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47th ttra Annual International Conference

Join us in breathtaking Vail, Colorado for the Travel and Tourism Research Association Annual International Conference on June 14 - 16, 2016. Our theme this year is 'Leading Tourism Research Innovation for Today and Tomorrow.' You won't want to miss it!

47th ttra Annual International Conference

Vail Mountain, Vail, Colorado

Vail Mountain offers numerous hiking trails to be explored, both by foot or by Gondola and allows you an opportunity enjoy the beauty all around. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Jack Affleck and the VLMDAC

Vail Mountain, Vail, Colorado

Vail Village, Vail, Colorado

Inspired by the villages of the Alps, Vail Village is a picturesque pedestrian-friendly village filled with world-class shopping and dining. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Jack Affleck and the VLMDAC

Vail Village, Vail, Colorado

Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

The Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail is a spectacular outdoor venue that plays host to an array of cultural and entertainment offerings with a breathtaking view of the Rocky Mountains. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Jack Affleck and the VLMDAC

Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

Hiking in Vail, Colorado

Hikers and families enjoy a hike that winds through mature aspen groves and an evergreen forest blanketed with wildflowers. Oh, and free kisses from Llamas! Photo Credit: Courtesy of Jack Affleck and the VLMDAC

Hiking in Vail, Colorado

Town of Vail, Colorado

From its cobblestone streets, to its cozy mountain setting, experience all that the town of Vail has to offer. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Jack Affleck and the VLMDAC

Town of Vail, Colorado
 

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The Travel and Tourism Research Association (ttra) is a non-profit association whose major purpose is to increase the quality, value, effectiveness and use of research in travel marketing, planning and development. Our association strives to be a leader for the global community of practitioners and educators engaged in research, information management and marketing in the travel, tourism, and hospitality industries. read more

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July 19, 2016
Host destination for the June 2017 ttra International Conference named Canada's Best City
Quebec City has been on the World’s Best Cities list for more than a decade, thanks in part to its friendly locals who don’t laugh at tourists' attempts to resurrect their high-school-level French. This year in Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards survey, Quebec City was named Canada's Best City. read more
 
May 4, 2016
ttra International releases Brand RFP
ttra is requesting proposals from qualified individuals or firms to develop a brand strategy. This strategy will serve as ttra’s platform for marketing, promotional, member recruitment, and public relation efforts for our (member and non-member) audiences. read more
 
May 4, 2016
Mark Okrant celebrates "retirement" with two awards
Mark Okrant, past president of TTRA, received two awards upon his formal retirement from Plymouth State University, effective January 1, 2016. read more
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