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The Show is just the beginning

The International Travel Goods Show marks the beginning of the selling season. Which makes the Post-Show issue of Travel Goods Showcase the perfect follow-up in your 2015 marketing plan. This is one of the most-referenced issues of the year, relied upon by retailers and media reporters alike, so it's one of the smartest advertising buys you can make. And there's still time to get in, if you act now. Contact Cathy Hays, 877-842-1938, x-707 for details. Remember, early placement means better placement, so don't wait ­– book your space now!

Building excitement — and momentum — for 2016

The 2015 International Travel Goods Show was a roaring success, gathering industry professionals from more than 50 countries together for the world's largest travel goods showcase, debuting and displaying more new products than ever before. We want to keep this positive momentum going into 2016, building an even better Show that fits your needs — and you can help. Please take a few minutes to complete either the attendee or exhibitor Post-Show Survey, and tell us what you loved, what you liked and where we can improve your Show experience. We want to make The 2016 International Travel Goods Show, March 8-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the biggest and best yet!

The hottest new travel gadgets of 2015 [WTTG-TV]

Travel writer Troy Petenbrink rounded up some of the latest in luggage, gear and gadgets he discovered on the floor of The International Travel Goods Show.

2015 International Travel Goods Show [WJLA-TV]

For frequent travelers, an innovative gadget could be the difference between a good trip and a great one. Travel journalist Troy Petenbrink stepped onto the set of Let’s Talk Live to showcase some of the hottest travel gadgets and trends from The 2015 International Travel Goods Show in Las Vegas.

Travel Goods Association Releases State of the U.S. Travel Goods Market 2002-2013: Selling Less for More [FULL STORY]

Travel goods sales fell by volume in 2013, but consumers were willing to pay more for those fewer products, leading to a rise in sales by value, according to a new report released by the Travel Goods Association (TGA). Travel goods are defined as luggage, backpacks, travel/sports bags, business cases/computer bags, handbags, personal leather goods, and luggage locks. TGA estimates that sales of travel goods in 2013 surpassed pre-recession levels, with U.S. consumers spending an estimated $29.5 billion in 2013 on travel goods, a rise of 17.2% from 2012.

TGA's Guide to Carry-On Guidelines [FULL STORY]

When it comes to carry-on regulations, the number one rule is: Check with the airline before every flight.

What To Know Before You Go

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New California Proposition 65 notices [FULL STORY]

Tentative agreement reached for West Coast port labor contract

The International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) reached a tentative agreement for a new labor contract on February 20, after nine months of contract negotiations. TGA urges the parties to ratify the deal quickly, clear the cargo backlogs and return to normal operations as soon as possible.

Travelpro Announces “Win a Trip to Las Vegas” Sweepstakes in Celebration of Sony Pictures’ Upcoming Motion Picture Comedy, “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2” MAR 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Andiamo Unveils iQ™ — Luggage Packed with Technology…Your Smart Choice MAR 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

BAQ Leatherbags: New Norwegian Luxury Brand MAR 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

GOSLEEP and Pan Am Announce Partnership to Develop Iconic Travel Masks MAR 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Eagle Creek Hires Angel Castellanos For Luggage Specialty Representation In So CA, AZ, So NV MAR 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Travel Goods Association Welcomes TPK, Inc. to The 2015 International Travel Goods Show MAR 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

LCI Brands Unveils New Booth FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

TRIFORCE Luggage Rolling Out The Ceron Collection FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Reinventing The Wheel — Introducing The Stealth — Hey's Luggage with Retractable Wheels FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Planet Travelers to Debut Space Case 1 — Tech Connected Suitcase at 2015 Travel Goods Association Show — Booth 6073 FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Travelpro to Debut Dynamic New Luggage Collections at 2015 Travel Goods Association Show FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

The Ultimate Charitable Travel Trade-In — on Wheels Briggs & Riley Rolls Out National Retailer "A Case for Giving" Event FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Blubandoo® Cooling Headwear & Accessories at the CAMEX Show FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]


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The 2105 International Travel Goods Show

March 10-12, 2015
Las Vegas Convention Center


Travel Goods Showcase

American Duffle [READ PROFILE]

American Duffle’s creators searched in vain for a premium-quality, stylish bag that could survive being stuffed into overhead bins, crammed into trunks or under-seat spaces. A bag as easy to pack as it is to carry. Whenr…


Vibrant, a 20-year-old design firm, recently entered the travel accessory market with the launch of ORB Travel, introducing unique, designer-coordinated sets of luggage straps, travel organizers and bag tags to the North American marketplace.…


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