Frequently Asked Questions

 

  • Q. What is the deadline to register for AATC 2019?

    A. Travel Planners: register throughout the year; however the deadline for travel planners will be February 15, 2019.Travel Industry: AATC will accept 200 travel industry delegates registrations until March 15, 2019.

  • Q. What airport should I fly into?

    A. You will fly into TBA.

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

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

    TRAVEL INDUSTRY – TBA

  • Q. When can I make my hotel reservations?

    TRAVEL PLANNERS – Hotel reservations for the Travel Planners will be made by the AATC staff.

    TRAVEL INDUSTRY – TBA

    OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL : TBA

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

    A. Travel Planners: Room and tax are included in the registration fee for first two nights of Conference only. Incidental charges are the responsibility of the individual delegate. Upon check in a major credit card will be requested from the hotel for incidentals. Travel Industry: Hotel rooms and incidental charges are the responsibility of all travel industry delegates.

  • 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 in for AATC in April and May?

    A. TBA – based on city confirmation.

  • 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 St. Charles, Illinois AATC  Conference?

    A. AATC Travel Industry delegates may begin the online choosing of appointments the last week of March, 2019.

  • 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.

  • 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. Check back soon for our exciting 2020 announcement.