FMCSA Advises to ‘Look Before You Book’

SALEM, Ohio — Destination discounts, crisp weather, fewer crowds: From students to seniors, whatever your travel group, fall and winter are prime times for bus trips. But just as there are many advantages to traveling outside the peak season, there are also seasonal safety factors to consider. Winter travel calls for allowing extra transit time. In…


Diamond Tours Drills Down at TravelTalks

Diamond Tours has plans itineraries around Group Travel Family’s TravelTalks.


Biltmore Exhibit to Showcase Hollywood Wedding Gowns

In 2016, the Biltmore Estate will host Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film, a costume exhibition of wedding dresses and attire from major motion pictures.



American Beaches

Whether or not you’re a beach lover or just in the area, consider spending some time in one of these American beach destinations.



Attend BiG in Green Bay

This year’s BiG conference will be in Green Bay, Wisconsin, October 23-25.


September 30, 2015 Update – Group Cruise News

Bob Hoelscher looks at the cruise scene for this month in his Group Cruise News column.



Paducah Creates New Group Attractions

Guests can create a work of fiber art, listen to a river captain’s stories and sample authentic soul food in Paducah, Kentucky.



Peak into TAP Dance 2016

Julie Atkinson, senior sales manager for Visit Duluth, reveals the experience attendees can expect in Duluth, Minnesota, for TAP Dance 2016, including outdoor activities.



Choosing Tourism

Melissa J. McClure sales manager for Fairfax County, Virginia, CVB, talks about what lead her to choosing a career in the tourism industry.



State of the Senior Group Travel Market

Kevin Murphy, general manager of Sports Leisure Vacations and president of TAP, discusses both the senior group travel market and what’s in store for tourism and for TAP.