2022 Show Seminars

Highlighted Show Seminars

Join Us for the 2022 Utah Travel Expo

Utah's Getaway Guru Larry Gelwix invites you to join us for the 2022 Morris Columbus Travel Expo, Utah's biggest and best travel show of the year! Come celebrate our 64th anniversary (1958-2022) at the 26th annual Morris Columbus Travel Show! With our exciting combination of Morris Murdock Travel and Columbus Travel, this is going to be our biggest expo ever with representatives from around the world, including our trusted travel partners from the biggest names in the industry. New vendor looking to join the show? Register here! From airlines to cruise lines, hotels and resorts to tourism offices and other related destination services, these wonderful representatives will bring you up to date on the hottest travel trends for 2022 and beyond, plus offer you exclusive deals that can't be found anywhere else. We're also going to have fun, informative travel seminars given by experts in some of the world's hottest destinations. And there's more! We'll have our award-winning travel consultants standing by to help book your next dream vacation and to help answer those pre-trip questions for you. Did we mention the over $10,000 worth of free prizes and trip giveaways we'll be having, including our grand prize, a European River Cruise for 2 Courtesy of AMA Waterways and much more? Whether you venture in-state, nationally or internationally, the 26th Annual Morris Columbus Digital Travel Show is the one-stop place for valuable tips, seminars, travel show specials & the chance to win exciting trips and prizes.

Celebrity Cruise Line & Morris Columbus Travel

Discover why YOU should cruise with Celebrity! Celebrity Cruises’ iconic “X” is the mark of modern luxury and nobody knows that better than Morris Murdock Travel. Enjoy this introduction to Celebrity's cool, contemporary design and warm spaces, dining experiences where the design of the venues is as important as the cuisine, and the amazing service that only Celebrity can provide, all created to provide an unmatchable experience for vacationers’ precious time. Since Celebrity’s first sailing in 1990, it has been recognized as an industry leader, praised for providing spacious, stylish interiors; dining experiences elevated to an art form; personalized service, with a guest-to-staff ratio of nearly 2:1; and unexpected, trendsetting onboard activities, all designed to provide a unique experience for vacationers. The introduction of Celebrity’s stylish, widely heralded Solstice Class of ships has reinforced the premium cruise brand’s position as an industry leader. To learn more about Morris Columbus Travel's special Celebrity Cruises offers, please visit www.Morriscolumbus.com today! And to view all our 2022 Morris Murdock Travel Show seminars and presentations, please visit http://morrismurdock.com/expo To book your next cruise getaway with Morris Columbus Travel, call us today at (800) 944-8018. Come on and get away with Morris Columbus Travel! We've had 25 years of showing you the world and nearly 65 years of sending you there.

Experience Alaska with Princess Cruises and Morris Murdock Travel

Escape to breathtaking ocean views, fresh, local flavors and the chance to see someone you love in awe of the world again. Princess sails on approximately 150 different itineraries traveling to 350 intriguing ports across the globe. There are many ways to travel, but no one helps you truly discover the world’s great destinations, its best-kept secrets, and the soul of its people, like Princess Cruises® – the Destination Leader. From its modest beginnings in 1965 with a single ship cruising to Mexico, Princess® has grown to become one of the premiere cruise lines in the world. Today, its fleet carries more than a million passengers each year to more worldwide destinations than any other major line. Finding new ways to bring people closer is Princess' legacy. Because lasting memories are made when we share our hearts, share our worlds, and truly create connections that matter. So don’t just go on vacation, gather your loved ones, try new foods, discover new lands and experience new adventures, together. What are you waiting for? Contact your Morris Murdock Travel advisor today!

Travel Secure with AIG Travel Guard & Morris Murdock Travel

Morris Murdock Travel-partner AIG Travel Guard provides products and services that exceed expectations. Travel Guard is a leading global insurance organization with operations in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions. They provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement solutions, and other financial services to support our clients in business and in life through our General Insurance, Life & Retirement and Investments business units. What unites Travel Guard across all of these offerings is their commitment to helping individuals, businesses and communities prepare for and respond to times of uncertainty. Whether serving those facing natural disasters or millions of Americans striving for a financially secure retirement, Travel Guard and Morris Murdock Travel have the specialist expertise to help you better manage risk. AIG Travel was awarded top honors by Forbes Advisor in their Best Travel Insurance Companies list for consumers. Out of 15 travel insurance companies ranked by the financial news outlet, AIG Travel came in first, based on a rigorous, data-driven methodology. Travel Guard is committed to providing products and services that will exceed expectations. If you are not completely satisfied, you can receive a refund of the cost, minus the service fee. To learn more about Morris Murdock Travel's special AIG Travel Guard rates, please visit www.MorrisMurdock.com today! And to view all our 2021 Morris Murdock Travel Show seminars and presentations, please visit http://morrismurdock.com/expo To book your next vacation getaway with Morris Murdock Travel, call us today at (800) 944-8018. Come on and get away with Morris Murdock Travel! We've had 25 years of showing you the world and 63+ years of sending you there.

Experience Globus & Avalon With Morris Columbus Travel

When it comes to expertise in travel, you could say it runs in the Morris Columbus Travel and Globus families. Globus family of brands provides the best in vacations for a wide variety of travel styles, goals, and budgets. If you dream it, the Globus family has the perfect way to make it happen — from traditional escorted touring to budget-minded travel to independent getaways with a Local Host. Spanning over 400 vacations across more than 70 countries, the Globus family of brands brings 90+ years of travel expertise to bring you the world. When you select an Avalon cruise, you’re choosing experience, passion, and perfection. Our dedication began over nine decades ago when a young Antonio Mantegazza became inspired to share the stories of his home while using his family’s rowboat to transport lumber across beautiful Lake Lugano in Switzerland. He soon began transporting tourists instead, and what began on a spring day in 1928 blossomed into the worldwide name in travel. GLOBUS: For more than 90 years, Globus has built a reputation as the premiere escorted tour operator, and we’re only just beginning! Globus is the trusted vacation planner and guide with a global network of travel partners, experts, suppliers, and hospitality professionals. With one goal in mind, your best vacation experience, Globus looks forward to another 100 years of discovering the world together. COSMOS: For travelers who care more about spending an extra day in a new destination than having a fancy chocolate on their pillow, Cosmos is the perfect answer to value-minded travelers who love— travel. Backed by the travel specialists at Globus, worldwide escorted tours by Cosmos are nothing less than big travel dreams coming true on a budget. MONOGRAMS: Monograms independent travel packages include centrally located hotel options, breakfast daily, VIP access to the key sights, transportation between cities, and the ability to personalize your vacation with activities, excursions, and more. Even better, Monograms vacations include an onsite Local Host® at your hotel — an insider full of tips and suggestions to help you see your destination through the eyes of a local. To learn more about the Globus family special offers, contact Morris Columbus Travel at (800) 944-8018 or visit www.morrismurdock.com/expo today

What's New With Regent Seven Seas and Morris Columbus Travel

Regent Seven Seas has always believed that lavish, personal space is central to experiencing the ultimate in luxury travel, and that when cruising the seven seas, your accommodations should be unrivaled in every way. At Morris Columbus Travel, we can attest that onboard a Regent cruise you always have an abundance of space aboard each of our perfectly sized, luxury ships. Sprawling suites, multiple dining options and spacious social areas means there are no crowds and no waiting. There is nothing better than retiring to the comfort and relaxation of your own suite — the ultimate escape — a place just for you as you explore the world with confidence and sophistication. You will quickly discover that the kindness and professionalism of our staff and crew extend well beyond the warm smiles and the chilled glass of champagne that greet you as you step aboard. Savor the world’s finest cuisines and expertly paired wines in sophisticated venues where ever-changing ocean views invite you to linger just a little bit longer. Regent's exceptional service begins long before you step aboard. Your p Morris Columbus Travel advisor will help you plan your next luxury cruise vacation. To learn more about Regent's latest offers, please contact Morris Columbus Travel at (801) 944-8018 or visit morrismurdock.com/expo today!

Experience the World With Delta Vacations and Morris Columbus Travel

Embark on a new adventure with Delta Vacations: With more than 50 years in business, Delta Vacations is one of the largest vacation package providers in the United States, and is a Delta Air Lines company. Delta Vacations is the convenient, one-stop shopping experience for customers and travel advisors, who are looking to book memorable getaways that feature Delta’s notable flight service, combined with stays at 5,000+ hotels and resorts. Our dedication to providing above-and-beyond experiences has earned Delta Vacations numerous industry awards, including the Stevie awards and Travel Weekly's Readers Choice Awards. With Delta Vacations, you can choose from an exciting array of special getaway packages to destinations around the world, all tailored exclusively for a unique experience. Whether relaxing in Mexico or exploring Europe or U.S. National & State Parks, you will love our latest deals. Enjoy all-in-one vacation packages featuring the best hotels and curated experiences, designed especially for SkyMiles Members. Plus, we're working together with our partners to provide a clean and safe experience in the air and throughout your vacation. You can trust Delta Vacations to provide destination-specific travel information, flexible booking policies and 24/7 customer service, while holding our hotel and tourism partners accountable to our new standard. Learn more at www.morriscolumbus.com today!

Sail the World With Atlas Ocean Voyages and Morris Columbus Travel

At Atlas Ocean Voyages, we invite modern explorers to embark on a new style of luxe-adventure travel. Our inaugural itineraries in the Holy Land, Mediterranean and Black Sea will take bucket-list travel to new levels of discovery, while our intimate size ships enable guests to experience port cities and perspectives that are impossible for larger ships to reach. In this way, Atlas is creating a community of kindred spirits and low-key connoisseurs in search of authentic cultural experiences and once-in-a-lifetime journeys they’ll want to remember and recount over and over again. Holding just under 200 guests, World Navigator will begin sailing in 2021. Atlas Ocean Voyages comes from a distinguished travel pedigree. We are a U.S. brand of MysticInvest Holdings and will be the first ocean cruise line to sail under the Portuguese flag. Based in Portugal, MysticInvest Holdings has more than 25 years of hospitality experience and is a business leader in the travel and tourism sector, including river cruises, tours and attractions. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, our leadership consists of cruise industry experts with almost 10 decades of combined experience. We are also travel enthusiasts, and we look forward to crafting experiences that take elite travelers off the beaten path. For more information, visit www.morriscolumbus.com today!

Travel the World With Collette Vacations & Morris Columbus Travel

With Collette Vacations and Morris Murdock Travel, every moment matters to us because we know it matters to you. This may be because at heart we are a family owned company that has been in business for 100 years. It may be because our team are passionate about sharing their own love of travel and uncovering mysteries. Backed by a century of experience, Collette is proud to show you the world. Our passionate tour design team travels the globe, creating new experiences and staying ahead of the latest travel trends. Plus, with a professional Tour Manager at your service and local guides by your side you'll never miss a thing. We are committed to exceeding expectations, and we begin by including more iconic must-sees and cultural inclusions to deliver a deeper experience. We also include more meals in local restaurants and more menu choices. Add in carefully selected accommodations and the stage is set for a truly amazing journey. Choosing Collette comes with benefits that take your guided travel experience to another level. Our inclusive tours provide you more value for your money and more of what makes travel special. To learn more, visit www.morriscolumbus.com today!

Experience Royal Caribbean Amplified with Royal Caribbean and Morris Columbus Travel

Unlock some of the most incredible travel destinations. Get on island time and unwind on some of the best beaches in the world, venture deep into the rainforests, and snorkel the most vibrant reefs on a Caribbean or Bahamas cruise getaway with the whole family. Earn your wilderness badge as you cruise between the Alaska glaciers, pan for gold in prospecting towns, and trek across the rugged tundra on an Alaska vacation. And savor all the Old World flavor with visits to ancient, culture-rich ports in the Mediterranean, the British Isles, Scandinavia and beyond on an unforgettable cruise through Europe. No matter where in the world you choose to wander, cruises can take you deep into top-rated cruise ports and off-the-beaten-path gems, so you can experience each one like a local. It all starts with the boldest cruise ships at sea — and ours have won awards for everything from world class dining and spectacular entertainment, to record-setting onboard thrills and groundbreaking innovation. Whether you’re traveling solo or vacationing with the whole extended family, you’ll have all kinds of ahh-inducing cruise rooms to choose from, like affordable connecting staterooms that are perfect for groups, romantic rooms for couples craving rejuvenation and relaxation, and even a thrill-filled Ultimate Family Suite with a private game room and in-suite slide. To learn more visit www.morriscolumbus.com today!

Experience World Class luxury with Karisma Hotels & Resorts and Morris Columbus Travel

Karisma Hotels & Resorts have completely reimagined the all-inclusive luxury travel experience. With stunning properties in the world's most desirable locations, a no-surprises prix-fixe cost, and our unique World Class Gourmet Inclusive dining, Karisma offers an unbeatable package no matter where your adventures take you. Whether you choose to stay in one of our Gourmet Inclusive properties, an la carte hotel, an all-inclusive resort or a private villa, your experience will be one that you'll never forget. Because luxury is more than beautiful architecture and accommodations...it's anticipating the needs of our guests without ever being intrusive. Karisma offers a wide range of unique properties in a variety of world-class destinations; from adults-only and family-friendly to opulent villas and intimate urban retreats. At Karisma, we believe in sustainability and giving back to the community. The real secret behind the Karisma Experience is that when you treat your staff and your guests like family, you create positive feelings and cherished memories that last forever. To learn more, visit www.morriscolumbus.com today!

Set Sail to Your Dream Destination with Star Clippers and Morris Columbus Travel

Visiting ports often untouched by larger cruise ships and offering passengers the activities, amenities and atmosphere of a private yacht, Star Clippers is recognized as one of the premier specialty cruise lines. Clearly this is not a cruise ship in the ordinary sense. On Star Clippers, you will find that there are no rigid schedules. You are free to do as you wish with your days – and evenings. To entertain you, we bring local performers on board to give passengers an authentic taste of the local music and arts. So rather than enduring another Broadway revue, you can enjoy the conviviality of fellow shipmates while a live band plays tropical tunes from a real paradise. The Captain and crew are superb improvisers of the kind of light-hearted fun you’ll only find on Star Clippers. The Captain’s daily briefing on deck is wonderfully informative and a chance to hear some great story-telling as well. And there are other events and activities, such as knot tying and navigation classes, that have evolved from Star Clippers’ sailing heritage. In fact, our passengers tell us that it’s the easy-going informality of Star Clippers that makes a cruise with us so enjoyable. To learn more, visit www.morriscolumbus.com today!

Freestyle Cruising with Norwegian Cruise Lines and Morris Columbus Travel

Imagine cruising just the way you want it: with no schedule to follow but your own. That is what Norwegian's Freestyle Cruising provides for all our ships and itineraries. Indulge your taste buds at one of our wide-ranging dining options, or perhaps you would prefer a dinner and a show combination? Relax at some of the most spacious and modern staterooms in the cruise industry before venturing out to experience the shore excursion of your choice. Norwegian Cruise Line has been the premier innovator in the cruise line industry for over 54 years. We were the first to eliminate set dining times and provide guests with the freedom to cruise on their schedule to over 450 incredible destinations around the world. Our award-winning fleet provides an unparalleled onboard experience and will continue to expand with the introduction of Norwegian Encore in 2019 and the arrival of our Prima Class ships starting in 2022. Guests are welcomed aboard with a wide variety of complimentary and specialty dining options, entertainment that ranges from live music and comedy to shows straight from Broadway and our wide range of accommodations that are perfect for any type of traveler. In the coming years, Norwegian’s commitment to innovation will continue to raise the bar for the cruise industry. For more information, please visit www.MorrisColumbusTravel.com today!

Cruising the World's River and Oceans with Viking Cruises and Morris Columbus Travel

Viking was founded in 1997 with the purchase of four ships in Russia. In 2000, the company purchased Europe’s KD River Cruises in order to grow its fleet, to leverage 40 years of river cruising experience and to acquire rights to prime docking locations in key European cities. The company expanded into the American market in 2000, establishing a sales and marketing office in Los Angeles, California. Since then Viking has grown to be The World’s Leading River Cruise Line, and with the launch of its ocean fleet, it has also become the leader in small ship ocean cruising. In January 2022, Viking will launch new expedition voyages, sailing to Antarctica, the Arctic and North America’s Great Lakes. Its first vessel, Viking Octantis, will embark on voyages to Antarctica and North America’s Great Lakes starting in January 2022. A second expedition vessel, Viking Polaris, will debut in August 2022, sailing to Antarctica and the Arctic. In August 2022, Viking will expand its destination-focused travel experiences with the launch of Mississippi River cruises. Its first custom vessel, Viking Mississippi, will sail voyages on the Lower and Upper Mississippi, between New Orleans and St. Paul. With an operational office in Basel, Switzerland, Viking provides destination-focused itineraries designed for experienced travelers who have an interest in geography, culture and history. Each journey includes a shore excursion in every port, and an exclusive Viking Culture Curriculum program that provides deep immersion in the destination through performances of music and art, cooking demonstrations, informative port talks and carefully selected guest lecturers. The company currently operates a fleet of more than 70 vessels, state-of-the-art ships that have received numerous accolades since their launch from industry experts and travelers alike. Viking was voted the #1 River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler in their 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards, and for the fifth year in a row, has been named the #1 Ocean Cruise Line* by Travel + Leisure readers in the World’s Best Awards 2020. To learn more, visit www.MorrisColumbus.com today!

Your Wyoming Adventure Awaits with Tour Wyoming and Morris Columbus Travel

Whether Rock Springs or Green River are your final Wyoming destinations or you’re visiting on the way to the National Parks, there are countless ways to create an adventure of your own. Marvel at stunning rock formations, an expansive lake and abundant wildlife on a scenic drive through Southwest Wyoming and northern Utah. One of the nation's designated All-American Roads, the Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway is a 150-mile drive starting in Rock Springs and ending in Green River. From Rock Springs, your journey begins at Exit 99 off I-80, following U.S. Highway 191 south through the high desert country. Vast and untouched landscapes unfold which are home to large herds of pronghorn antelope, wild horses, mule deer and many species of raptors. Sweetwater County, Wyoming was born to play. With thousands of acres of public land, trail systems galore and one of America’s most expansive reservoirs for boating, the options are seemingly limitless. Learn about all the outdoor activities, recreation centers, guided tours and other ways to play in this gorgeous corner of Wyoming. A trip to Yellowstone is a bucket-list-worthy adventure, but the journey to the park can be just as unforgettable as the park itself. With so many things to do and see, Wyoming keeps you coming back for more. Get off the grid and reconnect with nature as you let your spirit run wild and make memories to last a lifetime. To learn more, visit www.MorrisColumbus.com today!

Discover Hawaii with The Courtyard Oahu North Share and Morris Columbus Travel

Your Hawaiian adventure is waiting for you at The Courtyard by Marriott Oahu North Shore. Ride a fat-tire bike along the shore, snorkel with sea turtles, kayak along the shore, or simply relax and enjoy our beautiful views, resort-style amenities and beach side activities. Relish in the perks of paradise at Courtyard Oahu North Shore. Our hotel is located right off Kamehameha Highway, just steps away from the beach. We are also positioned near several of Laie's popular destinations including the Polynesian Cultural Center, Brigham Young University-Hawaii, Climb WORKS Keana Farm Zipline and Gunstock Ranch. After a day of adventuring like a local, head back to our spacious island-style rooms to relax with free high-speed WiFi, flat-panel TVs and plush bedding. Wake up feeling refreshed and start your day in Oahu with a fresh breakfast from The Bistro, our on-site restaurant. After breakfast, enjoy a relaxing dip in our vibrant outdoor resort-style pool or set up a fun-filled day at our onsite family activity center. End your busy day with a sunset dinner at The Bistro or head to our 24-hour fitness center for a rejuvenating workout. Get the true Hawaii experience in Oahu's North Shore and choose the only Marriott hotel in the North Shore. As the only Marriott on the North Shore of Oahu, we offer amazing proximity to some of Hawaii's most fabled activities, landmarks and natural attractions, including: - The Polynesian Cultural Center, where you can experience authentic Hawaiian village life, cultural and events such as a traditional Luau Legendary North Shore secluded beaches and surf spots, like Sunset, Pipeline and Waimea Bay Beach Park. - Haleiwa the charming historic surf town where you'll find boutiques, restaurants and delicious Hawaiian shave ice. - One-hour drive to Honolulu International Airport, with easy access to popular destinations including Pearl Harbor historic sites and the Dole Plantation. To learn more, please visit www.morriscolumbus.com today!

Explore the Canadian & Colorado Rockies by Rail with Rocky Mountaineer and Morris Columbus Travel

Rocky Mountaineer offers luxury train journeys through Western Canada and the American Southwest. Our world-renowned train travels by daylight and is the best way to experience some of the most spectacular scenery North America has to offer. Be transported through the grandeur of the Canadian Rockies in spacious, custom-designed, glass-dome coaches with views of breathtaking landscapes, all the while enjoying outstanding service, gourmet food, and stories from passionate Hosts. Picture yourself onboard the world’s leading luxury rail experience by Rocky Mountaineer. From the moment you set foot onboard, our hosts will go above and beyond to make your journey as comfortable as it is unforgettable. From refilling your wine glass to sharing stories and helping out with special requests, our Hosts are dedicated to making your onboard experience as memorable as the scenery outside. Our custom-designed coaches provide you with panoramic views – or get a bit closer by stepping into the outdoor viewing area. Dine on delicious, regionally-inspired cuisine that features local ingredients and flavors. See the sights by day, sleep in a hotel at night. With Rocky Mountaineer, you get the best of both worlds: maximum views, and maximum comfort. No sleeper cars here: stay in beautiful hotels at each destination. We are committed to delivering our world-class service to you while ensuring your health and safety. We want you to be confident and comfortable throughout your journey with us. To learn more, visit www.morriscolumbus.com today!

Come Experience the Philippines With Morris Columbus Travel

Experience the Philippines like never before! The Department of Tourism (Filipino: Kagawaran ng Turismo, DOT) is the executive department of the Philippine government responsible for the regulation of the Philippine’s tourism industry and the promotion of the Philippines as a tourist destination. This year may have been full of challenges as we braved one of the most difficult times the Philippines has faced. Despite all these, we thank each and everyone who joined us in helping our tourism industry to slowly bring back jobs to our hardworking tourism workers. May the coming year be filled with safe travels as we continue to recover as one. Muli, maraming salamat at mabuhay! To learn more, visit www.MorrisColumbus.com today!