For travel professionals

The Dublin TravelMassive team runs networking events for travel technology, startups, tourism and the wider travel industry in Dublin.

Mapping the business

We've been working to map the wider travel industry in Ireland, starting with Travel Technology, or companies based here who have an active R&D function. Our first publication was in the Dublin Globe and features the companies shown below:

Next Event

We're planning our events for 2019 at the moment. Check back soon for our next networking and community events

Stay in Touch

On TravelMassive.com
The networking hub for TravelMassive around the world is the best place to hear about our next events in Dublin, as well as to connect with other travel insiders.

On Twitter
Watch out for announcements with the #TravelMassive hashtag on Twitter or tweets from the hosts: @marklenahan, @PaulineMICEgirl and @okev

By email
Our mailing list has been retired so to receive any email updates from us, set up a free profile at travelmassive.com

Visiting a travel conference?
If you are traveling to a major travel event in Dublin or to any other city, chances are there's a Travel Massive event being hosted alongside. Check your conference programme, the Travel Massive website or check #TravelMassive or @TravelMassive for the latest.

Previous Meetups

Since 2013, the team behind Dublin Travel Massive have hosted a series of travel networking events. Started at TBEX conference in October 2013, we've hosted events to coincide with IFITT, PhoCusWright as well as a number of standalone events in between.

December 2018: "Wrap Party"
We hosted a "wrap party" to send off 2018 in style. Partnering with the fantastic Everleigh venue, our sponsors Viasat and CarTrawler joined Pauline, Kevin and Mark to host the event on 12th of December. This was a great networking event with open-mic introductions to new and existing members of the TravelMassive community in Dublin. Great to see startups, scale-ups, established players and investors in the room.
We were lucky to be joined by Rafal Kostrzewa @dublinheadshot to capture some great photos of the event

October 2018: Traveltech 101
For newcomers to the business, we hosted a presentation from Mark Lenahan and intro by Pauline Kwasniak to introduce event tech and travel tech newcomers to the business, followed by Q&A and networking.

July 2018: The business of traveltech
A panel of CTOs explained what's a bubble and what's here to stay in terms of tech buzzwords, from AI to blockchain; featuring Malachi Faughnan (Datalex), Brian Lewis (OpenJaw), John McQuillan (Travel Tech Labs). Hosting and hospitality courtesty of TravelTechLabs.

October 2017: TravelMassive at TBEX Killarney
A great evening to unwind, run in association with Failte Ireland, TBEX (Travel Bloggers Exchange) European Conference.

May 2016: Travel Technology Morning
Double-Double: Two founders who scaled two travel tech companies: Gerry Samuels (MTT/Gradient) and Bobby Healy (Cartrawler, Elan) joined us for an inspiring morning to talk travel tech, mobile, ecommerce. Run in association with Gempool.

October 2015 Talks: Fireside Chat with John McQuillan, Founder of OpenJaw on his journey to set up, scale and sell a $40M travel technology company.

June 2015 Talks: Fireside Chat with Bobby Healy, CTO of Cartrawler on starting, scaling and selling multiple businesses. Featured an Open Mic slot with Coindrum, LikeWhere and Roomex. Sponsored by Boxever.

November 2014 Talks: Fireside Chat with Timothy O'Neil Dunne, Advisor, author and founder of VaultPad ventures.

September 2014 WYSTC: One of our biggest yet! A networking event In association with WYSTC and sponsored by TravelingLanguages http://www.travellinglanguages.com/

August 2014 Talks: Fireside Chat with Ray Nolan, founder of HostelWorld

About Travel Massive

From small origins in 2011 in Sydney to the pulse of the online travel community in 60 cities worldwide

Travel Massive connects thousands of people around the world to meet, learn, and collaborate in the online travel industry. We are a world-wide community of locally organised meet ups for travel & tourism companies, travel bloggers, startups, and travel media to connect and share globally.

Travel Massive connects the online travel industry in 60 cities all over the world.

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Travel Massive was founded in Dublin by Colm Hanratty and Amanda Campbell and is led today by Mark Lenahan (about), Pauline Kwasniak (TurnedSee) and Kevin O'Shaughnessy (CityHook).