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Applications for Global Travel Marketplace (GTM) West close at midnight on Friday, March 15. Interested travel advisors are urged to complete their applications prior to the deadline to be considered for this appointment-based event for top-producers.
“This year’s recruitment process has garnered us the highest number of referral applications we’ve seen in the history of GTM West,” said Jacqueline Hurst, director of trade recruitment and engagement for Travel Weekly and TravelAge West events. “It also speaks to the travel advisor community’s desire for prosperity among the profession. This proves the sheer impact the event has had on past attendees’ businesses.”
Any top-producing travel advisors who are considering this event should apply now. Selections from the remaining pool of applicants will be made shortly, ensuring GTM West provides the best representation from the western states and Canadian provinces.
GTM West will take place at the Westin Las Vegas Resort & Spa, May 9-11 in Henderson/Las Vegas, Nevada. Travel advisors who are selected to attend are fully hosted, including airfare, hotel and all meals during the event. To qualify, advisors must have a minimum of $800,000 in individual annual sales or be an owner of a multimillion-dollar agency. In addition, all candidates must have the authority to make product and partner decisions. GTM West is for advisors from Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Nevada, California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and Hawaii, and the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Through a series of six-minute, one-on one appointments, advisors will have the opportunity to meet a diversified supplier roster of 100 companies including: unique hotel brands such as Vila Gale Hotels and Atelier De Hoteles, and destinations spanning the globe such as Anchorage, Barbados, Switzerland, Australia, and Thailand. Tour operators present include Blue-Roads Touring Co., Authentic Vacations, Cool Travel Iceland, InsideAsia Tours, Namu Travel and Via Tours Croatia. Also in attendance will be business services including websites, social media and travel insurance. Supplier participant spots are completely sold out. For a full list of participating suppliers, visit www.gtmwest.com/2019-supplier-list.
This boutique-style event provides a unique and interactive platform that supports the best sellers in the business, encouraging them to expand their supplier portfolio and grow their global book of business.
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