Welcome to the official website for The Group Travel Organisers Association.
The GTOA is an independent organisation representing the interests of those who organise tours and trips for groups as well as those who provide services for group travel.
The Asociation has over 200 supplier members that provide GTOs with information on everything from tours, hotels and destinations to museums, galleries, gardens and attractions.
Our supplier members can support you with organising day trips, overnights, short haul or long haul excursions as well as offering exclusive fam trips and educationals. For more information just click on the 'Special Offers' link below.
The GTOA also offers our Organiser members an exclusive Organisers Liability Insurance Scheme as well as free legal advice and much more.
The GTOA - The Organisation For Organisers!
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GTOA Notice Board
Recent Articles Appearing In the Press
GTOA'S Chief Executive Mike Bugsgang was interviewed recently for The Pass magazine. Read the article here
Abridged minutes from the January Board Meeting - click here
The GTOA Events Diary for 2015
The GTOA exhibits regularly at all the major trade shows around the UK. In addition there are a range of opportunities for members to meet at both a regional and national level.
Trade Shows 2015
GTOA attends all the major trade events during the year. The events we will be at over the next 12 months are as follows:
Exhibiting: Excursions 24th January 2015 BoBI 11th-12th March 2015 Great For Groups South 29th April 2015, Great For Groups North 2nd September, Great For Groups Central 1st October, Group Leisure & Travel Trade Show 22nd October
GTOA also exhibits at various regional events - please click on the Events Listing for full details
RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is delighted to announce that RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (30 June - 5 July 2015) has been selected as the winner of the Garden Event of the Year Award 2015 by the International Garden Tourism Network for details click here
The Houses of Parliament to host a 'Visit Parliament' Afternoon
The Houses of Parliament is hosting a ‘Visit Parliament’ afternoon on Thursday 30 April and GTOA members are welcome to join this invitation-only event.
The Vikings Are Coming To Cornwall!
The National Maritime Museum Cornwall will open a major ew exhibition called Viking Voyagers on 20th March 2015. Full details of this fantastic exhibition at one of the UK's greatest regional museums are here
Save up to 35% on the brand new RPO 2015 Season!
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) is delighted to announce its BRAND NEW season of concerts during spring 2015, featuring classic film scores, hit Broadway numbers, triumphant masterpieces, orchestral favourites, world-renowned artists and conductors… and much more!
The Orchestra warmly welcomes group bookers to its concerts, and offers parties of just 10+ up to 35% off all ticket prices plus many other benefits, including:
- TWO FREE concert tickets per booking
- FREE concert programmes for every member of the group
- a dedicated groups’ booking line
- no payment required until eight weeks before the concert
For concert details and how to book please click here