An end to Brand USA?
May 23, 2017 / Headlines
In a budget being delivered to Congress today, the Trump administration seeks to eliminate Brand USA, the destination marketing organization of the United States. Launched in 2011, Brand USA is funded by contributions from destinations and private-sectors organizations, and by fees collected from international visitors. Under the proposed budget, revenue from those fees would be […]
Tuesday e-newsletter: April 4, 2017
April 4, 2017 / Headlines
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Travel Professionals Give Back to Oakland
March 24, 2017 / Headlines
Tourism Cares kicked off Tourism Cares for Our Cities March 24 in Oakland, California, teaming volunteers with local partners to help improve the city experience for locals and visitors alike. “Tourism Cares highlights the impact of tourism as an economic driver for cities,” says Mark Everton, president and CEO of Visit Oakland. “Visitors spend $1.5B […]
2017 NTA Award Winners
March 7, 2017 / Headlines
NTA presented six awards while in St. Louis for Travel Exchange ’17. We are so proud to have members as dedicated and accomplished as these: 2017 Volunteer of the Year Patti Culp, Alabama Travel Council 2017 Shining Star Travel Portland and Travel Oregon 2017 James D. Santini Tom Jaffa, CTP 2017 Bob Everidge Lifetime Achievement […]
Tap a keg with the Anheuser-Busch brew master
February 24, 2017 / Headlines
If you’re a tour operator attending Travel Exchange ’17 in Explore St. Louis, be sure to drop your business card at the Anheuser-Busch booth for a chance to sit at their reserved table at the Thursday luncheon and join their brew master onstage to tap a keg.
Visit with FTA at booth 2107 at Travel Exchange
February 21, 2017 / Headlines
NTA members wishing to create more business in new markets should stop by FTA booth 2107 at Travel Exchange ’17 in St. Louis. NTA members can add on FTA benefits to their membership and begin reaching the growing faith travel market.
NTA Welcomes Lin Wang as Director, China Market Services
February 6, 2017 / Headlines
NTA is very happy to welcome Lin Wang to our team, who starts today, Monday, Feb. 6, as Director, China Market Services. Lin will manage NTA’s China Inbound Program and serve as your liaison and ambassador. You also may contact him at email@example.com. Lin is excited about working with you and NTA! For those of you […]
What’s Cookin’ with our TREX17 Chef?
February 1, 2017 / Headlines
There’s a new chef in town at America’s Center in St. Louis, where we’ll gather for Travel Exchange ’17 Feb. 26-March 2. He’ll be fixin’ up our meals, so let’s get to know the man beneath the hat. Read our Q&A with Chef Matthew Walbaum. NTA: Let’s start off with your background in cooking. Chef Walbaum: I […]
NTA Responds to Executive Orders
January 31, 2017 / Headlines
NTA President Pam Inman issued the following statement regarding executive orders signed Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, by U.S. President Donald Trump: “We understand that the Trump administration’s highest priority is to maintain secure travel systems to ensure the safety of all citizens, both American and international. NTA remains ready to work with the administration and […]
Travel Exchange ’17 volunteer opportunities
January 18, 2017 / Headlines
Lend a hand and make some friends by volunteering at Travel Exchange ’17 in St. Louis. It’s a great way to network with delegates and experience convention in a new way. Opportunities are available throughout the week. Sign up today!