TGA Industry News Briefs provides up-to-date information on regulatory issues affecting travel goods professionals, as well as relevant business news and updates on numerous association activities. The newsletter is sent every Thursday.

Not Business as Usual Travel Gear

Have a product tailored to both traveling professionals and daily commuters — one that helps organize and add ease to work travels? TGA wants to know about it for an upcoming story. As remote workers transition back to the office or into a hybrid work week, they need hardworking gear to accompany daily commutes and business trips alike. Email product details, MSRP and product photo to kim@travel-goods.org by August 13, 2021. READ MORE

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New Products Showcased at the HUB

Head to the HUB to learn about all the new products TGA members are innovating and launching. This week’s highlight: Gear from TALUS that keeps travelers comfortable, confident and moving forward.

SAVE THE DATE! Plan now to attend The 2022 Travel Goods Show, February 27-March 1, at the Las Vegas Convention Center where you can see all these new products (and thousands more) in person!

2022 exhibitors benefit from the Travel Goods HUB: Receive a Premium Profile (sample page) on the Travel Goods HUB at no additional cost. And there’s more! Exhibitors are highlighted in HUB promotional emails to our buyer and media lists — building buzz and delivering your message straight to decision makers. READ MORE

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It’s Show Time (No, Really!). Plus, Say ‘Hello’ to Two Industry Friends, ‘Goodbye’ to Another

New reality + new Show = new opportunities. Got two minutes? Meet two fellow TGA members who are keeping travelers organized and styled across the miles. Catch the BUZZ on industry hubbub. READ MORE

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Bank on Sexy in the HUB

It has a bank, but not a teller. And carried by both gal and feller.
A sexy item with see-through sides, its zipper design is oh-so sly.
Always game for adventure, it’s there to serve at your pleasure.
There is only one way to solve the riddle – visit the Travel Goods HUB today!

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If Pac-Man, a buffalo and a diplomat had a meetup in the HUB

They gobble up accessories, but its slim waist is sure to please.
Once on this land they freely roamed, now for credit cards they make a home.
Big or small it meets the goal, like an ambassador, its elan rules.
There is only one way to solve the riddle – visit the Travel Goods HUB today!

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Shrinking, Collapsing, Thoughtful Gear – In the HUB

It’s like the shadow following Peter Pan, until it shrinks down like a soda can.
Hot and cold, it runs both ways, before collapsing at end of day.
It’s urban, utile and urbane. A thoughtful workspace for staying sane.
There is only one way to solve the riddle – visit the Travel Goods HUB today!

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Magic Before Your Very Eyes in the HUB

Abracadabra, it changes size. First big and tall then back to small, right before your very eyes. They open wide for such and such, and each one has the Midas touch. Like some dishes, it’s for every day. A trusty companion for any getaway. So, riddle me this and register there. And if you’re not in the HUB, then…where?

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Timely or timeless? There’s always time in the HUB

Versatile is its middle name, whether on a camel or in a plane. Its passport pages would all be filled because, like you, it lives for thrills. This one’s easy, you will see. It takes a pounding, keeps rebounding and fits frequent flyers to a tee. Some may tuck it on their bed; others use it with a pen. It’s like a facial without the fingers, whose healing scents tend to linger. So, riddle me this and register there. And if you’re not in the HUB, then…where?

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Exercise Your Bragging Rights

Have you been in the news? Has your product been featured on a show or in a movie? Seeking new employees? Searching for distribution partners? Let us know! Did you roll out a new product or product line? Build a better mousetrap? Do something good for a great cause? Tell us! Share the news with your travel industry colleagues and increase awareness of your brand. Email your info and press releases to kim@travel-goods.org. We’ll get the word out – and fast.

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Think…Open Wide…Feel the Joy

In terms of looks, it’s really hot. Think “48th” – but a state, it’s not. No spoonful of sugar needed today, just open wide and gently spray. It has two names, and both are boys’ – but all pint-size travelers will feel the joy. So, riddle me this and register there. And if you’re not in the HUB, then…where?

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