TGA Press Release

Media Contact: Kate Ryan, kate@kateryanpr.com, 774-929-5223

Vol. 40 No. 4

(Princeton, New Jersey) With people taking fewer vacations, time off has become a very precious commodity. So it’s important to make the most of those vacation days, especially when you venture far afield, away from familiar surroundings and the comforts of home. The latest issue of Travel Goods Showcase highlights brand new items aimed at helping vacationers get the most from their downtime by maximizing comfort, convenience and safety, wherever their travels may lead.

Story highlights from the upcoming issue include:

  • DREAM IT, DO IT Innovative new wheeled suitcases, totes, duffles, shoulder bags, carry-ons, garment carriers and backpacks (including one cleverly designed so you can access its contents while wearing it). All aimed at the leisure travel set with amenities galore like hidden pockets, compact organization, and sleek designs that are easy on the eye and make life easy on the go.
  • <ACCESSORIES It’s the little things that can make a big difference, like these travel accessories that help keep travelers organized, musically connected, safe and secure. Anywhere. From pocket-size security items that digitally track your belongings, to hygienic safeguards that protect you when you’ve gotta go on the go, these organizers and stocking stuffers are just the ticket for maintaining that holiday mindset while away from home.
  • NEW TRENDS IN FAMILY TRAVEL The new shape of leisure time is a landscape of connected workers and disconnected families, bleisure travel, multi-generational vacations and other factors that are changing the notion of the family holiday. Which brings with it a different set of needs and considerations when it comes to outfitting.
  • CLOTHES MAKE THE OUTFITTER The right clothes can save your vacation by improving personal comfort, and make getting there more effortless by radically reducing packing weight and bulk. Welcome to the modern travel wardrobe.

All items appearing in Travel Goods Showcase are brand new to these pages; most are just-ready-for-market, with almost zero previous consumer exposure. Look for the new issue of Travel Goods Showcase in your mailbox soon. Please contact Kate Ryan with any inquiries concerning this issue or the Travel Goods Association.

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Travel Goods Association is the world’s largest trade association for travel goods, representing manufacturers, distributors and retailers of luggage and travel products, casual bags, business cases and travel accessories which in 2014 was a $29.8 billion market in the U.S. alone. TGA sponsors The International Travel Goods Show, the world’s largest trade show devoted to travel products, and publishes Travel Goods Showcase, the voice of the travel goods industry.