GTO News for Group Travel Planners


National Take Your Cat to Work Day

For those who just can’t get enough time with their feline friends, today is your day! June 17th is National Take Your Cat to Work Day – a chance to show off our furry favorites and squeeze in some extra cuddles.

There’s nothing quite like a purring pal to boost your mood and productivity!!

First Annual Travel Tech Policy & Innovation Conference

In early June, the GTO team attended the First Annual Travel Tech Policy & Innovation Conference on Capitol Hill. As one of Travel Tech’s newest advocate members, GTO joined the ranks of industry power players like Chase Travel Group and Amadeus to talk about how technology is changing the way travel business is done.

Travel Tech

Travel Tech Advocate Members Highlighted at Its First Annual Policy & Innovation Showcase – Travel Tech Association

The Travel Technology Association (Travel Tech) represents leading innovators in the travel tech space and advocates for public policy that promotes marketplace transparency and competition.

GTO is proud to be part of this important work!

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.

Don’t miss this week’s refresher on reports.

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!

5 New Niches to Help Grow Your Group Tour Business

Industry News

Travel Tech Advocate Members Highlighted at Its First Annual Policy & Innovation Showcase

Passports Can Now Be Renewed Online Under New Pilot Program From US State Department

Coach USA Initiates Voluntary Chapter 11 Sale Processes to Maximize Value of its Businesses

DreamWorks Land Opens at Universal Orlando

Starting in 2027, Cruise Ships Based in Seattle Must Use Shore Power

Margaritaville at Sea Islander Makes Maiden Voyage from Tampa

Luggage Sanitation System Debuts at JFK Airport in New York City

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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Spotlight Your Travel Expertise as a GTO Beacon Blogger

Spotlight your group travel planning expertise and join the GTO community as a Beacon Blogger.  It’s a simple and efficient way to increase visibility and connect with the travel industry.


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