Join Jacqueline Marks, Executive Vice President of Trade
Sales & Engagement, Vacations for Apple Leisure Group as she discusses the
recent union of Apple Leisure Group and The Mark Travel Corporation to create
OneALG and what that means for you.
Get updates on commissions, loyalty programs, technology,
products and more! Also hear from ALG’s brand presidents and directors on whey
booking with OneALG is the best option for you and your clients.
lucky live attendee will win a 3-night stay at Now Jade Riviera Cancun with round
Learn about the delicate
biodiversity and beauty of the Galapagos Islands on board the new Celebrity
FloraSM sailing May 2019. Walk through each space, see our
innovative outward facing concept, and learn about the long list of innovations
this ship brings to the islands.
Celebrity Flora offers the largest
and most luxurious accommodations in the Galapagos Islands. In fact, every
stateroom on board is a suite that includes an unrivaled array of indulgent
design features, services, and amenities. On Celebrity Flora unwinding after a
day of adventures in the islands easier than ever.
One lucky live attendee
will win a GoPro!
Join Windstar and Travel Weekly to learn hear how
Windstar has refined our Alaska season for 2019 season!
- Learn how Windstar has developed our Alaskan
itineraries to be one of the best in the industry, bringing you closer than
ever to the beauty of this region.
- Gain insights on the most exclusive small group
shore excursions and pre/post Denali land tours curated to exemplify Windstar’s
180 degrees from Ordinary experience in this beautiful part of the world.
- Listen about Windstar’s exclusive Signature
Expeditions and what your clients can look forward to on their 2019 Windstar
Alaska Cruise and land tour.
- The Star Legend is the perfect vessel for
navigating ice fields, and with only 212 fellow guests and spacious suites and
common areas, your clients can sit cozily and relaxed with a cup of hot
chocolate or a glass of wine to watch the icebergs and wildlife pass by.
One lucky live attendee will win a $50 Amazon gift card.
Please join us for an informative webinar presentation
highlighting The Scenic Group brands – Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours,
Emerald Waterways and Scenic Eclipse – the World’s First Discovery Yachts.
Enjoy learning about the TRULY all-inclusiveness of the Scenic River’s, the
unparalleled exceptional value of Emerald Waterways and the numerous features
of the Scenic Eclipse that will set a whole new benchmark in design innovation
and luxury in expedition cruising.
One lucky live attendee will win a $200 Visa gift card.
Experience the magic of Switzerland - from the majestic
Matterhorn, to wine tasting along the Rhine River, to riding along the iconic
Grand Train Tour.
The experts at Switzerland Tourism and Cox & Kings
will provide the inside scoop, including the latest hotel openings, new things
to do, and how best to sell Switzerland to your luxury clients.
One lucky live attendee will win a Swiss
Surprise Box and a $150 gift card!
A cruise to the Galapagos Islands is infinitely different than
other voyages. Smaller, more intimate, a gathering of people all bound by a
fascination with exploration and ecology.
All with renowned Celebrity service at every turn. Our
Galapagos sailings prove that you can visit the most ancient places on earth wrapped
in modern luxury.
Learn how to find luxury clients, why Celebrity Galapagos is
a better fit for this affluent market and all about our purposeful built ship,
Celebrity Flora, a game changer in the Galapagos.
One lucky live attendee will win a GoPro!
River Cruising is one of the hottest markets in travel.
Exploration, culinary excellence, local guides and spectacular views are all
part of today's experience.
Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and leaders from
leading river cruise companies to hear the new itineraries, destination updates
and marketing and sales strategies to help increase your sales. Get the assets
you need to build your river cruise sales in 2019 and beyond. Featuring river
cruise executives from:
- Amadeus River Cruises
- Emerald Waterways
- Riviera River Cruises
- Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
- Viking River Cruises
One lucky attendee will win a $250 gift card at
the end of the live event.
We are not in the hotel business. We are in the
jaw-dropping, spine-tingling business.
From the fountains of Bellagio to the iconic boxing ring
at MGM Grand we are some of the world’s most renowned restaurants, shows,
nightclubs, shopping and casinos.
Let us show you Las Vegas from our perspective with the
most luxurious penthouse suites, indulgent spas to family friendly fun for
One lucky live attendee will win a two-night
stay and two tickets to a show.
Carnival and Travel Weekly for an exciting live webinar with Adolfo Perez,
Carnival’s Senior Vice President of Sales & Trade Marketing joined by
special guest Mike Julius, Vice President of Field Sales, North America. Hear
as Adolfo and Mike talk about Carnival's Be the Hero Program, and how you need to
be taking advantage of this amazing opportunity. Adolfo and Mike will share
tips and tricks on how to upgrade your clients and put more money in your
one lucky agent attendee will win a 3- or 4-day Caribbean cruise in an ocean
is one webinar you won’t want to miss!
Join Eva Jenner, Vice President of Sales, for Live with
Holland America Line. This informative and engaging presentation will cover
their past four years of exciting innovations and a look ahead to 2019 so you
can make it YOUR Best. Year. Ever.
You will learn about new announcements and tips, tools and
resources to better sell premium cruises to your clients. Additionally, gain insights on exclusive
travel partner opportunities like familiarization cruises (FAMs), ship
inspections and travel professional appreciation fares.
PLUS, Holland America Line will be giving away prizes –
don’t miss out, sign up today!
Join Travel Weekly and the Haven Riviera Cancun Resort
& Spa and discover the next level in adults-only all-inclusive vacations in
the Mexican Caribbean.
At the all-suite Haven Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa,
your clients will revel in the finest resort facilities, indulge in opulent
accommodations, savor unique fusion cuisine and rejuvenate with unparalleled
Discover what a real all-exclusive experience is all
about – fulfilling their every vacation desire.
And you could experience the resort first-hand, one live
attendee will win a 3-night stay in a Serenity Club Jr. Suite!
Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and representatives from six
hot spots across Florida that are eager to welcome your clients this coming
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. In one hour, take a
virtual tour of the opportunities available to your customers as you prepare
for the high season this winter.
webinar will feature the endless possibilities offered by Balmoral Resort,
Discover The Palm Beaches, Lee County CVB, Monroe County CVB (Florida Keys),
Visit Florida and Visit Tampa Bay.
One lucky attendee will win a $250 gift card at the end of
the live webinar presentation.
The Grand Costa Maya is toward the south of the Mexican Caribbean, a beautiful region that includes
the destinations of Chetumal, Bacalar and Mahahual. Its lush nature, lagoons, history, archaeological sites
and unique attractions to discover make it an authentic paradise of relaxation,
adventure and fun.
Think you’ve got what it takes to get in front of the
camera and show your fellow travel advisors why There’s nothing like Australia?
You might just be what we’re looking for!
Tourism Australia is on the lookout for an Aussie
Specialist Ambassador to head Down Under on an incredible fam trip and be
filmed enjoying all the things that make Australia an ideal vacation
Join us to hear more about this fantastic competition and you may have a chance to win one of two cases of wine.
Join us for an interactive webinar to learn more about the
newest Paradisus by Melia resort unveiling in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic on
The Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real is our most
luxurious vacation experience and will include a brand-new kids waterpark, spa,
new restaurant and bar concepts and many more services and amenities to please
the most demanding guests.
Learn about our Stay at 1, Play at 3 program and how to sell
this magnificent new resort to your clients.
live attendee will win a 4-night stay for two, in a One Bedroom Suite category
at The Grande Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real plus airport/hotel transfers.
Prize is land only and subject to availability and blackout dates.
It's been years in the making, and CCRA is ready to show
you its newest offering. TripSet was designed to provide agents with a massive
array of hotels to choose from, robust reporting capabilities, and so much
more. Join us and get the very first look at this incredible new tool.
One lucky attendee will win a $250 gift card.
Join Travel Weekly and Zegrahm Expeditions to survey the
world of options offered by International Expeditions and Zegrahm Expeditions,
from luxury small-ship cruises to remote destinations to land journeys
combining wine, cuisine and wildlife.
- Learn how to find discerning clients – like
those who love river cruising or have an extensive bucket list – interested in immersive,
exotic travel options.
- Discover a roadmap from growing your expedition
travelers with the Essential Expedition Collection of journeys – ideal for
luxury travelers ready to blaze new paths or expedition connoisseurs looking
for new frontiers to explore.
- Learn how to take advantage of IE and Zegrahm’s
existing marketing support, group travel policy and generous bonus commission
opportunities to tap into the growing segment of expedition travel.
Agents attending the live webinar will be entered to win a
$100 gift card.
Carnival and Travel Weekly invite you to join us for a live webinar! Adolfo Perez, Senior Vice President of Sales & Trade Marketing with special guest Fred Stein, Vice President of Revenue Planning & Deployment, will take you through the latest ship movements across the Carnival fleet, and reveal new, exciting opportunities for travel agents on the West Coast. Agents who attend will:
• Learn about the latest ship movements across the U.S.
• Hear the latest news about Carnival Panorama
• Find out what’s hot around the ports in Long Beach and San Diego
• Discover new sailings and itineraries coming to the West Coast
Plus, one lucky agent attendee will win a 3 or 4 day cruise in an ocean view cabin.
Join our Chairman, Bruce Nierenberg, for a last look at our truly Immersive itineraries to Cuba for the winter January 2019. Also explore our innovative Cruise and Land Safari to Yucatan Mexico featuring the first scheduled cruises to Campeche, Mexico and Sunrise at the ruins of Chichen Itza.
Victory's unique special events on and off the ship will be detailed for the upcoming winter. We will also take a deep dive into 2019 summer and bring our new itineraries to life. Of special note for next year will be our new Western Great Lakes cruises on the Victory II featuring the new destinations of Thunder Bay Ontario, Duluth Minnesota, Marquette Michigan, and Houghton Hancock Michigan, as well as all the Great ports we have been visiting in our first three years on the Great Lakes. Live attendees will also learn about our first fam trips to the Western Great Lakes planned for next year. You won’t want to miss that.
One lucky live attendee will win a chance to experience Victory on a sailing on the Victory II.
Expect the unexpected! If you think you know everything
about Mexico’s top sun and sand destinations… think again! This webinar is
meant to challenge your knowledge about the activities and unique
characteristics regarding the destinations you think you already know. By the
end of this session you will be able to enumerate a handful of surprising
elements that will surely interest your clients and help grow your business to
One lucky live attendee will win a Mexico travel experience
courtesy of Travel Impressions.
Your home away from home is waiting for you! From a complete family non-stop
fun vacation in Marival® Resort & Suites to a luxurious getaway with Gourmet
meals, Premium drinks and a World Class Beach Experience at Marival® Residences
Luxury Resort, our 4-diamond award-winning resort, or discover the perfect
balance between luxury and nature at Rancho Banderas® in Punta de Mita. You choose!
We are pioneers in the All Inclusive concept and experts in the “home
feeling”. Marival® Resorts will become the place you will always want to return,
and with 30 years of experience, we know how to achieve it! Our
team of many years has taken upon themselves, to make you feel better than
home, forming part of our family.
For an unforgettable family experience, the Family Emotion program gives
you much more than an All Inclusive. Take your family vacation to a whole new
level with extra amenities and exclusive benefits. Your family deserves it!
One very lucky attendee will win an All Inclusive Family Emotion stay
for a family of 4 to experience the Family Emotion Package first hand!
Join Travel Weekly and the new Melia Caribe Beach resort to learn more about this fantastic new all-inclusive hotel opening December 2018. Ideally situated on the white sandy shores of Playa Bavaro, in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic this resort is only about 20 minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport. Learn about our brand new accommodations, restaurants, services, new kid’s adventure water park, game room with the latest games and much more.
One lucky live attendee will win a 4 night stay for two adults at Melia Caribe Beach in a Premium Beachside Room category. This prize is land only and will be valid for 1 (one) year from date of prize certificate issuance.
It's no secret. We've been booking group vacations for over 40 years and have some of the best resort relationships in the industry. So, what does that mean for you? We've got all the connections you need to make paradise happen for destination weddings, bachelor and bachelorette parties, family, reunions, corporate retreats and more. We'll help you with any group, any time—and always have the most efficient, creative, solutions. In case you need a reminder of what sets us apart, join us to learn a few of the reasons you'll love booking Groups with AMResorts, Blue Diamond Hotels & Resorts, RIU Hotels & Resorts and Funjet Vacations.
One lucky live attendee will win $50 Agent Bonus Cash.
Learn more about this hidden gem in the middle of the Mayan Jungle, its wonderful ocean views and an impressive ecosystem full of colors and textures.
Find out more about this unique vacation concept, that fuses the best natural parks in the world, with a new and impressive hotel where your clients can experience the unsurpassed ALL-FUN INCLUSIVE™ concept: Accommodation + food and beverages + unlimited access to 8 parks and tours + transportation between parks and airport shuttle.
Hotel Xcaret Mexico, the only experience that really includes everything! One lucky live attendee will win a three night stay!
- We have the US and Canada covered! Nonstop travel from seven convenient gateways to Shanghai & beyond to China Eastern’s expansive network of destinations
- Learn about CEA’s First Class & Business Class products & services, including flat-bed seats, direct aisle access in both premium cabins, gourmet meals, complimentary VIP limo service, and much more
- Onboard “must-haves” for the road warrior that include complimentary inflight Wi-Fi, large fold-away table space for working, and comfortable ergonomic seating
- The flagship PVG First Class & Business Class lounge, including a full bar, showers, Wi-Fi, noodle bar, and much more
- Connectivity offered via partner airlines, including Delta and other Sky Team partners
Join our webinar and you will be entered to win one of FIVE free suitcases from AWAY, courtesy of China Eastern Airlines.
The perfect suitcase: AWAY’s “The Carry-On”
The AWAY carry-on has two compartments, one designed for clothes, the other for shoes, toiletries, and other hard objects. Outside: an impenetrable shell that bends under pressure, never breaks. A nylon laundry bag separates clean clothes from dirty—even wet bathing suits are fair game. Buckle down the compression pad to clear up free space.
Join Travel Weekly and the Polish National Tourist Office for an immersion in the destination. Learn general information about Poland, travel tips, hotel regulations, transportation and more for your clients.
During the session, attendees will receive even more destination details including:
– Standard itinerary samples
– Culture tourism highlights
– Adventure travel ideas
– Culinary experiences
– Heritage travel
One lucky live attendee will win a $250 gift card.
Why is Croatia becoming so hot among the North American market? Join Travel Weekly and Via Croatia to find out. Learn how to sell the destination and increase your sales in 2019.
Get an introduction about Croatia and the region and get familiar with following topics:
· What Via Croatia can do for you in the destination
· What Croatia offers to travelers
· Who is Croatia really for and who should you target
· Must see cities and destination
· Best selling itineraries
One very lucky live attendee will win two spots on the May 2019 Croatia FAM trip for themselves and another travel agent colleague.
Join us to learn all about Explorations by Collette! Once the most popular travel style within the Collette brand, now stands on its own. With an average of 15 travelers in the group and an enhanced experience on tour your clients will enjoy a more immersive experience than ever. We’ll uncover everything you want to know about this exciting new brand. Who is the Explorations traveler? What makes Explorations different? You won’t want to miss it.
Prize: $100 Gift Card!*
*Must attend webinar to win. We will ask a random question during the presentation. The first person to respond correctly to the individual questions will win a $100 Gift Card.
Join Travel Weekly and TravelAge West as we explore some of California’s most amazing tourism experiences. Greater Palm Springs offers your clients nine cities in one beautiful oasis and the CVB will join us to help you design a fantastic getaway for your adventurers, art and foodie clients and those who just want some genuine California sun. And for those looking to explore wine country, Sonoma County will offer the latest happenings at its more than 425 wineries, as well as highlight the beauty of its rugged Pacific coastline, redwood forests and unique resorts and spas.
One lucky attendee will win a $200 cash gift card, and two others will win California themed prizes!
The Mexican Caribbean is a wonderful region where amazing destinations await. Help your clients experience Mayan culture, ancient traditions, incredible history, breathtaking nature, magical romance, local and international gastronomy, and exciting adventures that will surprise them at every turn.
Lead your clients to discover how unique travel must be – only in the Mexican Caribbean.
One lucky live attendee will win a chance to experience the destination for themselves.
Join Denella Ri'chard, Senior Director, Travel Communications & Engagement, to find out about their latest announcements and updates. Hear about an upcoming exciting nine city roadshow event featuring their Sales Leadership team - coming to a location near you! Learn about Holland America Line Academy’s new exclusive rewards program and how you can start achieving Sliver, Gold and Platinum levels. Get the inside scoop on taking advantage of travel professional appreciation fares, FAM’s, ship inspections, their most popular cruise destinations and marketing tools & resources to help grow your business. PLUS, Holland America Line will be giving away prizes. You don't want to miss this webinar - sign up today!
The consumer marketplace has made a strong return to the travel agency channel. 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 7 to 9 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 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 whom are there because they want to talk to you and they want your business.
Prize Callout: Ten lucky participants will be randomly selected to receive complimentary registration to CruiseWorld—a $250 value!
Join Carmen Roig, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Sales for an engaging session into understanding how to identify and sell to the Crystal guest. Topics include:
- The differences between luxury and “true” luxury
- You’ve already been selling to the Crystal client, whether you realize it or not
- Snapshot of Crystal Experiences by Ocean, River and Yacht Expedition
- Crystal Endeavor introduction - the world's premier luxury expedition yacht
- Marketing & Sales tools to grow your Crystal Business
All attendees will be entered to win a Crystal Cruise experience. One live attendee will win a $250 gift card and all attendees will be entered for the cruise drawing. Winner will be chosen from the entire Crystal and Travel Weekly webinar series.
Expect the unexpected! If you think you know everything about Mexico’s top sun and sand destinations…think again! This webinar is meant to challenge your knowledge about the activities and unique characteristics regarding the destinations you think you already know. By the end of this session you will be able to enumerate a handful of surprising elements that will surely interest your clients and help grow your business to Mexico.
One lucky live attendee will win a 4-night stay for two adults at the TRS Coral in Costa Mujeres and another will win a $250 gift card.
Introducing our new western Great Lakes itineraries for 2019 onboard our new Victory II that feature brand new ports like Thunder Bay Ontario, Marquette and Houghton Michigan, Duluth Minnesota, Sturgeon Bay, Green Bay and Milwaukee Wisconsin. These are fantastic new experiences with the comfort of the only all-inclusive Premium Cruise product on the Great Lakes. Plus, our new popular Detroit to Montreal service features overnights in Montreal and Quebec City and the beautiful 1000 islands of the French Maritimes. Passengers will also experience Kingston and Toronto Ontario, Niagara Falls, Cleveland and its Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Detroit, home of the Ford Museum.
One live attendee will win a free trip on either one of these new products, both on our new ship, Victory II.
Debuting on the Danube River in May 2019, the new AmaMagna is nearly twice the width of traditional European river ships, offering an oasis of personal space. More than 50% of accommodations are suites measuring 355-710 sq. ft. with full balconies. There are also five bars and four unique dining venues. Plus, enjoy expanded leisure activities with the first Water Sports Platform on the river, as well as an expansive Zen Wellness Studio offering fitness classes, massage and salon services—because your luxury knows no bounds aboard the extraordinary AmaMagna. Join us for a sneak peek of this much-anticipated addition to the award-winning AmaWaterways fleet. One lucky attendee will win a 7-night Christmas Markets or New Year’s Cruise sailing on the Rhine or Danube in 2018 or 2019.
Familiarize yourself with America’s First Resort Destination and the historical properties that tell it’s story. Get acquainted with Senior Director of Sales, Erick Garnica, and The Palm Beaches’ 47 miles of expansive Atlantic coastline. Topics will include the destination’s key transportation connections, main cities and attractions you won’t want to miss. After this virtual visit, you’ll have plenty of recommendations for clients to see and do during their stay.
Join Travel Weekly and Barceló Hotel Group to learn what is new with their four distinct brands; Royal Hideaway Luxury Hotels & Resorts, Barceló Hotels & Resorts, Occidental Hotels & Resorts and Allegro Hotels. We will preview multi-generational resorts, top destination wedding venues and luxurious adult-only resorts to help you design the perfect vacation for your valued clients.
One lucky live attendee will win a two night all-inclusive experience at a Barceló beach destination in Mexico or the Caribbean.
Puerto Vallarta & Riviera Nayarit offers travelers an authentic glimpse of Mexico through its natural, cultural, historical and gastronomical delights. It delivers ´round the clock activity (or blissful seclusion), sophisticated amenities, and a romantic, dream-like natural setting. It’s considered the ideal vacation spot for the fist-time Mexico visitor, while boasting enough diversity of activities and experiences to keep people coming back time and again.
One lucky live attendee will win a three-night stay in an ocean view suite at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit with all inclusive amenities and another live attendee will win a three-night stay in a junior suite at the Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive Adults Only.
Come hear from our Lady Catherine herself. She has been the heartbeat of Brendan Vacations for 35 years and is coming to you directly from Ireland bringing all of her connections and expertise to you and your guests. At the end of our time together you’ll understand how Brendan takes every guest personally through each of our travel styles while also connecting with our local experts and through our unique experiences. All with the goal of growing your business.
One attendee will win a week's vacation in Ireland!
You’ve attended webinars, you’ve heard all the great deals, bonuses, and perks you receive through booking Funjet Vacations…but what is the bottom line? What is the added value you are accumulating by participating in all of our programs and incentives? Come join Clint Scheirer for this demonstration on how booking Funjet Vacations can help you reach the Peak of Your Profitability. He’ll show you how you can earn more when utilizing a variety of tips, tricks, and techniques. One lucky live attendee will win $50 Agent Bonus Cash.
VAX and Travel Weekly invite you to
join us for this exciting live webinar event. Agents will hear directly from
VAX on how they can grow their business – and bottom line – through travel
technology. Find out:
- What can agents expect in the next 6 months from
VAX, The Leisure Travel Marketplace?
- What future technology enhancements can agents
expect from VAX?
- How is VAX setting up the future success for
travel agents with The Compass – the industry’s first ever editorial
resource for travel professionals, integrated with the industry’s best booking
PLUS, live attendees will have a chance to win a 3-night
stay at Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta!
Girouard, Director of Sales, North America for an update on The World of
Crystal, featuring Destinations, Enrichment and Entertainment and an exclusive insight
to new group benefits and policies with Catherine Vazquez, Director of Group
Services. Highlights will include new River itineraries, new Yacht Expedition
Emirates Collection, Crystal Cruises Personal Select Air program, Charter
Opportunities, Guest Speakers, new theme Ocean cruises, Ambassador Hosts and
All attendees will be entered to win a Crystal cruise to be awarded this
Join Holland America Line’s
Denella Ri’chard to find out what the most popular cruise destinations and
itineraries are for 2019 & 2020. Additionally, hear exciting news and
announcements. She’ll give you the inside scoop on taking advantage of travel
agent cruise fares, FAM’s, ship inspections and marketing tools & resources
to help grow your business. PLUS, Holland America Line will be giving away
prizes. You don't want to miss this webinar - sign up today!
Two lucky attendees will receive a Holland America Line
For more than half a century, Las
Vegas has been lauded as the “Entertainment Capital of the World.” Today, the
amenities extend well beyond great entertainment to include award-winning restaurants
run by celebrated chefs; first-class shopping featuring the world’s most
luxurious brand names; innovative, high-end spa resorts; and world-renowned
Las Vegas is ever-evolving and
changing, with more than $17.5 billion of projects currently under construction
or planned for the destination. In recent years, Las Vegas has experienced a
wealth of continued growth, and 2018 will be no different with recent and
upcoming openings including the renovation and rebranding of many resorts on
and off the Las Vegas Strip.
Please join to hear all about the latest Las Vegas
updates and get to know our Learn & Earn, agent reward offerings.
Webinar participants will have the chance to win one of two, 2-night hotel
stays at Palms or Palace Station, including buffet passes!
You clients will leave the crowds and commonplace behind and make their way to places where the beauty and magic of their destination is equaled only by the intimate ship that takes them there. They will follow yachts and fishing boats to small ports off the beaten path, to castaway islands, and up waterways too shallow for larger ships to follow. Your clients will experience the freedom of unscheduled days, the delight of good friends newly made, and service and surroundings that are warm and welcoming, never pretentious or stuffy.
180 DEGREES FROM ORDINARY
• Guests leave the crowds and clichés behind on small, elegant ships that carry fewer than 310 travelers.
• Windstar’s personalized and immersive approach brings guests closer to each destination and every port.
• An intimate and welcoming ambiance onboard makes it easy for guests to connect with fellow travelers and crew.
• Guests will taste the essence of local cultures with the Official Cruise Line of the James Beard Foundation.
• Guests enjoy unfailingly attentive service with a staff-to-guest ratio of 1:1.5.
These are exciting times for Club Med. With a global expansion plan to introduce 15 new all-inclusive resorts by the end of 2020, we want to keep you informed on the exciting changes coming in the next few months, including updates on:
• Club Med Cancún Yucatán – Cancún, Mexico (summer 2018): Set to open in July 2018, the Aguamarina area featuring accommodations and spaces dedicated to families will receive an expansion to introduce 60 new family rooms – 30 Family Club rooms and 30 Family Deluxe rooms – along with a new oceanfront pool.
• Club Med Cefalù – Sicily, Italy (opening summer 2018): With favorable weather, lush vegetation and breathtaking panoramas of cliffs plunging into the pristine waters, the largest island in the Mediterranean is the perfect location to launch Club Med's newest flagship resort for the Exclusive Collection: Club Med Cefalù. Located on the northern coast of Sicily, the resort will be the first full 5-Trident resort in Europe.
• Club Med Michès Playa Esmeralda – Miches, Dominican (opening summer 2019): A preserved paradise located on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic – will play host to the company’s newest endeavor, Club Med Michès Playa Esmeralda. The all-inclusive resort will be Club Med’s first 5-Trident resort to open in the Americas, joining Club Med’s Exclusive Collection, a selection of the brand’s most exclusive properties around the world.
July is our Travel Agent Appreciate month! Attendees will learn how they can win a trip to participate in the grand opening of our Michès Resort!
Carnival and Travel Weekly invite you to join us for a live webinar! Adolfo
Perez, Senior Vice President of Sales & Trade Marketing, will take you
through the latest news from the Carnival fleet, and reveal new, exciting
initiatives for travel agents like you. Agents who attend will:
- Meet Carnival’s new CFO (you will not be disappointed!)
- Hear the latest news from Carnival about programs for travel
agents - #thelist
- Get updated on the Agentpalooza Bus Tour, the most epic event of
the year for travel agents
- Discover Carnival’s new ships and fleet deployment including Cuba.
Carnival offers the most variety of ships and ports to sail to Havana!
- And get a “Sneak Peak” of the new Carnival Loyalty Rewards Program
Plus, one lucky agent attendee will win a
4-day cruise in an ocean view cabin.
Caesars Entertainment is redefining Las Vegas one experience at a time. From the hottest Vegas shows, nightclubs and exciting pools to shopping, spas, attractions and romantic things to do, at Caesars resorts no matter what kind of vacation you’re looking for, we’ve got it!
From new rooms and suites to latest additions in entertainment and dining to new resorts in Dubai and Cabo, there is so much to learn! Step into a world of finest in hospitality. Register now!
Travel Weekly and Hotel Xcaret
invite you to learn more about this brand-new hotel and its 900 rooms
surrounded by majestic rivers, white sand beaches of turquoise waters and the
Promote a sophisticated Mexican
resort that combines its one of a kind eco-integrative architecture, remarkable
history, art and exceptional gastronomy, with the most exciting natural parks
in the world.
Find out more about the ALL-FUN
INCLUSIVE™ experience that includes hotel + food and beverages + unlimited
access to 8 parks and tours + transportation between parks and airport shuttle.
One lucky live attendee will win
a three night stay!
Join Bruce Nierenberg, cruise industry veteran and
Chairman of Victory Cruise Lines, as he shares the inaugural itineraries and
incredible offers for the Victory II:
- 2 for 1 pricing for our newest ship, Victory II,
inaugural year sailings in 2018
- Best Destinations in North America
- 5-star food, alcoholic beverages and shore
- Expert Lecturers Onboard
- $250 bonus commission to any Victory II booking
for remainder 2018
- $250 bonus commission on new Cruise and Land
Safari Program to the Yucatan for next winter 2019 from January 4 thru
One very lucky live attendee will win a free cruise for 2
on our new Victory II itineraries.
Mexico, the sixth most visited country in the world, has had tremendous success building an appealing vacation destination. But international politics, as well as security concerns, have caused some clients to question whether they should go there, and what type of reception they will receive.
Enrique de la Madrid, Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism, has agreed to appear in an exclusive, live webinar hosted by Travel Weekly editor in chief Arnie Weissmann. The minister will provide valuable information to help you address client concerns, speak about the country’s little-known gems and answer questions about how the country plans to move tourism forward.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear a cabinet-level minister of Mexico speak candidly and directly to an audience of travel advisers who send millions of visitors to his country every year!
Join Uniworld Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Kristian Anderson, as he outlines all the reasons why Uniworld stands in a league of their own.
This webinar will feature in-depth information on the unique characteristics that make Uniworld the industry leader in ultra-luxurious river cruising, including outstanding service provided by the most tenured staff and crew on the rivers, one-of-a-kind work-of-art ships, the most all-inclusive amenities and more than 80 Exclusive Experiences reserved solely for Uniworld guests.
Uniworld is constantly pushing the envelope, adding a variety of unique, inimitable elements — including themed itineraries, a customized Wellness on the Water program, innovative ship designs and more.
Plus, they recently launched U by Uniworld, a brand-new river cruising concept for the young and young at heart that is the first of its kind. These offerings have skyrocketed them to the forefront of the industry, with other river cruise lines attempting to follow suit.
lucky agent will win a 7-night cruise for two from Uniworld!
Today’s discerning traveler is seeking out travel destinations that deliver unique and authentic experiences which tap into their passion points. Whether it’s multi-day walks, premium wineries, luxury lodges, guided Aboriginal experiences or encountering wildlife in its natural habitat, Australia offers the best and most diverse vacation experiences.
Join us to learn valuable “insider” tips to help you plan the ideal itinerary for your clients. We will show you how you can easily find and access our exclusive travel agent resources on www.aussiespecialist.com which have been designed to help you increase your knowledge and sales to Australia!
Even if you are a beginner at selling Australia, we will show you how you can sound like a pro! One lucky agent will win a kit to host your own Australia client event, complete with room decorations, maps, brochures, prize giveaways and a $200 VISA gift card to pay for Aussie wine, food and other goodies!
Join Travel Weekly and MSC Cruises for an informative webinar. Learn about some new and exciting programs that have been recently implemented at MSC Cruises for our guests and our travel agency partners.
One lucky live attendee will win a 7-night cruise to the Caribbean on MSC Seaside.
Join Walter Littlejohn, Vice President and Managing Director of Crystal River Cruises, for the latest on the growing Crystal Fleet.
Gain first hand insight from The World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line as to how Crystal River Cruises is uniquely different in the marketplace and how it represents one of the best values in European river cruising today.
Learn about resources that are currently available to all travel partners, that have been curated to provide you with the finest tools needed to grow your Crystal business.
During this webinar, attendees will gain insight into:
- All-inclusive value – learn why no one does it
- Onboard features, including the largest suites
on the river and Michelin star inspired cuisine, which make Crystal River
Cruises exceptionally different
- New 6-9 day Journeys for Summer/Fall 2018 with
bonus savings and bonus commissions
- All Things Crystal featuring newly announced
2020 World Cruise and hosted voyages by deep-sea explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau
and a special sailing featuring Nobu Matsuhisa
One lucky attendee will win a $250 Gift Card!
We’ve mastered the secret recipe for cooking up incredible value, savings and cutting-edge tools to serve travel agents.
In case you need a reminder of what sets us apart, join us to learn a few of the reasons you'll love booking Groups with Karisma Hotels & Resorts, Hard Rock Hotels & Resorts, Playa Hotels & Resorts and Funjet Vacations.
One lucky live attendee will win $50 Agent Bonus Cash.
Join Holland America Line’s Vice President of Sales, Eva Jenner, to learn about their new Pinnacle-class ship, Nieuw Statendam, arriving this December for her inaugural Caribbean season, followed by her European debut in Spring 2019.
Gain tips on how to sell their most profitable cruise destinations and itineraries for 2019 & 2020. Plus, get the inside scoop on taking advantage of travel agent appreciation fares, familiarization “FAM” cruises, ship inspections and marketing tools & resources.
You don't want to miss this webinar - sign up today!
Join Travel Weekly and Riviera River Cruises to learn why this UK market leader is the right choice for your river cruise customers.
Riviera is passionate about travel. Only operating in places they are truly passionate about each destination is backed by painstaking research, examining the tiniest detail, constantly evolving and adding so many subtle touches.
Join this live webinar to learn about your clients' opportunity to take an unforgettable journey through time and culture, breaking through any obvious 'veneer'; to the real destination beyond.
LUCKY ATTENDEE WILL WIN A 7-NIGHT CRUISE!
Roig, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Sales, for the latest on the
A focus on
specialized itineraries including newly announced 2020 World Cruise, shorter
itineraries on Crystal River Cruises, Ocean and Yacht Expedition voyages hosted
by deep-sea explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau. Plus exciting updates on Crystal
live attendee will win a $250 gift card!
The travel landscape is so vast in today’s world that it can sometimes be challenging to find the right fit for your clients. More and more travelers are choosing guided vacations because they offer unmatched experiences, exceptional value, and travel that is completely hassle-free. And for you? It’s a quick and easy selling experience with high earning potential from competitive commissions.
Join The Travel Corporation (TTC) to discover some highlights of this growing travel trend, plus learn how to successfully sell guided vacations with tips and tools from Trafalgar, Insight Vacations and Contiki Sales Managers.
Live attendees of this webinar will be eligible to win one of three $100 American Express gift cards!
Join the Chairman of Victory Cruise
Lines, Bruce Nierenberg, for an inspiring introduction to the first
all-inclusive cruise and land package to visit all three states of the
Yucatan Peninsula. This inspirational voyage dives deep into Mayan
history and culture and features the legendary Victory Experience™ hospitality,
- 5-star food included
- All-inclusive alcoholic
- One of a kind All-inclusive shore
- Expert Lecturers Onboard
One very lucky live attendee will win a free cruise for 2 on this spectacular Mexico cruise.
Increase your chances of winning by attending all of our March webinar
series in order to qualify for a grand prize.
Travel Weekly and TravelAge West have created two of the industry's most sought-after invitations: GTM and GTM West. 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 West or 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.
Join us to learn about Great Britain’s fabulous regional food hubs and undiscovered culinary trends and traditions. Get the inside scoop on how Avanti connects the dots with new food & drink itineraries.
In this webinar, we will cover:
• Year round travel options throughout Great Britain
• Unique, new culinary tours
• Connecting the dots in Great Britain
• Avanti's choice for hand-picked hotels
• Learn how to become a BritAgent
• Sales and marketing tools available to you for your clients traveling to Europe
• And so much more!
Bonus Resource: Check out the Local Flavors
in Great Britain Culinary Guide here
Join Bruce Nierenberg, cruise industry
veteran and Chairman of Victory Cruise Lines, as he introduces incredible offers
- 2 for 1 pricing for our
newest ship, Victory II, inaugural year sailings in 2018
- Best Destinations in North
- 5-star food, alcoholic beverages and
shore excursions included
- Expert Lecturers Onboard
One very lucky live attendee will win a free cruise for 2 on our new Victory II itineraries.
Increase your chances of winning by attending all of our March webinar
series in order to qualify for a grand prize.
Join MSC Cruises and Travel Weekly to learn about the amazing future growth plan for the North American market.
• Learn Why the North American market needs an important player like MSC Cruises.
• Hear about MSC’s return to San Juan and St Maarten
• And understand how to work with your MSC Business Development Manager and earn more money
One lucky live attendee will win a 7-night Caribbean cruise on MSC Seaside!
Join Travel Weekly and Royalton for this live webinar to learn about exciting new properties launching in 2018 and 2019. Agents will also explore ways they can earn rewards on bookings with the Blue Diamond Agent Rewards program.
Plus, one lucky attendee will win a Royalton trip giveaway!
John Chernesky, VP of North American Sales at Princess Cruises, recently took a trip to the Caribbean with his family, and he has a great story to tell.
Whether you caught the action on John’s Facebook page or not, you do NOT want to miss out on this Caribbean education! This will be a deep-dive into John’s trip and the crystal clear Caribbean waters.
Get your low-down on all things #islandvibes with John.
One lucky attendee will win a 7-day Caribbean cruise leaving Fort Lauderdale on September 1, 2018.
Abu Dhabi is emerging as a must visit destination for savvy travelers looking for new and unique experiences. With its captivating culture, breath-taking luxury, exhilarating adventure and the warmth of Arabian hospitality, Abu Dhabi has become home to world-class museums and a hub of arts and heritage.
Join Travel Weekly and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi for exciting updates and agent specials on this popular vacation destination.
One Lucky live attendee will win a $50 gift card.
Join Travel Weekly and Tourism Australia to discover why Australia is a perfect destination for your customers’ next vacation.
Tourism Australia has just launched a multi-million dollar Crocodile Dundee-inspired marketing campaign enticing the American consumer to experience why There’s nothing like Australia. During this webinar, you will learn about where your clients can:
• Get close to our unique and wonderful wildlife in beautiful natural environments.
• Enjoy delicious food and wine in incredible locations.
• Be amazed by idyllic beaches and coastline.
• Experience the world’s oldest surviving indigenous culture.
Three lucky attendees will win a gift bag full of Australian treats!
Join Travel Weekly to learn why the Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island area is known as the Heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast! The combination of the area’s sugar-white sand and emerald-green waters make the beaches here some of the best in the world.
Leading the charge in the Gulf-to-Table movement, Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island offer visitors a unique and unforgettable dining experience. Enjoy fresh seafood caught off the coast, in the Gulf of Mexico, only hours before it reaches the table.
Destin is known as the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” and it only takes casting a line from a dock or from a boat to realize why. Whether boating, snorkeling, paddleboarding or just splashing around, there are many ways to enjoy the area’s beautiful, crystal-clear water.
But, if you’re looking to get away from the waves, the Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island area is a golfer’s dream and offers a number of gorgeous golf courses.
Learn how The Mark Travel Corporation shows love to travel agents with the all new TMTC Ultimate Agent Rewards program. The TMTC Ultimate Agent Rewards is a front line agent reward and recognition program that offers exclusive benefits and recognition to the most engaged agents to inspire more bookings with TMTC’s brands. With this program, we hope to encourage you to book more, stay involved and maximize your opportunities with TMTC and our partner suppliers.
One lucky live attendee will win $50 Agent Bonus Cash.
At Palladium Hotel Group we have it all. From resorts in beautiful destinations to people who work passionately every day to serve our guests. Palladium Hotel Group offers experiences for the entire family at Grand Palladium Hotels & Resorts along with adults-only experiences at the all-new TRS Hotels.
Join us to learn more about the continuously evolving Palladium Hotel Group and all the new hotels opening in Costa Mujeres in the Fall of 2018.
One lucky live attendee will win a 3-night stay at any Grand Palladium Hotel & Resorts.
Research shows travelers are looking for more from their vacations: more meaningful experiences, deeper connections, more value, and all without the stress that can accompany travel and planning a trip.
So what are travel agents to do? The answer is simple – sell guided vacations!
Join The Travel Corporation (TTC) and learn how Trafalgar, Insight Vacations and Contiki are at the forefront of this in-demand travel style, and how you can capitalize on this opportunity by getting tools and selling tips to grow your business.
And five lucky live attendees will win a $100 American Express gift card!
Join Travel Weekly and Discover The Palm Beaches to immerse yourself in all the experiences available for your clients:
• The largest county east of the Mississippi River, consisting of 39 diverse cities and towns that make up 15 distinct tourism districts
• More than 17,000 hotel rooms throughout an exciting collection of colorful resorts, hotels and B&Bs
• An award-winning and eclectic culinary scene
• Trendy shops and boutiques of world-wide fame
• A collection of family-friendly attractions and more than 200 art and culture venues
During the live webinar, one lucky attendee will win a $50 Visa gift card.
Immerse yourself in the world of Uniworld, #1 River Cruise Line (Travel + Leisure 2016) during this enlightening webinar.
With impeccable service that truly comes from the heart, exclusive excursions only available to Uniworld guests, delicious farm-to-table cuisine, a choice of inspiring destinations throughout world aboard 18 unique luxury ships—every element of a Uniworld all-inclusive river cruise is as unique and special as each guest.
Also included in the webinar is a look at U by Uniworld, a new take on river cruising. Uniworld continues to set the bar in river cruising by disrupting the travel industry with a fresh approach to cruising for 21-45 year olds, with river cruises designed for those with a passion for exploring and a taste for real adventures.
One lucky live attendee will have a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card!
Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau and Travel Weekly to get the
most up to date information on PortMiami, Cruise Capital of the World™. Find
out about port updates, cruise ship updates and get insider tips on the best
activities for your clients during their pre- or post-cruise stay in this
global tourism destination! From sports to events to beaches and shopping, your
clients have so many options to explore. And one lucky attendee will win a rope
handle cruise bag with a deluxe bathrobe and other Miami goodies!
For more than 177 years, Cunard has been a leader in not only forging this great cruise industry but in also providing guests life long memories and unique experiences.
Even though Cunard is a well-known name, it is often misunderstood. We will debunk the misconceptions and demonstrate how Cunard remains not only a one of a kind cruise experience but remains contemporary in every facet.
We will share with you all the special event cruises, exciting onboard experiences and exquisite destinations that you will find Only on Cunard.
Find out who sails Cunard and all the different ways our product may connect with your guests. One lucky live attendee will win a $100 American Express Gift Card.
A vacation is more than a getaway; a visit is more than a quick stay. Beyond beautiful beaches, outstanding cuisine, and some of the world’s warmest hospitality, history, heritage, and character can all be part of a traveler’s experience when Mexico is the destination.
Get tips from the industry’s #1 company for leisure travel to Mexico to find out what can lie in store for your clients when their travel professional goes with the tour operators, resorts, and destination management companies that are as “Warm. Welcoming. Wondrous.” as Mexico itself.
Register and attend for your chance to win a three-night stay at Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa with air from any ALG charter gateway
Join Apple Leisure Group, the largest producer with special guest, Rodolfo Lopez Negrete, former CEO of Mexico Tourism for a live conversation to help you better answer your customers’ questions and continue to sell the amazing destinations throughout Mexico.
- Separating facts from fiction about Mexico
- Keep your frontline educated and updated
- Resources and tools for selling Mexico with confidence
And one lucky live attendee will win a three night stay at Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya with air from any of ALG’s national charter gateways!
Join Travel Weekly to get up to date information on attractions, experiences and opportunities available for your customers in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit.
Learn how top wholesaler Classic Vacations can help create the perfect vacation experience for your travelers and provide you with the best online tools and booking assistance.
One lucky live attendee will win a 3 night stay in Imanta Resorts Punta de Mita!
Live the Unexplored Luxury of Cancun! In 2018, Palladium Hotel Group arrives in Costa Mujeres, Cancun with the two brand new state of the art resorts; Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort & Spa and the exclusive adults-only The Royal Suites Coral Hotel (TRS Coral Hotel).
Located beachfront only 15 minutes from the city of Cancun, in an ideal location where the atmosphere changes completely, the exotic vegetation of its pristine beaches offers the exclusivity and tranquility that our guests deserve. There is a new destination waiting to be discovered!