Media release – 7 December, 2018


The annual Visit USA travel agent expos in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne will be guaranteed to entertain agents, whilst they learn about all the latest travel offerings across America, with the 2018 expo dates announced along with the news that Hollywood celebrity Richard Reid, will be returning as MC.

The Visit USA travel agent expos are the biggest event on the annual industry calendar for promoting the Americas.  Registration is now open for agents to attend the following shows:  Feb 19 Brisbane Sofitel Hotel, Feb 20 Melbourne Meat Market, Feb 21 Sydney Town Hall.  The website to RSVP is 

Event partners Delta Airlines & Virgin Australia are to thank for bringing out celebrity guest Richard Reid, who will welcome agents into his world of the Americas, with entertaining stories, presentations, food, drinks and many prize give-aways.  A line up of US presenters are confirmed across the entire country, ensuring agents leave with all the knowledge they need to sell an American holiday.  Also attending will be airline partners servicing the USA, plus local wholesale partners in Australia promoting their holiday packages to the USA.

Commenting on the expos Visit USA Organisation President, Kylee Kay said, “There are a lot of voices in the travel industry promoting travel to the United States of America, for which we’re ever thankful.  The annual Visit USA travel expos provide a joint forum for all those selling the USA to come together under one umbrella and share travel tips and knowhow to ensure all visitors have a memorable holiday in America.”

Given the popularity of the Visit USA travel expos, agents are encouraged to RSVP quickly to ensure they don’t miss out, should venues reach capacity for participation.


Media Enquiries:

Lizzie Doyle

PR&Comms Manager

Visit USA Organisation Australia

Mbl: 0411 414 231