Webinars


Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and several Alaska partners for a three-part series exploring all the incredible possibilities awaiting your clients on land and sea in Alaska.

During each of these live webinars, Alaska's leading suppliers will offer updates, product information, booking options and advisor tools available to make Alaska happen. Help your clients explore and get inspired by Alaska's vast landscapes, Native cultures, wildlife, and wild places.

There will be three webinars in this series. Registration for the first part includes participants from Explore Fairbanks, Princess, Travel Juneau, UnCruise Adventures Small Ship Cruising, and Visit Anchorage.

Attendees who join us live will have the opportunity to win awesome Alaska-themed prizes, including a Princess cruise!

Who is the ideal client for Polar travel? Join Quark Expeditions, the Leader in Polar Adventures, for an expert-lead "how to" on discovering the key demographics of polar travelers and how you likely already have them in your database. Learn which destinations of the Arctic and Antarctic appeal to particular travel styles, walking away with a high comfort level of recommending specific polar itineraries. Finally, learn how our newest ship Ultramarine is back to sailing and changing the face of polar travel.

One lucky live attendee will win a cabin for two passengers on an upcoming Quark Expeditions Polar voyage. Subject to availability.

In this brief but info-packed webinar, you’ll learn how Allianz Travel Insurance can help your customers through travel mishaps big and small—including epidemic-related issues. You’ll also learn more about:

  • Valuable travel insurance benefits and some of the most common covered reasons
  • Claim accommodations and covered reasons related to COVID-19 
  • Proactive SmartBenefitsTM that can pay your customers for covered, tracked delays (no claim filing required!)
  • Training and marketing resources that make it easy to sell with confidence

Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and Air Tahiti Nui for this exciting webinar, where we’ll cover:  

  • New Seattle-Tahiti nonstop service
  • Special airfares including Kids Fly Free
  • Award winning all-inclusive in-flight product
  • How to sell the Islands of Tahiti

 One lucky live attendee will win a pair of Premium Economy Class tickets from Seattle or LAX to Tahiti and 2 nights at the Saint Regis Bora Bora in an Overwater Superior Villa Bungalow!

Join Gina Bang, Director of Marketing, and Nate Guilfoyle, Director of Web Services, at Avanti Destinations, for an educational training session on how to improve your workflow with Avanti. Avanti Destinations is committed to providing you with the best tools to help grow your business while simultaneously enabling you to create unforgettable travel experiences for your clients. From a variety of digital resources including e-Brochures, country microsites, and downloadable sales flyers, to our new, robust Avanti Sales Platform, we’re constantly looking for new ways to aid you in better serving your clients.

  • Advisors are struggling with long hold times, rebooking, etc. so this webinar will focus on:
    • Company update & destination booking trends
    • Improving workflow for agents (our call back feature, what is needed to start a quote, etc.)
    • Avanti’s new website features (Avanti Sales Portal demo) 

Four lucky live attendees will win a $25 gift card!

Join PONANT Directors of Business Development, Dale Woods and Yenedi Perez for an informative session about PONANT’s alliance with Smithsonian Journeys. 

PONANT & Smithsonian Journeys have come together to offer your clients enriched voyages to inspiring shores in the company of Smithsonian Journeys Experts. 

In addition to receiving information about the 2022 programs you will learn about the new and exciting themes for 2023. Aboard PONANT’s luxurious, intimate ships, your clients will sail to Australia’s Kimberley to witness a solar eclipse, visit the Arabian Peninsula with extra time to explore while docked in port overnight in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, or explore the St. Lawrence Seaway in the company of Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart and six talented musicians. These are just a few of our new experiences for 2023. You will also receive information on how your clients will benefit from the best PONANT Bonus Fares, a savings up to 30% and how to book with confidence with PONANT’s relaxed booking conditions.

One lucky live attendee will receive a $250 Amazon E-gift card.

It’s your time to shine as ALG Vacations focuses on you this May during Travel Advisor Appreciation Month. Join ALGV leaders Ray Snisky, Jacki Marks, and Jim Tedesco as they share how ALG Vacations is showing you the support you deserve in 2022. Highlights include the new Ask a Travel Advisor initiative; what’s in store for Travel Advisor Appreciation Month; and how we’ve revved up our service, technology and programs to maximize your success.

Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and leading destinations and travel suppliers will be live in the virtual studios to help you plan getaways for your clients this summer travel season! Incredible destinations and products throughout the U.S. and beyond that are ready to welcome your clients with adventures, entertainment, outdoor activities, music, food, and culture. Find out what makes their products unique, how they are managing the return of travel, what resources they offer to travel advisors and more.

Participating suppliers include:

  • Elite Island Resorts, Caribbean
  • G Adventures
  • New Orleans & Company
  • Riviera River Cruises

So many options await your eager travelers. Join us to help make their plans a reality. And one lucky live attendee will win a $250 gift card!

Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and United Airlines in our destination series to learn all about Bergen, Norway!

5 reasons to visit:

  1. Experience Bergen, a World Heritage City and European City of Culture
  2. See the spectacular fjord landscape, as well as three attractions which UNESCO has included on its World Heritage List.
  3. Explore Norway’s heritage, the Viking Age and see a Viking vessel.
  4. Taste local culinary specialties including small scale fisher-farmer producers, and go on a Cider safari
  5. Take a Norwegian Scenic Route road trip along the most beautiful landscape in Fjord Norway

One lucky person will win two Polaris business class tickets and a luxury hotel stay in Bergen.

Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and Windstar Cruises to learn all about Windstar’s Biggest Sale of the Year and so much more including:

  • 2024 Deployment News.  Where are we going next?
  • Where your clients can sail with Windstar this summer
  • New pricing options for all-inclusive sailing
  • Details and an inside peek at our newest sailing ship, Star Pride, before she sets sails this June
  • Specifics on the Biggest Sale of the Year featuring discounts up to 45% off beginning May 3, 2022

And then join a live chat with Windstar’s President Chris Prelog.  Any question is a good question!

One very lucky live attendee will win a chance to join Windstar on one of three inaugural Sailings on the Star Pride in June 2022 including the All in package for you and your guest!

There has never been a better time to sell your clients a U.S. River cruise on American Queen Voyages! This webinar will review our fleet of authentic paddlewheel boats sailing to iconic destinations along the Mississippi River and her Tributaries of Ohio, Tennessee, Cumberland, and Illinois, along with the Columbia and Snake rivers in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. This webinar will also provide you with a review of AQV’s City Stay packages – a commissionable way to enhance your client’s vacations including independent and escorted pre- and post-add-on’s to Glacier National Park, Headwaters of the Mississippi, New Orleans, Memphis, Nashville, and more! Also included is a review of our all-inclusive cruise components; special onboard enrichment and entertainment; and travel agent support resources. Register today and gain the knowledge base to sell with confidence!

PLUS: One lucky attendee will win a seven-night river cruise of their choosing! Does not include gratuities.

Travel Weekly, TravelAge West, and hot destinations throughout Florida will be live in the virtual studios to help you plan Florida getaways for your clients this summer travel season! Find out what makes each destination unique, hidden gems your clients can discover there, what resources they offer to travel advisors, and more.

Among the destinations participating are:

  • Fort Myers - Islands, Beaches and Neighborhoods
  • Greater Fort Lauderdale
  • Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades - Florida's Paradise Coast
  • The Palm Beaches
  • Visit St. Pete/Clearwater

So many options await your eager travelers. Join us to help make their plans a reality. Plus, one lucky attendee will win $250!

Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and United Airlines in our destination series to learn: 

  • How to fly non-stop from the US to Mallorca
  • Where to walk in the oldtown and visit the unique Cathedral that faces the sea with Gaudí and Barceló masterpieces
  • Where to visit some of the charming villages of the Tramuntana mountain range, world heritage by UNESCO 
  • How to find hidden pirates caves and breathtaking cliffs views  
  • All about the singular Mediterranean cuisine and their own local wines

One lucky live attendee will win 2 Polaris business round trip tickets to Palma de Mallorca, plus a 3 day stay at luxury hotel.

Join Travel Weekly, Air France and KLM to learn about their expanded U.S. service in partnership with Delta Air Lines including:

  • New KLM service from Austin to Amsterdam starting March 28
  • New Air France service from Dallas/Fort Worth to Paris resuming March 27
  • New Air France service from Denver to Paris resuming May 4
  • Expanded flights from New York, Los Angeles and other gateways to France and the Netherlands
  • The latest information about the restored onboard experience
  • New connection possibilities to reach destinations across Europe, Africa and South Asia and why AMS and CDG are Europe’s leading transfer hubs
  • Convenient connections from all major U.S. cities via Delta's extensive U.S. network to Air France and KLM's network

One lucky attendee will win a pair of business-class tickets for two from the U.S. to Paris.

Join Susana Romero, Director of Galapagos Sales and Communications, on a journey to explore the unique flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands. You’ll: 

  • Hear all about how Celebrity combines luxury with sustainability in the Galapagos Islands. 
  • Learn about the seamless, all -inclusive packages, and unique experiences Celebrity offers in the Galapagos. 
  • Discover the 3 unique vessels including the award winning, eco-conscious, all-suite luxury mega yacht Celebrity Flora. 
  • Find out how you can earn 20% commission on the bundled packages. 

Two lucky live attendees will win a $100 gift card!

 

For conscious travelers and explorers who want to satisfy their longing for enrichment, Xanterra Travel Collection provides intimate, immersive experiences around the world. Xanterra Travel Collection has been operating in legendary destinations for over 150 years, providing up close access and uncommon expertise for truly exclusive, unforgettable experiences, and we do so while treading carefully with a softer footprint and being mindful of our responsibility to others and to the earth. Join us to learn about Windstar Cruises, The Oasis at Death Valley, The Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel, VBT Bicycling Vacations and Country Walkers.

One lucky live attendee will win a 2-night stay for two guests at The Four Diamond Inn at Death Valley, along with dinner for two at The Inn’s Dining Room.

When travelers ask a travel advisor, they book with a travel advisor. That’s the logic behind the new Ask a Travel Advisor movement from ALG Vacations®. By creating a place where clients can have their vacation questions answered in real time by expert advisors, ALGV is helping travel advisors widen their prospects and boost their business. Join ALGV leaders Ray Snisky, Jacki Marks and Scott Wiseman as they:

  • Detail tools and marketing resources to convert conversations to bookings
  • Address industry recovery and what ALGV is doing to build yours
  • Discuss how ALG Vacations® is pacing and where it’s heading
  • Recap new VAX VacationAccess and service improvements
  • Set you on your way to becoming an Elite advisor

Every live attendee will be entered to win a 3-night stay at Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort!

Don’t Go Small, Go Australia!
Don’t Go Small, Go Australia!
March 24, 2022
2:00pm Eastern
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Vacations have been paused for two long years but it’s finally time to come and say G’day Down Under! We say, “Don’t go small, Go Australia”. We’re so excited to welcome all fully vaccinated travelers back for their trip of a lifetime. Discover ancient places, wide-open spaces, mouthwatering flavors, cute critters, and welcoming faces. Join us for insights and updates that will ensure a lifechanging Australian adventure for your clients.

  • Find out the latest on entry requirements
  • Learn about Australia’s iconic attractions, unique wildlife, Indigenous culture and delicious food and wine
  • Find out how to upskill and become an Aussie Specialist in just 90 minutes
  • Plus, be in the running to win awesome prizes including premium Australian wine and luxury hampers filled with Aussie treats

 

Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West, and United Airlines in our new destination series to learn:  

  • How to fly non-stop to Ponta Delgada in the Azores, Portugal
  • All about Europe’s leading adventure tourism destination 
  • Why it’s the first archipelago in the world certified as a sustainable destination
  • Why it’s one of Europe´s safest destinations, putting the well-being of our visitors and our people as top priority
  • How it is one of the two regions in the world holding all the classifications awarded by UNESCO
  • All about the year-round attractions in-destination 

One lucky live attendee will win two premium economy class tickets from the US with a hotel stay in Ponta Delgada at a 5-star hotel.

CIE Tours is celebrating our 90th anniversary in 2022. Learn about our storied history of travel excellence and plenty of newness to keep the company vibrant.  

This engaging and informative webinar will cover:

  • 90 Years in 90 seconds – a quick jaunt through CIE Tours’ history 
  • The CIE Tours Difference – Discover the all‐in Inclusive Advantage, and find out why we have a 95% guest satisfaction rating
  • Overview of product offerings in Ireland, Britain, Iceland and Italy
  • Ireland Spotlight ‐ The largest selection of Ireland itineraries experience by guided motorcoach, private driver, and self‐drive. 
  • Britain spotlight– Deeper dive into our four new 2022 tours crafted by our exceptional London-based team
  • Special tips on booking groups and custom private driver travel
  • Promotions, including discounted airfare to Ireland
  • Travel agent resources including how to make bookings and get access to travel agent discounts 

One lucky attendee will win two airline tickets to Dublin from the U.S.!

Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West, and United Airlines in our new destination series to learn:  

  • Why Tenerife is known as the “Hawaii of the east”
  • How to fly non-stop to Tenerife, in Canary Islands, Spain
  • How to make the island’s special drink, Barraquito
  • The landscape of Tenerife: Perfect weather, lush forests, plunging cliffs, natural volcanic pools and the highest peak in Spain
  • All about the architecture: From small towns surrounded by 15th and 16th century buildings, to luxurious, chic retreats with world-class cuisine, golf, paragliding and more

 One lucky live attendee will win two business-class tickets from the U.S. with a stay in Tenerife at a 5-star hotel.  

Join Travel Weekly and Celebrity Cruises as they answer all of your burning questions, such as:   

  • Updates on our Healthy Return to Service – What is it like onboard a Celebrity cruise today?
  • What destinations should I offer my clients who want to sail Celebrity in 2022 and BEYOND? 
  • Why is everyone talking about “THE RETREAT®” and why is it booking so quickly?
  • Why should I book Flights by CelebritySM and Hotels by Celebrity?
  • How can I best utilize www.bookespresso.com to sell more? 
  • Why should I become a Celebrity Learning Graduate? 

 One lucky live attendee will win a Celebrity BeyondSM Inaugural cruise for two, sailing from Port Everglades (FLL)*

 *Giveaway Terms and Conditions: 
One (1) Celebrity Beyond (inaugural sailing) stateroom will be awarded to a Travel Partner that attends the Travel Weekly webinar (March 7, 2022) and is present to win, if name is chosen. Winner must be 21 years of age or older to participate in this drawing. Stateroom assignment is double occupancy only. Once stateroom is assigned, no upgrades are available. This is an inaugural sailing and does not include flights or roundtrip transfers to the port of embarkation. You will be contacted with further details and asked to choose a sail date, in the next few weeks. Sail dates are subject to change.

Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and Windstar Cruises to learn all about luxury yacht style cruising aboard Windstar Cruises. Small ships means CHOICE for your clients.

  • Choice of classic, intimate sailing yachts or completely transformed 312-guest, all-suite small ships.
  • Choice of all-inclusive or a-la-carte pricing.
  • Choice of a wide variety of global bucket list cruise destinations visiting marquee ports and hidden harbors.

Windstar Cruises also realizes you have a choice of small ship brands to recommend and we are committed to becoming your #1 choice in small ship cruising.

Find out more about updates on our Star Promise Commitment to Travel Advisors. Join our VP of Sales, Steve Simao, who will also be happy to answer any of your questions.

 Two very lucky live attendees will win a Suite aboard Star Legend, Barcelona to Lisbon, 5-day sailing departing 4/21/22.  2 Winners!

Join Travel Weekly and Celebrity Cruises to gain valuable insight on how to find corporate customers with minimal to no incremental costs. Celebrity will:

  • Share how they partner with advisors on qualifying the business and work together on the proposal
  • Explain how servicing these groups are easier than any affinity group they ever worked with
  • Teach advisors to convert corporate customers to your leisure customers for life 
  • Learn how to pitch to HR departments to get to be the vendor or choice for the companies in your neighborhood, or anywhere!

One lucky live attendee will win a cruise!* 

*Valid for Caribbean, Europe, Alaska, and Bermuda sailings in 2022 

Hawaii Loves Travel Advisors
Hawaii Loves Travel Advisors
February 16, 2022
1:00-5:00pm Eastern
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It’s time to say ALOHA to all the wonderful things 2022 will bring…starting with the Hawaii Loves Travel Advisors Virtual Event! We invite you to join us for this LIVE virtual event for a jam-packed day of education, networking, and of course, lots of fun. Attendees will:  

  • Discover what’s new and what’s different in Hawaii this year and beyond
  • Strengthen your existing Hawaii supplier partnerships and help build new ones
  • Attend three engaging webinar sessions to enhance your product knowledge and get up-to-date on offerings
  • Network with suppliers and fellow advisors in one-on-one text and video chats
  • Qualify to win great prizes and more!  

Register today to bolster your Hawaii sales and gain the relationships, tools, and knowledge to create the best Hawaiian vacation your clients could ever imagine. 

Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West, Qatar Airways and Qatar Tourism for an update on the most exciting new stop-over destination for Americans. During this live event, attendees will:

  • Learn how to match the right Qatar stop-over experience to your client – Adventure, Romance/Honeymoon, Culture Seeker, Luxury Traveler.
  • Receive an update on the finest hotels in Doha and other accommodation options in Qatar
  • Hear from Qatar Airways - voted Airline of the Year 2021 – on how to access Doha from 12 US gateways and their unparalleled onboard service and products.
  • Receive an update on Qatar Covid requirements and our seamless entry procedures
  • Explore Qatar Airways’ reliable network of more than 140 destinations with guaranteed flexibility.

Two lucky live attendees will win a $100 gift card.

 

Fall in Love with Scotland
Fall in Love with Scotland
February 10, 2022
2:00pm Eastern
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VisitScotland invite you to join us for an exciting event designed to inspire and educate! Let us share with you our passion for Scotland and take you through some of our key travel themes for 2022 and beyond, including Scotland’s unique experiences, hidden gems and how to travel responsibly. With our exclusive ‘top tips’ you’ll be able to confidently recommend and sell Scotland as a vacation destination. Scotland is Calling and now is the time to answer - we look forward to welcoming you and your clients soon!

One lucky live attendee will win a luxury cashmere sweater courtesy of Johnstons of Elgin in association with Scotland’s finest collection of premium products, Famously Hawick.

Discover the Majestic Way of Life
Discover the Majestic Way of Life
February 8, 2022
2:00pm Eastern
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Join Travel Weekly and Majestic Resorts to learn: 

  • Top tips for selling Majestic Resorts
  • What sets Majestic Resorts apart from the competition
  • How to sell FREE weddings with Majestic Resorts
  • How to maximize your revenue by upselling to high demand room categories 
  • The benefits of our exclusive adult-only CLUBs

 Four lucky live attendees will win a three night’s stay at a Majestic Resorts property!

What’s New 2022
What’s New 2022
January 19, 2022
2:00pm Eastern
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We’ve finally arrived…2022 is here! Join us for What’s New 2022 with Club Med, Costa Cruises, G Adventures, and Margaritaville at Sea to learn all about what these companies are doing to give your clients something exciting, unexpected, and different. They’ll be discussing changes they’ve made in the past year, upcoming openings and renovations, special travel advisor promotions, and more.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to hear the latest and greatest from the best in the biz, and a chance to win some amazing prizes, including a stateroom for two aboard Margaritaville at Sea Paradise, a 7-day Mediterranean Costa cruise for two and more!

Sea blue. Save green.
Sea blue. Save green.
December 15, 2021
2:00pm Eastern
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Wave season rolls in early with Virgin Voyages. Now that Scarlet Lady is making waves and turning heads, find out how your Sailors can save on their upcoming voyages and how you can earn BIG this year, and next! Also, learn more about what it means to Set Sail the Virgin Way and what's next for Virgin Voyages. 

Windstar Cruises wants to be your small-ship cruise line of choice! There are many reasons to partner with Windstar Cruises, starting with our Travel Assurance Booking Policy, Star Promise Commitment to travel advisors, Beyond Ordinary Care Program, and much more. Your clients will love our award-winning guest experience. Windstar is welcoming, unpretentious and authentic.

Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and Windstar Cruises to: 

  • Learn about our new branding initiative designed to help advisors better sell both our Wind Class and Star Plus Class.
  • Find out about new tools to upsell your clients to our new all-inclusive pricing and earn bigger commissions.
  • Gain a sneak peek into our upcoming Wave Promotion and other enhancements to our travel advisor support.

One lucky live attendee will win a $200 gift card!

Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West, Qatar Airways and Qatar Tourism for an update on the most exciting new stop-over destination for Americans. During this live event, attendees will: 

  • Discover inspirational itineraries that show exactly what 48 hours looks like for your clients in Doha and Qatar.
  • See why Qatar Airways won Airline of the Year in 2021 and World’s Best Airport.
  • Learn to address barriers and sell the concept of a stop-over to clients reluctant to travel long haul post-COVID.
  • Explore the first airline and hub airport to both hold Skytrax 5-Star ratings for quality and COVID-19 safety measures.
  • Learn to match the right Qatar experience to your clients and create complimentary stopovers.
  • Explore Qatar Airways’ reliable, expanding network of more than 140 destinations with guaranteed flexibility. 

Two lucky live attendees will win a $100 gift card.

Now more than ever you need a tour operator who is here for you, for all your needs. As a true partner, ALGV’s goal is to keep processes simple, their support solid, and remain the smart choice for travel professionals who want to grow.

Join us on Thursday December 9 to hear from the ALG Vacations executive team on why working with ALGV is the right choice for you. 

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

Los Cabos Travel Trends for 2022
Los Cabos Travel Trends for 2022
December 8, 2021
2:00pm Eastern
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During this live webinar, Los Cabos Tourism Board Managing Director Rodrigo Esponda will share the key successes for Los Cabos in 2021 that have created incredible opportunities for travel in 2022 and beyond. During this live event attendees will learn about new trends in the destination. Specific details will be provided about:

  • Upcoming openings and connectivity
  • Health protocols that are here to stay
  • Tools to sell better Los Cabos

Two lucky live attendees will win their own Los Cabos stay with 2 nights in Live Aqua Residences Los Cabos or 2 nights in Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos. One additional lucky live attendee will win a 2 night double-occupancy certificate to Zoëtry Casa del Mar Los Cabos.

 

Please join Mark Conroy, Silversea’s Managing Director for the Americas, live from our newest flagship Silver Moon, as he talks about the amazing personalized experience your clients will have aboard of our ships and even before, with our Door-to-Door All-Inclusive service.  Also on the agenda is our direction for 2022 and how you can capitalize on all the exciting news coming soon, including our new pricing structure, wave offer and the evolution class ship pre-sale!

One incredibly lucky live attendee will win a chance to sail with Silversea!*

 *Port charges and fees are the responsibility of the travel advisor.

The World of Luxury for 2022
The World of Luxury for 2022
December 6, 2021
2:00pm Eastern
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Travel Weekly is committed to helping our travel advisor readers succeed in the luxury market. As advisors continue to grow in favor with discerning travelers, Travel Weekly will host a discussion with top luxury providers to satisfy those growing luxury inquiries. 

 Join us to hear the latest luxury trends, learn what to highlight to close those sales and the incredible opportunities available for your luxury clients in 2022 and beyond. 

 This conversation will include presentations from Xanterra Travel Collection, Seabourn, Cunard Line and Celebrity Cruises. 

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

California Connect
California Connect
November 30, 2021
2:00pm Eastern
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Set your sights on California. If you have clients who’ve dreamed of cruising the California coast, spending a sunny afternoon sampling the best wines out west, or dipping their toes in the warm waters of the Pacific, look no further. Join us live for the November 30th presentation and view the archived November 4th event. California Connect, featuring Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Princess Cruises, Visit Napa Valley, and more, will take you on an interactive, engaging journey of The Golden State. You’ll walk away armed with the tools to send your clients on trips they’ll never forget.

Attendees to both events will be eligible to win a $150 gift card awarded to live attendees at the November 30 event. If you missed the November 4 event, you will be able to view it once you sign up for the November 30 event.

The Latest in Las Vegas
The Latest in Las Vegas
November 29, 2021
2:00pm Eastern
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Join Travel Weekly and top Las Vegas partners for an update on all the opportunities awaiting your clients. Attendees will hear about new initiatives and what’s in store for 2022. Confirmed participants include Allegiant Stadium, Caesars Entertainment, Fly Over Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. Find all the best options for your Las Vegas travelers.

Among the prizes will be Apple Airpods courtesy of the Las Vegas CVA, four tickets to FlyOver with a $50 Amazon Gift Card courtesy of Fly Over Las Vegas, four Allegiant Stadium Tours, and a two-night complimentary stay at Caesars Palace, courtesy of Caesars Entertainment. 

Martinique, Make It Your Own
Martinique, Make It Your Own
November 17, 2021
2:00pm Eastern
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Join Travel Weekly and the award-winning destination of Martinique for all the latest updates including: 

  • Up to date protocols and COVID status
  • American Airlines resumption of flights to Martinique
  • Private Villas, boutique hotels and unusual accommodations
  • Two UNESCO honors for The French Caribbean Island of Martinique: UNESCO includes Martinique’s Yole traditional sail boat to the World Cultural Heritage and inducted Martinique into UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program for its rich biodiversity

 Sharing their love for the destination will be speakers Muriel Wiltord, Director Americas CMT Americas and Monique Macaire Sprott, Manager Marketing, Administration, Cruise & Water Sports
CMT Americas.

Join them and their guests from American Airlines, Club Med and Villaveo and more to find out why Martinique was recognized in 2021 by Tripadvisor as Traveller’s Choice and was chosen as the Gold winner for the 2021 Magellan Awards in the “Caribbean – Overall Destinations-Eco-Friendly “Green” Destination” category. Learn about the incredible Eco-Friendly Martinique as the entire island has been named UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.

 Prizes will be offered! Three lucky live attendees will win Visa prepaid gift cards. And one very lucky attendees will win a spot on an upcoming Fam Trip to the destination!

American Queen Voyages™ embarks on North American expansion. The brand new, expedition style Ocean Victory™ will traverse 12- and 13-day journeys through the less-traveled regions of Alaska's Inside Passage led by a seasoned expedition team.

Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and the American Queen team to learn about all that awaits your clients on an American Queen Voyages™ Alaska experience including:

  • See where the orcas frolic and the wind whistles through the fjords.
  • Team up with Cal Poly biologists to discover a shoreline teeming with humpback whales, sea lions, bears and hundreds of species of birds.
  • Hear our engines run silent as the predators. Listen closely and you can hear the rustle of the wolf in the forest. Some places on earth are so sacred, we turn off our vessel's mechanicals and let nature sing.

One very lucky live attendee will win an American Queen Voyages sailing.

California Connect
California Connect
November 4, 2021
2:00pm Eastern
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Set your sights on California. If you have clients who’ve dreamed of cruising the California coast, spending a sunny afternoon sampling the best wines out west, or dipping their toes in the warm waters of the Pacific, look no further. Join us live for California Connect—featuring Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Visit Napa Valley, and West Hollywood Travel + Tourism Board—as they take you on an interactive, engaging journey of The Golden State. You’ll walk away armed with the tools to send your clients on trips they’ll never forget. 

 

Florida PLUS
Florida PLUS
November 1, 2021
2:00pm Eastern
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Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West, leading travel destinations throughout the state of Florida, Universal Orlando® Resort and United Airlines as we explore arguably our country’s hot spot for 2021 and find out what amazing opportunities await your clients this coming winter season and beyond! 

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 travel again. 

The webinar will feature the endless possibilities offered by Visit Tampa Bay, The Palm Beaches, The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel, The Florida Keys, Universal Orlando® Resort and United Airlines.  

One lucky live attendee will win a $150 gift card.

River Cruises PLUS
River Cruises PLUS
October 28, 2021
2:00pm Eastern
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Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and leaders from top river cruise companies to get the latest updates on your clients opportunities to sail the world’s rivers. Hear all the exciting new itineraries, destination updates plus marketing and sales strategies to help increase your sales in 2022! Featured companies include: AmaWaterways, Amadeus River Cruises, American Cruise Lines, Avalon Waterways, Emerald Cruises and Scenic Luxury Cruises and Tours.


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

Make Ireland Your Destination
Make Ireland Your Destination
October 27, 2021
12:00pm-5:00pm Eastern
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Set your calendar for Immersive Ireland, a LIVE virtual event that will help you truly uncover unique experiences on the island of Ireland.  Find out how to share authentic Ireland with your clients.  Awaken to its culinary magic, its’ musical story, and the outdoor adventures that await your travelers.  

During this live event, you will be able to make direct connections with Ireland’s leading partners who are eager to serve your clients.  During this interactive and engaging afternoon, you will hear from Tourism Ireland leadership, meet more than 30 partners from the island of Ireland, and gain access to marketing and social media assets to share the wonders of the island of Ireland and grow your business in 2022 and beyond.

Advisors who attend will: 

  • Hear directly from our tourism professionals
  • Meet and create connections with island of Ireland partners during roundtable discussions
  • Explore best options in culinary, music and outdoor adventures
  • Immerse yourself in authentic Irish experiences including tips from genealogy experts
  • Learn about sustainable product offering
  • Qualify to win amazing prizes


Join Susana Romero, Director of Galapagos Sales, on a journey to discover the unique flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands. Learn about the seamless, truly all-inclusive packages, and unique experiences Celebrity Cruises offers. Discover the 3 unique vessels including the award-winning Celebrity Flora® which combines a luxurious experience with environmental stewardship to create unforgettable vacations in the Galapagos Islands. And learn about the amazing travel partner benefits and resources when selling Celebrity Cruises Galapagos product.

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

We’re embarking on a re-imagined vision of North American cruising. With the consolidation of the original American Queen® Steamboat Company and Victory® Cruise Lines, and the addition of expedition cruises to Alaska, truly all the North American continent’s waterways are for our guests to adventure upon. With American Queen Voyages™ Guests will discover an experience where folks get up close and personal and tradition comes alive, a deeper way to understand the North American guests cannot see from the expressway.

Join Chris Austin, Chief Sales Officer and his two Heads of Sales - Saul Fonseca & Aimee Price for a high-powered update on Explora Journeys. Explora Journeys, a vibrant, cosmopolitan, European luxury, lifestyle brand is redefining ocean travel for a new generation of discerning travellers. With the first of four luxury ships scheduled to set sail in 2023, remarkable itineraries will blend renowned destinations with lesser-travelled ports for a journey that celebrates discovery. Explora Journeys will introduce a unique all-inclusive luxury travel experience for those who want to explore differently. Join us on this journey and be part of our community and learn how Explora Journeys brand positioning and policies support our partnership, they are bold, industry first and put you at the very center.  

 Explora Journeys, a vibrant, cosmopolitan, European luxury, lifestyle brand is redefining ocean travel for a new generation of discerning travellers. With the first of four luxury ships scheduled to set sail in 2023, remarkable itineraries will blend renowned destinations with lesser-travelled ports for a journey that celebrates discovery. Explora Journeys will introduce a unique all-inclusive luxury travel experience for those who want to explore differently. Join us on this journey and be part of our community and learn how Explora Journeys brand positioning and policies support our partnership, they are bold, industry first and put you at the very center. One lucky live attendee will win a $150 gift card.

Join Travel Weekly and the Los Cabos Tourism Board for an update on key findings and trends in Los Cabos. During this live event attendees will learn about:

  • Los Cabos traveler trends
  • Best opportunities for classic and new Los Cabos experiences 
  • Traveler priorities on health and safety
  • An update on group travel programs

Join MSC Cruises for our “Meet MSC Seashore – Miami’s Newest Ship” webinar hosted by Ken Muskat, EVP & Chief Operating Officer, and Kris Endreson, VP of Strategic Sales. MSC Seashore makes her U.S. debut in less than two months!  Join us as we share information on what your guests can expect on MSC Seashore and how she brings guests closer to the sea than ever before.  Plus, we’ll cover some of our more exotic cruise itineraries as your guests dream of booking their cruise vacations in 2022 and beyond.  Lastly, we’ll emphasize our longstanding commitment to our trade partners through the MSC True Partnerships program and initiatives.

Join us LIVE for your chance to win a stateroom aboard MSC Seashore’s Inaugural & Naming Ceremony in November! All webinar attendees will also be entered in our weekly MSC Seashore stateroom giveaway between October 7th and November 4th, announced by Travel Weekly via email.  Our last stateroom will be given live at CruiseWorld on November 11th at the MSC Cruises sponsored breakfast. Can’t wait to sea you soon!

The future of cruising has arrived - be among the first to explore PONANT’s revolutionary new vessel – Le Commandant Charcot. Join PONANT for exclusive access to the world’s only luxury vessel that is both strong enough to reach the Geographic North Pole and sustainably built to earn a Super-Clean certification. Experience refined luxury in the farthest reaches of the southern and northern hemispheres.

 Two lucky live attendees will be winners as Ponant awards a $200 eCard and $100 eCard.

Discover all the new ways United can fly your customers nonstop to popular leisure destinations this winter.

  • Learn how United decides where to fly next.
  • Glimpse the exciting new future of air travel with United.
  • See how United is responding to customer expectations in the “new normal”.
  • View videos and links you can share with your customers that can take them on a virtual walk through of today’s air travel experience.

One very lucky live attendee will win two roundtrip tickets, domestic U.S. including Caribbean and Hawaii.

Antigua and Barbuda: Paradise Awaits
Antigua and Barbuda: Paradise Awaits
September 22, 2021
2:00pm Eastern
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Join Travel Weekly and Antigua and Barbuda to learn about: 

  • New flights/airlift 
  • Antigua and Barbuda Travel Protocols
  • How to become an A & B Specialist 
  • Activities and Excursions 
  • Signature Properties

One lucky live attendee will win a roundtrip airfare to the destination to experience Paradise first hand.

If you haven’t been to West Hollywood lately – you have not been to West Hollywood!  It’s a new season on the legendary Sunset Strip with several new luxury hotels and newly re-opened bars, clubs and restaurants. Don’t miss the cutting-edge design and shopping in the Design District, and the open & inclusive nightlife on Santa Monica Boulevard. One lucky live attendee will win two round trip tickets on JSX hop on jet service from any of their gateways and a two night stay in a West Hollywood hotel. 

Join us to learn more about what’s in store for this year’s CruiseWorld and how it will help to put your business back on the road to success. As a CruiseWorld attendee you will:

  • Hear from cruise line executives and industry leaders first-hand
  • Meet face-to-face with suppliers during the Exhibitor Showcase
  • Network and brainstorm with other travel advisors
  • Learn about products and services to best help your clients explore again
  • Have an absolute blast reuniting with your industry colleagues

Ten lucky webinar participants will win FREE registration to participate in the event, taking place at the Miami Beach Convention Center, November 10-12, 2021!

Virgin Voyages will be joining as our webinar sponsor for this live event and will be with us live at CruiseWorld as well.

Join Brendan Halcomb, Alaska Cruisetours Sales Manager, for a lively workshop on the value of including Celebrity’s Alaska Cruisetours within your product portfolio. Discover the key areas of interest on a multi night land tour, learn how to educate and excite your clients to explore both Alaska’s coastline and interior, and understand the unique inclusions that make a Celebrity Cruisetour a seamless and premium experience. 
One live attendee will win a $100 Gift Card.

You’ve seen the news, our first guests are raving about our new All-Suite Star Plus Class, completely refurbished from the $250 Million Star Plus Initiative. It extends beyond the two new dining restaurants designed by James Beard Foundation recognized chefs, the delectable World Spa by Windstar, or the gorgeous new pool, to the very foundation of what makes Windstar Cruises a leader of small ship cruising. With two classes of ships – classic tall-masted Wind Class and the all new all-suite Star Plus Class – Windstar offers the perfect opportunity to connect your client to the right yacht. Join our webinar to learn the differences between yacht classes, how to sell the Windstar experience to your client, and to see never before images and content on the Star Plus Class.
 
Clients’ desire to travel is back, and the pent-up demand for intimate, authentic, fun experiences like Windstar’s is higher than ever.  Learn about Windstar Cruises today and grow your commissions!
 
One lucky live attendee will win a $100 gift card.

Join us to learn more about how Adventures by Disney gives your clients access to the world. Whether it's a private tour of the Vatican Museum or a dinner party in the Imperial Pavilion at the Vienna Zoo, their adventure will take them to unique locations as only Disney can. Discover the variety of ways your clients can travel with Adventures by Disney, the Disney Differences that make our vacations so unique and the marketing and sales resources available to you. 

A Return to Europe
A Return to Europe
July 28, 2021
2:00pm eastern
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After more than a year of travel restrictions, U.S. travelers are eager to return to Europe. There are, however, still many unknowns surrounding the reopening of the European Union in 2021. What documentation will travelers need? Will destinations require testing and quarantining? What are individual destinations doing to ensure health and safety of guests? What can travelers expect when they arrive? What will land travel look like? What will river cruising look like?
 
Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and our guests Riviera River Cruises, Collette Tours and Tourism Ireland as we discuss your clients' return to Europe!
 
One lucky live attendee will win a $250 gift card

The luxury product is growing in Los Cabos. This On Demand webinar will show you how you can give your clients a getaway that will set them apart from the rest – and keep them coming back for more tailor-made adventures. We’ll look into the most elite and elevated experiences, villas and properties in Los Cabos and how to book them.  

  • The growth of luxury offerings
  • The return to the original luxury product
  • Top villas and how to book them
  • Most recent additions to Virtuoso portfolio
  • Top experiences for luxury travelers  

 

Join Travel Weekly and TravelAge West to learn all the new opportunities for your clients at Hoteles Xcaret. Attendees will learn:
 
    •    Benefits of our All-Fun Inclusive concept
    •    Differences between Hotel Xcaret México and Hotel Xcaret Arte
    •    Reasons your guests will feel like home in Hoteles Xcaret
    •    Details about our Xecurity protocols and Xosteinability model
    •    Why our both hotels are the perfect venue for weddings and celebrations

One lucky live attendee will win a 2 nights and 3 days complimentary stay in a Suite Garden Suite valid for 1 year BO dates apply (Premium season).

When helping your clients choose the best vacation location, choose Riviera Nayarit. Join Travel Weekly and discover all of this destination's assets:  

  • Location, Location, Location!
  • Excellent Connectivity with the main US and Canada Cities
  • First Class Lodging and Touristic Services
  • Amazing Beaches and Natural Beauty
  • Perfect Climate
  • Superb Gastronomy and Rich Local Culture
  • The World´s Famous Mexican Hospitality at its best  

And three lucky live attendees will win a chance to experience Riviera Nayarit for themselves. Three live prizes include: a 2-Night/3-Day Stay at Conrad Punta de Mita, a 2-Night/3-Day Stay at St Regis Punta Mita and 2-Night/3-Day Stay at Four Seasons Punta Mita. 

Wellness travel is making a strong comeback as consumers emerge from the pandemic shutdown and look to connect with others – and disconnect from the stresses of the Covid era. Shedding the emotional and psychological fatigue of quarantining, increasing physical fitness and returning to a sense of normalcy have become priorities for the majority of the world’s population. Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and the incredible resorts of Hotel Xcaret and La Coleccion by Posadas to find the perfect Mexican oasis for your wellness craving clients.

One lucky advisor will win a 2-night stay at Hotel Xcaret for 2 adults in a Garden Suite!  

Join Susana Romero, Director of Galapagos Sales, on a journey to explore the unique flora & fauna of the Galapagos Islands. Hear the latest news about our return to service in Galapagos. Learn about the seamless, truly all-inclusive packages, and unique experiences Celebrity Cruises offers. Discover the 3 unique vessels including the award winning, eco-conscious, all-suite luxury mega yacht Celebrity Flora.

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

Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and luxury suppliers to explore today's luxury travel options. Reports indicate that luxury is leading the travel industry comeback and luxury clients are ready to go and to go big. During this roundtable discussion, luxury suppliers will of course share their updated safety protocols, but they will also share the latest trends in luxury options and experiences for your discerning and yearning for travel luxury clientele.  

One lucky live attendee will win a $250 gift card. We look forward to seeing you in the virtual studios.

Welcome to Switzerland! In this webinar you will learn why Switzerland is a natural choice for a post Covid-19 vacation, how the country is aspires to become the most sustainable travel destination in the world as well as some great ideas on activities and experiences your clients should not miss. Additionally, we will be sharing some exciting product news and hotel openings and present you our valuable travel trade tools, that will make your life easier when it comes to sell Switzerland.

Two lucky advisors will win a Bucherer watch ($620 value)! Bucherer, an independent family-owned business, is the world’s largest retailer of watches and jewelry, and a great shopping stop for travelers in Switzerland.



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