12:30 PM12:30

GDS Optimization Workshop w/ Julie Chavarria

Monday Morning, FEB 25 - GDS AUDIT WORKSHOP
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm at LEVEL Furnished Living DTLA

Moderator/Organizer: Julie Chavarria, Ten Three Consulting

Join our presentation to learn how to optimize your hotel or resort in GDS. Hear how agents search in GDS and how to ensure your hotel is included in every qualified search. Topics will cover short and long room descriptions, searchable amenity codes, which GDS content pushes out to corporate online booking tools, GDS marketing opportunities and more. Watch as we conduct live shops in Sabre and Concur. Hear from the experts as we host a travel advisor panel with active travel professionals who utilize GDS on a daily basis.


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11:30 AM11:30

Corporate Panel Lunch


11:30 AM – 2 PM at CAVATINA Restaurant
Located at Sunset Marquis, 1200 Alta Loma Rd, West Hollywood, CA
Parking is $10 with validation

This year's Topic:

Mingling the Global Economy Locally

Wiliam Bos - Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Wiliam Bos - Best Western Hotels & Resorts

William Bos

Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Keynote Speaker:

Sara Y. Qazi - Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Director, Global Sports & Entertainment
First Vice President- Investments
Portfolio Manager, Financial Advisor

2019 Honoree:

Maureen Ashley
VP Worldwide Sales, Music Express
LABTA President Elect


Jane Copabianco
Direct Travel, Sports & Entertainment
Acct Mgr for Netflix, Dodgers

Plus More Panelists TBA soon!


11:30 Registration
12:00 Lunch
12:15 Lunch Speaker - Sara Qazi
12:30 Honoree - Maureen Ashley

QUESTIONS? Call Us at (323) 664-4472

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11:00 AM11:00

GDS Conference Call

We’re scheduling a conference call to discuss the GDS Audit - All are Welcomed!

Tuesday February 19 at 11am PST / 2pm EST
Join the discussion on what to expect with the GDS Audit plus events and sales calls in SOCAL!

Dial in number:
AUDIO CONFERENCE - for meetings over the phone

- Dial one of the Dial-In Numbers provided below:
1 (800) 434-5932 US Toll Free
1 (630) 424-4734 US Toll
1 (404) 920-6609 US Toll

- Ask your participants to dial one of these numbers

- Enter your Moderator Code 1497 456 followed by #

- Ask participants to enter the Passcode 9451 249 followed by #

Don’t miss our GDS Workshop Monday FEB 25! - REGISTER HERE

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to Nov 29

GBTA Conference 2018 - Berlin in Partnership with VDR


Over 1,000 business travel professionals from around the world will gather in Germany for state-of-the-art education on the industry’s most pressing issues, exclusive networking opportunities and announcements on the latest products and services by the world’s leading suppliers.

Event Locations
Berlin, Germany

More Info: www.gbta.org

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11:30 AM11:30

NYC Corporate Panel Discussion & Lunch

Flowers Hotel Group and The NYC Trade Show present:

2018 Coast 2 Coast Corporate Panel Discussions & Luncheon

This Year's Topic: 74% of non-millennials agree that millennials bring valuable new skills to the workplace, including technological skills - We need to collaborate to understand the future.

The Travel Community will review together:

• Hotel Trends
• Hospitality Trends
• Food Trends
• Concierge Trends

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Denver IPW
to May 23

Denver IPW

  • Colorado Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

IPW is the travel industry's premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the U.S. In just three days of pre-scheduled business appointments, more than 6,000 delegates representing U.S. travel organizations from every region of the USA and international and domestic buyers and media from 70+ countries meet face-to-face to conduct future travel business to the USA.

More Info: www.ipw.com

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to May 12

National Travel & Tourism Week

National Travel and Tourism Week is an annual tradition for the U.S. travel community. It’s a time when travel and tourism professionals across the country unite to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy, businesses and personal well-being.

This year’s celebration, which will take place May 6 – 12, 2018, marks the 35th anniversary of the 1983 congressional resolution that established NTTW—and it’s all about celebrating the contributions and accomplishments of the U.S. travel community over the course of the last several decades. 

More info: www.ustravel.org/events/national-travel-and-tourism-week

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