Webinars

Join Air Tahiti Nui and Travel Weekly to learn about Tahiti’s best vacation specials including airfare, overwater  bungalows and meals starting from $2498. GTahiti Tourisme will share the latest product update on the destination including the new Brando Resort. Air Tahiti Nui will share airfare specials including its popular “Kids Fly Free” offer, valid up to age 15!  Those attendees who join the session live to hear from Nick Panza, Vice President of Air Tahiti Nui and Jonathan Reap, President of Tahiti Tourisme North America, will be given a chance to win roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles to Tahiti for two and give nights hotel accommodations!
Join Travel Weekly and Bedsonline to learn how to personalize your clients’ vacations in one of the hottest travel spots in the Western hemisphere: Mexico. During this interactive session, you will learn tips and tricks to sell the best of this destination while seeing the ease and profit potential of doing business with Bedsonline. One lucky attendee will win a $500 Bedsonline Travel Certificate at the end of the session.
Mexico 2015
Mexico: Los Cabos #UnstoppableOriginally Live on 12/10/14On Demand
Join Travel Weekly, Travel Age West and Mexico Tourism Board for a final update on Los Cabos as winter season is in full swing. During this interactive webinar you will hear from fellow travel professionals about their experiences visiting the destination in the past few weeks. They can give you first hand accounts of the infrastructure and beauty awaiting your clients. And attendees will be entered for a chance to see the beauty of the region for themselves as more than one land prize will be awarded at the end of the session.

Mexico 2015
Mexico: Los Cabos UnstoppableOriginally Live on 11/25/14On Demand
Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and the Mexico Tourism Board for the official destination update as the winter season approaches for Los Cabos. Hurricane Odile delivered a tough blow to this destination where the sapphire Sea of Cortez meets the desert and mountains, but the tourism infrastructure has come back so quickly with more properties and attractions opening every day. During this interactive webinar you will get an up-to-the-minute account of the infrastructure and beauty awaiting your clients. Attendees will be entered for a chance to see the beauty of the region for themselves, as more than one land prize will be awarded at the end of the session.

Join Travel Weekly and leaders from the hotel and tour wholesaler community for an update on the destination of Los Cabos as it continues its rapid recovery from Hurricane Odile. As your clients ready for winter season travel, leaders from top wholesalers including Funjet Vacations, MLT Vacations and Pleasant Holidays will join with leading Cabo hoteliers including the Fiesta Americana Grand Los Cabos, the Sheraton Hacienda del Mar  and AM Resorts for an update on hotel availability, package plans, attractions and more. Learn where and how you can sell this remarkable destination where the sapphire Sea of Cortez meets the desert and mountains.

Riviera Nayarit. The words evoke a sense of an exotic gateway. Located just minutes north of Puerto Vallarta's International Airport, Riviera Nayarit is Mexico's newest beach destination with 200 miles of pristine pacific coastline dotted with dozens of seaside coastal towns and pueblos boasting lush rugged mountain peaks, nature sanctuaries, golden sand, palm-fringed beaches, and luxurious resorts. Join Travel Weekly and Riviera Nayarit's Carlos Equiarte to discover why Riviera Nayarit should be your clients next retreat.
Grandma did what? Join Amadeus North America and Travel Weekly for a FREE webinar, “From rocking chair to rock climbing: How to tap the lucrative Active Senior traveler market.” Born between 1945 and 1970, Active Seniors are the next big lucrative traveler demographic. Healthy, wealthy and ready to go, this demo is not into cruise buffets, they want to climb the Great Wall of China.  Find out what makes them tick – and take away new strategies to win their business! Learn four trends to transform your role as a personal dream fulfiller. Tweak your online/offline sales strategy to create loyal customers.Position your business for success with this generation – and the next.
Join us for a special re-broadcast as The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau along with Carnival Cruise Lines, Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International will update you on cruising from New Orleans.  With details on new ships, renovations to the cruise terminal, commissionable cruise packages and New Orleans highlights – this webinar will prove that Cruising from New Orleans is truly Two Vacations in One.

Join Travel Weekly, Travel Age West and Mexico Tourism Board for an update on the destinations of Los Cabos, La Paz and Loreto. Hurricane Odile delivered a tough blow to these remarkable destinations where the sapphire Sea of Cortez meets the desert and mountains, but the tourism infrastructure has come back quickly. During this interactive webinar you will get an up to the minute account of the infrastructure and beauty awaiting your clients. And attendees will be entered for a chance to see the beauty of the region for themselves as more than one land prize will be awarded at the end of the session.

Today’s travelers are venturing farther than ever before, exploring new destinations and experiencing new and exciting activities. Where are your travelers going? And are you prepared to address any “what if” situations that they may face? What if your client develops pneumonia while in Norway? Or experiences kidney failure in Great Britain? Or simply loses their luggage on a flight to China? As their travel agent, it’s your job to know how to handle these situations and others. Do you know all the “what ifs” you should be considering when selling travel? Join RoamRight and Travel Weekly as we explore some of the “what ifs” that you and your clients should consider.
Creating connections seal deals. Forming new bonds or rekindling old friendships, Sheraton creates opportunities for your customers to connect - to home, to colleagues, and to friends, both old and new. Join Travel Weekly and Sheraton Hotels & Resorts to learn all about today's Sheraton -- a brand focused on comfortable modern luxury. By 2015, more than $14 billion will have been invested to expand signature Sheraton programming in more than 400 new and renovated hotels in nearly 70 countries around the world . Sheraton brand leaders will share details about the updated design, signature programs and amenities, and enticing destinations in the world’s most desired locations, all designed to help your customers create lasting memories. All attendees will be entered to win the brand's signature amenity, the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ bed, designed to meet AAA Five Diamond criteria. And learn about the newest travel professional innovation --  the evolution of Starwoodpro to SPG® Pro – a true game changer. This new program is designed to reward you – our travel professional partner for your business. SPG Pro will offer travel professionals SPG elite status, and Starpoints® for B2B business booked at any of Starwood’s nearly 1,200 properties around the world.
Learn about something different. Something better for your customers. Join Travel Weekly and Marival to see for yourself. Come learn what makes the Marival All Inclusive Experience different and better. Incomparable accommodations that you can’t find anywhere else, spacious up to 3,900 sq ft! Gourmet a la carte Dining with wine pairings and endless choices. And Agents Earn Bonus Cash, up to $200 on EVERY Booking! PLUS, all those agents attending this live event will be entered and three agents in attendance will WIN four night stays at one of the Marival properties to come taste for themselves!
Please join Travel Weekly for a virtual exploration of all that makes Puerto Vallarta so special. From its cobblestone streets and colonial architecture to its genuinely offered welcoming hospitality, there is no tourist destination that better reflects the authentic spirit of Mexico! Learn about the dynamic blend of brilliant cultural expressions, history, and entertainment that will welcome your customers in Puerto Vallarta. Explore this resort area extending from the airport in the northern part of town, to the jungle-clad south shores, all of the hotels, restaurants, shopping, attractions and nightlife offerings.
The travel customer continues to be more demanding, educated and tech savvy. As a result, travel agencies and tour operators need to become increasingly nimble and knowledgeable to continue to meet the needs of future customers. The higher spending, experiential traveler will have access to increased information and technology—and will demand more personalized products and services. Moreover, these customers of the future are more likely to choose travel companies that understand their needs, habits and buying patterns via their preferred technologies. In response, travel companies will need to keep pace with tools and technology to appropriately manage this growing segment of the travel business that places more demands on providers and packagers of travel services. Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West, American Express and PhoCusWright for this interactive webinar exploring the trends that will shape the travel industry of the future. Panelists engaging in this discussion will include:Mary Pat Sullivan, PhoCusWright, leisure research analyst, Arnie Weissmann, Editor in Chief, Travel Weekly, Ken Shapiro, Editor, TravelAge West and Jessica Patel, VP of Sales, American Express.
Travel Weekly and SeaWorld invite you to discover all the thrilling updates at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment. Thomas Valley, National Director of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, will present all the essential information you need to entice your client’s curiosity and excitement! Learn how to book tickets, receive commissions on our travel agent website. One lucky attendee will win complimentary entrance to any SeaWorld Park (*with the exception of Discovery Cove). SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is a unique collection of 11 theme parks throughout the country, widely regarded among the most beautiful and best-known family-oriented theme parks in the world. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment provides guests the opportunity to celebrate, connect and care with authentic, inspiring ‘real world’ experiences with up-close exotic animal encounters, the best roller coasters and thrill rides and the most innovative and exciting shows and attractions.
Join MSC Cruises and Travel Weekly for this interactive webinar. Don’t miss all the surprise announcements  from MSC Cruises including new MSC Experience Packages, which give your clients several options for inclusive cruising at a great value. Learn why MSC is the fastest growing cruise line in the world and earn a chance to win a free Cruise onboard the prestigious MSC Yacht Club, a private and exclusive enclave on the MSC Divina.

Consejo Live It Beleive It Wide
Mexico: The Adventure Is OnOriginally Live on 8/19/14On Demand
Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and the Mexico Tourism Board on a virtual adventure. Learn about the opportunities awaiting your clients in the southern destinations of Veracruz, Chiapas and Oaxaca from white water rafting to mountain climbing. Maybe your clients want a full on hard core adventure or the touch of soft adventure as part of a luxury experience! They will find a home among the more than 40 rivers that run through Veracruz  or the dramatic cliffs and astonishing waters of Chiapas, or the exhilarating surf of Oaxaca.
Join Travel Weekly and Blue Diamond Resorts to learn what possibilities await your customers. During this interactive webinar attendees will learn the differences between the concepts for each brand. Find out what is new and exciting with each of the resorts and what truly sets these experiences apart for your best customers.  One attendee to this live event will win a three night stay for two at the Royalton Riviera Cancun!
Whether happiness lies on the fairway, the beach, the spa or the slopes, a full menu of relaxation and rejuvenation is always within reach at more than 55 premiere Westin Resorts around the world. But a vacation at a Westin Resort is different because of the carefully designed offerings.  From healthy and delicious menu items that keep you strong on the golf course, to the restful sleep that helps you finish that novel on the beach, every part of the Westin experience is geared to help your clients get the most out of their vacation.  Bob Jacobs, Vice President, Brand Management Sheraton and Westin North America, and Chris Austin, Vice President, Global Leisure & Luxury Sales, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, will share expert information on Westin’s portfolio of stunning resorts, and how the focus on your clients’ well-being is guaranteed to have them leaving feeling better than when they arrived. We invite you to join us to learn how you can make more money and truly exceed your clients’ expectations with a Westin experience! One lucky webinar attendee will win a 2 night stay at a Westin Hotel or Resort to enjoy the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation.
Today’s modern travel experience isn’t just about mobile applications or slick new devices; it’s about information. How you package it, who consumes it, and how it’s delivered. Travel Weekly and Carey International, the worldwide leader in chauffeured services, will introduce the Carey Connect Travel Management Website and demonstrate how it works as part of an innovative suite of technology developed for travelers, arrangers, and travel managers to share important travel information, in real-time, across a multitude of distribution and communication channels when utilizing Carey or Embarque transportation services. Join us for our informational webinar and automatically enter to win one of three giveaways; $100, $50, or $25 Unlimited Budget Dollars* for use in the Unlimited Budget Program.
Are you one of many travel agents selling the same mass market products to the same customers?  Learn how to make more money specializing in small ship luxury cruising. Join Dan Chappelle, Vice President of Sales, for this informative webinar to discover •    The Windstar difference, from private yacht-style cruising to authentic experiences •    How to find & reach your prime customers •    How to make more MONEY working smarter than YOUR competition •    How to earn more selling Windstar’s Exotics (Asia & Tahiti) and newly expanded suite inventory  •    How to become a Windstar Specialist. Discover the new Windstar Cruises!
Consejo Live It Beleive It Wide
Mexico Is Luxury on the Green!Originally Live on 6/24/14On Demand
Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and Mexico Tourism Board as we explore the unparalleled golf experiences available to your luxury golf customers. With more than 175 golf courses Mexico, the magic of golf in Mexico lies not only in the creative genius of great designers, but also in the diversity of the natural environments that make each round a unique and exclusive experience. Joining this session will be golf experts from the Mexican destinations of Los Cabos, Vallarta-Nayarit, Merida and Cancun- Riviera Maya. In Mexico, golf is almost synonymous with luxury, join us to learn how to marry these two segments and grow your luxury golf business to Mexico.
Since the beginning of time, humans have been drawn like bees to honey to the Languedoc-Roussillon. Even before it was named “Languedoc”— language of yes — man had been unable to say “no” to this mountainous, sun-drenched region kissing Spain and hugging the southernmost curve of the Mediterranean Sea. Join Travel Weekly and five members of the Sud de France Prestige Club for this interactive webinar that will introduce you to exclusive accommodations and activities available in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Learn about a unique FAM trip opportunity to the region from October 27th to November 1st, 2014 for CERTIFIED SUD DE FRANCE TRAVEL ACADEMY graduates.

Join Travel Weekly and American Queen Steamboat Company to learn about the USA river cruising experience. Get to know the destinations, accommodations and valuable inclusions offered for your customers. Learn about last minute summer specials and exciting new offers for 2015. Capitalize on the exploding river cruise market by selling America’s rivers. And one very lucky attendee will be the guest of American Queen and will a 7-night cruise on the American Empress between Clarkston, Washington and Portland, Oregon (Vancouver, Washington).
Join Travel Weekly and MSC Cruises USA for an interactive webinar. Attendees will learn what elements make MSC Divina the first MSC ship dedicated to the North American market year-round and how to best sell and market MSC Divina to the Caribbean and the Mediterranean. As the fastest growing cruise line in the world, attendees will also learn what is in store for the future of MSC Cruises in North American and around the world. One lucky attendee will be selected LIVE to win an MSC Yacht Club Experience!
Join Travel Weekly and Seabourn to take a path to greater profitability and client satisfaction. During this interactive session, Seabourn will help attendees unlock the potential of the affluent travel market. Today's Seabourn will help agents find and sell to affuent clients, create loyalty and more profitable sales and debunk the myths of luxury travel. Join today's Seabourn and grow your luxury market.
Join VisitScotland, Virgin Atlantic and Travel Weekly to learn what makes Scotland a top destination in 2014. This interactive session will immerse you in the history, heritage and culture of Scotland, clearly defining why travelers are keen to come back again and again. Learn about what’s happening in Scotland in 2014, the Year of Homecoming and discover the tools and tips offered to our trade partners by the National Tourism Office VisitScotland.

Journey with Vacation Express to rediscover Grand Bahama Island. Easily accessible in just about two hours from most U.S East Coast cities, visitors find haven within its hospitality, nature and their beach resorts. Home to the decadent Memories Grand Bahama Beach and Casino Resort,  this destination features four pristine beaches, endless soft adventure tours and the very unique Grand Lucayan National Park. In conjunction with Vacation Express, Bahamasair has launched eight new departure cities offering 4 to 9-night packages. Affordable vacation packages with a low $75 per person deposit. Impress your clients with free greens fees at a Robert Trent Jones Golf Course, as well as full-scope knowledge of 50+ tours and excursions offered on both land and water all with the sense of grandeur and inspiring awe found on Grand Bahama Island.
Fraud Prevention is a constant challenge in the travel industry. On May 8, fraud prevention experts from the Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) will discuss red flags for identifying fraud in the travel industry and best practices for credit card acceptance and managing risk in a card-not-present world. ARC will also provide advice on dealing with “friendly fraud” as well as tips on increasing your chances of “winning” chargebacks. Join us for this 60-minute webinar, and learn how to protect your business and minimize financial losses.

What's the commission on $39 Billion? New York City Vacation Packages has the answer, and we'll let you in on a few secrets that bust the 3 great myths about earning tremendous commissions selling the Greatest City in the World! Myth #1: People who go to New York City just go online to buy their hotel accommodations. Myth #2: My clients go to New York City to take a cruise, that's all there is to it. Myth #3: It's so hard to compete with the big online giants. We'll show you how you can promote and sell the Big Apple and all it's landmarks, attractions, entertainment and special events to get your share of the $39 Billion jackpot!


Travel Weekly and TravelAge West are hosting America Israel Travel for an interactive webinar exploring their independent and group options and guaranteed weekly departures for Israel. America Israel, a full-service, wholesale tour operator, with more than 40 years experience and a U.S. headquarters office in Los Angeles, will share the opportunities available for travel agents to sell Christian group and independent travel, and Jewish and cultural heritage travel. America Israel provides professional guides to the most famous and spectacular sites of the biblical world in group, escorted, family and customized tours. In addition to immersions in Israel, unique combination tours including Israel, Egypt and Jordan are also available.


Join Travel Weekly and Apple Vacations as we celebrate Travel Agent Appreciation Month! Villas! New Destinations! 2015 On Sale Now! Learn what’s new at Apple Vacations to launch your summer and 2015 bookings!


Bedsonline, the unique online platform exclusively for travel professionals, will join Travel Weekly for the fourth in a series of webinars exploring the company’s diverse portfolio of products. Learn how attraction and service sales provide: ….A pre-planned, pre-paid complete vacation plan for your clients… A better vacation and more satisfied customer… A bigger commission check for you. With more than 5,000 tickets and attractions to share in 127 countries around the globe, Bedsonline is the answer
Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and the Mexico Tourism Board as we explore the beauty and adventure that awaits visitors to Mexico’s Pacific Coast region. Tourism officials from Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Ixtapa will share updates on each destination. Explore the sun, sand, history and culture and the taste of Europe that has become a trademark of Mazatlan; the new developments in arts and culture along the Malecon and the old historic beauty that remains in the Old Town of Puerto Vallarta; . the  new and exciting resort experience, nestled in the western Sierra Madre of Riviera Nayarit; and the quaint and beautiful beach towns of Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo will share their charm as well.

Bedsonline, the unique online platform exclusively for travel professionals, will join Travel Weekly for the third in a series of webinars exploring the company’s diverse portfolio of products. Experience a high level view of global offerings and a more in-depth look at the Bedsonline portfolio in Asia. Learn about offerings in Hong Kong, Bangkok/Phuket, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo highlighting key areas, top selling hotels, attractions and more. During this interactive session, attendees will see the ease and profit potential of doing business with Bedsonline.

Join Travel Weekly and RunningoftheBulls.com and learn how you can spice up your clients’ European summer holiday with the World’s Largest Fiesta™.  Over 1 million people come to Pamplona each July 6-14, which makes it a challenging destination to book.   The new Running of the Bulls™ Travel Agent Support Center will help you every step of the way.  Even though this is a big party, it is also a cultural event that can be surprisingly family-friendly.  Learn the ins-and-outs of the fiesta from a Pamplona native, explore accommodation options from 3-star through super luxury. All agents will receive world-class support and competitive commissions from Running of the Bulls, Inc.

Travel Weekly and SeaWorld invite you to discover all the thrilling updates at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment. Thomas Valley, National Sales Director, will present all the essential information you need to entice your clients’ curiosity and excitement! SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is a unique collection of 11 theme parks throughout the country, widely regarded among the most beautiful and best-known family-oriented theme parks in the world. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment provides guests the opportunity to celebrate, connect and care with authentic, inspiring ‘real world’ experiences with up-close exotic animal encounters, the best roller coasters and thrill rides and the most innovated and exciting shows and attractions.

RoamRight’s goal is to help travel agents protect their travelers from unforeseen events. Join Travel Weekly and RoamRight as we help you navigate the often confusing and overwhelming world of travel insurance. Find out about RoamRight’s commitment to customer service and learn about travel insurance plans that are only available to travelers exclusively through travel insurance professionals like you. Discover how you can boost your own income with travel insurance commissions and why you should look to RoamRight, a leader in travel insurance, for your clients' travel insurance needs.

Join Travel Weekly and Scenic Cruises to learn about the ultimate customer experience on Europe’s majestic rivers. Learn the Scenic story. Embrace the youngest fleet, offering unsurpassed amenities and comfort.  Take a virtual tour of the products and services designed to satisfy the most discerning and sophisticated client. For 28 years, Scenic Tours has provided travelers with incredible memories. We are now coming to America! Get on board early and make this your smartest business decision of the year.
Visit Britain 2015
Luxury Is Great BritainOriginally Live on 3/18/14On Demand
Join VisitBritain, Virgin Atlantic, Travel Weekly and Travel Age West and be immersed in the luxury that is a Great Britain experience. During this interactive session, learn how luxury is woven through the GREAT themes of heritage, countryside, culture, food and shopping. Leave this session with a fresh perspective on the depth of the luxury product that abounds in Britain and the opportunities to offer your luxury clients a truly GREAT Britain vacation.
Bedsonline, the unique online platform exclusively for travel professionals, will join Travel Weekly for the second in a series of webinars exploring the company’s diverse portfolio of products. Experience a high level view of global offerings and a more indepth look at the Bedsonline portfolio in Latin America. Learn about offerings in Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Peru highlighting key areas, top selling hotels, attractions and more. During this interactive session, attendees will see the ease and profit potential of doing business with Bedsonline.

Go Groups – Go Collette! Collette works with Travel Agents around the country, facilitating their group business with our proven operations and group travel marketing program. If you are interested in earning more and expanding your group travel footprint, Travel Weekly and Travel Age West invite you to join us and Collette for an interactive webinar presentation.
Bedsonline, the unique online platform exclusively for travel professionals, will join Travel Weekly for the first in a series of webinars exploring the company’s diverse portfolio of products. Experience a high level view of global offerings and a more indepth look at North American sales opportunities highlighting key areas, top selling hotels, attractions and more. During this interactive session, attendees will see the ease and profit potential of doing business with Bedsonline.

Born in 1998 in New York City, W Hotels has transformed into a global powerhouse, on track to reach 60+ hotels by 2017.  Learn what’s new/next with W Hotels opening this year in Beijing and Bogata, and more to come. Join Travel Weekly and Starwood’s luxury brand W Hotels for this interactive webinar. Be an “insider” for the day and be immersed into W’s passions around design, fashion and music that epitomize W’s growing global portfolio. Hear from Paul James, SVP Global Brand Management, W Hotels, St Regis and Luxury Collection, Chris Austin, Vice President, Global Leisure & Luxury Sales, and first hand from a true W insider, and get ready to share these luxury lifestyle destinations with your customers and our guests. One attendee will win a chance to experience W with a three night stay, inclusive of airfare, at the W Paris-Opera. Escape to where iconic design and contemporary luxury set the stage for extraordinary and insider experiences for your most discerning customers at W Hotels® Worldwide.
Find your island, long stretches of untamed white-sand beaches and too many shells to count. Find world-renowned venues for destination weddings and a variety of accommodations for your clients to relax and reconnect. Find it all just minutes from Southwest Florida International Airport at the beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel. Travel Weekly and the Lee County VCB invite you to join us to learn more about one of the hottest destinations in Florida. View The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel as seen through Google Glass in the “Find Your Island Challenge.” Learn about Casa Ybel Resort, an award-winning Sanibel Island beach resort and see how the VCB’s complimentary services can help you plan your client’s next getaway or destination wedding.