2015 Buyer’s Guide: Innovative Destinations

Destination marketers are always looking for new ways to attract new visitors. But some convention and visitors bureaus are going about it in innovative ways.



2015 Buyer’s Guide: Embracing Changes

As the travel and tourism world continues to face changes, travel sellers and travel planners will have to evolve with it in order to stay relevant in the marketplace.



TAP Alliances Utilizes New Marketing Tools

The groundbreaking Travel Alliance Partners (TAP) organization is continuing to innovate and grow with new partners, destinations and marketing initiatives.



It’s Personal in New Orleans

Herb Sparrow relates an emotional visit to a brick honoring a family member who landed at Normandy at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.



Reimagining Atlantic City

A remarkable amount of growth and rejuvenation has taken place in the past year in Atlantic City.



Multigenerational Travel Growing

One of the top travel trends in 2014 is multigenerational travel.



Smaller Markets Use Big Ideas

Smaller market planners must be more creative to entertain their charges, and that could mean both off-the-wall and off-the-beaten-path attractions.



CVBs get in on the act with VIP access

Convention and visitors bureaus are providing backstage opportunities for groups all over America.



New boomer groups emerging

Baby boomers are a travel-ready demographic that can’t be ignored, and travel planners know that. College alumni groups and chambers of commerce have recognized the strengths of their baby boomer constituencies and are using group travel to build affinity among their boomer members. The University of Utah Alumni Association caters to boomers and even older…



Zurich’s changing image

Aurelia Carlen, marketing manager of Zurich Tourist Office, speaks about how  Zurich has developed a trendy reputation.