GTO News

November 24, 2021

Today is National Espresso Day – November 23, 2021

Get your shot of concentrated coffee, try blends from different regions or treat yourself to an espresso machine for an easy caffeine fix all year round. On this short work week, I’m finding that extra coffee is necessary so why not have an espresso or two. For more information, click here!

Upcoming Events:

Convos with Colleagues

Join us Tuesday, November 30 at 2 p.m.

Join Jo-Ann as she welcomes Jim Nickles, Director of Sales for Holiday Inn Express & Suites Orlando – South Lake Buena Vista. Tuesday, November 30 at 2 p.m. via LinkedIn or YouTube.

 

Check out the Business Class podcast from The Tourism Academy sponsored by GTO

The Business Class podcast is where you go to meet people who have built fulfilling careers. People with successful businesses. People who create sustainable local economies in tourism!

Click here to tune in!

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, there will be no GTO Coach and Go! this week.

If you missed our Live from NTA! last Tuesday, click here to watch!
We welcomed Julie Payne from Hershey, John Marshall from NYC & Company, Lucas Ennis from WeTravel and Carylann Assante from SYTA!  What a great time spending time with our amazing colleagues and partners.

GTO System Updates

We recently updated Company Manager as well as adjusted where hotel information appears in Sales Manager. For more info on those updates and how to check on your help desk requests, watch our recent GTO Coach and Go! Watch here!

Supplier Updates

Disney – Proposal language that included Walt Disney World Youth Programs has now been replaced by Disney Imagination Campus

 

UNO Pizzeria & Grills – all locations have been updated with 2022 group menus and pricing

 

Branson

Fritz’s Adventure 2022 access pass pricing has been updated in GTO (meal pricing has not been established yet)

 

California

GRAMMY Museum pricing is updated through July 2022

 

DC

The Capital Wheel at National Harbor 2022 pricing has been updated

 

New York

BroadwayGPS 2022 workshop pricing has been updated in GTO

 

SUMMIT One Vanderbilt has established group pricing through 2.27.2022 and GTO is up to date with the new supplier

 

South Carolina

Brookgreen Gardens 2022 pricing has been updated

 

Texas

Schlitterbahn Waterparks & Resort New Braunfels is bringing back Sound Waves Music Festival May 7, 14, and 21, 2022.  Festival pricing and registration forms now available in GTO.

Helpful Information and Blogs

 

7 Holiday Travel Tips to Make the Journey Merry!
https://groupexperience.com/7-holiday-travel-tips-to-make-the-journey-merry/