Travel Weekly Group

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Travel Weekly Group Ltd
TypeLimited company
IndustryMagazine and online publishing
Founded2009
FounderClive Jacobs
HeadquartersLondon
Websitewww.travelweekly.co.uk

Travel Weekly Group Ltd is a UK publishing and events company serving the travel industry, principally travel agents, tour operators and other suppliers.

Its main brand is weekly business publication Travel Weekly and its associated online services, supplements, forums and award events.

Other brands include Travolution, a news provider for the digital travel industry; Aspire, a media brand for the luxury travel market; and the Globe Travel Awards.

Travel Weekly Group was established by entrepreneur Clive Jacobs, founder of car rental company Holiday Autos, in August 2009 when he acquired Travel Weekly and its associated brands from Reed Business Information.[1]

In March 2014, it acquired Kingley Event Management, whose portfolio included several UK travel industry events.

Travel Weekly Group employs about 80 staff and is based in Victoria, London, UK.

It is part of Jacobs Media Group, whose other brands include The Caterer, which serves the hospitality industry; Connections, a networking community for the high-end travel sector; Atas, the Association of Touring & Adventure Suppliers; the Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council; Global Travel Week, an annual travel trade event; and Connecting Travel, a Dubai-based multimedia platform serving the tourism industry in the Middle East. Jacobs Media Group promotes itself as "the global voice for the travel and hospitality industries".

Travel Weekly[edit]

Travel Weekly (UK)
EditorLucy Huxley
CategoriesTravel
FrequencyWeekly
First issue1969
CompanyTravel Weekly Group
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageBritish English
Websitewww.travelweekly.co.uk

Travel Weekly is a travel trade magazine printed in the United Kingdom. It provides news, analysis and destination articles for travel agents, tour operators and tourism employees about the UK outbound and domestic holiday and travel markets.

The weekly A4-sized magazine has an audited circulation of 14,703[2] and is published on Thursday. Lucy Huxley is editor-in-chief.

Travel Weekly brands[edit]

Travel Weekly is produced by Travel Weekly Group, part of Jacobs Media Group, Europe's largest B2B multimedia company for the travel and hospitality industries.

Other brands in the group include The Caterer, Aspire, Travolution, Connections, Connecting Travel, Global Travel Week, and the Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council.

In April 2020, Jacobs Media Group was awarded a Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Events[edit]

  • Globe Travel Awards, held annually in January at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London
  • Travolution Awards and Summit
  • Agent Achievement Awards

History[edit]

Travel Weekly was first published in 1969 as Travel News. Jacobs Media Group founder and chairman Clive Jacobs acquired it from Reed Business Information[3] in 2009.

Travel Weekly has a team of about 50 and is based in Victoria, London, UK.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reed sells travel portfolio". The Guardian. London. 7 July 2009.
  2. ^ "ABC (Audit Bureau of Circulations) (Year to June 2020)".
  3. ^ "Reed sells travel portfolio". The Guardian. London. 7 July 2009.

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