International Tour Management Institute (ITMI)

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itmi symposium tucson arizona

32nd Annual ITMI Symposium & Reunion I November 2 - 6, 2018 I Tucson, Arizona

Job Interviews I Networking I Education I Reunion

tour director job conference

Hilton El Conquistador - Tucson, Arizona

Imagine a Southwest hideaway where desert beauty embraces you, locally inspired cuisine tantalizes you and recently remodeled guest rooms wrap you in luxury and comfort at an affordable price.

Join us in Tucson, Arizona, for the 32nd Annual ITMI Symposium at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort. 

The instant you arrive, you’ll know this is a place infused with indigenous culture and connected with the surrounding natural beauty. Spanning 80 acres, the world-class resort boasts amenities you won't find anywhere else, including horse stables, golf, tennis, acclaimed Southwestern cuisine and sparkling swimming pools.

The hotel's motto is "when the mountains turn's time to drink!"

Welcome from Tucson

Hilton El Conquistador Property Amenities

  • Pools, fire pits & a world class restaurant, the property has it all
  • Daily use of fitness facilities & classes
  • One hour of putting green & driving range per day
  • Two hours of bike usage per day
  • Daily cultural enrichment 
  • Discounted golf green fees
  • Spa discounts and more....

Tucson, a Southwest Gem

With museums, historic sites, hiking trails, golf courses and shopping around every corner, Tucson gives you the freedom to roam, exploring a part of the country like no other.

The robust colors of centuries-old frescoes and sacred beauty of Mission San Xavier del Bac call out to you with the opportunity to explore the best example of Spanish colonial architecture remaining to be seen in America. The shining steel of a 1959 Boeing "Superfortress" is among hundreds of magnificent aircraft at Pima Air & Space Museum. At the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, you'll experience the wide variety of animal and plant life in the Sonoran Desert, one of the most biodiverse spots on the planet. In Tucson, you'll discover a place with more things to do than your heart and mind can imagine.

What’s included in Syposium?

Symposium is a way for you to reunite & network with your ITMI Community. Develop lasting friendships & partnerships with Tour Operators and ITMI Alumni...Join us to laugh, sing, dance & share stories to inspire you once more to make a difference in people's lives through travel.


    Marketplace Job Interviews, Education Professional Development & Networking

    • Network with Tour Operators & Tour Directors
    • Regional Breakouts
    • Marketplace Interviews 
    • Private Marketplace Mixer
    • Professional Speakers & Thought Leaders
    • Ask the Tour Operator
    • Ask the ITMI Home Team 
    • Educational Workshops
    • And more...

    Meals & Events

    • 3 Networking Luncheons 
    • Opening Night Event
    • Private Marketplace Mixer
    • Themed Finale Event

    Pre & Post Familiarization Tours

    • Details coming soon

    Hilton El Conquistador Property Gallery