The #1 Event for Specialization

Welcome to Travel Industry Exchange, your first class ticket to the #1 networking and educational event in the industry focused on specialization! 

As a fully hosted agent, you will have the opportunity to meet one-to-one with suppliers from all over the world including destinations, cruise lines, hoteliers, spas, tour operators, transportation providers, and resorts. In addition, participate in the destination specialization program to increase your knowledge of destinations and products that will help you grow your sales.

And for being such a valuable partner, we'll provide your air, hotel and all event meals. 

Applications to become a hosted Agent will open early 2021 - check back for updates!

Fully Hosted Travel Agent Criteria

  • Fully Hosted Travel Agent positions are open to active US and Canadian agents with an extensive book of business.
  • You must have a geographically diverse booking market across several countries.
  • You must provide two (2) supplier references with whom you have booked business in the last 12 months.
  • You are an accredited agent and can supply an industry ID number.
  • You have the ability to make travel decisions for your client and are not restricted to using only hospitality vendors within your host or consortia membership.

Fully Hosted Agent Benefits

Travel & Hotel
Complimentary airfare to/from home airport
Two nights at the Astor Crowne Plaza French Quarter
Airport transfers
Business Building
Pre-scheduled one-to-one appointments with global suppliers
Engaging education sessions focused on destination specialization
A comprehensive directory with supplier profiles
Networking & Fun
All event meals for even more networking
An opening night welcome reception

Success Stories

97% of agents wish to attend another Travel Industry Exchange! - Post-event agent survey

"Travel Industry Exchange opened my eyes to so many new suppliers. I'm so grateful for the time spent networking with suppliers and colleagues and know that this will help grow my business." - Heidi Marlowe, White Glove Destinations

“If you want to improve your sales and have new sales vendors to make it easier to do so, you cannot skip out on this event." - Linda Bator, Premium Travel Services