ITMI Selects the Hyatt Regency in Newport, Rhode Island as the Venue for its 28th Annual Symposium and Reunion, January 25 – 29, 2015

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The ITMI Symposium, an exclusive tourism industry event, includes master classes, panel discussions and familiarization tours for tour operators, tour directors and tourism media.

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Keith Chouinard Director of Sales & Marketing

The historic beauty of Newport and breath-taking views from our resort style hotel are something to be enjoyed year round.

The International Tour Management Institute (ITMI) Symposium is an exclusive tourism conference that brings together domestic and international tour operators, tour directors and guides for interactive seminars and continuing education.
Industry stakeholders can exchange valuable market intelligence and network with one another.

Each year the ITMI Symposium is held in a different geographic region, so that attendees experience the rich history, culture and attractions that the area offers. The host city for the 2015 symposium is historic Newport, Rhode Island.

“It is only fitting that the elegant Hyatt Regency Hotel, located on breathtakingly beautiful Goat Island, has been selected as the venue for the event,” states Ted Bravos, CEO of ITMI.
“We are excited to showcase the beauty of Newport and the unique setting of the Hyatt to symposium attendees, many of whom will be previewing properties and attractions for future tour itineraries.”

“We are delighted to be the host hotel for the ITMI Symposium,” notes Keith Chouinard,
director, sales and marketing. “The historic beauty of Newport and breath-taking views from our resort style hotel are something to be enjoyed year round. Charming downtown Newport offers a variety of exceptional dining choices as well as easily accessible shopping that we are sure everyone will enjoy.”

About the ITMI Symposium:
For the past 28 years, the ITMI Symposium has attracted leading tour operators such as Globus Family of Brands, Tauck World Discovery, Adventures by Disney, Trafalgar Tours, Collette Vacations, World Strides, Smithsonian Student Travel, Princess and Holland America Cruise lines to name but a few. The event includes interactive seminars and educational programs that provide forward-thinking content about industry trends and mission critical technology.

About ITMI:
Since 1976, ITMI has been America’s premier training and certification program for professional tour directors, guides and travel staff. For more information about ITMI or the Symposium, contact Annemarie Osborne Annemarie(dot)Osborne(at)gmail(dot)com (800) 442-4864 (415) 957-9489 or visit

About the Hyatt Regency Hotel Newport:
Situated on Goat Island, the elegant [Hyatt Regency Newport Hotel & Spa is only a few minutes from downtown Newport. It is the only resort-style hotel in the area. The on-site health spa offers an array of massages and salon services and three waterfront restaurants serve indoors and out. For more information, please contact Marketing Manager Kristina Galley at kristina(dot)galley(at)hyatt(dot)com or (401) 851-3322 or visit

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