To celebrate its 20th Anniversary, the GTTP plans a series of student and teacher events throughout the year in its member countries of Brazil, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Russia, South Africa, Tanzania, and the United Kingdom - and now also the Philippines, which joined the GTTP at the start of the year.
Remarks from GTTP Advisory Board Members to commemorate the 20th Anniversary include the following:
Charles Petruccelli, Pelleas Partners, and a Founder of the GTTP and its Industry Advisory Board (while at American Express): 'I am proud to see the journey accomplished by GTTP in the last 20 years.
Michel Taride, Group President, Hertz International and Chairman of GTTP's Advisory Board: 'I have been hugely impressed by the talent and enthusiasm of the more than 100 GTTP student research winners I've met in the 19 years that Hertz has been a GTTP Global Partner.
David Radcliffe, Chief Executive, Hogg Robinson Group plc: 'On behalf of everyone at HRG, well done and congratulations to the GTTP for their tremendous commitment to young people and the travel industry.
Travelport is very proud to play an active part in the GTTP training programme, with our particular lens around the digital economy, and to work on the broader development of the curriculum and its accessibility for more students.
Ailsa Pollard, Senior Vice President of dnata Travel (consumer), Middle East and India: 'dnata is proud to be part of the GTTP and the educational links they are building between global travel businesses and communities.