Fiesta in the Desert II

Please note the new date for this event.

Arizona ASTA invites you to the second annual Fiesta in the Desert agent and consumer travel tradeshow. This ASTA agent training series promises to be better than ever.


September 10th, 2005


Caleo Resort & Spa (formerly Sunburst Hotel)
Phone: (480) 945-7666
4925 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, Arizona
Click for a map and directions.


The Showcase will feature tour operators, hotel partners and destination tourism boards from the Americas that include: Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • Tourism Boards:
    • Sonora Tourism
    • Mexico Tourism Board
    • Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board
    • Mazatlan Tourism Board
  • Tour Operators:
    • Earth, Sea and Sky
    • Apple Vacations
    • America West Vacations
    • Travel Connection
    • Southern Horizons
  • Hotel Chains:
    • Groupo Marta/ Costa Rica
    • Pueblo Bonito Resorts
    • Crown Paradise Resorts
    • Secrets
    • El Cid Resorts
    • The Villa Group

The East Valley and Scottsdale Tribune has agreed to be the show Sponsor and will provide consumer advertising that will be featured in the Travel Section of the Sunday newspaper on August 21st, 28th and September 4th. The Sunday circulation is over 100,000 families.

Schedule of Events

  • Saturday Morning Program includes:
    • 7:00 AM — Registration
    • 7:30 AM — Breakfast Presentation with Agents by Presentation Sponsors
    • 9:30 AM — Agent Presentations by attending Suppliers
    • 11:30 AM — Agent Tradeshow
  • Saturday Afternoon Program includes:
    • Vendor luncheon hosted by ASTA
    • Consumer Tradeshow
    • Destination Presentations open to agents and consumers
    • Booking tables hosted by ASTA Travel Agencies with one day consumer specials/discounts being offered.
  • Prizes and giveaways!

Agents must register by August 24th to be elligible for Early Bird Drawings. Click here for more information and to register.

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