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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Webinar: The New Culinary Traveler (hosted by NTA)

The culinary traveler has evolved. Today, there is more opportunity than ever to profit from travelers' interest in food and beverage. Get introduced to the "new foodie traveler" with NTA Strategic Partner and World Food Travel Association Executive Director Erik Wolf during our webinar, May 3, 2 p.m. And to see our Q&A with Eric in the current issue of Courier, click here. Also click here to READ MORE

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

NTA Arts & Culture Product Development Trip

NTA's fall 2016 Arts & Culture PDT will take tour operators who apply for this business-focused trip and are approved by Jefferson Convention & Visitors Bureau to Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, Sept. 13-15. The destination will provide participating operators with an extraordinary opportunity to experience firsthand cultural travel product offerings while taking in the area's history and networking with area suppliers. If you're interested in applying to join the PDT, submit your application as soon as possible. Deadline is May 6, 2016.

For more details:

To view more information about NTA's Product Development Trips, click here.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Food as a Tourism Marketing Agent (by Peter Tarlow)

Culinary travel and agritourism are 2 hot markets in tourism these days....and will continue to only grow in popularity.

Tourism expert, Peter Tarlow, just wrote an excellent article providing some great insight and ideas for travel professionals who sell group tours, cruises and FIT travel. Here's the article link:


Monday, April 4, 2016

Sports Tourism: Today is Opening Day in Baseball, What are Least and Most Expensive Stadiums to Visit?

As today is the Opening Day of the 2016 Major League Baseball season, what are some of the least and most expensive stadiums to visit for a baseball game trip?

This article by Travel Pulse provides an answer: