Speaker Stages

America’s Favorite Travel Shows Have the Most Comprehensive Educational Content That You Can’t Find Anywhere Else..

You’ll be inspired to take your dream vacation. Learn how to be your own travel expert on your next vacation, from top celebrity travel personalities and leading local experts at dozens of travel workshops on 3 theaters located on the show floor.

Check back often as speaker information is being updated daily!

3 Theaters and Over 30+ Sessions

Travel Theater: Hear from the top travel celebrity personalities such as Peter Greenberg and Pauline Frommer as they inspire you to take your dream vacation.
Destination Theater: From where to go and when to go, to what to do and how to get there, destination experts will give you the in depth information you need to travel like a local.
Savvy Traveler Theater: Showcasing travel tips, tricks and actionable advice, you’ll learn how to travel like a pro straight from the experts. Topics include packing tips, technology skills, travel safety methods, budget travel hacks, etc.

Speakers and schedule are subject to change without prior notice, please check back often for updates.

Saturday, March 12

Credit Card Points - Travel Events

10:45 am – 11:15 am
Savvy Traveler Theater

TBD

Stefan Krasowski, Founder, Every Passport Stamp Facebook Group and Blogger, Rapid Travel Chai
Senitra Horbrook, Contributing Writer, The Points Guy
TBD
Credit Card Points - Travel Events

10:45 am – 11:45 am

Travel Theater

TBD

Brian Kelly, Founder and CEO of The Points Guy (TPG)
TBD

12 Noon – 12:30 pm
Destination Theater

Bahamas

TBD
TBD

12 Noon – 12:45 pm
Savvy Traveler Theater

The Best Travel & Packing Tips for the Ultimate Vacation

Angel Castellanos, World Travel Expert, Writer/TV Host AngelsTravelLounge.com
Make your next trip, the next best trip of your life and “Travel Like a Pro”! Angel Castellanos, The Travel Ambassador, delivers his popular and energetic talk on packing tips & savvy travel skills drawing from his experience as a full-time professional traveler. This highly informative talk is updated every year and “packed” with the most up to date savvy travel tips and inspirational stories from all over the world to help travelers travel smarter, better and cheaper. Angel will deliver the best travel tips on packing smart, safety, de-stressing the airport experience, saving money, sightseeing hacks, traveling with technology and much more! No matter your level of experience, you are bound to come away with practical current travel tips. The packing demonstration included in this talk is one you do not want to miss. Packing in a carry on? After this presentation, packing in any bag will not be a problem! Join us for this insightful and dynamic presentation. Travel smart, well and often! www.AngelsTravelLounge.com

12:45 pm – 1:15 pm
Destination Theater

CNTO

TBD
TBD

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Travel Theater

A Special Report from the Master Road Warrior: The Brave New World of Smart Travel, Where You Can Go, and Where You MUST Go, in the Next Year

Peter Greenberg, Emmy Award-Winning Investigative Reporter and Producer and CBS News Travel Editor
Autograph Signing Immediately Following

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm
Savvy Traveler Theater

Take Your Dream Vacation to the Next Level with Private Tours

Julian Douglas, Travel Writer, Photographer, and Experience Curator, Listen, Journey, Savor
Whether you’re looking to explore ancient sights and museums or eat your way across the Italian countryside in a Ferrari, Julian will share how he’s learned to fully maximize what Private Tours have to offer. Your trip really is just that, “your trip.” Do the things you’ve always dreamed of doing, have once in a lifetime experiences, and check off that Bucket List. Today’s Private Tours are more attainable and less expensive than ever before, so skip the lines and fully experience all that your destination has to offer. If you can dream it, a Private Tour will make it happen.

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Destination Theater

Dominic Republic

TBD
TBD

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm
Destination Theater

Alaska, Fantastic in Every Season!

Tia Froehle,Tourism Sales Manager Visit Anchorage
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!

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm
Savvy Traveler Theater

2022 Travel and Beyond: An Insider’s Guide to Europe, Mexico, and Bucketlist Cruises Today

Sarah Dandashy, Travel Expert + Creator Ask A Concierge
Ready to travel again? Travel expert, author, and former award-winning Concierge, Sarah Dandashy shares what the travel landscape looks like from an insider’s perspective, as well as her personal experiences cruising in Antarctica, visiting the beaches in Mexico, and flying to Europe. Covering what the current travel experience is like and best practices for a smooth trip, she’ll also share some of the biggest trends in travel that we can expect in 2022.

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Destination Theater

Rejuvenate in Miami

TBD
Join us for a Destination update, what to do and find in Greater Miami.

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Travel Theater

A Return to Travel

Pauline Frommer, Editorial Director of The Frommer’s Guides and Publisher of Frommers.com
The world is as exciting as ever, but major destinations have changed in many ways over the course of the pandemic. Frommer will discuss how to plan the most appealing vacations for this unusual moment, covering everything from insurance issues to airfares and accommodations, from cultural shifts to modes of travel (tours, cruises, experiential attractions and more). And with pricing all over the map right now, she’ll also help you find the best values, whether you’re vacationing in the lap of luxury, roughing it, or doing something in between.
Autograph Signing Immediately Following

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Savvy Traveler Theater

TBD

Valerie Joy Wilson, Content Creator Award-Winning Travel Host, Trusted Travel Girl LLC
TBD

3:45 pm – 4:15 pm
Destination Theater

Ever Dream of Visiting Antarctica?

Oya Bekisoglu, Regional Sales Director, Central USA, Atlas Ocean Voyages
Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Ever dream of visiting Antarctica? The words you have heard to describe this vast continent aren’t enough. Antarctica is an experience. Only those who have been and dared to take the icy plunge into these remote waters can add their names to a century of exploration where few have gone. It’s time to check the last (seventh) continent off your list if an expedition adventure is what you seek.
Join Atlas Ocean Voyages for an exciting presentation that will inspire you to come along with us on a luxe-adventure journey aboard one of our new ships to explore the incredible wildlife and icy landscape in style. Learn about what it means to be “all-inclusive all the way” with Atlas Ocean Voyages. You bring the dream, and we’ll provide the excitement, pampering and adventure! One lucky attendee will also get to bring a piece of Atlas home with them!

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Destination Theater

Ireland

Sunday, March 13

10:15 am – 11:00 am
Savvy Travel Theater

TBD

Angel Trinh, Founder and Blogger, Pennywise Traveler
TBD

10:45 am – 11:45 am
Travel Theater

A Special Report from the Master Road Warrior: The Brave New World of Smart Travel, Where You Can Go, and Where You MUST Go, in the Next Year

Peter Greenberg, Emmy Award-Winning Investigative Reporter and Producer and CBS News Travel Editor
Autograph Signing Immediately Following

11:15 am – 12 Noon
Savvy Traveler Theater

Take Your Dream Vacation to the Next Level with Private Tours

Julian Douglas, Travel Writer, Photographer, and Experience Curator, Listen, Journey, Savor
Whether you’re looking to explore ancient sights and museums or eat your way across the Italian countryside in a Ferrari, Julian will share how he’s learned to fully maximize what Private Tours have to offer. Your trip really is just that, “your trip.” Do the things you’ve always dreamed of doing, have once in a lifetime experiences, and check off that Bucket List. Today’s Private Tours are more attainable and less expensive than ever before, so skip the lines and fully experience all that your destination has to offer. If you can dream it, a Private Tour will make it happen.

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Savvy Traveler Theater

Tech Tips for Smarter Travel

Angel Castellanos, World Travel Expert, Writer/TV Host AngelsTravelLounge.com
Learn about the best travel technology, travel apps and how-to-use your device abroad from full time traveler Angel Castellanos. This highly informative talk is updated every year and “packed” with the most up to date savvy travel tips to help you maximize your tech to travel smarter. Angel Castellanos, The Travel Ambassador, is a travel tech expert with tips to make traveling with your tech easy. Learn to unlock the potential of your device and travel easy and smarter without getting lost in your phone. This informative and popular presentation prepares travelers so they can confidently use their mobile devices as a tool to travel better and easier. Angel will cover the best travel apps to enhance your travels and allow you to communicate effectively without breaking the bank. No matter how tech savvy you are, you will definitely come away with great advice and helpful apps to travel smarter and better with your technology. Join us for this insightful and dynamic presentation. Travel smart, often and well! www.AngelsTravelLounge.com

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Travel Theater

A Return to Travel

Pauline Frommer, Editorial Director of The Frommer’s Guides and Publisher of Frommers.com
The world is as exciting as ever, but major destinations have changed in many ways over the course of the pandemic. Frommer will discuss how to plan the most appealing vacations for this unusual moment, covering everything from insurance issues to airfares and accommodations, from cultural shifts to modes of travel (tours, cruises, experiential attractions and more). And with pricing all over the map right now, she’ll also help you find the best values, whether you’re vacationing in the lap of luxury, roughing it, or doing something in between.
Autograph Signing Immediately Following

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm
Savvy Traveler Theater

2022 Travel and Beyond: An Insider’s Guide to Europe, Mexico, and Bucketlist Cruises Today

Sarah Dandashy, Travel Expert + Creator Ask A Concierge
Ready to travel again? Travel expert, author, and former award-winning Concierge, Sarah Dandashy shares what the travel landscape looks like from an insider’s perspective, as well as her personal experiences cruising in Antarctica, visiting the beaches in Mexico, and flying to Europe. Covering what the current travel experience is like and best practices for a smooth trip, she’ll also share some of the biggest trends in travel that we can expect in 2022.
Rudy Maxa

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Travel Theater

TBD

Rudy Maxa, Travel Journalist & Broadcaster
Autograph Signing Immediately Following

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Savvy Traveler Theater

Frequent Miler on the Stage: The 10 Best Awards Bookable Today

Nick Reyes, Senior Author, the Frequent Miler
Use your points and miles towards incredible value.  With a combination of humor and analysis, Nick will bring to the stage the formula that makes their Frequent Miler on the Air podcast so popular.