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:

More to be announced!

  • Aruba Tourism Authority
  • Balmoral Resort Florida
  • Bay Ferries Ltd.
  • Boston Passport Agency
  • Cruise Canada New England
  • Desert Solitude
  • Ecuador & Galapagos Islands by Metropolitan Touring
  • Grenada Tourism Authority
  • Islands of the Bahamas
  • MSC Cruises USA
  • New Smyrna Beach CVB
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines
  • Off Season Adventures
  • Puerto Rico
  • Universal Orlando
Trade Day at the Boston Globe Travel Show

Sponsored by

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 Round-table Discussions
    Participate in interactive round-table 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 + 2 drink tickets, & Friday-Sunday Show.

EXPO ONLY REGISTRATION is complimentary for members of the Travel Trade (Does not include Friday roundtables) .

Program Schedule

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.

10:00-10:35am

BREAK

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.

12:20-1:30pm

LUNCH BREAK

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)