May 17, 2018 Update – Group Cruise News

Welcome! Who says that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?


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To plan the best trips, you need to start with the best information. Putting together tours, cruises and other memorable trips for your customers, colleagues and friends is  no small feat, and if you go into the process unprepared, you’re likely to overpay and under-deliver. The latest e-book from The Group Travel Leader is full…


Oklahoma Introduces Digital Tour Manual

The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department has created a new searchable online tour planner.


New Chicago Architecture Center to Open this Summer

The Chicago Architecture Foundation is moving to a new location this summer just above the dock for the foundation’s river cruises aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises.


Mississippi Gulf Coast Hosts Travel South Showcase

In late March, 693 tourism professionals convened in Biloxi, Mississippi, for the 2018 Travel South Showcase, marking a 10 percent increase in delegate attendance over last year.


Groups Are Discovering Lubbock

SALEM, Ohio — Group Travel Family travel planners are always seeking destinations that offer exciting events and friendly hospitality for their members. Many of you are familiar with Visit Lubbock and its effort to spread the good word about a destination that should be on your short list of upcoming tours; but for those of you…


Eisenhower Exhibit on Display at Gettysburg Park Museum

The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center has debuted a new exhibit, “Eisenhower’s Leadership from Camp Colt to D-Day.”


Join Us For A Trip to New Orleans Plantation Country in July

New Orleans Plantation Country is inviting up to 20 of our travel planner readers to enjoy a four-day site inspection trip, July 26-29.


April 17, 2018 Update – Group Cruise News

Welcome! Cruise lines’ “private islands” in the Caribbean have been around now for several decades, mostly offering a secluded, very pleasant beach party experience, a barbecue luncheon at no extra cost, plus the availability of water and beach sports.


Tourism Cares Names Paula Vlamings New CEO

Tourism Cares has named Paula Vlamings as its new chief executive officer.