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Groups Today Destination articles bring travel planners new insights into well-traveled destinations and quick tips for those hidden treasures.

While theaters across America host productions of classic favorites, there are original productions, modern fairytale and classic novel interpretations, and world-class orchestral accompaniment that make the ballet an exciting theater experience. Here are some of the top ballet opportunities in North America.

There is a city where beer-loving groups need to go. That city is Portland, Oregon.

Francis Scott Key, a Frederick County, Maryland, native, penned the words that would eventually be adopted as the national anthem of the United States. The thirty-five-year-old lawyer and amateur poet was inspired by the iconic flag flying over Baltimore's Fort McHenry in the dawn's early light, following the British bombardment on September 13 and 14, 1814. The poem was set to music and, later, renamed. It became the national anthem in 1931.

In the world's third-largest theater district, there are possibilities for music lovers of every genre. No matter the client, odds are good there is a performance in Toronto that will please. Groups Today takes a look at some favorite venues.

Québec City, Québec, is consistently named one of the Top North America Destinations by the Student & Youth Travel Association (SYTA). The city has everything you could possibly desire for a student  or other group trip: Museums, a historic district with UNESCO World Heritage Site status, military fortifications, and a traditional Huron aboriginal village provide numerous learning opportunities. In 2013, Condé Nast magazine listed Québec City as the best travel destination in Canada, third in North America, and tenth in the world.

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The Brain, Heart and Courage of ‘Wicked’

Since its premier in 2003, Wicked has garnered worldwide attention and accolades for its storyline, music, set and costume design.

"It's a great show. The music is fun. It's got a lot of spectacle. So many of us grew up watching The Wizard of Oz, and Wicked is very clever. People enjoy watching a take on a story they thought they knew so well," said Susan Sampliner, Company Manager of Wicked.

What's on the Horizon? Generation Z Travel Trends

Millennials better make some room in that plane, train or automobile: Generation Z is beginning to enter the travel scene. Consisting of people born in the late 1990s to 2010s, they have grown up in a connected and instantaneous environment. They're adaptive and technologically savvy global citizens with aspirations to change the world.

And they want to see the world, too.