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Friday, January 20 Time Location
Load Luggage  5:30 AM Hotel Porte Cache Bus Lane (main lobby)
Airport Departures – Transportation to LAX Starting at 6:00 AM  
Hawaii Post Tour – Oahu and Big Island (separate registration and fee applies)    
Attendees arrive in Honolulu – flights booked on own 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM  
Hotel Check in 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM  
Welcome Reception and Dinner 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM  



Summit Departures
5:30am Load Luggage, Hotel Porte Cache Bus Lane (main lobby)
6:00 AM Departure 
Our transportation sponsor, TCS will provide one trip to LAX for Summit Attendees.
They will drop off at the terminals. Please visit SYTA Central and let staff know your airline if you will be using this transportation. 

Kara Mihalevich, President, Adventure Student Travel, LLC

To me, SYTA Summit is the most valuable conference that I attend. I always find the educational seminars very useful and because it is a smaller, more intimate conference, you get to build a much deeper relationship with the sponsors. This is also the only conference that I have ever really had the opportunity to get to know other attendees. I absolutely LOVE SYTA Summit!

Dr. Michael A. Mazzarisi, President, Performing Arts Consultants

The best part of a SYTA SUMMIT is that it provides the opportunity for travel professionals to meet in a conversable setting without the pressure of a 7 minute meeting or have to deal with the barrage of conference masses. Every tour operator has unique abilities, and since I am a big proponent of partnerships, SUMMIT becomes an ideal network to forge plans for new and exciting joint ventures.

Steve Maehl, Global Travel Alliance

It was over ten years ago that I attended my very first SYTA event at the 2009 Summit. I learned a lot, and made new friendships, but what impressed me the most was discovering an organization that desired to come together to collectively improve our industry and continually works together to change young lives for good through travel.

Tara Hippensteel, National Director of Tourism, City Cruises

SYTA Summit provides an unique opportunity to get up close with my SYTA partners and many of our buyers. The environment lends itself to a causal, natural environment – no pressure just building my network!