York to host Group Travel Organisers Association’s 2012 AGM

The Park Inn Hotel in York has been chosen for the Group Travel Organisers Association AGM 2012, attended by around 230 tour operators and travel organisers.

York to host Group Travel Organisers Association’s 2012 AGM
York to host Group Travel Organisers Association’s 2012 AGM
The event, which takes place from 20 to 22 January 2012, will feature delegate visits to attractions including York Minster, the Mansion House and the National Railway Museum.

York & Scarborough Conferences business tourism marketing manager Laura Freer said: "This represents a perfect opportunity to showcase the city and all it has to offer to the important group travel market, a sector which generates millions of pounds worth of business for York each year."

Hotel chains including Rezidor, Hilton, Ramada and Marriott are expected to attend the event.

Visit York research shows that group visits generated an estimated £25.5m of income to York in 2010.  

The average size of each visiting group was 30 and the total number of group visits to York in 2010 was 9,400.  

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