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.



New Iowa Center to Interpret Driftless Area Along Mississippi River

The new Driftless Area Education and Visitor Center will provide visitors with detailed information about the unusual features of the four-state driftless area.


University of Iowa Rebounds from Flooding with Two New Buildings

Two major arts buildings were set to reopen this fall at the University of Iowa as the school emerges from historic flooding in 2008 that devastated much of its arts campus.