About NAJ and TheTourOperator.com

TheTourOperator.com (formerly VisitNAJ.com) is produced by North American Journeys, Inc. which has been marketing incoming tourism to North America since 1992 through a variety of specialized events and publishing projects.

TheTourOperator.com (North American Journeys) is the only travel site designed to be used by international, domestic and receptive tour operators, travel media, and travel agents researching new ideas for products.

Our Team

Jacob "Jake" Steinman Founder and CEO, North American Journeys

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Sofia Williamsson Chief Operating Officer

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Liz Porter Vice President, Marketing and Business Development

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Betsy Cooper Project Manager

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Iris Sandhkuhler Content Manager

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Tom Berrigan Editor At Large

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Carolyn Koenig NAJ Newsletter Associate Editor

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Nancy Windesheim Director of Design

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Leslie Straw Web site Design Director

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Tour Operator Training and Outreach

TheTouroperator.com contracts with highly regarded, experienced industry representatives to train and promote our website and clients in various countries.

Axel Kaus Kaus Media Services
(GERMANY)

E-mail: akaus@kaus.info

NAJ Publishing Projects

THE TOUR OPERATOR (formerly known as North American Journeys) An annual tour planning directory and companion piece to TheTourOperator.com distributed to all Pow Wow attendees and mailed to qualified domestic and international tour operators.

Inbound, (Established 1996), a bi-weekly fax newsletter covering news, trends, and research on the leading inbound tourism markets.
Target audience:
North American-based destinations, suppliers and receptive tour operators. Subscription Fee: $295 per year.

The Destination Marketer, a weekly blog covering news, trends, and analysis of the domestic tourism marketplace.

The NAJ Newsletter, a monthly online newsletter located at www.TheTourOperator.com, which covers trends and news about suppliers, destinations and receptive operators.


Events and Conferences

Active America-China
April 7-9, 2015
Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV.

(Established in 2009). An annual product development show that brings together top Chinese tour operators with invited suppliers and destinations to develop new tour opportunities.

For more information please visit: www.activeamericachina.net.


eTourism Summit
Oct. 8-9, 2014
Hotel Kabuki, San Francisco, CA.

A travel industry conference and marketplace that focuses on e-commerce and marketing international tourism. Attendees includes suppliers such as airlines, rent a car companies, hotels, attractions etc, as well as destination marketing organizations.

For more information please visit, www.etourismsummit.com.


RTO Summit West/East/Orlando

A marketplace and conference bringing together west coast/east coast tour operators with destinations and suppliers.

RTO Summit West
Jan 25-26, 2015
Ritz Carlton, Marina Del Rey, CA
RTO Summit East
May 6-7, 2015
Wyndham New Yorker Hotel, NYC.
RTO Summit Orlando
Nov. 17-18, 2014
Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort, Orlando, FL.

For more information please visit, www.rtosummit.com.

Contact Us

North American Journeys
2658 Bridgeway #202
Sausalito, CA 94965

Phone: 415 339 0578
Fax: 415 339 0582

Email: info@visitnaj.com

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