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It’s Virtually Your Day(s)!

Don’t miss the ultimate travel agent appreciation events

with more than 20 industry experts plus the finalists in the running for the Travel Agent & beyond! Award. Trade shows, conference rooms, prizes and so much more!

Bob Mowat
Executive Editor
Baxter Media


Day 1

Tuesday, May 17 | 3-4:30pm ET  ~ Cruise Symposium
Not to put too fine a point on it, the cruise industry has experienced some rough waters over the past two years. But, today, things are looking up as the cruise lines set a course to recovery. Don’t miss this session as cruise industry experts talk about where things are at now and what’s on their itineraries for the future.
Industry Panel 1
Vicki Freed
Senior Vice President, Sales, Trade Support and Service
Royal Caribbean
Keith Lane
Vice President of Sales, The America’s

Celebrity Cruises
John Diorio
Vice President
North American Sales

Virgin Voyages
Steve Smotrys
Vice President,
Sales & Trade Relations
Industry Panel 2
Derek Lloyd
Vice President, Agency Sales, North America
Norwegian Cruise Lines
Adolfo Perez
Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Trade Marketing
Carnival Cruise Lines
Carol Herron
Vice President of
Field Sales

Regent Seven Seas
Michelle Sutter
Vice President of North America Sales

Holland America

Day 2

Wednesday, May 18 | 3-4:30pm ET ~ Luxury Symposium

Opportunity is knocking. And it seems like those ‘in-the-know’ are seeing a huge potential in the luxury market. This is a ‘don’t miss’ session with lots of great insights for those targeting this segment of the market.


Christine Hogg
Editor,OFFSHORE Travel Magazine

Tamara Mallin
Director Sales
Rocky Mountaineer
Supinder Singh

Palace Tours
Chris Nowrouzi
Chief Executive Officer

Elaine Carnegie


Day 3

Thursday, May 19 | 1-4pm ET Travel Agent Appreciation Event & Award Presentation

The event culminates on May 19 with an event that’s all about you. We will be announcing the recipient of the second annual
Travel Agent and Beyond Award, shining a spotlight on travel advisors and giving away tons of fabulous prizes.


Ann Ruppenstein
Managing Editor
Travel Courier

Judith Coates
Tannis Dyrland
Travel with Tannis
Shalene Dudley
Travel Concierge,
Latitude Concierge Travels

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The Travel Agent Appreciation issue of Travel Courier and the Travel Agent Appreciation Virtual Event is owned by Baxter Media