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2015 Iowa Tour Guide

The Iowa Tour Guide, published as a special section in the June 2015 issue of Leisure Group Travel Magazine, abounds with itinerary ideas for group travel planners.

Top Summertime Cruises of 2015

Summer days are longer and warmer, and the sun’s sparkling reflection on the water sets the stage for a relaxing way to sightsee—on a cruise.

Switzerland Attracts Faith-Based Groups

Looking for a spiritual vacation like no other? Come experience Switzerland and see the religious, cultural and scenic highlights of Lucerne, Zurich and Geneva.

Give Your Travelers Extra Care En Route

Columnist Marty Sarbey de Souto, CTC, suggests ways that group planners that can make their tours stand head and shoulders above the rest.

A First Time for Everything

Publisher Jeff Gayduk recounts a recent airline flight with novice passengers and reflects on the first flight he ever took.

Improving Your Trade Show and E-Newsletter Marketing

Marketing columnist Dave Bodle gives tour planners some hints on trade show preparation and follow-up, plus tips on producing a results-oriented email newsletter that will turn subscribers into prospects and customers.

Joe Mauriello: from City Tours to Farm Tours

Tourism veteran Joe Mauriello discusses his latest endeavor, farm tours...

Frank Corto: Sin City VIP

As one of the most popular worldwide group travel destinations, Las Vegas...

Numaan Akram, Rally Time

Learn how Numaan rallied behind a cause to create a breakthrough new business model in this edition of Take 5.

Latest News

Refurbished Belgian Brewery Offers Tours

Antwerp’s refurbished De Koninck City Brewery will offer interactive tours starting this summer.

Chicago Museum to Display Downton Abbey Costumes

Chicago’s Richard H. Driehaus Museum will feature more than 35 costumes from the popular British television series Downton Abbey in an exhibition set for Feb. 9-May 8, 2016.

Tour Operators Say it’s Business as Usual in Greece

U.S. tour operators believe tourism will continue as usual in spite of the economic crisis in Greece.

World Travel Market Tackles Climate Change

World Travel Market’s World Responsible Tourism Day (WRTD) 2015 will...