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World Shopping Tourism Hosted Buyer

The World Shopping Tourism Summit delivers the travel industry’s biggest Hosted Buyer Programme. The world's most important Shopping tourism trade buyers will experience an elite invitation only transactional business platform.


The World Shopping Tourism Summit Hosted Buyer Programme is open to Shopping tourism buyers who are seeking products, services and experiences to include in their outbound programmes. A World Shopping Tourism Summit buyer is classified as a retail or wholesale company based in an overseas market that focuses on sending Shopping travelers to international destinations. A buyer company may also be an international products representative, a general sales agent or a global online travel agent.

To qualify as a World Shopping Tourism Summit buyer, the company must be actively responsible for sending travelers overseas in the Shopping tourism sector.

Our primary Shopping tourism buyers are from key geographical regions including North America, Europe, Australia, China, Asia, Latin America, GCC, CIS and Africa.

Regions Attending

North America





Latin America





As a seller you will have the opportunity to meet with key decision makers and the biggest budget holders from your most important source markets.

A seller participating at The World Shopping Tourism Summit will typically provide travel products or services and attend the event with the aim of trading with buyers who facilitate outbound travel from their respective country.

Buyer Selection Criteria

Applications will be reviewed and selected by The World Shopping Tourism Summit against the following qualification criteria:

Whether your core business is focused on outbound tourism from your home country

Annual budget sending tourists overseas

The potential for you delivering future business to The World Shopping Tourism Summit Partners

Should applications not meet all of the requirements listed above, The World Shopping Tourism Summit reserves the right to offer selected components of the buyer programme only.

• Full details, terms and conditions are available from the organisers

Hosted Buyer Application