THE GROUPS GUIDE
GOGO Vacations’ unwavering commitment has only ever been to you and just you, the travel agent community. Together we take travelers where they want to go, to what they want to see. From large groups, long-haul adventures, and luxury beach retreats, we help them experience the world their way. And through it all, our promise to support and grow with you remains.
“ Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress;
working together is success.” - Henry Ford
Working only with travel agents, whose combined experience adds up to over 150 years, our US-based Groups Specialists are highly trained professionals who work closely with you and our hotel partners to provide customized group contracts. Our mission is to cater to every type of group getaway, including destination weddings, family gatherings, friends and social groups, and meetings and incentives.
BENEFIT FROM: The ability to conveniently access and manage your group booking online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
The widest range of product available in the market including: The Excellence Collection, Playa Hotels & Resorts, Sandals & Beaches Resorts
Group-only air specialists handling your contract negotiations from start to finish
A robust menu of coverage options, including CFAR, a true Cancel for Any Reason product that can be uniquely sold separately or combined with Ticket Now Pay Later, or Basic Travel Insurance for comprehensive coverage with TripSecure
24/7 support for your customers while in destination
The choice of booking a traditional contracted group or flex group (GO Groups Select)
TripSecure TripSecure delivers a robust menu of coverage options, including CFAR, a true Cancel for Any Reason product that can be uniquely sold separately or combined with Ticket Now Pay Later, or Basic Travel Insurance for comprehensive coverage. For more information, visit gogowwv.com/trip-secure.
New Technology Our new technology offers you convenient 24/7 online access to your account, group bookings, group inventory/invoices/itineraries, payment history, and group request forms. Youâ€™ll also be able to manage passengers, payments, transfer details, document requests, travel protection, transfer upgrades, and travel agent fees.
QUOTES / BOOKINGS:
*Conditions apply. Subject to availability at check-in. These group concessions are not combinable with the wedding package.
Groups the Majestic Way Majestic Resorts are now in Playa Mujeres, Mexico and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Properties are LGBT-friendly and welcome groups of all kinds, including destination weddings. Groups of 10 or more rooms receive one upgrade for every 10 rooms booked*, a one-hour cocktail party, and a welcome banner. Groups receive the 16th or 21st passenger free depending upon travel period. Majestic also offers a FREE Destination Wedding when the party books at least 15 rooms for 7 nights or a total of 105 room nights.
A Resort for Every Occasion From luxurious adults-only havens to energetic family-friendly resorts, Blue Diamond Resorts caters to every type of event with hotels in top locales throughout the Caribbean and Mexico. Groups receive a welcome drink upon arrival, private check-in, a complimentary room upgrade to Diamond Club for a select VIP, rooms assignments near each other, and a complimentary semi-private dinner or one-hour cocktail party for up to 30 guests. Group deals at Blue Diamond include the 11th guest staying free with 10 guests booked and fully paid, with a maximum of 8 free stays per group event.
Ready to Rock Your Group Event? From intimate gatherings to full-blown productions, the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels accommodate a variety of groups, including corporate meetings & events, contention receptions, incentive rewards, and rockinâ€™ weddings. Treat your group to Hard Rockâ€™s unique energy and attitude with its suite of amenities: free nights, a room upgrade, a complimentary cocktail hour, and one private function.
World-Class Excellence with a Tropical Vibe The Excellence Collection in the Caribbean create allinclusive, modern luxury experiences. Group concessions at Excellence hotels and resorts include private check-in upon request, a complimentary one-hour cocktail reception with open bar and house hors dâ€™oeuvres, a refreshing welcome drink and towel upon arrival, and one room upgrade to the next room category for every 10 room nights. Excellence also offers a 10% discount on spa treatments for the entire group.
Successful Events from Start to Finish Olympus Tours has provided groups of all sizes with full destination management services for more than 20 years in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica. When you book with Olympus, groups are met and greeted with a customized sign upon arrival. Other group concessions include: an upgrade to a private transfer for the group leader for groups of 15 or more passengers arriving and departing on the same flights; one complimentary round-trip shared transfer for every 15 paying passengers (the 16th passenger rides free); and for every 20 paid passengers booked on a shared excursion, the 21st passenger rides free.*
*Conditions apply. Not valid on Xcaret Parks, golf, fishing, natural parks, or dolphin programs.
Get Social at World-Famous RIU Hotels & Resorts Planning a special gathering? Groups can indulge in the sophisticated relaxation, comfort, and convenience of RIU Hotels & Resorts. Theyâ€™ll enjoy free nights and room upgrades, a fruit plate and bottle of wine for a VIP, a cocktail hour with a selection of appetizers, a semi-private group dinner reservation, a complimentary massage for the group leader at Renova Spa, and a semi-private seating area at Splash Water World in Punta Cana. And if celebrating a birthday bash or bach party, RIUâ€™s Social Packages will make it unforgettable.
Vibrant Vacations to Enjoy and Reflect Planning a group getaway? Reflect Resorts & Spas believe that the most memorable experiences are the ones shared with others. And now through December 22, 2019, the 5th room is free at a Reflect Resort & Spa. This offer is only applicable to new groups.
Indulging Every Wish Planning a gorgeous tropical retreat for a group? Palace Resorts welcomes groups with complimentary rooms, complimentary upgrades, private group check-in, a free wedding planner, and unlimited hours of events. Groups can also earn $1,500 in Resort Credits, while kids & teens stay, play, and eat for free.*
Indulging Your Groupâ€™s Every Wish Want to take your group on a gorgeous tropical retreat? Palace Resorts and Le Blanc Spa welcomes groups with one complimentary room, one complimentary room upgrade, private group check-in, a free wedding planner (when applicable), and unlimited days of events. Groups can also save up to $1500 in resort credits, while kids & teens stay and free.
*Terms and conditions apply. Information subject to change.
Destination Weddings at Sandals Resorts No matter how you design your day, youâ€™ll find that Sandals includes some of the finer details. From seating and cocktails, to music and more, Sandals offers the perfect foundation to start creating the destination wedding of your dreams. A Free Wedding is included when you stay three nights or longer. When you stay 7 nights or longer, you get up to $1500 in Premium Perks. Share your destination wedding with as many family and friends as you like, because the more people you bring to your destination wedding, the more Bells & Whistles are included.
Head to Beaches for the Ultimate Group Vacation A group vacation in the Caribbean gives everyone the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the tropics together. What better reason is there to unite than pristine, white-sand beaches and crystal-clear seas? When enjoying the company of your favorite people at a Beaches Resort, the Social Group & Family Reunion Group Inclusions apply to groups of 5 or more rooms. This package includes Run of House rooms (unless specified); a private family picnic; one night of group dining; group activities; a complimentary 15-minute family portrait session; and one complimentary 5x7 group photo per room.
DISCOVER GROUP TRAVEL
Destination Weddings Celebrating love is even more extraordinary when surrounded by close-knit friends and family in a beautiful setting. We can make it all happen with GOGO, whether it’s a tropical beach ceremony or a storybook castle reception. From helping select the perfect wedding venue to planning pre-wedding activities with the bridal party, all the details will be taken care of to ensure a stress-free destination wedding.
Family Gatherings There’s no doubt that life’s special moments are best celebrated on an amazing vacation. A family reunion, birthday bash, or group cruise are much more fun when exploring the world with those who mean the most. And no matter the age range of attendees, we can find a resort that fits the needs of everyone—all the way from grandma to the littlest ones in the group.
Friends & Social Groups A vacation is truly the best way to celebrate anything and everything. Whether planning a bachelor or bachelorette party, girls’ getaway, or a bonding trip with a club or organization members, a group getaway is a sure way to make incredible, long-lasting memories. Let’s create the event of a lifetime.
Meeting & Incentives One of the keys to success is balancing hard work with big fun. Giving teams a relaxing break from a job well done with an exciting retreat can be incredibly rewarding and rejuvenating, while also motivating employees to return to work with renewed sense of enthusiasm to meet and exceed goals. No matter the meeting, we can find an ideal getaway and resort on a completely custom group vacation package.
Together we can create the ideal group getaway.