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  • Walking Dead in the Workplace

    Have you ever been frustrated by someone who isn't pulling his or her own weight at work? According to the Gallup (2013) Study on Employee Engagement, only about thirty percent of employees were engaged, leaving seventy percent categorized as not engaged.

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  • Holiday Travel Packing Tips to Share with Clients

    As we enter a busy family-travel time of year, many clients may be anticipating the stress of cancelled flights and lost luggage. Help them eliminate one of those stressors by sharing these tips for traveling carry-on only.

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  • To Millennials in the Workplace: Seven Things You Need to Know

    Disclaimer: There are some broad sweeping generalizations at play here. Keep in mind we compiled this list to help, not humiliate. Millennials are supposed to be driven by feedback, right? Don't worry, we also poke at our old, technologically inept selves, too.

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  • Great Wolf Lodge SanduskyGreat Wolf Lodge SanduskyGreat Awaits... Great Wolf Lodge - Sandusky is the perfect venue for your school’s next outing. With group-friendly rates, private space to gather, banquet menus for any budget and ample free bus parking, an amazing adventure is waiting. Perfect for sch ...
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  • Travel JuneauTravel JuneauIn Juneau, Alaska's scenic capital city, cosmopolitan charm and rich history combine with the stunning wilderness of the Tongass National Forest and the bountiful waters of the Inside Passage. Juneau is Southeast Alaska's hub with convenient air and ferry ...
  • National Association of Career Travel AgentsNational Association of Career Travel AgentsNACTA is the travel industry's leading national trade association representing independent contractors, outside sales consultants, cruise and tour oriented consultants, group oriented travel professionals and traditional ARC-appointed travel agencies that ...
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Featured Content

Walking Dead in the Workplace

Have you ever been frustrated by someone who isn't pulling his or her own weight at work? According to the Gallup (2013) Study on Employee Engagement, only about thirty percent of employees were engaged, leaving seventy percent categorized as not engaged.

Read more...

Holiday Travel Packing Tips to Share with Clients

As we enter a busy family-travel time of year, many clients may be anticipating the stress of cancelled flights and lost luggage. Help them eliminate one of those stressors by sharing these tips for traveling carry-on only.

Read more...

The Day I Demoted Myself

The Day I Demoted Myself: The Power of Transparency in the Workplace

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Recent Blogs

Persistence Pays Off: Turning No into Yes

I was attending a conference about four years ago and it was the last day of the conference in the middle of "after lunch" appointments. In between appointments, I was talking with a friend, discussing the conference—the highs and lows, and everything in between. Then I looked at my watch and realized that I was two minutes into my next appointment. I told my friend that I would be right back, as I had talked with this particular person for the previous three shows and was told, "No, we're not going to offer our clients an international tour; it's too far away and not what we want to do."

Appreciation: It Goes a Long Way.

Every year, Destination DC hosts a feel-good event called "DC Loves Buses" day. This is a day where the tourism industry in Washington, D.C., comes together to thank tour bus drivers for all they do to bring group business into the city. The drivers are surprised with goodie bags and lunch, provided by our industry partners.

Learning to Go with the Flow

This personal story from Ragan Myers, one of Group Today's Top 10 Next Gens in Group Travel, is a perfect example of how tour planners need to be flexible and creative when things don't go as intended.