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PUBLIC SEMINARS

All The Info You Need For Your Next Adventure

  • 4 Tracks

  • 27 Sessions  ​​​​​​​​

  • Keynotes

  • Cultural Stages Performances

  • Tastes Of The World Presentations

AGENDA   -   SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29

10.00am - 5.00pm

EXHIBITION OPEN

For Public Attendees

10.00am - 6.00pm

PUBLIC SEMINARS

Keynote Panel and 4 Tracks of Seminars including: Meet The Experts, Cruise, Destinations, Traveling Better, and Resorts.

3 Cultural Stages located in regional Pavilions: LGBTQ Pavilion Stage, Tastes Of The World Culinary Pavilion Stage, Family Travel Pavilion, and the CHTAEF Caribbean Auction Pavilion.  

 

Presentations will take place in the Exhibition Hall throughout the day.

Schedule coming soon!

FEATURED PRESENTATIONS

10.00 - 10.50am

CRUISE TRACK

How To Choose the Right Cruise Now -

A panel of cruise experts helps you decide how to choose the best cruise.

DESTINATIONS TRACK

Where To Go Now in Europe - 

A panel of top European travel experts and destinations helps you decide where to go in Europe.

MEET THE EXPERTS TRACK

Travel Expert reveals the hottest and most affordable destinations on the planet today.

CRUISE TRACK

Cruising like a traveler and not like a tourist.

DESTINATIONS TRACK

Where To Go in America Today. A panel of top destination experts talk about the hottest destinations in our country and where to travel next.

MEET THE EXPERTS TRACK

Travel Expert talks about special tours and answers your questions about travel today.

TRAVELING BETTER TRACK

What You Need to Know About Flying Today. How to get the best fares and the best experience. A panel of airline experts looks at what’s up with airlines today.

11.00 - 11.50am
12.30 - 1.30pm

KEYNOTE PANEL SESSION

How Top Travel Experts See Travel in 2023.

2.00 - 2.50pm

CRUISE TRACK

Where to Cruise on the Rivers of Europe and Beyond. Top river cruise experts tell you where to experience the best river cruises.

MEET THE EXPERTS TRACK

Travel Expert talks about how she chooses her “Places to Love” and what the hottest destinations are today. 

DESTINATIONS TRACK

How to Find the Perfect Trip in Latin America. From adventure trips to beach vacations and to wine journeys, you can find the perfect vacation in Latin America.

TRAVELING BETTER TRACK

How to Choose the Perfect Travel Advisor for Life. Top travel advisors talk about how you can travel better by using a travel advisor, as well as how to pick that travel advisor.

3.00 - 3.50pm

RESORTS TRACK

How to Pick the Perfect All-Inclusive. All-inclusive resorts are all the rage these days and the number of brands are expanding. Top all-inclusive resort experts tell you how to find the right resort to suit your needs.

MEET THE EXPERTS TRACK

Guest speaker discusses how to navigate the complex world of Credit Card & Frequent traveler Airline Points.

DESTINATIONS TRACK

How to Find the Perfect Trip in Africa: From safaris to city stays to wine journeys, you can find the perfect vacation in Africa.

TRAVELING BETTER TRACK

How you can achieve a wonderful frugal travel trip by following these suggestions.

4.00 - 4.50pm

CRUISE TRACK

How to find the perfect cruise for your family.

MEET THE EXPERTS TRACK

Guest speaker talks about the hottest destinations.

DESTINATIONS TRACK

Planning a successful sustainable and responsible travel trip: destinations and tips.

TRAVELING BETTER TRACK

Turning you vacation trip into a business opportunity for you to develop your own travel business opportunities.

5.00 - 5.50pm

DESTINATIONS TRACK

Traveling to our National Parks and where to go to avoid the crowds.

MEET THE EXPERTS TRACK

Guest speaker talks about the hottest destinations.

DESTINATIONS TRACK

How to plan the perfect Honeymoon & Destination Wedding.

TRAVELING BETTER TRACK

The best travel gear and gadgets of 2022/23.

AGENDA   -   SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30

9.00am - 6.00pm

EXHIBITION OPEN

For Public and Trade Attendees

10.00 - 10.50am

CRUISE TRACK

How to Experience the Hottest New Expedition Cruises. Top expedition cruise experts tell you why this is the hottest category in cruising today and how to experience it.

TRAVEL ADVICE TRACK

What the Writers Say: Top travel writers talk about their favorite destinations as we emerge from the pandemic. What’s hot, what’s affordable and how to get there.

MEET THE EXPERTS TRACK

Darley Newman on great travel in the U.S. and America’s National Parks.

11.00am - 11.50am

CRUISE TRACK

Cruising like a traveler and not like a tourist.

DESTINATIONS TRACK

What New York City Offers Today: A panel devoted to revealing great travel experiences and options in our host city.

MEET THE EXPERTS TRACK

Travel Expert talks about how to develop media shows and how to choose destinations.

RESORTS TRACK

What to Look for in a Luxury Resort. The number of luxury hotels and resorts is expanding dramatically around the world. Here top resort experts tell you where to go next.

2.00 - 2.50pm

CRUISE TRACK

Why That Luxury Cruise Is More Affordable Than You Think. Top luxury cruise experts tell you how to find the perfect (and relatively affordable) luxury cruise.

DESTINATION TRACK

Where to Go Next in Mexico & Latin America: Top destination experts talk about why you should visit their countries and regions and where to go.

RESOURCES TRACK

The best travel gear and gadgets of 2022/23.

TRAVELING BETTER TRACK

How to Stay Safe and Healthy Traveling Today. Top medical and insurance executives tell you how to stay safe in the post-pandemic world of travel.

3.00 - 3.50pm

CRUISE TRACK

Where to Cruise on the Rivers of Europe and Beyond. Top river cruise experts tell you where to experience the best river cruises.

MEET THE EXPERTS TRACK

Travel Expert Talks About Destinations.

DESTINATIONS TRACK

How to Discover the Travel Charms of the Middle East. This region is an incredible place to visit if you look at the destinations, including Egypt, Israel, UAE and even Saudi Arabia. A panel of experts tells you how to create the perfect trip.

TRAVELING BETTER TRACK

Where the Influencers Go. A panel of top travel influencers reveals how they travel the world and where they go. 

4.00 - 4.50pm

CRUISE TRACK

That Luxury Cruise Is More Affordable Than You Think. Top luxury cruise experts tell you how to find the perfect (and relatively affordable) luxury cruise.

MEET THE EXPERTS TRACK

Guest speaker discusses how to navigate the complex world of Credit Card & Frequent traveler Airline Points.

DESTINATIONS TRACK

How to Find the Perfect Trip in Latin America. From adventure trips to beach vacations and to wine journeys, you can find the perfect vacation in Latin America.

TRAVELING BETTER TRACK

Frugal Travelers Share Tips, Strategies, Advice and Amusing Stories.

10.00am - 5.00pm

CONSUMER SEMINARS

Keynote Panel and 4 Tracks of Seminars including: Meet The Experts, Cruise, Destinations, Traveling Better, and Resorts.

3 Cultural Stages located in regional Pavilions: LGBTQ Pavilion Stage, Tastes Of The World Culinary Pavilion Stage, Family Travel Pavilion, and the CHTAEF Caribbean Auction Pavilion.  

 

Presentations will take place in the Exhibition Hall throughout the day.

Schedule coming soon!

FEATURED PRESENTATIONS

ITS2022 CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN

James Shillinglaw, Editor in Chief of Insider Travel Report, winner of Travel Journalist of the Year and a leading authority in the travel industry.

Mr. Shillinglaw has compiled a comprehensive seminar program focused on The Future of Travel, featuring expert speakers from every facet of the travel and tourism industry.

12.30 - 1.30pm

KEYNOTE PANEL SESSION

A Talk with one of the most recognized names in travel today TBA or another keynote session with recognized travel experts.