Virtual Workshop Program
The ability to give real-time feedback to suppliers is crucial to the development of truly meaningful experiences. Our new Virtual Travel Workshops provide our buyers and media participants with the opportunity to participate in an intimate and interactive virtual workshop with destinations and premium travel suppliers. Recap the program and sessions from our 2020 virtual event.
Tuesday 13 October 2020
Spain is a prime destination in Europe for affluent travellers with diverse product offerings from 5-star luxury accommodation to historical buildings converted to become deluxe hotels. In this workshop, meet with experts from across the seventeen regions of Spain, offering unique insights into the products and services you can offer to your special guests and travellers, enough to make them come back repeatedly and explore more. From VIP transport services, exclusive multi-lingual guides for tailor-made sightseeing and bespoke activities like teeing off in exclusive golf clubs, relaxing moments in high-end spa and wellness facilities, impeccable wine tasting sophistication, and personalized and excellently organized in -crowd shopping experience, discover why Spain is the perfect destination for bespoke experiences.
Wednesday 14 October 2020
Monaco: A Sustainable Luxury Tourism Destination
The Monaco Government Tourist and Convention Authority is delighted to bring you latest information on how the Principality of Monaco is working hand in hand with all luxury tourism and hospitality partners to ensure the health and safety of residents and visitors to the country. And whilst travelling to Monaco is still off the table for Australians and New Zealanders for now, there are some very exciting developments and insights to share from the Principality that will prepare you for when international travels resume: the announcement of three Monaco Grand Prix in 2021, a new look for the iconic Casino Square, innovative initiatives from Monaco’s cultural institutions, the new Larvotto Beach, the sustainable future of Monaco, and much more. There are so many reasons to face the future of travel with confidence and optimism. We MISS YOU and can not wait to see you all again online for the Visit Monaco Webinar.
Tokyo, the city where old meets new
Tokyo Tourism is delighted to provide a session which will give you expert insights into one of the world’s most exciting and dynamic cities. Session includes vital basics that every luxury travel professional needs to know about Tokyo; tips on understanding the super-efficient transportation systems and best ways for your clients to navigate them. You will also learn about Tokyo’s main neighbourhoods and attractions; where the major luxury hotels are located and get a sense of some of the many wonderful local experiences you can promote to your clients. Safe, clean and kind Tokyo is looking forward to welcoming you and your clients back as soon as it’s safe to travel. This session will leave you inspired.
Thursday 15 October 2020
‘Only in Australia’ Luxury
Australia has strong appeal to sophisticated experience-seekers with a significant body of world-class accommodation and memorable ‘only in Australia’ experiences, from urban and regional, rustic and refined, to exclusive and bespoke. At the heart of Australia’s premium offering lies the Signature Experiences of Australia program and eight industry collectives representing 180 operators and 700 experiences that tap into travellers’ passions points. From luxury lodges and camps, to golfing holidays, wineries, fishing adventures, guided walks, wildlife encounters, cultural attractions and Aboriginal-guided experiences, these experiences help position Australia as a high end experiential travel destination reconnecting travellers with local people, place and produce. Join the Tourism Australia team as we explore Australia’s authentic premium offering in our own backyard.
Italy is one of the most popular tourism destinations in the world. As the country is re-opening its borders to visitors, all stakeholders in the travel and tourism sector are ready to welcome travelers under the new conditions and safety regulations.
In this workshop, we speak to the Italian National Tourist Board Marketing and Promotions Director, Maria Elena Rossi, who will be sharing unique insights into destination Italy that will no doubt be useful for when international travels resumes from Australia and New Zealand. If you’ve missed travelling to Italy, don’t miss this session on one of the most loved travel destinations.