2017 Applications Are Now Closed.

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Our rigorous application process to find the elite members of the travel professional community is led by Jacqueline Hurst, GTM's Director of Trade Recruitment and Engagement. Each applicant to Global Travel Marketplace is considered with great care. 

Who We Look For

We seek top-producing and influential travel advisors who have a genuine interest in growing their business by taking full advantage of the opportunities offered at GTM. These professionals continuously cultivate their extensive network of hotels, resorts, tour companies, air and cruise lines –and come to GTM looking to develop new relationships with global suppliers. 

To qualify for GTM:

  • Annual individual sales of at least $1 million   
  • Agency owners of multi-million dollar agencies who actively book 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

To qualify for GTM West:

  • 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  

Check out our sister event, CruiseWorld – a Travel Weekly event bringing together travel professionals and supplier partners through educational workshops, networking events and a trademark Exhibitor Showcase.