Travel agenda: Aircraft Interiors Expo

April 5 sees the start of the Aircraft Interiors Expo, a chance for the minds behind aircraft interior design to show the world how they think we'll be flying in the near future. Look out for wacky gaming seats, high-tech trolleys and more comfortable cushions than ever.

12th Aircraft Interiors Expo
April 5-7
Hamburg, Germany

The global aviation industry comes together at this event in Hamburg to look at the way that we'll fly in the future. Expect everything from new, lightweight seat concepts to futuristic entertainment systems which could be in the cabin in the near future.
http://www.aircraftinteriorsexpo.com/

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Aida Sol Maiden Voyage
April 9
Kiel, Germany

Capable of carrying 2,050 passengers, the Aida Sol is the latest from young cruise brand AIDA. It offers plenty of room for the brand's resort-loving guests, as well as features such as a floating brewery and seven restaurants.
http://www.aida.de


PATA 60th Anniversary and Conference
April 9-12
Beijing, China

Tourism in Asia is facing its most exciting times, with China leading the charge of a global tourism transformation. Fitting then, that "China Rising" is the major theme of this conference, which will attract travel leaders from all over the world and is organized by the Pacific Asia Travel Association, representing the tourism industry in the world's fastest growing region.
http://www.pata60.org

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Cruise3Sixty
April 14-18
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

This is one of the biggest events for the year of the cruise industry, with cruise lines and travel agents meeting to discuss the latest trends and features we'll see on the high seas. Expect plenty of focus on destinations, as well as sneak peaks at some of the industry's newest ships.
http://www.cruise3sixty.com


2nd Frequent Traveler Awards
April 28
Flushing, NY, USA

The best reward programs for frequent travelers are set to be announced for the second time April 28, with prizes awarded for best redemption, best points promotions and program of the year, for both hotel and airline schemes.
http://www.ftawards.com

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