Shrine of Christ’s Passion Opens Expansion

The Shrine of Christ’s Passion opens a new exhibit: Moses, Mount Sinai and the 10 Commandments.


New Planners Continue Joining the Group Travel Family

The Group Travel Family serves 25,000 group travel planners nationwide every year.


MSC Meraviglia Debuts in New York

MSC Cruises announced that MSC Meraviglia will kick off its inaugural season in North America, making its maiden call in New York on October 7, 2019.


Groups Should Make Oberammergau Plans Now

Every 10 years Oberammergau, Germany, presents a spectacular five-hour Passion play, drawing thousands of travelers from across the globe.


First Memorial to Lynching Victims to Open in Montgomery, Alabama

The first-ever national memorial to the victims of racial lynching in Montgomery, Alabama will open in late April.


Conner Prairie Debuts New Year-Round Hands-On Exhibit

Visitors can learn new skills and use their creativity at Makesmith Workshop, a new year-round exhibit that opened at Conner Prairie January 11.


March 18, 2018 Update – Group Cruise News

Welcome!  Consistency should be a concern for all of the lines I have cruised on more than once (except for Windstar, which was superb both times) since I began my second career as a cruise and travel writer back in 2011. 


The U.S. Civil Rights Trail Debuts

More than 65 years after it began, the Civil Rights Movement is getting new recognition on the national stage.


‘Been Youtubed’ Introduced at Group Travel Family Conferences

The “Been YouTubed” program allows travel planners or travel industry delegates attending a Group Travel Family event to film a short clip about their group, destination, tour or service.


Strong Economy Yields Optimism at ABA Marketplace

Nearly 3,500 travel professionals converged in Charlotte, North Carolina, for the 2018 ABA Marketplace.