GTO News for Group Travel Planners

April 22, 2024

Today is Earth Day

Earth Day is when we celebrate the remarkable planet we call home.  It’s a reminder to be environmentally conscientious and promote sustainability so that we can all enjoy a healthier planet.

This year’s theme is Planet vs. Plastics and focuses on how we can work together to reduce the amount of plastic produced worldwide. Check out some great ideas by

Earth Day 2024 Action Toolkit

GT Radio

GTO invites you to tune in to GT Radio – a podcast designed specifically for group travel planners!  Here you’ll find amazing destination ideas, helpful travel tips, the latest hospitality news, and conversations with industry experts.

Download GT Radio wherever you get your podcasts and follow today!

Fast Break

Time Out!! Fast Break is a brief, bi-weekly segment highlighting a system update or feature.

This week’s focus is on payment processing fees and a review on booking notes.

Check for Fast Breaks on the GTO community forum.

GTO Coach & Go

Refresh your system skills any time by reviewing the online library of GTO Coach & Go tutorials on our GTO YouTube channel.

Must Read!

Ultimate Tech Tips for Teens on the Go

Industry News

Tourism Cares Advances Sustainability in Travel with Expansion of Meaningful Travel Program in 2024

Senate Bill Aims to Lower Credit Card Fees, but Travel Groups Warn of Unintended Consequences

Boeing Put Under Senate Scrutiny During Back-to-Back Hearings

Taylor Swift’s New Song Lyrics are Already Impacting Florida Tourism

Dubai Airport Survives Unprecedented Rainfall

Yosemite National Park Requiring Reservations on Busy Days

Tips for Making Your Trips More Sustainable, in Honor of Earth Day

Supplier Updates

GTO community members – simply click the link below for the most current supplier products and pricing.

Most Recent Supplier Updates

Help Desk Requests

We have an easy way for you to submit a Help Desk request!  Just send an email to and BE SURE TO PUT THE WORD HELP IN THE SUBJECT LINE.  This will automatically create a ticket and will email you updates as your ticket is being worked on.

Office Hours

GTO office hours have resumed to help answer your questions and share best practices for using the GTO system. If you haven’t already, connect with Kara ( to schedule a time that works for you.

Office Hours

Community Forum

Don’t forget to check the Community Forum for system updates, advice, and more!  Check the My Apps tab in GTO.

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