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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 United Nation's World Health Organization (WHO) declared that the Zika virus is no longer a global health emergency, but a longer-term problem.

This year's Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a Norway spruce from upstate New York's backyard. The 94-foot tall, 14-ton spruce grew in the Eichler family's backyard, 170 miles from Manhattan in the Oneonta, New York, a city located in the northern foothills of the Catskill mountain range.

PAWA Dominicana will be the first commercial Dominican airline to offer flights to the United States in over 20 years. On November 16, 2016, the airline will begin a new route between Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic and Miami, Florida.

The Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has announced the creation of the Cincinnati USA Institute for Hospitality Leadership, which will work with schools, colleges and hospitality businesses to create a curriculum to prepare more skilled workers and leaders for the continued expansion of the travel and hospitality sector.

Are you traveling to Iceland with a group? You're probably flying into Keflavik Airport, located about 30 miles from Iceland's capital, Reykjavik.

Recent Blogs

Tale of a New Tourism Town

Could any small town in the world fathom receiving 1 million visitors in 40 days? It is not a dream, but a reality for Danzhai Wanda Town in China.

The Brain, Heart and Courage of ‘Wicked’

Since its premier in 2003, Wicked has garnered worldwide attention and accolades for its storyline, music, set and costume design.

"It's a great show. The music is fun. It's got a lot of spectacle. So many of us grew up watching The Wizard of Oz, and Wicked is very clever. People enjoy watching a take on a story they thought they knew so well," said Susan Sampliner, Company Manager of Wicked.

What's on the Horizon? Generation Z Travel Trends

Millennials better make some room in that plane, train or automobile: Generation Z is beginning to enter the travel scene. Consisting of people born in the late 1990s to 2010s, they have grown up in a connected and instantaneous environment. They're adaptive and technologically savvy global citizens with aspirations to change the world.

And they want to see the world, too.