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How does it work?   

Due to the exclusive nature of this program, only seventy five travel advisors will be selected to participate. Those who are selected will participate in a number of pre-scheduled meetings and presentations including:  

  • Two productive days of pre-scheduled meetings with global travel suppliers  
  • A number of intimate and in-depth “Boardroom” presentations designed to create a collaborative & interactive environment allowing for greater product information sharing  
  • Top notch sponsored meal functions  
  • Numerous networking opportunities with other elite global travel sellers like yourself  
“The non-stop energy at GTM West is incredible. It keeps you focused on the whole reason you are at the event. You do not leave GTM West the same person as when you arrived. I learned more in 2.5 days that I probably could have in 2 years had I not attended an event of this caliber. The boardrooms set the stage for inspiration and the one-on-ones keep you focused on “making it happen”. From the new friendships and business relationships created, to the unstoppable, never-miss-a-beat GTM West team, I would say the bar has been set.”
— Naomi Berhardt, Westside International Travel Inc. @ ALTOUR

What’s included?  

Travel advisors invited to attend as our guest will receive the following:  

  • Roundtrip airfare  
  • 3 nights single occupancy hotel accommodations at the beautiful Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa
  • All meals during the event  
  • Transportation between the airport and The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa
  • Up to 50 one-on-one meetings with global travel suppliers
  • Networking opportunities  
  • Event directory  
  • VIP Treatment – you are truly the stars at this event 
  • Unique format – the supplier comes to you for the meeting 
  • Extras and surprises throughout the event  
“GTM West is the best opportunity to increase your bottom line! One-on-one appointments with your choice of vendors, combined with the chance to network with successful agents makes this event the best way to spend your time away from the office. If you only attend one event a year, it should be this one!”
— Amy Hobbins, Journeys Unlimited Travel

What are the requirements?   

In order to participate in GTM West, all travel advisors must meet the following criteria:  

  • Annual individual sales of at least $800,000 or an agency owner of a multi-million dollar agency actively booking travel  
  • Authority to make product and partner decisions   
  • Global book of business  
  • Desire to meet with and discover new suppliers and destinations  
  • Provide 3 travel industry references