Host Agency Reviews Celebrates the New Year With Host Week 2023

January 4, 2023

Host Week celebrates the hosted advisor with inspiring daily keynotes, 25+ EduSpots, 20 advisor specials (and counting), 40 host and consortia interviews, and more.

Minneapolis, Jan 4th, 2023Host Agency Reviews (HAR) has opened registration for their third annual Host Week event, a free virtual event held Jan. 23rd - Jan. 27th. Host Week is a free weeklong virtual event that celebrates hosted travel advisors and the industry that supports them.

Committed to dynamic and accessible resources and education for the travel industry, HAR’s third annual Host Week event will offer concrete support for advisors’ continued growth. In that spirit (and a little math snafu), Host Agency Reviews’ expanded their educational programming this year with even more talented speakers, as well as additional giveaways and discounts.

For new and seasoned advisors, Host Week’s full schedule will also include:

  1. 20+ (and counting) exclusive travel advisor promotions from industry partners (including hosts, suppliers, and travel organizations)
  2. Daily keynote speeches from industry leaders
  3. 40 host agency and consortia interviews to help familiarize advisors with their individual company culture
  4. 25+ mini and full EduSpot workshops from industry experts
  5. An announcement of HAR’s annual Luminary awards, which recognizes the best host agencies of 2023

Regarding the event, Host Agency Reviews’ Founder Steph Lee commented, “We’re thrilled that in our third year, we’re seeing 1,300 registrants and have our most robust host/consortia interviews as well as educational sessions ever. The event has something for everyone – experienced advisors, new advisors, hosted advisors, independently accredited advisors.”

Host Week keynote speakers will address the latest issues topical to travel advisors and include Stephanie Lee, HAR Founder; Mark Casto, ASTA, Chairman of the Board; Jackie Roby, Founder and CEO, Inspired Journey Consulting; David Chait, Travefy CEO and Founder, and Travis Pittman, CEO, TourRadar.

Host Week is a free event and will be available on a drop-in basis, and all events will be recorded. Registration for Host Week is strongly recommended so attendees can stay apprised of offerings and schedule updates.

Host Week is free to advisors with the support of its event sponsors, Adventure Travel Trade Association, Nexion Travel Group, Runway, Tour Radar, and Travel Planners International.


Host Agency Reviews® is an independent website connecting travel agents to industry resources. With over 220 travel company profiles and 4,000+ reviews, it's the largest directory for advisors on the web. Founded by Steph Lee, a former host agency director, Host Agency Reviews helps travel professionals start and grow their agencies. Oh, and we like to have fun. Lots of fun. :)

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Mary Stein

Mary Stein has been working as a writer and editor for Host Agency Reviews since 2016. She loves supporting travel advisors on their entrepreneurial journey and is inspired by their passion, tenacity, and creativity. Mary is also a mom, dog lover, fiction writer, hiker, and a Great British Bake Off superfan.