Join us in Burlington!

Discover the charm of Burlington, Vermont, as we gather for the Travel and Tourism Research Association’s 54th Annual International Conference from June 11 to 13, 2024.

This year’s conference theme, “Global Insights, Local Stories Shaping Tourism Research,” sets the stage for an engaging exploration of the latest travel and tourism research trends, data, and technology.

SUBTHEMES:

Sustainability and Stewardship: Learn how the industry is embracing environmental responsibility and sustainable practices.

Visitor Experience and Value: Explore ways to enhance the visitor experience while maximizing value.

Residents and Community: Dive into the dynamics of engaging with local residents and communities for sustainable tourism growth.

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TTRA ANNUAL CONFERENCE Preview

As anticipation builds for our Annual Conference in Burlington this June 11th—13th, we’re offering you a front-row seat to discover what awaits at the industry’s premier gathering of tourism research professionals. Hear firsthand from Conference Chair Dr. Sean Ruane, Academic Chair Dr. Whitney Knollenberg, Practitioner Chair Anna Blount, and Hello Burlington’s Director Jeff Lawson. Learn the specifics about the innovative sessions and engaging workshops that will shape your experience at this year’s conference.

TTRA ANNUAL CONFERENCE Registration Rates

Registration rates are valid until May 24, 2024:

  • TTRA Members: $1149
  • Non-Members: $1449
  • TTRA Students: $449
  • Non-Member Students: $549

Cancellation Policy: Registration fees for the TTRA Annual International Conference are 50% refundable up to May 15, 2024, and non-refundable starting May 16, 2024. After purchasing the conference registration, attendees can transfer registration to another person at the same rate status/membership type. Please contact [email protected] for any additional information.

Why Burlington?

Nestled amidst Vermont’s rolling hills and along the serene shores of Lake Champlain, Burlington offers an idyllic backdrop for our conference. Its natural beauty and small-town charm are sure to inspire our discussions on environmental stewardship and sustainability in tourism.

What to Expect

Join us to delve into these critical themes and understand how they shape the future of tourism research. In the spirit of Vermont’s progressive values, we’ll explore how tourism research can drive positive change.

Freedom and Unity

Just as Vermont’s motto emphasizes freedom and unity, the TTRA annual international conference is your opportunity to unite with fellow researchers, professionals, and experts. Together, we’ll harness the power of knowledge to shape the future of tourism research.

Don’t miss this chance to experience Vermont’s natural beauty and participate in an event that’s all about innovation and collaboration. Register today and join us in Burlington!

Accommodations:

Discover Your Burlington Stay

Main Hotel: Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain (Fully Booked)
Get ready to immerse yourself in the TTRA Annual International Conference, Burlington ’24. Please note that our Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain room block is currently fully booked. If you have already secured your reservation, we look forward to welcoming you to this beautiful location in Burlington, Vermont.

Overflow Hotel: Courtyard Burlington Harbor
Due to the fully booked Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain, we’ve arranged additional accommodations at the Courtyard Burlington Harbor, conveniently located just a short walk from the main conference venue. This arrangement ensures that attendees will have easy access to all conference activities.

Booking Details:

  • Dates: Available from Monday, June 10, 2024, to Friday, June 14, 2024
  • Last Day to Book: Friday, May 24, 2024
  • Rate: $249 USD per night

To reserve your room at the Courtyard Burlington Harbor, please book your group rate for TTRA GROUP BLOCK. Do not hesitate to contact us for any issues or inquiries.

Experience the Future of Travel and Tourism

We invite you to be a part of this transformative event, where the future of travel and tourism takes center stage. Should you have any questions or require further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected].

Book your room, mark your calendar, and get ready for an unforgettable conference experience in beautiful Burlington!

See you there!

Meet Our Host DMO: Hello Burlington

We are thrilled to have Hello Burlington as our gracious host for the TTRA Annual International Conference, Burlington ’24. Hello Burlington is Greater Burlington, VT’s dynamic destination marketing initiative, dedicated to showcasing this remarkable region for leisure travel, business meetings, and memorable events.

As a vital division of the Lake Champlain Chamber, Hello Burlington serves as a beacon, inspiring prospective visitors to discover the charm and beauty of this vibrant area. They go the extra mile to ensure travelers have all the information they need for an exceptional stay while actively driving business to our beloved local establishments.

Join us at the conference and get ready to explore this captivating destination, thanks to the warm hospitality of Hello Burlington. We look forward to an unforgettable experience in the heart of Burlington, Vermont, all made possible by our esteemed host DMO.

Become a Sponsor:

Unlock Opportunities as a Conference Sponsor

Sponsoring the TTRA Annual International Conference is your exclusive chance to shine a spotlight on your brand while championing the world of tourism and travel research. Here’s what’s in it for you:

Connect and Elevate: Forge connections with industry decision-makers and rub shoulders with seasoned professionals. Dive into the latest research and trends that are reshaping tourism and travel.

Fuel Progress: Your support fuels the advancement of our field and enables TTRA to offer invaluable educational and professional growth experiences to its members.

Join the Community: Become a sponsor and immerse yourself in a dynamic community of researchers, practitioners, and industry trailblazers. Together, we’re driving the future of tourism and travel.

Ready to make an impact? Be a TTRA Conference Sponsor.

Contact Elizabeth Pike, [email protected], for more information and to secure your sponsorship.

Get In Touch

TTRA is a highly respected and established organization dedicated to advancing the standards of travel and tourism research and analysis. With its focus on excellence, professionalism, quality, and inclusivity, TTRA is the go-to source for professionals in the industry seeking to stay ahead in their field.