Travel Advisors

Saturday, September 11, 2021
Dallas Market Hall

Join like-minded travel professionals in your area for a valuable networking and educational event experience on day one of the Dallas 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 NOTE: Show Management is following all current local health and safety guidelines including the Executive Order by Dallas County Judge Jenkins REQUIRING universal indoor masking for all employees and visitors to commercial facilities. Masks are required for all participants and attendees of the Dallas Travel & Adventure Show.

Dallas Market Hall
2021 Show Dates/Hours:

Saturday, September 11: 9am – 5pm
Sunday, September 12: 10am – 4pm

Complimentary Admission OR
FAM-TAS PROGRAM
for Travel Advisors

Any Questions?
Please Contact Your Sales Rep
by Calling:
203-878-2577 x0
Email: sales@travelshows.com
2021 FAM-TAS PRELIMINARY AGENDA

8:00 am

Registration Opens

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Welcome Breakfast & Presentation with Alaska Land & Sea Adventures: Visit Anchorage

Alaska, Fantastic in Every Season
Local experts from Anchorage, Alaska share tips on what makes Anchorage a great year-round travel destination! Learn about Aurora viewing, winter adventure tours, and new summer adventure as well! Make this year… ALASKA!
Presenter:
Spiff Chambers, Tourism Sales Manager, Alaska Land & Sea Adventures: Visit Anchorage
Spiff Chambers – Originally from the Midwest, Spiff just celebrated his 20th anniversary as an Alaskan! He followed a girl to the 49th State for a summer job in 2001, and never left. He enjoys fishing, camping, and attending Alaskan music festivals. With a passion for the region, and over 15 years of experience working in the Alaskan tourism industry, Spiff knows what it takes to book a memorable Alaskan vacation! 
Booth #515

9:30 am – 12:15 pm

Visit Show Floor

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Lunch & Presentation with Tourism Authority of Thailand

Thailand’s Phased Reopening to International Visitors
Known as one of the world’s best destinations with Thai hospitality that wins everyone’s heart. Thailand delivers visitors top-notch experiences ranging from visiting cultural and historical attractions to various types of accommodations and gastronomy.
After what felt like an endless 2021, Thailand reopens our borders for quarantine-free travel under a phased program. From July 1st, we start with ‘Phuket Sandbox’ model to safely reopen Phuket to fully vaccinated international travelers; followed with Samui Plus on July 15th and Andaman Sandbox (Phuket; combined with Krabi and Phang Nga) in August 2021. These cities will become our initial roadmap for all visitors to experience the same or even more “Amazing Thailand”. The session will provide the highlights of Thailand reopening as well as tips to curate the Thailand itinerary for your client.
Presenter:
Sobhana Tippi Sucharitakul
, Marketing Manager of the Tourism Authority of Thailand – Los Angeles
Sobhana is a hospitality industry veteran. With over 28 years of experiences working for both TAT in Bangkok and Los Angeles, Novotel Hotel Bangkok as well as Edelman Public Relations, she is currently a Marketing Manager of the Tourism Authority of Thailand – Los Angeles.
Booth #225 

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm

Visit Show Floor

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Travel Industry Trends & Insights: Millennials

Key Trends, Habits and Preferences of Millennial Travelers
Hear the latest millennial trends and data that reveal valuable insights into this generation of travelers. This is an opportunity for travel professionals to understand this segment of travelers; providing authentic, meaningful travel experiences that cater to their interests.
Moderator:
Spiff Chambers
, Tourism Sales Manager, Alaska Land and Sea Adventures, Visit Anchorage
Panelists:
Siobhan Aamoth, 
Marketing Coordinator, Japan National Tourism Organization (Los Angeles Office)
Sivan Ziv, Coordinator Marketing & Administration, Southern Region USA, Israel Ministry of Tourism
Markham McGill, Director of Sales, The Florida Keys & Key West
Presented by:
Millennials in Travel

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Visit Show Floor

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Afternoon Refreshments & Presentation with Israel Ministry of Tourism

Israel – Vacation Beyond Belief
Israel, one of the most historically and topographically unique destinations in the world. With its burgeoning culinary scene, world-class wineries and vibrant nightlife, Israel can satisfy even the most sophisticated traveler. In Israel, travelers can explore universe of attractions and activities from delving into faith, heritage and history to diving into the submerged city of Caesarea or hiking almost the entire country on the Israel trail. There is an Israel for every traveler. Join us to learn more!
• Why Israel? Why now? 
• Explore the Land and Seas 
Latest updates
Presenter:
Sivan Ziv, 
Coordinator Marketing & Administration, Southern Region USA, Israel Ministry of Tourism
Sivan Ziv,  After 8 years in the aviation world Sivan joined the Israel Ministry of Tourism in its Atlanta office, as a Marketing and Administration Coordinator. Promoting travel to Israel as part of the Southern region team. Moved to the US after working as an Account Manager for an operator of European Charter flights in Tel Aviv. Previously, Sivan was a Team leader and a Shift manager for El- Al Airlines in both NYC and Boston. Sivan is a graduate of Baruch College, in NYC with a Bachelor in Business Administration and Finance and is currently working on her MBA from Georgia State University.
Booth #241 

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 Giveaways and Prizes.
Visit Anchorage
$200 Gift card for a shipment of King Crab.
Tourism Authority of Thailand
Amazing Thailand Duffle Bag by
Club Glove (value $150).
Israel Ministry of Tourism
Beautiful Wine Opener Set, plus a
few original spices.
Florida Keys and Key West
Plush Beach Towel.
Travel Juneau
Juneau Basket.
The Islands of the Bahamas
 (2) Amazon gift cards valued at
$20 USD each.