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Top Casino Picks for 2015

Combine the chance to strike it rich thrill with delicious dining options, entertainment and world-class hotels and you’ve got a one-stop itinerary that is sure to make your group members feel like jackpot winners

Branson for All Seasons

Christmastime or anytime, this thriving Ozarks community offers groups a festive experience

Virginia Shines Bright with Holiday Cheer

Christmas festivities provide a Santa’s bag full of group tour options in communities all gussied up for the season

Prepare Now for Your 2015 Summer Adventure

That there are several things you can do now to prepare for those exciting summer months in order to make sure that nothing interferes with your fun.

Hip Travel Gadgets for the Girl on the Go

It’s a brand new year, which means exciting, new opportunities await!...

Insights on Crafting Successful FAM Trips

Leisure Group Travel marketing columnist Dave Bodle offers some tips on how DMOs and trip participants can get the most out of a familiarization tour.

Adele Youngs, Singing a Different Tune

In addition to being the the principal at Live Travel and Tours, a UK-based receptive tour operator specializing in student groups, Adele is the author of How to Choose a Receptive Operator – the top 5 tips on making the right choice for your business.

John Stachnik: Just Keep Swimming

John Stachnik from Mayflower Tours discusses his business successes and failures over 44 years in travel.

Peter Pantuso: Driving the Bus

American Bus Association’s Peter Pantuso discusses the state of the group travel industry, challenges and opportunities for the future

Latest News

Viking to Begin River Cruises from New Orleans

New Orleans has been selected as the homeport for Viking River Cruises’ first North American river cruise itineraries.

Tunica Adds Blues Museum to Attractions List

The Gateway to the Blues Visitor Center and Museum has just opened on the Blues Highway, United States Route 61, in Tunica, Mississippi.

Jewelry Design Museum Opens in Harrisonburg, Virginia

The Museum of American Jewelry Design & Manufacturing just opened in downtown Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Chicago Neighborhood Declared a National Monument

Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood has been declared a national monument.