GTO News

November 30, 2021

Today is Giving Tuesday – November 30, 2021

Every year, on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, people take the time to kick off the holiday season by giving back to their community. Whether it is donating money to a charitable cause or volunteering, Giving Tuesday is a day set to benefit the community. For more information, click here!

Upcoming Events:

Convos with Colleagues

Join us today, November 30 at 2 p.m. EST

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

 

GTO Coach and Go!

Join us Thursday, December 2 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Join Keith and Kory this week as they discuss updates to Motor Coach Quote Requests, Bus Driver/Tour Director Final Itineraries, and how to track Trade Show Appointments.  Thursday, December 2, 1:00pm EST 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!

GTO System Updates

Join Keith and Kory on this week’s GTO Coach and Go, Thursday at 1pm EST, as they discuss updates to Motor Coach Quote Requests, Driver and Tour Director Final Itineraries, and where to enter your Trade Show Appointments.  Watch on LinkedIn or YouTube.

Supplier Updates

Dolly Parton Company – 2022 pricing has been updated for Comedy Barn Theater, Dolly Parton’s Stampede Pigeon Forge, Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show, Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show Myrtle Beach, Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show Pigeon Forge, Dolly Parton’s Stampede Branson

 

California

 

Universal Studios Hollywood student group pricing is now available through 4/30/2023 in GTO. Updated Travel Planner Ticket Order Form is attached to the supplier in GTO.

 

Chicago

 

360 Observation Deck has been updated with admission pricing through 3/31/2023.  Admission + Dining package pricing is now up to date with pricing through 12/31/2022.

 

Gino’s East South Loop 2022 student group pricing has been updated

 

Michigan

 

Mackinac State Historic Parks – all sites have been updated with 2022 operating dates and pricing

 

North Carolina

 

Grandfather Mountain student and adult group programming and pricing for 2022 has been updated

 

Virginia Beach

 

Dough Boy’s Pizza has 3 locations on Atlantic Avenue. All locations have been inputted with 2022 pricing

Helpful Information and Blogs

 

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting to take place December 1.

https://www.rockefellercenter.com/holidays/rockefeller-center-christmas-tree-lighting/

 

Business Travel is Coming Back!

https://groupexperience.com/business-travel-is-coming-back/