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National Travel and Tourism Week

NATIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURISM WEEK

May 02-08, 2021
Save the date for National Travel and Tourism Week: May 2-8, 2021. This year, NTTW will recognize the POWER OF TRAVEL and the industry’s role in bringing back our vibrant communities, restoring the U.S. economy, rebuilding our workforce and reconnecting America. Use these resources with the me...

Uncharted Territory: Reimagining Tourism for a New Era

UNCHARTED TERRITORY: REIMAGINING TOURISM FOR A NEW ERA

June 14-16, 2021
We are thrilled to be holding the 51st Conference of TTRA International in 2021 at the Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel. The conference theme Uncharted Territory.  Reimagining Tourism for a New Era. This conference brings together all travel and tourism researchers, educators, and users...

Travel & Tourism College 2021

TRAVEL & TOURISM COLLEGE 2021

June 14-18, 2021
Travel and Tourism professionals from across the West and Southwest U.S. convene for one week each summer for an intensive, industry-leading curriculum of travel & tourism marketing, management, and leadership courses. This is designed as a 3-year certification program, with returning students t...

RTO SUMMIT EAST

RTO SUMMIT EAST

June 30-01, 2021
The Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut is home to over 160 receptive tour operators. Many have relocated out of Manhattan to more affordable space, making in-office visits nearly impossible. They use these relationships to generate business, keeping overhead low by operating out ...

PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2020

PATA DESTINATION MARKETING FORUM 2020

November 25-27, 2020
PATA Destination Marketing Forum (PDMF) 2020 gathers the top minds in destination travel for inspiring and insightful discussions on marketing and managing tourism growth to lesser-known destinations. This action-packed annual event features two nonstop days of learning, discovery and networking. Al...

GBTA CONFERENCE 2020 WIESBADEN

GBTA CONFERENCE 2020 WIESBADEN

November 03-05, 2020
GBTA Conference 2020 – Wiesbaden in Partnership with VDR will showcase exhibiting companies from around the world at Europe’s largest business travel conference.

WTM London

WTM LONDON

November 02-04, 2020
WTM London prides itself on being the hub of travel ideas. We aim to give you, the global travel trade an insight of how the industry will look in the next five years, share innovations, and create endless business opportunities over the course of three days.

Digital Travel

DIGITAL TRAVEL

November 03-04, 2020
Digital Travel is the premier interactive conference for travel executives who are looking to re-imagine the customer journey. Join the top minds from hotels, OTAs, airlines, transportation companies, and everything in-between, to share practical insight on how to enhance personalization and improve...

 

Webinars

APR 27, 2021 | 3:00 PM
HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE TOUR - MYTHS ABOUT FAITH-BASED TRAVEL
Want to know more about faith-based tours in Israel (Jerusalem), Italy, France (Lourdes), Germany, Spain, Portugal (Fatima), Greece, and Turkey?

Debunk common myths about pilgrimage and faith travel to religious destinations in Europe and Jerusalem. Join us with your family ...
MAY 04, 2021 | 11:00 AM
TRAVEL MANAGERS REVEAL ALL ABOUT BOOKING TECHNOLOGY
The rise of the internet revolutionized how people shop for travel. Today, managed travel programs almost universally use corporate online booking tools (OBTs). This webinar will present findings from a recent GBTA study about corporate booking technology.
MAY 05, 2021 | 2:00 PM
SPRING INTO YOUR NEW TRAVEL BUSINESS!
Do you have a passion for travel?  Have you always wanted to be your own boss and do something you love? Then please join Stacey Warburton to find out about our New2Travel program.  She will explain how you can own your own travel business and how we can help!
MAY 12, 2021 | 3 PM
MARKETING 201: IMPLEMENTING EFFECTIVE CRUISE MARKETING
There are many aspects of marketing – from creating content to using imagery, videos, and other techniques. This course takes you through some proven techniques that can assist you in: Understanding inbound marketing for the cruise business, Knowing the ins and outs of curating conte...
JUN 05, 2021 | 4:00 PM
‘MOVEMENT’ TRAVEL WEBINAR
‘Catch Flights’ is a half-day event celebrating travelers and travel professionals of color in the Miami Design District. Join us for a program filled with performances, networking opportunities with travelers and travel professionals, inspirational and thought-provoking speake...
JUN 09, 2021 | 3 PM
MARKETING 301: CRUISE LEAD GENERATION - USING LEAD GENERATION PAGES
Generating new cruise leads is one of the biggest challenges travel agents face daily. How can you generate new cruise leads? By using lead generation pages. This course teaches you more about this important marketing tool, including: Understanding technical terminology and jargon, How to ...

THE POWER TO MANAGE BUSINESS TRAVEL
TripActions enables you to build, manage, and scale a world-class corporate travel management program with ease. You’ll gain full traveller visibility, the support of a global travel agency, and insights to manage traveller health and safety as well as control costs. See how it works in un...
THIS IS HOW TO SAFELY START BUSINESS TRAVEL
Video: How to Get Back to Business Travel Safely In our recent survey, the majority of travel managers said they expect business travel to resume at their organization by September. During this discussion, get the information you need to safely restart your travel program and prepare your ...
CFO.COM WEBINAR: A PATH TO BUSINESS RECOVERY IN A POST-COVID WORLD
Following the COVID-19 outbreak, finance leaders now have an important opportunity to help stabilize and begin the recovery process for their business. Driving business recovery in today’s economy starts with focusing on essential revenue-generating activities--including business travel. V...
WEBINAR THE MODERN CFO'S APPROACH TO T&E MANAGEMENT
Travel expenses often account for at least 10% of a company’s budget, and yet many organizations still don’t have optimal visibility or control over that spend. In the face of this glaring disconnect, what’s a modern CFO to do? In this webinar, TripActions’ VP of Finance, Francis Moran, an...
WEBINAR THE ULTIMATE UNMANAGED-TO-MANAGED TRAVEL CHECKLIST
If you’ve never managed corporate travel before, it’s difficult to know where to begin — Which features make sense for your business and employees? How much visibility and reporting will you get? Will traveling employees even bother to use it in the first place? Hosted by TripActions Direc...
EXPERIENCE THE CUNARD DIFFERENCE
For more than 178 years, Cunard has been a leader in not only forging this great cruise industry but in also providing guests life long memories and unique experiences.We want to talk with you about how Cunard is a one of a kind cruise experience and contemporary in every facet. We will sh...

RESOURCES

It would be an understatement to say that the coronavirus pandemic has throttled the travel industry, but the luxury sector is resilient and coming back strong! As you plan safety-minded meanderings i...

2020 flatlined travel opportunities, opportunities of the tourism industry and hit the global travel industry due to the pandemic. Due to this, many changes in the travel and tourism industry are witn...

A recent study stated that the travel industry faced an estimated $519 billion loss in 2020 due to the pandemic. Some of the challenges that most companies came across are managing travel expenses, ma...

Corporate travel and expense management is one of the cumbersome challenges for CMOs. Travel expenses are the second-highest expense and one of the toughest to control. Getting the best price for a bu...

Technology advancements have changed the way we travel. And some of the new developments promise an improved day-to-day operation and interactive experiences for the customers. With the help of techno...

Data science has lead to marvelous opportunities for many industries. Like so many other industries, the travel industry would greatly benefit from knowing future travel information in advance. Fortun...

As every department is going through digital transformation in travel companies, finance processes are no exception. The advancements in technology are influencing how travel expense management is evo...

The past year has been one of the most challenging for the travel industry. We saw the end of the expansion of the sector replaced by uncertainty, but it has reinforced our mission to bring the indust...

The insights in this whitepaper are based on SimilarWeb data. To gain an exhaustive and unified view of the travel industry, we analyzed internet traffic and user acquisition strategies for the top tr...