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 engine?  

PLUS, live attendees will have a chance to win a 3-night stay at Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta!

2018 Crystal Logo Webinar
The World of Crystal
July 11, 2018
2:00pm Eastern
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Join Paul 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 promotional offers.


All attendees will be entered to win a Crystal cruise to be awarded this fall!

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 Sailor Bag!

    2018 Vegas Webinar Logo
    The Vegas Advantage
    June 27, 2018
    2:00pm Eastern
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    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 golf courses.

    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.
    • 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. 

    2018 Caesars Webinar
    Welcome to the Empire
    June 6, 2018
    2:00pm Eastern
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    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 imposing jungle.  

    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 excursions included
    • 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 May. 

      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!
    2018 Uniworld Webinar Logo USE THIS ONE
    Originally live May 10, 2018
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    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.

    One lucky agent will win a 7-night cruise for two from Uniworld!

    2018 Australia Webinar Logo
    Selling Australia Made Easy
    Originally live May 8, 2018
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    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 like Crystal
    • 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.


      2018 Crystal Logo Webinar
      All Things Crystal
      Originally live April 10, 2018
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      Join Carmen Roig, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Sales, for the latest on the Crystal fleet.

      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 Endeavor.


      One lucky 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, including:

      - 5-star food included

      - All-inclusive alcoholic beverages 

      - One of a kind All-inclusive shore excursions

      - 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 and itineraries:  

      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 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.

      MSC Serving YOU
      MSC Serving YOU
      Originally live March 14, 2018
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      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.
      2018 Australia Webinar Logo
      Why Australia
      February 22, 2018
      2:00pm Eastern
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      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.
      2018 Palladium Webinar Logo
      Palladium Hotel Group Has It All
      February 5, 2018
      2:00pm Eastern
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      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!
      Join the 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!
      2018 Cunard Webinar Logo
      The Unique Cunard Experience
      Originally live January 9, 2018
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      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.
      2017 ALG Group Logos
      Selling the Experience of Mexico
      Originally live December 19, 2017
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      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


      2017 ALG Group Logos
      The Truth About Mexico
      Originally live December 12, 2017
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      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!
      Los Cabos 2017
      Los Cabos Today!
      Originally live November 9, 2017
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      Join Travel Weekly and the Los Cabos Tourism Board for exciting news on the trendiest beach destination in Mexico. We'll update you on upcoming hotel openings, revolutionary gastronomic experiences, and thrilling activities! One lucky live attendee will win two nights in Los Cabos. 
      2017 River Cruise Plus logo
      Selling the World's Rivers
      Originally live November 7, 2017
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      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 2018 and beyond. One lucky attendee will win a $250 gift card at the end of the live event. Featuring river cruise executives from:

      • AmaWaterways
      • CroisiEurope
      • Riviera River Cruises
      • Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
      • Viking River Cruises
      2017 Carnival GoCCL Webinar
      GoCCL.com is Getting a Makeover!
      Originally live November 2, 2017
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      Join Carnival’s Mike Julius, Vice President, Field Sales North America, and Noel Hernandez, Senior Analyst as they bring you an exclusive look of the new Carnival travel agent internet portal. We’ve been collecting extensive feedback from our amazing travel partners to be able to give the GoCCL portal a complete design makeover and it’s finally here! It’s sleek, modern, and completely optimized – be one of the first to experience it! 
      One very lucky live attendee will win a 3-4 day Carnival cruise!

      Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and representatives from five hot spots across Florida that are eager to welcome your clients this coming winter season. 

      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 all these opportunities for your customers in the Sunshine State as you prepare for the high season this winter. 

      Whether it’s an escape to Naples, a pre- or post-stay in Fort Lauderdale, visiting the Beaches of Fort Meyers and Sanibel or kicking back in Key West and the Monroe County region, the possibilities are endless. And Spirit Airlines will share their best options for getting your clients there.

      One lucky attendee will win a $250 gift card at the end of the live webinar presentation.

      2017 Antigua Barbuda
      Antigua is Open for Business
      Originally live October 24, 2017
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      Travel Weekly, Antigua and Barbuda invite you to join us for this live webinar where agents will learn: 

      • The status of Antigua and its Resorts “Open for Business”
      • Barbuda, and the Recovery Efforts
      • Destination Specialist & Travel Agent Incentive Program
      • Tours & Attractions on Antigua

      Travel agent attendees will have a chance to win one of five amazing prizes:

      • 3-Night stay at Pineapple Beach
      • 2-Night, All-Inclusive stay at Blue Waters Resorts & Spa
      • 2-Night, All-Inclusive stay at Starfish Jolly Beach
      • An authentic Antigua & Barbuda gift basket
      • $50 gift card
      October 19, 2017 at 2:00pm Eastern

      Adolfo Perez has made it his personal mission to be an advocate for the travel agent community. In the past 2 years, he has traveled extensively meeting with thousands of agents on how we can improve the way agents and Carnival work together.  In this webinar Adolfo will be discussing the latest initiatives aka #thelist that resulted from these conversations and directly benefit you.  
      Learn about:
      The Travel Agents Rock Movement
      Dedicated Sales & Service
      Earning Opportunities
      Plus hear exclusive updates on a new addition to #thelist 
      One very lucky live attendee will win a Carnival Cruise. 

      Everyone Asked for it – HERE IT IS… Marival Residences Luxury Resort New Beach World Experience – An incomparable Beachfront Experience All Day & Night!

      Come see the Award Winning All-Inclusive Resorts in Nuevo Vallarta including the Ultimate New Beach World Experience at Marival Residences. The incredible new Beach World is set on 2 levels: the upper Ocean Vista and a few steps down to the Seaside Experiences level. Full service pampering and amenities all day and into the night!

      Learn about three unique resorts including the Luxurious, 4 Diamond full service Residences Now Beachfront, Sea, Sun and nonstop fun Marival Resort & Suites, and secluded and intimate Rancho Banderas All Suite Resort.. each with unmatched accommodations for couples and families.

      Guests call Marival their “home-away-from-home”! From gourmet all-inclusive a la carte dining, above and beyond inclusions like rock climbing wall, mini golf, swimming with sea lions, championship golf, and the list is endless with the best service from the friendliest staff. 

      And top it all off with the Ultimate Family Emotion program with everyone together under 1 Roof with 2 bedrooms, and over 10 extra all-inclusive amenities just for families!

      Plus, travel agents can earn cash up to $125 on EVERY Booking!

      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!

      Take Your Cruise Business & Commission to the Next Level. Join Eva Jenner, Vice President, Sales, Holland America Line for this informative webinar in which you can gain tips and insights on how to

      • Sell Holland America Line’s premium cruising and breadth of destination experiences
      • The latest fleet enhancements and a new ship coming in 2018!
      • The Holland America Line guest: one of the highest repeat guest ratios in the industry
      • Convert qualified clientele and maximize your commission-earning potential
      • Leverage Holland America Line’s sales team, tools, technology and training to help you grow your business

      Plus, for joining the Webinar, you’ll get a chance to win a free cruise for two to the Caribbean and receive a horseback riding shore excursion and private cabana rental on Half Moon Cay.*
      *The cruise sweepstakes drawing will take place on or near March 14, 2018. Click here for Official Rules

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      It all starts in Manchester
      Originally live September 27, 2017
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      This is your chance to learn more about Manchester, the gateway to Northern England. With nonstop flights from twelve US cities, getting to Manchester couldn’t be easier. From sipping cocktails in a hidden bar to discovering awe-inspiring pieces of art on a walking tour, Manchester provides endless opportunities for your clients to create amazing moments.
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      How to Hurtigruten in Antarctica
      Originally live September 26, 2017
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      Travel Weekly and Hurtigruten invite you to join us for this live webinar where travel agents will learn: 

      • Why Antarctica?
      • Why Hurtigruten?
      • Hurtigruten ships: the perfect base camp for explorers – and the differences between our three ships
      • When to Hurtigruten in Antarctica – the seasons of Antarctica
      • How to Hurtigruten in Antarctica: Itineraries, Offers, Agent incentives

      All registered webinar attendees will be entered to win a cruise to Antarctica on MS Midnatsol. One winner will be selected at the end of the webinar; must be present at the time of the drawing to win.

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        Air New Zealand - A Better Way to Fly
        Originally live September 21, 2017
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        During our time together, you will learn how Air New Zealand can help make your client’s trip a HOME RUN. And all attendees will learn about the current sweepstakes running on airnztravelagent.com right now. Learn what you need to complete the quiz correctly and you’ll be entered for a chance to win two tickets to New Zealand!

        Join us to learn more about Collette and all the ways we give you and your clients more. We’ll cover how our inclusive tours offer guests more value for their money as we ensure each element adheres to our exacting standards.

        With a focus on service and quality, your clients will receive more of what makes travel special. We’ll also cover what Collette does for you like offer more commission, educational opportunities, price protection and marketing support.

        Pay close attention during the webinar! We’ll be giving away two $50 Visa gift cards to the first two people who answer our questions correctly.*

        *Must attend webinar and must be the first 2 people to answer the questions correctly to win.

          For agents new to Australia, and for those with experience down under, we are going to explore a cross-section of colorful and useful information, including:

          • A deep dive into the destination
          • An exciting look at new and trending development
          • The comprehensive suite of tools and resources available to support agents in their booking
          • Opportunities to experience Australia for yourself

          Tune in to discover why there’s nothing like Australia and why now is the best time to specialize. Tourism Australia provides all of the training and resources needed to start making bookings today!

          All attending agents who complete Aussie Specialist Training by September 29 will receive an Aussie beach towel.

          In today’s ever evolving travel industry, group travel is growing and we want to help you grow along with it. That’s why The Mark Travel Corporation offers a choice of brands, tools and programs that resonate with today’s group travelers and are tailored to fit your unique group business model. Whether you’ve worked with us before, or are new to TMTC, this is an opportunity to learn how TMTC can help grow your group business and maximize your earnings.

          Book with us today. We make it easy! Here's how:

          Knowledge: We've been booking group vacations for over 40 years.

          Relationships: We work with top resorts & transportation and tour companies to create efficient solutions for you & your clients.

          End-to-End Customer Care: We're here for you & your clients, even in-destination.

          Teamwork: Our large Groups Team is here to help, and growing with our new EGT specialists.

          Specialization: We’re experts in all types of group travel & destinations: Destination weddings, bachelor and bachelorette parties, family, reunions, corporate groups & more!

          PLUS, one lucky attendee will receive $50 Agent Bonus Cash!


            Destinations and industry suppliers invest signficant dollars in travel agency training. As a travel professional, you must know the world and you arreconstantly learning. Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and leading industry partners to find out more about training and learning opportunities to boost your confidence and your sales. This session will highligh key education programs from suppliers and destinations such as Air New Zealand, Bahia Principe, Martinique and Tourism Australia. One lucky live attendee will win a $250 gift card. 
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            Travel Weekly Wants You at CruiseWorld
            Originally live September 11, 2017
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            The consumer marketplace has made a strong return to the travel agency channel. At Travel Weekly and TravelAge West, we always knew your value! 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 15 to 17 in Fort Lauderdale, 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 attending CruiseWorld because they want to talk to you and they want your business. BONUS: Ten lucky participants will be randomly selected to receive complimentary registration to CruiseWorld—a $250 value!

            Join MSC Senior Vice President Joe Jiffo to learn how MSC Seaside will be a Sun Lovers Paradise. 


            • Who is MSC?
            • How big is  this Global Cruise Line really?
            • How much growth and investment has MSC made in North America?
            • How can you sell MSC?

            Find out how you can become a spokesperson for the Seaside, and how YOU can be famous thanks to MSC! One lucky live attendee will win an inaugural sailing on the Seaside!

            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 district
            • More than 17,000 hotel rooms throughout an exciting collection of colorful resorts, hotels and B&B
            • An award-winning and eclectic culinary scene
            • Trendy shops and boutiques of world-wide fam
            • A collection of family-friendly attractions and more than 200 art and culture venues

            Prepare to fall #INLOVEWITHSWITZERLAND. A thick blanket of snow will cover the Swiss Alps in a couple of months. Switzerland offers a wealth of activities on perfectly prepared downhill slopes, cross-country ski trails, winter walking paths and toboggan runs. We are excited for the upcoming winter season. We will show you the top 10 winter destinations, the 10 most beautiful slopes, top 10 events and top 10 amazing winter experiences for guests who don't ski but just would like to touch the snow. Did you know that winter tourism started in Switzerland? 150 years ago Swiss hotelier Johannes Badrutt made a legendary bet and convinced his British summer guests to come back and enjoy the winter. Welcome to Switzerland – the original winter destination since 1864!

            One lucky attendee will win two first class Swiss Travel Passes for 8 days!

            With three thousand years of Pre-Hispanic heritage, mixed with a Spanish legacy and the impetus of twentieth century modernism, Mexico has evolved into a vibrant, festive multicultural country. For today's family travel market looking to explore together, Mexico offers more than 100 magical towns nestled among its vineyards, mountains, coastal regions, ruins and deserts.

            Experiencing the Magical Towns means visiting the handcraft in amazing local workshops, feeling the music and the dances that mark these towns and enjoying the scenery from a zip line, a horse or a mountain bike. Learn the richness of cultural and natural heritage awaiting your family


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            Sarasota County Beaches and Beyond
            Originally Live August 29, 2017
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            Sarasota County is located on Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast and is known as Florida’s “Cultural Coast.”  You will learn about:

            • Destination Overview and what is uniquely Sarasota
            • Beaches, Parks & Attractions
            • Arts & Culture, Festivals & Events
            • Weddings
            • Visit Sarasota County services

            Join host Eva Jenner, Vice President, Sales, and learn how Holland America Line can show your clients the Caribbean like no one else.  

            • Learn about our wide variety of Caribbean itineraries, including those on our newest ship, ms Koningsdam
            • Discover the special activities happening during the 2017/18 Fall & Winter season to celebrate the 20th Anniversary on our award-winning private island – Half Moon Cay – each created to excite your clients about cruising with Holland America Line in the Caribbean this season
            • Cuba! Learn more about what your clients can experience in Havana and Cienfuegos
            • Take advantage of our best offer of the season with our Explore4 promotion
            The benefits of bookin with The Mark Travel Corporation - The travel industry is evolving. Today, success is the result of a commitment to the right people and a willingness to adapt and try new things. That’s why The Mark Travel Corporation offers a choice of brands, tools and programs that resonate with today’s travelers and are tailored to fit your unique business model. Whether you’ve worked with us before, or are new to TMTC, this is an opportunity to learn how TMTC can help grow your business and maximize your earnings.

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