The latest group travel industry trends and topics are found in the News section of Groups Today. From travel safety to regulatory updates, we offer the latest news on everything group travel professionals need to be in the know.
Time to lace up those hiking boots and strap on that backpack! Despite a federal government hiring freeze, the National Park Service will still be fully staffed for its busy summer months to ensure a safe and high-quality experience for visitors.
The National Tour Association (NTA) has named Lin Wang as the new director of its China Inbound Program. Wang will continue to grow the program by educating members on how to attract the international business segment, creating domestic familiarization trips and coordinating United States delegations to China.
The travel industry has not met President Donald Trump's executive order to temporarily ban travel and admission of refugees from the countries of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen with silence. Industry voices are speaking out in support of travel.
On January 27, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning travel from seven predominately Muslim countries. Yet a lot of confusion surrounds the order, exactly what it means, and even what to call it.