for first-time international buyers only!

Grow your ski business at the most important Ski Industry Event in the World.

Saturday, 28 March through Thursday, 2 April 2020 | Squaw Valley, CA - North Lake Tahoe

Apply to participate at this year’s Mountain Travel Symposium (MTS) as a hosted buyer!
Join over 1000 ski industry experts and meet with resorts, destination tourism officials, lodging properties, airlines
and other suppliers from the best resorts in the world. 

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Your hosted buyer package includes: 

  • Round trip airfare on United Airlines. Code share flights are not allowed

  • Round trip airport transfers: Reno/Squaw Valley/Reno

  • Five (5) nights lodging (single occupancy)

  • MTS registration for the Trade Exchange business meetings (Monday – Tuesday) and The Forum thought leadership content (Wednesday)

  • Trade Exchange – receive an appointment track for approximately 50 appointments over two days with key suppliers

  • Networking events and selected meal functions

  • Complimentary lift tickets and rentals for two days of skiing at Squaw Valley Resort

COST: US $ 495

You must be pre-approved for this offer.  Exclusive to international tour operators (companies outside of the U.S. and Canada) having never attended MTS previously.  This special hosted program is available on a first come, first served basis and extremely limited.  MTS will determine your eligibility.  If you are interested in taking advantage of this special offer, please complete this form and we will get back to you promptly.

Program Overview

Saturday, 28 March Flight arrivals and ground transportation from Reno Tahoe International Airport. Free time to explore Squaw Valley.
Sunday, 29 March Networking Ski Day at Squaw Valley; Special orientation in the late afternoon and a special welcome reception in the evening.
Monday, 30 March Trade Exchange meetings from 8:30am – 5:30pm. Receptions and networking in the evenings.
Tuesday, 31 March Trade Exchange meetings from 8:30am – 5:30pm. Receptions and networking in the evenings.
Wednesday, 1 April Attend the Forum: Thought leadership content focused on sales and marketing or ski at Squaw Valley.
Thursday, 2 April Transfer back to Reno Tahoe International Airport and flight home

For questions or to register, please contact:   

                                                                                         Martina Diez-Routh

+44 (0) 750 838 2781 Skype: martinadiez

This is a limited time offer, available on a first come, first served basis for pre-qualified international tour operators who have not previously attended MTS. If you would like to attend:

  1. Complete the MTS International Hosted Buyer Application, by clicking on THIS LINK.

  2. Please contact Martina Diez-Routh, for any questions.

  3. MTS, at its sole discretion will determine if you are pre-qualified to attend the hosted buyer program.

  4. If you are pre-qualified and you confirm your interest on attending, you must agree to and sign the terms and conditions you will be provided.

  5. Please complete and return, per the directions on the form.

  6. MTS will provide you with an exclusive registration code.

  7. Register to attend MTS – Visit, select the Trade Exchange and Forum ticket option.

  8. When you are prompted for a promotion code, use the registration code provided to you.

  9. Pay the hosted international buyer program fee (credit card payment) of US$495.

  10. You will receive confirmation of your registration and payment.

  11. After you register, please wait at least one hour.

  12. Use the link provided in your confirmation email to create your company profile.

  13. The MTS travel desk will send you a travel request form and coordinate your travel plans and airfare request.

United Airlines Terms and Conditions

  • Travel valid only on flights operated by United Airlines (United) or operated by other airlines branded “United Express”.

  • Open Jaw travel is allowed based on availability on United Airlines flights.

  • Travel is not valid on flights operated by other airlines, such as United-Marketed code share and Star Alliance flights.

  • Itinerary must be a published fare routing.

  • Customer is liable for all applicable taxes, fees and surcharges.

  • MileagePlus miles will not be awarded.

  • Tickets are in coach class and are not eligible for upgrades, including MileagePlus and purchased upgrades on the day of travel.

  • In the event of flight irregularity, alternate travel will be provided in the indicated class of service (subject to availability) only on United flights.

  • United assumes no responsibility for any expenses, or tax liability in conjunction with the use of this offer and associated ticket including, but not limited to expenses for accommodations, food or circumstances beyond the control of United.

  • Not eligible for denied boarding compensation.

  • United reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of this offer without prior notice.

MTS Terms and Conditions

  • Valid only for international tour operators (buyers located outside of the U.S. and Canada) who have not previously attended MTS.

  • One hosted buyer per company.

  • Please note: if additional staff from the same company would like to attend MTS the cost is US$295/per person until 30 September and US$345 thereafter. This fee includes MTS registration only. Travel expenses are not included for additional attendees from the same company.

  • Hosted buyers must agree to fully attend the Trade Exchange, all day Monday 30 March and Tuesday 31 March, 2020, and accept appointments from suppliers. In the event of a no-show by a hosted buyer, the provided credit card will be charged with full price of lodging and transfers.

  • In the event that you are not pre-qualified, or all hosted buyer opportunities have been reserved and fully paid, additional international tour operators are welcome to attend MTS. The registration fee is US$295/per person until 30 September and US$345 thereafter. This fee does not include any travel expenses. Please contact Martina Diez-Routh. A registration code will be provided on request.

  • You are fully responsible to secure your travel visa and/or ANY required travel documents to the United States in a timely manner. Not being able to secure a visa will result in a cancellation without refund. It is YOUR responsibility to research and determine what travel documents are required for your country of residence. MTS is not responsible for providing this for you.

  • Payment is non-refundable.

  • This is a limited time offer valid only for the 2020 Mountain Travel Symposium.

  • Terms and conditions are subject to change at the sole and exclusive discretion of MTS.

For questions or to register, please contact:

Martina Diez-Routh

+44 (0) 750 838 2781 Skype: martinadiez