GTO News for Group Travel

March 18, 2024

National Awkward Moments Day

Today is a day to embrace the uncomfortable, cringe-worthy awkward moments in life! They might make us squirm, but the embarrassing times also make for the best stories and lots of laughs.

On National Awkward Moments Day, celebrate the ridiculous and share your favorite painful moments – from a wardrobe malfunction to an inadvertent email to the wrong recipient – we all love a mortifying moment!

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!

GTO Coach & Go

Get ‘coached up’ on feature requests in the community forum on this week’s Coach & Go. Join us Tuesday, March 19th at 2:00 EST on Facebook, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

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

Fast Break

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

Check for Fast Breaks on the GTO community forum.

Must Read!

3 Reasons Why Managing Your Supplier Data Stinks

Industry News

Denzel Washington and Jake Gyllenhaal will lead ‘Othello’ on Broadway

Travel Tech CEO Joins Global Travel Tech Launch

Choice Hotels Drops its Hostile Takeover Bid for Wyndham

What a U.S. TikTok Ban Could Mean for the Travel Industry

Disney Cruise Line Unveils Plans for Summer 2025

Adventure Travel Trade Association Announces Year of Climate Action & Global Summit

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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