ACTA Summit Will Feature Sadler, Almeida Garret

ACTA’s Toronto Summit will feature Gary Sadler, Sandals Exec VP and Visit Portugal’s new Canadian director, Ines Almeida Garret (who will speak at all three summits) as speakers.

The Future of Travel is Bright — ACTA welcomes Gary Sadler, Sandals and Beaches Executive Vice President of Sales and Industry Relations. The Sandals and Beaches executive team is confident in the growth of travel and are assertively investing in the future. Sadler will his shares his insights about travel industry trends, key success factors and opportunities on how travel agencies and travel agents can maximize their future.

Can’t Skip Portugal — Meet the new Canadian Director for Visit Portugal, Ines Almeida Garret. Ines arrived in Canada in April and cannot wait to meet Canadian travel agents at the ACTA summits. Ines will share why Portugal is the perfect destination for the Canadian traveler. Portugal has so much to offer: History and culture, gastronomy and wines, the beaches, surfing, music festivals, great weather and, above all, the Portuguese people, who are affable, open and sincere. 

ACTA’s September Summit will include a Grand Trade Show with over 50 exhibitors already confirmed. The trade show will feature the latest product information from top destinations — along with airlines, tour operators, cruise lines and ground transportation exhibitors.

Travel Agents are invited to join ACTA for the day on Sept. 14 in Toronto, Sept. 20 in Richmond BC and Sept. 28 in Laval QC.

The summits are complimentary for ACTA members. Non-member travel agents are asked to consider making a contribution to ACTA’s Advocacy Fund. Registration includes access to the full-day Summit and trade show, with plated lunch and networking reception with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

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