The first quarter of 2024 was filled with excitement, innovation, and most importantly, travel! As many of you know by now, GTN stays nothing short of busy year-round, from FAMs to Symposium and a new Travel MBA cohort, our calendars were brimming with opportunities to explore, learn, and connect. So lets dive into where the GTN team has been:


1. Jumpstart Orientation in Mooresville, NC:

The new year kicked off with a strong start as we hosted our in-person Jumpstart Orientation in Mooresville, NC, for our January 2024 Travel MBA cohort. This provided an excellent opportunity for our participants to immerse themselves in the program and set the tone for the months ahead.

2. ArnoTravel's Authentic Italian Dinner:

ArnoTravel hosted an authentic Italian dinner for our local advisors during their visit to NC.

3. Preview Sailing of Royal Caribbean's Icon of the Seas:

Vanessa McGovern, along with her family and select GTN Top Producers, attended an invitation-only preview sailing of Royal Caribbean's Icon of the Seas.

4. Virtuoso Forum in Orlando, FL:

Sandy Saburn, Hannah Reitz, and Erica Whitaker attended the Virtuoso Forum in Orlando, FL.


1. Top Producers Club Mastermind at Four Seasons in Austin, TX:

We hosted our Top Producers Club Mastermind at the luxurious Four Seasons in Austin, TX, providing an exclusive opportunity for our top performers to collaborate and strategize.

2. Marriott International Luxury Brands 2024 Inner Circle Roundtable in Rome, Italy:

Vanessa McGovern represented us at the Marriott International Luxury Brands 2024 Inner Circle Roundtable in Rome, Italy, further strengthening our partnerships and industry insights.

3. Forbes Travel Guide Summit in Las Vegas:

Erica Whitaker was invited to attend and speak at the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide Summit in Las Vegas, showcasing our expertise and leadership in the luxury travel sector.


1. 2024 Symposium: The Business of Selling Luxury Travel aboard AmaMora:

We hosted our 2024 Symposium aboard the fully-chartered AmaWaterways ship, AmaMora, focusing on the business of selling luxury travel and providing invaluable insights to our attendees.

2. ASTA River Cruise Expo in Amsterdam:

GTN attended and exhibited at the 2024 ASTA River Cruise Expo in Amsterdam, reaffirming our commitment to staying informed about the latest trends and opportunities in the river cruise segment.

3. Essence of Italy GTN Exclusive FAM Trip:

Essence of Italy hosted a GTN exclusive FAM trip featuring an itinerary that showcased Verona & Garda Lake, offering our advisors firsthand experience and expertise to better serve our clients.

4. DUCO Italy:

Five of our advisors represented GTN at DUCO Italy, further expanding our presence and network within the Italian travel market.

Stay tuned for the exciting happenings that lie ahead in Q2!