You are invited to join the most anticipated gathering of hospitality and tourism researchers and marketers. Become part of the most innovative, thought-provoking think tank, “Exploring the Future of Travel.” Land, Sea, and Air. Discussions and presentations between true revolutionary tourism futurists and the audience. If you would like to present at the conference, please review the call for papers.  Full program TBA

Dates: April 18-20th 2018
Venue: Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center.

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Hotel: The Seattle Airport Hilton & Conference Center

The conference hotel is the Seattle Airport Hilton & Conference Center with great rooms, and meeting facilities, free shuttle from the airport:

Your group rate will be $164 single or double. To book your room you can call:

1-800-HILTONS and using the group code TTRA 

Or book  using this link

 To help GWTTRA fulfill their room commitments to the Hotel please book your room within the GWTTRA block as quickly as possible as rooms are limited.

Book your hotel room now as rooms are limited. All GWTTRA group block rooms will be released April 6th 2018:

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Seattle Conference

Seattle Airport Hilton
April 17-20 2018

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It has been called the most valuable and cost-effective conference in the industry starting at a day conference rate of only $299!!

Join tourism marketers, researchers, and academics from across the western states as we discuss the researching the future of travel on land sea and air. Speakers are top futurists from hospitality, rail, auto, cruising, and air.

Byron Marlow, Board President of GWTTRA
Invites you to mark your calendar for next April
for the best tourism conference in the West.

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If you need to be invoiced and pay by check rather than pay by credit card above, please email the number of attendees and pricing particulars to . You will receive an invoice by return email. Thank you

Cancellation policy: Full refund of the conference will be issued if cancellation is received by 5pm, March 1st, 2018. Half the symposium registration fee will be refunded if cancellation is received after 5pm March 15th 2018. No refund will be granted after 5pm March 28th, 2018. Hotel cancellation must be done directly with the hotel and is subject to their cancellation policy.