WE ARE OTA
Representing Ohio’s $42 billion travel industry, the Ohio Travel Association (OTA) brings the industry together to create change, stay on top of trends and increase sales. Our members include all sectors of Ohio’s travel industry, including attractions, museums, hotels, destination marketing organizations, restaurants and suppliers.
Please join us in welcoming our newest intern, Lisa Baer. Lisa is a third-year student from Heilbronn University in Heilbronn, Germany and is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Tourism Management. In her studies, she focuses on International Business & Management as well as Business Travel and the MICE industry (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, Events). She has always had a passion for different languages, cultures and traveling.
Relationships Developed at Heartland Led to More Than $9 Million in Sales Over the Last Three Years
This year’s Heartland Travel Showcase not only generated business for exhibitors and operators, but it also generated revenue for the host city of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. With more than 34-percent of attendees responding to the post-show survey, attendees shared the showcase’s influence on their businesses and the group travel market.
Finding Employees with Exceptional Customer Service Skills
Employees are a representation of your brand. They are your product in action, and the best way to show off that product is by hiring the very best customer service representatives. Your staff members must effectively use their knowledge, skills and positive attitude to solve problems and represent your business every day.