July 19, 2018 Update – Group Cruise News

Welcome!  Having not been at sea since my return from Japan and Alaska in May, I don’t have any significant commentary to add this month, although as always, readers will find numerous news items of interest below.


Travel Professionals Help Restore Hurricane Damage in Florida Keys

Tourism Cares kicked off its yearlong Uniting for Resilient Destinations volunteer program helping hurricane-damaged areas in the Florida Keys.


Knox Returns in Business Development Role

Tammy Knox, a travel industry veteran, has returned and joined the Group Travel Family in a business development role.


Tali Travels Vlog Features Group Travel

Group travel was recently featured on the Tali Travels YouTube channel, a travel vlog for millennial travelers.


Bowman Bids Farewell and Two New Account Reps Come Aboard

Personnel changes are taking place in the sales departments at The Group Travel Leader Inc and Pioneer Publishing Inc. with two new sales reps.


Old Forester Distillery Returns to Historic Downtown Louisville Site

Old Forester Distilling Co. recently opened 70,000-square-foot distillery in a historic building on Louisville’s Whiskey Row.


New Shreveport Aquarium Enters First Season

The Shreveport Aquarium, which opened last November, is enjoying its first full season in the historic Barnwell Center in downtown Shreveport.


Management Changes Set for 2018 
for Travel Alliance Partners

2018 is a year of transition for Travel Alliance Partners.


Book the Right Bus for Road Trips

Bus travel can be an appealing road-trip option for many travelers.


June 20, 2018 Update – Group Cruise News

Welcome! In the past, I’ve wondering in writing how many huge cruise ships in relatively small port towns such as those found in Alaska will be too many.