Partnership with Authority
So many partnership opportunities… with no membership dues!
Are you ready to get in front of the Seattle region's 40.9 million visitors? And be a part of the $7.9 billion they contributed to Seattle's economy? We are here to help you do it!
To be eligible for marketing and promotions from the RTA, businesses need to be tourism-related and be located within any of our three cities: SeaTac, Tukwila, and Des Moines. If your business is not located within these three cities, don't despair! There are still other opportunities available to partner with the RTA. Reach out through the 'join us' button below to learn more.
Working with Seattle Southside RTA provides you direct access to the lucrative group sales and leisure travel markets. We offer opportunities to network with other businesses, contact and advertise directly to visitors, and help build awareness for your business and the region.
From familiarization tours to free web listings to digital advertising to print publications we’ve got you covered!
The Do More - Save More Passport is a mobile program developed to bring visitors to the region while driving traffic to your business. It features partner-provided deals/discounts, redeemable in real-time through the customers' phone. There are no apps to download - the Passport is instantly delivered via email and text.
In short: this free Do More - Save More Passport program is a no-brainer! The technology behind the Passport is user-friendly and flexible, complete with round-the-clock support when needed. Do not hassle with printed vouchers! All offers live, and are redeemable, through the mobile program.
By adding a deal to the Do More Save More Passport, your business will be showcased in the following ways:
- Highlighted on the Do More Save More platform
- Featured on Seattle Southside social media channels as a ‘new deal’
- Chance to be featured as the partner deal of the month in the RTA’s traveler newsletter
- Featured on Seattle Southside travel blog and itineraries in rotation
INDUSTRY INSIGHTS & PROMOTIONAL TOOLS
The RTA offers its partners free resources to help them succeed in their business including comprehensive data, research and marketing tools that can be customized for individual use.
Information is key to successful business practices. The RTA provides our partners with information and insights to help understand current and forecasted trends. Staff compiles data from various research sources for the benefit of our partners. Please reach out to PartnerServices@SeattleSouthside.com for more information.
In addition, many promotional tools are available to help partners promote their own business. From photos and videos to our Sales Support Toolkit, these resources are available to our partners free of charge.
See the 'Resources' tab for more information.
The RTA hosts several industry meetings annually. Come mingle with industry professionals and learn about the power and impact of the tourism industry in Seattle Southside and the PNW.
In order to successfully execute a brand strategy, it is vital to engage with our community. We welcome input, ideas, and collaboration. Contact PartnerServices@SeattleSouthside.com to find out how to get more involved with regional tourism promotions.
LEADS AND REFERRALS
Our Sales & Services team is hard at work, collaborating with professionals across the following markets: Corporate, Association, Sports, SMERF and Tour & Travel. Within these markets, and with the support of RTA, you can capitalize on various opportunities to enhance your group sales portfolio.
You will receive referrals from our staff who engage directly with regional planners and visitors. RTA staff travel frequently, spreading the word of Seattle Southside at market-specific conventions and tradeshows. You can join us at these events and meet face-to-face with industry planners.
Contact the Business Development Team for more information.
Interested in the meetings market? Be certain to see the Sales Support Toolkit for information on what the RTA can do to help you close the deal on business.