Global Summit

Supplier Information

Early Bird Registration Fee: $195/ per person
Jan. 11 - March 1
Registration Fee: $395/per person

Registration Includes:
  • Online Directory and Profiles
  • Travel South USA commissioned white papers and best practices reports
  • Discounted rates at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
  • All meals, social functions, and events included in Global Summit

Travel Service Provider Information

Registration Fee: Booth with One Delegate / $1,000
Second Delegate: $195

Registration Includes:
  • Online Supplier Directory and Profiles
  • Discounted rates at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
  • All meals, social functions, and events included in Global Summit

Advertising representatives will receive 10’ x 10’ booth space in the Global Marketing Village. This centerpiece of the Global Marketing Village provides an opportunity to meet and conduct business in a relaxed environment. Each carpeted space includes a six (6) foot table, two (2) chairs and appropriate signage. Travel Service Providers may bring pop-ups, backdrops or table drapes provided these accessories fit into the allocated booth space. At an additional cost, electricity and internet is available through the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead. Booths are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Host Hotel

Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
Click here to make a reservation 
$199 Group Rate

3300 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

Hotel Website (Info Only)

Getting Registered

  • If you did not have your registration link, contact [email protected] to have the information sent via e-mail.


In a climate of uncertainty regarding long-term planning, Travel South USA is committed to providing the maximum ROI for our destinations and attractions. You may cancel your participation, for any reason, up to 30 days prior to Global Week and receive a full refund. Any cancellations made after March 15, 2021 will receive reimbursement only if a replacement is found by Travel South USA.


Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Time Event
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Registration
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
MeetUp Safely Reception 

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Time Event
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM Registration
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM 
Mix & Mingle in the Global Marketing Village 
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM 
Global Summit Session #1 
  • Welcome to the 1st annual Global Marketing Summit  
    Chelsea Ruby, Commissioner, West Virginia Tourism

  • Partnerships are the Name of the Game
    Anne Madison, 357 Communications LLC

  • Changing the Game!  (Why Global Markets count)
    Moderator: Duane Parrish, Director, SC Tourism
    Helen Hill, President & CEO, Charleston Area CVB
    Butch Spyridon, President & CEO, Nashville CVC

  • Meet & Mingle in the Global Marketing Village
  • The Size of the Prize! (How big, where, and fair share)
    Moderator:  Mike Mangeot, Commissioner, KY Tourism
    Geoff Lacher, Sr Economist, Tourism Economics 
    Erin Francis-Cumming, President/ CEO, Destination Analysts 
    15 min Discussion Q & A 
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Around the World with TSUSA Global Reps Lunch
Hear from the countries /regions in a trip around the world in 10-minute bites to hear their frontline, boots-on-the-ground insights into travel trends, competitive analysis and where we have opportunities to move the needle!
2:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Global Summit Session #2
  • The Big Wide World - Digital, PR, Social!
    Moderator: Doug Bourgeois, Asst Secretary, LOT   
    Tracy Lanza, VP Integrated Marketing, Brand USA
    Derek Price, Director, Business Development, Media Solutions, Expedia
    Martin Stoll, President & CEO, Sparkloft Media

  • Meet & Mingle in the Global Marketing Village
  • It’s About Booking! Receptive Operators make Great Partners
    Moderator: Craig Ray, Director, Visit Mississippi  

    Joseph Sheller, Global Destination Mkting, Hotelbeds
    Tomas Rey, President & CEO, Rey Royal
    Nick Hentschel, Executive VP, AmericanTours Int’l

  • From Good to Great! Inspiring the South for Global Success
    Liz Bittner, President & CEO, Travel South USA 
5:00 PM Free Night