Events

Every year, ITT organises a variety of popular events which enable Members to learn more about their industry at the same time as networking in both formal and informal settings.

Annual events include: the Members-only overseas Conference, President’s Dinner, Golf Tournament, Chairman’s Summer Cocktails and Christmas Cocktails.

Throughout the year ITT runs Odyssey Suppers at the House of Commons and a session at World Travel Market. ITT endeavours to find different ways to satisfy the increasing need for events.

ITT networking events are extremely popular and tend to sell out very quickly. New events are being added all the time so keep checking this section of the website for updates.

Forthcoming Events

Network ITT
01 May 2019

ITT Odyssey Supper
08 May 2019

Network ITT
05 June 2019

ITT Conference 2019
10 June 2019

Network ITT
10 July 2019

ITT Summer Party & Student Awards
18 July 2019

Network ITT
07 August 2019

Network ITT
04 September 2019

ITT Odyssey Supper
19 September 2019

Network ITT
02 October 2019

ITT President's Dinner
31 October 2019

ITT Members Lounge at World Travel Market
04 November 2019

Network ITT
13 November 2019

Network ITT
05 December 2019

ITT Christmas Party
09 December 2019

Previous Events

Network ITT
04 April 2019

ITT Odyssey Supper
21 March 2019

Network ITT
06 March 2019

Network ITT
07 February 2019

ITT Odyssey Supper
06 February 2019

ITT Odyssey Supper

ITT Odyssey Supper

Odyssey Suppers are small, informal events that take place in the House of Commons and are hosted by Lord Snape of Wednesbury.

Terry Williamson, Chief Executive at JacTravel will be the guest speaker at the first Odyssey Supper of 2015, taking place on 5 February.


Terry is Chief Executive of JacTravel, one of the world's premier global suppliers of city based hotel rooms and inbound travel services to the travel trade.  Under his leadership, the company has grown its revenues by a Compound annual growth rate of 22% through 2009 to 2014 and its profits (EBITDA) CAGR of 41%.

If you wish to purchase tickets for this event please call 01920 444 802.

Recently, JacTravel has received a number of awards, including: UKInbound’s Tour Operator of the Year in 2011 and 2013 and listings every year since 2012 in various Sunday Times surveys of high growth companies.  In 2014, Terry led the sale of the business to Vitruvian Partners for ~ £80m, netting its former owner, Bowmark Capital a return of circa 5 times its original investment.

Prior to joining JacTravel, Terry, as CEO, led the sale in 2008, of another Bowmark Capital-backed business, the school and student educational tour operator, Education and Adventure Travel Group, selling the company for £97m, achieving a 4 times return in less than 3 years.

Prior to that he held positions as CEO of Tour Operations for Monarch Travel Group (5 Years), and Managing Director of UK Tour Operations for Thomas Cook Group (6 Years). Terry has spent nearly 30 years in the travel industry, having previously held senior positions in Cable TV (Granada), and at Ibstock plc, a brickmaking company. He is a qualified accountant (ACCA).

In his spare time, apart from family life, he now enjoys playing Squash after a successful semi-professional football career and watching the sporting development of his 2 daughters. He is married with 2 children. 



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ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

VENUE
Dining Room A & Terrace, House of Commons

DATE
5 February 2015

HOSTED BY
Lord Snape of Wednesbury

GUEST SPEAKER
Terry Williamson, Chief Executive, JacTravel

TIME
19:00 - 22:30 

TICKET PRICES
Member: £132.50 plus VAT
Non Member: £162.50 plus VAT