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Groups Today is the only group travel magazine that satisfies travel professionals' desire for industry and business news. From marketing best practices to business management tips, Groups Today Business articles give group travel professionals content tailored to their business that they can't find anywhere else.

You might not be thrilled about statistics, but statistics can play an important role in the group travel industry. A demographic profile of travelers—including ages, interests, budgets and more—could help you promote tours, and a questionnaire is a great way to collect data.

Want to stay ahead in the social media game—while still keeping up with group bookings? It really is something that sounds too good to be true.

Satisfied customers are a sure-fire way to promote tours. Not only are they likely to book trips with you again in the future, but they're also bound to tell their friends, families and co-workers about their great experience with you. But is a great tour enough?

There's so much more going on with Twitter and Pinterest than re-tweets and re-pins. Using awesome free tools, you could get a closer look at how clients are connecting with your sites!

One of the first rules in writing—one that should never be broken—is to consider your audience. To best communicate and relate with your audience, some grammar rules must necessarily be broken. Whether you're writing an article, blog post or e-mail, consider breaking these infamous grammar rules to connect with your clients.

Recent Blogs

This Wouldn't Look Better as a Lake

"Wouldn't this look better as a lake?"

I was staring out into Yosemite Valley. Half Dome and El Capitan loomed in the distance—two natural landmarks accomplishing what I thought impossible: Make the giant sequoias gathered below look small.

"What?" I turned to the man standing next to me.

"A joke," he said. "Someone once thought this valley would make a great lake."

Get Your Kicks on ... Route 50?

Route 66 sure gets a lot of hype, but have you sent groups along U.S. Route 50 lately? Probably not. In July 1986, Life magazine dubbed the Nevada portion, "The Loneliest Road in America." And yet, from rural mountain ranges to desolate deserts and miles upon miles of rich farmland, Route 50 stretches across 3,073 miles from Ocean City, Maryland to Sacramento, California. It spans 12 states and links four state capitals—offering the most complete cross-sectional journey along the United States midriff.

OMG Experiences (a.k.a. Millennial Travel Trends)

Millennials are one of the largest generations in history (larger, even, than the baby boomers)—and they're entering their prime spending years. Born between 1982 and 1999, millennials were raised on the Internet, fostering a global awareness and an inherent interest in travel. But what are these young travelers looking for? The Millennial Traveler Report conducted by Expedia and Future Foundation discovered a few key generational characteristics.