The California Travel Association (CalTravel) is California's only statewide organization representing the "collective" voice of advocacy for Travel,
Tourism & Hospitality. Our goal is simple, yet valuable for every business or organization that derives revenues from tourists, local markets or business
travelers - Protect and insure the interests of tourism & hospitality businesses and provide meaningful benefits to the
membership". If you are employed by, or aligned with a business or organization that invests in any promotional effort to stimulate and attract
business travelers, vacationers or local residents to your business, we encourage you to get involved with CalTravel. Our mission is to insure your investment
through advocacy, education and collaboration.
CalTravel with our advocacy partner, Political Solutions of Sacramento, is the unified voice for the California travel industry's political and legislative
concerns. We actively and consistently address issues that affect all areas of California's tourism industry. CalTravel's "collective voice" of 900K jobs
in travel/tourism and hospitality, enhances and leverages the roles of other advocacy organizations.
California Travel Association (CalTravel) provides its members benefits by partnering with other travel industry organizations such as California Travel
and Tourism Commission (CTTC), California Hotel and Lodging Association (CHLA),California Lodging Industry Association (CLIA), California Association of
RV Parks and Campgrounds (CalARVC), California Attractions and Parks Association (CAPA), the California Ski Industry Association (CSIA) and others.
We provide a variety of forums for engaging with colleagues, and encourage you to join committees and attend board meetings for networking opportunities
throughout the year.
CalTravel's annual signature event, California Travel Summit
(CTS) is the state's premier educational and networking event
for travel, tourism and hospitality professionals. Our members receive discounted registration for CTS. In addition, discounts are available to our members
for regional education activities produced by our partnering members.