May 1 -7, 2022 is National Travel and Tourism Week
National Travel and Tourism Week is an annual tradition for the U.S. travel community.
It’s a time when travel and tourism professionals across the country unite to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy, businesses, communities, and personal well-being.
GTO Coach & Go
Tuesday, May 3rd at 2:00 EDT – Join us live as we take you through the process of adding receptive bookings and modifying products when a quote is modified. in GTO. Live today on YouTube, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
Destination Dispatch will return next week so now is your time to catch up on our classic YouTube episodes. Be sure to subscribe while you’re there!
Social Shout Out!
We have a new Facebook page! Please be sure to like Group Travel Odyssey on Facebook.
IPW June 4 – 8 in Orlando
Catch up with the GTO team at IPW this June 4 – 8 in Orlando. Drop by Booth #1036 and spend some time with Jim, Keith, Seaira, and Kara.
GTO System Updates
Check out today’s Coach & Go for some quick and easy coaching on how to book receptive packages and modify products when a quote is modified.
We have an easy way for you to submit a Help Desk request! Just send an email to email@example.com and make sure to put Help in the subject field. This will automatically create a ticket and will email you updates as your ticket is being worked on.
Here’s the latest…
Landry’s Seafood House (all locations) is not offering Tour & Travel menus for 2022. They have regular banquet menus that vary by location. Pricing is not inclusive of tax, gratuity, or banquet fees. Will quote per group, per location.
Now Available in the GTO Shared Supplier System
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park
Allied Universal Event Services San Diego 2022 security guard pricing
Andretti Indoor Karting & Games Buford / Atlanta Area 2022 student group pricing
Ed Debevic’s 2022 menus and pricing
WonderWorks Branson 2022 student group admissions
Acme Oyster House 2022 Menus and pricing
Dr. Wagner’s Honey Island Swamp Tour 2022 pricing
Cafe Du Monde Beignet and Beverage voucher updated with April – May 2022 dates (no change in pricing from 2021. However, the supplier cannot guarantee when pricing will change)
Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis King of France 2022 donation amount of tour requests updated. Tour request form attached in supplier manager with updated contact.
Destrehan Plantation 2022 pricing
Historic Riverlands – manager noted that the venue was damaged badly from Ida and is not expected to reopen in 2022, but will be more than happy to welcome groups in 2023.
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens 2022 pricing
Laura Plantation 2022 pricing
Mulate’s has been updated with all 2022 group menus and pricing
Museum at the Old Ursuline Convent 2022 guided tour pricing. Tour request form attached in supplier manager with updated contact
New Orleans Museum of Art 2022 pricing
Oceana Grill 2022 menus and pricing
Scheuering Security Service, Inc 2022 security guard pricing updated
Vincent’s Italian Cuisine Metairie 2022 banquet menus and pricing
Walk-on’s Sports Bistreaux New Orleans 2022 event menu and pricing
Whitney Plantation 2022 pricing
Carnegie Hall tour pricing through 8/31/22 is available. (Website notes that they have not resumed group tours yet, but are in a soft launch phase and have been taking a few groups already. Requests can be submitted up to 4 months in advance and will be confirmed about 4 weeks from the tour date)
WildPlay Jones Beach 2022 pricing
Fallingwater 2022 pricing
Andretti Indoor Karting & Games Katy / House Area 2022 student tour and travel pricing
Mermaid Winery 2022 tasting and dining options
The Hermitage Museum & Gardens, Norfolk, 2022 pricing and educational programs
National Travel and Tourism Week 2022 (May 1-7) spotlights the dynamic, innovative future of the U.S. travel industry. Here are 20 great ways to get involved!
Don’t forget to check out your Community Forum in GTO. This is a way to keep up with other GTO users, share ideas, and ask questions.
The Community Forum can be found in the My Apps tab in GTO.
The Tourism Academy Business Class Podcast (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!