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HLO-OMC_2025 Canada_VancouverHelloworld Travel (HLO) has confirmed that the destination for their 2025 Owner Manager Conference (OMC) will be Vancouver, in British Columbia, Canada.

Partnering with Destination Canada, Destination British Columbia, and Destination Vancouver, the HLO OMC will take place from Thursday May 22 to Saturday May 24, 2025.

“We are delighted to be hosting our 2025 OMC in Vancouver. Canada is such a popular destination for Australian and New Zealand travellers and it is terrific to be heading to an international destination for OMC for the first time in a few years” CEO and Managing Director Helloworld Travel, Andrew Burnes AO.

“We know our agents will thoroughly enjoy the program we are already putting together and can’t wait to welcome everyone to Vancouver in 2025.” he added.

Destination Canada echoed the sentiments, “Destination Canada is excited to host the Helloworld OMC Conference in Vancouver for the first time. Canada not only captures the hearts of our visitors but also leaves them with stories that endure long after their journey ends. Our nation’s distinctive blend of openness – open spaces, hearts, and minds provides the space for growth and enrichment, and we look forward to showcasing our rich Indigenous and diverse global cultures, which foster inclusivity and deep connections” said Gloria Loree, Senior Vice President, Marketing Strategy & Chief Marketing Officer, Destination Canada


Royce Chwin, President & CEO, Destination Vancouver commented, “We’re so pleased that for their first conference in Canada, Helloworld has chosen Vancouver as the location. Having promoted our beautiful city for more than 30 years, attendees will experience firsthand what makes Vancouver so spectacular. We welcomed close to 200,000 visitors from Australia last year and it continues to be one of our key markets – and we expect to welcome more visitors from New Zealand in the coming year as awareness of British Columbia and the incredible range of experiences on offer here continues to grow.”

Destination BC added, “The Australian and New Zealand travel trade is a vital conduit to this key market, helping visitors book year-round experiences from epic ski holidays to rail, cruise and self drive itineraries, Unique stays and wildlife viewing lodges. On behalf of Destination BC and our partners around the province, we’d like to extend an early welcome to British Columbia for Helloworld 2025 delegates – we can’t wait to host you in #exploreBC!” said Maya Lange, Vice President, Global Marketing, Destination BC.

Helloworld agents are urged to Save the Dates now and look out for registrations opening soon.