The Process: How Business Gets Booked

Travel planners share their processes for selecting destinations and activities.


It’s Personal in Northwest Arkansas

Kelly Tyner shares how sometimes the treasures you bring home from a trip are just as special as the trip itself after a recent trip to Arkansas.


Industry Tips for Tracking Group Business

We asked a number of DMO professionals around the country for their evaluation strategies. Here are their answers.


Travel Pros Share Tradeshow Tips

How do you make the most of your time at a tradeshow, and particularly your business appointments? We asked four industry veterans to share their tips.


Liz Bittner: Getting It Done, One Friendship at a Time

Liz Bittner shares her opinion on why the South consistently ranks as America’s top-rated travel region.


Wit Tuttell: Shine Locally, Sell Globally

Wit Tuttell is enjoying the exposure North Carolina gains from a rare “double” by hosting the Travel South International Showcase last month in Charlotte and the upcoming Travel South Domestic Showcase this March in Winston-Salem.


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.