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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.

Congratulations to The Air Travel Group Founder and President Eric Peterson, a 2017 Groups Today Top 10 Next Gen, and his team. The Air Travel Group recently ranked as the fastest growing privately held travel company in the United States.

Hurricane Harvey made landfall on Friday, August 25, 2017, as a Category 4 storm, hitting Texas with brutal winds and torrential wind, causing severe flooding in several communities, and devastating homes and businesses. Communities and residents are in need of support, for immediate relief and the long road of recovery ahead.

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Time to start thinking about shows for your group tours this 2017 holiday season, that is. If your groups have visions of nutcrackers dancing in their heads, consider some of these favorite holiday shows for your itineraries.

As current events repeat historical struggles for equality, museums and memorials across the United States continue to offer exhibits and spaces where citizens can explore the fight for civil and human rights. Through special exhibitions, these institutions unfailingly look at stories from new angles and diverse perspectives.

Cedar Point is breaking records with the tallest, fastest and longest hybrid roller coaster in the world. Opening Spring 2018, Steel Vengeance's new hybrid design combines a steel running track on a massive wooden structure that provides a smooth ride while enabling the coaster's trains to perform maneuvers previously unheard of on a wooden roller coaster.

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.