FTE Ancillary 2020 THE RDS, DUBLIN - 3-4 JUNE 2020

Plan your visit

The RDS is located in Ballsbridge, Dublin - one of Europe’s most popular destinations. A breath-taking mix of the traditional and the modern. An exceptionally friendly capital that’s compact enough to walk around and an easy drive from some of Ireland’s most spectacular scenery. For business tourists, Dublin offers an irresistible invitation to enjoy legendary Irish hospitality.

Venue Address

RDS (The Royal Dublin Society),
Merrion Road,
Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
D04 AK83 (eircode)
Loc8 Code is NN5-95-LB7

Venue Address

RDS (The Royal Dublin Society),
Merrion Road,
Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
D04 AK83 (eircode)
Loc8 Code is NN5-95-LB7

RDS visitor information

Accommodation

Future Travel Experience along with our partners at Mice Concierge are delighted to offer discounted rates at a variety of hotels within convenient proximity to the event venue, for attendees seeking accommodation during their visit. Please note, discounted accommodation is available exclusively to Future Travel Experience EMEA/Ancillary attendees, and for a very limited period only.

We would strongly recommend making your hotel reservation as soon as possible to benefit from reduced rates. Once all discounted rooms have been filled, rates cannot be guaranteed and will be strictly subject to availability.

Book your discounted accommodation

IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ

Attendees wishing to book accommodation should do so directly through the FTE/Mice Concierge website. We are aware that a number of unauthorised service providers, including “Housing Services,” “Exhibition Housing Management” and “Trade Show Housing” make contact with attendees to offer hotel reservation services. These companies charge significant booking and credit card fees and can enact stringent cancellation policies. This is unfortunately beyond our control and we urge all attendees to avoid making their reservations with any means other than that provided on this page.

Do I need a Visa?

Attendees of Future Travel Experience (FTE) EMEA/Ancillary 2020 should be mindful of visa entry requirements prior to travel into Dublin, Ireland. Travel and visa arrangements are the responsibility of the individual. For further information on the requirements from your country, please visit the following website:

Visas for Ireland

Attendees requiring additional assistance or advice on visas may contact us here.

Why Dublin?

Dublin is a small and compact city, with a great transport infrastructure, making it easy to get around and meaning nothing is ever too far away. Combining a solid reputation for education and innovation, with great accessibility, it is no coincidence that Dublin is now the European headquarters of many of the world’s leading corporations, and a centre for academic research and innovation. In recent years, the city has established an enviable reputation as an incubator for start-ups and Europe’s hotbed of innovation.

Yet, Dublin has not forgotten its roots and is steeped in a rich cultural heritage that begs to be explored. All year round, the city is alive with music, theatre of all kinds, art galleries and museums abound, all complemented by an impressive range of restaurants, cafés, bars and shops. Conveniently located at the gateway to Europe, Ireland is easily accessible for UK, US and EMEA visitors. Dublin Airport offers flights to more than 190 destinations in 42 countries, operated by almost 50 airlines, making it the 10th largest airport in the Europe.

June is a wonderful time to visit Dublin, so don’t just come for the show, come for the days before and after too! For further inspiration and information, on what else you might do outside of show hours

Visit Dublin

How to Get There:

Dublin is extremely well connected via its international airport and has a great transport system within the city, for a detailed guide of how to get to The RDS please use the venues dedicated page:

RDS visitor information

Dublin is extremely well connected via its international airport and has a great transport system within the city, for a detailed guide of how to get to The RDS please use the venues dedicated page:

RDS visitor information

Any queries?   Contact the events team

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Why be part of FTE Ancillary?

Exhibitor & Delegate Testimonials

“Ancillary growth is imperative for all airlines, and digital is the great enabler to achieving that. However, many new collaborations must be forged between stakeholders to deliver the passenger the right offer at the right moment to enhance customer experiences and increase profitability at every stage of the passenger journey, whether that be through a mobile device or an IFE screen. FTE is working hard, and creatively, to bring those stakeholders together to learn best practice and forge new partnerships, and I am pleased to support their efforts.”

Juha Jarvinen, President, APEX Board & EVP Commercial, Virgin Atlantic

“I think the event has been very easy-going and a very warm atmosphere so it has been very easy to connect with everybody here. The programme has been very well structured with a good mix of presentations, but also I had some time to look at the expo and meet with people. The Gala Evening was very impressive. We are also very grateful for the Ancillary Award that goes to my team.”

Tiina Tissari, Vice President, Ancillary Business, Customer Experience, Finnair

“There is a great mix of airlines and airports and travel business attending, which makes it very valuable for the online travel world and doing business with them.”

Valerie Ringrose Fitzsimons, Senior Business Development Manager, CarTrawler

“The event has provided a great insight into the airline industry. It is providing us with a more holistic view on how we can drive ancillary from the inspiration to post-departure stage. It is good to get to know people and we have been able to meet with people with different perspectives from non-airlines as well, and it provides an informal way of creating further contacts.”

Stuart Martin, Revenue Management, Aer Lingus

“I really like the format of the elevator pitches, because there is often not enough time to go to each stand, so that has been a great way to quickly get an idea of the companies. Now that I know the conference, I’d definitely be back next year.”

Patrick Bohl, Head of Retail and Advertising, Budapest Airport

“My main goal here is to hear the latest ideas and trends in the industry, as our airline is a relatively new player in terms of ancillaries. The exhibition has been very interesting and I have been impressed by the number of startups present. The networking has been good, and the event overall has been very well organised.”

Georgy Vakhrushev, Senior Pricing Manager, S7 Airlines

“For me, the event has been excellent. It is a very personal event and easy to connect with the right people. The conference topics have been very interesting, and there has been a very good level of interaction between the speakers and the audience.”

Ingvi Gudmundsson, Product Designer, Icelandair Digital Labs

“Epic. We’ve got 13 solid leads from big airlines. The networking tool is awesome. We do a lot of trade shows and I have to say the 1-2-1 networking tool has made a big difference.”

Al Tredinnick, Business Development Manager, 15below

“We’re very happy. It’s been one of the best shows for us so far as it’s been very focused. We had a lot of meetings set up before the show and I think we’ve had more than 20 airline meetings, and we’ve received very good feedback.”

Diego Cachero Rodriguez, CEO, 3D SeatMapVR

“It’s been a great show for us with lots of good meetings; the number of airlines here has been good for us. The app has been very efficient.”

Fitzhugh Patrick, Director, Business Development, Fusion & Mark Brown, VP Sales & Client Accounts, EMEA, Fusion

Co-located with FTE EMEA

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Future Travel Experience Ancillary 2020 will be co-located with Future Travel Experience EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa). As well as a major exhibition, FTE EMEA will include conference streams on Future Airports, Digital and Inflight Innovation, the FTE EMEA Innovate Awards, and a unique social and networking agenda Visit FTE EMEA Website