ALG Vacations®: A Year in Review

With travel booming and a new year ahead, you need a tour operator who is here for you, for your clients, and for ALL of your needs. As a true partner to travel advisors, ALG Vacations® worked harder than ever this past year to not only be your first choice, but your best choice. 

Join us on Thursday, December 8 at 2 PM ET/1 PM CT to hear from ALGV’s Ray Snisky, Jacki Marks, Scott Wiseman, and Jim Tedesco directly on exactly how they’re doing it, with a year’s worth of programs, campaigns, and enhancements designed to help you succeed. Plus, get a sneak peek at what you can look forward to in 2023!  

 One lucky attendee will win a 3-night stay to Riu Palace Costa Mujeres!

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True Luxury Returns to the River: Introducing Riverside Luxury Cruises

A river cruise aboard the Riverside Mozart means luxury, local cultures and loving life. This is the river cruise experience you have been waiting to sell.  

We are excited to work with you on offering this beautiful ship and exceptional river cruise experience to your clients. Join CEO (Chief Engagement Officer) Jen Halboth as she takes you on a virtual tour of the ship. Plus, learn about Riverside’s aggressive introductory pricing and killer commission level for 2023.

One lucky live attendee will win a cruise for two!

*T&C’s: Win a free cruise for two, Harmony or Riverside suite aboard the Riverside Mozart. Choose from select dates in April or November, 2023. Includes cruise, drink package, choice of excursions, gratuities, taxes and group transfer to the ship. Extra nights, insurance, air and items of personal nature aboard the ship are additional and the responsibility of the winning advisor.

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Travel Weekly’s Travel Industry Survey Release: What does the travel agency landscape look like in 2022?

Join Travel Weekly, Phocuswright and three industry leaders to explore the results of the 2022 Travel Weekly Travel Industry Survey. This year, Travel Weekly partnered with sister company Phocuswright, the travel industry research authority, to explore the state of the industry.

 The survey results will explore:

 ~ The advisor
 ~ The agency
 ~ The product mix
 ~ The marketing
 ~ The booking
 ~ The overall industry

Travel Weekly’s editorial leaders Arnie Weissmann and Johanna Jainchill and Phocuswright Analyst Claudia Unger will be joined by leaders from the three platinum sponsors for this year’s survey. Guest speakers will include ALG Vacations President Ray Snisky, Sandals Resorts Chairman Adam Stewart and Travel Leaders CMO Stephen McGillivray.

    Be in the know the day the data is released. The survey will be published on November 21 and these industry leaders will explore the data, explore and analyze the results and answer questions from the live studio audience about the state of the travel agency landscape.

    Be part of the conversation about the future of travel advisors.

    And one lucky live attendee will win a $250 gift card.

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    Earn More with Venture Ashore excursions + Sell One, Get One!

    Take a closer look at earning commissions on shore excursions through Venture Ashore. COO, Rinat Glinert, and Director of Sales, Kirsty Bachelor, will provide details on the upcoming agent incentive, Sell One, Get One: The Essential Collection, and speak to the innovative guarantees and policies offered by Venture Ashore. From Don’t Port, Don’t Pay to our Back-to-Ship Guarantee, and up to 24-hour cancellation with Ticket Assurance, Venture Ashore offers the best way to give guests once-in-a-lifetime experiences ashore.

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    Journey through Arabia

    • Learn about this new destination opening its doors to the world.  Explore the authentic Arabian experience which combines culture, pristine nature, diverse landscapes and a rapidly expanding entertainment offering.
    • Discover the hidden gems of Arabia and learn about Vision 2030 and the cultural and societal transformation, and how Saudi is making significant commitments to tourism in infrastructure, hotel development, expansion in cruise offerings and so much more.

    Visiting Saudi means being among the first to experience a new leisure destination. And yet this is a place whose history stretches back almost to the dawn of human civilization. Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and Saudi Tourism to be a part of opening this incredible destination to your clients.

    And one lucky live attendee will win a trip to experience the destination in person this year!

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    Group Travel: Unforgettable Meetings, Events, and Celebrations

    There is so much to discover with Xanterra Travel Collection. With picture-perfect locations all over the country and stunning venues that can be configured for gatherings of all sizes, Xanterra is the natural choice when it comes to choosing a place to host your meeting, celebration, or group event. Our indoor and outdoor venues are fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology to make your event a success. Join us to learn more about how Xanterra Travel Collection can offer your clients unforgettable group experiences across our diverse portfolio of brands.

     

    One lucky live attendee will win a two-night package that includes First Class tickets for two adults aboard the Grand Canyon Railway and a stay at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel.

     

     This prize includes:
    -              Two nights at the Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel.
    -              First Class train tickets for two adults from Williams, AZ to Grand Canyon South Rim.
    -              Live entertainment from the Cataract Creek Gang and a shootout at the Wild West Set.

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    Lakes, Ocean & Expedition Cruises with American Queen Voyages

    Your clients will love small ship cruising amongst North America’s most coveted destinations with American Queen Voyages. This webinar will review AQV’s Lakes & Ocean and Expedition experiences including the iconic Great Lakes, Canada and the Southeast U.S.A. Also covered will be the hidden wonders of Alaska on AQV’s brand new expedition class ship with hands-on learning experiences. Join this webinar for a review of AQV’s all-inclusive cruise components; commissionable enhancements including the new air program and travel agent support resources so that you can sell with confidence!

     One lucky live attendee will win a free Great Lakes cruise! 

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    Travel Responsibly to Los Cabos

    Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and Los Cabos in this webinar to:

    • Learn about the new traveler type that visits the destination and trends that attract more affluent travelers to Los Cabos
    • Find out about the natural protected area of Cabo Pulmo
    • Learn how to travel responsibly to a destination that cares for its environment, local community and culture
    • Find out the wealth of benefits that being a Los Cabos specialist has to offer

    One lucky live attendee will win a hotel stay in Los Cabos!

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    Increase your commissions with Celebrity’s Alaska Cruisetours

    Join the Alaska Cruisetour expert Brendan for a lively workshop on the value of having Celebrity’s Alaska Cruisetours as part of your product portfolio, with strong APD’s and guest satisfaction ratings Alaska Cruisetours can be a valuable commission contributor. Learn about Celebrity’s differing itineraries, hone selling strategies for Alaska’s incredible wilderness, wildlife, mountains and glaciers, and find out what’s so special about a Land & Sea Alaska experience.

    One lucky live attendee will win a $100 gift card!

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    From the Gold Coast to the Cape of Good Hope: New United service backed by state-of-the-art information technology

    Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and United in our virtual studios to:

     

    • Learn about expanded nonstop service to stunning costal views and the ultimate adventure destination of Cape Town, South Africa
    • Discover why United selected Brisbane for its newest dot on the route map across the Pacific.
    • See the luxury features of flying premium cabin between the U.S. and Amman, Jordan.
    • Find out how United helps smooth the travel journey through information technology. 

      One lucky live attendee will win a pair of system-wide Polaris tickets!

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