Last updated on February 4th, 2023
Trafalgar Tours sponsors women over 50 panel to showcase adventurous mature women
Women’s Travel Fest is the largest conference in the world for solo women travellers united by a common passion: traveling the world. Founded by Kelly Lewis and Mickela Mallozzi, Women’s Travel Fest is celebrating its 10th anniversary in New York City on March 3-5, 2023. Learn more here.
Keynotes this year include host Samantha Brown and hiker Lei Wang, the first Asian woman to summit all 7 summits. With two full days of inspiring speakers and workshops, over 400 women who love to travel will come together to inspire, support, and encourage one another in adventure.
From awe-inspiring stories to travel hacking, family travel to solo travel, and saving money to making money, there are almost 30 incredible women sharing the stage! Take a look at the full speaker list!
2023 Women’s Travel Fest Panel: “Kickass Solo Women over 50”
At this year’s Women’s Travel Fest, Trafalgar Tours is sponsoring a panel on Saturday, March 4 that features mature solo women travellers.
Moderated by JourneyWoman CEO Carolyn Ray, panelists include: Melissa DaSilva, President, TTC Tour Brands, North America; Solo traveller and author Diana Eden; and Dawn Booker, Travel Curator, Pack Light Global. These women will share their life lessons, how they blaze their own trail and embrace the freedom and adventurous spirit that solo travel allows.
Join us at Women’s Travel Fest 2023
We’ve set up a special code for JourneyWoman readers so that you can join us! Use code “Journeywoman” for 15% off tickets. There are two options:
- Weekend Pass: Including Friday Kickoff party + Day 2 & 3 programming
- Watch from Home – not live streamed (files delivered one week after event)
Friday, March 3, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Kickoff party takes place at The DL Rooftop & Lounge. Address: Corner of Delancey St. & Ludlow St., 95 Delancey St., New York City, NY 10002
Saturday and Sunday, March 4 and 5, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm. Angel Orensanz Foundation. Address: 172 Norfolk Street, New York City, NY 1000
The conference hotel is the Rivington, or you can find a hotel in the city here.
President, TTC Tour Brands, North America
Travel Curator, Pack Light Global
Author + Solo Traveller, Diana Eden Designs
CEO + Editor, JourneyWoman
Special thanks to The Travel Corporation (TTC) and Trafalgar Tours for supporting the topic of mature solo women travellers and sponsoring this panel at Women’s Travel Fest. Trafalgar is also the sponsor of our recent study “The Influence and Affluence of Solo Women 50+ in Travel”. You can read more about Melissa and her commitment to mature solo travellers here.
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