History of the show

  • The history of WTM London

    You can use the interactive timeline below to see the highlights of World Travel Market London over its history.

  • WTM London has grown beyond belief in the past four decades. 40 countries, 221 exhibitors and 9,000 trade visitors took part in the first ever WTM at London Olympia in 1980. Two moves (Earls Court in 1992 and ExCeL in 2002) and 40 years later, now WTM London facilitates £2.8 billion in industry deals and has around 5,000 exhibitors from 182 countries and regions and more than 51,000 participants.


REED EXHIBITIONS LIMITED is a private limited company, having its registered and principal office at Gateway House, 28 The Quadrant, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 1ON, registered in England and Wales with Company No. 678540. Business activity: Activities of exhibition and fair organisers. VAT No. GB 232 4004 20. Tax ID No: 13960 00581.