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

According to a new study by Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC), air ticket purchases made through United States travel agencies for flights to top ski destinations in the U.S. and Canada is on the rise. Travel to ski destinations in December 2016 grew nearly 10 percent from December 2015. Is skiing on your group tour radar this winter season? Here are the top five ski destinations based on December 2016 growth.

Did you know Haywood County, 20 miles west of Asheville in the North Carolina Great Smoky Mountains, provides something to do all year long?

Santa Fe, New Mexico, is America's oldest and highest elevation state capital—and one of the world's most award-winning destinations for families seeking adventure, relaxation and genuine culture experiences. On top of this, spring break in "The City Different" just got better with Kids FreeFest Spring Break 2017.

In the Smoky Mountains, the scenery is still beautiful, the people are still friendly and the attractions are still open. Come visit us now to experience all the things you've come to love about the Smokies. From hiking in the national park to skiing Ober Gatlinburg, playing the day away at Dollywood and shopping 'til you drop at Tanger Outlets Sevierville, all your favorites are ready to welcome you back.

The new year offers new opportunities to explore Boston's Freedom Trail®. There's an array of activities and exhibits for children, history buffs and visitors to celebrate Black History Month and Women's History Month, while exploring more chapters of the United States' story along two special walking tours.

Recent Blogs

Generation X: Travel Trends

Once upon a time, Generation X was considered a cohort of apathetic, grungy loners blasting angry music, Today, they're working professionals and mature adults raising families. Sandwiched between the baby boomers and millennials, Gen X is sometimes considered the "Lost Generation," but they're about 68 million strong and account for 25 percent of the population—and 31 percent of total income, according to OpenForum. Gen X is at a point where they have money to spend on travel. Here are a few trends shaping their plans.

Giving Back to the Comeback City

"The only thing we ask is you love our city as much as we do," said Aaron Foley, appointed Neighborhood Storyteller for the city of Detroit and author of the book How to Live in Detroit without Being a Jackass.

Baby Boomer Travel Trends

For baby boomers, travel is, well, booming. According to the AARP 2017 Travel Trends Report, 99 percent of boomers plan to take at least one leisure trip this year, with an average of five or more trips. But why do they want to travel, and where do they want to go? The report uncovered several trends.