Back to School with Travel Weekly and TravelAge West

Destinations and industry suppliers invest significant dollars in travel agency training. As a travel professional, you must know the world and you are constantly learning. Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and leading industry partners to find out more about training and learning opportunities to boost your confidence and sales. This session will highlight key education programs from suppliers and destinations such as Air New Zealand, Bahia Principe, Martinique and Tourism Australia.

 One lucky live attendee will win a $250 gift card. 

Travel Weekly Wants You at CruiseWorld

The consumer marketplace has made a strong return to the travel agency channel. At Travel Weekly and TravelAge West, we always knew your value! With the whole world to sell and so many new offerings for your clients, you owe it to yourself and your business to get the training, supplier relationships, peer-to-peer experience and overall business motivation you need to be successful. Travel Weekly’s CruiseWorld, held November 15 to 17 in Fort Lauderdale, provides all of that! Join the CruiseWorld team for a live webinar to learn why you need to be with us this year. We’ll deep dive into the ship inspection opportunities, certification programs, peer-to-peer training, supplier workshops, amazing networking opportunities and a chance to hear from dozens of the industry’s top leaders—all attending CruiseWorld because they want to talk to you and they want your business. BONUS: Ten lucky participants will be randomly selected to receive complimentary registration to CruiseWorld—a $250 value!

Introducing MSC Seaside “Come Follow the SUN’

Join MSC Senior Vice President Joe Jiffo to learn how MSC Seaside will be a Sun Lovers Paradise.
Who is MSC?
How big is this Global Cruise Line really?
How much growth and investment has MSC made in North America?
How can you sell MSC?
Find out how you can become a spokesperson for the Seaside, and how YOU can be famous thanks to MSC!
One lucky live attendee will win an inaugural sailing on the Seaside!

Family Trips in Mexico's Magic Towns

With three thousand years of Pre-Hispanic heritage, mixed with a Spanish legacy and the impetus of twentieth century modernism, Mexico has evolved into a vibrant, festive multicultural country. For today's family travel market looking to explore together, Mexico offers more than 100 magical towns nestled among its vineyards, mountains, coastal regions, ruins and deserts.

Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and the Mexico Tourism Board invites you to join us for this live webinar to learn about the richness of cultural and natural heritage awaiting your family travelers here.

Beyond Cruises by Group IST

Learn about magical journeys by mega-yacht to iconic destinations around the world with Beyond Cruises by Group IST and Variety Cruises. Featuring our unique people to people programs in Cuba, you’ll discover what makes our programs so very special.  Your clients will explore the true identity and culture of our destinations, while enjoying the comforts and unique benefits of small ship sailing. Programs are competitively priced and travel agent friendly, so let us take you on a journey that will exceed your expectations!

 One lucky attendee will win a free Cruise/People-to-People Program to Cuba! (second guest at a special fam rate).

La Coleccion Resorts

Join TravelAge West and La Colección Resorts to learn about our twelve distinctive resorts spread-out among the top beach destinations of Mexico, and hear about our latest promotions for this Summer.La Colección Resorts brands: Live Aqua, Grand Fiesta Americana, Fiesta Americana and The Explorean.

One lucky attendee will win a 3-night stay for two at at the Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos All Inclusive Golf & Spa!

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!  

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.

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!

The Best of BC

Blessed with breathtaking landscapes, BC is home to a geographical diversity that lends itself to a vast array of activities and adventures. There are mountains to climb, rivers to run, beaches to comb, forests to hike, parks to stroll and warm summer lakes to laze about on. From spectacular natural beauty to dynamic, vibrant cities British Columbia truly has something for everyone and Anderson Vacations provides a variety of sightseeing tours to get your clients there.

During this live event, you will hear from the destination experts and learn more about why your clients' next trip needs to be to Super, Natural British Columbia®.

New Group, FIT & FAM Programs on AQSC

Join TravelAge West and American Queen Steamboat Company and learn how to maximize your profits selling the magnificent American Queen and American Empress. In addition to sharing the latest information on AQSC’s 2015 cruises, this discussion will include their individual 30% Discount Offer, 2 Cabin Upgrade Offer, Special FAM trips and New Enriched Group Programs for 2015. One lucky participant will win a 7-Night American Queen cruise for themselves and a guest!