March 15, 2016 Update – Group Cruise News

Welcome! On March 9, Oceania Cruises’ Marina pulled into the Sierra Maestra cruise terminal in Havana, carrying 1,250 guests, marking the first time that a major North American cruise brand traveled to Cuba,

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Atlantic City is Reaching Out to Groups

Meet AC is welcoming groups to Atlantic City with a helpful approach that includes custom planning, group itineraries and amazing attractions like the world-famous boardwalk.



Join Us For A Trip to Kentucky in June

Kentucky Department of Travel is inviting up to 15 of our travel planner readers to enjoy a four-day site inspection trip in northern and central Kentucky, June 11-14.



Tampa Bay History Center Expansion to Focus on Pirates and Shipwrecks

The Tampa Bay History Center will increase its exploration of Tampa’s local pirate lore with an $11 million expansion, that features pirate history.


Select Traveler Conference Makes Successful West Coast Debut

The Select Traveler Conference visited the West Coast for the first time in its 22-year history for the three-day event held February 5-7 in Ontario, California.



Ring in the New Year Year-Round at Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Times Square

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square unveiled an interactive exhibit in early February that lets visitors relive the excitement of a New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square 365 days a year.



February 15, 2016 Update – Group Cruise News

Welcome! Now that Valentine’s Day 2017 is history and the Presidents’ Day Weekend will be here in short order, I trust that most readers, like this writer, are looking forward to the return of Daylight Savings Time on March 12, and the arrival of spring (at least officially) just over a week later.



Collette Announces the Launch of “come away with me” Contest

Collette recently announced the launch of their “come away with me” contest, designed to excite the world about a passion for travel through the power of sharing stories and videos.



Globus Stays the Course at GTF Conferences

Globus has maintained a steady and continual presence with group travel planners and their travel groups with a long history of participating in Group Travel Family Conferences.



New complex greatly expands Elvis Presley’s Graceland

Elvis Presley’s Graceland will debut its new $45 million, 200,000-square-foot entertainment complex, Elvis Presley’s Memphis, with a weekend of activities March 2-5.