Global leader in food service and hospitality announces partnership at International Pow Wow in Los Angeles
BUFFALO, NY (May 15, 2012) – Delaware North Companies, a global leader in hospitality and food service, announced it has become an Allied Member with the American Society of Travel Agents, the world’s largest association of travel professionals, at the International Pow Wow in Los Angeles this past April.
ASTA is the travel industry’s professional trade association that promotes, educates and represents its members and provides a link between Delaware North’s special places and the travel agents at the frontline of the travel industry.
The announcement was made in Los Angeles at the U.S. Travel Association’s International Pow Wow, the travel industry’s premier event at which industry professionals from around the world gather to conduct business.
"As a leader in hospitality, travel and tourism we are delighted to be an allied member of the American Society of Travel Agents, the world’s largest association of travel agents,” said Bob Gilbert
, vice president of sales and marketing for Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts. “Professional travel agents continue to play an influential role with their clients and our global portfolio of properties. They remain a critical channel in the travel distribution landscape."