Frequently Asked Questions & Facts

FAQs asked by the Travel Industry:

Q. What is the deadline to register for Going on Faith Travel Conference?

A. TRAVEL PLANNERS: Going on Faith will accept the first 150 Faith Based Group Travel Planner delegates who register with payment.

A. TRAVEL INDUSTRY: Going on Faith will accept the first 100 Travel Industry delegates who register with payment.

Q. What airport should I fly into?
A. South Bend International Airport (SBN)

Q. Will there be shuttle service from the South Bend International Airport to the conference hotel?
A. TBA 

Q. When can I make my hotel reservations?
A. Now.

Doubletree by Hilton - PH: (574) 234-2000
123 N. Saint Joseph Street, South Bend, IN 46601

Q. Is my hotel room included in my registration?

A. TRAVEL PLANNERS: Room and tax for the nights of August 4th and 5th are included with your registration as a CHURCH DELEGATE. Additional nights can be reserved at a discounted rate by calling the GOF offices and making additional night arrangements.  

A. TRAVEL INDUSTRY: Delegates are responsible for hotel accommodations and charges.

Q. What is the attire for the conference?
A. Business attire is required at all daytime events. Evening events, unless otherwise specified, are business/casual.

Q. What is the weather like in South Bend in August?

A. Warm! Evening lows are high 60's, with daytime highs in the 80's.

Q. What is the Going on Faith Marketplace?
A. The purpose of Marketplace is to provide destination and tour operator information to religious group travel planners. Going on Faith marketplace is an appointment generated marketplace. Each appointment is 6 minutes in duration. The church director is seated in a booth and the Travel Industry will move between appointments.

Q. Why do you need an up-to-date e-mail address?
A. GOF marketplace appointments are made electronically. The appointment scheduler is e.mailed directly to you for ease of completion.

Q. When can I choose my appointments for Going on Faith?
A. Appointment schedulers will be sent via e-mail in early July.

Q. What if I don't return the appointment schedule by the deadline?
A. Any delegate who does not return appointment requests by the deadline will be issued random appointments.

Q. When will I get my appointment schedule?
A. Hard copies of appointments will be distributed to all delegates at registration

Q. What handouts are permitted at Marketplace?
A.Travel Industry may distribute an 8.5 x 11", three hole punched, company profile sheet and business cards. Brochures and giveaways are strictly prohibited on the Marketplace floor. All Delegates are encouraged to bring plenty of business cards for distribution at Marketplace, and Social Events.

 

Q. What is the attire for the conference?
A. Business attire is required at all daytime events. Evening events, unless otherwise specified, are business/casual.

Q. Where is the next Going On Faith Conference?
A. TBA

We look forward to having you with us at Going on Faith next year!

CONTACT US with any other questions!
Going on Faith Travel Conference . PO Box 129 . Salem, OH 44460
PH: 330-337-1027 . FX: 330-337-1118
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