Select Traveler Conference Registration Booming

Bank travel clubs are being joined by alumni associations and traveling chambers of commerce in a record attendance projection for the Select Traveler Conference.


Go Under the Boardwalk in Virginia Beach in October 2018

U.S. Tours and the city of Virginia Beach are combining to present Under the Boardwalk, a nostalgia-filled group travel event October 9-12, 2018, based on the Drifter’s 1964 hit song of the same name.


Hampton History Museum Features Exhibit 
about Resistance to Slavery

The exhibition “Give Me Liberty: Fugitive Slaves and the Long Revolution Against Slavery,” an exhibit on resistance to slavery, opened at the Hampton History Museum on February 25.


Pike Place Market grows for first time in 40 years

The Pike Place Market’s new MarketFront, a  30,000-square-foot public terrace and plaza, had its grand opening June 29.


Zack Grimm Joins GTF Staff

Zack Grimm recently joined the Group Travel Family staffas a customer service specialist.


August 15, 2017 Update – Group Cruise News

Welcome!  I have a big fall and winter travel schedule planned, which includes seven different cruises in Europe, Central America, the South Pacific, Southeast Asia and China that I’ll be reporting on during the coming months,


July 15, 2017 Update – Group Cruise News

Welcome! This month I’m featuring comments from my old college buddy, Jon London, who with his wife Bess are extremely experienced cruisers.


New Theater, Cafe Part of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Transformation

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s multiyear transformation continues this year with the opening of a new cafe and the Connor Theater.


Mall of America Features New Light Show as Part of Birthday Celebration

The Mall of America has launched a new nighttime light show as part of the yearlong celebration for its 25th birthday.


TAP Welcomes Four New Partners 
at Tucson Meeting

Tuscon welcomed nearly 200 destination representatives from across the United States and Canada, as well as owners and executives from 28 tour companies that compose the membership of Travel Alliance Partners (TAP) for Tap Dance, held last month in Tucson.