World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo 2024

Event Information

Where the onboard experience comes to life

WTCE is known as the place where ideas, products and solutions tantalise the senses to create an onboard experience that dazzles the passenger.

If you are in the airline, catering or rail service industry, you know that passengers make choices based on quality service and exceptional all-around experiences. First-hand knowledge of what is happening in the industry cannot be beaten, and our event allows you to create better experiences by discovering the products for yourself.

Event News

Revolutionising the skies: health, wellbeing, and sustainability in the spotlight at WTCE

The organisers of World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) have released full details on the show and programme of events, ahead of its return to the Hamburg Messe from 28-30 May 2024. Taking place …

WTCE’s Taste of Travel Theatre Shines a Spotlight on Sustainability

Organisers of World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) have announced that this year’s Taste of Travel Theatre line-up will showcase sustainability as a prominent theme for the programme. Taste of Travel Theatre, produced in …

The path to wellness: WTCE reveals details of the 2024 Wellbeing Walk-through

World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE), the world’s leading event for the inflight catering, onboard services and passenger comfort industries, has revealed details of its 2024 Wellbeing Walk-through – the show’s feature exclusively …

Excellence Takes Centre Stage at WTCE’s Taste of Travel Theatre

Excellence throughout the passenger journey will form a key part of Taste of Travel Theatre’s programme at this year’s World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE), organisers have announced. Taste of Travel Theatre, produced …

Passenger Experience Conference lands at the Hamburg Messe in May

The organisers of Passenger Experience Conference (PEC), the expertly curated one-day event driving the evolution of onboard, will return to Hamburg Messe on Monday 27 May. Focusing on how to elevate onboard environments, services, and …

How airlines can make travel easier for neurodivergent passengers

Polly Magraw, Event Director, WTCE Air travel can, at times, be challenging for everyone. But it presents unique barriers for neurodivergent passengers ranging from accessibility to comfort. Airlines must offer accessible facilities and services to prioritise …

Are airline celebrity chef partnerships worth the investment?

Polly Magraw, Event Director, WTCE Offering unique culinary delights at 35,000ft can keep business and first-class passengers satisfied and impressed. Doing so, in partnership with a celebrity chef, can potentially have even greater implications for revenue …

Prepare for take-off: registration now open for Aircraft Interiors Expo and World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo

Registration is now open for Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) and World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE). Taking place at the Hamburg Messe from 28-30 May 2024, the two events offer visitors an opportunity …

Revolutionising the onboard experience at WTCE: New exhibitors announced for 2024

World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE), the leading global event for the inflight catering, onboard services and passenger comfort industries, has announced a roster of over 50 new exhibitors signed-up to the show …

How to increase passenger satisfaction and revenue (economy class)?

As part of the airline industry’s current paradigm shift, onboard services are being defined by dynamic changes in passenger preferences in the aftermath of the global pandemic. To shed light on how carriers are proactively …

WTCE focuses on Asia for 2024

WTCE, the leading global event for inflight catering, onboard services and passenger comfort, is making Asia a key regional focus for its 2024 campaign in a bid to enhance the event’s appeal to potential visitors …

WTCE unveils distinguished Ambassador programme for 2024

World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) has announced the appointment of a new official expert Ambassador panel for the 2024 exhibition. Designed to help highlight the key themes of the event, the four …

WTCE brings the wow factor as it returns to Hamburg

World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) welcomed the industry’s leading airline and rail companies when it returned to the Hamburg Messe this month, with over 3,500 attendees from 88 different countries attending the …

Industry leaders push for greater collaboration to drive a shift towards circularity

World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) and the Aviation Sustainability Forum (ASF) are calling on the aviation industry to find a way to bring circularity to in-cabin waste (ICW) and build a more …

WTCE to bring the passenger ‘wow factor’ to the Taste of Travel Theatre 6-8 June 2023

Creating memorable experiences will be a major theme at this year’s World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) with the organisers revealing that the Taste of Travel programme will feature sessions designed to inspire …

WTCE introduces new Wellbeing Walk-Through feature for 2023

New for 2023, the organisers of World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) have launched the Wellbeing Walk-Through, which will spotlight exhibitors with products and services that cater to passenger wellbeing needs. Developed in …

Wellbeing to take centre stage at the WTCE Taste of Travel Theatre 6-8 June 2023

Wellbeing on board will be a major theme at this year’s World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) with the organisers revealing that it will feature throughout the Taste of Travel programme. Sessions focused …

Why is the onboard Halal product market still potentially untapped?

By Polly Magraw, Event Director, WTCE Whether they’re produced and consumed for dietary reasons or religious requirements, a continual area of growth for the travel catering and onboard services market lies in Halal products — defined …

Airlines are embracing buy-onboard as part of a suite of ways to engage passengers before and during their journey

Inflight sales – from duty free to food and drink, were at an all-time low during the height of the pandemic. The trade body Airports Council International estimated that airport passenger traffic plunged nearly 40%[i] …

Why vegan meal options are the next big thing for the onboard industry

Polly Magraw, Event Director at World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo, discusses how the in-flight catering industry can benefit from more vegan airline food in its offerings.  For decades people have opted for a vegetarian …

WTCE shines the spotlight on sustainability in first look at this year’s Taste of Travel line-up

The organisers behind World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) have released the first look at this year’s Taste of Travel programme and sustainability is set to be a major talking point. As one …

‘Sensehacking’ is the future of better in-flight passenger wellbeing

Airlines could and should adopt innovative measures to ‘sensehack’ the passenger experience to relieve the stress and anxiety of flying. A new report reveals how intelligent stimulation of passenger senses could optimise in-flight wellbeing – …

Prepare for the future of onboard at Passenger Experience Conference

World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) announces details of Passenger Experience Conference (PEC) taking place on Monday, 5 June 2023  The organisers behind World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo have announced details of …

World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo set to wow visitors this year

Get set for fresh ideas, captivating new features and a chance to build meaningful connections as WTCE prepares to land in Hamburg from 6-8 June 2023 World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) returns to …

WTCE returns in June with a bigger event as the industry moves towards full recovery

World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) is returning to the Hamburg Messe on 6-8 June 2023, and following the success of last year’s event, the 2023 edition is expected to exceed expectations compared …

WTCE unveils an exclusive guide to help brands and businesses secure inflight listings

World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo’s (WTCE) Guide to Getting onboard: What you need to know before making your airline product pitch is an exclusive, new report offering ultimate insight for brands and businesses looking to …

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