At Sheraton, we believe actions speak louder than words. That’s why we’re changing – from small touches to big shifts you’ll feel from the lobby up, all around the world. So your clients can experience more and make the most of their time with us. Join Starwood Hotels & Resorts executives to learn more about our transformation.
One very lucky attendee will win a Sheraton Sweet Sleeper bed!
Travel Weekly and TravelAge West are excited to bring Cuba to the virtual studios. Join top suppliers for Cuba as they share the current status of travel, the opportunities they have available for your clients on land and sea, and offer discussion and advice on selling this most intriguing destination. As restrictions for travel to Cuba have eased, travelers are eager to visit this unexplored destination. This interactive webinar will provide critical knowledge today’s travel sellers need to effectively educate their customers and help them experience Cuba. Join leaders from Fathom, Group IST , Globus Family of Brands, Sunwing, Vacation Express and Ya’lla Tours for this live event.
Join us for a live session from Martinique! Our host, Valerie Vulcain, from the Martinique Promotion Bureau and some of the destinations great partners will take you on a journey to this unique diverse island that will benefit this winter from 16 non-stop flights from US major gateways : BOS, JFK, BWI, MIA,SJU; a great increase from the current 7 weekly non stops It is the time to learn what Martinique offers. An island that was named the #1 Must Visit Place in 2015 by Caribbean Journal , a great honeymoon destination that was named among 2015 USA Today Top 5 of the Most Romantic islands. Hear from the tourist board, airlline representatives, tour operators and get a chance to win a vacation for 2, including tickets courtesy of Norwegian Airlines paired with a 5 -night first class hotel stay. ...Martinique c'est Magnifique !
Join Travel Weekly and SAS to learn everything about selling Scandinavia from the basics about gateways, in-flight experience and amazing service to the secrets about destinations and the people that will make this such a special experience for your guests. We will share all you need to know to sell SAS and Scandinavia as a destination. We will give even a glimpse into Scandinavian culture. Our mission is to make travel easier. One very lucky attendee will win two SAS Plus roundtrip confirmed space tickets on SAS operated flights from a US gateway to Scandinavia.
Family travelers want what Marival is offering. Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and Marival to find out how Marival has created something very special for families that will deliver an unforgettable family vacation experience and make you the hero for recommending it! With the Marival All-Inclusive Family Emotion program clients get to customize their perfect family vacation–from beginning to end. Forget about requesting guaranteed adjoining rooms -- Learn how your clients will vacation together, all under one roof in two bedroom residences and villa style suites, have their own family concierge and amenities they choose that are perfect for them. Marival Hotels, amazing all inclusive resorts for luxury travel, romance and golfers, has now created a new first in family travel: the Family Emotion vacation package. One lucky attendee will win a Family Emotion stay for themselves and their family of four to experience the Marival Family Emotion package first hand. And all Family Emotion package bookings earn bonus commissions beyond the already rich “Always Rewarding” and "Sweet Suite" agent incentive program.
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 and leading travel industry partners as we explore some of the best educational opportunities available. Joining this discussion will be hotel and resort leadership from Excellence Resorts and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and destination training leaders from Tourism Australia, Tourism Ireland Limited and the Mexico Tourist Board. In addition to updates on all five training programs, the webinar will include discussion and a question and answer session on training/learning opportunities for attendees.
Introducing a collection of eleven award-winning resorts offering your clients the very best in world-class hospitality, unrivaled accommodations and amenities. It’s a vacation experience unlike any other that brings to life everything that is unique and exhilarating about Mexico. Although it can be difficult to select vacation options and recommendations for your clients, join Travel Weekly for this live event to find out how you can't go wrong choosing one of Fiesta Americana Resort Collection’s properties in Acapulco, Cancun, Cozumel, Los Cabos or Puerto Vallarta.
One lucky attendee will win their choice of a stay for 2 adults, 3 nights, all-inclusive in Puerto Vallarta, Cancún or Cozumel.
The winner will choose the destination and hotel between the following:
- Live Aqua Cancún All Inclusive, Adults Only
- Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive Adults Only,
- Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancún All Inclusive
- Fiesta Americana Cozumel All Inclusive
- The Explorean Cozumel by Fiesta Americana
Sorry Rockies, we didn’t mean to make ski vacations so easy, it just happened. Club Med’s 20 all-inclusive Alpine ski resorts are such a great value, your customers are going to be so pleased. Not only do we include contemporary accommodations, gourmet meals, unlimited premium alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, but we include ski lessons, lift tickets, après-ski….even child care. Join us to learn more about selling Club Med ski, plus a chance for a FREE 4-night stay for two.
Join Travel Weekly as we explore the birthplace of Jazz, the cocktail and Cajun/Creole cooking. Everywhere your customers go in New Orleans they will find enthusiasm for food, music, parades and life itself. A blend of distinctive architecture, unique cuisine, and cool jazz create an entertaining gumbo that only New Orleans knows how to dish out. Guest speakers at this live webinar include Amy Sins, Chef/ Owner of Langlois Culinary Crossroads, an attraction that offers one-of-a-kind cooking experiences in New Orleans; and Bianca Cruz-Bonilla, Director of Tourism & International Sales for the InterContinental New Orleans. And one lucky attendee will win a 2 night stay at the InterContinental to experience New Orleans in person!
The Suite Life. Luxury Redefined. The True Essence of Aloha
Join us on a journey to Starwood’s 11 distinctive resorts located on four magical Hawaiian Islands. Learn about the uniqueness of each Resort, the beauty of its locale and cultural experiences that truly make Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Hawai’i special. Learn about key packages such as Suite Life, Ocean Promotion, Aloha Amenity/SPG Pro, and our Aloha Amenity Appreciation program. Win a stay at the beautiful St. Regis Princeville Resort.
Come learn about the award-winning service Air New Zealand offers from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu and our newest gateway, Houston, flying non-stop to Auckland. Be prepared to forget everything you know about flying with our unrivalled long-haul travel experience. Two lucky attendees will win a 75th anniversary Air New Zealand retro bag. Winners will be selected live during the event.
Mexico is known for its fabulous destinations from coastal towns to modern cities but the one thing that ties it all together is the unique cuisine.
From north to south, we invite you to step inside and discover a feast of colors, tastings, aromas and flavors that have earned Mexico’s cuisine a spot on UNESCO’s Cultural Heritage list. No matter how you slice it – prehispanic, colonial, modern – it’s always delicious.
Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and the Mexico Tourism Board to find out why the world can’t stop talking about Mexico! Destination experts and fellow travel agents will share their perspectives and two lucky attendees will win a chance to explore this amazing culinary experience in person in two Mexican destinations.
Learn about Scenic’s signature all-inclusive fare, most modern fleet of river ships, exclusive Scenic events & how cobranding with Scenic is the easiest way to get business. Join Travel Weekly and Scenic Cruises to boost your river cruise success.
There’s nothing like the unique combination of coastal and natural wonders, fresh flavor and friendly people you’ll find in Australia. With record arrivals outbound from the USA at an all-time high, Australia continues to sizzle at the top of America’s travel bucket list! Join us as we unveil our NEW Aussie Specialist Program which will give you better tools to sell Australia, including a new digital platform with training modules, itinerary suggestions, latest news and an interactive map. We can’t wait to share with you why there’s nothing like Australia.
Travel Weekly and Antigua and Barbuda invite you to join us for a live webinar featuring these gems of the Caribbean. With reef-lined beaches, rainforests and resorts, these islands have something for everyone and many exciting developments. Attendees will learn about:
- New hotel project and developments
- JetBlue comes to Antigua
- The new state-of-the-art V.C. Bird International Airport
- How to become an A&B Insider
- One-on-one with Jennifer Doncseccz of VIP Vacations
To help agents ‘feel the vibe’ attendees will be eligible to win some amazing prizes – “Taste of Antigua” Gift Basket, local ground transfers, “Dinner with Dean” Giveaway and a grand prize a free trip to experience the islands first-hand!
Learn the exciting new developments at Palladium Hotels & Resorts and the top reasons guests return year after year. You’ll have a chance to win a four night stay for two adult guests at Grand Palladium Bavaro Suites by Palladium. Find out new additions at multiple Palladium Hotels & Resorts with added services and enhancements and let us help you grow your business.
- Discover the Palladium Experience! Learn all the exciting new developments including refurbishments, new rooms and how Palladium can accommodate Multi-Generational Families
- Learn of all new features including Play at Palladium with Raggs, food allergy program and more
- New Shaadi Royal Bliss addition to the Simple Stunning package offering designed by wedding expert Karen Bussen
- Sneak Peak at soon to be launched cash rewards program Palladium Connect.
How can your clients visit Cuba? Join Apple Vacations and Travel Weekly to learn about this amazing new opportunity. Learn about:
• Itinerary and inclusions for Apple Vacations packages to Cuba
• Frequently asked questions about Cuba
• How to book
Since the beginning of time, humans have been drawn like bees to honey to the Languedoc-Roussillon. Even before it was named “Languedoc”— language of yes — man had been unable to say “no” to this mountainous, sun-drenched region kissing Spain and hugging the southernmost curve of the Mediterranean Sea. Join Travel Weekly and four members of the Sud de France Prestige Club as you are introduced to exclusive accommodations and activities available in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Attendees will also explore the online training program “The Sud de France Travel Academy”. Once certified, participating agents are eligible for a FAM experience.
Clients Save up to 60% on American Queen and American Empress select cabin categories through November 2015. 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 Walk in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark. In addition to sharing the latest information on American Queen Steamboat Company’s 2015 & 2016 cruises, your host, Hy Cooper, will explain American Queen's Special Profit opportunities, Fam Trips, and New Enriched Group Programs for 2015 - 2016.
One lucky attendee will win a free cruise for themselves and a guest on the American Queen (not including Port Charges and Gratuities, subject to space at 45 days prior to departure)
Join Virgin Atlantic to find out how Premium Economy is designed to help your customers make every moment count. They’ll share 10 reasons why a little bit more goes a long way to enrich on your customers’ transatlantic adventures. They’ll reveal their fabulous new 787 Premium Economy cabin and share how to get the most from every experience. Plus, Virgin Atlantic will be launching an exclusive booking incentive offering you the chance to fly to London and experience Premium Economy first hand.
Join the Mexico Tourism Board and Northstar Travel Media as we share the exciting launch of Mexico’s new online educational training and loyalty rewards program. During this interactive session, you will be given a virtual tour of all the assets available at your fingertips to better sell and be rewarded for selling Mexico at the new www.visitmexicouniversity.com
. From the museums of Mexico City, to the UNESCO recognized cuisine of the country, to the incredible beaches and off-the-beaten path attractions, Mexico offers something for every traveler need. During the webinar you will learn about the various opportunities to sell to specific traveler markets including weddings, gastronomy, culture, spas and nature. Rodrigo Esponda and Daniela Leaman will join Northstar’s Vice President Michele Rosenberg for this virtual tour of the new site and the expanded rewards opportunities available for agents who are signed up for Mexico’s program to earn cash and prizes for tracking your Mexico sales.
Searching for the best river cruise option for your clients? Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and Scenic Cruises invite you to join us for live webinar featuring many new exciting new developments from this ultra-luxury river cruise operator. Attendees will have the opportunity to:
LEARN about the signature Scenic All-Inclusive philosophy
EXPEREINCE the fabulous fleet of Scenic ‘Space-Ships’
DISCOVER what’s new for 2016
ENROLL in the Scenic Specialist Course
Like you, Scenic Cruises goal is to always provide the ultimate holiday experience. Register now to learn how you can partner and profit with Scenic Cruises.
Through this exciting webinar, you will be transported to The Luxury Collection destinations, allowing you to have new travel experiences to offer your luxury customers. Be among the first to learn about new hotels and renovations throughout the US, including iconic and historic hotels such as at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. This resort, also famed as the “Pink Palace of the Pacific” is poised to recapture the imaginations of a new generation of pleasure seekers as it unveils the newly transformed Mailani Tower this April. In San Francisco, The Palace Hotel introduces a fresh design approach that captures timeless warmth and elegance beautifully married with chic, contemporary elements. During the webinar, Starwood executives Anthony Ingham and Chris Austin will also be available to answer any of your questions.
Win a chance to stay at the new Mailani Tower at the Royal Hawaiian on Waikiki Beach or The Palace Hotel in San Francisco just by registering and attending this webinar.
Every travel agency business today needs a dynamic, searchable website, an engaging social media presence and professional, always up-to-date, travel content from the top tour and cruise suppliers. Join Travel Weekly & Passport Online Inc and learn about the best in class technology solutions for the leisure travel industry:
• agency website solutions
• website content from 100 leading suppliers
• social media solutions to make Facebook work for your travel business
• a state of the art cruise booking engine
We will share what is currently working for our best customers--your fellow travel agency owners. One lucky attendee will win a $500 gift card!
Join Travel Weekly and learn about Chinatour.com. From the Great Wall to the Silk Road, from Yangtze River Cruise to Hong Kong, China has many selling points. We will share some fun facts about the destination to help engage your clients, and Chinatour.com will help you see how they can make selling China easy and highly profitable.
One very lucky live attendee will win an 11 day all inclusive Classy China trip.
A historic destination with new experiences to offer!
Join Travel Weekly and representatives from the St. Augustine | Ponte Vedra Beach tourism communities to learn about this historical, cultural arts and oceanside destination. As the oldest city in the Nation, we are rich in history but it is not the same old story. We’ll share our heritage and new world cuisine, luxury and boutique accommodations, soft adventures, shopping and event-based activity options awaiting your clients. Add a splash of flavor with our craft distillery, winery and chocolate factory tours for some unique client fun! Whether it’s a family reunion, a destination wedding, a golf escape or a culinary adventure, we’ll create an experience that will go down in history! And one lucky live attendee will win a chance to stay and experience our destination as our guest.
Join Travel Weekly as we explore The Palm Beaches. Learn about the exciting collection of luxury resorts and trusted-brand hotels, innovative culinary landscape, trendy shops and boutiques, and a year-round energetic nightlife. Home to 38 cities and towns - from Boca Raton to Jupiter, Palm Beach to Lake Okeechobee, our various attractions, parks and events are certain to please all who visit. With a historic legacy a century in the making, the art of hospitality has been perfected and woven into our way of life. Let us show you why The Palm Beaches are The Best Way for your customers to Experience Florida.
Imagine a vacation that enables you to explore many of Europe’s beautiful cities, historic towns, UNESCO World Heritage Sites and iconic landmarks in one seamless journey. Imagine going to sleep in Bratislava and waking up in Budapest. Imagine traveling from destination to destination and needing to unpack only once. Imagine strolling out of your room ready for a dip in the heated swimming pool and having a drink waiting for you when you get out. Imagine enjoying a light breakfast or lunch alfresco, as you admire the beautiful landscapes and breathe in the fresh air.
Take a river cruise with Emerald Waterways and you don’t have to imagine; it’s simply what you can expect.
Join us March 10th to learn more about Emerald Waterways’ award-winning ‘Star-Ships’, inclusions and all the other things that make up what we call “Exceptional Emerald Value."
Join Travel Weekly and two local destination experts from the Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel to learn all the attributes and selling points of this incredible destination. Jovina Huber and Candice Cocco will share their knowledge of the area with a focus on new area attractions and experiences. Attendees will gain a better understanding of the best vacation opportunities for individual travel, multi- generational families, reunions and small group travel. And one lucky live attendee will win a three day/two night stay at the Diamond Head Beach Resort & Spa on Fort Myers Beach!
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is a unique collection of 11 parks throughout the country. We specialize in turning family vacations and getaways into memorable ways to connect with amazing animals, exotic cultures, and most of all, each other. We now have a website dedicated just to you, our Travel Agent Partners. Earn commission on tickets, animal encounters, vacation packages and more!
By attending this webinar, you are automatically enrolled to win 2 FREE tickets to your choice of a SeaWorld or Busch Gardens park!
Join Travel Weekly and Bedsonline to learn how to personalize your clients’ European vacations. During this interactive session, you will learn tips and tricks for top selling destinations in England, France, Italy and Spain. This session will highlight cities including London, Paris, Rome, Barcelona, Venice, Florence and Madrid. Attendees will learn the ease and profit potential of doing business with Bedsonline. One lucky attendee who participates in the Bedsonline webinar series will win a $500 Bedsonline Travel Certificate at the end of the sessions.
Join luxury coastal expedition cruise company, Haimark Line, for this second in a series of explorations. Travel Weekly and Haimark will share a grand exploration available for your customers to board the all-new MS Saint Laurent in the historic city of Montréal and sail the scenic St. Lawrence Seaway to the North Atlantic. Step back in time as you visit British, Scottish, and French-Canadian maritime ports. Marvel at natural wonders such as Saint John’s reversing rapids, the Rock of Percé, Acadia National Park, and magical Prince Edward Island, home of the beloved Anne of Green Gables.
Join Air Tahiti Nui and Travel Weekly to learn about Tahiti’s best vacation specials including airfare, overwater bungalows and meals starting from $2498. GTahiti Tourisme will share the latest product update on the destination including the new Brando Resort. Air Tahiti Nui will share airfare specials including its popular “Kids Fly Free” offer, valid up to age 15! Those attendees who join the session live to hear from Nick Panza, Vice President of Air Tahiti Nui and Jonathan Reap, President of Tahiti Tourisme North America, will be given a chance to win roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles to Tahiti for two and give nights hotel accommodations!
Live Drawing! Win A Free Cruise For Two*
Introducing the luxury coastal expedition cruise
company, Haimark Line and their unique voyages aboard the All-New MS Saint
Laurent. Join Travel Weekly and Haimark to learn about the comprehensive voyage
from Montréal to Chicago through the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Canadian
Maritimes and discover the only small ship expedition cruise traveling through
all five Great Lakes.
Imagine a thrilling
visit to Niagara Falls, transit through the historic SOO locks, Detroit’s Henry
Ford Museum, a horse-drawn carriage on Mackinac Island and lunch at the Grand
Hotel all with the enriching company of specialists and naturalist guides.
Travel Weekly and Bedsonline to learn how to personalize your clients’
vacations in the Caribbean. During this interactive session, you will learn
tips and tricks to sell the best of this destination while seeing the ease and
profit potential of doing business with Bedsonline.
lucky attendee who participates in the Bedsonline webinar series
will win a $500 Bedsonline Travel Certificate at the end of the sessions.
Join Travel Weekly and Bedsonline to learn how to personalize your clients’ vacations in one of the hottest travel spots in the Western hemisphere: Mexico. During this interactive session, you will learn tips and tricks to sell the best of this destination while seeing the ease and profit potential of doing business with Bedsonline. One lucky attendee will win a $500 Bedsonline Travel Certificate at the end of the session.
Join Travel Weekly, Travel Age West and Mexico Tourism Board for a final update on Los Cabos as winter season is in full swing. During this interactive webinar you will hear from fellow travel professionals about their experiences visiting the destination in the past few weeks. They can give you first hand accounts of the infrastructure and beauty awaiting your clients. And attendees will be entered for a chance to see the beauty of the region for themselves as more than one land prize will be awarded at the end of the session.
Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and the Mexico Tourism Board for the official destination update as the winter season approaches for Los Cabos. Hurricane Odile delivered a tough blow to this destination where the sapphire Sea of Cortez meets the desert and mountains, but the tourism infrastructure has come back so quickly with more properties and attractions opening every day. During this interactive webinar you will get an up-to-the-minute account of the infrastructure and beauty awaiting your clients. Attendees will be entered for a chance to see the beauty of the region for themselves, as more than one land prize will be awarded at the end of the session.
Join Travel Weekly and leaders from the hotel and tour wholesaler community for an update on the destination of Los Cabos as it continues its rapid recovery from Hurricane Odile. As your clients ready for winter season travel, leaders from top wholesalers including Funjet Vacations, MLT Vacations and Pleasant Holidays will join with leading Cabo hoteliers including the Fiesta Americana Grand Los Cabos, the Sheraton Hacienda del Mar and AM Resorts for an update on hotel availability, package plans, attractions and more. Learn where and how you can sell this remarkable destination where the sapphire Sea of Cortez meets the desert and mountains.
Riviera Nayarit. The words evoke a sense of an exotic gateway. Located just minutes north of Puerto Vallarta's International Airport, Riviera Nayarit is Mexico's newest beach destination with 200 miles of pristine pacific coastline dotted with dozens of seaside coastal towns and pueblos boasting lush rugged mountain peaks, nature sanctuaries, golden sand, palm-fringed beaches, and luxurious resorts. Join Travel Weekly and Riviera Nayarit's Carlos Equiarte to discover why Riviera Nayarit should be your clients next retreat.
Grandma did what? Join Amadeus North America and Travel Weekly for a FREE webinar, “From rocking chair to rock climbing: How to tap the lucrative Active Senior traveler market.” Born between 1945 and 1970, Active Seniors are the next big lucrative traveler demographic. Healthy, wealthy and ready to go, this demo is not into cruise buffets, they want to climb the Great Wall of China. Find out what makes them tick – and take away new strategies to win their business! Learn four trends to transform your role as a personal dream fulfiller. Tweak your online/offline sales strategy to create loyal customers.Position your business for success with this generation – and the next.
Join us for a special re-broadcast as The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau along with Carnival Cruise Lines, Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International will update you on cruising from New Orleans. With details on new ships, renovations to the cruise terminal, commissionable cruise packages and New Orleans highlights – this webinar will prove that Cruising from New Orleans is truly Two Vacations in One.
Today’s travelers are venturing farther than ever before, exploring new destinations and experiencing new and exciting activities. Where are your travelers going? And are you prepared to address any “what if” situations that they may face? What if your client develops pneumonia while in Norway? Or experiences kidney failure in Great Britain? Or simply loses their luggage on a flight to China? As their travel agent, it’s your job to know how to handle these situations and others. Do you know all the “what ifs” you should be considering when selling travel? Join RoamRight and Travel Weekly as we explore some of the “what ifs” that you and your clients should consider.
Creating connections seal deals. Forming new bonds or rekindling old friendships, Sheraton creates opportunities for your customers to connect - to home, to colleagues, and to friends, both old and new. Join Travel Weekly and Sheraton Hotels & Resorts to learn all about today's Sheraton -- a brand focused on comfortable modern luxury. By 2015, more than $14 billion will have been invested to expand signature Sheraton programming in more than 400 new and renovated hotels in nearly 70 countries around the world . Sheraton brand leaders will share details about the updated design, signature programs and amenities, and enticing destinations in the world’s most desired locations, all designed to help your customers create lasting memories. All attendees will be entered to win the brand's signature amenity, the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ bed, designed to meet AAA Five Diamond criteria. And learn about the newest travel professional innovation -- the evolution of Starwoodpro to SPG® Pro – a true game changer. This new program is designed to reward you – our travel professional partner for your business. SPG Pro will offer travel professionals SPG elite status, and Starpoints® for B2B business booked at any of Starwood’s nearly 1,200 properties around the world.