2019 Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor


Disney offers magical vacation experiences to Guests - creating memories that last a lifetime. Walt Disney World® Resort sparkles with 4 unique Theme Parks, 2 Water parks, over 20 Resort hotels and a shopping and dining paradise. Disneyland® Park glows alongside Disney California Adventure® Park and 3 Resort hotels. Across the ocean, the authentic spirit of Hawaii is complemented by distinctive Disney touches at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa. Guests can set sail to spectacular destinations aboard Disney Cruise Line. Delight in a dream Disney family vacation and gain a lifetime of memories with Adventures by Disney®—a leader in guided group travel. Let us be your storyteller as we show you the way, taking you to the exciting destinations you want to visit. Incomparable vacation memories await at all of our magical Disney Destinations.


Platinum Sponsors

For over 65 years, GOGO Vacations has been a leading US travel wholesaler. With teams in locations nationwide, GOGO Vacations works exclusively with travel agents. Its in-depth product knowledge, expansive product line including My Time, and comprehensive marketing programs provide tremendous value to the travel professionals they serve. With the world’s most extensive product distribution network, GOGO Vacations delivers unwavering commitment only to the travel agent community with support and responsiveness that is unparalleled in this space, including GOGO Rewards, a monthly incentive opportunity; competitive commission tiers; and educational programs.

With a guest-first approach to cruising, World’s Leading Cruise Lines creates vacations for every taste, preference and expectation. Our collection of cruise lines features nine distinctive brands encompassing 100 ships that visit more than 700 destinations across seven continents. Whether travelers are seeking a weekend getaway or an extended escape to a faraway land, they can enjoy unique experiences every time they sail with us, while making lifelong memories along the way.



As the innovator in global cruise travel, Norwegian Cruise Line has been breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising for over 52 years. Most notably, the cruise line revolutionized the industry by offering guests the freedom and flexibility to design their ideal vacation on their preferred schedule with no assigned dining and entertainment times and no formal dress codes. Today, its fleet of 16 contemporary ships sail to nearly 300 of some of the world’s most desirable destinations, including Great Stirrup Cay, the company’s private island in the Bahamas and its resort destination Harvest Caye in Belize. Norwegian Cruise Line not only provides superior guest service from land to sea, but also offers a wide variety of award-winning entertainment and dining options as well as a range of accommodations across the fleet, including solo-traveler staterooms, mini-suites, spa-suites and The Haven by Norwegian®, the company’s ship-within-a-ship concept.


For more than 90 years, the Globus Family of Brands has been providing a variety of vacations that address the needs of today's diverse traveler. We offer hundreds of unique itineraries all over Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and Africa. Whether it's a fully escorted tour, independent holiday package, or river cruise holiday, with Globus, Cosmos, Monograms and Avalon Waterways you will get unmatched value, insider knowledge, and world-class customer service with every journey. From top-notch transportation to VIP access at the iconic sights. With our level of travel expertise, we know what makes for a spectacular vacation.

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As the official travel company of Universal Theme Parks, Universal Parks and Resorts Vacations provides the best selection and value on Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood vacations for your clients. Universal Parks and Resorts Vacations offers customizable and commissionable vacations which include a Best Price Guarantee, Early Park Admission, and much more. No one knows our destinations like we do, and we’ll help you meet your clients’ needs!


Delta Vacations, the official travel package provider of Delta Air Lines, offers travel agents convenient, one-stop shopping for packages that bundle flights with more than 5,000 hotels and resorts in 300+ of the world's top leisure destinations.

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Apple Leisure Group is the nation's top seller of all-inclusive vacation packages and leisure travel to Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica worldwide. We offer a wide array of products and services for travel agents and providing advanced technology with VAX VacationAccess. Our collection of brands includes Apple Vacations, Travel Impressions, Funjet Vacations, United Vacations, Blue Sky Tours and Southwest Vacations.

Gold Sponsors

The Viator Travel Agent Program, powered by TripAdvisor, provides agents with commission opportunities on more than 159,000 bookable tours, activities, and attractions in destinations around the world, many of which have flexible and/or free cancellation policies. Registered agents benefit from 24/7 client and agent support, access to products exclusively available on Viator, and direct commission payments to your agency's account. There are no registration or membership fees and agents will earn commission on every experience booked directly on our platform and through our shareable links or custom widgets.

Bold isn’t built in a day. You can’t change the game if you play by the same old rules. That’s why 50 years later Royal Caribbean is still pushing limits. From building the biggest ships in the world with surfing, skydiving and the tallest slides at sea, to pushing the limits of what you can imagine on land at our private islands. Royal Caribbean offers your clients a memory-collecting adventure with our revolutionary ships, award winning service and our amazing destinations. You’ll discover endless thrills for every kind of adventurer. From the daredevils to the culinary crusaders, and fun-loving families to couples on a romantic getaway.


La Colección consists of 14 distinctive resorts in Mexico and, with almost five decades of experience, is Mexico’s largest and most internationally renowned hotel company. With 5 unique brands: Live Aqua, Grand Fiesta Americana, Fiesta Americana, The Explorean and the “U” by Grand Fiesta Americana, there is a resort for everybody. Adults-only, all-inclusive, EP or kid-friendly, classic, luxury, authentic colonial or contemporary, soft-adventure or lifestyle resort. The Travel Agent receives Cash when booking and Free Room Nights. We pay within 30 days of booking AND you can reap these benefits up to 25 rooms. Just register at www.lacoleccionrewards.com.


Chubb Travel Protection provides comprehensive travel insurance coverages to a diversified client base across the globe. Our breadth of product and end-to-end technology solutions enables us to deliver unique offerings tailored to suit each sales channel. We’re committed to understanding your specific business needs in order to deliver seamless insurance solutions.

Silver Sponsors

Tourism Australia is the national tourism organization responsible for attracting international visitors to Australia for both leisure and business events. The Aussie Specialist Program is Tourism Australia's award-winning online training platform operated in partnership with each of the Australian state/territory tourism organizations. The program has been recently upgraded and is available to all travel sellers keen to increase their knowledge of Australian experiences and destination.

Rail Europe, in operation since 1932, is a European rail travel distribution company, and the dedicated source for planning and booking European train tickets, passes, and more. Owned by two shareholders, the French National Railroads (SNCF) through VSC Group, and the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), the company has grown to become the leading authority on European train travel worldwide.

Hurtigruten is the world leader in Exploration Travel, offering expedition voyages, including lectures and landings via Zodiac on small ships to Antarctica, Alaska, Greenland, Iceland, Canada, Norway, Svalbard/Spitsbergen, Russia, Northwest Passage, and Latin/South America. Hurtigruten’s new order for (4) new Hybrid Expedition ships is revolutionizing small ship expedition cruising.

Sandals & Beaches Resorts offers the most luxurious resorts located on the Islands of Antigua, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Lucia and Turks & Caicos. We did not invent the all-inclusive category, but we perfected it by offering more quality inclusions than any other resort chain on the planet!

As the leading Greek cruise line, Celestyal Cruises maintains Greece as a base for its operations with disembarkation ports, mainly the Greek islands and the Eastern Mediterranean. The company manages two medium-sized cruise ships, each providing an ideal environment for warm and personal service. The focus of the company's philosophy is the "destination."

G Adventures is an award-winning tour operator offering more than 750 small-group trips in 100+ countries on every continent. Its guided tours help local communities thrive while offering travelers meaningful connections with local people, landscapes and wildlife, plus the freedom and flexibility to experience destinations on their own.

RIU Hotels & Resorts have been working on one idea for over 60 years, that our clients enjoy an unforgettable experience. We have built more than 100 hotels in the best destinations worldwide and our aim is to make our guests feel good and enjoy their stay with all the amenities we offer.

Any cruise ship lets you see the world. Windstar brings it close enough so you can fully live it. Windstar’s small cruise ships and personalized approach bring you closer to each destination, so you can see the world from new perspectives. Our elegant, 148-310 guest ships open up captivating new worlds.

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has grown over its 33-year history to include award-winning, all-inclusive escorted tours. Learn more about the truly all-inclusiveness of Scenic river cruising, the unparalleled exceptional value of Emerald Waterways and Scenic Eclipse – the World’s First Discovery Yacht.


AIG Travel is a worldwide leader in travel insurance and global assistance, providing coverage and services virtually anytime, anywhere.


Barceló Hotel Group consists of four distinct brands - Royal Hideaway Luxury Hotels & Resorts, Barceló Hotels & Resorts, Occidental Hotels & Resorts, and Allegro Hotels. Make sure to stop by our booth to learn about exciting updates on the new, adults-only Barceló Maya Riviera (Opening Dec. 2019).

CIE Tours offers expertly guided vacations to Ireland, Scotland, England, Britain, Wales, and our two new destinations to Iceland and Italy, from group travel to highly curated private itineraries. Over its 87-year history, the company has earned a reputation for excellence that is rooted in its signature hospitality, a genuine warmth and way of doing things that turns visitors to friends.

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The experience onboard Rocky Mountaineer’s all-dome luxury fleet features rich storytelling, world-class cuisine, and a first-hand look at lush green forests and turquoise glacier-fed lakes, all from the comfort of reclining plush seats. A true feast for the senses, gourmet cuisine accompanies the stunning scenery and award-winning service.


PLAYA Hotels & Resorts is an owner/operator of 20 All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic. PLAYA operates under various brands including Hyatt Zilara and Hyatt Ziva, Hilton, Sanctuary, Panama Jack, and Jewel Resorts. PLAYA Resorts offers an amazing rewards program for Agents called AgentCASH+. Visit www.agentcashplus.com for details!

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Avanti Destinations is the leader for independent travel to Europe, Central America & South America, and Asia offering mid-to-upscale FIT packages since 1981 and is now accepting group bookings for travel with 15 or more passengers. We specialize in providing hard-to-find-options for experienced travelers at the best value.

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Palladium Hotel Group is one of the largest Spanish based hotel chains, with over 54 hotels around Europe and North America. Based in Ibiza, Spain, the Palladium Hotel Group consists of eight individual brands such as Hard Rock (Europe), Ushuaia, Bless, Grand Palladium, TRS, Palladium Boutique Hotels, Ayre Hotels, and Only You Hotels.


Karisma Hotels & Resorts—a collection of award-winning, beachfront properties in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and Jamaica. El Dorado Spa Resorts—adults-only, luxury experience. Azul Beach Resorts—where pampering feels limitless. Generations Resort—ideal for multi-generational travel. Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts—five-star luxury paired with Nickelodeon fun. And our new brand, Margaritaville Island Reserve.


Viking was founded in 1997 with the purchase of four ships in Russia. Designed for discerning travelers with interests in science, history, culture and cuisine, Chairman Torstein Hagen often says Viking offers guests “the thinking person’s cruise” as an alternative to mainstream cruises.