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Questex Travel Group has announced early bird pricing of $75 for travel professionals who register by August 31 for its Travel Industry Exchange event, which will take place December 13-15 in San Diego, California, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Prices are set to increase on September 1, 2016.
The event will emphasize niche travel and specialization and feature one-to-one appointments, networking events, and educational programs designed to help travel professionals and global suppliers build on their specializations and grow their businesses.
Travel Industry Exchange will offer over 50 sessions focused on specific revenue-generating niche segments including certification programs in luxury, cruise, romance and family travel as well as concentrated programs in brand building, social media, destinations, and millennial travel.
The event is being organized by the Questex Travel Group, publishers of Travel Agent and Luxury Travel Advisor magazines, which has pioneered the specialization concept into the mainstream travel industry.
“Specialization is a major business driver,” said John McMahon, Questex Travel Group executive vice president. “As more consumers look to travel professionals for expert advice, we see untapped potential in specialty markets, with the millennial generation leading the pack.”
The early bird savings will be applied during the registration process. One-day, exhibit-floor, and upgraded packages are also available. For more information or to register, travel professionals may visit www.travelindustryexchange.com.
The second edition of Travel Industry Exchange will bring travel professionals and lifestyle specialists together with international suppliers, including destinations, hoteliers, cruise lines, tour operators, transportation providers, technology companies, spas, and resorts. The event will include one-to-one meetings, comprehensive education including agent specialty training, and networking events and receptions.