During the COVID-19 pandemic, TravelAge West will continue to publish articles on a variety of travel industry topics, destinations and more. We will remain a trusted resource for our readers now and long after this crisis is over. If there’s something you’d like us to cover, please send a message to [email protected]

Selling the Danube: The Quintessential River Cruise Experience

Join AmaWaterways’ Co-Owner and Senior Vice President of Sales, Gary Murphy, for a very special webinar reserved exclusively for Travel Weekly and TravelAge West! Discover why AmaWaterways’ Danube River itineraries are perfect for every kind of traveler, gain insider tips and learn how the extraordinary AmaMagna is redefining the river cruise experience. Plus, find out the many reasons why you should sell the Danube River and how our limited-time Triple Savings offer makes it easier than ever to grow your 2020 sales. Attendees will receive $100 bonus commission per reservation on all Danube cruises ($50 for solo bookings)  booked by 3/31/2020....

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Learn all about Sandos Hotels & Resorts Beachfront All-Inclusive Hotels

Join Heidi Verschaeve and learn how to match the right client to the right Sandos Hotel.  Find out about everything Sandos has to offer for all types of groups - big and small - and weddings.  In addition, discover how to earn free nights for yourself! One lucky attendee will win a 5-night, all-inclusive stay for 2 adults in a Lagoon Suite at Sandos Cancun, including roundtrip ground transportation and a 25-minute couples massage!...

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Australia is open for business

Join TravelAge West and Tourism Australia for all the latest information. The vast majority of Australia was unaffected and is absolutely ready to welcome your clients. This live event will include: • An update how Australia is recovering from the recent bushfires• Learn how you can help assist Australia and its incredible wildlife recover• Hear from representatives from some of Australia’s states and get up to date, accurate information to help you sell Australia• Hear how you can improve your knowledge of Australian destinations and how you can have the chance to travel Down Under yourself.Three very lucky live attendees will be helping the cause as three koala adoptions will be awarded live!...

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Introducing VIVA Cruises - A Premium River Cruise Line

Join Bentlie Logan and Joni Rein - here to educate you about VIVA Cruises, a brand new premium river cruise line to enter the American market. VIVA Cruises was started over three years ago by the parent company Scylla AG - a world renowned pioneer in the river cruise industry. Now very successful in the European Market - VIVA is excited to expand their reach into North America! In this webinar you will learn the ideal demographic to target, overall product knowledge, product and price comparison with our competitors, and other major selling tips!One lucky attendee will win a 6 night FAM Trip to Bentlie's Hosted FAM, The Dutch Rhine Experience!...

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What families want from their next vacation

You can land more family travel sales prospects and close more of them if you can better understand what motivates parents and grandparents – and the Family Travel Association (FTA) can help! On this webinar, we’ll review some of the most important highlights from the recently released 5th Annual FTA/NYU Family Travel Survey. Join us as we explore the perceptions and realities of how and why families travel, and learn how you can work with the FTA and its members.Prizes: A 3-night/4-day stay for two at any of the Panama Jack Resorts; 5-night stay for 2 adults and 3 children in an Eco Family Penthouse at Sandos Caracol Eco Resort; one of 3 cruises for two on the May 20, 2020, 3-night MSC Seaside travel advisor exclusive sailing; $100 Gift Card from G Adventures...

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2020 Executive Discussion – New plans, New Products, New Initiatives

Join TravelAge West as we examine key opportunities for you and your clients in 2020. Executive leadership from industry suppliers will highlight new products, experiences, and marketing support to help you grow and diversify your business in the coming decade. One lucky attendee will win a cruise on MSC’s May 20th Travel Advisor Celebration at Sea...

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The American Countess – The Newest Authentic Paddlewheeler on U.S. Rivers!

American Queen Steamboat Company sets the standards in U.S. River Cruises. Launching in April of 2020, the additional capacity brought forth by the American Countess means there has never been a better time to get your clients onboard for an enriching historical journey through America’s rivers. Join us for an engaging webinar that will cover the details of this authentic paddlewheel boat but also an in-depth look at the themed voyages and destinations in which she sails. One lucky attendee will win a 7-night cruise on The American Countess!...

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Japan 2020: Get Beneath the Surface!

Japan is going to be HUGE in 2020! Join the award-winning InsideJapan Tours for an engaging product and destination overview, as we take you beneath the surface. Learn about Japan as a destination, how we can help you sell more Japan and what sets us apart from the competition. Our vacations give travelers the chance to experience both the popular and little-known aspects of Japanese culture, giving unique insight into the diverse character of the country. That’s why so many travelers return with us again and again; no matter how many times your clients have been to Japan - there’s always something else to leave them speechless (and we’re the ones who can unlock the doors). Two lucky attendees will win a Japanese tea set with green tea!...

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California PLUS

Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and representatives from top destinations across the Golden State that are eager to welcome your clients. California PLUS will focus on the diversity of experiences to offer your clients, with marketing and sales strategies to increase sales and maximize opportunities. In one hour, take a virtual tour of the endless possibilities offered throughout the Los Angeles area and in the regions of Huntington Beach, Napa Valley and Sonoma County. One live attendee will win a $250 gift card....

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Why It's More Fun In The Philippines

Discover the different reasons why travelers keep coming back to the Philippines.  See how this archipelago of 7,641 islands and its equally carefully crafted tourism product offerings best match the demands and requirements of your clients’ needs.  Be part of the Fun and let Richmond of the Philippine Department of Tourism tell you why ‘Its (truly) More Fun In the Philippines’ and why you should include The Philippines in your product portfolios. One lucky attendee will win a 3-day/2-night stay in the Philippines plus a culinary tour!...

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