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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Peoria Continues Video Series

Groups are always asking for new destinations, and the Peoria Convention and Visitors Bureau is finding a novel way to provide travel planners with unique destination information.

 

Diamond Tours Sponsors TravelTalks

Diamond Tours, one of the travel industry’s leading providers of packaged tours for the group market, is expanding its outreach to group travel planners.

 

Cracker Barrel Brings Rockers to Conferences

Group travel planners will be resting easy at a number of travel conferences this year thanks to Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores.

 

Tourism Cares Draws 325 to Miami

The Miami Marine Stadium received a massive cleanup when Tourism Cares brought 325 volunteers to the city May 29-30 for Tourism Cares for Miami.

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Travel Alliance Partners Hosts TAP Dance

Travel Alliance Partners (TAP) held its annual TAP Dance in Reno, June 1-5.

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Travel Employment Reaches Record Growth

Travel employment has reached a historic high of 8 million jobs, according to the May jobs data released by the U.S. Department of Labor

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