GTAssociates – Destination Management Company Representation

What we do is quite straightforward – we source Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events, MICE business, within the UK by promoting our partner Destination Management Companies’, (DMCs), destinations along with their DMC services to UK Event organisers.

How we work is perhaps best summed by our business philosophy – GTA is  - Small Enough to Care: Professional Enough to Matter: Focused Enough to Deliver.

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Wow Warsaw with Magnificent Mazury!

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Connect Warsaw to hundreds of miles of waterway!! All you need is a car rally to the Masurian region and a whole wonderful water world opens up.

Not just a lake or two, but thousands, all connected by a network of rivers and canals. Paradise for sailors & canoeists alike and heaven for nature lovers. Masuria’s plains are home to the last European bison and special grass for bison grass vodka.

 The District has been elected as one of the 28 Finalists of the New7Wonders of Nature

Simply download the PDF files below to view a sample programme for Warsaw twinned with Mazury.

Warsaw and Mazury Poland

 

Save a DOUBLOON or two!

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While Christmas is a time of spending at GTA our thoughts have turned to one of albamy DMC’s services that may save you a doubloon or two on your next German exhibition design and build.

Is creating and managing the build of a stand or exhibition booth in the UK always the best solution for overseas exhibitions!!!

Maybe not – especially in Germany where our creative German DMC, albamy, can do it all in Germany.

Check out the case study of Holiday Pirates by simply downloading the PDF below

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Pulling A Cork On Cyprus Wineries

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Wine has long been a good meal’s best companion.

But for how long and when did the magic of wine begin?

Jesus was said to have turned water into wine, but that was only 2,000 years ago!

Greek legends say Dionysus created wine first, but when and where.

Modern Turkey holds the first written records of wine – going back a good few thousand years before Christ, and, modern wine grapes can be genetically traced back to Turkish grapes.

Wines’ journey can be traced from Turkey into the Eastern Mediterranean and islands and onto mainland Europe.

And, as I discovered while in India this May, wineries have not only reached India, India now produces superb red wines.

Cyprus was

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Scintillating Sicily – the rewarding incentive travel island!

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Sicily – a colourful cultured land with culture borne of diversity, sea and sunshine.

Sicily where soulful dark eyed women, redheads and blond blue eyed men are the inheritance of races from across Africa, Eastern Mediterranean and the Vikings.

Modern Sicily inherits so much more than looks – cuisine, monuments, architecture and more.

We sizzled in scintillating Sicily while testing the beaches, hotels and food.

Our conclusion – Sicily is superb for chilling out and getting laid back or active on travel incentives. And Sicilian wine tastes so much better in Sicily.

“Sicily is still a place where doing nothing is still not seen as a waste of time” (Selleria)

But of course there is so much to

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We support Contact The Elderly Charity – A lifeline of friendship!

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https://youtu.be/6GOyWGuBqBI  - Stuck at Home Alone!

Choosing a charity for our business to support took time – there are so many.

Whatever we chose our priorities were personal involvement and making a difference in our “home” community. In Contact The Elderly we found the perfect fit.

So what do we do – in short we put smiles on the faces of lonely, isolated, elderly while reconnecting them with the local community.

And we do it by organising monthly Sunday tea parties for elderly guests using a network of volunteer drivers and volunteer tea party hosts.

As the group coordinator for Redditch & Bromsgrove we find lonely elderly guests, volunteer hosts, volunteer drivers and manage the monthly tea

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India- Immense Inspiring Incredible: Tales From My Fam Day 1

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India: dazzles & delights; spoils & overwhelms all in a cacophony of sound & movement, colour and culture like no other.

This was my first Indian Fam and to fit in with a MICE Forum in Delhi- so it was The Golden Triangle in four days, sadly I could not make the first two days.

I found the expected and the unexpected.

The Taj Mahal was even more magnificent than any image can portray and the effect of walking through the approach entrance arch, with the sun rising, lifted the hair on the back of my head. Totally unexpected was walking into a hotel restaurant in Delhi and experiencing the same scalp tingle. You can find out which in a

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Munich is Marvellous – Made for MICE in all seasons!

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A city of 5 Seasons and 0-60 in 2.5 seconds.

Did you know that locals claim Munich has 5 seasons – Starkbierzei is the fifth. A two week season for the strong beer festival.

0-60 in 2.5 seconds is not an experience you will try during Starkbierzei. Why – because you will be driving Tesla’s most powerful car while enjoying Bavaria’s Alps, rivers and more.

But, why escape this city.

Art, culture, nightlife abound and there is fine food from Michelin starred or listed restaurants or equally tasty Bavarian classics such as their famous white sausages. And to wash your food down – beer from one of Munich’s six international breweries as well as notable Bavarian dry whites

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Votre DMC en Suisse

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“From the terrace of the cathedral, I saw the lake above the roofs, the mountains above the lake, the clouds above the mountains, and the stars above the clouds. It was like a staircase where my thoughts climbed up step by step and broadened at each new height.” Victor Hugo

Welcome Swiss in cooperation with Lausanne Tourism, presents a special new incentive experience

Simply download the pdf file below to view

Lausanne Switzerland

Somewhere different!! Somewhere exciting!! Where We Have Not Been!! Within 4 Hours of UK!!

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Sound familiar???

Oh, and it must fit the brief and we are on a budget for this conference/incentive…………

And even more familiar.

Well there is an answer.

And you can choose from capital city, coast, mountain, river or lakeside. Throw in a few castles, a legendary dragon, a city appearing to float on water, six modern convention centres, superb dining experiences and a raft of activities.

All this in Europe’s fifth most prosperous country and probably not yet on your event radar.

Click the link to discover where and how our DMC can make your events even more cost effective.

Poland Concept VAT FREE INVOICING

We are talking Poland and Poland Concept.

In addition to having one

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Moscow & St Petersburg, where your events can be Absolutely Faberge!

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Russia an incentive travel destination where your events can be Absolutely Faberge and your corporate meetings memorable.

With Russian Fairytale DMC and Russia you can “do different” absolutely superbly.

Simply download the PDF file below to view some of Russian Fairytale DMC’s unique conference and incentive ideas.

Russian Fairytale presents …….

 

 

 

Madeira – Made for MICE

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Madeira has a charm that creates magical incentive travel memories.

From sea to beach and cosmopolitan Funchal to mountains waterfalls and forests Madeira packs amazing variety into a small island.

From sailing to canyoning and wine tasting, fine dining to luxurious spa relaxation, Madeira has activities to suit all tastes and budgets.

Add in a superb subtropical climate and year round warm seas and you have a destination made for MICE.

Our lovely DMC, Buzz Portugal have put together two offers just to give you a few ideas.

Simply download the PDF files below to view Buzz Portugal DMC’s special offers for Madeira

A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE – Madeira, Funchal, Portugal

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Shed a new creative light on your next Swiss Incentive!

Lake Geneva, Switzerland

The Golden Rose, Locarno Film Festival, White Gold, Montreux International Jazz Festival, White Turf and lakes and mountains, castles, source of the Rhine, spectacular summer scenery – Switzerland So Suitable for Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events in all seasons.

And of course, chocolate, watches, winter sports and that famous Swiss efficiency which means your Events in Switzerland run smoothly.

Is there more to Switzerland than you realise?!?

Geneva – International, sleek and modern with the old city a maze of sloping cobblestone streets and alleyways filled with cafes, boutiques and historical landmarks at every turn. A former Roman town the Roman marketplace is the oldest public square in Geneva and it buzzes with terraces, bistros and bars.

Switzerland Special Package 2016-2017