Newseum Spotlights News-Making Boomers in Upcoming Exhibit

The Newseum’s newest exhibit, “The Boomer List,” spotlights 19 baby boomers who made headlines over the years with portraits by renown photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.

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New Mobile Passport Control App Released

To lessen hassles surrounding re-entry into the United States, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) launched the Mobile Passport Control App on August 13.

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Louisiana Purchase Exhibit Coming to Missouri

On loan from the National Archives, the original Louisiana Purchase is the focal point of the Missouri History Museum’s upcoming exhibit, “The Louisiana Purchase: Making St. Louis, Remaking America.”

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“Frozen” Phenomenon Inspires Travel To Norway

In response to “Frozen’s” popularity, Americans are increasingly booking individual and group travel to Norway.

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Yosemite Comes to San Francisco

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant, in which President Abraham Lincoln dedicated the Yosemite Valley as a recreational space, the California Historical Society has unveiled “Yosemite: A Storied Landscape.”

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Buyers Guide Coming Up

The Buyers Guide is designed to educate thousands of new and veteran travel planners about the year ahead for their groups.

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Hornblower Charts New Course for Niagara Falls Cruises

Hornblower Niagara Cruises was set to sail this spring on its inaugural season of boat tours to Niagara Falls from its Canadian base in Niagara Gorge after two years of planning.

 

Austin Adventures Joins USTOA

Austin Adventures has joined the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA), bringing its current total to 49 corporate members representing more than 150 brands.

 

Boeing $30 Million Grant to Fund Major Air and Space Museum Renovation

A $30 million gift from Boeing will help fund a major renovation of Milestones of Flight, the main hall at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.

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Groups on Cruises: Seabourn Odyssey Cruises

Bob Hoelscher recounts a 16-night sailing of the upscale Seabourn Odyssey to Australia’s east coast and the islands of Indonesia.

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