Saturday, March 4, 2023
Santa Clara Convention Center
Join like-minded travel professionals in your area for a valuable networking and educational event experience on day one of the SF/Bay Area 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 Contact Your Sales Rep
by Calling: 203-878-2577 x0
2023 FAM-TAS PRELIMINARY AGENDA
9:30 am – 10:30 am
Welcome Breakfast & Presentation with Alaska Land & Sea Adventures
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, snow adventure tours, and new summer adventures as well! Make this year…ALASKA!
Katy Ouellette, Tourism sales Associate, Alaska Land & Sea Adventures
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Visit Show Floor
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch & Presentation by Dominican Republic Tourism
Discover Dominican Republic – A Corner of Paradise
The Dominican Republic is the second largest and most diverse Caribbean country, known for warm and hospitable people. Featuring astounding nature, intriguing history and rich culture, the Dominican Republic is a destination like no other. Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the north and the Caribbean Sea on the south, this lush tropical island paradise boasts nearly 1,000 miles of coastline, 250 miles of the world’s top beaches, magnificent resorts and hotels, and a variety of sports, recreation and entertainment options. Join the DR Team for an in-depth look into paradise!
Francia Haces, New York Director, Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Visit Show Floor
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Afternoon Refreshments & Presentation
How to Boost Your Galapagos Sales with These 10 Tips from Our Experts
Spend some quality time with our Galapagos experts and receive some surefire tips for generating better sales with this one-of-a-kind destination. Learn about our funnel and how it’s designed to help guide your clients to the experience of their choice: an expedition cruise, a land-based hotel accommodation, or both! We’ll share with you our favorite Galapagos activities and experiences—ones with a proven client satisfaction rate—and demonstrate why we are the best partner and in situ operator you can have. Plus, we’ll go over the many ways you’ll receive sales assistance from our knowledgeable and dedicated agency support team. Finally, we’ll talk about our competitive commissions and how they increase with your sales.
Klaus Fielsch, Metropolitan Touring Ecuador
Immediately Following the Final Session
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 a Trip Giveaway.
Check Back Soon for More Information – Sponsors Are Updated Frequently!
Enter to win a $200 Alaska Seafood Gift Card courtesy of Visit Anchorage!
Win a hotel stay in the Dominican Republic!
Enter to win a high-quality, plush beach towel from the Florida Keys & Key West.
You can win a swag bag full of everything you need for a week at the beach in The Islands of The Bahamas!
Fort Myers will be giving away a beach swag bag, complete with everything you need for a day at the beach!
Enter to win a waterproof camera bag, two luggage handle grips and a flashlight pen, courtesy of Poseidon Expeditions USA.
You could win an accommodation for 2 nights in Ecuador. You’ll stay 1 night at the historical center at boutique hotel Casa Gangotena, and one night in the Chocó Rainforest at Mashpi Lodge!
Receive a L’Occitane gift package courtesy of Atlas Ocean Voyages!
- Round trip flight for two people on Copa Airlines from a U.S. gateway city*.* Blackout dates and terms & conditions apply. U.S. Gateway Cities are U.S. airports where Copa Airlines operates.
- 2 nights in a beach hotel.
- 2 nights in a city hotel.
- City tour.
- Transfers in & out of hotel.