Trade Only Hours
Friday, January 18th
8:30a – 4:00p (conference roundtables)
4:00p – 5:30p (expo floor open to trade only)
- Boston Passport Agency
- Cruise Canada New England
- Desert Solitude
- Ecuador & Galapagos Islands by Metropolitan Touring
- Islands of the Bahamas
- MSC Cruises USA
- Norwegian Cruise Lines
- Off Season Adventures
- Universal Orlando
- Visit Central Florida
Trade Day at the Boston Globe Travel Show
You’re invited to Trade Day at The Boston Globe Travel Show – Friday, January 18th. From free trips and delicious cuisine to great learning and networking opportunities, find the insights and incentives you need to get ahead in travel.
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. 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
FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION: $15
Includes admission to all Friday round-table discussions & presentations, evening industry reception + 1 drink ticket, & Friday-Sunday Show.
EXPO ONLY REGISTRATION is complimentary for members of the Travel Trade (Does not include Friday seminars or luncheon.
Program Schedule (2018)
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.
PRESENTATION, Sponsored by Azores Airlines
COFFEE BREAK, Sponsored by Azores Airlines
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.
LUNCHEON, Sponsored by Flynn Cruiseport Boston – 2018 Travel Trends & Outlook
- Derek Price
East Coast Sales Director Media Solutions
- Narciso Moreno
Puerto Rico Tourism Director North America
- Marc Tardiff
Marketing Sales Manager
PRESENTATION, Sponsored by Aruba
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.
TRAVEL INDUSTRY RECEPTION and SHOW FLOOR OPEN EXCLUSIVELY TO TRAVEL INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS
SHOW FLOOR OPENS FOR PUBLIC (TRAVEL PROFESSIONALS ALSO WELCOME)