Convention Brings 3,500 Tour Experts to Cleveland

Convention brings 3,500 tour experts to Cleveland 
WKYC 3 NBC
Jan. 15, 2017
Carly Flynn Morgan

This weekend the American Bus Association’s annual convention rolls into downtown Cleveland, marking the city’s largest convention since the RNC.

Locking down the ABA’s annual convention was a big deal. The city spent five years trying to land this convention. The economic impact reaches far past this weekend.

“If we can sell them that this is a great place in January, it's going to be pretty easy to convince them that this is a place to bring tours in the warmer months,” said Mike Burns with Destination Cleveland.

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About the American Bus Association

The American Bus Association (ABA) is the trade organization of the intercity bus industry, with more than 1,000 motorcoach and tour company members in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services. Another 2,800 members are travel and tourism organizations and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motorcoach industry.

Contact

Melanie Hinton, Director of Communications & Media Relations, ABA
Office: (202) 218-7220
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