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San Francisco Travel Massive
A travel community in San Francisco

Since 2011, the San Francisco Bay Area Travel Massive has brought together a strong and diverse crowd of top travel tech, startups, tour operators, content creators, media, marketing, hospitality professionals and more.

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Ian
Founder, Travel Massive

Hey SFBA Travel Massive members,

This is a call-out for members in San Francisco or the Bay Area who are interested in meeting up for a happy hour or networking.

👋 If you're interested, please add a comment here and introduce yourself.

This year we've already hosted Travel Massive meetups in LA, NYC, Oklahoma City, and in a few far flung places such as Armenia, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Uganda! It's a great way to meet with fellow members in the community and talk about travel, startups, blogging, and everything related to travel and tourism.

Hosting a Travel Massive meetup is easy (it's free, and there's no sponsorship requirements), and I'm happy to help anyone who would like to organize a gathering and announce it to this group. The time requirements to organise a meetup is ~2 hours (+ your time to attend the event and make new friends).

Looking forward to hearing from you. You can also drop me a direct email at ian@travelmassive.com

Best, Ian
Founder, Travel Massive

Announced 4 months ago
Owner, Travel Designer, The Adventure Fantasy

I would love to meet other travel professionals in the Bay Area. I'm in Alameda but can meet in SF or East Bay. Let me know how I can help!

4 months ago
Marketing Management Consultant (with a focus on Growth Marketing and Digital Audits for small to mid sized wine or tourism based businesses), A Different Kind of Travel/Brooke Herron Brand Marketing

I'm interested. I'm in Sonoma County (North Bay).

4 months ago
Founder, Chirrup

Hey all! Would love to meet up in SF.

4 months ago
President & CEO, US Cultural & Heritage Tourism Marketing Council, LLC

Hello there!

Let's have a catch-up and plan it soon!

4 months ago
Product Manager, Ernst & Young

I'm interested. I'm in San Jose.

4 months ago
Copyeditor, Moon Travel Guides

I'd love to meet up. I'm in SF.

4 months ago
CEO, TravDek

I am with TravDek a small focused Tour Operator / DMC. I can host the event & organize in the Bay Area. I would like to understand what was done at other events?
I will be interested in knowing more on your Mumbai Meet up. I just started a team there & can have them join in.

4 months ago
Founder, Bag Designer, Idea Mountain

I continue to be interested in meeting up. Besides promoting my bag business: ideamountain.com I just like to meet cool people who like to travel! Let's connect.

4 months ago
Founder, Ilex Luxury Travel, Ilex Luxury Travel

Hi Ian! (We met in Singapore a few years back). I just moved to San Francsico a few weeks ago (after spending the pandemic in England). Originally I'm from the East Coast, but have lived abroad (Asia & Europe) for 10 years, and have never lived in SF before. So, yes, I'm very interested in a meeting others in the industry here an making new connections. I'd be happy to help organize/host, though I'd need advice from locals about a venue.

My company is Ilex Luxury Travel (custom tours to Asia and beyond), but I'm also looking for other opportunities.

4 months ago
Co-Founder and CEO, Tortuga

I'm in. I prefer the East Bay to SF but can do either.

4 months ago
Founder, Suiteness

I also prefer the East Bay if possible. Thanks!

4 months ago

+1 SF or peninsula

4 months ago
Co-Founder, Lokal Travel

Would love a Bay Area meet up! SF works great.

4 months ago

If you can put something together for mid June in SF, that would be great.

4 months ago
Ian
Founder, Travel Massive

Thanks for all the replies everyone! I’ll send a group DM shortly to everyone who replied.

For members in San Jose, I believe the Silicon Valley Travel Massive are organizing an event soon.

4 months ago
writer, photographer, editor, co-travel-conspirator, HI Travel Tales

We are in the Sierra foothills so perhaps East Bay would be a nice compromise. and perhaps pick a place that is good for BART or such transit in. Also, for us at least would be better if not evening since otherwise with 2 hour transit it could be pretty late. When? Need good notice.... Mid july?

4 months ago
Co-founder & CCO, YouTravel.me

I'd love to meet up. Any part of the Bay area, but SF preferred)

4 months ago
Freelance travel writer.

I'm happy to attend event in SF first choice, Berkeley second. I'm a travel, food, drink, culture, design, history etc. writer for outlets from Fodor's, AARP, Roadtrippers to Teatime. Website sharonmcdonnell.contently.com

4 months ago (edited)
Hotel events, Fairmont

Interested! i work with Fairmont Hotels and live in the East Bay.

4 months ago
Ian
Founder, Travel Massive

I've just sent a group email to everyone who replied. If for any reason you didn't get it, DM me with your best contact details.

4 months ago

Hi, I just joined this group and would love to meet up at a happy hour - there are so many good places that are easily accessible in SF downtown or East Bay/ Merritt Lake area. Charmaine's rooftop is wonderful in SF.

4 months ago
VP, Public Relations, American Society of Travel Advisors

Hello SF Travel Massive members!

We're inviting SF travel professionals and startups to apply for ASTA's Entrepreneur of the Year Award — the recipient will receive an award of 10k USD from the Dan and Gloria Bohan Foundation. Applications close July 15th.

Do you have an idea that will change the travel landscape? Submit a short application (less than 500 words) and introduction video to apply. You can learn more about the award at www.astaglobalconvention.org/2022/EntrepreneurAward.cfm

The award will be presented at the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) Global Convention in SF at the Union Square Hilton August 24-26. We're hosting over 200 supplier exhibitors from around the world, and keynotes including Andrew McCarthy (travel writer and actor). We'll also be hosting a number of networking events. TM members can use TRAVELMASSIVE10 for 10% off registration.

Find out more about our convention at www.astaglobalconvention.org

Feel free to reach out to me at erichter@asta.org with any questions.

Announced 3 months ago
Luxury Travel Advisor/Owner, Leisure Travel Artist

I'm in Fairfax, Marin County > always up to network with our amazing San Francisco/Bay Area Travel Community

1 month ago
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