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Hospitality Champions Crowned at 3rd Annual American Group Travel Awards

Stars of the group travel industry came out in New York City on November 14 for the 3rd annual American Group Travel Awards. Presented by HotelPlanner, the event honors outstanding performance in the field. Awards in 23 categories were given during the evening event, which was held at the Diamond Horseshoe Theatre at the Paramount Hotel in Manhattan.

5 Great East Coast Food Markets

With Americans’ expanding taste horizons and heightened interest in other cultures, including a food hall in your tour itinerary is an easy call

Scenic Rail Excursions

Ever since the 1800s railroads have been an important part of American...

Through the Grapevine

Five Midwestern winegrowing regions cater to newcomers and connoisseurs alike

Spain’s Foodie Paradise

Gastronomy is a vital part of everyday life in Basque Country

Putting Together Your 2017 Group Travel Schedule

With the new year here upon us, you should have your schedule of 2017 trips set up and ready to go. All you need is the travelers to fill them.

Start Your Own Travel Club – Part 2: The Four Myths of Selling

People across the country, involved in sales, have been stricken with the disease “quit-itis.” They quit everything too soon, from their prospecting efforts to their follow-up attempts

Start Your Own Travel Club – Part 1: How to Get Started

A travel club is an organization that plans group tours to various destinations around the world. Here’s why you should start your own and how to get started!

Goodies Inside

It’s the holiday season, and in the spirit of giving, our Industry Forecast edition of Leisure Group Travel is wrapped full of special surprises.

Multigenerational Families Reunite Over the Holidays

Making lifelong family memories is high on holiday wish lists, but the stresses of enter-taining often get in the way.

Industry News

More Americans are Traveling to Switzerland

U.S. arrivals and overnights in Switzerland increased in 2016 from the previous year for the seventh consecutive year.

Iowa Museum to Feature Chihuly Glass Creations

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in Cedar Rapids, Iowa will present the exhibition Chihuly Venetians from the George R. Stroemple Collection from April 29-Oct. 1, 2017.