At World Travel Market London, we are all about connecting people, so the health and safety of our visitors, exhibitors and staff are of the utmost priority. Our team is working closely with local authorities, partners, and venues to implement robust safety measures, which means our event may look slightly different this year. We will continue to update you on this page and in our communications to you with the specifics as we approach the show.
Keeping you safe
Your safety and your business are our priorities. At World Travel Market London, both are in safe hands.
Last updated: 13/06/2022
Stay Safe Guidelines
Essential information for anyone who will be present at our event. Learn about our increased hygiene measures and medical safeguarding. (Event health and safety precautionary guidelines are subject to change as directed by the local authorities.)
Inbound Travel Advice
Please ensure you have taken the time to read all of the latest Government, Public Health, travel and testing guidance. You can find these here.
Please make sure you register and print your badge before attending. Your contact details may be used for contact tracing if necessary.
Plan your visit before you arrive at the venue. Knowing what you are going to do and where to go will contribute to safe and productive attendance. Also plan how to get to and from the venue by checking any relevant travel advice or restrictions.
Stay home if you are unwell
All guests are encouraged to check you are feeling well before attending our event. Please ensure that you are in good health, with no fever or other symptoms related to COVID-19, before travelling to the venue.
All badge scanning will be contactless. Please have your printed badge ready to show on arrival.
Inside our event we are making meeting and doing business as safe as possible for everyone.
Although it is no longer a legal obligation, World Travel Market London recommend everyone onsite wears face masks, except those who are exempt. They should be worn at all times and in all areas of the show.
Hand sanitisers will be readily available throughout the venue. Please continue to follow guidance and wash your hands frequently.
Please be mindful of individuals personal space. Please give people space when you are walking past them and check before initiating personal contact (consider elbow bumps rather than handshakes or hugs).
Ventilation will be increased, improving fresh air circulation in line with the latest guidance.
We will maintain the highest standards of cleaning before, during and after the event, including frequent cleaning of all high touch points.
Food and beverage
All catering facilities will be open but in line with the latest government guidance. Cashless payments are encouraged.
Exhibitors are reviewing stand designs to ensure physical distancing is maintained. Capacities for each stand will be displayed clearly.
Information for exhibitors at the event. Learn about what you’ll need to prepare in advance, onsite precautions and improved stand-build procedures.
Further safety and security information
Your safety and security is our priority. We are continuing to work closely with local authorities and our venue to assess risks and develop comprehensive plans to keep you safe. For further information on safety and security measures you can expect to see at our event use the links below.
Events in the new normal
Current guidance suggests that Covid passes are no longer mandatory to attend venues in the UK. You will no longer need to provide proof of COVID-19 status.
You do not need to provide any test results in order to attend the event.
You will find all the information you need about travelling to and from England on the Government website here .
The rules will vary depending on which county you are returning to. Please go to your Government/Embassy website for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.
Please, follow the national guidelines.
There are multiple testing centres across London and at Airports. Below is a list of some of the nearest ones to ExCeL
Canary Wharf (One Stop on the Elizabeth Line 4 min Journey)
- The Regenerative Clinic
The Regenerative Clinic is offers Same Day , Next Day , Express 60-Minute and Express 4-Hour COVID-19 PCR departure testing with 'Fit to Fly' certificates at our clinics in Canary Wharf, Paddington, Marylebone and other locations.
USA Travel Departure COVID Testing - The Regenerative Clinic
Other London Locations – including Heathrow and Gatwick Airport
- Lateral Flow & PCR Travel Tests | COVID-19 Tests | ExpressTest
- Randox Health - COVID-19 Travel Testing
Online testing – requires for the kit to be bought and delivered to your hotel
“Responding effectively to COVID-19 is a shared responsibility. We must all adopt new practices, respect each other, and follow science-based guidelines to safeguard ourselves and others. Let’s work together to overcome the challenges, bring people together and get businesses growing again.”
We hope that helped provide more clarity about safety procedure at the event however, if you have any questions, please get in touch with a member of our team – we’re here to help!
Have a few questions about the event? Take a look at our FAQ page, where we’ve answered some of the most commonly asked questions, to help you get the most out of the event.