Welcome Travel Professionals

Visit Seattle will have your groups, FITs and travelers of all kinds raving about their Emerald City experience.

Our Tourism Development team oversees a broad range of programs for leisure travel to Seattle, Washington State and the Pacific Northwest from both domestic and international origins. We’re here to help travel trade professionals develop itineraries, arrange lodging and organize tours.

A wide variety of materials, programs and services are available to assist you in your planning efforts. Please explore this Travel Professional’s section to see what we have to offer, and then let us know what we can do for you.

Cruise Ships in Seattle

Photo: Visit Seattle

Cruise Information

With two centrally-located cruise terminals and easy airport connections, Seattle has become America’s premier cruise port both pre and post. Learn more.

Peace Arch at Blane, Washington

Photo: Reg Natarajan

Border & International Traveler Info

We’ve got all the information and links you need to get your clients across the border to visit our fair city. Take a look.

Visit Seattle Travel Planners' Guide

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Professional Travel Planners’ Guide

Sightseeing tours, itinerary ideas and excursion inspiration. Our Professional Travel Planners’ Guide has all you need to build the perfect Seattle experience. View the virtual guide.

Visitor Information Center Photo: David Newman

Seattle Visitor Centers

Let your clients know about the Seattle Visitor Center & Concierge Services desk on the first floor of the Washington State Convention Center at 8th and Pike Street, and the Market Information Center located in the Pike Place Market. Our professional concierges are eager to take care of your clients by providing brochures and information or even by booking dinner reservations, transportation arrangements and a wide variety of personal services including spa/salon appointments and flower deliveries. Complements of Visit Seattle.

Contact Us

  • John Boesche

    Director, Tourism Development

    Office 206.461.5817

    Fax 206.461.5879

  • Brad Jones, CTP

    Tourism Manager

    Office 206.461.5816

    Fax 206.461.5879

  • Natalie Omer

    Tourism Manager

    Office 206.461.5896

    Fax 206.461.5879

  • Tamara Thorhallsson

    Tourism Manager

    Office 206.461.5841

    Fax 206.461.5879

  • Min Guo

    Tourism Coordinator

    Office 206.461.5824

    Fax 206.461.5879

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