Group Travel Odyssey Update


Hello GTO Friends!

We want to thank you for being a part of our Group Travel Odyssey family. 2016 was a banner year and 2017 is already starting to shine. Our destination count is up to 34 with hundreds of suppliers offering great deals to groups. We are excited to introduce the newest member of our GTO team, share a list of upcoming events for 2017 and highlight the trade shows we attended in 2016. Please feel free to share this information as you see fit!

New Face

Group Travel Odyssey welcomes our newest member, Lisa Martin, from Branson, MO. She brings with her 20 plus years of experience in the tourism industry. As an original employee of the Bobby Vinton Theater she held many positions, including sales and marketing management. Lisa and her husband, Tony, have four sons who are active in sports and band related activities.

GTO is thrilled to welcome Lisa Martin to the team

Time to Update

To maximize the benefit of being a supplier on the GTO site, we need to be sure your information is accurate and up to date. Please take a moment to check your listing on Group Travel Odyssey and let us know if we need to update any information.


When you runDisney, every mile is magical! Whether you are looking to celebrate your inner princess at the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend or put yourself to the ultimate test during the Star Wars Half Marathon, GTO can help you create the ultimate race package.

Get ready to run in the most magical place on the earth!

Trade Shows

Group Travel Odyssey had a notable presence at the major 2016 industry trade shows. Chances are you chatted with Bud Geissler at any of the following:

Conference attendance is an outstanding benefit of being a GTO supplier!

Make a note to meet the GTO team at the many industry trade shows we attend

Homeschool Odyssey Series 2017

We know travel is a significant part of the Homeschool education process. Group Travel Odyssey is the first to meet the unique needs of homeschoolers and provide opportunities to connect curriculum to reality!

The Homeschool Odyssey Series is designed to offer great discounts in top destinations AND travel flexibility to our homeschool friends. We will be adding destinations throughout the year.

Don’t forget to check out GTO’s comprehensive Homeschool Calendar for great homeschool discounts at destinations throughout the country. If you have dates for homeschool events, let us know and we will add them to our growing list!

Homeschool Series Presented by Group Travel Odyssey
Let GTO help you capture the exploding homeschool travel market

Broadway Workshop at the Calvin Gilmore Theater, Myrtle Beach, SC June 19-23, 2017

Broadway Workshop offers young actors of multiple experience levels the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of musical theater. Students will take classes in singing, dancing, acting, stagecraft, and more while learning and rehearsing ensemble-based Broadway musical numbers for a final showcase performance for friends and family on ‘The Carolina Opry’ stage.

Top theater professionals instruct students in performance fundamentals, including dancing, singing, stagecraft and more