After much debate on the finale location, the team here at gaytravel.com has made the decision to take the 5 finalists of The Gay Travel Guru job search to Aspen, CO. The Finalists will be participating in the 36th annual Aspen Gay Ski Week events.
The 5 remaining Guru finalists will be flown from their hometowns to Aspen in January, where their Gay Travel Guru skills will be put to the ultimate test. The finalists will participate in a variety of activities during the week. Each finalist will be selling raffle tickets, hosting dinners and events, greeting guests at the Sundeck Party, and entering the Downhill Costume Contest. They will also be asked to create a video about Aspen including some of the city's coolest hotel properties.
Social media skills will be extremely important for the Guru finalists during Ski Week. While the finalists are hitting the slopes in Aspen, their fans will be hitting the gaytravel.com website and casting their votes for the finalists.
The selected Gay Travel Guru will spend the next 6 months traveling on behalf of gaytravel.com and the LGBT community. Their journey will be shared via gaytravel.com and its extended network of media partners. The Guru will be rewarded with all-expenses -paid trips throughout the world and a $30,000 salary.
“By moving our finale to Aspen Gay Ski Week this year, it really makes all our finalists a winner!” Says Joey Konecek, the Community Director for gaytravel.com. “The finale is an extremely important time for us to gauge what each finalist has to offer if selected for the position.”
To learn more about the Gay Travel Guru Season 2 click here