Conference sells out in less than 45 seconds, with 240 travel agents expected to attend
Top Canadian travel agent network, The Travel Agent Next Door (TTAND) announces Jordan as its 2024 conference destination in partnership with G Adventures and Royal Jordanian Airlines. This will mark TTAND’s 10th annual conference. The highly anticipated conference sold out within 45 seconds.
From April 18-24, travel agents and suppliers gathered at the 2023 TTAND conference, held at the Majestic Elegance in Costa Mujeres to attend a jam-packed week of workshops, training, supplier presentations, seminars, guest speakers and networking events. During the conference, Omar Banihani, director of marketing for Jordan Tourism Board North America and David Green, managing director at G Adventures announced that the 2024 conference will take place in Jordan, making it TTAND's first conference held outside North America.
“We are thrilled to be welcoming Canadian travel advisors and agents to Jordan for The Travel Agent Next Door’s 2024 conference,” says Omar Banihani. “It is an exciting opportunity for us to spotlight the many wonders of Jordan to our key partners, but also to be a part of the event’s 10th anniversary celebrations.”
Participating agents can expect a luxury-chartered flight on a Royal Jordanian Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Amman in June 2024, as well as a candlelit private dinner in Petra and an afternoon at the Dead Sea. Bruce Poon Tip, founder and CEO of G Adventures will also be attending as a keynote speaker.
“It is an honor to be the first international host destination for TTAND’s 2024 conference,” says Malia Asfour, managing director of Jordan Tourism Board North America and chair of the Board of Directors of Tourism Cares. “We look forward to hosting Canadian travel advisors in Jordan next year and introducing them to our meaningful travel map and experiences to connect with local Jordanians.”
Please note that the 2024 conference is now sold out.
About the Jordan Tourism Board North America
The Jordan Tourism Board North America (JTBNA), a division of the Jordan Tourism Board, was officially launched in 1997 to create awareness, position and market Jordan in North America. JTBNA follows the guidelines of the National Tourism Strategy and has offices in Washington D.C., Canada and Mexico, and represents Jordan in trade, consumer and media events. The JTB was officially launched in March 1998 as an independent, public-private sector partnership committed to utilizing marketing strategies to brand, position and promote the Jordan tourism product as the destination of choice within international markets. The adopted strategies are tuned to reflect the true image of the Jordan tourism product, being a cultural, natural, religious, adventurous, leisure and MICE destination.
About The Travel Agent Next Door
The Travel Agent Next Door was created to fully support the retail travel industry, specializing in the home-based travel agent, supporting medium to small size agencies, and agencies that would like to start their own home-based business. Its program offers member agents and agencies benefits and opportunities that are unmatched by any other group in Canada. The latest program offered is the New Agent Program which offers comprehensive training for people wanting to start a career as a travel agent.
Through an affiliation with TL Network, The Travel Agent Next Door has access to a broad range of programs, in addition to its own unique features. The company has a head office in downtown Toronto and a branch office in Vancouver, with BCCP, ACTA, TICO, CLIA and IATA designations.
About G Adventures
G Adventures has been a world leader and innovator in sustainable adventure travel since 1990. We invite you to explore a world of tours infused with inspiration and excitement that will take you off the beaten track into the real heart of the destination. Our approach to travel provides small groups and independent travellers the rare opportunity to connect with nature and local cultures.
About Royal Jordanian Airlines
Established in 1963, Royal Jordanian managed to grow from a regional pioneer operating a three-aircraft fleet directed towards three destinations, to a leading global airline with a fleet of more than 20 modern aircraft, and a diverse network of more than 40 destinations spread across four continents. Royal Jordanian became a reputed member in the Oneworld airline alliance; being the preferred and trusted carrier among the majority of Jordanians, customers in the Levant and Middle East region.