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  • 5 Wildflower Wonderlands

    Spring may have sprung into summer, but it's not too late to for your groups to spot wildflowers on their tours! The colorful buds saturate desert valleys, grassland prairies and alpine meadows. Whether the itinerary promises hikes, festivals or breathtaking views en route, consider one of these five wildflower picks.

  • Marriot Marquis Houston to Offer Locally-Inspired Cuisine

    The Marriot Marquis Houston is slated to open in November 2016 with 1,000 new guest rooms, 100,000 square feet of meeting space, Houston's largest ballroom and a Texas-shaped lazy river. In addition to its amenities, the property will offer six food and beverage outlets, all inspired by the Lone Star State.

  • Small Town, Big Heart

    They say everthing's bigger in Texasand if you ever visited the one-time Republic, you may agree. From larger-than-life icons to larger-than-average-size meals, the Lone Star State is a must-see. But don't go just anywhere.

  • Special Events and Exhibitions: San Antonio Celebrates 300 Years in 2018

    Founded by Spaniards, ruled by Mexico, settled by Germans and influenced by ethnicities from around the world... San Antonio, Texas, is a land rich in diversity, history, innovation, art and culture.

Recent Blogs

Lessons Learned During 2017

Once again, the travel and tourism industry faces both new and ongoing challenges. Travel and tourism cannot be separated from the world context in which they operate. Be that context political states of war, or one of health issues or of economic undulations, what occurs throughout the world touches every aspect of tourism. It is for this reason that every once in a while, it is good for travel and tourism professionals to take a step back and to review at least some of the basic fundamentals of their industry.

Tour Planner Versus the Internet: Why (and How) the Travel Planner Will Win

We are in the midst of a digital transformation. More and more, travelers use the Internet to find travel inspiration and information. They can easily book flights and hotels—now more than ever, thanks to Google. There are apps to hail transportation, book table reservations and more.

10 Key Travel Moments from 2017

Each new year brings an air of hope. When the Trump administration instated the first travel ban in January, however, it looked like 2017 was off to a turbulent start for the travel industry. This year definitely had its rough patches, yet there were good things, too.

With each setback, the travel industry rallied together and proved that the industry isn't just an industry—but a community determined to change the world through remarkable destinations and extraordinary experiences.