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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.

Looking for a meaningful way to give back? Tourism Cares offers a variety of opportunities for those involved in the travel industry to help communities that are vital to the industry, and to our national and global culture.

Is licensing necessary to provide quality control amongst tour guides? Does requiring licensing violate would-be tour-guides' right to freedom of speech?

Participants at the Travel Exchange '15 opening ceremony can spice up their breakfast with Tabasco® and hear the tale of the tangy sauce from Anthony "Tony" Avery Simmons, president and CEO of McIlhenny Company, maker of Tabasco brand products.

Positively Cleveland, the Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) of Greater Cleveland, recently announced that it is changing its name to Destination Cleveland, effective immediately.

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Recent Blogs

Imagine the World as One: 'Come From Away’ is Valuable for All Groups

Come From Away is the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers after the September 11 attacks, and the small town of Gander, Newfoundland, that welcomed them. Cultures clashed. Nerves ran high. Yet uneasiness turned into trust—and gratitude turned into enduring friendships.

Matt Lauer Had to Go. Here's Why.

For as long as I can remember, my mornings started with Matt Lauer on the screen. One morning, when my boys were young, one looked at the screen and thought Matt was my husband. (They have the same haircut. We giggled for days over that one.) For years, Matt was a staple in our home, bringing us news and events.

Your Guide to Snapping the Best Shot in Banff National Park

Whether you're an amateur photographer or just looking for tips on capturing the best of Banff and Lake Louise, there are plenty of subjects to choose from. Here are some tips on our more famous natural attraction: wildlife photography.