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New Adventures Available on the Ganges, Amazon and Mekong Rivers

Luxury tour operator, Abercrombie and Kent recently announced plans to offer river cruises down the Ganges, Amazon and Mekong rivers.

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Biltmore Estate’s Newest Lodging To Begin Accepting Reservations

Guests will soon enjoy another way to stay close to the opulence of the Biltmore Estate with the December 1, 2015 opening of the Village Hotel.

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An Initial Group Cruise News Update!

Thanks for the many kind responses I’ve received on the inauguration of Group Cruise News earlier this month…please keep your feedback coming!

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Welcome to Group Cruise News!

From Bob Hoelscher, February 6, 2015: Welcome to Group Cruise News (GCN), the industry’s first group-oriented internet cruise blog and information site!

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Visit Baltimore Launches New Experiential Program for Groups

Visit Baltimore has launched a new program of 14 immersive and behind-the-scenes tours designed for groups.

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Select Traveler Targets Top-Tier Travel Planners

Select Traveler, by contrast, has a much more selective readership. Charlie Presley and I pioneered the bank travel market two decades ago when we introduced Bank Travel Management magazine. Two years later, we added the BankTravel Conference to the mix, and we’ve been successful ever since with this branding effort.

 

Shrine Welcomes All Faiths

St. John, Indiana, an up-and-coming destination is attracting groups of travelers from across the nation to the small town.

 

Atlantic City Offers Growing Group Menu

Groups are rediscovering Atlantic City, the East Coast’s original place to play. Travel planners are reporting that with championship golf courses, nationally known entertainers, vibrant nightlife, the latest casino games and more than 100 outlet stores, Atlantic City is fast becoming a hit with their travelers.

 

Growth Trends Take Top Billing At USTOA Conference

The mood at the recent 2014 USTOA Annual Conference, held December 5-7, reflected a continuing “doubling down” mind-set of many top-tier travel companies.

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ABA 2015 Marketplace Draws 3,000 To St. Louis

More than 3,000 travel industry delegates met in St. Louis, Missouri, January 10-13, for the 2015 American Bus Association (ABA) Marketplace. While many of its members also run intercity and school bus operations, ABA is the largest membership organization for the group tour and charter industry in North America.

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