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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.

How do you plan to keep in touch with people you met at your last conference or trade show? With the conference season in full swing, it's time to strategize how to make the most of your networking and trade show time and effort. These tips and tactics will be useful after your conference to continue growing your relationships.

It sounds easy enough to go out and connect with others; in reality, you may be stuck inside searching for networking ideas. These suggestions could help you enjoy the networking process while growing your group travel business.

Are e-mail signatures a thing of the past? GetResponse.com guest blogger Haley Osborne answers that question with an emphatic, "No!" She says your e-mail signature is essentially your electronic business card. Proper e-mail signatures contain important information—they tell people how to reach you, what your website is and provide information for their electronic address book. Absent this signature, you forgo an important point of contact for your business.

Customers expect travel companies to provide low prices and flawless purchase experiences. An American Express whitepaper report, Outdated Payment Processes Hinder Travel Company Growth, suggests travel companies could better meet those needs by eliminating waste and inefficiencies associated with outdated, manual payment processes. To flourish, travel companies must be competitive. Designing a seamless and effective payment process is one way to stay at the head of the pack.

Be Productive. Be efficient. Be effective. But, how? We're all crunched for time in the office, and none of us relish the opportunity to bring hours of work home. Unless you have a truly overwhelming workload, Nicole Fallon, assistant news editor at Business News Daily, can help. In her article 10 Ways to be More Productive at Work, Fallon helps guide us all on our path to productivity.

Recent Blogs

Boys Just Wanna Have Fun

As it turns out, there's not enough testosterone on the golf course. Or in pools with swim-up bars, on lounge chairs under the shade of palm trees, and in fishin' boats on serene lakes. Travel is one of the best ways for men to build meaningful relationships with their friends, but the eminent "guy getaways" and "brocations" are taking a turn toward adrenaline-fueled activities.

4 Ways to Dive Deep in Group Travel

Time to dive deep into group travel.

Literally.

13 Things That Can Go Wrong on Group Tours

Anything that can go wrong on a group tour hopefully won't, but probably will ... at least once during your career.