TOURS REIMAGINED: OPEN DISCUSSION ON REBUILDING YOUR TOUR BUSINESS
June 9 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET
The U.S. is starring to open. Attractions, national parks, restaurants, hotels and more. Are you ready to create signature tours again for your customers? We are seeing a transformation in what customers are looking for in their tours. Join Kate Scopetti from Mid Atlantic Receptive Services; Bob Cline from U.S. Tours – Wholesale Group Travel; and Doug Anderson of Anderson Coach and Travel to learn from industry peers and hear best practices that will get you on the road to recovery. https://bit.ly/2zPhYkZ
STATES BEGIN TO SLOWLY RE-OPEN
As each state is changing their protocols daily, this link may be helpful during your own re-opening planning process. The link goes into detail on what each U.S. state and Canadian providence, as well as the United Kingdom, has in place regarding stay-at-home orders and re-opening procedures.
ABA MEMBERS GET CREATIVE STAYING IN TOUCH WITH CUSTOMERS, PARTNERS
Times are scary. Business has come to a halt. But this can also be a time for you take this moment and plan how you will reconnect with customers and partners. Build your business for the future. Here are some ABA members who are using innovative ways to communicate with their customers and partners and help build their business for when travel resumes.
LOOKING FOR A JOB? CHECK OUT THIS NEW RESOURCE AVAILABLE TO THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY
If you have recently joined the ranks of the unemployed and furloughed of the US Hospitality, Travel, Tourism and Activities Industries, we invite you to register now at www.HTTA.us. HTTA is a benevolent, confidential and secured database meant to allow you to remain connected to the Trade Associations and DMOs you were involved with, which are unaware of your current work status. We will be adding new functionalities to benefit you once recovery starts, such as industry job boards, a continuous education resource center, and a recovery information repository.
ABA’S TRAVEL/TOURISM RESOURCE GUIDE
ABA has searched high and low to find you resources to help you during this downtime. Want to watch a webinar? We have webinars! Looking into take a new class? We found you classes! Looking for benefits that you didn’t know you should be taking advantage of? We got helpful links! Have you found helpful classes, webinars and links you think are worth sharing? Email Melanie at firstname.lastname@example.org
Free (or Cheap) Online Classes, Webinars
American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational Course for Hotel Employees
John Kennedy on Demand Free access thru May 15!
ABA Creates Tour Supplier Database to Operators Get Information on Destinations