Destination West

July 14-16, 2019 | USA

Destination West brings together the most highly-qualified meeting and incentive buyers with top destinations, hotels/resorts, cruise lines, DMCs, DMOs and tourism offices from the Western U.S. It provides attendees with the opportunity to discover the wonders of Western U.S., meet with the top hotels, CVBs, DMCs, and venues from across Western U.S. in pre-scheduled one-on-one appointments and unique experiential networking events, and much more.

Spotlight

There has been a lot of talks recently about Marriott’s proposed acquisition of Starwood and what it would mean for guests, competitors, intermediaries, and the companies’ loyalty members if the transaction ultimately happens. Would SPG members see the value of their points diminish over time? Would SPG members’ loyalty wane if and when they’re integrated into the Marriott system? To inform the answers to these questions, it’s helpful to understand what’s happening with loyalty more broadly in the travel industry right now.


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ASTA Global River Cruise Expo 2022

March 16-20, 2022 | Hungary

Like the water that pours into the Danube’s locks, slowly lifting the ship to a new level, river cruising is on the rise. For your clients interested destinations and high-quality experiences, river cruises offer a deeper engagement with a destination's way of life. It is a great way to expose your clients to destinations they hadn’t considered before.ASTA is excited to announce the inaugural and world premier river cruising expo designed specifically for travel advisors seeking to increase their river cruise knowledge and bookings.

2021 USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace

December 7-11, 2021 | USA

Since USTOA's inception in 1972, the USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace has distinguished itself for being the only travel industry event in the United States that brings together the leading North American travel companies with tourism suppliers and destinations from around the globe in an intimate and exclusive setting.

The Hunter Hotel Investment Conference

March 22-17, 2022 | USA

The Hunter Hotel Investment Conference, also known as HUNTER, is a highly-anticipated annual gathering of prominent leaders and investors in the hotel industry along with up-and-coming hoteliers and entrepreneurs. We believe successful businesses and investments are built on meaningful relationships. With this in mind, we focused the programming and format of HUNTER around networking opportunities and insightful sessions on industry trends. We invite all members of the hospitality industry, no matter the size of your property portfolio, to join us at HUNTER to get business done.

BC Tourism & Hospitality Conference 2022

March 9-11, 2022 | Canada

The Tourism Industry Association of BC and the BC Hotel Association are excited to bring you the second-annual BC Tourism & Hospitality Conference.The 2022 conference will now be taking place in Richmond, BC from March 9 - 11, 2022.In recognizing the importance of collaboration and partnership in the face of challenges over the past two years, the BC Hotel Association and the Tourism Industry Association of BC have come together to put on the second-annual BC Tourism & Hospitality Conference.

Spotlight

There has been a lot of talks recently about Marriott’s proposed acquisition of Starwood and what it would mean for guests, competitors, intermediaries, and the companies’ loyalty members if the transaction ultimately happens. Would SPG members see the value of their points diminish over time? Would SPG members’ loyalty wane if and when they’re integrated into the Marriott system? To inform the answers to these questions, it’s helpful to understand what’s happening with loyalty more broadly in the travel industry right now.

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