Pam Inman, CTP, CAE, IOM, is president of the National Tour Association, a member-based organization of travel professionals who serve the North American market—to, from and within the continent. The membership of NTA, founded in 1951, comprises tour operators, destination marketing representatives and tour suppliers (hotels, attractions, restaurants and transportation companies) from North America and 40 countries worldwide. Inman oversees the NTA headquarters staff in Lexington, Kentucky, and guides the association’s strategic direction.
She serves on the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board and was named to Women in Travel & Tourism International’s Top Women in Travel Industry Leadership list in 2018. In the past, Inman was executive vice president and COO for the American Hotel & Lodging Association and president and CEO of the Tennessee Hotel & Lodging Association and the Greater Nashville Hotel & Lodging Association.
Inman has more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality and trade association industry in leadership positions at the national and state level. In addition, she held executive positions in state government including two gubernatorial offices, tourist development, environment, and labor agencies. Inman also has more than 15 years’ experience working on political campaigns and 25 years in lobbying to the state legislature and members of Congress on tourism issues.