The FAQs - African American Group Travel Conference

FAQs

Find answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions here.

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  • Q. What is the deadline to register for AATC 2020?

    A. Travel Planners: register throughout the year; however the deadline for travel planners will be October 15, 2020. Travel Industry: AATC will accept 200 travel industry delegates registrations until October 15, 2020.

  • Q. What airport should I fly into?

    A. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

  • Q. Will there be shuttle service from the airport to the Conference Center?

    A. TRAVEL PLANNERS – Please contact the AATC office, Angela Carlisle at 800-628-0993

    A. TRAVEL INDUSTRY – Announcement of available shuttle service will be made by October 1, 2020.  All major car rental agencies and paid shuttle services are also available at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) for your personal use.

  • Q. When can I make my hotel reservations?

    A. TRAVEL PLANNERS – Room and tax are included in your registration fee. Incidental charges are the responsibility of the individual delegate. Upon check in a major credit card will be requested from the hotel for incidentals. Reservations will be made through Angela Carlisle the Select Traveler office. Call 800-628-0993 today.

    A. TRAVEL INDUSTRY – It is strongly recommended that you make your hotel reservations upon receipt of your conference confirmation. A room block for the travel industry is currently open at the rate of $129 per room per night. Just ask for the AATC Group Block.

    OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL – Sonesta Gwinnett Place, 1775 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth, GA 30096 — PH: 855-463-3095

    TRAVEL INDUSTRY MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS ONLINE NOW >

  • Q. Is my hotel room included in my registration?

    A. Travel Planners: Room and tax are included in your registration fee. Incidental charges are the responsibility of the individual delegate. Upon check in a major credit card will be requested from the hotel for incidentals. Reservations will be made through Angela Carlisle the AATC office. Call 800-628-0993 today.

    A. Travel Industry: Hotel rooms and incidental charges are the responsibility of all travel industry delegates. It is strongly recommended that you make your hotel reservations upon receipt of your conference confirmation. A room block for the travel industry is currently open at the rate of $129 per room per night. Just ask for the AATC Group Block.

    OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL – Sonesta Gwinnett Place, 1775 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth, GA 30096 — PH: 855-463-3095

    TRAVEL INDUSTRY MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS ONLINE NOW >

  • Q. What is the attire for the Conference?

    A. Business attire is required at all daytime events, evening events, unless otherwise specified, are business/casual.

  • Q. What is the weather like for Gwinnett County, Georgia in November?

    A. Gwinnett County's weather ranges from highs in the low 60s, lows in the 40s in November.

  • Q. What is AATC Marketplace?

    A. The purpose of AATC Marketplace is to provide destination and tour operator information to travel planners. AATC Marketplace is an appointment generated marketplace. Each appointment is 6 minutes in duration. The travel planner is seated in a booth and the travel industry will move between appointments and meet the planners.

  • Q. Why do you need an up-to-date e-mail address?

    A. AATC marketplace appointments are made electronically. The appointment scheduler is emailed directly to you for ease of completion. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any email updates or changes.

  • Q. When can I choose my appointments for the Conference?

    A. AATC delegates may begin the online choosing of appointments the last week of October, 2020.

  • Q. What if I don't return the appointment schedule by the deadline?

    A. Any Travel Industry delegate who does not return appointment requests by the deadline will be issued pre-selected appointments.

  • Q. When will I get my appointment schedule?

    A. Hard copies of appointments will be distributed to AATC Buyer delegates at registration. Travel Industry will receive electronic confirmation of appointments prior to arrival.

  • Q. What handouts are permitted at AATC Marketplace?

    A. Travel Industry may distribute an 8.5" x 11", three-hole punched, company profile sheet and business cards. Brochures and giveaways are strictly prohibited on the Marketplace floor. All Delegates are encouraged to bring plenty of business cards for distribution at Marketplace, and Social Events.

  • Q. Where and when is the next AATC Conference?

    A. Our exciting 2021 destination will be in Louisville, Kentucky, March 30 thru April 1. Plan on another great spring in 2021!