Trade Only Hours
Friday, February 10th
8:00a – 4:00p (conference roundtables)
4:00p – 5:30p (trade only expo floor)

Trade Day Sponsors

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Trade Day at the Boston Globe Travel Show

You’re invited to Trade Day at The Boston Globe Travel Show. From free trips and delicious cuisine to great learning and networking opportunities, find the insights and incentives you need to get ahead in travel.

Special Thanks to our Luncheon Sponsor, Massport, for offering a complimentary lunch to the first 100 Full Conference attendees!

Our Trade Day is an exclusive industry-only event where travel professionals can:

  • Participate in Interactive Roundtable Discussions
    Participate in interactive roundtable discussions with destinations, hoteliers, tour operators, airlines and cruise lines and learn about new sales opportunities. New this year, agents will remain at a single table for the whole day, and vendors will circulate, with more time during each round to get the latest information.
  • Receive special offers and agent incentives
  • Attend special presentations by Aruba & Azores Airlines
  • Enjoy a lunch with your peers – sponsored by Massport

Roundtable vendors include (subject to change):

Aer Lingus
Aruba Tourism Authority
Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel
Boston Passport Agency
Château Madelinot
Collette Vacations

Florida Keys / Key West
Grenada
Islands of the Bahamas
Puerto Rico Tourism Board
Royal Caribbean Cruises
Sandos Hotels

Azores Airlines
Travel Impressions
Universal Orlando
Via Hansa
Massport
Martinique Tourism Bureau

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FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION: $15
Includes all Friday Roundtable Sessions & special presentations, Luncheon (Sponsored by Massport), Evening Reception + 1 drink ticket, & Friday-Sunday Show admission.

EXPO ONLY REGISTRATION is complimentary for members of the Travel Trade (Does not include Friday seminars or luncheon)

Program Schedule

8:00am

Registration

8:30-10:00am

Round-Table Discussions – Part 1
Participate in 6 unique round-table discussions with individual tourism destinations, hoteliers, resorts, cruise lines and tour operators as they address new sales opportunities. Vendors will have 12 minutes to detail the newest information about their destination, tours and properties before the bell rings and they visit the next table. This year, travel agents will remain at a single table for the whole day.

10:00-10:20am

PRESENTATION, Sponsored by Azores Airlines

10:20-10:35am

COFFEE BREAK, Sponsored by Azores Airlines

10:35am-12:05pm

Round Table Discussions – Part 2
Round-table discussions continue with the next set of 6 Vendors detailing the newest information about their destination, tours and properties. Make sure you return to your same table from the first session.

12:10-1:40pm

LUNCHEON, Sponsored by Massport

2:00-2:20pm

PRESENTATION, Sponsored by Aruba

2:30-4:00pm

Round Table Discussions – Part 3
The final 6 round-table discussions showcase additional sales opportunities for destinations, tours and properties. Make sure you return to your same table from the first session.

4:00-5:30pm

TRAVEL INDUSTRY RECEPTION and SHOW FLOOR OPEN EXCLUSIVELY TO TRAVEL INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

5:30-8:00pm

SHOW FLOOR OPENS FOR PUBLIC (TRAVEL INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS ALSO WELCOME)

Special Thanks to our Luncheon Sponsor, Massport, for offering a complimentary lunch to the first 100 Full Conference attendees!