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Cindy McCabe Hand-Selected to Attend Prestigious Romance Travel Forum

(Boston, MA – 3/23/17) Romance Travel Forum, an exclusive hosted program catering to top performing travel sellers focused on destination weddings, honeymoons and other romantic occasions celebrated with travel, has hand-selected Cindy McCabe of Bethany Travel/Dream Vacations, Millsboro, DE for one of its coveted hosted travel agent positions during the 2017 edition, set to take place at the Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic from June 19 – 23.  The event, which receives well over 600 applications from interested travel sellers each year, limits participation to 175 travel sellers from the U.S. and Canada, all hand-selected based on a rigorous qualification process. Collectively, travel sellers represent annual sales volume that exceeds $175 Million.

“The Romance Travel Forum has a proven track record in recognizing and selecting the most passionate and adaptable travel sellers in the romance vacation market.  These are just some of the traits that make them the best of the best, and it is an absolute privilege for this event to be the conduit that supports their business growth goals and overall longevity as authorities in the romance field.”, said Jennifer Fernandez, Vice President Events & Content, Specialty Travel Forums, producers of the Romance Travel Forum.

“I am thrilled to be recognized and selected to be a part of the exclusive Romance Travel Forum. Participation at the Forum will provide me the chance to forge important relationships with fellow leading experts and suppliers, strengthening my position as a romance travel authority, in offering personal service to my clients.”, said Cindy McCabe, Bethany Travel/Dream Vacations

The Romance Travel Forum is the industry’s most respected niche event, offering participating travel sellers many unique value propositions.  Delegates take part in a plethora of educational offerings, such as peer-to-peer small group idea exchanges; breakout sessions; and Certified Romance product and destination presentations. The event moves to a different destination each year, allowing travel sellers to get a first-hand sales experience with exposure to distinctive host destination activities, site inspections and experiential evening events.

At the core of the event, is the Showcase where travel sellers meet one-to-one with the most relevant suppliers in the romance arena, to learn about the latest offerings for their romance vacation clients.  Supplier types include all-inclusive resort chains; luxury boutique hotels; destinations on a global basis; wholesalers; destination management companies (DMC’s); and resources for the romance travel seller.  The Showcase floor will be open on both Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21 with nearly 4,500 one-to-one mutual-interest meetings conducted between suppliers and travel sellers.


Romance Travel Forum is produced by Specialty Travel Forums, a division of Travel Show Marketing Group (TravelSMG), an independent event organizer who caters exclusively to the North American travel agent community.  The Specialty Travel Forums division offers innovative programming and content to support the professional growth of travel agents eager to cultivate their business and expertise through specialization. Comprised of a series of exclusive independent programs in key destinations, each is focused on individual niche markets providing in-depth training, brand certification, intimate networking, supplier relations, product knowledge and more. These exclusive programs offer limited space, allowing delegates to gain focused niche training while experiencing a full familiarization of the host destination to increase the breadth of their specialty offerings. The TravelSMG team has a proven track record in producing some of the most acclaimed leisure travel trade shows and events, working collaboratively with the industry’s leading organizations and experts, to provide top-notch education, networking and supplier engagement.   For more information on TravelSMG visit

Travel agents interested in applying for one of the in demand hosted positions should visit

Suppliers interested in learning more about participation should contact Jennifer Fernandez, VP Events & Content via telephone at (718) 979-1952 or email