July 6, 2016 Update – Group Cruise News

Welcome! We don’t have quite as much news to share with you this time around, but you’ll still find some very interesting items below.

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Charter Smarter with FMCSA

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and The Group Travel Family have teamed up to educate travel leaders on this important subject.



U.S. Naval Academy opens new high-tech visitor experience

The U.S. Naval Academy has recently added high-tech exhibit that provides an in-depth look at the academy grounds and the life of the midshipmen.


New exhibit honors American Pharoah

The Kentucky Derby Museum has a new in-depth exhibit about 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.



National Museum of the U.S. Air Force opens fourth building

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s new $40.8 million addition and fourth building opened to the public on June 8.



Missouri History Museum honors St. Louis connections to Route 66

To mark the 90th anniversary of Route 66, the Missouri History Museum will be featuring a special exhibit, Main Street Through St. Louis, this summer.



Lumberjack Adventure Opens

Dolly Parton’s new $25 million dinner theater experience, Lumberjack Adventure, opened May 20 in Pigeon Forge .



June 6, 2016 Update – Group Cruise News

Welcome! This month I’d like to present an idea for what could be an exciting new destination area for consideration by those cruise line executives who are also GCN readers.



Research Quantifies the Impact of Group Travel

Recent research released by USTOA backs up the economic impact of the group tourism industry.



March on Washington Film Festival Set for July

Groups seeking a new reason to visit the nation’s capital need look no further that the March on Washington Film Festival this summer.