Editorial And Sales Staff Look Forward To Busy 2015

Forging and maintaining dynamic industry alliances has long been a guiding principle at The Group Travel Leader Inc. As a result, a huge travel year looms in 2015 for the staff of the group travel industry’s most respected media company. “Our industry partners have grown accustomed to seeing our faces and enjoying the benefits of a strong working relationship with us,” said publisher…


Atlantic City Debuts Meet AC

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey — Atlantic City has reorganized its tourism promotion efforts and created a new entity, Meet AC, to handle leisure group tourism and convention marketing. Meet AC is a private, non-profit sales organization funded by the city’s Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). It takes the place of the Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Authority (ACCVA), which was merged into the…


Where in the World: Dive Destinations

See if you can figure out the location of this world-famous diving destination pictured with our photo quiz!   Quizzes by Quibblo.com



Bucket List Itinerary: Machu Picchu and the Animals of the Amazon

Vaya Adventures’ new itinerary, Machu Picchu & Manu Wildlife Center, combines the high-altitude Andes with the Amazon rainforest.



Group Game: Motorcoach Shopping List

Keep guests window-shopping even while on the bus with the Motorcoach Shopping List Game!   Motorcoach Shopping Group Game   Thanks Rebecca Yarbrough, customer service representative of First Georgia Banking Company, for sharing these games! If you have any games you would like to share or have trouble opening these games, email eliza@grouptravelleader.com. For more…


Premier On 5th Launches Spring 2015 with “ Saturday night Live: The Exhibition”

Premier On 5th in New York City launches their Spring 2015 season with “Saturday Night Live: The Exhibition.”


Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar announces the newest expansion coming soon to Branson, MO

Branson, MO.  Spring 2015 – The owners and developers of Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar are excited to announce the construction of a 6th location in Branson, Missouri.  The new restaurant will be located on the Branson Landing in the Hilton Promenade. The flagship location in Downtown Springfield opened its doors in July of…


Shuffling the Deck in Nevada

“There is gaming in 48 states today, so the gaming model isn’t unique anymore.” Christopher Baum, president and CEO of the Reno- Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority, is clear about what modern Reno is — and isn’t. “People constantly think of Reno as a small Las Vegas, but it really isn’t,” he said. “We’ve repositioned…



Post Tours Announced for the Upcoming Select Traveler Conference

One of the primary advantages of attending the Select Traveler Conference each year is learning first-hand about new travel destinations for groups.  In the case of Nashville this year, many travel planners are already sending groups to America’s favorite city for music, but there are many new developments in Nashville that planners will be seeing…



Life Enriching Experiences

Mac Lacy interviews John and Mary Stachnik, the owners of Mayflower Tours about new, emerging destinations and their personal approach to travel.