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Don’t Be a Victim of Unauthorized Solicitations for The Travel Goods Show

Don’t Be a Victim of Unauthorized Solicitations for The Travel Goods Show

We are aware that some unscrupulous individuals and companies are targeting Travel Goods Show attendees with emails offering access to Show attendee contact lists. Please know that these emails have not been authorized by TGA and may not be legitimate. TGA does not sell or rent its contact lists, which we consider to be confidential and proprietary. If you have any doubts regarding the legitimacy of these emails, we recommend reporting them as spam, which will help block them from your email server and may help others as well. If you are a Travel Goods Show exhibitor, you may obtain a final – and wholly legitimate – attendee list from TGA free of charge by contacting Cathy Trecartin at cat@travel-goods.org, 877-842-1938, x-702.

State of the U.S. Travel Goods Market

State of the U.S. Travel Goods Market

There’s some good news in TGA’s newly compiled 2019 sales figures for the travel goods segment, with total sales up 4.0% over 2018. Backpacks lead the way, with handbags and personal leather goods helping lift the numbers for overall growth in spite of the ongoing challenge of China tariffs. Get the full scoop in the article, State of the U.S. Travel Goods Market, in the pages of the all-digital Travel Goods Showcase.

Where to Source Consumer Protective Gear

Where to Source Consumer Protective Gear

Masks and other personal health safeguards are the new consumer attention-getter. And a lot of them can be sourced from fellow TGA member companies. Turn to TGA’s COVID-19 Resource Page to find masks, portable hygiene kits, sanitizer sprays and other items to protect your staff and draw consumers in as you reopen. If you make personal protective equipment and aren’t on the list please contact Cathy Trecartin to be added: cat@travel-goods.org, 877-842-1938, x-702.