New York Travel Advisors

Javits Convention Center

Travel Trade Program

Saturday, January 27, 2024 – Javits Convention Center

New for 2024, the Travel Trade Program at the New York Travel & Adventure Show is your #1 resource for the most up-to-date, insider information on how to sell, market and promote the hottest destinations and travel options to your client base.

Featuring three sponsored, hour-long panel style workshops complete with continental breakfast and lunch, providing in-depth programming directly from the top experts in the travel industry.

FAM-TAS ticket holders will also participate in the Passport Program. When you check in to the event and get your coveted Black Badge, you’ll also be given your TAS Passport. Simply get each sponsoring exhibitor to stamp your passport and you’ll automatically be entered to win trip giveaways and other prizes during the Show.

Convention Center

2024 Show Dates/Hours:

Saturday, January 27: 9:30am – 5pm
FAM-TAS Hours: 9am – 5pm
Sunday, January 28: 11am – 4pm
Register Here For:
$30 – All Access Pass
Complimentary Admission

Session Schedule – Saturday, January 27th

2024 FAM-TAS AGENDA (Check Back Soon For Updated Information)

8:30 am

Registration Opens

9:00 am – 11:00 am

Welcome Breakfast & Presentation with Croatia National Tourist Board

Sell Croatia

Kristjan Staničić, Director, Croatian National Tourist Board, Zagreb, Croatia

The leading Croatian destinations and prominent DMCs and hotels look forward to welcoming the US travel agents and advisors for breakfast, and meet over B2B sessions at the Croatian Pavilion. 

11:00 am – 11:30 am

Visit the Show Floor

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Paradise Islands: Selling Caribbean Travel

Just as the Covid-19 pandemic reshaped consumers perception of travel, the Caribbean has re-envisioned the image of just what travel can be.  Join the power players of Caribbean Tourism as we explore the hottest trends, experiences and newest products driving travelers to multiple island vacations.

Moderator: Kelly Fontenelle, Caribbean Director,
Travel Market Report

Panelists: Eusi Skeete, Director, USA, Barbados
Tourism Marketing Inc.

Kim Riddle, Business Development Manager, US, 
Aruba Tourism Authority

Muriel Wiltord-Latamine, Director North America, Martinique Tourism Authority  

Rissie Demeritte, Area Manager

Sales and Marketing, Bahamas Tourist Office


1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

“It’s More Fun in the Sun: The Florida Showcase”

One of the most popular destinations in the U.S., Florida was one of the first to bring travelers back post-pandemic. After a record increase in tourism in 2021, Florida-based destinations have been leaders in competing for repeat business now that the world has opened up. Find out what strategies and initiatives have worked to bring travelers back and how you can capitalize. 

Moderator: Daniel McCarthy, Editor in Chief,
Travel Market Report

Panelists: Markham McGill, Director of Sales, The Florida Keys & Key West

Kaya Man, Director of Sales and Service, Visit Pensacola, and Northwest Florida Beaches Sales Representative to the Council

Debra Lee, Travel Industry Sales Director,
Greater Miami CVB


Immediately Following Cruise Session

Passport Winner’s Announced

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

“Cruising into 2023 and Beyond”

Cruising is red hot but keeping up the lightening quick advances in cruise options is difficult at best. We have gathered the brightest minds in every cruise category you can think of to help you create new value propositions to keep you clients coming back for more.

Moderator: Dori Saltzman, Cruise Editor,
Travel Market Report

Panelists: Denise Reichwein Lees, Director of Sales,
MSC Cruises USA

Lisa Falango, Director of Sales, Royal Caribbean International 

Glenn Eastwood, Business Development Manager, USA, North East & Mid West, Hurtigruten Expeditions

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Show Floor Open to All

Passport Program


2024 FAM-TAS Passport Program (Check Back Soon For Updated Information)

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.

Check back often as this information is updated daily!

Booth #: 457
$100 Amazon gift card.

Booth #: 538
Travel Juneau goody bag with swag and items from our community.

Booth #: 651
A beach cooler with all the beach essentials: towel, cup, cell phone dry bag and beach ball and frisbee.

Booth #: 258
Gift basket filled with goodies from Australia!

Booth #: 252
Backpack complete with a voucher to receive an additional 5% commission on your first booking with Adventure Life.

Booth #: 553
Poseidon Dry Bag filled with Poseidon goodies.

Booth #: 414
Four days/Three nights at Barbados luxury resort.

Booth #: 718
$100 gas voucher. 


Booth #: 569

Five gift bags with goodies that will get you ready to visit and experience Croatia Full of life across all seasons.


Booth #: 851 

A beach tote filled with goodies from South County.