Travel Agents

Washington D.C. FAM-TASSaturday, March 16, 2019
Washington Convention Center

Join like-minded travel professionals in your area for a valuable networking and educational event experience on day one of the Washington D.C. 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
(Program details are subject to change prior to registration opening, please check back for updates)

Register for the FAM-TAS Program

$39.95   $29.95
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Show Floor Only Admission

Complimentary Pass for agents
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*Must register for the FAM-TAS Program for admission to catered sessions, passport program, etc.

8:00 am

Registration Opens

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Welcome Breakfast with Israel Ministry of Tourism

Israel: Beyond Belief
Presented By Jill Daly, Director, Midwest Region, Israel Ministry of Tourism

Join us as we explore everything Israel has to offer from Faith-Based travel, the culinary & wine, culture, and adventure.  We will help you plan your client’s next trip to Israel.

Israel - Travel and Adventures Shows

9:30 am – 12:00 noon

Show Floor Open

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch with Switzerland Tourism

How to Get Your Clients to Fall In Love with Switzerland
presented by Isabelle Minder, Trade Manager Eastern USA, Switzerland Tourism

Switzerland is popular – with a record increase of travelers from the U.S., it’s time to be ready to sell Switzerland like a pro. Switzerland Tourism will be taking you on a journey along the Grand Tour 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 sports, from hiking and biking to skiing and much more. Switzerland Tourism will provide you with valuable tools to help you to sell Switzerland.


1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Show Floor Open

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Afternoon Refreshments with Guatemala, Heart of the Mayan World

Guatemala, A Hidden Cultural Adventure Destination
Presented by Paola Alvarado, International Fairs Coordinator, Guatemala Tourism Board

From volcanoes to rafting, from mountain biking to speleology, Guatemala has it all!  Learn more about all possibilities while traveling this -small nomad paradise to do it all-. Have you ever wonder why is that you have not visited our destination?


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 9 passport stations to get your FAM-TAS Program Passport stamped for your chance to win a Trip Giveaway.


Costa Rica Adventures Booth: 1124

Il Viaggio Travel is pleased to offer a special 3 days / 2 nights Trip Giveaway in Costa Rica for one lucky travel trade professional! The package includes greeting and meeting at San Jose airport with private guided transfer from San Jose to Arenal, welcome kit, brief in and gift, 1 night at Montaña de Fuego Resort and Spa, evening hot springs with dinner and share transfer from Arenal to Rios Tropicales, 2 days / 1 night white water rafting experience by Rios Tropicales, share regular transfer from Rios Tropicales to San Jose. Meals included are daily breakfast, 2 dinners, 2 lunches. Taxes.

(Please check back for updates)

Don’t Take Our Word for It!

“It was great to have private presentations with the destinations!” – Petra, Chicago

“Great information and a chance to talk face-to-face with vendors.” – Kimberly, Chicago

“Best way for travel agents to see and experience the Travel Show!” – Norma, Los Angeles

“The Maui and Tahiti presentations were enjoyable and informative, especially the Maui language presentation.” – Edward, Chicago