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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.

On June 13, 2019, Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure—the epic new addition to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter—soars into Universal Orlando Resort and becomes the most highly themed immersive coaster experience yet.

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In October 2018, the American Bus Association-affiliated Bus Industry Safety Council asked SYTA to provide ABA members with feedback from SYTA member tour operators and receptive tour operators.

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Although illegal, human trafficking is an unfortunately booming business.

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The Brazilian Government has announced the country will allow visa-free entry for citizens of the United States, Canada, Australia and Japan, beginning June 17, 2019.

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In preparation for updated Commercial Use Authorization (CUA) restrictions and fees for road-based commercial tour operators, effective starting October 1, 2019, the National Park Service (NPS) will host two webinars to ensure operators know this vital information.

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