WELCOME TO "Guam Travel & Tourism Association"
The Guam Tourism and Travel Association (GTTA) will serve as an advocate for all tourism and travel businesses and organizations in Guam. Recognizing a need for tourism business representation in the tourism industry, GTTA was formed to provide support to businesses of all sizes, by actively safeguarding them from public laws and government policies that adversely affect the growth and prosperity of the visitor industry. MORE....
To be the catalyst for strategic policies, opportunities, and projects that educate, promote, and support tourism growth and improve the visitor experience and the quality of life for the residents of Guam.
INFORMATION & UPDATES
Guam Big Wave Campaign (https://guamvisitor.com)
Guam Travel & Tourism Association and the Guam Hotel & Restaurant Association launches the Guam Big Wave Campaign effective January 1st, 2023. The campaign effort aims to "Kick Start" the 2023 with a boost in the Japan . With the drop in the Japanese Yen to the local boosts to promote domestic travel in Japan, Guam's business and economy which highly depends on the recovery of which used to be Guam's Number 1 Industry which helped the island and its economy be what it is today. GTTA and GHRA calls out all businesses to join in on the efforts to help our tourism reach our goals of lifting the arrivals from Japan. With many businesses, Tours & Attractions, Restaurants, Rent A Car, Spas, Retail shops, food delivery from Uno-Go! and other tourism services offering discounts, upgrades, Resort Credits from the hotels, and many other benefits that will surely make our visitors want to come to Guam.
Register now to join in on the fun!
For more information, please visit www.guamvisitor.com
Guam Recovery (https://guamrecovery.com)
The University of Guam invites the community to utilize its newly developed Guam Recovery web portal (www.guamrecovery.com), a free, one-stop resource to assist with a safer, more efficient reopening of Guam’s economy. The site, built in collaboration with tourism stakeholders, consolidates relevant and up-to-the-minute information from official sources. The site is launching as Guam’s tourism industry prepares to welcome guests. (Go to University of Guam website..)
Guam Travel & Tourism / Guam Hotel & Restaurant Association's "For Guam" 2022 Tourism Forum
Posted: October 1, 2022
The Guam Travel & Tourism Association (GTTA) & Guam Hotel & Restaurant Association (GHRA) proudly announce the joint efforts of "For Guam" 2022 Tourism Forum scheduled on October 18th, from 09:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (schedules subject to change).
The event will feature the direct and key information from the industry as well as the University of Guam announcing its results of the latest economic survey of the conditions of the majority of businesses in the industry. Hear directly from the key players of tourism (Hotels, Airlines, Attractions & Activities, and other service providers) of what has transpired within the past few months and what it will take to sustain and to help grow the industry into 2023. This event is brought to you by the joint efforts and collaboration of the Guam Travel & Tourism Association (GTTA), and Guam Hotel & Restaurant Association (GHRA).Keynote Speakers: *subject to change
- University of Guam
- Guam Economic Development Authority
- The Guam Hotel & Restaurant Association
- Guam Travel & Tourism Association
- United Airlines
- Korean Air
- Japan Airlines
Date: October 18th, 2022 (new!)
Place: Rihga Royal Laguna Guam Resort, Grand Ballroom. (limited seating)
Time: from 09:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon (Doors open at 8:00 a.m. for registrations)
"For Guam" 2022 TOURISM FORUM
IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE OR WEBINAR
*Price is $50 p/person at the door.
(Early registration, $35 per person till October 17th, 5:00 p.m.)
Guam Visitor's Bureau updates Free Covid (PCR / Antigen) Testing
June 22, 2022
The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has partnered with the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) on June 13, 2022 to offer free COVID-19 testing for all visitors upon their return home. Tests are being administered at several locations for convenience of our visitors. In the new travel environment, GVB hopes this program will provide a smooth and enjoyable travel experience for all who choose to visit our paradise in the Pacific. Please review more details about this program below.
THESE TESTING SITES OFFER FREE COVID-19 PCR TESTS.
STARTING JULY 11TH, PLEASE TAKE YOUR TEST 48 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE.
RESULTS WILL BE READY FOR PICK UP IN 24-48 HOURS.
Guam Travel & Tourism Membership Form
May 27, 2022
Proud to announce that Guam Travel & Tourism Association's membership form are now ready to accept new memberships.
Guam Travel & Tourism "Get Guam Going" Webinar /Forum
May 27, 2022 (This event is over)
On June 7th at 9am at the Hyatt main ballroom, GTTA is providing the opportunity to hear directly from experts in the Korean and Japanese travel industry about how fast and how much Guam’s visitor industry will recover in 2022. Korea’s Top Travel Agency and Japan's Top Online Travel Agency will address those that attend and those that observe virtually. Come and hear from those in the know just when and how many visitors will be coming to Guam from Korean and Japan from now to the end of the year. You will also learn about concerns travelers may have, as the pandemic winds down, about traveling to Guam. Most importantly, they will let us know what we need to do to deliver the kind of experience visitors will expect. Also, you will hear from those at the Guam International Airport Authority and The Guam Economic Development Authority about what they are doing help the recovery of tourism. The forum is available in person and virtually. Sign up today!Keynote Online Speakers:
- Rakuten Travel - Japan (presenting virtually to our attendee at the Hyatt through Zoom Webinar)
- Hana Tours - Korea (presenting virtually to our attendees at the Hyatt through Zoom Webinar)
Date: June 7th, 2022 (This Webinar/Forum is over, please join us next time)
Place: 1. Live Forum, Hyatt Regency Guam, Grand Ball Room. (limited seating)
2. Live Webinar (limited to 300 participants), Register Now!
Time: from 09:00 am to 12;00 noon
"GET GUAM GOING"
Register Now! for the online webinar. - ($50 per registry) - over
Register Now! to Reserve your seat to the Live Forum. $50.00 per person. -over
GTTA is asking you to participate in GTTA’s Protehi I Lina’ Lata Survey
GTTA is committed to informing industry and government leaders what businesses need to rebuild Guam’s visitor experience. That is why we are conducting a survey of tourism businesses to Identify what is needed get ready for the return of visitors. The findings will be used to inform policy, planning and regulatory issues that are important for the recovery of your business and our industry. Take the survey today!
"Click Here" to take the Survey
(By clicking on the Survey link, it will open a new page and take you to the survey.)
The Guam Economic Development Authority Launches the Local Employer’s Assistance Program
December 20, 2021
The Guam Economic Development Authority has begun accepting applications from local businesses to receive grants and loans through the Local Employers Assistance Program (LEAP). All businesses that experienced a severe decline in revenues (50% or more for large businesses and 25% or more for small business) were encouraged to apply. Jovyna Lujan, Chairperson of The Guam Travel and Tourism Association (GTTA) said, “This is a welcomed program that helps those businesses the fell through the cracks in applying for federal or other local programs.” She went on to explain that GTTA had been working hard with the Legislature, GEDA and the Governor’s office to extend desperately needed assistance to all sized businesses including companies with less than five employees. According to Ms. Lujan GTTA was able bring the Governor, the Legislature and GEDA together to develop a program what provides desperately needed financial assistance for local businesses. “GTTA is about generating results to help our industry, and we are proud to have been a part of helping the Governor, the Legislature and GEDA get the LEAP program off the ground.”
Our Mission & Statements
- For Industry (non-profit) organizations who are valuable to our industry. Always an honor to be your partner in making Guam's tourism the best in the world.
- Memberships are based on the number of employees for each business. If you have less than 20 employees (1-19), please choose this plan.
- Memberships are based on the number of employees for each business. If you have 20 or more employees (20+), please choose this plan.