During the COVID-19 pandemic, TravelAge West will remain a trusted resource for our readers now and long after this crisis is over, and will continue to publish articles on a variety of travel industry topics, destinations and more to inspire future trips. If there’s something you’d like us to cover, please send a message to [email protected]

Dive In and Learn about the Philippines

Join TravelAge West and Philippine Tourism to find out all the amazing experiences waiting for your clients on their next Philippines vacation.  

Think Surfing and Diving: Learn about the Philippines as an award winning under and above water destination

Go Beyond the Beach: Learn how you can create a vacation experience for your clients that is so much more than just the sun and beach activities

Be the First Specialists for the Philippines: Hear about the new, first ever Philippines E-Specialist program and sign up!  

One lucky live attendee will win a $100 gift card. 

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Learn How You Can SELL Alaska This Summer

Join TravelAge West, Travel Weekly and The Alaska Travel Industry Association for a three-part series exploring all the incredible possibilities awaiting your clients on land and sea in Alaska.  

During each of these live webinars, Alaska's leading suppliers will offer updates, product information, booking options and advisor tools available to make Alaska happen in 2021. Help your clients explore and get inspired by Alaska's vast landscapes, Native cultures, wildlife, and wild places.

Registration includes all three webinars and confirmed participants include: Alaska Airlines, Alaska Railroad, Anchorage, Fairbanks, Travel Juneau and UnCruise. 

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Rediscovering Seabourn’s Extraordinary Worlds

Join TravelAge West and Seabourn and rediscover all the possibilities awaiting your clients. During this live event hear all the latest on future deployments for 2022 and beyond. Learn about Seabourn Expeditions to provide your customers with exhilarating adventures and uncompromising amenities, on Seabourn Venture.  And most important, learn where you might best find your next Seabourn guests, those who will absolutely love the Seabourn Difference. 

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Traveling to Hawaii Now

In this roundtable webinar, we bring together top experts in Hawaii travel to discuss what advisors need to know in order to sell the destination with confidence. Panelists will discuss the current health protocols in the islands, new air service, recent renovations and resort developments, what the visitor experience is like these days, what advisors can expect going forward and more. Moderated by Ken Shapiro, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of TravelAge West, guests include journalist and TravelAge West’s Hawaii travel expert Shane Nelson, as well as representatives from Hawaiian Airlines and the Kaanapali Beach Hotel.

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Victory Cruise Lines – Great Lakes, Alaska Expeditions, and more!

Discover small ship cruising amongst North America’s most iconic destinations on ships that are purpose-built for adventure. Voyage options are endless with destinations such as the iconic Great Lakes including visits to Niagara Falls and Mackinac Island. Or sail out to the Canadian Maritimes and down the East Coast and Southeast USA. New destinations include the Yucatan peninsula and Alaska expedition cruises on the brand-new ship, Ocean Victory! Plus, we will cover agent support tools to help you sell with confidence.

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Visit the Napa Valley - Raise a Glass and Get Inspired!

Raise a glass to days filled with luxurious accommodations, world-class wineries, Michelin starred restaurants, the most beautiful landscapes and the most welcoming people.

Learn what's new and exciting in the Napa Valley from Visit Napa Valley and five of their hotel partners. We will be sharing updates on our reopening of hotels for leisure guests, wineries, restaurants, and spa services. We will also highlight fabulous outdoor activities to enjoy while visiting the Napa Valley. Our hotel partners will focus on what's new at their properties and how they are ensuring a safe and enjoyable stay for their guests. Hotel partners include: Andaz Napa Valley, Bardessono & Hotel Yountville, Dr. Wilkinson's Backyard Resort and Mineral Springs, Embassy Suites Napa Valley and Silverado Resort and Spa.

Attend the LIVE webinar for a chance to win a Napa Valley gift basket!

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California Plus Webinar

Join Travel Weekly and TravelAge West as we explore some of California’s most amazing tourism experiences. Greater Palm Springs offers your clients nine cities in one beautiful oasis and the CVB will join us to help you design a fantastic getaway for your adventurers, art and foodie clients and those who just want some genuine California sun. And for those looking to explore wine country, Sonoma County will offer the latest happenings at its more than 425 wineries, as well as highlight the beauty of its rugged Pacific coastline, redwood forests and unique resorts and spas.

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Caribbean: Discover What's Hot & What's New


Discover a revitalized Caribbean… a dream getaway for discerning travelers of all ages. Whether seeking the convenience of an all-inclusive vacation or a luxury retreat with ultimate seclusion, travelers can find experiences to match their unique personality. The islands of the Caribbean boast pristine white-sand beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters along with ziplining, waterfall hikes, rafting and snorkeling.

Join Pleasant Holidays, AMResorts, Blue Diamond Resorts and Jamaica Tourist Board to hear the latest news from the Caribbean, where business to the islands is growing and hotels & resorts continue to add new options for travelers to enjoy. You’ll learn about plans for new resorts, hear updates on resort enhancements and discover which islands are among the most-requested by clients. We’ll share expert tips to help you close the deal and increase your income.

One lucky attendee will WIN a 3-night stay at Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa.

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Win an Aussie Party Kit

Today’s discerning traveler is seeking out travel destinations that deliver unique and authentic experiences which tap into their passion points. Join us to learn valuable “insider” tips to help you plan the ideal itinerary for your clients.  We will show you how you can easily find and access our exclusive travel agent resources on www.aussiespecialist.com which have been designed to help you increase your knowledge and sales to Australia!Even if you are a beginner at selling Australia, we will show you how you can sound like a pro! One lucky agent will win a kit to host your own Australia client event, complete with room decorations, maps, brochures, prize giveaways and a $200 VISA gift card to pay for Aussie wine, food and other goodies!...

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Explore China and Asia Beyond the Familiar

Join TravelAge West and Chinatour.com and let us introduce you to new products in China and Asia. While most of you are familiar with Beijing, Xian and Shanghai in China or Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Phuket in Thailand, we’d like you to explore some other amazing secondary destinations to share with your discerning travelers. Two lucky attendees will each win $100 gift card....

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