Trade Only Hours
Friday, January 18th
8:30a – 4:00p (conference roundtables)
4:00p – 5:30p (expo floor open to trade only)

Round-table Vendors: (2018)
  • Aruba Hotels
  • Aruba Tourism Authority
  • Azores Airlines
  • Balmoral Florida Resort – Visit Central Florida
  • Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel
  • Boston Passport Agency
  • Ecuador & Galapagos Islands by Metropolitan Touring
  • Florida Keys
  • Grenada
  • LATAM Airlines
  • MSC Cruises USA
  • New Smyrna Beach CVB
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines
  • Puerto Rico Tourism Authority
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises
  • Tour Azores
  • Universal Orlando Resort
  • USA Gateway Travel
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.

Sponsored by

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

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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)

8:00am

Registration opens

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.

12:30-1:40pm

LUNCHEON, Sponsored by Flynn Cruiseport Boston – 2018 Travel Trends & Outlook

Featured Speakers:

  • Derek Price
    East Coast Sales Director Media Solutions
    Expedia
  • Narciso Moreno
    Puerto Rico Tourism Director North America
  • Marc Tardiff
    Marketing Sales Manager
    Celebrity Cruises

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 PROFESSIONALS ALSO WELCOME)