cruising specialist, and the pitfalls of ATOL with fly cruises.

2:50pm Glen Thomas Going for Long Haul Holidays
Glen Thomas
Travelsphere Groups

Glen will be covering the importance of fam trips for group leaders, and why we do them to long haul destinations.

He'll also touch on which destinations are popular and why, as well as why groups should look further afield for their group tours.