Saturday, February 15, 2020 Los Angeles Convention Center
Join like-minded travel professionals in your area for a valuable networking and educational event experience on day one of the Los Angeles 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
Celebrity Travel Expert Meet + Greet
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)
Any Questions? Please Contact: Crissy Cotto-Anderson Director of Trade & Industry Programs
Welcome Breakfast & Presentation with South African Tourism
Meet South Africa
From thousands of miles of coastline and vibrant, modern cities to a world-class wine region and extraordinary wildlife adventures, this informative session will highlight how South Africa’s variety of experiences in close-proximity offer impressive value for time and money at any budget.
South African Tourism representatives will present the logistics of planning travel to the destination, updates on its real and authentic travel experiences, and ways in which we can help you sell South Africa that will create unforgettable memories for your clients.
South African Tourism, Booth #719
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Visit Show Floor
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch & Presentation with Switzerland Tourism
Why Fall #inLOVEwithSWITZERLAND Switzerland is in high demand! With a record high of travelers from the U.S. and an increase of over 10%, it is time to be ready to sell Switzerland like a pro. Switzerland Tourism will be taking you on a journey along the highlights of Switzerland and will emphasize great reasons why to fall in love with Switzerland. Learn more about Switzerland’s most popular scenic trains, the charming Swiss cities, the breathtaking mountain excursions and many outdoor adventure sports, from hiking, biking, skiing and much more. Switzerland Tourism will provide valuable tools to help you to sell Switzerland.
Speaker: Mirko Capodanno, Manager Western USA, Switzerland Tourism
Switzerland Tourism, Booth #711
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Visit Show Floor
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Travel Industry Trends & Insights: Africa
Experts will uncover top trends US Travelers are booking for 2020 and beyond. Hear the latest developments of travel in Africa and delve into destinations that should be on your radar!
Moderator:Ron Mracky, Owner, Production Travel & Tours
Panelists: Jo Keita, Nubian Tours
Alana Hayden, Born Free Safaris & Tours
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm
Visit Show Floor
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Afternoon Refreshments & Presentation with Guatemala, Heart of the Mayan World
Hear about all the travel options available for adventurers, culture seekers, beach goers, and travelers looking for a little relaxation. You’ll find something to satisfy your clients!
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Meet & Greet with Travel Personality & Passport Program Winners Announced