Welcome to the Official Website for the ASSOCIATION OF Group Travel Organisers 

Email: agto@agto.co.uk      Tel: 020 8253 4505

The AGTO is an independent organisation representing the interests of those who organise tours and trips for groups as well as those who provide services for group travel.

The Association has over 200 supplier members that provide GTOs with information on everything from tours,  hotels and destinations to museums, galleries, gardens and attractions.

Our supplier members can support you with organising day trips, overnights, short haul or long haul excursions as well as offering exclusive fam trips and educationals. For more information just click on the 'Special Offers' link below.

The AGTO also offers our Organiser members an exclusive Organisers Liability Insurance Scheme as well as free legal advice and much more.

AGTO - The Organisation For Organisers!

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SHOWCASE & AGM

eastwood hall hotel nottingham

22/23/24th FEBRUARY 2019

Don't miss out on what will be an exciting & informative weekend of excursions, networking meetings, entertainment - making new contacts and reconnecting with old friends.

PERFECTLY PLACED IN BEAUTIFUL COUNTRYSIDE SURROUNDINGS  to check out click here

Premier Sponsor

 

EVENTS DIARY AND TRADE SHOWS 2017/18

 

AGTO attends all the major trade shows during the year. It also exhibits at many of the regional trade events.  For the latest Events Diary listing, click here

 

 

RECENT ARTICLES APPEARING IN THE PRESS

 

See AGTO's update in the latest edition of Group Travel World by clicking here

 

MEMBERS NEWS

PACKAGE TRAVEL DIRECTIVE EFFECTIVE 1ST JULY 2018

What is the EU Package Travel Directive?

Information from Towergate plus a protective policy click here

gdpr

The new legislation came into effect on the 25th May and with all the hype around the new elements of the ruling we can be forgiven for getting a little worried, but advice from our Advisors, Travlaw is:

KEEP CALM

AND

DON'T PANIC!

Special Bulletins were issued to all members in May highlighting the changes together with some FAQs received from AGTO members.

To read the Special Bulletins click here  FAQs click here

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CEO to speak at ABTA Conference

Group Travel & Escorted Tours Conference – 26th September 2018, London

The Event:  The group travel and escorted tours market is evolving quickly. Are you keeping pace with this growing and lucrative market?

CEO Wendy Hartley-Scarff is delivering a session at the above Conference – “Engaging & Working with Group Travel Organisers”, a great opportunity for AGTO to highlight our Association to a wider audience and a chance to highlight what GTOs want from suppliers to help be successful in the ever evolving landscape of Group Travel.

Discounted attendance fee for AGTO members; Click here

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Group Travel & Leisure Show - 11th October 2018 - Hall 19, nec

Visit Britian's leading event for people who organise group trips & holidays 

AGTO will be exhibiting again this year to continue with our membership recruitment drive and to network with like-minded people within the group travel industry to listen and to learn from the great seminar programme being offered during the day.  Further information & registration click here

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AGTO have again partnered with WTM London as an Association Partner giving AGTO a number of publicity & PR opportunities prior & during the event 

GTO members will have access for the 3 day event, including the "Invitation Only" Monday, plus oppotunities to meet and network with like minded people. Further details click here

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SCOTLAND DEVELOPMENTS  

GREAT NEWS – SPECIAL OFFER

 

Especially for AGTO GTO members National Trust Scotland has replicated the deal we have for GTOs with the National Trust in the UK – free entrance to NTS sites – some 88 properties and 76,000 hectares of countryside & gardens.  Further information click here