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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.

The Midwest and Pacific Northwest have yet another connection. Earlier this month, Alaska Airlines announced a new nonstop flight from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Portland, Oregon, adding to its Milwaukee-Seattle service that began in 2015.

Inspired Voyager is proud to announce its unique Build-a-Church program, with dual benefits: Not only does the traveler get to study the Bible while exploring unique destinations by visiting the Holy Land or following in the steps of the Apostle Paul, but the tourist could raise up to $100,000 for his or her church.

The world's No. 1 tourist destination just got a hotline.

The Frist Center will present United Kingdom artist Claire Morgan's first solo exhibition in the United States, featuring the recent works that exemplify her ecologically minded artistic practice.

Breeze through security with laptop in case, 3-1-1 compliant liquids in bag, and shoes, jacket and belt still intact: The Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) PreCheck program allows for a better travel experience. Enrolling in it, however, can be a bit tedious.

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.