Presenting Sponsor


Travel Leaders, the presenting sponsor of the Star Tribune Vacation & Travel Experience, will be offering appointments throughout the weekend for interested travelers to meet with an experienced travel advisor to assist in planning their next vacation adventure. Travel Specialists in cruising, Hawaii, Alaska, Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and more will be available for 20 minute appointments Saturday, November 16 from 10AM to 5PM and Sunday, November 17 from 10AM to 4PM. Meet your advisor for your appointment in the Travel Leaders Pavilion located in Hall C at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Be sure to book your appointment in advance before spots are filled! If you don’t see the type of travel you are looking for, feel free to stop by the Travel Leaders Pavilion and we will help you find the right Travel Advisor.

Schedule an appointment for a chance to win a 3-night all-inclusive stay for two at Iberostar Cozumel!

  • Includes round-trip airfare for two on Delta Airlines
  • $3,000 Value
  • Travel must be booked by October 8, 2020 and travel must be completed between May 1 and December 23, 2020. Blackout dates may apply.

Schedule Appointment

Show Survey Giveaway

Complete the onsite show survey for a chance to win one of the following trips!

3-night all-inclusive stay for two at Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana

  • Includes round-trip airfare for two on Delta Airlines
  • $3,000 Value
  • Travel must be booked by October 8, 2020 and travel must be completed by November 17, 2020. Blackout dates may apply.

Show Specials & Giveaways

Visit the exhibitors below for more information on each show-only special.

Access 2 Tanzania & Treks 2 Rwanda, Booth #514

  • Register to win 2 FREE balloon ride over the Serengeti or $1,000 off a custom safari.
  • Show attendees are eligible for $150 per person discount on custom safaris.

Aer Lingus, Booth #504 – Flights to Ireland and Europe

  • Take up to $100 off any R/T Economy Class airfare & $500 off any R/T Business Class airfare from MSP to over 20 cities in Europe including Dublin, London, Paris & Barcelona.
  • Enter to win 2 tickets from MSP to one of 20 cities in Europe.
  • Stop by our Booth #504 for more details on these Exclusive offers.

Amadeus River Cruises, Booth #411
Win a complimentary cabin on one of our exciting cruise itineraries.

Bluefin Bay Family of Resorts, Booth #101

  • Enter to win a 2 night complimentary stay certificate. Winners will be drawn 1 for Saturday and 1 for Sunday.
  • Stop by to receive 20% off stay coupons valid for Winter & Spring and 10% off stay coupons for Summer.

Custom Remodelers Inc, Booth #717
Stop by our booth to enter a free drawing for $20,000 in home remodeling and a free spin of our prize wheel for fun prizes.

Delta Vacations, Booth #411
Now’s the time to take advantage of exclusive offers. With Delta Vacations, travelers can save up to $500 on flight and hotel packages.

Door County Visitor Bureau, Booth #614

  • Register to win a free trip to Door County!
  • Get your picture taken in the Door County photo booth, share on Instagram, and you could win $500 in gift certificates!

Elite Island Resorts, Booth #204
Register to win a 7 night All Inclusive hotel stay for two at our booth to Antigua, Barbados or St. Lucia.

Go Touch Down Travels & Tours, Booth #518

  • Seat sale promotion to South Africa at best rates.
  • 2x Flights and 2 PAX Adventure & Safari for 8 days as a giveaway – (draw Dec 31st)

Go Far, Booth #810
Free shipping on all orders placed at the show.

Grand Targhee Resort, Booth #614
Free raffle drawing – Stay & Ski Package for Two.

HelloFresh, Booth #814
Exclusive digital discounts.

Holland America Line, Booth #410
Explore Alaska, Europe and Canada & New England this summer with these special offers:*
FREE drinks
US $100 Deposit
FREE White Pass Summit Scenic Railroad Excursion**
FREE Denali Meal Plan**
CAD $50 Dawson Dollars**

Hurtigruten, Booth #413
When you book one of Hurtigruten’s brand new excursion cruises by November 26, 2019, not only will you save 15% per person, you’ll also receive a $700 air credit!

India/Oman/Asia/Africa, Booth #510

  • 20% OFF on select trips & dates booked at the show.
  • Enter to WIN a FREE trip – Limited to Consumers only.
  • 6 night/7 days Delhi | Agra (to see the Taj Mahal | Jaipur. Includes hotel and sightseeing with car & driver For two travelers.

Katalina Line Croatia Cruises & Tours, Booth #418
10% offer for any bookings made by 12/31/2019 for season 2020 or 2021.

Landmark Tours, Booth #318
Win $1,000 towards a Landmark Tour, plus additional opportunities to save!

Minnesota Public Radio Travel, Booth #511
Do you have a great trip idea for your favorite public radio host? Share it and get a reusable, five-piece travel utensil set, complete with silver chopsticks.

Montana’s Missouri River Country, Booth #601
Stop by our booth for brochures and travel planners to help plan your trip. We will also have free pens and Montana Moss Agates that have been cut and polished.

New Ulm CVB, Booth #103

  • Enter for a chance to win a free trip to New Ulm, where Germans Have More Fun! Just 90 miles southwest of MSP.
  • Enter to win a shopping trip to New Ulm, MN.
    • $100 in chamber dollars to be used at New Ulm boutiques (or restaurants)
    • 4 tastings at Morgan Creek Vineyards ($40 value)
    • 4 tour/tasting at Schell’s Brewery ($20 value)
    • Leather bag from Canyon Outback ($149) value
  • Stop by our booth for free sauerkraut.

Norwegian Cruise Line, Booth #305
Special in-room amenities based on cabin selection for bookings made between Nov 18 and Dec 2, 2019 on select sailings. For any cruise booked between November 16-22, NCL will provide a complimentary bottle of wine and chocolate covered strawberries in the guests cabin. Agents will receive a $25.00 Amazon gift card.

Palace Resorts, Booth #209
Enter to win a 4 day, 3 night stay at Moon Palace Jamaica for 1 lucky winner and a companion.

Panama Travel Consultants, Booth #218
Enter to win a chance at a complimentary 6 Day / 5 Night Vacation Package to Panama. Trip includes a Panama Canal Partial Transit Tour, Private Guided Panama City Tour, Rainforest and Wildlife Viewing Tour with Lunch at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort. Visit Panama Travel Consultants at Booth 218 to register to win!

Puerto Vallarta Tourism, Booth #313
Enter to win a 3 nights stay for two people.

Red Wing Visitors and Convention Bureau, Booth #109
Enter to win a free getaway to Red Wing prize package. Stop by our booth to learn about our Stay & Play packages and Deals.

Road Scholar, Booth #519
Stop by and learn about our program special offers and enter to win a $1,500 Road Scholar travel gift certificate.

Royal Caribbean International, Booth #417
We will have fantastic vacation opportunities for you with the best values available. Local travel agents here to offer their expertise and help you choose the best option. We will have a variety of Show Specials including an offer of up to a $100 onboard credit.

Sandals & Beaches Resort, Booth #310
Up to $4,500 in savings towards your next Luxury Included Vacation!

St. Kitts & Nevis Tourism Authorities, Booth #213
St. Kitts & Nevis Two Islands One Paradise – plan your winter vacation and receive up to 40% off your trip.

Sun Country Airlines, Booth #214
Stop by the Sun Country Airlines booth to enter to win one of eight $250 flight vouchers.

Visit Tampa Bay, Booth #427
Stop by the Visit Tampa Bay booth for your chance to enter to win a hotel stay and attraction tickets for two in Tampa Bay, Florida.

Visit Winona, Booth #110

  • Register to win our Dream Winona Weekend!
  • SS Spin our free prize wheel to win tickets and swag valued at up to $100! Festival passes, rentals, and sweet merchandise on every spin.

Wilderness Inquiry, Booth #610
Enter to win a trip for two to the Apostle Islands!

Wilderness Legends Africa, Booth #512
Enter for a chance to win a 5 day / 4 night Tanzania safari for 2 in the Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park. Includes transportation, experienced guides, food and lodging. *Does not include airfare, personal spending or tips. Extra days or additional travelers can be added at our regular great rates.

Zara Tours / Zara Tanzania Adventures, Booth #513
Discount of $100 off any trip to Tanzania.