GTO News for Group Travel Planners

October 16, 2023

It’s National Boss’ Day

Consider this a friendly reminder… today is National Boss’ Day! If you love your boss, today is the perfect day to tell them.

Boss’ Day recognizes the role a good boss plays in fostering a positive and productive work environment. Today you can express your thanks for a job well done!

If you need a little inspiration, here are 7 Creative Ideas for National Boss’ Day taken from O.C. Tanner.

GTO Coach & Go

The GTO team will share some great ideas for customizing your dashboard this Tuesday, October 17th.

Catch Coach & Go live 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.

Destination Dispatch

National Lighthouse Day

Need an idea for a great group destination?  We highlight more than 30 of your favorite places and share great group itinerary ideas from each.

Check out the conversations on the GTO YouTube channel.

Must Read!

Why Are My Group Travel Marketing Emails Going to Spam or Junk?

Industry News

United to Revise Its Boarding Procedure

Delta Regrets Recent Changes to Loyalty Program

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

Supplier Updates

There’s a new way to get the latest supplier updates.  GTO community members can simply click the link below for the most current products and pricing.

Most Recent Supplier Updates

Broadway Updates

With the recent announcement that Some Like it Hot is closing at the end of December, A Beautiful Noise and Harmony have announced that they are willing to price-match.

photo credit to Broadway Inbound

New for Groups

Jonah is now on sale for performances starting January 11th through March 10th at the Laura Pels Theatre.

Doubt: A Parable is now on sale for performances starting February 2nd through April 14th at the American Airlines Theatre.

Home is now on sale for performances starting May 17th through July 20th at the American Airlines Theatre.

Group Rate Extensions:

Hadestown groups are now on sale through June 16th, 2024.

Other Updates:

Harmony’s  Thursday matinee early bird pricing has been extended to November 1st.

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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