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Profiles

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

John A. Marshall was nominated as one of the 2018 Groups Today Top 10 Next Gens by readers for making a difference in the industry. John leads the sales department for the newly opened NFL Experience Times Square and sits on the Board of Trustees for the SYTA Youth Foundation, chairing the Running for Youth committee.

The Fullington Auto Bus Company is once again owned 100 percent by the Fullington family.

Jennifer (Jen) Orvis was nominated as one of the 2018 Groups Today Top 10 Next Gens by readers for making a difference in the industry. Jen began her career in the vocal music classroom. Today, she serves as the Business Development Manager for Travel with Barb.

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.

Recent Blogs

Lessons Learned During 2017

Once again, the travel and tourism industry faces both new and ongoing challenges. Travel and tourism cannot be separated from the world context in which they operate. Be that context political states of war, or one of health issues or of economic undulations, what occurs throughout the world touches every aspect of tourism. It is for this reason that every once in a while, it is good for travel and tourism professionals to take a step back and to review at least some of the basic fundamentals of their industry.

Tour Planner Versus the Internet: Why (and How) the Travel Planner Will Win

We are in the midst of a digital transformation. More and more, travelers use the Internet to find travel inspiration and information. They can easily book flights and hotels—now more than ever, thanks to Google. There are apps to hail transportation, book table reservations and more.

10 Key Travel Moments from 2017

Each new year brings an air of hope. When the Trump administration instated the first travel ban in January, however, it looked like 2017 was off to a turbulent start for the travel industry. This year definitely had its rough patches, yet there were good things, too.

With each setback, the travel industry rallied together and proved that the industry isn't just an industry—but a community determined to change the world through remarkable destinations and extraordinary experiences.