The International Inbound Travel Association (IITA) committees and task forces work with the Board and staff to guide the association’s programs and services that support members and the advancement of inbound travel.

If you are interested in becoming more involved by joining a committee, please contact us at headquarters@inboundtravel.org.

Chair: Sandi Lackey

Task Force Members:

Jennifer Ackerson, ALON Marketing Group, STS Trainer

Peio Cuevas, See USA Tours

Gerrit De Vos, AmericanTours International

Jeff ErnstFriedman, OpenTravel Alliance

Dan Flores, Maverick Helicopters

Hubertus Funke, San Francisco Travel

Paul Mason, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts

Ken Testani, LinksRez

Charge and Objectives

  • Provide input on inbound operators’ needs to the OpenTravel Alliance and its Tour Operator Working Group
  • Educate members and the inbound industry about technology and distribution trends, connectivity standards, and related business benefits
  • Identify member needs, knowledge base around technology, and challenges
  • Keep IITA’s Inbound Insider Steps to Success program up to date on operator business models and connectivity in travel distribution
Technology Task Force

IITA has issued the Safe Travels Stamp to the following Members