Open my world: Who’s who at NTA
June 26, 2018
This is the fourth of a weekly segment titled “Open my world.” Meetings mean business. And you can do a lot of both with NTA’s unique tour suppliers and destinations who are attending Travel Exchange ’18 in Milwaukee. Visit with these partners to add that “wow” factor to current and future tour programs.
Maid of the Mist
NTA contact: Tim Ruddy
Niagara Falls, New York
The legendary Maid of the Mist boat tours are available for departures from their Niagara Falls, New York landing. The Maid of the Mist has been operating since 1846, making it one of the oldest tourist attractions in North America. The trip itself lasts approximately one-half hour, but the memory lasts a lifetime. Departures are every 15 minutes during the day and souvenir rain ponchos are provided. Boarding dock location: Niagara Falls State Park at Prospect Point, Niagara Falls, New York. For further information, call 716-284-8897.
Graceland & Guest House at Graceland
NTA contact: Shirley Conner
Come see the largest expansion in the history of Graceland! Step back in time and see how the King of Rock ‘n Roll spent his time relaxing with family and friends. Visit the new state-of-the-art, 200,000 square foot entertainment complex located directly across the street from the iconic Graceland Mansion. It features an interactive and immersive “Elvis: The Entertainer” career museum, an Elvis Presley Automobile Museum and rotating Elvis exhibitions in a flexible venue. There are also two restaurants and gift shops for Elvis merchandise and memorabilia. Great for groups!
The 4-diamond hotel, the Guest House at Graceland, is a world-class hotel just steps away from the landmark Graceland mansion and is inspired by the warm, Southern hospitality that Elvis always showed his guests. Every aspect of The Guest House reflects Elvis’ personal style and the unique character of Graceland. It features 450 spacious rooms, two full-service restaurants, expansive meeting and special events space, an outdoor pool and a 464-seat theater for live performances and movies.
OUE Skyspace LA
NTA contact: Heather Jones
Los Angeles, California
OUE Skyspace LA is California’s tallest open-air observation deck and the premiere destination for panoramic, 360-degree views of Los Angeles. At its height, Los Angeles’ residents and visitors are offered a transformative view of its culture, community and people. Visitors to Skyspace LA are guided through a multi-dimensional, interactive experience featuring unobstructed views, dynamic design and surprise thrills. Thanks to the natural elements that affect Los Angeles’ famous golden light, Skyspace LA offers an ever-changing experience that allows for discovery again and again. For more information or to book your private event at Skyspace LA, call 213-894-9000, email firstname.lastname@example.org.