The Bold New Story at Holland America Line Continues

Travel professionals attending can look forward to an immersion in the Holland America Line story that continues to gather momentum. You’ll learn about new initiatives coming that promise to make 2017 an even greater year for your clients to sail with us, and update you on the status of exciting initiatives launched in 2016 that continue to grow. Join us for this enlightening and entertaining presentation and you’ll see how we’re committed to helping you grow your business.

All Attendees will be entered into a drawing for a free cruise for two to Northern Europe or the Caribbean aboard ms Koningsdam.

Florida PLUS: Selling The Sunshine State

Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and representatives from five distinct tourism hot spots across Florida for all the information you need to know to sell this dynamic and exciting destination--whether it’s an escape to the Keys, a pre- or post-stay in Fort Lauderdale or visiting Naples or Florida’s southwest, the possibilities are endless.

Florida PLUS will focus on the diversity of experiences to offer your clients throughout the Sunshine State with marketing and sales strategies to increase sales and maximize opportunities. The Florida PLUS webinar will feature a roundtable discussion with executives from the destinations of Fort Lauderdale, Lee County (Southwest Florida), St. Pete/Clearwater, The Keys and Naples/Marco Island.

In one hour, take a virtual tour of all these opportunities for your customers in the Sunshine State as you prepare for the high season this winter.

One lucky attendee will win a $250 gift card at the end of the live webinar presentation.

Where To Send Your Family Travelers

Join TravelAge West for an important discussion on picking the right destinations and best products for your family travel clients. Suppliers representing some of the leading brands in family travel will share their latest enhancements to satisfy and surprise your family travel customers.Bring your questions and your comments. Learn and be part of the discussion. One lucky attendee will win a $250 gift card!  

Exciting 2017 Itineraries and Early Booking Savings

Join TravelAge West and American Queen Steamboat Company and learn about the American Queen and the American Empress’ exciting 2017 itineraries and maximize Early Booking incentives. One lucky attendee will win a cruise for two aboard The American Queen!

Go Back to School with Travel Weekly & TravelAge West

Travel Weekly and TravelAge West share the current Back to School fever.Today’s travel professionals need to hone their skills, learn about new products, explore new destinations. The world is an ever changing and expanding place and today’s sellers need to be well versed. Our recent consumer survey cited expertise as a top reason for choosing to work with a travel agent. Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and leading travel industry partners as we explore some of the best educational opportunities available. Joining this discussion will be top destinations and industry suppliers. In addition to updates on their training programs, the webinar will include discussion and a question and answer session on training/learning opportunities for attendees.

Explore the Remote & Remarkable with Silversea Expeditions

 Join TravelAge West and Silversea Expedition’s Rachel Woodward for an informative and educational webinar. During this session, Rachel will discuss:

  • An overview of the Silversea Expeditions fleet, featuring the newest addition – Silver Cloud.
  • Explorations in style – what sets Silversea Expeditions apart? 
  • Exploring the far reaches – over 350 destinations across 7 continents including Antarctica and the Galápagos islands. 
  • Silversea’s new “Sell to Sail” program – learn how you can earn your own complimentary 2017 Expedition cruise. 


Fiesta Americana Resort Collection

Join TravelAge West and Fiesta Americana Hotels & Resorts as they present the finest beach hotels that Mexico has to offer. If you’re new to travel in Mexico, this is your chance to experience the white sand and blue waters that you’ve heard so much about. If you’re an experienced traveler, now is the time to discover something new, while enjoying the warm hospitality that you have grown to love so much. No matter who you are, the Fiesta Americana Resort Collection will treat you to the Mexico beach vacation you truly crave.
One lucky attendee will win a 3-night stay for two at the resort of their choice!

AmaWaterways: Innovating European River Cruising

An AmaWaterways river cruise is a traveler’s dream. And learning more about how to sell them is key to increasing your business! In the new Berlitz guide to river cruising by expert Douglas Ward, AmaWaterways ships outranked the competition in the categories of accommodations, facilities, cuisine hospitality and more — winning the highest rated ships in Europe.

Join TravelAge West and Kristin Karst to discover how AmaWaterways continues to redefine European river cruising.

One lucky participant will win a free European river cruise for two!

Baja California’s First Million Star Resort: Villa del Palmar Resort

Join TravelAge West and Villa Del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto to learn about a place that defines luxury and true relaxation set on 4,447 acres of unspoiled beauty. With its quiet beaches, scenic vistas, rich history and astounding natural habitat – and offering every modern amenity and truly exceptional service – Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto will provide the perfect getaway for families, couples, honeymooners, friends and more. The session will explore the resort's beaches, restaurants, pools, spa, water sports, new golf course and more.

OAHU - What's Hip, Hot and Happening: From Culinary Experiences and Festivals, the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, and Beyond!

Aloha and E Komo Mai from Oahu!  Please join us, the Oahu Visitors Bureau and our partners: Delta Vacations, Outrigger Hotels & Resorts, Ritz-Carlton Residences Waikiki Beach and Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa as we share exciting topline island updates on "what's happening" around Oahu to help you enhance your client’s visit to Oahu this summer.  From a once in a life time event - 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, to small town charm and urban sophistication, from the North Shore’s legendary surf to world-class museums, Oahu reveals the very Heart of Hawaii.

Creating Vacation Perfection: Truly Unique Experiential Travel

As a travel professional, you are challenged every day to be the expert, recommend the best experience, uncover the hidden gem. Join TravelAge West, American Queen Steamboat Company, Clipper Vacations, the Oahu Visitors Bureau, and Ya'lla Tours USA as we explore some of the coolest, most creative ways to create vacation perfection. Learn about opportunities for truly unique travel experiences that can make you the hero and make your clients clients for life.

Fiesta Americana Resort Collection, The Pacific Coast

Join TravelAge West and Fiesta Americana Hotels & Resorts as they present the very best of the Pacific Coast in Mexico. In this beautiful Resort Collection, discover properties in Acapulco, Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta and experience the true spirit of Mexico.

One lucky attendee will win a 3-night stay for two at the resort of their choice on The Pacific Coast!

Selling & Satisfying the Family Travel Market

Join TravelAge West for an engaging conversation on the booming family travel market. Suppliers representing some of the leading brands in family travel will share their latest enhancements to satisfy and surprise your family travel customers. Bring your questions and your comments. Learn and be part of the discussion. One lucky attendee will win a $250 gift card!

Learn & Earn: Outrigger Hotels & Resorts' Loyalty Program Pays Cash

Join TravelAge West and our Outrigger panel and learn how to earn cash rewards by becoming an Outrigger Expert Agent.  Knowing the differences between Outrigger's accommodation types in Hawaii will help you earn even more cash.
One lucky participant will win a 3-night stay for two at Kiahuna Plantation Resort Kauai by Outrigger!

Scenic Luxury Cruises and Tours 2017

Join TravelAge West, Travel Weekly and Scenic USA as we explore the amazing array of experiences and opportunities available for your customers. Learn more about Scenic’s new programs, new ships and new offers. Learn the latest details and information on the new Scenic Eclipse-the world’s first discovery yacht. 

Scenic, the award winning luxury travel operator, is currently celebrating its 30th anniversary of amazing customer experiences.

AQSC - New Profit Opportunities in 2016

Maximize your profits by selling the magnificent American Queen on the Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee, and Cumberland Rivers in the Heartland of America, where your clients will Discover the Legacy of Mark Twain’s America, and on the beautiful American Empress in the Pacific Northwest on the Columbia and Snake Rivers, where your clients will travel in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark. In addition to sharing the latest information on American Queen Steamboat Company’s cruises, Hy will explain all Special Offers and Enriched Programs for 2016.One lucky participant will win a 7-night cruise for themselves and a guest!

Experiential Travel in O'ahu

This live event will focus on the beautiful "Heart of Hawai'i", the iconic island of O'ahu. Visitors here are experiential travelers - active, curious, and highly engaged in all aspects of the island. Join TravelAge West and the O'ahu Visitors Bureau to learn about what is new in O'ahu in 2016 and how you can deliver the perfect vacation for your more adventurous clients.

Introducing the NEW Outrigger Expert Agent Program

Learn the benefits of becoming an Outrigger Expert Agent and take a look at the brand new travel agent website launching in February 2016. Explore all of the accommodation types that Outrigger has to offer across the globe, including Hawaii, Fiji, Thailand, Guam, Mauritius and Maldives. Plus, get a glimpse of what Outrigger will be introducing in the near future to both travel agents and consumers.

Plus, win a $100 Amazon gift card!

Experience Mexico & Sell With Gogo

Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West, the Mexico Tourism Board and Gogo Vacations for the very latest on Mexico’s top destinations. Learn about Gogo’s My Time exclusives so you can offer your customers the very best travel opportunities to the most beautiful locations throughout Mexico. Whether it is adventure, romance, a warm escape or a cultural and culinary delight, Mexico will provide the best opportunities for your best customers. One lucky live attendee will win their own Mexico experience. 

Are You Selling Adventure Travel?

Join TravelAge West’s Explorer and representatives from the adventure travel industry for an exciting discussion about the fastest-growing segment in travel. Our live discussion with leaders from dynamic adventure travel companies will help you tap into this lucrative market and will include a question and answer session for attendees. One lucky participant will win a $250 gift card! 

Redefining Luxury Travel With River Cruises, Escorted Journeys & Boutique Hotels

The Travel Corporation, a family business with 100 years in hospitality and service, is redefining luxury travel with innovations in river cruises, escorted journeys and boutique hotels. Join The Travel Corporation executives to learn about luxury travel trends and how you can be successful in the affluent travel market. **Register by December 31st to win a $250 gift card!


Uncover Greece's Hidden Tourism Jewels

Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and the Greek Tourist Office for an introduction to the heartbeat of Greece. You’ll discover new places to send your most discerning foodie clients, where they can savor delicious regional cuisines, uniquely influenced by neighboring countries and history. We’ll explore majestic natural monuments and landmarks, ideal for eco-travelers, and visit lesser known communities, where local businesses and residents are eager to welcome tourists, to share their handicrafts and agricultural resources with visitors from all around the world.

Selling Small Ship Voyages with Hurtigruten

Join TravelAge West and Hurtigruten to learn and earn. During this webinar, we will turn you into an expert in selling Arctic and Norwegian voyages. Join us and discover why immersive cold water voyages are a “HOT” and “MUST” for every professional travel consultant.  
One lucky participant will win an amazing 6-day Norway Voyage for two!