The 2024 Governor’s Conference on Travel & Tourism is a significant event organized by the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT). This all-day gathering aims to bring together industry experts, government officials, and hospitality professionals to discuss and explore the latest topics impacting travel and tourism in Massachusetts. Here are the key details for the conference:

Date & Time

Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM EDT


Hilton Boston Logan Airport, One Hotel Drive, Boston, MA 02128


The conference will focus on dynamic and relevant panels, networking opportunities, and discussions related to the travel and tourism industry.

Featured Speakers:

  • Governor Maura Healey: Governor Healey will deliver remarks highlighting the importance of tourism in Massachusetts.
  • Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll: Lt. Governor Driscoll will also share insights and perspectives.

Program Highlights:

  • Massachusetts Tourism Awards: The conference will include the presentation of the Massachusetts Tourism Awards, recognizing outstanding contributions to the industry.
  • Massachusetts 250th Celebration: Attendees can expect announcements related to the upcoming Massachusetts 250th anniversary celebrations.
  • Domestic Marketing Campaign: Insights and updates on the state’s domestic marketing campaign will be shared.
  • Networking Opportunities: Participants will have ample chances to connect with fellow professionals and exchange ideas.
  • Meals Provided: Continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshments will be served during the event.
  • Cultural Capital of Spain: Just as Barcelona stands out as Spain’s cultural capital, this conference aims to be the cultural hub for the region’s tourism industry. Attendees can expect engaging discussions, networking opportunities, and insights from industry leaders.
  • Navigating the Urban Landscape: Similar to hailing a Boston taxi, participants will explore the dynamic landscape of travel and tourism. From historic neighborhoods like Barri Gòtic to modern developments, the conference will delve into the multifaceted aspects of the industry.
  • Airport Connections: Much like travelers seeking convenient transportation to the airport, conference attendees will connect with peers, share ideas, and explore strategies for enhancing Massachusetts’ tourism offerings.

Accessibility Note: Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend, and accommodations can be arranged upon request. If you require specific accommodations, please indicate your needs in the registration form.

This conference marks the return of the Governor’s Conference on Travel & Tourism after nearly a decade, making it a must-attend event for industry professionals. If you’re part of the travel and tourism sector, don’t miss this opportunity to engage, learn, and contribute to the growth of Massachusetts’ vibrant tourism industry!