Saturday, January 21
Hynes Convention Center
Join like-minded travel professionals in your area for a valuable networking and educational event experience on day one of the Boston Travel & Adventure Show! This is your opportunity to interact with leading global destinations and suppliers through a dynamic itinerary of special interest sessions and show floor activities created to maximize your time at the event.
The FAM TAS Program Includes:
Access to Educational Sessions led by leading experts and top destination representatives
Exciting Passport Program with chance to win FAM Trip Giveaways and prizes
Access to the Exhibition Saturday and Sunday to meet with suppliers, attend sessions, see cultural performances and more!
(Please Note, Program details are subject to change. Please check back for updates)
Please Contact Your Sales Rep
by Calling: 203-878-2577 x0
2023 FAM-TAS PRELIMINARY AGENDA
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Welcome Breakfast & Presentation by Great Fort Lauderdale CVB
“Everyone Under the Sun” and Becoming A Lauderdale Loyalist
Join Visit Lauderdale for a breakfast seminar on why you should be booking your clients in the heart of South Florida, where “everyone under the sun” is welcome. Visit Lauderdale will update you on new hotel openings, top attractions, itineraries and our new Lauderdale Loyalist Training Program.
Caitlin Etchevers, Sr. Business Development Manager, Visit Lauderdale
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Visit Show Floor
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch with Presentation by Dominican Republic Tourism
Discover Dominican Republic – A Corner of Paradise
The Dominican Republic is the second largest and most diverse Caribbean country, known for warm and hospitable people. Featuring astounding nature, intriguing history and rich culture, the Dominican Republic is a destination like no other. Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the north and the Caribbean Sea on the south, this lush tropical island paradise boasts nearly 1,000 miles of coastline, 250 miles of the world’s top beaches, magnificent resorts and hotels, and a variety of sports, recreation and entertainment options. Join the DR Team for an in-depth look into paradise!
Monica Angulo, Subdirector of the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism Office in NY
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Visit Show Floor
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Afternoon Refreshments & Presentation by Tourism Ireland
Adventure Awaits in Ireland!
As a valued travel professional, Tourism Ireland invites you to our session to enhance your product knowledge and to help you grow your business to Ireland. Discover about kayaking trips from dusk into darkness and then into a world of stars that sparkle in the water with bioluminescence. A cycle around a lake overlooked by grand country houses or along one of our Greenways designed for cyclists. A golf adventure at the edge of the Atlantic. A walk along a windswept coastal trail of beautiful, rugged scenery. Visiting Ireland is all about getting outside. Join us to learn more about this island of Ireland’s adventurous side that will satisfy your clients that seek that authentic vacation experience of a lifetime.
Paul McDonagh, Trade & Industry Engagement Manger, USA, Tourism Ireland
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Passport Program Winners Announced
FOR FAM-TAS REGISTERED AGENTS ONLY
Enjoy access to an exciting passport program featuring a select group of leading destinations and suppliers who are eager to connect with you on the show floor!
Stop by all passport stations to get your FAM-TAS Program Passport stamped for your chance to win a Trip Giveaway.
Booth #: 209
Enter to win a $200 Alaskan seafood gift card courtesy of Alaska Land & Sea Adventures!
Booth #: 813
You’ll be entered to win a free hotel stay in the Dominican Republic, provided by Dominican Republic Tourism!
Booth #: 418
Win a high-quality, plush beach towel courtesy of the Florida Keys & Key West.
Booth #: 419
You’ll enter to win a beach bag complete with tickets to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, provided by Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater.
Booth #: 809
Enter to win a swag bag complete with everything you need to hit the beach, courtesy of The Islands of The Bahamas!
You’ll have the chance to win a St. Patrick’s Day Gift Bag, courtesy of Tourism Ireland!
Booth #: 414
Win a VIP Swag Beach Bag from Visit Lauderdale with a round of golf for 4, including golf cart!
Booth #: 930
CroisiEurope is giving away a cabin aboard a 7 day Czech Republic river cruise! This round trip cruise itinerary leaves from Prague and is all inclusive.
Booth #: 731
Get entered to win a gift basket full of Bermuda Tourism swag, courtesy of Bermuda Tourism!