The 2020 cancellations, postponements and rescheduled events have shifted to 2021 and availability in looking increasingly limited in key venue types – especially the upscale, rural luxury venues which appeal to the leisure, family and wedding market.
UK programmes and venues are replacing international events in the short – mid term ie Q1 & Q2 2021.
Hotels and venues have responded positively to the fragility of the market and the need to support event planners and the corporate sector whilst protecting their own business interests.
Flexible terms with favourable cancellations policies if COVID restrictions continue and prevent the event from taking place.
We are seeing favourable rates and terms from the UK and international travel industry to stimulate booking during the pandemic.
It is recommended you consider your 2021 plans now and secure tentative options with full cancellation rights if pandemic prevents event delivery.