Travel Agents

Saturday, January 18, 2020
San Diego Convention Center

Join like-minded travel professionals in your area for a valuable networking and educational event experience on day one of the San Diego 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 Three Educational Sessions led by top destination representatives
  • Sessions include continental breakfast, boxed lunch, and afternoon refreshments
  • Celebrity Travel Expert Meet + Greet
  • Exclusive Qualified Press
  • Exciting Passport Program with chance to win a FAM Trip Giveaway
(Please Note, Program details are subject to change. Please check back for updates)

San Diego Convention Center
2020 Show Dates/Hours:

Saturday, January 18: 9:30am-5:00pm
Sunday, January 19: 11:00am-4:00pm

Complimentary Admission OR
for Travel Agents

Any Questions? Please Contact:
Crissy Cotto-Anderson
Director of Trade & Industry Programs
Phone: (203) 878-2577 x120

8:00 am

Registration Opens

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Welcome Breakfast & Presentation with Sponsor

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Visit Show Floor

10:30 am – 11:15 am

Travel Industry Trends & Insights: Cruising

Moderator: Charles Sylvia, ECC, Vice President of Membership and Trade Relations, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and panel of expert share top cruise travel trends in the coming year

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Visit Show Floor

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Lunch & Presentation with Taiwan Tourism

Taiwan – A Destination That Will Foster Exponential Growth For Your Asia Tours’ Sales Profit Margin
Taiwan is centrally located in Asia, an ideal destination to be bundled with other Asia tours. This lovely and versatile island is widely recognized as a modern and industrial country while 60% of the land is covered with forests. 16 indigenous tribes inhabited Taiwan for centuries with their very own cultures. Travelers get to enjoy unique experiences through local cuisines, hands-on activities, and to learn about aboriginal cultures in Taiwan’s small towns. Taipei, on the other hand, offers Michelin starred restaurants for travelers to indulge in world class fine dining along with popular street foods in night markets.
From this session, you will learn about how Taiwan is a destination that will exponentially increase your Asia tours’ sales profit margin. Please join us!
Presenter: Cathy Hung, Deputy Director, Taiwan Tourism Bureau – Los Angeles Office
Ms. Cathy Hung, the deputy director of Taiwan Tourism Bureau’s L.A. Office and has been with the Bureau for over a decade. She is based in Los Angeles and handles Taiwan Tourism Bureau’s business development and marketing in the U.S. market.
Taiwan Tourism Bureau, Booth #701

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 reveals 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.
Presented by Millennials in Travel

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Visit Show Floor

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Afternoon Refreshments & Presentation with Sponsor

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Meet & Greet with Travel Personality & Passport Program Winners Announced

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Networking Reception

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.
(Please check back for updates)