Four Big Developments in Home-Based Agent Events (VIDEO)

norwegian escapeThis week, consortia, host agencies and other industry organizations released a flurry of announcements regarding events for home-based travel agents.

CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. National Conference Sells Out

At the same time as CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. officially announced the theme of their 2015 National Conference, that event has sold out.

The event, which will take place November 14 - 21 onboard the new Norwegian Escape, will feature the theme CONNECT and focus on setting the framework for developing strong relationships and new opportunities among its more than 900 attendees, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. said. Attendees will be encouraged to connect socially using the hashtag #ConnectConference.

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Travel Planners International Shares Details of TPI Extravaganza 2015 Conference

Travel Planners International (TPI) has also announced details of its annual TPI Extravaganza set for September 23-27 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

This year's program will be based on the theme “Mission Possible: Conceive it – Believe it – Achieve it.

Four motivation and business keynote speakers headline the TPI program. Entrepreneur Giovanni Livera of Giovanni Experiences, LLC will kick off the opening general session on Wednesday, September 23. In addition to the keynote, he will deliver two other presentations that day.

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Nexion Announces Speakers and Workshop Details for CoNexion 2015

For CoNexion 2015, Nexion is holding its first annual conference at sea this September. The event will feature keynote speakers Andy Stuart of Norwegian Cruise Line and actor Kathleen Passanisi and over 51 workshops and sessions discussing the small business travel industry. 

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Getaway will be hosting the event from September 26 through October 3, 2015. 

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Results! Travel Members Participate in Nationwide Town Hall Meetings

Finally, Results! Travel released the results for its recent set of Town Hall Meetings for members. The discussions ranged from trade tips to new marketing and recruitment initiatives, with some locations boasting major sponsors. 

Delta Air Lines, the host of the May 19 Town Hall Meeting in Los Angeles, promoted the advantages of its new roundtrip service from Los Angeles to Shanghai, China. This transcontinental route will offer easy access for customers seeking to explore Asia. Flight routes will start on July 9 of this year.  

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