“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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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.