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Nebraska’s Pioneer Past

Trail-blazing groups find historical attractions that chronicle America’s march westward and life on the High Plains.

North Carolina Rolls out the Red Carpet for Travel South Delegates

With the 34th Travel South Showcase being held in Winston-Salem, the traditional pre-FAMs are perfect for discovering the diversity that is North Carolina.

Afloat in Holland and Belgium

Scenic waterways, quaint towns and brilliant blooms highlight a springtime cruise through the Low Countries.

Are You Your Own Tour Operator?

Leisure Group Travel columnist Marty Sarbey de Souto discusses steps that need to be taken by the planner who is building a tour “from scratch.”

How to Maximize Your Next River Cruise Fam Trip

Mike Marchev, author of How to Capture More River Cruise Business, gives tour planners some tips on making the most of a European river cruise fam trip opportunity.

4 Tips for Keeping Sales and Marketing on the Same Page

In his marketing column, Leisure Group Travel’s associate publisher, Dave Bodle, says that a packaged travel company’s sales and marketing teams need to work together.

David Chait: Simplifying Online Group Travel

Travefy is the easiest online and mobile group travel planner. We solve all those coordination headaches that many people encounter when planning group travel. Specifically through Travefy we help groups to collaborate on trip details; build rich, shared, mobile itineraries; and track and collect shared expenses so that no one gets stuck with the bill.

Jennifer Bohac: Texas A&M: Traveling Aggies

Tell us about the Texas A&M Alumni travel program. We’ve been around...

Brad Conner: Master Relationship Builder

As Director of Business Development at one of the world’s largest tour companies, Tourico Holidays, Brad’s tasked with building relationships with large entities for the firm’s fast-growing Last Minute Travel Club.

Latest News

New York To Boost Tourism Promotion

Governor Cuomo announces more than $50 million to support historic growth of New York’s tourism industry during third tourism summit.

A Country Christmas Opens at Gaylord Opryland

Gaylord Opryland’s 32nd annual A Country Christmas, presented by The Noerr Programs, just opened and runs through Jan. 2, 2016, featuring a multitude of family-friendly activities, including the popular ICE! attraction, a dinner show with country legends and a hit Broadway musical.

New Orleans Launches Christmas Campaign

New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation (NOTMC) launches its 31st annual Christmas New Orleans Style campaign using print, broadcast, internet, and social media.

Carnival Announces Big-Name Acts

Carnival Cruise Line has announced its initial 2016 Carnival LIVE lineup with popular acts Journey, Trace Adkins, Gladys Knight, and KC & The Sunshine Band entertaining guests on 11 different ships next year.