Webinars

We haven't invited you to GTM...Yet!

Travel Weekly and TravelAge West have created two of the industry's most sought-after invitations: GTM and GTM West. Last year, only 200 travel advisors were accepted to attend one of these events but more than 800 applied.  Find out why this is not a typical industry event and why our attendees say GTM is a game changer.

Do you need motivation from like-minded pros? Do you need connections to new, different or maybe long lost suppliers and destinations? Every GTM or GTM West attendee anticipates working with suppliers they met at the event. Every attendee reports a boost in business from their newfound motivation, relationships, and colleagues.

Join leaders from Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and your peers (members of the GTM Advisory Board) to find out if GTM is for you. Applications for GTM West will close soon. Spots for both events are filling up quickly. But we want to make sure we aren't missing any superstars!

 If selected for GTM, all your expenses will be paid for by Travel Weekly and TravelAge West. And, two lucky webinar attendees will win a $100 gift card just for joining us to learn more.

Perfect Family Escapes

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.

Two lucky winners will win either a 3-night stay for two at Grand Palladium White Sand Resort & Spa in Riviera Maya or a 3-night stay in a 2-bedroom suite at Honua Kai Resort & Spa on Maui.

Tahiti & The Original Overwater Bungalow

 Discover what makes The Islands of Tahiti stand apart as a unique vacation destination. The original home of the Overwater Bungalow, explore the authenticity of the destination and culture and learn how to sell this world-renowned romance and family-friendly destination like never before. Learn about exclusive offers and incentives during this informative webinar that will help you to increase your commission income by selling more Tahiti vacations! 

The American Duchess – The New, All-Suite, Boutique Mississippi Riverboat

Come onboard American Queen Steamboat Company and discover an unparalleled USA river experience.  This summer, our elegant style of travel will expand with an exciting new addition to our vessel fleet, the American Duchess. She will be the first purpose-built, all-suite, boutique paddle wheeler with the largest accommodations in every cabin category level on the river. We invite you to step aboard and delight in the luxurious modern amenities, gracious service and endless authentic experiences that are synonymous with American Queen Steamboat Company® river cruising.

One lucky attendee will win a river cruise for two aboard The American Duchess!

Vibrant Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive Adults Only

Join TravelAge West and Fiesta Americana Hotels & Resorts as they present the Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta. One of the top Puerto Vallarta, All-Inclusive resorts, the Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta lets you enjoy a unique lounge-like atmosphere, complemented by an indulgent day spa, amazing beach, inspired restaurants and numerous bars.
Discover all we have to offer to our mutual clients and the Grand benefits we have for you. Only at Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive Adults Only.
One lucky attendee will win a 3-night, all-inclusive stay for two adults!

Explore Mexico with Travel Impressions

Mexico offers such diversity of travel options and continues to top the wish list of so many travelers. Join Travel Weekly and TravelAge West as we welcome the Mexico Tourism Board and top Mexico wholesaler Travel Impressions. Learn about the possibilities awaiting your customers throughout Mexico in 2017. Explore destinations, events and learn about the Travel Impressions LoyalTI First Rewards Program, expansive marketing tools, training opportunities and some hot promotions.

One lucky live attendee will win a three night stay at Riu Sante Fe in Cabo San Lucas that will be valid for travel through 12/1/17.

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!

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!

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!
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