Destination Directory

Profiles

Our writers share an in-depth look at the "who's who" of group travel leaders, business owners and suppliers.

It's officially the start of the holiday season! Nothing says holidays in New York City more than the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes. This joyful, one-of-a-kind holiday celebration brings together family, friends and loved ones. The legendary Rockettes dazzle crowds at this annual event, with brilliant dance numbers and show-stopping routines.

Broadway Inbound had the opportunity to speak with one of the lovely and talented ladies of the Rockettes, Brittany Paige Snyder, about life as a Rockette and what's in store for audiences this year.

Student group tour operator Educational Tours, Inc. (ETI) has a new owner and president: Donna Adam officially stepped into leadership on August 1, 2017.

Leah Chandler, nominated as one of the 2017 Top 10 Next Gens by Groups Today readers for making a difference in the industry, didn't get her start in group travel. Today, she serves as the Chief Marketing Officer for the Branson CVB—working to promote a destination she loves.

Eric Peterson, President of The Air Travel Group, grew up in Menominee, a small town in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. His family never traveled—it simply wasn't in the budget. Yet, Peterson discovered his passion for travel when he visited Orlando, Florida, with BPA his senior year of high school.

Tim Wilson, nominated as one of the 2017 Top 10 Next Gens by Groups Today readers for making a difference in the industry, began working in the travel and tour industry during college—and has never looked back. Today, he serves as the Director of Business Development for United Bus Technology, Inc.

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.