Schedule of Events

Travel South International Showcase

December 6-9, 2020 
 

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Time Event Location
8:00 AM - 11:00PM  International Buyer Airport Shuttle Service to The Hyatt New Orleans Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
8:00AM - 10:00PM Hotel Welcome & Hospitality Desk Open The Hyatt New Orleans 
2:00 PM Super FAM Tours Arrive in New Orleans New Orleans
6:30pm - 9:00pm Annual International Receptive Tour Operator Honors Night
Invitation Only
The Higgins Hotel

Sunday, December 6, 2020

Time Event Location
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM International Buyer Airport Shuttle Service Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM International Showcase Registration / Information Desk Open
- City Tour Information
International Showcase Concierge
Elite Hall - 1st Floor Hyatt New Orleans  
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM  Rhythms of the South Roundtables
Invitation Only 
Strand 2 - 2nd Floor Hyatt New Orleans
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM International and US Receptive Buyer Brunch Hyatt New Orleans
12:00PM - 4:00PM Travel South USA Board Meeting Strnad 6 - 2nd Floor Hyatt New Orleans
1:00PM - 2:00PM The State of the International Traveler
Presented by Destination Analysts
Invitation Only
Hyatt New Orleans
1:00PM - 5:00PM New Orleans City Tours Tours depart from Hyatt 
2:00PM - 4:00PM
TSUSA International Marketing & Sale Committee Breakout Session
State Tourism Offices Only
Hyatt New Orleans
4:00PM - 5:00PM U.S. Civil Rights Trail Board of Directors Meeting Strand 6 - 2nd Floor Hyatt New Orleans
7:00PM - 10:00PM Opening Night Celebration
Hosted by New Orleans & Company 
Sazerac House

 

Monday, December 7, 2020

Time Event Location
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM International Showcase Registration / Information Desk Open
1. Rest & Relax Marketplace Lounge
2. City Information
3. International Showcase Concierge
Elite Foyer - 1st Floor Hyatt New Orleans
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM International Networking Breakfast
At Your Leisure Breakfast Buffet
Empire Ballroom - 2nd Floor Hyatt New Orleans
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Opening Program Empire Ballroom - 2nd Floor Hyatt New Orleans
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM Marketplace Session #1 
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Elite Halll - 1st Floor Hyatt New Orleans
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM Media Marketplace Session #1
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Hyatt New Orleans
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM Rhythms of the South Luncheon
Hosted by Rhythms of the South - Atlanta, Nashville & New Orleans
Empire Ballroom - 2nd Floor Hyatt New Orleans
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Marketplace Session #2
Pre-schedule Appointments
Elite Hall - 1st Floor Hyatt New Orleans
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM  Marketplace Session #2
Pre-scheduled Appointments 
Hyatt New Orleans
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM Marketplace Break  Elite Hall - 1st Floor Hyatt New Orleans
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Kentucky Bourbon Reception
Hosted by Kentucky Tourism
Elite Hall Foyer - Hyatt Regency
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM Shop Til You Drop!
China Delegation
TBA
7:00PM - 10:00PM Taste of New Orleans
Open Evening to Explore New Orleans
New Orleans

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Time Event Location
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM International Showcase Registration / Information Desk Open
1. Rest & Relax Marketplace Lounge
2. International Showcase Concierge
Elite Foyer - 1st Floor Hyatt New Orleans
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM International Networking Breakfast
At Your Leisure Grab & Go Breakfast Buffet
Hyatt New Orleans
9:30 AM - 12:15 PM Marketplace Session #3
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Elite Hall - 1st Floor Hyatt New Orleans
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM Luncheon Empire Ballrom - 2nd Floor Hyatt New Orleans
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Marketplace Session #4
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Elite Hall - 1st Floor Hyatt New Orleans
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM Marketplace Break - Louisiana Libations
Hosted by Louisiana Office of Tourism
Elite Hall - 1st Floor Hyatt New Orleans
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Y'all Ball
Final Night Celebration
Hosted by Louisiana Office of Tourism
TBA

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Time Event Location
5:00 AM - 12:00 PM International Buyer Airport Shuttle Service Departs from Hotel Staging Area