Going On Faith Conference Pays off for Albany

The Albany Convention and Visitors Bureau is going all out to invite travel groups to experience the destination and its special brand of Southern hospitality.


Select Traveler Conference Planners Can Cruise to Mexico

Travel planners are being invited on a cruise to Mexico in combination with attendance at the Select Traveler Conference, February 2017.



Travel South USA Hires Oxford Economics Firm for International Study

Travel South USA has commissioned Tourism Economics to study international marketing opportunities.


Two Studies Reveal Millennials’ Travel Preferences

Two separate studies reveal likelihood of Millennials booking group travel, using travel agents and river cruising.



September 8, 2016 Update – Group Cruise News

Welcome! I’ve come to the conclusion that most of the cruise industry’s ‘best’ rewards touted by various publications, organizations and recipients have become pretty worthless.



Group Travel Family Memberships Available

Membership in The Group Travel Family can help build great relationships with the more than 25,000 leaders and organizers of group travel that look to the organization for networking.


Collette Cares Announces Million Meals Initiative

Collette Cares has launched the 1 Million Meals Campaign, a new global hunger initiative with a goal of providing one million meals to the needy worldwide by 2018.



Tourism Cares Reports Threefold Membership Growth

Tourism Cares, the philanthropic community of the travel and tourism industry, has grown 274 percent in the past two years.


Chattanooga Riverpark Opens New Extension along Tennessee River

A three-mile extension of Chattanooga’s Tennessee Riverpark along the Tennessee River opened mid-August.



Busting Bus Safety Myths

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is setting the record straight on some myths surrounding motorcoach safety.