Avoya Travel will host its first-ever Land Forum at the Westin Ft. Lauderdale Beach Resort on August 27 through August 29. The event will offer Independent Agencies in the Avoya Network product and sales education as well as networking opportunities with over 50 land and destination supplier representatives.
According to Avoya, the company introduced the Land Forum to support its commitment to the resort vacation market and its partners. Avoya first announced its expansion into resort offerings in 2018 as part of the company’s 2025 growth plan. Avoya is now investing more in new supplier relationships, an increased marketing presence, new education for Independent Agencies and more opportunities for Network members to experience resort products.
The three-day Land Forum is designed to increase Independent Agency knowledge of land products, as well as provide new land partners the opportunity to build relationships with Independent Agencies in the Avoya Network. Highlights include key notes from Paula Hayes, vice president of Globus family of brands and Robyn Basso, senior director at Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau. The event offers Independent Agencies educational workshops, supplier and peer-to-peer panels, general sessions, a tradeshow, specialist certification courses and networking.
The event is open to all Independent Agencies in the Avoya Network. Sponsor partners include Apple Leisure Group; Atlantis, Paradise Islands; Club Med; Globus family of brands; Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau; Las Vegas Convention and Visitor’s Authority; Playa Hotels and Resorts; Sandals Resorts; and VAX VacationAccess. Other participating suppliers range from destination tourism boards and resort brands to tour operators and activity and excursion providers.
For more information, visit www.AvoyaNetwork.com.