World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) will return to Hamburg Messe from 14-16 June 2022 with a packed programme including insights into sustainable solutions and eco-friendly packaging, macro food trends and culinary change.
The event will focus on enabling the industry to accelerate its post-pandemic recovery and enhance the overall passenger travel experience. Key themes for the free-to-attend event this year include sustainability and wellness, passenger personalisation, boosting ancillary revenue and inspiring the next generation.
Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in the latest innovations, learn from industry experts and attend exclusive sessions and demonstrations. With many businesses putting new product development on hold during the pandemic, visitors can also look forward to discovering the latest launches that are due to be unveiled for the first time live at the event.
The show floor will feature over 250 suppliers of onboard products and services, including more than 75 companies who will be making their WTCE debut this year, such as GreenMouse, Cocktailmenot, International, Landgarten and SATS Catering. The event will also herald the return of over 60 businesses who have been exhibiting at the show every year since it began in 2012, including Monte Vibiano, Meiko, Frankenburg and Linstol.
Other confirmed attendees include Playin Choc’s dairy, nut, gluten free chocolate, Lily O’Brien’s premium and award-winning chocolates and luxury chocolate company Canonica. Love Corn will be highlighting its crunchy low sugar snack made with minimal ingredients and British manufacturer NibNibs will introduce its sweet and savoury snacks in bite sized formats. Premium ice cream brand founded by American TV personality Tyra Banks, SMiZE Cream, will give attendees the chance to experience the first of its kind luxe-meets-fun dessert for airlines.
There will also be several exhibitors specialising in coffee including Canigo Coffee with a new line of on-trend and innovative soluble premium Fairtrade coffee packed in handy sachets, Blaser Café and Coffee Planet. SkyTender Solutions will have its highly customisable beverage solution on stand to demonstrate to visitors how its sustainable and efficient beverage experience can improve passenger’s experience when enjoying drinks from popular brands such as Nestle, Bucher, Coca-Cola, Pepsi and many more.
Global leaders in airline catering, LSG Group, SATS Catering, Monty’s Bakehouse and Foodcase will showcase their expertise in helping airlines enrich their food and service experiences. Matt Crane, Group Head SATS Global Innovation Centre UK and Singapore, Director at Monty’s Bakehouse said: “WTCE is without doubt the most important fixture in our calendar, offering the chance to bring exciting new concepts to market and share new ideas and ways of thinking.”
Coolike will be showcase its biodegradable guest amenity towels and hand and surface disinfectants. Wessco will highlight its range of luxury in-flight products, while Qikfresh, provider of innovative dental and oral care solutions for travellers, will be demonstrating its new mouthwash powder – waterfree, 100% natural and made without alcohol, the mouthwash is applied directly and comes in convenient, clean and flexible single-use sachets for fast and effective dental care on-the-go.
For further information or to register for the event, visit worldtravelcateringexpo.com