Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the April 25, 2015, earthquake that has wrought such devastation in Nepal. There have been terrible losses and suffering, first in human lives, and also to its cultural heritage and the local tourism community.
The National Tour Association recently announced that Morgan Maravich has been named as the organization's industry and member engagement manager. In her new role, Maravich will work to strengthen participation in leadership, education, events, and international markets, and she will conduct industry outreach to bolster membership and event attendance.
As America prepares to celebrate the National Park Service Centennial in 2016, Tourism Cares has announced the Centennial Tour Operator Program (CTOP), providing tour operators a meaningful way to give back and to engage their guests in supporting the parks.