Travel Weekly and TravelAge West choose top travel professionals to participate in Global Travel Marketplace West 2015 event

HESPERIA, CA - Travel Weekly and TravelAge West are proud to announce that David Holman was selected from among hundreds of applicants to attend the second annual Global Travel Marketplace West (GTM West), which took place at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa in Tucson, Arizona, May 1-3, 2015. GTM West is a three-day appointment-only event for top-producing travel agents in North America and leading cruise, hotel, tour and destination suppliers seeking to conduct business face-to-face.

Out of the nearly 700 applications received, 77 North American travel agents were selected to participate. Eighty suppliers engaged with travel agents though a variety of one-on-one pre-scheduled meetings, exclusive boardrooms and networking events.

GTM West agents are uniquely connected to new and existing products, destinations and services, providing them unparalleled support in the marketplace and distinct pricing advantages—both of which help them to best serve their valuable clients.

The agents who attended this event are the cream of the crop. The expertise and experience they offer their clients is second to none, and is undoubtedly enhanced as a result of attending the event,” said Alicia Evanko-Lewis, Senior Vice President of Events, Travel Group, Northstar Travel Media. “GTM West provided the platform for these key travel industry professionals to network with and be part of a collaborative and like-minded community of agents and global suppliers who all have the same goal: To build and grow their business.”

At Travel Weekly and TravelAge West, we support the travel agent community 100% and we understand the value that a travel agent provides,” said Bob Sullivan, President, Travel Group, Northstar Travel Media. “To show our commitment we provide a variety of different programs and events throughout the year like GTM West which allow agents to enhance their careers and businesses.”


Travel Weekly, the national newspaper of the travel industry, is the most influential provider of news, research, opinion and analysis to the North American travel trade marketplace. In addition to a weekly print publication, TravelWeekly.com, updated several times daily, is the most-visited industry website. Travel Weekly is a division of Secaucus, New Jersey-based Northstar Travel Media, the largest travel business-to-business travel publisher in the world.


For 45 years, TravelAge West has been the trusted voice of the travel industry in the Western U.S. With award winning writing and design, the publication brings the best of travel to life for 45,000 audience members. The magazine's first-hand, on-site reports and fresh destination coverage is a valued resource for travel agents, providing them with the specialized information they need to better serve their unique clientele. www.travelagewest.com