Arnold, CA…Travel Weekly and TravelAge West are proud to announce the Maureen Dinnocenzo, owner of Above & Beyond Travel in Arnold, Ca. was selected as one of the Top 100 Elite Travel Professionals in North America to attend the sixth-annual Global Travel Marketplace (GTM), which took place at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood/Ft Lauderdale, Florida July 26-28, 2019. GTM is a two and a half day appointment-only event for top producing traveling advisors in North America and leading International cruise, hotel, tour and destination suppliers seeking to conduct business face to face. Only 100 of the nearly 800 candidates were selected to participate. “A GTM advisor is one that recognizes the importance of creating new business relationships and fostering existing one, and understands how crucial it is to be well educated in this every-changing industry,” says Jacqueline Hurst, Director of Trade Recruitment & Engagement, Travel Weekly Events. “With up to date knowledge and valuable relationships in their arsenal, these advisors are fully equipped to provide each client with a unique experience, tailored to their travel preferences.” A record 158 supplies engaged with travel advisors through a variety of one on one pre scheduled meetings.
Upon returning to the office, Maureen states” business is thriving & have connected my clients with new supplies that can offer everything their dream vacation can offer”. GTM advisors exhibit unparalleled industry expertise and have relationships with key individuals in hotel, cruise, tour and destination organizations allowing them to best meet their valuable client’s needs. “The advisors chosen to attend this event represent the best in today’s travel business. The knowledge and experience they offer their clients is second to none, and is undoubtedly enhanced as a result of attending the event,” said Alicia Evanko-Lewis, Senior VP of Events, Northstar Travel Group.”GTM provided the platform for these travel professional to network with like-minded individuals who all have the same goal: To build, grow their business by providing the best travel experience for their clients.”